Public Works Appropriations for 1960: Hearings ... 86th Congress, 1st Session, Part 2

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Page 167 - Senator from Louisiana, when the bill was under consideration, and I think he made it very clear. However, I wish to ask this question: Is it not a fact that section 8 of this bill, as agreed to in conference, makes some reclamation laws applicable to the handling of irrigation water of any of the projects, including California projects, where it is found that irrigation may be carried out? I ask the Senator in charge of the bill whether it is not a fact that the President wanted the California projects...
Page 11 - ... proceeding, contract, claim, controversy, charge, accusation, arrest, or other matter or thing in which the United States is a party or directly or indirectly interested, before any department, court-martial, bureau, officer, or any civil, military, or naval commission whatever...
Page 167 - Sec. 8. Hereafter, whenever the Secretary of War determines, upon recommendation by the Secretary of the Interior that any dam and reservoir project operated under the direction of the Secretary of War may be utilized for irrigation purposes...
Page 5 - CAMPBELL, CHIEF, DIVISION OF POWER Mr. CANNON. The committee will come to order. We are glad to have with us this morning Mr. Dominy, the Associate Commissioner, but who is Commissioner-designate, and will succeed to that important position on the 1st of May. Mr. Commissioner, can you give us a general statement at this time? GENERAL STATEMENT Mr. DOMINY. Yes, sir, Mr. Chairman; I would like to present an opening statement on the Bureau's program as represented here in the President's budget which...
Page 724 - Our examination was made in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and included such tests of the accounting records and such other auditing procedures as we considered necessary in the circumstances.
Page 906 - In the construction of any future dam, steam plant, or other facility, to be used in whole or in part for the generation or transmission of electric power the board is hereby authorized and empowered to issue on the credit of the United States and to sell serial bonds not exceeding $50,000,000 in amount, having a maturity...
Page 11 - ... armed forces of the United States, while not on active duty, shall not by reason of their status as such be subject to the provisions of this section. Nothing herein shall be construed to allow any retired officer to represent any person in the sale of anything to the Government through the department in whose service he holds a retired status. This section shall not apply to any person because of his membership in the National Guard of the District of Columbia nor to any person specially excepted...
Page 223 - Mineral rights not acquired will be subordinated to the Government's right to regulate their development in a manner that will not interfere with the primary purposes.
Page 244 - JUSTIFICATION Description : This multipurpose project, located in the vicinity of Reno, Nev., will furnish supplemental water supply to 43,680 acres and full water supply to 8,790 acres in western Nevada and eastern California. In addition, the project will have a power generating capacity of 28,000 kilowatts and will provide benefits to flood control, fish and wildlife, and recreation. The construction program for fiscal year 1960 includes Prosser Creek Dam only.
Page 167 - SEC. 7. Hereafter it shall be the duty of the Secretary of War to prescribe regulations for the use of storage allocated for flood control or navigation at all reservoirs constructed wholly or In part with Federal funds provided on the basis of such purposes, and the operation of any such project shall be in accordance with such regulations...

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