US (United States) Code. Title 43. Chapter 1: Bureau of Land Management

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43 USC CHAPTER 1 - BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 1 - BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

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CHAPTER 1 - BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

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Sec.

1. Repealed.

2. Duties concerning public lands.

3 to 5. Repealed or Omitted.

6. Duties of employees to certify, record, etc., patents.

7 to 10. Repealed or Omitted.

11. Restriction on officers, clerks, and employees.

12. Seal, books, and records.

13. Original papers on file as evidence.

14. Returns relative to lands.

15. Issuance and signing of patents by Secretary of the

Interior; delegation of authority; notice.

16. Engrossing and recording patents.

17. Plats of land surveyed.

18. Copies of papers filed.

19 to 25b. Repealed.

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43 USC Sec. 1 01/06/03

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Sec. 1. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 632

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Section, R.S. Sec. 446; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff.

July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100, provided that there

shall be in the Department of the Interior a Director of the Bureau

of Land Management. Provision for a Bureau of Land Management in

the Department of the Interior and for the structure of such Bureau

is contained in section 403 of the 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, which is

set out below.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

For transfer of records, property, personnel, and funds, see

sections 1001 to 1003 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946, eff. July 16,

1946, 11 F.R. 7875, 60 Stat. 1097, set out in the Appendix to Title

5, Government Organization and Employees.

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BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT CREATED

Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R.

7876, 60 Stat. 1100, provided:

"(a) The functions of the General Land Office and of the Grazing

Service in the Department of the Interior are hereby consolidated

to form a new agency in the Department of the Interior to be known

as the Bureau of Land Management. The functions of the other

agencies named in subsection (d) of this section are hereby

transferred to the Secretary of the Interior.

"(b) There shall be at the head of such Bureau a Director of the

Bureau of Land Management, who shall be appointed by the Secretary

of the Interior under the classified civil service, who shall

receive a salary at the rate of $10,000 per annum, and who shall

perform such duties as the Secretary of the Interior shall

designate.

"(c) There shall be in the Bureau of Land Management an Associate

Director of the Bureau of Land Management and so many Assistant

Directors of the Bureau of Land Management as may be necessary, who

shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior under the

classified civil service and subject to the Classification Act of

1923, as amended, and who shall perform such duties as the

Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

"(d) The General Land Office, the Grazing Service, the offices of

Commissioner of the General Land Office, Assistant Commissioner of

the General Land Office, Director of the Grazing Service, all

Assistant Directors of the Grazing Service, all registers of the

district land offices, and United States Supervisor of Surveys,

together with the Field Surveying Service now known as the

Cadastral Engineering Service, are hereby abolished.

"(e) The Bureau of Land Management and its functions shall be

administered subject to the direction and control of the Secretary

of the Interior, and the functions transferred to the Secretary by

subsection (a) of this section shall be performed by the Secretary

or, subject to his direction and control, by such officers and

agencies of the Department of the Interior as he may designate."

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43 USC Sec. 2 01/06/03

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Sec. 2. Duties concerning public lands

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The Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate

shall perform all executive duties appertaining to the surveying

and sale of the public lands of the United States, or in anywise

respecting such public lands, and, also, such as relate to private

claims of land, and the issuing of patents for all grants of land

under the authority of the Government.

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(R.S. Sec. 453; Feb. 18, 1875, ch. 80, Sec. 1, 18 Stat. 317; 1946

Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60

Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 453 derived from acts Apr. 25, 1812, ch. 68, Sec. 1, 2

Stat. 716; July 4, 1836, ch. 352, Sec. 1, 5 Stat. 107; June 6,

1874, ch. 223, 18 Stat. 62; Feb. 18, 1875, ch. 80, Sec. 1, 18 Stat.

317.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"The Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may

designate shall perform" substituted for "The Commissioner of the

General Land Office shall perform, under the direction of the

Secretary of the Interior," on authority of section 403 of Reorg.

Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.

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BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT DRUG ENFORCEMENT SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY

Pub. L. 99-570, title V, subtitle C, as added by Pub. L. 100-690,

title VII, Sec. 6254(d)(3), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4365, provided

that:

"SEC. 5061. SHORT TITLE.

"This subtitle may be cited as the 'Bureau of Land Management

Drug Enforcement Supplemental Authority Act'.

"SEC. 5062. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT AUTHORIZATION.

"In order to improve Federal law enforcement activities relating

to the use and production of narcotics and controlled substances on

Bureau of Land Management public lands, from amounts appropriated

there are made available to the Secretary of the Interior, in

addition to sums made available under other authority of law,

$1,500,000 for fiscal year 1989, and for each fiscal year

thereafter, to be used for the employment and training of

additional and existing personnel, for equipment and facilities to

be used by such personnel, and for expenses related to such

employment, training, equipment, and facilities."

