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Statutes at Large Volume 52 (1938) Table of Contents

VOL. 51 ⇔ VOL. 53

Volume 52:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 75-418Photographs, etc., of military and naval defenses AN ACT To prohibit the making of photographs, sketches, or maps of vital military and naval defensive installations and equipment, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 75-419Coast Guard AN ACT To increase the efficiency of the Coast Guard 52 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 75-420Air Mail Service, extension AN ACT To permit the further extension of the Air Mail Service 52 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 75-421Postage stamps, illustrations AN ACT To permit the printing of black-and-white illustrations of United States and foreign postage stamps for philatelic purposes 52 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 75-422Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, information AN ACT To make confidential certain information furnished to the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 8
  Pub. Law 75-423Army medical and dental officers, additional number AN ACT To authorize an additional number of medical and dental officers for the Army 52 Stat. 8
  Pub. Law 75-424National Housing Act Amendments of 1938 AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 8
     Pub. Res 75-78Appropriations, Sugar Act of 1937, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations available for administration of the Sugar Act of 1937 and for crop production and harvesting loans 52 Stat. 26
  Pub. Law 75-425Retired judges, residence requirements AN ACT To provide that residence requirements for judges shall not be held to apply to judges who have retired 52 Stat. 28
  Pub. Law 75-426Federal penal, etc., institutions, oaths AN ACT To authorize certain officers and employees of Federal penal and correctional institutions to administer oaths 52 Stat. 28
  Pub. Law 75-427Retired Justices of Supreme Court, recall to service AN ACT To amend an Act to provide for the retirement of Justices of the Supreme Court 52 Stat. 28
  Pub. Law 75-428Tahoe National Forest, Nev., etc. AN ACT To provide for the acquisition of certain lands for and the addition thereof to the Tahoe National Forest, in the State of Nevada, and the acquisition of certain other lands for the completion of the acquisition of the remaining lands within the limits of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in east Tennessee 52 Stat. 28
  Pub. Law 75-429Agricultural College of New Mexico AN ACT Authorizing the sale of certain lands to the Regents of the Agricultural College of New Mexico 52 Stat. 29
     Pub. Res 75-79District of Columbia, diplomatic, etc., property JOINT RESOLUTION To protect foreign diplomatic and consular officers and the buildings and premises occupied by them in the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 30
  Pub. Law 75-430Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 AN ACT To provide for the conservation of national soil resources and to provide an adequate and balanced flow of agricultural commodities in interstate and foreign commerce and for other purposes 52 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 75-431District of Columbia, motor-vehicle inspection AN ACT To provide for the annual inspection of all motor vehicles in the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 78
  Pub. Law 75-432Reconstruction Finance Corporation, obligations AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to cancel obligations of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation incurred in supplying funds for relief at the authorization or direction of Congress, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 79
  Pub. Law 75-433Wapato Indian irrigation project, Wash. AN ACTAmending Acts fixing the rate of payment of irrigation construction costs on the Wapato Indian irrigation project, Yakima, Washington, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 80
  Pub. Law 75-434Veterans' Administration, compromise judgments AN ACT To amend the Act authorizing the Attorney General to compromise suits on certain contracts of insurance 52 Stat. 81
  Pub. Law 75-435Society of the Cincinnati, D. C. AN ACT To exempt from taxation certain property of the Society of the Cincinnati, a corporation of the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 81
  Pub. Law 75-436Bureau of Mines, experiment station AN ACT To provide for the construction and equipment of a building for the experiment station of the Bureau of Mines at Salt Lake City, Utah 52 Stat. 82
  Pub. Law 75-437Impersonation of Federal officers, etc. AN ACT To amend the Criminal Code by providing punishment for impersonation of officers and employees of Government-owned and Government-controlled corporations 52 Stat. 82
     Pub. Res 75-80Appropriations, relief purposes, 1938 JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for relief purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938 52 Stat. 83
     Pub. Res 75-81Insect pest and plant disease control JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for the control of outbreaks of insect pests 52 Stat. 83
  Pub. Law 75-438Disaster Loan Corporation AN ACT To extend the lending authority of the Disaster Loan Corporation to apply to disasters in the year 1938 52 Stat. 84
  Pub. Law 75-439Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States", approved July 1, 1898, and Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto 52 Stat. 84
  Pub. Law 75-440Appropriations, First Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1988 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 85
  Pub. Law 75-441Municipal Court, D. C., small claims, etc., branch AN ACT Establishing a small claims and conciliation branch in the municipal court of the District of Columbia for improving the administration of justice in small cases and providing assistance to needy litigants, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 103
  Pub. Law 75-442Commodity Credit Corporation AN ACT To maintain unimpaired the capital of the Commodity Credit Corporation at $100,000,000, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 107
  Pub. Law 75-443Panama City, Fla., Coast Guard station AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a Coast Guard station at or near Panama City, Florida 52 Stat. 109
  Pub. Law 75-444Galveston, Tex., quarantine station AN ACT To transfer to the Secretary of the Treasury a site for a quarantine station to be located at Galveston, Texas 52 Stat. 109
  Pub. Law 75-445Louisiana eastern judicial district, additional judge AN ACT To provide for the appointment of one additional United States district judge for the eastern district of Louisiana 52 Stat. 110
  Pub. Law 75-446Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Authorizing the city of Rock Island, Illinois, or its assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Rock Island, Illinois, and to a place at or near the city of Davenport, Iowa 52 Stat. 110
  Pub. Law 75-447Federal Trade Commission Act AN ACT To amend the Act creating the Federal Trade Commission, to define its powers and duties, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 111
  Pub. Law 75-448Little Rock Confederate Cemetery, Ark. AN ACTTo amend the Act approved February 7, 1913, so as to remove restrictions as to the use of the Little Rock Confederate Cemetery, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 117
  Pub. Law 75-449Canal Zone Code; Puerto Rican civil government AN ACT To amend section 42 of title 7 of the Canal Zone Code and section 41 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide a civil government for Porto Rico, and for other purposes", approved March 2, 1917, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 48, see. 893) 52 Stat. 118
  Pub. Law 75-450Naval Academy, acceptance of gifts AN ACT Authorizing the Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, to accept gifts and bequests of money for the purpose of erecting a building on land now owned by the United States Government at the Naval Academy, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 119
  Pub. Law 75-451Alabama Northern Judicial District, additional judge AN ACT Authorizing the appointment of an additional judge of the District Court for the Northern District of Alabama 52 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 75-452Burley tobacco, marketing quotas AN ACT Amending section 312 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 52 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 75-453Appropriations, Treasury and Post Office Departments, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 120
     Pub. Res 75-82Cancer Control Month JOINT RESOLUTION To dedicate the month of April in each year to a voluntary national program for the control of cancer 52 Stat. 148
  Pub. Law 75-454Public lands, homestead entries AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to eliminate the requirements of cultivation in connection with certain homestead entries", approved August 19, 1935 52 Stat. 149
  Pub. Law 75-455District of Columbia, public building sites AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the construction of certain public buildings, and for other purposes", approved May 25, 1926 (44 Stat. 630), as amended 52 Stat. 149
  Pub. Law 75-456Interstate compact respecting waters of Red River of the North AN ACT Consenting to an interstate compact between the States of Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota relating to the utilization of, the control of the floods of, and the prevention of the pollution of the waters of the Red River of the North and streams tributary thereto 52 Stat. 150
  Pub. Law 75-457Health Department, D. C. AN ACT Limiting the duties of the chief clerk and chief inspector of the Health Department of the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 153
     Pub. Res 75-83Tennessee Valley Authority, investigation JOINT RESOLUTION Creating a special joint congressional committee to make an investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority 52 Stat. 154
  Pub. Law 75-458Appropriations, District of Columbia, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 156
  Pub. Law 75-459Indian irrigation projects, concessions, etc. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant concessions on reservoir sites and other lands in connection with Federal Indian irrigation projects wholly or partly Indian, and to lease the lands in such reserves for agricultural, grazing, and other purposes 52 Stat. 193
  Pub. Law 75-460Bridge, Narragansett Bay, west passage AN ACT Authorizing the State of Rhode Island, acting by and through the Jamestown Bridge Commission as an agency of the State, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the west passage of Narragansett Bay between the towns of Jamestown and North Kingstown 52 Stat. 194
  Pub. Law 75-461Bridge. Red River of the North AN ACT Authorizing the State Highway Departments of North Dakota and Minnesota and the Boards of County Commissioners of Traill County, North Dakota, and Norman County, Minnesota, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Red River of the North between Caledonia, North Dakota, and Shelly, Minnesota 52 Stat. 195
  Pub. Law 75-462Vancouver Barracks Military Reservation, Wash AN ACT To authorize the city of Vancouver, Washington, to construct and maintain a historical memorial on the Vancouver Barracks Military Reservation, Washington 52 Stat. 195
  Pub. Law 75-463Galveston Harbor, Tex., sea wall AN ACT Authorizing the completion of the existing project for the protection of the sea wall at Galveston Harbor, Texas 52 Stat. 196
  Pub. Law 75-464Bridge, Red River of the North AN ACT Authorizing the State Highway Departments of North Dakota and Minnesota and the Boards of County Commissioners of Traill County, North Dakota, and Polk County, Minnesota, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Red River of the North westerly of Nielsville, Minnesota 52 Stat. 196
  Pub. Law 75-465Stealing, etc., property of United States AN ACT To amend section 35 of the Criminal Code, as amended (U. S. C., title 18, sec. 82), relating to purloining, stealing, or injuring property of the United States 52 Stat. 197
