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U.S. C.prisa. Senate .

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON
IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTY-FOURTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

S. 863

A BILL TO GOVERN THE CONTROL, APPROPRIATION, USE,

AND DISTRIBUTION OF WATER

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COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

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JAMES E, MURRAY, Montana, Chairman
CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico EUGENE D. MILLIKIN, Colorado
KUSSELL B. LONG, Louisiana

GEORGE W. MALONE, Nevada
HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington

ARTHUR V. WATKINS, Utah JOSEPH C. O'MAHONEY, Wyoming

HENRY C. DWORSHAK, Idaho W. KERR SCOTT, North Carolina

THOMAS H. KUCHEL, California ALAN BIBLE, Nevada

FRANK A. BARRETT, Wyoming RICHARD L. NEUBERGER, Oregon

BARRY GOLDWATER, Arizona

SUBCOMMITTEE ON IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION

CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico, Chairman HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington

EUGENE D. MILLIKIN, Colorado
JOSEPH C. O'MAHONEY, Wyoming

ARTHUR V. WATKINS, Utah
STEWART FRENCH, Chief Counsel and Staf Director
GOODRICH W. LINEWEAVER, Committee Assistant for Reclamation

RICHARD L. CALLAGHAN, Chief Clerk
N. D. MCSHERRY, Assistant Chief Olerle

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Text of S. 863.

1

Amendments.

2

Reports:

Agriculture Department..

177

Army---

391

Bureau of the Budget-

4

Defense

390

Federal Power Commission.

5

Interior Department..

152

Justice Department.

52

Appendix..--

282

Statements:

Banks, Harvey O., State engineer, California; accompanied by Porter

A. Towner, attorney, division of water resources, and Northcutt

Ely, special counsel."-

207

Bennett, Elmer, legislative counsel, Department of the Interior.. 96, 399
Bishop, Clark, State engineer, Wyoming -

31
Chilson, Hatfield, Denver, Colo., water conservation board.

343
Christy, Harold H., superintendent of power and water departments
for the Colorado Fuel & Iron Corp., Pueblo, Colo.

17
Ely, Northcutt, special counsel for the State of California..

207, 294
Garry, Joseph R., president, National Congress of American Indians. 372
Gatchell, Willard W., General Counsel, Federal Power Commission.- 188
Grimes, J. W., chief engineer and executive officer, South Dakota
Water Resources Commission.---

87
Guy, Hon. George, attorney general of the State of Wyoming -

287
Hruska, Hon. Roman L., United States Senator from the State of
Nebraska..

59

Knowland, Hon. William F., United States Senator from the State of

California.

240

McKay, Hon. Douglas, Secretary of the Interior.

149

Millikin, Hon. Eugene D., United States Senator from the State of

Colorado

392

Morrison, Hon. Robert, attorney general of the State of Arizona. 321

Morse, Hon. Wayne, United States Senator from the State of Oregon... 340

Neuberger, Hon. Richard L., United States Senator from the State of

Oregon

337

Peterson, Hon. E. L., Assistant Secretary of Agriculture.

178
Peterson, Petrus, Lincoln, Nebr., former president, National Reclama-
tion Association.--

334
Rankin, Hon. J. Lee, assistant attorney general of the United States,
in charge of the office of legal counsel.

243

Rising, E. W., on behalf of Roger Ernst, Arizona State land and

water commissioner..

176

Robertson, Col. Eliott B., head, operations branch, Marine Corps 142

Roderick, Hon. George H., Assistant Secretary of the Army (civil-

military affairs).

131

Shamberger, Hugh A., State engineer, Nevada -

61

Stanley, Lewis, president, Association of Western State Engineers.

Towner, Porter A., attorney, division of water resources, State of

California...

207

Triggs, Matt, assistant legislative director, American Farm Bureau

Federation.

127

Welsh, William E., secretary-manager, National Reclamation Asso-

ciation.

