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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 361, 382-JULY 30, 1947 by force or violence and accepts employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appropriation contained in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law. urchae of food- SEC. 302. In making expenditures for foodstuffs from funds appro- f forte abrod priated in this Act for relief abroad, it is the sense of the Congress that preference be given to the purchase, within the United States, of products, which can be purchased with benefit to the national economy, and that such purchases should include articles that are in surplus where possible and practicable. Short ttla SEC. 303 . This Act may be cited as "The Supplemental Appro- priation Act, 1948". Approved July 30, 1947. [CHAPTER 382] July 30,1947 AN ACT [8. 4u3] To relocate the boundaries and reduce the area of the Gila Federal reclamation [Public Law 272] project, and for other purposes. oae it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the ednuctionr,. UnitedStates of America in Congress assembled,That for the purpose of reclaiming and irrigating lands in the State of Arizona and other beneficial uses, the reclamation project known as Gila project, hereto- fore authorized and established under the provisions of the reclama- 40 iAT 4i 4014- tion laws, the Act of June 16, 1933 (48 Stat. 195), and various appro- 2U. sC;.Cl9bU; 7 priation Acts, is hereby reduced in area to approximately forty thou- . 0Ob.s sand irrigable acres of land (twenty-five thousand acres thereof Ante, p. 208. situated on the Yuma Mesa and fifteen thousand acres thereof within the North and South Gila Valleys), or such number of acres as can be adequately irrigated by the beneficial consumptive use of no more than three hundred thousand acre-feet of water per annum diverted Redscatton'. from the Colorado River, and as thus reduced is hereby reauthorized and redesignated the Yuma Mesa division, Gila project, and the Well- ton-Mohawk division Gila project, comprising approximately seventy- five thousand irrigable acres of land, or such number of acres as can be adequately irrigated by the beneficial consumptive use of no more than three hundred thousand acre-feet of water per annum diverted from the Colorado River, situate within the Wellton, Dome, Roll, Texas Hill, and Mohawk areas, is substituted for the land eliminated from the Yuma Mesa division and is hereby authorized: Provided, however, etc. en o8 ' wa t , That the waters to be diverted and used thereby, and the lands and structures for the diversion, transportation, delivery, and storage thereof, shall be subject to the provisions of the Boulder Canyon Project 43 t 617- Act of December 21, 1928, and subject to the provisions of the Colorado " ,617. River compact signed at Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 24, 1922: Ptpose of lmilta And provided further, That the above limitations contained in this t section are for the sole purpose of fixing the maximum acreage of the project and shall not be construed as interpreting, affecting or modi- lying any interstate compact or contract with the United States for the use of Colorado River water or any Federal or State statute limiting or defining the right to use Colorado River water of or in any State. AequisitinoflandS SEC. 2 . The Secretary is hereby authorized to acquire in the name of the United States, at prices satisfactory to him, such lands, interests in lands, water rights, and other property within or adjacent to the Gila project, which belongs to the Gila Valley Power District or the Mohawk Municipal Water Conservation District, as he deems appro- priate for the protection, development, or improvement of said project: 628 [61 STAT.