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Statutes at Large Volume 59 (1945) Table of Contents

VOL. 58 ⇔ VOL. 60

Volume 59:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 79-1Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps AN ACT To further amend section 22 of the Act approved March 4, 1925, entitled "An Act providing for sundry matters affecting the naval service, and for other purposes", by changing the limitation on the total personnel of the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 79-2U. S. Capitol telephone operators AN ACT Relating to the compensation of telephone operators on the United States Capitol telephone exchange 59 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 79-3Pearl Harbor, construction work AN ACT To grant to the Hawaiian Electric Company, Limited, the right to construct certain ditches, tunnels, and oil pipe lines in Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii 59 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 79-4Federal Loan Agency, continuance AN ACT To provide for the effective administration of certain lending agencies of the Federal Government 59 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 79-5Census of Agriculture JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the fiscal year 1945 for the Census of Agriculture 59 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 79-6Public Health Service JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the fiscal year 1945 for the Public Health Service 59 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 79-7Manitowoc, Wis., lighthouse AN ACT To repeal the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the conveyance of the old lighthouse keeper's residence in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, to the Otto Oas Post, Numbered 659, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Manitowoc, Wisconsin", approved June 16, 1938 59 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 79-8Canton, Ohio, conveyance of land AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant to the city of Canton, Ohio, for highway purposes only, a strip of land situated within the United States Naval Ordnance Plant at Canton, Ohio 59 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 79-9Pearl Harbor, easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to Oahu Railway and Land Company an easement for railway purposes in certain lands situated at Halawa, Ewa, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii 59 Stat. 8
  Pub. Law 79-10San Diego County, Calif., lease of land AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to lease certain lands situated in San Diego County, State of California 59 Stat. 8
  Pub. Law 79-11Navy, furlough of officers AN ACT To amend section 1442, Revised Statutes, relating to furlough of officers by the Secretary of the Navy 59 Stat. 9
  Pub. Law 79-12War crops, acreage allotments AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, and sections 7 to 17 of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, to encourage the growing of war crops by protecting the allotments of producers of cotton, wheat, and peanuts 59 Stat. 9
  Pub. Law 79-13Navy, public works AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 9
  Pub. Law 79-14Rivers and harbors, improvements AN ACT Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 10
  Pub. Law 79-15Insurance regulation AN ACT To express the intent of the Congress with reference to the regulation of the business of insurance 59 Stat. 33
  Pub. Law 79-16East port, Maine, conveyance AN ACT To authorize an exchange of lands between the city of Eastport, Maine, and the United States, and the conveyance of a roadway easement to the city of Eastport, Maine 59 Stat. 34
  Pub. Law 79-17Camp Croft, S. C., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to grant to the Duke Power Company a onehundred- and-eighty-foot perpetual easement across Camp Croft, in the State of South Carolina 59 Stat. 36
  Pub. Law 79-18West Point Military Reservation, N. Y., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to grant to the Orange and Rockland Electric Company a one-hundred-and-fifty-foot perpetual easement across the West Point Military Reservation in the State of New York 59 Stat. 36
  Pub. Law 79-19General in Marine Corps AN ACT To establish the grade of general in the Marine Corps, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 36
  Pub. Law 79-20Admiral in Coast Guard AN ACT To establish the grade of admiral in the Coast Guard, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 37
  Pub. Law 79-21Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To permit the Administrator, War Shipping Administration, and the United States Maritime Commission, during the national emergency, to pay the tax imposed under section 1410 of the Internal Revenue Code without regard to the $3,000 limitation in section 1426 (a) (1) of the Internal Revenue Code 59 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 79-22Height of buildings, District of Columbia AN ACT To amend an Act regulating the height of buildings in the District of Columbia, approved June 1, 1910, as amended 59 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 79-23House of Representatives, folding of pamphlets JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the employment of Government employees for folding speeches and pamphlets, House of Representatives 59 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 79-24War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, for civil functions administered by the War Department, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 39
  Pub. Law 79-25D. C. Weights and Measures Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 8 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish standard weights and measures for the District of Columbia; to define the duties of the Superintendent of Weights, Measures, and Markets of the District of Columbia; and for other purposes", approved March 3, 1921 59 Stat. 45
  Pub. Law 79-26Appropriations, supplemental, 1945 JOINT RESOLUTION Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, in lieu of certain appropriations contained in H. R. 2374, Seventy-ninth Congress, first session, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 46
  Pub. Law 79-27National Housing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, as amended, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 47
  Pub. Law 79-28Public Debt Act of 1945 AN ACT To increase the debt limit of the United States, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 47
  Pub. Law 79-29Settlement of Mexican Claims Act Amendments of 1945 JOINT RESOLUTION Relative to determination and payment of certain claims against the Government of Mexico 59 Stat. 49
  Pub. Law 79-30Commodity Credit Corporation, continuation AN ACT To continue Commodity Credit Corporation as an agency of the United States, increase its borrowing power, revise the basis of the annual appraisal of its assets, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 50
  Pub. Law 79-31Lend-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 59 Stat. 52
  Pub. Law 79-32San Jacinto Military Reservation, Tex. AN ACT Granting to Galveston County, a municipal corporation of the State of Texas, certain easements and rights-of-way over, under, and upon the San Jacinto Military Reservation in Galveston County, Texas 59 Stat. 52
  Pub. Law 79-33Foreign Service Buildings Act, 1926, amendment AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the acquisition of buildings and grounds in foreign countries for use of the Government of the United States of America", approved May 7, 1926, as amended, to permit of the sale of buildings and grounds and the utilization of proceeds of such sale in the Government interest 59 Stat. 53
  Pub. Law 79-34Arkansas River compact AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Colorado and Kansas to negotiate and enter into a compact for the division of the waters of the Arkansas River 59 Stat. 53
  Pub. Law 79-35Fact Finders' Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Fact Finders' Act 59 Stat. 54
