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63 STAT.] 81BT CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CH. 680 --OCT. 12, 1949 779 of Reclamation, in the Department of the Interior Appropriation Act, 1945, and reimbursable as to expenditures for operation and 8 Stat. 87. maintenance administration to the same extent as is provided under said head: Provided,That in addition to the foregoing amount there Specfc projects. shall be available for expenditure under this appropriation any sums transferred thereto for work performed or to be performed for the benefit of specific projects or undertakings for which other funds or appropriations are available: Provided further, That not exceeding Informationalwork. $150,000 of funds available for expenditure under this appropriation shall be used for salaries and expenses in connection with informational work. GENERAL INVESTIGATIONS General investigations: For engineering and economic investiga- tions of proposed Federal reclamation projects and surveys, investi- gations, and other activities relating to reconstruction, rehabilitation, extensions, or financial adjustments of existing projects, and studies of water conservation and development plans, such investigations, surveys, and studies to be carried on by said Bureau either independ- ently, or in cooperation with State agencies and other Federal agencies, including the Corps of Engineers and the Federal Power Commis- sion, $3,700,000, to remain available until expended, which may be used to execute detailed surveys, and to prepare construction plans and specifications for specific projects or parts of projects until appro- priations are available for construction thereof: Provided, That no est part of this appropriation shall be available for the preparation of any comprehensive plan or project report the construction estimates for which are not based upon current construction prices and costs: Providedfurther, That the expenditure of any sums from this appro- priation for investigations of any nature requested by States, municipalities, or other interests shall be upon the basis of the State, municipality, or other interest advancing at least 50 per centum of the estimated cost of such investigations; Investigations, upper Colorado River Basin: For engineering and economic investigations and studies of water conservation and develop- ment plans, in the upper Colorado River Basin States, such investiga- tions, surveys, and studies to be carried on by said Bureau either independently, or in cooperation with State agencies and other Federal agencies, $500,000, to remain available until expended, and which shall be in addition to any other funds available for expenditures for such investigations in said area. ADVANCE PLANNING Advance planning: For detailed surveys, construction plans, and specifications for the Kennewick division of the Yakima project, as authorized by the Act of June 12, 1948 (Public Law 629, Eightieth Congress), all to be reimbursable (except as otherwise provided by St382 law) under the reclamation law, $50,000, to remain available until expended. CONSTRUCTION Construction: For construction and continuation of construction of the following projects in not to exceed the following amounts, all to be reimbursable (except as otherwise provided by law) under the reclamation law, to remain available until expended for carrying out projects (including the construction of transmission lines) previously or herein authorized by Congress: Santa Barbara County project, California, Cachuma Unit, $5,185,000: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated herein estr