2001 US Code
Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
TITLE 50 - APPENDIX-WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ CIVIL RELIEF ACT OF 1918
SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ CIVIL RELIEF ACT OF 1940
Sec. 561 - Rights to public lands not forfeited; grazing lands

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2000 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
TITLE 50 - APPENDIX-WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ CIVIL RELIEF ACT OF 1940
ACT OCT. 17, 1940, CH. 888, 54 STAT. 1178
ARTICLE V - TAXES AND PUBLIC LANDS
Sec. 561 - Rights to public lands not forfeited; grazing lands
Containssection 561
Date2001
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 22, 2002
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditOct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, art. V, §501, 54 Stat. 1187.
Statutes at Large References48 Stat. 1269
54 Stat. 1178, 1187


§561. Rights to public lands not forfeited; grazing lands

(1) No right to any lands owned or controlled by the United States initiated or acquired under any laws of the United States, including the mining and mineral leasing laws, by any person prior to entering military service shall during the period of such service be forfeited or prejudiced by reason of his absence from the land or his failure to perform any work or make any improvements thereon or his failure to do any other act required by or under such laws.

(2) If a permittee or licensee under the Act of June 28, 1934 (48 Stat. 1269) [43 U.S.C. 315 et seq.] enters military service, he may elect to suspend his permit or license for the period of his military service and six months thereafter, and the Secretary of the Interior by regulations shall provide for such suspension of permits and licenses and for the remission, reduction, or refund of grazing fees during such suspension.

(3) This section shall not be construed to control specific requirements contained in this article [sections 560 to 574 of this Appendix].

(Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, art. V, §501, 54 Stat. 1187.)

References in Text

The mining laws of the United States and the mineral leasing laws, referred to in subsec. (1), are classified generally to Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining.

Act of June 28, 1934 (48 Stat. 1269), referred to in subsec. (2), is act June 28, 1934, ch. 865, 48 Stat. 1269, as amended, popularly known as the Taylor Grazing Act, which is classified principally to subchapter I (§315 et seq.) of chapter 8A of Title 43, Public Lands. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 315 of Title 43 and Tables.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

This section is referred to in sections 567, 572 of this Appendix; title 5 section 5569.

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