Federal Reclamation Laws Annotated: A Chronological Compilation of the Public Statutes of the United States Relating to the Federal Irrigation of Arid Lands : with Notes of Decisions of the Courts, the Comptroller, the Comptroller General, the Attorney General, the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 - Irrigation laws - 700 pages

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Contents

Treaty with Mexico regarding the Rio Grande
92
612
97
Books and periodicals for the Reclamation Service Bureau of Reclama
98
Reappraisement of unsold town lots
105
Advances to the reclamation fund
113
Leave of absence to homesteaders
119
291
120
Disposition of surplus waters and cooperation in irrigation work
126
Relief of certain reclamation homestead entrymen when water is
132
Grant of land for school purposes in Shoshone irrigation project
142
Reclamation extension act
146
618
152
292
162
Reservations for parks and community centers
183
entries
192
306
194
Sale of Boise Arrowrock Railroad
198
610
199
Certain settlers under Yuma project given right to make entry
204
tion projects
207
Patents and final waterright certificates
211
Eighthour
215
Suspension of residence requirements during World War
218
Special provisions of sundry civil appropriation act for 1919
225
Conveyance of public lands in Federal irrigation projects for school
231
425
234
Sale of water for miscellaneous purposes
239
Special provisions of sundry civil appropriation act for 1921
247
Patents to disabled soldier entrymen
253
442
254
Exchange of lands on North Platte project
259
Irrigation districts and farm loans on Federal irrigation projects
265
Irrigation investigation in Nebraska
271
Settlement of claims against Government
272
Suit respecting Klamath project land authorized
278
118
284
Claim of Southern Pacific Co for closing break in Colorado River
290
Refunds to World War veterans
303
Special provisions of Interior Departmeot appropriation act 1926
315
School land grant Sun River project Montana
321
119
329
Special provisions of Interior Department appropriation act for 1930
417
Amendment of section 4i of the adjustment act of May 25 1926
430
Compensation to Marijune Cron
442
Special provisions of second deficiency act fiscal year 1930
450
Relinquishment by United States of lands in city of Rupert Idaho
456
Special provisions of Interior Department appropriation act for 1932
468
Five million dollar advance to reclamation fund
474
Moratorium on construction charges for 1931 and 1932
480
Special provisions of the Interior Department Appropriation Act for 1933
486
123
487
Reclassification of lands within Klamath irrigation districtamendment
493
Reduction of costs on authorized construction special provision of Econ
499
certain tracts of land beretofore granted
501
142
502
Moratorium on construction charges for 1932 and 1933
514
Extracts from Economy Act 1933 salary reductions
520
Special provisions of Fourth Deficiency Act of 1933
535
Conservation of fish and wildlife
543
Compensation of labor on public works
549
Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act 1934
555
Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935
566
Special provisions of Interior Department Appropriation Act for 1936
573
Special provisions of Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation
579
Special provisions of Legislative Branch Appropriation Act for 1936
585
Performance and payment bonds on United States contracts
598
Rehabilitation of the Bitter Root irrigation district
604
Rate of wages for laborers and mechanics on public buildings
610
Sick leave regulations for Government employees
612
Special provisions of Agricultural Department Appropriation Act fiscal
618
Special provisions of the First Deficiency Appropriation Act fiscal year
629
Survey of surplus waters of San Juan River
635
Applicability of State workmens compensation laws
641
143
654
375
656
Dates of due and delinquent taxes in the Western States
657
145
662
399
667
495
671
405
673
499
681
408
691

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Page 650 - Columbia, within the jurisdiction of which the inquiry is carried on or within the jurisdiction of which said person guilty of contumacy or refusal to obey is found or resides or transacts business...
Page 106 - as used in this act shall be understood to mean that certain act of the Congress of the United States approved June 17, 1902, entitled ' An act appropriating the receipts from the sale and disposal of public lands in •certain States and Territories to the construction of irrigation works for the reclamation of arid lands,' and the acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto.
Page 527 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress to remove obstructions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which tend to diminish the amount thereof: and to provide for the general welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose of cooperative action among trade groups, to induce and maintain united action of labor and management under adequate governmental sanctions and supervision...
Page 553 - The claim that any such testimony or evidence may tend to criminate the person giving such evidence shall not excuse such witness from testifying ; but such evidence or testimony shall not be used against such person on the trial of any criminal proceeding.
Page 58 - ... the laws of any State or Territory relating to the control, appropriation, use, or distribution of water used in irrigation, or any vested right acquired thereunder, and the Secretary of the Interior, in carrying out the provisions of this act, shall proceed in conformity with such laws, and nothing herein shall in any way affect any right of any State or of the Federal Government or of any landowner, appropriator, or user of water in, to, or from any interstate stream or the waters thereof...
Page 44 - No right to the use of water for land in private ownership shall be sold for a tract exceeding one hundred and sixty acres to any one landowner, and no such sale shall be made to any landowner unless he be an actual bona fide resident on such land, or occupant thereof residing in the neighborhood of said land, and no such right shall permanently attach until all payments therefor are made.
Page 50 - ... then the management and operation of such irrigation works shall pass to the owners of the lands irrigated thereby, to be maintained at their expense under such form of organization and under such rules and regulations as may be acceptable to the Secretary of the Interior...
Page 114 - ... necessary, and to prepare and issue therefor coupon or registered bonds of the United States in such form as he may prescribe, and in denominations of...
Page 400 - Basin" means those parts of the States of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming within and from which waters naturally drain into the Colorado River System above Lee Ferry, and also all parts of said States located without the drainage area of the Colorado River System which are now or shall hereafter be beneficially served by waters diverted from the System above Lee Ferry. (g) The term "Lower Basin...
Page 1 - ... and the right of way for the construction of ditches and canals for the purposes herein specified is acknowledged and confirmed ; but whenever any person, in the construction of any ditch or canal, injures or damages the possession of any settler on the public domain, the party committing such injury or damage shall be liable to the party injured for such injury or damage.

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