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Statutes at Large Volume 63 (1949) Table of Contents

VOL. 62 ⇔ VOL. 64

Volume 63:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 81-1Inauguration Day and succeeding day, holidays JOINT RESOLUTION Making January 20 and 21, 1949, holidays for Federal employees and employees of the District of Columbia in the metropolitan area of the District of Columbia 63 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 81-2President, Vice President, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, compensation AN ACT To increase rates of compensation of the President, Vice President, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives 63 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 81-3Disaster relief, additional appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for disaster relief, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 81-4Customs duties, free entry for certain articles, time extension JOINT RESOLUTION Extending the time for free entry of certain articles imported to promote international good will 63 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 81-5Disaster relief, additional appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Making a further appropriation for disaster relief, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 81-6Voluntary agreements and plans AN ACT To continue through September 30, 1949, certain authority conferred on the President by section 2 of Public Law 395, Eightieth Congress, regarding voluntary agreements and plans 63 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 81-7War Assets Administration, extension AN ACT To extend the Office of the War Assets Administrator and the War Assets Administration from February 28, 1949, until June 30, 1949 63 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 81-8Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, amendment AN ACT To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 with respect to the eligibility for appointment in the executive branch of the Government of former professional staff members of committees of the Senate and the House of Representatives 63 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 81-9Alexandria, Va., commemorative stamp AN ACT To amend the Act approved June 29, 1948, entitled "An Act to authorize the issuance of a stamp commemorative of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the city of Alexandria, Virginia" 63 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 81-10General Accounting Office, building, AN ACT To amend Public Law 533 of the Eightieth Congress authorizing the construction of a building for the General Accounting Office on square 518 in the District of Columbia 63 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 81-11Export Control Act of 1949 AN ACT To provide for continuation of authority for the regulation of exports, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 81-12U. S. Maritime Commission, temporary authority JOINT RESOLUTION To continue the authority of the Maritime Commission to sell, charter, and operate vessels, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 9
  Pub. Law 81-13Freedom Train JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the acquisition and operation of the Freedom Train by the Archivist of the United States, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 10
  Pub. Law 81-14Los Alamos Project, N. Mex. AN ACT To retrocede to the State of New Mexico exclusive jurisdiction held by the United States over lands within the boundaries of the Los Alamos Project of the United States Atomic Energy Commission 63 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 81-15San Francisco, Calif. AN ACT For the relief of the city and county of San Francisco 63 Stat. 12
  Pub. Law 81-16Supply Corps of the Navy AN ACT To amend section 19 of the Act of August 13, 1946 (60 Stat. 1057), so as to remove the upper age limit for appointment to commissioned grade in the Supply Corps of the Navy 63 Stat. 12
  Pub. Law 81-17Property damage claims, alien enemies, etc. AN ACT To authorize payment of claims based on loss of or damage to property deposited by alien enemies 63 Stat. 12
  Pub. Law 81-18Postal Service AN ACT For the relief of certain postal employees 63 Stat. 13
  Pub. Law 81-19Annapolis, Md., commemorative stamp JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the three hundredth anniversity of Annapolis, Maryland 63 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 81-20Bushnell General Hospital, Utah AN ACT To authorize the transfer of certain property to the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 81-21Naval Reserve AN ACT Relating to the pay and allowances of officers of the Naval Reserve performing active duty in the grade of rear admiral, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 81-22Olympic Games, 1956 JOINT RESOLUTION Extending an invitation to the International Olympic Committee to hold the 1956 Olympic Games at Detroit, Michigan 63 Stat. 15
  Pub. Law 81-23Smithsonian Institution JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for the filling of a vacancy in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, of the class other than Members of Congress 63 Stat. 15
  Pub. Law 81-24Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the United States Marine Band at the Eighty-third and Final National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, August 28 to September 1, 1949 63 Stat. 15
  Pub. Law 81-25Palestine refugees JOINT RESOLUTION For the authorization of a special contribution by the United States for the relief of Palestine refugees 63 Stat. 16
  Pub. Law 81-26Iron ore, transportation JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize vessels of Canadian registry to transport iron ore between United States ports on the Great Lakes during the period from March 15 to December 15, 1949, inclusive 63 Stat. 16
  Pub. Law 81-27Georgia, middle district AN ACT To provide for the appointment of an additional district judge for the middle district of Georgia 63 Stat. 16
  Pub. Law 81-28Cotton acreage allotments AN ACT To provide that acreage planted to cotton in 1949 shall not be used in computing cotton acreage allotments for any subsequent year 63 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 81-29Postal Service AN ACT To amend the Act of June 25, 1938, relating to the appointment of postmasters under civil service 63 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 81-30Air warning and control installations AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to establish land-based air warning and control installations for the national security, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 81-31Housing and Rent Act of 1949 AN ACT To extend certain provisions of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 18
  Pub. Law 81-32Daylight-saving time, D. C. AN ACT To authorize the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia to establish daylight-saving time in the District 63 Stat. 29
  Pub. Law 81-33Copper AN ACT To suspend certain import taxes on copper 63 Stat. 30
  Pub. Law 81-34D. C. Emergency Rent Act, amendment AN ACT To extend for a temporary period the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act 63 Stat. 30
  Pub. Law 81-35Transportation tax, travel via Newfoundland JOINT RESOLUTION To maintain the status quo with respect to the exemption, from the tax on transportation of persons, of foreign travel via Newfoundland 63 Stat. 30
  Pub. Law 81-36National Security Act of 1947, amendment AN ACT To amend the National Security Act of 1947 to provide for an Under Secretary of Defense 63 Stat. 30
  Pub. Law 81-37Upper Colorado River Basin Compact AN ACT To grant the consent of the United States to the Upper Colorado River Basin Compact 63 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 81-38Regional Agricultural Credit Corporation of Washington, D. C AN ACT To abolish the Regional Agricultural Credit Corporation of Washington, District of Columbia, and transfer its functions to the Secretary of Agriculture, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make disaster loans, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 43
  Pub. Law 81-39Disposition of certain unclaimed property AN ACT To authorize the disposition of certain lost, abandoned, or unclaimed personal property coming into the possession of the Treasury Department, the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, or the Department of the Air Force, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 44
  Pub. Law 81-40Executive Mansion AN ACT To provide for a Commission on Renovation of the Executive Mansion 63 Stat. 45
  Pub. Law 81-41Naval Reserve AN ACT To prevent retroactive checkage of payments erroneously made to certain retired officers of the Naval Reserve, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 47
  Pub. Law 81-42Crippled Children, emergency needs JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing appropriations to the Federal Security Administrator in addition to those authorized under title V, part 2, of the Social Security Act, as amended, to provide for meeting emergency needs of crippled children during the fiscal year ending June 30,1949 63 Stat. 47
  Pub. Law 81-43Veterans Administration, additional appropriation, 1949 JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the Veterans' Administration for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 48
  Pub. Law 81-44Printing Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Printing Act of January 12, 1895, as amended, with respect to the printing of extra copies of congressional hearings and other documents 63 Stat. 48
  Pub. Law 81-45D. C. Emergency Rent Act, amendment AN ACT To amend and and extend the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act, approved December 2, 1941, as amended 63 Stat. 48
  Pub. Law 81-46Pinellas County, Fla., conveyance AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the conveyance to Pinellas County, State of Florida, of certain public lands herein described," approved June 17, 1948 (Public Law 666, Eightieth Congress), for the purpose of correcting a land description therein 63 Stat. 50
  Pub. Law 81-47Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, amendment AN ACT To amend the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948 63 Stat. 50
  Pub. Law 81-48Allegheny County, Pa. AN ACT For the relief of the county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania 63 Stat. 55
  Pub. Law 81-49Alaska game law, amendment AN ACT To amend section 3 of the Act entitled "An Act to revise the Alaska game law," approved July 1, 1943, as amended (57 Stat. 301) 63 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 81-50Merchant marine construction reserve funds JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the time for use of construction reserve funds established under section 511 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended 63 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 81-51Alien fiances and fiancees, visa cases JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize completion of the processing of the visa cases, and admission into the United States, of certain alien fiancés, and fiancees of members, or of former members, of the armed forces of the United States, as was provided in the socalled GI Fiancees Act (60 Stat. 339), as amended 63 Stat. 56
  Pub. Law 81-52Alaska Housing Act AN ACT To promote the settlement and development of the Territory of Alaska by facilitating the construction of necessary housing therein, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 57
  Pub. Law 81-53Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians AN ACT To authorize a $100 per capita payment to members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians from the proceeds of the sale of timber and lumber on the Red Lake Reservation 63 Stat. 60
  Pub. Law 81-54Churntown Elementary School District, Calif., conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands to the Churntown Elementary School District, California 63 Stat. 60
  Pub. Law 81-55Certain claims against United States AN ACT To amend title 28 of the United States Code to provide additional time for bringing suit against the United States in the case of certain tort claims, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 62
