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Statutes at Large Volume 54 (1939-1941) Table of Contents

VOL. 53 ⇔ VOL. 55

Volume 54:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
     Pub. Res 76-53Legislative expenses JOINT RESOLUTION To make provision for certain expenses incident to the second session of the Seventy-sixth Congress 54 Stat. 3
     Pub. Res 76-54Neutrality Act of 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION To preserve the neutrality and the peace of the United States and to secure the safety of its citizens and their interests 54 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 76-401Protection of witnesses AN ACT To provide for the protection of witnesses appearing before any department, independent establishment, or other agency of the United States, or the Congress of the United States 54 Stat. 13
  Pub. Law 76-402Siuslaw National Forest, Oreg. AN ACT To add certain lands to the Siuslaw National Forest in the State of Oregon 54 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 76-403Alaska, bonded indebtedness AN ACT To provide for the refunding of the bonds of municipal corporations and publicutility districts in the Territory of Alaska, to validate bonds which have heretofore been issued by a municipal corporation or any public-utility district in the Territory of Alaska, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 76-404Washington, western judicial district AN ACT To provide that the district judge for the western district of Washington, authorized to be appointed under the Act of May 31, 1938, shall be a district judge for the eastern and western districts of Washington 54 Stat. 16
  Pub. Law 76-405Alaska district court, affidavits AN ACT Relating to the filing of affidavits of prejudice in the district court for the District of Alaska 54 Stat. 16
  Pub. Law 76-406Agricultural Adjustment Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act 54 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 76-407Conservation of oil and gas resources AN ACT Authorizing States owning lands or interests therein acquired from the United States to include the same in certain agreements for the conservation of oil and gas resources 54 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 76-408Estate of Patrick Henry, acquisition AN ACT To provide for the acquisition by the United States of the estate of Patrick Henry in Charlotte County, Virginia, known as Red Hill 54 Stat. 18
     Pub. Res 76-55International expositions, sale of certain imported articles JOINT RESOLUTION To extend, for three additional months, the time during which articles imported free of duty for exhibition at the Golden Gate International Exposition or the New York World's Fair, may be sold or abandoned 54 Stat. 18
  Pub. Law 76-409Acquisition of legislative jurisdiction over certain lands AN ACT To amend section 355 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, to make permissive the acquisition of legislative jurisdiction over land or interests in land acquired by the United States 54 Stat. 19
  Pub. Law 76-410Emergency Farm Mortgage Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Emergency Farm Mortgage Act of 1933, as amended 54 Stat. 19
  Pub. Law 76-411Texas, conveyance of lands AN ACT To provide for the transfer of certain land owned by the United States to the State of Texas; and certain other land to the county of Galveston, Texas 54 Stat. 20
  Pub. Law 76-412World War sailors and marines AN ACT For the relief of World War sailors and marines who were discharged from the United States Navy or United States Marine Corps because of minority or misrepresentation of age 54 Stat. 21
  Pub. Law 76-413Texas, lands added AN ACT Giving the consent of Congress to the addition of lands to the State of Texas and ceding jurisdiction to the State of Texas over certain parcels or tracts of land heretofore acquired by the United States of America from the United Mexican States 54 Stat. 21
  Pub. Law 76-414District Court of U. S. for Puerto Rico, civil procedure AN ACT To make effective in the District Court of the United States for Puerto Rico rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of the United States governing pleading, practice, and procedure in the district courts of the United States 54 Stat. 22
  Pub. Law 76-415Emergency Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making supplemental ap propriations for the Military and Naval Establishments, Coast Guard, and Federal Bureau of Investigation, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 22
  Pub. Law 76-416Urgent Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 35
  Pub. Law 76-417National parks, construction of buildings AN ACT To amend the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 460), as amended, with regard to the limitation of cost upon the construction of buildings in national parks 54 Stat. 36
     Pub. Res 76-56Employees' Compensation Fund, Emergency Relief JOINT RESOLUTION Making available for the fiscal year 1940 an additional amount from the special funds heretofore set up for the payment of compensation benefits authorized by certain Emergency Relief Appropriation Acts 54 Stat. 37
  Pub. Law 76-418Pennsylvania Railroad Company, right-of-way AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to transfer by quitclaim deed to the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, for right-of-way purposes, a small strip of land at Veterans' Administration facility, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 37
  Pub. Law 76-419Annual and sick leave acts, amendments AN ACT To amend the Annual and Sick Leave Acts of March 14, 1936 54 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 76-420Export-Import Bank of Washington AN ACT To provide for increasing the lending authority of the Export-Import Bank of Washington, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 76-421District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1939, amendments AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1939 54 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 76-422Land-grant colleges, employees AN ACT To aid the States and Territories in making provisions for the retirement of employees of the land-grant colleges 54 Stat. 39
  Pub. Law 76-423Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendments AN ACT To extend until March 4, 1944, the time during which petitions may be filed by farmers under section 75 of the Bankruptcy Act 54 Stat. 40
  Pub. Law 76-424Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. AN ACT To establish the Kings Canyon National Park, California, to transfer thereto the lands now included in the General Grant National Park, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 41
  Pub. Law 76-425Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States", approved July 1, 1898, and Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto 54 Stat. 44
  Pub. Law 76-426Aircraft for national defense AN ACT To facilitate the procurement of aircraft for the national defense 54 Stat. 45
  Pub. Law 76-427Ozark and Ouachita National Forests, Ark. AN ACT To facilitate control of soil erosion and flood damage on lands within the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests in Arkansas 54 Stat. 46
  Pub. Law 76-428Reclamation Bureau, mileage AN ACT Providing payment to employees, Bureau of Reclamation, for mileage traveled in privately owned automobiles 54 Stat. 47
  Pub. Law 76-429Bonneville Project Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Bonneville Project Act 54 Stat. 47
     Pub. Res 76-57St. Petersburg. Fla., acquisition of lands JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the United States Maritime Commission to acquire certain lands at Saint Petersburg, Florida 54 Stat. 47
  Pub. Law 76-430Indians on Ouinaielt Reservation, Wash. AN ACT Authorizing the payment of necessary expenses incurred by certain Indians allotted on the Quinaielt Reservation, State of Washington 54 Stat. 48
  Pub. Law 76-431Wind River (Shoshone) Indian Reservation, Wyo. AN ACT Granting easements on Indian lands of the Wind River or Shoshone Indian Reservation, Wyoming, for dam site and reservoir purposes in connection with the Riverton reclamation project 54 Stat. 49
  Pub. Law 76-432Veterans' Administration, travel allowance AN ACT To provide for allowance of expenses incurred by Veterans' Administration beneficiaries and their attendants in authorized travel for examination and treatment 54 Stat. 49
  Pub. Law 76-433Navy, commuted rations 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 three, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902 (32 Stat. 662), relative to the payment of the commuted rations of enlisted men 54 Stat. 50
     Pub. Res 76-58First patent law, sesquicentennial celebration JOINT RESOLUTION Creating a commission to arrange for the celebration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the signing of the first United States patent law 54 Stat. 50
  Pub. Law 76-434Copyrights, renewals and extensions AN ACT To amend section 23 of the Act of March 4, 1909, relating to copyrights 54 Stat. 51
  Pub. Law 76-435Tuskegee, Ala., exchange of lands AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to exchange certain property located at Veterans' Administration facility, Tuskegee, Alabama, title to which is now vested in the United States, for certain property of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute 54 Stat. 51
  Pub. Law 76-436Coronado National Forest, Ariz. AN ACT To protect scenic values along the Catalina Highway within the Coronado National Forest, Arizona 54 Stat. 52
  Pub. Law 76-437National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 9a, National Defense Act, as amended, so as to provide specific authority for the employment of warrant officers of the Regular Army as agents of officers of the finance department for the disbursement of public funds 54 Stat. 52
  Pub. Law 76-438National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 55, National Defense Act, as amended, to provide for enlistment of men up to forty-five years of age in technical units of the Enlisted Reserve Corp s 54 Stat. 53
  Pub. Law 76-439Quantico, Va., exchange of lands AN ACT To authorize an exchange of lands between the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company and the United States, at Quantico, Virginia 54 Stat. 53
  Pub. Law 76-440Medical Corps, Navy AN ACT To amend the Act of May 4, 1898 (30 Stat. 369), so as to authorize the President to appoint one hundred acting assistant surgeons for temporary service 54 Stat. 54
  Pub. Law 76-441Communications Act of 1934, amendment AN ACT To amend section 602 (e) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, relating to a study of radio requirements for ships navigating the Great Lakes and inland waters of the United States 54 Stat. 54
  Pub. Law 76-442Treasury and Post Office Departments, appropriations, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 55
  Pub. Law 76-443Espionage and other crimes AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to punish acts of interference with the foreign relations, the neutrality, and the foreign commerce of the United States, to punish espionage, and better to enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and for other purposes", approved June 15, 1917, as amended, to increase the penalties for peacetime violations of such Act 54 Stat. 79
  Pub. Law 76-444Unlawful entry on military reservations AN ACT To amend section 45 of the United States Criminal Code to make it applicable to the outlying possessions of the United States 54 Stat. 80
  Pub. Law 76-445Mount McKinley National Park, Alaska AN ACT To amend the Act authorizing the President of the United States to locate, construct, and operate railroads in the Territory of Alaska, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 80
  Pub. Law 76-446Secretary of Agriculture, functions AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to delegate certain regulatory functions 54 Stat. 81
     Pub. Res 76-59Smithsonian Institution, regent JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the filling of a vacancy in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution of the class other than Members of Congress 54 Stat. 82
  Pub. Law 76-447First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, to provide supplemental appropriations for such fiscal year, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 82
     Pub. Res 76-60Blackfeet irrigation project, Mont. JOINT RESOLUTION To approve the action of the Secretary of the Interior in deferring the collection of certain irrigation charges against lands under the Blackfeet Indian irrigation project 54 Stat. 105
  Pub. Law 76-448U. S. Employees' Compensation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 40 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended 54 Stat. 105
  Pub. Law 76-449Crow Indian Reservation, Mont. AN ACT To reimpose the trust on certain lands allotted to Indians of the Crow Tribe, Montana 54 Stat. 106
  Pub. Law 76-450Copyright Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 33 of the Act entitled "An Act to amend and consolidate the Acts respecting copyright", approved March 4, 1909, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 106
  Pub. Law 76-451Dike, Stansbury Creek, Md. AN ACT Authorizing the construction and maintenance of a dike or dam across Stansbury Creek in Baltimore County, Maryland 54 Stat. 106
  Pub. Law 76-452Bridge, Pearl River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Mississippi State Highway Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Pearl River at or near Carthage, in the State of Mississippi 54 Stat. 107
     Pub. Res 76-61Foreign-trade agreements JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the authority of the President under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 54 Stat. 107
  Pub. Law 76-453Niagara Falls Bridge Commission AN ACT To amend the joint resolution creating the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission 54 Stat. 107
  Pub. Law 76-454Arkansas, western judicial district AN ACT To provide for terms of the District Court of the United States for the Western District of Arkansas at Fayetteville 54 Stat. 109
  Pub. Law 76-455Grand juries AN ACT To amend the Judicial Code with respect to the continuation of grand juries to finish investigations 54 Stat. 110
  Pub. Law 76-456Floyd Bennett Field, N. Y. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to accept, without cost to the United States, a fee-simple conveyance of sixteen and four-tenths acres, more or less, of land at Floyd Bennett Field in the city and State of New York 54 Stat. 110
  Pub. Law 76-457Alaska Organic Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Organic Act of Alaska 54 Stat. 111
  Pub. Law 76-458Wrangell, Alaska AN ACT For the transfer of funds to the town of Wrangell, Alaska 54 Stat. 111
  Pub. Law 76-459Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 111
  Pub. Law 76-460Bridge Nestucca River AN ACT To legalize a bridge across the Nestucca River at Pacific City, Oregon 54 Stat. 142
