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15 Insurance of mortgages. AN ACT To amend the National Hous-

ing Act, as amended..
Disabled veterans, wehabilitation. AN ACT To amend title I of

Public Law Numbered 2, Seventy-third Congress, March 20,
1933, and the Veterans Regulations to provide for rehabilita-

tion of disabled veterans, and for other purposes.-
17 --- War Shipping Administration. AN ACT To amend and clarify

certain provisions of law relating to functions of the War Ship

ping Administration, and for other purposes18 Wheat. JOINT RESOLUTION To permit additional sales of

wheat for feed. 19 Navy, public works. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the

Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works,

and for other purposes -
20 Supplemental Naval Appropriation Act, 1948. AN ACT Making

additional appropriations for the Navy Department and the
naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943, and for

other purposes.
21 Internal Revenue Code, amendments. JOINT RESOLUTION

Extending the time within which certain acts under the

Internal Revenue Code are required to be performed...
22 D. C. Government and White House Police Force. AN ACT TO

provide for a temporary increase in compensation for certain
employees of the District of Columbia Government and the

White House Police Force...
23 Deferment of Federal employees. AN ACT Relating to the selec-

tive-service deferment, on occupational grounds, of persons

employed by the Federal Government...
24 Notaries public, Navy, etc. AN ACT To authorize certain officers

of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard to act as notaries
public during the existence of war or a national emergency and

six months thereafter.
25 Postal Service. AN ACT To provide temporary additional com-

pensation for employees in the Postal Service-
26 Navy and Marine Corps, temporary appointments. AN ACT To

amend sections 6 and 11 of the Act approved July 24, 1941,
entitled “An Act authorizing the temporary appointment or
advancement of certain personnel of the Navy and Marine
Corps, and for other purposes”, as amended, to provide for

the grade of commodore, and for other purposes.
27 Naval stores. AN ACT To amend the Act of March 3, 1909, as

amended by the Act of January 23, 1942, providing for the
sale of naval stores, in order to authorize the Secretary of the
Navy to permit the sale of naval stores in the continental
United States during the war and six months thereafter to
civilian officers and employees of the United States, and to
other persons at stations where purchase from private agencies

is found to be impracticable.--
28 --- Naval Establishment, civilian employees. AN ACT To author-

ize the Secretary of the Navy to pay the costs of transportation

of certain civilian employees, and for other purposes.
29 --- American Tree Association. AN ACT To effectuate the intent

of the Congress as expressed in section 1, paragraph (k) of
Public Law 846, Seventy-seventh Congress, approved Decem-
ber 24, 1942, by adding to the list of institutions named in
said paragraph the name of the American Tree Association,

an institution similar to the institutions so named.
30 .-- Puerto Rico, land. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of

War to convey to the people of Puerto Rico certain real

estate now under the jurisdiction of the United States -
31 Philadelphia, Pa., lands. AN ACT To authorize the exchange

of lands in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between the
War Department and the city of Philadelphia, trustee under

the will of Stephen Girard, deceased.
32 National Gallery of Art, loan. AN ACT To authorize the accept-

ance of a permanent loan to the United States by the Board
of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art, and for other

purposes.
33 --- Army, diving duty. AN ACT To provide additional pay for

personnel of the Army of the United States assigned to diving
duty-

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Public Debt Act of 1943. AN ACT To increase the debt limit of

the United States, and for other purposes.. 35 --- Fort Sill, Okla., lands. AN ACT To authorize the exchange of

lands between the War Department and the Department of

the Interior. 36 National service life insurance. AN ACT To amend section

602 (d) (1) of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940,

as amended..
37 Federal Reserve Act, amendments. AN ACT Suspending certain

provisions of sections 12B and 19 of the Federal Reserve Act
until six months after the cessation of hostilities in the present
war as determined by proclamation of the President or con-

current resolution of the Congress.--
38 Army and Navy, female physicians and surgeons. AN ACT To

provide for the appointment of female physicians and sur

geons in the Medical Corps of the Army and Navy
39 Damages by American forces abroad, claims. AN ACT To amend

the Act approved January 2, 1942, entitled “An Act to provide
for the prompt settlement of claims for damages occasioned by

