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as the same is now or hereafter many be designated: Provided, That the projects 80 preferred on the Federal-aid highway system shall be constructed of the same standard as to width and character of construction as the Federal Government requires of the States under like conditions. And provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall prepare, publish, and distribute a map and other information, at least annually, showing the progress made in the expenditure of the funds authorized under this section.

SEC. 4. All acts or parts of acts in any way inconsistent with the provisions of this act hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect on its passage.

Approved, May 5, 1930.

APPROPRIATIONS FOR FEDERAL-AID AND FOREST ROADS AND

TRAILS OF MAY 27, 1930

46 Stat. 426] An Aot Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the Ascal year ending June 80, 1931,

and for other purposes

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For carrying out the provisions of section 23 of the Federal Highway Act approved November 9, 1921 (U. S. C., title 23, sec. 23), including not to exceed $53,563 for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia, $7,500,000, which sum is composed of $1,445,000, part of the sum of $7,500,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1930 by the act approved May 26, 1928 (45 Stat., p. 750), and $6,055,000, part of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1931 by the act approved May 26, 1928: Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall, upon the approval of this act, apportion and prorate among the several States, Alaska, and Porto Rico, as provided in section 23 of said Federal Highway Act, the sum of $7,500,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, by the act approved May 26, 1928: Provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall incur obligations, approve projects, or enter into contracts under his apportionment and prorating of this authorization, and his action in so doing shall be deemed a contractual obligation on the part of the Federal Government for the payment of the cost thereof: Provided further, That the total expenditures on account of any State or Territory shall at no time exceed its authorized apportionment: Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for the rental, purchase, or construction of buildings necessary for the storage of equipment and supplies used for road and trail construction and maintenance, but the total cost of any such buildings purchased or constructed under this authorization shall not exceed $1,500: Provided further, That there shall be available from this appropriation not to exceed $15,000 for the acquisition by purchase, condemnation, gift, grant, dedication, or otherwise of land and not to exceed $120,000 for the acquisition by purchase or construction of a building or buildings for the storage and repair of Government equipment for use in the construction and maintenance of roads.

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY SYSTEM

For carrying out the provisions of the act entitled "An act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes,” approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat., pp. 355,359), and all acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, to be expended in accordance with the provisions of said act, as amended, including not to exceed $454,900 for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia, $75,000,000, to remain available until expended, which sum is composed of $32,800,000, the remainder of the sum of $75,000,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1929, by paragraph 1 of the act approved June 22, 1926, and $42,200,000, part of the sum of $75,000,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1930, by paragraph 1 of the act approved May 26, 1928 (45 Stat., p. 750), and for the erection of a laboratory building in the District of Columbia or elsewhere for permanent quarters for the testing and research work of the Bureau of Public Roads, and for the acquisition, by purchase, condemnation, gift, grant, dedication, or otherwise, of such lands as he may deem necessary to provide a suitable site for such laboratory not to exceed $300,000, to be paid from the administrative funds authorized by the act approved November 9, 1921, and acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, appropriated herein. On and after the passage of this act the unexpended balance of the appropriation of $75,000 made by the act approved March 4, 1917 (U. S. Stat. L., vol. 39, p. 1161), for such a laboratory on the Arlington farm property of the United States Department of Agriculture shall cease to be available and shall be covered into the Treasury.

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AMENDMENT RELATIVE TO CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS THROUGH

PUBLIC LANDS AND FEDERAL RESERVATIONS

[46 Stat. 805]

An Act To amend the act entitled “An act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes," approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Federal Highway Act, approved November 9, 1921 (Forty-second Statutes at Large, page 212), as amended or supplemented, be further amended by amending the second paragraph of section 3 of said Federal Highway Act to read as follows:

The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to cooperate with the State highway departments and with the Department of the Interior, in the survey, construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of main roads through unappropriated or unreserved public lands, nontaxable Indian lands, or other Federal reservations other than the forest reservations. Such sums as the Congress may hereafter authorize to be appropriated under the provisions of this section shall be apportioned among those States having more than 5 per centum of their area in the lands hereinbefore described and shall be prorated and apportioned to said States in the proportion that said lands in each of said States is to the total area of said lands in the States eligible under the provisions of this section, and no contribution from the States shall be required in the expenditure thereof: Provided, That in the allocation of any such funds authorized to be appropriated under this section or any subsequent act preference shall be given to those projects which are located on the Federal-aid highway system as the same are now or may hereafter be designated.