  Pub. Law 81-56Approval of repayment contracts AN ACT To approve repayment contracts negotiated with the Bitter Root irrigation district, the Shasta View irrigation district, the Okanogan irrigation district, the Willwood irrigation district, the Uncompahgre Valley Water Users' Association, and the Kittitas reclamation district, to authorize their execution, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 62
  Pub. Law 81-57Mount Hope Cemetery Association, Mich., conveyance AN ACT Relating to the disposition of certain recreational demonstration project lands by the State of Michigan to the Mount Hope Cemetery Association of Waterloo, Michigan 63 Stat. 64
  Pub. Law 81-58General of the Air Force AN ACT To establish the grade of General of the Air Force, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 65
  Pub. Law 81-59Fees of witnesses AN ACT To increase the fees of witnesses in the United States courts and before United States commissioners, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 65
  Pub. Law 81-60Proving ground for guided missiles AN ACT To authorize the establishment of a joint long-range proving ground for guided missiles, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 66
  Pub. Law 81-61Trenton Dam and Swanson Lake AN ACT To change the name of Culbertson Dam on the Republican River in the State of Nebraska to "Trenton Dam" and to name the body of water arising behind such dam "Swanson Lake" 63 Stat. 66
  Pub. Law 81-62Temporary appropriations, 1949 JOINT RESOLUTION Making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1949, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 67
  Pub. Law 81-63Artificial limbs AN ACT To exempt artificial limbs from duty if imported for personal use and not for sale 63 Stat. 67
  Pub. Law 81-64Port of Seattle, Wash., cancellation of agreement JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the cancellation and release of an agreement dated December 31, 1923, entered into between the Port of Seattle and the United States of America, represented by the United States Shipping Board acting through the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation 63 Stat. 67
  Pub. Law 81-65Greenbelt, Md., Greendale, Wis., and Greenhills, Ohio AN ACT To authorize the Public Housing Commissioner to sell the suburban resettlement projects known as Greenbelt, Maryland; Greendale, Wisconsin; and Greenhills, Ohio, without regard to provisions of law requiring competitive bidding or public advertising 63 Stat. 68
  Pub. Law 81-66Gulf State Marine Fisheries Compact JOINT RESOLUTION Granting the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact relating to the better utilization of the fisheries (marine, shell, and anadromous) of the Gulf Coast and creating the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission 63 Stat. 70
  Pub. Law 81-67Veterans' Canteen Service AN ACT To provide that all employees of the Veterans' Canteen Service shall be paid from funds of the Service, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 73
  Pub. Law 81-68Helena Chamber of Commerce, Mont., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to reconvey to the Helena Chamber of Commerce certain described parcels of land situated in the city of Helena, Montana 63 Stat. 74
  Pub. Law 81-69National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To clarify the provisions of section 602 (u) of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended 63 Stat. 74
  Pub. Law 81-70Coconino National Forest, Ariz. AN ACT To protect scenic values along Oak Creek Canyon and certain tributaries thereof within the Coconino National Forest, Arizona 63 Stat. 75
  Pub. Law 81-71First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 76
  Pub. Law 81-72U. S. Code, titles 18 and 28, amendments AN ACT To amend title 18, entitled, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and title 28, entitled, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, of the United States Code, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 89
  Pub. Law 81-73Department of State, organization and a dministration AN ACT To strengthen and improve the organization and administration of the Department of State, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 111
  Pub. Law 81-74Memorial Day JOINT RESOLUTION Requesting the President to issue a proclamation designating Memorial Day, 1949, as a day for a Nation-wide prayer for peace 63 Stat. 111
  Pub. Law 81-75War Claims Act of 1948, amendments AN ACT To amend the War Claims Act of 1948 63 Stat. 112
  Pub. Law 81-76D. C. Revenue Act of 1949 AN ACT To provide additional revenue for the District of Columbia 63 Stat. 112
  Pub. Law 81-77Abraham Lincoln National Historical Park, Ky. AN ACT To add to the Abraham Lincoln National Historical Park, Kentucky, certain land acquired by the United States for that purpose 63 Stat. 140
  Pub. Law 81-78National Capital Sesquicentennial JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission to proceed with plans for the celebration and commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the seat of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia, and' for other purposes 63 Stat. 140
  Pub. Law 81-79Carson National Forest, N. Mex. AN ACT To include certain lands in the Carson National Forest, New Mexico, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 144
  Pub. Law 81-80Farm labor camps AN ACT To provide a one year's extension of time for the disposition of farm labor camps to public or semipublic agencies or nonprofit associations of farmers 63 Stat. 144
  Pub. Law 81-81Menominee Indian Reservation, Wis. AN ACT To amend the law relating to timber operations on the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin 63 Stat. 144
  Pub. Law 81-82Arkansas River Compact AN ACT To grant the consent of the United States to the Arkansas River compact 63 Stat. 145
  Pub. Law 81-83Yellowstone River, division of waters AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a compact or agreement for division of the waters of the Yellowstone River 63 Stat. 152
  Pub. Law 81-84U. S. Code, title 17, amendment AN ACT To amend title 17 of the United States Code entitled "Copyrights", with respect to relaxation of provisions governing copyright of foreign works 63 Stat. 153
  Pub. Law 81-85Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 154
  Pub. Law 81-86El Paso, Tex. AN ACT For the relief of the city of El Paso, Texas 63 Stat. 157
  Pub. Law 81-87St. Croix Island National Monument, Maine AN ACT To authorize the establishment of the Saint Croix Island National Monument, in the State of Maine 63 Stat. 158
  Pub. Law 81-88Marine Band AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the United States Marine Band at the Fifty-ninth Annual Reunion of Confederate Veterans to be held in Little Rock, Arkansas, September 27 through September 29, 1949 63 Stat. 158
  Pub. Law 81-89Fishery facilities, Wash. AN ACT To authorize the exchange of certain fishery facilities within the State of Washington 63 Stat. 159
  Pub. Law 81-90Patrick Henry Week JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President to proclaim the week in which June 6, 1949, occurs as Patrick Henry Week in commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the death of Patrick Henry 63 Stat. 159
  Pub. Law 81-91Pecos River Compact AN ACT To grant the consent of Congress to the Pecos River compact 63 Stat. 159
  Pub. Law 81-92Travel Expense Act of 1949 AN ACT To regulate subsistence expenses and mileage allowances of civilian officers and employees of the Government 63 Stat. 166
  Pub. Law 81-93Claims of prison employees AN ACT To provide for the settlement of claims of persons employed in Federal penal and correctional institutions for damage to or loss or destruction of personal property occurring incident to their service 63 Stat. 167
  Pub. Law 81-94Santa Fe National Forest, N. Mex. AN ACT To protect scenic values along the tributary to Aspen Basin Road, and contiguous scenic area, within the Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico 63 Stat. 168
  Pub. Law 81-95Agricultural Act of 1948, amendment AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Act of 1948 63 Stat. 169
  Pub. Law 81-96Philippine Scouts, officers AN ACT To authorize the appointment of officers on the active list of the Philippine Scouts in the Regular Army, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 169
  Pub. Law 81-97Charleston, S. C., conveyance AN ACT Removing certain restrictions and conditions imposed by section 2 of the Act of May 27, 1936, on certain of the lands conveyed by such Act to the city of Charleston, South Carolina; and for other purposes 63 Stat. 169
  Pub. Law 81-98Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To enable certain former officers or employees of the United States separated from the service subsequent to January 23, 1942, to elect to forfeit their rights to civil-service retirement annuities and to obtain in lieu thereof returns of their contributions with interest 63 Stat. 170
  Pub. Law 81-99Water storage and utilization AN ACT To provide for more effective conservation in the arid and semiarid areas of the United States, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 171
  Pub. Law 81-100Crawford, Nebr., conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the transfer of a certain tract of land in the Robinson Remount Station to the city of Crawford, Nebraska, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 171
  Pub. Law 81-101Marfa, Tex., conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance by the United States to the city of Marfa, Texas, of certain lands formerly owned by that city 63 Stat. 172
  Pub. Law 81-102Yuma auxiliary project, Ariz. AN ACT To authorize the furnishing of water to the Yuma auxiliary project, Arizona, through the works of the Gila project, Arizona, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 172
  Pub. Law 81-103Enlisted personnel in aviation units AN ACT To repeal that part of section 3 of the Act of June 24, 1926 (44 Stat. 767), as amended, and that part of section 13a of the Act of June 3, 1916 (39 Stat. 166), as amended, relating to the percentage, in time of peace, of enlisted personnel employed in aviation tactical units of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Corps, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 175
  Pub. Law 81-104Naval Establishment, officers' pay AN ACT Relating to the pay and allowances of officers of the Naval Establishment appointed to permanent grades 63 Stat. 175
  Pub. Law 81-105Public Buildings Act of 1949 AN ACT To provide for comprehensive planning, for site acquisition in and outside of the District of Columbia, and for the design of Federal building projects outside of the District of Columbia; to authorize the transfer of jurisdiction over certain lands between certain departments and agencies of the United States; and to provide certain additional authority needed in connection with the construction, management, and operation of Federal public buildings; and for other purposes 63 Stat. 176
  Pub. Law 81-106Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend section 102 (a) of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out operations to combat the citrus blackfly, white-fringed beetle, and the Hall scale 63 Stat. 200
  Pub. Law 81-107Mining claims, U. S. AN ACT Providing for the suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the United States and enlarging the liability for damages caused to stock raising and other homesteads by mining activities 63 Stat. 200
  Pub. Law 81-108Naval Aviation Personnel Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To provide benefits for members of the reserve components of the armed forces who suffer disability or death from injuries incurred while engaged in active-duty training for periods of less than thirty days or while engaged in inactive-duty training 63 Stat. 201
  Pub. Law 81-109Reorganization Act of 1949 AN ACT To provide for the reorganization of Government agencies, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 203