Army, Navy, and Marine Corps forces in foreign countries.”
40 --- Bituminous Coal Act of 1937, time extension. JOINT RESOLU-

TION To extend the provisions of the Bituminous Coal Act of

1937 for a period of thirty days.41 Frustrated voyages, freight refunds. JOINT RESOLUTION TO

authorize the refund by the War Shipping Administrator of

certain freights for transportation on frustrated voyages42 Gold Reserve Act of 1934, amendments. AN ACT To extend the

time within which the powers relating to the stabilization fund

may be exercised..
43 Burley tobacco. AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjust-

ment Act of 1938, as amended, for the purpose of further regu-
lating interstate and foreign commerce in tobacco, and for

other purposes.
44 Fishing vessels, return to owners. AN ACT To authorize the return

to private ownership of certain vessels formerly used or suitable

for use in the fisheries or industries related thereto.--. 45 Farm abor, 1948. JOINT RESOLUTION Making an appro

priation to assist in providing a supply and distribution of

farm labor for the calendar year 1943...
Bridge, Columbia River. AN ACT To revive and reenact an Act

approved June 13, 1934 (48 Stat. 947), as amended, authoriz-
ing construction of a toll bridge across the Columbia River,

at or near Astoria, Oregon.
Mining claims. AN ACT Providing for the suspension of annual

assessment work on mining claims held by location in the

United States, including the Territory of Alaska.
48 Panama, transfer of certain utilities. JOINT RESOLUTION

Authorizing the execution of certain obligations under the
treaties of 1903 and 1936 with Panama, and other commit-

ments.
49 War Overtime Pay Act of 1943. AN ACT To provide for the

payment of overtime compensation to Government employees,

and for other purposes.-
50 --- Urgent deficiency appropriations, 1948. JOINT RESOLUTION

Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain
appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943, and for

other purposes.
51 Navy and Marine Corps, hospitalization of dependents. AN ACT

To provide for the expansion of facilities for hospitalization of
dependents of naval and Marine Corps personnel, and for other

purposes.
52 Merchant seamen's service insignia. AN ACT To provide for

the issuance of devices in recognition of the services of mer

chant sailors.53 Bituminous Coal Act of 1937, time extension. JOINT RESOLU

TION To extend the provisions of the Bituminous Coal Act

of 1937 for a period of ninety days.-54 Curbs and gutters, D. C. AN ACT To provide for special assess

ments for the laying of curbs and gutters.
55 Coast Guard Academy, graduates. AN ACT To authorize the

appointment as ensigns in the Coast Guard of all graduates of
the Coast Guard Academy in 1945 and thereafter, and for
other purposes.-

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Date 56 Marine Corps, reorganization. AN ACT To provide for the

reorganization of the Marine Corps, and for other purposes - May 25, 1943... 57 Navy, warrant officers. AN ACT To amend sections 2 and 4

of the Act approved June 27, 1942, entitled “An Act to author-
ize the appointment of commissioned warrant and warrant
officers to commissioned rank in the line and staff corps of the
Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, and for other pur-
poses”.

May 25, 1943...
Federal Reserve notes. AN ACT To extend the period during

which direct obligations of the United States may be used as
collateral security for Federal Reserve notes.-

May 25, 1943... 59 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. AN ACT To amend

sections 1 and 2 of the Act approved June 11, 1940 (54 Stat.
262) relating to the establishment of the Cumberland Gap
National Historical Park in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia,
and to grant the consent of Congress to such States to enter
into a compact providing for the acquisition of property for
such park.-

May 26, 1943.-60 --- Republican River, division of waters. AN ACT To grant the

consent of Congress to a compact entered into by the States
of Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska relating to the waters of
the Republican River Basin, to make provisions concerning
the exercise of Federal jurisdiction as to those waters, to

promote flood control in the Basin, and for other purposes.- May 26, 1943... 61 --- Navy, landing craft and district craft. AN ACT Authorizing

the acquisition and conversion or construction of certain
landing craft and district craft for the United States Navy,
and for other purposes

May 26, 1943.-62 --- Alaska, public lands. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of

the Interior, because of military operations, to defer or waive

payments under nonmineral leases of public lands in Alaska.. May 29, 1943... 63 Employment of females, D. C. AN ACT To amend an Act

entitled "An Act to regulate the hours of employment and
safeguard the health of females employed in the District of
Columbia”, approved February 24, 1914.

