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Statutes at Large Volume 62 (1948) Table of Contents

VOL. 61 ⇔ VOL. 63

Volume 62:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 80-396Veterans' Preference Act of 1944, amendments AN ACT To extend veterans' preference benefits to widowed mothers of certain ex-servicemen and ex-servicewomen 62 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 80-397Flood Control Act, 1937, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3 of the Flood Control Act approved August 28, 1937, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 80-398Veterans of Indian wars, pension rates AN ACT To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to veterans of Indian wars and the dependents of such veterans 62 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 80-399Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946, amendments AN ACT To amend the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946, as amended 62 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 80-400Civil Service Retirement Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act so as to make such Act applicable to the officers and employees of the National Library for the Blind 62 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 80-401U. S. Soldiers' Home, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act prescribing regulations for the Soldiers' Home located at Washington, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes, approved March 3, 1883 (22 Stat. 564) 62 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 80-402U. S. Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 AN ACT, To promote the better understanding of the United States among the peoples of the world and to strengthen cooperative international relations 62 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 80-403South Pacific Commission JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the South Pacific Commission and authorizing an appropriation therefor 62 Stat. 15
  Pub. Law 80-404Gettysburg National Military Park, Pa. AN ACT Relating to the exchange of certain private and Federal properties within Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 16
  Pub. Law 80-405Joint Committee on the Economic Report JOINT RESOLUTION To change the date for filing the report of the Joint Committee on the Economic Report 62 Stat. 16
  Pub. Law 80-406Delaware Indian lands AN ACT To authorize the filing of actions in State courts to quiet title to lands described in a treaty between the United States and the Delaware Indians, dated October 3, 1818 62 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 80-407Indian lands, rights-of-way AN ACT To empower the Secretary of the Interior to grant rights-of-way for various purposes across lands of individual Indians or Indian tribes, communities, bands or nations 62 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 80-408Osage Indian Tribe, Okla. AN ACT To provide for the granting of certificates of competency to certain members of the Osage Indian Tribe in Oklahoma, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 18
  Pub. Law 80-409Interparliamentary Union AN ACT To amend the Act of June 28, 1935, entitled "An Act to authorize participation by the United States in the Interparliamentary Union 62 Stat. 19
  Pub. Law 80-410National forest land AN ACT Making it a petty offense to enter any national-forest land while it is closed to the public 62 Stat. 19
  Pub. Law 80-411Veterans, subsistence allowance AN ACT To provide increased subsistence allowance to veterans pursuing certain courses under the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, and for other purpose 62 Stat. 19
  Pub. Law 80-412House of Representatives, oath of offlce AN ACT To amend section 30 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (U. S. C., title 2, sec. 25) 62 Stat. 20
  Pub. Law 80-413Armed Services Procurement Act of 1947 AN ACT To facilitate procurement of supplies and services by the Departments of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, the Coast Guard, and the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 21
  Pub. Law 80-414Life insurance, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 1, and provisions (6), (7), and (8) of section 3, and provision (3) of section 4 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", and to add sections 5a, 5b, and 5c thereto 62 Stat. 27
  Pub. Law 80-415Synthetic-rubber scrap AN ACT To provide for the free importation of synthetic-rubber scrap 62 Stat. 34
  Pub. Law 80-416Poison, Mont., Michel addition AN ACT Authorizing the sale of undisposed of lots in Michel addition to the town of Poison, Montana 62 Stat. 35
  Pub. Law 80-417Alaska natives AN ACT To permit the issuance of unrestricted deeds for town-site lands held by Alaska natives, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 35
  Pub. Law 80-418L'Anse Band of Chippewa Indians, Mich. AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain lands of the L'Anse Band of Chippewa Indians, Michigan 62 Stat. 35
  Pub. Law 80-419Albuquerque Indian School, N. Mex. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to dispose of certain lands heretofore acquired for the Albuquerque Indian School, New Mexico 62 Stat. 36
  Pub. Law 80-420Fort Peck project, Mont. AN ACT To transfer certain transmission lines, substations, appurtenances, and equipment in connection with the sale and disposition of electric energy generated at the Fort Peck project, Montana, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 36
  Pub. Law 80-421War and Navy Departments, condemned materials AN ACT To amend an Act to authorize the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to make certain disposition of condemned ordnance, guns, projectiles, and other condemned material in their respective Departments 62 Stat. 37
  Pub. Law 80-422Housing and Rent Act of 1947, amendment AN ACT To continue for a temporary period certain provisions of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947 62 Stat. 37
  Pub. Law 80-423U. S. Maritime Commission, temporary authority JOINT RESOLUTION To continue until March 1, 1949, the authority of the Maritime Commission to sell, charter, and operate vessels, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 80-424Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N. Dak. AN ACT Providing for the per capita payment of certain moneys appropriated in settlement of certain claims of the Indians of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota 62 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 80-425Public Health Service Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Public Health Service Act in regard to certain matters of personnel and administration, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 38
  Pub. Law 80-426Civil Service Retirement Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended 62 Stat. 48
  Pub. Law 80-427Second Decontrol Act of 1947, amendment AN ACT To continue for a temporary period certain powers, authority, and discretion conferred on the President by the Second Decontrol Act of 1947 62 Stat. 58
  Pub. Law 80-428National Archives, restrictions on use of records AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a National Archives of the United States Government, and for other purposes" 62 Stat. 58
  Pub. Law 80-429National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend subsection 602 (d) (5) of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended, to extend for two years the time within which eligible persons may apply for gratuitous insurance benefits 62 Stat. 59
  Pub. Law 80-430Urgent Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 59
  Pub. Law 80-431Caribbean Commission JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the Caribbean Commission and authorizing an appropriation therefor 62 Stat. 65
  Pub. Law 80-432Navy Department, organizational changes AN ACT Making certain changes in the organization of the Navy Department, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 66
  Pub. Law 80-433Navy or Coast Guard vessels AN ACT To amend the Act of December 3, 1945, so as to extend the exemption of Navy or Coast Guard vessels of special construction from the requirements as to the number, position, range, or arc of visibility of lights, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 69
  Pub. Law 80-434Colonial National Historical Park, Va. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to prepare plans and estimates for a sewage-disposal system to serve the Yorktown area of the Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 70
  Pub. Law 80-435Homme Reservoir and Dam, N. Dak. JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the designation of the Park River dam and reservoir project in Walsh County, North Dakota, as the Homme Reservoir and Dam 62 Stat. 70
  Pub. Law 80-436Army personnel, tours of duty AN ACT To repeal the laws relating to the length of tours of duty of officers and enlisted men of the Army at certain foreign stations 62 Stat. 70
  Pub. Law 80-437Civil War battle streamers AN ACT To authorize the carrying. of Civil War battle streamers with regimental colors 62 Stat. 71
  Pub. Law 80-438Unknown American of World War If, Medal of Honor AN ACT To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving overseas in the armed forces of the United States during the Second World War 62 Stat. 71
  Pub. Law 80-439Military departments, etc., acceptance of gifts for institutions AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Air Force, or the Secretary of the Treasury to accept and use gifts, devises, and bequests for schools, hospitals, libraries, cemeteries, and other institutions under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, or the Department of the Treasury respectively, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 71
  Pub. Law 80-440Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation, Utah AN ACT To define the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 72
  Pub. Law 80-441De Soto National Memorial Fla. AN ACT To authorize the establishment of the De Soto National Memorial, in the State of Florida, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 78
  Pub. Law 80-442Constellation AN ACT To provide for the preservation of the frigate Constellation and to authorize the disposition of certain replaced parts of such vessel as souvenirs, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 79
  Pub. Law 80-443Synthetic liquid fuel demonstration plants AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the construction and operation of demonstration plants to produce synthetic liquid fuels from coal, oil shale, agricultural and forestry products, and other substances, in order to aid the prosecution of the war, to conserve and increase the oil resources of the Nation, and for other purposes", approved April 5, 1944 (58 Stat. 190) 62 Stat. 79
  Pub. Law 80-444Crow Tribe AN ACT To give to members of the Crow Tribe the power to manage and assume charge of their restricted lands, for their own use or for lease purposes, while such lands remain under trust patents 62 Stat. 80
  Pub. Law 80-445Alaska, commissioners AN ACT Relating to the compensation of commissioners for the Territory of Alaska 62 Stat. 80
  Pub. Law 80-446Glacier National Park, Mont. AN ACT Relating to the acquisition by the United States of State-owned lands within Glacier National Park, in the State of Montana, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 80
  Pub. Law 80-447U. S. Park Police AN ACT To authorize the United States Park Police to make arrests within Federal reservations in the environs of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 81
  Pub. Law 80-448Great Lakes, navigation AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to regulate navigation on the Great Lakes and their connecting and tributary waters", approved February, 1895 62 Stat. 82
  Pub. Law 80-449Shasta National Forest, Calif. AN ACT To add certain public and other lands to the Shasta National Forest, California 62 Stat. 83
  Pub. Law 80-450Alien fiancees or fiancee, 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 62 Stat. 84
  Pub. Law 80-451Seminole Tribe AN ACT To authorize payment to certain enrolled members of the Seminole Tribe of Indians under Act of July 2, 1942 (Public, Numbered 645, Seventy-seventh Congress) 62 Stat. 84
  Pub. Law 80-452National cemeteries, superintendents AN ACT To provide for selection of superintendents of national cemeteries from meritorious and trustworthy members of the armed forces who have been disabled in line of duty for active field service 62 Stat. 84
  Pub. Law 80-453Transportation of iron ore JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize vessels of Canadian registry to transport iron ore between United States ports on the Great Lakes during 1948 62 Stat. 84
  Pub. Law 80-454Lignite AN ACT To provide for the establishment and operation of a research laboratory in the North Dakota lignite-consuming region for investigation of the mining, preparation, and utilization of lignite, for the development of new uses and markets, for improvement of health and safety in mining; and for a comprehensive study of the possibilities for increased utilization of the lignite resources of the region to aid in the solution of its economic problems and to make its natural and human resources of maximum usefulness in the reconversion period and time of peace 62 Stat. 85
  Pub. Law 80-455Huntington, W. Va., site for Federal Building AN ACT To provide for the acquisition of a site for a new Federal Building in Huntington, West Virginia, adjoining existing Federal buildings there, as an economy measure, before land values have increased as a result of improvements 62 Stat. 86
  Pub. Law 80-456Omaha, Nebr., post-office site AN ACT To authorize the purchase of a new post-office site at Omaha, Nebraska 62 Stat. 86
  Pub. Law 80-457Portland, Oreg., post office AN ACT To provide for the acquisition of a site and preparation of plans and specifications for a new postal building and for remodeling of the existing main post-office building in Portland, Oregon, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 86