  Pub. Law 76-461Grave markers for deceased veterans AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to furnish certain markers for certain graves 54 Stat. 142
  Pub. Law 76-462Bremerton, Wash., sale of land AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to sell certain surplus land owned by the United States in Bremerton, Washington 54 Stat. 142
  Pub. Law 76-463U. S. district courts, civil suits AN ACT To extend original jurisdiction to district courts in civil suits between citizens of the District of Columbia, the Territories of Hawaii or Alaska, and any State or Territory 54 Stat. 143
  Pub. Law 76-464Foreign 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 54 Stat. 143
  Pub. Law 76-465Navy and Marine Corps personnel, etc., disposition of remains AN ACT Authorizing appropriations to be made for the disosition of the remains of personnel of the Navy and arine Corps and certain civilian employees of the Navy, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 144
  Pub. Law 76-466San Diego, Calif., exchange of lands AN ACT To authorize an exchange of lands between the city of San Diego, California, and the United States, and acceptance by gift of certain lands from the city of San Diego, California 54 Stat. 145
  Pub. Law 76-467Locomotive Inspection Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Locomotive Inspection Act of February 17, 1911, as amended, so as to change the title of the chief inspector and assistant chief inspectors of locomotive boilers 54 Stat. 148
  Pub. Law 76-468Engineers, reclamation work AN ACT To amend section i of an Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to employ engineers and economists for consultation purposes on important reclamation work", approved February 28, 1929 (45 Stat. 1406) 54 Stat. 148
  Pub. Law 76-469Federal judges, expenses AN ACT To reenact section 259 of the Judicial Code, relating to the traveling and subsistence expenses of circuit and district judges 54 Stat. 149
  Pub. Law 76-470D. C. Unemployment Compensation Act amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act 54 Stat. 149
  Pub. Law 76-471Vessels, prevention of collisions AN ACT To amend laws for preventing collisions of vessels 54 Stat. 150
  Pub. Law 76-472Rio Grande canalization project AN ACT Authorizing the reconstruction or replacement of certain bridges necessitated by the Rio Grande canalization project and authorizing appropriation for that purpose 54 Stat. 151
  Pub. Law 76-473United Spanish War Veterans, incorporation AN ACT Providing for the incorporation of the United Spanish War Veterans 54 Stat. 152
  Pub. Law 76-474Refuse disposal, D. C. AN ACT To regulate, in the District of Columbia, the disposal of certain refuse, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 154
  Pub. Law 76-475Arrowrock Dam, improvements AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to permit the payment of the costs of repairs, resurfacing, improvement, and enlargement of the Arrowrock Dam in twenty annual installments, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 155
  Pub. Law 76-476White House police AN ACT To authorize an increase in the White House police force 54 Stat. 156
  Pub. Law 76-477Twenty-fourth Street NW., D. C. AN ACT To change the name of a portion of Twenty-fourth Street Northwest to Williamsburg Lane 54 Stat. 156
  Pub. Law 76-478Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Randolph, Missouri 54 Stat. 156
  Pub. Law 76-479Police memorial fountain, D. C. AN ACT To authorize and direct the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to accept and maintain a memorial fountain to the members of the Metropolitan Police Department 54 Stat. 157
  Pub. Law 76-480Commodore Barney Circle, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the construction of a waiting room and comfort station in Commodore Barney Circle, United States Reservation 55-56, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 157
     Pub. Res 76-62Golden Gate International Exposition JOINT RESOLUTION To protect the copyrights and patents of foreign exhibitors at the Golden Gate International Exposition, to be held at San Francisco, California, in 1940 54 Stat. 157
     Pub. Res 76-63Inaugural ceremonies, 1941, permits JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the granting of permits to the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies on the occasion of the inauguration of the President-elect in January 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 159
     Pub. Res 76-64Inaugural ceremonies, 1941, public order JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the maintenance of public order and the protection of life and property in connection with the Presidential inaugural ceremonies of 1041 54 Stat. 161
  Pub. Law 76-481Apportionment, fifteenth, etc., censuses AN ACT To amend an Act to provide for the fifteenth and subsequent decennial censuses and to provide for apportionment of Representatives in Congress, approved June 18, 1929, so as to change the date of subsequent apportionments Apr. 25,1940 54 Stat. 162
  Pub. Law 76-482Naval Reserve Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Naval Reserve Act of 1938 (Public, Numbered 732, 52 Stat.1175) Apr. 25, 1940 54 Stat. 162
  Pub. Law 76-483Foreign Service, accounting procedure AN ACT Authorizing the adoption for the Foreign Service of an accounting procedure in the matter of disbursement of funds appropriated for the Department of State 54 Stat. 163
  Pub. Law 76-484Motorboats AN ACT To amend laws for preventing collisions of vessels, to regulate equipment of certain motorboats on the navigable waters of the United States, and for other purposes Apr. 25, 1940 54 Stat. 163
  Pub. Law 76-485Private vehicles for official travel AN ACT To amend the provisions of law relating to the use of private vehicles for official travel in order to effect economy and better administration 54 Stat. 167
     Pub. Res 76-65Inaugural ceremonies, 1941, quartering troops JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the quartering, in certain public buildings in the District of Columbia, of troops participating in the inaugural ceremonies 54 Stat. 168
     Pub. Res 76-66Osage Act, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 5 of Public Law Numbered 360, Sixty-sixth Congress 54 Stat. 168
  Pub. Law 76-486White-pine blister rust AN ACT For forest protection against the white-pine blister rust, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 168
  Pub. Law 76-487Marine inspection and navigation AN ACT To provide for rearrangement of the location of the several boards of local inspectors 54 Stat. 169
  Pub. Law 76-488Bridge, Susquehanna River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the General State Authority, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and/or the Pennsylvania Bridge and Tunnel Commission, either singly or jointly, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Susquehanna River at or near the city of Middletown, Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 169
  Pub. Law 76-489Bridge, Susquehanna River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the General State Authority, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and/or the Pennsylvania Bridge and Tunnel Commission, either singly or jointly, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Susquehanna River at or near the city of Millersburg, Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 170
  Pub. Law 76-490Bridge, Delaware River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Delaware River between the village of Barryville, New York, and the village of Shohola, Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 171
  Pub. Law 76-491Veterans, clothing and supplies AN ACT To amend section 35B of the United States Criminal Code to prohibit purchase or receipt in pledge of clothing and other supplies issued to veterans maintained in Veterans' Administration facilities 54 Stat. 171
  Pub. Law 76-492Postal Service, annual and sick leave for substitutes AN ACT Providing for sick leave for substitute postal employees 54 Stat. 171
  Pub. Law 76-493Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River near Jefferson Barracks, Missouri 54 Stat. 172
  Pub. Law 76-494Bridge, Saint Louis River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge or bridges across the Saint Louis River at or near the city of Duluth, Minnesota, and the city of Superior, Wisconsin, and to amend the Act of August 7, 1939, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 172
  Pub. Law 76-495Widows of ex-Presidents, franking privilege AN ACT Amending Acts extending the franking privilege to widows of ex-Presidents of the United States 54 Stat. 172
  Pub. Law 76-496Bridge, Wabash River AN ACT Authorizing The Superior Oil Company, a California corporation, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge or causeway, and approaches thereto, across the old channel of the Wabash River from Cut-Off Island, Posey County, Indiana, to White County, Illinois 54 Stat. 173
  Pub. Law 76-497Bridge, Susquehanna River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Susquehanna River, at or near Wyalusing, between Terry and I~NWyalusing Townships, in the county of Bradford, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 173
  Pub. Law 76-498Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge or bridges across the Mississippi River at or near the cities of Dubuque, Iowa, and East Dubuque, Illinois, and to amend the Act of July 18, 1939, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 174
  Pub. Law 76-499Transportation of automobiles AN ACT To amend the Subsistence Expense Act of 1926, as amended by the Act of June 30, 1932 (ch. 314, sec. 209, 47 Stat. 405) 54 Stat. 174
  Pub. Law 76-500Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Little Falls, Minnesota 54 Stat. 174
  Pub. Law 76-501Bridge, Great Pee Dee River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State Highway Department of South Carolina to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Great Pee Dee River, at or near Cashua Ferry, South Carolina 54 Stat. 175
  Pub. Law 76-502Foreign Service, telephones AN ACT To amend the Act of August 23, 1912 (37 Stat. 414; U. S. C., title 31, sec. 679) 54 Stat. 175
  Pub. Law 76-503Transfer of U. S. prisoners AN ACT To provide for the transfer of United States prisoners in certain cases 54 Stat. 175
  Pub. Law 76-504Conchas project, N. Mex., easement AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to execute an easement deed to the State of New Mexico for the use and occupation of lands and water areas at Conchas Dam and Reservoir project, New Mexico 54 Stat. 176
  Pub. Law 76-505War with Spain, relief of certain volunteers AN ACT For the relief of officers and soldiers of the volunteer service of the United States mustered into service for the War with Spain and who were held in service in the Philippine Islands after the ratification of the treaty of peace, April 11, 1899 54 Stat. 176
     Pub. Res 76-67I Am An American Day JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States of America to proclaim I Am An American Citizenship Day, for the recognition, observance, and commemoration of American citizenship 54 Stat. 178
     Pub. Res 76-68Phosphate resources JOINT RESOLUTION Amending Public Resolution Numbered 112 of the Seventy-fifth Congress and Public Resolution Numbered 48 of the Seventy-sixth Congress 54 Stat. 178
     Pub. Res 76-69Foreign-owned property JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 5 (b) of the Act of October 6, 1917, as amended, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 179
  Pub. Law 76-506Dudley F. Wolfe, bequest AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to accept on behalf of the United States a bequest of certain personal property of the late Dudley F. Wolfe 54 Stat. 179
     Pub. Res 76-70International expositions, articles imported JOINT RESOLUTION To extend to the 1940 New York World's Fair and the 1940 Golden Gate International Exposition the provisions according privileges under certain customs and other laws to the expositions of 1939 54 Stat. 180
  Pub. Law 76-507Greenwich, Conn. AN ACT To authorize the striking of an appropriate medal in commemoration of the three-hundredth anniversary of the establishment of Greenwich, Connecticut, as a town 54 Stat. 180
  Pub. Law 76-508Departments of State, Commerce, and Justice, etc., appropriations, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Commerce, and Justice, and for The Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 181
  Pub. Law 76-509Geological Survey AN ACT To authorize the Director of the Geological Survey, under the general supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, to acquire certain collections for the United States 54 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 76-510Antietam Battlefield site, Md. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire property for the Antietam Battlefield site in the State of Maryland, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 76-511Uniforms, Officers' Reserve Corps, Army AN ACT To provide allowances for uniforms and equipment for certain officers of the Officers' Reserve Corps of the Army 54 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 76-512Bozeman, Mont., fisheries station AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant a right-of-way to the Highway Commission of the State of Montana 54 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 76-513National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, to provide for enlistments in the Army of the United States in time of war, or other emergency declared by Congress, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 76-514National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 10, National Defense Act, as amended, with relation to the maximum authorized enlisted strength of the Medical Department of the Regular Army 54 Stat. 214
  Pub. Law 76-515Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930, as amended, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 214
  Pub. Law 76-516Wilmington National Cemetery, N. C. AN ACT To authorize the establishment of boundary lines for the Wilmington National Cemetery, North Carolina 54 Stat. 214
     Pub. Res 76-71Golden Gate International Exposition JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for participation of the United States in the Golden Gate International Exposition at San Francisco in 1940, to continue the powers and duties of the United States Golden Gate International Exposition Commission, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 215
     Pub. Res 76-72New York World's Fair JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution authorizing Federal participation in the New York World's Fair, 1939, authorizing an appropriation therefor and for other purposes", approved July 9, 1937, to provide for participation in the New York World's Fair, 1940, to authorize an appropriation therefor, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 215
     Pub. Res 76-73Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 8 (f) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended 54 Stat. 216
