Proclamation 1882—Colorado River Compact and the Boulder Canyon Project
By the President of the United States of America
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 4(a) of the Boulder Canyon Project Act approved December 21, 1928 (45 Stat. 1057) it is hereby declared by Public Proclamation:
(a) That the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming have not ratified the Colorado River Compact mentioned in Section 13(a) of said act of December 21, 1928, within six months from the date of the passage and approval of said act.
(b) That the States of California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming have ratified said compact and have consented to waive the provisions of the first paragraph of Article XI of said compact, which makes the same binding and obligatory only when approved by each of the seven States signatory thereto, and that each of the States last named has approved said compact without condition, except that of six-State approval as prescribed in Section 13(a) of said act of December 21, 1928.
(c) That the State of California has in all things met the requirements set out in the first paragraph of Section 4(a) of said act of December 21, 1928, necessary to render said act effective on six-State approval of said compact.
(d) All prescribed conditions having been fulfilled, the said Boulder Canyon Project Act approved December 21, 1928, is hereby declared to be effective this date.
In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed.
Done at the city of Washington this 25 day of June, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Fifty-third.
By the President:
HENRY L. STIMSON
Secretary of State
Herbert Hoover, Proclamation 1882—Colorado River Compact and the Boulder Canyon Project Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/209808