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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 673, 674-JULY 26, 1946 [CHAPTER 673] AN ACT To amend section 12 of the Bonneville Project Act, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 12 (b) of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the completion, main- tenance, and operation of Bonneville project for navigation, and for other purposes", approved August 20, 1937, as amended, is amended to read as follows: "(b) The Administrator may, in the name of the United States, under the supervision of the Attorney General, bring such suits at law or in equity as in his judgment may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act; and he shall be represented in the prosecu- tion and defense of all litigation, affecting the status or operation of Bonneville project by the United States attorneys for the districts, respectively, in which such litigation may arise, or by such attorney or attorneys as the Attorney General may designate as authorized by law, in conjunction with the regularly employed attorneys of the Administrator." Approved July 26, 1946. [CHAPTER 674] AN ACT To authorize the city of Anchorage, Alaska, to issue bonds in a sum not to exceed $5,000,000 for the purpose of constructing, reconstructing, improving, extending, bettering, repairing, equipping, or acquiring public works of a permanent character, and to provide for the payment thereof, 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 city of Anchorage, Alaska, is hereby authorized to issue and sell its bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000, for the purpose of constructing, reconstructing, improving, extending, bettering, repairing, equipping, or acquiring public works of permanent character for said city. SEC. 2. Such public works shall include but not be limited to water facilities, sewers and sewage-disposal facilities, heating plants and distribution facilities, electric and steam power and light plants and distribution facilities, telephone plants and distribution facilities, streets and street improvements, corporation or equipment yards, city- hall additions, and school buildings. SEC. 3 . Before said bonds shall be issued, a special election shall be ordered by the common council of the city of Anchorage, Alaska, at which election the question of whether such bonds shall be issued, in an amount not exceeding the amount above specified and for the purposes hereinbefore set forth, shall be submitted to the qualified electors of said city of Anchorage, Alaska, whose names appear on the last assessment roll of said city for purposes of municipal taxa- tion. The form of the ballot shall be such that the electors may vote for or against the issuance of bonds for the purposes herein specified up to the amount herein authorized. Not less than twenty days' notice of such election shall be given to the public by posting notices of same in three conspicuous places within the corporate limits of the city of Anchorage, Alaska, one of which shall be on a bulletin board in the public lobby of the United States post office at Anchorage, Alaska. The election notice shall specifically state the amount of bonds proposed to be issued and the purposes for which said bonds are to be issued. The registration of such election, the manner of conducting the same, and the canvass of the returns of such election shall be, as nearly as practicable, in accordance with the 701 July 26, 1946 [8. 1516] [Public Law 550] Bonneville Project Act, amendment. 59 Stat. 548 . 16 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 832k (b). Suits at law or in equity. July 26, 1946 [H. R . 5112] [Public Law 5511 Anchorage, Alaska. Bonds for public works. Special election. Form of ballot. Notice of election. Registration, etc.