United States Congressional Serial Set, Issue 8580, Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1926 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Page 25 - That whenever, by priority of possession, rights to the use of water for mining, agricultural, manufacturing, or other purposes have vested and accrued, and the same are recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of the courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same...
Page 40 - That in case the commission shall find that any government dam may be advantageously used by the United States for public purposes in addition to navigation, no license therefor shall be issued until two years after it shall have reported to Congress the facts and conditions relating thereto, except that this provision shall not apply to any government dam constructed prior to...
Page 18 - All property, not exempted from taxation by this Constitution, shall be assessed for taxation at its fair cash value, estimated at the price it would bring at a fair voluntary sale...
Page 9 - Resolved by the Committee on Rivers and Harbors of the House of Representatives, United States, that the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors created under section 3 of the River and Harbor Act, approved June 13...
Page 8 - And provided further, That the Government shall not be deemed to have entered upon any project for the improvement of any waterway or harbor mentioned in this act until the project for the proposed work shall have been adopted by law: Portland Harbor, Maine, along the waterfront of South Portland.
Page 4 - The Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to cause preliminary examinations and surveys to be made at the following-named localities...
Page 8 - Provided, That no preliminary examination, survey, project, or estimate for new works other than those designated in this or some prior Act or joint resolution shall be made...
Page 40 - Provided, That when licenses are issued involving the use of Government dams or other structures owned by the United States or tribal lands embraced within Indian reservations the commission shall fix a reasonable annual charge for the use thereof...
Page 2 - Illinois, or that the location and plans have been submitted to and approved by the Chief of Engineers and the Secretary of War.
Page 40 - ... capacity may be issued without charge, except on tribal lands within Indian reservations; but in no case shall a license be issued free of charge for the development and utilization of power created by any Government dam and that the amount charged therefor in any license shall be such as determined by the commission.

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