PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 337-JULY 25, 1947 Cooperation with States. Limitation. Negotiation of comr 59 Stat. S3 . 38 Stat. 742; 40 Stat. 297; 41 stat. 437, 1363. Pag, p. 913. Mineral resources of Alaska: For investigation of the mineral resources of Alaska, $250,000, of which not to exceed $85,000 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, its Territories and possessions, investi- gating underground currents and artesian wells and methods of utiliz- ing the water resources, $2,625,000, of which not to exceed $10,000 may be expended for acquiring lands at gaging stations, and not to exceed $265,000 may be expended for personal 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 exceed- ing 50 per centum of the cost of the investigation: Provided further, That $1,586,500 of this amount shall be available only for such cooper- ation with States or municipalities: Providedfurther,That no part of the funds appropriated in this paragraph shall be used for the payment, directly or indirectly, for the drilling of water wells for the purpose of supplying water for domestic use: Providedfurther,That not to exceed $10,000 of this appropriation shall be available for payment of the com- pensation and expenses of the person appointed by the President pur- suant to Public Law 34, Seventy-ninth Congress, to participate as the representative of the United States in the negotiation of a compact between the States of Colorado and Kansas relative to the division of the waters of the Arkansas River and its tributaries: Providedfurther, That, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, the President is authorized to appoint a retired officer of the Army as such representative without prejudice to his status as a retired Army officer who shall receive such compensation and expenses in addition to his retired pay; 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 operations; for the preparation and publication of mineral-land classification 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, $245,000, of which not to exceed $56,500 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; Printing and binding, and so forth: For printing and binding, including the purchase of reprints of scientific and technical articles published in periodicals and journals, $120,000; for preparation of illustrations, $32,000; and for engraving and printing geologic and topographic maps, $237,000; in all, $389,000; Mineral leasing: For the enforcement of the provisions of the Acts 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, travel, and the con- struction, maintenance, and repair of necessary camp buildings and appurtenances thereto, $650,000, of which not to exceed $78,600 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; Cooperative advance: To enable the Geological Survey to meet obli- gations incurred by it arising from cooperative work pending reim- bursement from cooperating agencies; $400,000, which amount shall [61 STAT.