Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 75||Fort Peck project. Transfer of transmission lines, etc.|
|Chap. 75||16 U.S.C. §§ 833-833k.|
|Sec. 2||Purchase price.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in aid of the administration of the Fort Peck project; there is hereby granted to the United States, for use by the Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the "Bureau"), in the discharge of its duties pursuant to the Act of May 18, 1938 (52 Stat. 403), the electric-transmission lines, substations, rights-of-way, and other property described in section 7 of that certain permit and memorandum of understanding, dated November 2, 1945, between the Bureau and the Office of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the "Indian Office"): Provided, however, That the Bureau shall continue to furnish electric service for the uses and purposes of the Indian Office on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, pursuant to the terms and conditions of said permit and memorandum
of understanding, except as the same may be modified by the Secretary of the Interior.
That the amount of money to be paid for said property shall be $58,577.52, or so much thereof as the Secretary of the Interior shall determine to be needed pursuant to the provisions of said permit and memorandum of understanding. Such sum shall be paid, from funds now or hereafter made available to the Department of the Interior for the construction of transmission lines and substations of the Fort Peck project, to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, who shall deposit such sum in the Treasury of the United States as a credit on expenditures made for irrigation and power construction on the Fort Peck Indian irrigation project.
The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to perform any and all acts as may be deemed necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
Approved, February 27, 1948.