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Statutes at Large Volume 53 (1939) Table of Contents

VOL. 52 ⇔ VOL. 54

Volume 53:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
     Pub. Res 76-1Work relief and relief, additional appropriation, 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for work relief and relief for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939 53 Stat. 507
  Pub. Law 76-1Internal Revenue Code AN ACT To consolidate and codify the internal revenue laws of the United States 53 Stat. 510
     Pub. Res 76-2Tennessee Valley Authority investigation, expenses JOINT RESOLUTION Providing additional funds for the expenses of the special joint congressional committee investigating the Tennessee Valley Authority, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 510
  Pub. Law 76-2Reconstruction Finance Corporation and other agencies, continuance of functions AN ACT To continue the functions of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 510
  Pub. Law 76-3Commodity Credit Corporation and Export-Import Bank of Washington, continuance of functions AN ACT To continue the functions of the Commodity Credit Corporation and the Export-Import Bank of Washington, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 510
     Pub. Res 76-3Federal Housing Administration, availability of funds JOINT RESOLUTION Making additional funds available for salaries and expenses, Federal Housing Administration 53 Stat. 510
  Pub. Law 76-4Street lighting, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to regulate the hours during which streets, alleys, and so forth, shall be lighted 53 Stat. 511
  Pub. Law 76-5John Philip Sousa Bridge, D. C. AN ACT To name the bridge to be erected over the Anacostia River in the District of Columbia after the late "March King", John Philip Sousa, composer of the "Stars and Stripes Forever 53 Stat. 511
  Pub. Law 76-6Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to provide for the reapportionment of cotton acreage allotments not planted by farmers entitled thereto 53 Stat. 512
  Pub. Law 76-7First Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 512
  Pub. Law 76-8Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 524
  Pub. Law 76-9Crop insurance premiums, advances AN ACT To amend section 12 of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, by authorizing advances for crop insurance 53 Stat. 550
     Pub. Res 76-4Star-route contracts, awards postponed JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the Postmaster General to withhold the awarding of star-route contracts for a period of forty-five days 53 Stat. 551
  Pub. Law 76-10Apache Indians, N. Mex., purchase of lands AN ACT To authorize the purchase of certain lands for the Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, New Mexico 53 Stat. 551
  Pub. Law 76-11Indian Service, submission of bids for supplies, etc. AN ACT To repeal section 9 of the Act of March 3, 1875 (18 Stat. L. 450), as amended 53 Stat. 551
  Pub. Law 76-12Military Secretary to the General of the Armies AN ACT To create the office of Military Secretary to the General of the Armies of the United States of America, with the rank of colonel, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 551
  Pub. Law 76-13Rocky Boy Indian Reservation, land added AN ACT To add certain public-domain land in Montana to the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation 53 Stat. 552
  Pub. Law 76-14Choctaw and Chickasaw Sanatorium and General Hospital AN ACT To provide for conveying to the United States the land, buildings, and improvements comprising the Choctaw and Chickasaw Sanatorium and General Hospital 53 Stat. 552
  Pub. Law 76-15Indian pueblos in New Mexico, non-Indian claimants AN ACT To authorize an appropriation to pay non-Indian claimants whose claims have been extinguished under the Act of June 7, 1924, but who have been found entitled to awards under said Act as supplemented by the Act of May 31, 1933 53 Stat. 553
     Pub. Res 76-5Panama Canal, celebration JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the participation of the United States in the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal 53 Stat. 553
  Pub. Law 76-16Officers' Competency Certificates Convention, exemption of small vessels AN ACT To exempt all vessels of the United States of less than two hundred tons gross registered tonnage from the provisions of the Officers' Competency Certificates Convention, 1936 (being International Labor Conference Treaty, Convention Numbered 53, adopted by the International Labor Conference at Geneva in 1936) 53 Stat. 554
  Pub. Law 76-17Bridges, Louisiana AN ACT To extend the time for commencing and completing bridges across Cross Bayou, Twelve Mile Bayou, and Caddo Lake in Caddo Parish, Louisiana 53 Stat. 554
     Pub. Res 76-6Third International Congress for Microbiology JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the joint resolution entitled "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." 53 Stat. 554
     Pub. Res 76-7U. S. Employees' Compensation Commission, additional appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the fiscal year 1939 for expenditure by the United States Employees' Compensation Commission in accordance with section 16 of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1938 53 Stat. 555
  Pub. Law 76-18National defense, Army AN ACT To provide more effectively for the national defense by carrying out the recommendations of the President in his message of January 12, 1939, to the Congress 53 Stat. 555
  Pub. Law 76-19Reorganization Act of 1939 AN ACT To provide for reorganizing agencies of the Government, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 561
  Pub. Law 76-20Banking, banks, and trust companies, D. C. AN ACT Relating to banking, banks, and trust companies in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 566
  Pub. Law 76-21Gas and electric meters, D. C. AN ACT To amend paragraph 57 of section 8 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1914, and for other purposes", approved March 4, 1913 53 Stat. 568
  Pub. Law 76-22Research assistants in public schools, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the appointment of research assistants in the public schools of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 568
  Pub. Law 76-23Joint Board and Public Utilities Commission, D. C. AN ACT To provide alternative methods of enforcement of orders, rules, and regulations of the Joint Board and of the Public Utilities Commission of the District of Columbia 53 Stat. 569
  Pub. Law 76-24License taxes on vehicles, D. C. AN ACT To amend paragraphs 31 and 33 of an Act entitled "An Act to amend section 7 of an Act entitled `An Act making appropriations to provide for the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, and for other purposes', approved July 1, 1902, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1932 53 Stat. 570
  Pub. Law 76-25Teachers' retirement law, D. C., amendment AN ACT To amend Public Law Numbered 111, Sixty-sixth Congress, entitled "An Act for the retirement of public-school teachers in the District of Columbia 53 Stat. 571
  Pub. Law 76-26Teachers' salaries, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 9, article V, of an Act known as "An Act to amend the Act entitled 'An Act to fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia', approved June 20, 1906, as amended, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 571
  Pub. Law 76-27Cotton pool participation trust certificates, retirement AN ACT To extend the time for retirement of cotton pool participation trust certificates 53 Stat. 572
  Pub. Law 76-28Papers of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and Thomas Pinckney AN ACT Authorizing the Library of Congress to acquire by purchase, or otherwise, the whole, or any part, of the papers of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and Thomas Pinckney, including therewith a group of documents relating to the Constitutional Convention of 1787, now in the possession of Harry Stone, of New York City 53 Stat. 572
  Pub. Law 76-29Army participation in Olympic Games AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to pay certain expenses incident to the training, attendance, and participation of the equestrian and modern pentathlon teams in the Twelfth Olympic Games 53 Stat. 572
  Pub. Law 76-30Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, subsection repealed AN ACT To repeal subsection (4) of subsection (c) of section 101 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 53 Stat. 573
     Pub. Res 76-8Agrarian claims against Mexico JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing appropriation for expenses of a representative of the United States and of his assistants, and for one-half of the joint expenses of this Government and the Government of Mexico, in giving effect to the agreement of November 9-12, 1938, between the two Governments providing for the settlement of American claims for damages resulting from expropriations of agrarian properties since August 30, 1927 53 Stat. 573
  Pub. Law 76-31Panama Canal employees, annuities AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code 53 Stat. 574
  Pub. Law 76-32Public Salary Tax Act of 1939 AN ACT Relating to the taxation of the compensation of public officers and employees 53 Stat. 574
  Pub. Law 76-33Government disbursing officers, etc., credit in accounts AN ACT To authorize and direct the Comptroller General of the United States to allow credit for all outstanding disallowances and suspensions in the accounts of the disbursing officers or agents of the Government for payments made to certain employees appointed by the United States Employees' Compensation Commission 53 Stat. 577
     Pub. Res 76-9National Gallery of Art JOINT RESOLUTION Amending the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution providing for the construction and maintenance of a National Gallery of Art", approved March 24, 1937 53 Stat. 577
     Pub. Res 76-10Work relief and relief, additional appropriation, 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION Making a further additional appropriation for work relief and relief for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939 53 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 76-34Army disbursing officers AN ACT For the relief of certain disbursing officers of the Army of the United States and for the settlement of individual claims approved by the War Department 53 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 76-35Department of Labor, special statistical studies AN ACT To authorize the Department of Labor to continue to make special statistical studies upon payment of the cost thereof, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 581
  Pub. Law 76-36Social Security Act, amendment AN ACT To increase the authorization for appropriations for the administration of State unemployment compensation laws 53 Stat. 581
  Pub. Law 76-37Naval vessels AN ACT To authorize alterations and repairs to certain naval vessels, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 582
  Pub. Law 76-38Coast Guard Academy, contingent expenses AN ACT To authorize contingent expenditures, United States Coast Guard Academy 53 Stat. 582
  Pub. Law 76-39United Confederate Veterans' reunion, Marine Band attendance AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the United Confederate Veterans' 1939 reunion at Trinidad, Colorado, August 22, 23, 24, and 25, 1939, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 582
     Pub. Res 76-11Signing of the Constitution, painting JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the painting of the signing of the Constitution for placement in the Capitol Building 53 Stat. 583
  Pub. Law 76-40Foreign Service, salaries, retirement, etc. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the grading and classification of clerks in the Foreign Service of the United States of America, and providing compensation therefor", approved February 23, 1931 53 Stat. 583
  Pub. Law 76-41Cooperative agricultural extension work AN ACT To provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension work 53 Stat. 589
  Pub. Law 76-42National Encampment, G. A. R., 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from August 27 to September 1, inclusive, 1939 53 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 76-43Naval aviation facilities, etc. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 76-44Military Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purpose 53 Stat. 592
