Title to Submerged Lands Beneath Tidal and Navigable Waters: Joint Hearings Before the Committees on the Judiciary, Congress of the United States, Eightieth Congress, Second Session, on S. 1988 and Similar House Bills to Confirm and Establish the Titles of the States to Lands and Resources in and Beneath Navigable Waters Within State Boundaries and to Provide for the Use and Control of Said Lands and Resources
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action appear application attorney authority bays believe belt beneath bill boundaries California Chairman claim coast committee concerned Congress considered Constitution correct course decision decree Department determine discussion dominion effect established exercise extended fact Federal Government filed follows give going Governor JESTER granted held hold inland waters interest issue Judge Hudson jurisdiction Justice Lake language leases legislation limit marginal sea mark matter mean ment Michigan miles minerals natural navigable waters ocean operation opinion original owner ownership paramount rights passed present production question quote reason recognized record referred Representative resolution respect River rule Senator DONNELL Senator McCARRAN Senator MOORE soil sovereignty statement submerged lands Supreme Court territory Texas thing tidelands tion true understand Union United WOODWARD
Էջ 364 - The said States hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defense, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other, against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade or any other pretence whatever...
Էջ 151 - ... the natural resources of the subsoil and sea bed of the continental shelf. Having concern for the urgency of conserving and prudently utilizing its natural resources, the Government of the United States regards the natural resources of the subsoil and sea bed of the continental shelf beneath the high seas but contiguous to the coasts of the United States as appertaining to the United States, subject to its jurisdiction and control.
Էջ 438 - ... (2) all lands permanently or periodically covered by tidal waters up to but not above the line of mean high tide and seaward to a line three geographical miles distant from the coast line of each such State and to the boundary line of each such State where in any case such boundary as it existed at the time such State became a member of the Union, or as heretofore approved by Congress, extends seaward (or into the Gulf of Mexico) beyond three geographical miles...
Էջ 136 - California is not the owner of the three-mile marginal belt along its coast, and that the Federal Government rather than the state has paramount rights in and power over that belt, an incident to which is full dominion over the resources of the soil under that water area, including oil.
Էջ 602 - ... said Republic of Texas, shall retain all the public funds, debts, taxes, and dues of every kind, which may belong to, or be due...
Էջ 198 - His Britannic Majesty acknowledges the said United States, viz. New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, to be free, sovereign and independent States...
Էջ 571 - When the Revolution took place, the people of each State became themselves sovereign ; and in that character hold the absolute right to all their navigable waters, and the soils under them for their own common use, subject only to the rights since surrendered by the Constitution.
Էջ 374 - Colorado, at a point -where it intersects the thirty-fifth degree of north latitude; thence down the middle of the channel of said river to the boundary line between the United States and Mexico, as established by the treaty of May...
Էջ 500 - Upon the admission of California into the Union upon equal footing with the original states, absolute property in, and dominion and sovereignty over, all soils under the tide-waters within her limits passed to the state, with the consequent right to dispose of the title to any part of said soils in such manner as she might deem proper, subject only to the paramount right of navigation over the waters...
Էջ 208 - ... several States, belong to the respective States within which they are found, with the consequent right to use or dispose of any portion thereof, when that can be done without substantial impairment of the interest of the public in the waters, and subject always to the paramount right of Congress to control their navigation so far as may be necessary for the regulation of commerce with foreign nations and among the States.