Second Supplemental Appropriation Bill for 1950: Hearings Before the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, First Session, on H.R. 6427, an Act Making Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1950, and for Other Purposes. October 12, 1949

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Page 106 - reclamation fund," to be used in the examination and survey for and the construction and maintenance of irrigation works for the storage, diversion, and development of waters for the reclamation of arid and semiarid lands...
Page 107 - Interior is hereby authorized and directed to make examinations and surveys for, and to locate and construct, as herein provided, irrigation works for the storage, diversion and development of waters, including artesian wells, and to report to Congress at the beginning of each regular session as to the results of such examinations and surveys, giving estimates of cost of all contemplated works, the quantity and location of the lands which can be irrigated therefrom, and all facts relative to the...
Page 80 - The weekly compensation, minus any general percentage reduction which may be prescribed by Act of Congress, for the several trades and occupations, which is set by wage boards or other wage-fixing authorities, shall be reestablished and maintained at rates not lower than necessary to restore the full weekly earnings of such employees in accordance with the full-time weekly earnings under the respective wage schedules in effect on June 1, 1932...
Page 80 - JAMES P. DAVIS, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF TERRITORIES AND ISLAND POSSESSIONS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ; H.
Page 82 - March 28, 1934, reads as follows : '•The weekly compensation, minus any general percentage reduction which may be prescribed by act of Congress, for the several trades and occupations, which is set by wage boards or other wage-fixing authorities...
Page 4 - Any such assistance furnished under this title shall be subject to agreements, further referred to in section 402, designed to assure that the assistance will be used to promote an integrated defense ot the North Atlantic area...
Page 87 - Description and purpose of project The Central Valley project Is a multiple-purpose project which will provide water supplies for irrigation, flood control, power generation, river regulation, salinity control, and navigation. Legislation authorizing the construction of the American River features as a part of the Central Valley project was passed by both HOuses of Congress and sent to the President on October 3, 1949, because of the urgent demand for immediate development. Features included in the...
Page 106 - Interior* under said plans shall be governed by the Federal Reclamation Laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto...
Page 87 - ... area. The Corps of Engineers is completing construction plans for the dam on this revised basis and work can be started promptly. The Folsom Dam and Reservoir is a key unit in any plan for the full development of the water resources of the Central Valley. There is an urgent need for this structure, not only from the standpoint of flood control, but also to provide additional electric energy and conservation of water to meet growing demands in the area. The Corps of Engineers should therefore...
Page 82 - Congress, for the several trades and occupations, which is set by wage boards or other wage-fixing authorities, shall be reestablished and maintained at rates not lower than necessary to restore the full weekly earnings of such employees in accordance with the full-time weekly earnings under the respective wage schedules In effect on June 1, 1932 : Provided, That the regular hours of labor shall not be more than...

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