Page images
PDF
EPUB

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT APPROPRIATION ACT,

1952

[PUBLIC LAW 136—82D CONGRESS]
[CHAPTER 375—1st SESSION]

(H. R. 3790]
By the Act making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the

fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, and for other purposes, approved August 31, 1951.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE I-DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of the
Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, namely:

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

ENFORCEMENT OF CONNALLY HOT OIL ACT

For expenses necessary for controlling the interstate shipment of contraband oil as required by law (15 U.S. C. 715), including purchase of not to exceed three passenger motor vehicles for replacement only, $158,670, of which not to exceed $137,970 shall be available for personal services.

$.158, 670

CONSTRUCTION, SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION

318, 500

For construction and acquisition of transmission lines, substations, and appurtenant facilities, and for administrative expenses connected therewith, in carrying out the provisions of section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U. S. C. 825s), as applied to the southeastern power area, to remain available until expended, $318,500.------

The unobligated portion of the $1,850,000 appropriation contained in chapter V of the Second Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1951 (Public Law 911, Eighty-first Congress), under the heading “Department of the Interior, Southeastern Power Administration, Construction”, is hereby rescinded and shall be carried to the surplus fund and covered into the Treasury immediately upon the approval of this Act.

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION

For necessary expenses of operation and maintenance of power transmission facilities and of marketing electric power and energy pursuant to the provisions of section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U. S. C. 825s), as applied to the southeastern power area, $200,000.--

200,000

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Appropriations of the Southeastern Power Administration shall be available for purchase of not to exceed four passenger motor vehicles. Appropriations made herein to the Southeastern Power Administration shall be available in one fund, except that the appropriation herein made for operation and maintenance shall be available only for the service of the current fiscal year.

CONTINUING FUND, SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION All receipts from the transmission and sale of electric power and energy under the provisions of section 5 of the Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944 (16 U. S. C. 825s), generated or purchased in the southeastern power area, shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts, except that the Treasury shall set up and maintain from such receipts a continuing fund of $50,000, and said fund shall be placed to the credit of the Secretary, and shall be subject to check by him to defray emergency expenses necessary to insure continuity of electric service and continuous operation of Government facilities in said area: Provided, That the paragraph under the heading “Office of the Secretary, Continuing Fund, Power Transmission Facilities”, in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1950 (Public Law 350, Eighty-first Congress), is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof, before the final period “: Provided, That expenditures from this fund to cover such costs in connection with the purchase of electric power and energy and rentals for the use of facilities are to be made only in such amounts as may be approved annually in appropriation Acts and for the fiscal year 1952 such expenditures may be made not in excess of $250,000”.

CONSTRUCTION, SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION For construction and acquisition of transmission lines, substations, and appurtenant facilities, and for administrative expenses connected therewith, in carrying out the provisions of section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U. S. C. 825s), as applied to the southwestern power area, to remain available until expended, $3,375,000, of which not to exceed $586,800 shall be available for personal services, and of which not to exceed $600,000 is for liquidation of obligations incurred pursuant to authority previously granted.

$3, 375, 000

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION

For necessary expenses of operation and maintenance of power transmission facilities and of marketing electric power and energy pursuant to the provisions of section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U. S. C. 825s), as applied to the southwestern power area, $1,255,712, of which not to exceed $900,712 shall be available for personal services.

1, 255, 712

TRANSFER OF CERTAIN FACILITIES, DENISON DAM PROJECT The jurisdiction and control of the Denison-Payne 132-kilovolt transmission line is hereby vested in the Secretary of the Interior, and the interdepartmental accounts shall be adjusted accordingly without transfer of funds.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Appropriations of the Southwestern Power Administration shall be available for purchase of not to exceed eight passenger motor vehicles for replacement only. Appropriations made herein to the Southwestern Power Administration shall be available in one fund, except that the appropriation herein made for operation and maintenance shall be available only for the service of the current fiscal year.

[Total, Office of the Secretary, $5,307,882.]

COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS

SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses made necessary by the Act establishing a Commission of Fine Arts (40 U. S. C. 104), including payment of actual traveling expenses of the members and secretary of the Commission in attending meetings and committee meetings of the Commission either within or outside the District of Columbia, to be disbursed on vouchers approved by the Commission, $20,000.------------

$20,000

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION

CONSTRUCTION For construction and acquisition of transmission lines, substations, and appurtenant facilities, as authorized by law, to remain available until expended, $67,500,000, of which not to exceed $8,387,470 shall be available for personal services, except force account personal services, and of which not to exceed $21,000,000 is for liquidation of obligations incurred pursuant to authority previously granted.

67,500,000

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

5, 368, 439

For necessary expenses of operation and maintenance of the Bonneville transmission system and of marketing electric power and energy, $5,368,439, of which not to exceed $3,983,862 shall be available for personal services.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Appropriations of the Bonneville Power Administration shall be available to carry out all the duties imposed upon the Administrator pursuant to law, including not to exceed $40,000 for services as authorized by Section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S. C. 55a), including such services at rates not to exceed $100 per diem for individuals; purchase of not to exceed twelve passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; and purchase (not to exceed two) of aircraft. Appropriations made herein to the Bonneville Power Administration shall be available in one fund, except that the appropriation herein made for operation and maintenance shall be available only for the service of the current fiscal year.