  Pub. Law 80-458Field postal service, promotions AN ACT To ratify the administrative promotions of employees on military furlough from the field postal service, in certain cases, and for related purposes 62 Stat. 87
  Pub. Law 80-459Territory of Minnesota, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps comemorative of the one-hundredth aniversary of the creation of the Territory of Minnesota 62 Stat. 87
  Pub. Law 80-460Armed farces reserve components AN ACT To provide for inactive duty training pay for the Organized Reserve Corps, to provide uniform standards for inactive duty training pay for all Reserve components of the armed forces, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 87
  Pub. Law 80-461Knights of Khorassan AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Imperial Palace, Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassan", to increase the amount of property which the corporation may hold from $100,000 to $5,000,000 62 Stat. 91
  Pub. Law 80-462Provo River project, Utah AN ACT To provide a means for the orderly continuation and completion of the Deer Creek and aqueduct divisions of the Provo River project, Utah 62 Stat. 92
  Pub. Law 80-463Klamath Welfare Act AN ACT To provide for the general welfare and advancement of the Klamath Indians in Oregon 62 Stat. 92
  Pub. Law 80-464Housing and Rent Act of 1948 AN ACT To extend certain provisions of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, to provide for the termination of controls on maximum rents in areas and on housing accommodations where conditions justifying such controls no longer exist, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 93
  Pub. Law 80-465National-forest lands AN ACT To facilitate the use and occupancy of national-forest lands, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 100
  Pub. Law 80-466D. C. Emergency Rent Act, amendment AN ACT To extend for a temporary period the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act 62 Stat. 100
  Pub. Law 80-467Rural carriers, equipment maintenance AN ACT To increase the equipment maintenance of rural carriers 1 cent per mile per day traveled by each rural carrier for a period of two years, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 101
  Pub. Law 80-468National Housing Act, amendments AN ACT To provide for a temporary extension of the National Housing Act, as amended 62 Stat. 101
  Pub. Law 80-469Rubber Act of 1948 AN ACT To strengthen national security and the common defense by providing for the maintenance of an adequate domestic rubber-producing industry, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 101
  Pub. Law 80-470Foreign aid, Indians, tax refunds JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for foreign aid, welfare of Indians, and refunding internal-revenue collections 62 Stat. 109
  Pub. Law 80-471Revenue Act of 1948 AN ACT To reduce individual income tax payments, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 110
  Pub. Law 80-472Foreign Assistance Act of 1948 AN ACT To promote world peace and the general welfare, national interest, and foreign policy of the United States through economic, financial, and other measures necessary to the maintenance of conditions abroad in which free institutions may survive and consistent with the maintenance of the strength and stability of the United States 62 Stat. 137
  Pub. Law 80-473Veterans' Administration, expenditures AN ACT To provide basic authority for certain administrative expenditures for the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 160
  Pub. Law 80-474Philippines, Veterans Administration offices AN ACT To extend the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to establish and continue offices in the territory of the Republic of the Philippines 62 Stat. 161
  Pub. Law 80-475Tariff Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 with reference to platinum foxes, and platinum fox furs, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 161
  Pub. Law 80-476Hawaii and Alaska, trade statistics AN ACT To exempt Hawaii and Alaska from the requirements of the Act of April 29, 1902, relating to the procurement of statistics of trade between the United States and its noncontiguous territory 62 Stat. 161
  Pub. Law 80-477Oregon and California Railroad, etc., grant lands AN ACT To reopen the revested Oregon and California Railroad and reconveyed Coos Bay Wagon Road grant lands to exploration, location, entry, and disposition under the general mining laws 62 Stat. 162
  Pub. Law 80-478Interstate Commerce Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 162
  Pub. Law 80-479U. S. Naval Hospital, Houston, Tex. AN ACT To authorize the Houston Council, Navy League of the United States, to construct a reflecting pool at the United States naval hospital, Houston, Texas 62 Stat. 170
  Pub. Law 80-480Mineral leases, Mont., N. Dak., S. Dak., and Wash. AN ACT To authorize the States of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Washington to lease their State lands for production of minerals, including leases for exploration for oil, gas, and other hydrocarbons and the extraction thereof, for such terms of years and on such conditions as may be from time to time provided by the legislatures of the respective States 62 Stat. 170
  Pub. Law 80-481Roosevelt, Utah, high-school building AN ACT Authorizing an appropriation for the construction, extension, and improvement of a high-school building near Roosevelt, Utah, for the district embracing the east portion of Duchesne County and the west portion of Uintah County 62 Stat. 170
  Pub. Law 80-482San Jacinto-San Vicente aqueduct AN ACT Relating to the construction and disposition of the San Jacinto-San Vicente aqueduct 62 Stat. 171
  Pub. Law 80-483Port Newark Army Base, N. J. AN ACT To provide additional time to the city of Newark, New Jersey, for paying certain installments on the purchase price of the Port Newark Army Base, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 171
  Pub. Law 80-484Army uniform AN ACT To amend the Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, to make it applicable to the Canal Zone, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands 62 Stat. 172
  Pub. Law 80-485U. S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N. Y. AN ACT To authorize the construction of a chapel and a library at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York, and to authorize the acceptance of private contributions to assist in defraying the cost of construction thereof 62 Stat. 172
  Pub. Law 80-486Federal Airport Act, amendments AN ACT To extend the provisions of the Federal Airport Act to the Virgin Islands 62 Stat. 173
  Pub. Law 80-487D. C. Traffic Act, 1925, amendment AN ACT To amend section 7 of the District of Columbia Traffic Act, 1925, as amended, to provide for learners' permits, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 173
  Pub. Law 80-488Practice of healing art, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the practice of the healing art to protect the public health in the District of Columbia", approved February 27, 1929,as amended 62 Stat. 174
  Pub. Law 80-489D. C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board AN ACT To provide that compensation of members of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of the District of Columbia shall be fixed in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, as amended 62 Stat. 176
  Pub. Law 80-490Tariff Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend paragraph 1629 of the Tariff Act of 1930 so as to provide for the free importation of exposed X-ray film 62 Stat. 176
  Pub. Law 80-491Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 176
  Pub. Law 80-492Social-security coverage AN ACT To exclude certain vendors of newspapers or magazines from certain provisions of the Social Security Act and Internal Revenue Code 62 Stat. 195
  Pub. Law 80-493National parks, appointments of commissioners AN ACT To provide that appointments of United States commissioners for the Isle Royale, Hawaii, Mammoth Cave, and Olympic National Parks shall be made by the United States district courts without the recommendation and approval of the Secretary of the Interior 62 Stat. 196
  Pub. Law 80-494Remount Service AN ACT To transfer the Remount Service from the Department of the Army to the Department of Agriculture 62 Stat. 197
  Pub. Law 80-495Bankruptcy Act, 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 62 Stat. 198
  Pub. Law 80-496Foot-and-mouth disease AN ACT To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct research on foot-and-mouth disease and other diseases of animals and to amend the Act of May 29, 1884 (23 Stat. 31), as amended, by adding another section 62 Stat. 198
  Pub. Law 80-497National parks, surplus real property AN ACT To authorize transfer of surplus real property to the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior for consolidation of Federal holdings within areas administered by the National Park Service 62 Stat. 199
  Pub. Law 80-498Navy Department, sesquicentennial JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the establishment of the Department of the Navy 62 Stat. 199
  Pub. Law 80-499Maryland, land conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance to the State of Maryland, for the use of the University of Maryland, of the northern portion of a parcel of land previously constituting a part of the campus of the university and previously conveyed by the State of Maryland to the United States for the use of the Bureau of Mines 62 Stat. 200
  Pub. Law 80-500Gambling ships AN ACT To prohibit the operation of gambling ships, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 200
  Pub. Law 80-501U. S. Code, title 17, amendment AN ACT To amend title 17 of the United States Code entitled "Copyrights 62 Stat. 202
  Pub. Law 80-502Fort Peck Indians AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to pay salaries and expenses of the chairman, secretary, and clerk of the Fort Peck General Council, members of the Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board, and other committees appointed by said Fort Peck General Council, and official delegates of the Fort Peck Tribes 62 Stat. 203
  Pub. Law 80-503Southwest Indian Mission, Inc., Utah AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain public lands in San Juan County, Utah, to the Southwest Indian Mission, Incorporated 62 Stat. 203
  Pub. Law 80-504Fort Sumter National Monument, S. C. JOINT RESOLUTION To establish the Fort Sumter National Monument in the State of South Carolina 62 Stat. 204
  Pub. Law 80-505Canton and Enderbury Islands AN ACT To amend the Act of August 13, 1940 (54 Stat. 784), so as to extend the jurisdiction of the United States District Court, Territory of Hawaii, over Canton and Enderbury Islands 62 Stat. 204
  Pub. Law 80-506Daylight saving time, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the hoard of Commissioners of the District of Columbia to establish daylight saving time in the District 62 Stat. 205
  Pub. Law 80-507D. C. Emergency Rent Act, 1941, amendments AN ACT To amend and extend the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act, approved December 2, 1941, as amended 62 Stat. 205
  Pub. Law 80-508Mescalero Apache Indian Tribe AN ACT Providing for payment of $50 to each enrolled member of the Mescalero Apache Indian Tribe from funds standing to their credit in the Treasury of the United States 62 Stat. 206
  Pub. Law 80-509D. C. Revenue Act of 1947, amendments AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide revenue for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved July 16, 1947 62 Stat. 206
  Pub. Law 80-510Tariff Act of 1980, amendment AN ACT To amend paragraph 1803 (2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, relating to firewood and other woods 62 Stat. 207
  Pub. Law 80-511Naval service, medical services AN ACT To authorize the payment of certain claims for medical treatment of persons in the naval service; to repeal section 1586 of the Revised Statutes; and for other purposes 62 Stat. 208
  Pub. Law 80-512Veterans, subsistence allowances, etc. AN ACT To provide additional subsistence allowances and to raise the ceilings on wages and allowances pertaining to certain veterans 62 Stat. 208
  Pub. Law 80-513Navy, salvage facilities AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to provide salvage facilities, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 209
  Pub. Law 80-514Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 212 (b) and 231 (d) of the Internal Revenue Code 62 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 80-515Five Civilized Tribes, Okla., commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp in honor of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma 62 Stat. 211
  Pub. Law 80-516Loans for Indians AN ACT To authorize loans for Indians, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 211
  Pub. Law 80-517Army-Navy Nurse Corps, retirement benefits AN ACT To equalize retirement benefits among members of the Nurse Corps of the Army and the Navy, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 211
  Pub. Law 80-518Shipping Act, 1916, amendment AN ACT To amend section 40 of the Shipping Act, 1916 (39 Stat. 728), as amended 62 Stat. 212
  Pub. Law 80-519First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 80-520Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 62 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 80-521Federal Prison Industries, Inc AN ACT To authorize the expenditure of income from Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, for training of Federal prisoners 62 Stat. 230
  Pub. Law 80-522Star-route contracts JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the Postmaster General to withhold the awarding of star-route contracts for a period of sixty days 62 Stat. 231
  Pub. Law 80-523Disbursing officers, validation of payments AN ACT To validate payments heretofore made by disbursing officers of the United States Government covering cost of shipment of household effects of civilian employees, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 231
  Pub. Law 80-524Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown, Va. AN ACT To authorize a bridge, roads and approaches, supports and bents, or other structures, across, over, or upon lands of the United States within the limits of the Colonial National Historical Park at or near Yorktown, Virginia 62 Stat. 232
