The project for the control of floods of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, adopted by section
702a of this title, is modified in accordance with the recommendations of section 43 of the report submitted by the Chief of Engineers to the Chairman of the Committee on Flood Control, dated February 12, 1935, and printed in House Committee on Flood Control Document Numbered 1, Seventy-fourth Congress, first session, as, in sections
702k–2 of this title, further modified and amended; and as so modified is adopted and authorized and directed to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers.
A prior section
702a–11/2, act June 28, 1938, ch. 795, § 4,52 Stat. 1220, which related to further modification of 1927 project, was transferred to section
702a–1a of this title.
A prior section
702a–13/4, act Aug. 18, 1941, ch. 377, § 3,55 Stat. 642, which related to further modificiation and adoption of Lower Mississippi River flood control project, was transferred to section
702a–1b of this title.
Change of Name
Department of War designated Department of the Army and title of Secretary of War changed to Secretary of the Army by section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, 61 Stat. 501. Section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, was repealed by section 53 of act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 641. Section 1 of act Aug. 10, 1956, enacted “Title 10, Armed Forces” which in sections
3013 continued Department of the Army under administrative supervision of Secretary of the Army.
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