     Pub. Res 76-74Merchant Marine Act, 1936, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To suspend section 510 (g) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, during the present European war, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 216
  Pub. Law 76-517National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 24e, National Defense Act, as amended, so as to add an alternative requirement for appointment in the Dental Corps 54 Stat. 217
  Pub. Law 76-518Life insurance, D. C. AN ACT To amend sections 16 and 17 of chapter II of the Act of June 19, 1934, entitled "An Act to regulate the business of life insurance in the District of Columbia 54 Stat. 217
  Pub. Law 76-519Mount Rushmore National Memorial, S. Dak. AN ACT To amend the Mount Rushmore Memorial Act of 1938 54 Stat. 218
  Pub. Law 76-520Turtle Mountain Reservation, N. Dak. AN ACT To authorize the purchase of certain lands adjacent to the Turtle Mountain Indian Agency in the State of North Dakota 54 Stat. 219
  Pub. Law 76-521Federal judges, additional appointments AN ACT To provide for the appointment of additional district and circuit judges 54 Stat. 219
  Pub. Law 76-522American Negro Exposition AN ACT To authorize an appropriation to assist in defraying the expenses of the American Negro Exposition to be held in Chicago, Illinois, during 1940 54 Stat. 220
  Pub. Law 76-523Henry T. Rainey Dam AN ACT To designate the look and dam at Alton, Illinois, as the Henry T. Rainey Dam 54 Stat. 220
  Pub. Law 76-524Navy, warrant officers AN ACT To amend the Act approved February 15, 1929, entitled "An Act to permit certain warrant officers to count all active service rendered under temporary appointments as warrant or commissioned officers in the Regular Navy, or as warrant or commissioned officers in the United States Naval Reserve Force, for purpose of promotion to chief warrant rank", so as to permit service in the National Naval Volunteers to be counted for purposes of promotion 54 Stat. 221
  Pub. Law 76-525Quantico, Va. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize an exchange of lands between the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company and the United States at Quantico, Virginia", approved June 24, 1935 (49 Stat. 395), so as to permit the removal of certain encumbrances on the lands concerned 54 Stat. 221
  Pub. Law 76-526Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near La Crosse Wisconsin 54 Stat. 222
  Pub. Law 76-527Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Friar Point, Mississippi, and Helena, Arkansas 54 Stat. 222
  Pub. Law 76-528Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Ohio River at or near Mauckport, Harrison County, Indiana 54 Stat. 222
  Pub. Law 76-529Bridge, Allegheny River AN ACT To grant the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Allegheny River at or near Port Allegany, Liberty Township, in the County of McKean, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 223
  Pub. Law 76-530Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT To grant the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Monongahela River, at a point between the boroughs of Elizabeth, in Elizabeth Township, and West Elizabeth, in Jefferson Township, in the county of Allegheny, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 223
  Pub. Law 76-531Military Academy Band AN ACT To make better provision for the teacher of music, the leader of the Military Academy Band 54 Stat. 223
  Pub. Law 76-532National forest lands AN ACT To authorize the withdrawal of national-forest lands for the protection of watersheds from which water is obtained for municipalities, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 224
  Pub. Law 76-533Port of Cascade Locks, Oreg. AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to convey to the Port of Cascade Locks, Oregon, certain lands for municipal purposes 54 Stat. 225
  Pub. Law 76-534Arizona State Elks Association Hospital AN ACT Providing for the sale of certain lands to the Arizona State Elks Association Hospital 54 Stat. 226
  Pub. Law 76-535Bridge, Bayou Lafourche AN ACT To legalize a bridge across Bayou Lafourche at Galiano, Louisiana 54 Stat. 226
  Pub. Law 76-536Fort Thomas Military Reservation, Ky. AN ACT To authorize the granting of a right-of-way for roadway purposes on the Fort Thomas Military Reservation, Kentucky, in exchange for the release of property rights in and to a certain road on said reservation 54 Stat. 227
  Pub. Law 76-537Brigadier generals, Regular Army AN ACT To increase the number of brigadier generals of the line of the Regular Army by four 54 Stat. 227
  Pub. Law 76-538Postal Service, star routes AN ACT To provide for a more permanent tenure for persons carrying the mail on star routes 54 Stat. 227
  Pub. Law 76-539Prison Industries Reorganization Administration AN ACT Authorizing the continuance of the Prison Industries Reorganization Administration, established by Executive Order Numbered 7194 of September 26, 1935, to June 30, 1941 54 Stat. 229
  Pub. Law 76-540Aerial surveys, additional expenses AN ACT To amend section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes", approved March 3, 1925 (43 Stat. 1190; 34 U. S. C. 893), so as to authorize the payment of a per diem in connection with naval aerial surveys and flight checking of aviation charts 54 Stat. 229
  Pub. Law 76-541Miami, Fla., real estate AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to accept real estate granted to the United States by the city of Miami, Florida, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 76-542Key West, Fla., Naval Air Station AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to acquire land at Key West, Florida 54 Stat. 230
     Pub. Res 76-75Reorganization Plans Nos. III, IV, and V, effective dates JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the taking effect of Reorganization Plan Numbered V 54 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 76-543Tobacco seed and plants, exportation AN ACT To prohibit the exportation of tobacco seed and plants, except for experimental purposes June 5,1940 231 54 Stat. 231
     Pub. Res 76-76General Pulaski's Memorial Day JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States of America to proclaim October 11, 1940, General Pulaski's Memorial Day for the observance and commemoration of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski June 6, 1940 231 54 Stat. 231
  Pub. Law 76-544Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend section 335 (d) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 June 6,1940 232 54 Stat. 232
  Pub. Law 76-545Quantico, Va. AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance to the Commonwealth of Virginia a portion of the naval reservation known as Quantico in Prince William County, Virginia June 6, 1940 232 54 Stat. 232
  Pub. Law 76-546Navy Club, U. S. A., incorporation AN ACT To incorporate the Navy Club of the United States of America June 6,1940 232 54 Stat. 232
  Pub. Law 76-547Put in Bay, Ohio, fish hatchery AN ACT To authorize the conveyance of the United States Fish Hatchery property at Put in Bay, Ohio, to the State of Ohio June 6, 1940 233 54 Stat. 233
  Pub. Law 76-548Criminal Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 289 of the Criminal Code June 6,1940 234 54 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 76-549Foreclosure actions AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act of March 4, 1931 (46 Stat. 1528), in regard to service of process on the United States in foreclosure actions June 6, 1940 234 54 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 76-550Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, N. J. AN ACT To authorize the acquisition by the United States of lands in Manchester and Jackson Townships of the county of Ocean and State of New Jersey for use in connection with the Naval Air station, Lakehurst, New Jersey June 6,1940 234 54 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 76-551Adoption 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 June 6, 1940 235 54 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 76-552Bridge, Sarasota Pass, etc. AN ACT Authorizing the Bradenton Company, its successors and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across Sarasota Pass, and across Longboat Pass, county of Manatee, State of Florida June 6,1940 235 54 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 76-553Pensions AN ACT To provide increased pensions for veterans of the Regular Establishment with service-connected disability incurred in or aggravated by service prior to April 21, 1898 June 6,1940 237 54 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 76-554Illinois, judicial districts AN ACT To amend section 79 of the Judicial Code, as amended June 6, 1940 237 54 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 76-555Wyoming, conveyance of lands AN ACT To convey certain lands to the State of Wyoming June 6,1940 238 54 Stat. 238
  Pub. Law 76-556Coast Guard, efficiency AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to increase the efficiency of the Coast Guard", approved January 12,1938 June 6,1940 239 54 Stat. 239
  Pub. Law 76-557Coast Guard depot and servicing base AN ACT To provide for the enlargement of the Coast Guard depot at Seattle, Washington, and for the establishment of a Coast Guard servicing base at or near Chattanooga, Tennessee June 6,1940 240 54 Stat. 240
  Pub. Law 76-558Yacht "Freedom." AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to accept on behalf of the United States a gift of the yacht Freedom from Sterling Morton June 6, 1940 241 54 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 76-559Texas, northern judicial district AN ACT To transfer Hardeman County, Texas, from the Fort Worth division to the Wichita Falls division of the northern judicial district of Texas June 6,1940 241 54 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 76-560Municipal Center, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to provide for the parking of automobiles in the Municipal Center June 6,1940 241 54 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 76-561Board of Indeterminate Sentence and Parole, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish a Board of Indeterminate Sentence and Parole for the District of Columbia and to determine its functions, and for other purposes", approved July 15, 1932, and for other purposes June 6,1940 242 54 Stat. 242
  Pub. Law 76-562Books for adult blind AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide books for the adult blind", approved March 3, 1931 June 6,1940 245 54 Stat. 245
  Pub. Law 76-563Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a railroad bridge across the Missouri River at or near Randolph, Missouri June 6,1940 54 Stat. 245
  Pub. Law 76-564Coast Guard personnel, etc. AN ACT To amend and clarify certain Acts pertaining to the Coast Guard, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 246
     Pub. Res 76-77Bureau of Labor Statistics JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Bureau of Labor Statistics to make studies of productivity and labor costs in industry 54 Stat. 249
  Pub. Law 76-565Indians, Kansas AN ACT To confer jurisdiction on the State of Kansas over offenses committed by or against Indians on Indian reservations 54 Stat. 249
  Pub. Law 76-566Blue Ridge Parkway, Va. and N. C. AN ACT To amend the Act of June 30, 1936 (49 Stat. 2041), providing for the administration and maintenance of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in the States of Virginia and North Carolina, by the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 249
  Pub. Law 76-567Bald eagle AN ACT For the protection of the bald eagle 54 Stat. 250
  Pub. Law 76-568Ochoco National Forest, Oreg. AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Forest Exchange Act, as amended, to certain lands so that they may become part of the Ochoco National Forest, Oregon 54 Stat. 251
  Pub. Law 76-569Crow Indian Reservation, 11lont AN ACT For the benefit of the Indians of the Crow Reservation, Montana, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 252
  Pub. Law 76-570Postal Service, leaves of absence AN ACT To provide for the conservation and transfer of accumulated sick leave and vacation time due classified civil-service employees who succeed to the position of postmaster, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 252
  Pub. Law 76-571New York, southern judicial district AN ACT To repeal the prohibition against the filling of a vacancy in the office of district judge for the southern district of New York 54 Stat. 253
  Pub. Law 76-572University of New Mexico, conveyance of lands AN ACT Granting to the regents of the University of New Mexico the right to alienate certain lands conveyed to them under authority of the Act of Congress, approved August 19, 1935 (49 Stat. 659), in exchange for an equivalent amount of land more expediently situated 54 Stat. 253
  Pub. Law 76-573Shipping AN ACT To repeal certain laws with respect to manifests and vessel permits 54 Stat. 254
  Pub. Law 76-574Minnesota Chippewa Indians AN ACT To set aside certain lands for the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 254
  Pub. Law 76-575Train wrecking AN ACT To make it a crime to wreck or attempt to wreck a train engaged in interstate commerce 54 Stat. 255
  Pub. Law 76-576Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT Authorizing the county of Knox, State of Nebraska, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Missouri River at or near Niobrara, Nebraska 54 Stat. 256
  Pub. Law 76-577Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To authorize the county of Burt, State of Nebraska, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Missouri River at or near Decatur, Nebraska 54 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 76-578Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Petersburg, Missouri 54 Stat. 258
  Pub. Law 76-579Wayne Co., Mich., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant to the county of Wayne, State of Michigan, an easement over certain land of the United States in Wayne County, Michigan, for a sewage disposal line 54 Stat. 258
  Pub. Law 76-580Bridge, 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 54 Stat. 259
  Pub. Law 76-581Bridge, Saint 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, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 259
  Pub. Law 76-582Sullivans Island, S. C. AN ACT To accept the grant to the United States of certain land by the State of South Carolina and to authorize its use by the United States Coast Guard 54 Stat. 260
     Pub. Res 76-78Statue of John Marshall, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the removal of the statue of John Marshall from its present site on the Capitol Grounds to a new site in proximity to the Supreme Court Building 54 Stat. 260
     Pub. Res 76-79Fishing compacts JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize compacts or agreements between or among the States bordering on the Atlantic Ocean with respect to fishing in the territorial waters and bays and inlets of the Atlantic Ocean on which such States border, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 261
