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This supplement supersedes the supplement dated July, 1928.

Discard the latter supplement.

Forestry
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

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RAY LYMAN WILBUR, SECRETARY

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BUREAU OF RECLAMATION

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ELWOOD MEAD, COMMISSIONER

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CUMULATIVE SUPPLEMENT

TO 1927 EDITION

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FEDERAL RECLAMATION LAWS

ANNOTATED

CONTAINING THE LAWS ENACTED BY
THE SEVENTIETH CONGRESS, WITH ANNOTATIONS
AND WITH ANNOTATIONS APPLICABLE TO
PREVIOUS LEGISLATION AFFECTING

RECLAMATION

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

First deficiency act, fiscal year 1928_

Interior Department appropriation act for 1929_--

Taxation of lands of homestead and desert-land entrymen.

Fish conservation --

Utilization of waters of Gila River above San Carlos Reservoir..

Transfer of Okanogan project to Okanogan irrigation district_.

Extension of time of construction charges on Rio Grande project..

Second deficiency act, fiscal year 1928_-

Engineers to examine site for dam proposed under Boulder Dam bill__

Boulder Canyon project act--

Colorado River compact, text---

Repayment of excess amounts paid for lots in Bowdoin, Mont--

Cooperative work of Department of Agriculture_-

Credits for charges on the Yuma and Yuma Mesa auxiliary reclamation

projects----

Consulting engineers, geologists, and economists on important reclamation

work_

Conveyance of water rights, Boise reclamation project_

Permits or licenses under Federal water power act--

Compacts between Colorado and New Mexico regarding waters of R:0

Grande and other streams_-

Compacts among New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas regarding waters of

Rio Grande and other streams..

Compacts between New Mexico and Oklahoma regarding waters of Cimar-

ron River and other streams.--

Compacts between New Mexico and Arizona regarding waters of Gila

and San Francisco Rivers and other streams_-

Compacts among Colorado, Oklahoma, and Kansas regarding waters of

Arkansas River and other streams...

Unplatted portions of town sites on irrigation projects.

Interior Department appropriation act for 1930_

Second deficiency act, fiscal year 1929..

Extract from Supplement II to United States Code_-

Supplementary notes to 1927 edition of Federal Reclamation Laws

Annotated

SPECIAL PROVISIONS OF THE FIRST DEFIC ENCY ACT, FISCAL

YEAR 1928

[Extracts from] An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropria

tions for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and for other purposes. (Act December 22, 1927, ch. 5, 45 Stat. 2)

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF RECLAMATION

Refund of construction charges: For refunds of construction charges heretofore paid on permanently unproductive lands excluded from the Federal reclamation projects specified in the act approved May 25, 1926, in accordance with section 42 of such act, fiscal years 1928 and 1929, $100,000, to be paid out of the reclamation fund. (45 Stat. 17.)

NOTE

C. L. 1690, January 26, 1928, gives instructions regarding reports on applications for refunds or credit on account of construction charges paid on permanently unproductive lands.

For personal services and traveling and other expenses necessary to enable the Secretary of the Interior to determine the property loss by flood sustained by certain property owners residing at or in the vicinity of Hatch and Santa Teresa, New Mexico, in accordance with the provisions of the act of February 25, 1927 (Forty-fourth Statutes at Large, page 1792, Private, Numbered 396, Sixty-ninth Congress), $5,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended from the reclamation fund. (45 Stat. 19.)

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International water commission, United States and Mexico: The unexpended balance of the appropriation of $20,000 made by the second deficiency act, fiscal year 1924, and continued available until June 30, 1927, for the commission on equitable use of waters of the Rio Grande, shall remain available until June 30, 1928, for the expenses, including the purchase, at not to exceed $1,500, and maintenance of a passenger-carrying motor-propelled vehicle, of the commission authorized by the resolution approved March 3, 1927, entitled “Joint resolution amending the act of May 13, 1924, entitled 'An act providing a study regarding the equitable use of the waters of the Rio Grande,' and so forth.”

Any moneys received from the Republic of Mexico for the purpose of securing information on which to base a treaty between the United States and Mexico relative to the use of the waters of the Rio Grande,

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