  Pub. Law 75-466District of Columbia, policy lotteries, etc. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish a Code of Law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, as amended, and particularly sections 863, 911, and 914 of the said code 52 Stat. 198
  Pub. Law 75-467Port Arthur, Tex., board of inspectors AN ACT To create a board of inspectors, Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation, at Port Arthur, Texas 52 Stat. 200
     Pub. Res 75-84Great Lakes, regulation of fishing JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize compacts or agreements between the States bordering on the Great Lakes with respect to fishing in the waters of the Great Lakes, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 200
  Pub. Law 75-468Employees' Compensation Act, amendments AN ACT To amend section 42 of the Act of Congress entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended 52 Stat. 200
  Pub. Law 75-469Miami Beach, Fla., Coast Guard sites AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange sites at Miami Beach, Dade County, Florida, for Coast Guard purposes 52 Stat. 201
  Pub. Law 75-470Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendments AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 202
  Pub. Law 75-471Commodity Exchange Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended, to extend its provisions to wool tops 52 Stat. 205
  Pub. Law 75-472Bridge or tunnel construction, State of Maryland AN ACT Authorizing the State of Maryland, by and through its State Roads Commission or the successors of said commission, to construct, maintain, and operate certain bridges across streams, rivers, and navigable waters which are wholly or partly within the State 52 Stat. 205
  Pub. Law 75-473Alaska fisheries AN ACT To amend Public Law Numbered 282, Seventy-fifth Congress, relative to the fisheries of Alaska 52 Stat. 208
  Pub. Law 75-474Menominee Tribe of Indians, claims AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to refer the claim of the Menominee Tribe of Indians to the Court of Claims with the absolute right of appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States", approved September 3, 1935 52 Stat. 208
     Pub. Res 75-85International Seed Testing Association JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize and request the President of the United States to invite the International Seed Testing Association to hold its Ninth Congress in the United States in 1940 and to invite foreign countries to participate in that congress; and also to provide for participation by the United States in that congress 52 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 75-475Shoshone reclamation project, Wyo. AN ACTProviding for the allocation of net revenues of the Shoshone power plant of the Shoshone reclamation project in Wyoming 52 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 75-476Wilmington, N. C., Marine Hospital Reservation AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to convey to the city of Wilmington, North Carolina, Marine Hospital Reservation", being chapter 93, United States Statutes at Large, volume 42, part 1, page 1260, approved February 17, 1923 52 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 75-477Arch Hurley Conservancy District, N. Mex. AN ACTTo amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the construction of a Federal reclamation project to furnish a water supply for the lands of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District in New Mexico", approved August 2, 1937 (Public, Numbered 241) 52 Stat. 211
  Pub. Law 75-478New Hanover County, N. C., marine-hospital reservation AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to convey to the Board of Education of New Hanover County, North Carolina, portion of marine-hospital reservation not needed for marine-hospital purposes", approved July 10, 1912 (37 Stat. 191) 52 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 75-479Reconstruction Finance Corporation, loans, etc. AN ACT To amend section 5d of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, as amended, to authorize loans to public agencies, to provide credit facilities for business enterprises and for other purposes 52 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 75-480Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians, Okla., lands AN ACT To set aside certain lands in Oklahoma for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians 52 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 75-481Military Road, Arlington Co., Va. AN ACTTo promote air commerce by providing for the closing of Military Road 52 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 75-482Agricultural Adjustment Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended, by including hops as a commodity to which orders under such Act are applicable 52 Stat. 215
  Pub. Law 75-483Chippewa Indian lands, flowage easement AN ACT To provide for a flowage easement on certain ceded Chippewa Indian lands bordering Lake of the Woods, Warroad River, and Rainy River, Minnesota, and forotherpurposes 52 Stat. 215
  Pub. Law 75-484Goshute, etc., Indians AN ACT For the benefit of the Goshute and other Indians, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 216
  Pub. Law 75-485Army, commissioned strength AN ACT To provide for a commissioned strength of fourteen thousand six hundred and fifty-nine for the Regular Army 52 Stat. 216
     Pub. Res 75-86Guglielmo Marconi, memorial JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the erection of a memorial to the late Guglielmo Marconi 52 Stat. 217
     Pub. Res 75-87Federal Trade Commission, motor-vehicle investigation JOINT RESOLUTION Directing the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the policies employed by manufacturers in distributing motor vehicles, accessories, and parts, and the policies of dealers in selling motor vehicles at retail, as these policies affect the public interest 52 Stat. 218
  Pub. Law 75-486Experimental air-mail services AN ACT To provide for experimental air-mail services to further develop safety, efficiency, and economy, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 218
  Pub. Law 75-487Army General Staff Corps, assignments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act for making further and more effectual provision for the national defense, and for other purposes", approved June 3, 1916, as amended by the Act of June 4, 1920, so as to make available certain other officers for General Staff duty 52 Stat. 220
  Pub. Law 75-488Bridge, Saint Clair River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Saint Clair River at or near Port Huron, Michigan 52 Stat. 220
  Pub. Law 75-489Alaska, radio station site AN ACT To provide for the exchange of land in the Territory of Alaska 52 Stat. 221
  Pub. Law 75-490Federal officers and employees abroad, pay, etc., status AN ACT To clarify the status of pay and allowances under the provisions of the Act of September 3, 1919 52 Stat. 221
  Pub. Law 75-491Regular Army Reserve AN ACT To amend the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, by reestablishing the Regular Army Reserve, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 221
     Pub. Res 75-88Civilian Conservation Corps JOINT RESOLUTION Providing an additional appropriation for the Civilian Conservation Corps for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939 52 Stat. 222
  Pub. Law 75-492Federal Reserve Act, amendment AN ACT To extend from June 16, 1938, to June 16, 1939, the period within which loans made prior to June 16, 1933, to executive officers of member banks of the Federal Reserve System may be renewed or extended 52 Stat. 223
     Pub. Res 75-89Canadian passenger vessels JOINT RESOLUTION To permit the transportation of passengers by Canadian passenger vessels between the port of Rochester, New York, and the port of Alexandria Bay, New York, on Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River 52 Stat. 223
  Pub. Law 75-493Appropriations, Navy Department, etc., fiscal year 1959 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 223
  Pub. Law 75-494Military reservations, transfer AN ACT To authorize the transfer of certain military reservations to other agencies of the Government and to the people of Puerto Rico, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 247
  Pub. Law 75-495Appropriations, Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and Labor, etc., fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State and Justice and for the Judiciary,.and for the Departments of Commerce and Labor, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 248
     Pub. Res 75-90New York World's Fair 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution authorizing Federal participation in the New York World's Fair 1939" 52 Stat. 290
  Pub. Law 75-496War Department, real property AN ACT To authorize the sale, under the provisions of the Act of March 12, 1926 (44 Stat. 203), of surplus War Department real property 52 Stat. 290
  Pub. Law 75-497Appropriations, Interior Department, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 291
  Pub. Law 75-498Patent Office, practice AN ACT To prevent fraud, deception, or other improper practice in connection with business before the United States Patent Office, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 342
  Pub. Law 75-499Merchant seamen's certificates AN ACT To permit the issuance of certain certificates under the shipping laws by inspectors of hulls, inspectors of boilers, and designated assistant inspectors 52 Stat. 343
  Pub. Law 75-500Fort Missoula, Mont. AN ACTTo authorize the Secretary of War to acquire by donation land at or near Fort Missoula, Montana, for target range, military, or other public purposes 52 Stat. 343
  Pub. Law 75-501Battle of Gettysburg anniversary celebration, Marine Band attendance AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the observance of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, to be held at Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, on July 1, 2, and 3, 1938 52 Stat. 343
     Pub. Res 75-91Insect pest and plant disease control JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution making funds available for the control of incipient or emergency outbreaks of insect pests or plant diseases, including grasshoppers, Mormon crickets, and chinch bugs", approved April 6, 1937 52 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 75-502Columbia River Basin, fishery resources AN ACT To provide for the conservation of the fishery resources of the Columbia River, establishment, operation, and maintenance of one or more stations in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and for the conduct of necessary investigations, surveys, stream improvements, and stocking operations for these purposes 52 Stat. 345
  Pub. Law 75-503Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation, local inspectors AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Act approved May 27, 1936 (49 U. S. Stat. L.1380) 52 Stat. 345
  Pub. Law 75-504Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Ohio River at or near Cairo, Illinois 52 Stat. 346
  Pub. Law 75-505Cache National Forest, Utah AN ACT To facilitate the control of soil erosion and flood damage originating upon lands within the exterior boundaries of the Cache National Forest in the State of Utah 52 Stat. 347
  Pub. Law 75-506Indian lands, leasing for mining purposes AN ACT To regulate the leasing of certain Indian lands for mining purposes 52 Stat. 347
  Pub. Law 75-507Peanut statistics AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the collection and publication of statistics of peanuts by the Department of Agriculture", approved June 24, 1936 52 Stat. 348
  Pub. Law 75-508Civilian Conservation Corps; project assistants; discharges AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Civilian Conservation Corps, and for other purposes", approved June 28, 1937 52 Stat. 349
     Pub. Res 75-92U. S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission JOINT RESOLUTION Making available additional funds for the United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission 52 Stat. 349
