Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/581

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54 STAT.] 76Ti CONG., 3D SESS.-CH. 421-JUNE 25, 1940 ment and application of plans for their effective management, sale, and use; examination, classification, surveying, and appraisal of land incident to effecting exchanges authorized by law and of lands within the boundaries of the national forests that may be opened to home- stead settlement and entry under the Act of June 11, 1906, and the Act of August 10, 1912 (16 U. S . C . 506-509), as provided by the Act of March 4, 1913 (16 U. S. C . 512); and all expenses necessary for the use, maintenance, improvement, protection, and general administration of the national forests, including lands under contract for purchase or for the acquisition of which condemnation proceed- ings have been instituted under the Act of March 1, 1911 (16 U. S . C . 521), and the Act of June 7, 1924 (16 U. S . C . 471, 499, 505, 564-570), lands transferred by authority of the Secretary of Agriculture from the Resettlement Administration to the Forest Service, and lands transferred to the Forest Service under authority of the Bankhead- Jones Farm Tenant Act, $11,500,000: Provided, That $200 of this appropriation shall be available for the expenses of properly caring for the graves of fire fighters buried at Wallace Idaho; Newport, Washington; and Saint Maries, Idaho: Provided further That in sales of logs, ties, poles, posts, cordwood, pulpwood, and other forest products the amounts made available for schools and roads by the Act of May 23, 1908 (16 U. S. C. 500), and the Act of March 4, 1913 (16 U. S . C. 501), shall be based upon the stumpage value of the timber: Provided further, That there is hereby reappropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, for the same purpose as originally appropriated any balance of the appropriation "National Forest Protection and Management" contained in the First Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1939 (Public, Numbered 7, Seventy- sixth Congress), which remains unobligated on June 30, 1940. Water rights: For the investigation and establishment of water rights, including the purchase thereof or of lands or interests in lands or rights-of-way for use and protection of water rights neces- sary or beneficial in connection with the administration and public use of the national forests, $20,000. Fighting forest fires: For fighting and preventing forest fires on or threatening the national forests and unappropriated public forest lands, $100,000, which amount shall be immediately available. Private forestry cooperation: For cooperation with and advice to timberland owners and associations, wood-using industries or other appropriate agencies in the application of forest management prin- ciples to Federally-owned lands leased to States and to private forest lands, so as to attain sustained yield management, the conservation of the timber resource, the productivity of forest lands, and the stabilization of employment and economic continuance of forest industries, $100,000. Forest research: For forest research in accordance with the pro- visions of sections 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, and 10 of the Act entitled "An Act to insure adequate supplies of timber and other forest products for the people of the United States, to promote the full use for timber growing and other purposes of forest lands in the United States, including farm wood lots and those abandoned areas not suit- able for agricultural production, and to secure the correlation and the most economical conduct of forest research in the Department of Agriculture through research in reforestation, timber growing, protection, utilization, forest economics, and related subjects", approved May 22, 1928, as amended (16 U. S. C . 581, 581a, 581f- 581i), as follows: Forest management: Fire, silvicultural, and other forest investiga- tions and experiments under section 2, as amended, at forest experi- ment stations or elsewhere, $605,000. 547 34 Stat. 233; 37 Stat. 287, 842 . Maintenance, etc., of national forests. 36 Stat. 963; 43 Stat. 653. 50 Stat. 522 . 7U.S. ., Snpp. V, ch. 3,. Provios. Care o graves o fire fighters. Sale of forest prod- ucts. 35 Stat. 260; 37 Stat. 843. 16 U.S. C., supp.V, SOla. Reappropriation. 53 Stat. 13 . Water rights. Fighting forest fires. Private forestry eo- operation. Forest researeh. 45 Stat. 699. 16U..C., Supp.V, f581a. Forestmanagement. 16 U. . C.§ 581a; Supp. V, I 581a.