PUBLIC LAW 91-127-NOV. 26, 1969
FARMER COOPERATIVE SERVICE SAI^\KIES AND EXPENSES
44 Stat. 802. 60 Stat. 1087.
For necessary expenses to carry out the Act of July 2, 1926 (7 U.S.C. ^^51-457), and for conducting research relating- to the economic and marketing aspects of farmer cooperatives, as authorized by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621-1627), $1,500,000. SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE CONSERVATION OPERATIONS
49 Stat. 163.
58 Stat. 742. 80 Stat. 416.
For necessary expenses for carrying out the provisions of the Act of xVpril 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C. 590a-590f), including preparation of conservation plans and establishment of measures to conserve soil and water (including farm irrigation and land drainage and such special measures as may be necessary to prevent floods and the siltation of reservoirs); operation of conservation nurseries; classification and mapping of soil; dissemination of information; purchase and erection or alteration of permanent buildings; and operation and maintenance of aircraft, $118,786,000: Provided, That the cost of any permanent building purchased, erected, or as improved, exclusive of the cost of constructing a water supply or sanitary system and connecting the same to any such building and with the exception of buildings acquired in conjunction with land being purchased for other purposes, shall not exceed $2,500, except for one building to be constructed at a cost not to exceed $25,000 and eight buildings to be constructed or improved at a cost not to exceed $15,000 per building and except that alterations or improvements to other existing permanent buihlings costing $2,500 or more may be made in any fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $500 per building: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for the construction of any such building on land not owned by the Government: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation may be expended for soil and water conservation operations under the Act of April 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C". 590a-590f) in demonstration projects: Provided further. That this appropriation shall be available for field employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic j^^^ ^f ^944 (^ XJ.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $5,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.(\ 3109: Provided further, That qualified local engineers may be temporarily employed at per diem rates to perform the technical planning work of the service. RIVER B A S I N S I R V E Y S AND I N V E S T I G A I TO N S
68 Stat. 668.
For necessary expenses to conduct research, investigations and surveys of the watersheds of rivers and other waterways, in accordance with section 6 of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act, approved August 4, 1954, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1006), to remain available until expended; $8,187,000, with which shall be merged the unexpended balances of funds heretofore appropriated to the Department for river basin survey purposes: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for field employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $60,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 310^.