AN ACT to establish the boundary line between Iowa and Nebraska, by
      agreement; to cede to Nebraska and to relinquish jurisdiction over
      lands now in Iowa but lying westerly of said boundary line and
      contiguous to lands in Nebraska; to provide that the provisions of
      this Act become effective upon the enactment of a similar and
      reciprocal law by Nebraska and the approval of and consent to the
      compact thereby effected by the Congress of the United States of
      America and to declare an emergency.
      Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

         SECTION 1. On and after the enactment of a similar and
      reciprocal law by the State of Nebraska, and the approval and consent
      of the Congress of the United States of America, as hereinafter
      provided, the boundary line between the States of Iowa and Nebraska
      shall be described as follows:
         Commencing at a point on the south line of section 20, in township
      75 N., range 44 W. of the fifth principal meridian, produced 861 1/2
      feet west of the S. E. corner of said section, and running thence
      northwesterly to a point on the south line of lot 4 of section 10, in
      township 15 N., of range 13 E. of the sixth principal meridian, 2,275
      feet east of the S. W.  corner of the N. W. 1/4 of the S. E. 1/4 of
      said section 10; thence northerly, to a point on the north line of
      lot 4 aforesaid, 2,068 feet east of the center line of said section
      10; thence north, to a point on the north line of section 10, 2,068
      feet east of the quarter section corner on the north line of said
      section 10; thence northerly, to a point 312 feet west of the S. E.
      corner of lot 1, in section 3, township 15 N., range 13 E.,
      aforesaid; thence northerly, to a point on the section line between
      sections 2 and 3, 358 feet south of the quarter section corner on
      said line; thence northeasterly, to the center of the S. E. 1/4 of
      the N. W. 1/4 of section 2 aforesaid; thence east, to the center of
      the W. 1/2 of lot 5, otherwise described as the S. W. 1/4 of the N.
      W. 1/4 of section 1, in township 15, range 13, aforesaid; thence
      southeasterly, to a point on the south line of lot 5 aforesaid, 1,540
      feet west of the center of section 1, last aforesaid; thence south
      2,050 feet, to a point 1,540 feet west of the north and south open
      line through said section 1; thence southwesterly, to the S. W.
      corner of the N. E. 1/4 of the S. W. 1/4 of section 21, in township
      75 N., range 44 W. of the fifth principal meridian; thence
      southeasterly, to a point 660 feet south of the N. E. corner of the
      N. W. 1/4 of the N. E. 1/4 of section 28, in township 75 N., range 44
      W., aforesaid; and said line produced to the center of the channel of
      the Missouri river; thence up the middle of the main channel of the
      Missouri river to a point opposite the middle of the main channel of
      the Big Sioux river.
         Commencing again at the point of beginning first named, namely, a
      point on the south line of section 20, in township 75 N., range 44 W.
      of the fifth principal meridian, produced 861 1/2 feet west of S. E.
      corner of said section, and running thence southeasterly to a point
      660 feet east of the S. W. corner of the N. W. 1/4 of the N. W. 1/4
      of section 28, in township 75 N., range 44 W. of the fifth principal
      meridian, and said line produced to the center of the channel of the
      Missouri river; thence down the middle of the main channel of the
      Missouri river to the northern boundary of the State of Missouri.
         The said middle of the main channel of the Missouri river referred
      to in this act shall be the center line of the proposed stabilized
      channel of the Missouri river as established by the United States
      engineers' office, Omaha, Nebraska, and shown on the alluvial plain
      maps of the Missouri river from Sioux City, Iowa, to Rulo, Nebraska,
      and identified by file numbers AP-1 to 4 inclusive, dated January 30,
      1940, and file numbers AP-5 to 10 inclusive, dated March 29, 1940,
      which maps are now on file in the United States engineers' office at
      Omaha, Nebraska, and copies of which maps are now on file with the
      secretary of state of the State of Iowa and with the secretary of
      state of the State of Nebraska.

         SEC. 2. The State of Iowa hereby cedes to the State of Nebraska
      and relinquishes jurisdiction over all lands now in Iowa but lying
      westerly of said boundary line and contiguous to lands in Nebraska.