  Pub. Law 76-45Navy, auxiliary vessels AN ACT To permit the President to acquire and convert, as well as to construct, certain auxiliary vessels for the Navy 53 Stat. 618
  Pub. Law 76-46Coast Guard station, Mich. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a Coast Guard station on the east coast of the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan 53 Stat. 619
  Pub. Law 76-47Bridge, Mahoning River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the city of Youngstown, Ohio, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mahoning River at or near Marshall Street, Youngstown, Ohio 53 Stat. 619
  Pub. Law 76-48Coast and Geodetic Survey, medical facilities AN ACT To provide for the assignment of medical officers of the Public Health Service for duty on vessels of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 620
  Pub. Law 76-49Bridge, Mahoning River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the city of Youngstown, Ohio, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mahoning River at or near Cedar Street, Youngstown, Ohio 53 Stat. 620
  Pub. Law 76-50Bridge, Allegheny River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to Westmoreland County in the State of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway intercounty bridge and approaches across the Allegheny River, connecting Valley Camp in Westmoreland County and East Deer Township in Allegheny County, to connect State Highway Routes Numbered 28 and 56 53 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 76-51Bridge, St. Lawrence River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Saint Lawrence River at or near Ogdensburg, New York 53 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 76-52Bridge, Ottawa River AN ACT Authorizing the Department of Highways of the State of Ohio to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Ottawa River at or near the city of Toledo, State of Ohio 53 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 76-53Navy and Marine Memorial AN ACT To provide for the completion of the Navy and Marine Memorial 53 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 76-54Bridge, Cumberland River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Highway Department of Davidson County, of the State of Tennessee, to construct a bridge across Cumberland River, at a point approximately one and three-fourths miles below Clees Ferry, connecting a belt-line highway in Davidson County, State of Tennessee, known as the Old Hickory Boulevard 53 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 76-55Bridge, Waccamaw River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State Highway Commission of North Carolina to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across Waccamaw River between Old Dock and Ash, North Carolina 53 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 76-56Bridge, Wabash River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Indiana to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Wabash River at or near Peru, Indiana 53 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 76-57Bridge, Mahoning River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the city of Warren, Ohio, to construct, maintain, and operate a free footbridge over Mahoning River, near Stiles Street Northwest, Warren, Ohio 53 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 76-58Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Rock Island, Illinois, to a place at or near the city of Davenport, Iowa 53 Stat. 624
  Pub. Law 76-59Metered services to Government, accounting AN ACT To amend the Act approved April 27, 1937, entitled "An Act to simplify accounting." 53 Stat. 624
     Pub. Res 76-12Temporary National Economic Committee, expenses JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the joint resolution approved June 16, 1938, entitled "Joint resolution to create a Temporary National Economic Committee 53 Stat. 624
  Pub. Law 76-60International fairs, 1989, importation of distilled spirits, etc AN ACT Relating to the importation of distilled spirits for consumption at the New York World's Fair, 1939, and the Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939, and to duties on certain articles to be exhibited at the New York World's Fair, 1939 53 Stat. 625
  Pub. Law 76-61Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1939, and June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 626
  Pub. Law 76-62Veterans of certain wars, etc. AN ACT To provide domiciliary care, medical and hospital treatment, and burial benefits to certain veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the Boxer Rebellion 53 Stat. 652
  Pub. Law 76-63Temporary detail of U. S. employees to designated governments AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "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", approved May 25, 1938 53 Stat. 652
     Pub. Res 76-13Treasury Department, supplemental appropriations, 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION Making supplemental appropriations for printing and binding and stationery for the Treasury Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939 53 Stat. 653
  Pub. Law 76-64Long Island Railroad Company AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to terminate certain leases of the Long Island Railroad Company 53 Stat. 654
  Pub. Law 76-65Treasury and Post Office Departments, appropriations, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 654
  Pub. Law 76-66Mississippi judicial districts AN ACT To amend section 90 of the Judicial Code, as amended, with respect to the terms of the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi 53 Stat. 684
  Pub. Law 76-67Former Fort Armistead Military Reservation AN ACT Making inapplicable certain reversionary provisions in the Act of March 4, 1923 (42 Stat. 1450), and a certain deed executed by the Secretary of War, in the matter of a lease to be entered into by the United States for the use of a part of the former Fort Armistead Military Reservation for air-navigation purposes 53 Stat. 685
  Pub. Law 76-68Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 685
  Pub. Law 76-69Idaho judicial district AN ACT To amend section 78 of the Judicial Code, relating to the district of Idaho 53 Stat. 738
  Pub. Law 76-70War Department, obsolete, etc., machines AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to exchange obsolete, unsuitable, and unserviceable machines and tools pertaining to the manufacture or repair of ordnance materiel for new machines and tools 53 Stat. 739
     Pub. Res 76-14National Aviation Day JOINT RESOLUTION Designating August 19 of each year as National Aviation Day 53 Stat. 739
  Pub. Law 76-71Pneumatic mail tube systems AN ACT To provide for the appraisal of the pneumatic mail tube systems in New York and Boston 53 Stat. 740
  Pub. Law 76-72General Headquarters Air Force, commanding general 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 confer on the commanding general, General Headquarters Air Force, the same retirement privileges now enjoyed by chiefs of branches 53 Stat. 740
  Pub. Law 76-73Pneumatic-tube service, substitutes AN ACT To provide time credits for substitutes in the pneumatic-tube service 53 Stat. 740
  Pub. Law 76-74Pneumatic-tube-system employees, night work AN ACT To provide a differential in pay for night work to pneumatictube- system employees in the Postal Service 53 Stat. 741
  Pub. Law 76-75Pneumatic-tube-system employees, hours AN ACT To extend the provisions of the forty-hour law to pneumatic-tubesystem employees in the Postal Service 53 Stat. 741
     Pub. Res 76-15Sacramento Golden Empire Centennial JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President to invite other nations to participate in the Sacramento Golden Empire Centennial commemorating the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of Sacramento by Captain John A. Sutter 53 Stat. 741
  Pub. Law 76-76Threatening communications AN ACT To amend the statutes providing punishment for transmitting threatening communications 53 Stat. 742
  Pub. Law 76-77Coast Guard, mailing of firearms AN ACT To authorize the mailing of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms capable of being concealed on the person, to officers of the Coast Guard 53 Stat. 744
  Pub. Law 76-78Postal Service, leaves of absence AN ACT Granting postal employees credit for Saturday in annual and sick leave law, thereby conforming to the forty-hour workweek or five-dayweeklaw 53 Stat. 745
  Pub. Law 76-79Pneumatic-tube-system employees, hours AN ACT Limiting working hours of pneumatic-tube-system employees to eight in ten hours a day 53 Stat. 745
     Pub. Res 76-16Lighthouse Service, celebration of 150th anniversary JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the participation of the United States in the celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the United States Lighthouse Service 53 Stat. 746
  Pub. Law 76-80Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Creating the Arkansas- Mississippi Bridge Commission; defining the authority, power, and duties of said Commission; and authorizing said Commission and its successors and assigns to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Friar Point, Mississippi, and Helena, Arkansas, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 76-81Judicial Code, amendment AN ACT To provide that records certified by the Court of Claims to the Supreme Court, in response to writs of certiorari, may include material portions of the evidence, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 76-82Reproductions of official insignia AN ACT To prohibit reproductions of official badges, identification cards, and other insignia 53 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 76-83Carson City, Nev., Mint site AN ACT To authorize a sale of the old Carson City (Nevada) Mint site and building notwithstanding the provisions of Joint Resolution Numbered 18 of February 23, 1865 53 Stat. 753
  Pub. Law 76-84Real estate devised by Lizzie Beck AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to accept real estate devised to the United States by the late Lizzie Beck, of Mena, Arkansas, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 753
  Pub. Law 76-85Coos Bay Wagon Road grant fund AN ACT Relating to the disposition of funds derived from the Coos Bay Wagon Road grant lands 53 Stat. 753
  Pub. Law 76-86Bridge, 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 53 Stat. 754
  Pub. Law 76-87Coast Guard, retirement AN ACT To increase further the efficiency of the Coast Guard by authorizing the retirement under certain conditions of enlisted personnel thereof with twenty or more years of service 53 Stat. 755
  Pub. Law 76-88Bridge, St. Louis River AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "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", approved June 30, 1938 53 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 76-89Coast Guard, personnel AN ACT To readjust the commissioned personnel of the Coast Guard, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 76-90Navy Department, appropriations, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 757
  Pub. Law 76-91Agricultural Adjustment Act, amendment AN ACT To extend the time during which orders and marketing agreements under the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended, may be applicable to hops 53 Stat. 782
  Pub. Law 76-92Vessels, load lines AN ACT To amend the Act of March 2, 1929 (45 Stat. 1492), entitled "An Act to establish load lines for American vessels, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 783
  Pub. Law 76-93Fort Snelling Bridge, Minn. AN ACT To authorize the transfer to the State of Minnesota of the Fort Snelling Bridge at Fort Snelling, Minnesota 53 Stat. 783
  Pub. Law 76-94Duluth, Minn., easement for use of federally owned lands AN ACT Authorizing and directing the Secretary of War to execute an easement deed to the city of Duluth for park, recreational, and other public purposes covering certain federally owned lands 53 Stat. 784
  Pub. Law 76-95Pine Ridge Sioux lost allotment claims AN ACT To provide for the correction of the list of approved Pine Ridge lost allotment claims, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 784
  Pub. Law 76-96Rio Grande Compact AN ACT Giving the consent and approval of Congress to the Rio Grande compact signed at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on March 18, 1938 53 Stat. 785
  Pub. Law 76-97Reclamation projects, relief to water users AN ACT To authorize further relief to water users on United States reclamation projects and on Indian reclamation projects 53 Stat. 792