  Pub. Law 81-110Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 AN ACT To provide for the administration of the Central Intelligence Agency, established pursuant to section 102, National Security Act of 1947, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 208
  Pub. Law 81-111D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 16-415 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, to provide for the enforcement of court orders for the payment of temporary and permanent maintenance in the same manner as directed to enforce orders for permanent alimony 63 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 81-112D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 16-418 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, to provide that an attorney be appointed by the court to defend all uncontested annulment cases 63 Stat. 213
  Pub. Law 81-113D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT to amend section 13-108 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia to provide for constructive service by publication in annulment actions 63 Stat. 214
  Pub. Law 81-114Juvenile Court, D. C. AN ACT To provide for the appointment of an additional judge for the juvenile court of the District of Columbia 63 Stat. 214
  Pub. Law 81-115Mining claims, U. S. AN ACT Providing for the temporary deferment in certain unavoidable contingencies of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the United States, and enlarging the liability for damages caused to stock raising and other homesteads by mining activities 63 Stat. 214
  Pub. Law 81-116D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 16-416 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, to conform to the nomenclature and practice prescribed by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 63 Stat. 215
  Pub. Law 81-117Alaska Council of Boy Scouts of America, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the sale of certain public lands in Alaska to the Alaska Council of Boy Scouts of America for recreation and other public purposes 63 Stat. 216
  Pub. Law 81-118Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 216
  Pub. Law 81-119Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 231
  Pub. Law 81-120Economic Indicators JOINT RESOLUTION To print the monthly publication entitled "Economic Indicators 63 Stat. 264
  Pub. Law 81-121House of Representatives AN ACT Relating to telephone and telegraph service and clerk hire for Members of the House of Representatives 63 Stat. 264
  Pub. Law 81-122International Boundary and Water Commission, conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the transfer to the United States section, International Boundary and Water Commission, by the War Assets Administration of a portion of Fort Brown at Brownsville, Texas, and adjacent borrow area, without exchange of funds or reimbursement 63 Stat. 265
  Pub. Law 81-123Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 9 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, so as to grant credit in accordance with such section for service for which, through inadvertence, no deductions from salary are made 63 Stat. 266
  Pub. Law 81-124D. C. Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 130 and 131 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, relating to the notice to be given upon a petition for probate of a will, and to the probate of such will 63 Stat. 267
  Pub. Law 81-125D. C. Code, amendments AN ACT To amend sections 260, 267, 309, 315, 348, 350, and 361 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, to provide that estates of decedents being administered within the probate court may be settled at the election of the personal representative of the decedent in that court six months after his qualification as such personal representative 63 Stat. 268
  Pub. Law 81-126D. C. Code, amendment AN ACT To amend section 137 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, relating to the time within which a caveat may be filed to a will after the will has been probated 63 Stat. 268
  Pub. Law 81-127D. C. Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, to provide a family allowance and a simplified procedure in the settlement of small estates 63 Stat. 269
  Pub. Law 81-128Forest survey AN ACT To amend section 9 of the Act of May 22, 1928, as amended, authorizing and directing a national survey of forest resources 63 Stat. 271
  Pub. Law 81-129Northeastern Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact AN ACT Granting the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate forest fire protection compact 63 Stat. 271
  Pub. Law 81-130Orange County and Irvine Co., Calif., easements AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant to the county of Orange, California, a perpetual easement for the maintenance and operation of a public highway, and to grant to the Irvine Company, a corporation, a perpetual easement for the maintenance, operation, and use of a water pipe line, in the vicinity of the naval air base, Santa Ana, Orange County, California 63 Stat. 276
  Pub. Law 81-131Officer Personnel Act of 1947, amendment AN ACT To amend section 312 of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947, as amended, so as to provide for the retention of certain officers of the Medical and Dental Corps of the Navy 63 Stat. 277
  Pub. Law 81-132Eden project, Wyo. AN ACT To authorize completion of construction and development of the Eden project, Wyoming 63 Stat. 277
  Pub. Law 81-133Cotton statistics AN ACT To provide for the collection and publication of cotton statistics 63 Stat. 278
  Pub. Law 81-134D. 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 in the District of Columbia through June 30,1950 63 Stat. 278
  Pub. Law 81-135Loans for public works AN ACT Relating to loans by Federal agencies for the construction of certain public works 63 Stat. 279
  Pub. Law 81-136Payments to Swiss Government AN ACT To provide for the payment of compensation to the Swiss Government for losses and damages inflicted on Swiss territory during World War II by United States armed forces in violation of neutral rights, and authorizing appropriations therefor 63 Stat. 279
  Pub. Law 81-136Payments to Swiss Government AN ACTAN ACT To provide for the payment of compensation to the Swiss Government for losses and damages inflicted on Swiss territory during World War II by United States armed forces in violation of neutral rights, and authorizing appropriations therefor 63 Stat. 280
  Pub. Law 81-138Interstate Commerce Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, so as to provide limitations on the time within which actions may be brought for the recovery of undercharges and overcharges by or against common carriers by motor vehicles, common carriers by water, and freight forwarders 63 Stat. 280
  Pub. Law 81-139Agricultural Adjustment Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 8c of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, relating to marketing agreements and orders, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to issue orders under such section with respect to filberts and almonds 63 Stat. 282
  Pub. Law 81-140Nationality Act of 1940, amendment AN ACT To amend the Nationality Act of 1940 63 Stat. 282
  Pub. Law 81-141Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 283
  Pub. Law 81-142National Bank Act and Bretton Woods Agreements Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the National Bank Act and the Bretton Woods Agreements Act, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 298
  Pub. Law 81-143Lighthouse keepers, etc. AN ACT To regulate the hours of duty and the pay of civilian keepers of lighthouses and civilians employed on lightships and other vessels of the Coast Guard 63 Stat. 299
  Pub. Law 81-144Naval service AN ACT To repeal certain obsolete provisions of law relating to the naval service 63 Stat. 300
  Pub. Law 81-145D. C. Appropriation Act, 1950 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, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 303
  Pub. Law 81-146Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1960 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 324
  Pub. Law 81-147U. S. Maritime Commission, temporary authority JOINT RESOLUTION To continue the authority of the Maritime Commission to sell, charter, and operate vessels, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 349
  Pub. Law 81-148Tin AN ACT Amending Public Law 125, Eightieth Congress, approved June 28, 1947, as amended 63 Stat. 350
  Pub. Law 81-149Virgin Islands Corporation Act AN ACT To incorporate the Virgin Islands Corporation, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 350
  Pub. Law 81-150Treasury and Post Once Departments Appropriation Act, 1960 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments and funds available for the Export-Import Bank and Reconstruction Finance Corporation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 356
  Pub. Law 81-151D. C. Government employees, compensation AN ACT To increase the compensation of certain employees of the municipal government of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 376
  Pub. Law 81-152Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 AN ACT To simplify the procurement, utilization, and disposal of Government property, to reorganize certain agencies of the Government, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 377
  Pub. Law 81-153Second Decontrol Act of 1947, amendment AN ACT To continue for a temporary period certain powers, authority, and discretion in respect to tin and tin products conferred upon the President by the Second Decontrol Act of 1947, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 404
  Pub. Law 81-154Temporary appropriations, 1950 JOINT RESOLUTION Making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 404
  Pub. Law 81-155Second War Powers Act, 1942 AN ACT To continue for a temporary period certain powers, authority, and discretion for the purpose of exercising, administering, and enforcing import controls with respect to fats and oils (including butter), and rice and rice products 63 Stat. 405
  Pub. Law 81-156Government printing AN ACT To authorize certain Government printing, binding, and blank-book work elsewhere than at the Government Printing Office if approved by the Joint Committee on Printing 63 Stat. 405
  Pub. Law 81-157Simon Bolivar, statue JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the erection in the District of Columbia of a statue of Simon Bolivar 63 Stat. 406
  Pub. Law 81-158Census AN ACT To amend the Act of June 18, 1929 63 Stat. 406
  Pub. Law 81-159Surplus Fund-Certified Claims Act of 1949 AN ACT To permit the Comptroller General to pay claims chargeable against lapsed appropriations and to provide for the return of unexpended balances of such appropriations to the surplus fund 63 Stat. 407
  Pub. Law 81-160Certain Foreign Service and D. C. government employees, pay AN ACT To correct inequities in the pay of certain officers and employees of the Federal Government and of the government oftheDistrict ofColumbia 63 Stat. 407
  Pub. Law 81-161Facilities for international broadcasting AN ACT To make certain Government-owned facilities available for international broadcasting in the furtherance of authorized programs of the Department of State, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 408
  Pub. Law 81-162President's Committee on National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing an appropriation for the work of the President's Committee on National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week 63 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 81-163Trawlers Alaska and Oregon AN ACT To transfer the trawlers Alaska and Oregon from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to the Fish and Wildlife Service 63 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 81-164Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of June 25, 1938, as amended, by providing for the certification of batches of drugs, composed wholly or partly of any kind of aureomycin, chloramphenieol, and bacitracin, or any derivative thereof 63 Stat. 409
  Pub. Law 81-165Mississippi State College, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to quitclaim five and one-tenth acres of land in Washington County, Mississippi, to the Mississippi State College 63 Stat. 410