          Sec. 3. Titles, mortgages, and other liens good in Nebraska
      shall be good in Iowa as to any lands Nebraska may cede to Iowa and
      any pending suits or actions concerning said lands may be prosecuted
      to final judgment in Nebraska and such judgment shall be accorded
      full force and effect in Iowa.

          Sec. 4. Taxes for the current year may be levied and collected
      by Nebraska or its authorized governmental subdivisions and agencies
      on lands ceded to Iowa and any liens or other rights accrued or
      accruing, including the right of collection, shall be fully
      recognized and the county treasurers of the counties affected shall
      act as agents in carrying out the provisions of this section:
      Provided, that all liens or other rights accrued or accruing, as
      aforesaid, shall be claimed or asserted within five years after this
      act becomes effective, and if not so claimed or asserted, shall be
      forever barred.

          Sec. 5. The provisions of this act shall become effective only
      upon the enactment of a similar and reciprocal law by the State of
      Nebraska and the approval of and consent to the compact thereby
      effected by the Congress of the United States of America. Said
      similar and reciprocal law shall contain provisions identical with
      those contained herein for the cession to Iowa of all lands now in
      Nebraska but lying easterly of said boundary line described in
      section 1 of this act and contiguous to lands in Iowa and also
      contain provisions identical with those contained in sections 3 and 4
      of this act but applying to lands ceded to Nebraska.

          Sec. 6. (Effective on publication, April 21, 1943.)
      AN ACT to establish the boundary line between Iowa and Nebraska by
      agreement; to cede to Iowa and to relinquish jurisdiction over lands
      now in Nebraska but lying easterly of said boundary line and
      contiguous to lands in Iowa; to provide that the provisions of this
      act shall become effective upon the approval of and consent of the
      Congress of the United States of America to the compact effected by
      this act and House File 437 of the 1943 Session of the Iowa
      Legislature; to repeal Chapter 121, Session Laws of Nebraska, 1941;
      and to declare an emergency.
      Be it enacted by the people of the state of Nebraska,

          Section 1. That on and after the approval and consent of the
      Congress of the United States of America to this act and a similar
      and reciprocal act enacted by the Legislature of the State of Iowa,
      as hereinafter provided, the boundary line between the States of Iowa
      and Nebraska shall be described as follows:
         Commencing at a point on the south line of section 20, in township
      75 N., range 44 W. of the fifth principal meridian, produced 861 1/2
      feet west of the S. E. corner of said section, and running thence
      northwesterly to a point on the south line of lot 4 of section 10, in
      township 15 N., of range 13 E. of the sixth principal meridian, 2,275
      feet east of the S. W.  corner of the N. W. 1/4 of the S. E. 1/4 of
      said section 10; thence northerly, to a point on the north line of
      lot 4 aforesaid, 2,068 feet east of the center line of said section
      10; thence north, to a point on the north line of section 10, 2,068
      feet east of the quarter section corner on the north line of said
      section 10; thence northerly, to a point 312 feet west of the S. E.
      corner of lot 1, in section 3, township 15 N., range 13 E.,
      aforesaid; thence northerly, to a point on the section line between
      sections 2 and 3, 358 feet south of the quarter section corner on
      said line; thence northeasterly, to the center of the S. E. 1/4 of
      the N. W. 1/4 of section 2 aforesaid; thence east, to the center of
      the W. 1/2 of lot 5, otherwise described as the S. W. 1/4 of the N.
      W. 1/4 of section 1, in township 15, range 13, aforesaid; thence
      southeasterly, to a point on the south line of lot 5 aforesaid, 1,540
      feet west of the center of section 1, last aforesaid; thence south
      2,050 feet, to a point 1,540 feet west of the north and south open
      line through said section 1; thence southwesterly, to the S. W.
      corner of the N. E. 1/4 of the S. W. 1/4 of section 21, in township
      75 N., range 44 W.  of the fifth principal meridian; thence
      southeasterly, to a point 660 feet south of the N. E. corner of the
      N. W. 1/4 of the N. E. 1/4 of section 28, in township 75 N., range 44
      W., aforesaid; and line produced to the center of the channel of the
      Missouri river; thence up the middle of the main channel of the
      Missouri river to a point opposite the middle of the main channel of
      the Big Sioux river.
         Commencing again at the point of beginning first named, namely, a
      point on the south line of section 20, in township 75 N., range 44 W.
      of the fifth principal meridian, produced 861 1/2 feet west of S. E.
      corner of said section, and running thence southeasterly to a point
      660 feet east of the S. W. corner of the N. W. 1/4 of the N. W. 1/4
      of section 28, in township 75 N., range 44 W. of the fifth principal
      meridian, and said line produced to the center of the channel of the
      Missouri river; thence down the middle of the main channel of the
      Missouri river to the northern boundary of the State of Missouri.
         The said middle of the main channel of the Missouri river referred
      to in this act shall be the center line of the proposed stabilized
      channel of the Missouri river as established by the United States
      engineers' office, Omaha, Nebraska, and shown on the alluvial plain
      maps of the Missouri river from Sioux City, Iowa, to Rulo, Nebraska,
      and identified by file numbers AP-1 to 4 inclusive, dated January 30,
      1940, and file numbers AP-5 to 10 inclusive, dated March 29, 1940,
      which maps are now on file in the United States engineers' office at
      Omaha, Nebraska, and copies of which maps are now on file with the
      Secretary of State of the State of Iowa and with the Secretary of
      State of the State of Nebraska.

