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|Chap. 715||Federal Highway Act of 1940.|
Roads through unreserved public lands, etc. Appropriations authorized.
23 U. S. C. § 3.
|Sec. 7||25 U. S. C. § 318a.|
|Sec. 10||Indian reservation roads. Appropriations authorized.|
|Sec. 10||Proviso. Location, etc., of roads.|
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 Act entitled “An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes”, approved July 11, 1916 (30 Stat. 365), and all Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following sums, to be expended according to the provisions of such Act as amended and supplemented: The sum of $100,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of $100,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943.
For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of section 3 of the Federal Highway Act (42 Stat. 212), as amended by the Act of 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, non-taxable Indian lands, or other Federal reservations other than the forest reservations the sum of $1,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of $1,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943, to remain available until expended: Provided, That apportionments of funds made under the second paragraph of section 3 of the Federal Highway Act, as amended by the Act of June 24, 1930 (46 Stat. 805), shall be made on the basis of the area of such lands in each State as shown by certificate of the Secretary of the Interior which he is directed to make as of June 30 each year.
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 $3,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of $3,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943: Provided, That hereafter the location, type, and design of all roads constructed under the provisions of said Act of May 26, 1928, shall be approved by the Public Roads Administration before any expenditures are made thereon, and all such construction done by contract shall be under the general supervision of the Public Roads Administration.
Approved, September 5, 1940.