  Pub. Law 76-98Agricultural marketing Agreement Act of 1937, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, to make its provisions applicable to apples produced in the States of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho 53 Stat. 793
  Pub. Law 76-99American seamen, allotment of wages AN ACT To amend section 10 (b), (c), and (d) of the Act of June 26, 1884, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 599), relative to the allotment of wages by seamen 53 Stat. 794
  Pub. Law 76-100Vessels, change of masters AN ACT To amend section 4335 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relative to change of masters of vessels 53 Stat. 794
  Pub. Law 76-101Vessels, renewal of licenses AN ACT To amend section 4325 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended, relative to renewal of licenses of vessels 53 Stat. 795
  Pub. Law 76-102Foreign military and air attgehi's, aviation supplies, etc AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to provide for the sale of aviation supplies and services to aircraft operated by foreign military and air attaches accredited to the United States, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 795
  Pub. Law 76-103International Petroleum Exposition AN ACT Authorizing the President to invite the States of the Union and foreign countries to participate in the International Petroleum Exposition at Tulsa, Oklahoma, to be held May 18 to May 25, 1940 53 Stat. 796
  Pub. Law 76-104Coast Guard facilities AN ACT To authorize necessary facilities for the Coast Guard in the interest of national defense and the performance of its maritime police functions 53 Stat. 797
  Pub. Law 76-105Vessels, renewal of licenses AN ACT To amend section 4498 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended, relative to the renewal of licenses of vessels 53 Stat. 798
  Pub. Law 76-106Navy, construction, etc. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 798
  Pub. Law 76-107Umpqua River Lighthouse Reservation, Oreg. AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of Commerce to convey a certain tract of land to the State of Oregon for use as a public park and recreational site 53 Stat. 802
     Pub. Res 76-17Congressional employees, time of payment of salaries JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the payment of salaries of the officers and employees of Congress on the first workday preceding the last day of any month when the last day falls on Sunday or a legal holiday 53 Stat. 802
  Pub. Law 76-108Coast and Geodetic Survey, vessels AN ACT To authorize the construction of certain vessels for the Coast and Geodetic Survey, Department of Commerce, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 803
  Pub. Law 76-109Government employees, blood transfusions AN ACT Providing for the transfusion of blood by members and former members of the Military Establishment, and by employees of the United States Government 53 Stat. 803
  Pub. Law 76-110West Point Military Reservation, N. Y. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to convey certain lands owned by the United States for other lands needed in connection with the expansion of West Point Military Reservation, New York, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 803
  Pub. Law 76-111National Housing Act, amendments AN ACT To amend certain sections of the National Housing Act 53 Stat. 804
  Pub. Law 76-112Government horses and mules AN ACT Permitting the War Department to transfer old horses and mules to the care of reputable humane organizations 53 Stat. 808
  Pub. Law 76-113Under Secretary of Commerce AN ACT To establish the position of Under Secretary in the Department of Commerce 53 Stat. 808
     Pub. Res 76-18Under Secretary of Agriculture JOINT RESOLUTION To define the status of the Under Secretary of Agriculture, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 809
  Pub. Law 76-114Name and insignia of 4-H clubs, unauthorized use AN ACT To prohibit the unauthorized use of the name or insignia of the 4-H clubs, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 809
  Pub. Law 76-115Oaths to expense accounts AN ACT To authorize certain officers and employees to administer oaths to expense accounts 53 Stat. 810
  Pub. Law 76-116Merchant Marine Act, 1936, amendments AN ACT To amend section 509 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended 53 Stat. 810
  Pub. Law 76-117Strategic and critical materials AN ACT To provide for the common defense by acquiring stocks of strategic and critical materials essential to the needs of industry for the manufacture of supplies for the armed forces and the civilian population in time of a national emergency, and to encourage, as far as possible, the further development of strategic and critical materials within the United States for common defense 53 Stat. 811
  Pub. Law 76-118Purchase of books for adult blind AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide books for the adult blind", approved March 3, 1931 53 Stat. 812
     Pub. Res 76-19Conveyance of lands from Alameda, Calif. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States to accept on behalf of the United States a conveyance of certain lands on Government Island from the city of Alameda, California, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 813
     Pub. Res 76-20Reorganization plans Nos. I and II, effective date JOINT RESOLUTION Providing that reorganization plans numbered I and II shall take effect on July 1, 1939 53 Stat. 813
  Pub. Law 76-119Naval Academy, additional midshipman AN ACT To provide for an additional midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 814
  Pub. Law 76-120Commissary privileges at certain naval stations AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes", approved March 3, 1909, as amended, so as to extend commissary privileges to civilian officers and employees of the United States at naval stations beyond the continental limits of the United States or in Alaska 53 Stat. 814
  Pub. Law 76-121Firearms in possession of persons convicted of felony AN ACT To provide for the confiscation of firearms in possession of persons convicted of felony and disposition thereof 53 Stat. 814
  Pub. Law 76-122Shenandoah National Park, Va., lands added AN ACT To add certain lands of the Front Royal Quartermaster Depot Military Reservation, Virginia, to the Shenandoah National Park, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 815
  Pub. Law 76-123United Confederate Veterans, loan of War Department equipment AN ACT To authorize the use of War Department equipment for the Confederate Veterans' 1939 reunion at Trinidad, Colorado, August 22, 23, 24, and 25, 1939 - June 13, 1939 53 Stat. 816
  Pub. Law 76-124Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Reservation, Maine AN ACT To authorize the conveyance by the United States to the town of Bristol, Maine, of a portion of the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Reservation, and for other purposes - June 13, 1939 53 Stat. 816
  Pub. Law 76-125Lincoln National Forest, N. Mex., mining locations AN ACT To amend the United States mining laws applicable to the area known as the watershed of the headwaters of the Bonito River in the Lincoln National Forest within the State of New Mexico - June 13, 1939 53 Stat. 817
  Pub. Law 76-126Conveyance of land to El Campo, Tex. AN ACT To convey certain property to the city of El Campo, Texas June 13, 1939 53 Stat. 818
  Pub. Law 76-127Papago Indian Reservation, Ariz., lands added AN ACT To add certain lands to the Papago Indian Reservation in Arizona - June 13, 1939 53 Stat. 819
  Pub. Law 76-128Portland, Oreg., Old Federal building AN ACT To authorize the disposal of the Portland, Oregon, old courthouse building 53 Stat. 819
  Pub. Law 76-129Naval Aviation Reserve Act of 1939 AN ACT To authorize commissioning aviation cadets in the Naval and Marine Corps Reserves upon completion of training, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 819
     Pub. Res 76-21Gen. Winfield Scott, portrait JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the lending to the Virginia Military Institute of the equestrian portrait of General Winfield Scott now stored in the Capitol - June 13, 1939 53 Stat. 821
     Pub. Res 76-22Insect control, additional appropriations, 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the control of outbreaks of insect pests - June 13 1939 53 Stat. 821
  Pub. Law 76-130Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes - June 16, 1939 53 Stat. 822
  Pub. Law 76-131Wild animals or birds, etc., marking of packages containing AN ACT To amend section 243 of the Penal Code of the United States, as amended by the Act of June 15, 1935 (49 Stat. 378), relating to the marking of packages containing wild animals and birds and parts thereof - June 19, 1939 53 Stat. 840
  Pub. Law 76-132Purchases from Indians by Government employees AN ACT To modify the provisions of section 14 of the Act of June 30, 1834, and section 10 of the Act of June 22, 1874, relating to the Indians - June 19, 1939 53 Stat. 840
  Pub. Law 76-133Rules of civil procedure in Hawaii district court AN ACT To make effective in the district court for the Territory of Hawaii rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of - the United States governing pleading, practice, and procedure in the district courts of the United States - June 19, 1939 53 Stat. 841
  Pub. Law 76-134International Boundary Commission, U. S. and Mexico, claims AN ACT To amend Public Law Numbered 370, Seventyfourth Congress, approved August 27, 1935 (49 Stat. 906) - June 19, 1939 53 Stat. 841
  Pub. Law 76-135Member banks of Federal Reserve System, executive officers AN ACT To extend to June 16, 1942, the period within which certain loans to executive officers of member banks of the Federal Reserve System may be renewed or extended - June 20, 1939 53 Stat. 842
  Pub. Law 76-136Fort Niagara Military Reservation, N. Y. AN ACT To authorize the grant of a sewer right-of-way and operation of sewage-treatment plant on the Fort Niagara Military Reservation, New York, by the village of Youngstown, New York - June 20, 1939 53 Stat. 842
  Pub. Law 76-137Burial lots, War Department AN ACT To authorize the disposal of cemetery lots - June 20, 1939 53 Stat. 843
  Pub. Law 76-138Petitions for naturalization, renunciation of allegiance AN ACT To dispense with particular allegations as to renunciation of allegiance in petitions for naturalization and in the oath of renunciation of foreign allegiance, by omitting the name of "the prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty" of which the petitioner for naturalization is a subject or citizen - June 20, 1939 53 Stat. 843
  Pub. Law 76-139Street, etc., assessments, D. C. AN ACT Relating to benefit assessments from condemnation proceedings for the opening, extension, widening, or straightening of alleys or minor streets - June 20, 1939 53 Stat. 844
  Pub. Law 76-140Adoption proceedings, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to regulate proceedings in adoption in the District of Columbia", approved August 25, 1937 53 Stat. 844
  Pub. Law 76-141Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, approved June 25, 1938 53 Stat. 845
  Pub. Law 76-142Wisconsin Avenue, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the widening of Wisconsin Avenue in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 849
  Pub. Law 76-143Buzzards Point railroad extension, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize The Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company to extend its present track connection with the United States navy yard so as to provide adequate railroad facilities in connection with the development of Buzzards Point as an industrial area in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved June 18, 1932 (Public, Numbered 187, Seventy-second Congress) 53 Stat. 849
  Pub. Law 76-144Doctors' Hospital, Inc., D. C. AN ACT To grant permission for the construction, maintenance, and use of a certain underground conduit for electrical lines in the District of Columbia 53 Stat. 850
  Pub. Law 76-145Vehicle operators' licenses, D. C. AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Traffic Act of 1925 (43 Stat. 1119) 53 Stat. 850
  Pub. Law 76-146Alien veterans of World War AN ACT To extend further time for naturalization to alien veterans of the World War under the Act approved May 25, 1932 (47 Stat. 165), to extend the same privileges to certain veterans of countries allied with the United States during the World War, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 851
