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Statutes at Large Volume 60 (1946) Table of Contents

VOL. 59 ⇔ VOL. 61

Volume 60:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 79-294Naval personnel, pay accounts AN ACT To provide for adjustment between the proper appropriations, of unpaid balances in the pay accounts of naval personnel on the last day of each fiscal year, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 79-295Civil service, legislative employees AN ACT To amend section 2 (b) of the Act entitled "An Act extending the classified executive civil service of the United States", approved November 26, 1940, so as to provide for counting military service of certain employees of the legislative branch in determining the eligibility of such employees for civil-service status under such Act 60 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 79-296Meteorological reporting stations AN ACT Concerning the establishment of meteorological observation stations in the Arctic region of the Western Hemisphere, for the purpose of improving the weather forecasting service within the United States and on the civil international air transport routes from the United States 60 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 79-297Navy, general courts-martial AN ACT To amend article 38 of the Articles for the Government of the Navy 60 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 79-298Transportation of dependents AN ACT To provide for the payment on a commuted basis of the costs of transportation of dependents of certain persons entitled to such transportation, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 79-299Veterans' Administration, appropriation for readjustment benefits JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the fiscal year 1946 for readjustment benefits, Veterans' Administration 60 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 79-300Rivers and harbors projects JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for proceeding with certain rivers and harbors projects heretofore authorized to be prosecuted after the termination of the war 60 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 79-301First Supplemental Surplus Appropriation Rescission Act, 1946 AN ACT Reducing certain appropriations and contract authorizations available for the fiscal year 1946, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 79-302Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 60 Stat. 21
  Pub. Law 79-303Interstate Commerce Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 409 of the Interstate Commerce Act, with respect to the utilization by freight forwarders of the services of common carriers by motor vehicle 60 Stat. 21
  Pub. Law 79-304Employment Act of 1946 AN ACT To declare a national policy on employment, production, and purchasing power and for other purposes 60 Stat. 23
  Pub. Law 79-305Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, retirements AN ACT To authorize the President to retire certain officers and enlisted men of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 26
  Pub. Law 79-306Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, settlement of a ccounts AN ACT To permit settlement of accounts of deceased officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, and of deceased commissioned officers of the Public Health Service, without administration of estates 60 Stat. 30
  Pub. Law 79-307Navy, employment of noncitizens AN ACT To exempt the Navy Department from statutory prohibitions against the employment of noncitizens, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 79-308U.S. checks and warrants, barring of claims AN ACT To provide for the barring of certain claims by the United States in connection with Government checks and warrants 60 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 79-309Computation of longevity pay AN ACT To credit certain service performed by members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service prior to reaching eighteen years of age for the purpose of computing longevity pay, or for other pay purposes 60 Stat. 32
  Pub. Law 79-310Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area, N. C. AN ACT To amend the Act of August 17, 1937, as amended, relating to the establishment of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area in the State of North Carolina 60 Stat. 32
  Pub. Law 79-311311 Saford, Ariz., lands for water system AN ACT To grant the title of public lands to the town of Safford, Arizona, for the use of its municipal water system 60 Stat. 32
  Pub. Law 79-312Alaska, bonds AN ACT To authorize municipalities and public utility districts in the Territory of Alaska to issue revenue bonds for public-works purposes 60 Stat. 33
  Pub. Law 79-313Hawaii, revenue bonds AN ACT To ratify and confirm Act 33 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1945, extending the time within which revenue bonds may be issued and delivered under chapter 118, Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1945 60 Stat. 34
  Pub. Law 79-314Hawaii, light and power AN ACT To ratify and confirm Act 32 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1945 60 Stat. 34
  Pub. Law 79-315Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of West Virginia to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Monongahela River at or near Star City, West Virginia 60 Stat. 34
  Pub. Law 79-316Bridge, Hudson River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act granting the consent of Congress to Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties, New York, or to either of them, or any agency representing said counties, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Hudson River between the city of Mechanieville and Hemstreet Park in the town of Schaghticoke, New York", approved April 2, 1941 60 Stat. 35
  Pub. Law 79-317Postal service, benefits AN ACT To provide credit for past service to substitute employees of the postal service when appointed to regular positions; to extend annual and sick leave benefits to war service indefinite substitute employees; to fix the rate of compensation for temporary substitute rural carriers serving in the place of regular carriers in the armed forces; and for other purposes 60 Stat. 35
  Pub. Law 79-318Boulder Canyon Project Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 9 of the Boulder Canyon Project Act, approved December 21, 1928 60 Stat. 36
  Pub. Law 79-319Granting of gifts, subcontractors AN ACT To eliminate the practice by subcontractors, under cost-plus-a-fixed-fee or cost reimbursable contracts of the United States, of paying fees or kick-backs, or of granting gifts or gratuities to employees of a cost-plus-a-fixed-fee or cost reimbursable prime contractors or of higher tier subcontractors for the purpose of securing the award of subcontracts or orders 60 Stat. 37
  Pub. Law 79-320Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To provide for the coverage of certain drugs under the Federal narcotic laws 60 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 79-321Merchant Ship Sales Act of 1946 AN ACT To provide for the sale of surplus war-built vessels, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 49
  Pub. Law 79-322First War Powers Act, 1941, amendment AN ACT To amend the First War Powers Act, 1941 60 Stat. 50
  Pub. Law 79-323Buffalo Bill Dam and Reservoir, Wyo. JOINT RESOLUTION Changing the name of the Shoshone Dam and Reservoir to Buffalo Bill Dam and Reservoir in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of William Frederick Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill 60 Stat. 54
  Pub. Law 79-324Fort Douglas Military Reservation, Utah, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to convey certain lands situated within the Fort Douglas Military Reservation to the Shriners' Hospitals for Crippled Children 60 Stat. 55
  Pub. Law 79-325Memphis, Tenn. AN ACT For the relief of the city of Memphis, Tennessee, and Memphis Park Commission 60 Stat. 55
  Pub. Law 79-326Army, appointment of brigadier generals AN ACT To authorize the appointment of certain persons as permanent brigadier generals of the line of the Regular Army 60 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 79-327Coast Guard, settlement of claims AN ACT To amend Public Law 277, Seventy-ninth Congress, so as to provide the Coast Guard, at such time as it is transferred back to the Treasury Department, with a system of laws for the settlement of claims, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 79-328Commodity Credit Corporation, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION To amend Public Law 30 of the Seventy-ninth Congress, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 57
  Pub. Law 79-329Urgent Deficiency Appi opriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 57
  Pub. Law 79-330Lawton, Okla., conveyance AN ACT Providing for the transfer of a certain fish hatchery in Comanche County, Oklahoma, to the city of Lawton, Oklahoma 60 Stat. 58
  Pub. Law 79-331National Elk Refuge, Wyo., conveyance AN ACT To convey certain lands to the State of Wyoming 60 Stat. 58
  Pub. Law 79-332Custer Battlefield National Monument, Mont. AN ACT To change the designation of Custer Battlefield National Cemetery, in the State of Montana, to "Custer Battlefield National Monument", and for other purposes 60 Stat. 59
  Pub. Law 79-333Armed services, permanent appointments AN ACT To authorize the permanent appointment in the grades of General of the Army, Fleet Admiral of the United States Navy, general in the Marine Corps, and admiral in the Coast Guard, respectively, of certain individuals who have served in such grades during the Second World War 60 Stat. 59
  Pub. Law 79-334Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 60
  Pub. Law 79-335Second Urgent Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1946 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 82
  Pub. Law 79-336Defense housing, amendment AN ACT 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, so as to authorize the appropriation of funds necessary to provide additional temporary housing units for distressed families of servicemen and for veterans and their families 60 Stat. 85
  Pub. Law 79-337Navy, Coast Guard, pay and allowances of retired officers AN ACT Relating to pay and allowances of officers of the retired list of the Regular Navy and Coast Guard performing active duty in the rank of rear admiral 60 Stat. 86
  Pub. Law 79-338Transportation of personnel engaged in war effort AN ACT To amend Public Law 779 of the Seventy-seventh Congress, entitled "An Act to provide for furnishing transportation for certain Government and other personnel necessary for the effective prosecution of the war, and for other purposes", approved December 1, 1942, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 86
  Pub. Law 79-339Navy personnel, reimbursement AN ACT To reimburse certain Navy personnel and former Navy personnel for personal property lost or damaged as the result of fires which occurred at various Navy shore activities 60 Stat. 87
  Pub. Law 79-340D. 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 60 Stat. 88
  Pub. Law 79-341Veterans' housing, appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for veterans' housing and related expenses 60 Stat. 88
  Pub. Law 79-342Enid, Okla., conveyance AN ACT To quiet title to certain school-district property in Enid, Oklahoma 60 Stat. 88
  Pub. Law 79-343Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the county of Burt, State of Nebraska, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bride across the Missouri River at or near Decatur, Nebraska', approved June 8, 1940 60 Stat. 89
  Pub. Law 79-344Communications Act of 1934, amendment AN ACT To amend title V of the Communications Act of 1934 so as to prohibit certain coercive practices affecting radio broadcasting 60 Stat. 89
  Pub. Law 79-345District Courts, retirement of judges AN ACT To extend the privilege of retirement to the judges of the District Court for the District of Alaska, the District Court of the United States for Puerto Rico, the District Court of the Virgin Islands and the United States District Court for the District of the anal Zone 60 Stat. 90
  Pub. Law 79-346Department of Labor AN ACT To establish an office of Under Secretary of Labor, and three offices of Assistant Secretary of Labor, and to abolish the existing office of Assistant Secretary of Labor and the existing office of Second Assistant Secretary of Labor 60 Stat. 91
