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[77 STAT. 840]
[77 STAT. 840]
PUBLIC LAW 88-000—MMMM. DD, 1963


D.c. Code 47^^^°70 Stat, 78, 1586*^* ^°'^^ ^'^'

74 Stat, 23, Short title.

PUBLIC LAW 88-253_-DEC. 30, 1963

[77 STAT.

108) '. Provided. 'Jliat notliiug contained in this section shall be construed as modifj'ing or affecting the provisions of paragraph 3, subsection (c) of section 11 of title X II of the District of Columbia Income and Franchise Tax Act of 1947, as amended. ^^^' ^^' Except as otherwise provided herein, limitations and legislative provisions contaiiied in the District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1961, shall be continued for the fiscal year 1964: Provided, That the limitation for "Construction Services, Department of Buildings and Grounds'" contained in the District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1961, shall be increased from 6 to 7 per centum of appropriations for construction projects. This Act uiav be cited as flie "District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1964"'. Approved December 30, 1963. Public Law 88-253

December 30, 1963 AN ACT [H. R, 8667] Authorizing additional appropriations for the prosecution of comprehensive plans for certain river basins.

Be if enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives United States of America in Congress assembled,

of the


River Basins, Fiood control,

That the following w'orks of improvement for the benefit of naviga(^JQJ^ g^j^^j ^j^g coutrol of destructive floodwaters 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 respective reports hereinafter designated and subject to sections 201 and 202 of the Flood Control Act of 1962 (Public Law 87-874; 76 Stat. 1180), and the monetary authorizations for the following river basin plans, under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Army, are hereby increased as provided in this Act. Penstocks and other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam authorized by this Act for construction by the Secretary of the Army on recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and the Federal Power Commission and approval by such Secretary. The projects authorized in this Act shall be initiated as expeditiously and prosecuted as vigorously as may be consistent with budgetary requirements. WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN

68 Stat. 1257,

An additional sum of $2,000,000 for the prosecution of the comprehensive plan for flood control and other purposes in the West Branch of the Susquehanna River Basin, authorized by the Flood Control Act of September 3, 1954. CAPE FEAR RIVER BASIN

The project for the comprehensive development of the Cape Fear River Basm, North Carolina, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in House Document Numbered 508, Eighty-seventh Congress, at an estimated cost of $25,143,000: Provided, That the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of Agriculture shall conduct joint investigations and surveys of the upper tributaries of the Cape Fear River in