Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 975||Gavins Point, etc. projects on Missouri River. Payment for improvements.|
|Sec. 2||Pollock S. Dak. Payment for school facilities.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Army is authorized and directed to pay to any bona fide lessee or permittee owning improvements situated on a railroad right-of-way or on Indian tribal land the fair value, as determined by the Secretary, or by a court of competent jurisdiction, of any such improvements which will be rendered inoperative or be otherwise adversely affected by the construction of the Gavins Point, Fort Randall, and Oahe Dams and Reservoir projects on the Missouri River.
The Secretary of the Army is authorized and directed to pay to the Pollock Independent School District Numbered 3, Pollock, South Dakota, an amount equal to the difference between the sum paid for the taking of school facilities of said school district in the condemnation proceeding entitled "United States of America, plaintiff, against 10.00 Acres of Land, and so forth, defendants", civil numbered 682ND, filed in the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, Northern Division, on May 7, 1956, and the actual cost of replacing the school facilities so acquired as the Secretary shall find to be reasonable: Provided, however, That in no event shall the additional amount paid pursuant to this authorization exceed $200,000.
The Secretary of the Army is authorized to provide the funds necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act from any moneys
appropriated for the construction of the Oahe, Gavins Point, and Fort Randall Dams and Reservoir projects: Provided, however; That in no event shall the amount so expended exceed $550,000.
Approved, August 6, 1956.