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|Chap. 247||War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1947.
Post, pp. 268, 565, 917.
Garrison Reservoir, construction.
Ante, p. 163.
|Sec. 6||Time Limit.|
|Sec. 6||Transfer of funds|
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, 1947, for civil functions administered by the War Department, and for other purposes, namely:
No part of the appropriation for the Garrison Reservoir herein contained may be expended for actual construction of the dam itself until the Secretary of War shall have selected and offered, through the Secretary of the Interior, to the Three Affiliated Tribes, land which the Secretary of the Interior approves as comparable in quality and sufficient in area to compensate the said tribes for the land on the Fort Berthold Reservation which shall be inundated by the construction of the Garrison Dam: Provided further, That said
selection and offer by the Secretary of War and approval by the Secretary of the Interior shall be consummated before January 1, 1947, after which consummation actual construction of the dam itself may proceed: And provided further, That funds appropriated for the construction of said dam may be transferred to the Secretary of the Interior for use by him in acquiring title to the lands thus selected.
Approved, May 2, 1946.