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|Chap. 487||Polson, Mont. Appropriation authorized for drainage system.|
|Chap. 487||Additional funds.|
|Sec. 2||Nonliability of U.S.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $100,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for the repair and rehabilitation or replacement of the drainage structures of a system of drainage for lands within and adjacent to the city of Polson, Montana, on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in sections, 3, 4, 8, 9, and 10, township 22 north, range 20 west, Montana principal meridian: Provided, That the said city or the residents in the affected area form a drainage-sanitation district and levy an assessment to provide additional funds to convert the drainage lines into a dual purpose system for drainage and sewer disposal purposes and agree to take title to the system and operate and maintain it in perpetuity.
Nothing in this Act shall be construed as an admission of
liability on the part of the United States for damages that may be claimed by any property owner as resulting from seepage in the affected area, and the drainage-sanitation district formed pursuant to section 1 hereof shall specifically agree to hold the United States harmless against any and all damage claims that may be asserted by property owners of the area.
Approved, August 19, 1949.