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§ 311.0 Determination of the Secretary. The Secretary of War having determined that use of the Reservoir Areas, listed in § 311.1 of this part, by the general public for boating, swimming, bathing, fishing, and other recreational purposes will not be contrary to the public interest and will not be inconsistent with the operation and maintenance of the reservoirs for their primary purposes, hereby prescribes the following rules and regulations pursuant to the provisions of section 4 of an act of Congress approved December 22, 1944 (58 Stat. 889; 16 U.S.C., Sup., 460d) as amended by the Flood Control Act of 1946 (Public Law 526, 79th Congress, 60 Stat. 641), for the public use of the reservoir areas listed in § 311.1.

§ 311.1 Areas covered. The regulations contained in this part shall be applicable to:

(a) Fort Supply Reservoir Area, Wolf Creek, Oklahoma

(b) Norfork Reservoir Area, North Fork River, Missouri and Arkansas

(c) Nimrod Reservoir Area, Fourche La Fave River, Arkansas

(d) Dale Hollow Reservoir Area, Obey River, Kentucky and Tennessee

§ 311.2 Boats, commercial. No boat, barge or other vessel shall be placed upon or operated upon any water of the reservoir for a fee or profit, either as a direct charge to a second party or as an incident to other services provided to the second party, except as specifically authorized by lease, license, or concession contract with the War Department.

§ 311.3 Boats, private. (a) The operation of boats on the reservoir for fishing and recreational use is permitted, except in prohibited areas designated by the District Engineer in charge of the reservoir area.

(b) A permit shall be obtained from the District Engineer or his authorized representative for placing and operating a boat on the reservoir for any one period longer than three days. No charge will be made for this permit. The permit shall be kept aboard the boat at all times that the boat is in operation on the reservoir.

(c) Unsafe boats will not be permitted on the reservoir, and all boats permitted on the reservoir shall be equipped for safe operation and operated in a safe manner in accordance with instructions issued by the District Engineer.

(d) Boats shall be moored only in areas designated by the District Engineer.

(e) A permit shall be obtained from the District Engineer for any special boat mooring facilities.

(f) The District Engineer in charge of the area shall have authority to revoke the permit for either the boat or mooring facilities and to require their removal upon the failure of the permittee to comply with the terms and conditions of the permit or with the regulations in this part.

§ 311.4 Houseboats. (a) A permit shall be obtained from the District Engineer for placing any houseboat on the water of the reservoir.

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posted, distributed, or displayed in the reservoir area except such as the District Engineer or his authorized representative may deem necessary for the convenience and guidance of the public using the area for recreational purposes.

§ 311.15 Unauthorized solicitations and business activities. No person, firm, or corporation, or their representatives shall engage in or solicit any business on the reservoir area without permission in

writing from the District Engineer or in accordance with terms of a lease, license, or concession contract with the War Department.

§ 311.16 Commercial operations. All commercial operations or activities on the waters of the reservoir or on the lands under the control of the War Department around the reservoir shall be in accordance with lease, license, or other agreements with the War Department.

CHAPTER IV-NATIONAL FOREST RESERVATION
COMMISSION [ADDED]

N. B.: Dates appearing in the citations of source of documents codified in this chapter, such as dates of issuance, approval, or effectiveness, are obtained from the original document. For general statutory provisions governing effective dates, validity, and constructive notice see section 7 of the Federal Register Act (49 Stat. 502; 44 U.S.C. 307) and sections 3 and 4 of the Administrative Procedure Act (60 Stat. 238; 5 U.S.C., Sup., 1002, 1003).

ABBREVIATIONS: The following abbreviations are used in this chapter:

Federal Register

Statutes at Large

F.R.

Stat.

Sup.

Supplement, United States Code U.S.C. United States Code

PART 400-ORGANIZATION, FUNCTIONS AND PROCEDURES

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(b) Official records of this Commission are maintained by its secretary in the South Building, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. Communications to the commission should be forwarded to the above address.

§ 400.10 Functions and procedures. (a) The National Forest Reservation Commission is authorized to consider, pass upon and fix the consideration for lands proposed for acquisition as national forests, pursuant to the provisions of the Act of March 1, 1911, as amended (secs. 6, 7, 36 Stat. 962; 16 U.S.C. 515, 516), and certain other laws relative to purchase of lands in specified national forests.

(b) This Commission meets at irregular intervals as business before it requires, usually in the South Building, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. The commission reports annually to Congress and copies of such reports can be obtained from its secretary.

CHAPTER V-NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK AND PLANNING COMMISSION [ADDED]

N. B.: Dates appearing in the citations of source of documents codified in this chapter, such as dates of issuance, approval, or effectiveness, are obtained from the original document. For general statutory provisions governing effective dates, validity, and constructive notice see section 7 of the Federal Register Act (49 Stat. 502; 44 U.S.C. 307) and sections 3 and 4 of the Administrative Procedure Act (60 Stat. 238; 5 U.S.C., Sup., 1002, 1003).

ABBREVIATIONS: The following abbreviations are used in this chapter:

F.R.

Federal Register

Stat.

Statutes at Large

U.S.C. United States Code

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man of District of Columbia Committee of the United States Senate, and Chairman of District of Columbia Committee of the House of Representatives. In addition, four eminent citizens, well qualified and experienced in city planning, one of whom must be a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia, are appointed for a term of 6 years each by the President of the United States. The Director of the National Park Service is executive officer of the Commisison. The Commission elects its own chairman. The Commission has a small skeleton organization of specialists.

§ 501.4 Funds. Appropriations for the staff and other operating expenses are included in the annual appropriation for the District of Columbia. Appropriations for land acquisition are made by the Federal Government which is reimbursed by the District of Columbia at the minimum rate of $300,000 a year.

§ 501.5 Powers and duties. The functions of the Commission are: (a) To prepare, develop, and maintain a comprehensive, consistent, and coordinated plan for the National Capital and its environs, including recommendations to the proper executive authorities as to traffic and transportation; plats and subdivision; highways, parks, and parkways; school and library sites; playgrounds; drainage, sewers, and water supply; housing, building and zoning regulations; public and private buildings; bridges and waterfronts; commerce and industry; and other proper elements of city and regional planning. (b) To administer, in conjunction with the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, laws concerning the permanent system of highways plan, providing for changes

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