  Pub. Law 76-147Choctaw Indians of Mississippi, lands AN ACT To define the status of certain lands purchased for the Choctaw Indians, Mississippi 53 Stat. 851
  Pub. Law 76-148Central Heating Plant, D. C. AN ACT authorize the furnishing of steam from the Central Heating Plant to the District of Columbia 53 Stat. 852
     Pub. Res 76-23International Congress for the Rheumatic Diseases, Se-,enth JOINT RESOLUTION To provide that the United States extend to foreign governments invitations to participate in the Seventh International Congress for the Rheumatic Diseases to be held in the United States during the calendar year 1940, and to authorize an appropriation to assist in meeting the expenses of the session 53 Stat. 852
  Pub. Law 76-149Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 53 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 76-150Agricultural Marketing Act, interest rates on loans AN ACT To ratify and confirm certain interest rates on loans made from the revolving fund authorized by section 6 of the Agricultural Marketing Act, approved June 15, 1929 (46 Stat. 11), and for other purposes 53 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 76-151Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, amendments AN ACT To provide for temporary postponement of the operations of certain provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act 53 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 76-152Coast Guard Reserve Act of 1939 AN ACT To establish a Coast Guard Reserve to be composed of owners of motorboats and yachts 53 Stat. 854
  Pub. Law 76-153Civilian Pilot Training Act of 1939 AN ACT To provide for the training of civil aircraft pilots, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 855
  Pub. Law 76-154War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, for civil functions administered by the War Department, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 856
  Pub. Law 76-155Revenue Act of 1939 AN ACT To provide revenue, equalize taxation, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 862
  Pub. Law 76-156Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, etc., appropriations, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State and Justice and for the Judiciary, and for the Department of Commerce, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 885
  Pub. Law 76-157Department of Labor Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Labor Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 920
  Pub. Law 76-158Interstate shipment of petroleum, etc. AN ACT To continue in effect until June 30, 1942, the Act entitled "An Act to regulate interstate and foreign commerce in petroleum and its products by prohibiting the shipment in such commerce of petroleum and its products produced in violation of State law, and for other purposes", approved February 22, 1935, as amended 53 Stat. 927
     Pub. Res 76-24Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for work relief and relief, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940 53 Stat. 927
  Pub. Law 76-159Department of Agriculture, etc., appropriations, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and for the Farm Credit Administration for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 939
  Pub. Law 76-160Urgent Deficiency and Supplemental Appropriation Act, fiscal years 1939 and 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, to provide appropriations required immediately for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 980
  Pub. Law 76-161Lien for sums due hospitals, D. C. AN ACT To establish alien for moneys due hospitals for services rendered in cases caused by negligence or fault of others and providing for the recording and enforcing of such liens 53 Stat. 990
  Pub. Law 76-162Federal Reserve notes, collateral AN ACT To extend the period during which direct obligations of the United States may be used as collateral security for Federal Reserve notes 53 Stat. 991
  Pub. Law 76-163Mining claims assessment work AN ACT To extend the time within which annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the United States may be commenced, for the year commencing at 12 o'clock meridian July 1, 1938 53 Stat. 991
  Pub. Law 76-164Supplemental Military Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making additional appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 992
     Pub. Res 76-25Petroleum Conservation Division, appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Providing an appropriation for the month of July 1939, for the Petroleum Conservation Division, Department of the Interior 53 Stat. 998
  Pub. Law 76-165Gold Reserve Act of 1934, amendments; coinage of silver AN ACT To extend the time within which the powers relating to the stabilization fund and alteration of the weight of the dollar may be exercised 53 Stat. 998
     Pub. Res 76-26Greece, presentation of monument JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the presentation through the American Minister to Greece of a certain monument to the people of Greece 53 Stat. 999
  Pub. Law 76-166Flags for burial of veterans, etc. AN ACT To provide national flags for the burial of honorably discharged former service men and women 53 Stat. 999
  Pub. Law 76-167Coast Guard station, Monterey, Calif AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a Coast Guard station at or near the city of Monterey, California 53 Stat. 1000
  Pub. Law 76-168War Department, procurement of aircraft parts, etc. AN ACT To authorize the procurement, without advertising, of certain aircraft parts and instruments or aeronautical accessories, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1000
  Pub. Law 76-169Official airplane travel, adjustment of accounts AN ACT For the relief of disbursing officers and other officers and employees of the United States for disallowances and charges on account of airplane travel 53 Stat. 1000
  Pub. Law 76-170Army, status of certain personnel AN ACT To provide for the status of warrant officers and of enlisted men of the Regular Army who serve as commissioned officers 53 Stat. 1001
  Pub. Law 76-171Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation, Kans. AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to grant a revocable license to the Union Pacific Railroad Company to maintain certain railroad trackage on the Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation 53 Stat. 1001
  Pub. Law 76-172Army, Deputy Chief of Staff AN ACT To provide for a Deputy Chief of Staff, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1002
  Pub. Law 76-173Taylor Grazing Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Taylor Grazing Act 53 Stat. 1002
  Pub. Law 76-174Carlisle Barracks, Pa. AN ACT To authorize appropriation for the construction of a medical school building at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania 53 Stat. 1003
  Pub. Law 76-175Menominee Indians AN ACT To prescribe rules for the enrollment of Menominee Indian children born to enrolled parents, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1003
     Pub. Res 76-27San Diego-Cabrillo Quadricentennial Celebration JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President to invite foreign countries to participate in the San Diego-Cabrillo Quadricentennial Celebration, to be held in 1942 53 Stat. 1003
  Pub. Law 76-176District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1940 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, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1004
  Pub. Law 76-177Army, hospitalization, etc. AN ACT To amend and clarify the provisions of the Act of June 15, 1936 (49 Stat. 1507), and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1042
  Pub. Law 76-178War Department, experimental and test equipment AN ACT To authorize the purchase of equipment and supplies for experimental and test purposes 53 Stat. 1042
  Pub. Law 76-179U. S. Employees' Compensation Act, extension to Army reserve personnel AN ACT To extend the benefits of the United States Employees' Compensation Act to members of the Officers' Reserve Corps and of the Enlisted Reserve Corps of the Army who are physically injured in line of duty while performing active duty or engaged in authorized training, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1042
  Pub. Law 76-180Government checks, cashing outside U. S. AN ACT To provide for acceptance and cashing of Government pay checks of retired naval personnel and members of the Naval and Marine Corps Reserves by commissary stores and ship's stores ashore, located outside the continental limits of the United States 53 Stat. 1043
  Pub. Law 76-181Native employees of U. S. abroad, burial, etc., expenses AN ACT To authorize the payment of burial expenses and expenses in connection with last illness and death of native employees who die while serving in offices abroad of executive departments of the United States Government 53 Stat. 1043
  Pub. Law 76-182Army, warrant officers AN ACT To amend section 4a of the 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 53 Stat. 1044
  Pub. Law 76-183Coast Guard Academy, Board of Visitors AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the establishment of a permanent instruction staff at the United States Coast Guard Academy", approved April 16, 1937 53 Stat. 1044
  Pub. Law 76-184Foreign Service, eligibility of Army officers on retired list AN ACT To amend section 1223 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 53 Stat. 1045
     Pub. Res 76-28Naval vessels, alterations, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Act to authorize alterations and repairs to certain naval vessels, and for other purposes, approved April 20, 1939 53 Stat. 1045
     Pub. Res 76-29General Pulaski's Memorial Day JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States of America to proclaim October 11, 1939, General Pulaski's Memorial Day for the observance and commemoration of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski 53 Stat. 1045
  Pub. Law 76-185Motor vehicle registration, D. C. AN ACT To provide that the annual registration of motor vehicles and the annual licensing of certain public vehicles in the District of Columbia shall be for the period from April 1 in each year to March 31 in the succeeding year 53 Stat. 1045
  Pub. Law 76-186U. S. Coronado Exposition Commission AN ACT Authorizing Federal participation in the commemoration and observance of the four-hundredth anniversary of the explorations of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado 53 Stat. 1047
  Pub. Law 76-187Fort Francis E. Warren Military Reservation, Wyo. AN ACT To authorize an exchange of lands at the Fort Francis E. Warren Military Reservation, Wyoming 53 Stat. 1048
  Pub. Law 76-188Officers' Competency Certificates Convention, 1986 AN ACT To make effective the provisions of the Officers' Competency Certificates Convention, 1936 53 Stat. 1049
  Pub. Law 76-189Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Creating the City of Dubuque Bridge Commission and authorizing said Commission and its successors to purchase and/or construct, maintain, and operate a bridge or bridges across the Mississippi River at or near Dubuque, Iowa, and East Dubuque, Illinois 53 Stat. 1051
  Pub. Law 76-190Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River, at or near Poplar, Montana 53 Stat. 1057
  Pub. Law 76-191Bridge, Dississippi River AN ACT Authorizing the city of Chester, Illinois, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Chester, Illinois 53 Stat. 1058
  Pub. Law 76-192Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT Authorizing the county of Gallatin, State of Illinois, its successors and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Ohio River at or near the city of Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois, to a, point opposite thereto in the county of Union, State of Kentucky 53 Stat. 1058
  Pub. Law 76-193Foreign building, etc., associations, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 691-a of the Code of Law of the District of Columbia, approved March 3, 1901, and of any Act or Acts amendatory thereof relating to foreign building and loan associations doing business in the District of Columbia 53 Stat. 1060
  Pub. Law 76-194Postal Service, substitutes AN ACT Granting annual and sick leave with pay to substitutes in the Postal Service 53 Stat. 1062
     Pub. Res 76-30Franklin D. Roosevelt Library JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the establishment and maintenance of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1062
