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Statutes at Large Volume 58 (1944) Table of Contents

VOL. 57 ⇔ VOL. 59

Volume 58:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 78-220Mayflower Hotel Corporation, D. C. AN ACT To permit the construction, maintenance, and use of certain pipe lines for steam-heating purposes in the District of Columbia 58 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 78-221Nationality Act of 1940, amendments AN ACT To amend the Nationality Act of 1940 58 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 78-222Judicial Code, amendment AN ACT To authorize the appointment of court reporters in the district courts of the United States, to fix their duties, to provide for their compensation, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 78-223Senate, contingent expenses JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation for contingent expenses of the Senate 58 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 78-224Navy, public works AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 78-225Mustering-Out Payment Act of 1944 AN ACT To provide for mustering-out payments to members of the armed forces, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 8
  Pub. Law 78-226Thomas Alva Edison Day JOINT RESOLUTION Requesting the President to proclaim February 11, 1944, as Edison Day in commemoration of the birthday of Thomas Alva Edison 58 Stat. 10
  Pub. Law 78-227Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act creating the Arkansas-Mississippi Bridge Commission; defining the authority power, and duties of said Commission; and authorizing said commission and its successors and assigns to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Friar Point, Mississippi, and Helena, Arkansas, and for other purposes", approved May 17, 1939 58 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 78-228Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a railroad bridge across the Missouri River at or near Randolph, Missouri 58 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 78-229Farm Labor Supply Appropriation Act, 1944 JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation to assist in providing a supply and distribution of farm labor for the calendar year 1944 58 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 78-230Bureau of Engraving and Printing, charwomen AN ACT To remit claims of the United States on account of overpayments to part-time charwomen in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 18
  Pub. Law 78-231Alaska, coal lands AN ACT To amend sections 6, 7, and 8 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the leasing of coal lands in the Territory of Alaska, and for other purposes", approved October 20, 1914 (38 Stat. 741, 743; 48 U. S. C., sets. 440, 441, 442) 58 Stat. 18
  Pub. Law 78-232Great Smoky Mountains National Park AN ACT To authorize the acceptance of donations of land for the construction of a scenic parkway to provide an appropriate view of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from the Tennessee side of the park, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 19
  Pub. Law 78-233Tax sales, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act in relation to taxes and tax sales in the District of Columbia", approved February 28, 1898, as amended 58 Stat. 20
  Pub. Law 78-234Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., D. C. AN ACT To permit the construction and use of certain pipe lines for pneumatic tube transmission in the District of Columbia 58 Stat. 20
  Pub. Law 78-235Revenue Act of 1948 AN ACT To provide revenue, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 21
  Pub. Law 78-236Belle Fourche River Compact AN ACT To grant the consent of Congress to a compact entered into by the States of South Dakota and Wyoming relating to the waters of the' Belle Fourche River Basin, to make provisions concerning the exercise of Federal jurisdiction as to those waters, to promote the most efficient use of those waters, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 94
  Pub. Law 78-237Fur seals AN ACT To give effect to the Provisional Fur Seal Agreement of 1942 between the United States of America and Canada; to protect the fur seals of the Pribilof Islands; and for other purposes 58 Stat. 100
  Pub. Law 78-238Navy Nurse Corps, military rank AN ACT To grant military rank to certain members of the Navy Nurse Corps 58 Stat. 105
  Pub. Law 78-239Possession or sale of shad and herring, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Code of the District of Columbia providing for the sale of fish of the shad or herring species, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 105
  Pub. Law 78-240Commodity Credit Corporation, continuance JOINT RESOLUTION Continuing the Commodity Credit Corporation as an agency of the United States until June 30, 1945 58 Stat. 105
  Pub. Law 78-241Assistant Secretary of the Interior AN ACT To provide for the appointment of an additional Assistant Secretary of the Interior 58 Stat. 107
  Pub. Law 78-242Pensions to veterans of certain wars AN ACT To liberalize theservice pension laws relating to veterans of the War with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, and the China Relief Expedition, and their dependents 58 Stat. 107
  Pub. Law 78-243Reimbursement of certain protection agencies, Oregon AN ACT For the relief of the State of Oregon, Department of Forestry of the State of Oregon, and certain organized protection agencies in the State of Oregon for protection of unappropriated public-forest lands intermingled with Oregon and California lands from July 1, 1938, to June 30, 1939 58 Stat. 108
  Pub. Law 78-244Dry milk solids AN ACT To fix a reasonable definition and standard of identity of certain dry milk solids 58 Stat. 108
  Pub. Law 78-245Pensions, Indian wars AN ACT To amend the Act of March 3, 1927, entitled "An Act granting pensions to certain soldiers who served in the Indian wars from 1817 to 1898, and for other purposes." 58 Stat. 108
  Pub. Law 78-246Havasupai Indian Reservation AN ACT To reserve certain public-domain lands in the State of Arizona for addition to the Havasupai Indian Reservation, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 110
  Pub. Law 78-247Stowaways on aircraft AN ACT Making it a misdemeanor to stow away on aircraft and providing punishment therefor 58 Stat. 111
  Pub. Law 78-248Training of nurses AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the training of nurses for the armed forces, governmental and civilian hospitals, health agencies, and war industries, through grants to institutions providing such training, and for other purposes", approved June 15, 1943, so as to provide for the full participation of institutions of the United States in the program for the training of nurses, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 111
  Pub. Law 78-249Nonapplicability of certain provisions of law JOINT RESOLUTION To limit the operation of sections 109 and 113 of the Criminal Code, and sections 361, 365, and 366 of the Revised Statutes, and certain other provisions of law 58 Stat. 113
  Pub. Law 78-250Administrator of Veterans' Affairs AN ACT To provide retirement benefits for certain persons who serve as Administrator of Veterans' Affairs 58 Stat. 113
  Pub. Law 78-251Bankruptcy 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 58 Stat. 113
  Pub. Law 78-252MacArthur Boulevard, D. C.-Md. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to change the name of Conduit Road in the District of Columbia", approved March 4, 1942 58 Stat. 115
  Pub. Law 78-253D. C. employees and White House Police Force AN ACT To extend for one year the date of termination of Public Law 22, dated April 1, 1943, entitled "To provide for a temporary increase in compensation for certain employees of the District of Columbia Government and the White House Police Force" 58 Stat. 115
  Pub. Law 78-254Cash awards for useful suggestions JOINT RESOLUTION To provide cash awards to personnel of the Maritime Commission and the War Shipping Administration for useful suggestions to improve administration of their activities 58 Stat. 115
  Pub. Law 78-255Golden Gate Bridge AN ACT To authorize the charging of tolls for the passage or transit of Government traffic over the Golden Gate Bridge 58 Stat. 116
  Pub. Law 78-256Navy, ship repair facilities AN ACT Authorizing appropriations for the United States Navy for additional ship repair facilities, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 116
  Pub. Law 78-257Yellowstone River Compact AN ACT To extend the time within which the States of Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming may negotiate and enter into a compact or agreement for division of the waters of the Yellowstone River 58 Stat. 117
  Pub. Law 78-258Registration fees AN ACT To amend section 31 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 58 Stat. 117
  Pub. Law 78-259Postal Service, mail handler AN ACT To change the name of "laborer" in the Postal Service to that of "mail handler" 58 Stat. 118
  Pub. Law 78-260Right-of-way for oil pipe line AN ACT To provide a rightof- way for an oil pipe line over the Ogden Ordnance Depot Military Reservation 58 Stat. 118
  Pub. Law 78-261Prosecutions after repeal or expiration of statutes AN ACT To permit prosecutions after the lapse of a temporary statute for offenses committed prior to its expiration 58 Stat. 118
  Pub. Law 78-262Sitka, Alaska AN ACT For the protection of the water supply of the city of Sitka, Alaska 58 Stat. 119