     Pub. Res 75-93International Conference on Private Air Law, Fourth JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize an appropriation for the expenses of participation by the United States in the Fourth International Conference on Private Air Law 52 Stat. 350
  Pub. Law 75-509Norwegian Government, payment AN ACT To authorize the payment of an indemnity to the Norwegian Government in full and final satisfaction of all claims based on the detention and treatment of the crew of the Norwegian steamer Sagatind subsequent to the seizure of this vessel by the United States Coast Guard cutter Seneca on October 12, 1924 52 Stat. 350
  Pub. Law 75-510Armistice Day AN ACT Making the 11th day of November in each year a legal holiday 52 Stat. 351
  Pub. Law 75-511Hawaii, revenue bonds AN ACT To ratify and confirm Act 23 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1937, extending the time within which revenue bonds may be issued and delivered under Act 174 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1935 52 Stat. 351
  Pub. Law 75-512The Howard University, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act to incorporate The Howard University 52 Stat. 351
  Pub. Law 75-513Coast Guard and Public Health Service, accounts AN ACT To amend the Act of Mav 27, 1908, authorizing settlement of accounts of deceased officers and enlisted men of the Navy and Marine Corps 52 Stat. 352
  Pub. Law 75-514World War veterans, death compensation AN ACT To liberalize the provisions of existing laws governing death-compensation benefits for widows and children of World War veterans, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 352
  Pub. Law 75-515Lighthouse Service AN ACT To improve the efficiency of the Lighthouse Service, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 353
  Pub. Law 75-516Army, pay allotments AN ACT To amend the Act of March 2, 1899, as amended, to authorize the Secretary of War to permit allotments from the pay of military personnel and permanent civilian employees under certain conditions 52 Stat. 354
  Pub. Law 75-517Fort Niagara, N. Y., reconstruction AN ACT To authorize an appropriation for reconstruction at Fort Niagara, New York, to replace loss by fire 52 Stat. 354
  Pub. Law 75-518Battle of Gettysburg, commemoration AN ACT To authorize an appropriation to aid in defraying the expenses of the observance of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, to be held at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, from June 29, to July 6, 1938, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 354
  Pub. Law 75-519District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, amendments AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 356
  Pub. Law 75-520Rural letter carriers, salaries AN ACT To protect the salaries of rural letter carriers who transfer from one rural route to another 52 Stat. 377
  Pub. Law 75-521Citizenship, certain persons born in Puerto Rico AN ACT To correct United States citizenship status of certain persons born in Puerto Rico, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 377
  Pub. Law 75-522Ketchikan, Alaska, land conveyance AN ACT To authorize the conveyance by the United States to the city of Ketchikan, Alaska, of a certain tract of land in the townsite of Ketchikan 52 Stat. 378
  Pub. Law 75-523Reading matter for the blind AN ACT To amend the Acts for promoting the circulation of reading matter among the blind 52 Stat. 378
     Pub. Res 75-94Snake River, division of waters JOINT RESOLUTION To permit a compact or agreement between the States of Idaho and Wyoming respecting the disposition and apportionment of the waters of the Snake River and its tributaries, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 379
  Pub. Law 75-524University of Alaska, land conveyance AN ACT To convey to the University of Alaska a tract of land for use as the site of a fur farm experiment station 52 Stat. 379
  Pub. Law 75-525Mattapoisett (Ned Point) Lighthouse Reservation, Mass AN ACT To authorize the conveyance of the Mattapoisett (Ned Point) Lighthouse Reservation at Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, to the town of Mattapoisett 52 Stat. 380
  Pub. Law 75-526Appropriations, Legislative Branch, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 381
  Pub. Law 75-527Army military personnel and civil employees AN ACT To amend the Act of March 9, 1928, authorizing appropriations to be made for the disposition of remains of military personnel and civilian employees of the Army, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 398
     Pub. Res 75-95Smithsonian Gallery of Art, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION To set apart public ground for the Smithsonian Gallery of Art, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 399
  Pub. Law 75-528Navy, construction of vessels AN ACT To establish the composition of the United States Navy, to authorize the construction of certain naval vessels, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 401
  Pub. Law 75-529Fort Peck project, Mont. AN ACTTo authorize the completion, maintenance, and operation of the Fort Peck project for navigation, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 403
  Pub. Law 75-530Natchez Trace Parkway, Miss., Ala., and Tenn. AN ACTTo provide for the administration and maintenance of the Natchez Trace Parkway, in the States of Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, by the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 407
  Pub. Law 75-531U. S. Shipping Board (Emergency) Merchant Fleet Corporation, employees AN ACT To amend section 203 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 408
     Pub. Res 75-96Pan American Highway Conference, Third JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize an appropriation for the expenses of participation by the United States in the Third Pan American Highway Conference 52 Stat. 408
     Pub. Res 75-97International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize and request the President of the United States to invite the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics to hold its Seventh General Assembly in the United States during the calendar year 1939, and to invite foreign governments to participate in that general assembly; and to authorize an appropriation to assist in meeting the expenses necessary for participation by the United States in the meeting 52 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 75-532Bridge, Delaware River AN ACT Authorizing the Interstate Bridge Commission of the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to reconstruct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Delaware River between points in the city of Port Jervis, Orange County, New York, and the Borough of Matamoras, Pike County, Pennsylvania 52 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 75-533Bridge, Columbia River AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Oregon-Washington Board of Trustees to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Columbia River at Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon", approved June 13, 1934, as amended 52 Stat. 410
  Pub. Law 75-534Appropriations, Independent Offices, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 410
  Pub. Law 75-535Mediterranean fruit fly AN ACT To provide for an investigation and report of losses resulting from the campaign for the eradication of the Mediterranean fruit fly by the Department of Agriculture 52 Stat. 436
  Pub. Law 75-536Major General George W. Goethals, memorial AN ACT To amend the Act approved August 24, 1935, entitled "An Act to authorize the erection of a suitable memorial to Major General George W. Goethals within the Canal Zone 52 Stat. 436
  Pub. Law 75-537Pensacola Historical Society, Pensacola, Fla. AN ACTTo authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to transfer the title and all other interests in the old tower clock from the Escambia County Courthouse Building, acquired by the Government by deed, to the Pensacola Historical Society of Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 52 Stat. 437
     Pub. Res 75-98Settlement of War Claims Act, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION Extending for two years the time within which American claimants may make application for payment, under the Settlement of War Claims Act of 1928, of awards of the Mixed Claims Commission and the Tripartite Claims Commission, and extending until March 10, 1940, the time within which Hungarian claimants may make application for payment, under the Settlement of War Claims Act of 1928, of awards of the War Claims Arbiter 52 Stat. 437
  Pub. Law 75-538Registry of vessels AN ACT To amend section 4132 of the Revised Statutes, as amended 52 Stat. 437
  Pub. Law 75-539Erroneously convicted persons AN ACT To grant relief to persons erroneously convicted in courts of the United States 52 Stat. 438
  Pub. Law 75-540Venereal diseases AN ACT To impose additional duties upon the United States Public Health Service in connection with the investigation and control of the venereal diseases 52 Stat. 439
  Pub. Law 75-541Pensions AN ACT Granting pensions and increases of pensions to certain soldiers, sailors, and nurses of the War with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, or the China Relief Expedition, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 440
     Pub. Res 75-99Appropriation, Social Security Board JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for grants to States for unemployment compensation administration, Social Security Board, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938 52 Stat. 440
  Pub. Law 75-542Fishing industry products AN ACT To authorize the purchase and distribution of products of the fishing industry 52 Stat. 441
  Pub. Law 75-543Foreign Service buildings, additional funds AN ACT To provide additional funds for buildings for the use of the diplomatic and consular establishments of the United States 52 Stat. 441
  Pub. Law 75-544Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation AN ACT To amend section 12B of the Federal Reserve Act, as amended 52 Stat. 442
  Pub. Law 75-545Temporary detail of U. S. employees to designated governments AN ACT Authorizing the temporary detail of United States employees, possessing special qualifications, to governments of American Republics and the Philippines, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 442
  Pub. Law 75-546Kaniksu National Forest, Wash., addition AN ACT For the inclusion of certain lands in the Kaniksu National Forest in the State of Washington, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 443
  Pub. Law 75-547Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Ohio River between Rockport, Indiana, and Owensboro, Kentucky 52 Stat. 444
  Pub. Law 75-548Smith Point Bridge AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge, known as the Smith Point Bridge, across navigable waters at or near Mastic, southerly to Fire Island, Suffolk County, New York 52 Stat. 445
  Pub. Law 75-549Bridge, Columbia River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Columbia River at Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon 52 Stat. 445
  Pub. Law 75-550Robinson-Patman Antidiscrimination Act, amendment AN ACT To amend Public Law Numbered 692, Seventy-fourth Congress, second session 52 Stat. 446
  Pub. Law 75-551Long Island Loop Bridges AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to construct, maintain, and operate toll bridges, known as the Long Island Loop Bridges, across navigable waters at or near East Marion to Shelter Island, and Shelter Island to North Haven, Suffolk County, New York 52 Stat. 446
  Pub. Law 75-552Second Liberty Bond Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended 52 Stat. 447
  Pub. Law 75-553Coast Guard, enlisted men AN ACT To equalize certain allowances for quarters and subsistence of enlisted men of the Coast Guard with those of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps 52 Stat. 447
  Pub. Law 75-554Revenue Act of 1938 AN ACT To provide revenue, equalize taxation, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 447