  Pub. Law 79-36Dallas County, Tex., easement AN ACT Authorizing the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to grant an easement in certain lands of the Veterans' Administration, Dallas, Texas, to Dallas County, Texas, for highway purposes 59 Stat. 54
  Pub. Law 79-37Los Angeles, Calif. AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to transfer by quitclaim deed to the city of Los Angeles, California, for fire-station purposes, the title to certain land located at Veterans' Administration facility, Los Angeles, California 59 Stat. 55
  Pub. Law 79-38Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 79-39Reclamation Project Act of 1939, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 4, 7, and 17 of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 (53 Stat. 1187) for the purpose of extending the time in which amendatory contracts may be made, and for other related purposes 59 Stat. 75
  Pub. Law 79-40First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1945, and June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 77
  Pub. Law 79-41Employment of females, D. C. AN ACT To extend to June 30, 1946, the period during which females may be employed in the District of Columbia for more than eight hours a day, or fortyeight hours a week, under temporary permits 59 Stat. 95
  Pub. Law 79-42Smaller War Plants Corporation AN ACT To extend the life of the Smaller War Plants Corporation 59 Stat. 95
  Pub. Law 79-43D. C. Weights and Measures Act, amendment AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish standard weights and measures for the District of Columbia; to define the duties of the Superintendent of Weights, Measures, and Markets, of the District of Columbia; and for other purposes", approved March 3, 1921, as amended 59 Stat. 96
  Pub. Law 79-44Temporary teachers, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 16 of the Act entitled "An Act to amend the Act entitled 'An Act to fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia', approved June 20, 1906, as amended, and for other purposes", approved June 4, 1924 59 Stat. 99
  Pub. Law 79-45D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia by adding a new section 548a, and providing for the recording of veterans' discharge certificates 59 Stat. 100
  Pub. Law 79-46District Training School AN ACT To amend section 14 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for commitments to, maintenance in, and discharges from the District Training School, and for other purposes", approved March 3, 1925, and to amend section 15 thereof, as amended 59 Stat. 100
  Pub. Law 79-47Prisoners of war, etc., escapes AN ACT Relating to escapes of prisoners of war and interned enemy aliens 59 Stat. 101
  Pub. Law 79-48Foreign Service of the United States AN ACT To enable the Department of State, pursuant to its responsibilities under the Constitution and statutes of the United States, more effectively to carry out its prescribed and traditional responsibilities in the foreign field; to strengthen the Foreign Service permitting fullest utilization of available personnel and facilities of other departments and agencies and coordination of activities abroad of the United States under a Foreign Service for the United States unified under the guidance of the Department of State May 3, 1945 59 Stat. 102
  Pub. Law 79-49Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 106
  Pub. Law 79-50U. S. Naval Academy Centennial JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the celebration in 1945 of the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland 59 Stat. 134
  Pub. Law 79-51Regular Army and Philippine Scouts AN ACT To amend section 2, Public Law 140, Seventy-seventh Congress 59 Stat. 135
  Pub. Law 79-52Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 136
  Pub. Law 79-53Additional appropriations, 1945 JOINT RESOLUTION Making additional appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945 59 Stat. 166
  Pub. Law 79-54Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, extension AN ACT To extend the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended 59 Stat. 166
  Pub. Law 79-55Securities Act of 1933, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3 (b) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, so as to permit exemption of security issues not exceeding $300,000 from the provisions of such Act 59 Stat. 167
  Pub. Law 79-56Klamath Indians AN ACT Amending the Act of June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1207), authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to pay salary and expenses of the chairman, secretary, and interpreter of the Klamath General Council, members of the Klamath business committee and other committees appointed by said Klamath General Council, and official delegates of the Klamath Tribe, as amended, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 167
  Pub. Law 79-57Army of the U. S., general officers AN ACT To provide a method for the wartime reduction of temporary grades held by general officers of the Army of the United States 59 Stat. 168
  Pub. Law 79-58Suppression of prostitution AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Act of July 11, 1941 (Public Law 163, Seventy-seventh Congress) 59 Stat. 168
  Pub. Law 79-59Regular Army, promotion of certain officers AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Act of November 29, 1940 (Public Law 884, Seventy-sixth Congress) 59 Stat. 168
  Pub. Law 79-60Freight forwarders AN ACT To amend section 409 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended 59 Stat. 169
  Pub. Law 79-61Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, the Judiciary, and the Federal Loan Agency Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, the Judiciary, and the Federal Loan Agency for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 169
  Pub. Law 79-62Naval Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 201
  Pub. Law 79-63Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Authorizing the State of Minnesota Department of Highways to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Hastings, Minnesota 59 Stat. 223
  Pub. Law 79-64Bridge, Big Sandy River AN ACT To authorize Slater Branch Bridge and Road Club to construct, maintain, and operate a free suspension bridge across the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River at or near Williamson, West Virginia 59 Stat. 223
  Pub. Law 79-65Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Louisiana to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mississippi River at or near New Orleans, Louisiana 59 Stat. 224
  Pub. Law 79-66Bridge, Pigeon River AN ACT Authorizing the Department of Highways of the State of Minnesota to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Pigeon River 59 Stat. 224
  Pub. Law 79-67Military Personnel Claims Act of 1945 AN ACT To provide for the settlement of claims of military personnel and civilian employees of the War Department or of the Army for damage to or loss, destruction, capture, or abandonment of personal property occurring incident to their service 59 Stat. 225
  Pub. Law 79-68Maritime Commission, construction fund JOINT RESOLUTION Repealing a portion of the appropriation and contract authorization available to the Maritime Commission 59 Stat. 226
  Pub. Law 79-68Maritime Commission, construction fund JOINT RESOLUTIONJOINT RESOLUTION Repealing a portion of the appropriation and contract authorization available to the Maritime Commission 59 Stat. 226
  Pub. Law 79-70Rhode Island, conveyance of land AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the State of Rhode Island, for highway purposes only, a strip of land within the naval advance base depot at North Kingstown, Rhode Island Law 59 Stat. 226
  Pub. Law 79-71Lake Champlain Bridge Commission JOINT RESOLUTION Granting the consent of Congress to an agreement amending the original agreement entered into by the States of New York and Vermont relating to the creation of the Lake Champlain Bridge Commission 59 Stat. 227
