Purchase of Land Title Certificates Under the Boulder Canyon Project Act
A-39589: Dec 30, 1931
- Full Report:
This decision responds to a request by the Secretary of the Interior (SOI) to use funds from the Boulder Canyon Project Act for the purchase of land title certificates with the insurance or guarantee feature in connection with the purchase of land required to carry out the provisions of said Act.
The procurement of abstracts of title or of certification of title with or without the insurance feature as an incident thereto, is authorized, payment to be made under the appropriation available for the purchase price, if in the exercise of SOI's discretion, such abstracts or certificates are necessary for SOI to determine the validity of the title to the land to be acquired.