  Pub. Law 75-555U. S. Courts, additional judges AN ACT To provide for the appointment of additional judges for certain United States district courts, circuit courts of appeals, and certain courts of the United States for the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 584
  Pub. Law 75-556Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Randolph, Missouri 52 Stat. 585
  Pub. Law 75-557Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendments AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 52 Stat. 586
  Pub. Law 75-558U. S. Employees' Compensation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 40 of the United States Employees' Compensation Act, as amended 52 Stat. 586
  Pub. Law 75-559Cleveland National Forest, Calif. AN ACTTo protect the telescope and scientific observations to be carried on at the observatory site on Palomar Mountain, by withdrawal of certain public land included within the Cleveland National Forest, California, from location and entry under the mining laws 52 Stat. 587
  Pub. Law 75-560Alaska, taxes AN ACT To amend the laws of Alaska imposing taxes for carrying on business and trade 52 Stat. 587
  Pub. Law 75-561Communications Act of 1934, amendment AN ACT To amend the Act approved June 19, 1934, entitled the "Communications Act of 1934 52 Stat. 588
  Pub. Law 75-562Alaska, civil government AN ACT To amend section 26, title I, chapter 1, of the Act entitled "An Act making further provision for a civil government for Alaska, and for other purposes" approved June 6, 1900 52 Stat. 588
  Pub. Law 75-563Alaska, public utility districts, bonded indebtedness AN ACT To authorize public-utility districts in the Territory of Alaska to incur bonded indebtedness, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 589
  Pub. Law 75-564Alaskan International Highway Commission AN ACT To create a Commission to be known as the Alaskan International Highway Commission 52 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 75-565Hawaii, lands for airport AN ACT To authorize the Territory of Hawaii to convey the present Maalaea Airport on the island of Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to the Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company, Limited, in part payment for three hundred and seventy-one one-hundredths acres of land at Pulehu-Nui, island of Maui, Territory of Hawaii, to be used as a site for a new airport 52 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 75-566Hawaii, retirement of certain judges AN ACT Relating to the retirement of the justices of the Supreme Court of the Territory of Hawaii and judges of the United States District Court for the Territory of Hawaii 52 Stat. 591
  Pub. Law 75-567Delaware, highways AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Commerce of the United States to grant and convey to the State of Delaware fee title to certain lands of the United States in Kent County, Delaware, for highway purposes 52 Stat. 591
  Pub. Law 75-568Fort Niagara, N. Y. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to lease to the village of Youngstown, New York, a portion of the Fort Niagara Military Reservation, New York 52 Stat. 592
  Pub. Law 75-569Alaska, lands for schools, hospitals, etc. AN ACT To authorize the withdrawal and reservation of small tracts of the public domain in Alaska for schools, hospitals, and other purposes 52 Stat. 593
     Pub. Res 75-100Pacific Mercado International Exposition, copyrights, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION To protect the copyrights and patents of foreign exhibitors at the Pacific Mercado International Exposition, to be held at Los Angeles, California, in 1940 52 Stat. 593
     Pub. Res 75-101Ordinance of 1787 and settlement of Northwest Territory, anniversary observance JOINT RESOLUTION To increase by $15,000 the amount authorized to be appropriated for the observance of the anniversary of the adoption of the Ordinance of 1787 and the settlement of the Northwest Territory 52 Stat. 595
  Pub. Law 75-570Puerto Rico, terms of senators and representatives AN ACT To amend section 30 of the Act of March 2, 1917, entitled "An Act to provide a civil government for Porto Rico, and for other purposes" 52 Stat. 595
  Pub. Law 75-571Juvenile Court Act, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to create a juvenile court in and for the District of Columbia", and for other purposes" 52 Stat. 596
  Pub. Law 75-572Klamnath Indians, Oreg., payments AN ACT To authorize payments in lieu of allotments to certain Indians of the FKlamath Indian Reservation in the State of Oregon, and to regulate inheritance of restricted property within the Klamath Reservation 52 Stat. 605
  Pub. Law 75-573Ocean mail contract claims AN ACT To amend section 402 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, to further provide for the settlement of ocean mail contract claims 52 Stat. 606
  Pub. Law 75-574Alaska, schools AN ACT To amend section 5 of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the construction and maintenance of roads, the establishment and maintenance of schools, and the care and support of insane persons in the district of Alaska, and for other purposes", approved January 27, 1905 (33 Stat. 616) 52 Stat. 607
  Pub. Law 75-575Railroad Retirement Act of 1934, refunds AN ACT To refund sums paid by the railroads and other carriers of the United States under the Railroad Retirement Act of 1934 52 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 75-576Saratoga National Historical Park, N. Y., establishment AN ACT To provide for the creation of the Saratoga National Historical Park in the State of New York, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 75-577Public lands, home, etc., sites AN ACT To provide for the purchase of public lands for home and other sites 52 Stat. 609
     Pub. Res 75-102General Pulaski's Memorial Day JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States of America to proclaim October 11, 1938, General Pulaski's Memorial Day for the observance and commemoration of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski 52 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 75-578National Defense Act, amendments AN ACT To remove certain inequitable requirements for eligibility for detail as a member of the General Staff Corps 52 Stat. 610
     Pub. Res 75-103Battle of Gettysburg, observance of anniversary JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation to aid in defraying expenses of the observance of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle ofGettysburg 52 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 75-579District of Columbia, cosmetology AN ACT To provide for the examination and licensing of those engaging in the practice of cosmetology in the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 611
  Pub. Law 75-580District of Columbia Barber Act AN ACT To regulate barbers in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 620
     Pub. Res 75-104District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To amend title VI of the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937 52 Stat. 624
  Pub. Law 75-581U. S. S. Panay AN ACT Authorizing the President to present the Distinguished Service Medal to Rear Admiral Reginald Vesey Holt, British Navy, and to Captain George Eric Maxia O'Donnell, British Navy, and the Navy Cross to Vice Admiral Lewis Gonne Lyre Crabbe, British Navy, and to Lieutenant Commander Harry Douglas Barlow, British Navy 52 Stat. 625
  Pub. Law 75-582District of Columbia, insanity proceedings AN ACT To provide for insanity proceedings in the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 625
  Pub. Law 75-583Dissemination of propaganda AN ACT To require the registration of certain persons employed by agencies to disseminate propaganda in the United States and for other purposes 52 Stat. 631
  Pub. Law 75-584Federal Aid Highway Act of 1938 AN ACT To amend the Federal Aid Act, approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, andforother purposes 52 Stat. 633
     Pub. Res 75-105Battles of Chickamauga, etc., anniversary observances JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize an appropriation to aid in defraying the expenses of the observance of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battles of Chickamauga, Georgia, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, and Missionary Ridge, Tennessee; and commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of the removal from Tennessee of the Cherokee Indians, at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and at Chickamauga, Georgia, from September 18 to 24, 1938, inclusive; and for other purposes 52 Stat. 636
  Pub. Law 75-585Fort Sheridan, Ill., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to grant an easement to the city of Highwood, Lake County, Illinois, in and over certain portions of the Fort Sheridan Military Reservation, for the purpose of constructingawaterworks system 52 Stat. 638
  Pub. Law 75-586Collective trade-marks, registration AN ACT To authorize the registration of certain collective trade-marks 52 Stat. 638
     Pub. Res 75-106District of Columbia, Washington College of Law JOINT RESOLUTION Supplementing and amending the Act for the incorporation of Washington College of Law, organized under and by virtue of a certificate of incorporation pursuant to class 1, chapter 18, of the Revised Statutes of the United States relating to the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 639
  Pub. Law 75-587International Criminal Police Commission AN ACT To authorize membership on behalf of the United States in the Interiiational Criminal Police Commission 52 Stat. 640
  Pub. Law 75-588Army Air Corps AN ACT To authorize an increase in the basic allotment of enlisted men to the Air Corps within the total enlisted strength provided in appropriations for the Regular Army 52 Stat. 641
  Pub. Law 75-589District of Columbia, viaduct bridge construction AN ACT To amend the Act of August 9, 1935 (Public, Numbered 259, Seventy-fourth Congress, first session) 52 Stat. 641
     Pub. Res 75-107District of Columbia, Maine Avenue JOINT RESOLUTION For the designation of a street or avenue to be known as "Maine Avenue" 52 Stat. 641
     Pub. Res 75-108District of Columbia, Oregon Avenue JOINT RESOLUTION For the designation of a street to be known as "Oregon Avenue",andforother purposes 52 Stat. 641
  Pub. Law 75-590Appropriations, Military Establishment, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 642
  Pub. Law 75-591Appropriations, War Department civil functions, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, for civil functions administered by the War Department, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 667
  Pub. Law 75-592Hutchinson, Kans., terms of court AN ACT To provide for holding terms of the district court of the United States at Hutchinson, Kansas 52 Stat. 673
  Pub. Law 75-593Newport News, Va., terms of court AN ACT To provide for holding terms of the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Virginia at Newport News, Virginia 52 Stat. 674
  Pub. Law 75-594Wilkes-Barre, Pa., terms of court AN ACT To amend the Act of May 13, 1936, providing for terms of the United States district court at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 52 Stat. 674
     Pub. Res 75-109Eighth American Scientific Congress JOINT RESOLUTION To provide that the United States extend an invitation to the governments of the American republics, members of the Pan American Union, to hold the Eighth American Scientific Congress in the United States in 1940 on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Pan American Union; to invite these governments to participate in the proposed Congress; and to authorize an appropriation for the expenses thereof. 52 Stat. 675
  Pub. Law 75-595Montgomery, W. Va., land conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to convey to the town of Montgomery, West Virginia, a certain tract of land 52 Stat. 675
  Pub. Law 75-596Navy, warrant officers AN ACT To provide a uniform method for examinations for promotion of warrant officers 52 Stat. 677
