Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 33||Yakima Indian Reservation, Wash. Wapato irrigation project.
41 Stat., 431, vol. 4, 259; 42 Stat., 595, vol. 4, 359.
|Chap. 33||Assessment rate.|
|Chap. 33||Effective date and duration.|
|Sec. 2||Annual repayment schedule, modification.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the Act approved February 14, 1924 (41 Stat. 431), as amended by the Act approved May 25, 1922 (42 Stat. L. 595 and 596), as fixes the annual rate of payment of irrigation constriction costs or assessments on the Wapato Indian irrigation project on the Yakima Reservation in the State of Washington, be, and it is hereby, amended so as to fix the per-acre per-annum assessment rate at $1.25 against those lands classed as A or B which are subject to construction assessments pursuant to existing law. Such rate is to take effect immediately upon approval of this Act and shall continue until the total cost assessable under existing law, against such of the A and B lands shall have been repaid.
The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to modify the annual repayment schedule set forth in the memorandum agreement of March 9, 1921, approved March 31, 1921, as amended, wherein provision is made among other things for payment of the actual cost of the two hundred and fifty thousand acre-feet of water for certain of the lands under the Wapato Indian irrigation project so as to extend payment of the balance of the cost of such water over a twenty-four-year period commencing with the payment due December 31, 1937.
Approved, February 24, 1938.