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Statutes at Large Volume 55 (1941-1942) Table of Contents

VOL. 54 ⇔ VOL. 56

Volume 55:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 77-1Naval vessels, antiaircraft defenses AN ACT To authorize major alterations to certain naval vessels 55 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 77-2Naval Academy, midshipmen AN ACT To remove certain limitations on appropriations for the pay of midshipmen, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 77-3Internal Revenue Code, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 124 of the Internal Revenue Code by extending the time for certification of national-defense facilities and contracts for amortization purposes 55 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 77-4Navy, shipbuilding and ordnance manufacturing facilities AN ACT Authorizing appropriations for additional shipbuilding and ordnance manufacturing facilities and equipment for the United States Navy, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 77-5Emergency cargo ship construction JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation to the United States Maritime Commission for emergency cargo ship construction, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 77-6Clothing and equipage, Military Establishment JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941 55 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 77-7Public Debt Act of 1941 AN ACT To increase the debt limit of the United States, to provide for the Federal taxation of future issues of obligations of the United States and its instrumentalities, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 77-8Coast Guard Auxiliary and Reserve Act of 1941 AN ACT To provide for the establishment, administration, and maintenance of a Coast Guard Auxiliary and a Coast Guard Reserve 55 Stat. 9
  Pub. Law 77-9Urgent Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making additional appropriations for the fiscal year 1941 urgently required for the Work Projects Administration and certain other Federal agencies, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 77-10Excess Profits Tax Amendments of 1941 AN ACT To amend certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code relating to the excess profits tax, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 77-11An Act to Promote the Defense of the United States AN ACT Further to promote the defense of the United States, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 77-12Florida, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey certain lands situated in Duval and Brevard Counties, Florida, to the State of Florida for highway purposes 55 Stat. 33
  Pub. Law 77-13Fourth Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making deficiency and supplemental appropriations for the Army and Navy for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 34
  Pub. Law 77-14Navy, acting assistant surgeons AN ACT To amend the Act of May 4, 1898 (30 Stat. 380; U. S. C., title 34, sec. 21), as amended, to authorize the President to appoint additional acting assistant surgeons in time of national emergency 55 Stat. 43
  Pub. Law 77-15Puerto Rico, lands AN ACT To authorize an exchange of lands between the people of Puerto Rico and the United States 55 Stat. 43
  Pub. Law 77-16Naval Aviation Personnel Act of 1940, extension AN ACT Extending the provisions of the Act approved August 27, 1940, entitled "An Act increasing the number of naval aviators in the line of the Regular Navy and Marine Corps, and for other purposes." 55 Stat. 43
  Pub. Law 77-17Foreign Service, statutory leave AN ACT To amend the first paragraph of section 22 of the Act of February 23, 1931 (46 Stat. 1210) 55 Stat. 44
  Pub. Law 77-18Internal Revenue Code, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Internal Revenue Code 55 Stat. 44
  Pub. Law 77-19Bridge, Potomac River AN ACT Authorizing the State of Maryland, by and through its State roads commission or the successors of said commission, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Potomac River at or near Sandy Hook, Maryland, to a point opposite in Virginia 55 Stat. 45
  Pub. Law 77-20Communications Act of 1934, amendment AN ACT To amend section 4 (f) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, to provide for extra compensation for overtime of inspectors in charge and radio inspectors of the Field Division of the Engineering Department of the Federal Communications Commission 55 Stat. 46
  Pub. Law 77-21Navy, public works projects AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 47
  Pub. Law 77-22Navy, public works projects AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 49
  Pub. Law 77-23Defense Aid Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense to provide aid to the government of any country whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 53
  Pub. Law 77-24National Housing Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 55
  Pub. Law 77-25First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 62
  Pub. Law 77-26Bridge, Hudson River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties, New York, or to either of them, or any agency representing said counties, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Hudson River between the city of Mechanicville and Hemstreet Park in the town of Schaghticoke, New York 55 Stat. 87
  Pub. Law 77-27Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendments AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, for the purpose of regulating interstate and foreign commerce in peanuts, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 88
  Pub. Law 77-28Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 92
  Pub. Law 77-29Fifth Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making deficiency and supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 123
  Pub. Law 77-30Cotton AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make analyses of fiber properties, spinning tests, and other tests of the quality of cotton samples submitted to him 55 Stat. 131
  Pub. Law 77-31Federal Reserve Act, amendments AN ACT Relating to foreign accounts in Federal Reserve banks and insured banks 55 Stat. 131
  Pub. Law 77-32Transfers of geographic regions of this hemisphere JOINT RESOLUTION Affirming and approving nonrecognition of the transfer of any geographic region in this hemisphere from one non-American power to another non-American power, and providing for consultation with other American republics in the event that such transfer should appear likely 55 Stat. 133
  Pub. Law 77-33Inter-American Coffee Agreement JOINT RESOLUTION To carry out the obligations of the United States under the Inter- American Coffee Agreement, signed at Washington on November 28, 1940, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 133
  Pub. Law 77-34Bituminous Coal Act of 1937 and Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Bituminous Coal Act of 1937 for a period of two years, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 134
  Pub. Law 77-35Relief of certain disbursing officers AN ACT To relieve disbursing officers, certifying officers, and payees in respect of certain payments made in contravention of appropriation restrictions regarding citizenship status 55 Stat. 136
  Pub. Law 77-36Army 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 55 Stat. 136
  Pub. Law 77-37Bridge and ferries, Wabash River AN ACT To create the White County Bridge Commission; defining the authority, power, and duties of said Commission; and authorizing said Commission and its successors and assigns to purchase, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Wabash River at or near New Harmony, Indiana, and to purchase, maintain and operate certain ferries 55 Stat. 140
  Pub. Law 77-38Biloxi, Miss., lands AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to convey a portion of the lighthouse reservation, Biloxi, Mississippi, to the city of Biloxi 55 Stat. 145
  Pub. Law 77-39Navy, enlisted strength AN ACT To increase the authorized enlisted strength of the United States Navy, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 145
  Pub. Law 77-40New York World's Fair Commission JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution authorizing Federal participation in the New York World's Fair, 1939", to provide for an extension in the life of the Commission, to authorize the transfer of property to other departments and branches of the Government without consideration, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 146
  Pub. Law 77-41Gen. Pulaski's Memorial Day JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States of America to proclaim October 11, 1941, General Pulaski's Memorial Day for the observance and commemoration of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski 55 Stat. 146
  Pub. Law 77-42Defense housing AN ACT To amend the Act of October 14, 1940, relating to defense housing, by authorizing an additional appropriation of $150,000,000, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 147
  Pub. Law 77-43National defense, supply contracts AN ACT To expedite the national defense by clarifying the application of the Act of August 24, 1935 (49 Stat. 793), as to the requirement of mandatory performance and payment bonds in connection with supply contracts 55 Stat. 147
  Pub. Law 77-44Highlands, N. J., highway bridge AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to permit the construction and maintenance of overhanging walks on the highway bridge, route numbered 36, at Highlands, New Jersey, for public use 55 Stat. 147
  Pub. Law 77-45Ohio, U. S. district judge AN ACT To provide for the appointment of one additional United States district judge for the northern district of Ohio 55 Stat. 148
  Pub. Law 77-46U. S. Maritime Commission, ship construction AN ACT To make emergency provision for certain activities of the United States Maritime Commission, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 148
  Pub. Law 77-47Counsel in selective service matters AN ACT To limit the operation of sections 109 and 113 of the Criminal Code and section 190 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, with respect to counsel in certain matters 55 Stat. 150
  Pub. Law 77-48Naval Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 151
  Pub. Law 77-49Coal mines, inspections, etc. AN ACT Relating to certain inspections and investigations in coal mines for the purpose of obtaining information relating to health and safety conditions, accidents, and occupational diseases therein, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 177
  Pub. Law 77-50Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Ohio River at or near Cannelton, Perry County, Indiana 55 Stat. 180