  Pub. Law 80-525Radiotelegraph operators AN ACT To provide for the licensing of marine radiotelegraph operators as ship radio officers, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 232
  Pub. Law 80-526National cemeteries AN ACT To establish eligibility for burial in national cemeteries, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 234
  Pub. Law 80-527D. C. courthouse, construction AN ACT To authorize the construction of 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, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 80-528Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act, 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act", approved July 19, 1940 62 Stat. 235
  Pub. Law 80-529Sale of Indian lands AN ACT To authorize the sale of individual Indian lands acquired under the Act of June 18, 1934, and under the Act of June 26 1936 62 Stat. 236
  Pub. Law 80-530Seniority Act for Rural Mail Carriers AN ACT To establish the methods of advancement for post-office employees (rural carriers) in the field service 62 Stat. 236
  Pub. Law 80-531Disabled veterans, support AN ACT To increase temporarily the amount of Federal aid to State or Territorial homes for the support of disabled soldiers and sailors of the United States 62 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 80-532Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the United States Marine Band at the Eighty-second National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 26 to 30, 1948 62 Stat. 237
  Pub. Law 80-533General Accounting Office, building construction AN ACT To authorize the Federal Works Administrator to construct a building for the General Accounting Office on square 518 in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 238
  Pub. Law 80-534Wildlife control areas, Calif. AN ACT For the acquisition and maintenance of wildlife management and control areas in the State of California, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 238
  Pub. Law 80-535Coast Guard, retirement AN ACT To amend the Act of July 23, 1947 (61 Stat. 409) (Public Law Numbered 219 of the Eightieth Congress) 62 Stat. 239
  Pub. Law 80-536Jefersonville Flood Control District, Ind. AN ACT For the relief of Jeffersonville Flood Control District, Jeffersonville, Indiana, a municipal corporation 62 Stat. 239
  Pub. Law 80-537Wildlife conservation AN ACT Authorizing the transfer of certain real property for wildlife, or other purposes 62 Stat. 240
  Pub. Law 80-538Immigration Act of 1924, amendments AN ACT To amend the Immigration Act of 1924, as amended 62 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 80-539Veterans, mustering-out pay AN ACT To extend the time within which application for the benefits of the Mustering- Out Payment Act of 1944 may be made by veterans discharged from the armed forces before the effective date of such Act 62 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 80-540Customs duties AN ACT To permit the temporary free importation of racing shells, and increasing the amount of exemptions allowed for personal purchases abroad 62 Stat. 241
  Pub. Law 80-541Insurance rates, D. C. AN ACT To provide for regulation of certain insurance rates in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 242
  Pub. Law 80-542Flathead Reservation, Mont. AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain individual Indian land on the Flathead Reservation to the State of Montana 62 Stat. 248
  Pub. Law 80-543Rapid City, S. Dak., conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands in South Dakota for municipal or public purposes 62 Stat. 248
  Pub. Law 80-544Navigation on inland waters, etc. AN ACT Relating to the rules for the prevention of collisions on certain inland waters of the United States and on the western rivers, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 249
  Pub. Law 80-545Oyster beds, La. and Miss. AN ACT Authorizing an appropriation for investigating the oyster beds damaged or destroyed by the intrusion of fresh water and the blockage of natural passages west of the Mississippi River in the vicinity of Lake Mechant and Bayou Severin, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, and by the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 80-546Carolina Power and Light Co., construction, etc., of dam AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to Carolina Power and Light Company to construct, maintain, and operate a dam in the Lumber River 62 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 80-547Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 258
  Pub. Law 80-548Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, as amended, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 261
  Pub. Law 80-549National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics AN ACT To promote the national defense by increasing the membership of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 266
  Pub. Law 80-550General Bridge Act of 1946, amendment AN ACT To amend the General Bridge Act of 1946 62 Stat. 267
  Pub. Law 80-551East Bay Municipal Utility District, Calif. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant to the East Bay Municipal Utility District, an agency of the State of California, an easement for the construction and operation of a water main in and under certain Government-owned lands comprising a part of the United States naval air station, Alameda, California 62 Stat. 268
  Pub. Law 80-552Aliens AN ACT To amend the immigration laws to deny admission to the United States of aliens who may be coming here for the purpose of engaging in activities which will endanger the public safety of the United States 62 Stat. 268
  Pub. Law 80-553Boulder City, Nev. AN ACT Directing the Secretary of the Interior to sell and lease certain houses, apartments, and lands in Boulder City, Nevada 62 Stat. 268
  Pub. Law 80-554Flathead Indian irrigation project, Mont. AN ACT To provide for adjustment of irrigation charges on the Flathead Indian irrigation project, Montana, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 269
  Pub. Law 80-555Northport Irrigation District AN ACT Authorizing the execution of an amendatory repayment contract with the Northport Irrigation District, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 273
  Pub. Law 80-556Clams AN ACT Authorizing and directing the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior to undertake certain studies of the soft-shell and hard-shell clams 62 Stat. 274
  Pub. Law 80-557Civil Air Patrol AN ACT To establish Civil Air Patrol as a civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force and to authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to extend aid to Civil Air Patrol in the fulfillment of its objectives, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 274
  Pub. Law 80-558Memorial Day JOINT RESOLUTION Requesting the President to issue a proclamation designating Memorial Day, 1948, as a day for a Nation-wide prayer for peace 62 Stat. 275
  Pub. Law 80-559Federal Power Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 24 of the Federal Power Act so as to provide that the States may apply for reservation of portions of power sites released for entry, location, or selection to the States for highway purposes 62 Stat. 275
  Pub. Law 80-560Government, etc., personnel, transportation AN ACT To provide for furnishing transportation for certain Government and other personnel, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 276
  Pub. Law 80-561Use of public lands for national defense purposes AN ACT Authorizing the head of the department or agency using the public domain for national defense purposes to compensate holders of grazing permits and licenses for losses sustained by reason of such use of public lands for national defense purposes 62 Stat. 277
  Pub. Law 80-562Alaska, public airports AN ACT To authorize the construction, protection, operation, and maintenance of public airports in the Territory of Alaska 62 Stat. 277
  Pub. Law 80-563Potash mining AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to promote the mining of potash on the public domain", approved February 7, 1927, so as to provide for the disposition of the rentals and royalties from leases issued or renewed under the Act entitled "An Act to authorize exploration for and disposition of potassium", approved October 2, 1917 62 Stat. 279
  Pub. Law 80-564Canadians admitted to U. S. Naval and Military Academies AN ACT To amend the Acts authorizing the courses of instruction at the United States Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy to be given to a limited number of persons from the American Republics so as to permit such courses of instruction to be given to Canadi an 62 Stat. 279
  Pub. Law 80-565Kearney, Nebr., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Army to exchange certain property with the City of Kearney, Nebraska 62 Stat. 280
  Pub. Law 80-566Federal Works Agency, special policemen AN ACT To authorize the Federal Works Administrator or officials of the Federal Works Agency duly authorized by him to appoint special policemen for duty upon Federal property under the jurisdiction of the Federal Works Agency, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 281
  Pub. Law 80-567Nationality Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend the Nationality Act of 1940 62 Stat. 281
  Pub. Law 80-568Fairbanks, Alaska, conveyance AN ACT To transfer lot 1 in block 115, city of Fairbanks, Alaska, to the city of Fairbanks, Alaska 62 Stat. 283
  Pub. Law 80-569Alaska, district court division AN ACT To amend the fourth paragraph of section 4, chapter 1, title I, 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. 322; 48 U. S. C. sec. 101), as amended 62 Stat. 283
  Pub. Law 80-570Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act, amendment AN ACT To provide for the distribution among the States of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming of the receipts of the Colorado River Development Fund for use in the fiscal years 1949 to 1955, inclusive, on a basis which is as nearly equal as practicable and to make available other funds for the investigation and construction of projects in any of the States of the Colorado River Basin in addition to appropriations for said purposes from the Colorado River Development Fund 62 Stat. 284
  Pub. Law 80-571Mineral Leasing Act, 1920, amendment AN ACT To amend the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920, to permit the exercise of certain options on or before August 8, 1950 62 Stat. 285
  Pub. Law 80-572Inaugural ceremonies, quartering of troops JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the quartering, in certain public buildings in the District of Columbia, of troops participating in the inaugural ceremonies of 1949 62 Stat. 285
  Pub. Law 80-573Weather Bureau AN ACT To provide basic authority for certain functions and activities of the Weather Bureau, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 286
  Pub. Law 80-574Inaugural ceremonies, maintenance of public order JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the maintenance of public order and the protection of life and property in connection with the Presidential inaugural ceremonies of 1949 62 Stat. 286
  Pub. Law 80-575Inaugural ceremonies, permits to committee JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the granting of permits to the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies on the occasion of the inauguration of the President-elect in January 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 287
  Pub. Law 80-576Mineral leases, public lands AN ACT To amend the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920, and the Potassium Act of February 7, 1927, in order to promote the development of certain minerals on the public domain; and for other purposes 62 Stat. 289
  Pub. Law 80-577Veterans' Administration, acquisition of hospitals AN ACT To provide for the acquisition of the hospital at Camp White, Medford, Oregon, and Schick General Hospital, Clinton, Iowa, for use as domiciliary facilities by the Veterans' Administration 62 Stat. 292
  Pub. Law 80-578Alaska, powerboat mail service AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Postmaster General to contract for certain powerboat service in Alaska, and for other purposes", approved August 10, 1939 (53 Stat. 1338) 62 Stat. 292
  Pub. Law 80-579Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Mass. AN ACT To reduce in area the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Essex County, Massachusetts, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 293
  Pub. Law 80-580Snake River, Idaho and Wyo. AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Idaho and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a compact for the division of the waters of the Snake River and its tributaries originating in either of the two States and flowing into the other 62 Stat. 294
  Pub. Law 80-581Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 203 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, designating certain public lands as available home lands 62 Stat. 295
  Pub. Law 80-582Hawaii, certain interest rates AN ACT To ratify sections 1 and 2 of Joint Resolution 7 enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii in its regular session of 1947 62 Stat. 295
  Pub. Law 80-583Interstate Commerce Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 20 (12) of the Interstate Commerce Act, with respect to recourse, by an initial or delivering carrier, against the carrier on whose line loss of, or damage or injury to, property is sustained, on account of expense incurred in defending actions at law 62 Stat. 295
  Pub. Law 80-584Hawaii, revenue bonds AN ACT To approve Act Numbered 74 of the Session Laws of 1947 of the Territory of Hawaii, entitled "An act relating to revenue bonds of the Territory of Hawaii", and Act Numbered 95 of the Session Laws of 1947 of the Territory of Hawaii, entitled "An act relating to Territorial and county public improvements and the financing thereof by the issuance of revenue bonds 62 Stat. 296
