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SECTION 15-1961
Drainage district with federal aid
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 15, TITLE 19
§ 15-1961. Drainage district with federal aid.

1. In the event that any agency of the government of the United States
shall be willing to perform, direct or finance any work for the drainage
and reclamation of any swamp, bog, pond, meadow or other low or wet
lands in the state in such manner that the greater part of the cost of
such work shall be paid by such government, the department shall have
power to form a drainage improvement district including the lands so to
be drained and improved by following the procedure set forth in sections
15-1963 to 15-1967 inclusive, hereinafter referred to as the federal aid
sections, in lieu of the procedure specified in the preceding sections
of title 19 of this article.

2. It is the intent of these federal aid sections to facilitate the
carrying out of such projects by permitting changes in the normal
sequence of doing the various acts specified in the preceding sections,
but, except as specifically authorized, not to permit changes in the
manner of doing each act or in the conditions on which such act is