  Pub. Law 76-195Bridges on Federal-aid highways AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to aid the several States in making, or for having made, certain toll bridges on the system of Federalaid highways free bridges, and for other purposes", by providing that funds available under such Act may be used to match regular and secondary Federal-aid road funds, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1066
  Pub. Law 76-196World War veterans AN ACT To restore certain benefits to World War veterans suffering with paralysis, paresis, or blindness, or who are helpless or bedridden, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1067
  Pub. Law 76-197Foreign Service, retirement, etc. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the grading and classification of clerks in the Foreign Service of the United States of America, and providing compensation therefor", approved February 23, 1931, as amended 53 Stat. 1067
  Pub. Law 76-198World War veterans AN ACT To provide certain benefits for World War veterans and their dependents, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1068
  Pub. Law 76-199National forests, Montana AN ACT To empower the President of the United States to create new national forest units and make additions to existing national forests in the State of Montana 53 Stat. 1071
  Pub. Law 76-200Highway, Panama AN ACT To authorize an appropriation to meet such expenses as the President, in his discretion, may deem necessary to enable the United States to cooperate with the Republic of Panama in completing the construction of a national highway between Chorrera and Rio Hato, Republic of Panama, for defense purposes 53 Stat. 1071
  Pub. Law 76-201United States bonds AN ACT To amend the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended 53 Stat. 1071
     Pub. Res 76-31Interstate oil and gas compact JOINT RESOLUTION Consenting to an interstate oil compact to conserve oil and gas 53 Stat. 1071
  Pub. Law 76-202Army, probationary appointments AN ACT To provide for probationary appointments of officers in the Regular Army 53 Stat. 1074
  Pub. Law 76-203Golden Gate Bridge and Highway District AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to make contracts, agreements, or other arrangements for the supplying of water to the Golden Gate Bridge and Highway District 53 Stat. 1075
  Pub. Law 76-204Park Field Military Reservation, Tenn. AN ACT To transfer the control and jurisdiction of the Park Field Military Reservation, Shelby County, Tennessee, from the War Department to the Department of Agriculture 53 Stat. 1075
  Pub. Law 76-205Bridge, St. Croix River AN ACT Authorizing the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Saint Croix River at or near Osceola, Wisconsin, and Chisago County, Minnesota 53 Stat. 1076
  Pub. Law 76-206Bridge, Pearl River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Mississippi to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across Pearl River at or near Georgetown, Mississippi 53 Stat. 1076
  Pub. Law 76-207Bridge, Pearl River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Mississippi or Madison County, Mississippi, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across Pearl River at or near Ratliffs Ferry in Madison County, Mississippi 53 Stat. 1076
  Pub. Law 76-208Bridge, 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 53 Stat. 1077
  Pub. Law 76-209Bridge, 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 53 Stat. 1077
  Pub. Law 76-210Bridges, Monongahela River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, to construct, maintain, and operate free highway bridges across the Monongahela River, in Allegheny County, State of Pennsylvania 53 Stat. 1078
  Pub. Law 76-211Armory and land at Seattle, Wash. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to accept on behalf of the United States certain land in the city of Seattle, King County, Washington, with improvements thereon 53 Stat. 1078
  Pub. Law 76-212Naval vessels, overhauls, etc. AN ACT To authorize major overhauls for certain naval vessels, to authorize the acquisition of two motor vessels for the Navy, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1079
  Pub. Law 76-213Army, Reserve officers AN ACT To amend section 5 of the Act of April 3, 1939 (Public, Numbered 18, Seventy-sixth Congress) 53 Stat. 1079
  Pub. Law 76-214Bridge, Black River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Arkansas State Highway Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Black River at or near the town of Black Rock, Arkansas 53 Stat. 1079
  Pub. Law 76-215Bridge, Red River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Red River at or near a point suitable to the interests of navigation, from a point in Walsh County, North Dakota, at or near the terminus of North Dakota State Highway Numbered 53 Stat. 1080
  Pub. Law 76-216Congress, clerks AN ACT To provide for additional clerk hire in the House of Representatives, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1080
  Pub. Law 76-217Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Minnesota or the Minnesota Department of Highways to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Little Falls, Minnesota 53 Stat. 1081
  Pub. Law 76-218Bridge, Mahoning River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commissioners of Mahoning County, Ohio, to replace a bridge which has collapsed, across the Mahoning River at Division Street, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio 53 Stat. 1081
  Pub. Law 76-219Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to Northern Natural Gas Company of Delaware to construct, maintain, and operate a pipe-line bridge across the Missouri River 53 Stat. 1081
  Pub. Law 76-220Texas northern judicial district AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to create a new division of the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of Texas", approved May 26, 1928 (45 Stat. 747) 53 Stat. 1082
  Pub. Law 76-221Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Winona, Minnesota 53 Stat. 1082
  Pub. Law 76-222Bridge, Niagara River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Niagara River at or near the city of Niagara Falls, New York, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1083
  Pub. Law 76-223New York World's Fair, Maryland Day AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the United States Naval Academy Band at the New York World's Fair on the day designated as Maryland Day at such fair 53 Stat. 1083
  Pub. Law 76-224Tennessee Valley Authority, bonds AN ACT To amend the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933 53 Stat. 1083
  Pub. Law 76-225District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1939 AN ACT To provide revenue for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1085
  Pub. Law 76-226Ellington Field 1Uilitary Reservation, Tex. AN ACT To provide a right-of-way 53 Stat. 1119
  Pub. Law 76-227Presidio of San Francisco Military Reservation AN ACT To grant to the State of California a retrocession of jurisdiction over certain rights-of-way granted to the State of California over a certain road about to be constructed in the Presidio of San Francisco Military Reservation 53 Stat. 1120
  Pub. Law 76-228Bridge, Red River AN ACT Authorizing the State highway departments of North Dakota and Minnesota and the counties of Grand Forks of North Dakota and Polk of Minnesota, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Red River near Thompson, North Dakota, and Crookston, Minnesota 53 Stat. 1120
  Pub. Law 76-229Postal Savings System AN ACT To amend the Act approved June 25, 1910, authorizing establishment of the Postal Savings System 53 Stat. 1121
  Pub. Law 76-230Bridge, 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, to amend the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 1008), and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1121
  Pub. Law 76-231Army, acquisition of land AN ACT To authorize the acquisition of additional land for military purposes 53 Stat. 1123
  Pub. Law 76-232Bridge to Dauphin Island, Ala. 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 53 Stat. 1124
  Pub. Law 76-233Uniform Act on Fresh Pursuit, D. C. AN ACT To make uniform in the District of Columbia the law on fresh pursuit and to authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to cooperate with the States 53 Stat. 1124
     Pub. Res 76-32Cotton, national allotment JOINT RESOLUTION To provide minimum national allotments for cotton 53 Stat. 1125
     Pub. Res 76-33Wheat, national allotment JOINT RESOLUTION To provide minimum national allotments for wheat 53 Stat. 1125
     Pub. Res 76-34Corn, marketing quotas JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to section 322 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 53 Stat. 1125
     Pub. Res 76-35Wheat, marketing quotas JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 335 (c) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 53 Stat. 1126
  Pub. Law 76-234Hawaiian homestead lands AN ACT To amend section 73 of the Hawaiian Organic Act, approved April 30, 1900, as amended 53 Stat. 1126
  Pub. Law 76-235Quapaw Indians, Okla. AN ACT To extend the period of restrictions on lands of the Quapaw Indians, Oklahoma, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1127
  Pub. Law 76-236Gen. Clarence R. Edwards Memorial Bridge, Mass. AN ACT To grant to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts a retrocession of jurisdiction over the General Clarence R. Edwards Memorial Bridge, bridging Watershops Pond of the Springfield Armory Military Reservation in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts 53 Stat. 1127
  Pub. Law 76-237Post-office site, Poplarville, Miss. AN ACT Relating to the acquisition of the site for the post-office building to be constructed in Poplarville, Mississippi 53 Stat. 1128
  Pub. Law 76-238Shoshone Indians of Wind River Reservation, Wyo. AN ACT To provide for the distribution of the judgment fund of the Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1128
  Pub. Law 76-239Coast Guard, lands, etc. AN ACT To improve the efficiency of the Coast Guard, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1130
  Pub. Law 76-240Ketchikan, Alaska, water supply AN ACT For the protection of the water supply of the city of Ketchikan, Alaska 53 Stat. 1131
  Pub. Law 76-241Filipinos, emigration from United States AN ACT To provide means by which certain Filipinos can emigrate from the United States 53 Stat. 1133
  Pub. Law 76-242Bankruptcy Act, 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 53 Stat. 1134
  Pub. Law 76-243Glacier National Park, Mont. AN ACT To authorize the addition to Glacier National Park, Montana, of certain property acquired for the establishment of a fish hatchery, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1142
  Pub. Law 76-244Commercial prints and labels AN ACT To transfer jurisdiction over commercial prints and labels, for the purpose of copyright registration, to the Register of Copyrights 53 Stat. 1142
  Pub. Law 76-245Fire Department, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to classify officers and members of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes." 53 Stat. 1143
  Pub. Law 76-246Licensing of steam, etc., engineers, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to regulate steam and other operating engineering in the District of Columbia", approved February 28, 1887, as amended 53 Stat. 1143
  Pub. Law 76-247Civil offices in U. S. Territories AN ACT To amend section 1860 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (48 U. S. C. 1460), to permit retired officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard to hold civil office in any Territory of the United States 53 Stat. 1143
  Pub. Law 76-248Zoning regulations, D. C. AN ACT To include Lafayette Park within the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the height, exterior design, and construction of private and semipublic buildings in certain areas of the National Capital", approved May 16, 1930 53 Stat. 1144
  Pub. Law 76-249Oregon, exchanges of lands AN ACT Relating to the exchange of certain lands in the State of Oregon 53 Stat. 1144
  Pub. Law 76-250Support of disabled soldiers and sailors AN ACT To increase the amount of Federal aid to State or Territorial homes for the support of disabled soldiers and sailors of the United States 53 Stat. 1145
  Pub. Law 76-251Merchant marine, registry of pursers and surgeons AN ACT To provide for the registry of pursers and surgeons as staff officers on vessels of the United States, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1145
