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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 519, 520-AUG. 29, 30, 1949 Apportionment of costs. Repayment period. 53 Stat. 1194. 43U.S.C.J485h (c), (d). Establishment of organization. 43U. S.C.§372et seq. Appropriation au- thorized. August 30, 1949 [I. R. 781] IPublic Law 274] Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, amend- ment. 52 Stat. 980. 49U.S.C.§§421 426; Supp. II, § 421 note. of silt, improvement of the general quality of the water, the preserva- tion and propagation of fish and wildlife, and the provision and improvement of recreational facilities), at an estimated cost of $69,500,000, all in substantial accord with the recommendations made in that certain report, dated July 15, 1949, of the regional director, region IV, Bureau of Reclamation, entitled "Weber Basin project, Utah". SEC. 2. The Secretary is authorized to apportion equitably the costs of constructing, operating, and maintaining (including therein reasonable provision for replacement) the project works herein authorized between, on the one hand, their flood control, recreational, and fish and wildlife purposes and, on the other hand, their irrigation, power, municipal, and other water-supply purposes. The former allocations shall be nonreimbursable and nonreturnable. The latter allocations shall be reimbursable and returnable: Provided, That general repayment obligations undertaken pursuant to subsections (c) and (d) of section 9 of the Reclamation Act of 1939 may extend over a period not exceeding sixty years. SEC. 3. As a condition precedent to construction of any of the irri- gation or drainage works herein authorized, there shall be established an organization in the State of Utah with powers satisfactory to the Secretary, including the power to tax property both real and personal within its boundaries and the power to enter into a contract or con- tracts with the United States for payment of reimbursable costs allocated to irrigation, municipal water supply, and other miscel- laneous purposes. SEC. 4 . This Act shall be a supplement to the Federal reclamation laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto), the provisions whereof shall govern the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Weber Basin project except as otherwise herein provided. SEC. 5. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be required to carry out the purposes of this Act. Approved August 29, 1949. [CHAPTER 5201 AN ACT To amend title II of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That title II of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof a new section as follows: " TSUPPLIES AND MATERIALS FOR ALASKA "SEC. 207. When appropriations for any fiscal year for the Civil Aeronautics Administration have not been made prior to the first istrator of Civil Aeronautics may authorize such officer or officers as may be designated by him to incur obligations for the purchase and transportation of supplies and materials necessary to the proper execution of the Administration's functions in Alaska in amounts not to exceed 75 per centum of the amount that had been made available for such purposes for the fiscal year then current, payments of these obligations to be made from the appropriations for the next succeeding fiscal year when they become available." Approved August 30, 1949. 678 [63 STAT.