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43 USC Sec. 3 01/06/03

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Sec. 3. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 632, 636

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Section, acts July 11, 1890, ch. 667, Sec. 1, 26 Stat. 257; June

17, 1910, ch. 297, 36 Stat. 512, provided for the office of an

assistant commissioner of the General Land Office, which was

subsequently abolished by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946, Sec. 403, eff.

July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100. That Plan provided for

a Bureau of Land Management, including an Associate Director and as

many Assistant Directors as the Secretary of the Interior may find

necessary. See note set out under section 1 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 3a 01/06/03

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Sec. 3a. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section, act June 5, 1942, ch. 336, Sec. 1, 56 Stat. 312,

provided for assistant or deputy commissioners of the General Land

Office and Bureau of Indian Affairs. Insofar as it related to the

General Land Office it was superseded by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946,

Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100, set out

as a note under section 1 of this title. Provisions unaffected by

the Plan relating to the Bureau of Indian Affairs are set out as

section 2a of Title 25, Indians.

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43 USC Secs. 4, 5 01/06/03

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Secs. 4, 5. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 632, 641

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Section 4, act May 22, 1908, ch. 186, 35 Stat. 225, which

provided for a temporary assistant commissioner of the General Land

Office, was superseded by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946, Sec. 403, eff.

July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100, set out as a note under

section 1 of this title.

Section 5, R.S. Sec. 447, provided for a recorder of the former

General Land Office.

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43 USC Sec. 6 01/06/03

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Sec. 6. Duties of employees to certify, record, etc., patents

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It shall be the duty of such officers or employees of the Bureau

of Land Management as may be designated by the Secretary of the

Interior, in pursuance of instructions from the Secretary of the

Interior or such officer as he may designate, to certify and affix

the seal of the office to all patents for public lands, and to

attend to the correct engrossing, recording, and transmission of

such patents. They shall prepare alphabetical indexes of the names

of patentees, and of persons entitled to patents; and shall prepare

such copies and exemplifications of matters on file or recorded in

the Bureau of Land Management as the Secretary or such officer may

from time to time direct.

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(R.S. Sec. 459; 1940 Reorg. Plan No. III, Sec. 4, eff. June 30,

1940, 5 F.R. 2108, 54 Stat. 1232; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403,

eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 459 derived from acts Apr. 25, 1812, ch. 68, Sec. 8, 2

Stat. 717; July 4, 1836, ch. 352, Sec. 4, 5 Stat. 111.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Bureau of Land Management" substituted for "General Land Office"

and references to the Commissioner were changed to Secretary of the

Interior or such officer as he may designate on authority of

section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under

section 1 of this title.

Office of Recorder of General Land Office abolished and functions

of recorder directed to be exercised under direction and

supervision of Secretary of the Interior, through such officers or

employees of General Land Office as he may designate, on authority

of section 4 of Reorg. Plan No. III of 1940, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. See

also sections 8 and 9 of Reorg. Plan No. III of 1940 for provisions

relating to transfer of records, property, personnel, and funds.

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43 USC Sec. 7 01/06/03

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Sec. 7. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 632, 641

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Section, act May 22, 1908, ch. 186, 35 Stat. 225, authorized

Secretary of the Interior to designate a temporary recorder for

former General Land Office in certain cases. Reorg. Plan No. III of

1940, Sec. 4, eff. June 30, 1940, 5 F.R. 2108, 54 Stat. 1232, set

out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees, abolished office of Recorder of former General Land

Office and provided that his functions should be exercised under

direction and supervision of Secretary of the Interior through

those officers or employees of former General Land Office as he

might designate.

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Sec. 8. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section, act June 29, 1948, ch. 754, 62 Stat. 1114, provided for

one clerk in the Bureau of Land Management to sign land patents,

was from the Department of the Interior Appropriation Act, 1949,

and was not repeated in subsequent appropriation acts.

A prior section 8, R.S. Sec. 450; acts June 19, 1878, ch. 329, 20

Stat. 183; May 24, 1922, ch. 199, 42 Stat. 552; Jan. 24, 1923, ch.

42, 42 Stat. 1174; June 5, 1924, ch. 264, 43 Stat. 391; Mar. 3,

1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1142; May 10, 1926, ch. 277, 44 Stat. 456;

Jan. 12, 1927, ch. 27, 44 Stat. 937; Mar. 7, 1928, ch. 137, 45

Stat. 202; Mar. 4, 1929, ch. 705, 45 Stat. 1564; May 14, 1930, ch.

273, 46 Stat. 281; Feb. 14, 1931, ch. 187, 46 Stat. 1117; Apr. 22,

1932, ch. 125, 47 Stat. 92; Feb. 17, 1933, ch. 98, 47 Stat. 822;

Mar. 2, 1934, ch. 38, 48 Stat. 364; May 9, 1935, ch. 101, 49 Stat.

