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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 236 -JUNE 23, 1949 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH ON AGRICULTURAL PROBLEMS OF ALASKA For an additional amount for "Research on agricultural problems of Alaska", $300,000, for payment of obligations incurred pursuant to authority provided under this head in the Department of Agricul- ture Appropriation Act, 1949, to enter into contracts for the construc- tion of buildings and facilities and the acquisition and installation of equipment, including architectural and other costs previously incurred in connection therewith. BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY Research Facilities Research facilities: For preparation of plans and specifications of laboratory buildings and related facilities (all within a limit of cost of not to exceed $25,000,000) for scientific investigations of foot-and- mouth and other animal diseases, including the purchase of an option on suitable land, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April 24, 1948 (Public Law 496), $500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture, when the request for appropriations for building said laboratories and related facilities is made, shall submit with said request the plans and specifi- cations to the Appropriations Committees of the House and Senate together with detailed information as to the estimated total cost of such facilities as well as the location of the site proposed to be selected. BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY, SOILS, AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING Salaries and Expenses Soils, fertilizers, and irrigation: For an additional amount for "Soils, fertilizers, and irrigation", $192,900, of which $100,000 is for payment of obligations incurred pursuant to authority provided under this head in the Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1949, to enter into contracts for an irrigation station at Brawley, Cali- fornia, including architectural and other costs previously incurred in connection therewith. CONTROL OF FOREST PEMBS Forest Pest Control Act: For an additional amount for "Forest Pest Control Act", $750,000, to remain available until September 30, 1949. FOREST SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES Fighting forest fires: For an additional amount for "Fighting forest fires", $3,165,000. FOREST ROADS AND TRAILS For an additional amount for "Forest roads and trails", $142,000, to remain available until expended; and the amount made available under this head in the Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1949, for forest development roads and trails, is increased from "$9,750,000" to "$9,892,000". 239 62 Stat. 513 . 62 Stat. 198. 21 U. S. C., Supp. 1, § 113a. Submission of plans etc., to congressional committees. 62 Stat. 517. 61 Stat. 177. 16 U. S. C., Supp. II, I§ 594-1- -694-. 62 Stat. 23