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T. 30 N., R. 18 W., secs. 1 to 21 and secs. 28 to 30, inclusive (partly surveyed);
T. 30 N., R. 19 W., secs. 1 to 18 and secs. 24 to 25, inclusive (unsurveyed);
T. 31 N., R. 19 W., all fractional (unsurveyed);
T. 32 N., R. 19 W., all fractional (unsurveyed);
T. 30 N., R. 20 W., secs. 5 to 8, inclusive (unsurveyed);
T. 31 N., R. 20 W., all (unsurveyed);
T. 32 N., R. 20 W., all fractional (unsurveyed);
T. 30 N., R. 21 W., secs. 1 and 12 (unsurveyed);
T. 31 N., R. 21 W., all (unsurveyed);
T. 32 N., R. 21 W., all fractional (unsurveyed);
T. 30 N., R. 22 W., all (unsurveyed);
T. 31 N., R. 22 W., all (unsurveyed);
T. 32 N., R. 22 W., all fractional (unsurveyed);
T. 30 N., R. 23 W., all fractional;
T. 31 N., R. 23 W., all fractional;
T. 32 N., R. 23 W., all fractional.

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T. 20 S., R. 63 E., sec. 36 (unsurveyed);
T. 23 S., R. 63 E., secs. 1, 12 and 13, and that portion of secs. 2, 11, 14, 23 and

24 within Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation; T. 21 S., R. 6372 E., secs. 1, 12 and 13 (unsurveyed); T. 23 S., R. 6312 E., secs. 12, 13 and 24, and that portion of sec. 1 within Boulder

Canyon Project Federal Reservation; T. 20 S., R. 64 E., secs. 31 and 32; T. 21 S., R. 64 E., all (unsurveyed); T. 22 S., R. 64 E., all; T. 23 S., R. 64 E., secs. 1 to 24, inclusive; T. 20 S., R. 65 E., secs. 19 to 36, inclusive; T. 21 S., R. 65 E., all fractional; T. 22 S., R. 65 E., all fractional; T. 23 S., R. 65 E., secs. 5 to 8 and secs. 16 to 21, inclusive (unsurveyed); T. 20 S., R. 66 E., secs. 19 to 36, inclusive (unsurveyed); T. 21 S., R. 66 E., all fractional (unsurveyed); T. 17 S., R. 67 E., secs. 24 and 25; T. 18 S., R. 67 E., secs. 13, 24, 25 and 36; T. 19 S., R. 67 E., secs. 1, 12, 13, 24, 25 and 36; T. 20 S., R. 67 E., secs. 1 and 2, secs. 11 to 14 and secs. 19 to 36, inclusive

(unsurveyed); T. 21 S., R. 67 E., all fractional (unsurveyed); T. 15 S., R. 68 E., secs. 25, 26, 35 and 36; T. 16 S., R. 68 E., secs. 1 and 2, secs. 11 to 14 and secs. 19 to 36, inclusive; T. 17 S., R. 68 E., secs. 1 to 5, secs. 8 to 30 and secs. 32 to 36, inclusive; T. 18 S., R. 68 E., secs. 1 to 5 and secs. 7 to 36, inclusive; T. 19 S., R. 68 E., secs. 2 to 11, secs. 14 to 23 and secs. 26 to 35, inclusive; T. 20 S., R. 68 E., secs. 2 to 11, secs. 14 to 23 and secs. 25 to 36, inclusive; T. 21 S., R. 68 E., all fractional; T. 15 S., R. 69 E., secs. 29 to 32, inclusive; T. 16 S., R. 69 E., secs. 5, 6, 7, 18, 19, 30, 31 and 32; T. 17 S., R. 69 E., secs. 4 to 10, secs. 15 to 21 and secs. 28 to 33, inclusive; T. 18 S., R. 69 E., secs. 5, 6, 7, 8 and 18; T. 20 S., R. 69 E., secs. 31 to 36, inclusive; T. 21 S., R. 69 E., all fractional (unsurveyed); T. 22 S., R. 69 E., all fractional (unsurveyed); T. 20 S., R. 70 E., secs. 23 to 26 and secs. 31 to 36, inclusive (unsurveyed); T. 21 S., R. 70 E., all fractional (unsurveyed); T. 22 S., R. 70 E., all fractional (unsurveyed); T. 20 S., R. 71 E., secs. 3, 4, 9, 10, secs. 15 to 22 and secs. 27 to 33, inclusive

(unsurveyed); T. 21 S., R. 71 E., all fractional (unsurveyed).

The Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation, established by order of the Secretary of the Interior, May 15, 1931, shall continue to consist of so much of the above listed lands as are Government owned and are included within the following description, to wit:

“Beginning at corner No. 1, at a point in the middle of the channel of the Colorado River which is east of a point four miles south of the corner of Ts. 22 and 23 S., Rs. 64 and 65 E., M. D. M., Nevada; thence from said corner No. 1, west eleven miles to corner No. 2, the southwest corner of the reservation; thence north three miles and twenty chains to corner No. 3; thence east two miles to corner No. 4; thence north nine miles and sixty chains to corner No. 5, the northwest corner of the reservation; thence east twelve miles to corner No. 6, the northeast corner of the reservation; thence south to corner No. 7, at a point in the middle of the channel of the Colorado River; thence down the middle of said channel to corner No. 1, the place of beginning." 1

The remainder of the above-listed lands shall hereafter constitute the Boulder Canyon National Reservation.

