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réservoir, injures or damages the possession of any settler on the public domain, the party committing such injury Damages. or damage shall be liable to the party injured for such injury or damage.

SEC. 20. That the provisions of this Act shall apply Applicable to to all canals, ditches, or reservoirs, heretofore or hereafter constructed, whether constructed by corporations, individuals, or association of individuals, on the filing of the certificates and maps herein provided for. If such ditch, canal, or reservoir, has been or shall be constructed by an individual or association of individuals, it shall be sufficient for such individual or association of individuals to file with the Secretary of the Interior, and with the register of the land office where said land is located, a map of the line of such canal, ditch, or reservoir, as in case of a corporation, with the name of the individual owner or owners thereof, together with the articles of association, if any there be. Plats heretofore filed shall have the benefits of this Act from the date of their filing, as though filed under it: Provided, That if any section of said canal, or ditch, Forfeiture for

'noncompletion. shall not be completed within five years after the location of said section, the rights herein granted shall be forfeited as to any uncompleted section of said canal, ditch, or reservoir, to the extent that the same is not completed at the date of the forfeiture.

SEC. 21. That nothing in this Act shall authorize such Use only for canal or ditch company to occupy such right of way except for the purpose of said canal or ditch, and then only so far as may be necessary for the construction, maintenance, and care of said canal or ditch.1

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Approved, March 3, 1891 (26 Stat. 1095–1101).

An Act To provide for the use and occupation of reservoir sites

reserved.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre. sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all reservoir sites reserved or to be re Rights of way

reservoir sites. served shall be opened to use and occupation under the right-of-way Act of March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one." And any State is hereby authorized to improve and occupy such reservoir sites to the same extent as an individual or private corporation, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That the charges for water Water charges. coming in whole or part from reservoir sites used or occupied under the provisions of this Act shall always be subject to the control and regulation of the respec

1 Amended by the acts of May 11, 1898; Mar, 4, 1917; and Mar. 1,

1921.

tive States and Territories in which such reservoirs are in whole or part situate.

Approved, February 26, 1897 (29 Stat. 599).

An Act To amend an act to permit the use of the right of way

through public lands for tramroads, canals, and reservoirs, and for other purposes.

Ditches, canals, SEC. 2. That rights of way for ditches, canals, or reser

voirs heretofore or hereafter approved under the provisions of sections eighteen, nineteen, twenty, and twentyone of the Act entitled "An Act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes,” approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, may be used for purposes of a public nature; and said rights of way may be used for purposes of water transportation, for domestic purposes, or for the development of power, as subsidiary to the main purpose of irrigation.

Approved, May 11, 1898 (30 Stat. 404).

An Act To amend the irrigation Act of March third, eighteen hun

dred and ninety-one (Twenty-sixth Statutes, page one thousand and ninety-five), section eighteen, and to amend section two of the Act of May eleventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight (Thirtieth Statutes, page four hundred and four).

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa

tives of the United States of America in Congress asPublic lands. sembled, That section eighteen of what is generally ditches.

known as the irrigation Act of March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one (Twenty-sixth Statutes, page one thousand and ninety-five), be, and is hereby,

amended so as to read as follows: Rights of way “Sec. 18. That the right of way through the public granted to ditch companies or lands and reservations of the United States is hereby drainage dis granted to any canal or ditch company or drainage districts

trict formed for the purpose of irrigation or drainage and duly organized under the laws of any State or Territory, and which shall have filed or may hereafter file with the Secretary of the Interior a copy of its articles of incorporation and due proofs of its organization under the same, to the extent of the ground occupied by the water of the reservoir and of the canal and its laterals, and fifty feet on each side of the marginal limits thereof; also the right to take from the public lands adjacent to the line of the canal or ditch, material, earth, and stone

necessary for the construction of such canal or ditch: Not to inter. Provided, That no such right of way shall be so located ernment occupa- as to interfere with the proper occupation by the Governtion.

ment of any such reservation, and all maps of location shall be subject to the approval of the department of the Government having jurisdiction of such reservation; and the privilege herein granted shall not be construed to interfere with the control of water for irrigation and other

State.

Indian lands.

purposes under authority of the respective States or Territories.”

Sec. 2. That section two of the Act of May eleventh, Control of eighteen hundred and ninety-eight (Thirtieth Statutes, page four hundred and four), be, and is hereby, amended so as to read as follows: “ Sec. 2. That rights of way for ditches, canals, or

Rights of way reservoirs heretofore or hereafter approved under the for ditches. provisions of sections eighteen, nineteen, twenty, and of way for subtwenty-one of the Act entitled 'An Act to repeal timber- lic purposes. culture laws, and for other purposes, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, may be used for purposes of a public nature; and said rights of way may be used for purposes of water transportation, for domestic purposes, or for the development of power, as subsidiary to the main purpose of irrigation or drainage."

Approved, March 4, 1917 (39 Stat. 1197).