Not to exceed 12 per centum of the appropriation for construction herein made for the Bonneville Power Administration shall be available for construction work by force account or on a hired-labor basis, except in case of emergencies, local in character, so declared by the Bonneville Power Administrator.

[Total, Bonneville Power Administration, $72,868,439.]

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

MANAGEMENT OF LANDS AND RESOURCES For expenses necessary for protection, use, improvement, development, disposal, cadastral surveying, classification, and performance of other functions, as authorized by law, in the management of lands and their resources under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, $7,722,605, of which not to exceed $4,864,096 shall be available for personal services: Provided, That this appropriation may be expended on a reimbursable basis for surveys of lands other than those under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management.

[For an additional amount for 1952 for the foregoing purpose, see p.247.]

CONSTRUCTION

$7,722, 605

700,000

For construction of access roads on the revested Oregon and California Railroad and reconveyed Coos Bay Wagon Road grant lands; acquisition of rights-of-way and of existing connecting roads adjacent to such lands; to remain available until expended, $700,000, of which not to exceed $45,000 shall be available for personal services: Provided, That the amount appropriated herein for road construction shall be transferred to the Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Commerce.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Appropriations for the Bureau of Land Management shall be available for purchase of not to exceed twenty-nine passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; and alteration and maintenance of necessary buildings and appurtenant facilities to which the United States has title: Provided, That of appropriations herein made for the Bureau of Land Management expenditures in connection with the revested Oregon and California Railroad and reconveyed Coos Bay Wagon Road grant lands shall be reimbursed from the 25 per centum referred to in section C, title II, of the Act approved August 28, 1937, of the special fund designated the “Oregon and California Land Grant Fund” and section 4 of the Act approved May 24, 1939, of the special fund designated the “Coos Bay Wagon Road Grant Fund”.

RANGE IMPROVEMENTS

For construction, purchase, and maintenance of range improvements pursuant to the provisions of sections 3 and 10 of the Act of June 28, 1934, as amended (43 U. S. C. 315), sums equal to the aggregate of all moneys received, during the current fiscal year, as range improvement fees under section 3 of said Act and of 25 per centum of all moneys received, during the current fiscal year, under section 15 of said Act, to remain available until expended.

Indefinite

PAYMENTS TO STATES (PROCEEDS OF SALES) For payment to the several States of 5 per centum of the net proceeds of sales of public lands and materials lying within their limits, for the purpose of education or of making public roads and improvements, sums equal to the aggregate of all moneys received in accordance with section 4 of the Act of June 26, 1934 (31 U. S. C. 725c), during the current and succeeding fiscal years, and including in the fiscal year 1952 the unappropriated balance of receipts of prior fiscal years, to remain available until expended.-

Indefinite

PAYMENT TO OKLAHOMA (ROYALTIES)

For payment to the State of Oklahoma in lieu of all State and local taxes upon tribal funds accruing under the provisions of the joint resolution of June 12, 1926 (44 Stat. 740), to be expended by the State in the same manner as if received under section 35 of the Act approved February 25, 1920 (30 U. S. C. 191), sums equal to 3712 per centum of the royalties received during the current and each succeeding fiscal year, from the south half of Red River in Oklahoma under the provisions of said joint resolution of June 12, 1926, to remain available until expended.------

Indefinite

LEASING OF GRAZING LANDS For leasing State, county, or privately owned lands in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 23, 1938 (43 U. S. C. 315m-1), sums equal to the aggregate of all moneys received during the current and each succeeding fiscal year, in accordance with the Act of June 23, 1938 (43 U. S. C. 315m-4), to remain available until expended------

Indefinite

PAYMENTS TO STATES (GRAZING FEES)

Sums not in excess of 3313 per centum of all grazing fees received during the current and each succeeding fiscal year from each grazing district on Indian lands ceded to the United States for disposition under the public-land laws, to remain available until expended for payment to the State in which said lands are situated, in accordance with the provisions of section 11 of the Act of June 28, 1934, as amended (43 U. S. C. 315j)----

[Total, Bureau of Land Management, $8,422,605.]

Indefinite

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE SERVICES For expenses necessary to provide health, education, and welfare services for Indians, either directly or in cooperation with States and other organizations, including payment (in advance or from date of admission) of care, tuition, assistance, and other expenses of Indians in boarding homes, institutions, or schools; grants and other assistance to needy Indians; maintenance of law and order, and payment of rewards for information or evidence concerning violations of law on Indian reservations or lands; and operation of Indian arts and crafts shops and museums; $41,824,750, of which not to exceed $23,699,661 shall be available for personal services.

$41, 824, 750

RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

For expenses necessary for management, development, improvement, and protection of resources and appurtenant facilities under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including payment of irrigation assessments and charges; acquisition of water rights; conducting agricultural experiments and demonstrations; furnishing plants or seed to Indians; advances for Indian industrial and business enterprises; payment of expenses of Indian fairs, including premiums for exhibits; and development of Indian arts and crafts as authorized by law (25 U. S. C. 305), including expenses of exhibits; $10,921,360, of which not to exceed $6,843,485 shall be available for personal services.

[For additional amounts for 1952 for the foregoing purpose, see pp. 247, 268.]

10,921, 360

« PreviousContinue »