  Pub. Law 76-583National banking associations AN ACT To amend section 5136 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, to authorize charitable contributions by national banking associations 54 Stat. 261
  Pub. Law 76-584Frankford Creek, Pa. AN ACT To declare Frankford Creek, Pennsylvania, to be a nonnavigable stream 54 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 76-585Alaskan International Highway Commission AN ACT To extend the existence of the Alaskan International Highway Commission for an additional four years, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 76-586Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Tenn., Ky., and Va., establishment AN ACT To provide for the establishment of the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia 54 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 76-587U. S. Coronado Exposition Commission AN ACT To postpone for one year the date of the transmission to Congress by the United States Coronado Exposition Commission of a statement of its expenditures 54 Stat. 263
     Pub. Res 76-80International Technical Committee of Aerial Legal Experts JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for an annual appropriation to meet the share of the United States toward the expenses of the International Technical Committee of Aerial Legal Experts, and for participation in the meetings of the International Technical Committee of Aerial Legal Experts and the commissions established by that Committee 54 Stat. 263
     Pub. Res 76-81Railroad Retirement Act of 1987, etc., amendments JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for more uniform coverage under the Railroad Retirement Acts of 1935 and 1937, the Carriers Taxing Act of 1937, and subchapter B of chapter 9 of the Internal Revenue Code 54 Stat. 264
  Pub. Law 76-588Navy Department, etc., appropriations, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 265
  Pub. Law 76-589Cleveland National Forest, Calif. AN ACT To facilitate the control of soil erosion and/or flood damage originating upon lands within the exterior boundaries of the Cleveland National Forest in San Diego County, California 54 Stat. 297
  Pub. Law 76-590Reimbursement of Indians, etc. AN ACT For the relief of Indians who have paid taxes on allotted lands for which patents in fee were issued without application by or consent of the allottees and subsequently canceled, and for the reimbursement of public subdivisions by whom judgments for such claims have been paid 54 Stat. 298
  Pub. Law 76-591Angeles National Forest, Calif. AN ACT To facilitate the control of soil erosion and/or flood damage originating upon lands within the exterior boundaries of the Angeles National Forest, California 54 Stat. 299
  Pub. Law 76-592Statue of George Washington AN ACT Authorizing the selection of a site in the District of Columbia and the erection thereon of a statue of George Washington 54 Stat. 299
  Pub. Law 76-593Blue Ridge Parkway, N. C. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State of North Carolina for use in connection with the Blue Ridge Parkway certain land within the Cherokee Indian Reservation in the State of North Carolina 54 Stat. 299
  Pub. Law 76-594Pensions AN ACT To amend the service pension Acts pertaining to the War with Spain, Philippine Insurrection, and the China Relief Expedition to include certain continuous service 54 Stat. 301
  Pub. Law 76-595Tomah Indian School, Wis. AN ACT To transfer the site and buildings of the Tomah Indian School to the State of Wisconsin 54 Stat. 301
  Pub. Law 76-596Arkansas, western judicial district AN ACT To establish the Hot Springs division of the Western Judicial District of Arkansas 54 Stat. 302
  Pub. Law 76-597Grand River Dam Authority AN ACT To transfer certain Indian lands to the Grand River Dam Authority, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 303
  Pub. Law 76-598Criminal Code, amendment AN ACT To amend the Criminal Code so as to confer concurrent jurisdiction on courts of the United States over crimes committed on certain Federal reservations 54 Stat. 304
  Pub. Law 76-599Shipping AN ACT To amend section 4370 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, see. 316) 54 Stat. 304
  Pub. Law 76-600"Products of American fisheries." AN ACT To limit the interpretation of the term "products of American fisheries" 54 Stat. 305
  Pub. Law 76-601Stowaways on vessels AN ACT Making it a misdemeanor to stow away on vessels and providing punishment therefor 54 Stat. 306
     Pub. Res 76-82Foreign construction costs JOINT RESOLUTION To make temporary emergency provision for the determination of foreign construction costs under section 502 (b) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended 54 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 76-602District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1941 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, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 307
  Pub. Law 76-603Montana School of Mines AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to grant to the State of Montana for the use and benefit of the Montana School of Mines a patent to a certain tract of land 54 Stat. 343
  Pub. Law 76-604South Carolina, judicial districts AN ACT To provide for a change in the time for holding court at Rock Hill and Spartanburg, South Carolina 54 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 76-605Hawaiian Organic Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 73 of an Act entitled "An Act to provide a government for the Territory of Hawaii", approved April 30, 1900, as amended 54 Stat. 345
  Pub. Law 76-606Civilian nautical schools AN ACT To provide for the examination of civilian nautical schools and for the inspection of vessels used in connection therewith, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 346
  Pub. Law 76-607Murder, first degree, D. C. AN ACT To amend sections 798 and 800 of the Code of Law for the District of Columbia, relating to murder in the first degree 54 Stat. 347
  Pub. Law 76-608Wiota-Fort Peck Railroad, Mont. AN ACT Relating to the hours of service of persons employed upon the Governmentowmed Wiota-Fort Peck Railroad in the State of Montana 54 Stat. 348
  Pub. Law 76-609Tennessee, judicial districts AN ACT To amend section 107 of the Judicial Code, as amended, to eliminate the requirement that suitable accommodations for holding the court at Winchester, Tennessee, be provided by the local authorities 54 Stat. 348
  Pub. Law 76-610Public schools, D. C. AN ACT To provide educational employees of the public schools of the District of Columbia with leave of absence, with part pay, for purposes of educational improvement, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 349
  Pub. Law 76-611Military Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 350
  Pub. Law 76-612Army officers, promotion AN ACT To provide for the promotion of promotion-list officers of the Army after specified years of service in grade, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 379
  Pub. Law 76-613Little Missouri River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a compact or agreement for division of the waters of the Little Missouri River 54 Stat. 382
  Pub. Law 76-614Army officers, promotion on retired list AN ACT To promote on the retired list officers who were decorated and recommended for promotion for distinguished service during the World War and who have not attained the rank to which recommended 54 Stat. 382
  Pub. Law 76-615Navy Department, transit pay 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 three, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902 (32 Stat. 662), so as to provide uniformity in the pay of all civilian employees of the Navy Department appointed for duty beyond the continental limits of the United States and in Alaska 54 Stat. 383
  Pub. Law 76-616Civilian 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 54 Stat. 383
  Pub. Law 76-617Isolated naval stations, fuel, etc. AN ACT Authorizing the sale of fuel, electric current, ice, and water at isolated naval stations 54 Stat. 383
  Pub. Law 76-618Alaska, license taxes AN ACT To provide that fines for failure to pay license taxes in Alaska shall be disposed of as provided for the disposition of such taxes 54 Stat. 384
  Pub. Law 76-619Military Academy AN ACT To prevent retardation in promotion and in pay and allowances of permanent professors of the United States Military Academy appointed by the President from the commissioned officers of the Regular Army 54 Stat. 385
  Pub. Law 76-620Bridge, Spokane River AN ACT Granting the Consent of Congress to the Secretary of the Interior and the State of Washington to construct, maintain, and operate a highway bridge across the Spokane River, Washington 54 Stat. 385
  Pub. Law 76-621Bridge, Kettle River, Wash. AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Secretary of the Interior and Stevens County, State of Washington, to construct, maintain, and operate a highway bridge across the Kettle River, near Marcus, Washington 54 Stat. 385
  Pub. Law 76-622Bridges, Kettle River, Wash. AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Secretary of the Interior and the Great Northern Railway Company to construct, maintain, and operate two railroad bridges across the Kettle River, near Marcus, Washington 54 Stat. 386
  Pub. Law 76-623Seattle, Wash., totem pole AN ACT To donate to the city of Seattle a totem pole carved by the Alaskan native Civilian Conservation Corps 54 Stat. 386
  Pub. Law 76-624Plaquemines Parish, La., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to grant an easement for pipe lines across public lands reserved for military purposes in the parish of Plaquemines, Louisiana 54 Stat. 386
  Pub. Law 76-625Fort Lauderdale, Fla., easement AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to grant to the city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, an easement or easements authorizing such city to construct and maintain a highway and utility facilities over the United States Coast Guard Reservation known as base six at Fort Lauderdale, Florida 54 Stat. 387
  Pub. Law 76-626Canal Zone Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code 54 Stat. 387
  Pub. Law 76-627Killing or assaulting of Federal officers AN ACT To amend section 1 of the Act providing punishment for the killing or assaulting of Federal officers 54 Stat. 391
  Pub. Law 76-628Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1948, amendments AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 392
  Pub. Law 76-629Navy, vessels, construction AN ACT To establish the composition of the United States Navy, to authorize the construction of certain naval vessels, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 394
     Pub. Res 76-83American republics, assistance JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the Secretaries of War and of the Navy to assist the governments of American republics to increase their military and naval establishments, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 396
  Pub. Law 76-630Federal Credit Union Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Credit Union Act (June 26, 1934, ch. 750, par. 1, 48 Stat. 1216, sec. 1761) 54 Stat. 398
  Pub. Law 76-631National forest administration AN ACT To facilitate and simplify national-forest administration 54 Stat. 398
     Pub. Res 76-84Finland, payments JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the postponement of payment of amounts payable to the United States by the Republic of Finland on its indebtedness under agreements between that Republic and the United States dated May 1, 1923, and May 23, 1932 54 Stat. 398
  Pub. Law 76-632Yellowstone River, division of waters AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a compact or agreement for division of the waters of the Yellowstone River 54 Stat. 399
  Pub. Law 76-633Alaska and Hawaii, wage rates AN ACT To require the payment of prevailing rates of wages on Federal public works in Alaska and Hawaii 54 Stat. 399
  Pub. Law 76-634Marine Corps, warrant officers AN ACT To regulate the number of warrant and commissioned warrant officers in the Marine Corps 54 Stat. 400
  Pub. Law 76-635Naval aircraft, etc. AN ACT To authorize the construction or acquisition of naval aircraft, the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 400
     Pub. Res 76-85Prison-made goods JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Bureau of Labor Statistics to collect information as to amount and value of all goods produced in State and Federal Prisons 54 Stat. 401
  Pub. Law 76-636Reclamation projects AN ACT To extend the time limit for cooperation between the Bureau of Reclamation and the Farm Security Administration in the development of farm units on public lands under Federal reclamation projects 54 Stat. 402
  Pub. Law 76-637Sequoia National Forest, Calif. AN ACT To facilitate the control of soil erosion and/or flood damage originating upon lands within the exterior of boundaries of the Sequoia National Forest, California 54 Stat. 402
  Pub. Law 76-638Forest Exchange Act, provisions extended AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Forest Exchange Act, as amended, to certain lands, so that they may become parts of the Whitman, Malheur, or Umatilla National Forests 54 Stat. 402
  Pub. Law 76-639Pierre, S. Dak. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the city of Pierre, South Dakota, to construct, equip, maintain, and operate on Farm Island, South Dakota, certain amusement and recreational facilities; to charge for the use thereof; and for other purposes", approved August 16,1937 54 Stat. 405
  Pub. Law 76-640Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 406
  Pub. Law 76-641Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 462
  Pub. Law 76-642Cooperative associations, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Code of the District of Columbia to provide for the organization and regulation of cooperative associations, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 480
  Pub. Law 76-643Condemned ordnance AN ACT To amend an Act to authorize the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to make certain disposition of condemned ordnance, guns, projectiles, and other condemned material in their respective Departments 54 Stat. 491
     Pub. Res 76-86University of Pennsylvania bicentennial JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the recognition of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the University of Pennsylvania by Benjamin Franklin and the beginning of university education in the United States, and providing for the representation of the Government and people of the United States in the observance of the anniversary 54 Stat. 491
  Pub. Law 76-644Navy Department reorganization AN ACT Providing for the reorganization of the Navy Department, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 492
  Pub. Law 76-645Payments to Colombia and Panama, etc. AN ACT To amend the Act approved May 24, 1938, entitled "An Act for the relief of the Comision Mixta Demarcadora de Limites Entre Colombia y Panama" and for the relief of Jose Antonio Sossa D 54 Stat. 494
  Pub. Law 76-646Army 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 54 Stat. 495
