PUBLIC LAW 4 6 5 - J U L Y 1, 1954
classification laws: Provided, That in addition to the amount appropriated herein, tribal funds may be advanced to Indian tribes during the current fiscal year for such purposes as may be designated by the governing body of the particular tribe involved and approved by the Secretary: Provided, however, That no part of this appropriation or other tribal funds shall be used for the acquisition of land or water rights within the States of Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, either inside or outside the boundaries of existing Indian reservations, if such acquisition results in the property being exempted from local taxation.
BUREAU or RECLAMATION
For carrying out the functions of the Bureau of Reclamation as provided in the Federal reclamation laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto) and other Acts applicable to that Bureau, as follows:
43 USC seq.
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For engineering and economic investigations of proposed Federal reclamation projects and studies of water conservation and development plans; engineering and economic investigations, as a basis for legislation, and for reports thereon to Congress, relating to projects for the development and utilization of the water resources of Alaska; formulating plans and preparing designs and specifications for authorized Federal reclamation projects or parts thereof prior to initial allocation of appropriations for construction of such projects or parts; and activities preliminary to the reconstruction, rehabilitation and betterment, financial adjustment, or extension of existing projects; to remain available until expended, $3,350,000, of which $2,750,000 shall be derived from the reclamation fund and $500,000 shall be derived from the Colorado River development fund: Provided, That none of this appropriation shall be used for more than one-half of the cost of an investigation requested by a State, municipality, or other interest: Provided further, That, except as herein expressly provided with respect to investigations in Alaska, no part of this appropriation shall be expended in the conduct of activities which are not authorized by law.
CONSTRUCTION A N D REHABILITATION
For construction and rehabilitation of authorized reclamation projects or parts thereof (including power transmission facilities) and for other related activities, as authorized by law, including payments under the Act of August 15, 1953 (67 Stat. 592), to remain available until expended, $126,637,000, of which $55,626,197 shall be derived from the reclamation fund: Provided, That, during the current fiscal year, not more than $26,000,000 of the funds available under this appropriation heading shall be available for personal services and not more than $1,000,000 shall be available for travel: Provided further, That not to exceed $53,000 shall be available toward the emergency rehabilitation of the Avondale irrigation project, Idaho, to be repaid in full under conditions satisfactory to the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That not to exceed $297,000 shall be available toward the emergency rehabilitation of the Crescent Lake Dam project, Oregon, to be repaid in full under conditions satisfactory to the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That sums made available for increasing spillway capacity at Alamogordo Dam. Carlsbad project. New Mexico, for the purpose of removing the existing flood hazard, be nonreimbursable and nonreturnable: Provided further. That the unexpended
S h o s h o n e and Arapahoe Tribes. 25 USC 611 note. Limitations.