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Statutes at Large Volume 61 (1947) Table of Contents

VOL. 60 ⇔ VOL. 62

Volume 61:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 80-1Officers and employees, Senate and House of Representatives JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to officers and employees' of the Senate and House of Representatives Jan. 31, 1947 61 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 80-2Internal Revenue Code, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION Extending for fifteen months the period of time during which alcohol plants are permitted to produce sugars or sirups simultaneously with the production of alcohol Feb. 1, 1947 61 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 80-3Certain Senate employees, salaries JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to the salaries of certain Senate employees Feb. 19, 1947 61 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 80-4Standing committees of the Senate, clerical staffs JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for a more effective staff organization for standing committees of the Senate Feb. 19, 1947 61 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 80-5National Service Life Insurance Act, 1940, amendments AN ACT To amend the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended Feb. 21, 1947 61 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 80-6V. S. Maritime Commission, carrier service JOINT RESOLUTION To continue the authority of the Maritime Commission to operate vessels until July 1, 1947 Feb. 26, 1947 61 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 80-7Internal Revenue Code, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION Granting, in the case of income, estate, and gift taxes, deductions for contributions to the United Nations Feb. 26, 1947 61 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 80-8Foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with the Government of Mexico in the control and eradication of foot-andmouth disease and rinderpest Feb. 28, 1947 61 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 80-9Philadelphia National Shrines Park Commission, report JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Act of August 9, 1946 (Public Law 711, Seventy-ninth Congress), for the purpose of allowing the Philadelphia National Shrines Park Commission additional time in which to prepare and to submit its report to the Congress Mar. 7, 1947 61 Stat. 8
  Pub. Law 80-10San Carlos irrigation project, Ariz. JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District, Arizona, to drill, equip, and acquire wells for use on the San Carlos irrigation project Mar. 7, 1947 61 Stat. 8
  Pub. Law 80-11Los Angeles, Calif., conveyance. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the city of Los Angeles, California, an easement for construction and operation of a storm drain in and under certain Government-owned lands situated in that city Mar. 7, 1947 61 Stat. 9
  Pub. Law 80-12U. S. Maritime Commission, water transportation service for Alaska JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the United States Maritime Commission to make provision for certain ocean transportation service to and from Alaska until July 1, 1948, and for other purposes Mar. 7, 1947 61 Stat. 10
  Pub. Law 80-13Central of Georgia Railway Company, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Central of Georgia Railway Company an easement for railway purposes in certain Government-owned lands situated in Bibb County, Georgia Mar. 7, 1947 61 Stat. 10
  Pub. Law 80-14Switzerland, claims AN ACT To authorize the payment of $425.88 by the United States to the Government of Switzerland Mar. 10, 1947 61 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 80-15Federal Firearms Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Firearms Act Mar. 10, 1947 61 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 80-16Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of June 25, 1938, as amended, by providing for the certification of batches of drugs composed wholly or partly of any kind of streptomycin, or any derivative thereof, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 80-17Excise Tax Act of 1947 AN ACT To continue in effect certain war excise tax rates, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 12
  Pub. Law 80-18American Telephone and Telegraph Company, conveyances AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to American Telephone and Telegraph Company an easement for communication purposes in certain lands situated in Virginia and Maryland 61 Stat. 13
  Pub. Law 80-19Virginia Electric and Power Company, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant and convey to the Virginia Electric and Power Company a perpetual easement in two strips of land comprising portions of the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 80-20Urgent Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 80-21Military personnel, travel allowance accounts AN ACT To provide for payment and settlement of mileage and other travel allowance accounts of military personnel 61 Stat. 23
  Pub. Law 80-22Foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest, appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appropriation for expenses incident to the control and eradication of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest 61 Stat. 24
  Pub. Law 80-23Settlement of Mexican Claims Act, 1942, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION Amending the Settlement of Mexican Claims Act of 1942 to provide for the consideration of any claim decided by the General Claims Commission in which the United States filed a petition for rehearing 61 Stat. 24
  Pub. Law 80-24Rubber JOINT RESOLUTION To strengthen the common defense by maintaining an adequate domestic rubber-producing industry 61 Stat. 24
  Pub. Law 80-25Deficiency appropriations, 1947 JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 26
  Pub. Law 80-26Office of Selective Service Records, establishment AN ACT To establish an Office of Selective Service Records to liquidate the Selective Service System following the termination of its functions on March 31, 1947, and to preserve and service the Selective Service records, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 80-27Coast Guard, waiver of compliance with certain laws JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard to waive compliance with the navigation and vessel-inspection laws administered by the Coast Guard 61 Stat. 33
  Pub. Law 80-28Navigation and vessel inspection laws, suspension AN ACT To provide for the suspension of navigation and vessel inspection laws, as applied to vessels operated by the War Department, upon the termination of title V, Second War Powers Act, 1942, as amended 61 Stat. 33
  Pub. Law 80-29First Decontrol Act of 1947 AN ACT To extend certain powers of the President under title III of the Second War Powers Act 61 Stat. 34
  Pub. Law 80-30Sugar Control Extension Act of 1947 JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the powers and authorities under certain statutes with respect to the distribution and pricing of sugar, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 35
  Pub. Law 80-31Boy Scouts of America, loan of War Department equipment for use at World Jamboree AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to lend War Department equipment and provide services to the Boy Scouts of America in connection with the World Jamboree of Boy Scouts to be held in France, 1947; and to authorize the Commissioner of Internal Revenue to provide exemption from transportation tax; and further to authorize the Secretary of State to issue passports to bona fide Scouts and Scouters without fee for the application or the issuance of said passports 61 Stat. 37
  Pub. Law 80-32San Diego, Calif., grant of right-of-way AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant to the city of San Diego a right-of-way over land owned by the United States within the limits of Camp Gillespie, San Diego County, California 61 Stat. 39
  Pub. Law 80-33Daughters of the American Revolution, furnishing of steam to certain property AN ACT To authorize the furnishing of steam from the central heating plant to the property of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 39
  Pub. Law 80-34World War Veterans' Act, 1924, amendment AN ACT To amend existing law to provide privilege of renewing expiring five-year level-premium-term policies for another five-year period 61 Stat. 39
  Pub. Law 80-35Postal service, promotion of substitute employees AN ACT To provide for the promotion of substitute employees in the postal service, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 40
  Pub. Law 80-36Army-Navy Nurses Act of 1947 AN ACT To establish a permanent Nurse Corps of the Army and the Navy and to establish a Women's Medical Specialist Corps in the Army 61 Stat. 41
  Pub. Law 80-37Larceny in interstate or foreign commerce AN ACT To amend section 3 of the Act of July 24, 1946 (Public Law 534, Seventyninth Congress) 61 Stat. 52
  Pub. Law 80-38Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, N. Dak. AN ACT To establish the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park; to erect a monument in memory of Theodore Roosevelt in the village of Medora, North Dakota; and for other purposes 61 Stat. 52
  Pub. Law 80-39Coast ward, sale of property AN ACT To extend the time within which the municipality of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, may consummate the purchase of the Coast Guard site (commonly known as the Base Six property) which is located at Fort Lauderdale 61 Stat. 54
  Pub. Law 80-40Farm labor supply program, continuance and liquidation AN ACT To provide for a six months' extension and final liquidation of the farm labor supply program, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 55
  Pub. Law 80-41Federal Reserve Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Reserve Act, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 80-42Copper AN ACT To suspend certain import taxes on copper 61 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 80-43Hoover Dam JOINT RESOLUTION To restore the name of Hoover Dam 61 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 80-44Rural letter carriers, absence on Saturdays AN ACT To provide for annual and sick leave for rural letter carriers 61 Stat. 57
  Pub. Law 80-45Daylight saving time. D. C. AN ACT Authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to establish daylight saving time in the District of Columbia during 1947 61 Stat. 57
  Pub. Law 80-46First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 58
  Pub. Law 80-47American National Red Cross AN ACT To amend the Act of January 5, 1905, to incorporate the American National Red Cross 61 Stat. 80
  Pub. Law 80-48World telecommunications conferences, 1947, free communication privileges JOINT RESOLUTION To permit United States common communications carriers to accord free communication privileges to official participants in the world telecommunications conferences to be held in the United States in 1947 61 Stat. 83
