U.S Code last checked for updates: Jun 24, 2021
§ 702.
“Qualified applicant” defined

For the purposes of this chapter a qualified applicant is a residential occupant-owner, as of October 23, 1962, of valuable improvements in an unpatented mining claim which constitute for him a principal place of residence and which he and his predecessors in interest were in possession of for not less than seven years prior to July 23, 1962.

(Pub. L. 87–851, § 2, Oct. 23, 1962, 76 Stat. 1127.)
cite as: 30 USC 702