  Pub. Law 80-585Hawaii, water supply of Honolulu AN ACT To ratify Act 237 of the Session Laws of Hawaii 1947 62 Stat. 296
  Pub. Law 80-586Fort Peck project, Mont. AN ACT To authorize payments to the public school district or districts serving the Fort Peck project, Montana, for the education of dependents of persons engaged on that project 62 Stat. 297
  Pub. Law 80-587Coast and Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers' Act of 1948 AN ACT To provide for the distribution, promotion, separation, and retirement of commissioned officers of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 297
  Pub. Law 80-588Oklahoma, land conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance of certain land to the State of Oklahoma for the use and benefit of the Northeastern State College at Tahlequah, Oklahoma 62 Stat. 301
  Pub. Law 80-589Department of the Interior, oaths AN ACT To eliminate the requirement of oaths in certain land matters, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 301
  Pub. Law 80-590Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area project AN ACT To provide for the addition of certain surplus Government lands to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area project, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 301
  Pub. Law 80-591Coast Guard, service credit AN ACT To allow service credit for certain enlisted men of the Coast Guard who acted as policemen and guards at the Ivigtut Cryolite Mine, Greenland, during 1940 and 1941 62 Stat. 302
  Pub. Law 80-592Coast Guard AN ACT To amend the Act of July 23, 1947 (61 Stat. 409) (Public Law Numbered 219 of the Eightieth Congress) 62 Stat. 302
  Pub. Law 80-593Alaska, taxes AN ACT To amend section 9 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat.512) 62 Stat. 302
  Pub. Law 80-594Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 203 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, designating certain public lands as available home lands 62 Stat. 303
  Pub. Law 80-595Hawaii, public-improvement bonds AN ACT To confirm and ratify Act 205 of the session laws of 1947 of the Territory of Hawaii, relating to the issuance of public-improvement bonds 62 Stat. 305
  Pub. Law 80-596Veterans, 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." 62 Stat. 305
  Pub. Law 80-597Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 305
  Pub. Law 80-598Roads leading to national parks, etc. AN ACT To authorize the conveyance to States, or political subdivisions, of roads leading to certain historical areas administered by the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 334
  Pub. Law 80-599Escorts of repatriated war dead AN ACT To amend the Act of May 16, 1946 (Public Law 383, Seventy-ninth Congress), as amended, to provide increased allowances for the escorts of repatriated war dead 62 Stat. 334
  Pub. Law 80-600Aliens, reentry permits AN ACT Relating to the issuance of reentry permits to certain aliens 62 Stat. 335
  Pub. Law 80-601Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation of the District of Columbia", approved January 6, 1893, as amended 62 Stat. 335
  Pub. Law 80-602Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Districts Numbered 1 and 2 AN ACT Authorizing modifications in the repayment contracts with the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation District Numbered 1 and the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation District Numbered 2 62 Stat. 336
  Pub. Law 80-603Cass County, Minn., fish propagation AN ACT To authorize the State of Minnesota to condemn lands owned by the United States in the county of Cass, State of Minnesota, for fish propagation, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 337
  Pub. Law 80-604Yellowstone National Park, school facilities AN ACT To provide adequate school facilities within Yellowstone National Park, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 338
  Pub. Law 80-605Armory Board, D. C. AN ACT To establish a District of Columbia Armory Board, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 339
  Pub. Law 80-606Second Decontrol Act of 1947, amendment AN ACT To continue for a temporary period certain powers, authority, and discretion conferred on the President by the Second Decontrol Act of 1947, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 342
  Pub. Law 80-607Volunteer firemen, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp series in honor of volunteer firemen 62 Stat. 343
  Pub. Law 80-608Fort Kearney, Nebr., commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of Fort Kearney in the State of Nebraska 62 Stat. 343
  Pub. Law 80-609New York City, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a stamp commemorative of the golden anniversary of the consolidation of the Boroughs of Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond, which boroughs now comprise New York City 62 Stat. 343
  Pub. Law 80-610Meat inspection AN ACT Relating to the meat-inspection service of the Department of Agriculture 62 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 80-611National Archives AN ACT To amend section 10 of the Act establishing a National Archives of the United States Government 62 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 80-612Tariff Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend paragraph 813 of the Tariff Act of 1930 62 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 80-613Tariff duties on scrap iron, etc. AN ACT To continue until the close of June 30, 1949, the present suspension of import duties on scrap iron, scrap steel, and nonferrous metal scrap 62 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 80-614International Industrial Exposition, Inc., Atlantic City, N. J JOINT RESOLUTION To permit articles imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the International Industrial Exposition, Incorporated, Atlantic City, New Jersey, to be admitted without payment of tariff, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 345
  Pub. Law 80-615Sexual psychopaths, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the treatment of sexual psychopaths in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 346
  Pub. Law 80-616Surplus Property Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend section 13 of the Surplus Property Act of 1944, as amended, to provide for the disposition of surplus real property to States, political subdivisions, and municipalities for use as public parks, recreational areas, and historic-monument sites, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 350
  Pub. Law 80-617Civil Service Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Act to remove certain discrimination with respect to the appointment of persons having any physical handicap to positions in the classified civil service 62 Stat. 351
  Pub. Law 80-618Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, parkway study AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to have made by the Public Roads Administration and the National Park Service a joint reconnaissance survey of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal between Great Falls, Maryland, and Cumberland, Maryland, and to report to the Congress upon the advisability and practicability of constructing thereon a parkway, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 351
  Pub. Law 80-619Fort Story, Va. AN ACT To provide for the disposal of surplus sand at Fort Story, Virginia 62 Stat. 352
  Pub. Law 80-620Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park AN ACT To amend the Act of April 25, 1947, relating to the establishment of the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 352
  Pub. Law 80-621Poultry industry, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one-hundredth anniversary of the poultry industry in the United States 62 Stat. 354
  Pub. Law 80-622American Turners, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the American Turners Society in the United States 62 Stat. 354
  Pub. Law 80-623Civil service, certain salaries AN ACT To provide for payment of salaries covering periods of separation from the Government service in the case of persons improperly removed from such service 62 Stat. 354
  Pub. Law 80-624Emergency housing, Oreg. and Wash. JOINT RESOLUTION To amend section 303 of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 356
  Pub. Law 80-625Women's Armed Services Integration Act of 1948 AN ACT To establish the Women's Army Corps in the Regular Army, to authorize the enlistment and appointment of women in the Regular Air Force, Regular Navy and Marine Corps, and in the Reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 356
  Pub. Law 80-626Army and Air Force, construction at military installations AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force to proceed with construction at military installations, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 375
  Pub. Law 80-627Highland Falls, N. Y., water filtration plant AN ACT To authorize the payment of a lump sum, in the amount of $85,000, to the village of Highland Falls, New York, as a contribution toward the cost of construction of a water-filtration plant, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 381
  Pub. Law 80-628Naval vessels AN ACT To remove the statutory limit of appropriation expenditures for repairs or changes to a vessel of the Navy 62 Stat. 382
  Pub. Law 80-629Yakima project, Wash., Kennewick Division AN ACT To authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance, under Federal reclamation laws, of the Kennewick division of the Yakima project, Washington 62 Stat. 382
  Pub. Law 80-630Tariff Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend paragraph 1772 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 62 Stat. 383
  Pub. Law 80-631Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park AN ACT To add certain lands to the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, in the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 384
  Pub. Law 80-632Richmond County, N. Y., railroad right-of-way AN ACT To amend an Act of Congress approved February 9, 1881, which granted a right-of-way for railroad purposes through certain lands of the United States in Richmond County New York 62 Stat. 385
  Pub. Law 80-633Interstate Commerce Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 303 (e) of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended 62 Stat. 386
  Pub. Law 80-634Hawaii, control of certain land AN ACT To withdraw certain land as available land within the meaning of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 (42 Stat. 108), as amended, and to restore it to its previous status under the control of the Territory of Hawaii 62 Stat. 387
  Pub. Law 80-635Revenue Act of 1942, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the time for the release, free of estate and gift tax, of powers of appointment, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 387
  Pub. Law 80-636Washington and Lee University JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for appropriate observance of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of Washington and Lee University 62 Stat. 388
  Pub. Law 80-637Port Chicago, Calif., claims AN ACT To provide a method of paying certain unsettled claims for damages sustained as a result of the explosions at Port Chicago, California, on July 17, 1944, in the amounts found to be due by the Secretary of the Navy 62 Stat. 389
  Pub. Law 80-638Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 207, 213, 215, 216, 220, 222, and 225, of title 2 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, as amended 62 Stat. 390
  Pub. Law 80-639Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 394
  Pub. Law 80-640Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 408
  Pub. Law 80-641Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 423
  Pub. Law 80-642Social-Security coverage JOINT RESOLUTION To maintain the status quo in respect of certain employment taxes and social-security benefits pending action by Congress on extended social-security coverage 62 Stat. 438
  Pub. Law 80-643World Health Organization JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the World Health Organization and authorizing an appropriation therefor 62 Stat. 441
  Pub. Law 80-644Preston Bench project, Idaho AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct the Preston Bench project, Idaho, in accordance with the Federal reclamation laws 62 Stat. 442
  Pub. Law 80-645Golden Nematode Act AN ACT To provide for the protection of potato and tomato production from the golden nematode, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 442
  Pub. Law 80-646Supplemental Federal Security Agency Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the Federal Security Agency for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 443
  Pub. Law 80-647International Aviation Facilities Act AN ACT To encourage the development of an international air-transportation system adapted to the needs of the foreign commerce of the United States, of the postal service, and of the national defense, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 450
  Pub. Law 80-648William Allen White, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a stamp commemorative of William Allen White, whose literary genius made such a great contribution in the field of American literature 62 Stat. 455
  Pub. Law 80-649Nome, Alaska AN ACT To provide for the construction of shore protective works at the town of Nome, Alaska 62 Stat. 455
  Pub. Law 80-650Caribou National Forest, Idaho AN ACT To authorize the revision of the boundaries of the Caribou National Forest in the State of Idaho 62 Stat. 455
  Pub. Law 80-651Cattle grubs AN ACT Authorizing additional research and investigation into problems and methods relating to the eradicacation of cattle grubs, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 458
  Pub. Law 80-652Surplus athletic equipment AN ACT To aid the associations, groups, organizations, and institutions encouraging participation of the youth of the country in athletic and sports programs by making surplus athletic equipment available to such associations, groups, organizations, and institutions, and for other purposes, 62 Stat. 458
  Pub. Law 80-653Navy, public works AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 459
