Withdrawal and Utilization of the Public Lands of the United States: Defense Withdrawal Control Legislation. Hearings ... Eighty--fourth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 10371, H.R. 10380, H.R. 10377, H.R. 10367, and Similar Bills to Provide that Withdrawals Or Reservations of More Than 5,000 Acres of Public Lands of the United States for Certain Purposes Shall Not Become Effective Until Approved by Act of Congress. June 11, 12, July 2, 3, 9, and 10, 1956

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Page 125 - 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 76 - 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 42 - 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 42 - ... 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, and the Secretary of the Interior, in carrying out the provisions of this Act, shall proceed in conformity with such laws, and nothing herein shall in any way affect any right of any State or of the Federal Government or of any landowner, appropriator, or user of water in, to, or from any interstate stream or the waters thereof.
Page 41 - An act to promote the development of the mining resources of the United States...
Page 98 - Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada, in and for the county of Mineral. On December 7, 1955, service was made on the Attorney General of the United States.
Page 443 - An act to authorize the President of the United States to make withdrawals of public lands in certain cases (36 Stat, 847), shall hereafter, subject to valid existing rights, constitute Naval Petroleum Reserve No.
Page 87 - One of the settled maxims in constitutional law is, that the power conferred upon the legislature to make laws cannot be delegated by that department to any other body or authority.
Page 15 - The President may, at any time in his discretion, temporarily withdraw from settlement, location, sale, or entry any of the public lands...
Page 458 - Provided, that the Secretary of the Navy is directed to take possession of all properties within the naval petroleum reserves as are or may become subject to the control and use by the United States for naval purposes, and on which there...

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