PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 328, 377-JUNE 11, 1946 Rules and regula- tions. Salaries and expen- ses. Correlation and publication of water facts. Rights reserved. June 11, 1946 [S. 9131 [Public Law 409] Coronado National Forest, Ariz. Right of occupancy for prospecting, min- ing, etc. the powers and duties hereinbefore specifically conferred upon such Commission, the Commission shall collect and correlate factual data and maintain records having a bearing upon the administration of this compact. In connection therewith, the Commission may employ such engineering and other assistance as may be reasonably necessary within the limits of funds provided for that purpose by the States. The Commission may, by unanimous action, adopt rules and regula- tions consistent with the provisions of this compact to govern its proceedings. The salaries and expenses of the members of the Com- mission shall be paid by their respective States. Other expenses incident to the administration of the compact, including the employ- ment of engineering or other assistance and the establishment and maintenance of compact gaging stations, not borne by the United States shall be assumed equally by the two States and paid directly to the Commission upon vouchers submitted for that purpose. The United States Geological Survey, or whatever Federal agency may succeed to the functions and duties of that agency, shall col- laborate with the Commission in the correlation and publication of water facts necessary for the proper administration of this compact. ARTICLE IX This compact shall become operative when ratified by the Legis- latures of each of the signatory States and consented to by the Con- gress of the United States. In witness whereof, the Commissioners have signed this compact in triplicate original, one copy of which shall be deposited in the archives of the Department of State of the United States of America, and one copy of which shall be forwarded to the Governor of each of the signatory States. Done in the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the 30th day of September, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and forty-four. (Signed) CLIFFORD H. STONE Commissioner for Colorado (Signed) THOMAS M. MCCLURE Commissioner for New Mexico SEC. 2. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Neither this Act nor the compact hereby ratified shall be construed as amending, modifying or affecting in any way the obligations of any of the parties to the Rio Grande Compact, dated March 18, 1938, approved by the Congress by the Act of May 31, 1939 (53 Stat. 785). Approved June 11, 1946. [CHAPTER 3771 AN ACT To protect scenic values along and tributary to the Catalina Highway within the Coronado National Forest, Arizona. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That hereafter mining locations made under mining laws of the United States within the following-described lands within the Coronado National Forest, Pima County, Arizona: Sections 25, 26, 35, and 36, and the east half of section 34, township 11 south, range 15 east; sections 30, 31, 32, and 33, and the west half of section 29, township 11 south, range 16 east; sections 1, 2, and 3, township 12 south, range 15 east; sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, and 16, the west half of section 11, the west 254 [60 STAT.