"The Secretary of Agriculture shall prepare, publish, and distribute a map and other information, at least annually, showing the progress made in the expenditures of the funds authorized under this section.”

SEC. 2. All acts or parts of acts in any way inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect on its passage.

Approved, June 24, 1930.

APPROPRIATION FOR FOREST ROADS AND TRAILS OF JULY 3, 1930

[46 Stat. 872]

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending

June 30, 1930, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1930, and June 30, 1931, and for other purposes

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Forest roads and trails: For an additional amount for carrying out the provisions of section 23 of the Federal Highway Act approved November 9, 1921, including the same objects specified under this head in the Agricultural Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1931, and including not to exceed $24,500 for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia, $3,500,000, which sum is composed of $1,445,000, part of the sum of $7,500,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1931 by the act approved May 26, 1928, and $2,055,000, part of the sum of $5,000,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1931, by the act approved May 5, 1930: Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall, upon the approval of this act, apportion and prorate among the several States, Alaska, and Porto Rico, as provided in section 23 of the said Federal Highway Act, the sum of $5,000,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, by the act approved May 5, 1930: Provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall incur obligations, approve projects, or enter into contracts under his apportionment and prorating of this authorization, and his action in so doing shall be deemed a contractual obligation on the part of the Federal Government for the payment of the cost thereof: Provided further, That the total expenditures on account of any State or Territory shall at no time exceed its authorized apportionment.

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Approved, July 3, 1930.

APPROPRIATION OF DECEMBER 20, 1930, TO PROVIDE FOR EMER.

GENCY CONSTRUCTION

[46 Stat. 1031] An Act Making supplemental appropriations to provide for emergency construction on certain publio

works during the remainder of the fiscal year onding June 30, 1931, with a view to increasing employment

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National forest highways: For the construction and improvement of highways within the boundaries of the national forests, fiscal year 1931, $3,000,000.

Roads on unappropriated or unreserved public lands, nontaxable Indian lands, and so forth: For the survey, construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of main roads through unappropriated or unreserved public lands, nontaxable Indian lands, or other Federal reservations other than the forest reservations, under the provisions of the act entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes,' approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, and for other purposes," approved June 24, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 805), fiscal year 1931, $3,000,000.

Federal-aid highway system: For apportionment to the several States under the provisions of the Federal Highway Act, as amended, as a temporary advance of funds to meet the provisions of such act as to State funds required on Federalaid projects, $80,000,000: Provided, That the sums so advanced shall be reimbursed to the Federal Government over a period of five years, commencing with the fiscal year 1933, by making deductions from regular apportionments made from future authorizations for carrying out the provisions of such act as amended and supplemented: Provided further, That the amounts advanced in consequence hereof shall be limited in each case to the sum actually paid out by a State under such advance for work performed before September 1, 1931, for the construction of Federal-aid projects: Provided further, That should any State fail to claim any part of its allotment hereunder the President may reapportion such unclaimed funds to States capable of using them prior to September 1, 1931.

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APPROPRIATION OF FEBRUARY 6, 1931

[46 Stat. 1068] An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, and for prior fiscal years, to provide urg nt supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, and for other purposes

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Federal-aid highway system: For an additional amount for carrying out the provisions of the act entitled "An act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes," approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat., pp. 355–359), and all acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, to be expended in accordance with the provisions of said act, as amended, including not to exceed $68,235 for departmental personal serv

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ices in the District of Columbia, $34,000,000, to remain available until expended, which sum is composed of $1,400,000, the remainder of the sum of $75,000,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1930, and $32,600,000, part of the sum of $75,000,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, by paragraph 1 of the act approved May 26, 1928.

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AMENDMENT OF FEBRUARY 20, 1931

[46 Stat. 1173]

An Act To amend the Federal Highway Act Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Federal Highway Act approved Novem. ber 9, 1921 (42 Stat. L. 212), as amended or supplemented, be further amended by inserting after section 3 a new section, to be numbered 3a, and to read as follows:

“Sec. 3a. The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to cooperate with the State highway departments and with the Department of the Interior in the construction of public highways within Indian reservations, and to pay the amount assumed therefor from the funds allotted or apportioned under this act to the State wherein the reservation is located.”

