Merrimack River Valley and Connecticut River Valley Interstate Flood Control Compacts: Hearings Before the Committee on Flood Control, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on H.J. Res. 482, H.J. Res. 435, H.J. Res. 436, and H.J. Res. 430. August 16,17, and 18, 1937

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Page 66 - Act shall be expended on the construction of any project until States, political subdivisions thereof, or other responsible local agencies have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project...
Page 28 - States, and their tributaries, whereon power development appears feasible and practicable, with a view to the formulation of general plans for the most effective Improvement of such streams for the purposes of navigation and the prosecution of such improvement in combination with the most efficient development of the potential water power, the control of floods, and the needs of irrigation...
Page 48 - Local Interests are required to provide without cost to the United States all rights-of-way for levee foundations and levees on the main stem of the Mississippi River between Cape Girardeau, Mo., and the Head of Passes, except for maintenance setbacks.
Page 31 - Congress assembled, that the consent of Congress is hereby given to any two or more states to enter into agreements or compacts...
Page 35 - Project" means complete unit of improvement or development, consisting of a power house, all water conduits, all dams and appurtenant works and structures (including navigation structures') which are a part of said...
Page 2 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress is hereby given to...
Page 30 - Federal investigations and improvements of rivers and other waterways for flood control and allied purposes shall be under the jurisdiction of and shall be prosecuted by the War Department under the direction of the Secretary of War and supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
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Page 16 - A majority of the members from each State shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, the exercise of any powers, or the performance of any duties, but no action of the Commission shall be binding unless at least two of the members from each State shall vote in favor thereof.
Page 66 - War of any project or useful part thereof accrue to lands and property outside of the State in which said project or part thereof is located...

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