  Pub. Law 80-49Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947 AN ACT To relieve employers from certain liabilities and punishments under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, the Walsh-Healey Act, and the Bacon-Davis Act, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 84
  Pub. Law 80-50Naval Reserve Act, 1938, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To correct an error in the Act approved August 10, 1946 (Public Law 720, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session), relating to the composition of the Naval Reserve 61 Stat. 90
  Pub. Law 80-51Victory Bible Camp Ground, Inc., purchase of land AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain public land in Alaska to Victory Bible Camp Ground, Incorporated 61 Stat. 90
  Pub. Law 80-52Big Bend National Park, Tex., appointment of commissioner AN ACT Providing for the appointment of a United States commissioner for the Big Bend National Park in the State of Texas, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 91
  Pub. Law 80-53D. C. juvenile court; waiver of jurisdiction AN ACT To authorize the juvenile court of the District of Columbia in proper cases to waive jurisdiction in capital offenses and offenses punishable by life imprisonment 61 Stat. 92
  Pub. Law 80-54Shenandoah National Park, appointment of commissioner AN ACT To provide that the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia shall alone appoint the United States commissioner for the Shenandoah National Park 61 Stat. 92
  Pub. Law 80-55Pay Readjustment Act, 1942, amendment AN ACT To amend further the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, as amended 61 Stat. 92
  Pub. Law 80-56Navy, Chief of Chaplains AN ACT To establish a Chief of Chaplains in the United States Navy, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 93
  Pub. Law 80-57Navy and War Departments, Under Secretaries AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act providing for the reorganization of the Navy Department, and for other purposes", approved June 20, 1940, to amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the President to appoint an Under Secretary of War during national emergencies, fixing the compensation of the Under Secretary of War, and authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe duties", approved December 16, 1940, as amended, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 93
  Pub. Law 80-58Members of armed forces, acceptance of decorations from certain foreign governments AN ACT To amend the Act of July 20, 1942 (56 Stat. 662), relating to the acceptance of decorations, orders, medals, and emblems by officers and enlisted men of the armed forces of the United States tendered them by governments of cobelligerent nations or other American Republics 61 Stat. 93
  Pub. Law 80-59Washington National Airport, administration AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the administration of the Washington National Airport, and for other purposes", approved June 29, 1940, 61 Stat. 94
  Pub. Law 80-60Removal of stone piers from West Executive Avenue AN ACT Authorizing and directing the removal of stone piers in West Executive Avenue between the grounds of the White House and the Department of State Building 61 Stat. 95
  Pub. Law 80-61Regular Army, appointment of additional officers AN ACT To amend the Act approved December 28, 1945 (59 Stat. 663), entitled "An Act to provide for the appointment of additional commissioned officers in the Regular Army, and for other purposes", as amended by the Act of August 8, 1946 (Public Law 670, Seventy-ninth Congress) 61 Stat. 95
  Pub. Law 80-62Navy, Corps of Civil Engineers AN ACT To amend the Act of August 29, 1916 (39 Stat. 556), as amended, so as to increase the total authorized number of commissioned officers of the active list of the Corps of Civil Engineers of the Navy 61 Stat. 96
  Pub. Law 80-63Submarines AN ACT To authorize the construction of experimental submarines, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 96
  Pub. Law 80-64Missing Persons Act, amendment AN ACT To include civilian officers and employees of the United States Naval Government of Guam among those persons who are entitled to the benefits of Public Law 490 of the Seventy-seventh Congress, approved March 7, 1942 (56 Stat. 143), as amended, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 96
  Pub. Law 80-65Collectors of customs AN ACT To relieve collectors of customs of liability for failure to collect certain special tonnage duties and light money, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 97
  Pub. Law 80-66Nationality Act, 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend section 327 (h) of the Nationality Act of 1940 61 Stat. 97
  Pub. Law 80-67Prison inmates, deductions from sentences, etc. AN ACT To authorize additional allowances of good time and the payment of compensation to prison inmates performing exceptionally meritorious or outstanding services 61 Stat. 97
  Pub. Law 80-68Dan River, N. C., dam AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress for the construction of a dam across Dan River in North Carolina 61 Stat. 98
  Pub. Law 80-69W. C. Austin project, Okla. AN ACT To change the name of the Lugert-Altus irrigation project in the State of Oklahoma to the W. C. Austin project 61 Stat. 99
  Pub. Law 80-70Marblehead, Mass., conveyance AN ACT Providing for the conveyance to the town of Marblehead, in the State of Massachusetts, of Marblehead Military Reservation for public use 61 Stat. 99
  Pub. Law 80-71Navy, officer candidate training program JOINT RESOLUTION To correct technical errors in the Act approved August 13, 1946 (Public Law 729, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session) 61 Stat. 99
  Pub. Law 80-72General Accounting Office, settlement of accounts AN ACT To limit the time within which the General Accounting Office shall make final settlement of the monthly or quarterly accounts of fiscal officers, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 101
  Pub. Law 80-73Farmers' Irrigation District, North Platte project AN ACT Authorizing the reduction of certain accrued interest charges payable by the Farmers' Irrigation District, North Platte project 61 Stat. 101
  Pub. Law 80-74Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes, Wind River Reservation AN ACT To authorize the segregation and expenditure of trust funds held in joint ownership by the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes of the Wind River Reservation 61 Stat. 102
  Pub. Law 80-75Greece and Turkey AN ACT To provide for assistance to Greece and Turkey 61 Stat. 103
  Pub. Law 80-76Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 106
  Pub. Law 80-77Mineral Leasing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 35 of the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920 (41 Stat. 437; 30 U. S. C., sec. 191), as amended 61 Stat. 119
  Pub. Law 80-78Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho AN ACT Authorizing the erection and operation of a memorial museum and shop on the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho 61 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 80-79Locomotive Inspection Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Locomotive Inspection Act of February 17, 1911, as amended 61 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 80-80U. S. Court of Appeals and District Court, D. C., courthouse AN ACT To provide for the acquisition of a site and for preparation of plans and specifications for a courthouse to accommodate the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia 61 Stat. 120
  Pub. Law 80-81Nationality Act, 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend the Nationality Act of 1940 so as to permit naturalization proceedings to be had at places other than in the office of the clerk or in open court in the case of sick or physically disabled individuals 61 Stat. 121
  Pub. Law 80-82World War II veterans, homestead entries AN ACT To amend an Act of September 27, 1944, relating to credit for military or naval service in connection with certain homestead entries 61 Stat. 123
  Pub. Law 80-83Administrator of Veterans' Affairs, authority to grant easements, etc. AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to grant easements in lands belonging to the United States under his supervision and control, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 124
  Pub. Law 80-84Relief assistance JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for relief assistance to the people of countries devastated by war 61 Stat. 125
  Pub. Law 80-85Defense housing, amendment AN ACT To amend section 502 (a) of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes" 61 Stat. 128
  Pub. Law 80-86Counsel to special committee of Senate JOINT RESOLUTION Limiting the application of provisions of Federal law to counsel employed under S. Res. 46 61 Stat. 129
  Pub. Law 80-87Coins, trial pieces AN ACT To amend section 3539 of the Revised Statutes, relating to taking trial pieces of coins 61 Stat. 129
  Pub. Law 80-88Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, Oreg. AN ACT To authorize the exchange of lands acquired by the United States for the Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, Oregon, for the purpose of consolidating holdings therein, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 129
  Pub. Law 80-89Export-Import Bank Act, 1945, amendment AN ACT To provide for the reincorporation of Export-Import Bank of Washington, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 130
  Pub. Law 80-90White House Police force AN ACT To authorize an adequate White House Police force 61 Stat. 132
  Pub. Law 80-91Philippines, Veterans' Administration offices JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to continue and establish offices in the territory of the Republic of the Philippines 61 Stat. 132
  Pub. Law 80-92Coinage AN ACT To amend sections 3533 and 3536 of the Revised Statutes with respect to deviations in standard of ingots and weight of silver coins 61 Stat. 132
  Pub. Law 80-93Renegotiation Act, amendment AN ACT To extend until June 30, 1949, the period of time during which persons may serve in certain executive departments and agencies without being prohibited from acting as counsel, agent, or attorney for prosecuting claims against the United States by reason of having so served 61 Stat. 133
  Pub. Law 80-94Servicemen's Readjustment Act, 1944, amendment AN ACT To extend for one year certain provisions of section 100 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended relating to the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to enter into leases for periods not exceeding five years 61 Stat. 133
  Pub. Law 80-95Annotated Constitution of the United States of America JOINT RESOLUTION To prepare a revised edition of the Annotated Constitution of the United States of America as published in 1938 as Senate Document 232 of the Seventy-fourth Congress 61 Stat. 133
  Pub. Law 80-96Pay Readjustment Act, 1942, amendment AN ACT to amend section 17 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, so as to increase the pay of cadets and midshipmen at the service academies, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 134