SEC. 2. All acts or parts of acts in any way inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect on its passage.

Approved, February 20, 1931.

AMENDMENT OF FEBRUARY 23, 1931, PERTAINING TO HAWAN

[46 Stat. 1415) An Act To amend tho act entitled "An act to extend the provisions of certain laws to the Territory of

Hawaii," approved March 10, 1924 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the act entitled "An act to extend the provisions of certain laws to the Territory of Hawaii”, approved March 10, 1924 (43 Stat. 17), is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following: Provided further, That the system of roads on which Federal-aid apportionments to the Territory of Hawaii shall be expended may be determined and agreed upon by the governor of said Territory and the Secretary of Agriculture without regard to the limitations in section 6 of the Federal Highway Act respecting the selection and designation of such system of roads; and when the system first determined and agreed upon shall have been completed, additions thereto may be made in like manner as funds become available for the construction and maintenance of such additions: And provided further, That there is authorized to be paid from funds heretofore authorized, appropriated, allocated, and unobligated under the Federal Highway Act a sum not to exceed $880,000 for the purpose of road construction in the Territory of Hawaii, which sum equals the amount such Territory would have received for roads built and incorporated upon the 7 per centum system as approved, during the period from 1917 to 1925. The Secretary of the Treasury shall pay to the Territory of Hawaii, or to such official or depository as may be designated by it, on warrants drawn by the Secretary of Agriculture, such part of such sum as may from time to time be necessary for the construction or reconstruction of any highway in such Territory the project for which has been approved by the Secretary of Agriculture. The provisions of this act shall in no way impair the right of such Territory to receive the benefits of the Federal Highway Act."

Approved, February 23, 1931,

APPROPRIATION OF FEBRUARY 23, 1931

(46 Stat. 1242]

An Act Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the Ascal year ending June 30, 1932,

and for other purposes

FOREST ROADS AND TRAILS

For carrying out the provisions of section 23 of the Federal Highway Act approved November 9, 1921 (U. S. C., title 23, sec. 23), including not to exceed $79,090 for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia, $12,500,000, which sum is composed of $2,945,000, part of the sum of $12,500,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1931 by the acts approved May 26, 1928 (45 Stat., p. 750), and May 5, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 261), and $9,555,000, part of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1932 by the act approved May 5, 1930: Provided, that the Secretary of Agriculture shall, upon the approval of this act, apportion and prorate among the several States, Alaska, and. Porto Rico, as provided in section 23 of said Federal Highway Act, the sum of $12,500,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, by the act approved May 5, 1930: Provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall incur obligations, approve projects, or enter into contracts under his apportionment and prorating of this authorization, and his action in so doing shall be deemed a contractual obligation on the part of the Federal Government for the payment of the cost thereof: Provided further, That the total expenditures on account of any State or Territory shall at no time exceed its authorized apportionment: Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for the rental, purchase, or construction of buildings necessary for the storage of equipment and supplies used for road and trail construction and maintenance, but the total cost of any such building purchased or constructed under this authorization shall not exceed $2,500: Provided further, That there shall be available from this appropriation not to exceed $15,000 for the acquisition by purchase, condemnation, gift, grant, dedication, or otherwise of land and not to exceed $120,000 for the acquisition by purchase or construction of a building or buildings for the storage and repair of Government equipment for use in the construction and maintenance of roads.

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY SYSTEM

For carrying out the provisions of the act entitled "An act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes," approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat., pp. 355–359), and all acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, to be expended in accordance with the provisions of said act, as amended, including not to exceed $579,110 for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia, $125,000,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, which sum is composed of $42,400,000, a part of the sum of $75,000,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, by paragraph 1 of the act approved May 26, 1928 (45 Štat., p. 750), and $50,000,000, the sum authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, by paragraph 2 of the act approved April 4, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 141), and $32,600,000, part of the sum of $125,000,000 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, by paragraph 1 of the act approved April 4, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 141).

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