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8 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 8 - 1 0 -e 1947 Mar. 7, 1947 [61 STAT. tions contained in section 607 (g) of the Federal Employees Pay Act 60 Stat. 219. of 1945, as amended, including the employment of civilian nationals 5U. .c . of Mexico, and for the construction and operation of research labora- tories, quarantine stations and other buildings and facilities. Reports to Con- SEC. 3 . Thirty days after the enactment of this Act, and every thirty gr. days thereafter, the Secretary of Agriculture shall make a report to the Congress with respect to the activities carried on under this Act. tAppropriations a u- SEC. 4 . There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may Post, pp . 24, 185, be necessary to carry out this Act. 25, 617. Approved February 28, 1947. March 7, 1947 [S. J. Res. 33] [Public Law 9] 60 Stat. 974. March 7, 1947 [8. J. Res. 60] [Public Law 10] San Carlos irriga- tion project, Ariz. Extension author- ized. [CHAPTER 9] JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Act of August 9, 1946 (Public Law 711, Seventy-ninth Congress), for the purpose of allowing the Philadelphia National Shrines Park Commission additional time in which to prepare and to submit its report to the Congress. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representativesof the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 4 of the Act of August 9, 1946 (Public Law 711, Seventy-ninth Congress), is amended by deleting therefrom the date "January 3, 1947" and insert- ing in lieu thereof the date "January 3,1948". Approved March 7, 1947. [CHAPTER 10] JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District, Arizona, to drill, equip, and acquire wells for use on the San Carlos irrigation project. Whereas the San Carlos irrigation project, Arizona, has been con- structed under authority of the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat. 475), as supplemented and amended; and Whereas a contract has been executed pursuant to such legislative authority between the Secretary of the Interior and the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District providing for the repayment of the proper share of the cost of project irrigation works by the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District on behalf of project lands in private and public ownership; and Whereas, at the beginning of the 1947 irrigation season, due to extended drought, there is virtually a complete lack of surface and reservoir water supply on the project for the irrigation of the lands of the district and the Pima Indians of the Gila River Indian Reser- vation, thus creating an emergency: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby author- ized to be constructed an extension of the system of wells and pump- ing works of the San Carlos irrigation project, including the enlarge- ment, rehabilitation, and repair of the present pumping and drainage works of the said project, and in order to expedite and assist the accomplishment thereof, the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District, is hereby authorized, (1) to develop underground water within and without the area of the San Carlos irrigation project exclusively for use as a part of the common stored and pumpewater supply of said project; (2) to drill irrigation wells within and with- out the project area necessary for making underground waters avail- able exclusively for use on all lands of the project, and equip the same with pumping facilities and equipment, including the deepening, replacement, and repair of existing project wells and equipment; and (3) to purchase with the consent of and under agreement with the