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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 44, 45 -MAR . 5 , 1940 of this Act with more than one bidder, immediately upon the execu- tion of such contracts, setting forth the articles purchased, the prices paid therefor, the name or names of each bidder, and of each con- tractor receiving a contract, and the particular reasons for awarding Limitation on each of such contracts: Provided further, That any contract entered profits. into under the authority hereby granted, for the construction of any complete aircraft or any portion thereof, shall be subject to the applicable profit-limitation provisions of the Act of March 27, 1934 (48 Stat. 505), as amended by the Act of June 25, 1936 (49 Stat. s 8sta. BO. 1926), and as further amended by the Act of April 3, 1939 (Public, vI s11i.,312;4 Numbered 18, Seventy-sixth Congress): Provided further, That . '1.. i 496; sB pp. procurement of aircraft, aircraft parts, and accessories therefor shall Necesity for ro be made under authority of this Act only when in the opinion of u rement . the Secretary of the Department concerned such action is necessary in Authority herein the public interest: Provided further, That the authority herein granted consructon granted shall not be construed to abrogate, repeal, or suspend any of the provisions of Revised Statutes (3709, U. S . C . 41:5), the Act of March 2, 1901 (31 Stat. 905), the Act of July 2, 1926 (44 Stat. 787), section 14 of the Act of April 3, 1939 (Public, Numbered 18, a stat. 100. Seventy-sixth Congress), or of the Act of July 13, 1939 (Public, lao; up.a. v . i311- Numbered 168, Seventy-sixth Congress), or to prohibit the award of V,J49& shall be v3349j. C s Upp" any contracts in any manner now authorized by law but shall be construed as additional legislation to be utilized under the condi- tions herein set forth, during the effective period of this Act: And AwoUatontodesig- provide further, That this Act shall be applicable under the con- nateontracts. ditions herein set forth to awards of contracts upon which competi- tive bids have been heretofore requested or received but as a result of which contracts have not been awarded. Approved, March 5, 1940. [CHAPTER 45] AN ACT March , 1940 [H. R. 112] To facilitate control of soil erosion and flood damage on lands within the Ozark [Publici No. 4271 and Ouachita National Forests in Arkansas. Ozark and Ouachita National Forests Ark. Acquisition of lands by U. B . to minimier slol erosion, etc. 36 Stat. 90 Payment. Piw. Disposition of nnex- pended, etc., funds. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled That the Secretary of Agriculture, with the approval of the National Forest Reservation Commission, established by section 4 of the Act of March 1, 1911 (U. S . C., title 16, sec. 513), is hereby authorized to acquire by pur- chase any lands, or interests therein, within the boundaries of the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests, in the State of Arkansas, which, in his judgment, should become the property of the United States in order that they may be so managed with other lands of the United States as to minimize soil erosion and flood damage, and to pay for said lands, or interests therein, from the receipts from the sale of natural resources other than mineral or occupancy of public land within the Ozark National Forest and that part of the Ouachita National Forest situated in the State of Arkansas, not to exceed one- half of which receipts are hereby authorized to be appropriated for that purpose until said lands have been acquired: Provided, That any appropriated amounts which are unexpended and unobligated at the close of the fiscal year for which appropriated shall be transferred to the national-forest receipts of that fiscal year and amounts so trans- ferred and such parts of the entire receipts of any fiscal year as are not appropriated shall be disposed of in like manner as other national- forest receipts. Approved, March 5, 1940. [54 STAT.