  Pub. Law 76-252Political activities AN ACT To prevent pernicious political activities 53 Stat. 1147
  Pub. Law 76-253Trust Indenture Act of 1939 AN ACT To provide for the regulation of the sale of certain securities in interstate and foreign commerce and through the mails, and the regulation of the trust indentures under which the same are issued, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1149
  Pub. Law 76-254Park lands, D. C. AN ACT Providing for the exchange of certain park lands at the northern boundary of Piney Branch Parkway, near Argyle Terrace, for other lands more suitable for the use and development of Piney Branch Parkway 53 Stat. 1177
  Pub. Law 76-255National Stolen Property Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the National Stolen Property Act 53 Stat. 1178
  Pub. Law 76-256Columbia Institution for the Deaf, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the board of directors of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf to dedicate a portion of Mount Olivet Road Northeast and to exchange certain lands with the Secretary of the Interior, to dispose of other lands, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1179
  Pub. Law 76-257Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, disability pensions AN ACT To provide pensions to members of the Regular Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard who become disabled by reason of their service therein, equivalent to 75 per centum of the compensation payable to war veterans for similar service-connected disabilities, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1180
  Pub. Law 76-258Coast Guard, nautical education AN ACT To promote nautical education, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1181
  Pub. Law 76-259Merchant Marine and Shipping Acts, amendments AN ACT To amend certain provisions of the Merchant Marine and Shipping Acts, to further the development of the American merchant marine, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1182
  Pub. Law 76-260Reclamation Project Act of 1939 AN ACT To provide a feasible and comprehensive plan for the variable payment of construction charges on United States reclamation projects, to protect the investment of the United States in such projects, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1187
  Pub. Law 76-261Offenses punishable by death AN ACT To provide that no statute of limitations shall apply to offenses punishable by death 53 Stat. 1198
  Pub. Law 76-262Bear Canyon, N. Mex., easement, etc. AN ACT To provide for the acceptance of an easement with respect to certain lands in New Mexico, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1198
     Pub. Res 76-36Claims against Government of U. S. S. R. JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the adjudication by a Commissioner of claims of American nationals against the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 53 Stat. 1199
  Pub. Law 76-263Civil Service Retirement Act, amendments AN ACT To amend further the Civil Service Retirement Act, approved May 29, 1930 53 Stat. 1200
  Pub. Law 76-264Brandy or fruit spirits AN ACT To authorize the Commissioner of Internal Revenue to make certain allowances for losses by leakage and evaporation upon withdrawal of packages of brandy or fruit spirits under certain conditions 53 Stat. 1202
  Pub. Law 76-265False claims for loss of insured mail matter AN ACT To amend section 224 of the Criminal Code so as to penalize the making of false claims for the loss of insured mail matter 53 Stat. 1203
  Pub. Law 76-266Virgin Islands, appointment of judge AN ACT To authorize the temporary appointment of a special judge for the District Court of the Virgin Islands 53 Stat. 1203
  Pub. Law 76-267Parker, Ariz., sale, etc., of lots AN ACT To provide for the public auction of certain town lots within the city of Parker, Arizona 53 Stat. 1203
  Pub. Law 76-268Morehead City Target Range, N. C. AN ACT To authorize the transfer to the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Treasury of portions of the property within the military reservation known as the Morehead City Target Range, North Carolina, for the construction of improvements thereon, and for other purposes; 53 Stat. 1204
  Pub. Law 76-269Judges, retirement AN ACT To extend the privilege of retirement for disability to judges appointed to hold office during good behavior 53 Stat. 1204
  Pub. Law 76-270Obtaining money by fraud, etc., on high seas AN ACT To amend the Criminal Code in regard to obtaining money by false pretenses on the high seas 53 Stat. 1205
  Pub. Law 76-271Bridge, 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 53 Stat. 1206
  Pub. Law 76-272Bridge, Warren River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Providence, Warren and Bristol Railroad Company to construct, maintain, and operate a railroad bridge across the Warren River at or near Barrington, Rhode Island 53 Stat. 1206
  Pub. Law 76-273Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the counties of Valley and McCone, Montana, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Missouri River at or near Frazer, Montana 53 Stat. 1206
  Pub. Law 76-274Bridge, 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 53 Stat. 1207
  Pub. Law 76-275Bridge, Des Moines River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Iowa State Highway Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Des Moines River at or near Red Rock, Iowa 53 Stat. 1207
  Pub. Law 76-276Yakima Indian Reservation, Wash. AN ACT To reserve to the United States for the Bonneville project a right-of-way across certain Indian lands in the State of Washington, subject to the consent of the individual allottees and the payment of compensation, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1207
  Pub. Law 76-277Foreign Service, retirement AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An act for the grading and classification of clerks in the Foreign Service of the United States of America, and providing compensation therefor", approved February 23, 1931, as amended 53 Stat. 1208
  Pub. Law 76-278Commemorative coins AN ACT To prohibit the issuance and coinage of certain commemorative coins, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1209
  Pub. Law 76-279Veterans' pensions AN ACT To provide that pensions payable to the widows and orphans of deceased veterans of the Spanish-American War, Boxer Rebellion, or Philippine Insurrection shall be effective as of date of death of the veteran, if claim is filed within one year thereafter 53 Stat. 1209
  Pub. Law 76-280Fort Armstrong Military Reservation, Hawaii AN ACT To authorize an exchange of lands between the War Department and the Department of Labor 53 Stat. 1209
  Pub. Law 76-281Coast Guard Academy library AN ACT To make the United States Coast Guard Academy library a public depository for Government publications 53 Stat. 1209
  Pub. Law 76-282Insolvent building associations, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the abatement of personal taxes from insolvent building associations in the District of Columbia 53 Stat. 1210
  Pub. Law 76-283Middletown Air Depot Military Reservation, Pa. AN ACT To provide a right-of-way 53 Stat. 1210
  Pub. Law 76-284Naval Academy laundry AN ACT To establish the status of funds and employees of the United States Naval Academy laundry 53 Stat. 1210
  Pub. Law 76-285Real estate owned by District of Columbia AN ACT Authorizing the sale of certain real estate in the District of Columbia no longer required for public purposes 53 Stat. 1211
  Pub. Law 76-286Patents, time of filing applications AN ACT To amend sections 4886, 4887, 4920, and 4929 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 35, sees. 31, 32, 69, and 73) 53 Stat. 1212
  Pub. Law 76-287Patents, interferences AN ACT To amend sections 4904, 4909, 4911, and 4915 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 35, sees. 52, 57, 59a, and 63) 53 Stat. 1212
  Pub. Law 76-288Patents, interferences, time limit AN ACT To amend section 4903 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 35, sec. 51) 53 Stat. 1213
  Pub. Law 76-289Army Air Corps, age limit for second lieutenants AN ACT To waive the age limit for appointment as second lieutenant, Regular Army, of certain persons now on active duty with the Air Corps 53 Stat. 1213
  Pub. Law 76-290Lieutenant general, Regular Army AN ACT To provide for the rank and title of lieutenant general of the Regular Army 53 Stat. 1214
     Pub. Res 76-37"Star-Spangled Banner", celebration JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for participation by the United States in the celebration to be held at Fort McHenry on September 14, 1939, in celebration of the one hundred and twenty-fifth anniversary of the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner 53 Stat. 1214
     Pub. Res 76-38Williamsburg, Va., Masonic Lodge JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Librarian of Congress to return to Williamsburg Lodge, Numbered Six, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, of Virginia, the original manuscript of the record of the proceedings of said lodge 53 Stat. 1215
     Pub. Res 76-39Farmers' market, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Providing that the farmers' market in blocks 354 and 355 in the District of Columbia shall not be used for other purposes 53 Stat. 1215
  Pub. Law 76-291Coast Guard, appointment of Lighthouse Service employees AN ACT To perfect the consolidation of the Lighthouse Service with the Coast Guard by authorizing the commissioning, appointment, and enlistment in the Coast Guard, of certain officers and employees of the Lighthouse Service, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1216
  Pub. Law 76-292Coast Guard, personnel AN ACT To amend section 9 of the Act of July 3, 1926 (44 Stat. 817), entitled "An Act to readjust the commissioned personnel of the Coast Guard, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1217
  Pub. Law 76-293Fort Douglas Military Reservation, Utah AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to permit Salt Lake City, Utah, to construct and maintain certain roads, streets, and boulevards across the Fort Douglas Military Reservation 53 Stat. 1218
  Pub. Law 76-294Postmasters, Alaska, notarial functions AN ACT To authorize postmasters within the Territory of Alaska to administer oaths and affirmations, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1219
  Pub. Law 76-295Government records, disposition AN ACT To provide for the disposition of certain records of the United States Government 53 Stat. 1219
  Pub. Law 76-296Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939, tourist literature AN ACT To permit the importation free of duty of certain literature for distribution at the Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939 53 Stat. 1221
     Pub. Res 76-40San Carlos and Flathead Indian irrigation projects JOINT RESOLUTION To approve the action of the Secretary of the Interior deferring the collection of certain irrigation construction charges against ands under the San Carlos and Flathead Indian irrigation projects 53 Stat. 1221
  Pub. Law 76-297Bridge, Des Moines River AN ACT To legalize a free highway bridge now being constructed across the Des Moines River, at Levy, Iowa 53 Stat. 1221
     Pub. Res 76-41Acting Secretary of the Navy JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the Assistant Secretary of the Navy to continue to serve as Acting Secretary of the Navy until the appointment of a Secretary, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1222
     Pub. Res 76-42Former President Herbert Hoover, portrait JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Joint Committee on the Library to procure an oil portrait of former President Herbert Hoover 53 Stat. 1222
  Pub. Law 76-298Federal Firearms Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Firearms Act (Public, Numbered 785, seventy-fifth Congress) so as to more adequately define the term "ammunition" as said term is defined in said Act 53 Stat. 1222
  Pub. Law 76-299U. S. Courts, administration AN ACT To provide for the administration of the United States courts, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1223
  Pub. Law 76-300Philippine Independence Act, amendments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the complete independence of the Philippine Islands, to provide for the adoption of a constitution and a form of government for the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1226