  Pub. Law 78-263Postal Service, dual compensation AN ACT To relieve former postal employees who performed postal duties after induction into the military service 58 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 78-264Navy, transfer of title to certain lands AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the city of New York certain lands within the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the city of New York 58 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 78-265Marine Corps, titles for heads of certain staff departments AN ACT To provide titles for heads of staff departments of the United States Marine Corps, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 121
  Pub. Law 78-266Postal Service, pay increases for substitute employees AN ACT To grant increases in compensation to substitute employees in the Postal Service, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 121
  Pub. Law 78-267United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration JOINT RESOLUTION To enable the United States to participate in the work of the United Nations relief and rehabilitation organization 58 Stat. 122
  Pub. Law 78-268Army, brigadier generals AN ACT To amend section 4 of the Act approved June 13, 1940 58 Stat. 128
  Pub. Law 78-269Navy and Marine Corps, death gratuity AN ACT To amend the provision of the Act authorizing payment of six months' death gratuity to widow, child, or dependent relative of officers, enlisted men, or nurses of the Navy or Marine Corps, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 129
  Pub. Law 78-270U. S. Military Academy, teacher of music. AN ACT To eliminate a pay discrimination against the teacher of music at the United States Military Academy 58 Stat. 130
  Pub. Law 78-271Postal Service, postmasters of fourth class AN ACT To place postmasters at fourth-class post offices on an annual-salary basis, and fix their rate of pay; and provide allowances for rent, fuel, light, and equipment, and fix the rates thereof 58 Stat. 130
  Pub. Law 78-272Grains for feed, etc. AN ACT To extend for an additional ninety days the period during which certain grains and other products to be used for livestock and poultry feed may be imported from foreign countries free of duty 58 Stat. 131
  Pub. Law 78-273Cooperative sustained-yield forest management AN ACT To promote sustained-yield forest management in order thereby (a) to stabilize communities, forest industries, employment, and taxable forest wealth; (b) to assure a continuous and ample supply of forest products; and (c) to secure the benefits of forests in regulation of water supply and stream flow, prevention of soil erosion, amelioration of climate, and preserver tion of wildlife 58 Stat. 132
  Pub. Law 78-274U. S. Naval Academy, gifts and bequests AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to accept gifts and bequests for the United States Naval Academy, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 135
  Pub. Law 78-275Corporate surety bonds AN ACT To amend the Act approved March 2, 1895, as amended 58 Stat. 135
  Pub. Law 78-276Burley tobacco acreage allotment JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, for the purpose of further regulating interstate and foreign commerce in tobacco, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 136
  Pub. Law 78-277Absentee voting in time of war AN ACT To facilitate voting, in time of war, by members of the land and naval forces, members of the merchant marine, and others, absent from the place of their residence, and to amend the Act of September 16, 1942, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 136
  Pub. Law 78-278Manufacture, etc., of tokens or similar devices AN ACT To amend chapter 7 of the Criminal Code 58 Stat. 149
  Pub. Law 78-279First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1944 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 150
  Pub. Law 78-280Pensions for certain helpless children AN ACT To authorize pensions for certain physically or mentally helpless children, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 186
  Pub. Law 78-281Hawaii, revenue bonds AN ACT To ratify and confirm act 16 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1943, extending the time within which revenue bonds may be issued and delivered under act 174 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1935 58 Stat. 186
  Pub. Law 78-282Alaska, salary of secretary AN ACT To fix the annual compensation of the secretary of the Territory of Alaska 58 Stat. 187
  Pub. Law 78-283Senate and House of Representatives, folding of pamphlets JOINT RESOLUTION - Providing for the employment of Government employees for folding speeches and pamphlets, House of Representatives 58 Stat. 187
  Pub. Law 78-284War minerals relief statutes, awards AN ACT To enable the Secretary of the Interior to complete payment of awards in connection with the war minerals relief statutes 58 Stat. 187
  Pub. Law 78-285War Shipping Administration AN ACT To clarify the application of section 1 (b) of Public Law 17, Seventy-eighth Congress, to certain services performed by seamen as employees of the United States through the War Shipping Administration 58 Stat. 188
  Pub. Law 78-286Stowaways on vessels AN ACT To amend the Act making it a misdemeanor to stow away on vessels 58 Stat. 188
  Pub. Law 78-287Of fice of Price Administration AN ACT To exempt certain officers and employees of the Office of Price Administration from certain provisions of the Criminal Code and Revised Statutes 58 Stat. 189
  Pub. Law 78-288Defense Highway Act of 1941, amendment AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Defense Highway Act of 1941, as amended 58 Stat. 189
  Pub. Law 78-289Navy, public works AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 189
  Pub. Law 78-290Synthetic liquid fuel demonstration plants AN ACT Authorizing the construction and operation of demonstration plants to produce synthetic liquid fuels from coal, oil shales, agricultural and forestry products, and other substances, in order to aid the prosecution of the war, to conserve and increase the oil resources of the Nation, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 190
  Pub. Law 78-291Fire and Casualty Act, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Fire and Casualty Act of the District of Columbia 58 Stat. 192
  Pub. Law 78-292Child placement, D. C. AN ACT To regulate the placing of children in family homes, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 193
  Pub. Law 78-293Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 195
  Pub. Law 78-294Registers of district land offices AN ACT To fix the compensation of registers of the district land offices in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, as amended 58 Stat. 215
  Pub. Law 78-295Merchant Marine Act, 1936, amendment AN ACT To amend Subtitle-Insurance of Title II of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, to authorize suspension of the statute of limitations in certain cases, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 216
  Pub. Law 78-296Forest perpetuation AN ACT To amend section 3 of the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat. 653; 16 U. S. C. 566) 58 Stat. 216
  Pub. Law 78-297Fire Department, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to fix the salaries of officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia" 58 Stat. 217
  Pub. Law 78-298Limitation of operation of designated statutes JOINT RESOLUTION To limit the operation of sections 109 and 113 of the Criminal Code, and sections 361, 365, and 366 of the Revised Statutes, and certain other provisions of law 58 Stat. 217
  Pub. Law 78-299Judicial Code, amendment AN ACT Relating to the status of retired judges 58 Stat. 218
  Pub. Law 78-300Service-connected disability AN ACT To amend part II of Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a) 58 Stat. 219
  Pub. Law 78-301Merchant Marine Academy JOINT RESOLUTION To establish a Board of Visitors for the United States Merchant Marine Academy 58 Stat. 220
  Pub. Law 78-302Survey of fishery resources JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing and directing the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior to conduct a survey of the marine and fresh-water fishery resources of the United States, its Territories, and possessions 58 Stat. 220
  Pub. Law 78-303Maternity and infant care JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the fiscal year 1944 for emergency maternity and infant care for wives of enlisted men in the armed forces 58 Stat. 222
  Pub. Law 78-304Lend-Lease Act, extension AN ACT To extend for one year the provisions of an Act to promote the defense of the United States, approved March 11, 1941, as amended 58 Stat. 222
  Pub. Law 78-305Fishing and other vessels, return to owners AN ACT To amend the Act of April 29 1943, to authorize the return to private ownership of Great takes vessels and vessels of one thousand gross tons or less, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 223
  Pub. Law 78-306Postmasters AN ACT Relating to the appointment of postmasters 58 Stat. 224
  Pub. Law 78-307Flood and windstorm damage JOINT RESOLUTION To provide assistance to farmers whose property was destroyed or damaged, in whole or in part, by floods and windstorms in 1944, in order to enable them to continue farming operations to produce food for the war effort 58 Stat. 224
  Pub. Law 78-308Artificial limbs and other appliances AN ACT To regulate the furnishing of artificial limbs or other appliances to retired officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard and to certain civilian employees of the military and naval forces of the Regular Establishment 58 Stat. 225
  Pub. Law 78-309Seeing-eye dogs AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to furnish seeing-eve dogs for blind veterans 58 Stat. 226