327

Wilson, J. Byron, chairman, Wyoming National Resources Board.. 292

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Additional information:

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Act of June 4, 1897 (30 Stat. 36) relating to forest reservation -

126

Act of July 10, 1952 (66 Stat. 560), section 208.-

125

Act of August 4, 1954 (68 Stat. 667), section 4.

126

Act of July 23, 1955 (69 Stat. 368), section 4..

126

California State consitution, article XIV (added November 2, 1954).

147

Citation-- Nebraska v. Wyoming, from United States Reports...

253

Difficulties experienced by the Armed Services in endeavoring to com-

ply with the laws of the States in which military installations are

located, examples of

147

Federal Power Act of 1920 (41 Stat. 1068, 1077), sections 9 (B) and 27.. 121
Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944 (58 Stat. 887), section 1.--- 46, 123
Memorandum on.

58

Letters:

Barrett, Hon. Frank A., to Marvin A. Sonofsky, general counsel

for Shoshone Indian Tribe, March 24, 1956..

387

Brinegar, David F., executive secretary, Central Arizona Project

Association, to E. W. Rising, Central Arizona Project Associa-

tion, March 5, 1956_

177

Chilson, Hatfield, Loveland, Colo., to chairman, March 27, 1956.. 365
Cragun, John W., Washington, D. C., to Hon. James E. Murray,
and Hon. Frank A. Barrett, March 20, 21, and 23, 1956.-- 319, 397
Dixon, R. M., chairman, State Board of Water Engineers, State of
Texas, to Hon. Frank A. Barrett, March 13, 1956-

384
Horton, Harry W., El Centro, Calif., to Wm. E. Welsh, secretary-

manager, National Reclamation Association, March 10, 1956-- 333
Jones, Dan S., Jr., Chief, Bureau of Irrigation, Water Power, and

Drainage, State of Nebraska, to Lewis A. Stanley, president,
Association of Western State Engineers, March 21, 1956_

336

Knight, Hon. Goodwin J., Governor of California, to Hon. Thomas

H. Kuckel, Hon. James E. Murray, and Hon. Clair Engle,

February 21, 1956..

208, 209

Knight, Hon.' Goodwin J., Governor of California, to Hon.

William F. Knowland..

241

Lane, Don, secretary, State Water Resources Board, State of
Oregon, to Hon. James E. Murray, September 28, 1956..

388
Lazarus, Arthur, Jr., Washington, D. c., to Hon. Frank A. Bar-
ratt, March 28, 1956.-

398
Miles, Clarence R., Chamber of Commerce of the United States,
to chairman, March 19, 1956..

318

Rankin, J. Lee, Assistant Attorney General, to chairman, March

26, 1956, and enclosure..

280

Roderick, Hon. George H., Assistant Secretary of the Army, to
chairman, April 12, 1956.

141
Sonofsky, Marvin A., general counsel for the Shoshone Indian
Tribe, to Hon. Frank A. Barrett, March 23, 1956..

388

Warner, David R., Chief, Water Resources Section, Department

of Justice, to Miss N. D. McSherry, assistant chief clerk,

March 26, 1956, and enclosure.

281

List of water rights obtained by Federal agencies under provisions of

South Dakota water laws.--

National Parks Act of August 7, 1946 (60 Stat. 885)

124

Oregon Loses Its Waters, editorial in the Oregonian, Wednesday, June

6, 1955.

375

Pelton Dam decision of United States Supreme Court.-

34

Pelton Ruling Made Clear, editorial in the Oregonian, November 19,

1955..

380

Preservation of integrity of State water laws report and recommenda-

tions, October 1943, of committee of the National Reclamation

Association, appointed pursuant to resolution No. 9, adopted at

annual convention of association, October 1942, quotation from... 281

Provisions of Federal statutes in recognition of State law as governing

water rights.

295

Public Law 547_

173

Resolutions:

Association of Western State Engineers

32, 389

California State Water Resources Board

209

Colorado Water Conservation Board ..

386, 387

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