  Pub. Law 76-301Bridge, Connecticut River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Connecticut, acting by and through any agency or commission thereof, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Connecticut River at or near Hartford, Connecticut 53 Stat. 1234
  Pub. Law 76-302Bridge, Columbia River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Secretary of the Interior, the State of Washington, and the Great Northern Railway Company to construct, maintain, and operate either a combined highway and railroad bridge or two separate bridges across the Columbia River, at or near kettle Falls, Washington 53 Stat. 1235
  Pub. Law 76-303Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Authorizing the village of Cassville, Wisconsin, or its assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Cassville, Wisconsin, and to a place at or near the village of Guttenberg,Iowa 53 Stat. 1235
  Pub. Law 76-304Montana judicial district AN ACT To amend section 92 of the Judicial Code to provide for a term of court at Kalispell, Montana, and subject to the recommendation of the Attorney General of the United States to permit the provision of rooms and accommodations for holding court at Livingston, and Kalispell, Montana 53 Stat. 1236
  Pub. Law 76-305Nevada, conveyance of lands AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance of certain lands to the State of Nevada 53 Stat. 1237
  Pub. Law 76-306Bridge, Bayou La Fourche AN ACT To legalize abridge across Bayou La Fourche at Cut Off, Louisiana 53 Stat. 1237
  Pub. Law 76-307Farm units on public lands AN ACT Relating to the development of farm units on public lands under Federal reclamation projects with funds furnished by the Farm Security Administration 53 Stat. 1238
  Pub. Law 76-308Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT Authorizing the county of Howard, State of Missouri, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Missouri River at or near Petersburg, Missouri 53 Stat. 1238
  Pub. Law 76-309Army, construction work AN ACT To facilitate certain construction work for the Army, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1239
  Pub. Law 76-310Bridge, St. Georges, Del. AN ACT Authorizing the construction of a highway bridge across the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal at Saint Georges, Delaware 53 Stat. 1240
  Pub. Law 76-311Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Ohio River at or near Mauckport, Harrison County, Indiana 53 Stat. 1241
  Pub. Law 76-312Hawaii, revenue bonds AN ACT To ratify and confirm act 58 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1939, extending the time within which revenue bonds may be issued and delivered under act 174 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1935 53 Stat. 1242
  Pub. Law 76-313Virgin Islands AN ACT To amend section 4 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide a civil government for the Virgin Islands of the United States", approved June 22, 1936 53 Stat. 1242
  Pub. Law 76-314Alaska, school lands AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to reserve lands to the Territory of Alaska for educational uses, and for other purposes", approved March 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1214-1215) 53 Stat. 1243
  Pub. Law 76-315Registration of certain aliens for naturalization AN ACT To amend the Act of March 2, 1929 (45 Stat. 536) 53 Stat. 1243
  Pub. Law 76-316Bridge, Beverly, Ohio AN ACT To authorize M. H. Gildow to construct a free, movable, pontoon footbridge across Muskingum River Canal at or near Beverly, Ohio 53 Stat. 1243
  Pub. Law 76-317Klamath Indians, delegates AN ACT Amending the Act of Congress of June 25, 1938 (C. 710, 52 Stat. 1207), 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 53 Stat. 1244
  Pub. Law 76-318Crab Orchard Creek Dam Project, Ill. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a cemetery within the Crab Orchard Creek Dam Project, Williamson County, Illinois 53 Stat. 1244
  Pub. Law 76-319Dissemination of propaganda AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to require the registration of certain persons employed by agencies to disseminate propaganda in the United States and for other purposes", approved June 8, 1938 (Public Law Numbered 583, Seventy-fifth Congress, third session) 53 Stat. 1244
  Pub. Law 76-320Alaska Railroad, retirement of employees AN ACT To amend sections 6 and 7 of the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of employees of the Alaska Railroad, Territory of Alaska, who are citizens of the United States", approved June 29, 1936 53 Stat. 1246
  Pub. Law 76-321Income-tax information, D. C. AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1939, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1248
  Pub. Law 76-322Employment of Brien McMahon as attorney AN ACT To limit the operation of sections 109 and 113 of the Criminal Code and section 190 of the Revised Statutes of the United States with respect to counsel in certain cases 53 Stat. 1248
     Pub. Res 76-43International Exhibition of Polar Exploration JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing and requesting the President to accept the invitation of the Government of Norway to the Government of the United States to participate in an International Exhibition of Polar Exploration, which will be held at Bergen, Norway, in 1940; and authorizing an appropriation to cover the expenses of such participation 53 Stat. 1249
  Pub. Law 76-323Alaska Railroad, retirement of employees AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of employees of the Alaska Railroad, Territory of Alaska, who are citizens of the United States", approved June 29, 1936, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1250
  Pub. Law 76-324Veterans' Administration, liability of officers AN ACT To relieve disbursing officers and certifying officers of the Veterans' Administration from liability for payment where recovery of such payment is waived under existing laws administered by the Veterans' Administration 53 Stat. 1252
  Pub. Law 76-325Klamath Indian tribal funds AN ACT Providing for the disposition of certain Klamath Indian tribal funds 53 Stat. 1252
  Pub. Law 76-326Civilian Conservation Corps AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Civilian Conservation Corps, and for other purposes", approved June 28, 1937, as amended 53 Stat. 1253
  Pub. Law 76-327Bridge, Columbia River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Columbia River near The Dalles, Oregon 53 Stat. 1253
  Pub. Law 76-328Merchant Marine Act, 1986, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 712, 802, and 902 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, relative to the requisitioning of vessels 53 Stat. 1254
  Pub. Law 76-329Coast Guard station, N. C. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a Coast Guard station on the shore of North Carolina at or near Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County 53 Stat. 1256
  Pub. Law 76-330Theft of mail matter AN ACT To amend section 194 of an Act entitled "An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States", approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stat. L. 1088) 53 Stat. 1256
  Pub. Law 76-331Motorboats AN ACT To exempt certain motorboats from the operation of sections 4 and 6 of the Motor Boat Act of June 9, 1910, and from certain other Acts of Congress, and to provide that certain motorboats shall not be required to carry on board copies of the pilot rules 53 Stat. 1257
  Pub. Law 76-332Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Authorizing the county of Saint Louis, State of Missouri, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi River Dear Jefferson Barracks, Missouri 53 Stat. 1257
  Pub. Law 76-333Bridges, St. Louis River AN ACT To authorize the city of Duluth, in the State of Minnesota, to construct a toll bridge across the Saint Louis River, between the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin, anchor other purposes 53 Stat. 1258
  Pub. Law 76-334Records of rectifiers and wholesale liquor dealers AN ACT Amending section 2857 of the Internal Revenue Code 53 Stat. 1260
  Pub. Law 76-335Tobacco marketing quotas, referendum AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 53 Stat. 1261
  Pub. Law 76-336Tobacco marketing quotas, proclamation AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 53 Stat. 1261
  Pub. Law 76-337Tobacco, acreage allotments AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 53 Stat. 1261
  Pub. Law 76-338Excess tobacco marketing, penalty AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 53 Stat. 1262
  Pub. Law 76-339Enforcement of Marihuana Tax Act AN ACT To amend the Act of March 28, 1928 (45 Stat. 374), as amended, relating to the advance of funds in connection with the enforcement of Acts relating to narcotic drugs, so as to permit such advances in connection with the enforcement of the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, and to permit advances of funds in connection with the enforcement of the customs laws 53 Stat. 1262
  Pub. Law 76-340Bridge, Susquehanna River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Authority to construct, maintain, and operate a highway bridge across the Susquehanna River at or near the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 53 Stat. 1263
  Pub. Law 76-341Patents, completing applications AN ACT To amend section 4894 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 35, sec. 37) 53 Stat. 1264
  Pub. Law 76-342Bridge, Susquehanna River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to reconstruct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Susquehanna River, from the borough of Wyoming, in the county of Luzerne, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to Jenkins Township, county of Luzerne, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 53 Stat. 1264
  Pub. Law 76-343Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to Frank O. Lowden, James E. Gorman, and Joseph B. Fleming, trustees of the estate of The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company, to construct, maintain, and operate a railroad bridge across the Missouri River at or near Randolph, Missouri 53 Stat. 1265
     Pub. Res 76-44International Statistical Institute JOINT RESOLUTION To amend Public Resolution Numbered 46, approved August 9, 1935, entitled "Joint resolution requesting the President to extend to the International Statistical Institute an invitation to hold its twenty-fourth session in the United States in 1939" 53 Stat. 1265
     Pub. Res 76-45U. S. Supreme Court Building Commission JOINT RESOLUTION To dissolve the United States Supreme Court Building Commission 53 Stat. 1266
  Pub. Law 76-344Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend section 13 (a) of the Act approved June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1069), entitled "Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938" 53 Stat. 1266
  Pub. Law 76-345Public Health Service AN ACT To provide for the detail of a commissioned medical officer of the Public Health Service to serve as Assistant to the Surgeon General 53 Stat. 1266
  Pub. Law 76-346Winnebago Indian Agency, Nebr. AN ACT For the relief of certain Indians of the Winnebago Agency 53 Stat. 1267
  Pub. Law 76-347Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Creating the Louisiana- Vicksburg Bridge Commission; defining the authority, power, and duties of said Commission; and authorizing said Commission and its successors and assigns to purchase, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Delta Point, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi 53 Stat. 1267
  Pub. Law 76-348Chilkoot Barracks Military Reservation, Alaska AN ACT To provide a right-of-way through the Chilkoot Barracks Military Reservation, Alaska 53 Stat. 1272
  Pub. Law 76-349Alien clergymen AN ACT To amend the naturalization laws in relation to an alien previously lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent residence and who is temporarily absent from the United States solely in his or her capacity as a regularly ordained clergyman or representative of a recognized religious denomination or religious organization existing in the United States 53 Stat. 1273
  Pub. Law 76-350Railway Mail Service, holiday AN ACT Giving clerks in the Railway Mail Service the benefit of holiday known as Armistice Day 53 Stat. 1273
  Pub. Law 76-351Pink bollworm control AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to prepare plans for the eradication and control of the pink bollworm, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1273
