Washington : Government Printing Office
Section 16 of Order No. 2508 (14 F.R. 258; 23 F.R. 9194; 24 F.R. 5251) is amended in its entirety to read as follows:
Forestry. The Commissioner may exercise the authority of the Secretary in relation to the following classes of matters; actions taken hereunder shall be subject to appeal to the Secretary in accordance with Section 1 of this Order.
(a) All those matters set forth in 25 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M-Forestry.
(b) The adjustment of stumpage rates and the performing of all other administrative actions to be taken by the Secretary pursuant to timber sales contracts now in effect.
(c) The fixing of the fair stumpage value of the annual timber cut on the Menominee Indian Reservation, Wisconsin, and the approval of stumpage payments to the Menominee Indians, pursuant to the provisions of the Act of March 28, 1908 (35 Stat. 51), as amended by the Act of June 15, 1934 (48 Stat. 964).
(d) The administration of existing and the negotiation and execution of new cooperative fire suppression agreements with Federal, State and private agencies.
(e) The taking of any action necessary to prevent waste of timber from fire, decay, windthrow, insect infestation, disease or either natural catastrophe on Indian lands held in trust by the United States.
FRED A. SEATON,
Secretary of the Interior.