  Pub. Law 77-51Bridge, Cumberland River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Highway Department of Davidson County, of the State of Tennessee, to construct, maintain, and operate, a free highway bridge across the Cumberland River at a point approximately one and three-fourths miles below Clees Ferry, connecting a belt-line highway in Davidson County, State of Tennessee, known as the Old Hickory Boulevard 55 Stat. 181
  Pub. Law 77-52Bridge, St. Louis River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge 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, as amended, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 181
  Pub. Law 77-53Bridge, 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 55 Stat. 182
  Pub. Law 77-54Bridge, 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 Middletown, Pennsylvania 55 Stat. 182
  Pub. Law 77-55Grade crossings, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act to provide for a Union Railroad Station in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 182
  Pub. Law 77-56Easements, U. S. lands AN ACT To authorize the Attorney General to grant easements to States over lands belonging to the United States under his supervision and control 55 Stat. 183
  Pub. Law 77-57Bridge, Mahoning River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the commissioners of Mahoning County, Ohio, to reconstruct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mahoning River in the village of Lowellville, Mahoning County, Ohio 55 Stat. 183
  Pub. Law 77-58Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To exempt from internal-revenue taxes, on the basis of reciprocity, articles imported by consular officers and employees of foreign states for their personal or official use 55 Stat. 184
  Pub. Law 77-59Federal Security Agency, seal AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of the Federal Security Agency to adopt an official seal, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 184
  Pub. Law 77-60Reckless driving, D. C. AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Act, approved May 3, 1935 55 Stat. 184
  Pub. Law 77-61Property clerk, Police Department, D. C. AN ACT To enlarge the powers of the property clerk of the Police Department of the District of Columbia to dispose of property coming into his possession 55 Stat. 185
  Pub. Law 77-62Compensating taxes AN ACT To carry to the surplus fund of the Treasury certain trust funds derived from compensating taxes collected pursuant to section 15 (e) of title I of the Act of May 12, 1933 (48 Stat. 40), as amended, upon certain articles coming into the United States 55 Stat. 186
  Pub. Law 77-63St. Elizabeths Hospital, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Federal Security Administrator to permit the American Red Cross to construct needed recreational buildings on the Saint Elizabeths Hospital reservation 55 Stat. 186
  Pub. Law 77-64Central Heating Plant, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the furnishing of steam from the Central Heating Plant to the District of Columbia 55 Stat. 187
  Pub. Law 77-65Freedmen's Hospital, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Federal Security Administrator to accept gifts for the Freedmen's Hospital and to provide for the administration of such gifts 55 Stat. 187
  Pub. Law 77-66Governors Island, N. Y. AN ACT To repeal certain provisions of the Act of February 25, 1929, entitled "An Act to authorize appropriations for construction at military posts, and for other purposes", and the Act of July 3, 1930, entitled "An Act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1930, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1930, and June 30, 1931, and for other purposes" 55 Stat. 188
  Pub. Law 77-67National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To further amend the thirteenth paragraph of section 127a of the National Defense Act, as amended by the Act of June 8, 1926, so as to decrease the restriction on the number of enlisted men of the Regular Army who may be detailed as students at educational institutions and other places 55 Stat. 189
  Pub. Law 77-68Rolland H. Denny, estate AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to transfer, without cost, to the estate of Rolland H. Denny a triangular parcel of land containing one-half an acre situated at Seattle, Washington 55 Stat. 189
  Pub. Law 77-69Foreign Service, retirement AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the grading and classification of clerks in the Foreign Service of the United States of America, and providing compensation therefor", approved February 23, 1931, as amended 55 Stat. 189
  Pub. Law 77-70Navy, officers on retired list AN ACT Providing for the advancement on the retired list of certain officers of the line of the United States Navy 55 Stat. 190
  Pub. Law 77-71War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, for civil functions administered by the War Department, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 190
  Pub. Law 77-72Navy, auxiliary vessels AN ACT Authorizing the acquisition or construction of certain auxiliary vessels for the United States Navy, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 197
  Pub. Law 77-73Additional Urgent Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply additional urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 197
  Pub. Law 77-74Corn and wheat marketing quotas JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to corn and wheat marketing quotas under the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 55 Stat. 203
  Pub. Law 77-75Munitions, control of exports JOINT RESOLUTION Extending the application of section 6 of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the strengthening of the national defense", approved July 2, 1940 (54 Stat. 714), to all territories, dependencies, and possessions of the United States, including the Philippine Islands, the Canal Zone, and the District of Columbia 55 Stat. 206
  Pub. Law 77-76Strategic and critical materials AN ACT To appropriate the proceeds of sales or other dispositions of strategic and critical materials acquired under the Act of June 7, 1939 (53 Stat. 811), in order to prevent depletion of the stocks of such materials available for national-defense purposes 55 Stat. 206
  Pub. Law 77-77Farm units on public lands 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 55 Stat. 206
  Pub. Law 77-78Navajo Indian Reservation AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act authorizing annual appropriations for the maintenance of that portion of Gallup-Durango Highway across the Navajo Indian Reservation, and providing reimbursement therefor" 55 Stat. 207
  Pub. Law 77-79Wind River Indian lands, Wyo. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement fixing boundary lines on Wind River Indian lands, Wyoming 55 Stat. 207
  Pub. Law 77-80Turtle Mountain Reservation, N. Dak. AN ACT To amend the Act of May 24, 1940 (Public, Numbered 520, Seventy-sixth Congress) 55 Stat. 207
  Pub. Law 77-81Santa Ysabel Indian Reservation, Calif. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to effect an exchange of certain tribal land of the Santa Ysabel Indian Reservation, California, for other land of equal value 55 Stat. 208
  Pub. Law 77-82Biloxi, Miss., lands AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act granting certain lands to the city of Biloxi, in Harrison County, Mississippi, for park and cemetery purposes", approved April 28, 1906 55 Stat. 208
  Pub. Law 77-83Uintah Indian irrigation project, Utah AN ACT To provide relief for, and to promote the interests of, the landowners on the Uintah Indian irrigation project, Utah, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 209
  Pub. Law 77-84First-class postage rates JOINT RESOLUTION To continue the temporary increases in postal rates on first-class matter, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 77-85Cecelia Crow Arquette AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey the right, title, and interest of the United States in certain property 55 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 77-86Dam, Little Truckee River AN ACT To provide for the completion and delivery of the Boca Dam, in the Little Truckee River, in accordance with the contract between the United States and the Washoe County Water Conservation District 55 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 77-87Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend Public Law Numbered 783, Seventy-sixth Congress, so as to relieve three-year Regular Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard members and certain members of the Reserve components thereof from selective training and service 55 Stat. 211
  Pub. Law 77-88Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 77-89National defense materials AN ACT To amend the Act approved June 28, 1940, entitled "An Act to expedite the national defense, and for other purposes", in order to extend the power to establish priorities and allocate material 55 Stat. 236
  Pub. Law 77-90Transportation of iron ore AN ACT Authorizing vessels of Canadian registry to transport iron ore on the Great Lakes during 1941 55 Stat. 236
  Pub. Law 77-91Washington County, Utah, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain property to Washington County, Utah, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 77-92Bridge, 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 Millersburg, Pennsylvania, and to authorize its construction by the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Authority 55 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 77-93Marine Band attendance, G. A. R. convention AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the diamond anniversary convention of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held at Columbus, Ohio, September 14 to 19, inclusive, 1941 55 Stat. 238
  Pub. Law 77-94Naval Academy, instruction AN ACT Authorizing a reduction in the course of instruction at the Naval Academy 55 Stat. 238
  Pub. Law 77-95Camp Wallace Military Reservation P. I. AN ACT To provide a right-of-way across Camp Wallace Military Reservation, Philippine Islands 55 Stat. 238
  Pub. Law 77-96Camp Wallace Military Reservation P. I. AN ACT To provide a right-of-way across Camp Wallace Military Reservation, Philippine Islands 55 Stat. 239
  Pub. Law 77-97Army Aviation Cadet Act AN ACT To create the grade of aviation cadet in the Air Corps, Regular Army, and to prescribe the pay and allowances therefor, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 239
  Pub. Law 77-98Parachute duty, pay AN ACT To provide increased pay for certain military personnel while engaged on parachute duty 55 Stat. 240