  Pub. Law 80-97Criminal Code, amendment AN ACT To make criminally liable persons who negligently allow prisoners in their custody to escape 61 Stat. 134
  Pub. Law 80-98Civil Service Retirement Act, 1950, amendment AN ACT to amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, so as to extend the benefits of such Act to the Official Reporters of Debates in the Senate and persons employed by them in connection with the performance of their duties as such reporters 61 Stat. 135
  Pub. Law 80-99Arthur Alexander Post Numbered 68 AN ACT To grant to the Arthur Alexander Post Numbered 68, The American Legion, of Belzoni, Mississippi, all of the reversionary interest reserved to the United States in lands conveyed to said post pursuant to Act of Congress approved June 29, 1938 61 Stat. 135
  Pub. Law 80-100Federal-Aid Highway Act, 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes", approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 136
  Pub. Law 80-101Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 AN ACT To amend the National Labor Relations Act, to provide additional facilities for the mediation of labor disputes affecting commerce, to equalize legal responsibilities of labor organizations and employers, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 136
  Pub. Law 80-102Emergency flood-control works AN ACT To provide for emergency flood-control work made necessary by recent floods, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 163
  Pub. Law 80-103Bureau of the Census, statistics on church membership, etc. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for a permanent Census Office", approved March 6, 1902, as amended (the collection and publication of statistical information by the Bureau of the Census). 61 Stat. 163
  Pub. Law 80-104Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act AN ACT To regulate the marketing of economic poisons and devices, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 163
  Pub. Law 80-105Shiloh National Military Park, Tenn., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands within the Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 173
  Pub. Law 80-106Hill County, Mont., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the patenting of certain public lands to the State of Montana or to the Board of County Commissioners of Hill County, Montana, for public-park purposes 61 Stat. 173
  Pub. Law 80-107Otter Creek Recreational Demonstration Area, Ky. AN ACT To provide for the addition of certain surplus Government lands to the Otter Creek Recreational Demonstration Area, in the State of Kentucky 61 Stat. 174
  Pub. Law 80-107Otter Creek Recreational Demonstration Area, Ky. AN ACTAN ACT To provide for the addition of certain surplus Government lands to the Otter Creek Recreational Demonstration Area, in the State of Kentucky 61 Stat. 176
  Pub. Law 80-109Mancos Water Conservancy District, contract AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with the Mancos Water Conservancy District increasing the reimbursable construction cost obligation of the district to the United States for construction of the Mancos project and extending the repayment period 61 Stat. 176
  Pub. Law 80-110Forest Pest Control Act AN ACT To provide for the protection of forests against destructive insects and diseases, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 177
  Pub. Law 80-111First Infantry Division, World War II, memorial in D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the erection on public grounds in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, of a memorial to the dead of the First Infantry Division, United States Forces, World War II 61 Stat. 178
  Pub. Law 80-112Revenue Act, 1942, and Internal Revenue Code, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the time for the release, free of estate and gift tax, of certain powers, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 178
  Pub. Law 80-113Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 115 of the Internal Revenue Code in respect of distributions by personal holding companies 61 Stat. 179
  Pub. Law 80-114Metropolitan Police force, D. C. AN ACT To authorize payment of allowances to three inspectors of the Metropolitan Police force for the use of their privately owned motor vehicles, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 179
  Pub. Law 80-115Vocational rehabilitation AN ACT To amend paragraph 8 of part VII, Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended, to authorize an appropriation of $3,000,000 as a revolving fund in lieu of $1,500,000 now authorized, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 180
  Pub. Law 80-116Public Debt Act, 1941, amendment AN ACT To amend further section 4 of the Public Debt Act of 1941, as amended, and clarify its application, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 180
  Pub. Law 80-117Paonia project, Colo. AN ACT To authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Paonia Federal reclamation project, Colorado 61 Stat. 181
  Pub. Law 80-118Falls Church, Va., delivery of water AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to permit the delivery of water from the District of Columbia and Arlington County water systems to the Falls Church or other water systems in the metropolitan area of the District of Columbia in Virginia 61 Stat. 181
  Pub. Law 80-119Ferry Crosline, American registry AN ACT To admit the American-owned ferry Crosline to American registry and to permit its use in coastwise trade 61 Stat. 182
  Pub. Law 80-120National Housing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 2 (a) of the National Housing Act, as amended 61 Stat. 182
  Pub. Law 80-121Boulder Canyon project, Calif. AN ACT To declare the policy of the United States with respect to the allocation of costs of construction of the Coachella Division of the All-American Canal irrigation project, California 61 Stat. 183
  Pub. Law 80-122Second Urgent Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1947 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 183
  Pub. Law 80-123Day nurseries, D. C. AN ACT To continue a system of nurseries and nursery schools for the day care of school-age and underschool- age children in the District of Columbia through June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 188
  Pub. Law 80-124Navajo Tribe of Indians, agreements AN ACT Authorizing certain agreements with respect to rights in helium-bearing gas lands in the Navajo Indian Reservation, New Mexico, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 189
  Pub. Law 80-125Tin JOINT RESOLUTION To strengthen the common defense and to meet industrial needs for tin by providing for the the maintenance of a domestic tin-smelting industry 61 Stat. 190
  Pub. Law 80-126Alien fiancees or fiances, admission into U. S. AN ACT To extend the period of validity of the 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 61 Stat. 190
  Pub. Law 80-127U. S. Maritime Commission, temporary authority AN ACT To continue temporary authority of the Maritime Commission until March 1, 1948 61 Stat. 190
  Pub. Law 80-128Regular Army, enlistments AN ACT To stimulate volunteer enlistments in the Regular Military Establishment of the United States 61 Stat. 191
  Pub. Law 80-129Veterans' Emergency Housing Act, 1946, amendments AN ACT Relative to maximum rents on housing accommodations; to repeal certain provisions of Public Law 388, Seventy-ninth Congress, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 193
  Pub. Law 80-130Commodity Credit Corporation AN ACT To continue the Commodity Credit Corporation as an agency of the United States until June 30, 1948 61 Stat. 201
  Pub. Law 80-131Old-age assistance AN ACT To extend until July 1, 1949, the period during which income from agricultural labor and nursing services may be disregarded by the States in making old-age assistance payments without prejudicing their rights to grants-in-aid under the Social Security Act 61 Stat. 202
  Pub. Law 80-132Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the succession, lending powers, and the functions of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation 61 Stat. 202
  Pub. Law 80-133Selective Service System, certificates of separation JOINT RESOLUTION To recognize uncompensated services rendered the Nation under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 80-134Navy, warrant officers AN ACT To permit certain naval personnel to count all active service rendered under temporary appointment as warrant or commissioned officers in the United States Navy and the United States Naval Reserve, or in the United States Marine Corps and the United States Marine Corps Reserve, for purposes of promotion to commissioned warrant officer in the United States Navy or the United States Marine Corps, respectively 61 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 80-135Pittsburg County, Okla., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant to the county of Pittsburg, Oklahoma, a perpetual easement for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a public highway over a portion of the United States naval ammunition depot, McAlester, Oklahoma 61 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 80-136Army mail clerks AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the designation of Army mail clerks and assistant Army mail clerks", approved August 21, 1941 (55 Stat. 656), and for other purposes 61 Stat. 211
  Pub. Law 80-137Public Hospital District Numbered 2, Clallam County, Wash., conveyance AN ACT To authorize patenting of certain lands to Public Hospital District Numbered 2, Clallam County, Washington, for hospital purposes 61 Stat. 211
  Pub. Law 80-138Moclips, Wash., construction, etc., of school AN ACT To provide funds for cooperation with the school board of the Moclips-Aloha District for the construction and equipment of a new school building in the town of Moclips, Grays Harbor County, Washington, to be available to both Indian and non- Indian children 61 Stat. 211
  Pub. Law 80-139Baltimore, Md., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to grant to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, State of Maryland, a permanent easement for the purpose of installing, maintaining, and servicing a subterranean water main in, on, and across the land of the United States Coast Guard station called "Lazaretto depot", Baltimore, Maryland 61 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 80-140Baltimore, Md., easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, State of Maryland, a permanent easement for the purpose of installing, maintaining, and servicing two subterranean water mains in, on, and across the land of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland 61 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 80-141Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the Eighty-first National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, August 10 to 14, 1947 61 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 80-142Mining claims, Alaska AN ACT Providing for the suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the Territory of Alaska 61 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 80-143Bankruptcy Act, 1898, amendment AN ACT To amend the Bankruptcy Act with respect to qualifications of part-time referees in bankruptcy 61 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 80-144Postage rates JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for permanent rates of postage on mail matter of the first class, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 80-145Second War Powers Act, 1942, and Export Control Act, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION To continue for a temporary period of fifteen days certain controls now exercised by the President under the Second War Powers Act, 1942, and under the Export Control Act 61 Stat. 214