  Pub. Law 79-72Regular Army, wartime enlistments AN ACT To provide for enlistments in the Regular Army during the period of the war, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 79-73U. S. Military Academy, chaplain AN ACT To authorize an increase in the pay of the chaplain at the United States Military Academy while serving under reappointment for an additional term or terms 59 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 79-74Tlingit and Haida Indians of Alaska AN ACT To amend the Act of Congress entitled "An Act for the relief of the Tlingit and Haida Indians of Alaska", approved June 5, 1942 59 Stat. 231
  Pub. Law 79-75Emergency flood-control work AN ACT To provide for emergency flood-control work made necessary by recent floods, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 231
  Pub. Law 79-76Cooperative agricultural extension work AN ACT To provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension work 59 Stat. 231
  Pub. Law 79-77Pearl Harbor catastrophe JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the statute of limitations in certain cases 59 Stat. 233
  Pub. Law 79-78Interstate petroleum pipe lines AN ACT To amend section 9 of the Act entitled "An Act to facilitate the construction, extension, or completion of interstate petroleum pipe lines related to national defense, and to promote interstate commerce", approved July 30, 1941, as amended 59 Stat. 233
  Pub. Law 79-79Criminal Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Criminal Code so as to punish anyone injuring a party, witness, or juror on account of his having acted as such 59 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 79-80War Mobilization and Reconversion Act of 1944, Advisory Board members AN ACT To exempt the members of the Advisory Board appointed under the War Mobilization and Reconversion Act of 1944 from certain provisions of the Criminal Code 59 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 79-81National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 47c of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, so as to authorize credit to students now or hereafter enrolled in the senior division of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps for military training received while on active duty in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard, or while pursuing a course of instruction in the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps 59 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 79-82Emergency flood-control work, appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation for emergency floodcontrol work and for other purposes 59 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 79-83Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1945, 1946, supplemental appropriations JOINT RESOLUTION Making a supplemental appropriation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, for the Children's Bureau, Department of Labor, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 236
  Pub. Law 79-84Federal Reserve Act, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 11 (c) and 16 of the Federal Reserve Act, as amended, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 79-85Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 238
  Pub. Law 79-86Radio operators aboard ship AN ACT To further extend the effectiveness of the Act approved December 17, 1941, relating to additional safeguards to the radio communications service of ships of the United States, as amended, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 259
  Pub. Law 79-87Defense Housing Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provisions of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940, as amended 59 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 79-88Government corporations, subsidy payments AN ACT To permit the continuation of certain subsidy payments and certain purchase and sale operations by corporations created pursuant to section 5d (3) of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, as amended, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 79-89Regular Navy and Naval Reserve, retired officers AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act authorizing the temporary appointment or advancement of certain personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps, and for other purposes", approved July 24, 1941, as amended, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 79-90Gila reclamation project, Ariz. AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands on the Gila reclamation project, Arizona, to the University of Arizona 59 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 79-91Hops AN ACT To repeal section 3 of the Act approved April 13, 1938, as amended, relating to hops 59 Stat. 263
  Pub. Law 79-92National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Defense Act, as amended, so as to eliminate provisions for retirement of wing commanders of the Air Corps 59 Stat. 263
  Pub. Law 79-93Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital AN ACT To provide for designation of the United States Veterans' Administration hospital at Sioux Falls South Dakota, as the Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial hospital 59 Stat. 263
  Pub. Law 79-94Army, Dental Corps officers AN ACT To remove the limitation on the right to command of officers of the Dental Corps of the Army which limits such officers to command in that corps 59 Stat. 264
  Pub. Law 79-95Revenue Act of 1942, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION Extending the time for the release of powers of appointment for the purposes of certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code 59 Stat. 264
  Pub. Law 79-96Salt Springs land, Ala. AN ACT Authorizing the State of Alabama to lease or sell and convey all or any part of the Salt Springs land granted to said State by the Act of March 2, 1819 59 Stat. 264
  Pub. Law 79-97Sioux Indians, appropriation for claims AN ACT Authorizing an appropriation to carry out the provisions of the Act of May 3, 1928 (45 Stat. 484), and for other purposes 59 Stat. 265
  Pub. Law 79-98Federal Farm Loan Act, etc., amendments AN ACT To amend the Federal Farm Loan Act, the Emergency Farm Mortgage Act of 1933, the Federal Farm Mortgage Corporation Act, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 265
  Pub. Law 79-99Export control AN ACT To continue in effect section 6 of the Act of July 2, 1940 (54 Stat. 714), as amended, relating to the exportation of certain commodities 59 Stat. 270
  Pub. Law 79-100Postal service AN ACT Authorizing the Postmaster General to continue to use post-office clerks and city letter carriers interchangeably 59 Stat. 270
  Pub. Law 79-101Requisition of certain articles and materials 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, for the purpose of continuing it in effect 59 Stat. 270
  Pub. Law 79-102Requisition 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, for the purpose of continuing it in effect 59 Stat. 271
  Pub. Law 79-103District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1946 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, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 271
  Pub. Law 79-104Renegotiation Act, amendment AN ACT To extend through December 31, 1945, the termination date under the Renegotiation Act 59 Stat. 294
  Pub. Law 79-105Postal rates JOINT RESOLUTION To continue the temporary increases in postal rates on first-class matter, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 295
  Pub. Law 79-106Federal Employees Pay Act of 1945 AN ACT To improve salary and wage administration in the Federal service; to provide pay for overtime and for night and holiday work; to amend the Classification Act of 1923, as amended; to bring about a reduction in Federal personnel and to establish personnel ceilings for Federal departments and agencies; to require a quarterly analysis of Federal employment; and for other purposes 59 Stat. 295