180; June 22, 1936, ch. 691, 49 Stat. 1761; Aug. 9, 1937, ch. 570,

50 Stat. 568; May 9, 1938, ch. 187, 52 Stat. 295; May 10, 1939, ch.

119, 53 Stat. 691; June 18, 1940, ch. 395, 54 Stat. 411; June 28,

1941, ch. 259, 55 Stat. 309; July 2, 1942, ch. 473, 56 Stat. 511;

July 12, 1943, ch. 219, 57 Stat. 455; June 28, 1944, ch. 298, 58

Stat. 468; July 3, 1945, ch. 262, 59 Stat. 322; July 1, 1946, ch.

529, 60 Stat. 352; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16,

1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100; July 25, 1947, ch. 337, 61 Stat.

460, was repealed by act June 17, 1948, ch. 496, Sec. 2(a), (d), 62

Stat. 476.

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Sec. 9. Repealed. June 17, 1948, ch. 496, Sec. 2(b), 62 Stat. 476

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Section, R.S. Sec. 451; act June 19, 1878, ch. 329, 20 Stat. 183,

provided for an assistant to sign land patents. See section 15 of

this title.

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43 USC Sec. 10 01/06/03

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Sec. 10. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 632, 645

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Section, acts May 24, 1922, ch. 199, 42 Stat. 555; Jan. 24, 1923,

ch. 42, 42 Stat. 1177, related to depositary acting for

commissioner as receiver of public moneys.

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43 USC Sec. 11 01/06/03

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Sec. 11. Restriction on officers, clerks, and employees

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The officers, clerks, and employees in the Bureau of Land

Management are prohibited from directly or indirectly purchasing or

becoming interested in the purchase of any of the public land; and

any person who violates this section shall forthwith be removed

from his office.

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(R.S. Sec. 452; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16,

1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 452 derived from acts Apr. 25, 1812, ch. 68, Sec. 10, 2

Stat. 717; July 4, 1836, ch. 352, Sec. 14, 5 Stat. 112.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Bureau of Land Management" substituted for "General Land Office"

on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note

set out under section 1 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 1621 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 12 01/06/03

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Sec. 12. Seal, books, and records

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The Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate

shall retain the charge of the seal adopted for the Bureau of Land

Management which may continue to be used, and of the records,

books, papers, and other property appertaining to the Bureau of

Land Management.

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(R.S. Sec. 454; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16,

1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 454 derived from act Apr. 25, 1812, ch. 68, Secs. 4, 5,

2 Stat. 717.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Bureau of Land Management" substituted for "General Land Office"

on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note

set out under section 1 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 13 01/06/03

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Sec. 13. Original papers on file as evidence

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Whenever the officer, as the Secretary of the Interior may

designate, of any United States land office shall be served with a

subpoena duces tecum or other valid legal process requiring him to

produce, in any United States court or in any court of record of

any State, the original application for entry of public lands or

the final proof of residence and cultivation or any other original

papers on file in the Bureau of Land Management of the United

States on which a patent to land has been issued or which furnish

the basis for such patent, it shall be the duty of such officer to

at once notify the Secretary of the Interior, or such officer as he

may designate, of the service of such process, specifying the

particular papers he is required to produce, and upon receipt of

such notice from any such officer of a United States land office

the Secretary or such officer designated by him shall at once

transmit to the officer of such land office the original papers

specified in such notice, and which such officer is required to

produce, and to attach to such papers a certificate, under seal of

his office, properly authenticating them as the original papers

upon which patent was issued; and such papers so authenticated

shall be received in evidence in all courts of the United States

and in the several State courts of the States of the Union:

Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall make rules and

regulations to secure the return of such documents to the Bureau of

Land Management, after use in evidence, without cost to the United

States.

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(Apr. 19, 1904, ch. 1398, 33 Stat. 186; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3,

Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

References to Commissioner of General Land Office and registers

of United States Land Offices changed to Secretary of the Interior

or such officer as he may designate and "Bureau of Land Management"

substituted for "General Land Office" on authority of section 403

of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of

this title.

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43 USC Sec. 14 01/06/03

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Sec. 14. Returns relative to lands

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All returns relative to the public lands shall be made to the

Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate.

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(R.S. Sec. 456; July 31, 1894, ch. 174, Sec. 7, 28 Stat. 207; 1946

Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60

Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 456 derived from act Apr. 25, 1812, ch. 68, Sec. 9, 2

Stat. 717.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate"

substituted for "Commissioner of the General Land Office" on

authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set

out under section 1 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 15 01/06/03

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Sec. 15. Issuance and signing of patents by Secretary of the

Interior; delegation of authority; notice

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All patents for public lands shall be issued and signed by the

Secretary of the Interior in the name of the United States:

Provided, That the Secretary may delegate his authority under this

section to officers or employees of the Department of the Interior,

but notice of any such delegation shall be given by publication in

the Federal Register.