  Pub. Law 77-99Aviation students, Army AN ACT To authorize the training of enlisted men of the Army as aviation students 55 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 77-100Field services of designated Departments, etc. AN ACT Authorizing overtime rates of compensation for certain per annum employees of the field services of the War Department, the Panama Canal, the Navy Department, and the Coast Guard, and providing additional pay for employees who forego their vacations 55 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 77-101Utilization of merchant vessels AN ACT To authorize the acquisition by the United States of title to or the use of domestic or foreign merchant vessels for urgent needs of commerce and national defense, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 242
  Pub. Law 77-102Naval Academy, midshipmen AN ACT Amending the Act of February 27, 1936 (49 Stat. 1144) 55 Stat. 246
  Pub. Law 77-103Materials and services for Philippine Islands AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to sell equipment and supplies to and perform work for the Commonwealth of the Philippine Islands 55 Stat. 246
  Pub. Law 77-104Navy and Coast Guard, equipment AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy and the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange certain equipment in part payment for new equipment of the same or similar character 55 Stat. 247
  Pub. Law 77-105James A. Bradley, estate AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to release certain interests in certain land which adjoins the Shark River Coast Guard Station, in Monmouth County, New Jersey 55 Stat. 247
  Pub. Law 77-106Marine schools AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the establishment of marine schools, and for other purposes", approved March 4, 1911, as amended, with respect to the location of the nautical school at the port of San Francisco 55 Stat. 247
  Pub. Law 77-107Office of Government Reports AN ACT Authorizing expenditures for the Office of Government Reports in the Executive Office of the President 55 Stat. 247
  Pub. Law 77-108Lending authority of R. F. C., etc. AN ACT To extend the operations of the Disaster Loan Corporation and the Electric Home and Farm Authority, to provide for increasing the lending authority of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 248
  Pub. Law 77-109Statue of Commodore John Barry JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States to present to Eire on behalf of the people of the United States a statue of Commodore John Barry 55 Stat. 250
  Pub. Law 77-110Finland 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, May 23, 1932, and May 1, 1941 55 Stat. 250
  Pub. Law 77-111Residence, U. S. district attorneys, etc. AN ACT To amend section 2 of an Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes", approved June 20, 1874, and to amend section 8 of an Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes", approved May 28, 1896 55 Stat. 251
  Pub. Law 77-112Persons convicted of Federal offenses, confinement AN ACT To amend section 7 of the Act of May 14, 1930 (46 Stat. 326; U. S. C., title 18, sec. 753f), relating to places of confinement and transfers of persons convicted of an offense against the United States 55 Stat. 251
  Pub. Law 77-113Aliens, visas AN ACT To authorize the refusal of visas to aliens whose admission into the United States would endanger the public safety 55 Stat. 252
  Pub. Law 77-114Foreign travel restrictions AN ACT To amend the Act of May 22, 1918 (40 Stat. 559) 55 Stat. 252
  Pub. Law 77-115Seward, Alaska AN ACT To amend section 6 of an Act of Congress approved May 20, 1935, entitled "An Act concerning the incorporated town of Seward, Territory of Alaska." 55 Stat. 253
  Pub. Law 77-116U. S. courts, transportation of designated persons AN ACT To provide for the transportation home of persons who have been arrested and subsequently released without conviction or convicted and placed on probation 55 Stat. 254
  Pub. Law 77-117Coinage, purchase of metal AN ACT To amend section 3528 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, relating to the purchase of metal for minor coins of the United States 55 Stat. 255
  Pub. Law 77-118Federal Crop Insurance Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act 55 Stat. 255
  Pub. Law 77-119Military Reservations, lands added AN ACT To authorize the use of certain lands for military purposes at the Fort McPherson Military Reservation, Georgia, and the Fort Du Pont Military Reservation, Delaware 55 Stat. 256
  Pub. Law 77-120The Pennsylvania Railroad Company AN ACT To authorize The Pennsylvania Railroad Company, by means of an underpass, to cross New York Avenue Northeast, to extend, construct, maintain, and operate certain industrial side tracks, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 256
  Pub. Law 77-121Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, with respect to the making available of conservation materials and soil-conserving or soil-building services 55 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 77-122Veterans' Administration Facility, Dayton, Ohio AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to transfer by quitclaim deed title in certain lands of Veterans' Administration Facility, Dayton, Ohio, to the county of Montgomery, State of Ohio, for highway-widening purposes 55 Stat. 258
  Pub. Law 77-123Veterans' Administration Facility, Roanoke, Va. AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to transfer by quitclaim deed to the Norfolk and Western Railway Company a small piece of land at Veterans' Administration facility, Roanoke, Virginia 55 Stat. 259
  Pub. Law 77-124Merchant Marine Act, 1936, amendments AN ACT To extend certain provisions of title X of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended 55 Stat. 259
  Pub. Law 77-125Meteorological services, etc., Western Hemisphere JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the President of the United States to invite the governments of the countries of the Western Hemisphere to participate in a meeting of the national directors of the meteorological services of those countries, to be held in the United States as soon as practicable, in 1941 or 1942; to invite Regional Commissions III and IV of the International Meteorological Organization to meet concurrently therewith; and to authorize an appropriation for the expenses of organizing and holding such meetings 55 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 77-126Navy, disposal of certain vessels AN ACT To authorize the President of the United States to dispose of certain public vessels, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 77-127Captures of aircraft AN ACT To amend sections 4613 and 4614 of the Revised Statutes of the United States to include captures of aircraft as prizes of war 55 Stat. 261
  Pub. Law 77-128Aviation cadets AN ACT To amend the Act of April 15, 1935, as amended (49 Stat. 156; U. S. C., Supp. V, title 34, sec. 842), and for other purposes 55 Stat. 261
  Pub. Law 77-129Navy, section bases for small craft AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 77-130Adjusted-service bonds AN ACT To adjust certain losses occurring in the redemption of adjusted-service bonds 55 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 77-131Eden project, Wyo. AN ACT Relating to certain Carey Act lands in Wyoming 55 Stat. 263
  Pub. Law 77-132Joint Service Pay Act, amendments AN ACT To amend section 17 of the Joint Service Pay Act approved June 10, 1922, as amended 55 Stat. 263
  Pub. Law 77-133Disbursing officers, Department of the Interior AN ACT For the relief of certain former certifying and disbursing officers of the Department of the Interior 55 Stat. 264
  Pub. Law 77-134American Legion Convention, 1941 JOINT RESOLUTION To permit travel by a ship of Canadian registry between American ports 55 Stat. 264
  Pub. Law 77-135Departments of State, Commerce, Justice, etc., appropriations, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of State, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 265
  Pub. Law 77-136Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 303
  Pub. Law 77-137National defense, public works AN ACT To provide for the acquisition and equipment of public works made necessary by the defense program 55 Stat. 361
  Pub. Law 77-138National Housing Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 364
  Pub. Law 77-139Military Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 366
  Pub. Law 77-140Regular Army and Philippine Scouts AN ACT To provide for the discharge or retirement of enlisted men of the Regular Army and of the Philippine Scouts in certain cases 55 Stat. 394
  Pub. Law 77-141Federal Reserve notes AN ACT To extend the period during which direct obligations of the United States may be used as collateral security for Federal Reserve notes 55 Stat. 395
  Pub. Law 77-142Gold Reserve Act of 1984, amendments AN ACT To extend the time within which the powers relating to the stabilization fund and alteration of the weight of the dollar may be exercised 55 Stat. 395
  Pub. Law 77-143Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1942 JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for work relief and relief for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942 55 Stat. 396
  Pub. Law 77-144Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 408
  Pub. Law 77-145Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 446
  Pub. Law 77-146Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 466
  Pub. Law 77-147Commodity Credit Corporation AN ACT To extend the life and increase the credit resources of the Commodity Credit Corporation, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 498
  Pub. Law 77-148District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1942 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, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 499
  Pub. Law 77-149D. C. Unemployment Compensation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act to regulate the use of administration expenses, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 540
  Pub. Law 77-150Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1941 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 541
  Pub. Law 77-151Niobrara County, Wyo. AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue oil and gas leases on certain lands 55 Stat. 577
  Pub. Law 77-152Aviation, U. S. Army AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act of April 3, 1939 (53 Stat. 556), so as to make its provisions applicable to personnel of all components of the Army of the United States 55 Stat. 577