  Pub. Law 80-146International Refugee Organization JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the International Refugee Organization and authorizing an appropriation therefor 61 Stat. 214
  Pub. Law 80-147Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 216
  Pub. Law 80-148Historic cemeteries on military posts AN ACT To preserve historic graveyards in abandoned military posts 61 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 80-149Naval plantations outside U. S. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the management and operation of naval plantations, outside the continental United States", approved June 28, 1944 61 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 80-150Marine Corps, assignment of officers to supply duty AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to appoint, for supply duty only, officers of the line of the Marine Corps, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 80-151Navy, etc., transportation of dependents and effects AN ACT To amend the Acts of October 14, 1942 (56 Stat. 786), as amended, and November 28, 1943 (57 Stat. 593), as amended, so as to authorize transportation of dependents and household effects of personnel of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard to overseas bases 61 Stat. 236
  Pub. Law 80-152Illinois, relinquishment of certain lands by U. S. AN ACT Relinquishing to the State of Illinois certain right, title, or interest of the United States of America, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 80-153Military leave for certain Federal employees AN ACT To amend existing laws relating to military leave of certain employees of the United States or of the District of Columbia so as to equalize rights to leave of absence and reemployment for such employees who are members of the Enlisted or Officers' Reserve Corps, the National Guard or the Naval Reserve, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 238
  Pub. Law 80-154D. C. police and firemen, seniority rights AN ACT To provide seniority benefits for certain officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force and of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia who are veterans of World War II and lost opportunity for promotion by reason of their service in the armed forces of the United States 61 Stat. 240
  Pub. Law 80-155Nationality Act, 1940, amendment AN ACT To correct an error in section 342 (b) (S) of the Nationality Act of 1940, as amended 61 Stat. 240
  Pub. Law 80-156American National Red Cross JOINT RESOLUTION To grant authority for the erection of a permanent building for the American National Red Cross, District of Columbia Chapter, Washington, District of Columbia 61 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 80-157Marine Corps memorial in D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the erection in the District of Columbia of a memorial to the Marine Corps dead of all wars 61 Stat. 242
  Pub. Law 80-158Pay Readjustment Act, 1942, amendment AN ACT To further amend section 10 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, so as to provide for the clothing allowance of enlisted men of the Army, Marine Corps, and Marine Corps Reserve 61 Stat. 242
  Pub. Law 80-159Olympic Games, participation of Army and Navy AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to pay certain expenses incident to training, attendance, and participation of personnel of the Army of the United States and of the naval service, respectively, in the Seventh Winter Sports Olympic Games and the Fourteenth Olympic Games and for future Olympic games 61 Stat. 243
  Pub. Law 80-160Panama Canal, transfer of surplus supplies AN ACT To authorize the transfer to the Panama Canal of property which is surplus to the needs of the War Department or Navy Department 61 Stat. 243
  Pub. Law 80-161Emergency Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations to meet emergencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 243
  Pub. Law 80-162Commission on Organization of Executive Branch of the Government AN ACT For the establishment of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government 61 Stat. 246
  Pub. Law 80-163District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1947 AN ACT To fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 248
  Pub. Law 80-164UNRRA liquidation JOINT RESOLUTION To enable the President to utilize the appropriations for United States participation in the work of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration for meeting administrative expenses of United States Government agencies in connection with United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration liquidation 61 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 80-165Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 260
  Pub. Law 80-166Departments of State, Justice and Commerce, and the Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice and Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 279
  Pub. Law 80-167Transfer of the Joseph Conrad AN ACT To authorize the transfer of the Joseph Conrad to the Marine Historical Association of Mystic, Connecticut, for museum and youth-training purposes 61 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 80-168Civil Service Retirement Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide annuities for investigatory personnel of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who have rendered at least twenty years of service 61 Stat. 307
  Pub. Law 80-169U. S. Senate, additional office building AN ACT To authorize the preparation of preliminary plans and estimates of cost for an additional office building for the use of the United States Senate 61 Stat. 307
  Pub. Law 80-170U. S. Capitol Grounds AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to define the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use thereof, and for other purposes", approved July 31, 1946 61 Stat. 308
  Pub. Law 80-171Payment of certain Government checks AN ACT To establish a procedure for facilitating the payment of certain Government checks, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 308
  Pub. Law 80-172Sitka, Alaska, sale of lands AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell certain lands in Alaska to the city of Sitka, Alaska 61 Stat. 310
  Pub. Law 80-173Blair County, Pa., judicial district AN ACT To transfer Blair County, Pennsylvania, from the middle judicial district of Pennsylvania to the western judicial district of Pennsylvania 61 Stat. 310
  Pub. Law 80-174Cairo Bridge Commission, refunding of bonds AN ACT To amend the Act of June 14, 1938, so as to authorize the Cairo Bridge Commission to issue its refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding the outstanding bonds issued by the commission to pay the cost of a certain toll bridge at or near Cairo; Illinois 61 Stat. 311
  Pub. Law 80-175Band in Metropolitan Police force, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the establishment of a band in the Metropolitan Police force 61 Stat. 311
  Pub. Law 80-176House Office Buildings AN ACT To authorize the preparation of preliminary plans and estimates of cost of for the erection of an addition or extension to the House Office Buildings and the remodeling of the fifth floor of the Old House Office Building 61 Stat. 312
  Pub. Law 80-177D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, with respect to abandonment of condemnation proceedings 61 Stat. 312
  Pub. Law 80-178Navy and Marine Corps, retirement AN ACT To amend the Act of July 24, 1941 (55 Stat. 603), as amended, so as to authorize naval retiring boards to consider the cases of certain officers, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 312
  Pub. Law 80-179D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To make it unlawful in the District of Columbia to corruptly influence participants or officials in contests of skill, speed, strength, or endurance, and to provide a penalty therefor 61 Stat. 313
  Pub. Law 80-180Reception of officials visiting D. C. AN ACT To authorize funds for ceremonies in the District of Columbia 61 Stat. 314
  Pub. Law 80-181Navy personnel, reimbursement AN ACT To reimburse certain Navy personnel and former Navy personnel for money stolen or obtained through false pretenses from them while they were on duty at the United States naval training station, Farragut, Idaho 61 Stat. 315
  Pub. Law 80-182Owyhee, Nev., schools AN ACT To provide for the construction, extension, and improvement of public-school buildings in Owyhee, Nevada 61 Stat. 315
  Pub. Law 80-183Kenduskeag Stream, Maine AN ACT Declaring Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, Maine, to be a nonnavigable waterway 61 Stat. 316
  Pub. Law 80-184Oil and gas conservation, compact JOINT RESOLUTION Consenting to an interstate oil compact to conserve oil and gas 61 Stat. 316
  Pub. Law 80-185Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3179 (b) of the Internal Revenue Code 61 Stat. 319
  Pub. Law 80-186Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 2801 (e) (4), 3043 (a), 3044 (b), and 3045 of the Internal Revenue Code 61 Stat. 320
  Pub. Law 80-187Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 2801 (e) of the Internal Revenue Code 61 Stat. 320
  Pub. Law 80-188Second Decontrol Act of 1947 AN ACT To extend certain powers of the President under title III of the Second War Powers Act and the Export Control Act, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 321
  Pub. Law 80-189Railroad corporations, acquisition of property AN ACT To allow to a successor railroad corporation the benefits of certain carry-overs of a predecessor corporation for the purposes of certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code 61 Stat. 324
  Pub. Law 80-190Hawaii, public improvement bonds AN ACT To authorize the issuance of certain public-improvement bonds by the Territory of Hawaii 61 Stat. 326
  Pub. Law 80-191Department of Commerce, additional assistant Secretary AN ACT To provide for the appointment of one additional Assistant Secretary of Commerce, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 326
  Pub. Law 80-192Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to sell certain property occupied by the Weather Bureau at East Lansing, Michigan, and to obtain other quarters for the said Bureau in the State of Michigan 61 Stat. 327
