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Filing with Federal Register.
Donations of land.
the office of the National Park Service of the Department of the Interior. An exact copy of such map shall be filed with the Federal Register within thirty days following the approval of this Act, and an exact copy thereof shall be available also for public inspection in the headquarters office of the superintendent of the said Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to revise the boundaries of such national recreation area, subject to the requirement that the total acreage of that area, as revised, shall be no greater than the present acreage thereof. In the event of such boundary revision, maps of the recreation area, as revised, shall be prepared by the Department of the Interior, and shall be filed in the same manner, and shall be available for public inspection also in accordance with the aforesaid procedures and requirements relating to the filing and availability of maps. The Secretary may accept donations of land and interests in land within the exterior boundaries of such area, or such property may be procured by the Secretary in such manner as he shall consider to be in the public interest.
In exercising his authority to acquire property by exchange, the Secretary may accept title to any non-Federal property located within the boundaries of the recreation area and convey to the grantor of such property any federally owned property under the jurisdiction of the Secretary, notwithstanding any other provision of law. The properties so exchanged shall be approximately equal in fair market value: Provided, That the Secretary may accept cash from or pay cash to the grantor in such an exchange in order to equalize the values of the properties exchanged.
Establishment or revision of the boundaries of the said national recreation area, as herein prescribed, shall not affect adversely any valid rights in the area, nor shall it affect the validity of withdrawals heretofore made for reclamation or power purposes. All lands in the recreation area which have been withdrawn or acquired by the United States for reclamation purposes shall remain subject to the primary use thereof for reclamation and power purposes so long as they are withdrawn or needed for such purposes. There shall be excluded from the said national recreation area by the Secretary of the Interior any property for management or protection by the Bureau of Reclamation, which would be subject otherwise to inclusion in the said recreation area, and which the Secretary of the Interior considers in the national interest should be excluded there from.
SEC. 3. The authorities granted by this Act shall be subject to the following exceptions and qualifications when exercised with respect Ito any tribal or allotted lands of the Hualapai Indians that may be included within the exterior boundaries of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area:
(a) The inclusion of Indian lands within the exterior boundaries of the area shall not be effective until approved by the Hualapai Tribal Council.
(b) Mineral developments or use of the Indian lands shall be permitted only in accordance with the laws that relate to Indian lands.
(c) Leases and permits for general recreational use, business sites, home sites, vacation cabin sites, and grazing shall be executed in accordance with laws relating to leases of Indian lands, provided that all development and improvement leases so granted shall conform to the development program and standards prescribed for the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
(d) Nothing in this Act shall deprive the members of the Hualapai Tribe of hunting and fishing privileges presently exercised by them, nor diminish those rights and privileges of that part of the reservation which is included in the Lake Mead Recreation Area.
SEC. 4. (a) Lake Mead National Recreation Area shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior for general purposes of public recreation, benefit, and use, and in a manner that will preserve, develop, and enhance, so far as practicable, the recreation potential, and in a manner that will preserve the scenic, historic, scientific, and other important features of the area, consistently with applicable reservations and limitations relating to such area and with other authorized uses of the lands and properties within such area.
(b) In carrying out the functions prescribed by this Act, in addition to other related activities that may be permitted hereunder, the Secretary may provide for the following activities, subject to such limitations, conditions, or regulations as he may prescribe, and to such extent as will not be inconsistent with either the recreational use or the primary use of that portion of the area heretofore withdrawn for reclamation purposes:
(1) General recreation use, such as bathing, boating, camping, and picnicking;
(4) Vacation cabin site use, in accordance with existing policies of the Department of the Interior relating to such use, or as such
policies may be revised hereafter by the Secretary. SEC. 5. The Secretary of the Interior shall permit hunting, fishing, and trapping on the lands and waters under his jurisdiction within the recreation area in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations of the United States and the respective States: Provided, That the Secretary, after consultation with the respective State fish and game commissions, may issue regulations designating zones where and establishing periods when no hunting, fishing, or trapping shall be permitted for reasons of public safety, administration, or public use and enjoyment.
SEC. 6. Such national recreation area shall continue to be administered in accordance with regulations heretofore issued by the Secretary of the Interior relating to such areas, and the Secretary may revise such regulations or issue new regulations to carry out the purposes of this Act. In his administration and regulation of the area, the Secretary shall exercise authority, subject to the provisions and limitations of this Act, comparable to his general administrative authority relating to areas of the national park system.
I The superintendent, caretakers, officers, or rangers of such recreation area are authorized to make arrests for violation of any of the regulations applicable to the area or prescribed pursuant to this Act, and they may bring the offender before the nearest commissioner, judge, or court of the United States having jurisdiction in the premises.
Any person who violates a rule or regulation issued pursuant to this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and may be punished by a fine of not more than $500, or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
SEC. 7. Nothing in this Act shall deprive any State, or any political subdivision thereof, of its civil and criminal jurisdiction over the lands within the said national recreation area, or of its rights to tax persons, corporations, franchises, or property on the lands included in such area. Nothing in this Act shall modify or otherwise affect the existing jurisdiction of the Hualapai Tribe or alter the status of individual Hualapai Indians within that part of the Huala pai Indian Reservation included in said Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
SEC. 8. Revenues and fees obtained by the United States from operation of the national recreation area shall be subject to the same statutory provisions concerning the disposition thereof as are similar revenues collected in areas of the national park system with the
Revenues and fees.
Mohave County, Ariz.