SEC. 2. "The construction, operation, and maintenance of a dam and incidental works in the main stream of the Colorado River at Black Canyon and the creation of a storage reservoir," 2 having been authorized, and such construction being now in progress, “for the purpose of controlling the floods, improving navigation, and regulating the flow of the said river, providing for storage, and for the delivery of the stored waters thereof for reclamation of public lands and for the generation of electrical energy, .” 2 the accomplishment of said purposes in accordance with the provisions and requirements of the said Boulder Canyon project act shall be given priority in "the supervision, management, and control" of the said reservation. So far as relates to the accomplishment of the said purposes of said Boulder Canyon project act, the Bureau of Reclamation, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have such supervision, management, and control in said Boulder Canyon National Reservation and in the Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation, heretofore established.

SEC. 3. “Under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior," 3 and in so far as can be done without interference with the accomplishment of the purposes of the said Boulder Canyon project act, the National Park Service shall “promote and regulate the use

"4 of the said reservations by “such means and measures as will conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and provide for the enjoyment of the same” 4 and the recreational use thereof for the benefit of the people of the United States. In so far as applicable and not in conflict with the purposes set forth in section 2 hereof, the provisions of the act of August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535), as amended, shall govern such promotion and regulation of said reservations by the National Park Service. In the supervision, managament, and control of other national reservations for Federal purposes, the National Park Service, under direction of the Secretary of the Interior and with his approval, shall cooperate in a similar way and with similar authority, upon request of the agency charged with the primary administration of any other such reservation.”

Sec. 4. The withdrawals for reclamation and power purposes dated, respectively, May 8, 1919, April 19, 1920, August 7, 1920, March 30, 1921, May 19, 1921, April 21, 1923, and June 28, 1930, are hereby vacated, except as to the lands included in the Boulder Canyon National Reservation and in the Boulder Canyon Project

Plat of May 15, 1931; see p. 451.
2 Sec. 1, act Dec. 21, 1928.
3 Sec. 2, act Aug. 25, 1916.
- Sec. 1, act Aug. 25, 1916.

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Federal Reservation as described in section 1 hereof; and, also, except as to such lands as are south of the southern boundary of the Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation and as to such lands as are north of the northern boundary of the Boulder Canyon National Reservation. The withdrawals for classification and study, with a view to possible national monument use, dated respectively, May 3, 1929, and April 25, 1930, are also hereby restored to entry, except as to lands included in the Boulder Canyon National Reservation and in the Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation as described in section 1 hereof.

Sec. 5. (a) The State of Nevada by the act of February 24, 1921 (secs. 2895 to 2898, inclusive, C. L. Nevada, 1929), having given consent to the acquisition by the United States of lands in that State for the purposes of the Government, upon the filing in the office of the Governor of Nevada of a plat thereof, the Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation was set apart and reserved by the Secretary of the Interior for the United States under date of May 15, 1931, as shown by plat filed in the office of the Governor of Nevada on the 26th day of May, 1931, and “sole and exclusive jurisdiction was assumed by the United States over the area embraced and included within the said Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation in the State of Nevada, saving, however, to the State of Nevada the right to serve civil or criminal process within the limits of the aforesaid reservation in the State of Nevada in suits or prosecutions for or on account of rights acquired, obligations incurred, or crimes committed in said State, outside of said reservation." 5' Notwithstanding such sole and exclusive jurisdiction assumed by the United States over said area, the said State shall have the right to tax persons and private corporations, their franchises and property on the lands included in said reservation in said State; and the persons residing in said reservation in said State now or hereafter shall have the right to vote at all elections held within the county of Clark in which said reservation is situated in said State; and the laws of the said State of Nevada with reference to public schools shall continue in full force and effect in said reservation in said State of Nevada, including the right to tax for their construction, operation, and maintenance: Provided, That this subsection shall be of no force or effect except and until the Legislature of Nevada accepts the return of such jurisdiction as to taxation, elections, and schools as is granted in this subsection: Provided further, That no tax shall be levied, assessed, or collected against any property used in the performance of any power or water contract with the United States, or income derived from such use, or franchise used in connection therewith: Provided further, That nothing herein shall be construed to give to the State of Nevada the right to tax in said reservation in said State of Nevada, other than by a bullion tax, or property tax for school purposes, prior to June 30, 1941.6

(b) "All the laws applicable to places under the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the United States shall have force and effect in said Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation in said State. All fugitives from justice taking refuge in said reservation in said State of Nevada shall be subject to the same laws as refugees found anywhere in the State of Nevada. If any offense shall be committed in said reservation in said State of Nevada, which offense is not prohibited or the punishment is not specifically provided for by any law of the United States, the offender shall be subject to the same punishment as the laws of Nevada in force at the time of the commission of the offense may provide for a like offense in said State."7

5 16 U. S. C. 57, Yosemite et al.