  Pub. Law 80-193Post Roads Act, 1866, repeal AN ACT To repeal the Post Roads Act of 1866, as amended, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 327
  Pub. Law 80-194Andrew W. Mellon, memorial in D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the erection in the District of Columbia of a memorial to Andrew W. Mellon 61 Stat. 327
  Pub. Law 80-195District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1947 AN ACT To provide revenue for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 328
  Pub. Law 80-196Temporary appropriations, 1948 JOINT RESOLUTION Making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1948 61 Stat. 361
  Pub. Law 80-197Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 361
  Pub. Law 80-198Parole of prisoners, D. C. AN ACT To reorganize the system of parole of prisoners convicted in the District of Columbia 61 Stat. 378
  Pub. Law 80-199Presidential succession AN ACT To provide for the performance of the duties of the office of President in case of the removal, resignation, death, or inability both of the President and Vice President 61 Stat. 380
  Pub. Law 80-200Hawaii, sewer bonds AN ACT To enable the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii to authorize the city and county of Honolulu, a municipal corporation, to issue sewer bonds 61 Stat. 381
  Pub. Law 80-201Municipal court, D. C., transcript fees for reporters AN ACT To authorize the official reporters of the municipal court for the District of Columbia to collect fees for transcripts, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 381
  Pub. Law 80-202Navy Department Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 382
  Pub. Law 80-203National Capital Sesqui-Centennial JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the appropriate commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the seat of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia 61 Stat. 396
  Pub. Law 80-204Territory of the Pacific Islands, trusteeship agreement JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President to approve the trusteeship agreement for the Territory of the Pacific Islands 61 Stat. 397
  Pub. Law 80-205Policemen and firemen's relief fund, D. C. AN ACT To credit active service in the military or naval forces of the United States in determining eligibility for and the amount of benefits from the policemen and firemen's relief fund, District of Columbia 61 Stat. 398
  Pub. Law 80-206Geological Survey, sale of photographs, etc. AN ACT To authorize the Director of the United States Geological Survey to produce and sell copies of aerial or other photographs and mosaics, and photographic or photostatic reproductions of records, on a reimbursement of appropriations basis 61 Stat. 398
  Pub. Law 80-207Macon, Ga., and Bibb County, Ga., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the city of Macon, Georgia, and Bibb County, Georgia, an easement for public road and utility purposes in certain Government-owned lands situated, in Bibb County, Georgia, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 399
  Pub. Law 80-208Long Beach, Calif., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the city of Long Beach, California, for street purposes an easement in certain lands within the Navy housing project at Long Beach, California 61 Stat. 399
  Pub. Law 80-209Coast Guard Academy, chapel AN ACT To authorize the construction of a chapel at the Coast Guard Academy, and to authorize the acceptance of private contributions to assist in defraying the cost of construction thereof 61 Stat. 399
  Pub. Law 80-210Coast and Geodetic Survey AN ACT To provide basic authority for the performance of certain functions and activities of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 400
  Pub. Law 80-211Postal Service AN ACT To provide compensation to persons performing the duties of postmasters at post offices of the fourth class during annual and sick leave of the postmasters 61 Stat. 400
  Pub. Law 80-212Hawaii, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Territory of Hawaii an easement for public highway and utility purposes in certain parcels of land in the district of Ewa, Territory of Hawaii 61 Stat. 401
  Pub. Law 80-213Alien spouses of members of armed forces AN ACT To amend the Act approved December 28, 1945 (Public Law 271, Seventy-ninth Congress), entitled "An Act to expedite the admission to the United States of alien spouses and alien minor children of citizen members of the United States armed forces" 61 Stat. 401
  Pub. Law 80-214Merchant Marine Academy AN ACT To create an Academic Advisory Board for the United States Merchant Marine Academy 61 Stat. 401
  Pub. Law 80-215District of Columbia, certain licenses AN ACT To amend section 7 of an Act making appropriations to provide for the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, and for other purposes, approved July 1, 1902 61 Stat. 402
  Pub. Law 80-216AMVETS, incorporation AN ACT To incorporate the AMVETS, American Veterans of World War II 61 Stat. 403
  Pub. Law 80-217Missouri Basin project, Angostura unit AN ACT To authorize the inclusion within the Angostura unit of the Missouri Basin project of certain lands owned by the United States 61 Stat. 408
  Pub. Law 80-218Circuit and district judges, secretaries AN ACT To provide secretaries for circuit and district judges 61 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 80-219Coast Guard, authorized number of officers AN ACT To integrate certain personnel of the former Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation and the Bureau of Customs into the Regular Coast Guard, to establish the permanent commissioned personnel strength of the Coast Guard, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 80-220Patents AN ACT To extend temporarily the time for filing applications for patents and for taking action in the United States Patent Office with respect thereto 61 Stat. 413
  Pub. Law 80-221Metlakahtla Indians, Alaska, citizenship AN ACT To amend the Act approved May 7, 1934, granting citizenship to the Metlakahtla Indians of Alaska 61 Stat. 414
  Pub. Law 80-222Alaska, zoning power in town sites AN ACT To authorize the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska to provide for the exercise of zoning power in town sites on the public lands of the United States 61 Stat. 414
  Pub. Law 80-223Walker, Minn., school facilities AN ACT For expenditure of funds for cooperating with the public-school board at Walker, Minnesota, for the extension of public-school facilities to be available to all Indian children in the district 61 Stat. 414
  Pub. Law 80-224Alaska game law, amendment AN ACT To amend the Alaska game law 61 Stat. 415
  Pub. Law 80-225Panama Railroad pension fund AN ACT To transfer the Panama Railroad pension fund to the civil service retirement and disability fund 61 Stat. 415
  Pub. Law 80-226Federal Unemployment Tax Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 1602 of the Federal Unemployment Tax Act 61 Stat. 416
  Pub. Law 80-227Indian tribes in Washington, claims AN ACT To amend the Act of February 12, 1925, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 416
  Pub. Law 80-228Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Minn. AN ACT Authorizing a per capita payment of $50 each to the members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians from the proceeds of the sale of timber and lumber on the Red Lake Reservation 61 Stat. 417
  Pub. Law 80-229Alaska, reservation of rights-of-way AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act providing for the transfer of the duties authorized and authority conferred by law upon the board of road commissioners in the Territory of Alaska to the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes", approved June 30, 1932 61 Stat. 418
  Pub. Law 80-230Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation AN ACT To declare the ownership of the timber on the allotments on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, and to authorize the sale thereof 61 Stat. 418
  Pub. Law 80-231Minnesota school facilities AN ACT To provide additional funds for cooperation with public-school districts (organized and unorganized) in Mahnomen, Itasca, Pine, Becker, and Cass Counties, Minnesota, in the construction, improvement, and extension of school facilities to be available to both Indian and white children 61 Stat. 418
  Pub. Law 80-232Pacific Marine Fisheries Compact AN ACT Granting the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact relating to the better utilization of the fisheries (marine, shell, and anadromoiis) of the Pacific coast and creating the Pacific Marine Fisheries Commission 61 Stat. 419
  Pub. Law 80-233Transfer of surplus property to alleviate flood damage, etc. AN ACT To make surplus property available for the alleviation of damage caused by flood or other catastrophe 61 Stat. 422
  Pub. Law 80-234Alaska, transportation of U. S. employees AN ACT To amend Public Law 304, Seventy-seventh Congress 61 Stat. 423
  Pub. Law 80-235International Boundary and Water Commission, conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the transfer to the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, by the War Assets Administration of a portion of Fort McIntosh at Laredo, Texas, and certain personal property in connection therewith, without exchange of funds or reimbursement 61 Stat. 423
  Pub. Law 80-236Naval Aviation Cadet Act of 1942, amendments AN ACT To amend section 12 of the Naval Aviation Cadet Act of 1942, as amended, and to amend section 2 of the Act of June 16, 1936, as amended, so as to authorize lump-sum payments under the said Acts to the survivors of deceased officers without administration of estates 61 Stat. 424
  Pub. Law 80-237District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1948 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, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 425
  Pub. Law 80-238Regulation of insurance AN ACT To amend the Act entitled 'An Act to express the intent of the Congress with reference to the regulation of the business of insurance", approved March 9, 1945 (59 Stat.33) 61 Stat. 448
  Pub. Law 80-239Emergency and war powers, termination JOINT RESOLUTION To terminate certain emergency and war powers 61 Stat. 449
  Pub. Law 80-240Menominee Indian Mills AN ACT To authorize the payment of certain sums to jobbers in connection with their logging of timber for the Menominee Indians on the Menominee Reservation during the logging season 1934-1935, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 455
  Pub. Law 80-241Missing Persons Act, 194, extension to certain Philippine forces AN ACT To amend Public Law 301, Seventy-ninth Congress, approved February 18, 1946, so as to extend the benefits of the Missing Persons Act, approved March 7, 1942 (56 Stat. 143), as amended, to certain members of the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippmes 61 Stat. 455
  Pub. Law 80-242Geographic names, standardization AN ACT To provide a central authority for standardizing geographic names for the purpose of eliminating duplication in standardizing such names among the Federal departments, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 456