  Pub. Law 77-153Coastwise Load Line Act, 1935, amendment AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act of August 27, 1935, as amended 55 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 77-154Bridge, Tug Fork of Big Sandy River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Norfolk and Western Railway Company to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Tug Fork of Big Sandy River near Nolan, Mingo County, West Virginia 55 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 77-155Radio operators on cargo ships AN ACT To amend section 353 (b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended 55 Stat. 579
  Pub. Law 77-156Merchant seamen AN ACT Relating to the manning of certain vessels of five hundred gross tons and less 55 Stat. 579
  Pub. Law 77-157Merchant seamen AN ACT Relating to the manning of certain sail vessels 55 Stat. 579
  Pub. Law 77-158West Virginia, conveyance JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Secretary of War to convey certain lands to the State of West Virginia 55 Stat. 580
  Pub. Law 77-159Coast Guard, sites AN ACT To amend the Act of April 6, 1938 (52 Stat. 201), entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange sites at Miami Beach, Dade County, Florida, for Coast Guard purposes" 55 Stat. 580
  Pub. Law 77-160Convict-made goods AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to make unlawful the transportation of convict-made goods in interstate commerce, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940 55 Stat. 581
  Pub. Law 77-161National Archives Trust Fund Board Act AN ACT To establish a National Archives Trust Fund Board, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 581
  Pub. Law 77-162Au Sable, Mich., Coast Guard station AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange certain land owned by the United States for a site for a road right-of-way needed for access to the Coast Guard Light Station Reservation, Au Sable, Michigan 55 Stat. 582
  Pub. Law 77-163Prostitution near defense centers AN ACT To prohibit prostitution within such reasonable distance of military and/or naval establishments as the Secretaries of War and/or Navy shall determine to be needful to the efficiency, health, and welfare of the Army and/or Navy 55 Stat. 583
  Pub. Law 77-164Gutzon and Mary Borglum AN ACT Authorizing the construction of a crypt for the remains of Gutzon and Mary Borglum 55 Stat. 584
  Pub. Law 77-165Narcotic drugs AN ACT To supplement the navigation laws and facilitate the maintenance of discipline on board vessels of the United States 55 Stat. 584
  Pub. Law 77-166Coast Guard AN ACT To amend and clarify certain Acts pertaining to the Coast Guard, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 584
  Pub. Law 77-167Missoula, Mont., exchange of land AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to exchange certain land located within the Fort Missoula Military Reservation, Montana, for certain land owned by the Missoula Chamber of Commerce, of Missoula, Montana 55 Stat. 588
  Pub. Law 77-168Naval Academy AN ACT To authorize the course of instruction at the United States Naval Academy to be given to not exceeding twenty persons at a time from the American republics, other than the United States 55 Stat. 589
  Pub. Law 77-169Bridge, 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 55 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 77-170Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the village of Cassville, Wisconsin, or its assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Cassville, Wisconsin, and to a place at or near the village of Guttenberg, Iowa", approved August 7, 1939 55 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 77-171Bridge, 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 55 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 77-172J. L. Savage AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "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" (Act of June 29, 1940, Public, Numbered 678, Seventy-sixth Congress, third session) 55 Stat. 591
  Pub. Law 77-173Merchant vessels, priorities AN ACT To provide for priorities in transportation by merchant vessels in the interests of national defense, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 591
  Pub. Law 77-174Navy, public works AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 592
  Pub. Law 77-175Ute Indians AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act conferring jurisdiction upon the United States Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and render judgment on any and all claims which the Ute Indians or any tribe or band thereof may have against the United States, and for other purposes", approved June 28, 1938 55 Stat. 593
  Pub. Law 77-176Copper River and Northwestern Railway Company AN ACT Authorizing the Copper River and Northwestern Railway Company to convey to the United States its railroad rightof- way and other railroad properties in Alaska, for use as a public highway, tramroad, or tramway, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 594
  Pub. Law 77-177Mission Indians, Calif. AN ACT To ratify a lease entered into by certain Mission Indians of California 55 Stat. 594
  Pub. Law 77-178Coast Guard cutters AN ACT To authorize the construction of Coast Guard cutters necessary in the interest of national defense and for performance of Coast Guard duties, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 597
  Pub. Law 77-179Tennessee Valley Authority JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the Tennessee Valley Authority for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942 55 Stat. 597
  Pub. Law 77-180Navy, officers on special duty AN ACT Providing for the rank of officers ordered to perform special or unusual duty, and of commanders of special naval units afloat 55 Stat. 598
  Pub. Law 77-181Thomas Alva Edison Day JOINT RESOLUTION Requesting the President to proclaim February I1, 1942, as Edison Day, in commemoration of the birthday of Thomas Alva Edison 55 Stat. 598
  Pub. Law 77-182Coast Guard, pensions, etc. AN ACT To grant pension for disability or death resulting from service in the United States Coast Guard before July 2, 1930, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 598
  Pub. Law 77-183Postmasters, residence requirements AN ACT To amend the Act of June 25, 1938, extending the classified civil service to include postmasters of the first, second, and third classes, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 599
  Pub. Law 77-184Tennessee Valley Authority Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, as amended, by striking therefrom subsection (k) of section 4 and substituting therefor a new subsection (k) 55 Stat. 599
  Pub. Law 77-185New York World's Fair, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION To amend further the amended joint resolution, approved August 16, 1937 (50 Stat. 668), concerning the importation of articles for exhibition at the New York World's Fair, to permit transfer of liability for duty on articles so imported, and to further amend the amended joint resolution approved May 18, 1937 (50 Stat. 187), concerning the importation of articles for exhibition at the Golden Gate International Exposition, to permit transfer of liability for duty on articles so imported, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 600
  Pub. Law 77-186Alaska, slum clearance and housing projects AN ACT To authorize the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska to create a public corporate authority to undertake slum clearance and projects to provide dwelling accommodations for families of low income and to issue bonds and other obligations of the authority for such purpose, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 601
  Pub. Law 77-187Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 3341, 3351, and 3361 of the Internal Revenue Code and section 309 (a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, and to repeal section 2907 of the Internal Revenue Code 55 Stat. 602
  Pub. Law 77-188Navy and Marine Corps, personnel AN ACT Authorizing the temporary appointment or advancement of certain personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 603
  Pub. Law 77-189Army, enlistments AN ACT To amend section 1118 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, to eliminate the prohibition against enlistment in the military service of the United States of any person convicted of a felony 55 Stat. 606
  Pub. Law 77-190Army, removal of officers JOINT RESOLUTION To strengthen the common defense by suspending section 24b of the National Defense Act and authorizing a more expeditious procedure to vitalize the active list of the Army 55 Stat. 606
  Pub. Law 77-191State nautical schools, vessels JOINT RESOLUTION To provide suitable vessels for the use of certain State nautical schools, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 607
  Pub. Law 77-192Navy, shipbuilding, etc. AN ACT Authorizing appropriations for the United States Navy, additional shipbuilding, ship repair, and ordnance manufacturing facilities, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 77-193Veterans' parents, pension AN ACT To provide for payment of pension to certain dependent parents notwithstanding remarriage, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 77-194Vancouver, Wash. AN ACT To grant the city of Vancouver, Washington, road rights-of-way and a retrocession of jurisdiction thereover 55 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 77-195Rural letter carriers, salaries AN ACT To adjust the salaries of rural letter carriers 55 Stat. 609
  Pub. Law 77-196Donors of blood AN ACT To further amend the Act of February 9, 1927, entitled "An Act relating to the transfusion of blood by members of the Military Establishment" (U. S. C., title 24, sec. 30), as amended June 2, 1939 (Public, Numbered 109, Seventy-sixth Congress), so as to provide compensation for donors of blood for persons entitled to treatment at Government expense whether or not the donors are in the Government service, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 609
  Pub. Law 77-197National defense, petroleum pipe lines AN ACT To facilitate the construction, extension, or completion of interstate petroleum pipe lines related to national defense, and to promote interstate commerce 55 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 77-198Central Valley project, Calif. AN ACT For the acquisition of Indian lands for the Central Valley project, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 612
  Pub. Law 77-199State of Vermont, claim JOINT RESOLUTION Directing the Comptroller General to readjust the account between the United States and the State of Vermont 55 Stat. 613
  Pub. Law 77-200Classification Act of 1923, amendments AN ACT To amend the Classification Act of 1923, as amended 55 Stat. 613
  Pub. Law 77-201Railway Mail Service AN ACT Relating to compensation of former employees of the Railway Mail Service in certain positions and reinstated prior to August 14, 1937 55 Stat. 615
