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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 529-JULY 1, 1946 rockwork, bulkheads, repair of damage to public roads within reser- vation areas occasioned by authorized operations of the Fish and Wildlife Service, and other improvements necessary for economical administration; for the purchase, capture, and transportation of game for national reservations; and for the maintenance of the herd of long-horned cattle on the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, $853,000, and in addition thereto the unexpended balance for special improvements on the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge for the fiscal year 1944 is continued available for the fiscal year 1947. River basin studies: For investigations and studies to determine the effects on fish and wildlife resources of proposed developments of river basins of the United States (except the Missouri and Columbia River Basins and the Central Valley Project, California) by the U. S. Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation, and for the preparation of reports thereon and of recommendations and plans for carrying out the purposes of the Act of March 10, 1934 (16 U. S . C . 661-666), in connection therewith, $100,000: Provided, That reports of such investigations with recommendations shall be furnished to the Chief of Engineers, War Department, and/or the Bureau of Reclama- tion and shall be included in the reports these agencies are required to submit to the Congress. In all, salaries and expenses, $6,723,502. MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION FUND For carrying into effect the provisions of section 4 of the Act of March 16, 1934, as amended (16 U. S. C. 718-718h), an amount equal to the sum received during the fiscal year 1947 from the proceeds from the sale of stamps, to be warranted monthly; and in addition thereto an amount equal to the unobligated balance on June 30, 1946, of the total of the proceeds received from the sale of stamps prior to July 1, 1946. FEDERAL AID IN WILDLIFE RESTORATION For carrying out the provisions of the Act of September 2, 1937, as amended (16 U. S. C . 669-669j), $2,500,000: Provided, That expenditures hereunder shall not exceed the aggregate receipts cov- ered into the Treasury under the provisions of said Act. Total, Fish and Wildlife Service, $9,223,502, and in addition thereto, funds made available under the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund, of which amounts not to exceed $962,790 may be expended for departmental personal services, including such services in the District of Columbia. Funds available for the work of the Fish and Wild- life Service shall be available for the purchase of one hundred motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles and for the maintenance, repair, and operation of such vehicles; hire, maintenance, and operation of aircraft; the installation and operation of telephones in Government-owned residences, apartments, or quarters occupied by employees of the Fish and Wildlife Service; providing by purchase construction, or otherwise, facilities incident to such public recreational uses of wildlife refuges as are not inconsistent with the primary pur- poses of such refuges; newspapers (not to exceed $100), rubber boots, oilskins, first-aid outfits; plans and specifications for vessels, or for contract personal services for the preparation thereof without regard to section 3709, Revised Statutes (41 U. S. C . 5); and rations for officers and crews of vessels; and for the expenditure from appro- priations available for the purchase of lands of not to exceed $1 for each option to purchase any tract of land. Reimbursements for the cost of supplies and materials and the transportation and handling thereof issued from central warehouses authorized to be established 381 48 Stat. 401 . Post, p. 1080. 48 Stat. 451 . 16U.S.C.§718d. 50 Stat. 917. 16 U. S. C., Supp. V, 669C et seq. Post, pp. 656. 867 . Pobt, p. 809. Reimbursement.