  Pub. Law 80-243Cottonseed statistics AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Director of the Census to collect and publish statistics of cottonseed and cottonseed products, and for other purposes",approved August 7, 1916 61 Stat. 457
  Pub. Law 80-244Alaska, pardons, etc. AN ACT To confer upon the Governor of Alaska the power to pardon and remit fines and forfeitures for offenses against laws of the Territory of Alaska 61 Stat. 459
  Pub. Law 80-245Natural Gas Act, 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Natural Gas Act approved June 21, 1938, as amended 61 Stat. 459
  Pub. Law 80-246Osage Indians, Okla. AN ACT To enable the Osage Tribal Council to determine the bonus value of tracts offered for lease for oil, gas, and other mining purposes, Osage Mineral Reservation, Oklahoma 61 Stat. 459
  Pub. Law 80-247Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 460
  Pub. Law 80-248War and Navy Departments, relief of disbursing ofcers AN ACT Authorizing the Comptroller General of the United States to allow credits to and relieve certain disbursing and certifying offrcers of the War and Navy Departments in the settlement of certain accounts 61 Stat. 493
  Pub. Law 80-249Virgin Islands AN ACT To extend provisions of the Bankhead- Jones Farm Tenant Act and the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act to the Virgin Islands 61 Stat. 493
  Pub. Law 80-250Flathead Indian irrigation project AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to defer the collection of certain irrigation construction charges against lands under the Flathead Indian irrigation project 61 Stat. 494
  Pub. Law 80-251Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the appointment of Robert V. Fleming as a member of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution 61 Stat. 494
  Pub. Law 80-252D. C. Unemployment Compensation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act with respect to contribution rates after termination of military service 61 Stat. 494
  Pub. Law 80-253National Security Act of 1947 AN ACT To promote the national security by providing for a Secretary of Defense; for a National Military Establishment; for a Department of the Army, a Department of the Navy, and a Department of the Air Force; and for the coordination of the activities of the National Military Establishment with other departments and agencies of the Government concerned with the national security 61 Stat. 495
  Pub. Law 80-254Armed Forces Leave Act, 1946, amendment AN ACT To amend the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946 to provide that bonds issued under such Act shall be redeemable at any time after September 1, 1947, to permit settlement and compensation under such Act to be made in cash, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 510
  Pub. Law 80-255Sockeye Salmon Fishery Act of 1947 AN ACT To provide for the protection, preservation, and extension of the sockeye salmon fishery of the Fraser River system, and for other pur oses 61 Stat. 511
  Pub. Law 80-256The upplemental Government Corporations Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 514
  Pub. Law 80-257Francis Marion National Forest AN ACT To authorize the creation of a game refuge in the Francis Marion National Forest in the State of South Carolina 61 Stat. 516
  Pub. Law 80-258Black Bass, etc., regulations AN ACT To regulate the interstate transportation of black bass and other game fish, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 517
  Pub. Law 80-259Gold Star Mothers, commemorative stamps AN ACT To authorize the issuance of a special series of commemorative stamps in honor of Gold Star Mothers 61 Stat. 518
  Pub. Law 80-260Acadia National Park, Maine AN ACT To transfer jurisdiction of certain lands comprising a portion of Acadia National Park, Maine, from the Department of the Interior to the Department of the Navy, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 519
  Pub. Law 80-261Silver Creek recreational demonstration project AN ACT To provide for the addition of certain revested Oregon and California Railroad grant lands to the Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes. 61 Stat. 519
  Pub. Law 80-262Federal Reserve Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 10 of the Federal Reserve Act, as amended, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 520
  Pub. Law 80-263Civil Service Retirement Act, 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide for the return of the amount of deductions from the compensation of any employee who is separated from the service or transferred to a position not within the purview of such Act before completing ten years of service 61 Stat. 521
  Pub. Law 80-264Department of the Interior, copies of records AN ACT To amend section 1 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 497, 5 U. S. C., see. 488), fixing the price of copies of records furnished by the Department of the Interior 61 Stat. 521
  Pub. Law 80-265Postal service AN ACT To amend the Act of July 6, 1945, relating to the classification and compensation of employees of the postal service, so as to provide proper recompense in the form of compensatory time for overtime performed by supervisors 61 Stat. 522
  Pub. Law 80-266Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 523
  Pub. Law 80-267Military Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 551
  Pub. Law 80-268The Government Corporations Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 574
  Pub. Law 80-269Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 585
  Pub. Law 80-270Spanish-American War and Civil War, pensions AN ACT To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to Spanish- American War and Civil War veterans and their dependents 61 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 80-271The Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 80-271The Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACTAN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 628
  Pub. Law 80-273Public lands AN ACT To amend section 2455 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, to increase the size of isolated or disconnected tracts or parcels of the public domain which may be sold, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 630
  Pub. Law 80-274Immigration Act, 1917, amendment AN ACT To amend section 12 of the Immigration Act of 1917 61 Stat. 630
  Pub. Law 80-275Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the National Convention of The American Legion to be held in New York, New York, August 28 to 31, 1947, and the National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, September 4 to 9, 1947 61 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 80-276Petersburg, Alaska, conveyance AN ACT To transfer part of block 14 and the school building thereon of Petersburg town site, Alaska, used for school purposes, to the town of Petersburg, Alaska July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 80-277Vessels of foreign registry AN ACT To permit vessels of Cannadian registry to transport certain merchandise between Hyder, Alaska, and points in the continental United States-- July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 80-278U. S. Code, title 1 AN ACT To codify and enact into positive law, title 1 of the United States Code, entitled "General Provisions"___" July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 633
  Pub. Law 80-278U. S. Code, title 1 AN ACTAN ACT To codify and enact into positive law, title 1 of the United States Code, entitled "General Provisions"___" July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 641
  Pub. Law 80-280U. S. Code, title 6 AN ACT To codify and enact into positive law title 6 of the United States Code, entitled "Official and Penal Bonds July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 646
  Pub. Law 80-281U. S. Code, title 17 AN ACT To codify and enact into positive law title 17 of the United States Code, entitled "Copyrights"___ July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 652
  Pub. Law 80-282U. S. Code, title 9 AN ACT To codify and enact into positive law, title 9 of the United States Code, entitled "Arbitration" July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 669
  Pub. Law 80-283Life Saving Service, retired pay AN ACT To amend the Act of April 14, 1930, to provide increased retired pay for certain members of the former Life Saving Service July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 674
  Pub. Law 80-284Navy and War Departments, sale of utilities AN ACT To permit the Secretary of the Navy and the Secretary of War to supply utilities and related services to welfare activities, and persons whose businesses or residences are in the immediate vicinity of naval or military activities and require utilities or related services not otherwise obtainable locally, and for other purposes July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 675
  Pub. Law 80-285Susquehanna River, dam AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to Pennsylvania Power & Light Company to construct, maintain, and operate a dam in the Susquehanna River July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 675
  Pub. Law 80-286Hawaii, revenue bonds AN ACT To ratify and confirm Act 10 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1947, extending the time within which revenue bonds may be issued and delivered under chapter 118, Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1945 July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 676
  Pub. Law 80-287Congressional Aviation Policy Board AN ACT To provide for the establishment of a temporary Congressional Aviation Policy Board July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 676
  Pub. Law 80-288Veterans' Administration, site at Clarksburg, W. Va. AN ACT To authorize the Veterans' Administration to acquire certain land as a site for the proposed Veterans' Administration facility at Clarksburg, West Virginia, and for other purposes_ July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 677
  Pub. Law 80-289Surplus Property Act, 1944, amendment AN ACT To expedite the disposition of Government surplus airports, airport facilities, and equipment and to assure their disposition in such manner as will best encourage and foster the development of civilian aviation and preserve for national defense purposes a strong, efficient, and properly maintained Nation-wide system of public airports, and for other purposes July 30, 1947 61 Stat. 678
  Pub. Law 80-290Plant Quarantine Act, 1912, amendment AN ACT To amend the Plant Quarantine Act approved August 20, 1912, as amended, by adding a new proviso to section 1 July 31, 1947 61 Stat. 680
  Pub. Law 80-291Public lands AN ACT To provide for the disposal of materials on the public lands of the United States July 31, 1947 61 Stat. 681
  Pub. Law 80-292New England Interstate Water Pollution control compact AN ACT Granting the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact relating to control and reduction of pollution in the waters of the New England States July 31, 1947 61 Stat. 682
  Pub. Law 80-293Coast Guard, employment of alien seamen JOINT RESOLUTION Amending Public Law 27, Eightieth Congress July 31, 1947 61 Stat. 685