  Pub. Law 81-166Swan Island Animal Quarantine Station AN ACT To repeal the Act of July 24, 1946, relating to the Swan Island Animal Quarantine Station 63 Stat. 410
  Pub. Law 81-167Departments of Army, Navy, and Air Force, professional and scientific service AN ACT To amend the Act of August 1, 1947, as amended, to authorize the creation of ten professional and scientific positions in the headquarters and research stations of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics 63 Stat. 410
  Pub. Law 81-168Jurors, fees, expenses, and costs AN ACT Relating to the payment of fees, expenses, and costs of jurors 63 Stat. 411
  Pub. Law 81-169Nevada County, Calif. AN ACT For the relief of Nevada County, California 63 Stat. 412
  Pub. Law 81-170International Children's Emergency Fund AN ACT To provide for further contributions to the International Children's Emergency Fund 63 Stat. 412
  Pub. Law 81-171Housing Act of 1949 AN ACT To establish a national housing objective and the policy to be followed in the attainment thereof, to provide Federal aid to assist slum-clearance projects and low-rent public housing projects initiated by local agencies, to provide for financial assistance by the Secretary of Agriculture for farm housing, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 413
  Pub. Law 81-172Panama Railroad Company, tort claims procedure, exception AN ACT To amend section 2680 of title 28, United States Code 63 Stat. 444
  Pub. Law 81-173Medical Service Corps AN ACT To provide for certain adjustments on the promotion list of the Medical Service Corps of the Regular Army 63 Stat. 444
  Pub. Law 81-174Social Security Act, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION Extending section 1302 (a) of the Social Security Act, as amended, until June 30,1950 63 Stat. 445
  Pub. Law 81-175Alaska, District Court, Federal rules of procedure AN ACT To make effective in the District Court for the Territory of Alaska rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of the United States governing pleading, practice, and procedure in the district courts of the United States 63 Stat. 445
  Pub. Law 81-176Federal National Mortgage Association JOINT RESOLUTION To provide an increase in the authorization for the Federal National Mortgage Association 63 Stat. 446
  Pub. Law 81-177Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To clarify the overtime compensation provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended 63 Stat. 446
  Pub. Law 81-178Medal for Humane Action AN ACT To establish the Medal for Humane Action for award to persons serving in or with the armed forces of the United States participating in the current military effort to supply necessities of life to the people of Berlin, Germany 63 Stat. 447
  Pub. Law 81-179Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 447
  Pub. Law 81-180Alaska Railroad Retirement Act, Canal Zone Code, Civil Service Retirement Act, amendments AN ACT To repeal the provisions of the Alaska Railroad Retirement Act of June 29, 1936, as amended, and sections 91 to 107 of the Canal Zone Code and to extend the benefits of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to officers and employees to whom such provisions are applicable 63 Stat. 475
  Pub. Law 81-181San Francisco, Calif., land conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Army to convey certain lands to the city and county of San Francisco 63 Stat. 477
  Pub. Law 81-182Governments of Great Britain and Norway, claims against United States AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to effect the payment of certain claims against the United States 63 Stat. 478
  Pub. Law 81-183Federal Airport Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Airport Act so as to limit to 10 per centum any increase of the amount stated as a maximum obligation under a grant agreement 63 Stat. 478
  Pub. Law 81-184Navy retiring boards AN ACT To amend section 1452, Revised Statutes, relating to Presidential action on the proceedings and decisions of Navy retiring boards 63 Stat. 478
  Pub. Law 81-185Interstate Commerce Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 205 of the Interstate Commerce Act, relating to joint boards 63 Stat. 479
  Pub. Law 81-186Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 AN ACT To amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended, to regulate the transportation, packing, marking, and description of explosives and other dangerous articles 63 Stat. 480
  Pub. Law 81-187Federal Airport Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Airport Act so as to provide that minimum rates of wages need be specified only in contracts in excess of $2,000 63 Stat. 480
  Pub. Law 81-188Servicemen's Readjustment Act, 1944, amendment AN ACT To extend for one year the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs respecting leases and leased property 63 Stat. 481
  Pub. Law 81-189District of Columbia banks, stop-payment orders AN ACT Relating to orders to banks doing business in the District of Columbia to stop payment on negotiable instruments payable from deposits in, or payable at, such banks 63 Stat. 481
  Pub. Law 81-190Office of the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for on-the-spot audits by the General Accounting Office of the fiscal records of the Office of the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives 63 Stat. 482
  Pub. Law 81-191District of Columbia Courts, salaries of judges AN ACT To increase the salaries of the judges of the Municipal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the Municipal Court for the District of Columbia 63 Stat. 482
  Pub. Law 81-192Fort Sumner irrigation district, N. Mex. AN ACT To authorize a project for the rehabilitation of certain works of the Fort Sumner irrigation district in New Mexico, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 483
  Pub. Law 81-193National veterans' organizations, use of government property AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force to lend certain property to national veterans' organizations, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 483
  Pub. Law 81-194Incompetent veterans AN ACT Modifying a limitation affecting the pension, compensation, or retirement pay payable on account of an incompetent veteran without dependents during hospitalization, institutional or domiciliary care 63 Stat. 484
  Pub. Law 81-195Veterans' pensions AN ACT To adjust the effective date of certain awards of pensions and compensations payable by the Veterans' Administration 63 Stat. 484
  Pub. Law 81-196Temporary appropriations, 1950, extension JOINT RESOLUTION Amending an Act making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 485
  Pub. Law 81-197Interstate Commerce Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended 63 Stat. 485
  Pub. Law 81-198Bridge, Rio Grande AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a free bridge across the Rio Grande at or near Del Rio, Texas 63 Stat. 490
  Pub. Law 81-199Civil Service Retirement Act 1980, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to authorize the exemption of certain employees of the Library of Congress and of the judicial branch of the Government whose employment is temporary or of uncertain duration 63 Stat. 490
  Pub. Law 81-200Toll bridge, 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, Texas, to July 31, 1950 63 Stat. 490
  Pub. Law 81-201U. S. Courts, transfer of certain D. C. offices to Administrative Office AN ACT To transfer the office of the probation officer of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the office of the Register of Wills for the District of Columbia, and the Commission on Mental Health, from the government of the District of Columbia to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, for budgetary and administrative purposes 63 Stat. 491
  Pub. Law 81-202Porter Academy AN ACT Removing certain restrictions imposed by the Act of March 8, 1888, on certain lands authorized by such Act to be conveyed to the trustees of Porter Academy 63 Stat. 492
  Pub. Law 81-203Flag Day JOINT RESOLUTION Designating June 14 of each year as Flag Day 63 Stat. 492
  Pub. Law 81-204D. C. contracts AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act regulating the retent on contracts with the District of Columbia", approved March 31, 1906 63 Stat. 493
  Pub. Law 81-205U. S. Courts, additional judges AN ACT To provide for the appointment of additional circuit and district judges, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 493
  Pub. Law 81-206Bureau of Animal Industry, overtime payments AN ACT To authorize the payment of employees of the Bureau of Animal Industry for overtime duty performed at establishments which prepare virus, serum, toxin, or analogous products for use in the treatment of domestic animals 63 Stat. 495
  Pub. Law 81-207U. S. Code, title 14 AN ACT To revise, codify, and enact into law, title 14 of the United States Code, entitled "Coast Guard" 63 Stat. 495
  Pub. Law 81-208D. C. policemen and firemen, pensions AN ACT To provide increased pensions for widows and children of deceased members and retired members of the Police Department and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia 63 Stat. 565
  Pub. Law 81-209Valparaiso, Fla., recreational facility AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to operate and maintain a certain tract of land at Valparaiso, Florida, near Eglin Air Force Base, as a recreational facility 63 Stat. 566
  Pub. Law 81-210Officer Personnel Act of 1947, amendments AN ACT To authorize the adjustment of the lineal positions of certain officers of the naval service, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 567
  Pub. Law 81-211National Housing Act, amendments AN ACT To encourage construction of rental housing on or in areas adjacent to Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force installations, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 570
  Pub. Law 81-212Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended 63 Stat. 577
  Pub. Law 81-213Submarines AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the construction of experimental submarines, and for other purposes", approved May 16, 1947 63 Stat. 577
  Pub. Law 81-214Postal Service AN ACT To clarify the laws relating to the compensation of postmasters at fourth-class post offices which have been advanced because of unusual conditions 63 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 81-215Insect and plant disease control, appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for control of emergency outbreaks of insects and plant diseases 63 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 81-216National Security Act Amendments of 1949 AN ACT To reorganize fiscal management in the National Military Establishment to promote economy and efficiency, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 578
  Pub. Law 81-217Bridge, Ohio River AN ACT To extend the time for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Ohio River at or near Shawneetown, Illinois 63 Stat. 592
  Pub. Law 81-218Prince Georges County, Md., conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance of a tract of land in Prince Georges County, Maryland, to the State of Maryland for use as a site for a National Guard armory and for training the National Guard or for other military purposes 63 Stat. 592
  Pub. Law 81-219Canal Zone Code, amendments AN ACT To revise and codify laws of the Canal Zone regarding the administration of estates, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 593
  Pub. Law 81-220Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To revive and reenact, as amended, the Act entitled "An Act creating the City of Clinton Bridge Commission and authorizing said commission and its successors to acquire by purchase or condemnation and to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge or bridges across the Mississippi River at or near Clinton, Iowa, and at or near Fulton, Illinois", approved December 21, 1944 63 Stat. 597
  Pub. Law 81-221Alben W. Barkley JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the coinage of a medal in recognition of the distinguished services of Vice President Alben W. Barkley 63 Stat. 599
  Pub. Law 81-222Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act of March 16, 1934 (48 Stat. 451; 16 U. S. C. 718b), as amended 63 Stat. 599
