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79TIH OONG., 2D SESS.-CH. 753-AUG. 2, 1946 such amortization shall have been so provided such bridge shall there- after be maintained and operated free of tols. An accurate record of the amount paid for acquiring the bridge and its approaches, the actual expenditures for maintaining, repairing, and operating the same, and of the daily tolls collected, shall be kept and shall be avail- able for the information of all persons interested. APPLCABILITr OF TITLE SEC. 507. The provisions of this title shall apply only to bridges over navigable waters of the United States, the construction of which is hereafter approved under the provisions of this title; and the pro- visions of the first proviso of section 9 of the Act of March 3, 1899 (30 Stat. 1151; U. S . C., title 33, sec. 401), and the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters", approved March 23, 1906, shall not apply to such 3ta8tS4 41- bridges. 498. INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES SEC. 508. This title shall not be construed to authorize the construc- tion of any bridge which will connect the United States, or any Territory or possession of the United States, with any foreign country. EMINENT DOMAIN SEc. 509. There are hereby conferred upon any individual, his heirs, legal representatives, or assigns, any firm or corporation, its succes- sors or assigns, or any State, political subdivision, or municipality authorized in accordance with the provisions of this title to build a bridge between two or more States, all such rights and powers to enter upon lands and acquire, condemn, occupy, possess, and use real estate and other property in the respective States needed for the location, construction, operation, and maintenance of such bridge and its approaches, as are possessed by railroad corporations for rail- road purposes or by bridge corporations for bridge purposes in the State in which such real estate or other property is situated, upon mak- ing just compensation therefor to be ascertained and paid according to the laws of such State, and the proceedings therefor shall be the same as in the condemnation or expropriation of property for public pur- poses in such State. PENALTIES SEC. 510. Any person who fails or refuses to comply with any law- ful order of the Secretary of War or the Chief of Engineers issued under the provisions of this title, or who fails to comply with any specific condition imposed by the Chief of Engineers and the Secretary of War relating to the maintenance and operation of bridges, or who refuses to produce books, papers, or documents in obedience to a sub- pena or other lawful requirement under this title, or who otherwise violates any provisions of this title, shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not to exceed $5,000 or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. AIGHTS RESERVED SEc. 511. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this title is hereby expressly reserved as to any and all bridges which may be built under authority hereof. 80634°--47-P. I- - -4 60 STAT.] 849