  Pub. Law 80-294Postal service, issuance of per diem orders AN ACT For the relief of Willie P. Goodwin, J. M. Thorud, and W. H. Stokley-_ July 31, 1947 61 Stat. 685
  Pub. Law 80-295Choctaw and Chickasaw coal and asphalt deposits AN ACT To amend the Act of April 21, 1932 (47 Stat. 88), entitled "An Act to provide for the leasing of the segregated coal and asphalt deposits of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indian Nations, in Oklahoma, and for an extension of time within which purchasers of such deposits may complete payments July 31, 1947 61 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 80-296War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations for civil functions administered by the War Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 80-297Marketing and cooperative research projects AN ACT To amend title I of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for research into basic laws and principles relating to agriculture and to provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension work and the more complete endowment and support of land-grant colleges", approved June 29, 1935 (the Bankhead-Jones Act) 61 Stat. 694
  Pub. Law 80-298Farm labor supply centers AN ACT Providing for the disposition of farm labor camps to public or semipublic agencies or nonprofit associations of farmers 61 Stat. 694
  Pub. Law 80-299Second Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 695
  Pub. Law 80-300Canadian-built vessels, documentation AN ACT To provide that the Canadian-built dredge Ajax and certain other dredging equipment owned by a United States corporation be documented under the laws of the United States 61 Stat. 704
  Pub. Law 80-301U. S. Housing Act, 1937, amendment AN ACT To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 so as to permit loans, capital grants, or annual contributions for low-rent-housing and slum-clearance projects where construction costs exceed present cost limitations upon condition that local housing agencies pay the difference between cost limitations and the actual construction costs 61 Stat. 704
  Pub. Law 80-302Navy, acquisition of land AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to establish a postgraduate school at Monterey, California 61 Stat. 705
  Pub. Law 80-303U. S. Naval Postgraduate School AN ACT To establish the United States Naval Postgraduate School, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 705
  Pub. Law 80-304Disposition of condemned ordnance AN ACT To provide for the loan or gift of obsolete ordnance to State homes for former members of the armed forces 61 Stat. 707
  Pub. Law 80-305Agricultural Adjustment Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act relating to marketing agreements and orders 61 Stat. 707
  Pub. Law 80-306Gold star lapel button AN ACT To provide appropriate lapel buttons for widows, parents, and next of kin of members of the armed forces who lost their lives in the armed services of the United States in World War II 61 Stat. 710
  Pub. Law 80-307District of Columbia, life insurance AN ACT To amend section 16 of chapter V of the Act of June 19, 1934, entitled "An Act to regulate the business of life insurance in the District of Columbia 61 Stat. 711
  Pub. Law 80-308District of Columbia, undertakers AN ACT To amend section 7 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902, as amended 61 Stat. 711
  Pub. Law 80-309District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act, 1941, amendment AN ACT To extend for three months the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act, approved December 2, 1941, as amended 61 Stat. 713
  Pub. Law 80-310Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 251 of the Internal Revenue Code 61 Stat. 714
  Pub. Law 80-311Federal Home Loan Bank Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 714
  Pub. Law 80-312Mission Point Lighthouse Reservation AN ACT Relating to the sale of the Mission Point Lighthouse Reservation, Grand Traverse County, Michigan 61 Stat. 714
  Pub. Law 80-313War and Navy Department, professional and scientific service AN ACT To authorize the creation of additional positions in the professional and scientific service in the War and Navy Departments 61 Stat. 715
  Pub. Law 80-314Decorations, orders, medals, etc. AN ACT To amend section 1 of the Act of July 20, 1942 (56 Stat. 662), as amended, relating to the acceptance of decorations, orders, medals, and emblems by officers and enlisted men of the armed forces of the United States tendered them by governments of cobelligerent nations, neutral nations, or other American Republics 61 Stat. 715
  Pub. Law 80-315Tariff Act, 1930, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To amend paragraph 1772 of the Tariff Act of 1930 61 Stat. 716
  Pub. Law 80-316Veterans' Administration, claims AN ACT To amend section 200 of Public Law 844, Seventy-fourth Congress, June 29, 1936, to permit recognition of officers and enlisted men retired from the military and naval forces of the United States as representatives of certain organizations in the presentation of claims to the Veterans' Administration 61 Stat. 716
  Pub. Law 80-317School facilities, contributions AN ACT To extend the period for providing assistance for certain war-incurred school enrollments 61 Stat. 716
  Pub. Law 80-318Treasury Department, continuation of certain accounts AN ACT To provide for the orderly transaction of the public business in the event of the death, resignation, or separation from office of regional disbursing officers of the Treasury Department 61 Stat. 717
  Pub. Law 80-319Naval vessels AN ACT To authorize conversions of certain naval vessels 61 Stat. 718
  Pub. Law 80-320Federal Crop Insurance Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act 61 Stat. 718
  Pub. Law 80-321Disbursing officers, relief AN ACT To authorize relief of accountable officers of the Government, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 720
  Pub. Law 80-322D. C. Emergency Rent Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia rent control law so as to provide that schools and universities may recover possession of housing accommodations in certain cases 61 Stat. 721
  Pub. Law 80-323Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1938, peanuts AN ACT To amend the peanut marketing quota provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 asamended 61 Stat. 721
  Pub. Law 80-324Federal Tort Claims Act amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Tort Claims Act 61 Stat. 722
  Pub. Law 80-325Veterans' Preference Act, 1944 amendment AN ACT To amend section 14 of the Veterans; Preference Act of June 27, 1944 (58 Stat 387) 61 Stat. 723
  Pub. Law 80-326Paxon Field, Fla. AN ACT Relating to the sale of Paxon Field, Duval County, Florida 61 Stat. 723
  Pub. Law 80-327Marine Corps Memorial Commission JOINT RESOLUTION To establish a commission to formulate plans for the erection, in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, of a Marine Corps memorial 61 Stat. 724
  Pub. Law 80-328Mine safety measures JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to safety in bituminous-coal and lignite mines of the United States 61 Stat. 725
  Pub. Law 80-329Fishing resources of Territories and island possessions AN ACT To provide for the exploration, investigation, development, and maintenance of the fishing resources and development of the high seas fishing industry of the Territories and island possessions of the United States in the tropical and subtropical Pacific Ocean and intervening seas, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 726
  Pub. Law 80-329Fishing resources of Territories and island possessions AN ACTAN ACT To provide for the exploration, investigation, development, and maintenance of the fishing resources and development of the high seas fishing industry of the Territories and island possessions of the United States in the tropical and subtropical Pacific Ocean and intervening seas, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 727
  Pub. Law 80-331Rio Grande, bridge AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a toll bridge across the Rio Grande, at or near Rio Grande City, Texas 61 Stat. 728
  Pub. Law 80-332Tuberculosis sanatorium, Galen, Mont. AN ACT Authorizing an appropriation for the construction, extension, and improvement of a State tuberculosis sanatorium at Galen, Montana, to provide facilities for the treatment of tuberculous Indians in Montana 61 Stat. 729
  Pub. Law 80-332Tuberculosis sanatorium, Galen, Mont. AN ACTAN ACT Authorizing an appropriation for the construction, extension, and improvement of a State tuberculosis sanatorium at Galen, Montana, to provide facilities for the treatment of tuberculous Indians in Montana 61 Stat. 729
  Pub. Law 80-334Recorder of Deeds, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Recorder of Deeds of the District of Columbia to purchase machines for the recording of deeds, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 730
  Pub. Law 80-335Laguna Band of Mission Indians, Calif. AN ACT Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to the surviving members of the Laguna Band of Mission Indians of California 61 Stat. 731
  Pub. Law 80-336Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma AN ACT Relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 731
  Pub. Law 80-337Army-Navy Medical Services Corps Act of 1947 AN ACT To revise the Medical Department of the Army and the Medical Department of the Navy, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 734
  Pub. Law 80-338Veterans' Regulations, amendment AN ACT To increase the minimum allowance payable for rehabilitation in certain service-connected cases 61 Stat. 739
  Pub. Law 80-339Modoc National Forest AN ACT To add certain lands to the Modoc National Forest, California 61 Stat. 739
  Pub. Law 80-340Farm Island, S. Dak. AN ACT To authorize the city of Pierre, South Dakota, to transfer Farm Island to the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 740
  Pub. Law 80-341Little Sioux River AN ACT Authorizing the construction of flood-control works on the Little Sioux River and its tributaries in Iowa 61 Stat. 741
  Pub. Law 80-342National cemeteries AN ACT To provide for the utilization of surplus War Department-owned military real property as national cemeteries, when feasible 61 Stat. 742
  Pub. Law 80-343Pea Patch Island, conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance to the State of Delaware of a portion of Pea Patch Island 61 Stat. 742
  Pub. Law 80-344Concealed weapons, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 4 of the Act entitled "An Act to control the possession, sale, transfer, and use of pistols and other dangerous weapons in the District of Columbia, to provide penalties, to prescribe rules of evidence, and for other purposes", approved July 8, 1932 (sec. 22, 3204 D. C. Code, 1940 edition) 61 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 80-345Canal Zone Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 107 of title 2 of the Canal Zone Code, approved June 19, 1934 61 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 80-346Civil Aeronautics Act, 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend section 1003 (b) of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended 61 Stat. 743