  Pub. Law 81-223Canal Zone Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Canal Zone Code, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 600
  Pub. Law 81-224Federal Airport Act, amendment AN ACT To authorize progressive partial payments to sponsors under the Federal Airport Act program 63 Stat. 603
  Pub. Law 81-225U. S. penitentiary, Terre Haute, Ind. AN ACT To authorize the transfer to the Attorney General of a portion of the Vigo plant, formerly the Vigo ordnance plant, near Terre Haute, Indiana, to supplement the farm lands required for the United States prison system 63 Stat. 603
  Pub. Law 81-226Pueblo and Canoncito Navajo Indians AN ACT To declare that the United States holds certain lands in trust for the Pueblo Indians and the Canoncito Navajo group in New Mexico, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 604
  Pub. Law 81-227Federal Airport Act, amendments AN ACT To fix the United States share of project costs, under the Federal Airport Act, involved in installation of high intensity lighting on CAA designated instrument landing runways 63 Stat. 605
  Pub. Law 81-228Smithsonian Institution, paleontological investigations AN ACT To provide for cooperation by the Smithsonian Institution with State, educational, and scientific organizations in the United States for continuing paleontological investigations in areas which will be flooded by the construction of Government dams 63 Stat. 606
  Pub. Law 81-229Sisters of Saint Joseph in Arizona, Inc AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell certain lands to the Sisters of Saint Joseph in Arizona, Incorporated, of Tucson, Arizona, to consolidate the Desert Laboratory Experimental Area of the Southwestern Forest and Range Experiment Station, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 606
  Pub. Law 81-230D. C. Commissioners AN ACT To authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to appoint contracting officers to make contracts in amounts not exceeding $3,000 63 Stat. 607
  Pub. Law 81-231Post Office Department AN ACT To provide for a research and development program in the Post Office Department 63 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 81-232Missoula County, Mont., conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance of certain land in Missoula County, Montana, to the State of Montana for the use and benefit of Montana State University 63 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 81-233Veterans, participation in funerals AN ACT To grant time to employees in the executive branch of the Government to participate, without loss of pay or deduction from annual leave, in funerals for deceased members of the armed forces returned to the United States for burial 63 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 81-234New Haven, Conn., waterway AN ACT To declare the waterway (in which is located the Brewery Street Channel) from Brewery Street southeastward to a line running south thirty-three degrees fifty-three minutes thirty-six seconds west from the south side of Chestnut Street at New Haven, Connecticut a nonnavigablestream 63 Stat. 609
  Pub. Law 81-235Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, to provide that the annuities of certain officers and employees engaged in the enforcement of the criminal laws of the United States shall be computed on the basis of their average basic salaries for any five consecutive years of allowable service 63 Stat. 609
  Pub. Law 81-236District Courts, Ga., additional division AN ACT To amend title 28, United States Code, section 90, to create a Swainsboro Division in the southern district of Georgia, with terms of court to be held at Swainsboro 63 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 81-237Black Mallard, vessel AN ACT To provide for the transfer of the vessel Black Mallard to the State of Louisiana for the use and benefit of the department of wildlife and fisheries of such State 63 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 81-238Los Angeles, Calif., post-office facilities AN ACT To provide authorization for additional funds for the extension and improvement of post-office facilities at Los Angeles, California, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 81-239Coast and Geodetic Survey, commissioned officers AN ACT To extend to commissioned officers of the Coast and Geodetic Survey the provisions of the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946 63 Stat. 611
  Pub. Law 81-240Internal Revenue Code, amendment AN ACT To exempt certain volatile fruit-flavor concentrates from the tax on liquors 63 Stat. 611
  Pub. Law 81-241U. S. armed forces abroad, gifts JOINT RESOLUTION Extending for two years the existing privilege of free importation of gifts from members of the armed forces of the United States on duty abroad 63 Stat. 612
  Pub. Law 81-242Suitland Parkway, Md. AN ACT To provide for the development, administration, and maintenance of the Suitland Parkway in the State of Maryland as an extension of the park system of the District of Columbia and its environs by the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 612
  Pub. Law 81-243Lodge Grass, Mont., taxation of Indian land holdings AN ACT To authorize the taxation of Indian land holdings in the town of Lodge Grass, Montana, to assist in financing a municipal water supply and sewerage system 63 Stat. 613
  Pub. Law 81-244Bridge, Niagara River JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the joint resolution creating the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, approved June 16,1938 63 Stat. 613
  Pub. Law 81-245Lake County, Mont., patent in fee AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue to Lake County, Montana, a patent in fee to certain Indian lands 63 Stat. 614
  Pub. Law 81-246Temporary appropriations, 1950, extension JOINT RESOLUTION Amending an Act making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1950, as amended, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 614
  Pub. Law 81-247U. S. Merchant Marine Academy, conferring of degree AN ACT To provide for the conferring of the degree of bachelor of science upon graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Academy 63 Stat. 614
  Pub. Law 81-248Missoula County, Mont., conveyance AN ACT To authorize acquisition by the county of Missoula, State of Montana, of certain lands for public-use purposes 63 Stat. 615
  Pub. Law 81-249Fish cultural facilities AN ACT To authorize the establishment of fish hatcheries in the States of Georgia and Michigan; to authorize the rehabilitation and expansion of rearing ponds and fish cultural facilities in the States of New York and Colorado; to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to undertake a continuing study of shad of the Atlantic coast; and to amend the Act of August 8, 1946, relating to investigation and eradiation of predatory sea lampreys of the Great Lakes, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 615
  Pub. Law 81-250Supreme Court Building and grounds AN ACT Relating to the policing of the building and grounds of the Supreme Court of the United States 63 Stat. 616
  Pub. Law 81-251Haiti, Port-au-Prince Bicentennial Exposition JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing Federal participation in the International Exposition for the Bicentennial of the Founding of Port-au-Prince, Republic of Haiti, 1949 63 Stat. 618
  Pub. Law 81-252Soo Locks Centennial Celebration Commission AN ACT To provide for the preparation of a plan for the celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of the building of the Soo Locks 63 Stat. 620
  Pub. Law 81-253Minnesota, lease of Federal correctional institution AN ACT To authorize the lease of the Federal correctional institution at Sandstone, Minnesota, to the State of Minnesota 63 Stat. 620
  Pub. Law 81-254Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To extend the time within which legislative employees may come within the purview of the Civil Service Retirement Act 63 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 81-255Poison, Mont. AN ACT To authorize an appropriation in aid of a system of drainage and sanitation for the city of Polson, Montana 63 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 81-256Klamath County, Oreg., public-school facilities AN ACT To provide funds for cooperation with the school board of Klamath County, Oregon, for the construction, extension, and improvement of public-school facilities in Klamath County, Oregon, to be available to all Indian and non-Indian children without discrimination 63 Stat. 621
  Pub. Law 81-257Postal Service 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 annual automatic within-grade promotions for hourly employees of the custodial service 63 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 81-258Canadian vessels, transportation between points in Alaska and United States AN ACT To provide transportation on Canadian vessels between Skagway, Alaska, and other points in Alaska, between Haines, Alaska, and other points in Alaska, and between Hyder, Alaska, and other points in Alaska or the continental United States, either directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the transportation 63 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 81-259American Indians, ethnological researches AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for cooperation by the Smithsonian Institution with State, educational, and scientific organizations in the United States for continuing ethnological researches on the American Indians", approved April 10, 1928, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 81-260Cowlitz County, Wash. AN ACT For the relief of Public Utility District Numbered 1, of Cowlitz County, Washington 63 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 81-261Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To amend the Internal Revenue Code to permit the use of additional means, including stamp machines, for payment of tax on fermented malt liquors, provide for the establishment of brewery bottling house on brewery premises, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 624
  Pub. Law 81-262Mississippi River Parkway, survey AN ACT To authorize the survey of a proposed Mississippi River Parkway for the purpose of determining the feasibility of such a national parkway, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 626
  Pub. Law 81-263Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo. AN ACT For the addition of certain lands to Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 626
  Pub. Law 81-264Alaska Public Works Act AN ACT To authorize a program of useful public works for the development of the Territory of Alaska 63 Stat. 627
  Pub. Law 81-265Finland, use of war-debt payments JOINT RESOLUTION To provide that any future payments by the Republic of Finland on the principal or interest of its debt of the First World War to the United States shall be used to provide educational and technical instruction and training in the United States for citizens of Finland and America books and technical equipment for institutions of higher education in Finland, and to provide opportunities for American citizens to carry out academic and scientific enterprises in Finland 63 Stat. 630
  Pub. Law 81-266Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, corporations, agencies, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 631
  Pub. Law 81-267Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To extend benefits of section 1 (c) of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to employees who were involuntarily separated during the period from July 1, 1945, to July 1, 1947, after having rendered twenty-five years of service but prior to attainment of age fifty-five 63 Stat. 663
  Pub. Law 81-268Federal Crop Insurance Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act 63 Stat. 663
  Pub. Law 81-269Veterans' Preference Act of 1944, amendments AN ACT To amend the Veterans' Preference Act of 1944 with respect to certain mothers of veterans 63 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 81-270U. S. District Courts, Kansas AN ACT To discontinue divisions of the court in the district of Kansas 63 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 81-271Armed forces of other nations in United States, internal revenue exemptions AN ACT To accord privileges of free importation to members of the armed forces of other nations, to grant certain extensions of time for tax purposes, and to facilitate tax administration 63 Stat. 666
