16 U.S. Code § 1910 - Civil actions for just compensation by mining claim holders
The holder of any patented or unpatented mining claim subject to this chapter who believes he has suffered a loss by operation of this chapter, or by orders or regulations issued pursuant thereto, may bring an action in a United States district court to recover just compensation, which shall be awarded if the court finds that such loss constitutes a taking of property compensable under the Constitution.
Source(Pub. L. 94–429, § 11,Sept. 28, 1976, 90 Stat. 1344; Pub. L. 98–620, title IV, § 402(21),Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3358.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 94–429, which, in addition to enacting this chapter, amended sections 123 and 450y–2 of this title, and repealed sections 350, 350a, 447, and 450z of this title.
1984—Pub. L. 98–620struck out provision which required the court to expedite its consideration of any claim brought pursuant to this section.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment