George Washington Memorial Parkway: Hearing ... on H.R. 26, January 15, 1930

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Page 10 - That to develop a comprehensive, consistent, and coordinated plan for the National Capital and its environs in the States of Maryland and Virginia, to preserve the flow of water in Rock Creek, to prevent pollution of Rock Creek and the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, to preserve forests and natural scenery in and about Washington, and to provide for the comprehensive, systematic, and continuous development of park, parkway,' and playground systems of the National Capital and its environs...
Page 5 - There is hereby further authorized to be appropriated the sum of $16,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any money in the Treasury...
Page 3 - That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $7,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for...
Page 4 - ... Indian Creek, and the Northwest Branch. That is in the discretion of the commission we do not leave it in the discretion of the commission as to Rock Creek; but in the discretion of the commission they can enter into similar arrangements for these other areas adjacent to the District of Columbia. The title to the lands acquired hereunder shall vest in the United States, but the development and administration thereof shall be under such local authority as shall be approved by the National...
Page 1 - That section 1 of the Act approved June 6, 1924, entitled "An Act providing for a comprehensive development of the park and playground system of the National Capital
Page 1 - An act for the acquisition, establishment, and development of the George Washington Memorial Parkway along the Potomac from Mount Vernon and Fort Washington to the Great Falls, and to provide for the acquisition of lands in the District of Columbia and the States of Maryland and Virginia requite to the comprehensive park, parkway, and playground system of the National Capital...
Page 5 - Act and shall be reimbursed to the United States from any funds in the Treasury to the credit of the District of Columbia...
Page 4 - National Capital Park and Planning Commission, for the preservation of the flow of water in Rock Creek, for the extension of the Anacostia Park system up the valley of the Anacostia River, Indian Creek...
Page 10 - The designation of all lands to be acquired by condemnation, all contracts for purchase of lands, and all agreements between said commission and the officials of the States of Maryland and Virginia shall be subject to the approval of the President of the United States.
Page 9 - Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, for the acquiring of such lands in the District of Columbia as are necessary and desirable for the suitable development of the National Capital park, parkway, and playground system...

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