  Pub. Law 75-597State of Oregon, etc., easements AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to grant to the Coos County Court of Coquille, Oregon, and the State of Oregon an easement with respect to certain lands for highway purposes 52 Stat. 677
  Pub. Law 75-598State of Oregon, lands for highway purposes AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to convey a certain parcel of land in Tillamook County, Oregon, to the State of Oregon to be used for highway purposes 52 Stat. 677
  Pub. Law 75-599Battleship "Oregon", mooring AN ACT To aid in providing a permanent mooring for the battleship Oregon 52 Stat. 678
  Pub. Law 75-600Cotton statistics AN ACT Amending the Act authorizing the collection and publication of cotton statistics by requiring a record to be kept of bales ginned by counties 52 Stat. 678
  Pub. Law 75-601Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To authorize the Cairo Bridge Commission, or the successors of said commission, to acquire by purchase, and to improve, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Cairo, Illinois 52 Stat. 679
  Pub. Law 75-602Bridge, Lake Sabine AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge over Lake Sabine at or near Port Arthur, Texas 52 Stat. 680
  Pub. Law 75-603Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Authorizing the city of Greenville, Mississippi, and Washington County, Mississippi, singly or jointly, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi River from a point at or near the city of Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, to a point at or near Lake Village, ChicotCounty, Arkansas 52 Stat. 681
  Pub. Law 75-604Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completingtbe construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Brownville, Nebraska 52 Stat. 682
  Pub. Law 75-605Bridge, Mobile Bay AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge and causeway across the water between the mainland, at or near Cedar Point and Dauphin Island, Alabama 52 Stat. 682
  Pub. Law 75-606Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Rulo, Nebraska 52 Stat. 682
  Pub. Law 75-607Bridge, Coosa River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Coosa River at or near Gilberts Ferry in Etowah County, Alabama 52 Stat. 683
  Pub. Law 75-608Washington Asylum and Jail, D. C., vending stand AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a commissary or vending stand in the Washington Asylum and Jail 52 Stat. 683
  Pub. Law 75-609Public buildings, construction AN ACT To amend the Act of June 25, 1910, relating to the construction of public buildings, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 683
  Pub. Law 75-610Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939 AN ACT To authorize the United States Golden Gate International Exposition Commission to produce and sell certain articles, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 684
  Pub. Law 75-611Army Medical Library and Museum, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to proceed with the construction of certain public works in connection with the War Department in the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 684
  Pub. Law 75-612Bexar County, Tex., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to grant rights-of-way for highway purposes and necessary storm sewer and drainage ditches incident thereto upon and across Kelly Field, a military reservation in the State of Texas; to authorize an appropriation for construction of the road, storm sewer, drainage ditches and necessary fence lines 52 Stat. 684
  Pub. Law 75-613Mason County, Wash., public schools AN ACT To provide funds for cooperation with School District Numbered 2, Mason County, State of Washington, in the construction of a public-school building to be available to both white and Indian children 52 Stat. 685
  Pub. Law 75-614Navy and Marine Corps, relief of certain officers AN ACT For the relief of certain officers of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps 52 Stat. 685
  Pub. Law 75-615Black Hills National Forest, Wyo., addition AN ACT Providing for the addition of certain lands to the Black Hills National Forest in the State of Wyoming 52 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 75-616State of Wyoming, credit allowed AN ACT For the relief of the State of Wyoming 52 Stat. 687
  Pub. Law 75-617Chippewa Indians of Minnesota AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to transfer on the books of the Treasury Department to the credit of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota the proceeds of a certain judgment erroneously deposited in the Treasury of the United States as public money 52 Stat. 688
  Pub. Law 75-618U. S. S. "Lexington " and "Saratoga", repairs AN ACT To authorize alterations and repairs to certain naval vessels, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 688
  Pub. Law 75-619District of Columbia, disability, etc., compensation AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for disability or death resulting from injuries to employees in certain employments in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 689
  Pub. Law 75-620Liquor tax administration, brewers' bonds AN ACT To amend section 3336 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, pertaining to brewers' bonds, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 689
  Pub. Law 75-621South Charleston, IV. Va., Veterans of Foreign Wars AN ACT To authorize the conveyance to the Lane S. Anderson Post Numbered 297, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, of a parcel of land at lock numbered 6, Kanawha River, South Charleston, West Virginia 52 Stat. 690
  Pub. Law 75-622District of Columbia, boxing AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize boxing in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 691
  Pub. Law 75-623District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Act 52 Stat. 691
  Pub. Law 75-624Oehoeo National Forest, Oreg., addition AN ACT To add certain lands to the Ochoco National Forest, Oregon 52 Stat. 692
  Pub. Law 75-625Boy Scouts, Sea Scout Department AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to dispose of material of the Bureau of Lighthouses to the Sea Scout Department of the Boy Scouts of America 52 Stat. 692
  Pub. Law 75-626Navy, sales of surplus scrap materials AN ACT To permit sales of surplus scrap materials of the Navy to certain institutions of learning 52 Stat. 693
  Pub. Law 75-627Federal-owned horses and mules AN ACT To require that horses and mules belonging to the United States which have become unfit for service be destroyed or put to pasture 52 Stat. 693
  Pub. Law 75-628Veterans of Foreign Wars Encampment, loan of equipment AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to lend War Department equipment for use at the 1938 National Encampment of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to be held in Columbus, Ohio, from August 21 to August 26, 1938 52 Stat. 693
  Pub. Law 75-629Mount Rushmore Memorial Act of 1938 AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act creating the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and defining its purposes and powers", approved February 25, 1929, as amended 52 Stat. 694
  Pub. Law 75-630Grand Army Encampment, Marine Band attendance AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held at Des Moines, Iowa, September 4 to 8, inclusive, 1938 52 Stat. 695
  Pub. Law 75-630Grand Army Encampment, Marine Band attendance AN ACTAN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held at Des Moines, Iowa, September 4 to 8, inclusive, 1938 52 Stat. 695
     Pub. Res 75-111Smithsonian Institution, regent JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the filling of a vacancy in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution of the class other than Members of Congress 52 Stat. 696
  Pub. Law 75-631Indian liquor laws AN ACT To amend section 2139 of the Revised Statutes, as amended 52 Stat. 696
  Pub. Law 75-632Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, funds AN ACT To divide the funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota between the Red Lake Band and the remainder of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, organized as the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe 52 Stat. 697
  Pub. Law 75-633Alaska, homestead laws AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act extending the homestead laws and providing for right of way for railroads in the District of Alaska, and for other purposes", approved May 14, 1898 (30 Stat. 409, 414) 52 Stat. 699
  Pub. Law 75-634San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests, Calif AN ACT To facilitate the control of soil erosion and/or flood damage originating upon lands within the exterior boundaries of the San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests in Riverside County, California 52 Stat. 699
  Pub. Law 75-635Liquor taxing laws, amendments AN ACT To amend certain provisions of law relative to the production of wines, brandy, and fruit spirits so as to remove therefrom certain unnecessary restrictions; to facilitate the collection of internalrevenue taxes thereupon; and to provide abatement of certain taxes upon wines, brandy, and fruit spirits where lost or evaporated while in the custody and under the control of the Government without any fault of the owner 52 Stat. 699
  Pub. Law 75-636Owyhee irrigation project AN ACT To provide for allowing to the Gem Irrigation District and Ontario-Nyssa Irrigation District of the Owyhee project terms and payment dates for charges deferred under the Reclamation Moratorium Acts similar to those applicable to the deferred construction charges of other projects under said Acts, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 703
  Pub. Law 75-637Verde River Irrigation and Power District, Ariz AN ACT For the relief of the holders of the unpaid notes and warrants of the Verde River Irrigation and Power District, Arizona 52 Stat. 703
  Pub. Law 75-638Houston County, Ala., lands AN ACT To relinquish the title or interest of the United States in certain lands in Houston (formerly Dale) County, Alabama, in favor of Jesse G. Whitfield or other lawful owners thereof 52 Stat. 703
     Pub. Res 75-112Joint congressional committee on phosphate resources JOINT RESOLUTION To create a joint congressional committee to investigate the adequacy and use of the phosphate resources of the United States 52 Stat. 704
     Pub. Res 75-113Temporary national economic committee JOINT RESOLUTION To create a temporary national economic committee 52 Stat. 705
     Pub. Res 75-114Floor stock tax, distilled spirits JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for a floor stock tax on distilled spirits, except brandy 52 Stat. 707
  Pub. Law 75-639Munitions, educational orders AN ACT To provide for placing educational orders to familiarize private manufacturing establishments with the production of munitions of war of special or technical design, noncommercial in character 52 Stat. 707
  Pub. Law 75-640Wind Cave National Park, S. Dak., surplus buffalo and elk AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to dispose of surplus buffalo and elk of the Wind Cave National Park herd, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 708
  Pub. Law 75-641Puerto Rico, legislation AN ACT To provide for the ratification of all joint resolutions of the Legislature of Puerto Rico and of the former legislative assembly 52 Stat. 708
  Pub. Law 75-642Young Women's Christian Association, D. C. AN ACT To exempt the property of the Young Women's Christian Association in the District of Columbia from national and municipal taxation 52 Stat. 709
  Pub. Law 75-643Federal Farm Loan Act, amendments AN ACT To extend for two additional years the 3 1/2 per-centum interest rate on certain Federal land-bank loans, and to provide for a 4- per-centum interest rate on Land Bank Commissioner's loans until July 1, 1940 52 Stat. 709
  Pub. Law 75-644Appropriations, Department of Agriculture, etc., fiscal year 1989 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and for the Farm Credit Administration for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 710
