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PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-112~JULY 26, 1961

[75 S T A T.

FLOOD PREVENTION

49 Stat. 1570.

58 Stat. 742. 60 Stat. 810.

For expenses necessary, in accordance with the Flood Control ^ ^ t, approved June 22, 1936 (33 U.S.C. 701-709, 74 Stat. 131), as amended and supplemented, and in accordance with the provisions of laws relating to the activities of the Department, to perform works of improvement, including not to exceed $100,000 for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (5 U.S.C. 574), as amended by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a), to remain available until expended, $25,000,000, with which shall be merged the unexpended.balances of funds heretofore appropriated or transferred to the Department for flood prevention purposes: Provided, That no part of such funds shall be used for the purchase of lands in the Yazoo and Little Tallahatchie watersheds without specific approval of the county board of supervisors of the county in which such lands are situated: Provided further, That not to exceed $1,000,000, together with the unobligated balance of funds previously appropriated for loans and related expense, shall be available for such purposes. GREAT PLAINS CONSERVATION PROGRAM

70 Stat. 1115.

For necessary expenses to carry into effect a program of conservation in the Great Plains area, pursuant to section 16(b) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as added by the Act of August 7, 1956 (16' U.S.C. 590p), $10,168,000, to remain available until expended. ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES

60 Stat. 1087.

58 Stat. 742. 60 Stat. 810.

For necessary expenses of the Economic Research Service in conducting economic research and service relating to agricultural production, marketing, and distribution, as authorized by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621-1627), and other laws, including economics of marketing; analyses relating to farm prices, income and population, and demand for farm products, use of resources in agriculture, adjustments, costs and returns in farming, and farm finance; and for analyses of supply and demand for farm products in foreign countries and their effect on prospects for United States exports, progress in economic development and its relation to sales of farm products, assembly and analysis of agricultural trade statistics and analysis of international financial and monetary programs and policies as they affect the competitive position of United States farm products; $9,360,000: Provided, That not less than $350,000 of the funds contained in this appropriation shall be available to continue to gather statistics and conduct a special study on the price spread between the farmer and consumer: Provided further. That not to exceed $75,000 of the appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (5 U.S.C. 574) as amended by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a): Provided further. That not less than $145,000 of the funds contained in this appropriation shall be available for analysis of statistics and related facts on foreign production and full and complete information on methods used by other countries to move farm commodities in world trade on a competitive basis.