43 U.S.C. § 931

Current through P.L. 116-155 (8/8/2020)
Section 931 - Navigable rivers as public highways

All navigable rivers, within the territory occupied by the public lands, shall remain and be deemed public highways; and, in all cases where the opposite banks of any streams not navigable belong to different persons, the stream and the bed thereof shall become common to both.

43 U.S.C. § 931

R.S. §2476.

CODIFICATIONR.S. §2476 derived from acts May 18, 1796, ch. 29, §9, 1 Stat. 468; Mar. 3, 1803, ch. 27, §17, 2 Stat. 235.