  Pub. Law 75-645United States district courts, clerks, deputies, etc. AN ACT Defining the compensation of persons holding positions as deputy clerks and commissioners of United States district courts, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 75-646Oglethorpe National Trail and Parkway AN ACT To authorize a survey of the old Indian trail and the highway known as "Oglethorpe Trail" with a view of constructing a national roadway on this route to be known as "The Oglethorpe National Trail and Parkway 52 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 75-647Yachts, tugs, unrigged vessels AN ACT To except yachts, tugs, towboats, and unrigged vessels from certain provisions of the Act of June 25, 1936, as amended 52 Stat. 753
  Pub. Law 75-648Veterans injured, etc., in line of duty AN ACT To amend the Veterans' Regulation Numbered 10 pertaining to "line of duty" for peacetime veterans, their widows, and dependents, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 754
  Pub. Law 75-649Los Angeles, Calif., land conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to accept on behalf of the United States certain land in the city of Los Angeles, California, with improvements thereon 52 Stat. 755
  Pub. Law 75-650District of Columbia, flag AN ACT To create a commission to procure a design for a flag for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 755
  Pub. Law 75-651National Firearms Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Firearms Act 52 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 75-652Manitowoc, Wis., lighthouse keeper's residence AN ACT To authorize the conveyance of the old lighthouse keeper's residence in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, to the Otto Oas Post Numbered 659, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 52 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 75-653World's Poultry Congress, etc., Seventh AN ACT To permit articles imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the Seventh World's Poultry Congress and Exposition, Cleveland, Ohio, 1939, to be admitted without payment of tariff, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 75-654District of Columbia, Minimum Wage Board AN ACT To amend section 3 of the Act entitled "An Act to protect the lives and health and morals of women and minor workers in the District of Columbia, and to establish a Minimum Wage Board, and to define its powers and duties, and to provide for the fixing of minimum wages for such workers, and for other purposes", approved September 19, 1918 (40 Stat. 960, Sixty-fifth Congress) 52 Stat. 758
  Pub. Law 75-655Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Niobrara, Nebraska 52 Stat. 758
  Pub. Law 75-656Shipping, clearance of vessels AN ACT To amend section 4197 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 91), and section 4200 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 92), and for other purposes 52 Stat. 758
  Pub. Law 75-657Printing Act of 1895, amendments AN ACT To amend certain sections of the Act entitled "An Act providing for the public printing and binding and the distribution of public documents", approved January 12, 1895, as amended 52 Stat. 760
  Pub. Law 75-658Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Natchez, Mississippi, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 761
  Pub. Law 75-659Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To further extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River between the towns of Decatur, Nebraska, and Onawa, Iowa 52 Stat. 762
  Pub. Law 75-660Cotton held as loan security AN ACT Relating to the manner of securing written consent for the reconcentration of cotton under section 383 (b) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 52 Stat. 762
  Pub. Law 75-661Bridge, Red River AN ACT Authorizing the North Dakota State Highway Department and the Department of Highways of the State of Minnesota to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Red River 52 Stat. 763
  Pub. Law 75-662Bridge, Piscataqua River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Piscataqua River at or near Portsmouth, New Hampshire 52 Stat. 763
  Pub. Law 75-663Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To further extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Garrison, North Dakota 52 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 75-664Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Miami, Missouri 52 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 75-665Colorado-Big Thompson irrigation project AN ACT Providing that excess land provisions of Federal reclamation laws shall not apply to certain lands that will receive a supplemental water supply from the Colorado-Big Thompson project 52 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 75-666Federal Juvenile Delinquency Act AN ACT To provide for the care and treatment of juvenile delinquents 52 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 75-667Bridge, Puget Sound AN ACT To amend section 1 of an Act entitled "An Act granting the consent of Congress to the county of Pierce, a legal subdivision of the State of Washington, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across Puget Sound, State of Washington, at or near a point commonly known as `The Narrows"', and to extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of such bridge 52 Stat. 766
     Pub. Res 75-115General Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg, monument JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the erection of a monument to the memory of General Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg 52 Stat. 767
     Pub. Res 75-116Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation JOINT RESOLUTION Amending paragraph (4) of subsection (n) of section 12B of the Federal Reserve Act, as amended 52 Stat. 767
     Pub. Res 75-117Bridge, Niagara River JOINT RESOLUTION Creating the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission and authorizing said Commission and its successors to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Niagara River at or near the city of Niagara Falls, New York 52 Stat. 767
  Pub. Law 75-668Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, Ala., release of title to certain islands AN ACT To quiet title and possession to certain islands in the Tennessee River in the counties of Colbert and Lauderdale, Alabama 52 Stat. 771
  Pub. Law 75-669Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, Ala., release of title to certain lands AN ACT To quiet title and possession to certain lands in the Tennessee River in the counties of Colbert and Lauderdale, Alabama 52 Stat. 772
  Pub. Law 75-670Jenkins Island, Ala., release of title AN ACT To quiet title and possession to a certain island in the Tennessee River in the County of Lauderdale, Alabama 52 Stat. 774
  Pub. Law 75-671Farm Security Administration, projects AN ACT For the relief of certain persons at certain projects of the Farm Security Administration, United States Department of Agriculture 52 Stat. 774
     Pub. Res 75-118Wheat acreage allotments for 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION To prescribe the acreage allotments for wheat for 1939 52 Stat. 775
     Pub. Res 75-119Battle of Lake Erie, observance JOINT RESOLUTION For the observance of the celebration of the one hundred and twentyfifth anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie 52 Stat. 775
     Pub. Res 75-120Smithsonian Institution, regent JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the filling of a vacancy in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution of the class other than Members of Congress 52 Stat. 776
     Pub. Res 75-121Smithsonian Institution, regent JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the filling of a vacancy in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution of the class other than Members of Congress 52 Stat. 776
  Pub. Law 75-672San Diego, Calif., exchange of lands AN ACT To authorize an exchange of lands between the city of San Diego, California, and the United States 52 Stat. 776
  Pub. Law 75-673State of Georgia AN ACT For the relief of the State of Georgia 52 Stat. 777
  Pub. Law 75-674Shoshone Indian Reservation, Wyo. AN ACTTo purchase certain private lands within the Shoshone (Wind River) Indian Reservation 52 Stat. 778
  Pub. Law 75-675Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District AN ACT To authorize an appropriation for repayment to the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, a subdivision of the State of New Mexico, of the share of the said district's construction and operation and maintenance costs applicable to certain properties owned by the United States, situate in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, within the exterior boundaries of the district; to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with said district for future operation and maintenance charges against said lands; to authorize appropriation for extra construction work performed by said district for the special benefit of certain Pueblo Indian lands and to authorize appropriation for construction expenditures benefiting certain acquired lands of Pueblo Indians of the State of New Mexico 52 Stat. 778
  Pub. Law 75-676Judicial Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 128 of the Judicial Code, as amended 52 Stat. 779
  Pub. Law 75-677District of Columbia, trust companies AN ACT To amend sections 729 and 743 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 780
  Pub. Law 75-678Pennsylvania eastern judicial district AN ACT To repeal section 2 of the Act of June 16, 1936, authorizing the appointment of an additional district judge for the eastern district of Pennsylvania 52 Stat. 780
  Pub. Law 75-679Rio Grande National Forest, Colo. AN ACTTo add certain lands to the Rio Grande National Forest, Colorado 52 Stat. 781
  Pub. Law 75-680Hawaii National Park, addition AN ACT To add certain lands on the island of Hawaii to the Hawaii National Park, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 781
  Pub. Law 75-681Isle Royale National Park, Mich. AN ACTTo make available for national-park purposes certain lands within the boundaries of the proposed Isle Royale National Park, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 785
  Pub. Law 75-682District of Columbia Uniform Narcotic Drug Act AN ACT To regulate the manufacturing, dispensing, selling, and possession of narcotic drugs in the District of Columbia 52 Stat. 785
  Pub. Law 75-683Trinity National Forest, Calif., addition AN ACT To add certain lands to the Trinity National Forest, California 52 Stat. 797
  Pub. Law 75-684District of Columbia zoning regulation AN ACT Providing for the zoning of the District of Columbia and the regulation of the location, height, bulk, and uses of buildings and other structures and of the uses of land in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 797
  Pub. Law 75-685Rivers and harbors, improvements AN ACT Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 802
  Pub. Law 75-686Librarian Emeritus, Library of Congress AN ACT To create the office of the Librarian Emeritus of the Library of Congress 52 Stat. 808
     Pub. Res 75-122Work Relief and Public Works Appropriation Art of 1938 JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for work relief, relief, and otherwise to increase employment by providing loans and grants for public works projects 52 Stat. 809
  Pub. Law 75-687United Confederate Veterans' 1938 Reunion, Marine Band attendance AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the United Confederate Veterans' 1938 Reunion at Columbia, South Carolina, from August 30 to September 2, 1938, both dates inclusive 52 Stat. 821
  Pub. Law 75-688Natural Gas Act AN ACT To regulate the transportation and sale of natural gas in interstate commerce, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 821
  Pub. Law 75-689Hoboken, N. J., pier terminals AN ACT Authorizing the United States Maritime Commission to sell or lease the Hoboken Pier Terminals, or any part thereof, to the city of Hoboken, New Jersey 52 Stat. 833
  Pub. Law 75-690Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, etc AN ACT For the relief of certain employees of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works and the National Resources Committee 52 Stat. 834
