[USC05] 43 USC 945a: Compensation for rights-of-way for certain reclamation projects
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

43 USC 945a: Compensation for rights-of-way for certain reclamation projects Text contains those laws in effect on July 27, 2021
From Title 43-PUBLIC LANDSCHAPTER 22-RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND OTHER EASEMENTS IN PUBLIC LANDS

§945a. Compensation for rights-of-way for certain reclamation projects

Notwithstanding the existence of any reservation of right-of-way to the United States for canals under section 945 of this title, or any State statute, the Secretary of the Interior shall pay just compensation, including severance damages, to the owners of private land utilized for ditches or canals in connection with any reclamation project, or any unit or any division of a reclamation project, provided the construction of said ditches or canals commenced after January 1, 1961, and such compensation shall be paid notwithstanding the execution of any agreements or any judgments entered in any condemnation proceeding, prior to September 2, 1964.

( Pub. L. 88–561, §1, Sept. 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 808 ; Pub. L. 89–624, Oct. 4, 1966, 80 Stat. 873 .)


Editorial Notes

Amendments

1966-Pub. L. 89–624 inserted "to the United States" and "or any State statute,".


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 1966 Amendment

Pub. L. 88–561, §3, as added by Pub. L. 89–624, Oct. 4, 1966, 80 Stat. 874 , provided that: "The amendment made by this Act [enacting section 945b of this title and amending this section] shall apply to any condemnation action pending in any district court of the United States on the date of enactment of this Act [Oct. 4, 1966] and to any such action instituted after that date."