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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 337-JULY 25, 1947 The following sums are appropriated out of the special fund in the Treasury of the United States created by the Act of June 17, 1902 (43 U. S. C. 391, 411), and therein designated "the reclamation fund", to be available immediately: GENERAL OFFICES Salaries and expenses (other than project offices): For expenses necessary during the fiscal year 1948, including personal services in the District of Columbia, in the administration and performance by other than project offices of Bureau of Reclamation functions, $3,130,000, to be available for the purposes, among others, specified under the head "Operation and maintenance administration", Bureau of Reclama- tion, in the Department of the Interior Appropriation Act, 1945, and reimbursable as to expenditures for operation and maintenance administration to the same extent as is provided under said head: Provided, That in addition to the foregoing amount there may be transferred to this appropriation from other appropriations made to the Bureau of Reclamation not to exceed $7,800,000 for work to be performed for the benefit of specific projects: Providedfurther, That not exceeding $50,000 of funds available for expenditure under this appropriation shall be used for salaries and expenses in connection with informational work; GENERAL INVESTIGATIONS General investigations: For engineering and economic investiga- tions of proposed Federal reclamation projects and surveys, investi- gations, and other activities relating to reconstruction, rehabilitation, extensions, or financial adjustments of existing projects, and studies of water conservation and development plans, such investigations, sur- veys, and studies to be carried on by said Bureau either independently, or in cooperation with State agencies and other Federal agencies, including the Corps of Engineers, and the Federal Power Commis- sion, $2,000,000, which may be used to execute detailed surveys, and to prepare construction plans and specifications: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for the preparation of any comprehensive plan or project report the estimates for which are not based upon current prices and costs: Provided further, That the expenditure of any sums from this appropriation for investiga- tions of any nature requested by States, municipalities, or other inter- ests shall be upon the basis of the State, municipality, or other interest advancing at least 50 per centum of the estimated cost of such investigations; CONSTRUCTION Construction: For construction and continuation of construction of the following projects in not to exceed the following amounts, all to be reimbursable under the reclamation law, except as provided in the Act of August 14, 1946 (Public Law 732), Seventy-ninth Congress. to remain available until expended for carrying out projects (includ- ing the construction of transmission lines) previously or herein authorized by Congress: Boise project, Idaho, Payette division, $897,000; Anderson Ranch Dam, $3,874,000; Lewiston Orchards project, Idaho, $500,000; Palisades project, Idaho, $930,750; Carlsbad project, New Mexico, $21,000; Rio Grande project, New Mexico-Texas, $755,000; 473 " Reclamation fund. " Post, p. 944. 32 Stat. 388. 58 Stat. 487. Specific projects. Informational work. Pos, p. 944. 60 Stat. 1080 . 16 U. s .c.C. 61- 666f