  Pub. Law 80-654Bridges, Chesapeake Bay and Patapsco River AN ACT Supplementing the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the State of Maryland, by and through its State Roads Commission or the successors of said commission, to construct, maintain, and operate certain bridges across streams, rivers, and navigable waters which are wholly or partly within the State", approved April 7, 1938 62 Stat. 463
  Pub. Law 80-655National Heart Act AN ACT To amend the Public Health Service Act to support research and training in diseases of the heart and circulation, and to aid the States in the development of community programs for the control of these diseases, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 464
  Pub. Law 80-656Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended, by limiting the liability of certain persons not in possession of aircraft 62 Stat. 470
  Pub. Law 80-657Thunderstorms, etc., study of AN ACT To provide safety in aviation and to direct a study of the causes and characteristics of thunderstorms and other atmospheric disturbances 62 Stat. 470
  Pub. Law 80-658Bridge, Mystic River AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Mystic River Bridge Authority, an instrumentality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, an easement for the construction and operation of bridge approaches over and across lands comprising a part of the United States Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Massachusetts 62 Stat. 471
  Pub. Law 80-659Virginia, public-highway easement AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Commonwealth of Virginia a right-of-way for public-highway purposes in certain lands at Pungo, Virginia 62 Stat. 471
  Pub. Law 80-660Veterans' Administration, travel expenses AN ACT To amend Public Law Numbered 432, Seventy-sixth Congress, to include an allowance of expenses incurred by Veterans' Administration beneficiaries and their attendants in authorized travel for vocational-rehabilitation purposes 62 Stat. 471
  Pub. Law 80-661Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 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 62 Stat. 472
  Pub. Law 80-662Interstate Commerce Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Interstate Commerce Act with respect to certain agreements between carriers 62 Stat. 472
  Pub. Law 80-663Dade Monument AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Army to have prepared a replica of the Dade Monument for presentation to the State of Florida 62 Stat. 474
  Pub. Law 80-664Postal accounts, reimbursement for certain shortages AN ACT To amend section 3 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 554), as amended, so as to provide reimbursement to the Post Office Department by the Navy Department for shortages in postal accounts occurring while commissioned officers of the Navy and Marine Corps are designated custodians of postal effects 62 Stat. 474
  Pub. Law 80-665Suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims AN ACT Providing for the suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the United States 62 Stat. 475
  Pub. Law 80-666Pinellas County, Fla., conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance to Pinellas County, State of Florida, of certain public lands herein described 62 Stat. 475
  Pub. Law 80-667Patents for public lands AN ACT To revise the method of issuing patents for public lands 62 Stat. 476
  Pub. Law 80-668Secretary of the Navy, discretionary powers AN ACT To amend certain provisions of law relating to the naval service so as to authorize the delegation to the Secretary of the Navy of certain discretionary powers vested in the President of the United States 62 Stat. 476
  Pub. Law 80-669Postal service, star routes AN ACT To provide for the carrying of mail on star routes, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 477
  Pub. Law 80-670National Defense Act, amendment AN ACT To further amend the thirteenth paragraph of section 127a of the National Defense Act, as amended 62 Stat. 477
  Pub. Law 80-671Census of manufacturers, etc. AN ACT To provide for the collection and publication of statistical information by the Bureau of the Census 62 Stat. 478
  Pub. Law 80-672Investments by life insurance companies, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 35 of chapter III of the Act of June 19, 1934, entitled "An Act to regulate the business of life insurance in the District of Columbia", as amended, and to repeal section 36 of said chapter III of said Act, as amended, so as to permit certain additional investments 62 Stat. 480
  Pub. Law 80-673U. S. marshals, etc., mileage allowance AN ACT To authorize a mileage allowance of 7 cents per mile for United States marshals and their deputies for travel on official business 62 Stat. 484
  Pub. Law 80-674Postal Service, credit for certain service AN ACT To credit certain service performed by employees of the postal service who are transferred from one position to another within the service for purposes of determining eligibility for promotion 62 Stat. 484
  Pub. Law 80-675Navy, training of officers AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the training of officers for the naval service, and for other purposes", approved August 13, 1946, as amended 62 Stat. 485
  Pub. Law 80-676D. C. Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 1301 and 1303 of the Code of Law for the District of Columbia, relating to liability for causing death by wrongful act 62 Stat. 487
  Pub. Law 80-677D. C. Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 235 and 327 of the Code of Laws for the District of Columbia 62 Stat. 487
  Pub. Law 80-678National Guard and Reserve forces, care and treatment AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to make provision for the care and treatment of members of the National Guard, Organized Reserves, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, and Citizens' Military Training Camps who are injured or contract diseases while engaged in military training, and for other purposes", approved June 15, 1936, as amended, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 488
  Pub. Law 80-679U. S. property and disbursing officers, credit in accounts AN ACT To authorize credit in certain accounts of United States property and disbursing officers under the War Department, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 488
  Pub. Law 80-680Army and Air Force personnel, disabled AN ACT To provide for retention in the service of certain disabled Army and Air Force personnel, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 489
  Pub. Law 80-681Air Force, longevity pay AN ACT To amend the Act of Congress entitled "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", approved March 6, 1946 62 Stat. 489
  Pub. Law 80-682Camp Phillips, Kans., transfer of lands AN ACT To transfer certain lands at Camp Phillips, Kansas, to the Department of the Army 62 Stat. 490
  Pub. Law 80-683Army disbursing officers, supervision AN ACT To repeal section 1 of the Act of April 20, 1874, prescribing regulations governing inquiries to be made in connection with disbursements made by disbursing officers of the Army (18 Stat. 33; 10 U. S. C. 174) 62 Stat. 490
  Pub. Law 80-684Postal Service, promotions AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to reclassify the salaries of postmasters, officers, and employees of the postal service; to establish uniform procedures for computing compensation; and for other purposes", approved July 6, 1945, so as to provide promotions for temporary employees of the custodial service-. 62 Stat. 490
  Pub. Law 80-685Wadsworth, Nev., restoration of lands AN ACT To restore certain lands to the town site of Wadsworth, Nevada 62 Stat. 491
  Pub. Law 80-686Pierre, S. Dak., conveyance AN ACT To convey certain land to the city of Pierre, South Dakota 62 Stat. 491
  Pub. Law 80-687Railway postal clerks, etc., travel allowance AN ACT To increase the maximum travel allowance for railway postal clerks and substitute railway postal clerks 62 Stat. 491
  Pub. Law 80-688Great Lakes, Ill., recreational park AN ACT To authorize the the Army and Navy Union, United States of America, Department of Illinois, to construct a recreational park on the grounds of the United States naval hospital, United States naval training center, Great Lakes, Illinois 62 Stat. 492
  Pub. Law 80-689Defense housing, sale to veterans AN ACT To amend the Lanham Act so as to permit the sale of certain permanent war housing thereunder to veterans at a purchase price not in excess of the cost of construction 62 Stat. 492
  Pub. Law 80-690Naval vessels, work stoppage AN ACT To authorize the President, in his discretion, to permit the stoppage of work on certain combatant vessels 62 Stat. 492
  Pub. Law 80-691Fees for liens on motor vehicles, D. C. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the recording and releasing of liens by entries on certificates of title for motor vehicles and trailers, and for other purposes", approved July 2, 1940, as amended 62 Stat. 493
  Pub. Law 80-692Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, amendments AN ACT To amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended, to make further provision for the recording of title to, interests in, and encumbrances upon certain aircraft, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 493
  Pub. Law 80-693Puerto Rico, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force to return certain lands situated in Puerto Rico, in accordance with the terms of the conveyances to the United States Government, and final judgments in certain condemnation proceedings 62 Stat. 495
  Pub. Law 80-694Hospitals, liens for moneys due AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a lien for moneys due hospitals for services rendered in cases caused by negligence or fault of others and providing for the recording and enforcing of such liens", approved June 30, 1939 62 Stat. 496
  Pub. Law 80-695Admiralty jurisdiction, extension AN ACT For the extension of admiralty jurisdiction 62 Stat. 496
  Pub. Law 80-696Panama Canal, recognition of civilian services AN ACT To amend the Act of May 29, 1944, providing 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 62 Stat. 497
  Pub. Law 80-697Conservation 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", as amended by the Act approved August 14, 1946 62 Stat. 497
  Pub. Law 80-698Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the authorized maturity date of certain bridge revenue bonds to be issued in connection with the refunding of the acquisition cost of the bridge across the Missouri River at Rulo, Nebraska 62 Stat. 497
  Pub. Law 80-699D. C. Fire Department AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to classify the officers and members of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved June 20, 1906, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 498
  Pub. Law 80-700Army vessel Hygiene AN ACT To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Army to transfer to the Territory of Alaska the title to the Army vessel Hygiene 62 Stat. 499
  Pub. Law 80-701Arkansas-Mississippi Bridge Commission AN ACT To increase the size of the Arkansas-Mississippi Bridge Commission, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 499
  Pub. Law 80-702Housing, disabled veterans AN ACT To authorize assistance to certain veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing which they require by reason of the nature of their serviceconnected disabilities 62 Stat. 500
  Pub. Law 80-703Arlington County, Va., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the conveyance by the Secretary of the Interior to the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company, of certain lands lying in the bed of Roaches Run, Arlington County, Virginia, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 501
  Pub. Law 80-704Gettysburg National Cemetery AN ACT To enlarge the Gettysburg National Cemetery 62 Stat. 502
  Pub. Law 80-705Del Norte County, Calif., conveyance AN ACT To transfer Pelican Rock in Crescent City Harbor, Del Norte County, California, to that county 62 Stat. 503
  Pub. Law 80-706Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 1700 (a) (1) of the Internal Revenue Code so as to exempt hospitalized servicemen and veterans from the admissions tax when admitted free 62 Stat. 504
  Pub. Law 80-707Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended 62 Stat. 504
  Pub. Law 80-708Puerto Rico and Hawaii, payments to sugar producers AN ACT To authorize Commodity Credit Corporation to make adjustment payments to certain producers of raw cane sugar in Puerto Rico and Hawaii 62 Stat. 504
  Pub. Law 80-709Navy and Coast Guard, checkage of retired pay AN ACT To prevent retroactive checkage of retired pay in the cases of certain enlisted men and warrant officers appointed or advanced to commissioned rank or grade under the Act of July 24, 1941 (55 Stat. 603), as amended, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 505
  Pub. Law 80-710Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, amendments AN ACT To amend further the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, as amended, to permit certain payments to be made to surviving brothers and sisters, and nieces and nephews, of deceased members and former members of the armed forces 62 Stat. 506
  Pub. Law 80-711D. C. nursery schools, etc. AN ACT To continue a system of nurseries and nursery schools for the day care of school-age and under-school-age children of the District of Columbia 62 Stat. 507
  Pub. Law 80-712Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (exclusive of the Farm Credit Administration) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 507
  Pub. Law 80-713Public Health Service Act, amendment AN ACT To extend the provisions of title VI of the Public Health Service Act to the Virgin Islands 62 Stat. 531
  Pub. Law 80-714Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, repeal of Act of incorporation AN ACT To repeal an Act approved August 24, 1894, entitled "An Act to authorize the purchasers of the property and franchises of the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company to organize a corporation, and to confer upon the same all the powers, privileges, and franchises vested in that company", and all Acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto 62 Stat. 532
