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PUBLIC LAWS--CHS. 129, 130--JUNE 25, 1947 [CHAPTER 129] June 25, 1947 AN ACT [H. R . 3511] To grant a certain water right and a certain parcel of land in Clark County, [Public Law 108] Nevada, to the city of Las Vegas, Nevada. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Las Vegas, Nev. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to donate and convey, subject to such conditions and reservations as he deems needful to protect the interests of the United States in adjacent lands, to the city of Las Vegas, a municipal corporation within the county of Clark, State of Nevada, all the right, title, and interest of the United States to a water right and certain lands in lot 1 and the west half of the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 30, town- ship 20 south, range 61 east, of the Mount Diablo meridian, Clark County, Nevada, the said lands being described by metes and bounds as follows: Beginning at corner 1, the southwest corner of said lot 1; thence north, with part of the west boundary thereof, eight hundred and twelve and forty-six one-hundredths feet to corner 2; thence north eighty-nine degrees twenty-three minutes forty-five seconds east, passing within said lot 1 seven hundred and eighty-three and forty-two one-hundredths feet to corner 3; thence north thirteen degrees forty- one minutes east five hundred and twenty-three and thirty-eight one- hundredths feet to corner 4, in the north boundary of said section 30; thence north eighty-nine degrees twenty-three minutes forty-five seconds east, with part of said north boundary of said section, one thousand one hundred and thirteen and forty-two one-hundredths feet to corner 5, the northeast corner of the said west half northeast quarter northwest quarter; thence south no degree twenty-eight minutes three seconds west, with the east boundary of said subdivision, one thousand three hundred and twenty and sixty-six one-hundredths feet to corner 6, the southeast corner of said west half northeast quarter northwest quarter; thence south eighty-nine degrees twenty-five minutes thirty- one seconds west, with the north sixteenth line of said section 30, two thousand and nine and seventy one-hundredths feet to the place of beginning, containing forty-nine and ninety-three one-hundredths acres, more or less; also water permit numbered 9940 from the State Engineer of the State of Nevada, approving the appropriation of water from the Las Vegas Artesian Basin. Approved June 25, 1947. [CHAPTER 130] June 25,1947 AN ACT [H. R.b3197] To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with the Mancos Water Pubi'cLsw 1 Conservancy District increasing the reimbursable construction cost obligation of the district to the United States for construction of the Mancos project and extending the repayment period. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to enter into a contract amending that certain contract between the Mancos Water Conservancy District and the United States dated July 20,1942, to provide that the reimbursable construction cost obligation of the district to the United States for construction of the Mancos project will be increased from $600,000 to $900,000, and that the period of repayment of this obligation will be extended from forty years to sixty years Approved June 25, 1947. [61 STAT.