  Pub. Law 79-107Antitrust laws AN ACT To amend the Act suspending until June 30, 1945, the running of the statute of limitations applicable to violations of the antitrust laws, so as to continue such suspension until June 30, 1946 59 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 79-108Price control and stabilization JOINT RESOLUTION Extending the effective period of the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942, as amended, and the Stabilization Act of 1942, as amended 59 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 79-109Reconstruction Finance Corporation JOINT RESOLUTION To transfer to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation the functions, powers, duties, and records of certain corporations 59 Stat. 310
  Pub. Law 79-110D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 927 of the Code of Law of the District of Columbia, relating to insane criminals 59 Stat. 311
  Pub. Law 79-111Inter-American Statistical Institute AN ACT To amend the joint resolution of January 27, 1942, entitled "Joint resolution to enable the United States to become an adhering member of the Inter-American Statistical Institute 59 Stat. 311
  Pub. Law 79-112Selective Service System AN ACT To authorize an award of merit for uncompensated personnel of the Selective Service System 59 Stat. 312
  Pub. Law 79-113Canal Zone Code, amendment AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code 59 Stat. 312
  Pub. Law 79-114Mexican Border Service Medal AN ACT To provide for the issuance of the Mexican Border Service Medal to certain members of the Reserve forces of the Army on active duty in 1916 and 1917 59 Stat. 313
  Pub. Law 79-115D. C. Traffic Act, amendment AN ACT To amend paragraph (c) of section 6 of the District of Columbia Traffic Act, as amended by Act approved February 27, 1931 59 Stat. 313
  Pub. Law 79-116Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma AN ACT To validate titles to certain lands conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes and to amend the Act entitled "An Act relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma", approved January 27, 1933, and to validate State court judgments in Oklahoma and judgments of the United States District Courts of the State of Oklahoma 59 Stat. 313
  Pub. Law 79-117Nurses' Examining Board, D. C. AN ACT To increase the salary of the executive secretary of the Nurses' Examining Board of the District of Columbia 59 Stat. 315
  Pub. Law 79-118National service life insurance AN ACT To extend five-yearlevel- premium-term policies for an additional three years 59 Stat. 315
  Pub. Law 79-119Navy mail clerks AN ACT To permit waiving of the bonds of Navy mail clerks and assistant Navy mail clerks, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 315
  Pub. Law 79-120Government housing facilities AN ACT To permit members of the Army, Navy Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, 'Public Health Service, and their dependents, to occupy certain Government housing facilities on a rental basis without loss of rental allowances 59 Stat. 316
  Pub. Law 79-121Kermit Roosevelt fund JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the establishment, management, and perpetuation of the Kermit Roosevelt fund 59 Stat. 316
  Pub. Law 79-122D. C. firemen, salaries 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 59 Stat. 318
  Pub. Law 79-123Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 318
  Pub. Law 79-124Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 361
  Pub. Law 79-125Defense Housing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 204 of 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, to increase the amount authorized to be appropriated therein, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 383
  Pub. Law 79-126Military Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 384
  Pub. Law 79-127Reduction of appropriations JOINT RESOLUTION Reducing certain appropriations available in the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945 59 Stat. 407
  Pub. Law 79-128Dog tax, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to create a revenue in the District of Columbia by levying a tax upon all dogs therein, to make such dogs personal property, and for other purposes", approved June 19, 1878, as amended July 5, 1945 409 59 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 79-129D. C. Alley Dwelling Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Alley Dwelling Act, approved June 12, 1934, as amended July 5, 1945 410 59 Stat. 410
  Pub. Law 79-130Foreign-trade a greements AN ACT To extend the authority of the President under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes July 5, 1945 410 59 Stat. 410
  Pub. Law 79-131Gallinger Municipal Hospital, D. C. AN ACT To remove restrictions to the appointment of retired officers of the United States Public Health Service or retired civilian employees of the United States Government or District of Columbia government as Superintendent of Gallinger Municipal Hospital in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes July 5, 1945 411 59 Stat. 411
  Pub. Law 79-132Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1945 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1945, and June 30, 1946, to provide appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes July 5, 1945 412 59 Stat. 412
  Pub. Law 79-133Government records, disposal AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the disposal of certain records of the United States Government July 6, 1945 434 59 Stat. 434
  Pub. Law 79-134Postal Service AN ACT To reclassify the salaries of postmasters, officers, and employees of the Postal Service; to establish uniform procedures for computing compensation; and for other purposes July 6, 1945 435 59 Stat. 435
  Pub. Law 79-135Armed forces medal AN ACT Providing for a medal for service in the armed forces during the present war July 6, 1945 461 59 Stat. 461
  Pub. Law 79-136D. A. R., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to convey to the Captain William Edmiston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution a certain building and tract or parcel of land situated in Montgomery County, Tennessee July 6, 1945 462 59 Stat. 462
  Pub. Law 79-137Army Medical Corps AN ACT To give recognition to the noncombatant services under enemy fire performed by officers and enlisted men of the Medical Corps of the Army July 6, 1945 462 59 Stat. 462
  Pub. Law 79-138Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend section 100 of Public Law Numbered 346, Seventyeighth Congress, June 22, 1944, to grant certain priorities to the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes July 6, 1945 463 59 Stat. 463
  Pub. Law 79-139Federal 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 any kind of penicillin or any derivative thereof, and for other purposes July 6, 1945 463 59 Stat. 463
  Pub. Law 79-140Naval petroleum and oil-shale reserves AN ACT Further amending 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 July 6, 1945 465 59 Stat. 465
  Pub. Law 79-141Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the national encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held at Columbus, Ohio, September 9 to 14, inclusive, 1945 July 6, 1945 465 59 Stat. 465
  Pub. Law 79-142Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1 JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the production of petroleum for the national defense from Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1 July 6, 1945 465 59 Stat. 465
  Pub. Law 79-143Truckee-Carson Irrigation District AN ACT For the relief of the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District July 14, 1945 466 59 Stat. 466
  Pub. Law 79-144Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo. AN ACT To authorize an exchange of certain lands with William W. Kiskadden in connection with the Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado July 14, 1945 466 59 Stat. 466
  Pub. Law 79-145Bridge, 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 July 14, 1945, 59 Stat. 467
  Pub. Law 79-146Purchase of public lands in Alaska AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the purchase of public lands for home and other sites", approved June 1, 1938 (52 Stat. 609) July 14, 1945 467 59 Stat. 467
  Pub. Law 79-147Bridge, Saint Croix River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Saint Croix River at or near Hudson, Wisconsin July 14, 1945 468 59 Stat. 468
