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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 680 -OCT. 12 , 1949 Report to Congress. 48 Stat. 986. 48 Stat. 986. 48 Stat. 85 . Restrictions. 49 Stat. 891. 25U. .C. S. 305- 305e; Supp. II. §305d, 305e. Salary limitation. 42 Stat. 1488 . 5 U. S. C. §661-674; Supp. II, 1 662 t seg. Po,p. 972. Suppressing forest and range fires: For the suppression or emer- gency prevention of forest and range fires on or threatening Indian reservations, $12,000, which amount shall be available also for meet- ing obligations of the preceding fiscal year: Provided, That appro- priations herein made for the Indian Service shall be available upon the approval of the Secretary for fire-suppression or emergency- prevention purposes: Providedfurther, That any diversions of appro- priations made hereunder shall be reported to Congress in the annual Budget. Agriculture and stock raising: For the development of agriculture and stock raising among the Indians, including agricultural experi- ments and demonstrations and maintenance of a supply of suitable plants or seed for issue to Indians; the expenses of Indian fairs, including premiums for exhibits; and the control and eradication of fever ticks and contagious diseases among livestock of Indians, $860,000. Revolving fund for loans: For an additional amount for the revolv- ing fund established pursuant to section 10 of the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U. S . C. 470), to be available for loans as authorized by said section, as amended and supplemented, and by section 11 of said Act (25 U. S . C . 471), $3,000,000. Acquisition of lands for Indian tribes: For the acquisition of lands, interest in lands, water rights and surface rights to lands, and for expenses incident to such acquisition, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 18, 1934 (25 U. S. C. 465), $137,500: Provided, That no part of the sum herein appropriated shall be used for the acquisition of land within the States of Arizona, California, Colo- rado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming outside of the boundaries of existing Indian reservations: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the acquisition of land or water rights within the States of Nevada, Oregon, and Washing- ton either inside or outside the boundaries of existing reservations. Development of Indian arts and crafts: For the development, under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, of Indian arts and crafts, as authorized by the Act of August 27, 1935 (25 U. S. C ., ch. 7A), including expenses of exhibits, printing and binding, and other necessary expenses, $37,000, of which not to exceed $13,000 shall be available for personal services in the District of Columbia: Pro- vided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay any salary at a rate exceeding the maximum rate of grade CAF-14 of the Classification Act of 1923, as amended. Irrigation: For the maintenance, operation, repair, and improve- ment of irrigation systems for Indian reservations and allotments; payment of operation and maintenance assessments on Indian lands and within non-Indian irrigation districts; payment of reclamation charges; purchase of water and water rights; including the purchase or rental of equipment, tools, and appliances; drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights; and for all other necessary expenses, $469,800, of which $335,253 shall be reimbursable in accordance with existing law. Construction, and so forth, irrigation systems: For the construction, rehabilitation, and improvement of irrigation systems on Indian reser- vations; the purchase or rental of equipment, tools, and appliances; the acquisition of rights-of-way; the development of domestic and stock water and water for subsistence gardens; the purchase of water rights, ditches, and lands needed for irrigation purposes; drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights; preparation of raw reservation lands for irrigation farm- ing, expenditures for which shall be repayable on a per-acre basis by the lands benefited; as follows: 772 [63 STAT.