  Pub. Law 78-310National forests AN ACT To amend the Acts of August 26, 1935 (49 Stat. 866), May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 347), June 15, 1938 (52 Stat. 699), and June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1205), which authorizes the appropriation of receipts from certain national forests for the purchase of lands within the boundaries of such forests, to provide that any such receipts not appropriated or appropriated but not expended or obligated shall be disposed of in the. same manner as other national-forest receipts, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 227
  Pub. Law 78-311Navy, ordnance manufacturing facilities, etc. AN ACT Authorizing appropriations for the United States Navy for additional ordnance manufacturing and production facilities, and for other purposes, May 26, 1944 229 58 Stat. 229
  Pub. Law 78-312Service-connected disability compensation, etc. AN ACT To increase the service-connected disability rates of comp ensation or pension payable to veterans of World War I and World War II and veterans entitled to wartime rates based on service on or after September 16, 1940, for service-connected disabilities, and to increase the rates for widows and children under Public Law 484, Seventy-third Congress, as amended, and to include widows and children of World War II veterans for benefits under the latter Act 58 Stat. 229
  Pub. Law 78-313World War veterans, pension increase AN ACT To increase the rate of pension for World War veterans from $40 to $50 per month, to $60 per month in certain specified cases, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 78-314Pensions, etc., to certain persons receiving retired pay AN ACT To provide for payment of pensions and compensation to certain persons who are receiving retired pay 58 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 78-315Individual Income Tax Act of 1944 AN ACT To provide for simplification of the individual income tax 58 Stat. 231
  Pub. Law 78-316Menominee Tribe of Indians, judgment JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the disposition of the proceeds to accrue as a result of the interlocutory judgment of the Court of Claims in the suit brought against the United States by the Menominee Tribe of Indians, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 255
  Pub. Law 78-317Navajo Indian Reservation, Arizona AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to exchange certain lands within the Navajo Indian Reservation, Arizona 58 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 78-318Emergency /load-control works AN ACT To provide for emergency flood-control work made necessary by recent floods, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 78-319Panama Canal, recognition of civilian services AN ACT To provide for the recognition of the services of the civilian officials and employees, citizens of the United States, engaged in and about the construction of the Panama Canal 58 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 78-320Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, amendments AN ACT To withdraw and restore to their previous status under the control of the Territory of Hawaii certain Hawaiian home lands required for use for airplane landing fields, and to amend sections 202, 203, and 207 of title 2 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 78-321National survey of forest resources AN ACT To amend section 9 of the Act of May 22, 1928, authorizing and directing a national survey of forest resources 58 Stat. 265
  Pub. Law 78-322Navy, landing and district craft AN ACT Authorizing the acquisition and conversion or construction of certain landing craft and district craft for the United States Navy, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 265
  Pub. Law 78-323Natives of Alaska, advance obligations AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to incur obligations for the benefit of natives of Alaska in advance of the enactment of legislation making appropriations therefor 58 Stat. 266
  Pub. Law 78-324Crow Indians, revolving fund AN ACT Extending the time for repayment and authorizing increase of the revolving fund for the benefit of the Crow Indians 58 Stat. 266
  Pub. Law 78-325Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 58 Stat. 266
  Pub. Law 78-326Bridge, Calcasieu River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Calcasieu River at or near Lake Charles, Louisiana 58 Stat. 267
  Pub. Law 78-327Insurance rates, D. C. AN ACT To provide for regulation of certain insurance rates in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 267
  Pub. Law 78-328Tariff Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend section 451 of the Tariff Act of 1930, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 269
  Pub. Law 78-329Hungry Horse Dam, Montana AN ACT To provide for the partial construction of the Hungry Horse Dam on the South Fork of the Flathead River in the State of Montana, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 270
  Pub. Law 78-330Minnesota Chippewa Tribe of Indians, tribal funds AN ACT To provide for the disposition of tribal funds of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe of Indians a-m'end'-t 58 Stat. 271
  Pub. Law 78-331D. C. Alley Dwelling Act, amendments AN ACT To he District of Columbia Alley Dwelling Act, approved June 12, 1934, as amended 58 Stat. 271
  Pub. Law 78-332Suits in equity AN ACT To amend the Expediting Act 58 Stat. 272
  Pub. Law 78-333Public Debt Act of 1944 AN ACT To increase the debt limit of the United States 58 Stat. 272
  Pub. Law 78-334Postal Service AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to fix the hours of duty of postal employees, and for other purposes", approved August 14, 1935, as amended 58 Stat. 273
  Pub. Law 78-335Upper Mississippi River Wild Life and Fish Refuge AN ACT To add certain lands to the Upper Mississippi River Wild Life and Fish Refuge 58 Stat. 274
  Pub. Law 78-336Common-carrier railroads, coal deposit leases AN ACT To amend the fourth and fifth provisos of section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to promote the mining of coal, phosphate, oil, oil shale, gas, and sodium on the public domain", approved February 25, 1920 (41 Stat. 437, 438; 30 U. S. C., secs. 201, 202) 58 Stat. 275
  Pub. Law 78-337Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Minnesota Department of Highways and the county of Crow Wing in Minnesota to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mississippi River at Mill Street in Brainerd, Minnesota 58 Stat. 275
  Pub. Law 78-338Books for adult blind AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide books for the adult blind 58 Stat. 276
  Pub. Law 78-339Pearl Harbor catastrophe JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the statute of limitation in certain cases 58 Stat. 276
  Pub. Law 78-340Aid to Dependent Children Act, D. C. AN ACT To provide aid to dependent children in the District of Columbia 58 Stat. 277
  Pub. Law 78-341D. C. Minimum-Wage Law, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION 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, as amended 58 Stat. 279
  Pub. Law 78-342Klamath Drainage District, contract AN ACT To approve a contract negotiated with the Klamath Drainage District and to authorize its execution, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 279
  Pub. Law 78-343Naval petroleum reserves AN ACT To amend the part of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1921, and for other purposes", approved June 4, 1920, as amended, relating to the conservation, care, custody, protection, and operation of the naval petroleum and oil-shale reserves 58 Stat. 280
  Pub. Law 78-344Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1 JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for operation of naval petroleum and oil-shale reserves 58 Stat. 283
  Pub. Law 78-345Sugar Act of 1937, amendments AN ACT To extend, for two additional years, the provisions of the Sugar Act of 1937, as amended, and the taxes with respect to sugar 58 Stat. 283
  Pub. Law 78-346Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 AN ACT To provide Federal Government aid for the readjustment in civilian life of returning World War II veterans 58 Stat. 284
  Pub. Law 78-347Naval Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and additional appropriations therefor for the fiscal year 1944, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 301
  Pub. Law 78-348Grants to States JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for grants to States under the Social Security Act 58 Stat. 323
  Pub. Law 78-349Tunnel sites AN ACT Providing for the suspension of certain requirements relating to work on tunnel sites 58 Stat. 324
  Pub. Law 78-350Army, appointment of members of Army Nurse Corps, etc., as officers AN ACT To authorize temporary appointment as officers in the Army of the United States of members of the Army Nurse Corps, female persons having the necessary qualifications for appointment in such corps, female dietetic and physical-therapy personnel of the Medical Department of the Army (exclusive of students and apprentices), and female persons having the necessary qualifications for appointment in such department as female dietetic or physical-therapy personnel, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 324
  Pub. Law 78-351Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend further the Civil Service Retirement Act, approved May 29, 1930, as amended 58 Stat. 326
  Pub. Law 78-352War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, for civil functions administered by the War Department, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 327