          Sec. 2. The State of Nebraska hereby cedes to the State of
      Iowa and relinquishes jurisdiction over all lands now in Nebraska but
      lying easterly of said boundary line and contiguous to lands in Iowa.


          Sec. 3. Titles, mortgages, and other liens good in Iowa shall
      be good in Nebraska as to any lands Iowa may cede to Nebraska, and
      any pending suits or actions concerning said lands may be prosecuted
      to final judgment in Iowa and such judgment shall be accorded full
      force and effect in Nebraska.

          Sec. 4. Taxes for the current year may be levied and collected
      by Iowa, or its authorized governmental subdivisions and agencies, on
      lands ceded to Nebraska and any liens or other rights accrued or
      accruing including the right of collection, shall be fully recognized
      and the county treasurers of the counties affected shall act as
      agents in carrying out the provisions of this section; Provided, that
      all liens or other rights accrued or accruing, as aforesaid, shall be
      claimed or asserted within five years after this act becomes
      effective, and if not so claimed or asserted, shall be forever
      barred.

          Sec. 5. The provisions of this act shall become effective only
      upon the approval and consent of the Congress of the United States of
      America to the compact effected by this act and the similar and
      reciprocal act enacted by the 1943 Session of the Legislature of Iowa
      as House File 437 of that body.

          Sec. 6. That Chapter 121, Session Laws of Nebraska, 1941, is
      repealed.

          Sec. 7. Since an emergency exists, this act shall be in full
      force and take effect, from and after its passage and approval,
      according to law.

         Approved May 7, 1943.
      AN ACT to approve and consent to the compact entered into by Iowa and
      Nebraska establishing the boundary between Iowa and Nebraska.

         Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
      United States of America in Congress assembled, That the approval
      and consent of the Congress is hereby given to the compact effected
      by an Act enacted by the Legislature of the State of Iowa entitled
      "An Act to establish the boundary line between Iowa and Nebraska by
      agreement; to cede to Nebraska and to relinquish jurisdiction over
      lands now in Iowa but lying westerly of said boundary line and
      contiguous to lands in Nebraska; to provide that the provisions of
      this Act become effective upon the enactment of a similar and
      reciprocal law by Nebraska and the approval of and consent to the
      compact thereby effected by the Congress of the United States of
      America and to declare an emergency", approved April 15, 1943 (House
      File 437, Acts of the Fiftieth General Assembly), and the similar and
      reciprocal Act enacted by the State of Nebraska entitled "A bill for
      an Act to establish the boundary line between Iowa and Nebraska by
      agreement; to cede to Iowa and to relinquish jurisdiction over lands
      now in Nebraska but lying easterly of said boundary line and
      contiguous to lands in Iowa; to provide that the provisions of this
      Act shall become effective upon the approval of and consent of the
      Congress of the United States of America to the compact effected by
      this Act and House File 437 of the 1943 Session of the Iowa
      Legislature; to repeal Chapter 121, Session Laws of Nebraska, 1941;
      and to declare an emergency", approved May 7, 1943 (Legislative bill
      438, Fifty-sixth session of the Nebraska State Legislature).

         Approved July 12, 1943.

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