Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 275||War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1945.
Post, pp. 872, 876.
|Chap. 275||Hulah Dam and Reservoir project.|
|Chap. 275||Compensation for mineral rights.|
|Chap. 275||Dam construction.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, for civil functions administered by the War Department, and for other purposes, namely:
Flood control, general:
Provided, That the provision contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1942 (55 Stat. 320), concerning the acquisition of mineral rights owned by the Osage Tribe in lands to be acquired for the Hulah Dam and Reservoir project is hereby amended by adding the following: "Provided, That if just compensation cannot be agreed upon the Secretary of War may institute proceedings to condemn said mineral rights pursuant to existing laws: Provided further, That the construction of the dam may be commenced at any time after the institution of such proceedings".
Approved, June 26, 1944.