364 33 U.S.C. § 733 and note. Reimbursement of owners and tenants.
Delegation of authority.
A v a i l a b i l i t y of funds.
Appropriation a u thorized.
Public works projects. Appropriations authorized.
PUBLIC LAW 155—SEPT. 28, 1951
to approval of title to the underlying land by the Attorney General as required by section 355, Revised Statutes, as amended. (b) The Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force are respectively authorized, to the extent administratively determined by each to be fair and reasonable under regulations approved by the Secretary of Defense, to reimburse the owners and tenants of land acquired by their departments pursuant to the provisions of this Act for expenses and other losses and damages incurred by such owners and tenants, respectively, in the process and as a direct result of the moving of themselves and their families and possessions because of such acquisition of land, which reimbursement shall be in addition to, but not in duplication of, any payments in respect of such acquisition as may otherwise be authorized by law: Provided, That the total of such reimbursement to the owners and tenants of any parcel of land shall in no event exceed 25 per centum of the fair value of such parcel of land as determined by the Secretary of the military department concerned. No payment in reimbursement shall be made unless application therefor, supported by an itemized statement of the expenses, losses and damages so incurred, shall have been submitted to the Secretary of the military department concerned within one year following the date of such vacating. The authority conferred by this subsection shall be delegable by the Secretary of the military department concerned to such responsible officers or employees as he may determine within the Department of Defense. All functions performed under this subsection shall be exempt from the operation of the Administrative Procedure Act of June 11, 1946 (ch. 324, 60 Stat. 237), as amended (5 U.S.C. 1001-1011), except as to the requirements of section 3 of such Act (60 Stat. 238; 5 U.S.C. 1002). Any funds appropriated pursuant to this Act, to the extent available, may be used to reimburse the owners and tenants of such acquired lands for such incurred expenses, losses and damages. SEC. 502. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums of money as may be necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Act, but not to exceed: (1) For public works authorized by title I: Inside continental United States, $940,450,398; outside continental United States, $175,341,130; classified facilities, $302,234,000; or a total of $1,418,025,528. (2) For public works authorized by title II: Inside continental United States, $629,272,960; outside continental United States, $89,043,090; classified facilities, $113,531,800; or a total of $831,847,850. (3) For public works authorized by title III: Inside continental United States, $1,993,603,800; outside continental United States, $415,420,000; classified facilities, $1,071,638,000; or a total of $3,480,661,800. (4) For public works authorized by title IV: Department of the Army, $55,766,000; Department of the Navy, $15,000,000; and Department of the Air Force, $63,000,000. SEC. 503. Any of the approximate costs enumerated in titles I, II, and III of this Act may, in the discretion of the Secretary concerned, be varied upward 10 per centum and, with the concurrence of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, by such further amounts as may be necessary to meet unusual cost variations, but the total cost of all work so enumerated under each of such titles shall not exceed the total appropriations authorized in respect of such title by section 502 of this Act. SEC. 504. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated funds for advance planning, construction design and architectural services