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Senate Bill 3332, 83rd Congress, 2nd Session, April 21, 1954






Bill to grant right-of-way to the Las Vegas Valley Water District to lands between Lake Mead and Henderson, and to Basic Management Inc. to allow for the conveyance and distribution of water.

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Box 25 Folder 80-11 Vol. 5 of 7 LVL&W Co. Sale of Water Production of UPRR Co.


hln001203. Union Pacific Railroad Collection, 1828-1995. MS-00397. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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83DC0NGRESS 2DSESSION S.3332 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES APRIL 21 (legislative day, APRIL 14), 1954 Mr. McCARRAN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs A BILL To provide for the conveyance of certain public lands to the city of Henderson, Nevada. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives 2 of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed 4 to sell and convey to the city of Henderson, Nevada, in fee 5 simple, except as provided in section 3, the following 6 described lands, including approximately seven thousand and 7 eighteen acres: 8 Township 21 south, range 63 east, section 33, all; 9 Township 22 south, range 62 east, section 2, all; section 10 3, all; section 4, all; section 24, all; 2 1 Township 22 south, range 63 east, section 8, east half; 2 section 17, east half; section 20, east half; section 21, west 3 half; section 28, east half, and northwest quarter; section 30, 4 all; section 31, all; section 32, all. 5 SEC. 2. The Secretary shall sell the lands at a price to 6 be fixed by him through appraisal. The Secretary of the 7 Interior shall not convey the lands to the city unless the 8 city pays the first payment fixed by the Secretary within 9 two years after notification by the Secretary of the price. 10 The balance to be paid in twenty equal installments in 11 amounts and at a time to be determined by a separate agree- 12 ment to be entered into between the Department of the 13 Interior and the city of Henderson, Nevada. 14 SEC. 3. The patent shall include the statement that the 15 transfer of title shall not affect valid existing rights to the 16 land. 83D CONGRESS 2D SESSION S. 3332 A BILL To provide for the conveyance of certain public lands to the city of Henderson, Nevada. By Mr. McCARRAN APRIL 21 (legislative day, Aran. 14), 1954 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs