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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 236, 244-JULY 11, 12, 1947 [CHAPTER 236] July 1 11,947 [H. R. 599] [Public Law 183] July 12, 1947 [S. J. Res. 122] [Public Law 184] Oil and gas conser- vation. Consent of Congress to extension of com- pact. 49 Stat. 939 . 50 Stat. 617 . 53 Stat. 1071 . [61 STAT. AN ACT Declaring Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, Maine, to be a nonnavigable waterway. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Ken- duskeag Stream, a minor tributary of the Penobscot River, located in Penobscot County, in the State of Maine, be, and the same is hereby, declared to be a nonnavigable waterway within the meaning of the Constitution and laws of the United States of America. SEC. 2 . That the right of Congress to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved July 11, 1947. [CHAPTER 244] JOINT RESOLUTION Consenting to an interstate oil compact to conserve oil and gas. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congressassembled, That the consent of Congress is hereby given to an extension and renewal for a period of four years from September 1, 1947, of the Interstate Compact to Conserve Oil and Gas, executed in the city of Dallas, Texas, the 16th day of Feb- ruary 1935, by the representatives of Oklahoma, Texas, California, and New Mexico, and thereafter recommended for ratification by the representatives of the States of Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, and Michigan, and subsequently ratified by the States of New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Colorado, and Texas, which said com- pact was deposited in the Department of State of the United States, and thereafter such compact was, by the President, presented to the Congress and the Congress gave consent to such compact by H. J. Res. 407, approved August 27, 1935 (Public Resolution Numbered 64, Seventy-fourth Congress), and which said compact was thereafter extended and renewed for a period of two years from September 1, 1937, by an agreement executed in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 10th day of May 1937, by the representatives of the States of Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and New Mexico, and was duly ratified by the States of Oklahonma Texas, Kansas, New Mexico, Illinois, and Colorado, and was deposited in the Departllent of State of the United States, and thereafter such extended and renewed compact was, by the President, presented to the Congress and the Congress gave consent to such extended and renewed compact by S. J. Res. 183, approved August 10, 1937 (Public Resolution Numbered 57, Seventy-fifth Congress), and which said compact was thereafter extended and renewed for a period of two years from September 1. 1939, by an agreement duly executed and ratified by the States of Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Colo- rado, New Mexico, and Michigan, and was deposited in the Department of State of the United States, thereafter such extended and renewed compact was, by the President, presented to the Congress and the Congress gave consent to such extended and renewed compact by H. J. Res. 329, approved July 20. 1939 (Public Resolution Numbered 31, Seventy-sixth Congress), and which said compact was thereafter extended and renewed for a period of two years from September 1, 1941, by an agreement duly executed and ratified by the States of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Illinois, Michigan, Arkansas, Louisiana, New York, and Pennsylvania, and was deposited in the Department of State of the United States, and thereafter such extended and renewed compact was, bv the President, presented to Congress and the Congress gave consent to such extended and renewed 316