  Pub. Law 79-148Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College AN ACT To transfer certain lands situated in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, to board of supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College July 14, 1945 468 59 Stat. 468
  Pub. Law 79-149San Carlos Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3 of the San Carlos Act (43 Stat. 475-476), as supplemented and amended, and for other purposes July 14, 1945 469 59 Stat. 468
  Pub. Law 79-150Cheyenne, Wyo. AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance of certain lands to the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming July 14, 1945 469 59 Stat. 469
  Pub. Law 79-151D. C. police and firemen, salaries AN ACT To provide for an adjustment of salaries of the Metropolitan Police, the United States Park Police, the White House Police, and the members of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, to conform with the increased cost of living in the District of Columbia July 14, 1945 470 59 Stat. 470
  Pub. Law 79-152Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of North Dakota to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Missouri River July 16, 1945 471 59 Stat. 471
  Pub. Law 79-153Bridge, Yellowstone River AN ACT Authorizing the construction of a free highway bridge across the Yellowstone River near Fairview, Montana July 16, 1945 471 59 Stat. 471
  Pub. Law 79-154Bridge, Columbia River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Columbia River in Clatsop County, Oregon July 16, 1945 472 59 Stat. 472
  Pub. Law 79-155U. S. Capitol JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to the appropriation for the roofs and skylights over the Senate and House wings of the Capitol, and for other purposes July 17, 1945 472 59 Stat. 472
  Pub. Law 79-156National War Agencies Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations for war agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes July 17, 1945 473 59 Stat. 473
  Pub. Law 79-157San Carlos Irrigation project, Ariz. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to modify the provisions of a contract for the purchase of a power plant for use in connection with the San Carlos irrigation project July 21, 1945 487 59 Stat. 487
  Pub. Law 79-158D. C. Teachers' Salary Act of 1945 AN ACT To fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes July 21, 1945 488 59 Stat. 488
  Pub. Law 79-159Treaty of Greene Ville Celebration JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the observance and celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the treaty with the Indians of the Northwest Territory, known as the Treaty of Greene Ville July 21, 1945 501 59 Stat. 501
  Pub. Law 79-160Pymatuning Lake compact AN ACT To permit amendment of the existing compact or agreement between the State of Ohio and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relating to Pymatuning Lake July 24, 1945 502 59 Stat. 502
  Pub. Law 79-160-AD. C. Teachers' Salary Act, 1945, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945 July 24, 1945 502 59 Stat. 502
  Pub. Law 79-161U. S. Employees' Compensation Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", as amended July 28, 1945 503 59 Stat. 503
  Pub. Law 79-162Roseburg Rifle Range, Oreg. AN ACT To provide the transfer by the Secretary of War of the Roseburg Rifle Range, Douglas County, Oregon, to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and for other purposes July 28, 1945 505 59 Stat. 505
  Pub. Law 79-163Marketing of tobacco JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to the marketing of fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco under the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended July 28, 1945 506 59 Stat. 506
  Pub. Law 79-164Subsidy payments AN ACT Relating to the payment of subsidies by the Commodity Credit Corporation and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation July 31, 1945 59 Stat. 506
  Pub. Law 79-165Toll bridges AN ACT To amend section 8 of the Act entitled "An Act to amend the Act entitled 'An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes', approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, and for other purposes", approved July 13, 1943 59 Stat. 507
  Pub. Law 79-166Shore-line investigations AN ACT Authorizing general shoreline investigations at Federal expense, and to repeal an Act for the improvement and protection of the beaches along the shores of the United States, approved June 26, 1936 59 Stat. 508
  Pub. Law 79-167Springfield Township, Pa. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to grant and convey to Springfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, certain lands of the United States in Springfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, for highway purposes and for ornamental-park purposes 59 Stat. 508
  Pub. Law 79-168Territorial papers of the U. S. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of State to continue to completion the collecting, editing, and publishing of official papers relating to the Territories of the United States 59 Stat. 510
  Pub. Law 79-169Merchant seamen's service insignia AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the issuance of devices in recognition of the services of merchant sailors", approved May 10, 1943 (57 Stat. 81), and for other purposes 59 Stat. 511
  Pub. Law 79-170Damages by U. S. forces abroad AN ACT To amend the Act approved January 2, 1942, as amended, approved April 22, 1943, entitled "An Act to provide for the prompt settlement of claims for damages occasioned by Army, Navy, and Marine Corps forces in foreign countries" 59 Stat. 511
  Pub. Law 79-171Bretton Woods Agreements Act AN ACT To provide for the participation of the United States in the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 59 Stat. 512
  Pub. Law 79-172Tax Adjustment Act of 1945 AN ACT To facilitate reconversion, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 517
  Pub. Law 79-173Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 AN ACT To provide for increasing the lending authority of the Export-Import Bank of Washington, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 526
  Pub. Law 79-174United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for membership of the United States in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 59 Stat. 529
  Pub. Law 79-175Borough of Beach Haven, N. J. AN ACT For the relief of the Borough of Beach Haven, Ocean County, New Jersey 59 Stat. 530
  Pub. Law 79-176National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week JOINT RESOLUTION To establish the first week in October of each year as National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week 59 Stat. 530
  Pub. Law 79-177Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend sections 2720 (a) and 3260 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code relating to the transfer tax, and the tax on manufacturers and dealers, in the case of certain small-game guns 59 Stat. 531
  Pub. Law 79-178Ozark National Forest, Ark. AN ACT To amend paragraph 682 of title 16 of the United States Code 59 Stat. 531
  Pub. Law 79-179Sebastian Martin grant lands, N. Mex. AN ACT To authorize the War Food Administrator or the Secretary of Agriculture to adjust boundary disputes by settling claims to certain socalled Sebastian Martin grant lands, in the State of New Mexico 59 Stat. 532
  Pub. Law 79-180Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To exem• pt certain mechanical pencils having precious metals as essential parts from the tax with respect to jewelry, and so forth 59 Stat. 532
  Pub. Law 79-181Surplus Property Administrator AN ACT To provide for administration of the Surplus Property Act of 1944 by a Surplus Property Administrator 59 Stat. 533
  Pub. Law 79-182Veterans Regulations, amendment AN ACT To amend the Veterans Regulations to provide additional rates of compensation or pension and remedy inequalities as to specific serviceincurred disabilities in excess of total disability 59 Stat. 533
  Pub. Law 79-183Alaska, sale of public lands AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain public lands in Alaska to the Catholic bishop of Alaska, in trust for the Roman Catholic Church 59 Stat. 535