  Pub. Law 75-691Federal Crop Insurance Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act 52 Stat. 835
  Pub. Law 75-692Modoc, etc., National Forests, Calif., additions AN ACT To authorize the addition of certain lands to the Modoc, Shasta, and Lassen National Forests, California 52 Stat. 835
  Pub. Law 75-693Shasta and Klamath National Forests, Calif., additions AN ACT To authorize the addition of certain lands to the Shasta and Klamath National Forests, California 52 Stat. 836
  Pub. Law 75-694Plumas, etc., National Forests, Calif., additions AN ACT To authorize the addition of certain lands to the Plumas, Tahoe, and Lassen National Forests, California 52 Stat. 838
  Pub. Law 75-695Navy and Marine Corps officers, retirement, etc., of designated AN ACT To provide for the retirement, rank, and pay of Chiefs of Naval Operations, Chiefs of Bureau of the Navy Department, the Judge Advocates General of the Navy, and the Major Generals Commandant of the Marine Corps 52 Stat. 839
  Pub. Law 75-696Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States", approved July 1, 1898, and Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto; and to repeal section 76 thereof and all Acts and parts of Acts inconsistent therewith 52 Stat. 840
  Pub. Law 75-697Spanish-American War, etc., naval veterans AN ACT For the relief of members of the Navy or Marine Corps who were discharged from the Navy or Marine Corps during the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the Boxer uprising because of minority or misrepresentation of age 52 Stat. 940
  Pub. Law 75-698Uncompahgre Valley reclamation project, Colo. AN ACTTo authorize the sale of surplus power developed under the Uncompahgre Valley reclamation project, Colorado 52 Stat. 941
  Pub. Law 75-699Shelter Cove, Calif., Coast Guard station AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a Coast Guard station at or near Shelter Cove, California 52 Stat. 941
  Pub. Law 75-700Marine Corps, privates, first-class AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nineteen, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1918, to increase the authorized percentage of privates, first-class, in the Marine Corps from 25 to 40 per centum of the whole number of privates 52 Stat. 942
     Pub. Res 75-123Congressional investigations JOINT RESOLUTION To amend sections 101, 102, 103, 104, and 859 of the Revised Statutes of the United States relating to congressional investigations 52 Stat. 942
     Pub. Res 75-124Oliver Wendell Holmes, former residence JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the acceptance of title to the dwelling house and property, the former residence of the late Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, located at 1720 Eye Street Northwest, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 943
  Pub. Law 75-701Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 9 of the Civil Service Retirement Act, approved May 29, 1930, as amended 52 Stat. 943
  Pub. Law 75-702Great Lakes, etc., navigation AN ACT Limiting the hours of labor of certain officers and seamen on certain vessels navigating the Great Lakes and adjacent waters 52 Stat. 944
  Pub. Law 75-703Navy, officers of the line AN ACT To regulate the distribution, promotion, and retirement of officers of the line of the Navy, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 944
  Pub. Law 75-704Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930, as amended 52 Stat. 953
  Pub. Law 75-705Merchant Marine Act of 1936, amendments AN ACT To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, to further promote the merchant marine policy therein declared, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 953
  Pub. Law 75-706Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 AN ACT To create a Civil Aeronautics Authority, and to promote the development and safety and to provide for the regulation of civil aeronautics 52 Stat. 973
  Pub. Law 75-707Puerto Rico, real estate transfer AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to transfer to the Government of Puerto Rico certain real estate of the War Department 52 Stat. 1030
  Pub. Law 75-708Lease of certain lands within grazing districts AN ACT To provide for the leasing of State, county, and privately owned lands for the purpose of furthering the orderly use, improvement, and development of grazing districts June 23, 1938 1033 52 Stat. 1033
  Pub. Law 75-709State of Connecticut AN ACT For the relief of the State of Connecticut June 23, 1938 1033 52 Stat. 1033
  Pub. Law 75-710American Republics, students AN ACT To authorize the President to permit citizens of the American republics to receive instruction at professional educational institutions and schools maintained and administered by the Government of the United States or by departments or agencies thereof 52 Stat. 1034
  Pub. Law 75-711Osage Indians of Oklahoma AN ACT Relating to the tribal and individual affairs of the Osage Indians of Oklahoma 52 Stat. 1034
  Pub. Law 75-712Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near a point between Cherokee and Osage Streets, Saint Louis, Missouri 52 Stat. 1036
  Pub. Law 75-713Bridge, Big Sandy River AN ACT Authorizing the county of Lawrence, Kentucky, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Big Sandy River at or near Louisa, Kentucky June 24, 1938 1036 52 Stat. 1036
  Pub. Law 75-714Indian trust funds AN ACT To authorize the deposit and investment of Indian funds June 24, 1938 1037 52 Stat. 1037
  Pub. Law 75-715Hot Springs National Park, Ark. AN ACTTo provide for the extension of the boundaries of the Hot Springs National Park in the State of Arkansas, and for other purposes June 24, 1938 1038 52 Stat. 1038
  Pub. Law 75-716California Debris Commission, contracts AN ACT To amend section 23 of the Act to create the California Debris Commission, as amended June 25, 1938 1040 52 Stat. 1040
  Pub. Law 75-717Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act AN ACT To prohibit the movement in interstate commerce of adulterated and misbranded food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics, and for other purposes June 25, 1938 1040 52 Stat. 1040
  Pub. Law 75-718Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 AN ACT To provide for the establishment of fair labor standards in employments in and affecting interstate commerce, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1060
  Pub. Law 75-719Securities Exchange Act of 1934, amendments AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a mechanism of regulation among over-the-counter brokers and dealers operating in interstate and foreign commerce or through the mails, to prevent acts and practices inconsistent with just and equitable principles of trade, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1070
  Pub. Law 75-720Postmasters, first, second, and third classes AN ACT Extending the classified civil service to include postmasters of the first, second, and third classes, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1076
  Pub. Law 75-721Customs Administrative Act of 1938 AN ACT To amend certain administrative provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930, and for other purposes June 25, 1938 1077 52 Stat. 1077
  Pub. Law 75-722Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act AN ACT To regulate interstate commerce by establishing an unemployment insurance system for individuals employed by certain employers engaged in interstate commerce, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1094
  Pub. Law 75-723Appropriations, Second Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1938 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1938, and June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1114
  Pub. Law 75-724State of the Vatican City, documents AN ACT To amend the Act of June 20, 1936, so as to provide for the certification, authentication, and use in evidence of documents of record or on file in public offices in the State of the Vatican City 52 Stat. 1163
  Pub. Law 75-725Delaware River, vehicular tunnel AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to enter into compacts or agreements with respect to constructing, maintaining, and operating a vehicular tunnel under the Delaware River 52 Stat. 1163
  Pub. Law 75-726Hawaii National Park AN ACT To amend an Act entitled An Act to provide for the exercise of sole and exclusive jurisdiction by the United States over the Hawaii National Park in the Territory of Hawaii, and for other purposes", approved April 19, 1930 52 Stat. 1164
  Pub. Law 75-727Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act 52 Stat. 1164
  Pub. Law 75-728Alaska Game Law, amendments AN ACT To amend the Act of Congress entitled "An Act to establish an Alaska Game Commission, to protect game animals, land fur-bearing animals, and birds in Alaska, and for other purposes", approved January 13, 1925, as amended 52 Stat. 1169
  Pub. Law 75-729State of North Dakota, exchange of lands AN ACT To provide for conveying to the State of North Dakota certain lands within Burleigh County within that State for public use 52 Stat. 1173
  Pub. Law 75-730National Guard, care of Federal property AN ACT Authorizing the disbursement of funds appropriated for compensation of help for care of material, animals, armament, and equipment in the hands of the National Guard of the several States, Territories, and the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1173
  Pub. Law 75-731Alaska, fishing by aliens AN ACT To amend an Act approved June 14, 1906 (34 Stat. 263), entitled "An Act to prevent aliens from fishing in the waters of Alaska" 52 Stat. 1174
  Pub. Law 75-732Naval Reserve Act of 1938 AN ACT To provide for the creation, organization, administration, and maintenance of a Naval Reserve and a Marine Corps Reserve 52 Stat. 1175
  Pub. Law 75-733District of Columbia Alley Dwelling Act, amendments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "District of Columbia Alley Dwelling Act", approved June 12, 1934, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1186
  Pub. Law 75-734Veterans' Administration facilities AN ACT To provide for the vesting of title, and the disposition of personal property left or found upon premises used as Veterans' Administration facilities, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1189
  Pub. Law 75-735Lincoln Gardens project, N. J. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President to provide housing for war needs", approved May 16, 1918, as amended 52 Stat. 1193
  Pub. Law 75-736Holding other lucrative office AN ACT To exempt retired officers of the Marine Corps and Coast Guard from certain restrictions with respect to holding office under the United States 52 Stat. 1194
  Pub. Law 75-737Navy, public works AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1195
  Pub. Law 75-738China Trade Act corporations AN ACT To amend the China Trade Act, 1922, as to the duration of the China Trade Act corporations 52 Stat. 1195
  Pub. Law 75-739Committee on Purchases of Blind-made Products AN ACT To create a Committee on Purchases of Blind-made Products, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1196
  Pub. Law 75-740Civil Service Retirement Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to extend the benefits of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to certain employees in the legislative and judicial branches of the Government", approved July 13, 1937 52 Stat. 1197
  Pub. Law 75-741Claims of Government contractors, etc. AN ACT To confer jurisdiction on the Court of Claims to hear, determine, and enter judgment upon the claims of Government contractors whose costs of performance were increased as a result of enactment of the National Industrial Recovery Act, June 16, 1933 52 Stat. 1197
  Pub. Law 75-742Public lands of designated States, grazing, etc., leases AN ACT To increase the period for which leases may be made for grazing and agricultural purposes of public lands donated to the States of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Washington by the Act of February 22, 1889, as amended 52 Stat. 1198
  Pub. Law 75-743Civilian Conservation Corps Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Civilian Conservation Corps, and for other purposes", approved June 28, 1937 52 Stat. 1198
