US (United States) Code. Title 30. Chapter 8: Development of lignite coal resources

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30 USC CHAPTER 8 - DEVELOPMENT OF LIGNITE COAL RESOURCES 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 8 - DEVELOPMENT OF LIGNITE COAL RESOURCES

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CHAPTER 8 - DEVELOPMENT OF LIGNITE COAL RESOURCES

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401. Establishment of research laboratory; duties.

402. Acquisition of lands and property; utilization of

voluntary services; cooperation with other Federal,

State, and private agencies.

403. Repealed.

404. Establishment of an advisory committee; composition

and appointment.

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30 USC Sec. 401 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 8 - DEVELOPMENT OF LIGNITE COAL RESOURCES

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Sec. 401. Establishment of research laboratory; duties

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The Secretary of the Interior, acting through the United States

Bureau of Mines, is authorized and directed to establish, equip,

and maintain a research laboratory in the lignite-consuming region

of North Dakota to conduct researches and investigations on the

mining, preparation, and utilization of lignite coal and to develop

new scientific, chemical, and technical uses and new and extended

markets and outlets for lignite coal and its products. Such

laboratory shall be planned as a center for information and

assistance in matters pertaining to conserving lignite coal

resources for national defense and security; to the more efficient

mining, preparation, and utilization of lignite coal; and

pertaining to safety, health, and sanitation in mining operations

and other matters relating to problems of the lignite industry.

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(Mar. 25, 1948, ch. 146, Sec. 1, 62 Stat. 85.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

See note set out under section 1 of this title.

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APPROPRIATIONS

Section 5 of act Mar. 25, 1948, provided that: "In order to carry

out the purposes of this Act [enacting this chapter] there is

hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the

Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of (a) $750,000 for

the erection and equipment of a building or buildings, including

plumbing, lighting, heating, general service, and experimental

equipment and apparatus, the necessary roads, walks, and ground

improvement, and land for the site of the building if no land is

donated; and (b) $250,000 annually for the maintenance and

operation of the experimental station, including personal services,

supplies, equipment, and expenses of travel and subsistence."

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30 USC Sec. 402 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 8 - DEVELOPMENT OF LIGNITE COAL RESOURCES

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Sec. 402. Acquisition of lands and property; utilization of

voluntary services; cooperation with other Federal, State, and

private agencies

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For the purpose of this chapter the Secretary, acting through the

United States Bureau of Mines, is authorized to acquire land and

interests therein, and to accept in the name of the United States

donations of any property, real or personal, and to utilize

voluntary or uncompensated services at such laboratory. The

Secretary is authorized and directed to cooperate with other

departments or agencies of the Federal Government, States, and

State agencies and institutions, counties, municipalities, business

or other organizations, corporations, associations, universities,

scientific societies, and individuals, upon such terms and

conditions as he may prescribe.

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(Mar. 25, 1948, ch. 146, Sec. 2, 62 Stat. 85.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

See note set out under section 1 of this title.

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30 USC Sec. 403 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

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Sec. 403. Repealed. Pub. L. 93-608, Sec. 1(12), Jan. 2, 1975, 88

Stat. 1969

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Section, act Mar. 25, 1948, ch. 146, Sec. 3, 62 Stat. 85,

required Secretary of the Interior, acting through Bureau of Mines,

to report to Congress on activities, expenditures, etc., of

laboratory.

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30 USC Sec. 404 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 8 - DEVELOPMENT OF LIGNITE COAL RESOURCES

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Sec. 404. Establishment of an advisory committee; composition and

appointment

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The Secretary of the Interior, acting through the United States

Bureau of Mines, may, in his discretion, create and establish an

advisory committee composed of not more than six members to

exercise consultative functions, when required by the Secretary, in

connection with the administration of this chapter. The said

committee shall be composed of representatives of lignite coal-mine

owners, of representatives of lignite coal-mine workers and the

public in equal number. The members of said committee shall be

appointed by the Secretary of the Interior without regard to the

civil-service laws.

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(Mar. 25, 1948, ch. 146, Sec. 4, 62 Stat. 85.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The civil-service laws, referred to in text, are set out in Title

5, Government Organization and Employees. See, particularly,

section 3301 et seq. of Title 5.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

See note set out under section 1 of this title.

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TERMINATION OF ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Advisory committees in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate

not later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan.

5, 1973, unless, in the case of a committee established by the

President or an officer of the Federal Government, such committee

is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration of such

2-year period, or in the case of a committee established by the

Congress, its duration is otherwise provided by law. Advisory

committees established after Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not later

than the expiration of the 2-year period beginning on the date of

their establishment, unless, in the case of a committee established

by the President or an officer of the Federal Government, such

committee is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration

of such 2-year period, or in the case of a committee established by

the Congress, its duration is otherwise provided for by law. See

section 14 of Pub. L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 776, set out

in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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