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(June 17, 1948, ch. 496, Sec. 1, 62 Stat. 476.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 15, R.S. Sec. 458; 1940 Reorg. Plan No. III, Sec.

4 eff. June 30, 1940, 5 F.R. 2108, 54 Stat. 1232; 1946 Reorg. Plan

No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100,

related to issuance of patents, prior to repeal by section 2(c) of

act June 17, 1948.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 16 01/06/03

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Sec. 16. Engrossing and recording patents

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The engrossing and recording of patents for public lands may be

done by means of typewriters or other machines, under regulations

to be made by the Secretary of the Interior and approved by the

President.

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(Mar. 2, 1895, ch. 177, Sec. 3, 28 Stat. 807.)

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43 USC Sec. 17 01/06/03

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Sec. 17. Plats of land surveyed

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The Secretary of of the Interior or such officer as he may

designate shall, when required by the President or either House of

Congress, make a plat of any land surveyed under the authority of

the United States, and give such information respecting the public

lands and concerning the business of the Bureau of Land Management

as shall be directed.

-SOURCE-

(R.S. Sec. 455; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16,

1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 455 derived from act Apr. 25, 1812, ch. 68, Sec. 6, 2

Stat. 717.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate"

substituted for "Commissioner of the General Land Office" and

"Bureau of Land Management" for "his office" on authority of

section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under

section 1 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 18 01/06/03

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Sec. 18. Copies of papers filed

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Whenever any person claiming to be interested in or entitled to

land, under any grant or patent from the United States, applies to

the Department of the Interior for copies of papers filed and

remaining therein, in anywise affecting the title to such land, it

shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to cause such

copies to be made out and authenticated, under his hand and the

seal of the Bureau of Land Management, for the person so applying.

-SOURCE-

(R.S. Sec. 460; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16,

1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 460 derived from acts Jan. 23, 1823, ch. 6, 3 Stat.

721; July 4, 1836, ch. 352, Sec. 7, 5 Stat. 111.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Bureau of Land Management" substituted for "General Land Office"

on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note

set out under section 1 of this title.

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Secs. 19 to 21. Repealed. Dec. 16, 1930, ch. 14, Sec. 1, 46 Stat.

1029

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Section 19, R.S. Sec. 2469, related to certified copies of

records of the General Land Office.

Section 20, R.S. Sec. 2470, related to exemplification of the

records of the General Land Office as evidence.

Section 21, R.S. Sec. 461; acts Apr. 2, 1888, ch. 54, 25 Stat.

76; Oct. 12, 1888, ch. 1098, 25 Stat. 557; May 29, 1908, ch. 220,

Sec. 15, 35 Stat. 469; June 5, 1920, ch. 235, Sec. 1, 41 Stat. 908,

related to fees for exemplifications.

For Department of the Interior record provisions and Government

records and papers, see section 1460 et seq. of this title, and

section 1733 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.

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Sec. 22. Repealed. July 30, 1947, ch. 354, Sec. 2, 61 Stat. 522

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Section, act June 5, 1920, ch. 235, 41 Stat. 908, related to cost

of photolithographic copies of plats. See section 1460 of this

title.

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Sec. 23. Repealed. Pub. L. 86-649, title II, Sec. 202(b), July 14,

1960, 74 Stat. 507

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Section, act Feb. 14, 1931, ch. 187, 46 Stat. 1118, prescribed

fees for depositions in hearings in Bureau of Land Management. See

section 1371 of this title. Similar provisions were contained in

the following prior appropriation acts:

Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145.

June 5, 1924, ch. 264, 43 Stat. 395.

Jan. 24, 1923, ch. 42, 42 Stat. 1179.

May 24, 1922, ch. 199, 42 Stat. 558.

Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 75, 38 Stat. 855.

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Sec. 24. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 632, 646, 647

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Section, acts May 10, 1926, ch. 277, 44 Stat. 456; Jan 12, 1927,

ch. 27, 44 Stat. 938; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July

16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100, authorized payment of

mileage for automobile travel.

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Secs. 25 to 25b. Repealed. Oct. 25, 1951, ch. 562, Sec. 1(25), 65

Stat. 639

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Section 25, act May 28, 1926, ch. 415, Sec. 1, 44 Stat. 672,

related to transfer of records of United States land office to any

State upon closing of last United States land office in that State.

Section 25a, act May 28, 1926, ch. 415, Sec. 2, 44 Stat. 673,

related to transfer of field notes and maps of United States land

office to any State upon closing of last United States land office

in that State.

Section 25b, act May 28, 1926, ch. 415, Sec. 3, 44 Stat. 673,

related to requirement that State provide by law for preservation

and access of records, field notes, and maps.

See section 3301 et seq. of Title 44, Public Printing and

Documents.

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