Federal-State Relations in the Field of Water Rights: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation on H.R. 4567 [and Others] ...
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - Water rights - 378 pages
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Page 174 - That whenever by priority of possession rights to the use of water for mining, agricultural, manufacturing, or other purposes have vested and accrued and the same are recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same...
Page 65 - That nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting or intended to affect or to in any way interfere with the laws of any State or Territory relating to the control, appropriation, use or distribution of water used in irrigation, or any vested right acquired thereunder...
Page 166 - No Act of Congress shall be construed to invalidate, impair. or supersede any law enacted by any State for the purpose of regulating the business of insurance...
Page 184 - Resolved, That a copy of this resolution be sent by the secretary of the senate to the President of the United States...
Page 67 - ... all surplus water over and above such actual appropriation and use, together with the water of all lakes, rivers, and other sources of water supply upon the public lands, and not navigable, shall remain and be held free for the appropriation and use of the. public for irrigation, mining, and manufacturing purposes subject to existing rights.
Page 111 - Provided: That the right to the use of water acquired under the provisions of this Act shall be appurtenant to the land irrigated, and beneficial use shall be the basis, the measure, and the limit of the right.
Page 93 - ... by the Congress of the United States; and be it further Resolved, That...
Page 73 - Territory relating to the control, appropriation, use, or distribution of water used in irrigation, or any vested right acquired thereunder, and the Secretary of the Interior, in carrying out the provisions of this act. shall proceed in conformity with such laws...
Page 8 - If any provision of this Act or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, the remainder of the Act, and the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.
Page 166 - Congress with reference to the regulation of the business of insurance. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Congress hereby declares that the continued regulation and taxation by the several States of the business of insurance is in the public interest, and that silence on the part of the Congress shall not be construed to impose any barrier to the regulation or taxation of such business by the several States.