Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 586||Emergency construction of public highways, etc. Appropriation authorized.|
|Chap. 586||Apportionment of among the several
48 Stat., 203.
48 Stat., 203.
|Chap. 586||Provisos. Approval by Secretary of Agriculture; effect.|
|Chap. 586||Amount for secondary and feeder roads.|
|Chap. 586||Constructing safer traffic facilities, etc.|
|Sec. 6||Cooperative road construction through public lands, Federal reservations, etc.|
|Sec. 6||Post, 633. Maintenance of main roads.|
|Sec. 8||Indian reservations.
Constructing roads in, not eligible, under Federal Highway Act.
45 Stat., 750; ante, 57.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of increasing employment by providing for emergency construction of public highways and other related projects there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $200,000,000, which shall be apportioned by the Secretary of Agriculture immediately upon the passage of this Act under the provisions of section 204 of the National Industrial Recovery Act, approved June 10, 1933 (in addition to any sums heretofore allocated under such section), in making grants under said section to the several States to be expended by their highway departments pursuant to the provisions of such section, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall act upon projects submitted to him under his apportionment of this authorization, and his approval of any such project shall be deemed a contractual obligation of the Federal Government for the payment of its proportional contribution thereto: Provided further, That not less than 25 per centum of the apportionment to any State shall be applied to secondary or feeder roads, including farm to market roads, rural free delivery mail roads, and public-school bus routes, except that the Secretary of Agriculture, upon request and satisfactory showing from the highway department of any State, may fix a less percentage of the apportionment of such State for expenditure on secondary or feeder roads: And provided further, That any funds allocated under the provisions of section 204 (a) (2) of such Act shall also be available four the cost of any construction that will provide safer traffic, facilities
or definitely eliminate existing hazards to pedestrian or vehicular traffic.
For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of section 3 of the Federal Highway Act, approved November 9, 1921, as amended June 24, 1930 (46 Stat. 805), there is hereby authorized to be appropriated 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, the sum of $2,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936, and the sum of $2,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937, to remain available until expended.
For construction and improvement of Indian reservation roads under the provisions of the Act approved May 26, 1928 (45 Stat. 750), there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $4,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936, and the sum of $4,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937.
Approved, June 18, 1934.