Civil Functions: Department of the Army Appropriation Bill for 1950

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Page 131 - Features under this project pertain principally to essential administration of the laws for the protection and preservation of the navigable waters of the United States, together with necessary investigations and regulations as authorized by law in the interest of navigation.
Page 400 - Interior, who shall transmit and dispose of such power and energy in such manner as to encourage the most widespread use thereof at the lowest possible rates to consumers consistent with sound business principles, the rate schedules to become effective upon confirmation and approval by the Federal Power Commission.
Page 268 - Act shall be expended on the construction of any project until States, political subdivisions thereof, or other responsible local agencies have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project...
Page 131 - That the services of skilled draftsmen, civil engineers, and such other services as the Secretary of War may deem necessary may be employed...
Page 426 - ... an increase in the speed and volume of rainfall runoff, causing severe and increasing floods, which bring suffering, disease, and death; impoverishment of families attempting to farm...
Page 235 - The sum of $15,000,000 is authorized to be appropriated as an emergency fund to be allocated by the Secretary of War on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers in rescue work or in the repair or maintenance of any flood-control work on any tributary of the Mississippi River threatened or destroyed by flood heretofore or hereafter occurring...
Page 15 - The management of the corporation is vested in a board of directors consisting of not less than 9 nor more than 13 persons (presently 11) appointed by the stockholder, who may himself be a member of the board.
Page 103 - That project is the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway between Apalachee Bay, Fla., and the Mexican border. This is for the Galveston district.
Page 540 - STATE OF CALIFORNIA, County of Tulare, : I, Gladys Stewart, county clerk and ex officio clerk of the board of supervisors, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a full, true, and correct copy of...
Page 258 - Pond, subject to the provisions that local interests furnish free of cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way and spoil-disposal areas for the initial work and for subsequent maintenance as required...

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