  Pub. Law 79-347Navy, increase of enlisted strength AN ACT To increase the authorized enlisted strength of the active list of the Regular Navy and Marine Corps, to increase the authorized number of commissioned officers of the active list of the line of the Regular Navy, and to authorize permanent appointments in the Regular Navy and Marine Corps, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 92
  Pub. Law 79-348Servicemen's voting act, amendments AN ACT To facilitate voting by members of the armed forces and certain others absent from the place of their residence, and to amend Public Law 712, Seventy-seventh Congress, as amended 60 Stat. 96
  Pub. Law 79-349Appropriations JOINT RESOLUTION Making additional appropriations for the fiscal year 1946 to pay increased compensation authorized by law to officers and employees of sundry Federal and other agencies 60 Stat. 103
  Pub. Law 79-350White Rock, Ark., relocation of railroad AN ACT Granting to Guy A. Thompson, trustee, Missouri Pacific Railroad Company, debtor, and to his successors and assigns, authority to relocate, maintain, and operate a single-track railway across United States Government reservation at lock numbered 3, White River, Independence County, Arkansas, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 116
  Pub. Law 79-351Navy, silver service of U. S. S. Arkansas AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy in his discretion to deliver to the custody of the State of Arkansas the silver service presented to the United States for the battleship Arkansas 60 Stat. 116
  Pub. Law 79-352Navy, silver see vice of U. S. S. New Orleans AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy in his discretion to deliver to the custody of the city of New Orleans the silver service and silver bell presented to the United States for the cruiser New Orleans 60 Stat. 117
  Pub. Law 79-353Fort Peck project, Mont. AN ACT For the acquisition of Indian lands required in connection with the construction, operation, and maintenance of electric transmission lines and other works, Fort Peck project, Montana 60 Stat. 117
  Pub. Law 79-354Navy personnel, reimbursement AN ACT To reimburse certain Navy and Marine Corps personnel and former Navy and Marine Corps personnel for personal property lost or destroyed as the result of water damage occurring at certain naval and Marine Corps shore activities 60 Stat. 118
  Pub. Law 79-355Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act granting the consent of Congress to the counties of Valley and McCone, Montana, to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Missouri River at or near Frazer, Montana", approved August 5, 1939 60 Stat. 119
  Pub. Law 79-356Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks AN ACT To authorize the United States commissioner for the Sequoia National Park to exercise similar functions for the Kings Canyon National Park 60 Stat. 119
  Pub. Law 79-357Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "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", approved December 21, 1944 60 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 79-358Bridge, Pee Dee River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act granting the consent of Congress to the State Highway Department of South Carolina to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Pee Dee River, at or near Cashua Ferry, South Carolina, approved April 30, 1940 60 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 79-359Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, N. Mex. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District of New Mexico for the payment of operation and maintenance charges on certain Pueblo Indian lands 60 Stat. 121
  Pub. Law 79-360Navy personnel, reimbursement AN ACT To reimburse certain Navy personnel and former Navy personnel for personal property lost or damaged as the result of a fire in building numbered 141 at the United States naval repair base, San Diego, California, on May 1, 1945 60 Stat. 121
  Pub. Law 79-361Montgomery County, Miss., settlement of claims AN ACT For the relief of Montgomery County, Mississippi, districts 2 and 3 60 Stat. 121
  Pub. Law 79-362Grenada County, Miss., settlement of claim AN ACT For the relief of Grenada County, Mississippi 60 Stat. 122
  Pub. Law 79-363Bridge, Connecticut River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Connecticut, acting by and through any agency or commission thereof to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the donnecticut River at or near Old Saybrook, Connecticut 60 Stat. 122
  Pub. Law 79-364Bridge, Rainy River AN ACT Authorizing the village of Baudette, State of Minnesota, its public successors or public assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Rainy River at or near Baudette, Minnesota 60 Stat. 123
  Pub. Law 79-365Veterans Regulations, amendment AN ACT To amend paragraph 8 of part VII, Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended, to authorize an appropriation of $1,500,000 as a revolving fund in lieu of $500,000 now authorized 60 Stat. 124
  Pub. Law 79-366Park Ridge, N. J., settlement of claims AN ACT For the relief of the Borough of Park Ridge, Park Ridge, New Jersey 60 Stat. 124
  Pub. Law 79-367Princeton University, observance of anniversary JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize suitable participation by the United States in the observance of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of Princeton University 60 Stat. 125
  Pub. Law 79-368Transportation of military and naval personnel AN ACT To provide for payment of travel allowances and transportation and for transportation of dependents of members of the military and naval forces, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 126
  Pub. Law 79-369Raising of fur-bearing animals AN ACT Relating to the domestic raising of fur-bearing animals 60 Stat. 127
  Pub. Law 79-370Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946 AN ACT For the rehabilitation of the Philippines 60 Stat. 128
  Pub. Law 79-371Philippine Trade Act of 1946 AN ACT To provide for trade relations between the United States and the Philippines, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 141
  Pub. Law 79-372D. C. Servicemen's Readjustment Enabling Act of 1945 AN ACT To effectuate the purposes of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 159
  Pub. Law 79-373Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the reappointment of Doctor Vannevar Bush as citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution 60 Stat. 160
  Pub. Law 79-374War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, for civil functions administered by the War Department, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 160
  Pub. Law 79-375Surplus Property Act of 1944, amendments AN ACT To amend the Surplus Property Act of 1944 with reference to veterans' preference, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 168
  Pub. Law 79-376Blackouts, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize black-outs in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved December 26, 1941, as amended 60 Stat. 169
  Pub. Law 79-377Federal Airport Act AN ACT To provide Federal aid for the development of public airports 60 Stat. 170
  Pub. Law 79-378Navy, damage claims AN ACT To provide reimbursement for personal property lost, damaged, or destroyed as the result of explosions at the naval ammunition depot, Hastings, Nebraska, on April 6, 1944, and September 15, 1944 60 Stat. 180
  Pub. Law 79-379Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, extension JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, until July 1, 1946 60 Stat. 181
  Pub. Law 79-380Disabled American Veterans, D. C., tax exemption AN ACT To exempt from taxation certain property of the Disabled American Veterans in the District of Columbia 60 Stat. 181
  Pub. Law 79-381Suppression of prostitution AN ACT To make permanent the provisions of the Act of July 11, 1941, prohibiting prostitution in the vicinity of military and naval establishments 60 Stat. 182
  Pub. Law 79-382Trading With the Enemy Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Trading With the Enemy Act, as amended, to permit the shipment of relief supplies 60 Stat. 182
  Pub. Law 79-383Persons buried outside U. S., return of remains AN ACT To provide for the evacuation and return of the remains of certain persons who died and are buried outside the continental limits of the United States 60 Stat. 182
  Pub. Law 79-384Second 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 60 Stat. 183
  Pub. Law 79-385Veterans' temporary housing, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to provide necessary utilities for veterans' housing furnished and erected by the National Housing Administrator 60 Stat. 203
  Pub. Law 79-386Postal service, employees' compensation AN ACT To provide additional compensation for postmasters and employees of the postal service 60 Stat. 203
  Pub. Law 79-387Voluntary apprenticeship, D. C. AN ACT To provide for voluntary apprenticeship in the District of Columbia 60 Stat. 204
  Pub. Law 79-388Veterans' Emergency Housing Act of 19.46 AN ACT To expedite the availability of housing for veterans of World War II by expediting the production and allocation of materials for housing purposes and by curbing excessive pricing of new housing, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 207
  Pub. Law 79-389Export 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 60 Stat. 215
  Pub. Law 79-390Federal Employees Pay Act of 1946 AN ACT To increase the rates of compensation of officers and employees of the Federal Government, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 216
  Pub. Law 79-391Second Supplemental Surplus Appropriation Rescission Act, 1946 AN ACT Reducing or further reducing certain appropriations and contractual authorizations available for the fiscal year 1946, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 221
  Pub. Law 79-392Bill of Rights Day JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the proper observance of the one hundred and fifty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the first ten amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights 60 Stat. 229
  Pub. Law 79-393Revenue Act, 1942, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION Extending the time for the release of powers of appointment for the purposes of certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code 60 Stat. 229
  Pub. Law 79-394Devils Lake Indian Reservation AN ACT To confer jurisdiction on the State of North Dakota over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Devils Lake Indian Reservation 60 Stat. 229
  Pub. Law 79-395Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendment AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States", approved July 1, 1898, and Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto 60 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 79-396National School Lunch Act AN ACT To provide assistance to the States in the establishment, maintenance, operation, and expansion of school-lunch programs, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 79-397U. S. S. Nevada; U. S. S. Wyoming; silver service, etc. AN ACT To provide for the delivery of custody of certain articles of historic interest from the United States Ship Nevada and the United States Ship Wyoming to the State of Nevada and the State of Wyoming,respectively 60 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 79-398Revised Statutes, repeal of sec. 1548 AN ACT To repeal section 1548 Revised Statutes (34 U. S. C. 592) 60 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 79-399Navy, appointments in Corps of Civil Engineers AN ACT To provide for the rank of original appointments in the Corps of Civil Engineers of the United States Navy, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 79-400San Diego, Tex., settlement of claims AN ACT For the relief of the city of San Diego, Texas 60 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 79-401Navy and Marine Corps personnel, reimbursement AN ACT To reimburse certain Navy and Marine Corps personnel and former Navy and Marine Corps personnel for personal property lost or damaged as the result of fires which occurred at various Navy and Marine Corps shore activities 60 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 79-402Naval Academy, Academic Dean of Postgraduate School AN ACT To establish the civilian position of Academic Dean of the Postgraduate School of the Naval Academy and compensation therefor 60 Stat. 236
