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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3 D SESS.-CHS. 850, 851 -OCT. 10, 1940 President for repayment as provided by the water conservation and utility projects item in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1940; the cost of the other common facilities of the Milk River project allocated by the Secretary to the Saco Divide unit shall be repaid in not to exceed twenty annual installments, the first to accrue not later than the year following the last installment due and payable to the United States from the water users of the unit on the obliga- tion comprising the amounts allocated by the President for construc- tion of pumping and distribution facilities and the costs of the Fresno Dam and Reservoir allocated to the unit by the Secretary. Payments on account of the costs allocated by the Secretary shall be credited to the Reclamation Fund, and the component of such pay- ments attributable to costs of construction prior to 1935 as determined by the Secretary shall be credited to write-offs made on the Milk River project pursuant to the Act of May 25, 1926 (44 Stat. 636). SEC. 2 . No water shall be delivered for the Saco Divide unit until the Secretary of the Interior has entered into the contract or contracts required, in his judgment, to carry into full effect the provisions of section 1 and to provide for repayment of the reimbursable construc- tion costs chargeable to the Saco Divide unit. Approved, October 10, 1940. [CHAPTER 851] AN ACT 1109 Other common facil- ities. Credit of payments. 44 Stat. 640. Reimbursement provisions. October 10, 1940 To consolidate certain exceptions to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes and to [H .R10061] improve the United States Code. [Public, No. 842] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 3709 of the Revised Statutes shall not be construed to apply to any pur- chases or services authorized by any appropriation Act for the here- inafter enumerated departments and independent offices- (a) Where the aggregate amount involved does not exceed the sum of $25- (1) The Civil Service Commission. (2) The Department of Commerce. ( The Department of Justice. (b Where the aggregate amount involved does not exceed the sum of $50- (1) The Administrative Office of the United States Courts. 2) The Department of Agriculture. 3) The Farm Credit Administration. 4 The Federal Bureau of Investigation in the field. The Federal Home Loan Bank Board. 6 The Federal Power Commission. The Federal Trade Commission. 8 The General Accounting Office. 9 The Interstate Commerce Commission. (10) The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. (11) The National Archives. 12) The National Labor Relations Board. 13 The Navy Department or its bureaus and offices. 14 The Railroad Retirement Board. 15) The Securities and Exchange Commission. 16 The Tariff Commission. 17 The Treasury Department. 18 The Veterans' Administration. Consolidation of certain exceptions to R.S. 3709. 41 U.S. . 5. Aggregate amount not in excess of $25. Aggregate amount not in excess of $50.