6 Date of expiration of leases.

(c) “The said Boulder Canyon Project Federal Reservation in the State of Nevada shall constitute a part of the United States judicial district for the State of Nevada, and the district court of the United States in and for said district shall have jurisdiction of all offenses committed therein. The said district court shall appoint a commissioner, who shall reside in the reservation in said State and who shall have jurisdiction to hear and act upon all complaints made of any violations of law or of the rules and regulations made by the Secretary of the Interior for the Government of said reservation in said State. Such commissioner shall have power upon sworn information to issue process in the name of the United States for the arrest of any person charged with the commission of any misdemeanor or charged with a violation of the rules and regulations or of any law for the government of said reservation in said State, and try persons so charged and, if found guilty, impose punishment and adjudge the forfeiture prescribed. In all cases of conviction an appeal shall lie from the judgment of said commissioner to the United States Court for the district of Nevada and the United States district court in such district shall prescribe rules and procedure and practice for such commissioner in the trial of cases and for appeals to said United States district court. Such commissioner shall also have the power to issue process in the name of the United States for the arrest of any person charged with commission within said reservation in said State of any criminal offense other than a misdemeanor or a violation of the rules and regulations or of any law for the government of said reservation in said State, and to hear the evidence introduced, and if he is of the opinion that probable cause is shown for holding the person so charged for trial, he shall cause such person to be safely conveyed to a secure place of confinement within the jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the State of Nevada, and certify a transcript of the record of his proceedings and testimony in the case to said court, which court shall have jurisdiction of the case. The said commissioner shall grant bail in all cases bailable under the laws of the United States or of said State. All process issued by said commissioner shall be directed to the marshal of the United States for the district of Nevada, but nothing herein contained shall be so construed to prevent the arrest, by any officer or employee of the Government or any person employed by the United States in the policing of said reservation within the boundary of said reservation, without process of any person taken in the act of violating the law or any regulation prescribed by the secretary. The said commissioner shall be paid an annual salary as appropriated for by Congress, payable monthly. All fees, costs, and expenses collected by the commissioner and all fines and costs imposed and collected shall be deposited with the clerk of the United States District Court for the State of Nevada. All fees, costs, and expenses, arising in cases under this subsection shall be certified, approved, and paid as are like fees, costs, and expenses in the courts of the United States.8

? 16 U. S. C. 58, 59, Yosemite et al. : 16 U. S. C. 66–77, Yosemite et al.

SEC. 6. "The Secretary of the Interior is authorized, under general regulations to be prescribed by him, to permit the prospecting, development, and the utilization of the mineral resources" 9 of said reservations in the State of Nevada and Arizona, whenever consistent with the purposes of said Reservations. The deposits of oil, gas, coal, gold, copper, and other minerals in the lands in said reservations shall

, exclusive of the surface thereof, be subject to disposition in accordance with the provisions of the mining laws in force at the time of such disposition. Any person qualified to permit, lease, locate, or enter any of the mineral deposits in such lands, or having the right to mine and remove the same under the laws of the United States, shall have the right at all times to enter upon said lands for the purpose of prospecting for oil, gas, coal, gold, copper, or other minerals therein, provided he shall not injure, damage, or destroy any tangible improve ments of others thereon. Any person who has acquired from the United States the deposits of oil, gas, coal, gold, copper, or other minerals, through lease, location, or entry, or the right to mine and remove the same, may reenter and occupy so much of the surface thereof as may be required for all purposes reasonably incident to the mining or removal of the oil, gas, coal, gold, copper, or other minerals

, but shall be liable in damages for the destruction or damage to tangible improvements of others: Provided, That all permits, leases, entries, or patents made or issued for the oil, gas, coal, gold, copper, or other mineral deposits herein reserved shall contain appropriate notations declaring them to be subject to the provisions of this act. No title, right, claim, or interest in or to the mineral lands within the said reservations as defined herein, may be initiated by discovery, loca. tion, entry, purchase, or otherwise, and the mineral deposits only shall be subject to disposition in the manner berein provided, but valid rights or claims which have attached to the lands prior to approval hereof shall not be affected by this act.

Sec. 7. “The Secretary of the Interior shall have authority to issue, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him, grazing permits and to authorize the grazing of livestock on the lands within said reservations at fees not to exceed those charged by the Forest Service in adjacent areas, so long as such grazing is not detrimental to the purposes of said reservations." 10

SEC. 8. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to make and publish such general rules and regulations as he may deem necessary and proper for the government and care of said reservations, for the protection of the property therein and for the preservation of the peace, health, and safety of the inhabitants of said reservations. Violation of any rules and regulations authorized by this act shall be a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or by both said fine and imprisonment.

Sec. 9. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized in his discretion to lease without charge to the State of Nevada and/or the State of Arizona, or to any political subdivision thereof, such tract or tracts of land in said reservations as to him may seem proper for school purposes.

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040 Stat. 1178, Grand Canyon. 10 Sequoia, 44 Stat. 820. 11 Department substitute for Arentz bill.

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