  Pub. Law 79-403Hawaii, settlement of claims AN ACT For the relief of the county of Hawaii, Territory of Hawaii 60 Stat. 236
  Pub. Law 79-404Administrative Procedure Act AN ACT To improve the administration of justice by prescribing fair administrative procedure 60 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 79-405Naval Aviation Cadet Act of 1942, amendment AN ACT To authorize the payment of additional uniform gratuity to reserve officers commissioned from the status of aviation cadets 60 Stat. 245
  Pub. Law 79-406Niagara Falls Bridge Commission JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the joint resolution creating the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission 60 Stat. 245
  Pub. Law 79-407Navy, reappointments, correction JOINT RESOLUTION To correct a technical error in the Act approved April 18, 1946 (Public Law 347, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session) 60 Stat. 245
  Pub. Law 79-408Costilla Creek Compact, Colo. and N. Mex. AN ACT Granting the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact between Colorado and New Mexico with respect to the waters of Costilla Creek 60 Stat. 246
  Pub. Law 79-409Coronado National Forest, Ariz. AN ACT To protect scenic values along and tributary to the Catalina Highway within the Coronado National Forest, Arizona 60 Stat. 254
  Pub. Law 79-410Ute Indians, claims against U. S. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act conferring jurisdiction upon the United States Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and render judgment on any and all claims which the Ute Indians, or any tribe, or band thereof, may have against the United States, and for other purposes", approved June 28, 1938 60 Stat. 255
  Pub. Law 79-411Veterans' conventions AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of War to lend certain property of the War Department to national veterans' organizations for use at State and national conventions 60 Stat. 256
  Pub. Law 79-412Benicia Arsenal, Calif., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the exchange of certain land at the Benicia Arsenal, California 60 Stat. 256
  Pub. Law 79-413Public Buildings Act, 1926, amendment AN ACT To grant to the Federal Works Administrator certain powers with respect to site acquisition, building construction, purchase of buildings, and other matters 60 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 79-414Philippine independence ceremonies JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for United States participation in the Philippine independence ceremonies on July 4, 1946 60 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 79-415Calif., appointment of district judge AN ACT To provide for the appointment of one additional district judge for the northern district of California 60 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 79-416Washington Railway and Electric Co., liquidation AN ACT To facilitate the liquidation of Washington Railway and Electric Company 60 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 79-417D. C. policemen, salaries AN ACT To amend section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to fix the salaries of officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force, the United States Park Police force, and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia", approved May 27 1924 60 Stat. 261
  Pub. Law 79-418General Pulaski's Memorial bay JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President of the United States of America to proclaim October 11, 1946, General Pulaski's Memorial Day for the observance and commemoration of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski 60 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 79-419Third Urgent 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 60 Stat. 262
  Pub. Law 79-420Bridge, New River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Norfolk and Western Railway Company to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across New River near Radford, Montgomery County, Virginia 60 Stat. 269
  Pub. Law 79-421Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Monongahela River between the Borough of Belle Vernon, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and the Borough of Speers, Washington County, Pennsylvania 60 Stat. 270
  Pub. Law 79-422Department of Agriculture, Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 270
  Pub. Law 79-423Veterans' Administration hospital, Pa., easement AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to grant an easement for highway purposes to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in certain lands in the reservation of the Veterans' Administration hospital, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 298
  Pub. Law 79-424Servicemen's Readjustment Act, 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend section 100 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 60 Stat. 299
  Pub. Law 79-425Veterans' Administration, Board of Veterans' Appeals AN ACT To remove the existing limitation on the number of associate members of the Board of Veterans' Appeals in the Veterans' Administration 60 Stat. 299
  Pub. Law 79-426Bridge, Columbia River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Washington to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Columbia River at Northport, Washington 60 Stat. 300
  Pub. Law 79-427Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To authorize the condemnation of materials which are intended for use in process or renovated butter and which are unfit for human consumption, andforother purposes 60 Stat. 300
  Pub. Law 79-428Confederated Salish and Kootenai Indians, Mont. AN ACT To provide for the disposition of tribal funds of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Indians of the Flathead Reservation in Montana 60 Stat. 302
  Pub. Law 79-429Unknown American of Second World War, burial AN ACT To provide for the burial in the Memorial Amphitheater of the National Cemetery at Arlington, Virginia, of the remains of an unknown American who lost his life while serving overseas in the armed forces of the United States during the Second World War 60 Stat. 302
  Pub. Law 79-430American Red Cross, tax exemption AN ACT To exempt transfers of property to the American National Red Cross from the District of Columbia inheritance tax 60 Stat. 303
  Pub. Law 79-431Hot Springs National Park AN ACT To amend the Act establishing the Hot Springs National Park 60 Stat. 303
  Pub. Law 79-432Albert W. Johnson, pension AN ACT To accept the renunciation by Albert W. Johnson of pension under section 260 of the Judicial Code 60 Stat. 304
  Pub. Law 79-433Alaska Railroad, funds for operation AN ACT To authorize certain expenditures by the Alaska Railroad, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 304
  Pub. Law 79-434Inter-American Trade Exposition, Fort Worth, Tex. JOINT RESOLUTION To permit articles imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the Inter-American Trade Exposition, Fort Worth, Texas, to be admitted without payment of tariff, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 304
  Pub. Law 79-435Kiowa, Comanche and Apache Indians, Okla. AN ACT To set aside certain lands in Oklahoma in trust for the Indians of the Kiowa Comanche, and Apache Indian Reservation 60 Stat. 305
  Pub. Law 79-436North Dakota, conveyance AN ACT To transfer certain real and personal property in Ward County, North Dakota, to the State of North Dakota acting by and through the Industrial Commission of North Dakota 60 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 79-437Internal Revenue Code, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION Extending for seven months the period of time during which alcohol plants are permitted to produce sugars or sirups simultaneously with the production of alcohol 60 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 79-438Department of the Interior AN ACT To authorize the availability for certain necessary administrative expenses of appropriations for the Department of the Interior I 60 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 79-439Boulder City Cemetery Association, conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands situated in Clark County, Nevada, to the Boulder City Cemetery Association for cemetery purposes 60 Stat. 307
  Pub. Law 79-440Veterans of World War II, homestead entries AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to allow credit in connection with certain homestead entries for military or naval service rendered during World War II 60 Stat. 308
  Pub. Law 79-441Crow Indians, land leases AN ACT To amend section 1 of the Act of June 4, 1920 (41 Stat. 751), entitled "An Act to provide for the allotment of lands of the Crow Tribe, for the distribution of tribal funds, and for other purposes", as amended by the Act of May 26, 1926 (44 Stat. 658) 60 Stat. 308
  Pub. Law 79-442Atomic weapons, use of naval vessels as targets JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the use of naval vessels to determine the effect of atomic weapons upon such vessels 60 Stat. 308
  Pub. Law 79-443Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Monongahela River, at a point between the Boroughs of Eliza; beth, in Elizabeth Township, and West Elizabeth, in Jefferson Township, in the county of Allegheny, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 60 Stat. 309
  Pub. Law 79-444Medal of Honor, etc., issuance AN ACT To modify the time limitations governing the award of certain military and naval decorations for acts performed during the present war 60 Stat. 309
  Pub. Law 79-445Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To revive and reenact and amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the county of Gallatin, State of Illinois, its successors and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Ohio River at or near the city of Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois, to a point opposite thereto in the county of Union, State of Kentucky", approved July 18, 1939 60 Stat. 310
  Pub. Law 79-446Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Co., extension of lease AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to extend and renew to Chicago, Milwaukee, Saint Paul and Pacific Railroad Company for the term of ten years a lease to Henry A. Scandrett, Walter J. Cummings, and George I. Haight, trustees of Chicago, Milwaukee, Saint Paul and Pacific Railroad Company, of a tract of land in the United States Department of Agriculture Range Livestock Experiment Station, in the State of Montana, and for a right-of-way to said tract, for the removal of gravel and ballast material, executed under the authority of the Act of Congress approved June 25, 1936 60 Stat. 311
  Pub. Law 79-447U. S. Military Academy, instruction for citizens of other American Republics AN ACT To authorize the course of instruction at the United States Military Academy to be given to not exceeding twenty persons at a time from the American Republics, other than the United States 60 Stat. 311
  Pub. Law 79-448Department of the Interior AN ACT To fix the salary of the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior 60 Stat. 312
  Pub. Law 79-449U. S. Military Academy, additional professors AN ACT To authorize additional permanent professors of the United States Military Academy 60 Stat. 312
  Pub. Law 79-450Boise reclamation project, Idaho AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to purchase improvements or pay damages for removal of improvements located on public lands of the United States in the Anderson Ranch Reservoir site, Boise reclamation project, Idaho 60 Stat. 313
  Pub. Law 79-451Federal Works Administrator, acceptance of real estate AN ACT To authorize the Federal Works Administrator to accept and dispose of real estate devised to the United States by the late Maggie Johnson, of Polk County, Arkansas, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 313
  Pub. Law 79-452Defense public works, school facilities AN ACT To amend title II 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 permit the making of contributions, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, for the maintenance and operation of certain school facilities, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 314
  Pub. Law 79-453Adoption proceedings, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 4 of the Act of August 25, 1937, so as to provide a filing procedure in cases of adoption outside the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 314