  Pub. Law 75-744District of Columbia, taxes and assessments AN ACT Relating to the levying and collecting of taxes and assessments, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1198
  Pub. Law 75-745Puerto Rico, slum clearance AN ACT To authorize the Legislature of Puerto Rico to create public corporate authorities to undertake slum clearance and projects, to provide dwelling accommodations for families of low income, and to issue bonds therefor; to authorize the legislature to provide for financial assistance to such authorities by the government of Puerto Rico and its municipalities, and for other purposes June 25, 1938 1203 52 Stat. 1203
  Pub. Law 75-746District of Columbia, municipal buildings AN ACT Authorizing advancements from the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works for the construction of certain municipal buildings in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes June 25, 1938 1203 52 Stat. 1203
  Pub. Law 75-747United Confederate Veterans' Reunion, loan of Army equipment AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to lend certain property to the Reunion Committee of the United Confederate Veterans to be used at their annual encampment to be held at Columbia, South Carolina, from August 30 to September 2, 1938 June 25, 1938 1205 52 Stat. 1205
  Pub. Law 75-748Nevada and Toiyabe National Forests, Nev. AN ACTTo facilitate the control of soil erosion and/or flood damage originating upon lands within the exterior boundaries of the Nevada and Toiv abe National Forests in Nevada and to promote efficiency and economy of administration of said national forests June 25, 1938 1205 52 Stat. 1205
  Pub. Law 75-749Rural letter carriers, salaries AN ACT To adjust the salaries of rural letter carriers 52 Stat. 1205
  Pub. Law 75-750Public documents, distribution to depository libraries AN ACT To amend the laws relating to the distribution of public documents to depository libraries 52 Stat. 1206
     Pub. Res 75-125International Congress for Microbiology, Third JOINT RESOLUTION To provide that the United States extend to foreign governments invitations to participate in the Third International Congress for Microbiology to be held in the United States during the calendar year 1939, and to authorize an appropriation to assist in meeting the expenses of the session 52 Stat. 1207
  Pub. Law 75-751Islamath Indians, payments from tribal funds AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to pay salaries and expenses of the chairman, secretary, and interpreter of the Klamath General Council, members of the Klamath Business Committee and other committees appointed by said Klamath General Council, and official delegates of the Klamath Tribe June 25, 1938 1207 52 Stat. 1207
  Pub. Law 75-752Fergus County, Mont. AN ACTFor the relief of Fergus County, Montana June 25, 1938 1207 52 Stat. 1207
     Pub. Res 75-126State of Wisconsin, sales and exchanges JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize sales and exchanges by the State of Wisconsin notwithstanding certain provisions in the Act of August 22, 1912 (37 Stat. 324) June 28, 1938 1208 52 Stat. 1208
  Pub. Law 75-753Colonial National Historical Park, Va. AN ACTTo revise the boundaries of the Colonial National Historical Park in the State of Virginia, and for other purposes June 28, 1938 1208 52 Stat. 1208
  Pub. Law 75-754Ute Indians, claims AN ACT Conferring jurisdiction upon the United States Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and render judgment on any and all claims which the Ute Indians or any Tribe or Band thereof may have against the United States, and for other purposes June 28, 1938 1209 52 Stat. 1209
  Pub. Law 75-755Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Afinn., claims AN ACT Authorizing the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota to file suit in the Court of Claims, and for other purposes June 28, 1938 1212 52 Stat. 1212
  Pub. Law 75-756National parks, residence requirements, United States commissioners AN ACT To provide for the residence of the United States commissioners appointed for the national parks, and for other purposes June 28, 1938 1213 52 Stat. 1213
  Pub. Law 75-757Cherokee Indians, N. C., Eastern Band AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, North Carolina June 28, 1938 1213 52 Stat. 1213
  Pub. Law 75-758Pensions AN ACT To liberalize the laws providing pensions for the dependents of veterans whose death resulted from service prior to April 21, 1898 June 28, 1938 1214 52 Stat. 1214
  Pub. Law 75-759Muir Wood Toll Road, Calif. AN ACTTo authorize Federal cooperation in the acquisition of the "Muir Wood Toll Road", located in Marin County, State of California, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1214
  Pub. Law 75-760Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Authorizing the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin, jointly or separately, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Winona, Minnesota 52 Stat. 1214
  Pub. Law 75-761Rivers and harbors, public works for flood control AN ACT Authorizing the construction of certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood control, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1215
  Pub. Law 75-762Society of American Florists and Ornamental Horticulturists AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Society of American Florists and Ornamental Horticulturists within the District of Columbia" June 29, 1938 1226 52 Stat. 1226
  Pub. Law 75-763Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River between Saint Louis, Missouri, and Stites, Illinois 52 Stat. 1227
  Pub. Law 75-764Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near a point between Morgan and Wash Streets in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri, and a point opposite thereto in the city of East Saint Louis, Illinois June 29, 1938 1228 52 Stat. 1228
  Pub. Law 75-765Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Arrow Rock, Missouri June 29, 1938 1228 52 Stat. 1228
  Pub. Law 75-766Bridge, Des Moines River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Iowa State Highway Commission to reconstruct or construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Des Moines River, at or near Keosauqua, Iowa June 29, 1938 1228 52 Stat. 1228
  Pub. Law 75-767Bridge, Wabash River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Wabash River at or near Merom, Sullivan County, Indiana June 29, 1938 1229 52 Stat. 1229
  Pub. Law 75-768Bridge, Rainy River AN ACT Authorizing the village of Baudette, State of Minnesota, its successors and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Rainy River at Baudette, Minnesota June 29, 1938 1229 52 Stat. 1229
  Pub. Law 75-769Kauai County, Hawaii, bond issue AN ACT To authorize the county of Kauai to issue bonds of such county in the year 1938 under the authority of Act 186 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1937, in excess of 1 per centum of the assessed value of the property in said county as shown by the last assessment for taxation June 29, 1938 1230 52 Stat. 1230
  Pub. Law 75-770Belzoni, Miss., land conveyance to American Legion post AN ACT To authorize the conveyance to the Arthur Alexander Post Numbered 68, the American Legion, of Belzoni, Mississippi, of the improvements and site containing eighteen acres of land, more or less, at Lock and Dam Numbered 1 on the Sunflower River, Mississippi June 29, 1938 1230 52 Stat. 1230
  Pub. Law 75-771Postal Service, mail transportation AN ACT To amend section 239 of the Act of June 8, 1872 (17 Stat. 312; U. S. C., title 39, sec. 500) June 29, 1938 1231 52 Stat. 1231
  Pub. Law 75-772Judicial Code, amendments AN ACT To abolish appeals in habeas corpus proceedings brought to test the validity of orders of removal June 29, 1938 1232 52 Stat. 1232
  Pub. Law 75-773Riverside County, Calif., desert land entries AN ACT To exempt from cancelation certain desert-land entries in Riverside County, California June 29, 1938 1232 52 Stat. 1232
  Pub. Law 75-774National cemeteries AN ACT To provide for a national cemetery in every State June 29, 1938 1233 52 Stat. 1233
  Pub. Law 75-775District of Columbia, cab liability insurance AN ACT To provide that all cabs for hire in the District of Columbia be compelled to carry insurance for the protection of passengers, and for other purposes June 29, 1938 1233 52 Stat. 1233
  Pub. Law 75-776Meat inspection AN ACT To amend the Meat Inspection Act of March 4, 1907, as amended and extended, with respect to its application to farmers, retail butchers, and retail dealers June 29, 1938 1235 52 Stat. 1235
  Pub. Law 75-777Motor Carrier Act, 1935, amendments AN ACT To amend the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, by amending certain provisions of part II of said Act, otherwise known as the Motor Carrier Act, 1935 June 29, 1938 1236 52 Stat. 1236
  Pub. Law 75-778Olympic National Park, Wash., establishment AN ACT To establish the Olympic National Park, in the State of Washington, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1241
  Pub. Law 75-779Transportation of strikebreakers in interstate, etc., commerce AN ACT To prohibit the transportation of certain persons in interstate or foreign commerce during labor controversies, and for other purposes 52 Stat. 1242
  Pub. Law 75-780Nebraska State Historical Society AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to place certain records of Indian tribes of Nebraska with the Nebraska State Historical Society, at Lincoln, Nebraska, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him 52 Stat. 1243
  Pub. Law 75-781Public lands, mining claims assessments AN ACT Providing for the suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the United States 52 Stat. 1243
  Pub. Law 75-782United States Employment Service AN ACT To alter the ratio of appropriations to be apportioned to the States for public employment officers affiliated with the United States Employment Service 52 Stat. 1244
  Pub. Law 75-783West Virginia judicial districts AN ACT To amend section 113 of the Judicial Code as amended 52 Stat. 1245
     Pub. Res 75-127Government employees, holiday compensation JOINT RESOLUTION Providing compensation for certain employees 52 Stat. 1246
     Pub. Res 75-128Naturalization Act of 1906, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Naturalization Act of June 29, 1906 (34 Stat. 596), as amended 52 Stat. 1247
     Pub. Res 75-129National Flood Prevention Week JOINT RESOLUTION Requesting the President of the United States to proclaim the week of May 31, 1939, National Flood Prevention Week 52 Stat. 1248
     Pub. Res 75-130Shipping, clearance of vesselr JOINT RESOLUTION To amend H. R. 10672, Seventy-fifth Congress, third session, entitled "An Act to amend section 4197 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 91), and section 4200 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, see. 92), and for other purposes", so as to correct a typographical error 52 Stat. 1248
  Pub. Law 75-784Hawaii, certificates of naturalization AN ACT To validate certain certificates of naturalization granted by the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii 52 Stat. 1249
     Pub. Res 75-131Aliens, stays of deportation JOINT RESOLUTION For the relief of certain aliens 52 Stat. 1249
  Pub. Law 75-785Federal Firearms Act AN ACT To regulate commerce in firearms 52 Stat. 1250
  Pub. Law 75-786Naval petroleum reserves AN ACT To amend the part of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1921, and for other purposes", approved June 4, 1920, relating to the conservation, care, custody, protection, and operation of the naval petroleum and oil-shale reserves 52 Stat. 1252
  Pub. Law 75-787Rotary-wing and other aircraft AN ACT To authorize the appropriation of funds for the development of rotary-wing and other aircraft 52 Stat. 1255
  Pub. Law 75-788Bridge, Saint Louis River AN ACT Authorizing the Port Authority of Duluth, Minnesota, and the Harbor Commission of Superior, Wisconsin, to construct a highway bridge across the Saint Louis River from Rice's Point in Duluth, Minnesota, to Superior in Wisconsin 52 Stat. 1256