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ed by the Commission or by Congress. When application is made for restoration of lands so reserved the Commission may order their restoration to entry or other disposition either with or without a power reservation. When application for restoration of lands otherwise reserved or classified as power-site lands is made, the Commission determines whether the value of such lands for the purposes of power development will be injured by location or entry under the public land laws, subject to a reservation of the right to use them for power development. If no injury is evident, the Commission notifies the Secretary of the Interior of its determination to that effect, who will then declare the lands open to entry, subject to the power reservation which must be included in the patent issued for such lands.
16. Accounts and Reports
The Commission may prescribe rules and regulations for the establishment of a system of accounts and the maintenance thereof by its licensees. At any time, within the discretion of the Commission, it may require them to submit reports and statements of accounts for examination, including full information as to assets and liabilities, capitalization, net investment and reduction thereof, gross receipts, interest due and paid, depreciation, and other reserves. It may also require information as to the cost of the project, cost of maintenance and operation, cost of renewals and replacements of the project works, and as to the depreciation of the project works, and as to the production, transmission, use and sale of power. The Commission may require any licensee to make adequate provision for currently determining said costs and other facts.
In states which have, through a public service commission or similar agency, established accounting systems for electrical power companies, operating as public utilities, the Commission permits such licensees to keep their accounts in accordance with such accounting systems, with such additions, if any, as may be necessary to enable them to make the reports required under the rules and regulations of the Commission.
17. Certified Copies of Records
The Commission furnished certified and noncertified copies of its records, in its discretion, upon request at scheduled fees. Such records, include photostat copies of Geological Survey maps, blue-print copies of tracings of General Land Office records, etc.
18. Field Work
The Federal Power Commission's field work is accomplished through the War, Interior, and Agriculture Departments. The United States Geological Survey supervises stream-gauging operations in connection with projects. The 22 district engineers of the Geological Survey, the 8 foresters of the Forest Service, and the district engineers of the War Department, represent the Commission in the field, and submit their reports to their respective departments for the consideration of the Commission.
Organization chart 42 shows the line of administrative authority in the Federal Power Commission, and enables one to see at a glance, after consulting the foregoing explanation of the Commission's activities, the most direct way of ascertaining information, or of initiating or pursuing negotiations, in water power and kindred matters. One can easily see whether to address one of the engineers indicated in column 1 or 2, or a district forester, or whether to address the Chief Counsel of the Legal Division, or the Chief Clerk of the Operations Division, etc.
FEDERAL POWER COMMISSION
Department of Agriculture
District Foresters (1) Gas and Electric Bldg., Al
buquerque, N. M. (2) New Federal Bldg., Denver,
Colo. (3) Juneau, Alaska. (4) Federal Bldg., Missoula,
Mont. (5) Forest Service Bldg., Ogden,
Utah. (6) Post Office Bldg., Portland,
Or., 1st Dist, (7) Ferry Bldg., San Francisco,
Cal., 1st Dist. (8) Atlantic Bldg., Washington,
Or., 1st Dist.
cisco, Cal., 2d Dist.
velopment House, Tren
ton, N. J.
Francisco, Cal., 1st
Dist. (42) San Juan, Porto Rico. (43) Savannah, Ga. (44) Seattle, Wash. (45) Tucson, Ariz. (46) Vicksburg, Miss. (47) Washington, D. C. (48) Wheeling, W. Va. (49) Wilmington, Del. (50) Wilmington, N. C.
Organization Chart 42
(a) Annual Report, Federal Power Commission, contains a list of applications received, permits and licenses issued, with names of permittees and licensees as well as the period of years and other terms thereof; minutes of the Commission's meetings; the Commissioner's orders and decisions relating to the Federal Water Power Act. Government Printing Office.
(b) Rules and Regulations of the Commissioner. Government Printing Office. 21. Information
Reports and records of investigations may be had upon request to the Executive Secretary, Federal Power Commission, Washington, D. C.
FEDERAL NARCOTICS CONTROL BOARD
1. Origin and Mission
The Federal Narcotics Control Board 1 is an independent federal establishment, the purpose of which is to limit traffic in opium and other narcotic drugs to legitimate uses. 2. Activities
The Federal Narcotics Control Board is charged with the following duties:
(a) The determination of the quantities of crude opium and coca leaves which may be brought into the United States for medical and legitimate uses only. The importation of all other quantities of crude opium and coca leaves and the importation of all other narcotic drugs is absolutely prohibited.