  Pub. Law 79-454Republic of the Philippines Military Assistance Act AN ACT To provide military assistance to the Republic of the Philippines in establishing and maintaining national security and to form a basis for participation by that government in such defensive military operations as the future may require 60 Stat. 315
  Pub. Law 79-455Public Debt Act of 1946 AN ACT To decrease the amount of obligations, issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act, which may be outstanding at any one time 60 Stat. 316
  Pub. Law 79-456American Battle Monuments Commission AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the creation of an American Battle Monuments Commission to erect suitable memorials commemorating the services of the American soldier in Europe, and for other purposes", approved March 4, 1923, as amended, in order to extend the Commission's authority to all areas in which our armed forces have operated during World War II, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 317
  Pub. Law 79-457D. C. Alley Dwelling Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Alley Dwelling Act, approved June 12, 1934, as amended 60 Stat. 319
  Pub. Law 79-458Veterans' Administration, Schedule for Rating Disabilities AN ACT To govern the effective dates of ratings and awards under the Veterans' Administration revised Schedule for Rating Disabilities, 1945, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 319
  Pub. Law 79-459Bridge, Des Moines River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Iowa or the Iowa State Highway Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Des Moines River at or near Farmington, Iowa 60 Stat. 320
  Pub. Law 79-460Department of Corrections, D. C. AN ACT To create a Department of Corrections in the District of Columbia 60 Stat. 320
  Pub. Law 79-461Bridge, Wabash River AN ACT Authorizing the Indiana State Toll Bridge Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge or a free bridge across the Wabash River near Mount Vernon, Indiana 60 Stat. 321
  Pub. Law 79-462Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT Authorizing the Indiana State Toll Bridge Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge or a free bridge across the Ohio River at or near Mauckport,Indiana 60 Stat. 322
  Pub. Law 79-463Bridge, Santee River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act granting the consent of Congress to the South Carolina State Highway Department to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Santee River, at or near Leneudes Ferry, South Carolina" 60 Stat. 323
  Pub. Law 79-464Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Actto establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States", approved July 1, 1898, and Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto 60 Stat. 323
  Pub. Law 79-465Alabama, conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance to the State of Alabama for use as a public park of the military reservation known as Fort Morgan 60 Stat. 332
  Pub. Law 79-466Army, settlement of damage claims AN ACT To amend the Act approved July 3, 1943, entitled "An Act to provide for the settlement of claims for damage to or loss or destruction of property or personal injury or death caused by military personnel or civilian employees, or otherwise incident to activities, of the War Department or of the Army 60 Stat. 332
  Pub. Law 79-467Indians of Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N. Dak. AN ACT For the relief of the Indians of the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota 60 Stat. 333
  Pub. Law 79-468Crow Indian Reservation, Mont. AN ACT To provide for adjustments in connection with the Crow irrigation project, Crow Indian Reservation, Montana 60 Stat. 333
  Pub. Law 79-469Yuma project and Boulder Dam AN ACT To amend the laws authorizing the performance of necessary protection work between the Yuma project and Boulder Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation 60 Stat. 338
  Pub. Law 79-470Civil Service Retirement Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to amend further the Civil Service Retirement Act, approved May 29, 1930, as amended", approved January 24, 1942, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 339
  Pub. Law 79-471Alien fiancees or fiances, admission into U.S. AN ACT To facilitate the admission into the United States of the alien fiancees or fiances of members of the armed forces of the United States 60 Stat. 339
  Pub. Law 79-472D. C. Emergency Rent Act, extension 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 60 Stat. 340
  Pub. Law 79-473Selective Training and Service Act, 1940, extension AN ACT To extend the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 341
  Pub. Law 79-474Pay Readjustment Act, 1942, amendment AN ACT To amend the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, as amended, so as to provide an increase in pay for personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service 60 Stat. 343
  Pub. Law 79-475Second War Powers Act, 1942, amendment AN ACT To amend the Second War Powers Act, 1942, as amended 60 Stat. 345
  Pub. Law 79-476Civil Air Patrol, incorporation AN ACT To incorporate the Civil Air Patrol 60 Stat. 346
  Pub. Law 79-477San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, tolls for Government traffic AN ACT To authorize the charging of tolls for the passage or transit of Government traffic over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 60 Stat. 347
  Pub. Law 79-478Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 348
  Pub. Law 79-479Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 386
  Pub. Law 79-480National Housing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 408
  Pub. Law 79-481Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 81, 82, and 83, and to repeal section 84 of chapter IX of the 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 60 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 79-482Mailing privileges of newspapers AN ACT To require weekly newspapers enjoying mailing privileges to make sworn statements with respect to their circulation 60 Stat. 416
  Pub. Law 79-483Nationality Act of 1940, amendments AN ACT To authorize the admission into the United States of persons of races indigenous to India, and persons of races indigenous to the Philippine Islands, to make them racially eligible for naturalization, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 416
  Pub. Law 79-484Government employees AN ACT To excuse employees of the Government from work on July 5, 1946 60 Stat. 417
  Pub. Law 79-485Philippine Property Act of 1946 AN ACT To provide for the retention by the United States Government or its agencies or instrumentalities of real and personal property within the Philippines now owned or later acquired and for the administration of the Trading With the Enemy Act of October 6, 1917, as amended, in the Philippines, subsequent to independence 60 Stat. 418
  Pub. Law 79-486Protection of trade and commerce AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to protect trade and commerce against interference by violence, threats, coercion, or intimidation", approved June 18, 1934 60 Stat. 420
  Pub. Law 79-487National Mental Health Act AN ACT To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research relating to psychiatric disorders and to aid in the development of more effective methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of such disorders, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 421
  Pub. Law 79-488Foreign Service, additional a ppointments AN ACT To authorize the appointment of additional Foreign Service Officers in the classified grades 60 Stat. 426
  Pub. Law 79-489Trade-marks AN ACT To provide for the registration and protection of trade-marks used in commerce, to carry out the provisions of certain international conventions, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 427
  Pub. Law 79-490Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 446
  Pub. Law 79-491D. C. police and firemen, salaries AN ACT To increase the 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 60 Stat. 480
  Pub. Law 79-492Naval Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 481
  Pub. Law 79-493D. C. Appropriation Act, 1947 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, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 501
  Pub. Law 79-494Veterans' Administration AN ACT To clarify the terms "compensation" and "pension" under laws administered by the Veterans' Administration 60 Stat. 524
  Pub. Law 79-495The American Legion, membership AN ACT To amend the Act incorporating The American Legion so as to redefine eligibility for membership therein 60 Stat. 524
  Pub. Law 79-496Revised Statutes, amendment AN ACT To amend section 5296 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, relating to the discharge of indigent convicts for nonpayment of fines 60 Stat. 524
  Pub. Law 79-497U. S. commissioners, seal, etc. AN ACT To prescribe and furnish to United States commissioners standard forms and dockets and to furnish United States Code and seal 60 Stat. 525
  Pub. Law 79-498U. S. commissioners, compensation AN ACT Concerning the method of payment of the compensation of United ates commcommissioners 60 Stat. 526
  Pub. Law 79-499World War Veterans' Act, 1924, extension of provisions AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to furnish upon a reimbursement basis certain benefits, services, and supplies to discharged members of the military or naval forces of any nation allied or associated with the United States in World War II in consideration of reciprocal services extended to the United States 60 Stat. 526
  Pub. Law 79-500Dietetic and physical-therapy personnel, annual leave AN ACT To authorize payment for accumulated and accrued annual leave to female dietitians and physical-therapy aides whose civilian appointments were terminated pursuant to section 4 of the Act of December 22, 1942 (56 Stat. 1073) 60 Stat. 526
  Pub. Law 79-501D. C. Unemployment Compensation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act, to provide for unemployment compensation in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 527
  Pub. Law 79-502Wyoming, conveyance JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Act of March 22, 1946, for the purpose of correcting the description of the small parcel of land authorized to be conveyed to the State of Wyoming by such Act 60 Stat. 529
  Pub. Law 79-503Wadsworth, Nev., acquisition of lots AN ACT To eliminate the restriction on the number of lots which may be acquired by settlers in the town site of Wadsworth, Nevada 60 Stat. 529
  Pub. Law 79-504Coast Guard Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Coast Guard, Treasury Department, for the fiscal year ending June 30 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 529
  Pub. Law 79-505Emergency Farm Mortgage Act; Federal Farm Mortgage Corporation Act; amendments AN ACT To amend section 32 of the Emergency Farm Mortgage Act of 1933, as amended, and section 3 of the Federal Farm Mortgage Corporation Act, as amended, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 532
  Pub. Law 79-506Oil refineries AN ACT To encourage and protect oil refineries not having their own source of supply for crude oil by extending preference to such refineries in disposing of royalty oil under the Mineral Lands Leasing Act 60 Stat. 533
  Pub. Law 79-507Bridge, Delaware River AN ACT Authorizing the State of Delaware, by and through its State highway department, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Delaware River near Wilmington, Delaware 60 Stat. 533
  Pub. Law 79-508D. C. banks, etc., Saturday holiday AN ACT To provide that every Saturday shall be a holiday for banks and building and loan associations in the District of Columbia 60 Stat. 534
  Pub. Law 79-509Bretton Woods Agreements Act, implementation of financial agreement JOINT RESOLUTION To implement further the purposes of the Bretton Woods Agreements Act by authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out an agreement with the United Kingdom, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 535
  Pub. Law 79-510War trophies and devices, distribution AN ACT To govern distribution of war trophies and devices 60 Stat. 535
  Pub. Law 79-511Gifts, etc., for veterans AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to accept gifts, devises, and bequests in behalf of the general post fund for the use of veterans and for the sale and conveyance of any such property under certain circumstances and the covering of the proceeds thereof into the post fund, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 537
