16 U S C 1, 2-4, 22, 4 3.
PUBLIC LAW 86-596-JULY 6, 1960
SEC. 2. (a) The lands acquired under the first section of this Act shall be set aside as a public park for the benefit and enjoyment of the people of the United States, and shall be designated as the Arkansas Post National Memorial. The Secretary of the Interior shall administer the park as a part of the national park system, subject to the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes", approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535). (b) In order to provide for the proper development and maintenance of the park, the Secretary of the Interior shall construct and maintain therein such roads, trails, markers, buildings, and other improvements, and such facilities for the care and accommodation of visitors, as he may deem necessary. SEC. 3. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums, but not more than $125,000, as may be needed for the acquisition of lands and interests in lands and for development of the Arkansas Post National Memorial, of which not more than $25,000 shall be used for acquisition purposes, and in addition thereto, such sums as may be needed for its administration and maintenance. Approved July 6, 1960.
Public Law 86-596 July 6, 1960 [H. R. 9142]
Interior Department. Payment for cei^ tain lands.
42 Stat. 1017.
C o n d i t i o n for payment.
AN ACT To provide for payment for lands heretofore conveyed to the United States as a basis for lieu selections from the public domain, and for other purposes.
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 shall certify to the General Accounting Office for audit the claim of any person who relinquished or conveyed lands to the United States as a basis for a lieu selection in accordance with the provisions of the fifteenth paragraph under the heading "Surveying the Public Lands" in the Act of June 4, 1897 (30 Stat. 11, 36), as amended and supplemented by the Acts of June 6, 1900 (31 Stat. 588, 614), March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1010, 1037), March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 1264) and the Act of September 22, 1922 (42 Stat. 1067, 16 U.S.C. 483), and who has not heretofore received his lieu selection, a reconveyance of his lands, or authority to cut and remove timber, as provided by law, and there shall be paid to each such person whose claim is found to be valid the sum of $1.25 per acre for the lands conveyed by him to the United States with interest thereon at the rate of 4 per centum per annum, from the date on which application was last made by said person for a lieu selection, for reconveyance, or for authority to cut and remove timber or, if no such application has been made, from the date of this Act. Said payment shall be made from moneys appropriated under the heading "Claims for Damages, Audited Claims, and Judgments," and acceptance thereof shall constitute a full and complete satisfaction of all claims which the person to whom payment is made may have against the United States arising from the transaction in connection with which the payment is made. No person shall receive, or be entitled to receive, payment under this Act except upon demand therefor made in writing to the Secretary, or any officer of the Department of the Interior to whom the Secretary delegates authority to receive such demand, within one year from the date of this Act. SEC. 2. (a) The right to receive payment under this Act shall not be assignable.