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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 596, 597-JULY 24, 1946 SEC. 14 . That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to allot from any appropriations heretofore or hereafter made for flood con- trol, not to exceed $1,000,000 per year, for the construction of emer- gency bank-protection works to prevent flood damage to highways, bridge approaches, and public works, when in the opinion of the Chief of Engineers such work is advisable: Provided, That not more than $50,000 shall be allotted for this purpose at any single locality from the appropriations for any one fiscal year. SEC. 15. That the sum of $772,000,000 is hereby authorized to be appropriated for carrying out improvements by the War Depart- ment, the sum of $10,000,000 additional is authorized to be appro- priated and expended in equal amounts by the Departments of War and Agriculture for carrying out any examination or survey pro- vided for in this Act and any other Acts of Congress to be prosecuted by said Departments. SEC. 16. That the program on the watershed of Buffalo Creek and its tributaries authorized in section 13 of the Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944, is hereby amended to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to include and prosecute works for the stabilization of stream banks such as described in House Document Numbered 574, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, at an estimated additional cost of $1,842,400. SEC. 17. That the $5,000,000 authorized to be appropriated in section 10 of the Flood Control Act approved August 18, 1941, is reau- thorized to be appropriated, and the sum of $20,000,000 additional is authorized to be appropriated, for expenditure by the Department of Agriculture for the prosecution of the works of improvement authorized to be carried out by that Department by the Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944. SEC. 18. In addition to previous authorizations, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $150,000,000 for the prosecu- tion of the comprehensive plan adopted by section 9a of the Act approved December 22, 1944 (Public, Numbered 534, Seventy-eighth Congress), for continuing the works in the Missouri River Basin to be undertaken under said plans by the Secretary of the Interior. Approved July 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 597] 653 Emergency bank- protection works. Limitation. Appropriations au- thorized. Expenditure by De- partments of War and Agriculture. Buffalo Creek, N.Y . 58 Stat. 905. Appropriations au- thorized. 55 Stat. 651. 33 U. . C., Supp. V, § 701f-1 note. 58 Stat. 887. 33 U.S . C., Supp. V, j 70la-1 et aeq. Ante, p. 642. Missouri River Basin. 58 Stat. 891 AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a toll bridge across the Saint Louis River between the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin, 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 times for Bridge. commencing and completing the construction of a toll bridge across saint L on us River the Saint Louis River, between the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin, authorized to be built by the city of Duluth in the State of Minnesota by an Act of Congress approved August 7, 1939; which Act was 5T tas.l28; B heretofore amended and extended by an Act of Congress approved stat. 4 . April 30, 1940; and further extended and amended by an Act of Congress approved May 9, 1941; and further revived and reenacted, and extended and amended by an Act of Congress approved October 16, 1945, the same being Public Law Numbered 196, Seventy-ninth Congress; are hereby extended one and three years, respectively, from October 16, 1946. SEC. 2. Public Law 333. Seventy-sixth Congress, is hereby amended 53Stt.aL2 by adding a new section to read as follows: "SEC. 3a. No toll or other charge shall be levied against any official July 24, I145 [H. R. 88 [PI'ublic Law 627]