S.2590 - A bill to increase the rights of the surface owners of private lands where the United States retains the reserved mineral interests.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Goldwater, Barry [R-AZ] (Introduced 10/18/1973)|
|Committees:||Senate - Interior and Insular Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/18/1973 Referred to Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2590 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/18/1973)
Provides that in any case in which a person holds title to the surface of any developed lands on the basis of a patent or other instrument issued in accordance with the provisions of the Act of December 29, 1916, or any other Act which contains a reservation to the United States of all the minerals, that portion of such reservation, to the extent that it relates to locatable minerals and the right to prospect for, mine, and remove them, shall be terminated or otherwise canceled in the manner and to the extent provided for in this Act.
States that when a person holding title desires to have the reservation terminated, such person, within twelve months, shall notify the Secretary of the Interior to that effect.
Authorizes to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.