  Pub. Law 78-353Civil service retirement fund AN ACT Relating to the computation of interest on contributions to the civil service retirement fund returned to employees upon their separation from the service 58 Stat. 334
  Pub. Law 78-354Legislative and Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch and for the Judiciary for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 334
  Pub. Law 78-355Soil Conservation Service AN ACT To authorize the Soil Conservation Service to lend certain equipment 58 Stat. 359
  Pub. Law 78-356Training of State, etc., military forces AN ACT To amend section 61 of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, for the purpose of providing such training of State and Territorial military forces as is deemed necessary to enable them to execute their internal security responsibilities within their respective States and Territories 58 Stat. 359
  Pub. Law 78-357Compensation for useful suggestions or inventions AN ACT To provide equitable compensation for useful suggestions or inventions by personnel of the Department of the Interior 58 Stat. 360
  Pub. Law 78-358Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 361
  Pub. Law 78-359Veterans' Preference Act of 1944 AN ACT To give honorably discharged veterans, their widows, and the wives of disabled veterans, who themselves are not qualified, preference in employment where Federal funds are disbursed 58 Stat. 387
  Pub. Law 78-360Military Academy cadets and graduates, mileage allowance AN ACT To clarify the law relative to allowances for mileage of graduates of the United States Military Academy and transportation of their dependents on assignment to their first duty station and to the mileage allowance of persons entering the United States Military Academy as cadets 58 Stat. 392
  Pub. Law 78-361Sitka, Alaska AN ACT To authorize the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska to grant and convey certain lands to the city of Sitka, Alaska, for street purposes 58 Stat. 393
  Pub. Law 78-362Army, Chief of Chaplains AN ACT Authorizing the appointment of the Chief of Chaplains to the temporary rank of major general, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 393
  Pub. Law 78-363Postal Service, revenues and costs AN ACT To amend section 214 of the Act of February 28, 1925 58 Stat. 393
  Pub. Law 78-364Penalty mail AN ACT Relating to the use of the penalty mail privilege 58 Stat. 394
  Pub. Law 78-365Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 395
  Pub. Law 78-366Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 12 (b) of, the Act of May 29, 1930, as amended 58 Stat. 425
  Pub. Law 78-367Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 425
  Pub. Law 78-368Postal Service AN ACT To remove restrictions on establishing post-office branches and stations 58 Stat. 463
  Pub. Law 78-369Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 463
  Pub. Law 78-370Postal notes AN ACT Relating to issuance of postal notes 58 Stat. 508
  Pub. Law 78-371District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1945 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, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 509
  Pub. Law 78-372National War Agency Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for war agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 533
  Pub. Law 78-373Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 547
  Pub. Law 78-374Military Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 573
  Pub. Law 78-375Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1944 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1944, and June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 597
  Pub. Law 78-376Railroad Retirement Board, data JOINT RESOLUTION Extending the period for the acquisition by the Railroad Retirement Board of data needed in carrying out the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Acts 58 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 78-377Naval plantations AN ACT To provide for the management and operation of naval plantations outside the continental United States 58 Stat. 624
  Pub. Law 78-378Requisition of property for national defense AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President of the United States to requisition property required for the defense of the United States", approved October 16, 1941, as amended, to continue it in effect 58 Stat. 624
  Pub. Law 78-379Requisition of certain articles for national defense AN ACT To amend section 3 of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President to requisition certain articles and materials for the use of the United States, and for other purposes", approved October 10, 1940, as amended, to continue it in effect 58 Stat. 624
  Pub. Law 78-380Independence of the Philippine Islands JOINT RESOLUTION Declaring the policy of the Congress with respect to the independence of the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 625
  Pub. Law 78-381Filipino Rehabilitation Commission JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 13 of Philippine Independence Act, as amended, establishing the Filipino Rehabilitation Commission, defining its powers and duties, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 626
  Pub. Law 78-382Appropriations for lend-lease, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and Foreign Economic Administration AN ACT Making appropriations for defense aid (lend-lease), for the participation by the United States in the work of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and for the Foreign Economic Administration, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 627
  Pub. Law 78-383Stabilization Extension Act of 1944 AN ACT To amend the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942, as amended, and the Stabilization Act of October 2, 1942, as amended, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 78-384Service courts of friendly foreign forces AN ACT To implement the jurisdiction of service courts of friendly foreign forces within the United States, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 643
  Pub. Law 78-385Vincennes University, Ind., conveyance of land AN ACT To authorize the conveyance of Harrison Park in the city of Vincennesto Vincennes University 58 Stat. 645
  Pub. Law 78-386Harpers Ferry National Monument AN ACT To provide for the establishment of the Harpers Ferry National Monument 58 Stat. 645
  Pub. Law 78-387Emergency Farm Mortgage Act of 1933, amendment AN ACT To extend for one additional year the reduced rate of interest on Land Bank Commissioner loans 58 Stat. 646
  Pub. Law 78-388Portland, Oreg., museum for certain relics, etc. AN ACT To authorize the use of space in the old post-office building in Portland, Oregon, by the State of Oregon for its use as a museum for relics from the battleship Oregon, together with all other historical documents, objects, and relics of Oregon and the Old Oregon Country held by the State for public display 58 Stat. 646
  Pub. Law 78-389Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the national encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to he held at Des Moines, Iowa, September 10 to 14, inclusive, 1944 58 Stat. 647
  Pub. Law 78-390Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To extend for an additional two years the suspension in part of the processing tax on coconut oil, and to correct a typographical error in the Individual Income Tax Act of 1944.. 58 Stat. 647
  Pub. Law 78-391Civilian Pilot Training Act of 1939, amendment AN ACT To extend the Civilian Pilot Training Act of 1939 58 Stat. 648
  Pub. Law 78-392National Housing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, as amended 58 Stat. 648
  Pub. Law 78-393Army, additional pay for certain infantrymen AN ACT To provide additional pay for enlisted men of the Army assigned to the Infantry who are awarded the expert infantryman badge or the combat infantryman badge 58 Stat. 648
  Pub. Law 78-394Bureau of Engraving and Printing, night diferential AN ACT To provide night differential for certain employees 58 Stat. 648
  Pub. Law 78-395Contract Settlement Act of 1944 AN ACT To provide for the settlement of claims arising from terminated war contracts, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 649
  Pub. Law 78-396Navy, profits from sales of ships' stores AN ACT To amend that part of the Act of June 24, 1910 (36 Stat. 619), relating to disposition of profits from sales of ships' stores 58 Stat. 671
  Pub. Law 78-397Export control AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Act of July 2, 1940 (54 Stat. 714), relating to the exportation of certain commodities, and to continue said Act in effect 58 Stat. 671
  Pub. Law 78-398Navy, transportation, etc., of certain enlisted persons AN ACT To provide for the transportation to their homes of persons discharged from the naval service because of under age at time of enlistment 58 Stat. 672
  Pub. Law 78-399New York-Rhode Island boundary line JOINT RESOLUTION Granting the consent of Congress to an agreement between the State of New York and the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations concerning the settlement of the boundary line between said States 58 Stat. 672
  Pub. Law 78-400Opium production JOINT RESOLUTION Requesting the President to urge upon the governments of those countries where the cultivation of the poppy plant exists, the necessity of immediately limiting the production of opium to the amount required for strictly medicinal and scientific purposes 58 Stat. 674