  Pub. Law 76-647Alteration of certain bridges AN ACT To provide for the alteration of certain bridges over navigable waters of the United States, for the apportionment of the cost of such alterations between the United States and the owners of such bridges, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 497
  Pub. Law 76-648Fargo, N. Dak., easement AN ACT Authorizing a grant to the city of Fargo, North Dakota, of an easement in connection with the construction of water and sewer systems 54 Stat. 503
  Pub. Law 76-649Radio-monitoring station, Mass. AN ACT Authorizing the purchase of a site and the erection of a building in the State of Massachusetts for use as a radio-monitoring station, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 504
  Pub. Law 76-650Indian reservations, lumber, etc. AN ACT To authorize the sale of lumber and other forest products obtained from the forests on Indian reservations by Indian enterprises 54 Stat. 504
  Pub. Law 76-651Hayward Indian School, Wis. AN ACT Authorizing the transfer of title of the Hayward Indian School to the State of Wisconsin 54 Stat. 504
  Pub. Law 76-652Revenue Act of 1932, amendment AN ACT To provide for the local delivery rate on certain first-class mail matter 54 Stat. 505
  Pub. Law 76-653War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, for civil functions administered by the War Department, andforother purposes 54 Stat. 505
  Pub. Law 76-654Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 2803 (c) and 2903 of the Internal Revenue Code 54 Stat. 512
  Pub. Law 76-655Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To eliminate the tax on brandy and wine spirits used in the fortification of wine; to increase the tax on wine; to compensate for the loss of revenue occasioned by the elimination of the tax on brandy and wine spirits used in the fortification of wine; and for other purposes 54 Stat. 513
  Pub. Law 76-656Revenue Act of 1940 AN ACT To provide for the expenses of national preparedness by raising revenue and issuing bonds, to provide a method for paying for such bonds, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 516
  Pub. Law 76-657Navy, Construction Corps AN ACT To transfer the active list of the Construction Corps to the line of the Navy, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 527
  Pub. Law 76-658Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 532
  Pub. Law 76-659Communications Act of 1984, amendment AN ACT To amend section 210 of the Communications Act of 1934, approved June 19, 1934 (48 Stat. 1073; 47 U. S. C. 210), so as to permit communication utilities to contribute free services to the national defense 54 Stat. 570
  Pub. Law 76-660Sugar Act of 1987, amendment AN ACT To amend section 301 (a) of the Sugar Actof1937 54 Stat. 571
  Pub. Law 76-661Flagler Beach, Fla., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to grant to the Road Department of the State of Florida an easement for a road right-of-way over the Coast Guard Reservation at Flagler Beach, Florida 54 Stat. 571
  Pub. Law 76-662Railway Mail Service, moving expenses AN ACT To allow moving expenses to employees in the Railway Mail Service 54 Stat. 571
  Pub. Law 76-663Insignia, veterans' organizations AN ACT For the protection against unlawful use of the badge, medal, emblem, or other insignia of veterans' organizations incorporated by Act of Congress, and providing penalties for the violation thereof 54 Stat. 571
  Pub. Law 76-664Reconstruction Finance Corporation, stock AN ACT To authorize the purchase bythe Reconstruction Finance Corporation of stock of Federal home-loan banks; to amend the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, as amended, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 572
  Pub. Law 76-665Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other urposes 54 Stat. 574
  Pub. Law 76-666Marine Band attendance, G. A. R. convention AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the convention of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held at Springfield, Illinois, September 8 to 13, inclusive, 1940 54 Stat. 598
  Pub. Law 76-667First Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 599
     Pub. Res 76-87American Red Cross vessels JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 4 of Public Resolution Numbered 54, approved November 4, 1939, entitled "Joint resolution to preserve the neutrality and the peace of the United States and to secure the safety of its citizens and their interests." 54 Stat. 611
     Pub. Res 76-88Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, 1941 JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for work relief and relief, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941 54 Stat. 611
  Pub. Law 76-668Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1940 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1940, and June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 628
  Pub. Law 76-669Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendment 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 54 Stat. 667
  Pub. Law 76-670Alien Registration Act, 1940 AN ACT To prohibit certain subversive activities; to amend certain provisions of law with respect to the admission and deportation of aliens; to require the fingerprinting and registration of aliens; and for other purposes 54 Stat. 670
  Pub. Law 76-671National defense, naval shipbuilding, etc. AN ACT To expedite national defense, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 676
  Pub. Law 76-672Federal Farm Loan Act, amendment AN ACT To extend for two additional years the reduced rates of interest on Federal land bank and Land Bank Commissioner loans 54 Stat. 684
     Pub. Res 76-89Vessels affected by Neutrality Act of 1939 JOINT RESOLUTION To make emergency provision for the maintenance of essential vessels affected by the Neutrality Act of 1939, and for adjustment of obligations with respect to such vessels 54 Stat. 684
  Pub. Law 76-673Prize-fight films AN ACT To divest prize-fight films of their character as subjects of interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 76-674Washington National Airpor~t AN ACT To provide for the administration of the Washington National Airport, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 76-675U. S. Supreme Court, criminal procedure AN ACT To give the Supreme Court of the United States authority to prescribe rules of pleading, practice, and procedure with respect to proceedings in criminal cases prior to and including verdict, or finding or plea of guilty 54 Stat. 688
  Pub. Law 76-676Jury service, U. S. or D. C. employees AN ACT To provide for leave of absence, with pay, for any employee of the United States or of the District of Columbia who may be called upon for jury service in any State court or court of the United States 54 Stat. 689
  Pub. Law 76-677Merchant Marine Act, 1936, amendment AN ACT To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, to provide for marine war-risk insurance and reinsurance and for marine risk reinsurance, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 689
  Pub. Law 76-678J. L. Savage AN ACT Authorizing the temporary detail of John L. Savage, an employee of the United States, to service under the Government of the State of New South Wales, Australia, and the Government of the Punjab, India 54 Stat. 691
  Pub. Law 76-679Parole of U. S. prisoners AN ACT To amend certain laws governing Federal prisoners, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 692
  Pub. Law 76-680Alaska Railroad, employees AN ACT To amend section 1 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 54 Stat. 693
  Pub. Law 76-681National Academy of Sciences AN ACT To authorize the furnishing of steam from the Central Heating Plant to the National Academy of Sciences, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 694
  Pub. Law 76-682Cypress Hills National Cemetery AN ACT For the marking, care, and maintenance of the Mount of Victory plot in the Cypress Hills Cemetery, in Brooklyn, New York 54 Stat. 694
  Pub. Law 76-683Pan American Sanitary Bureau AN ACT Permitting official mail of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau to be transmitted in penalty envelopes 54 Stat. 695
  Pub. Law 76-684San Juan and Rio Grande National Forests AN ACT For the exchange of lands adjacent to the San Juan National Forest and the Rio Grande National Forest in Colorado 54 Stat. 695
  Pub. Law 76-685Bank robbery AN ACT To prohibit the receipt, possession, or disposition of money or property feloniously taken from a bank organized or operating under the laws of the United States or any member of the Federal Reserve System 54 Stat. 695
  Pub. Law 76-686Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930, amendments AN ACT To amend the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930, as amended, to include as a perishable agricultural commodity cherries in brine, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 696
  Pub. Law 76-687Podiatry regulations, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act to regulate the practice of podiatry in the District of Columbia 54 Stat. 696
  Pub. Law 76-688Steam, etc., engineers, D. C. AN ACT To grant per diem compensation to the appointed members of the Board of Steam and Other Operating Engineers of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 702
  Pub. Law 76-689Cape Hatteras National Seashore, N. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore in the State of North Carolina, and for other purposes", approved August 17, 1937 (50 Stat.669) 54 Stat. 702
  Pub. Law 76-690Grand Coulee Dam project AN ACT For the acquisition of Indian lands for the Grand Coulee Dam and Reservoir, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 703
  Pub. Law 76-691Military posts, construction AN ACT To authorize appropriations for construction at military posts, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 704
  Pub. Law 76-692Lands for military purposes AN ACT To authorize the acquisition of additional land for military purposes 54 Stat. 705
  Pub. Law 76-693Conconully Cemetery Association AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to sell certain land to the Conconully Cemetery Association 54 Stat. 705
     Pub. Res 76-90Branch County, Mich. JOINT RESOLUTION To clear title to certain real estate 54 Stat. 706
     Pub. Res 76-91Public-works loans, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing a reduction in the rate of interest to be paid on certain loans and advances made to the District of Columbia by the United States of America through the Public Works Administration 54 Stat. 706
  Pub. Law 76-694Hawaii, naturalization AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act relating to the naturalization of certain women born in Hawaii", approved July 2, 1932 54 Stat. 707
  Pub. Law 76-695Wapato irrigation project, Wash. AN ACT To authorize the appropriation for payment of the cost of providing additional water for the Wapato Indian irrigation project, Washington 54 Stat. 707
  Pub. Law 76-696Cass County, Minn., school AN ACT For expenditure of funds for cooperation with the public-school board, Cass County, Minnesota, for the construction, extension, equipment, and improvement of public-school facilities to be available to Indian children in the district 54 Stat. 707
  Pub. Law 76-697Colorado River, front work AN ACT To authorize defraying cost of necessary work between the Yuma project and Boulder Dam 54 Stat. 708
  Pub. Law 76-698Red cedar shingles AN ACT To provide for exercising the right with respect to red cedar shingles reserved in the trade agreement concluded November 17, 1938, between the United States of America and Canada, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 708
  Pub. Law 76-699Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendments AN ACT Amending the Bankruptcy Act with respect to the basis of property 54 Stat. 709
  Pub. Law 76-700Publication of inventions AN ACT To amend the Act relating to preventing the publication of inventions in the national interest, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 710
  Pub. Law 76-701Immigration Act of 1924, amendments AN ACT To amend the Immigration Act of 1924 to require aliens admitted into the United States as officials of foreign governments either to maintain their status or to depart from the United States, with the approval of the Secretary of State 54 Stat. 711
  Pub. Law 76-702Atlantic Refining Co AN ACT To provide a license to the Atlantic Refining Company, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 712
  Pub. Law 76-703National defense, construction of plants, etc. AN ACT To expedite the strengthening of the national defense 54 Stat. 712
  Pub. Law 76-704Repatriation of certain native-born women AN ACT To repatriate native-born women residents of the United States who have heretofore lost their citizenship by marriage to an alien 54 Stat. 715
  Pub. Law 76-705Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 2810 (a), Internal Revenue Code, to exclude petroleum stills from the requirement of registration 54 Stat. 715
  Pub. Law 76-706Dam, North Slough, Oreg. AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a dam and dike for preventing the flow of tidal waters into North Slough in Coos County, Oregon 54 Stat. 715
  Pub. Law 76-707Naturalization AN ACT To permit certain aliens whose childhood was spent in the United States, if eligible to citizenship, to become naturalized without filing declaration of intention 54 Stat. 715
  Pub. Law 76-708Dentistry, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act for the regulation of the practice of dentistry in the District of Columbia, and for the protection of the people from empiricism in relation thereto, approved June 6, 1892, and Acts amendatory thereof 54 Stat. 716
  Pub. Law 76-709Alaska, salmon fishery AN ACT To amend section 5 of the Act of Congress approved June 26, 1906, relative to the Alaska Salmon fishery 54 Stat. 723
  Pub. Law 76-710Unfair trade practices AN ACT To limit the importation of products made, produced, processed, or mined under process covered by unexpired valid United States patents, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 724
  Pub. Law 76-711Barro Colorado Island, C. Z. AN ACT To authorize the setting aside of an area within the Canal Zone to preserve and conserve its natural features for scientific study, for providing and maintaining facilities for such study, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 724
  Pub. Law 76-712San Francisco, Calif., property transfer AN ACT Authorizing the Administrator of the Federal Works Agency to transfer certain property in San Francisco, California, to the city and county of San Francisco for street purposes 54 Stat. 725
  Pub. Law 76-713Life Insurance Act, D. C., amendments AN ACT To amend section 10 of chapter 5 of Public Act Numbered 436, Seventythird Congress, approved June 19, 1934 54 Stat. 726
  Pub. Law 76-714National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 40, National Defense Act, as amended, relating to the organization of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, so as to provide for an exception with respect to the University of Alaska 54 Stat. 726
