Voucher Covering Costs of Acquiring Land

B-65104: May 19, 1947

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A decision is requested on whether or not the Secretary of the Forest Service may certify a voucher covering the cost of acquiring the reservations for payment from the fiscal year 1947 appropriation.

The voucher may be certified for payment in the amount of the 1944 taxes and for that part of the 1945 taxes from the beginning of the year to the date of the acquisition of the mineral rights by the United States, payment to be made under the appropriation for Salaries and Expenses, Forest Service, National Forest Protection and Management, 1946.