(b) The disposition of narcotic drugs and preparations seized or confiscated for violation of the Narcotic Drugs Import and Export Act and forfeited to the United States.
(c) The issuance of permits or licenses for the admittance of narcotic drugs for transportation through the United States, or for the transfer or transshipment of narcotic drugs from one vessel to another vessel within any waters of the United States.
(d) The issuance of permits or licenses for the exportation of narcotic drugs from the United States.
(e) The making and publishing of all proper regulations for carrying into effect the authority vested in the Board by the Narcotic Drugs Import and Export Act.
The Board is composed of the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of Commerce.
The Board has appointed an Advisory Committee, consisting of a representative from each of the three designated federal executive departments, a Secretary of the Board, who is also Head of the Narcotic Division of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, and an Assistant Secretary of the Board, who is Chief of the Returns Section of said Narcotic Division.
The Secretary of the Board is authorized by regulation to act upon applications and to conduct correspondence for and on behalf of the Board. 4. Penal Character of Act
The statute is highly penal, providing fine not to exceed $5,000 and imprisonment not to exceed ten years upon conviction of any person for fraudulently or
1 Act May 26, 1922 (42 Stat. 596 [Comp. St. Ann. Supp. 1923, § 8801]), amending Act Feb. 9, 1909 (35 Stat. 614), as amended by Act Jan. 17, 1914 (38 Stat. 275). Section 2, subd. b, was amended by Act June 7, 1924 (43 Stat. 657).
nowingly importing any narcotic drug into the United States, as for assisting therein, or receiving, concealing, buying, selling, or otherwise facilitating the transportation, concealment, or sale of any such narcotic drug after being imported, knowing the same to have been imported contrary to law. An alien so convicted shall, upon the termination of such imprisonment and upon warrant issued by the Secretary of Labor, be taken in custody and deported under sections 19 and 20 of the Act of February 5, 1917. 5. Regulations
(1) Definitions Regulation 1.-(a) The term "crude opium" shall be understood to mean the spontaneously coagulated sap obtained from the soporific poppy (Papaver somniferum, and related species), and which may or may not have been subjected to further drying or other treatment, thus covering all forms of opium known to the trade, such as gum opium, granulated opium, powdered opium, and deodorized (denarcotized) opium, except “smoking opium" or "opium prepared for smoking.”
(b) By coca leaves shall be understood the leaves of Erythroxylon coca, known commercially as “Huamuco coca,” or the leaves of Erythroxylon truxillense, known commercially as "Truxillo coca," or the leaves of any other species of Erythroxylon yielding cocaine.
(c) The term “cocaine” shall be understood to cover all forms of cocaine or its salts known to the trade.
(d) The term “derivative” shall be understood to mean any alkaloid, or salt of an alkaloid, or combination thereof, or any chemical compound prepared either directly or indirectly from the alkaloids of opium or from cocaine. It shall include morphine, codeine, ethylmorphine hydrochloride (known as dionin) or diacetylmorphine hydrochloride (known as heroin), their salts or combinations and any new derivative of morphine or cocaine, or of any salts of morphine or cocaine, or any other alkaloid of opium.
(e) The term “preparation” shall mean any product, mixture, or compound containing or representing any quantity of opium or coca leaves or any derivative thereof.
(2) Imports Regulation 2. Ports Designated for Imports.-Crude opium and coca leaves (which are the only “narcotic drugs” as defined in the act that are admissible) may be imported only at the ports of Detroit, Mich., Indianapolis, Ind., New York, N. Y., Philadelphia, Pa., St. Louis, Mo., and San Francisco, Cal.
Regulation 3. Who may Import.-Crude opium and coca leaves may be entered only by manufacturers actually engaged in manufacturing from such crude opium or coca leaves products for the wholesale trade for medical or other legitimate uses.
Regulation 4. Applications Required.--Applications in triplicate for permission to import crude opium or coca leaves shall be made under oath on an approved form, stating all material facts, and addressed to the Collector of Cus
2 39 Stat. 874, 889 (Comp. St. 88 428944jj, 428914 k).