INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE EIGHTIETH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1948
Chap. 3 | Chap. 44 | Chap. 45 | Chap. 46 | Chap. 68 | Chap. 72 | Chap. 73 | Chap. 74 | Chap. 75 | Chap. 82 | Chap. 108 | Chap. 120 | Chap. 142 | Chap. 160 | Chap. 167 | Chap. 185 | Chap. 219 | Chap. 237 | Chap. 238 | Chap. 244 | Chap. 258 | Chap. 266 | Chap. 270 | Chap. 293 | Chap. 325 | Chap. 326 | Chap. 340 | Chap. 400 | Chap. 516 | Chap. 591 | Chap. 618 | Chap. 645 | Chap. 646 | Chap. 658 | Chap. 732 | Chap. 754 | Chap. 759 | Chap. 765 | Chap. 767 | Chap. 771 | Chap. 790 | Chap. 793 | Chap. 809 | Chap. 812 | Chap. 822

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Chapter 771
June 30, 1948 [H.R. 6419] |  [Public Law 858] 62 Stat. 1171

AN ACT
Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control, and for other purposes.
Section 201 | 203

Margin Notes
Sec. 201 1175
Flood Control Act of 1948.
Sec. 201 State, etc., cooperation.
Sec. 201 49 Stat. 1571; 52 Stat. 1215.
23 U.S.C. §§ 701c, 701c-1.
Sec. 203 Projects authorized.
Sec. 203 1176
Sec. 203 1177
Sec. 203 1178
Sec. 203 1179
Sec. 203 1181
Sec. 203 Obligations of U.S.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE II—FLOOD CONTROL

SEC. 201.

That section 3 of the Act approved June 22, 1936 (Public, Numbered 738, Seventy-fourth Congress), as amended by section 2 of the Act approved June 28, 1938 (Public, Numbered 761, Seventy-fifth Congress), shall apply to all works authorized in this title except that for any channel improvement or channel rectification project, provisions (a), (b), and (c) of section 3 of said Act of June 22, 1936, shall apply thereto, and except as otherwise provided by law:

SEC. 203.

That the following works of improvement for the benefit of navigation and the control of destructive floodwaters and other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers in accordance with the plans in the respective reports hereinafter designated and subject to the conditions set forth therein:

DELAWARE RIVER BASIN

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN

JAMES RIVER BASIN

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FLORIDA

ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN

UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER BASIN

RED RIVER OF THE NORTH

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OHIO RIVER BASIN

MISSOURI RIVER BASIN

GREAT LAKES BASIN

SANTA CLARA RIVER BASIN

GILA RIVER BASIN

WILLAMETTE RIVER BASIN

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER

RIO GRANDE BASIN

Nothing in this Act shall be construed to abrogate or impair existing obligations of the United States or any agency thereof, including obligations to furnish water for irrigation and obligations to any Indian or tribe or band of Indians whether based on treaty, agreement, or Act of Congress.

Approved, June 30, 1948.


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