Agriculture Appropriation Bill

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Page 27 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services in any of the departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles or performance of the service. When immediate delivery or performance is required by the public exigency the articles or service required may be procured by open purchase or contract at the places and...
Page 46 - An act to enable any State to cooperate with any other State or States, or with the United States, for the protection of the watersheds of navigable streams, and to appoint a commission for the acquisition of lands for the purpose of conserving the navigability of navigable rivers...
Page 42 - For conducting field experiments and various methods of road construction and maintenance, and investigations concerning various road materials and preparations; for investigating and developing equipment intended for the preparation and application of bituminous and other binders; for the purchase of materials and equipment; for the employment of assistants and labor; for the erection of buildings; such experimental work to be confined as nearly as possible to one point during the fiscal year...
Page 55 - ... the Secretary of Agriculture for the construction and maintenance of roads and trails within the national forests in the States from which such proceeds are derived (16 IT.
Page 55 - Territory in which said reserve is situated, to be expended as the State or Territorial legislature may prescribe for the benefit of the public schools and public roads of the county or counties in which the forest reserve is situated...
Page 17 - And hereafter the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to sell in the open market or to exchange for other breeding animals or animal products to the best advantage, •without the usual condemnation proceedings and public auction, such animals or animal products produced or purchased. under the appropriations made by Congress for the use of the Bureau of Animal Industry as may not be needed in the work of that bureau: Provided, That all moneys received from the sale of such animals or animal products,...
Page 55 - ... at the end of such year, by the Secretary of the Treasury to the state in which such National Forest is situated, to be expended as the state legislature may prescribe for the benefit of the public schools and public roads of the county or counties in which such National Forest is situated : Provided, That when any National Forest is in more than one state or county the distributive share to each from the proceeds of such forest shall be proportional to its area therein : Provided further.
Page 24 - June 7, 1924 (USC, title 16, sees. 471, 499, 505, 564-570), and lands under contract for purchase or for the acquisition of which condemnation proceedings have been instituted for the purposes of said...
Page 43 - ... shall be available interchangeably for expenditures on the objects included within the general expenses of such bureau, division, or office; but no more than ten per centum shall be added to any one item of appropriation except in cases of extraordinary emergency, and then only upon the written order of the Secretary of Agriculture.
Page 43 - INTERCHANGE OF APPROPRIATIONS Not to exceed 10 per centum of the foregoing amounts for the miscellaneous expenses of the work of any bureau, division, or office herein provided for shall be available interchangeably for expenditures on the objects included within the general expenses of such bureau...

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