  Pub. Law 78-401Housing, prepayment of purchase price AN ACT To permit the prepayment of the purchase price of certain housing sold to individuals by the Resettlement Administration or the Farm Security Administration, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 675
  Pub. Law 78-402County of Los Angeles, Calif., conveyance AN ACT To release all the right, title, and interest of the United States in certain land constituting a portion of the tract of land conditionally granted to the county of Los Angeles, State of California, under the Act of March 24, 1933, as amended 58 Stat. 675
  Pub. Law 78-403Canal Zone, appointment of district judge, district attorney and marshal AN ACT To amend section 42 of title 7 of the Canal Zone Code 58 Stat. 676
  Pub. Law 78-404Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To amend the Act relating to the construction and maintenance of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Nebraska City, Nebraska 58 Stat. 676
  Pub. Law 78-405Nationality Act of 1940, amendments AN ACT To provide for loss of United States nationality under certain circumstances 58 Stat. 677
  Pub. Law 78-406Postal Service, custodial-service employees AN ACT To extend to the custodial-service employees of the Post Office Department certain benefits applicable to postal employees 58 Stat. 677
  Pub. Law 78-407Prizes of war AN ACT To amend the Act approved August 18, 1942, entitled "An Act to facilitate the disposition of prizes captured by the United States during the present war, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 678
  Pub. Law 78-408Missing Persons Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the act approved March 7, 1942 (56 Stat. 143), as amended (56 Stat. 1092; 50 App. U. S. C., Supp. III, 1001-1017 inclusive), so as to more specifically provide for pay, allotments, and administration pertaining to war casualties, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 679
  Pub. Law 78-409Glider flights, pay AN ACT To amend section 18 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942 to provide additional pay for personnel who are required to participate in regular and frequent glider flights 58 Stat. 682
  Pub. Law 78-410Public Health Service Act AN ACT To consolidate and revise the laws relating to the Public Health Service, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 682
  Pub. Law 78-411Housing, national defense AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940, as amended 58 Stat. 720
  Pub. Law 78-412Bride, 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 58 Stat. 720
  Pub. Law 78-413Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 as amended to the Virgin Islands 58 Stat. 720
  Pub. Law 78-414Isonipecaine AN ACT To amend the Internal Revenue Code, the Narcotic Drugs Import and Export Act, as amended, and the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, to classify a new synthetic drug, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 721
  Pub. Law 78-415Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 514 of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Act 58 Stat. 722
  Pub. Law 78-416Air commerce, multiple taxation AN ACT To provide for a study of multiple taxation of air commerce, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 723
  Pub. Law 78-417Naval vessels, stay of judicial proceedings AN ACT To provide for staying judicial proceedings against the United States in time of war, on claims for damages caused by vessels of the Navy, or for towage or salvage services to such vessels, when the Secretary of the Navy certifies that the prosecution of such proceedings would endanger the security of naval operations or interfere therewith, and to authorize the settlement and payment of such claims, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 723
  Pub. Law 78-418Pernicious political activities AN ACT To amend the Act of August 2, 1939, entitled "An Act to prevent pernicious political activities," as amended by the Act of April 1, 1944, entitled "An Act to facilitate voting, in time of war, by members of the land and naval forces, members of the merchant marine, and others, absent from the place of their residence, and to amend the Act of September 16, 1942, and for other purposes" 58 Stat. 727
  Pub. Law 78-419Death pension, persons missing or missing in action AN ACT To provide effective date of awards of death pension or compensation in cases of persons missing or missing in action to authorize payment of such benefits from the date of death of such person as reported or found by the Secretary of War or the Secretary of the Navy, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 728
  Pub. Law 78-420Boston Harbor, Mass. AN ACT To provide for abandonment of the project authorized in the Act of October 17, 1940, for a seaplane channel and basin in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts 58 Stat. 728
  Pub. Law 78-421Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, amendments AN ACT To amend further the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942 58 Stat. 729
  Pub. Law 78-422Gen. Pulaski's Memorial Day JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States of America to proclaim October 11, 1944, General Pulaski's Memorial Day for the observance and commemoration of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski 58 Stat. 731
  Pub. Law 78-423Port Chicago, Calif., explosion damages AN ACT To provide a method for compensating certain individuals for damages sustained as the result of the explosions at Port Chicago, California 58 Stat. 731
  Pub. Law 78-424Postal Service, fees AN ACT To fix the fees for domestic insured and collect-on-delivery mail, special-delivery service, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 732
  Pub. Law 78-425Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 AN ACT To provide for the control and eradication of certain animal and plant pests and diseases, to facilitate cooperation with the States in fire control, to provide for the more efficient protection and management of the national forests, to facilitate the carrying out of agricultural conservation and related agricultural programs, to facilitate the operation of the Farm Credit Administration and the Rural Electrification Administration, to aid in the orderly marketing of agricultural commodities, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 734
  Pub. Law 78-426Circuit courts of appeals AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to amend the Act creating the circuit court of appeals in regard to fees and costs, and for other purposes", approved February 19, 1897 (29 Stat. 536; 28 U. S. C. 543) 58 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 78-427U. S. district court clerks, fees AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide fees to be charged by clerks of the 58 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 78-427U. S. district court clerks, fees AN ACTAN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide fees to be charged by clerks of the 58 Stat. 745
  Pub. Law 78-429Public lands, disposal of materials AN ACT To provide for the disposal of materials or resources on the public lands of the United States which are under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior 58 Stat. 745
  Pub. Law 78-430Moores Creek National Military Park AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept property for the Moores Creek National Military Park, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 746
  Pub. Law 78-431Evasion of military, etc., service AN ACT To expatriate or exclude certain persons for evading military and naval service 58 Stat. 746
  Pub. Law 78-432Nationality Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend the Nationality Act of 1940 to preserve the nationality of citizens residing abroad 58 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 78-433Los Angeles County, Calif., lands AN ACT To relinquish the title of the United States to certain lands in the county of Los Angeles, State of California 58 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 78-434Homestead entries AN ACT To allow credit in connection with certain homestead entries for military or naval service rendered during World War II 58 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 78-435Ketchikan, Alaska AN ACT To authorize the city of Ketchikan, Alaska, to issue bonds in a sum not to exceed $150,000 for the purpose of constructing and acquiring additions and betterments to and extensions of the electric light and power system of said city, and to provide for the payment thereof, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 748
  Pub. Law 78-436Personnel of armed services, reduced fares AN ACT To amend section 22 of the Interstate Commerce Act by authorizing common carriers to grant reduced fares to personnel of armed services. 58 Stat. 751
  Pub. Law 78-437Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the reappointment of Harvey N. Davis and Arthur H. Compton as members of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution 58 Stat. 751
  Pub. Law 78-438Counterfeiting AN ACT To provide for the punishment of persons conspiring to violate the laws relating to counterfeiting, and certain other laws 58 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 78-439Armed forces; veterans; certain pay and benefits AN ACT To repeal section 2 of the Act approved May 17, 1926, which provides for the forfeiture of pay of persons in the military and naval service of the United States who are absent from duty on account of the direct effects of venereal disease due to misconduct, and to amend Veterans Regulation Numbered 10, as amended, to define line of duty and misconduct for pension and compensation purposes 58 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 78-440Duluth, Minn. AN ACT Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to the city of Duluth, Minnesota 58 Stat. 753