  Pub. Law 76-715Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Ohio River at or near Shawneetown, Illinois 54 Stat. 727
  Pub. Law 76-716Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1038, as amended, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 727
  Pub. Law 76-717Bridge, Susquehanna River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Susquehanna River at or near the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 729
  Pub. Law 76-718Junior colleges, D. C. AN ACT To enlarge and extend the power and jurisdiction of the Board of Education over degree-conferring institutions operating within the District of Columbia 54 Stat. 729
  Pub. Law 76-719D. C. Unemployment Compensation Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act 54 Stat. 730
  Pub. Law 76-720Juvenile Court, D. C. AN ACT To amend and clarify section 6, subsection 2, of the Act approved June 1, 1938, known as "Juvenile Court Act of the District of Columbia", and for other purposes 54 Stat. 735
  Pub. Law 76-721Civil Aeronautics Authority AN ACT Extending the jurisdiction of the Civil Aeronautics Authority over certain air-mail services, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 735
  Pub. Law 76-722Motor vehicles, D. C., liens AN ACT To provide for the recording and releasing of liens by entries on certificates of title for motor vehicles and trailers, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 736
  Pub. Law 76-723Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT Authorizing the county of Lawrence, Ohio, to acquire and operate as a unit certain privately owned toll bridges across the Ohio River adjoining such county 54 Stat. 740
  Pub. Law 76-724New Orleans, La., land AN ACT Declaring a forfeiture of certain land heretofore granted by the United States to the board of commissioners of the Orleans Levee District, in the city of New Orleans, State of Louisiana, for levee and street purposes 54 Stat. 741
  Pub. Law 76-725Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 13 (d) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act 54 Stat. 741
  Pub. Law 76-726Oil and gas leases AN ACT Relating to rentals in certain oil and gas leases issued under authority of the Act of February 25, 1920, as amended, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 742
  Pub. Law 76-727Bridge at Cedar Point, Ala. AN ACT Authorizing Alabama Bridge Commission (an agency of the State of Alabama) to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge and causeway between Dauphin Island and the mainland at or near Cedar Point, within the State of Alabama 54 Stat. 742
  Pub. Law 76-728Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the times fdr commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Arrow Rock, Missouri 54 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 76-729Transporting remains, etc. AN ACT To defray the cost of returning to the United States the remains, families, and effects of officers and employees dying abroad, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 76-730Parker Dam project AN ACT For the acquisition of Indian lands for the Parker Dam and Reservoir project, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 744
  Pub. Law 76-731Southern California Metropolitan Water District AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain of the public lands to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California for the extraction of sodium chloride for water-conditioning purposes 54 Stat. 745
  Pub. Law 76-732Deceased Indians, allotments AN ACT To provide for the leasing of restricted allotments of deceased Indians in certain circumstances, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 745
  Pub. Law 76-733Adoption of minors by Indians AN ACT Relating to adoption of minors by Indians 54 Stat. 746
  Pub. Law 76-734Navajo Reservation, Ariz. AN ACT To authorize exchanges of lands within the Navajo Indian Reservation, Arizona 54 Stat. 746
  Pub. Law 76-735Consular bills of health AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act granting additional quarantine powers and imposing additional duties upon the Marine Hospital Service", approved February 15, 1893, as amended 54 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 76-736Defective indictments AN ACT To amend the law limiting the operation of statutes of limitations in certain cases 54 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 76-737D. C. Revenue Act of 1937, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, as amended 54 Stat. 747
     Pub. Res 76-92Col. Donald H. Connolly JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing Colonel Donald H. Connolly to hold the office of Administrator of Civil Aeronautics in the Department of Commerce 54 Stat. 748
     Pub. Res 76-93Potomac Valley Conservancy District, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Maryland and West Virginia and the Commonwealths of Virginia and Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia as signatory bodies, to enter into a compact for the creation of a Potomac Valley Conservancy District and the establishment of the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River basin 54 Stat. 748
  Pub. Law 76-738Recess appointees, compensation AN ACT To authorize the payment of compensation to recess appointees in certain cases 54 Stat. 751
  Pub. Law 76-739Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Compact AN ACT Granting the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact relating to control and reduction of pollution in the Ohio River drainage basin 54 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 76-740Postal Service, motor vehicle service AN ACT To provide for the transportation and distribution of mails on motorvehicle routes 54 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 76-741Recorder of deeds building, D. C. AN ACT Authorizing advancements from the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works for the construction of a recorder of deeds building in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 757
  Pub. Law 76-742Estates of American citizens who die abroad AN ACT To provide for the disposition of estates of American citizens who die abroad 54 Stat. 758
  Pub. Law 76-743Retired emergency officers AN ACT Providing for continuing retirement pay, under certain conditions, of officers and former officers of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps of the United States, other than officers of the Regular Army, Navy, or Marine Corps, who incurred physical disability while in the service of the United States during the World War, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 760
  Pub. Law 76-744Schools in Indian reservations, etc. AN ACT To authorize the use of certain facilities of Indian reservations, national parks, and national monuments for elementary school pu'rposes 54 Stat. 761
  Pub. Law 76-745Hawaii National Park AN ACT To withdraw certain portions of land within the Hawaii National Park and to transfer the same to the jurisdiction and control of the Secretary of Wax for military purposes 54 Stat. 761
  Pub. Law 76-746World War provisional, etc., officers AN ACT Extending the benefits of the Emergency Officers' Retirement Act of May 24, 1928, to provisional, probationary, or temporary officers of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard who served during the World War 54 Stat. 762
  Pub. Law 76-747Officers' Reserve Corps 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 were physically injured in line of duty while performing active duty or engaged in authorized training between dates of February 28, 1925, and July 15, 1939, both inclusive, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 762
  Pub. Law 76-748Purchase of coal and wood, D. C. AN ACT To repeal sections 3711, 3712, and 3713 of the Revised Statutes which relate to the purchase in the District of Columbia of coal and wood for public use, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 76-749Surplus Federal real property AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the disposition, control, and use of surplus real property acquired by Federal agencies, and for other purposes", approved August 27, 1935 (Public, Numbered 351, Seventy-fourth Congress), and for other purposes 54 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 76-750U. S. Grain Standards Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the United States Grain Standards Act, to provide for the grading of soybeans, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 765
  Pub. Law 76-751Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Chester, Illinois 54 Stat. 765
  Pub. Law 76-752Saint Elizabeths Hospital, D. C. AN ACT Relating to the admission to Saint Elizabeths Hospital of persons resident or domiciled in the Virgin Islands of the United States 54 Stat. 766
     Pub. Res 76-94U. S. Maritime Commission, insurance JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation to enable the United States Maritime Commission to establish the marine and war-risk insurance fund 54 Stat. 766
  Pub. Law 76-753Pernicious political activities AN ACT To extend to certain officers and employees in the several States and the District of Columbia the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to prevent pernicious political activities", approved August 2, 1939 54 Stat. 767
  Pub. Law 76-754De Soto National Forest, Miss. AN ACT To provide for the transfer of certain land in the De Soto National Forest to the Secretary of War for use for military purposes 54 Stat. 773
  Pub. Law 76-755Travel, U. S. AN ACT To encourage travel in the United States, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 773
  Pub. Law 76-756Boulder Dam, electrical energy AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to promulgate and to put into effect charges for electrical energy generated at Boulder Dam, providing for the application of revenues from said project, authorizing the operation of the Boulder Power Plant by the United States directly or through agents, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 774
  Pub. Law 76-757Navy, vessels AN ACT To establish the composition of the United States Navy, to authorize the construction of certain naval vessels, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 779
  Pub. Law 76-758Regular Army, Panama Canal and Hawaii AN ACT To provide for the rank and title of lieutenant general of the Regular Army in the military departments of Panama and Hawaii 54 Stat. 781
     Pub. Res 76-95Tennessee Valley Authority JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the Tennessee Valley Authority for the fiscal year 1941 to provide facilities to expedite the national defense 54 Stat. 781
  Pub. Law 76-759Commodity Credit Corporation AN ACT To increase the credit resources of Commodity Credit Corporation 54 Stat. 782
  Pub. Law 76-760Sitka, Alaska, public utilities AN ACT To authorize the incorporated town of Sitka, Alaska, to purchase and enlarge certain public utilities and for such purpose to issue bonds in the sum of $200,000 in excess of present statutory debt limit 54 Stat. 782
  Pub. Law 76-761Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of bridges across the Monongahela River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 54 Stat. 784
  Pub. Law 76-762U. S. District Court, T. H., jurisdiction AN ACT To extend the jurisdiction of the United States District Court, Territory of Hawaii, over the Midway Islands, Wake Island, Johnston Island, Sand Island, Kingman Reef, Kure Island, Baker Island, Howland Island, and Jarvis Island, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 784
  Pub. Law 76-763Chopawamsic recreational demonstration project AN ACT To provide for the operation of the recreational facilities within the Chopawamsic recreational demonstration project, near Dumfries, Virginia, by the Secretary of the Interior through the National Park Service, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 785
  Pub. Law 76-764Coal-mining operations AN ACT To provide for more uniform coverage of certain persons employed in coal-mining operations with respect to insurance benefits provided for by certain Federal Acts, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 785
  Pub. Law 76-765Marjorie Park, Tampa, Fla. AN ACT To authorize the construction of certain facilities in Marjorie Park, Davis Island, Tampa, Florida, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 787
  Pub. Law 76-766Transportation Act of 1920, amendment AN ACT To amend the Transportation Act, 1920, as amended 54 Stat. 788
  Pub. Law 76-767Army, enlisted men, protection AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the protection of certain enlisted men of the Army", approved August 19, 1937, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 788
  Pub. Law 76-768Investment companies and investment advisers AN ACT To provide for the registration and regulation of investment companies and investment advisers, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 789
  Pub. Law 76-769Minnesota land patent AN ACT Relating to the issuance by the Secretary of the Interior of a patent to the State of Minnesota for certain lands in that State 54 Stat. 858
  Pub. Law 76-770Immigration Service, overtime services AN ACT To provide for the deposit of certain collections for overtime immigration services to the credit of the appropriation chargeable with the payment for such services, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 858
     Pub. Res 76-96National defense, reserve components JOINT RESOLUTION To strengthen the common defense and to authorize the President to order members and units of reserve components and retired personnel of the Regular Army into active military service 54 Stat. 858
  Pub. Law 76-771National parks, photographs AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to furnish mats for the reproduction in magazines and newspapers of photographs of national park scenery 54 Stat. 861
  Pub. Law 76-772Florida, lands AN ACT Granting to certain claimants the preference right to purchase certain public lands in the State of Florida 54 Stat. 861
  Pub. Law 76-773Strawberry Water Users' Association, Payson, Utah AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept payment of an annual equitable overhead charge in connection with the repayment contract between the United States and the Strawberry Water Users' Association of Payson, Utah, in full satisfaction of delinquent billings upon the basis of an annual fixed overhead charge, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 862
  Pub. Law 76-774Foreign mail by aircraft AN ACT Relating to transportation of foreign mail by aircraft 54 Stat. 862
  Pub. Law 76-775Naval Aviation Personnel Act of 1940 AN ACT Increasing the number of naval aviators in the line of the Regular Navy and Marine Corps, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 864
  Pub. Law 76-776Neutrality Act of 1939, amendment AN ACT To permit American vessels to assist in the evacuation from the war zones of certain refugee children 54 Stat. 866
  Pub. Law 76-777Greenlee County, Ariz. AN ACT For the relief of the Greenlee County Board of Supervisors 54 Stat. 866