  Pub. Law 80-715Fort Vancouver National Monument, Wash. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of the Fort Vancouver National Monument, in the State of Washington, to include the site of the old Hudson's Bay Company stockade, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 532
  Pub. Law 80-716Army-Navy Medical Services Corps Act of 1947, amendment AN ACT To amend section 202 of title II of the Army-Navy Medical Services Corps Act of 1947, as amended, to remove the present restriction on appointments to the Navy Medical Service Corps 62 Stat. 533
  Pub. Law 80-717Grazing lands AN ACT To provide for the acquisition of lands for grazing and related purposes 62 Stat. 533
  Pub. Law 80-718Canadian fishing vessels, use of Alaskan ports AN ACT To permit the landing of halibut by Canadian fishing vessels to Alaskan ports, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 533
  Pub. Law 80-719Langlade County, Wis. conveyance AN ACT To transfer certain land in Langlade County, Wisconsin, to the United States Forest Service 62 Stat. 534
  Pub. Law 80-720Farm Tenant Act, amendments AN ACT To amend title I of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, as amended, so as to increase the interest rate on title I loans, to provide for the redemption of nondelinquent insured mortgages, to authorize advances for the preservation and protection of the insured loan security, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 534
  Pub. Law 80-721Hawaii, extension of leases of certain land AN ACT To authorize the extension of leases of certain land in the Territory of Hawaii 62 Stat. 536
  Pub. Law 80-722Veterans' Administration, establishment of internships AN ACT To authorize the establishment of internships in the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the Veterans' Administration 62 Stat. 536
  Pub. Law 80-723Public Health Service Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the provisions of title VI of the Public Health Service Act relating to standards of maintenance and operation for hospitals receiving aid under that title 62 Stat. 536
  Pub. Law 80-724D. C. Appropriation Act, 1949 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, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 537
  Pub. Law 80-725Lead, import duties AN ACT To provide for the temporary free importation of lead 62 Stat. 559
  Pub. Law 80-726California, land conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to transfer a portion of the Veterans' Administration center at Los Angeles, California, to the State of California for the use of the University of California 62 Stat. 559
  Pub. Law 80-727Supplemental Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 560
  Pub. Law 80-728D. C. Motor Vehicle Parking Facility Act of 1942, amendment AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Motor Vehicle Parking Facility Act of 1942, approved February 16, 1942 62 Stat. 565
  Pub. Law 80-729Veterans'Administration, prosthetic a ppliances AN ACT To aid in the development of improved prosthetic appliances, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 566
  Pub. Law 80-730Macon, Ga., jurisdiction of Court to hear claims AN ACT To confer jurisdiction upon the District Court of the United States for the Middle District of Georgia to hear, determine, and render judgment on the claims of the owners of the fee-simple titles and leasehold interests in lands leased to the United States by the city of Macon, Georgia, for use as a part of the site of Camp Wheeler, Georgia 62 Stat. 566
  Pub. Law 80-731Dedication of Palomar Mountain Observatory, commemorative stamp AN ACT To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp in commemoration of the dedication of the 62 Stat. 567
  Pub. Law 80-732Palomar Mountain Observatory School District 55, Roosevelt County, Mont., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands in the State of Montana to School District 55, Roosevelt County, Montana 62 Stat. 567
  Pub. Law 80-733Superior National Forest, Minn. AN ACT To safeguard and consolidate certain areas of exceptional public value within the Superior National Forest, State of Minnesota, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 568
  Pub. Law 80-734Saratoga National Historical Park, N. Y. AN ACT To establish the Saratoga National Historical Park, in the State of New York, from the lands that have been acquired by the Federal Government for that purpose pursuant to the Act of June 1, 1938 (52 Stat. 608), and for other purposes 62 Stat. 570
  Pub. Law 80-735Alaska, mining claims AN ACT To provide for the suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the Territory of Alaska 62 Stat. 571
  Pub. Law 80-736Chopawamsic Park, Va. AN ACT To authorize the transfer of certain Federal lands within the Chopawamsic Park to the Secretary of the Navy, the addition of lands surplus to the Department of the Army to this park, the acquisition of additional lands needed to round out the boundaries of this park, to change the name of said park to Prince William Forest Park, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 571
  Pub. Law 80-737St. Elizabeths Hospital, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the voluntary admission and treatment of mental patients at Saint Elizabeths Hospital 62 Stat. 572
  Pub. Law 80-738Coast Guard AN ACT To authorize the Coast Guard to operate and maintain ocean stations 62 Stat. 574
  Pub. Law 80-739Postal service, certain seniority rights AN ACT To preserve seniority rights of ten-point preference eligibles in the postal service transferring from the position of letter carrier to clerk or from the position of clerk to letter carrier 62 Stat. 574
  Pub. Law 80-740Railway postal clerks AN ACT Relating to the compensation of certain railway postal clerks 62 Stat. 575
  Pub. Law 80-741Veterans' Preference Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend section 19 of the Veterans' Preference Act of June 27, 1944 (58 Stat. 387), and for other purposes 62 Stat. 575
  Pub. Law 80-742Oklahoma, public lands AN ACT To extend the public-land laws of the United States to certain lands, consisting of islands, situated in the Red River in Oklahoma 62 Stat. 576
  Pub. Law 80-743Postal service, delivery of certain mails AN ACT Requiring all mails consigned to an airport from a post office or branch, or from an airport to a post office or branch, within a radius of thirty-five miles of a city in which there has been established a Government-owned vehicle service to be delivered by Government- owned motor vehicles 62 Stat. 576
  Pub. Law 80-744Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, as amended, and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, as amended, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 576
  Pub. Law 80-745D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 1064 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Code of Law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, relating to admissibility of testimony by a party to a transaction when the other party is incapable of testifying 62 Stat. 579
  Pub. Law 80-746Organic Act of Puerto Rico, amendments AN ACT Relating to salaries of certain officers and employees of the United States and certain officers and employees of Puerto Rico 62 Stat. 579
  Pub. Law 80-747Harney National Forest, S. Dak. AN ACT To permit, subject to certain conditions, mining locations under the mining laws of the United States within that portion of the Harney National Forest, designated as a game sanctuary, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 580
  Pub. Law 80-748Veterans Regulations, amendments AN ACT To amend Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), parts I and II, as amended, to establish a presumption of service connection for chronic and tropical diseases 62 Stat. 581
  Pub. Law 80-749Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 301 (k) and 304 (a) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended 62 Stat. 582
  Pub. Law 80-750Tariff Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for the free importation of limestone to be used in the manufacture of fertilizer 62 Stat. 583
  Pub. Law 80-751Fort Des Moines Veterans' Village, Iowa AN ACT To confer jurisdiction over the Fort Des Moines Veterans' Village upon the State of Iowa 62 Stat. 583
  Pub. Law 80-752Naval Academy, Filipinos AN ACT To authorize the course of instruction at the United States Naval Academy to be given to not exceeding four persons at a time from the Republic of the Philippines 62 Stat. 583
  Pub. Law 80-753Department of the Navy Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Navy and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 584
  Pub. Law 80-754Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the ratification by Congress of a contract for the purchase of certain lands and mineral deposits by the United States from the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians 62 Stat. 596
  Pub. Law 80-755National Dental Research Act AN ACT To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for, foster, and aid in coordinating research relating to dental diseases and conditions, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 598
  Pub. Law 80-756Interstate Commerce Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Interstate Commerce Act so as to permit the issuance of free passes to time inspectors of carriers subject to part I of such Act 62 Stat. 602
  Pub. Law 80-757Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, amendments AN ACT To increase certain benefits payable under the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act 62 Stat. 602
  Pub. Law 80-758National Military Establishment, professional and scientific service AN ACT To amend the Act of August 1, 1947, to clarify the position of the Secretary of the Air Force with respect to such Act, and to authorize the Secretary of Defense to establish six additional positions in the professional and scientific service and for other purposes 62 Stat. 604
  Pub. Law 80-759Selective Service Act of 1948 AN ACT To provide for the common defense by increasing the strength of the armed forces of the United States, including the reserve components thereof, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 604
  Pub. Law 80-760Lafayette Building, Washington, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Federal Works Administrator to lease for commercial purposes certain space in the building located at 811 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, commonly known as the Lafayette Building 62 Stat. 644
  Pub. Law 80-761Lighthouse Service AN ACT To further perfect the consolidation of the Lighthouse Service with the Coast Guard 62 Stat. 644
  Pub. Law 80-762Spanish-American War veterans, pensions for widows AN ACT To provide pensions for certain widows of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection 62 Stat. 645
  Pub. Law 80-763Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the United States Marine Corps Band at the national assembly of the Marine Corps League to be held at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 22 to September 25 inclusive, 1948 62 Stat. 645
  Pub. Law 80-764Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park AN ACT To provide for the addition of certain surplus Government lands to the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, in the States of Georgia and Tennessee, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 646
  Pub. Law 80-765Standard Time Act of 1918, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3 of the Standard Time Act of March 19, 1918, as amended, relating to the placing of a certain portion of the State of Idaho in the third time zone 62 Stat. 646
  Pub. Law 80-766Military Functions Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for military functions administered by the National Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 647
  Pub. Law 80-767Assistant Secretaries of State AN ACT To continue the authorization for the appointment of two additional Assistant Secretaries of State 62 Stat. 670
  Pub. Law 80-768Civil Service Retirement Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, to provide annuities for certain surviving spouses of annuitants retired prior to April 1, 1948 62 Stat. 670
  Pub. Law 80-769Customs duties, free entry for certain articles JOINT RESOLUTION Permitting the free entry of certain articles imported to promote international good will, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 671
  Pub. Law 80-770Contracts for petroleum products AN ACT To ratify and confirm amendments to certain contracts for the furnishing of petroleum products to the United States 62 Stat. 671
  Pub. Law 80-771U. S. Code, title 4 AN ACT To codify and enact into law Title 3 of the United States Code, entitled "The President" 62 Stat. 672
  Pub. Law 80-772U. S. Code, title 18 AN ACT To revise, codify, and enact into positive law, Title 18 of the United States Code, entitled "Crimes and Criminal Procedure" 62 Stat. 683
  Pub. Law 80-773U. S. Code, title 28 AN ACT To revise, codify, and enact into law title 28 of the United States Code entitled "Judicial Code and Judiciary" 62 Stat. 869
  Pub. Law 80-774Displaced Persons Act of 1948 AN ACT To authorize for a limited period of time the admission into the United States of certain European displaced persons for permanent residence, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1010
  Pub. Law 80-775Judge Advocate General, U. S. Air Force AN ACT To provide for the administration of military justice within the United States Air Force, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1014
  Pub. Law 80-776Organic Act of Puerto Rico, amendment AN ACT To amend the Organic Act of Puerto Rico 62 Stat. 1015
  Pub. Law 80-777Army, rank of Assistant to Chief of Engineers AN ACT To fix the rank of the Assistant to the Chief of Engineers in charge of river and harbor and flood-control improvements 62 Stat. 1015
  Pub. Law 80-778Commodore John Barry, statue JOINT RESOLUTION To increase the sum authorized to be appropriated for the presentation to Eire of a statue of Commodore John Barry 62 Stat. 1015