  Pub. Law 79-512China, U. S. naval assistance AN ACT To provide assistance to the Republic of China in augmenting and maintaining a Naval Establishment, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 539
  Pub. Law 79-513Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the national convention of the United Spanish War Veterans, to be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 4 to 10, inclusive, 1946 60 Stat. 540
  Pub. Law 79-514Day nurseries, D. C. AN ACT To authorize and direct the Board of Public Welfare of the District of Columbia to establish and operate in the public schools and other suitable locations a system of nurseries and nursery schools for day care of school-age and under-school-age children, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 540
  Pub. Law 79-515Military Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 541
  Pub. Law 79-516Bridges Potomac River AN ACT Authorizing and directing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to construct two four-lane bridges to replace the existing Fourteenth Street or Highway Bridge across the Potomac River, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 566
  Pub. Law 79-517Trade-marks AN ACT To permit renewal of certain trademark registrations after expiry thereof, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 568
  Pub. Law 79-518Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 568
  Pub. Law 79-519Government Corporations Appropriations Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 586
  Pub. Law 79-520Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act AN ACT To amend the Act of June 7, 1939 (53 Stat. 811), as amended, relating to the acquisition of stocks of strategic and critical materials for national defense purposes 60 Stat. 596
  Pub. Law 79-521Third 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, to provide appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 600
  Pub. Law 79-522Animal quarantine station, Swan Island JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the establishment of an international animal quarantine station on Swan Island, and to permit the entry therein of animals from any country and the subsequent importation of such animals into other parts of the United States, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 633
  Pub. Law 79-523Bridge, Wabash River AN ACT Authorizing the State of Indiana to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Wabash River at or near Montezuma, Indiana 60 Stat. 633
  Pub. Law 79-524Bridge, Des Moines River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Iowa State Highway Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Des Moines River at or near the town of Eddyville, Iowa 60 Stat. 633
  Pub. Law 79-525Rivers and harbors, improvements AN ACT Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 634
  Pub. Law 79-526Flood Control Act of 1946 AN ACT Authorizing the construction of certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood control, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 641
  Pub. Law 79-527Bridge, St. Louis River AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a toll bridge across the Saint Louis River between the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 653
  Pub. Law 79-528U. S. Courts, Pa. AN ACT To clarify the law relating to the filling of the first vacancy occurring in the office of district judge for the eastern district of Pennsylvania, and to provide for the appointment of an additional United States district judge for the eastern, middle, and western districts of Pennsylvania 60 Stat. 654
  Pub. Law 79-529Veterans Regulations, amendment AN ACT To amend Veterans Regulation Numbered 9 (a), as amended, so as to increase the limit of amounts payable thereunder in connection with the funeral and burial of deceased veterans 60 Stat. 654
  Pub. Law 79-530Delaware, U.S. district judge AN ACT Authorizing the appointment of an additional judge for the district of Delaware 60 Stat. 654
  Pub. Law 79-531American Antarctic Association, Inc AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to transfer a vessel to the American Antarctic Association, Incorporated 60 Stat. 655
  Pub. Law 79-532Hopewell Village National Historic Site, Pa. AN ACT To authorize revisions in the boundary of the Hopewell Village National Historic Site, Pennsylvania, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 655
  Pub. Law 79-533Wildlife restoration projects AN ACT To amend sections 4 and 8 of the Act of September 2, 1937, as amended 60 Stat. 656
  Pub. Law 79-534Larceny AN ACT To amend the law relating to larceny in interstate or foreign commerce 60 Stat. 656
  Pub. Law 79-535Fort Ord Military Reservation, Calif. AN ACT Relating to the construction and maintenance of building and improvements for banking purposes on the Fort Ord Military Reservation, California 60 Stat. 658
  Pub. Law 79-536Civil Service Retirement Act, 1980, amendment AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended 60 Stat. 658
  Pub. Law 79-537Bear River, division of waters AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a compact for the division of the waters of the Bear River and its tributaries 60 Stat. 658
  Pub. Law 79-538Alaska, school bonds AN ACT To authorize school districts in Alaska to issue bonds for school construction, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 659
  Pub. Law 79-539Mail service, New Hampshire AN ACT Relating to mail service on Lake Winnepesaukee, New Hampshire 60 Stat. 659
  Pub. Law 79-540Civil Service Retirement Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To include the heads of executive departments and independent agencies within the purview of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930 60 Stat. 659
  Pub. Law 79-541Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT Authorizing the Indiana State Toll Bridge Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge or a free bridge across the Ohio River at or near Cannelton,Indiana 60 Stat. 660
  Pub. Law 79-542Bridge, 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 60 Stat. 660
  Pub. Law 79-543Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Nebraska-Iowa Bridge Corporation, a Delaware corporation, its successors and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Missouri River between Washington County, Nebraska, and Harrison County, Iowa", approved March 6, 1928 60 Stat. 661
  Pub. Law 79-544Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1938, cotton JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to cotton marketing quotas under the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 60 Stat. 662
  Pub. Law 79-545Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1988, peanuts JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to peanut marketing quotas under the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 60 Stat. 663
  Pub. Law 79-546Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, extension AN ACT To extend the period within which the Secretary of Agriculture may carry out the purposes of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act by making payments to agricultural producers 60 Stat. 663
  Pub. Law 79-547Foreign Service Buildings Act, 1926, a ppropriations AN ACT For the acquisition of buildings and grounds in foreign countries for the use of the Government of the United States of America 60 Stat. 663
  Pub. Law 79-548Price Control Extension Act of 1946 JOINT RESOLUTION Extending the effective period of the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942, as amended, and the Stabilization Act of 1942, as amended 60 Stat. 664
  Pub. Law 79-549Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 679
  Pub. Law 79-550Bonneville Project Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 12 of the Bonneville Project Act, as amended 60 Stat. 701
  Pub. Law 79-551Anchorage, Alaska, bonds AN ACT To authorize the city of Anchorage, Alaska, to issue bonds in a sum not to exceed $5,000,000 for the purpose of constructing, reconstructing, improving, extending, bettering, repairing, equipping, or acquiring public works of a permanent character, and to provide for the payment thereof, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 701
  Pub. Law 79-552U. S. Naval Academy, midshipmen's store, etc. AN ACT To reestablish the status of funds of the midshipmen's store, barber shop, cobbler shop, and tailor shop at the United States Naval Academy, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 704
  Pub. Law 79-553Eagle County, Colo., conveyance AN ACT To authorize an exchange of land in Eagle County, Colorado 60 Stat. 704
  Pub. Law 79-554Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 60 Stat. 705
  Pub. Law 79-555Civil Service Retirement Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend further the Civil Service Retirement Act, approved May 29, as amended 60 Stat. 705
  Pub. Law 79-556Decatur County, Ind., settlement of claims AN ACT For the relief of Decatur County in the State of Indiana 60 Stat. 706
  Pub. Law 79-557Civil Service Retirement Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended 60 Stat. 706
  Pub. Law 79-558Sugar Act of 1937, extension AN ACT To extend, for an additional year, the provisions of the Sugar Act of 1937, as amended, and the taxes with respect to sugar 60 Stat. 706
  Pub. Law 79-559Philippine Islands, destruction of currency JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the making of settlement on account of certain currency destroyed at Fort Mills, Philippine Islands, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 707
  Pub. Law 79-560Gustav Becker memorial JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the erection on public grounds in Springerville, Arizona, of a memorial to Gustav Becker 60 Stat. 708
  Pub. Law 79-561Public schools, D. C. AN ACT To provide for two heads of departments of military science and tactics in the public schools of the District of Columbia 60 Stat. 708
  Pub. Law 79-562Federal-Aid Road Act, 1916, amendment AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act of July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, to provide for the design and construction of dams so that they will serve as foundations for highway bridges, to provide for the design and construction of highway bridges upon and across such dams, to authorize the granting of easements and rights-of-way in connection therewith, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 709
  Pub. Law 79-563Rural rehabilitation projects AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to continue administration of and ultimately liquidate Federal rural rehabilitation projects, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 711
  Pub. Law 79-564Santa Rosa Island National Monument, Fla. AN ACT To abolish the Santa Rosa Island National Monument and to provide for the conveyance to Escambia County, State of Florida, of that portion of Santa Rosa Island which is under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior 60 Stat. 712
  Pub. Law 79-565UNESCO, membership of U. S. JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, and authorizing an appropriation therefor 60 Stat. 712
  Pub. Law 79-566Confederated Salish and Kootenai Indians AN ACT Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and render judgment in any and all claims which the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Indians of the Flathead Reservation in Montana, or any tribe or band thereof may have against the United States, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 715
  Pub. Law 79-567U. S. Courts, salaries of judges AN ACT To fix the salaries of certain judges of the United States 60 Stat. 716
  Pub. Law 79-568D. C. Board of Education, salaries of employees AN ACT To authorize increases in the salary rates of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia whose pay is fixed and regulated by the District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945, as amended 60 Stat. 717
  Pub. Law 79-569Lewiston Orchards project, Idaho AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct the Lewiston Orchards project, Idaho, in accordance with the Federal reclamation laws 60 Stat. 717
  Pub. Law 79-570U. S. Capitol Grounds AN ACT To define the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use thereof, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 718