  Pub. Law 76-778Beaufort, S. C. AN ACT To provide for the transfer of the duplicates of certain books in the Library of Congress to the Beaufort Library of Beaufort, South Carolina 54 Stat. 867
  Pub. Law 76-779Midshipmen, U. S. Naval Academy AN ACT To increase the number of midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy 54 Stat. 867
  Pub. Law 76-780Federal Highway Act of 1910 AN ACT To amend the Federal Aid Act, approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 867
  Pub. Law 76-781Second Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 872
  Pub. Law 76-782Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps AN ACT To amend the Act approved March 4, 1925, entitled "An Act providing for sundry matters affecting the naval service, and for other purposes", as amended 54 Stat. 884
     Pub. Res 76-97Jesse H. Jones JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize Jesse H. Jones, Federal Loan Administrator, to be appointed to, and to perform the duties of, the Office of Secretary of Commerce 54 Stat. 885
  Pub. Law 76-783Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 AN ACT To provide for the common defense by increasing the personnel of the armed forces of the United States and providing for its training 54 Stat. 885
  Pub. Law 76-784Reconstruction Finance Corporation, loans, etc. AN ACT To authorize the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to make loans for the development of deposits of strategic and critical minerals which in the opinion of the Corporation would be of value to the United States in time of war, and to authorize the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to make more adequate loans for mineral developmental purposes 54 Stat. 897
  Pub. Law 76-785Transportation Act of 1940 AN ACT To amend the Act to regulate commerce, approved February 4, 1887, as amended, so as to provide for unified regulation of carriers by railroad, motor vehicle, and water, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 898
  Pub. Law 76-786Navy, public works AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 956
  Pub. Law 76-787National City, Calif., lands AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to accept on behalf of the United States certain lands in the city of National City, California 54 Stat. 956
     Pub. Res 76-98Comdr. Howard L. Vickery JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize Commander Howard L. Vickery to hold the office of a member of the United States Maritime Commission 54 Stat. 958
     Pub. Res 76-99Military Establishment, additional appropriations JOINT RESOLUTION Making additional appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941 54 Stat. 958
  Pub. Law 76-788Photographed records AN ACT To provide for the disposition of certain photographed records of the United States Government, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 958
  Pub. Law 76-789Monroe County, Mich., lands AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue patents for lands held under color of title 54 Stat. 959
  Pub. Law 76-790Midshipmen, U. S. Naval Academy AN ACT To extend the age limits for applicants for appointment as midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy 54 Stat. 959
     Pub. Res 76-100Thomas Jefferson bicentennial JOINT RESOLUTION To establish a Commission for the Celebration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Thomas Jefferson 54 Stat. 960
  Pub. Law 76-791Bridges, Straits of Mackinac AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Michigan to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge or series of bridges, causeways, and approaches thereto, across the Straits of Mackinac at or near a point between Saint Ignace, Michigan, and the Lower Peninsula of Michigan 54 Stat. 961
  Pub. Law 76-792Export-Import Bank of Washington AN ACT To provide for increasing the lending authority of the Export-Import Bank of Washington, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 961
  Pub. Law 76-793Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Memphis, Tennessee 54 Stat. 962
  Pub. Law 76-794Navy or Marine Corps officers, retired pay AN ACT To provide for the advancement on the retired list of any officer of the Navy or Marine Corps retired pursuant to the provisions of section 13 or 15 (e) of the Act of June 23, 1938 54 Stat. 962
  Pub. Law 76-795National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To further amend section 13a of the National Defense Act so as to authorize officers detailed for training and duty as aircraft observers to be so rated, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 963
  Pub. Law 76-796Deceased veterans AN ACT To provide for the burial and funeral expenses of deceased veterans of the Regular Establishment who were discharged for disability incurred in the service in line of duty, or in receipt of pension for service connected disability 54 Stat. 963
  Pub. Law 76-797Memphis, Tenn., easement AN ACT Authorizing the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to grant an easement in certain land to the city of Memphis, Tennessee, for street-widening purposes 54 Stat. 964
  Pub. Law 76-798Postal agencies at foreign seaports AN ACT To amend section 4021 of the Revised Statutes and to repeal section 4023 of the Revised Statutes relating to establishment of postal agencies 54 Stat. 965
  Pub. Law 76-799Los Angeles, Calif., easements AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to grant an easement in a small strip of land at Veterans' Administration Facility, Los Angeles, California, to the county of Los Angeles, California, for sidewalk purposes 54 Stat. 965
  Pub. Law 76-800Third Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 965
  Pub. Law 76-801Second Revenue Act of 1940 AN ACT To provide revenue, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 974
     Pub. Res 76-101Pennsylvania State Nautical School JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the United States Maritime Commission to furnish to the State of Pennsylvania a vessel suitable for the use of the Pennsylvania State nautical school, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1018
  Pub. Law 76-802Agricultural Adjustment Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 54 Stat. 1019
  Pub. Law 76-803Portland, Oreg., post office AN ACT To re-form the lease for the Sellwood station of the Portland (Oregon) post office 54 Stat. 1019
  Pub. Law 76-804Minnesota school districts AN ACT To provide funds for cooperation with public-school districts (organized and unorganized) in Mahnomen, Itasca, Pine, Saint Louis, Clearwater, Koochiching, and Becker Counties, Minnesota, in the construction, improvement, and extension of school facilities to be available to both Indian and white children 54 Stat. 1020
  Pub. Law 76-805Criminal Code, amendment AN ACT Relating to the status of retired officers of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard of the United States, and to amend section 113 of the Criminal Code 54 Stat. 1021
  Pub. Law 76-806Naval Proving Ground, Va. AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance to the Commonwealth of Virginia of a portion of the naval reservation known as Naval Proving Ground, Dahlgren, Virginia 54 Stat. 1022
  Pub. Law 76-807Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3493 of the Internal Revenue Code, formerly section 404 of the Sugar Act of 1937 54 Stat. 1022
  Pub. Law 76-808Commissioned Naval Reserve officers AN ACT To authorize the appointment of graduates of the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps to the line of the Regular Navy, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1023
  Pub. Law 76-809Vessels, explosives AN ACT To amend section 4472 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 465) to provide for the safe carriage of explosives or other dangerous or semidangerous articles or substances on board vessels; to make more effective the provisions of the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1929, relating to the carriage of dangerous goods; and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1023
  Pub. Law 76-810Coast Guard, retired officers AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to order retired commissioned and warrant officers of the Coast Guard to active duty during time of national emergency, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1029
  Pub. Law 76-811Assignment of Claims Act of 1940 AN ACT To assist in the national-defense program by amending sections 3477 and 3737 of the Revised Statutes to permit the assignment of claims under public contracts 54 Stat. 1029
  Pub. Law 76-812First Supplemental Civil Functions Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the support of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1030
  Pub. Law 76-813Indian lands, Wash. AN ACT To authorize the leasing of certain Indian lands subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior 54 Stat. 1057
  Pub. Law 76-814Relief of certain former disbursing officers AN ACT For the relief of certain former disbursing officers for the Civil Works Administration and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration 54 Stat. 1057
  Pub. Law 76-815Mitchel Field, N. Y. AN ACT To remove the restriction placed upon the use of certain lands acquired in connection with the expansion of Mitchel Field, New York 54 Stat. 1058
  Pub. Law 76-816Seamen's certificates AN ACT To repeal sections 4588 and 4591 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 54 Stat. 1058
  Pub. Law 76-817Petty offenses, Federal reservations AN ACT To confer jurisdiction upon certain United States commissioners to try petty offenses committed on Federal reservations 54 Stat. 1058
  Pub. Law 76-818Commodity Exchange Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended, to extend its provisions to fats and oils, cottonseed, cottonseed meal, and peanuts 54 Stat. 1059
  Pub. Law 76-819Taxation, Federal areas AN ACT To permit the States to extend their sales, use, and income taxes to persons residing or carrying on business, or to transactions occurring, in Federal areas, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1059
  Pub. Law 76-820Claims against United States AN ACT Providing for the barring of claims against the United States 54 Stat. 1061
  Pub. Law 76-821Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Minnesota Department of Highways and the counties of Benton and Steams in Minnesota, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 54 Stat. 1061
  Pub. Law 76-822Vicksburg National Military Park, Miss. AN ACT To authorize the acceptance of donations of property for the Vicksburg National Military Park, in the State of Mississippi, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1061
  Pub. Law 76-823Postal Service, dispatchers, etc. AN ACT To provide an eighthour workday and payment for overtime for dispatchers and mechanics-in-charge in the motor-vehicle service of the Postal Service 54 Stat. 1062
  Pub. Law 76-824Fire and Casualty Act, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the regulation of the business of fire, marine, and casualty insurance, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1063
  Pub. Law 76-825Title to lands acquired by U. S. AN ACT To amend section 355 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, to authorize the Attorney General to approve the title to low-value lands and interests in lands acquired by or on behalf of the United States subject to infirmities, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1083
  Pub. Law 76-826Grand Coulee Dam project, fish hatcheries AN ACT To authorize the maintenance and operation of fish hatcheries in connection with the Grand Coulee Dam project 54 Stat. 1085
  Pub. Law 76-827Bridge, Wabash River AN ACT Authorizing the Indiana State Toll Bridge Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Wabash River at or near Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana 54 Stat. 1085
  Pub. Law 76-828Checks to addresses a broad AN ACT To restrict or regulate the delivery of checks drawn against funds of the United States, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, to addresses outside the United States, its Territories, and possessions, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1086
     Pub. Res 76-102Railroad Retirement Board, data JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the acquisition by the Railroad Retirement Board of data needed in carrying out the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Acts 54 Stat. 1088
     Pub. Res 76-103Inaugural admission tickets JOINT RESOLUTION To exempt from the tax on admissions amounts paid for admission tickets sold by authority of the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies on the occasion of the inauguration of the President-elect in January 1941 54 Stat. 1090
  Pub. Law 76-829National defense, requisition of certain articles AN ACT To authorize the President to requisition certain articles and materials for the use of the United States, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1090
  Pub. Law 76-830Customs and immigration laws, enforcement AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide better facilities for the enforcement of the customs and immigration laws", approved June 26, 1930 54 Stat. 1091
  Pub. Law 76-831National Defense, eight-hour provision AN ACT To expedite national defense by suspending, during the national emergency, provisions of law that prohibit more than eight hours' labor in any one day of persons engaged upon work covered by contracts of the United States Maritime Commission, andforother purposes 54 Stat. 1092
     Pub. Res 76-104Sugarcane crop, payments JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to the conditions for payment with respect to sugarcane harvested from certain plantings in the mainland cane-sugar area 54 Stat. 1092
     Pub. Res 76-105Pan American Aviation Day JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the participation of the United States in the celebration of a Pan American Aviation Day, to be observed on December 17, of each year, the anniversary of the first successful flight of a heavier-than-air machine 54 Stat. 1093
  Pub. Law 76-832Simplification of accounts AN ACT To simplify the accounts of the Treasurer of the United States, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1093
  Pub. Law 76-833Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, approved June 25, 1938, as amended June 20, 1939, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1094
  Pub. Law 76-834U. S. Customs Court AN ACT To transfer the essential language of section 518, title IV, of the Tariff Act of 1930, approved June 17, 1930, into the Judicial Code of the United States and to provide for its reenactment as part of said Judicial Code, to take effect from the date of its passage, including the allowance to the judges of the United States Customs Court for traveling expenses incurred for maintenance while absent from New York on official business and to repeal all Acts inconsistent therewith to the extent of such inconsistency, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1101
