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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 119-MAY 10, 1939 ities, including advertising in newspapers and other publications, and obtaining general economic and settlement data, $25,000, together 52 Stat. 320. with the unexpended balance of the appropriation for these purposes Expoenditures con- for the fiscal year 1939: Provided, That the expenditures from this sidered supplemen- appropriation for any reclamation project shall be considered as tary;accounting. supplementary to the appropriation for that project and shall be accounted for and returned to the reclamation fund as other expendi- Investigations;divi- tures under the Reclamation Act: Providedfurther, That the expen- diture of any sums from this appropriation for investigations of any nature requested by States, municipalities, or other interests shall be upon the basis of the State, municipality, or other interest advancing at least 50 per centum of the estimated cost of such investigation; Operation and Operation and maintenance administration: For necessary pay of maintenance adminis- tration. employees, traveling and other expenses incident to the general admin- Pos. p . 1316. istration of reclamation projects, either operated and maintained by the Bureau or transferred to water users' organizations for operation and maintenance, and incident to the sale of temporarily and perma- nently unproductive public lands as authorized by the Act of May 16, 46 stat. 367. 1930 (46 Stat. 367), including giving information and advice to Information to settlers on reclamation projects in the selection of lands, equipment, settlers. and livestock, the preparation of land for irrigation, the selection of crops, methods of irrigation and agricultural practice, and general farm management, the cost of which shall be charged to the general reclamation fund and shall not be charged as a part of the construc- tion or operation and maintenance cost payable by the water users under the projects, $15,000; penditi oue - Limitation of expenditures: Under the provisions of this Act no greater sum shall be expended, nor shall the United States be obli- gated to expend during the fiscal year 1940, on any reclamation project appropriated for herein, an amount in excess of the sum herein appro- priated therefor, nor shall the whole expenditures or obligations incurred for all of such projects for the fiscal year 1940 exceed the whole amount in the reclamation fund for the fiscal year; pr hansge of ap- Interchange of appropriations: Ten per centum of the foregoing amounts shall be available interchangeably for expenditures on the reclamation projects named; but not more than 10 per centum shall be added to the amount appropriated for any one of said projects, Emergency flood except that should existing works or the water supply for lands under cultivation be endangered by floods or other unusual conditions, an amount sufficient to make necessary emergency repairs shall become available for expenditure by further transfer of appropriation from any of said projects upon approval of the Secretary of the Interior; dsinatdrcts.n o Construction: For commencement and continuation of construction of the following projects in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively, to be expended from the Reclamation Fund under the same general conditions and in the same manner and for the same objects of expenditure as specified for projects hereinbefore in this Act under the caption "Bureau of Reclamation", to be reimbursable under the reclamation law, and to remain available until expended: Gila, Ariz. Gila project, Arizona, $700,000; Thompson, Coio. Colorado-Big Thompson project, Colorado, $1,500,000; Paonia, Colo. Paonia project, Colorado, $300.000; sions,daayeedivi- Boise project, Idaho, Payette division, $500,000; Minoka, Idaho. Minidoka pr6ject, Idaho, $100,000: Provided, That expenditures Additional unit; re- from this or any other appropriation for the installation of an addi- nmbursement. tional unit in the Minidoka power plant shall be reimbursed wholly from power revenues derived from operation of said unit and after such reimbursement said revenues shall be the property of the United States; [53 STAT.