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54 STAT.] 7 6TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 421 -JUNE 25, 1940 Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1939 (Public, Numbered 7, Seventy-sixth Congress), which remains unobligated on June 30, 1940: Provided, That section 3709, Revised Statutes (41 U. S. C . 5), shall not apply in the case of any expenditure hereunder where the aggregate amount involved does not exceed $300: Provided further, That of the amount herein appropriated, the Federal Government shall not expend in any State an amount in excess of the amount heretofore or hereafter made available by said State, or the political subdivisions thereof, for the purposes contained in this paragraph. ACQUISTION OF LANDS FOR NATIONAL FORESTS For the acquisition of forest lands under the provisions of the Act approved March 1, 1911, as amended (16 U. S . C. 513-519, 521) under sound commercial title satisfactory to the Attorney Generai as provided in said Act, including the transfer to the Office of the Solicitor of such funds for the employment by that office of persons and means in the District of Columbia and elsewhere as may be necessary in connection with the acquisition of such lands, $1,000,000: Provided, That not to exceed $80,000 of the sum appropriated in this paragraph may be expended for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia. For the acquisition of land to facilitate the control of soil erosion and flood damage originating within the exterior boundaries of the following national forests, in accordance with the provisions of the following Acts authorizing annual appropriations of forest receipts for such purposes, and in not to exceed the following amounts from such receipts: Uinta and Wasatch National Forests, Utah, Act of August 26, 1935 (49 Stat. 866), $40,000; Cache National Forest, Utah, Act of May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 347), $6,000; San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests in Riverside County, California, Act of June 15, 1938 (52 Stat. 699), $15,000; Nevada and Toiyabe National Forests, Nevada, Act of June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1205), $10,000; in all, $71,000. Total, Forest Service, $17,924,435, of which amount not to exceed $61,628 shall be available for the purchase of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles necessary in the conduct of field work outside the District of Columbia, and in addition thereto there is authorized for expenditure from funds provided for carry- ing out the provisions of the Federal Highway Act of November 9 1921 (23 U. S . C . 21, 23), not to exceed $9,755 for the purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles for use by the Forest Service in the construction and maintenance of national-forest roads FOREST ROADS AND TRAILS For carrying out the provisions of section 23 of the Federal High- way Act approved November 9, 1921 (23 U. S. C. 23), including not to exceed $59,500 for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia, $9,000,000, which sum consists of the balance of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1940 and $2,000,000 of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1941 by the Act approved June 8, 1938 (52 Stat. 635), to be immediately available and to remain available until expended: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the rental, purchase, or construction of buildings necessary for the storage of equipment and supplies used for road and trail construction and maintenance, but the total cost of any such building purchased or constructed under this authorization shall not exceed $7,500. 549 Proveis. Minor purchases. State, etc., contribu- tions. Acquisition of forest lands. 36 Stat. 961. Proviso. Personal services. Control of soil ero- sion and flood dam- age. Ante, p. 298. Total. Vehicles. 42 Stat. 217. Development, etc. 42 Stat. 218. 23 U.S. C ., Supp. V, l23a. 53 Stat. 977. Proiso. Buildings for storage of equipment, etc. Limitation on cost.