  Pub. Law 79-571Nationality Act, 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend section 201 (g) of the Nationality Act of 1940 (54 Stat. 1138-1139; 8 U. S. C.601) 60 Stat. 721
  Pub. Law 79-572Railroad Retirement Acts; Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act; Internal Revenue Code; amendments AN ACT To amend the Railroad Retirement Acts, the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, and subchapter B of chapter 9 of the Internal Revenue Code; and for other purposes 60 Stat. 722
  Pub. Law 79-573Grand River Dam project AN ACT To authorize the return of the Grand River Dam project to the Grand River Dam Authority and the adjustment and settlement of accounts between the authority and the United States, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 79-574Federal Credit Union Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Federal Credit Union Act 60 Stat. 744
  Pub. Law 79-575Government employees, overtime, etc., claims AN ACT To provide a method for payment in certain Government establishments of overtime, leave, and holiday compensation on the basis of night rates pursuant to certain decisions of the Comptroller General, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 79-576Bridge, Rio Grande River AN ACT Authorizing Gus A. Guerra, his heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Rio Grande, at or near Rio Grande City, Texas 60 Stat. 748
  Pub. Law 79-577Veterans, civil service a ppointments AN ACT To provide benefits for certain employees of the United States who are veterans of World War II and lost opportunity for probational civilservice appointments by reason of their service in the armed forces of the United States 60 Stat. 749
  Pub. Law 79-578Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend the Internal Revenue Code, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 749
  Pub. Law 79-579U. S. silver AN ACT To authorize the use by industry of silver held or owned by the United States, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 750
  Pub. Law 79-580University of Alaska AN ACT To authorize an appropriation for the establishment of a geophysical institute at the University of Alaska 60 Stat. 750
  Pub. Law 79-581Government employees, efficiency ratings AN ACT To provide for the uniform administration of efficiency ratings 60 Stat. 751
  Pub. Law 79-582U. S. commissioners, fees AN ACT To amend section 21 of the Act of May 28, 1896 (29 Stat. 184; 28 U. S. C., sec. 597), prescribing fees of United States commissioners 60 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 79-583Guam, rehabilitation AN ACT Authorizing rehabilitation on the island of Guam 60 Stat. 753
  Pub. Law 79-584Surplus Property Act, 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend the Surplus Property Act of 1944 to designate the Department of State as the disposal agency for surplus property outside the continental United States, its Territories and possessions, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 754
  Pub. Law 79-585Atomic Energy Act of 1946 AN ACT For the development and control of atomic energy 60 Stat. 755
  Pub. Law 79-586Vocational Education Act of 1946 AN ACT To amend the Act of June 8, 1936, relating to vocational education, so as to provide for the further development of vocational education in the several States and Territories 60 Stat. 775
  Pub. Law 79-587Revised Statutes, amendment AN ACT To amend Revised Statutes, 4921 (U. S. C. A., title 35, Patents, sec. 70), providing that damages be ascertained on the basis of compensation for infringement 60 Stat. 778
  Pub. Law 79-588Navy, Office of Naval Research AN ACT TO establish an Office of Naval Research in the Department of the Navy; to plan, foster, and encourage scientific research in recognition of its paramount importance as related to the maintenance of future naval power, and the preservation of national security; to provide within the Department of the Navy a single office, which, by contract and otherwise, shall be able to obtain, coordinate, and make available to all bureaus and activities of the Department of the Navy, world-wide scientific information and the necessary services for conducting specialized and imaginative research; to establish a Naval Research Advisory Committee consisting of persons preeminent in the fields of science and research, to consult with and advise the Chief of such Office in matters pertaining to research 60 Stat. 779
  Pub. Law 79-589Insurance Act of 1946 AN ACT To amend certain provisions of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 781
  Pub. Law 79-590Department of State AN ACT To establish the Office of Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs 60 Stat. 789
  Pub. Law 79-591Escaped convicts AN ACT To make it a criminal offense for certain escaped convicts to travel from one State to another 60 Stat. 789
  Pub. Law 79-592D. C. Redevelopment Act of 1945 AN ACT To provide for the replanning and rebuilding of slum, blighted, and other areas of the District of Columbia and the assembly, by purchase or condemnation, of real property in such areas and the sale or lease thereof for the redevelopment of such area in accordance with said plans; and to provide for the organization of, procedure for, and the financing of such planning, acquisition, and sale or lease; and for other purposes 60 Stat. 790
  Pub. Law 79-593Bridge, Sakonnet River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the State of Rhode Island to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Sakonnet River between the towns of Tiverton and Portsmouth in Newport County, Rhode Island 60 Stat. 803
  Pub. Law 79-594Navy, lands in Guam AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of of the Navy to acquire in fee or otherwise certain lands and rights in land on the island of Guam, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 803
  Pub. Law 79-595Navy, settlement of claims AN ACT To permit the Secretary of the Navy to delegate the authority to compromise and settle claims against the United States caused by vessels of the Navy or in the naval service, or for towage or salvage services to such vessels, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 803
  Pub. Law 79-596U. S. Naval Academy; Postgraduate School AN ACT To further amend the Act of January 16, 1936, as amended, entitled "An Act to provide for the retirement and retirement annuities of civilian members of the teaching staff at the United States Naval Academy and the Postgraduate School, United States Naval Academy " 60 Stat. 804
  Pub. Law 79-597Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946, amendment AN ACT To amend the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946, for the purpose of making a clerical correction 60 Stat. 805
  Pub. Law 79-598Navy, settlement of claims AN ACT To permit the Secretary of the Navy to delegate the authority to compromise and settle claims for damages to property under the jurisdiction of the Navy Department, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 805
  Pub. Law 79-599Railroad employees, refunds AN ACT To provide for refunds to railroad employees in certain cases, so as to place the various States on an equal basis, under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, with respect to contributions of employees 60 Stat. 806
  Pub. Law 79-600Government employees, travel expenses AN ACT To authorize certain administrative expenses in the Government service, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 806
  Pub. Law 79-601Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 AN ACT To provide for increased efficiency in the legislative branch of the Government 60 Stat. 812
  Pub. Law 79-602Indians, insurance premiums AN ACT To authorize the use of the funds of any tribe of Indians for insurance premiums 60 Stat. 852
  Pub. Law 79-603Summit Lime Co., Calif., railroad lands AN ACT To confirm title to certain railroad-grant lands located in the county of Kern, State of California 60 Stat. 852
  Pub. Law 79-604Naval Appropriation Act, 1946, enactment of certain provisions AN ACT To enact certain provisions now included in the Naval Appropriation Act, 1946, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 853
  Pub. Law 79-605Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To further extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Friar Point, Mississippi, and Helena, Arkansas 60 Stat. 860
  Pub. Law 79-606Office of Recorder of Deeds, D. C. AN ACT To close the Office of the Recorder of Deeds on Saturdays 60 Stat. 860
  Pub. Law 79-607Chemical Corps, U. S. Army AN ACT To change the name of the Chemical Warfare Service to the Chemical Corps 60 Stat. 861
  Pub. Law 79-608Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To provide authorization for the village of Cahokia, Illinois, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Cahokia, Illinois, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 861
  Pub. Law 79-609Bridge, Rio Grande AN ACT Authorizing the State of Texas, acting through the State Highway Commission of Texas, or the successors thereof, to acquire, construct, maintain, and operate a free bridge across the Rio Grande at or near Del Rio, Texas 60 Stat. 862
  Pub. Law 79-610Booker T. Washington, commemorative coinage AN ACT To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces to commemorate the life and perpetuate the ideals and teachings of Booker T. Washington 60 Stat. 863
  Pub. Law 79-611Veterans, Spanish American War AN ACT To grant increased service pensions in certain Spanish-American War cases not included in recent legislation providing increases to other Spanish-American War veterans and their dependents, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 863
  Pub. Law 79-612Iowa, commemorative coinage AN ACT To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the admission of Iowa into the Union as a State 60 Stat. 864
  Pub. Law 79-613Immigration and Naturalization Service AN ACT To amend the law relating to the authority of certain employees of the Immigration and Naturalization Service to make arrests without warrant in certain cases and to search vehicles within certain areas 60 Stat. 864
  Pub. Law 79-614Naturalization of former citizens of U. S. AN ACT To provide for the expeditious naturalization of former citizens of the United States who have lost United States citizenship through voting in a political election in a country not at war with the United States during the Second World War 60 Stat. 865
  Pub. Law 79-615Discontinuance of certain reports AN ACT To discontinue certain reports now required by law 60 Stat. 866
  Pub. Law 79-616Hawaiian Organic Act, amendment AN ACT To amend paragraph (1) of section 73 of the Hawaiian Organic Act, as amended 60 Stat. 871
  Pub. Law 79-617Oklahoma, disposition of lands AN ACT Relating to the disosition of public lands of the United States situated in the Mate of Oklahoma between the Cimarron base line and the north boundary of the State of Texas 60 Stat. 872
  Pub. Law 79-618San Francisco, Calif., settlement of claims AN ACT For the relief of the city and county of San Francisco 60 Stat. 872
  Pub. Law 79-619Panama Canal, civilian services AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "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", approved May 29, 1944 60 Stat. 873
  Pub. Law 79-620Commissioner of Patents, designation of examiners AN ACT To authorize the Commissioner of Patents to designate examiners to serve temporarily as examiners in chief 60 Stat. 873
  Pub. Law 79-621Bridge, Allegheny River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to The Pennsylvania Railroad Company to construct, maintain, and operate a railroad bridge across the Allegheny River at or near Warren, Pennsylvania 60 Stat. 874
  Pub. Law 79-622Veterans, benefits AN ACT To provide for the payment of pension or other benefits withheld from persons for the period they were residing in countries occupied by the enemy forces during World War II 60 Stat. 874
  Pub. Law 79-623Bridge, Susquehanna River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Susquehanna River at a point between the Borough of Plymouth, in Plymouth Township, and Hanover Township, in the county of Luzerne, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 60 Stat. 875
  Pub. Law 79-624Retirement of teachers, D. C. AN ACT For the retirement of public-school teachers in the District of Columbia 60 Stat. 875
  Pub. Law 79-625Charles A. Langley Bridge, D. C. AN ACT To name the bridge located on New Hampshire Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia, over the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tracks "The Charles A. Langley Bridge 60 Stat. 882
