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|Chap. 912||Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1950.
23 U.S.C. § 48 and note.
23 U.S.C. §§ 60-63.
|Chap. 912||23 U.S.C., Sup. III, §§ 21-23c note.|
|Chap. 912||Availability for expenditure.|
Indian reservation roads, etc. Appropriations authorized.
25 U.S.C. § 318a.
23 U.S.C. § 3a.
|Sec. 8||Construction in Indian reservations, etc.; agency cooperation.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), and all Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, and for continuing the construction and reconstruction of highways in accordance with the provisions of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944 approved December 20, 1944 (58 Stat. 838), as amended and supplemented by the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1948 (62 Stat. 1105), there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $500,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, and a like sum for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953.
The sum herein authorized for each fiscal year shall be available for expenditure as follows:
(c) For the construction, improvement, and maintenance of Indian reservation roads and bridges and roads and bridges to provide access to Indian reservations and Indian lands under the provisions of the Act approved May 26, 1928 (45 Stat. 750), there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $6,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, and a like sum for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953: Provided, That the location, type, and design of all roads and bridges constructed shall be approved by the Commissioner of Public Roads before any expenditures are made thereon, and all such construction shall be under the general supervision of the Commissioner of Public Roads.
Section 3a of the Federal Highway Act of November 9, 1921, as amended by the Act of February 20, 1931 (46 Stat. 1173), is hereby amended to read as follows:
“SEC. 3a. That the Secretary of Commerce is authorized to cooperate with the State highway departments and with the Department of the Interior in the construction of public highways within Indian reservations and national parks and monuments under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior, and to pay the amount assumed therefor from the funds allotted or apportioned under this Act to the State wherein the reservations and national parks and monuments are located.”
Approved, September 7, 1950.