  Pub. Law 78-441Women's Reserves of Navy and Coast Guard AN ACT To amend the Naval Reserve Act of 1938, as amended, and the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Reserve Act of 1941, as amended, so as to permit service of members of the Women's Reserve in the American area, the Territories of Hawaii and Alaska, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 754
  Pub. Law 78-442Oil and gas leases AN ACT To provide for the extension of certain oil and gas leases 58 Stat. 755
  Pub. Law 78-443Inaugural ceremonies JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation to pay the necessary expenses of the inaugural ceremonies of the President of the United States, January 20, 1945 58 Stat. 755
  Pub. Law 78-444Nationality Act of 1940, amendments AN ACT To amend section 342 of the Nationality Act of 1940 in respect to fees for the issuance of certificates of arrival 58 Stat. 755
  Pub. Law 78-445Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT To authorize the construction and operation of a free highway bridge across the Monongahela River in the county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania 58 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 78-446Pleasant Hill Reservoir, Ohio AN ACT To authorize the acquisition of additional lands and flowage easements for the Pleasant Hill Reservoir, Ohio, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 78-447Coast Guard Auxiliary and Reserve Act of 1941, amendments AN ACT To amend the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Reserve Act of 1941, as amended 58 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 78-448War Overtime Pay Act of 1943, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3 (b) of Public, 49, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session (War Overtime Pay Act of 1943) 58 Stat. 758
  Pub. Law 78-449Seamen's insurance AN ACT To amend section 2 of Public Law 17, Seventy-eighth Congress, relating to functions of the War Shipping Administration, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 758
  Pub. Law 78-450Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT To authorize the construction and operation of a free highway bridge across the Monongahela River in the county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania 58 Stat. 759
  Pub. Law 78-451Coast Guard Auxiliary and Reserve Act of 1941, amendment AN ACT To amend the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Reserve Act of 1941, as amended 58 Stat. 759
  Pub. Law 78-452National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, amendments AN ACT To liberalize certain provisions of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended 58 Stat. 762
  Pub. Law 78-453Army aviation cadets, etc., insurance AN ACT To liberalize certain provisions of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended 58 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 78-454Lake Texoma AN ACT To provide for naming the lake formed by waters of the Red River impounded by Denison Dam 58 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 78-455Beardstown, Ill. AN ACT For the relief of the city of Beards- Date Page town,Illinois Sept. 30, 1944 765 58 Stat. 765
  Pub. Law 78-456National War Labor Board AN ACT To exempt certain officers and employees of the National War Labor Board from certain provisions of the Criminal Code Oct. 2, 1944 765 58 Stat. 765
  Pub. Law 78-457Surplus Property Act of 1944 AN ACT To aid the reconversion from a war to a peace economy through the distribution of Government surplus property and to establish a Surplus Property Board to effectuate the same, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 765
  Pub. Law 78-458War Mobilization and Reconversion Act of 1944 AN ACT To amend the Social Security Act, as amended, to provide a national program for war mobilization and reconversion, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 765
  Pub. Law 78-459Osage Indians, attorneys' fees AN ACT To provide for the payment of attorneys' fees from Osage tribal funds 58 Stat. 785
  Pub. Law 78-460Army Chief of Staff, retirement provisions, waiver AN ACT To provide for the continuation on the active list of the Regular Army for the duration of any of the wars in which the United States is now engaged, and for six months thereafter, of any officer on the active list of the Regular Army who has served as Chief of Staff during the wars in which the United States is now engaged 58 Stat. 792
  Pub. Law 78-461Olympic National Park AN ACT To authorize the acquisition, rehabilitation and operation of the facilities for the public in the Olympic National Park, in the State of Washington, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 793
  Pub. Law 78-462Veterans Regulations, amendment AN ACT To amend the Veterans Regulations 58 Stat. 793
  Pub. Law 78-463Everglades National Park AN ACT To provide for the acceptance and protection by the United States of property within the authorized boundaries of the Everglades National Park project, Florida, pending the establishment of the park, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 794
  Pub. Law 78-464Mayaguez Barracks Military Reservation AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to convey to the people of Puerto Rico for school purposes a certain building ana lot known as the Mayaguez Barracks Military Reservation now under the jurisdiction of the War Department. 58 Stat. 794
  Pub. Law 78-465Army, settlement of accounts AN ACT To amend that portion of the Act approved June 30, 1906 (34 Stat. 697, 750), authorizing the settlement of accounts of deceased officers and enlisted men of the Army 58 Stat. 795
  Pub. Law 78-466Overtime pay of civilian employees of the United States AN ACT Relating to certain overtime compensation of civilian employees of the United States 58 Stat. 796
  Pub. Law 78-467United States Courts, circuit and district judges AN ACT To provide for the appointment of an additional circuit judge for the third circuit, and to permit the filling of the first vacancy occurring in the office of district judge for the eastern district of Pennsylvania 58 Stat. 796
  Pub. Law 78-468United Stales Courts, criers and bailiffs AN ACT Further defining the number and duties of criers and bailiffs in United States courts and regulating their compensation 58 Stat. 796
  Pub. Law 78-469Veterans' pensions AN ACT To increase the service-connected disability rates of pension for certain Regular Establishment veterans and veterans of wars prior to World War I 58 Stat. 797
  Pub. Law 78-470Chattanooga National Cemetery AN ACT To transfer jurisdiction over the Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee, from the Department of the Interior to the War Department, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 797
  Pub. Law 78-471Widows of Civil War veterans, pensions AN ACT To grant pensions to certain unremarried dependent widows of Civil War veterans who were married to the veteran subsequent to June 26, 1905 58 Stat. 797
  Pub. Law 78-472Assistant Secretaries of State AN ACT To authorize the appointment of two additional Assistant Secretaries of State 58 Stat. 798
  Pub. Law 78-473Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, to extend the time within which application may be made for reemployment, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 798
  Pub. Law 78-474Small business mobilization law, amendment AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to mobilize the productive facilities of small business in the interests of successful prosecution of the war, and for other purposes", approved June 11, 1942 58 Stat. 799
  Pub. Law 78-475University of Montana, exchange of lands AN ACT Conferring upon the State of Montana authority to exchange for other lands certain lands selected by the State of Montana for the use of the University of Montana for biological station purposes pursuant to the Act of March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 1080) 58 Stat. 799
  Pub. Law 78-476Army disbursing officers, relief for losses AN ACT To authorize relief of disbursing officers of the Army on account of loss or deficiency of Government funds, vouchers, records, or papers in their charge 58 Stat. 800
  Pub. Law 78-477Klamath and Modoc Tribes and Yahooskin Band of Snake Indians AN ACT Relating to marriage and divorce among members of the Klamath and Modoc Tribes and Yahooskin Band of Snake Indians 58 Stat. 800
  Pub. Law 78-478State of Tennessee AN ACT For the relief of the State of Tennessee 58 Stat. 801
  Pub. Law 78-479Glacier National Park Fish Hatchery AN ACT Relating to the administration of the Glacier National Park Fish Hatchery, at Creston, Montana, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 801
  Pub. Law 78-480Georgetown County, S. C. AN ACT To transfer Georgetown County, South Carolina, from the Florence division to the Charleston division of the eastern judicial district of South Carolina 58 Stat. 801
  Pub. Law 78-481Jackson Barnett AN ACT To authorize the sale and conveyance of certain property of the estate of Jackson Barnett, deceased Creek Indian 58 Stat. 802
  Pub. Law 78-482U. S. Army and Navy, new grades AN ACT To establish the grade of Fleet Admiral of the United States Navy; to establish the grade of General of the Army, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 802
  Pub. Law 78-483Widows and children of deceased World War I veterans AN ACT To provide Government protection to widows and children of deceased World War I veterans, and for other purpose 58 Stat. 803
