Hearings

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Page 736 - The service thus established shall promote and regulate the use of the Federal areas known as national parks, monuments, and reservations hereinafter specified by such means and measures as conform to the fundamental purpose of the said parks, monuments, and reservations, which purpose is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment...
Page 12 - There are hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be required to carry out the purposes of this Act.
Page 462 - The Federal Water Power Act of June 10, 1920 (41 Stat. 1063; 16 USC sec. 800): Federal Power Commission "shall give preference to applications ... by States and municipalities" for permits and licenses to build and operate works upon navigable waters.
Page 739 - The amendment was agreed to. The bill was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, read the third time, and passed.
Page 737 - An Act to create a Federal Power Commission ; to provide for the improvement of navigation ; the development of water power ; the use of the public lands in relation thereto ; and to repeal section 18 of the River and Harbor Appropriation Act, approved August 8, 1917, and for other purposes," and the Acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto.
Page 435 - The CHAIRMAN. The committee will stand in recess until 2 o'clock. (Whereupon, at 12 : 15 pm, the committee was recessed, to reconvene at 2 pm, the same day.) AFTERNOON SESSION— WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 1956 Committee members present: Representatives Walter and Velde.
Page 8 - Secretary is authorized and directed to investigate, plan, construct, operate, and maintain (1) public recreational facilities on lands withdrawn or acquired for the development of said project or of said participating projects, to conserve the scenery, the natural, historic, and archeologic objects, and the wildlife on said lands, and to provide for public use and enjoyment of the same and of the water areas created by these projects by such means as are consistent with the primary purposes of said...
Page 735 - That permits for the examination of ruins, the excavation of archaeological sites, and the gathering of objects of antiquity upon the lands under their respective jurisdictions may be granted by the Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and War to institutions which they may deem...
Page 732 - February 26, 1919, provided that "whenever consistent with the primary purposes of said park, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to permit the utilization of areas therein which may be necessary for the development and maintenance of a Government reclamation project.
Page 736 - That licenses shall be issued within any reservation only after a finding by the commission that the license will not interfere or be inconsistent with the purpose for which such reservation was created or acquired, and shall be subject to and contain such conditions as the Secretary of the department under whose supervision such reservation falls shall deem necessary for the adequate protection and utilization of such reservation...

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