  Pub. Law 79-626Charitable, etc., societies, D. C. AN ACT To permit the members and stockholders of charitable, educational, and religious associations incorporated in the District of Columbia to vote by proxy or by mail 60 Stat. 882
  Pub. Law 79-627Armed services, interchange of property AN ACT To amend the Act of July 11, 1919 (41 Stat. 132), relating to the interchange of property between the Army and the Navy, so as to include the Coast Guard within its provision 60 Stat. 883
  Pub. Law 79-628Passenger lists, certain vessels AN ACT To exempt certain vessels from filing passenger lists 60 Stat. 883
  Pub. Law 79-629Bridge, Big Sandy River AN ACT To authorize the highway departments of the States of Kentucky and West Virginia to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River at or near Williamson, West Virginia 60 Stat. 883
  Pub. Law 79-630Surplus property for nautical schools AN ACT To authorize the War Shipping Administration and the Maritime Commission to make available certain surplus property to certain maritime academies 60 Stat. 884
  Pub. Law 79-631Merchant sailors, recognition of services AN ACT To amend the Act to provide for the issuance of devices in recognition of the services of merchant sailors 60 Stat. 884
  Pub. Law 79-632Hawaiian Organic Act, waiver of certain restrictions AN ACT To waive certain restrictions of the Hawaiian Organic Act, relating to land exchanges, for the acquisition of certain lands at Hilo, Hawaii 60 Stat. 884
  Pub. Law 79-633National Park Service AN ACT To provide basic authority for the performance of certain functions and activities of the National Park Service 60 Stat. 885
  Pub. Law 79-634Postal employees, payments of per diem AN ACT For the relief of certain postmasters 60 Stat. 886
  Pub. Law 79-635Surplus Property Act, 1944, amendment AN ACT To clarify the rights of former owners of real property to reacquire such property under the Surplus PropertAct of 1944 60 Stat. 886
  Pub. Law 79-636Veterans' Canteen Service AN ACT-To establish and provide for the maintenance and operation of a Veterans' Canteen Service in the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 887
  Pub. Law 79-637Register of wills, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 121 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, as amended, to authorize the appointment of three additional deputies for the register of wills 60 Stat. 889
  Pub. Law 79-638Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To authorize the Indiana State Toll Bridge Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge, or a free bridge, across the Ohio River at or near Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana 60 Stat. 890
  Pub. Law 79-639Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT Authorizing the city of East Saint Louis, Illinois, its successors and assigns, to construct maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Mississippi (liver at or near a point between Delmar Boulevard and Cole Street in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri, and a point opposite thereto in the city of East Saint Louis, Illinois 60 Stat. 891
  Pub. Law 79-640Bridge, Allegheny River AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Allegheny River, between a point in or near the Borough of Tarentum, in the county of Allegheny, and a point near the boundary of the city of New Kensington and Lower Burrel Township in Westmoreland County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 60 Stat. 892
  Pub. Law 79-641Naval Reserve Act, 1938, amendment AN ACT To further amend section 304 of the Naval Reserve Act of 1938, as amended, so as to grant certain benefits to naval personnel engaged in training duty prior to official termination of World War II 60 Stat. 892
  Pub. Law 79-642Bridge, Cumberland River AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act granting the consent of Congress to the State Highway Commission, Commonwealth of Kentucky, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Cumberland River at or near Burkesville, Cumberland County, Kentucky", approved May 18, 1928 60 Stat. 893
  Pub. Law 79-643Bridges, Potomac River AN ACT To amend section 6 of Public Law Numbered 516 of the Seventy-ninth Congress, approved July 16, 1946 60 Stat. 894
  Pub. Law 79-644Nurseries, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act of July 16, 1946 (Public Law 514, Seventy-ninth Congress), relating to the establishment and operation in the District of Columbia of nurseries and nursery schools, so as to permit payment of compensation for services rendered after June 30, 1946, and prior to the enactment of such Act 60 Stat. 894
  Pub. Law 79-645Dedication Day JOINT RESOLUTION Designating November 19, 1946, the anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, as Dedication Day 60 Stat. 894
  Pub. Law 79-646Pennsylvania, conveyance JOINT RESOLUTION Granting certain property to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and relinquishing jurisdiction therein 60 Stat. 895
  Pub. Law 79-647Indian irrigation projects AN ACT To modify sections 4 and 20 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934, with reference to certain funds collected in connection with the operation of Indian Service irrigation projects, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 895
  Pub. Law 79-648Hospital facilities, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a modern, adequate, and efficient hospital center in the District of Columbia 60 Stat. 896
  Pub. Law 79-649Navy, disposition of vessels, etc. AN ACT To provide for the disposition of vessels, trophies, relics, and material of historical interest by the Secretary of the Navy and for other purposes 60 Stat. 897
  Pub. Law 79-649Navy, disposition of vessels, etc. AN ACTAN ACT To provide for the disposition of vessels, trophies, relics, and material of historical interest by the Secretary of the Navy and for other purposes 60 Stat. 899
  Pub. Law 79-651West Point, N. F., relocation of railroad AN ACT Granting a right-of-way at a revised location to the West Shore Railroad Company, the New York Central Railroad Company, lessee, across a portion of the military reservation at West Point 60 Stat. 900
  Pub. Law 79-652Philippines, transfer of securities AN ACT To provide for the return of certain securities to the Philippine Commonwealth Government 60 Stat. 900
  Pub. Law 79-653Albany, N. Y., proceeds of commemorative coinage AN ACT To provide that the unexpended proceeds from the sale of 50-cent pieces coined in commemoration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the city of Albany, New York, may be paid into the general fund of such city 60 Stat. 900
  Pub. Law 79-654Philippines, deposits of public moneys AN ACT To authorize the continuance of the acceptance by the Treasury of deposits of public moneys from the Philippine Islands 60 Stat. 901
  Pub. Law 79-655Coast Guard, sale of property AN ACT To amend further the Act of April 6, 1938, as amended by the Act of July 9, 1941, entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange sites at Miami Beach, Dade County, Florida, for Coast Guard purposes " 60 Stat. 901
  Pub. Law 79-656Reconstruction Finance Corporation JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the succession, lending powers, and the functions of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation 60 Stat. 901
  Pub. Law 79-657Government contracts, settlement of claims AN ACT To authorize relief in certain cases where work, supplies, or services have been furnished for the Government under contracts during the war 60 Stat. 902
  Pub. Law 79-658Government employees, health programs AN ACT To provide for health programs for Government employees 60 Stat. 903
  Pub. Law 79-659Veterans' Regulations, amendment AN ACT To provide increased pensions to members of the Regular Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard who become disabled by reason of their service therein during other than a period of war 60 Stat. 904
  Pub. Law 79-660Merchant marine, reemployment rights AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide reemployment rights for persons who leave their positions to serve in the merchant marine, and for other purposes", approved June 23, 1943 (57 Stat. 162), and for other purposes 60 Stat. 905
  Pub. Law 79-661Books for adult blind AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide books for the adult blind 60 Stat. 908
  Pub. Law 79-662Veterans' pensions, etc. AN ACT Relating to veterans' pension, compensation, or retirement pay during hospitalization, institutional or domiciliary care, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 908
  Pub. Law 79-663First Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1947 JOINT RESOLUTION Making additional appropriations for the fiscal year 1947, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 910
  Pub. Law 79-664Control of communicable diseases, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to make regulations to prevent and control the spread of communicable and preventable diseases", approved August 11, 1939 60 Stat. 919
  Pub. Law 79-665Overtime compensation, U. S. employees AN ACT To amend the Act of December 7, 1944, relating to certain overtime compensation of civilian employees of the United States 60 Stat. 923
  Pub. Law 79-666Ipswich, Mass., conveyance AN ACT Providing for the conveyance to the town of Ipswich, in the State of Massachusetts, of lighthouse property at Castle Neck, for public use 60 Stat. 923
  Pub. Law 79-667Hunter, Wis., school building AN ACT To provide funds for cooperation with the school board of Hunter School District for the construction and equipment of a new school building in the town of Hunter, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, to be available to both Indian and non-Indian children 60 Stat. 923
  Pub. Law 79-668Ohio, reserved mineral rights AN ACT To protect and facilitate the use of national-forest lands in township 2 north, range 18 west, Ohio River survey, township of Elizabeth, county of Lawrence, State of Ohio, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 924
  Pub. Law 79-669Post Office Department, gifts for library AN ACT To authorize the Postmaster General to accept gifts and bequests for the benefit of the library of the Post Office Department 60 Stat. 924
  Pub. Law 79-670Army, appointment of officers AN ACT To provide for the appointment of additional commissioned officers in the Regular Army, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 925
  Pub. Law 79-671First War Powers Act, 1941, amendment AN ACT To amend the First War Powers Act, 1941 60 Stat. 925
  Pub. Law 79-672Great Lakes, sea lampreys JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing and directing the Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior to investigate and eradicate the predatory sea lampreys of the Great Lakes 60 Stat. 930
  Pub. Law 79-673Veterans, death compensation, etc. AN ACT To remove the limitations on the amount of death compensation or pension payable to widows and children of certain deceased veterans 60 Stat. 931
  Pub. Law 79-674Jury commissioners, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Code of Law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, and the Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto 60 Stat. 931
  Pub. Law 79-675Servicemen's Readjustment Act, 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 60 Stat. 932
  Pub. Law 79-676Columbia River, fishery resources AN ACT To amend the Act of May 11, 1938, for the conservation of the Fishery Resources of the Columbia River, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 932
  Pub. Law 79-677Navy, appointment of acting assistant surgeons AN ACT To amend the Act of May 4, 1898 (30 Stat. 369), as amended, to authorize the President to appoint two hundred and fifty acting assistant surgeons for temporary service 60 Stat. 932
  Pub. Law 79-678Registration of nurses, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act of February 9, 1907, as amended, with respect to certain fees 60 Stat. 933
  Pub. Law 79-679Veterans, education AN ACT To authorize the Veterans' Administration to reimburse State and local agencies for expenses incurred in rendering services in connection with the administration of certain training programs for veterans, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 934
