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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,

Washington, D. C., April 7, 1990. Hon. JAMES S. PARKER, Chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce,

House of Representatives. DEAR MR. PARKER: Careful consideration has been given to the bill H. R. 11240, transmitted with your letter of April 1 with request for a report thereon and such views relative thereto as the department might desire to communicate.

This bill would extend for one and three years, respectively, from February 13, 1930, the times for commencing and completing the construction of the bridge across the Monongahela River about 1.5 miles above its junction with the Allegheny River in the city of Pittsburgh, county of Allegheny, State of Pennsylvania, authorized by act of Congress approved February 13, 1929, to be built by the county of Allegheny. Favorable action on the bill is recommended. Sincerely,

R. W. DUNLAP, Acting Secretary.

The act of Congress approved February 13, 1929, referred to in the bill is as follows:

(PUBLIC—No. 741—70TH CONGRESS)

(H. R. 14146) AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the county of Alleghony, Pennsylvania, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Monongabela River, in the city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress is hereby granted to the county of Allegheny, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge and approaches thereto across the Monongahela River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, approximately one and five-tenths miles above its junction with the Allegheny River, in the city of Pittsburgh, county of Allegheny, and State of Pennsylvania, in accordance with the provisions of the act entitled “An act

to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters," approved March 23, 1906.

Sec. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved, February 13, 1929.

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Mr. Dale, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted the following

REPORT

[To accompany H, R. 11430)

The Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 11430) granting the consent of Congress to the State of New York to construct, maintain, and operate a highway bridge across the Hudson River at or near Catskill

, Greene County, N. Y., having considered the same, report favorably thereon, and recommend that the bill do pass without amendment.

The bill has the approval of the Departments of War and Agriculture, as will appear by the annexed House Report No. 1177, which is made a part of this report.

(Houso Roport No. 1177, Sovonty-örst Congreso, second session) The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 11430) granting the consent of Congress to the State of New York to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Hudson River at or near Catskill, Greene County, N. Y., having considered the same, report thereon with a recommendation that it pass.

The bill has the approval of the War and Agriculture Departments, as will appear by the letters attached.

WAR DEPARTMENT, April 12, 1990. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives.

So far as the interests committed to this department are concerned, I know of no objection to the favorable consideration of the accompanying bill, H. R. 11430, Seventy-first Congress, second session, granting the consent of Congress to the State of New York to construct a free highway bridge across the Hudson River at or near Catskill, Greene County, N. Y.

F. TRUBEE DAVISON,

Acting Secretary of War. SR-71-2 VOL 240

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,

Washington, D. C., April 14, 1930.Hon. James S. PARKER, Chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce,

House of Representatives. DEAR MR. PARKER: Careful consideration has been given to the bill, H. R. 11430, transmitted with your letter of April 8 with request for a report thereon and such views relative thereto as the department might desire to communicate.

This bill would authorize the State of New York to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge and approaches thereto across the Hudson River at or near Catskill, Greene County, N. Y. Favorable action on the bill is recommended. Sincerely,

R. W. DUNLAP, Acting Secretary. 0.

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Mr. Dale, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted the following

REPORT

[To accompany H. R. 11435)

The Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 11435) granting the consent of Congress to the city of Rockford, Ill., to construct a bridge across the Rock River at Broadway in the city of Rockford, Winnebago County, State of Illinois, having considered the same, report favorably thereon, and recommend that the bill do pass without amendment.

The bill has the approval of the Departments of War and Agriculture, as will appear by the annexed House Report No. 1178, which is made a part of this report.

(House Report No. 1178, Seventy-first Congress, second session) The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 11435) granting the consent of Congress to the city of Rockford, III., to construct a bridge across the Rock River at Broadway in the city of Rockford, Winnebago County, State of Illinois, having considered and amended the same, report thereon with a recommendation that it pass.

Amend the bill as follows:
Line 4, after the words “operate a” insert "free highway".
Line 8, after the word "Act" insert the word “entitled”.

The bill has the approval of the War and Agriculture Departments, as will appear by the letters attached.

WAR DEPARTMENT, April 12, 1930. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives.

So far as the interests committed to this department are concerned, I know of no objection to the favorable consideration of the accompanying bill (H. R. 11435, 71st Cong., 2d sess.) granting the consent of Congress to the city of Rockford, Îll., to construct a bridge across the Rock River at Broadway, in the city of Rockford, Winnebago County, State of Illinois.

F. TRUBEE Davis,

Acting Secretary of War.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,

Washington, D. C., April 14, 1930. Hon. JAMES S. PARKER, Chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce,

House of Representatives. DEAR MR. PARKER: Careful consideration has been given to the bill H. R. 11435, transmitted with your letter of April 8 with request for a report thereon and such views relative thereto as the department might desire to communicate.

This bill would authorize the city of Rockford, Ill., to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge and approaches thereto across the Rock River, at Broadway, in the city of Rockford. A route on the system of Federal-aid highways approved for Illinois passes through Rockford and would cross the Rock River at some point therein, possibly at the point proposed for the construction of this bridge. "The authorization which the bill would grant would be to the city of Rockford and is without objection so far as this department is concerned. Sincerely,

R. W. DUNLAP, Acting Secretary. O

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