Introduced House Bill (H)

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Ownership of banks of the Ohio River. Provides that in all places where the southern border of the state of Indiana, as determined according to the low water mark of the Ohio River as it was when Kentucky became a state in 1792, is coterminous with the banks of the Ohio River on the Indiana side of the Ohio River, the person or persons who hold title in fee simple to the land in Indiana adjoining the Ohio River are owners of the land all the way to the border of the state of Indiana. Provides that the state of Ownership of banks of the Ohio River. Provides that in all places where the southern border of the state of Indiana, as determined according to the low water mark of the Ohio River as it was when Kentucky became a state in 1792, is coterminous with the banks of the Ohio River on the Indiana side of the Ohio River, the person or persons who hold title in fee simple to the land in Indiana adjoining the Ohio River are owners of the land all the way to the border of the state of Indiana. Provides that the state of Indiana, which owns the banks of all navigable waterways in Indiana up to the ordinary high watermark, relinquishes its ownership interest in the part of the banks of the Ohio River to the extent necessary to make the person or persons holding title in fee simple to the land adjoining the Ohio River owners of the land all the way to the border of the state of Indiana. ... View more