  Pub. Law 77-202Government, etc., employees, annual leave AN ACT Making provision for payment of employees of the United States Government, its Territories or possessions, or the District of Columbia, for accumulated or accrued annual leave when ordered to active duty with the military or naval forces of the United States 55 Stat. 616
  Pub. Law 77-203Naval shore establishments, plant protection AN ACT To authorize a plant-protection force for naval shore establishments, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 616
  Pub. Law 77-204Oahu, T. H., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to convey to the Territory of Hawaii certain lands on the island of Oahu Territory of Hawaii, in consideration of the Governor of Hawaii having transferred to the United States certain lands in the Hawaiian Islands 55 Stat. 617
  Pub. Law 77-205Aviation fields, leases AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the leasing of public lands for use as public aviation fields", approved May 24, 1928, as amended 55 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 77-206Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, amendments AN ACT Providing for certain deferments and exemptions under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, for publicity with respect to classifications, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 77-207Rincon Indian Reservation, Calif. AN ACT To reserve a certain part of the public land in California for the benefit of the Rincon Band of Mission Indians 55 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 77-208Disability, etc., compensation to employees at certain U. S. bases AN ACT To provide compensation for disability or death resulting from injury to persons employed at military, air, and naval bases acquired by the United States from foreign countries, and on lands occupied or used by the United States for military or naval purposes outside the continental limits of the United States, including Alaska, Guantanamo, and the Philippine Islands, but excluding the Canal Zone, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 77-209Henry Melchior Muhlenberg JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the representation of the Government and people of the United States in the observance of the two hundredth anniversary of the coming of Doctor Henry Melchior Muhlenberg to the American colonies 55 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 77-210Naval aviation facilities AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 624
  Pub. Law 77-211Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To provide for the adjustment of tolls to be charged by the city of Washington, Missouri, in the maintenance and operation of a toll bridge across the Missouri River at or near Washington, Missouri 55 Stat. 625
  Pub. Law 77-212Bridge, 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 55 Stat. 626
  Pub. Law 77-213Service Extension Act of 1941 JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the periods of service of persons in the military service, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 626
  Pub. Law 77-214National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 61 of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, for the purpose of extending to Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and the Canal Zone the permission to organize military units not a part of the National Guard which was granted to the States by the amendment made to such section by the Act of October 21, 1940 55 Stat. 628
  Pub. Law 77-215Navy and Marine Corps, enlistments AN ACT To provide for the extension of enlistments in the Navy, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 629
  Pub. Law 77-216Coronado International Memorial, Ariz. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of the Coronado International Memorial, in the State of Arizona 55 Stat. 630
  Pub. Law 77-217National Cattle Theft Act AN ACT To provide for the punishment of persons transporting stolen cattle in interstate commerce, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 631
  Pub. Law 77-218Wildlife-restoration projects AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in wildlife-restoration projects, and for other purposes", approved September 2, 1937 55 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 77-219Walruses, Alaska AN ACT For the protection of walruses in the Territory of Alaska 55 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 77-220United Daughters of the Confederacy AN ACT Granting an extension of patent to the United Daughters of the Confederacy 55 Stat. 633
  Pub. Law 77-221Patent rights AN ACT To afford greater protection to the purchaser of patent rights 55 Stat. 634
  Pub. Law 77-222Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of bridges across the Monongahela River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 55 Stat. 634
  Pub. Law 77-223Bridge, Santee River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the South Carolina State Highway Department to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Santee River, at or near Leneudes Ferry, South Carolina 55 Stat. 635
  Pub. Law 77-224Bridge, Wabash River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a toll bridge across the Wabash River at or near Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana 55 Stat. 635
  Pub. Law 77-225Bridge, Tug Fork of Big Sandy River AN ACT To legalize the construction by the Big Creek Bridge Company, Consolidated, of a bridge across the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River at Nolan, West Virginia 55 Stat. 635
  Pub. Law 77-226Pipe lines, D. C. AN ACT To permit construction, maintenance, and use of certain pipe lines for petroleum and petroleum products in the District of Columbia 55 Stat. 637
  Pub. Law 77-227Bridges, New River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Department of Highways, Commonwealth of Virginia, to construct, maintain, and operate two free bridges across the New River, one at Bluff City and the other at Eggleston, in the State of Virginia 55 Stat. 637
  Pub. Law 77-228Flood control projects AN ACT Authorizing the construction of certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood control, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 638
  Pub. Law 77-229Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Monongahela River, 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 55 Stat. 651
  Pub. Law 77-230Army warrant officers AN ACT To strengthen the national defense by creating the grade of chief warrant officer in the Army, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 651
  Pub. Law 77-231Reemployment of retired employees AN ACT To permit the reemployment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of persons retired under the Civil Service Retirement Act 55 Stat. 654
  Pub. Law 77-232Rainbow Division, memorial AN ACT To authorize the Rainbow Division veterans to erect a suitable memorial to the Rainbow (Forty-second) Division, American Expeditionary Forces 55 Stat. 654
  Pub. Law 77-233Smithsonian Gallery of Art, D. C. AN ACT To permit the Smithsonian Gallery of Art Commission to purchase a model of the winning design for the proposed Smithsonian Gallery of Art, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 654
  Pub. Law 77-234National-defense 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, as amended November 30, 1940 55 Stat. 655
  Pub. Law 77-235Bridge, St. Lawrence River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Saint Lawrence River at or near Ogdensburg, New York, and for other purposes. 55 Stat. 655
  Pub. Law 77-236Fleet Reserve, pay AN ACT To provide for adjustment of the inactive-duty pay of certain transferred and retired members of the Fleet Reserve 55 Stat. 656
  Pub. Law 77-237Needy blind persons, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide aid for needy blind persons of the District of Columbia and authorizing appropriations therefor", approved August 24, 1935 55 Stat. 656
  Pub. Law 77-238Army mail clerks AN ACT Authorizing the designation of Army mail clerks and assistant Army mail clerks 55 Stat. 656
  Pub. Law 77-239Publication of inventions AN ACT To amend the Act relating to preventing the publication of inventions in the national interest, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 657
  Pub. Law 77-240Hawaii, public lands 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 55 Stat. 658
  Pub. Law 77-241Navy, public works AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 658
  Pub. Law 77-242War with Spain, etc., pensions AN ACT Granting increases in pensions to certain widows and dependents of persons who served in the military or naval forces of the United States during the War with Spain, the Boxer Rebellion, or the Philippine Insurrection 55 Stat. 665
  Pub. Law 77-243Bill of Rights Day JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the proper observance of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the first ten amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights 55 Stat. 665
  Pub. Law 77-244Smithsonian 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 55 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 77-245Smithsonian Institution, regent JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the filling of a vacancy which will occur August 6, 1941, in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution of the class other than Members of Congress 55 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 77-246Oil and gas conservation JOINT RESOLUTION Consenting to an interstate oil compact to conserve oil and gas 55 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 77-247First Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 669
  Pub. Law 77-248National Housing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, as amended 55 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 77-249Printing proceedings of certain veterans' organizations JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the printing, with illustrations, of the proceedings of the national encampments of various veterans' organizations in the United States as separate House documents 55 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 77-250Revenue Act of 1941 AN ACT To provide revenue, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 687
  Pub. Law 77-251North Slough, Oreg., dam construction 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 55 Stat. 728
  Pub. Law 77-252Army ofcers, temporary appointments JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize temporary appointments of officers in the Army of the United States 55 Stat. 728
  Pub. Law 77-253Richfield Springs, N. Y., lands AN ACT Authorizing the transfer of land owned by the United States back to the Spring Park Club, of Richfield Springs, New York 55 Stat. 729