  Pub. Law 81-272Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, amendments AN ACT To amend the cotton and wheat marketing quota provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended 63 Stat. 670
  Pub. Law 81-273Weber Basin reclamation project, Utah AN ACT To authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Weber Basin reclamation project, Utah 63 Stat. 677
  Pub. Law 81-274Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, amendment AN ACT To amend title II of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended 63 Stat. 678
  Pub. Law 81-275Alaska, sale of public lands AN ACT To authorize the sale of public lands in Alaska 63 Stat. 679
  Pub. Law 81-276Big Bend National Park, Tex. AN ACT To authorize the addition of certain lands to the Big Bend National Park, in the State of Texas, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 679
  Pub. Law 81-277Postal Service, experimental air-mail services AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Act of April 15, 1938, to expedite the carriage of mail by granting additional authority to the Postmaster General to award contracts for the transportation of mail by aircraft upon star routes 63 Stat. 680
  Pub. Law 81-278National Housing Act, amendment JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the National Housing Act, as amended 63 Stat. 681
  Pub. Law 81-279Chillicothe, Ohio, transfer of land to Bureau of Prisons AN ACT To transfer from the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to the Attorney General of the United States for the use of the Bureau of Prisons, a certain tract of land located at Chillicothe, Ohio 63 Stat. 681
  Pub. Law 81-280Oil refineries AN ACT To eliminate premium payments in the purchase of Government royalty oil under existing contracts entered into pursuant to the Act of July 13, 1946 (60 Stat. 533), and for other purposes 63 Stat. 682
  Pub. Law 81-281Milwaukee County, Wis., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to convey certain lands and to lease certain other land to Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 63 Stat. 683
  Pub. Law 81-282Chattooga County, Ga. AN ACT For the relief of Chattooga County, Georgia 63 Stat. 685
  Pub. Law 81-283Institute of Inter-American Affairs AN ACT Extending the Institute of Inter-American Affairs 63 Stat. 685
  Pub. Law 81-284Hawaii, revenue bonds AN ACT To ratify and confirm Act 4 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1949, extending the time within which revenue bonds may be issued and delivered under chapter 118, Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1945 63 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 81-285U. S. Code, title 18, amendments AN ACT To provide for the care and custody of insane persons charged with or convicted of offenses against the United States, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 686
  Pub. Law 81-286Housing, disabled veterans AN ACT To provide certain additional rehabilitation assistance for certain seriously disabled veterans in order to remove an existing inequality 63 Stat. 688
  Pub. Law 81-287Morgan County, Ohio, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Army to purchase certain property in Morgan County 63 Stat. 689
  Pub. Law 81-288U. S. employees, compensation for night work AN ACT To provide that extra compensation for night work paid officers and employees of the United States shall be computed on the basis of either standard or daylight saving time 63 Stat. 690
  Pub. Law 81-289Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near a point between Delmar Boulevard and Cole Street in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri, and a point opposite thereto in the city of East Saint Louis, Illinois 63 Stat. 690
  Pub. Law 81-290Braille writers, transportation AN ACT To permit the sending of Braille writers to or from the blind at the same rates as provided for their transportation for repair purposes 63 Stat. 690
  Pub. Law 81-291Acadia National Park, Maine, conveyance AN ACT Relating to the exchange of certain private and Federal properties within the authorized boundaries of Acadia National Park, in the State of Maine, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 691
  Pub. Law 81-292Fort Niagara State Park, N. Y., conveyance AN ACT To provide for the conveyance to the State of New York of certain historic property situated within Fort Niagara State Park, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 691
  Pub. Law 81-293Petersburg National Military Park, Va. AN ACT To add certain surplus land to Petersburg National Military Park, Virginia, to define the boundaries thereof, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 691
  Pub. Law 81-294Organic Act of Puerto Rico, amendment AN ACT To amend section 50 of the Organic Act of Puerto Rico 63 Stat. 692
  Pub. Law 81-295Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946, amendment AN ACT To amend the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946 63 Stat. 692
  Pub. Law 81-296Hot Springs, N. Mex., use of land AN ACT Permitting the use, for public purposes of certain land in Hot Springs, New Mexico 63 Stat. 693
  Pub. Law 81-297Army and Air Force Vitalization and Retirement Equalization Act of 1948, amendment AN ACT To amend the Army and Air Force Vitalization and Retirement Equalization Act of 1948 63 Stat. 693
  Pub. Law 81-297Army and Air Force Vitalization and Retirement Equalization Act of 1948, amendment AN ACTAN ACT To amend the Army and Air Force Vitalization and Retirement Equalization Act of 1948 63 Stat. 693
  Pub. Law 81-299National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in District of Columbia AN ACT To exempt from taxation certain property of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the District of Columbia 63 Stat. 694
  Pub. Law 81-300Alaska, license taxes AN ACT To repeal section 460 of the Act of March 3, 1899 (30 Stat. 1336), as amended, providing for certain license taxes in the Territory of Alaska 63 Stat. 694
  Pub. Law 81-301Indian schools, S. Dak. AN ACT To provide for the use of the State course of study in schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs on Indian reservations in South Dakota when requested by a majority vote of the parents of the students enrolled therein 63 Stat. 694
  Pub. Law 81-302Navajo Indians, exchange of land AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to exchange certain Navajo tribal Indian land for certain Utah State land 63 Stat. 695
  Pub. Law 81-303Crow Indians AN ACT Authorizing changes in the classification of Crow Indians 63 Stat. 695
  Pub. Law 81-304Louisville Marine Hospital, Ky. AN ACT Relating to the sale of the old Louisville Marine Hospital, Jefferson County, Kentucky 63 Stat. 696
  Pub. Law 81-305Temporary appropriations, 1950, extension JOINT RESOLUTION Amending an Act making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1950, as amended, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 696
  Pub. Law 81-306Schools for Federal reservations and defense areas AN ACT to provide assistance for local school agencies in providing educational opportunities for children on Federal reservations or in defense areas, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 697
  Pub. Law 81-307Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1949 AN ACT To extend the authority of the President under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 697
  Pub. Law 81-308U. S. Code, title 14, amendment AN ACT To amend section 433 (f) of the Act of August 4, 1949 63 Stat. 698
  Pub. Law 81-309Mohandas K. Gandhi JOINT RESOLUTION To erect a memorial to the memory of Mohandas K. Gandhi 63 Stat. 699
  Pub. Law 81-310Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide survivorship benefits for widows or widowers of persons retiring under such Act 63 Stat. 699
  Pub. Law 81-311Surplus Property Act of 1944, amendment AN ACT To amend Public Law 289, Eightieth Congress, with respect to surplus airport property and to provide for the transfer of compliance functions with relation to such property 63 Stat. 700
  Pub. Law 81-312Falcon Dam, hydroelectric power AN ACT To authorize the carrying out of the provisions of article 7 of the treaty of February 3, 1944, between the United States and Mexico, regarding the joint development of hydroelectric power at Falcon Dam, on the Rio Grande, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 701
  Pub. Law 81-313Los Angeles County, Calif., conveyance AN ACT To provide for the release of all the right, title, and interest of the United States in a certain portion of a tract of land conditionally granted by it to the county of Los Angeles 63 Stat. 701
  Pub. Law 81-314Navy and Marine Corps, terminal leave AN ACT To provide terminal leave pay for certain officers of the Navy and Marine Corps, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 702
  Pub. Law 81-315Grand Rapids, Minn., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey and exchange certain lands and improvements in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, for lands in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 702
  Pub. Law 81-316Part-time employees, leave AN ACT To extend the benefits of the annual and sick leave laws to part-time employees on regular tours of duty and to validate payments heretofore made for leave on account of services of such employees 63 Stat. 703
  Pub. Law 81-317Wyoming, school lands AN ACT To amend section 5 of the Act approved July 10, 1890, as amended, relating to the admission into the Union of the State of Wyoming, so as to permit the leasing of school lands within such State for mineral purposes for terms in excess of ten years 63 Stat. 703
  Pub. Law 81-318Armed services, advance payments AN ACT To authorize advances of pay to personnel of the armed services upon permanent change of station, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 703
  Pub. Law 81-319Government employee witnesses, travel expenses AN ACT To amend title 28 of the United States Code relating to travel expense allowances for Government employee witnesses 63 Stat. 704
  Pub. Law 81-320Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 4 (e) of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended 63 Stat. 704
  Pub. Law 81-321Bernalillo County, N. Mex. AN ACT Authorizing transfer of land to the county of Bernalillo, State of New Mexico, for a hospital site 63 Stat. 705
  Pub. Law 81-322Agua Caliente Indians, California AN ACT To confer jurisdiction on the State of California over the lands and residents of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation in said State, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 705
  Pub. Law 81-323Boy Scouts of America AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Defense to lend certain Army, Navy, and Air Force equipment to the Boy Scouts of America for use at the Second National Jamboree of the Boy Scouts 63 Stat. 706
  Pub. Law 81-324District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1947, amendments AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved July 7, 1947 63 Stat. 706
  Pub. Law 81-325Washington, conveyance AN ACT To authorize the exchange of wildlife refuge lands within the State of Washington 63 Stat. 708
  Pub. Law 81-326Norbeck Wildlife Preserve, S. Dak. AN ACT To rename a game sanctuary in the Harney National Forest as the "Norbeck Wildlife Preserve", and for other purposes 63 Stat. 708
  Pub. Law 81-327Foreign Aid Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making appropriations for foreign aid for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 709
  Pub. Law 81-328Idaho, leases of public lands AN ACT To amend the Act providing for the admission of the State of Idaho into the Union by increasing the period for which leases may be made of public lands granted to the State by such Act for educational purposes 63 Stat. 714
  Pub. Law 81-329Mutual Defense Assistance Act of 1949 AN ACT To promote the foreign policy and provide for the defense and general welfare of the United States by furnishing military assistance to foreign nations 63 Stat. 714