  Pub. Law 78-484D. C., public health AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the practice of the healing art to protect the public health in the District of Columbia", approved February 27, 1929 58 Stat. 805
  Pub. Law 78-485D. C., traffic regulations AN ACT To amend section 10 of the Act of March 3, 1925, entitled "An Act to provide for the regulation of motor-vehicle traffic in the District of Columbia, increase the number of judges of the police court, and for other purposes", as amended 58 Stat. 805
  Pub. Law 78-486D. C., traffic regulations AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the regulation of motor vehicle traffic in the District of Columbia, increase the number of judges of the police court, and for other purposes" 58 Stat. 806
  Pub. Law 78-487Shoshone reclamation project AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands in Powell townsite, Wyoming, Shoshone reclamation project, Wyoming, to the University of Wyoming 58 Stat. 807
  Pub. Law 78-488Under Secretary of War, extension of term AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "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", approved December 16, 1940 58 Stat. 807
  Pub. Law 78-489Statute of limitation, extension JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the statute of limitation in certain cases 58 Stat. 808
  Pub. Law 78-490District of Columbia Motor Vehicle Parking Facility Act of 1942, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Motor Vehicle Parking Facility Act of 1942, approved February 16, 1942 58 Stat. 808
  Pub. Law 78-491District of Columbia Code, amendment AN ACT To amend sections 675 and 676 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Code of Law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, regulating the disposal of dead human bodies in the District of Columbia 58 Stat. 809
  Pub. Law 78-492D. C., notaries public AN ACT To authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to appoint notaries public 58 Stat. 810
  Pub. Law 78-493Education of children of certain war veterans AN ACT To amend the Act of June 19, 1934 (Public Law 435, Seventy-third Congress) 58 Stat. 811
  Pub. Law 78-494Mustering-Out Payment Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend the Mustering-Out Payment Act of 1944, to provide a method for accomplishing certain mustering-out payments on behalf of mentally disabled veterans, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 812
  Pub. Law 78-495Federal Insurance Contributions Act, rate of tax AN ACT To fix the rate of tax under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act on employer and employees for the calendar year 1945 Dec. 16, 1944 812 58 Stat. 812
  Pub. Law 78-496Sherman Institute, Calif., lands AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to dispose of certain lands heretofore acquired for the nonreservation Indian boarding school known as Sherman Institute, California Dec. 16, 1944 813 58 Stat. 813
  Pub. Law 78-497Grand Coulee Dam and Reservoir, lands AN ACT To amend section 1, Act of June 29, 1940 (54 Stat. 703), for the acquisition of Indian lands for the Grand Coulee Dam and Reservoir, and for other purposes Dec. 16, 1944 813 58 Stat. 813
  Pub. Law 78-498The Virginian Railway Company, land AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to The Virginian Railway Company, a corporation, for railroad-yard-enlargement purposes, a parcel of land of the Camp Allen Reservation at Norfolk, Virginia Dec. 16, 1944 814 58 Stat. 814
  Pub. Law 78-499Judicial Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 99 of the Judicial Code, as amended, so as to change the term of the District Court for the District of North Dakota at Minot, North Dakota Dec. 16, 1944 815 58 Stat. 815
  Pub. Law 78-500Women's Christian Association of the District of Columbia AN ACT To authorize the dissolution of the Women's Christian Association of the District of Columbia and the transfer of its assets Dec. 16, 1944 815 58 Stat. 815
  Pub. Law 78-501Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend further section 2 of the Civil Service Retirement Act, approved May 29, 1930, as amended Dec. 19, 1944 815 58 Stat. 815
  Pub. Law 78-502North Dakota, conveyance of property AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance of certain property to the State of North Dakota Dec. 19, 1944 816 58 Stat. 816
  Pub. Law 78-503Aliens AN ACT Relating to the imposition of certain penalties and the payment of detention expenses incident to the bringing of certain aliens into the United States Dec. 19, 1944 816 58 Stat. 816
  Pub. Law 78-504Tariff duty on coconuts, suspension AN ACT To suspend the effectiveness during the existing national emergency of the tariff duty on coconuts Dec. 20, 1944 817 58 Stat. 817
  Pub. Law 78-505D. C., exemption of property from judicial process AN ACT To amend the laws of the District of Columbia relating to the exemption of property from judicial process, the assignment of salary or wages, and the advance payment of salary or wages for the purpose of preventing attachment or garnishment Dec. 20, 1944 817 58 Stat. 817
  Pub. Law 78-506D. C., Commissioners AN ACT To grant additional powers to the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, and for ether purposes Dec. 20, 1944 819 58 Stat. 819
  Pub. Law 78-507D. C., boxing contests, etc. AN ACT To regulate boxing contests and exhibitions in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes Dec. 20, 1944 823 58 Stat. 823
  Pub. Law 78-508D. C., health regulations AN ACT To extend the health regulations of the District of Columbia to Government restaurants within the District of Columbia Dec. 20, 1944 826 58 Stat. 826
  Pub. Law 78-509Second War Powers Act, 1942, amendments AN ACT To amend Public, Numbered 507, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, an Act to further expedite the prosecution of the war, approved March 27, 1942, known as the Second War Powers Act, 1942 Dec. 20, 1944 827 58 Stat. 827
  Pub. Law 78-510Virgin Islands AN ACT To assist in the internal development of the Virgin Islands by the undertaking of useful projects therein, and for other purposes Dec. 20, 1944 827 58 Stat. 827
  Pub. Law 78-511Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT Extending the time for the release of powers of appointment for the purposes of certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, and for other purposes Dec. 20, 1944 830 58 Stat. 830
  Pub. Law 78-512Members of Congress, clerk hire AN ACT To increase clerk hire, and for other purposes Dec. 20, 1944 831 58 Stat. 831
  Pub. Law 78-513Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies 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 1945, and for other purposes Dec. 20, 1944 832 58 Stat. 832
  Pub. Law 78-514Presidential inaugural ceremonies 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 1945 Dec. 20, 1944 834 58 Stat. 834
  Pub. Law 78-515Presidential inaugural ceremonies JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the quartering, in certain public buildings in the District of Columbia, of troops participating in the inaugural ceremonies Dec. 20, 1944 58 Stat. 835
  Pub. Law 78-516Field Marshal Sir John Dill JOINT RESOLUTION Recognizing the outstanding service rendered to the United Nations by Field Marshal Sir John Dill 58 Stat. 835
  Pub. Law 78-517Alva B. Adams tunnel AN ACT To provide that the transmountain tunnel constructed in connection with the Colorado- Big Thompson project shall be known as the "Alva B. Adams tunnel" 58 Stat. 835
  Pub. Law 78-518Farmers, eancelation of indebtedness AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to compromise, adjust, or cancel certain indebtedness, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 836
  Pub. Law 78-519Government-owned silver AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the use for war purposes of silver held or owned by the United States", approved July 12, 1943 58 Stat. 837
  Pub. Law 78-520Selective Service System, reemployment committeemen AN ACT Extending the provisions of Public Law 47, Seventy-seventh Congress, as amended, to reemployment committeemen of the Selective Service System 58 Stat. 838
  Pub. Law 78-521Federal-Aid Road Act, amendment AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act, approved July 11, 1916 as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for the post-war construction of highways and bridges, to eliminate hazards at railroad-grade crossings, to provide for the immediate preparation of plans, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 838
  Pub. Law 78-522U. S. Navy, appropriations AN ACT Authorizing appropriations for the United States Navy for additional ordnance manufacturing and production facilities, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 843
  Pub. Law 78-523National Memorial Stadium, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION To consider a site and design for a National Memorial Stadium to be erected in the District of Columbia 58 Stat. 844
  Pub. Law 78-524U. S. marshals, official checking accounts AN ACT To establish official checking accounts with the Treasurer of the United States for clerks of United States courts and United States marshals 58 Stat. 844
  Pub. Law 78-525Government employees, accumulated annual leave AN ACT To provide for the payment to certain Government employees for accumulated or accrued annual leave due upon their separation from Government service 58 Stat. 845
