Editorial Notes
References in Text

Herein, referred to in text, means act June 22, 1936, ch. 688, 49 Stat. 1570, as amended, popularly known as the Flood Control Act of June 22, 1936, which to the extent classified to the Code enacted sections 701a, 701b, 701c, 701d to 701f, and 701h of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables. Portions of section 5 of act June 22, 1936, enumerating certain dams to be constructed, were not classified to the Code.

Amendments

1937—Act Aug. 28, 1937, added subsec. (d).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
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 Section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, was repealed by section 53 of act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 641.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 3010 to 3013 continued Department of the Army under administrative supervision of Secretary of the Army.

Applicability of Section to Flood Control Works Authorized by Flood Control Acts

Pub. L. 90–483, title II, § 201, Aug. 13, 1968, 82 Stat. 739, provided that: “Section 3 of the Act approved June 22, 1936 (Public Law Numbered 738, Seventy-fourth Congress) [this section], as amended by section 2 of the Act approved June 28, 1938 (Public Law Numbered 761, Seventy-fifth Congress) [section 701c–1 of this title], shall apply to all works authorized in this title except that for any channel improvement or channel rectification project, provisions (a), (b), and (c) of section 3 of said Act of June 22, 1936 [this section], shall apply thereto, except as otherwise provided by law. The authorization for any flood control project herein authorized by this Act [Pub. L. 90–483] requiring local cooperation shall expire five years from the date on which local interests are notified in writing by the Secretary of the Army or his designee of the requirements of local cooperation, unless said interests shall within said time furnish assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of the Army that the required cooperation will be furnished.”

Similar provisions were contained in the following prior acts:

Nov. 7, 1966, Pub. L. 89–789, title II, § 201, 80 Stat. 1418.

Oct. 27, 1965, Pub. L. 89–298, title II, § 202, 79 Stat. 1074.

Sept. 3, 1954, ch. 1264, title II, § 201, 68 Stat. 1256.

May 17, 1950, ch. 188, title II, § 201, 64 Stat. 170.

June 30, 1948, ch. 771, title II, § 201, 62 Stat. 1175.

July 24, 1946, ch. 596, § 2, 60 Stat. 641.

Dec. 22, 1944, ch. 665, § 3, 58 Stat. 889.

Application of Section

Act June 28, 1938, ch. 795, § 2, 52 Stat. 1215, provided that this section, as theretofore amended and therein further modified, should apply to all flood control projects, except as otherwise specifically provided by law. For modification of this section by that act, see section 701c–1 of this title.

Muskingum River Valley

Provisions of act June 28, 1938, ch. 795, § 2, 52 Stat. 1215, referred to above, were extended to the Muskingum River Valley dams and reservoirs by section 4 of act Aug. 11, 1939, ch. 699, 53 Stat. 1414.