  Pub. Law 77-254Merchant Marine, registry of pursers and surgeons AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the reb istry of pursers and surgeons as staff officers on vessels of the United States, and for other purposes", approved August 1, 1939 55 Stat. 729
  Pub. Law 77-255Manning of vessels AN ACT Relating to the manning of vessels 55 Stat. 730
  Pub. Law 77-256Army Medical Library and Museum, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Secretary of War to proceed with the construction of certain public works in connection with the War Department in the District of Columbia", approved June 15, 1938 55 Stat. 731
  Pub. Law 77-257Cut Bank, Mont., lands AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain Indian lands to the city of Cut Bank, Montana 55 Stat. 731
  Pub. Law 77-258Copyright Act of 1909, amendment AN ACT To amend section 8 of the Copyright Act of March 4, 1909, as amended, so as to preserve the rights of authors during the present emergency, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 732
  Pub. Law 77-259Able seamen on seagoing barges AN ACT Relating to the manning of certain seagoing barges 55 Stat. 732
  Pub. Law 77-260Shipping on the Great Lakes, etc. AN ACT To dispense with the requirement of clearance and entry for certain United States vessels on the Great Lakes which touch at Canadian ports for bunker fuel only 55 Stat. 733
  Pub. Law 77-261S. S. "Port Saunders" and S. S. "Hawk." AN ACT To permit the steamship Port Saunders, official number 220150, and steamship Hawk, official number 220149, to engage in the fisheries 55 Stat. 733
  Pub. Law 77-262Retirement pay and hospitalization of certain Reserve officers AN ACT To provide retirement pay and hospital benefits to certain Reserve officers, Army of the United States, disabled while on active duty 55 Stat. 733
  Pub. Law 77-263Hawaii, special homestead agreements, etc. AN ACT To ratify and confirm certain right of purchase leases, special homestead agreements, cash freehold agreements, certificates of occupation, homestead leases, and patents issued under or in purported compliance with section 73 of the Hawaiian Organic Act and the laws of the Territory of Hawaii 55 Stat. 734
  Pub. Law 77-264Recorder of deeds building, D. C. AN ACT To increase the amount authorized by the Act of July 11, 1940, for the construction of a building for the office of the recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia 55 Stat. 735
  Pub. Law 77-265Union Railroad Station, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act to provide for a Union Railroad Station in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 735
  Pub. Law 77-266Canal Zone, rental allowances AN ACT Relating to allowances for rental quarters of certain naval officers stationed in the Canal Zone 55 Stat. 735
  Pub. Law 77-267U. S. courts, witnesses and jurors, fees and costs AN ACT Relating to the payment of fees and costs of witnesses and jurors and the accounting therefor 55 Stat. 736
  Pub. Law 77-268Alien registration receipt cards AN ACT To amend the Alien Registration Act, 1940, by making it a criminal offense to reproduce alien registration receipt cards 55 Stat. 736
  Pub. Law 77-269U. S. and D. C. employees as witnesses AN ACT To authorize employees of the United States to testify on behalf of the District of Columbia and employees of the District of Columbia to testify on behalf of the United States and of the District of Columbia without loss of salary or annual leave 55 Stat. 737
  Pub. Law 77-270Reading matter for the blind AN ACT To further amend the Acts for promoting the circulation of reading matter among the blind 55 Stat. 737
  Pub. Law 77-271D. C. minimum wage law, amendments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to protect the lives and health and morals of women and minor workers in the District of Columbia, and to establish a Minimum Wage Board, and define its powers and duties, and to provide for the fixing of minimum wages for such workers, and for other purposes", approved September 19, 1918 55 Stat. 738
  Pub. Law 77-272Court of Claims AN ACT Relating to the traveling and subsistence expenses of judges and retired judges of the Court of Claims 55 Stat. 741
  Pub. Law 77-273Hawaii, lands AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain Government- owned lands in the Territory of Hawaii to the Honolulu Plantation Company 55 Stat. 741
  Pub. Law 77-274Requisition of property for national defense AN ACT To authorize the President of the United States to requisition property required for the defense of the United State s 55 Stat. 742
  Pub. Law 77-275Nationality Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend the Nationality Act of 1940 to preserve the nationality of citizens residing abroad 55 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 77-276Public contracts AN ACT To repeal sections 512; 513; 514; 515, as amended, of the Revised Statutes; sections 1 and 3 of the Act approved February 4, 1929 (45 Stat. 1147); and section 3744, as amended; 3745, 3746, and 3747 of the Revised Statutes 55 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 77-277National Training School for Boys, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act reorganizing the administration of Federal prisons 55 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 77-278Reconstruction Finance Corporation AN ACT To authorize the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to issue notes, bonds, and debentures in the sum of $1,500,000,000 in excess of existing authority 55 Stat. 744
  Pub. Law 77-279Railway Mail Service, laborers AN ACT To prescribe the time basis for computing pay for overtime work performed by laborers in the Railway Mail Service 55 Stat. 744
  Pub. Law 77-280Navy, salvage facilities AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to provide salvage facilities, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 745
  Pub. Law 77-281Organ Pipe Cactus Natiao-en al Monument, Ariz. AN ACT To permit mining within the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona 55 Stat. 745
  Pub. Law 77-282Second Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1942, and June 30, 1943, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 745
  Pub. Law 77-283Fair Labor Standards Act, amendment AN ACT To amend Public Law Numbered 718, Seventy-fifth Congress, approved June 25, 1938 55 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 77-284St. Elizabeths Hospital, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the admission to Saint Elizabeths Hospital of insane persons belonging to the Foreign Service of the United States 55 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 77-285Internal Revenue Code, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 124 of the Internal Revenue Code by extending the time for applications, and changing the procedure, for certification of national-defense facilities and contracts for amortization purposes 55 Stat. 757
  Pub. Law 77-286Loss, etc., of Government property AN ACT To authorize Army officers designated by the Secretary of War to take final action on reports of survey and vouchers pertaining to the loss, damage, spoilage, unserviceability, unsuitability, or destruction of Government property 55 Stat. 758
  Pub. Law 77-287Naval Reserve, etc., pay, allowances and mileage AN ACT To provide for pay and allowances and mileage or transportation for certain officers and enlisted men of the Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve and retired officers and enlisted men of the Navy and Marine Corps 55 Stat. 758
  Pub. Law 77-288U. S. Housing Authority, obligations AN ACT To amend the United States Housing Act, as amended 55 Stat. 759
  Pub. Law 77-289Aviation pilots, Naval and Marine Corps Reserve AN ACT To provide for the pay of aviation pilots in the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 759
  Pub. Law 77-290St. Elizabeths Hospital, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Federal Security Administrator to accept gifts for Saint Elizabeths Hospital and to provide for the administration of such gifts 55 Stat. 760
  Pub. Law 77-291Apportionment of Representatives AN ACT To provide for apportioning Representatives in Congress among the several States by the equal proportions method 55 Stat. 761
  Pub. Law 77-292Security of U. S. naval vessels AN ACT Providing for the security of United States naval vessels, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 763
  Pub. Law 77-293Criminal Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Criminal Code in respect to fires on the public domain or Indian lands or on certain lands owned or leased by, or under the partial, concurrent, or exclusive jurisdiction of the United States 55 Stat. 763
  Pub. Law 77-294Neutrality Act of 1929, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION To repeal sections 2, 3, and 6 of the Neutrality Act of 1939, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 77-295Defense Highway Act of 1941 AN ACT To supplement the Federal Aid Road Act, approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations during the national emergency declared by the President on May 27, 1941, for the immediate construction of roads urgently needed for the national defense, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 765
  Pub. Law 77-296Ketchikan, Alaska AN ACT To authorize the incorporated city of Ketchikan, Alaska, to undertake certain public works and for such purpose to issue bonds in a sum not exceeding $250,000 55 Stat. 770
  Pub. Law 77-297Hickam Field, Oahu, T. H. AN ACT To authorize maintenance and use of a banking house upon the United States military reservation at Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii 55 Stat. 772
  Pub. Law 77-298National cemetery, Honolulu, T. H. AN ACT To authorize an appropriation for the purpose of establishing a national cemetery at Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii 55 Stat. 772
  Pub. Law 77-299Kalamazoo National Guard Target Range, Mich. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to grant a right-of-way to Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company, across the Kalamazoo National Guard Target Range, Michigan 55 Stat. 772
  Pub. Law 77-300Massachusetts, vacancy in office of district judge AN ACT To repeal the prohibition against the filling of a vacancy in the office of district judge for the district of Massachusetts 55 Stat. 773
  Pub. Law 77-301Tennessee Valley Authority, bridge reconstruction AN ACT To provide for the alteration, reconstruction, or relocation of certain highway and railroad bridges by the Tennessee Valley Authority 55 Stat. 773
  Pub. Law 77-302Bridges, Minnesota River AN ACT To repeal the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the construction of bridges across a portion of the Minnesota River in the State of Minnesota", approved March 15, 1904 55 Stat. 774