  Pub. Law 78-526Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Creating the City of Clinton Bridge Commission and authorizing said commission and its successors to acquire by purchase or condemnation and to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge or bridges across the Mississippi River at or near Clinton, Iowa, and at or near Fulton, Illinois 58 Stat. 846
  Pub. Law 78-527Patrick Henry National Monument AN ACT To repeal the Acts of August 15, 1935, and January 29, 1940, relating to the establishment of the Patrick Henry National Monument and the acquisition of the estate of Patrick Henry, in Charlotte County, Virginia 58 Stat. 852
  Pub. Law 78-528Blood plasma reserves, disposal JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the disposal of certain blood plasma reserves 58 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 78-529First Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, and to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1945, and June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 78-530Chief of Chaplains, U. S. Navy AN ACT To establish a Chief of Chaplains of the United States Navy 58 Stat. 886
  Pub. Law 78-531Nationality Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT Relating to the naturalization of persons not citizens who serve honorably in military or naval forces of the United States during the present war 58 Stat. 886
  Pub. Law 78-532U. S. Court, district of New Jersey AN ACT To repeal the prohibition against the filling of a vacancy in the office of district judge in the district of New Jersey 58 Stat. 887
  Pub. Law 78-533U. S. Employees' Compensation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 33 of the Act of September 7, 1916, as amended (39 Stat. 742) 58 Stat. 887
  Pub. Law 78-534Flood control AN ACT Authorizing the construction of certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood control, and.for other purposes 58 Stat. 887
  Pub. Law 78-535Seward, Alaska AN ACT To amend the Act of Congress approved May 20, 1935, entitled "An Act concerning the incorporated town of Seward, Territory of Alaska", as amended 58 Stat. 907
  Pub. Law 78-536Government employees, travel expenses AN ACT To amend the Act of February 14, 1931, as amended, so as to permit the compensation on a mileage basis, of civilian officers or employees for the use of privately owned airplanes while traveling on official business 58 Stat. 908
  Pub. Law 78-537Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, bridge AN ACT Authorizing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, or its successors, to convey to the States of Arizona and California, jointly or separately, for public highway purposes, an existing railroad bridge across the Colorado River, formerly known as the Red Rock Bridge, near Topock, Arizona 58 Stat. 909
  Pub. Law 78-538Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, easements AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance by the Secretary of the Interior to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, a railroad corporation, of certain perpetual easements near Afton, in Augusta and Nelson Counties, Virginia, 'being a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway land of the Shenandoah National Park 58 Stat. 909
  Pub. Law 78-539Nacogdoches County, Texas, land AN ACT To transfer certain land in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to the United States Forest Service 58 Stat. 911
  Pub. Law 78-540Hot Springs, S. Dak., exchange of land AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of the Farm Security Administration to exchange certain land of the United States within the Angostura irrigation project, Hot Springs, South Dakota, for certain land owned by the city of Hot Springs, South Dakota 58 Stat. 912
  Pub. Law 78-541Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To authorize collectors of internal revenue to receive certain checks and money orders in payment of taxes and for revenue stamps 58 Stat. 912
  Pub. Law 78-542Mail matter, disposal AN ACT To provide for the disposal of certain mail matter condemned by the Director of Censorship 58 Stat. 913
  Pub. Law 78-543Home Owners' Loan Corporation, transfer of property AN ACT Providing for the transfer of certain property from the Home Owners' Loan Corporation to the United States for nationalpark purposes 58 Stat. 914
  Pub. Law 78-544Political statements AN ACT To provide that no person shall publish or distribute any political statement relating to a candidate for election to any Federal office which does not contain the name of the person responsible for its publication or distribution 58 Stat. 914
  Pub. Law 78-545U. S. District Court of Maine AN ACT To confer jurisdiction upon the United States District Court of Maine 58 Stat. 915
  Pub. Law 78-546Department of the Interior, employment of retired personnel as consultants AN ACT To amend section 1 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), as amended by the Act of April 22, 1940 (54 Stat. 148) 58 Stat. 915
  Pub. Law 78-547San Francisco, Calif. AN ACT For the relief of the city and county of San Francisco 58 Stat. 916
  Pub. Law 78-548The Alaska Railroad, employees AN ACT To authorize increases in wages for certain employees of The Alaska Railroad for services rendered from May 1, 1943, to September 30, 1943, inclusive 58 Stat. 916
  Pub. Law 78-549Tulalip Tribe of Indians AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain lands of the Tulalip Tribe of Indians, State of Washington 58 Stat. 917
  Pub. Law 78-550Volusia County, Fla. AN ACT For the relief of the Board of County Commissioners of Volusia County, Florida 58 Stat. 917
  Pub. Law 78-551Federal Crop Insurance Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act 58 Stat. 918
  Pub. Law 78-552Merchant Marine Act, 1936, amendment AN ACT To amend section 511 (c) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, relative to deposit of vessel proceeds received from the United States in certain cases, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 920
  Pub. Law 78-553Bridge, Clinch River, Tenn. AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Tennessee Department of Highways and Public Works to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Clinch River at the point where such river is crossed by United States Highway Numbered 25E 58 Stat. 921
  Pub. Law 78-554Disbursing officers, cashing of checks, etc. AN ACT To authorize certain transactions by disbursing officers of the United States, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 921
  Pub. Law 78-555Postal Service, dual employment AN ACT Relating to dual employment in the Postal Service, and for other purposes 58 Stat. 922
  Pub. Law 78-556Bridge conveyor, Big Sandy River AN ACT To authorize Belfry Coal Company to construct, maintain, and operate a free suspension bridge conveyor across the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River at or near Sprigg, West Virginia Dec. 23, 1944 922 58 Stat. 922
  Pub. Law 78-557Indian Rock Dam and Reservoir, pipe lines AN ACT To provide for the granting of rights-of-way for pipe lines for petroleum and petroleum products and for telephone and/or telegraph lines through and across lands of the United States within the area of Indian Rock Dam and Reservoir, located in York County, Pennsylvania Dec. 23, 1944 922 58 Stat. 922
  Pub. Law 78-558Disbursing officers of Navy and Coast Guard AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to extend the time for examination of monthly accounts covering expenditures by disbursing officers of the United States Marine Corps", approved December 26, 1941, so as to extend the time for examination of monthly accounts of disbursing officers and special disbursing agents of the Navy and Coast Guard Dec. 23, 1944 923 58 Stat. 923
  Pub. Law 78-559Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown, Va. AN ACT To authorize the transfer of certain lands within the Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown, Virginia, to the Secretary of the Navy Dec. 23, 1944 923 58 Stat. 923
  Pub. Law 78-560Pike National Forest, Colo. AN ACT For the exchange of lands adjacent to the Pike National Forest in Colorado Dec. 23, 1944 924 58 Stat. 924
  Pub. Law 78-561D. C., tunnel for petroleum pipe lines AN ACT To permit construction, maintenance, and use of a tunnel for the purpose of carrying lines for petroleum products in the District of Columbia Dec. 23,1944 924 58 Stat. 924
  Pub. Law 78-562Judicial Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 119 of the Judicial Code Dec. 23, 1944 925 58 Stat. 925
  Pub. Law 78-563Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend section 502 (a) of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 Dec. 23, 1944 925 58 Stat. 925
  Pub. Law 78-564Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To omit or defer the required five-year valuation of the civil-service retirement and disability fund for the duration of the present war and for one year thereafter Dec. 23, 1944 926 58 Stat. 926
  Pub. Law 78-565Civil Aeronautics Board, report JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the time for filing a report by the Civil Aeronautics Board relating to multiple taxation of air commerce Dec. 23, 1944 926 58 Stat. 926
  Pub. Law 78-566Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend further the Civil Service Retirement Act, approved May 29, 1930, as amended Dec. 23, 1944 927 58 Stat. 927
  Pub. Law 78-567Uniform Stock Transfer Act AN ACT To regulate in the District of Columbia the transfer of shares of stock in corporations and to make uniform the law with reference thereto Dec. 23, 1944 927 58 Stat. 927
  Pub. Law 78-568United States accounts AN ACT To eliminate as uncollectible certain credits of the United States Dec. 23, 1944 58 Stat. 932