  Pub. Law 81-330Employment Act of 1946, amendment AN ACT To amend the Employment Act of 1946 with respect to the Joint Committee on the Economic Report 63 Stat. 721
  Pub. Law 81-331Hoopa Valley Unified School District, Calif. AN ACT To provide for the construction, extension, and improvement of school buildings in Hoopa, California 63 Stat. 722
  Pub. Law 81-332Leavenworth Penitentiary AN ACT To authorize the purchase of additional farming land for Leavenworth Penitentiary 63 Stat. 722
  Pub. Law 81-333Flathead Indian irrigation project, Mont. AN ACT To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the adjustment of irrigation charges on the Flathead Indian irrigation project, Montana, and for other purposes", approved May 25, 1948 63 Stat. 722
  Pub. Law 81-334Foreign Economic Administration, former employees AN ACT For the relief of certain consultants formerly employed by the Technical Industrial Intelligence Committee of the Foreign Economic Administration, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 723
  Pub. Law 81-335Rehabilitation and betterment costs of Federal projects AN ACT To provide for the return of rehabilitation and betterment costs of Federal reclamation projects 63 Stat. 724
  Pub. Law 81-336Buffalo Rapids project, Mont. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to complete construction of the irrigation facilities and to contract with the water users on the Buffalo Rapids project, Montana, increasing the reimbursable construction cost obligation, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 725
  Pub. Law 81-337Missouri Basin project AN ACT To authorize completion of the land development and settlement of the Angostura unit of the Missouri Basin project, notwithstanding a limitation of time 63 Stat. 725
  Pub. Law 81-338Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, N. C. AN ACT To effect an exchange of certain lands in the State of North Carolina between the United States and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 726
  Pub. Law 81-339Veterans, service-connected disabilities AN ACT To increase compensation for World War I presumptive service-connected cases, provide minimum ratings for service-connected arrested tuberculosis, increase certain disability and death compensation rates, liberalize requirement for dependency allowances, and redefine the terms "line of duty" and "willful misconduct" 63 Stat. 731
  Pub. Law 81-340Everglades National Park, Fla. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to procure for the Everglades National Park with available funds, including those made available by the State of Florida, the remaining lands and interest in lands within the boundary agreed upon between the State of Florida and the Secretary of the Interior, within and a part of that authorized by the Act of May 30, 1934 (48 Stat. 816), and within which the State has already donated its lands, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 733
  Pub. Law 81-341United Nations Participation Act of 1945 AN ACT To amend the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 63 Stat. 734
  Pub. Law 81-342U.S. Army and Air Force, active-duty status of certain officers AN ACT To clarify the active-duty status of certain officers of the Army of the United States and the Air Force of the United States, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 737
  Pub. Law 81-343Third Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1949 AN ACT Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 738
  Pub. Law 81-344Los Angeles, Calif., grants AN ACT To authorize the granting to the city of Los Angeles, California, of rights-of-way on, over, under, through, and across certain public lands 63 Stat. 749
  Pub. Law 81-345Eglin Field Reservation AN ACT To promote effectual planning, development, maintenance, and coordination of wildlife, fish and game conservation and rehabilitation in the Eglin Field Reservation 63 Stat. 759
  Pub. Law 81-346Mentally unsound persons of Virginia and Maryland, Federal reservations AN ACT To provide for the detention, care, and treatment of persons of unsound mind in certain Federal reservations in Virginia and Maryland 63 Stat. 759
  Pub. Law 81-347Atomic Energy Act of 1946, amendments AN ACT To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1946 63 Stat. 762
  Pub. Law 81-348Reforestation and revegetation of national forests JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the reforestation and revegetation of the forest and range lands of the national forests, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 762
  Pub. Law 81-349Veterans Administration, Department of Medicine and Surgery AN ACT To increase the rates of compensation of certain employees of the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 764
  Pub. Law 81-350The Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 765
  Pub. Law 81-351Career Compensation Act of 1949 AN ACT To provide pay, allowances, and physical disability retirement for members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, Public Health Service, the reserve components thereof, the National Guard, and the Air National Guard, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 802
  Pub. Law 81-352Non-Federal public works AN ACT To provide for the advance planning of non-Federal public works 63 Stat. 841
  Pub. Law 81-353District of Columbia Teachers' Leave Act of 1949 AN ACT To provide cumulative sick and emergency leave with pay for teachers and attendance officers in the employ of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 842
  Pub. Law 81-354San Francisco, Calif., conveyance AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Army to convey certain lands to the city and county of San Francisco 63 Stat. 844
  Pub. Law 81-355Civil Functions Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making appropriations for civil functions administered by the Department of the Army for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 845
  Pub. Law 81-356American River Basin development, Calif. AN ACT To authorize the American River Basin development, California, for irrigation and reclamation, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 852
  Pub. Law 81-357Federal Employees' Compensation Act Amendments of 1949 AN ACT To amend the Act approved September 7, 1916 (ch. 458, 39 Stat. 742), entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", as amended, by extending coverage to civilian officers of the United States and by making benefits more realistic in terms of present wage rates, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 854
  Pub. Law 81-358Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 869
  Pub. Law 81-359Executive departments and independent agencies, compensation of heads, etc. AN ACT To increase rates of compensation of the heads and assistant heads of executive departments and independent agencies 63 Stat. 880
  Pub. Law 81-360Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 801 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended 63 Stat. 882
  Pub. Law 81-361Homestead entrymen AN ACT To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to extend financial assistance to homestead entrymen, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 883
  Pub. Law 81-362Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act so as to make such Act applicable to the officers and employees of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf 63 Stat. 884
  Pub. Law 81-363Cigarette taxes AN ACT To assist States in collecting sales and use taxes on cigarettes 63 Stat. 884
  Pub. Law 81-364Bridges, St. Louis River AN ACT To provide a method of financing the acquisition and construction by the city of Duluth of certain bridges across the Saint Louis River, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 885
  Pub. Law 81-365Bureau of Narcotics AN ACT To authorize reimbursement to the appropriations of the Bureau of Narcotics of moneys expended for the purchase of narcotics 63 Stat. 886
  Pub. Law 81-366National Bureau of Standards, radio laboratory AN ACT To authorize the construction and equipment of a radio laboratory building for the National Bureau of Standards, Department of Commerce 63 Stat. 886
  Pub. Law 81-367Mineral lands AN ACT To remove certain lands from the operation of Public Law 545, Seventy-seventh Congress 63 Stat. 886
  Pub. Law 81-368Panama Canal employees AN ACT Relating to the compensation of certain employees of the Panama Canal 63 Stat. 887
  Pub. Law 81-369D. C. Courts, additional judges AN ACT To authorize the appointment of three additional judges of the municipal court for the District of Columbia and to prescribe the qualifications of appointees to the municipal court and the municipal court of appeals, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 887
  Pub. Law 81-370International Peace Garden, N. Dak. AN ACT To authorize an appropriation to complete the International Peace Garden, North Dakota 63 Stat. 888
  Pub. Law 81-371Palm Beach County, Fla., conveyance AN ACT Directing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to Palm Beach County, Florida 63 Stat. 888
  Pub. Law 81-372National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution AN ACT To clarify exemption from taxation of certain property of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 63 Stat. 888
  Pub. Law 81-373Commission on Mental Health AN ACT To remove the requirement of residence in the District of Columbia for membership on the Commission on Mental Health 63 Stat. 889
  Pub. Law 81-374The Holy Name Society AN ACT Granting a renewal of patent numbered 40,029, relating to the badge of The Holy Name Society 63 Stat. 889
  Pub. Law 81-375Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT To extend the time for the collection of tolls to amortize the cost, including reasonable interest and financing cost, of the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at Brownville, Nebraska 63 Stat. 889
  Pub. Law 81-376Federal Credit Union Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Federal Credit Union Act 63 Stat. 890
  Pub. Law 81-377Executive Mansion JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Commission on Renovation of the Executive Mansion to preserve or dispose of material removed from the Executive Mansion during the period of renovation 63 Stat. 890
  Pub. Law 81-378Internal Revenue Code, amendments AN ACT To amend certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code 63 Stat. 891
  Pub. Law 81-379Florida Keys Aqueduct Commission AN ACT To authorize the refund to the Florida Keys Aqueduct Commission of the sum advanced for certain water facilities, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 897
  Pub. Law 81-380Hospital Survey and Construction Amendments of 1949 AN ACT To amend the Hospital Survey and Construction Act (title VI of the Public Health Service Act), to extend its duration and provide greater financial assistance in the construction of hospitals, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 898
  Pub. Law 81-381Postal Service, equipment maintenance AN ACT To increase the allowance for equipment maintenance of rural carriers by 1 cent per mile per day for each scheduled mile or major fraction thereof 63 Stat. 902
  Pub. Law 81-382Federal Airport Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 6 of the Federal Airport Act 63 Stat. 903
  Pub. Law 81-383Yuma reclamation project AN ACT To authorize the withdrawal of public notices in the Yuma reclamation project, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 903
  Pub. Law 81-384Crow Indian Tribe, Montana AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to transfer to the Crow Indian Tribe of Montana the title to certain buffalo 63 Stat. 904
  Pub. Law 81-385Blue Grass Ordnance Depot, Richmond, Ky. AN ACT To authorize an appropriation for the making of necessary improvements in the cemetery plots at the Blue Grass Ordnance Depot, Richmond, Kentucky 63 Stat. 904
  Pub. Law 81-386National Bureau of Standards, guided-missile research l aboratory AN ACT To authorize the construction and equipment of a guided-missile research laboratory building for the National Bureau of Standards, Department of Commerce 63 Stat. 905