  Pub. Law 77-303McMinnville, Oreg. AN ACT To reimburse the city of McMinnville, Oregon, for damages assessed to it by the United States for innocent trespass upon land belonging to the United States 55 Stat. 774
  Pub. Law 77-304Alaska, transportation of U. S. employees AN ACT To authorize transportation of employees of the United States on vessels of the Army transport service 55 Stat. 775
  Pub. Law 77-305Bridge, 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 55 Stat. 775
  Pub. Law 77-306Tennessee Valley Authority, accounts AN ACT To amend section 9 (b) of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, as amended by section 14 of the Act of August 31, 1935 55 Stat. 775
  Pub. Law 77-307Bridge, 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 Bridge Street in Plymouth Borough, between Plymouth and Hanover Townships, in the county of Luzerne, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 55 Stat. 776
  Pub. Law 77-308Kauai County, T. H. AN ACT To empower the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii to authorize the County of Kauai to issue improvement bonds 55 Stat. 776
  Pub. Law 77-309Hawaii, electric franchise AN ACT To approve Act numbered 112 of the Session Laws of 1941 of the Territory of Hawaii, entitled "An Act to amend Act 101 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1921, relating to the manufacture, maintenance, distribution, and supply of electric current for light and power within the districts of North and South Hilo and Puna, in the County of Hawaii, so as to extend the franchise to the districts of Kau and South Kohala in said county, and extend the term thereof as to the town of Hilo" 55 Stat. 777
  Pub. Law 77-310Lost or stolen checks AN ACT To authorize the Treasurer of the United States to make settlements with payees of lost or stolen checks, which have been paid on forged indorsements, in advance of reclamation, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 777
  Pub. Law 77-311Grosse Point Lighthouse Reservation, Ill. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to dispose of the remaining portion of the Grosse Point Lighthouse Reservation by deed to the city of Evanston, Illinois 55 Stat. 778
  Pub. Law 77-312Bridge at Cedar Point, Ala. AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction, by the Alabama Bridge Commission, an agency of the State of Alabama, of a toll bridge and causeway between Dauphin Island and the mainland at or near Cedar Point, within the State of Alabama 55 Stat. 778
  Pub. Law 77-313Supreme Court, rule-making authority AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Act of February 24, 1933, and of the Act of June 29, 1940, to proceedings to punish for criminal contempt of court 55 Stat. 779
  Pub. Law 77-314Chief of Chaplains, Army AN ACT To constitute an Army Chaplains' Corps with a brigadier general as Chief 55 Stat. 779
  Pub. Law 77-315Alaska Road Commission AN ACT To authorize the transportation of employees of the Alaska Road Commission, and to validate payments made for that and other purposes 55 Stat. 779
  Pub. Law 77-316Metropolitan Police, D. C. AN ACT Providing an appropriation for additional members of the Metropolitan Police force of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 779
  Pub. Law 77-317Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Minnesota and the city of Minneapolis to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Minneapolis, Minnesota 55 Stat. 780
  Pub. Law 77-318Bridge, Wabash River AN ACT Authorizing the State of Indiana to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Wabash River at or near Montezuma, Indiana 55 Stat. 780
  Pub. Law 77-319Quarters and subsistence AN ACT To provide for payments in advance to enlisted men of monetary allowance in lieu of quarters and subsistence under certain conditions 55 Stat. 781
  Pub. Law 77-320Army, examination of monthly accounts AN ACT To extend, under certain conditions, the time for examination of monthly accounts covering expenditures by disbursing officers of the Army after the date of actual receipt by bureaus and offices of the War Department, and before transmitting the same to the General Accounting Office 55 Stat. 781
  Pub. Law 77-321D. C. Unemployment Compensation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act 55 Stat. 781
  Pub. Law 77-322Army of Occupation of Germany Medal AN ACT Authorizing the procurement and issue of an Army of Occupation of Germany Medal for each person who served in Germany or Austria- Hungary during the period of occupation 55 Stat. 781
  Pub. Law 77-323Naval local defense vessels AN ACT To authorize the construction or acquisition of certain naval local defense vessels, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 782
  Pub. Law 77-324Coast Guard cutter AN ACT To provide for the construction of a Coast Guard cutter designed for ice-breaking and assistance work on the Great Lakes 55 Stat. 782
  Pub. Law 77-325Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, amendments AN ACT To amend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920, as amended, by amending sections 203 (4), 208 (3), 209, 213, 215, 220, and 222 thereof and by adding thereto a new section to be numbered section 225, all relating to the powers, duties, and functions of the Hawaiian Homes Commission 55 Stat. 782
  Pub. Law 77-326Construction activities, Army AN ACT To make provision for the construction activities of the Army 55 Stat. 787
  Pub. Law 77-327District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act AN ACT To regulate rents in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 788
  Pub. Law 77-328War with Japan JOINT RESOLUTION Declaring that a state of war exists between the Imperial Government of Japan and the Government and the people of the United States and making provisions to prosecute the same 55 Stat. 795
  Pub. Law 77-329Six months' death gratuity benefits AN ACT To extend the six months' death gratuity benefits, now paid only to dependents of officers and enlisted men of the Regular Army, to dependents of all officers, warrant officers, and enlisted men of the Army of the United States who die in line of duty while in active military service of the United States 55 Stat. 796
  Pub. Law 77-330Seeing-eye dogs AN ACT To permit seeing-eye dogs to enter Government buildings when accompanied by their blind masters, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 796
  Pub. Law 77-331War with Germany JOINT RESOLUTION Declaring that a state of war exists between the Government of Germany and the Government and the people of the United States and making provision to prosecute the same 55 Stat. 796
  Pub. Law 77-332War with Italy JOINT RESOLUTION Declaring that a state of war exists between the Government of Italy and the Government and the people of the United States and making provision to prosecute the same 55 Stat. 797
  Pub. Law 77-333Enlisted men needing medical care AN ACT To provide for continuing in the service of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard of the United States beyond the term of their enlistment, those suffering from service-connected disease or injury, and in need of medical care or hospitalization until recovery through such medical care and hospitalization 55 Stat. 797
  Pub. Law 77-334Coast Guard station, Two Rivers, Wis. AN ACT To authorize the conveyance of the old Coast Guard station building at Two Rivers, Wisconsin, to the Eleven Gold Star Post Numbered 1248, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Two Rivers, Wisconsin 55 Stat. 798
  Pub. Law 77-335Bridge, Sarasota Pass, etc., Fla. AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across Sarasota Pass, and across Longboat Pass, county of Manatee, State of Florida 55 Stat. 798
  Pub. Law 77-336Canal Zone Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code so as to provide for control of photographing, possession of cameras, and so forth, in areas of the Canal Zone 55 Stat. 798
  Pub. Law 77-337Naval, etc., enlistments AN ACT To provide for the extension of enlistments in the Navy in time of war, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 799
  Pub. Law 77-338Army of U. S., territorial use and periods of service JOINT RESOLUTION Removing restrictions on the territorial use of units and members of the Army of the United States, extending the periods of service of such personnel, and amending the National Defense Act with respect to the meaning of the term "Army of the United States 55 Stat. 799
  Pub. Law 77-339Contraband, D. C. penal institutions AN ACT To prohibit the introduction of contraband into the District of Columbia penal institutions 55 Stat. 800
  Pub. Law 77-340Retired Navy and Marine Corps officers on active duty AN ACT Providing for the pay and allowances of retired officers of the Navy and Marine Corps on active duty 55 Stat. 800
  Pub. Law 77-341D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 111, title 18, of the Code of the District of Columbia, with respect to designation of deputy clerks by the clerk of the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia 55 Stat. 801
  Pub. Law 77-342Marquette, Mich. JOINT RESOLUTION To declare abandoned the title of the city of Marquette, Michigan, to certain land in the county of Marquette, and to vest control of such land in the Secretary of the Treasury for Coast Guard purposes 55 Stat. 801
  Pub. Law 77-343Canal Zone Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code with respect to the trial of joint defendants, the removal of fugitives from justice, and the regulation of criminal procedure in the Canal Zone 55 Stat. 802
  Pub. Law 77-344Canal Zone Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code 55 Stat. 803
  Pub. Law 77-345Virginia, conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance to the State of Virginia, for highway purposes only, a portion of the Naval Mine Depot Reservation at Yorktown, Virginia 55 Stat. 804
  Pub. Law 77-346Canal Zone Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code 55 Stat. 804
  Pub. Law 77-347Canal Zone Code, amendments AN ACT To amend section 96, title 2, of the Canal Zone Code, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 805
  Pub. Law 77-348Aeronautics instruction, D. C. AN ACT To provide aviation education in the senior high schools of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 806
  Pub. Law 77-349Coast Guard, small craft AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to purchase or accept as gifts motorboats, yachts, and similar vessels for Coast Guard use 55 Stat. 807
  Pub. Law 77-350Unwholesome food, D. C. AN ACT To prevent the sale of unwholesome food in the District of Columbia 55 Stat. 807