Appointment of commissioner.
exception, that those particular revenues and fees including those from mineral developments, which the Secretary of the Interior finds are reasonably attributable to Indian lands shall be paid to the Indian owner of the land, and with the further exception that other fees and revenues obtained from mineral development and from activities under other public land laws within the recreation area shall be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of the applicable laws.
SEC. 9. A United States commissioner shall be appointed for that portion of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area that is situated in Mohave County, Arizona. Such commissioner shall be appointed by the United States district court having jurisdiction thereover, and the commissioner shall serve as directed by such court, as well as pursuant to, and within the limits of, the authority of said court.
The functions of such commissioner shall include the trial and sentencing of persons committing petty offenses, as defined in title 18, section 1, United States Code: Provided, That any person charged with a petty offense may elect to be tried in the district court of the United States, and the commissioner shall apprise the defendant of his right to make such election, but shall not proceed to try the case unless the defendant, after being so apprised, signs a written consent to be tried before the commissioner. The exercise of additional functions by the commissioner shall be consistent with and be carried out in accordance with the authority, laws, and regulations, of general application to United States commissioners. The provisions of title 18, section 3402, of the United States Code, and the rules of procedure and practice prescribed by the Supreme Court pursuant thereto, shall apply to all cases handled by such commissioner. The probation laws shall be applicable to persons tried by the commissioner and he shall have power to grant probation. The commissioner shall receive the fees, and none other, provided by law for like or similar services.
SEC. 10. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated not more than $1,200,000 for the acquisition of land and interests in land pursuant to section 2 of this Act.
Approved, October 8, 1964.
62 Stat. 831.
October 8, 1964
(S. 1531) 78 Stat. 1042
PUBLIC LAW 88-640
the irrigation and power systems of the Flathead Indian irrigation project,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection 5(c) of the Act of May 25, 1948 (62 Stat. 269), is hereby amended by changing $1,000,000 to “$6,200,000 (December 1962 prices) plus or minus such amount, if any, as may be required by reason of changes in construction costs as indicated by engineering cost indices applicable to the types of construction involved therein,".
Approved, October 8, 1964.
Flathead Indian irrigation project, Mont.
PUBLIC LAW 88-658
October 13, 1964
78 Stat. 1090
To amend subsection 120(f) of title 23, United States Code.
“(f) The Federal share payable on account of any repair or reconstruction provided for by funds made available under section 125 of this title shall not exceed 50 per centum of the cost thereof: Provided,
Highway repair and reconstruction.
Federal share. 73 Stat. 613.
That, in the case of any State containing nontaxable Indian lands,
Approved, October 13, 1964.
October 13, 1964
(S. 3035) 78 Stat. 1093
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.
Ante, p. 213.
PUBLIC LAW 88-663
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indias.
Approved, October 13, 1964.
PRIVATE LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION,
PRIVATE LAW 88-293
August 20, 1964
(H. R. 11425) 78 Stat. 1172
Minnesota Annual Conference of the Methodist Church.
To provide for the conveyance of ten acres of federally owned land on the White
Earth Reservation to the Minnesota Annual Conference of the Methodist Church,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Approved, August 20, 1964.
October 8, 1964
(H. R. 6233)
PRIVATE LAW 88-350
Yaqui Association, Inc.
78 Stat. 1196
Pascua Yaqui Association, Inc.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to convey without monetary consideration to the Pascua Yaqui Association, Inc., an Arizona corporation, all right, title, and interest of the United States except as lotherwise provided by section 3 of this Act in and to certain real property more particularly described in section 2 of this Act subject to the following conditions:
(1) Such association shall use such property only in accordance with its corporate purposes set out in its original articles of incorporation.
(2) Title to such property shall be held by such association for the common benefit of all the members of such association and no part of such property shall ever be conveyed for the benefit of any private organization, association, group, or individual, except that a parcel of not to exceed fifteen acres may be conveyed to the county of Pima, State of Arizona, or a political subdivision thereof, for use as a site for a school.
(3) Such other conditions as the Secretary of the Interior shall
deem necessary to protect the interest of the United States. If any condition imposed by this section is breached at any time, all of the real property conveyed under authority of this Act shall revert to the United States.
SEC. 2. The real property referred to in section 1 of this Act is more particularly described as follows:
Township 15 south, range 12 east, Gila and Salt River meridian,
Section 24: Lots 1 and 2, the west half of the northeast
being a total of approximately 202.76 acres. SEC. 3. Any patent issued under this Act shall contain a reservation to the United States of any of the following named minerals for which the land as of the date of issuance of patent is deemed by the Secretary of the Interior to be valuable or prospectively valuable: coal, native asphalt, solid and semisolid bitumen, and bituminous rock (including oil-impregnated rock or sands from which oil is recoverable only by special treatment after the deposit is mined or quarried), oil, gas, oil shale, phosphate, sodium, and potassium, together with the right of the United States, its lessees, permittees, or licensees to prospect for, mine, and remove them under applicable provisions of law.
SEC. 4. Nothing in this Act shall make such Yaqui Indians eligible for any services performed by the United States for Indians because of their status as Indians, and none of the statutes of the United States which affect Indians because of their status as Indians shall be applicable to the Yaqui Indians.
Approved, October 8, 1964.
PUBLIC LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1965
April 22, 1965
To increase the amounts authorized for Indian adult vocational education. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act relative to employment for certain adult Indians on or near Indian reservations”, approved August 3, 1956 (25 U. S. C. 309a), is amended by striking out “$12,000,000" and inserting in lieu thereof “$15,000,000”.
Approved, April 22, 1965.
77 Stat. 471.