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18. (CR1-10609). Section 5, after “section 4” strike out all down to and including the word "service." *

19. (CR1-10609). In section 5, near the end of first paragraph after "stored" insert "behind said dam at Black or Boulder Canyon," and after “except” insert “upon compliance with the water laws of the States wherein such water is made available, nor except.'

20. (CR1-10609). At the end of first paragraph of section 5, after “stated” insert "and no such contract shall provide for the delivery or permit the diversion of said stored water in any State in excess of the respective amounts set forth in this act or as may be agreed upon in any compact entered into and ratified as provided by this act." *

21. (CR1-10609). Section 5 after "stated" insert Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior in the delivery of water shall limit the amounts used in Arizona and California so that neither of said States shall use in excess of one-half of the water available in the lower basin out of the main Colorado River after 300,000 acre-feet has been deducted for use within the State of Nevada." *

22. (CR1-10609). Second paragraph of section 5 after “interest" strike out all down to and including the word “Congress” and insert “shall have been made, the plants for the generation of electric power if constructed by the United States, together with appurtenant water rights, equipment, and structures, exclusive of the dam, shall pass to the States of Arizona and Nevada, jointly, to be managed and controlled by them as they may decide at the time of transfer; operations to be conducted subject to the provisions of the Colorado River compact." *

23. (CR1-10609). Strike out all of second paragraph of section 5.*

24. (CR1-10609). Before subsection (b) of section 5, insert “Each of the States of Arizona, California, and Nevada may designate a commissioner by legislative enactment who shall act in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Interior in the exercise of any authority conferred upon him by this act, and each of such commissions shall have at all times access to records of all Federal agencies empowered to act under this act and shall be entitled to have copies of said records on request." *

25. (CR1-10609). Subsection (b) of section 5 after "conditions" insert i

as are authorized by the Federal power act or." 26. (CR1-10609). Subsection (b) of section 5 after “regulations insert a period and strike out the remainder of the subsection.*

27. (CR1-10609). Subsection (c) of section 5 after “license" insert “That preference to applicants for the use of water and appurtenant works and privileges necessary for the generation and distribution of hydroelectric energy, or for delivery at the switchboard of a hydroelectric plant, shall be given, first, to a State; second, to a political subdivision of a State; third, to citizens of the United States or any association of such citizens, or any corporation organized under the laws of the United States or any State thereof. The States of Arizona, California, and Nevada shall have preference, and upon an equality with regard to such preferential rights, and shall be given equal opportunity as such applicants." *

* Where this mark appears after an amendment the amendment was submitted and ordered printed in the Record but was either later withdrawn or was not called up to be acted on.

[APPENDIX 22]

THE PRESIDENT'S PROCLAMATION

OF JUNE 25, 1929

427

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

PUBLIC PROCLAMATION

Pursuant to the provisions of section 4 (a) of the Boulder Canyon project act approved December 21, 1928 (45 Stat. 1057), it is hereby declared by public proclamation:

(a) That the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming have not ratified the Colorado River Compact mentioned in section 13 (a) of said act of December 21, 1928, within six months from the date of the passage and approval of said act.

(6) That the States of California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming have ratified said compact and have consented to waive the provisions of the first paragraph of Article XI of said compact, which makes the same binding and obligatory only when approved by each of the seven States signatory thereto, and that each of the States last named has approved said compact without condition, except that of six-State approval as prescribed in section 13 (a) of said act of December 21, 1928.

(c) That the State of California has in all things met the requirements set out in the first paragraph of section 4 (a) of said act of December 21, 1928, necessary to render said act effective on six-State approval of said compact.

(d) All prescribed conditions having been fulfilled, the said Boulder Canyon project act approved December 21, 1928, is hereby declared to be effective this date.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed.

Done at the city of Washington this 25th day of June, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Fifty-third.

HERBERT HOOVER. By the President: HENRY L. STIMSON,

Secretary of State. (SEAL)

[No. 1882]

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