  Pub. Law 81-387National Housing Act, amendments JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the National Housing Act, as amended, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 905
  Pub. Law 81-388Arlington National Cemetery, c arillon AN ACT To provide for the installation of a carillon in the Arlington Memorial Amphitheater, Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Virginia, in memory of World War II dead 63 Stat. 907
  Pub. Law 81-389Hospital, St. Lawrence, Newfoundland JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to construct and the President of the United States to present to the people of Saint Lawrence, Newfoundland, on behalf of the people of the United States, a hospital or dispensary for heroic services to the officers and men of the United States Navy 63 Stat. 907
  Pub. Law 81-390Department of Commerce, a uthority AN ACT To provide basic authority for the performance of certain functions and activities of the Department of Commerce, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 907
  Pub. Law 81-391Canada and Alaska, railroad location survey AN ACT Providing for a location survey for a railroad connecting the existing railroad system serving the United States and Canada and terminating at Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, with the railroad system serving Alaska and terminating at Fairbanks, Alaska 63 Stat. 908
  Pub. Law 81-392Reforestation, etc. AN ACT To amend and supplement the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat. 653), and for other purposes 63 Stat. 909
  Pub. Law 81-393Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1949 AN ACT To provide for the amendment of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 910
  Pub. Law 81-394Architect of the Capitol JOINT RESOLUTION To clarify the status of the Architect of the Capitol under the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 63 Stat. 920
  Pub. Law 81-395Okaloosa County, Fla. AN ACT To amend Public Law 885, Eightieth Congress, chapter 813, second session 63 Stat. 921
  Pub. Law 81-396Brunswick, Ga., U. S. District Court AN ACT To provide for the furnishing of quarters at Brunswick, Georgia, for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia 63 Stat. 921
  Pub. Law 81-397Hawaii, sewer bonds AN ACT To enable the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii to authorize the city and county of Honolulu, a municipal corporation, to issue sewer bonds 63 Stat. 921
  Pub. Law 81-398Hawaii, construction bonds AN ACT To enable the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii to authorize the city and county of Honolulu, a municipal corporation, to issue bonds for the construction of certain public-park improvements in the city of Honolulu 63 Stat. 922
  Pub. Law 81-399Hawaii, flood-control bonds AN ACT to enable the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii to authorize the city and county of Honolulu, a municipal corporation, to issue flood-control bonds 63 Stat. 922
  Pub. Law 81-400Thomasville, Ga., U. S. District Court AN ACT To provide for the furnishing of quarters at Thomasville, Georgia, for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia 63 Stat. 923
  Pub. Law 81-401Hawaii, public-improvement bonds AN ACT To enable the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii to authorize the city and county of Honolulu, a municipal corporation, to issue bonds for the purpose of defraying the city and county's share of the cost of public improvements constructed pursuant to improvement district proceedings 63 Stat. 923
  Pub. Law 81-402Hawaii, public-improvement bonds AN ACT To enable the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii to authorize the county of Kauai, Territory of Hawaii, to issue public improvement bonds 63 Stat. 924
  Pub. Law 81-403Tosco County, Mich., conveyance AN ACT To authorize the exchange of certain lands of the United States situated in losco County, Michigan, for lands within the national forests of Michigan, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 925
  Pub. Law 81-404Federal Airport Act, amendment AN ACT To amend the Federal Airport Act so as to authorize appropriations for projects in the Virgin Islands 63 Stat. 925
  Pub. Law 81-405Hawaiian Organic Act, amendment AN ACT To amend section 16 of the Hawaiian Organic Act relative to disqualification of legislators 63 Stat. 926
  Pub. Law 81-406Bankhead-Jones Act, extension to Puerto Rico AN ACT To extend the benefits of section 23 of the Bankhead-Jones Act to Puerto Rico 63 Stat. 926
  Pub. Law 81-407Hawaii, public-improvement bonds AN ACT To authorize the issuance of certain public-improvement bonds by the Territory of Hawaii 63 Stat. 926
  Pub. Law 81-408Historic preservation AN ACT To further the policy enunciated in the Historic Sites Act (49 Stat. 666) and to facilitate public participation in the preservation of sites, buildings, and objects of national significance or interest and providing a national trust for historic preservation 63 Stat. 927
  Pub. Law 81-409Hawaii, electric power for North Kohala AN ACT To ratify and confirm Act 251 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1949 63 Stat. 929
  Pub. Law 81-410Second Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1943, amendment AN ACT To amend the Second Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1943, approved October 26, 1942 (56 Stat. 990, 999), and for other purposes 63 Stat. 930
  Pub. Law 81-411Tennessee-Missouri Bridge Commission, compact AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to a compact or agreement between the State of Tennessee and the State of Missouri concerning a Tennessee-Missouri Bridge Commission, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 930
  Pub. Law 81-412Linn County, Oreg., conveyance AN ACT To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to School District Numbered 5, Linn County, Oregon 63 Stat. 932
  Pub. Law 81-413Capitol Power Plant AN ACT To provide for certain improvements relating to the Capitol Power Plant, its distribution systems, and the buildings and grounds served by the plant, including proposed additions 63 Stat. 933
  Pub. Law 81-414Alaska Communication System, construction AN ACT to authorize the Secretary of the Army to proceed with construction at stations of the Alaska Communication System 63 Stat. 934
  Pub. Law 81-415Unitary Wind Tunnel Plan Act of 1949 and Air Engineering Development Center Act of 1949 AN ACT To promote the national defense by authorizing a unitary plan for construction of transsonic and supersonic wind-tunnel facilities and the establishment of an Air Engineering Development Center 63 Stat. 936
  Pub. Law 81-416Uniform Common-Trust Fund Act AN ACT Concerning common- trust funds and to make uniform the law with reference thereto 63 Stat. 938
  Pub. Law 81-417Bankhead-Jones and Capper-Ketcham Acts, extension to Alaska AN ACT To extend to the Territory of Alaska the benefits of certain Acts of Congress, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 939
  Pub. Law 81-418Virgin Islands, public-improvement bonds AN ACT To authorize the government of the Virgin Islands or any municipality thereof to issue bonds and other obligations 63 Stat. 940
  Pub. Law 81-419Irrigation districts, contracts AN ACT To approve contracts negotiated with the Belle Fourche Irrigation District, the Deaver Irrigation District, the Westland Irrigation District, the Stanfield Irrigation District, the Vale Oregon Irrigation District, and the Prosser Irrigation District, to authorize their execution, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 941
  Pub. Law 81-420Military and naval installations, construction AN ACT To authorize certain construction at military and naval installations, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 943
  Pub. Law 81-421International Wheat Agreement Act of 1949 AN ACT To give effect to the International Wheat Agreement signed by the United States and other countries relating to the stabilization of supplies and prices in the international wheat market 63 Stat. 945
  Pub. Law 81-422Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1950, amendment AN ACT To amend the Independent Offices Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1950 63 Stat. 947
  Pub. Law 81-423Rural Electrification Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Rural Electrification Act to provide for rural telephones, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 948
  Pub. Law 81-424Quartermaster Corps, Army, research laboratory AN ACT To authorize the construction of a research laboratory for the Quartermaster Corps, United States Army, at a location to be selected by the Secretary of Defense 63 Stat. 950
  Pub. Law 81-425Civil Service AN ACT To amend the Act of January 16, 1883, an Act to regulate and improve the civil service of the United States 63 Stat. 950
  Pub. Law 81-426D. C. policemen and firemen JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Act of June 30, 1949, which increased the compensation of certain employees of the District of Columbia, so as to clarify the provisions relating to retired policemen and firemen 63 Stat. 951
  Pub. Law 81-427Orange, Tex., sale of shipyard facilities JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to the sale of certain shipyard facilities at Orange, Texas 63 Stat. 951
  Pub. Law 81-428Postal Service AN ACT To provide additional compensation and other benefits for postmasters, officers, and employees in the postal field service 63 Stat. 952
  Pub. Law 81-429Classification Act of 1949 AN ACT To establish a standard schedule of rates of basic compensation for certain employees of the Federal Government; to provide an equitable system for fixing and adjusting the rates of basic compensation of individual employees; to repeal the Classification Act of 1923, as amended; and for other purposes 63 Stat. 954
  Pub. Law 81-430Second Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 973
  Pub. Law 81-431Postal Service AN ACT To discontinue the operation of village delivery service in second-class post offices, to transfer village carriers in such offices to the city delivery service, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 984
  Pub. Law 81-432Postal Pay Act of 1945, amendment AN ACT To amend the Postal Pay Act of 1945, approved July 6, 1945, so as to provide promotions for temporary employees of the mail equipment shops 63 Stat. 984
  Pub. Law 81-433Federal Farm Loan Act, amendments AN ACT To amend the Federal Farm Loan Act, as amended, to authorize loans through national farm-loan associations in Puerto Rico; to modify the limitations on Federal land-bank loans to any one borrower; to repeal provisions for subscriptions to paid-in surplus of Federal land banks and cover the entire amount appropriated therefor into the surplus fund of the Treasury; to effect certain economies in reporting and recording payments on mortgages deposited with the registrars, as bond collateral, and canceling the mortgage and satisfying and discharging the lien of record; and for other purposes 63 Stat. 985
  Pub. Law 81-434National Military Establishment Appropriation Act, 1950 AN ACT Making appropriations for the National Security Council, the National Security Resources Board, and for military functions administered by the National Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes 63 Stat. 987
  Pub. Law 81-435Lighthouse Service AN ACT To increase the retired pay of certain members of the former Lighthouse Service 63 Stat. 1026
  Pub. Law 81-436Veterans AN ACT To provide for parity in awards of disability compensation 63 Stat. 1026
  Pub. Law 81-436Veterans AN ACTAN ACT To provide for parity in awards of disability compensation 63 Stat. 1026
  Pub. Law 81-438Albuquerque, N. Mex., hospital AN ACT Authorizing an appropriation for the construction, extension, and improvement of a county hospital at Albuquerque, New Mexico, to provide facilities for the treatment of Indians 63 Stat. 1050
  Pub. Law 81-439Agricultural Act of 1949 AN ACT To stabilize prices of agricultural commodities 63 Stat. 1051
  Pub. Law 81-440The Alaska Railroad, employee claims AN ACT To confer jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to determine the amounts due to and render judgment upon the claims of the employees of The Alaska Railroad for overtime work performed 63 Stat. 1062