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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE
COMMITTEE ON IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H. R. 6522

A BILL TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED “AN ACT TO PREVENT
SPECULATION IN LANDS IN THE COLUMBIA BASIN PROS-
PECTIVELY IRRIGABLE BY REASON OF THE CONSTRUCTION
OF THE GRAND COULEE DAM PROJECT AND TO AID ACTUAL
SETTLERS IN SECURING SUCH LANDS AT THE FAIR
APPRAISED VALUE THEREOF AS ARID LAND,
AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES," ACT OF
MAY 27, 1937 (TO STAT. 208), AND

FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MARCH 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 18, 19, 21, AND APRIL 29, 1942

Printed for the use of the Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

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COMMITTEE ON IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION

COMPTON I. WHITE, Idaho, Chairman J. W. ROBINSON, Utah

DEWEY SHORT, Mo. JOHN R. MURDOCK, Arizona

THOMAS D. WINTER, Kansas JAMES F. O'CONNOR, Montana

HENRY C. DWORSHAK, Idaho WILBURN CARTWRIGHT, Oklahoma

OREN S. COPELAND, Nebraska CHARLES KRAMER, California

CHARLES R. ROBERTSON, North Dakota THOMAS E. SCANLON, Pennsylvania

WILLIAM S. HILL, Colorado
JAMES DOMENGEAUX, Louisiana

ROBERT F. ROCKWELL, Colorado
JOHN J. MCINTYRE, Wyoming
CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico
VANCE PLAUCHÊ, Louisiana
SAM M. RUSSELL, Texas
EUGENE WORLEY, Texas

TISH ERB, Committee Clerk

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1. H. R. 6522, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session_-

2. Report of Interior Department on H. R. 6522 --

3. Amendment proposed by Congressman Hill of Washington---

4. Report of the Bureau of Reclamation on land appraisal in the Columbia

Basin project-------

5. Statement of James O'Sullivan, secretary, Quincy-Columbia Basin irri-

gation district, November 8, 1941----

6. Resolution dated November 19, 1941, of Grand Coulee Chamber of Com-

merce_--------------------

7. Section by section summary of the proposed Columbia Basin Project

Act (H. R. 6522) as introduced------

8. Description of lands involved and how the appraisals were made_------

9. Statement re provision in H. R. 6522 of authority for the Federal Gov-

ernment to purchase the lands on the Columbia Basin project------

10. Chronological steps in connection with approval and development of

Grand Coulee Dam----

11. Summary of appropriations and emergency fund allocations, fiscal

years 1934–42_------

12. Public, No. 117, Seventy-fifth Congress, an act to prevent speculation

in lands in the Columbia Basin-----

13. Public, No. 260, Seventy-fifth Congress, Reclamation Project Act of 1939_

14. Memorandum of amendments suggested for inclusion in H. R. 6522-----

15. Amendment proposed by Congressman John R. Murdock--------------

16. Joint investigations, Columbia Basin irrigation project------

17. Telegram of March 4, 1942, from James O'Sullivan, secretary, Quincy-

Columbia Basin irrigation district---

18. Editorial from Spokane Spokesman-Review of March 6, 1942_----

19. Letter of James O'Sullivan, secretary, Quincy-Columbia Basin irriga-

tion district, March 8, 1942----

20. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture ------

21. Authority for redrafting the bill, H. R. 6522_
22. Letter from the President-----
23. Memorandum of John C. Page, Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation,

concerning redraft of the bill----
24. Redraft of bill under consideration by subcommittee---

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