43 U.S. Code § 2 - Duties concerning public lands

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.

Source

(R.S. § 453; Feb. 18, 1875, ch. 80, § 1,18 Stat. 317; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, § 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)
Codification

R.S. § 453 derived from acts Apr. 25, 1812, ch. 68, § 1,2 Stat. 716; July 4, 1836, ch. 352, § 1,5 Stat. 107; June 6, 1874, ch. 223, 18 Stat. 62; Feb. 18, 1875, ch. 80, § 1,18 Stat. 317.
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, §§ 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.
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, § 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 CFR - Public Lands: Interior

43 CFR Part 17 - NONDISCRIMINATION IN FEDERALLY ASSISTED PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

43 CFR Part 1820 - APPLICATION PROCEDURES

43 CFR Part 2800 - RIGHTS-OF-WAY UNDER THE FEDERAL LAND POLICY MANAGEMENT ACT

43 CFR Part 3830 - LOCATING, RECORDING, AND MAINTAINING MINING CLAIMS OR SITES; GENERAL PROVISIONS

43 CFR Part 3831 - MINERAL LANDS AVAILABLE FOR LOCATING MINING CLAIMS OR SITES [Reserved]

43 CFR Part 3832 - LOCATING MINING CLAIMS OR SITES

43 CFR Part 3833 - RECORDING MINING CLAIMS AND SITES

43 CFR Part 3835 - WAIVERS FROM ANNUAL MAINTENANCE FEES

43 CFR Part 3836 - ANNUAL ASSESSMENT WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR MINING CLAIMS

43 CFR Part 3837 - ACQUIRING A DELINQUENT CO-CLAIMANT'S INTERESTS IN A MINING CLAIM OR SITE

43 CFR Part 6220

 

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