2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 14 - California Debris Commission (Sections 661 - 687)
Sec. 663 - Territorial jurisdiction over hydraulic mining; hydraulic mining injurious to navigation prohibited

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 14 - CALIFORNIA DEBRIS COMMISSION
Sec. 663 - Territorial jurisdiction over hydraulic mining; hydraulic mining injurious to navigation prohibited
Containssection 663
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditMar. 1, 1893, ch. 183, §3, 27 Stat. 507.
Statutes at Large References27 Stat. 507
100 Stat. 4229
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 99-662

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33 U.S.C. § 663 (2015)

§663. Territorial jurisdiction over hydraulic mining; hydraulic mining injurious to navigation prohibited

The jurisdiction of said commission, in so far as the same affects mining carried on by the hydraulic process, shall extend to all such mining in the territory drained by the Sacramento and San Joaquin River systems in the State of California. Hydraulic mining, as defined in section 668 of this title, directly or indirectly injuring the navigability of said river systems, carried on in said territory other than as permitted under the provisions of this chapter is prohibited and declared unlawful.

(Mar. 1, 1893, ch. 183, §3, 27 Stat. 507.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

California Debris Commission abolished and functions transferred to Secretary of the Army by Pub. L. 99–662, title XI, §1106, Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4229, set out as a note under section 661 of this title.

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