16 U.S. Code § 577h - Authorization of appropriations; limitation on amount for purchase of additional lands, water or interests therein; availability of other funds; annual report to Congress
There are authorized to be appropriated annually such sums as are necessary to implement
Not later than March 1 of each year 1977 through 1980, the Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to the Congress a report concerning the acquisition of lands or interests in lands under sections 577c, 577d, and 577e to 577h of this title. The final report of the Secretary shall specify whether additional authorizations or appropriations are necessary to carry out the purposes of said sections.
1976—Pub. L. 94–384 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), substituted “implement” for “carry out the provisions of”, “$9,000,000” for “$4,500,000”, and “lands, water, or interests therein” for “land”, struck out “however” after “
1961—Pub. L. 87–351 increased appropriation for purchase and condemnation of land from $2,500,000 to $4,500,000.
1956—Act June 22, 1956, increased appropriation for purchase and condemnation of land from $500,000 to $2,500,000.