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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 529-JULY 1, 1946 River system in the four States of the upper division, as authorized by section 2 of the Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act, approved July 19, 1940 (54 Stat. 774), $500,000 from the Colorado 43U. S. O sa River development fund (holding account), to remain available until expended: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for the preparation of any comprehensive plan or project report the estimates for which are not based upon current prices and costs. COLORADO RIVER FRONT WORK AND LEVEE SYSTEM To defray the cost of operating and maintaining the Colorado River Ate, p 338; poet, front work and levee system adjacent to the Yuma Federal irrigation project in Arizona and California, and to defray the cost of other necessary protection works along the Colorado River between said Yuma project and Boulder Dam, as authorized by the Act of July 1, 1940 (54 Stat. 708), to be immediately available, $100,000.tion cer For purposes of effecting settlement of war veterans on public taincqWar Relocation land reclamation projects and to provide facilities for veteran employ- Centers, etc. ment in construction and operation of reclamation projects, the Bureau of Reclamation is hereby authorized to acquire by transfer without exchange of funds from the War Assets Administration or other Fed- eral agency in responsible charge and such agencies are directed to transfer the lands, improvements, buildings, furnishings, and equip- ment acquired by the War Relocation Authority and declared surplus on the War Relocation Centers on the Heart Mountain Division of the Shoshone project, Wyoming, the Minidoka (Hunt) project, Idaho, and the Tulelake Division of the Klamath project, California; and on the former prisoner of war camp at Indianola, Nebraska: Provided,That said lands, improvements, buildings, furnishings, and equipment shall be made available under regulations of the Secretary of the Interior to veteran settlers and nonprofit organizations and otherwise in accord- ance with the provisions of Senate Report Numbered 1412, Seventy- ninth Congress, second session: Provided further, That the War Assets Administration is authorized and directed to transfer to the Bureau of Reclamation funds required for maintenance and protec- tion of the transferred property pending its final disposition. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY For all salaries and expenses necessary for the work of the Geologi- aenexpen. cal Survey, including personal services in the District of Columbia; purchase (not to exceed one hundred and sixteen), hire, maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger vehicles and the hire, maintenance, and operation of aircraft and exchange of unserviceable passenger and freight vehicles as part pay- ment for new freight vehicles; purchase of special wearing apparel or equipment for the protection of employees while engaged in their work; and purchase (not to exceed $20,000) of office furniture and equipment for use in the District of Columbia in addition to that which may be purchased from the appropriation for contingent expenses of the Department; as follows: Salaries and expenses: For personal services in the District of Colum- bia, and other expenses, $268,070; Topographic surveys: For topographic surveys in the United States, Alaska, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, $3 , 0 0 0 , 000, of which not to exceed $475,000 may be expended for personal services m the District of Columbia: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be tattes etc th expended in cooperation with States or municipalities except upon the basis of the State or municipality bearing all of the expense incident 80634°-47-PT . -x 24 369