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PUBLIC LAW 5 3 - J U N E 6, 1953

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member. The board shall by majority vote decide the question referred to it and shall do so in accordance with the provisions, of this compact concerning such reimbursement. The decision of ithe board on each question referred to it concerning reimbursement for loss of taxes and for economic losses and damages shall be binding on the commission and on each signatory state, notwithstanding any other provision of this compact. ARTICLE VI

Nothing contained in this compact shall be construed as a limitation upon the authority of the United States. ARTICLE Appropriations by States.

The signatory states agree to appropriate for compensation of agents and employees of the commission and for office, administrative, travel and other expenses on recommendation of the commission subject to limitations as follows: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts obligates itself to not more than seventy-five hundred (7500) dollars in any one year, the State of New Hampshire obligates itself to not more than one thousand (1000) dollars in any one year, the State of Vermont obligates itself to not more than one thousand (1000) dollars in any one year and the State of Connecticut obligates itself to not more than sixty-five hundred (6500) dollars in any one year. ARTICIIE

S epar ability clause.

Rights reserved.

VIII

Should any part of this compact be held to be contrary to the constitution of any signatory state or of the United States, all other parts thereof shall continue to be in full force and effect. ARTICLE

Notice of approval.

VII

IX

This compact shall become operative and eflfective when ratified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the States of New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut and approved by the Congress of the United States. Notice of ratification shall be given by the governor of each state to the governors of the other states and to the President of the United States, and the President of the United States is requested to give notice to the governors of each of the signatory states of approval by the Congress of the United States. SEC. 2. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is expressly reserved. Approved June 6, 1953. CHAPTER 104

Public Law 53 T .,nc, June 6, 1953 [S- 380j

Kansas. Lease or sale of land.

AN ACT To authorize the sale or lease by the State of K a n s a s of certain lands situated n e a r Garden City, K a n s a s.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the sale of certain lands near Garden City, Kansas", approved March 10, 1928, is amended to read as follows: "That the State of Kansas is hereby authorized to sell or lease for any purpose all or any part of the lands granted to the State under the provisions of the Act entitled 'An Act granting to the State of Kansas