  Pub. Law 79-184National Motor Vehicle Theft Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Act of October 29, 1919, entitled "An Act to punish the transportation of stolen motor vehicles in interstate or foreign commerce." 59 Stat. 536
  Pub. Law 79-185U. S. Antarctic Expedition of 1989-1941 AN ACT To provide for the presentation of medals to members of the United States Antarctic Expedition of 1939-1941 Sept.24, 1945 536 59 Stat. 536
  Pub. Law 79-186Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel, transportation AN ACT To provide for pay and allowances and transportation and subsistence of personnel discharged or released from the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard because of under age at the time of enlistment, and for other purposes Sept. 24, 1945 536 59 Stat. 536
  Pub. Law 79-187Daylight saving time, termination AN ACT To provide for termination of daylight saving time Sept. 25, 1945 537 59 Stat. 537
  Pub. Law 79-188Alaska land offices, functions AN ACT To authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office and the registers of the land offices in Alaska to perform functions under the Alaska real property ownership declaration law Sept. 26, 1945 537 59 Stat. 537
  Pub. Law 79-189Franklin Delano Roosevelt Hospital JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for designation of the Veterans' Administration Hospital at Crugers-on-Hudson near Peekskill, New York, as " Franklin Delano Roosevelt Hospital Sept. 26, 1945 538 59 Stat. 538
  Pub. Law 79-190Armed Forces Voluntary Recruitment Act of 1945 AN ACT To stimulate volunteer enlistments in the Regular Military and Naval Establishments of the United States Oct. 6, 1945 538 59 Stat. 538
  Pub. Law 79-191Pulaski's Memorial Day JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States of America to proclaim October 11, 1945, General Pulaski's Memorial Day for the observance and commemoration of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Oct. 11, 1945 543 59 Stat. 543
  Pub. Law 79-192Arlington, Virginia, exchange of lands AN ACT To authorize the exchange of certain lands in the vicinity of the War Department Pentagon Building in Arlington, Virginia Oct. 11, 1945 543 59 Stat. 543
  Pub. Law 79-193Nationality Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend the Nationality Act of 1940 to preserve the nationality of citizens residing abroad Oct. 11, 1945 544 59 Stat. 544
  Pub. Law 79-194Bridge, Saint Lawrence River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act creating the Saint Lawrence Bridge Commission and authorizing said Commission and its successors to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Saint Lawrence River at or near Ogdensburg, New York", approved June 14, 1933, as amended Oct. 16, 1945 544 59 Stat. 544
  Pub. Law 79-195Alaska, postmasters AN ACT To provide further for the appointment of postmasters for fourth-class post offices in the Territory of Alaska Oct. 16, 1945 544 59 Stat. 544
  Pub. Law 79-196Toll bridge, Saint Louis River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the city of Duluth, in the State of Minnesota, to construct a toll bridge across the Saint Louis River, between the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and for other purposes", approved August 7, 1939 Oct. 16, 1945 545 59 Stat. 545
  Pub. Law 79-197Spring Common Bridge, Youngstown Ohio AN ACT Authorizing the reconstruction of the Spring Common Bridge on Mahoning Avenue, across the Mahoning River in the municipality of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio Oct. 16, 1945 545 59 Stat. 545
  Pub. Law 79-198Kansas, additional district judge AN ACT Authorizing the appointment of an additional judge for the district of Kansas Oct. 16, 1945 545 59 Stat. 545
  Pub. Law 79-199Iowa, conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance to the State of Iowa of the Agricultural Byproducts Laboratory on the campus of the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts Oct. 18, 1945 546 59 Stat. 546
  Pub. Law 79-200Surplus Property Act of 1944, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To extend in the case of aluminum plants and facilities the time during which disposition of such plants and facilities is prohibited under the Surplus Property Act of 1944, as amended Oct. 22, 1945 546 59 Stat. 546
  Pub. Law 79-201Bonneville Project Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Bonneville Project Act Oct. 23, 1945 546 59 Stat. 546
  Pub. Law 79-202Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, State of Kentucky JOINT RESOLUTION To facilitate the execution of subsection (d) of section 13 of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, as amended Oct. 26, 1945 550 59 Stat. 550
  Pub. Law 79-203Ben Hill County, Georgia AN ACT To transfer Ben Hill County, Georgia, from the Waycross division of the southern judicial district of Georgia to the Americus division of the middle judicial district of Georgia Oct. 29, 1945 550 59 Stat. 550
  Pub. Law 79-204San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge AN ACT For the relief of the State of California Oct. 29, 1945 550 59 Stat. 550
  Pub. Law 79-205Immigration Act of 1924, amendment AN ACT To amend section 28 (c) of the Immigration Act of 1924 59 Stat. 551
  Pub. Law 79-206Immigration Act of Feb. 5, 1917, amendment AN ACT To amend section 23 of the Immigration Act of February 5, 1917 59 Stat. 551
  Pub. Law 79-207Providence Hospital, Washington, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act relating to the incorporation of Providence Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia, approved April 8, 1864 59 Stat. 551
  Pub. Law 79-208Boundary line, D. C. and Virginia AN ACT To establish a boundary line between the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 552
  Pub. Law 79-209Woman's Enfranchisement Day JOINT RESOLUTION Requesting the President to proclaim November 2, 1945, as Woman's Enfranchisement Day in commemoration of the day when women throughout the United States first voted in a Presidential election 59 Stat. 555
  Pub. Law 79-210Internal Revenue Code, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION Permitting alcohol plants to produce sugars or sirups simultaneously with the production of alcohol until July 1, 1946 59 Stat. 555
  Pub. Law 79-211Klamath Falls, Oreg., District Court AN ACT To amend section 102 of the Act of Congress of March 3, 1911 (36 Stat. 1122; title 28, U. S. C., sec. 183), to fix a term of the United States District Court at Klamath Falls, Oregon, on the first Tuesday in June 59 Stat. 555
  Pub. Law 79-212Harry L. Finglebright Dam, California AN ACT To name the dam at the Upper Narrows site on the Yuba River, in the State of California, the "Harry L. Englebright Dam 59 Stat. 556
  Pub. Law 79-213Harbors, improvement AN ACT Authorizing the improvement of certain harbors in the interest of commerce and navigation 59 Stat. 556
  Pub. Law 79-214Revenue Act of 1945 AN ACT To reduce taxation, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 556
  Pub. Law 79-215Philippine funds AN ACT To provide for covering into the Treasury of the Philippines certain Philippine funds in the Treasury of the United States 59 Stat. 577
  Pub. Law 79-216Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act approved May 29, 1930, as amended, in order to protect the retirement rights of persons who leave the service to enter the armed forces of the United States 59 Stat. 577
  Pub. Law 79-217Butte Falls, Oregon, fish hatchery AN ACT To authorize the conveyance of the United States Fish Hatchery property at Butte Falls, Oregon, to the State of Oregon 59 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 79-218Naval service, reimbursement for property loss AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for reimbursement of officers, enlisted men, and others, in the naval service of the United States for property lost, damaged, or destroyed in such service", approved October 27, 1943, so as to make the provisions thereof effective with respect to losses occurring on or after October 31,1941 59 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 79-219Bridge, Missouri River, Mont. AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act granting the consent of Congress to the State of Montana, or the counties of Roosevelt, Richland, and McCone, singly or jointly, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Missouri River, at or near Poplar, Montana", approved July 28, 1937 59 Stat. 579
