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[74 Stat. 488]
[74 Stat. 488]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960


PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 6 4 5 - J U L Y 14, 1960

[74 S T A T.

(b) That Saint Jones Kiver upstream from Lebanon, Delaware, be, and the same is hereby, declared to be not navigable waters of the United States within the meaning of the Constitution and laws of the United States. (c) The right to alter, amend, or repeal this section is hereby expressly reserved. Short title. gjjc j^ j^l Title I of this Act may be cited as the "Eiver and Harbor Act of 1960". Ac^^'of'Igeo."°' TITLE II ~ F L O O D CONTROL SEC. 201. That section 3 of the Act approved June 22, 1936 (Public St a? ^ms^^^^' ^^ Law Numbered 738, Seventy-fourth Congress), as amended by section 2 of the Act approved June 28, 1938 (Public Law Numbered 761, Seventy-fifth Congress), shall apply to all works authorized in this title except that for any channel improvement or channel rectification project, provisions (a), (b), and (c) of section 3 of said Act of June 22, 1936, shall apply thereto, and except as otherwise provided by law: Provided, That the authorization for any flood-control project thoHziao^?" °^ ^"' liGrein adopted requiring local cooperation shall expire five years from the date on which local interests are notified in writing by the Department of the Armj'^ of the requirements of local cooperation, unless said interests shall within said time furnish assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of the Army that the required cooperation will be furnished. sTstal'^sl?. ^^^- ^^^- '^^^ provisions of section 1 of the Act of December 22, 1944 (Public Law Numbered 534, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session), shall govern with respect to projects authorized in this Act, and the procedures therein set forth with respect to plans, proposals, or reports for works of improvement for navigation or flood control and lor irrigation and purposes incidental thereto shall apply as if herein set forth in full, izfd"^*^ authorgj.Q^ 203. The following works of improvement for the benefit of navigation and the control of destructive floodw^aters and other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers in accordance with the plans in the respective reports hereinafter designated and subject to the conditions set forth therein: Provided, That the necessary plans, specifications, and preliminary work may be prosecuted on any project authorized in this title with funds from appropriations heretofore or hereafter made for flood control so as to be ready for rapid inauguration of a construction program: Provided further, That the projects authorized herein shall be initiated as expeditiously and prosecuted as vigorously as may be consistent with budgetary requirements: And provided further, That penstocks and other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam authorized in this Act for construction by the Department of the Army when approved by the Secretary of the Army on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and the Federal Power Commission. BLACK.8T0NE RIVER BASIN

The project for flood protection on Blackstone, Mill, and Peters Rivers, in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in Senate Document Numbered 87, Eighty-fifth Congress, at an estimated cost of $2,970,000.