Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 57 Part 1.djvu/491

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[57 STATT. PUBLIC LAW--CH. 219-JULY 12, 1943 Topographic veys. Cooperation States, etc. Amount availa Strategic and cal minerals. Post, p. 623 . Cooperation States, etc. Amount avall sur- Topographic surveys: For topographic surveys in the United States, Alaska, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, $680,000, of which not to exceed $235,000 may be expended for personal services with in the District of Columbia: Provided, That no part of this appro- priation shall be expended in cooperation with States or municipali- ties except upon the basis of the State or municipality bearing all of the expense incident thereto in excess of such an amount as is neces- sary for the Geological Survey to perform its share of standard topo- graphic surveys, such share of the Geological Survey in no case exceeding 50 per centum of the cost of the survey: Provided further, ble. That $260,000 of this amount shall be available only for such cooper- ation with States or municipalities; Geologic surveys: For geologic surveys in the United States and chemical and physical researches relative thereto, $1,187,500, of which not to exceed $492,500 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; criti- Strategic and critical minerals (national defense): For scientific and economic investigations of strategic and critical minerals in the United States or its Territories or Insular possessions, $624,000, of which not to exceed $100,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; Mineral resources of Alaska: For investigation of the mineral resources of Alaska, $150,000, to be available immediately, of which not to exceed $43,500 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; Gaging streams: For gaging streams and determining the water supply of the United States, investigating underground currents and artesian wells and methods of utilizing the water resources, $1,314,000, of which not to exceed $169,000 may be expended for per- with sonal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended in cooperation with States or municipalities except upon the basis of the State or municipality bearing all of the expense incident thereto in excess of such an amount as is necessary for the Geological Survey to perform its share of general water resource investigations, such share of the Geological Survey in no case exceeding 50 per centum of the cost of the inves- ble tigation: Provided further, That $975,000 of this amount shall be available only for such cooperation with States or municipalities; Classification of lands: For the examination and classification of lands with respect to mineral character and water resources as required by the public-land laws and for related administrative opera- tions; for the preparation and publication of mineral-land classifica- tion and water-resources maps and reports; for engineering supervision of power permits and grants under the jurisdiction of the Secretary; and for performance of work for the Federal Power Commission, $225.000, of which not to exceed $55,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; Printing and binding, and so forth: For printing and binding, $87,500; for preparation of illustrations, $22,925; and for engraving and printing geologic and topographic maps, $200,000; in all, $310,425; Mineral leasing: For the enforcement of the provisions of the Acts s of October 20, 1914 (48 U. S. C. 435), October 2, 1917 (30 U. S. C. 141), February 25, 1920 (30 U. S. C. 181), as amended, and March 4, 1921 (48 U. S. C, 444), and other Acts relating to the mining and recovery of minerals on Indian and public lands and naval petroleum reserves, and for necessary related operations; and for every expense incident thereto, including supplies, equipment, expenses of travel, the construction, maintenance, and repair of necessary camp buildings and appurtenances thereto, $475,000, of which not to exceed $68,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; 38 Stat. 742; 44 297; 41 Stat. 437 478