The Columbia Basin Project Act: Hearings, Seventy-seventh Congress, Second Session on H.R. 6522, Volume 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942 - Irrigation
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Page 8 - If any provision of this Act or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, the remainder of the Act, and the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.
Page 89 - ... the part of the estimated cost which can properly be allocated to irrigation and probably be repaid by the water users ; (4) the part of the estimated cost which can properly be allocated...
Page 97 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION, Washington, DC The committee met at 10 : 30 am, Hon. Compton I. White (chairman) presiding. The CHAIRMAN. The meeting...
Page 72 - ... irrigation, power, and municipal water supply or other miscellaneous purposes found by the Secretary to be proper, together with any allocation to flood control or navigation made under subsection (b) of this section, equal the total estimated cost of construction as determined by the Secretary, then the new project, new division of a project, or supplemental works on a project, covered by his findings, shall be deemed authorized and may be undertaken by the Secretary.
Page 63 - Secretary on the basis of its actual bona fide value at the date of appraisal without reference to the proposed construction of the irrigation works...
Page 68 - Provided, That no distribution of construction charges over the lands included in the organization shall in any manner be deemed to relieve the organization or any party or any land therein of the organization's general obligation to the United States.
Page 73 - Secretary may, in connection with such construction or operation and maintenance, enter into contract for miscellaneous services, for materials and supplies, as well as for construction, which may cover such periods of time as the Secretary may consider necessary but in which the liability of the United States shall be contingent upon appropriations being made therefor
Page 77 - ... for value without actual notice, only from the time of the filing for record in the office of the county auditor of the county or counties in which the lands affected are located of a copy thereof authenticated in the manner authorized by law. Such filing shall impart legal notice to the public of the matters and things set out therein.
Page 73 - Section 17 of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 is hereby amended to read as follows: , "(a) The authority granted in sections 3 and 4 of this Act for modification of existing repayment contracts or other forms of obligations to pay construction charges shall continue through December 31, 1950, or December 31 of the fifth full calendar year after the cessation of hostilities in the present war, as determined by proclamation of the President or concurrent resolution of the Congress, whichever period...