  Pub. Law 80-779U. S. courts, jurors' fees, etc. AN ACT Relating to the payment of fees, expenses, and costs of,jurors 62 Stat. 1016
  Pub. Law 80-780U. S. courts, probation system AN ACT To amend section 2 of an Act, entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a probation system in the United States courts, except in the District of Columbia", approved March 4, 1925, as amended (18 U. S. C.725) 62 Stat. 1016
  Pub. Law 80-781Public Health Service Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Public Health Service Act to permit certain expenditures, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1017
  Pub. Law 80-782Civil Functions Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for civil functions administered by the Department of the Army for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1019
  Pub. Law 80-783Nationality Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend section 332 (a) of the Nationality Act of 1940 62 Stat. 1026
  Pub. Law 80-784National Archives, fees AN ACT To amend the Act of June 19, 1934, providing for the establishment of the National Archives, so as to provide that certain fees collected by the Archivist shall be available for disbursement in the interest of the National Archives 62 Stat. 1026
  Pub. Law 80-785Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1948 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1027
  Pub. Law 80-786Coast Guard AN ACT To authorize the Coast Guard to establish, maintain, and operate aids to navigation 62 Stat. 1050
  Pub. Law 80-787Navigation laws, amendment AN ACT To amend section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act to amend the laws relating to navigation, and for other purposes." 62 Stat. 1051
  Pub. Law 80-788Statue of Gen. Jose Gervasio Artigas AN ACT To provide for the acceptance on behalf of the United States of a statue of General Jose Gervasio Artigas, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1051
  Pub. Law 80-789Cannon's Procedure in the House of Representatives JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the printing and binding of Cannon's Procedure in the House of Representatives and providing that the same shall be subject to copyright by the author 62 Stat. 1052
  Pub. Law 80-790Bureau of Reclamation, emergency fund AN ACT To authorize an emergency fund for the Bureau of Reclamation to assure the continuous operation of its irrigation and power systems 62 Stat. 1052
  Pub. Law 80-791Regular Army and Regular Air Force, appointments AN ACT To authorize the permanent appointment in the Regular Army of one officer in the grade of general and to authorize the permanent appointment in the Regular Air Force of one officer in the grade of general, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1052
  Pub. Law 80-792Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1948 AN ACT To extend the authority of the President under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1053
  Pub. Law 80-793Foreign Aid Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for foreign aid, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1054
  Pub. Law 80-794Pan American Railway Congress JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for participation by the Government of the United States in the Pan American Railway Congress, and authorizing an appropriation therefor 62 Stat. 1060
  Pub. Law 80-795Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia, Pa. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of the Independence National Historical Park, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1061
  Pub. Law 80-796Defense housing AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940, as amended 62 Stat. 1062
  Pub. Law 80-797Washington County, Ark., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to convey a certain tract of land in the State of Arkansas to Washington County, Arkansas 62 Stat. 1065
  Pub. Law 80-798Department of State, consular functions for German nationals AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of State to perform certain consular-type functions within the United States and its Territories and possessions 62 Stat. 1065
  Pub. Law 80-799Bridge, Rio Grande AN ACT Authorizing the Hidalgo Bridge Company, its heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a railroad toll bridge across the Rio Grande, at or near Hidalgo, Texas 62 Stat. 1066
  Pub. Law 80-800Barbers, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 11 of an Act entitled "An Act to regulate barbers in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1067
  Pub. Law 80-801Vessels of Canadian registry AN ACT To amend the Act of July 30, 1947, permitting vessels of Canadian registry to transport certain merchandise between Hyder, Alaska, and points in the continental United States 62 Stat. 1067
  Pub. Law 80-802Veterans of World War II, benefits AN ACT To provide further benefits for certain employees of the United States who are veterans of World War II and lost opportunity for probational civil-service appointments by reason of their service in the armed forces of the United States, and who, due to serviceconnected disabilities, are unable to perform the duties of the positions for which examinations were taken 62 Stat. 1068
  Pub. Law 80-803Johnson City, Tenn. conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to convey certain land in Tennessee to the city of Johnson City 62 Stat. 1068
  Pub. Law 80-804Officer Personnel Act of 1947, amendment AN ACT To amend the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 (Public Law 381, Eightieth Congress), and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1069
  Pub. Law 80-805Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend section 502 (a) of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 62 Stat. 1070
  Pub. Law 80-806Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act AN ACT To provide a Federal charter for the Commodity Credit Corporation 62 Stat. 1070
  Pub. Law 80-807Alexandria, Va., commemorative stamp AN ACT To authorize the issuance of a stamp commemorative of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the city of Alexandria, Virginia 62 Stat. 1075
  Pub. Law 80-808Canal Zone Code, amendment AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code for the purpose of incorporating the Panama Railroad Company 62 Stat. 1075
  Pub. Law 80-809Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the eighty-fifth anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address 62 Stat. 1080
  Pub. Law 80-810Army and Air Force Vitalization and Retirement Equalization Act of 1948 AN ACT To provide for the elimination of Regular Army and Regular Air Force officers and for the retirement of officers, warrant officers, and enlisted men of the Regular Army and the Regular Air Force, and to provide retirement benefits for members of the Reserve components of the Army of the United States, the Air Force of the United States, United States Navy and Marine Corps, and Coast Guard 62 Stat. 1081
  Pub. Law 80-811Moina Michael, commemorative stamp AN ACT To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps in honor and commemoration of Moina Michael, originator of Flanders Field memorial poppy idea 62 Stat. 1091
  Pub. Law 80-812Rough Riders, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the fiftieth anniversary of the organization of the Rough Riders (First Volunteer United States Cavalry) of the Spanish-American War 62 Stat. 1091
  Pub. Law 80-813Federal Credit Union Act, transfer of a dministration AN ACT To transfer administration of the Federal Credit Union Act to the Federal Security Agency 62 Stat. 1091
  Pub. Law 80-814Potholes Dam, change of name JOINT RESOLUTION To change the name of the Potholes Dam in the Columbia Basin project to O'Sullivan Dam 62 Stat. 1092
  Pub. Law 80-815Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To provide for the training of air-traffic control-tower operators 62 Stat. 1093
  Pub. Law 80-816Board of Visitors, Naval Academy and Military Academy AN ACT To provide for a Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy and for a Board of Visitors to the United States Military Academy, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1094
  Pub. Law 80-817Arming of American vessels AN ACT Relating to the arming of American vessels 62 Stat. 1095
  Pub. Law 80-818Importation of foreign wild animals and birds AN ACT To prohibit the importation of foreign wild animals and birds under conditions other than humane, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1096
  Pub. Law 80-819Air parcel-post service AN ACT To provide for an air parcelpost service, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1097
  Pub. Law 80-820Army, revolving fund AN ACT To provide a revolving fund for the purchase of agricultural commodities and raw materials to be processed in occupied areas and sold 62 Stat. 1098
  Pub. Law 80-821Federal Prison Industries, Inc AN ACT Authorizing the extension of the functions and duties of Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, to military disciplinary barracks 62 Stat. 1100
  Pub. Law 80-822University of Minnesota, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey a certain parcel of land in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, to the University of Minnesota 62 Stat. 1100
  Pub. Law 80-823Army, transfer of horses and equipment AN ACT To authorize the transfer of horses and equipment owned by the United States Army to the New Mexico Military Institute, a State institution, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1101
  Pub. Law 80-824Tin-smelting industry AN ACT To extend for two years the authority to provide for the maintenance of a domestic tinsmelting industry 62 Stat. 1101
  Pub. Law 80-825Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, as amended 62 Stat. 1101
  Pub. Law 80-826Parking lots, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize and direct the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to investigate and study certain matters relating to parking lots in the District of Columbia 62 Stat. 1102
  Pub. Law 80-827Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park JOINT RESOLUTION Correcting Act establishing the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, as amended - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1102
  Pub. Law 80-828Internal revenue, claims for war losses JOINT RESOLUTION Providing an extension of time for claiming credit or refund with respect to war losses - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1102
  Pub. Law 80-829Surplus Property Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend section 13 (a) of the Surplus Property Act of 1944, as amended - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1103
  Pub. Law 80-830Public Health Service Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 624 of the Public Health Service Act so as to provide a minimum allotment of $100,000 to each State for the construction of hospitals - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1103
  Pub. Law 80-831Cheyenne, Wyo., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to convey to the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming, for public-park and golf-course purposes, certain land situated within the boundaries of the Veterans' Administration center at Cheyenne, Wyoming - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1104
  Pub. Law 80-832Los Angeles, Calif., post-office facilities AN ACT To provide for the extension and improvement of post-office facilities at Los Angeles, California, and for other purposes - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1104
  Pub. Law 80-833Oklahoma, land conveyance AN ACT To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain land to the State of Oklahoma - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1104
  Pub. Law 80-834Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1948 AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved - July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1105
  Pub. Law 80-835Bureau of Reclamation, payments to school districts AN ACT To authorize appropriations for the Bureau of Reclamation for payments to school districts on certain projects during their construction status - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1108
  Pub. Law 80-836Postmasters AN ACT To amend the Act of July 6, 1945 (Public Law 134) - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1108
  Pub. Law 80-837D. C. Appropriation Act, 1903, amendment AN ACT To amend section 7 of the Act entitled "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, as amended - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1108
  Pub. Law 80-838National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend subsection 602 (f) of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended, to authorize renewal of level premium term insurance for a second five-year period, and for other purposes - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1109
  Pub. Law 80-839Federal Works Agency, assistance to school agencies AN ACT To provide assistance to certain local school agencies overburdened with war-incurred, or postwar national-defense-incurred, enrollments - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1110
  Pub. Law 80-840Federal Airport Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Airport Act - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1111
  Pub. Law 80-841Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes - June 29, 1948 62 Stat. 1112
  Pub. Law 80-842National Freedom Day JOINT RESOLUTION Requesting the President to proclaim February 1 as National Freedom Day - June 30, 1948 62 Stat. 1150
  Pub. Law 80-843International Labor Organization JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for acceptance by the United States of America of the Constitution of the International Labor Organization Instrument of Amendment, and further authorizing an appropriation for payment of the United States share of the expenses of membership and for expenses of participation by the United States - June 30, 1948 62 Stat. 1151
  Pub. Law 80-844Interstate compact, Mich., Minn., and Wis. JOINT RESOLUTION Consenting to an interstate boundary compact by and between the States of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin - June 30, 1948 62 Stat. 1152