  Pub. Law 79-220Toll bridge, Wabash River, Ill. AN ACT Authorizing the city of Saint Francisville, Illinois, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Wabash River at or near Saint Francisville, Illinois 59 Stat. 580
  Pub. Law 79-221Bridge, Mississippi River, Minn. AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at Mill Street in Brainerd, Minnesota 59 Stat. 581
  Pub. Law 79-222Prizes AN ACT To facilitate further the disposition of prizes captured by the United States, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 581
  Pub. Law 79-223Nevada, U. S. District Court AN ACT To provide for terms of the District Court of the United States for the District of Nevada 59 Stat. 582
  Pub. Law 79-224Guam, relief of residents AN ACT For the relief of the residents of Guam through the settlement of meritorious claims 59 Stat. 582
  Pub. Law 79-225Guam, transfer of land AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to transfer land for resettlement in Guam, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 584
  Pub. Law 79-226Armed forces, compensation AN ACT To provide for the adjustment of the compensation of certain members or former members of the armed forces of the United States who, before the expiration of their terminal leave, have performed, or shall hereafter perform, civilian services for the United States, its Territories or possessions, or the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 584
  Pub. Law 79-227Nationality Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend section 342 (b) of the Nationality Act of 1940 59 Stat. 585
  Pub. Law 79-228U. S. Military Academy and U. S. Naval Academy, appointments AN ACT To provide for the appointment of additional cadets at the United States Military Academy, and additional midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy, from among the sons of persons who have been or shall hereafter be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor 59 Stat. 586
  Pub. Law 79-229U. S. Military Academy and U. S. Naval Academy, appointments AN ACT Authorizing appointments to the United States Military Academy and the United States Naval Academy of sons of members of the land or naval forces of the United States who were killed in action or have died of wounds or injuries received, or disease contracted, in active service during the present war, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 586
  Pub. Law 79-230Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, amendment AN ACT To include stepparents, parents by adoption, and any person mho has stood in loco parentis among those persons with respect to whom allowances may be paid under the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 587
  Pub. Law 79-231Oil and gas leases AN ACT To provide for the extension of certain oil and gas leases 59 Stat. 587
  Pub. Law 79-232Flood control, Mississippi River AN ACT To amend section 4 of the Act entitled "An Act for the control of floods on the Mississippi River and its tributaries and for other purposes", approved May 15, 1928 59 Stat. 587
  Pub. Law 79-233D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend the Code of Laws for the District of Columbia to authorize any corporation formed under authority of subchapter 3 of chapter 18 of such code to specify in its bylaws that a less number than a majority of its trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of the business of the corporation 59 Stat. 588
  Pub. Law 79-234D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT Relating to the sale, in the District of Columbia, of certain small rockfish 59 Stat. 588
  Pub. Law 79-235D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend the Code of Laws for the District of Columbia with respect to the making and publishing of annual reports by trust companies 59 Stat. 588
  Pub. Law 79-236Maryland, conveyance AN ACT To provide for the opening of a road within the boundaries of the District of Columbia Training School property in Anne Arundel County, Maryland 59 Stat. 589
  Pub. Law 79-237Tax-exempt property, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the continuance of the tax-exempt status of certain property in the District of Columbia when used and occupied by any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States of America or by the American Red Cross 59 Stat. 589
  Pub. Law 79-238V. S. Naval Academy, midshipmen's store AN ACT To establish the status of funds and employees of the midshipmen's store at the United States Naval Academy 59 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 79-239Navy or Coast Guard vessels AN ACT To exempt Navy or Coast Guard vessels of special construction from the requirements as to the number, position, range, or arc of visibility of lights, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 79-240Postal employees, rewards AN ACT Authorizing payments of rewards to postal employees for inventions 59 Stat. 591
  Pub. Law 79-241Veterans, claims AN ACT To provide that veterans may obtain copies of public records in the District of Columbia, without the payment of any fees, for use in presenting claims to the Veterans' Administration 59 Stat. 591
  Pub. Law 79-242D. C. Emergency Rent Act, amendment AN ACT To extend for the period of one year the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act, approved December 2, 1941, as amended 59 Stat. 592
  Pub. Law 79-243Revised Statutes, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3646 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, relating to the issuance of checks in replacement of lost, stolen, destroyed, mutilated, or defaced checks of the United States, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 592
  Pub. Law 79-244Navy Nurse Corps, pay and allowances AN ACT To adjust the pay and allowances of members of the Navy Nurse Corps, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 594
  Pub. Law 79-245Articles for Government of the Navy, amendment AN ACT To amend article 6 of the Articles for the Government of the Navy 59 Stat. 595
  Pub. Law 79-246Navy, damage claims AN ACT To provide for the compromise and settlement by the Secretary of the Navy of certain claims for damage to property under the jurisdiction of the Navy Department, to provide for the execution of releases by the Secretary of the Navy upon payment of such claims, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 596
  Pub. Law 79-247Soldiers of War with Spain, etc. AN ACT Granting travel pay and other allowances to certain soldiers of the War with Spain and the Philippine Insurrection who were discharged in the Philippine Islands 59 Stat. 596
  Pub. Law 79-248Government corporations AN ACT To provide for financial control of Government corporations 59 Stat. 597
  Pub. Law 79-249Post offices, clerical assistance AN ACT Relating to clerical assistance at post offices, branches, or stations serving military and naval personnel, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 603
  Pub. Law 79-250Navy, postgraduate school AN ACT To authorize the head of the postgraduate school of the United States Navy to confer masters and doctors degrees in engineering and related fields 59 Stat. 603
  Pub. Law 79-251Claims of postmasters AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Postmaster General to adjust certain claims of postmasters for loss by burglary, fire, or other unavoidable casualty", approved March 17, 1882, as amended 59 Stat. 603
  Pub. Law 79-252Senate, contingent expenses JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation for contingent expenses of the Senate 59 Stat. 605
  Pub. Law 79-253U. S. Naval Academy, discharge of midshipmen AN ACT To authorize the discharge of midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy by the Secretary of the Navy because of unsatisfactory conduct or aptitude 59 Stat. 605
