42 U.S. Code § 1592f - Preservation of local civil and criminal jurisdiction, and civil rights; jurisdiction of State courts

Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the acquisition by the United States of any real property pursuant to this subchapter or subchapter X of this chapter shall not deprive any State or political subdivision thereof of its civil or criminal jurisdiction in and over such property, or impair the civil or other rights under the State or local law of the inhabitants of such property. Any proceedings by the United States for the recovery of possession of any property or project acquired, developed, or constructed under this subchapter or subchapter X of this chapter may be brought in the courts of the States having jurisdiction of such causes.

Source

(Sept. 1, 1951, ch. 378, title III, § 307,65 Stat. 307.)
References in Text

Subchapter X of this chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “title IV of this Act”, meaning title IV of act Sept. 1, 1951, ch. 378, 65 Stat. 310, as amended, which enacted sections 1593 to 1593d of this title and was repealed by act June 30, 1953, ch. 170, § 19,67 Stat. 126.

 

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