  Pub. Law 77-351Radio operators, employment on certain vessels AN ACT To provide additional safeguards to the radio communications service of ships of the United States in the interest of national defense, and for other purposes. 55 Stat. 808
  Pub. Law 77-352Vagrancy, D. C. AN ACT To define and punish vagrancy in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 808
  Pub. Law 77-353Third Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1942 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1942, and June 30, 1943, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 810
  Pub. Law 77-354First War Powers Act, 1941 AN ACT To expedite the prosecution of the war effort 55 Stat. 838
  Pub. Law 77-355Anthracite coal commission JOINT RESOLUTION Creating a commission to investigate ways and means for improving economic conditions in the anthracite coal producing regions of the United States 55 Stat. 841
  Pub. Law 77-356Federal reclamation laws, administration AN ACT To facilitate and simplify the administration of the Federal reclamation laws and the Act of August 11, 1939, as amended 55 Stat. 842
  Pub. Law 77-357Bedford, Mass., easements AN ACT Authorizing the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to grant easements in certain lands to the town of Bedford, Massachusetts, for road-widening purposes 55 Stat. 842
  Pub. Law 77-358Carlstrom and Dorr Fields Military Reservations, Fla. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to sell to the Embry-Riddle Company the military reservations of Carlstrom and Dorr Fields, Florida 55 Stat. 843
  Pub. Law 77-359Pensions AN ACT To provide pensions at wartime rates for officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard disabled in line of duty as a direct result of armed conflict, while engaged in extra hazardous service or while the United States is engaged in war, and for the dependents of those who die from such cause, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 844
  Pub. Law 77-360Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, amendments AN ACT To amend the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 by providing for the extension of liability for military service and for the registration of the manpower of the Nation, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 844
  Pub. Law 77-361Veterans, service connection of disabilities AN ACT To facilitate standardization and uniformity of procedure relating to determination of service connection of injuries or diseases alleged to have been incurred in or aggravated by active service in a war, campaign or expedition 55 Stat. 847
  Pub. Law 77-362Defense public works and equipment, D. C. AN ACT Authorizing advancements from the Federal Works Administrator for the provision of certain defense public works and equipment in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 847
  Pub. Law 77-363Board of Public Welfare, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Board of Public Welfare in and for the District of Columbia, to determine its functions, and for other purposes", approved March 16, 1926 55 Stat. 849
  Pub. Law 77-364Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1942, amendment AN ACT Amending the Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1942, so as to provide for agricultural conservation program payments to farmers whose crops have been acquired under the national-defense program 55 Stat. 850
  Pub. Law 77-365Retired war veterans, hospitalization AN ACT To amend section 4, Public Law Numbered 198, Seventy-sixth Congress, July 19, 1939, to authorize hospitalization of retired officers and enlisted men who are war veterans on a parity with other war veterans 55 Stat. 850
  Pub. Law 77-366Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of June 25, 1938, as amended, by providing for the certification of batches of drugs composed wholly or partly of insulin, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 851
  Pub. Law 77-367Philippine Independence Act, suspension of certain provisions AN ACT To suspend the export tax and the reduction of the quota prescribed by section 6 of the Act of March 24, 1934 (48 Stat. 456), as amended, for a fixed period, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 852
  Pub. Law 77-368Alaska and Hawaii, championship boxing bouts AN ACT To permit fifteen-round championship boxing bouts in the Territories of Alaska and Hawaii 55 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 77-369Navy, construction of vessels AN ACT To establish the composition of the United States Navy, to authorize the construction of certain naval vessels, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 77-370Hawaii, commission to investigate Japanese attack JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the commission appointed by the President to conduct an investigation in connection with the attack on Hawaii, to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of books, papers, and documents 55 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 77-371National Defense, additional appropriations, 1942, 1943 JOINT RESOLUTION To provide additional appropriations incident to the national defense for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1942, and June 30, 1943, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 855
  Pub. Law 77-372Virgin Islands, homestead projects JOINT RESOLUTION Transferring the administration of the homestead projects established in the Virgin Islands from the government of the Virgin Islands to the Department of Agriculture Dec. 23, 1941 55 Stat. 857
  Pub. Law 77-373Black-outs in D. C. AN ACT To authorize black-outs in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 858
  Pub. Law 77-374Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, amendments AN ACT To extend the period within which the Secretary of Agriculture may carry out the purposes of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act by making payments to agricultural producers, and for other purposes Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 860
  Pub. Law 77-375Inter-American Highway AN ACT To provide for cooperation with Central American republics in the construction of the Inter-American Highway Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 860
  Pub. Law 77-376Counsel in selective service matters AN ACT Extending the provisions of Public Law 47, Seventy-seventh Congress, to State Directors of Selective Service and members of Alien Enemy Hearing Boards Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 861
  Pub. Law 77-377Marine Corps, examination of monthly accounts AN ACT To extend the time for examination of monthly accounts covering expenditures by disbursing officers of the United States Marine Corps Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 862
  Pub. Law 77-378Navy, public works projects AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 862
  Pub. Law 77-379Thanksgiving Day JOINT RESOLUTION Making the fourth Thursday in November a legal holiday Dec. 26, 1941 --- 862 55 Stat. 862
  Pub. Law 77-380Employment of minors, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act of Congress entitled "An Act to regulate the employment of minors within the District of Columbia", approved May 29, 1928 - Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 863
  Pub. Law 77-381Federal Explosives Act AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to prohibit the manufacture, distribution, storage, use, and possession in time of war of explosives, providing regulations for the safe manufacture, distribution, storage, use, and possession of the same, and for other purposes", approved October 6, 1917 (40 Stat.385) Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 863
  Pub. Law 77-382Veterans' Administration facilities AN ACT Relating to the disposition of personal property of certain deceased patients or members of United States Veterans' Administration facilities Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 868
  Pub. Law 77-383Motor-vehicle-fuel taxes, D. C. AN ACT Increasing motorvehicle- fuel taxes in the District of Columbia for the period January 1, 1942, to June 30, 1951 - Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 871
  Pub. Law 77-384Wheat-marketing quotas AN ACT To amend Public Law Numbered 74 of the Seventy-seventh Congress, relating to wheatmarketing quotas under the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 872
  Pub. Law 77-385Virgin Islands Organic Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Organic Act of the Virgin Islands of the United States, approved June 22, 1936 Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 872
  Pub. Law 77-386Sugar Act of 1937, amendments AN ACT To amend the Sugar Act of 1937, as amended, and for other purposes Dec. 26, 1941 55 Stat. 872
  Pub. Law 77-387Los Angeles, Calif., easements AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to execute easement deeds to the city of Los Angeles, California, for the use and occupation of lands and water areas in connection with the Sepulveda Dam and Reservoir project and the Hansen Dam and Reservoir project on the Los Angeles River Dec. 27, 1941 55 Stat. 873
  Pub. Law 77-388National cemetery, Portland, Oreg. AN ACT To provide for a national cemetery in the vicinity of Portland, Oregon Dec. 29, 1941 55 Stat. 875
  Pub. Law 77-389Disbursing officers, duties AN ACT To fix the responsibilities of disbursing and certifying officers, and for other purposes - Dec. 29, 1941 55 Stat. 875
  Pub. Law 77-390Weapons or explosives on certain vessels AN ACT To prohibit the possession of dangerous weapons and explosives on board certain vessels Dec. 31, 1941 55 Stat. 876
  Pub. Law 77-391Union Church of the Canal Zone AN ACT To incorporate the Union Church of the Canal Zone Dec. 31, 1941 55 Stat. 877
  Pub. Law 77-392Alaska, Militia and Territorial Guard AN ACT To establish a military code for the Territory of Alaska Dec. 31, 1941 55 Stat. 879
  Pub. Law 77-393Damages by American forces a broad AN ACT To provide for the prompt settlement of claims for damages occasioned by Army, Navy, and Marine Corps forces in foreign countries - Jan. 2, 1942 55 Stat. 880
  Pub. Law 77-394Hawaii, employment of U. S. nationals AN ACT To authorize the employment of nationals of the United States on any public work of the United States in the Territory of Hawaii 55 Stat. 881
  Pub. Law 77-395Congress, dates of meeting JOINT RESOLUTION Fixing the dates of meeting of the second session of the Seventy-seventh Congress and of the first session of the Seventy-eighth Congress 55 Stat. 881
  Pub. Law 77-396Kemmerer, Wyo., conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance of certain lands to the town of Kemmerer, Wyoming 55 Stat. 881
  Pub. Law 77-397Board of Public Welfare, D. C. AN ACT To give additional powers to the Board of Public Welfare of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 55 Stat. 882