  Pub. Law 76-835Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Minn. AN ACT Authorizing a per capita payment of $10 each to the members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians from any funds on deposit in the Treasury of the United States to their credit 54 Stat. 1103
  Pub. Law 76-836Alaska Game Law, amendment AN ACT To further amend the Alaska game law 54 Stat. 1103
  Pub. Law 76-837Hawaii, electric franchise AN ACT To approve Act numbered 65 of the Session Laws of 1939 of the Territory of Hawaii, entitled "An Act to amend Act 29 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1929, granting to J. K. Lota and associates a franchise for electric light, current, and power in Hanalei, Kauai, by including Moloaa within such franchise" 54 Stat. 1104
  Pub. Law 76-838Hawaii, electric franchise AN ACT To approve Act numbered 214 of the Session Laws of 1939 of the Territory of Hawaii, entitled "An Act to amend Act 105 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1921, granting franchise for the manufacture, maintenance, distribution, and supply of electric current for light and power within Kapaa and Waipouli in the district of Kawaihau on thb island and county of Kauai, by including within said franchise the entire district of Kawaihau, island of Kauai 54 Stat. 1105
  Pub. Law 76-839Transportation of household goods, etc. AN ACT To provide for uniformity of allowances for the transportation of household goods of civilian officers and employees when transferred from one official station to another for permanent duty 54 Stat. 1105
  Pub. Law 76-840Merchant Marine Act, 1936, amendment AN ACT To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended 54 Stat. 1106
  Pub. Law 76-841Saco Divide unit, Milk River project, Mont. AN ACT Authorizing allocation of funds for the construction of Saco Divide unit, Milk River project, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1108
  Pub. Law 76-842Purchases and contracts AN ACT To consolidate certain exceptions to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes and to improve the United States Code 54 Stat. 1109
  Pub. Law 76-843Stony Point Light Station Reservation, N. Y. AN ACT To further amend the Act of July 30, 1937, authorizing the conveyance of a portion of the Stony Point Light Station Reservation to the Palisades Interstate Park Commission 54 Stat. 1114
  Pub. Law 76-844Bridge, Whetstone Diversion Channel AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Department of Highways and the county of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Whetstone Diversion Channel at or near Ortonville, Minnesota 54 Stat. 1114
     Pub. Res 76-106National defense housing JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for national defense housing for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1115
  Pub. Law 76-845National Defense, Army Air Corps AN ACT To amend the National Defense Act, as amended, so as to provide for retirement of assistant chiefs of branches and of wing commanders of the Air Corps with the rank and pay of the highest grade held by such officers as assistant chiefs and wing commanders, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1116
  Pub. Law 76-846Civil Service Retirement Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act and other retirement Acts 54 Stat. 1116
  Pub. Law 76-847Metropolitan police, D. C., etc., retirement AN ACT To provide for the retirement of certain members of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, the United States Park Police force, the White House Police force, and the members of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia 54 Stat. 1118
  Pub. Law 76-848Water conservation AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act authorizing construction of water conservation and utilization projects in the Great Plains and arid and semiarid areas of the United States", approved August 11, 1939 (53 Stat. 1418), and an Act entitled "An Act to promote conservation in the arid and semiarid areas of the United States by aiding in the development of facilities for water storage and utilization, and for other purposes", approved August 28, 1937 (50 Stat. 869) 54 Stat. 1119
  Pub. Law 76-849National defense housing AN ACT To expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1125
  Pub. Law 76-850Wool Products Labeling Act of 1939 AN ACT To protect producers, manufacturers, distributors, and consumers from the unrevealed presence of substitutes and mixtures in spun, woven, knitted, felted, or otherwise manufactured wool products, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1128
  Pub. Law 76-851Convict-made goods AN ACT To make unlawful the transportation of convict-made goods in interstate commerce, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1134
  Pub. Law 76-852National Guard AN ACT Relating to changes in the administration of the National Guard of the United States bearing on Federal recognition, pay, allotment of funds, drill, training, and so forth 54 Stat. 1134
  Pub. Law 76-853Nationality Act of 1940 AN ACT To revise and codify the nationality laws of the United States into a comprehensive nationality code 54 Stat. 1137
  Pub. Law 76-854Navy, promotions AN ACT To amend the Act of June 23, 1938 (52 Stat 944) 54 Stat. 1174
  Pub. Law 76-855Administration of oaths AN ACT To empower and authorize special agents and such other employees of the Division of Investigations, Department of the Interior, as are designated by the Secretary of the Interior for that purpose, to administer oaths in the performance of their official duties 54 Stat. 1175
  Pub. Law 76-856Alaska, aircraft mail AN ACT Authorizing special arrangements in the transportation of mail within the Territory of Alaska 54 Stat. 1175
  Pub. Law 76-857Flood-control projects AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to accept, as loans, from States and political subdivisions thereof, funds to be immediately used in the prosecution of authorized flood-control work, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1176
  Pub. Law 76-858Army Mine Planter Service AN ACT To increase the authorized numbers of warrant officers and enlisted men in the Army Mine Planter Service, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1177
  Pub. Law 76-859East Hartford, Conn., flood control AN ACT To provide for the completion of certain local protedtion works at East Hartford, Connecticut 54 Stat. 1177
  Pub. Law 76-860Sugar Act of 1937, amendment AN ACT To extend, for an additional year, the provisions of the Sugar Act of 1937 and the taxes with respect to sugar 54 Stat. 1178
  Pub. Law 76-861Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 AN ACT To promote and strengthen the national defense by suspending enforcement of certain civil liabilities of certain persons serving in the Military and Naval Establishments, including the Coast Guard 54 Stat. 1178
  Pub. Law 76-862Alaska, school lands AN ACT To authorize the lease or sale of certain public lands in Alaska, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1191
  Pub. Law 76-863Alaska, lands for park, etc., purposes AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior tb sell or lease for park or recreational purposes, and to sell for cemetery purposes, certain public lands in Alaska 54 Stat. 1192
  Pub. Law 76-864Disabled nurses of Army and Navy, retirement AN ACT To amend the Act to provide for the retirement of disabled nurses of the Army wad the Navy 54 Stat. 1192
  Pub. Law 76-865Death Valley National Monument, Calif. AN ACT To authorize the exchange of certain patented lands in the Death Valley National Monument for Government lands in the monument 54 Stat. 1193
  Pub. Law 76-866World War Veterans' Act 1924, amendments AN ACT To amend section 202 (3), 'World War Veterans' Act, 1924, as amended, to provide more adequate and uniform administrative provisions in veterans' laws, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1193
  Pub. Law 76-867Petersburg, Alaska, water supply AN ACT For the protection of the water supply of the town of Petersburg, Alaska 54 Stat. 1197
  Pub. Law 76-868Rivers and harbors, improvements AN ACT Authorizing the improvement of certain rivers and harbors in the interest of the national defense, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1198
  Pub. Law 76-869Merchant seamen AN ACT To amend section 4551 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1200
  Pub. Law 76-870Registration of certain organizations AN ACT To require the registration of certain organizations carrying on activities within the United States, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1200
  Pub. Law 76-871D. C. Unemployment Compensation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend further the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act 54 Stat. 1204
  Pub. Law 76-872Army quarters AN ACT To provide for an extension of the conditions undbr which a money allowance for quarters may be paid to certain non-commissioned officers of the Army of the United States 54 Stat. 1205
  Pub. Law 76-873Overtime, War Dept., etc. AN ACT Establishing overtime rates for compensation for employees of the field services of the War Department, and the field services of the Panama Canal, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1205
  Pub. Law 76-874National defense, State troops AN ACT To amend section 61 of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, by adding a proviso which will permit States to organize military units not a part of the National Guard, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1206
  Pub. Law 76-875Civilian 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 54 Stat. 1206
     Pub. Res 76-107Oliver Wendell Holmes, bequest JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the use and disposition of the bequest of the late Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes to the United States, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1206
     Pub. Res 76-108Painting of scene at signing of Constitution JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the acquisition of a suitable frame for the painting of the signing of the Constitution to be used in mounting said painting in the Capitol Building 54 Stat. 1209
  Pub. Law 76-876Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 54 Stat. 1209
  Pub. Law 76-877Siuslaw National Forest, Oreg. AN ACT To add certain lands to the Siuslaw National Forest in the State of Oregon 54 Stat. 1210
  Pub. Law 76-878New England hurricane damage project AN ACT To authorize the disposal of tools and equipment on the New England hurricane damage project 54 Stat. 1210
  Pub. Law 76-879Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1211
  Pub. Law 76-880Classified Civil Service AN ACT Extending the classified executive civil service of the United States 54 Stat. 1211
  Pub. Law 76-881Tennessee, judicial districts AN ACT To amend section 107 of the Judicial Code, to redistrict the State of Tennessee, to provide the duties and powers of the district judges of the State of Tennessee, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1216
  Pub. Law 76-882Cherokee Indian Nation or Tribe AN ACT For the relief of the Cherokee Indian Nation or Tribe, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1218
  Pub. Law 76-883Federal reclamation AN ACT To make the excess land provisions of the Federal reclamation laws inapplicable to the lands of the Washoe County Water Conservation District, Truckee storage project, Nevada, and the Pershing County Water Conservation District, Nevada 54 Stat. 1219
  Pub. Law 76-884Army, examinations for promotion AN ACT To authorize the discontinuance of professional examinations for promotion in the Regular Army of officers of the Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Corps 54 Stat. 1219
  Pub. Law 76-885Arlington Farm, Va. AN ACT To transfer the jurisdiction of the Arlington Farm, Virginia, to the jurisdiction of the War Department, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1219
  Pub. Law 76-886Destruction of war material AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to punish the willful injury or destruction of war material, or of war premises or utilities used in connection with war material, and for other purposes", approved April 20, 1918 54 Stat. 1220
  Pub. Law 76-887Postal Service, military leave AN ACT To amend the Act of June 25, 1938, entitled "An Act extending the classified civil service to include postmasters of the first, second, and third classes, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1221
  Pub. Law 76-888Bridge, 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, and for other purposes 54 Stat. 1222
  Pub. Law 76-889Bridge Michigan, Marys River AN ACT Authorizing the State of Michigan, acting through The International Bridge Authority of Michigan, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge or series of bridges, causeways, and approaches thereto, across the Saint Marys River, from a point in or near the city of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, to a point in the Province of Ontario, Canada 54 Stat. 1222
  Pub. Law 76-890Bridge, Withlacoochee River AN ACT To legalize the construction by the State Highway Board of Georgia of a free highway bridge across the Withlacoochee River, between Valdosta, Georgia, and Madison, Florida, at Horns Ferry 54 Stat. 1223
  Pub. Law 76-891Under Secretary of War, etc. AN ACT Authorizing the President to appoint an Under Secretary of War during national emergencies, fixing the compensation of the Under Secretary of War, and authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe duties 54 Stat. 1224
     Pub. Res 76-109Temporary National Economic Committee JOINT RESOLUTION Extending the time for submitting the final report of the Temporary National Economic Committee 54 Stat. 1225
     Pub. Res 76-110Pan American Cotton Congress JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President to invite foreign countries to participate in the Pan American Cotton Congress 54 Stat. 1225
  Pub. Law 76-892Pandering, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act in relation to pandering, to define and prohibit the same and to provide for the punishment thereof", approved June 25,1910 54 Stat. 1225
  Pub. Law 76-893Transportation Act of 1920, amendment AN ACT To amend section 204 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the termination of Federal control of railroads and systems of transportation; to provide for the settlement of disputes between carriers and their employees; to further amend an Act entitled 'An Act to regulate commerce', approved February 4, 1887, as amended, and for other purposes", approved February 28,1920 54 Stat. 1226
  Pub. Law 76-894Natchez Trace Parkway, Miss. AN ACT To permit the relinquishment or modification of certain restrictions upon the use of lands along the Natchez Trace Parkway in the village of French Camp, Mississippi 54 Stat. 1227
     Pub. Res 76-111Thomas Jefferson bicentennial JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the date for filing a report by the United States Commission for the Celebration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Thomas Jefferson 54 Stat. 1227