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[72d Congress. Sess. 1. Ch. 520. July 21, 1932.]
Chap. 138  | Chap. 854 | Chap. 285 | Chap. 593 | Chap. 520 | Chap. 681

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Chapter 520
July 21, 1932. | [H.R. 9462.] 47 Stat., 717.

AN ACT TO relieve destitution, to broaden the lending powers of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and to create employment by providing for and expediting a public-works program

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Chap. 520 Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932.
Chap. 520 Emergency construction, etc., of. Roads in national forests, parks, and other reservations.
Chap. 520 46 Stat., 1242, 1257.
Chap. 520 44 Stat., 616, 635. U.S.C., Supp. V, pp. 178, 179.
Chap. 520 46 Stat., 1058, 1570.
Chap. 520 45 Stat., 750; ante, 57. U.S.C., Supp. V. p. 354.
Chap. 520 42 Stat., 212; 46 Stat., 805; post, 633, 1173; ante, 230. U.S.C., p. 665; Supp. V, p. 3413.
Chap. 520 Maximum employment of local labor, to be provided.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932."


(2) For expenditure in emergency construction during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933, $16,000,000, as follows: (A) For the construction and improvement of national-forest highways, $5,000,000; (B) for the construction and maintenance of roads, trails, bridges, fire lanes, and so forth, including the same objects specified in the paragraph commencing with the words "Improvement of the national forests" under the heading "National Forest Administration" in the Agricultural Appropriation Act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, approved February 23, 1931 (46 Stat. 1242), $5,000,000; (C) for the construction, reconstruction, and improvement of roads and trails, inclusive of necessary bridges, in the national parks and national monuments under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior, including areas to be established as national parks authorized under the Act of May 22, 1926 (U.S.C., Supp. V, title 16, secs. 403 to 403c), and under the Act of May 25, 1926 (U.S.C., Supp. V, title 16, secs. 404 to 404c) , and national park and monument approach roads authorized by the Act of January 31, 1931 (46 Stat. 1053), as amended, or any one section of such roads of not less than eight miles, which crosses lands wholly or to the extent of 90 per centum owned by the Government of the United States, $3,000,000; (D) for

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construction and improvement of Indian reservation roads under the provisions of the Act approved May 26, 1928 (U.S.C., Supp. V, title 25, sec. 318a), $1,000,000; and (E) for the survey, construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of main roads through unappropriated or unreserved public lands, nontaxable Indian lands, or other Federal reservations other than the forest reservations, under the provisions of section 3 of the Federal Highway Act, as amended and supplemented (U.S.C., Supp. V, title 23, secs. 3 and 3a), $2,000,000. The Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior, respectively, are authorized to make rules and regulations for carrying out the foregoing provisions of this section with a view to providing the maximum employment of local labor consistent with reasonable economy of construction.

Approved, July 21, 1932.

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