  Pub. Law 76-352Benjamin Harrison Memorial Commission AN ACT To establish the Benjamin Harrison Commission to formulate plans for the construction of a permanent memorial to the memory of Benjamin Harrison, twenty-third President of the United States 53 Stat. 1274
  Pub. Law 76-353National parks, Georgia AN ACT To amend the Act approved June 26, 1935, entitled "An Act to create a national memorial military park at and in the vicinity of Kennesaw Mountain in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes." 53 Stat. 1274
  Pub. Law 76-354Federal Seed Act AN ACT To regulate interstate and foreign commerce in seeds; to require labeling and to prevent misrepresentation of seeds in interstate commerce; to require certain standards with respect to certain imported seeds; and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1275
  Pub. Law 76-355Cooperation between American republics AN ACT To authorize the President to render closer and more effective the relationship between the American republics 53 Stat. 1290
  Pub. Law 76-356Akron, Ohio, old post-office building AN ACT To repeal the minimum-price limitation on sale of the Akron, Ohio, old post-office building and site 53 Stat. 1291
  Pub. Law 76-357Transportation of illicit articles AN ACT To provide for the seizure and forfeiture of vessels, vehicles, and aircraft used to transport narcotic drugs, firearms, and counterfeit coins, obligations, securities, and paraphernalia, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1291
  Pub. Law 76-358Patents, fees, etc. AN ACT To repeal section 4897 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 35, sec. 38), and amend sections 4885 and 4934 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 35, sees. 41 and 78) 53 Stat. 1293
  Pub. Law 76-359Insanity proceedings, D. C. AN ACT To provide for insanity proceedings in the District of Columbia 53 Stat. 1293
  Pub. Law 76-360Fort Mifflin Military Reservation, Pa. AN ACT To provide a right-of-way 53 Stat. 1300
     Pub. Res 76-46Columbian Fountain, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the selection of a site and the erection thereon of the Columbian Fountain in Washington, District of Columbia 53 Stat. 1300
  Pub. Law 76-361Third Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1939 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1939, and June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1301
  Pub. Law 76-362Custer Battlefield National Cemetery, Mont. AN ACT To provide for the erection of a public historical museum in the Custer Battlefield National Cemetery, Montana 53 Stat. 1337
  Pub. Law 76-363Postal Service, Alaska AN ACT To authorize the Postmaster General to contract for certain powerboat service in Alaska, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1338
  Pub. Law 76-364National Advisory Health Council AN ACT To adjust the compensation of the members of the National Advisory Health Council not in the regular employment of the Government 53 Stat. 1338
  Pub. Law 76-365Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Creating the Memphis and Arkansas Bridge Commission; defining the authority, power, and duties of said Commission; and authorizing said Commission and its successors and assigns to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Memphis, Tennessee; and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1338
  Pub. Law 76-366Divorces in foreign countries AN ACT To prohibit the use of the mails for the solicitation of the procurement of divorces in foreign countries 53 Stat. 1341
  Pub. Law 76-367Hot Springs National Park, Ark. AN ACT To amend the Act of June 15, 1936 (49 Stat. 1516), authorizing the extension of the boundaries of the Hot Springs National Park, in the State of Arkansas, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1341
  Pub. Law 76-368Chalmette National Historical Park, La. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of the Chalmette National Historical Park in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1342
  Pub. Law 76-369Civilian employees, claims for increased compensation AN ACT To amend the Acts granting increased compensation to civilian employees for the period July 1, 1917, to June 30, 1924 53 Stat. 1343
  Pub. Law 76-370Lighthouse Service, retirement AN ACT Relating to the retirement of employees to whom the provisions of section 6 of the Act approved June 20, 1918 (40 Stat. 608; U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 33, sec. 763), as amended, apply 53 Stat. 1343
  Pub. Law 76-371Steamships, life-saving appliances AN ACT To amend section 4488 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 481) 53 Stat. 1343
  Pub. Law 76-372Steamships, fire protection AN ACT To amend section 4471 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 464) 53 Stat. 1344
     Pub. Res 76-47Boundary agreement, Iowa and Missouri JOINT RESOLUTION Giving the consent of the Congress to an agreement between the States of Iowa and Missouri establishing a boundary between said States 53 Stat. 1345
     Pub. Res 76-48Phosphate resources JOINT RESOLUTION To amend Public Resolution Numbered 112, Seventy-fifth Congress 53 Stat. 1346
     Pub. Res 76-49Gallipolis, Ohio, celebration JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the observance and celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the settlement of the city of Gallipolis, Ohio 53 Stat. 1346
  Pub. Law 76-373Panama Canal employees, annuities AN ACT To amend paragraph (1) of section 96 of title 2 of the Canal Zone Code relating to method of computing annuities 53 Stat. 1347
  Pub. Law 76-374Kaniksu National Forest, Wash. AN ACT To include within the Kaniksu National Forest certain lands owned or in course of acquisition by the United States 53 Stat. 1347
  Pub. Law 76-375Umatilla Indian Reservation, Oreg. AN ACT Authorizing the restoration to tribal ownership of certain lands upon the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Oregon, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1351
  Pub. Law 76-376Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, amendments AN ACT To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 53 Stat. 1351
  Pub. Law 76-377Real-estate brokers, etc., D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act of Congress entitled "An Act to define, regulate, and license real-estate brokers, business-chance brokers, and real-estate salesmen; to create a Real Estate Commission in the District of Columbia; to protect the public against fraud in realestate transactions; and for other purposes", approved August 25,1937 53 Stat. 1352
  Pub. Law 76-378Government Losses in Shipment Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Government Losses in Shipment Act 53 Stat. 1358
  Pub. Law 76-379Social Security Act Amendments of 1939 AN ACT To amend the Social Security Act, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1360
     Pub. Res 76-50U. S. Courts, Administrative Office, funds JOINT RESOLUTION To provide funds for the maintenance and operation of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts for the fiscal year 1940 53 Stat. 1403
  Pub. Law 76-380Barges "Prari" and "Palpa." AN ACT To admit the American- owned barges Prari and Palpa to American registry and to permit their use in coastwise trade 53 Stat. 1403
  Pub. Law 76-381Home Owners' Loan Corporation AN ACT To allow the Home Owners' Loan Corporation to extend the period of amortization of home loans from fifteen to twenty-five years 53 Stat. 1403
  Pub. Law 76-382Employers' Liability Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Employers' Liability Act 53 Stat. 1404
  Pub. Law 76-383National parks, names AN ACT To change the designations of the Abraham Lincoln National Park, in the State of Kentucky, and the Fort McHenry National Park, in the State of Maryland 53 Stat. 1405
  Pub. Law 76-384Puyallup Indians, Washington AN ACT To authorize acquisition of complete title to the Puyallup Indian Tribal School property at Tacoma, Washington, for Indian sanatorium purposes 53 Stat. 1405
  Pub. Law 76-385Census of housing AN ACT To provide for a national census of housing 53 Stat. 1406
  Pub. Law 76-386Bankruptcy Act, amendment AN ACT To amend subsection (n), section 77, of the Bankruptcy Act, as amended, concerning payment of preferred claims 53 Stat. 1406
  Pub. Law 76-387Exchange of surplus agricultural commodities AN ACT To facilitate the execution of arrangements for the exchange of surplus agricultural commodities produced in the United States for reserve stocks of strategic and critical materials produced abroad 53 Stat. 1407
  Pub. Law 76-388Prevention of diseases, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to make regulations to prevent and control the spread of communicable and preventable diseases 53 Stat. 1408
  Pub. Law 76-389Motor-vehicle fuel tax refunds, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for a tax on motor-vehicle fuels sold within the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved April 23, 1924 53 Stat. 1409
  Pub. Law 76-390U. S. Employment Service, records, etc. AN ACT To provide for the transfer of United States Employment Service records, files, and property in local offices to the States 53 Stat. 1409
  Pub. Law 76-391Panama Canal, improvements AN ACT Authorizing and providing for the construction of additional facilities on the Canal Zone for the purposes of more adequately providing for the defense of the Panama Canal and for increasing its capacity for the future needs of interoceanic shipping 53 Stat. 1409
  Pub. Law 76-392Tongue River Indian Reservation, Mont. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with the State Water Conservation Board of Montana and the Tongue River Water Users' Association for participation in the costs and benefits of the Tongue River Storage Reservoir project for the benefit of lands on the Tongue River Indian Reservation, Montana 53 Stat. 1411
  Pub. Law 76-393Surplus fishery products AN ACT To authorize the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation to purchase and distribute surplus products of the fishing industry 53 Stat. 1411
  Pub. Law 76-394Wenatchee National Forest, Wash. AN ACT To authorize the addition of certain lands to the Wenatchee National Forest 53 Stat. 1412
  Pub. Law 76-395Group Hospitalization, Inc. AN ACT Providing for the incorporation of certain persons as Group Hospitalization, Inc 53 Stat. 1412
  Pub. Law 76-396Flood control AN ACT Amending previous flood-control Acts, and authorizing certain preliminary examinations and surveys for flood control, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1414
     Pub. Res 76-51Department of Agriculture, requisitions for funds JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the delegation of certain authority within the Department of Agriculture 53 Stat. 1417
     Pub. Res 76-52Surplus agricultural commodities JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the sale of surplus agricultural commodities, and for other purposes 53 Stat. 1418
  Pub. Law 76-397Oil and gas prospecting AN ACT To amend the Act of August 26, 1937 53 Stat. 1418
  Pub. Law 76-398Water conservation, etc. AN ACT Authorizing construction of water conservation and utilization projects in the Great Plains and arid and semiarid areas of the United States 53 Stat. 1418
  Pub. Law 76-399Healing arts, examinations, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the practice of the healing art to protect the public health in the District of Columbia", known as the "Healing Arts Practice Act, District of Columbia, 1928", approved February 27, 1929 53 Stat. 1419
  Pub. Law 76-400Spirits destroyed in floods, taxes AN ACT To provide for the refund or credit of the internal-revenue tax paid on spirits lost or rendered unmarketable by reason of the floods of 1936 and 1937 where such spirits were in the possession of the original taxpayer or rectifier for bottling or use in rectification under government supervision as provided by law and regulations 53 Stat. 1420
     Reorg Plan 76-1Reorganization Plan No. I Prepared by the President and transmitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives in Congress assembled, April 25, 1939, pursuant to the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1939, approved April 3, 1939 53 Stat. 1423
     Reorg Plan 76-2Reorganization Plan No. II Prepared by the President and transmitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives in Congress assembled, May 9, 1939, pursuant to the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1939, approved April 3, 1939 53 Stat. 1431