  Pub. Law 79-680Sale of milk, etc., D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to regulate within the District of Columbia the sale of milk, cream, and ice cream, and for other purposes", approved February 27, 1925 Aug. 8, 1946 936 60 Stat. 936
  Pub. Law 79-681Regular Army, appointment of brigadier general AN ACT Authorizing the appointment of Robert Sprague Beightler as permanent brigadier general of the line of the Regular Army. Aug. 8, 1946 936 60 Stat. 936
  Pub. Law 79-682Fireboat, D. C. AN ACT To provide for fire protection of Government and private property in and contiguous to the waters of the District of Columbia Aug. 8, 1946 936 60 Stat. 936
  Pub. Law 79-683Nathan Hale statue, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the erection in the District of Columbia of a statue of Nathan Hale Aug. 8, 1946 937 60 Stat. 937
  Pub. Law 79-684Hatch Act, amendment AN ACT To amend subsection 9 (a) of the Act entitled "An Act to prevent pernicious political activities", approved August 2, 1939, as amended Aug. 8, 1946 937 60 Stat. 937
  Pub. Law 79-685War Shipping Administration, marine insurance AN ACT Relating to marine insurance in the case of certain employees of the War Department who suffered death, injury, or other casualty prior to April 23, 1943, as a result of marine risks Aug. 8, 1946 937 60 Stat. 937
  Pub. Law 79-686Compensation for leave, certain U. S. employees AN ACT To provide for lump-sum payment of compensation for accumulated annual leave and current accrued annual leave to certain officers and employees, and authorizing the appropriation of funds for that purpose Aug. 8, 1946 938 60 Stat. 938
  Pub. Law 79-687Indian affairs, administration AN ACT To facilitate and simplify the administration of Indian affairs Aug. 8, 1946 939 60 Stat. 939
  Pub. Law 79-688Civil Service Retirement Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide annuities for certain officers and employees who have rendered at least twenty-five years of service Aug. 8, 1946 939 60 Stat. 939
  Pub. Law 79-689Cotton statistics AN ACT To amend section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to collect and publish statistics of the grade and staple length of cotton" Aug. 8, 1946 940 60 Stat. 940
  Pub. Law 79-690Patents AN ACT To extend temporarily the time for filing applications for patents, for taking action in the United States Patent Office with respect thereto, for preventing proof of acts abroad with respect to the making of an invention, and for other purposes Aug. 8, 1946 940 60 Stat. 940
  Pub. Law 79-691Civil Aeronautics Act, 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended, so as to improve international collaboration with respect to meteorology. Aug. 8, 1946 944 60 Stat. 944
  Pub. Law 79-692Merchant marine AN ACT To amend the Act of June 23, 1943, so as to authorize inclusion of periods of education and training in an Army Transportation Corps civilian marine school as "service in the merchant marine Aug. 8, 1946 945 60 Stat. 945
  Pub. Law 79-693Miles City, Mont., conveyance AN ACT To grant to the city of Miles City, State of Montana, certain land in Custer County, Montana, for industrial and recreational purposes and as a museum site Aug. 8, 1946 946 60 Stat. 946
  Pub. Law 79-694Hawaii, emergency relief AN ACT To provide emergency relief for the victims of the seismic waves which struck the Territory of Hawaii, and for other purposes Aug. 8, 1946 948 60 Stat. 948
  Pub. Law 79-695Glacier National Park, exchange of property AN ACT To provide for the acquisition by exchange of non-Federal property within the Glacier National Park Aug. 8, 1946 949 60 Stat. 949
  Pub. Law 79-696Mineral Leasing Act, 1920, amendments AN ACT To amend the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920, as amended, in order to promote the development of oil and gas on the public domain, and for other purposes Aug. 8, 1946 950 60 Stat. 950
  Pub. Law 79-697Veterans, educational facilities AN ACT To amend title V of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with the national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940, as amended, to authorize the Federal Works Administrator to provide needed educational facilities, other than housing, to educational institutions furnishing courses of training or education to persons under title II of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 as amended Aug. 8, 1946 958 60 Stat. 958
  Pub. Law 79-698U. S. Maritime Commission, awards for service AN ACT Providing for a medal for service in the merchant marine during the present war Aug. 8, 1946 60 Stat. 960
  Pub. Law 79-699George Washington Memorial Parkway AN ACT To amend the Act entitled : "An Act for the acquisition, establishment, and development of the George Washington Memorial Parkway along the Potomac from Mount Vernon and Fort Washington to the Great Falls, and to provide for the acquisition of lands in the District of Columbia and the States of Maryland and Virginia requisite to the comprehensive park, parkway, and playground system of the National Capital", approved May 29, 1930 60 Stat. 960
  Pub. Law 79-700Transfer of painting JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the transfer of the painting "First Fight of Ironclads, Monitor and Merrimac", now stored in the United States Capitol Building, to the custody of the United States Naval Academy 60 Stat. 961
  Pub. Law 79-701U. S. Merchant Marine Academy AN ACT To authorize the course of instruction at the United States Merchant Marine Academy to be given to not exceeding twelve persons at a time from the American republics, other than the United States 60 Stat. 961
  Pub. Law 79-702Washington, Indian lands AN ACT To authorize the leasing of Indian lands situated within the State of Washington for business and other purposes 60 Stat. 962
  Pub. Law 79-703Indian lands, health and educational conditions AN ACT To amend the Act of February 15, 1929 60 Stat. 962
  Pub. Law 79-704Armed Forces Leave Act, 1946 AN ACT To grant to personnel of the armed forces equal treatment in the matter of leave, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 963
  Pub. Law 79-705U. S. Merchant Marine Academy, conferring of degree AN ACT To provide for the conferring of the degree of bachelor of science upon graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Academy 60 Stat. 968
  Pub. Law 79-706Yakima Indians, membership roll AN ACT To provide for the preparation of a membership roll of the Indians of the Yakima Reservation, Washington, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 968
  Pub. Law 79-707Farm labor supply program, continuance AN ACT To provide for continuance of the farm labor supply program up to and including June 30, 1947 60 Stat. 969
  Pub. Law 79-708Wind Cave National Park, S. Dak. AN ACT To revise the boundaries of Wind Cave National Park in the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 970
  Pub. Law 79-709Service Extension Act, 1941, amendment AN ACT To amend the Service Extension Act of 1941, as amended, to extend reemployment benefits to former members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps who entered the Women's Army Corps 60 Stat. 971
  Pub. Law 79-710Fort Benning, Ga., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to grant Georgia Power Company a one-hundredfoot perpetual easement across certain land in the State of Alabama constituting a portion of the military reservation designated as Fort Benning, Georgia 60 Stat. 972
  Pub. Law 79-711Philadelphia National Shrines Park AN ACT To provide for investigating the matter of the establishment of a national park in the old part of the city of Philadelphia, for the purpose of conserving the historical objects and buildings therein 60 Stat. 972
  Pub. Law 79-712Grand River Dam project, Okla. AN ACT To authorize the use of certain lands of the United States for flowage in connection with providing additional storage space in the Pensacola Reservoir of the Grand River Dam project in Oklahoma, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 974
  Pub. Law 79-713Immigration Act, 1924, amendment AN ACT To place Chinese wives of American citizens on a nonquota basis 60 Stat. 975
  Pub. Law 79-714Atlantic City, N. J., conveyance AN ACT Providing for the conveyance to the city of Atlantic City, in the State of New Jersey, of lighthouse property at Atlantic City, for public use 60 Stat. 975
  Pub. Law 79-715Indians AN ACT Relating to the status of Keetoowah Indians of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, and for other purposes, and authorizing conveyance of the Seger Indian School to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians of Oklahoma 60 Stat. 976
  Pub. Law 79-716Veterans, acquisition of certain vessels AN ACT To amend the Act of April 29, 1943, so as to afford a preference for veterans in acquiring certain vessels 60 Stat. 976
  Pub. Law 79-717Surplus vessels for fishing AN ACT Relating to the sale by the United States of surplus vessels suitable for fishing 60 Stat. 977
  Pub. Law 79-718Veterans' Administration, appointment and employment of retired officers AN ACT To authorize the Veterans' Administration to appoint and employ retired officers without affecting their retired status, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 978
  Pub. Law 79-719Social Security Act; Internal Revenue Code; amendments AN ACT To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 978
  Pub. Law 79-720Naval Reserve Act, 1938, amendments AN ACT To provide additional inducements to citizens of the United States to make a career of the United States military or naval service, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 993
  Pub. Law 79-721Castle Clinton National Monument, New York, N. Y. AN ACT To establish the Castle Clinton National Monument, in the city of New York, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 997
  Pub. Law 79-722Smithsonian Institution, national air museum AN ACT To establish a national air museum, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 997
  Pub. Law 79-723Canton, S. Dak., conveyance AN ACT Providing for the conveyance to the city of Canton, South Dakota, of the Canton Insane Asylum, located in Lincoln County, South Dakota 60 Stat. 998
  Pub. Law 79-724Foreign Service Act, 1946 AN ACT To improve strengthen, and expand the Foreign Service of the United States and to consolidate and revise the laws relating to its administration 60 Stat. 999
  Pub. Law 79-725Hospital Survey and Construction Act AN ACT To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to the States for surveying their hospitals and public health centers and for planning construction of additional facilities, and to authorize grants to assist in such construction 60 Stat. 1040
  Pub. Law 79-726Indian Claims Commission AN ACT To create an Indian Claims Commission, to provide for the powers, duties and functions thereof, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 1049
  Pub. Law 79-727Protection of shores AN ACT Authorizing Federal participation in the cost of protecting the shores of publicly owned property 60 Stat. 1056
  Pub. Law 79-728Bureau of Mines, transfer of records AN ACT To insure the preservation of technical and economic records of domestic sources of ores of metals and minerals 60 Stat. 1057
  Pub. Law 79-729Navy, training program AN ACT To provide for the training of officers for the naval service, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 1057
  Pub. Law 79-730Air mail postage AN ACT To fix the rate of postage on domestic air mail, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 1062
  Pub. Law 79-731Farmers' Home Administration Act, 1946 AN ACT To simplify and improve credit services to farmers and promote farm ownership by abolishing certain agricultural lending agencies and functions, by defining the lending powers of the Secretary of Agriculture, by authorizing Government insurance of loans to farmers, by creating preferences for loans and insured mortgages to enable veterans to acquire farms, by providing additional specific authority and directions with respect to the liquidation of resettlement projects and rural rehabilitation projects for resettlement purposes, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 1062
  Pub. Law 79-732Conservation of wildlife AN ACT To amend the Act of March 10, 1934, entitled "An Act to promote the conservation of wildlife, fish, and game, and for other purposes 60 Stat. 1080
  Pub. Law 79-733Agricultural research AN ACT To provide for further research into basic laws and principles relating to agriculture and to improve and facilitate the marketing and distribution of agricultural products 60 Stat. 1082