  Pub. Law 80-845Water Pollution Control Act AN ACT To provide for water pollution control activities in the Public Health Service of the Federal Security Agency and in the Federal Works Agency, and for other purposes - June 30, 1948 62 Stat. 1155
  Pub. Law 80-846Sac and Fox Indian Reservation, Iowa AN ACT To confer jurisdiction on the State of Iowa over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation - June 30, 1948 62 Stat. 1161
  Pub. Law 80-847Oregon Short Line Railroad Company, etc., validation of certain conveyances AN ACT Validating certain conveyances of the Oregon Short Line Railroad Company and the Union Pacific Railroad Company and waiving, relinquishing, and disclaiming all title and all right of reverter and forfeiture of the United States of America to the lands described in said conveyances 62 Stat. 1161
  Pub. Law 80-848Post Office Department, pneumatic-tube facilities AN ACT To provide for certain administrative expenses in the Post Office Department, including retainment of pneumatic-tube systems, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1163
  Pub. Law 80-848Post Office Department, pneumatic-tube facilities AN ACTAN ACT To provide for certain administrative expenses in the Post Office Department, including retainment of pneumatic-tube systems, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1163
  Pub. Law 80-850Postal Service, credit for certain service AN ACT To include as allowable service under the Act of July 6, 1945, service performed in the military forces and on war transfer by employees in the field service of the Post Office Department 62 Stat. 1165
  Pub. Law 80-851Mammoth Cave National Park, Ky. AN ACT To amend section 11 of the Act approved June 5, 1942 (56 Stat. 317), relating to Mammoth Cave National Park in the State of Kentucky, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1165
  Pub. Law 80-852California, Indians AN ACT To amend the Act approved May 18, 1928 (45 Stat. 602), as amended, to revise the roll of the Indians of California provided therein 62 Stat. 1166
  Pub. Law 80-853Liquidation of U. S. mineral interests AN ACT To delay the liquidation of mineral interests reserved to the United States as required by the Farmers' Home Administration Act of 1946, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1166
  Pub. Law 80-854Fort Hall Indian Irrigation Project, Idaho AN ACT To promote the interests of the Fort Hall Indian Irrigation project, Idaho, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1167
  Pub. Law 80-855Virgin Islands Company AN ACT To continue the Virgin Islands Company as an agency of the United States 62 Stat. 1170
  Pub. Law 80-856Land patents AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue patents for lands held under color of title 62 Stat. 1171
  Pub. Law 80-857Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To make imported beer and other similar imported fermented liquors subject to the internal-revenue tax on fermented liquor 62 Stat. 1171
  Pub. Law 80-858River and Harbor Act of 1948 and Flood Control Act of 1948 AN ACT Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1171
  Pub. Law 80-859Bridges, Delaware River AN ACT To amend and supplement section 2 of the Act approved August 30, 1935, relating to the construction and financing of toll bridges over the Delaware River by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey 62 Stat. 1183
  Pub. Law 80-860Government Corporations Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1183
  Pub. Law 80-861Insanity proceedings, D. C. AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for insanity proceedings in the District of Columbia", approved August 9, 1939 62 Stat. 1195
  Pub. Law 80-862Supplemental Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1196
  Pub. Law 80-863Immigration Act of 1917, amendment AN ACT To amend subsection (c) of section 19 of the Immigration Act of 1917, as amended, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1206
  Pub. Law 80-864Federal National Mortgage Association AN ACT To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1206
  Pub. Law 80-865Philippines, grants-in-aid AN ACT To assist by grants-in-aid the Republic of the Philippines in providing medical care and treatment for certain veterans 62 Stat. 1210
  Pub. Law 80-866U. S. Maritime Commission, continuance of certain authority JOINT RESOLUTION To continue until March 1, 1949, the authority of the United States Maritime Commission to make provision for certain ocean transportation service to, from, and within Alaska 62 Stat. 1211
  Pub. Law 80-867Gorgas Memorial Laboratory AN ACT To authorize an increase in the annual appropriation for the maintenance and operation of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory 62 Stat. 1213
  Pub. Law 80-868Veterans Regulations, amendments AN ACT To increase the rates of service-connected death compensation payable to certain widows, children, and dependent parents of persons who served in the active military or naval service, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1213
  Pub. Law 80-869Internal Revenue Code, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to the marital deduction, for estate-tax purposes, in the case of life insurance or annuity payments 62 Stat. 1214
  Pub. Law 80-870Crow Indians AN ACT To provide for sale to the Crow Tribe of interests in the estates of deceased Crow Indian allottees, and to provide for the sale of certain lands to the Board of County Commissioners of Comanche County, Oklahoma, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1214
  Pub. Law 80-871Armed forces, markers for graves AN ACT To provide for the procurement and supply of Government headstones or markers for unmarked graves of members of the armed forces dying in the service or after honorable discharge therefrom, and other persons, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1215
  Pub. Law 80-872Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, amendments AN ACT To amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 by redefining certain powers of the Administrator, by authorizing delegation of certain powers by the Civil Aeronautics Board to the Administrator, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1216
  Pub. Law 80-873Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians 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 62 Stat. 1218
  Pub. Law 80-874Trading With the Enemy Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Trading With the Enemy 62 Stat. 1218
  Pub. Law 80-875Bridge, Rio Grande AN ACT To extend the time for commencing the construction of a toll bridge across the Rio Grande at or near Rio Grande City, 62 Stat. 1219
  Pub. Law 80-876Veterans Regulations, amendment AN ACT To provide that the rates of compensation for disabilities incurred in active military or naval service other than in a period of war service shall be equal to 80 per centum of the rates payable for similar disabilities incurred during active service in time of war 62 Stat. 1219
  Pub. Law 80-877Disabled veterans AN ACT To provide increases of compensation for certain veterans with service-connected disabilities who have dependents 62 Stat. 1219
  Pub. Law 80-878Pensacola National Monument, Fla. AN ACT To provide for the establishment of the Pensacola National Monument 62 Stat. 1220
  Pub. Law 80-879Civil Service Retirement Act of 1930, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide annuities for certain Federal employees who have rendered at least twenty years' service in the investigation, apprehension, or detention of persons suspected or convicted of offenses against the United States 62 Stat. 1221
  Pub. Law 80-880Motor Carrier Claims Commission AN ACT To create a commission to hear and determine the claims of certain motor carriers 62 Stat. 1222
  Pub. Law 80-881Indian reservations, N. Y. AN ACT To confer jurisdiction on the State of New York with respect to offenses committed on Indian reservations within such State 62 Stat. 1224
  Pub. Law 80-882Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946, amendments AN ACT To amend the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946 in connection with the training of Filipinos as provided for in title III 62 Stat. 1224
  Pub. Law 80-883National Industrial Reserve Act of 1948 AN ACT To promote the common defense by providing for the retention and maintenance of a national reserve of industrial productive capacity, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1225
  Pub. Law 80-884Ute Indian claims AN ACT Providing for the more expeditious determination of certain claims filed by Ute Indians 62 Stat. 1228
  Pub. Law 80-885Okaloosa County, Fla., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Army to sell and convey to Okaloosa County, State of Florida, all the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a portion of Santa Rosa Island, Florida, and for other purposes - July 2, 1948 62 Stat. 1229
  Pub. Law 80-886Japanese evacuation claims AN ACT To authorize the Attorney General to adjudicate certain claims resulting from evacuation of certain persons of Japanese ancestry under military orders - July 2, 1948 62 Stat. 1231
  Pub. Law 80-887Wyoming, land conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the conveyance of certain lands in Park County, Wyoming, to the State of Wyoming July 2, 1948 62 Stat. 1233
  Pub. Law 80-888Veterans' Preference Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend the Veterans' Preference Act of 1944 to extend the benefits of such Act to certain mothers of veterans - July 2, 1948 62 Stat. 1233
  Pub. Law 80-889Surplus property AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force to donate excess and surplus property for educational purposes - July 2, 1948 62 Stat. 1233
  Pub. Law 80-890Alcohol plants, transfer AN ACT To provide for making available the Government-owned alcohol plants at Muscatine, Iowa, Kansas City, Missouri, and Omaha, Nebraska, for the production of products from agricultural commodities in the furtherance of authorized programs of the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes - July 2, 1948 62 Stat. 1234
  Pub. Law 80-891San Diego, Calif., conveyance AN ACT To authorize an exchange of lands and interests therein between the city of San Diego, California, and the United States, and for other purposes - July 2, 1948 62 Stat. 1235
  Pub. Law 80-892Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation, Oreg. AN ACT To provide for the payment of revenues from certain lands into the tribal funds of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, and for other purposes - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1237
  Pub. Law 80-893Farm labor AN ACT To provide assistance in the recruitment and distribution of farm labor for the increased production, harvesting, and preparation for market of agricultural commodities to meet domestic needs and foreign commitment - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1238
  Pub. Law 80-894Juliette Low, commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of Juliette Low, founder and organizer of Girl Scouting in the United States of America - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1239
  Pub. Law 80-895Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, 1239 amendment AN ACT To amend section 5, Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, and for other purposes - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1239
  Pub. Law 80-896War Claims Act of 1948 AN ACT To amend the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended; to create a commission to make an inquiry and report with respect to war claims; and to provide for relief for internees in certain cases - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1240
  Pub. Law 80-897Agricultural Act of 1948 AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to stabilize prices of agricultural commodities; to amend section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, reenacted by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937; and for other purposes - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1247
  Pub. Law 80-898Atomic Energy Commission AN ACT To provide for extension of the terms of office of the present members of the Atomic Energy Commission - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1259
  Pub. Law 80-899Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To permit refund or credit to brewers of taxes paid on beer lost in bottling operations - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1259
  Pub. Law 80-900Postal Rate Revision and Federal Employees Salary Act of 1948 AN ACT To provide for permanent postal rates and to provide pay increases for Government employees - July 3, 1948 62 Stat. 1260
  Pub. Law 80-901Housing Act of 1948 AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, as amended, and for other purpose - Aug. 10, 1948 62 Stat. 1268
  Pub. Law 80-902Report of Joint Committee on Labor-Management Relations JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for an extension of time within which the Joint Committee on Labor-Management Relations shall make its final report - Aug. 10, 1948 62 Stat. 1286
  Pub. Law 80-903United Nations, loan agreement JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the President, following appropriation of the necessary funds by the Congress, to bring into effect on the part of the United States the loan agreement of the United States of America and the United Nations signed at Lake Success, New York, March 23, 1948 - Aug. 11, 1948 62 Stat. 1286
  Pub. Law 80-904Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1949 JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for the Housing and Home Finance Agency and the Veterans' Administration 62 Stat. 1289
  Pub. Law 80-905Inflation controls JOINT RESOLUTION To aid in protecting the Nation's economy against inflationary pressures 62 Stat. 1291
  Pub. Law 80-906Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government JOINT RESOLUTION To extend for sixty days the time within which the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government may make a report of its findings and recommendations, and for other purposes 62 Stat. 1292