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SEVENTIETH C ONGRESS . SESS . II . CH. 705. 1929. a total of $2,750,000 as matching funds from outside sources are donated for the same purpose, and his action in so doing shall be con- sidered contractual obligations of the Federal Government : P r ov i d e d further, That the sum herein appropriated and the appropriations herein authorized shall be available to reimburse any future donor of privately owned lands and/or standing timber within the boundaries of any existing national park or national monument to the extent of one-half the actual purchase price thereof : Provided further, That as part consideration for the purchase of lands, the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion and upon such con- ditions as he de ems proper, lease lands purchased to the grantors for periods, however, not to exceed the life of the particular grantor, and the matching of funds under the provisions hereof shall not be governed by any cash value placed upon such leases : Pr ov id ed fu r- ther, That appropriations heretofore and herein made and author- ized for the purchase of privately owned la nds and/or standing timber in the national parks and national monuments shall be avail- able for the payment in full of expenses incident to the purchase of said lands and/or standing timber . j Construction, and so forth, of roads and trails : For the construc- tion, reconstruction, and improvement of roads and trails, inclusive of necessary bridges, in national parks and monuments under the urisdiction of the Department of the Interior, including the roads from Glacier Park Station through the Blackfeet Indian Reserva- tion to various points in the boundary line of the Glacier National Park and the international boundary, and the grand Canyon High- way from the Nat ional Old Trails Highway to the south boundary of the Grand Canyon National Park as authorized by the Act approved June 5, 1924 (43 Stat ., p . 423), and including that part of the Wawona Road in the Sierra National Forest between the Yosemite National Park boundary two miles north of Wawona and the park boundary near the Maripos a Grove of Big Trees, and that part of the Yakima Park Highway between the Mount Ranier National Park boundary and connecting with the Cayuse Pass State Highway, to be imme- diately available and remain available until expended, $5,000,000, which includes $4,000,000, the amount of the contractual authorization contained in the Act making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year 1929, approved March 7, 1928 (45 Stat., pp. 237, 238) : Provid ed, That not to exceed $18,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia during the fiscal year 1930 : Provided further, That in addition to the amount herein appropriated the Secretary of the Interior may also approve projects, incur obliga- tions, and enter into contracts for additional work not exceeding a total of $2,500, 000, and his action in so doing shall be deemed a contractual obligation of the Federal Government for the payment of the cost thereof and appropriations hereafter made for the con- struction of roads in national parks and monuments shall be con- sidered available for the purpose of discharging the obligation so created . For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Act approved May 1 8, 1 928 (45 Stat ., p . 603), entitled "An Act authorizing an appropriation to enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the provisions of the Act of May 26, 1926 (U . S. C., Supp. I, p. 77, sec. 37), to make additions to the Absaroka and Gallatin National Forests and the Yellowstone National Park, and to improve and extend the winter-feed facilities of the elk, antelope, and other game animals of Yellowstone National Park and adjacent land," $75,000, to be avail- able until expended : Prov ided, That the total expenditures from this appropriation shall not exceed the combined total of the sums 1601 Rei mbu rs eme nt of fut ure donor . Lease of purc hased lands to grantor . Payment of expenses incident to purchase, etc . Roads and trails . Const ructi on, etc ., o f, in parks and monu- ments. Special
au tho riz a- tions . Vol. 43, p. 423. Ante, p . 237. Provisos . Services in the Dis- trict . Contr acts for appro v- ed projects deemed Feder al ob liga tions . Absaroka and Galla . tin National Forests. Additions to, for win- ter feed facilities of game animals . Ante, p.603. U.S. Code, Supp.I, p.77. Pro vi so . Expenses not to ex- ceed comb ined tota l of private, etc ., agencies .