  Pub. Law 80-347Rehabilitation of alcoholics, D. C. AN ACT To establish a program for the rehabilitation of alcoholics, promote temperance, and provide for the medical and scientific treatment of persons found to be alcoholics by the courts of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 744
  Pub. Law 80-348Second-class mailing privileges AN ACT To extend secondclass mailing privileges to bulletins issued by State conservation and fish and game agencies or departments 61 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 80-349Osage Tribe of Indians, loans AN ACT To enable Osage Indians who served in World War II to obtain loans under the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 747
  Pub. Law 80-350Armed Forces Leave Act, 1946, amendment AN ACT To amend the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, approved August 9, 1946 (Public Law 704, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session, 60 Stat. 963), and for other purposes 61 Stat. 748
  Pub. Law 80-351Retirement of teachers, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of public school teachers in the District of Columbia", approved August 7, 1946 61 Stat. 750
  Pub. Law 80-352Montgomery County, Pa., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Federal Works Administrator to grant and convey to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, a certain parcel of land of the United States in Norristown Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of erecting an additional annex to the present courthouse 61 Stat. 750
  Pub. Law 80-353St. Elizabeths Hospital, D. C. AN ACT To authorize certain expenditures from the appropriation of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 751
  Pub. Law 80-354International Organizations Procurement Act of 1947 AN ACT To authorize the Treasury Department and the United States Government Printing Office to furnish, or to procure and furnish, administrative materials, supplies, and equipment to public international organizations on a reimbursable basis 61 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 80-355Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to a compact or agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey concerning the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 752
  Pub. Law 80-356War losses, claims AN ACT To provide an extension of time for claiming credit or refund with respect to war losses 61 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 80-357United Nations, headquarters JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President to bring into effect an agreement between the United States and the United Nations for the purpose of establishing the permanent headquarters of the United Nations in the United States and authorizing the taking of measures necessary to facilitate compliance with the provisions of such agreement, and for other pusposes 61 Stat. 756
  Pub. Law 80-358Eightieth Congress, second session JOINT RESOLUTION Fixing the date of meeting of the second regular session of the Eightieth Congress 61 Stat. 768
  Pub. Law 80-359Reading, Pa., anniversary JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the representation of the Government and people of the United States in the observance of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the city of Reading, Pennsylvania 61 Stat. 768
  Pub. Law 80-360Wool AN ACT To provide support for wool, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 769
  Pub. Law 80-361Crab Orchard Creek project, etc., transfer of lands AN ACT To provide for the transfer of certain lands to the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 770
  Pub. Law 80-362Organic Act of Puerto Rico, amendments AN ACT To amend the Organic Act of Puerto Rico 61 Stat. 770
  Pub. Law 80-363Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation AN ACT To provide for the cancellation of the capital stock of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the refund of moneys received for such stock, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 773
  Pub. Law 80-364War and Navy Departments, lease of property AN ACT To authorize leases of real or personal property by the War and Navy Departments, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 774
  Pub. Law 80-365Army-Navy-Public Health Service Medical Officer Procurement Act of 1947 AN ACT To provide additional inducements to physicians, surgeons, and dentists to make a career of the United States military, naval, and public health services, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 776
  Pub. Law 80-366National Housing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, as amended 61 Stat. 777
  Pub. Law 80-367Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT Relating to the income-tax liability of members of the armed forces dying in the service 61 Stat. 778
  Pub. Law 80-368Persons buried outside U. S., return of remains AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "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", approved May 16, 1946, in order to provide for the shipment of the remains of World War II dead to the homeland of the deceased or of next of kin, to provide for the disposition of group and mass burials, to provide for the burial of unknown American World War II dead in United States military cemeteries to be established overseas, to authorize the Secretary of War to acquire land overseas and to establish United States military cemeteries thereon, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 779
  Pub. Law 80-369Institute of Inter-American Affairs Act AN ACT To provide for the reincorporation of The Institute of Inter-American Affairs, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 780
  Pub. Law 80-370Italian property, return JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for returns of Italian property in the United States, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 784
  Pub. Law 80-371Coast Guard, aviation stations AN ACT To increase the number of authorized aviation stations operated by the Coast Guard, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 786
  Pub. Law 80-372Home Owners' Loan Act, 1933 amendment AN ACT To amend section 5 of Home Owners Loan Act of 1933, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 786
  Pub. Law 80-373Coast and Geodetic Survey AN ACT To define the functions and duties of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 787
  Pub. Law 80-374Government Corporations, subsidy payments AN ACT To amend Public Law 88, Seventy-ninth Congress, approved June 23, 1945 61 Stat. 788
  Pub. Law 80-375Settlement of War Claims Act, 1928, amendments AN ACT To change the order of priority for payment out of the German special deposit account, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 789
  Pub. Law 80-376Taylor Grazing Act, 1934, amendments AN ACT To amend the Taylor Grazing Act of June 28, 1934 (48 Stat. 1269), as amended June 26, 1936 (49 Stat. 1976) 61 Stat. 790
  Pub. Law 80-377Veterans' Regulations, amendments AN ACT Relating to institutional on-farm training for veterans 61 Stat. 791
  Pub. Law 80-378Railroad employees, refunds AN ACT To extend the time within which applications may be made to the Railroad Retirement Board for certain refunds from the Unemployment Trust Fund 61 Stat. 793
  Pub. Law 80-379Social Security Act Amendments of 1947 AN ACT To amend the Federal Insurance Contributions Act with respect to rates of tax on employers and employees, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 793
  Pub. Law 80-380Patents AN ACT To carry into effect certain parts relating to patents of the treaties of peace with Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Rumania, ratified by the Senate on June 5, 1947, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 794
  Pub. Law 80-381Officer Personnel Act of 1947 AN ACT To provide for the promotion and elimination of officers of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 795
  Pub. Law 80-382Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands AN ACT To promote the mining of coal, phosphate, sodium, potassium, oil, oil shale, gas, and sulfur on lands acquired by the United States 61 Stat. 913
  Pub. Law 80-383Alaska, certain mining operations AN ACT To amend section 26, title I, chapter 1, of the Act entitled "An Act making further provision for a civil government for Alaska, and for other purposes", approved June 6, 1900 (31 Stat. 321), as amended by the Act of May 31, 1938 (52 Stat. 588) 61 Stat. 916
  Pub. Law 80-384Termination of certain tax provisions AN ACT To terminate certain tax provisions before the end of World War II 61 Stat. 917
  Pub. Law 80-385Tongass National Forest, Alaska JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell timber within the Tongass National Forest 61 Stat. 920
  Pub. Law 80-386Consumer credit controls JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the temporary continuation of regulation of consumer credit 61 Stat. 921
  Pub. Law 80-387Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 1802 (a), 1802 (b), and 3481 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code 61 Stat. 921
  Pub. Law 80-388Sugar Act of 1948 AN ACT To regulate commerce among the several States, with the Territories and possessions of the United States, and with foreign countries; to protect the welfare of consumers of sugars and of those engaged in the domestic sugar-producing industry; to promote the export trade of the United States; and for other purposes 61 Stat. 922
  Pub. Law 80-389Foreign Aid Act of 1947 AN ACT To promote world peace and the general welfare, national interest, and foreign policy of the United States by providing aid to certain foreign countries 61 Stat. 934
  Pub. Law 80-390Navajo and Hopi Indians AN ACT To authorize an appropriation for the immediate relief of the Navajo and Hopi Indians, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 940
  Pub. Law 80-391Commission on Organization of Executive Branch of the Government AN ACT To amend the Act of July 7, 1947, so as to authorize the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government to procure the temporary or intermittent services of experts or consultants or organizations thereof 61 Stat. 940
  Pub. Law 80-392Commodity Exchange Act, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to publish the names and addresses of persons transacting business on the boards of trade, and the amounts of commodities purchased or sold by them; to furnish to committees of Congress upon request and to make public any such information in his possession; and for other purposes 61 Stat. 941
  Pub. Law 80-393Third Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 941
  Pub. Law 80-394National Housing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, as amended 61 Stat. 945
  Pub. Law 80-395Stabilization of commodity prices, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION To aid in the stabilization of commodity prices, to aid in further stabilizing the economy of the United States, and for other purposes 61 Stat. 945