  Pub. Law 79-254Alaska, postmasters AN ACT To amend the Act authorizing postmasters in Alaska to administer oaths and affirmations 59 Stat. 605
  Pub. Law 79-255U. S. Military Academy and U. S. Naval Academy, appointees AN ACT To provide for a temporary increase in the age limit for appointees to the United States Military Academy and the United States Naval Academy 59 Stat. 606
  Pub. Law 79-256Transportation Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend section 321, title III, part II, Transportation Act of 1940, with respect to the movement of Government traffic 59 Stat. 606
  Pub. Law 79-257Criminal Code and Revised Statutes, limitations 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 59 Stat. 607
  Pub. Law 79-258Philippine Islands, national elections JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for national elections in the Philippine Islands 59 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 79-259UNRRA, appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration 59 Stat. 609
  Pub. Law 79-260Motor vehicles, D. C. AN ACT To amend Section 12 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the recording and releasing of liens by entries on certificates of title for motor vehicles and trailers, and for other purposes," approved July 2, 1940 59 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 79-261Taxation of rolling stock, D. C. AN ACT To provide ror the taxation of rolling stock of railroad and other companies operated in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 79-262UNRRA, participation of U. S. AN ACT To enable the United States to further participate in the work of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration 59 Stat. 612
  Pub. Law 79-263Reorganization Act of 1945 AN ACT To provide for the reorganization of Government agencies, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 613
  Pub. Law 79-264United Nations Participation Act of 1945 AN ACT To provide for the appointment of representatives of the United States in the organs and agencies of the United Nations, and to make other provision with respect to the participation of the United States in such organization 59 Stat. 619
  Pub. Law 79-265Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend further the Civil Service Retirement Act approved May 29, 1930, as amended 59 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 79-266Tennessee, railroad right-of-way AN ACT To authorize the State of Tennessee to convey a railroad right-of-way through Montgomery Bell Park 59 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 79-267Oregon, lands an Deschutes County AN ACT To exclude certain lands in Deschutes County, Oregon, from the provisions of Revised Statutes 2319 to 2337, inclusive, relating to the promotion of the development of the mining resources of the United States 59 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 79-268Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 79-269First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 79-270Second War Powers Act, 1942, amendment AN ACT To amend the Second War Powers Act, 1942, as amended 59 Stat. 658
  Pub. Law 79-271Alien spouses of members of armed forces AN ACT To expedite the admission to the United States of alien spouses and alien minor children of citizen members of the United States armed forces 59 Stat. 659
  Pub. Law 79-272U. S. Commissioner, appointment AN ACT To amend section 20 of the Act of May 28, 1896 (29 Stat. 184; 28 U. S. C. 527), so as to provide that nothing therein contained shall preclude a referee in bankruptcy or a national park commissioner from appointment also as a United States commissioner 59 Stat. 659
  Pub. Law 79-273U. S. Naval Academy, tailor shop AN ACT To establish the status of funds and employees of the midshipmen's tailor shop at the United States Naval Academy 59 Stat. 660
  Pub. Law 79-274U. S. Naval Academy, cobbler and barber shops AN ACT To establish the status of funds and employees of the midshipmen's cobbler and barber shops at the United States Naval Academy 59 Stat. 660
  Pub. Law 79-275Dibble General Hospital, California AN ACT To permit the inclusion of land occupied by Dibble General Hospital within the corporate limits of the city of Menlo Park, California 59 Stat. 661
  Pub. Law 79-276Judicial Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 112 of the Judicial Code to change the times for holding the terms of the District Court for the Eastern District of the State of Washington 59 Stat. 661
  Pub. Law 79-277Navy, laws for settlement of claims AN ACT To provide the Navy with a system of laws for the settlement of claims uniform with that, of the Army 59 Stat. 662
  Pub. Law 79-278Fire Department pilots, etc., D. C. AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Act of July 14, 1945, providing for an adjustment of salaries of the Metropolitan Police, the United States Park Police, the White House Police, and the members of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, to pilots and marine engineers of the Fire Department 59 Stat. 662
  Pub. Law 79-279Judicial Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 74 of the Judicial Code, as amended, to change the terms of the District Court for the District of Connecticut 59 Stat. 663
  Pub. Law 79-280Panama Canal AN ACT To authorize an investigation of means of increasing the capacity and security of the Panama Canal 59 Stat. 663
  Pub. Law 79-281Regular Army AN ACT To provide for the appointment of additional commissioned officers in the Regular Army, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 663
  Pub. Law 79-282Export-Import Bank of Washington AN ACT To authorize the Export-Import Bank of Washington to extend its operations to include the Philippine Islands 59 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 79-283Classified executive civil service AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act extending the classified executive civil service of the United States", approved November 26, 1940, so as to eliminate the time limit within which incumbents of positions covered into the classified service pursuant to such Act may be recommended for classification 59 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 79-284Navy, dental care for personnel AN ACT To provide more efficient dental care for the personnel of the United States Navy 59 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 79-285Tariff Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, so as to permit the designation of freight forwarders as carriers of bonded merchandise 59 Stat. 667
  Pub. Law 79-286Texas Rural Communities, conveyance AN ACT To transfer certain land and personal property in Limestone County, Texas, to the State of Texas, acting by and through the State Board of Control 59 Stat. 667
  Pub. Law 79-287Pledge of allegiance JOINT RESOLUTION Giving official recognition to the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States 59 Stat. 668
  Pub. Law 79-288Navy V-12 program JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the continuance to the end of June 1946, of the Navy's V-12 program 59 Stat. 668
  Pub. Law 79-289Congress, date of meeting JOINT RESOLUTION fixing the date of meeting of the second session of the Seventy-ninth Congress 59 Stat. 668
  Pub. Law 79-290George Washington Carver Day JOINT RESOLUTION Designating January 5, 1946, as George Washington Carver Day 59 Stat. 668
  Pub. Law 79-291International organizations AN ACT To extend certain privileges, exemptions, and immunities to international organizations and to the officers and employees thereof, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 669
  Pub. Law 79-292Housing, veterans JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 502 of 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, to authorize an additional appropriation for the purpose of providing housing for distressed families of servicemen and for veterans and their families, and for other purposes 59 Stat. 674
  Pub. Law 79-293Veterans' Administration, Department of Medicine and Surgery AN ACT To establish a Department of Medicine and Surgery in the Veterans' Administration 59 Stat. 675