An Act To amend acts to permit the use of the right of way through

the public lands for tramroads, canals, and reservoirs, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in addition to the rights of way granted by Public lands. sections 18, 19, 20, and 21 of the Act of Congress entitled joining irrigation “An Act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other pur- etc., permitted poses," approved March 3, 1891 (Twenty-sixth Statutes, lor administra page 1095), as amended by the Act of Congress entitled "Vol. 26, p. 1101. "An Act to amend the Irrigation Act of March 3, 1891 Vol

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. (Twenty-sixth Statutes, page 1095, section 18), and to amend section 2 of the Act of May 11, 1898 (Thirtieth Statutes, page 404)," approved March 4, 1917 (Thirtyninth Statutes, page 1197), and, subject to the conditions and restrictions therein contained; the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to grant permits or easements for not to exceed five acres of ground adjoining the right of way at each of the locations, to be determined by the Secretary of the Interior, to be used for the erection thereon of dwellings or other buildings or corrals for the convenience of those engaged in the care and management of the works provided for by said Acts: Provided, That this proviso.

Not applicable Act shall not apply to lands within national forests. to national for

Approved, March 1, 1921 (41 Stat. 1194).

ests.

OIL PIPE LINES.

An Act To grant right of way over the public domain for pipe lines

in the States of Colorado and Wyoming. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the right of way through the

public lands Right of way of the United States situate in the State of Colorado and oppadocsana in the State of Wyoming outside of the boundary lines of Wyoming.

Width.

the Yellowstone National Park is hereby granted to any pipe-line company or corporation formed for the purpose of transporting oils, crude or refined, which shall have filed or may hereafter file with the Secretary of the Interior a copy of its articles of incorporation, and due proofs of its organization under the same, to the extent of the ground occupied by said pipe line and twenty-five feet on each side of the center line of the same; also the right to take from the public lands adjacent to the line of said pipe line material, earth, and stone necessary for the con

struction of said pipe line. Applications. SEC. 2. That any company or corporation desiring to

secure the benefits of this Act shall, within twelve months after the location of ten miles of the pipe line, if the same be upon surveyed lands, and if the same be upon unsurveyed lands, within twelve months after the survey thereof by the United States, file with the register of the

land office for the district where such land is located a Approval. map of its line, and upon the approval thereof by the

Secretary of the Interior the same shall be noted upon the plats in said office, and thereafter all such lands over which such right of way shall pass shall be disposed of

subject to such right of way. Completion. Sec. 3. That if any section of said pipe line shall not

be completed within five years after the location of said section the right herein granted shall be forfeited, as to any incomplete section of said pipe line, to the extent that the same is not completed at the date of the forfeiture.

Sec. 4. That nothing in this Act shall authorize the use of such right of way except for the pipe line, and then only so far as may be necessary for its construction, maintenance, and care.

Approved, May 21, 1896 (29 Stat. 127).
An Act To grant right of way over the public domain in the State

of Arkansas for oil or gas pipe lines.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-

tives of the United States of America in Congress assem. Public lands., bled, That a right of way through the public lands of granted right of the United States in the State of Arkansas is hereby Waka through in granted for pipe-line purposes to any citizen of the

United States or any company or corporation authorized by its charter to transport oil, crude or refined, or natural gas which shall have filed or may hereafter file with the Secretary of the Interior a copy of its articles of incorporation, and due proof of organization under the same. to the extent of the ground occupied by the said pipe line and ten feet on each side of the center line of

same. Application. Sec. 2. That any citizen of the United States, com

pany, or corporation desiring to secure the benefits of this Act shall within twelve months after the location of ten miles of the pipe line, if the same be upon sur

Restriction.

nonuser.

veyed land, and if the same be upon unsurveyed lands within twelve months after the survey thereof by the United States, file with the register of the land office for the district where such land is located a map of its lines, and upon the approval thereof by the Secretary of the Interior, the same shall be noted upon the plats in said office, and thereafter all such land over which such line shall pass shall be disposed of subject to such right of way.

SEO. 3. That nothing in this Act shall authorize the Use restricted. use of such right of way except for the pipe line, and then only so far as may be necessary for its construction, maintenance, and care.

SEO. 4. That if any section of said pipe line shall not Forfeiture for be completed within one year after the approval by the Secretary of the Interior of said section, or if any section of said pipe line shall be abandoned or shall not be used for a period of two years, the right of way herein granted as to any uncompleted, abandoned or unused section of said pipe line shall be forfeited to the extent that the same is not completed or is abandoned or unused at the date of the forfeiture, without further action or declaration on the part of the Government or any proceedings or judgment of any court.

Sec. 5. That if any citizen, company, or corporation Forfelture for taking advantage of the benefits of this Act, shall vio- trust law. late the Act of July second, eighteen hundred and ninety, entitled "An Act to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies” (commonly known as the Sherman antitrust Act), or any amendment thereof, the right of way herein granted shall be forfeited without further action or declaration on the part of the Government or any proceedings or judgment of any court.

Approved, April 12, 1910 (36 Stat. 296).

RESERVOIRS FOR WATERING STOCK.

An Act Providing for the location and purchase of public lands for

reservoir sites.

Reservoir sites for live stock.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any person, live-stock company, or transportation corporation engaged in breeding, grazing, driving, or transporting, live stock may construct reservoirs upon unoccupied public lands of the United States, not mineral or otherwise reserved, for the purpose of furnishing water to such live stock, and shall have control of such reservoir, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, and the lands upon which the same is constructed, not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres,' so long as such reservoir is maintained and water kept

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