Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/484

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 395--JUNE 18, 1940 Telephones in Oov- Appropriations herein made for the National Park Service shall denes, etc. be available for the installation and operation of telephones in Government-owned residences, apartments, or quarters occupied by employees of the National Park Service. Roadsandtrails. Roads and Trails, National Park Service: For the construction, reconstruction, and improvement of roads and trails, inclusive of necessary bridges, in the national parks, monuments and other areas administered by the National Park Service, including the Boulder Dam National Recreational Area, and other areas authorized to be established as national parks and monuments, and national park and monument approach roads authorized by the Act of January 31, 46Stat. 1053. 1931 (16 U. S. C. 8a and 8b), as amended, including the roads from Glacier Park Station through the Blackfeet Indian Reservation to various points in the boundary line of the Glacier National Park and the international boundary, $2,125,000, to be immediately avail- Provisos. able and to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to ersona e. xceed $60,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia during the fiscal Additional for ap- year 1941: Provided further, That in addition to the amount herein proal ofprojects etc.; appropriated the Secretary of the Interior may also approve projects, incur obligations, and enter into contracts for additional work not exceeding a total of $3,000,000 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 construction, reconstruction, and improvement of roads and trails shall be considered available for the purpose of discharging the tiKns Canyon Na- obligation so created: Provided further, That no part of this appro- tion rk, f. priation or contract authorization shall be available for road con- struction in the Kings Canyon National Park, California, except on the floor of the canyon of the south fork of the Kings River. NBle Rid ge Pan Blue Ridge and Natchez Trace Parkways: For continuing the con- ways. struction and maintenance, under the provisions of section 8 of the 16 Us. . b- , supp. Act of June 8, 1938 (52 Stat. 635), of the Blue Ridge and Natchez V)ehides. Trace Parkways, including not exceeding $2,400 for the purchase, maintenance, operation, and repair of motor-driven passenger-carry- ing vehicles, to be immediately available and remain available until expended, $2,000,000, of which amount not to exceed $50,000 shall be ilotents for des- available for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, ignated States. That $700,000 and any other sums received from other sources for said Natchez Trace Parkway shall be allotted and expended ratably between the States of Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee accord- ing to mileage of said parkway in each respective State and said Statement of x- allotments shall be used for no other purpose: Provided further, penditures to Con- gsa. That the Secretary of the Interior shall make a detailed statement of expenditures from this appropriation to the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations at the beginning of the next regular Additional for ap- session of Congress: Providedfurther,That in addition to the amount totprojects tc.; herein appropriated the Secretary of the Interior may also approve projects, incur obligations, and enter into contracts for additional Nathe.Trace.Ppa work not exceeding a total of $6,000,000, of which $2,100,000 shall be for the Natchez Trace Parkway and shall be allotted and expended ratably between the States of Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee according to mileage of said Parkway in each respective State, 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 construction and maintenance of the Blue Ridge and Natchez Trace Parkways shall be consid- ered available for the purpose of discharging the obligation so created. 450 [54 STAT.