MayPUBLIC 31, 1949 PUBLIC LAWS--CHS. 155, 1 6 6 June 2, 1949 Deposit of originals. "In Witness whereof, The commissioners have signed this Compact in triplicate original, one of which shall be forwarded to the Secretary of State of the United States of America and one of which shall be forwarded to the Governor of each signatory State. "Done in the City and County of Denver, in the state of Colorado, on the fourteenth day of December, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-eight. HENRY C. VIDAL Henry C. Vidal GAIL L. IRELAND Gail L. Ireland HARRY B. MENDENHALL Harry B. Mendenhall Commissioners for Colorado GEORGE S. KNAPP George S. Knapp EDWARD F. ARN Edward F. Arn WILLIAM E. LEAVITr William E. Leavitt ROLAND H. TATE "Attest: "WARDEN L. NOE John Martin Res- ervoir project. June 2,1949 [H. R. 2566] [Public Law 83] Yellowstone River compact. Consent of Con- gress. Roland H. Tate Commissioners for Kansas "Warden L. Noe, Secretary "Approved: "HANS KRAMER "Hans Kramer Representative of the United States" SEC. 2. Nothing contained in this Act or in the compact herein con- sented to shall be construed as impairing or affecting the sovereignty of the United States or any of its rights or jurisdiction in and over the area or waters which are the subject of such compact: Provided, That the Chief of Engineers is hereby authorized to operate the conservation features of the John Martin Reservoir project in a manner conforming to such compact with such exceptions as he and the Administration created pursuant to the compact may jointly approve. Approved May 31, 1949. [CHAPTER 166] AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a compact or agreement for division of the waters of the Yellowstone River. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of 152 [63 STAT.