June 1, 1943... 64 War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1944. AN ACT Mak

ing appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, for
civil functions administered by the War Department, and for
other purposes. -

June 2, 1943..65 --- D. C. Unemployment Compensation Act. AN ACT To amend

the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act
to provide for unemployment compensation in the District
of Columbia, and for other purposes.

June 4, 1943.-66 Foreign-trade agreements. JOINT RESOLUTION To extend

the authority of the President under section 350 of the Tariff
Act of 1930, as amended..

June 7, 1943.-67 Farm labor, 1948. AN ACT Amending the “Joint resolution

making an appropriation to assist in providing a supply and
distribution of farm labor for the calendar year 1943”, ap-
proved April 29, 1943.

June 9, 1943.-68 Current Tax Payment Act of 1948. AN ACT To provide for

the current payment of the individual income tax, and for
other purposes.

June 9, 1943.-69 Civilian Pilot Training Act of 1939, amendment. AN ACT To

amend section 2 of the Civilian Pilot Training Act of 1939,
as amended.

June 10, 1943..-
Defense Aid Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1943. AN ACT

Making supplemental appropriations to carry out the pro-
visions of an Act to promote the defense of the United States,
approved March 11, 1941, as amended, and for other pur-
poses.

June 14, 1943..-
71 Wheat. JOINT RESOLUTION To permit additional sales of
wheat for feed...

June 14, 1943...
72 MacArthur and Sabin locks. AN ACT To name certain locks in
the Saint Marys River at the falls, Michigan

June 15, 1943.--
Navy, trust funds. AN ACT To abolish certain naval trust funds

and deposits thereto, and to simplify naval accounting pro-
cedure, and for other purposes.

June 15, 1943.-74 --- Training of nurses. AN ACT To provide for the training of

nurses for the armed forces, governmental and civilian hos-
pitals, health agencies, and war industries, through grants
to institutions providing such training, and for other pur-
poses.

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75 Gulf County Canal, Fla. AN ACT To authorize the acquisition,

improvement, and maintenance of the Gulf County Canal,

Florida 76 Navy, auxiliary vessels. AN ACT Authorizing the acquisition

and conversion or construction of certain auxiliary vessels

for the United States Navy, and for other purposes 77 First-class postage rates. JOINT RESOLUTION To continue

the temporary increases in postal rates on first-class matter,

and for other purposes -
78 Merchant Marine Act, 1936, amendment. AN ACT To amend

section 511 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended,
relating to ship construction reserve funds, and for other

purposes.
79 Inter-American Financial and Economic Advisory Committee.

JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the appropriation of
such sums as may be necessary to pay the proportionate share
of the United States in_the annual expenses of the Inter-

American Financial and Economic Advisory Committee.
80 --- Emergency Advisory Committee for Political Defense. JOINT

RESOLUTION Providing for participation by the United
States in the Emergency Advisory Committee for Political

Defense, and authorizing an appropriation therefor.
81 -- Federal grants to States. JOINT RESOLUTION Making ap-

propriations for advances to States for certain Federal grants

for the first quarter of the fiscal year 1944
82 Bridge, Calcasieu River. AN ACT Granting the consent of

Congress to the State of Louisiana to construct, maintain,
and operate a free highway bridge across the Calcasieu River

at or near Lake Charles, Louisiana...
83 Ute Indians, claims. AN ACT To extend the time within which

a suit or suits may be brought under the Act of June 28, 1938

(52 Stat. 1209) 84 Bridge, Saint Croix River. AN ACT To extend the times for commencing and

completing the construction of a bridge across the Saint Croix River at or near Hudson, Wisconsin. 85 Radio operators on cargo ships. AN ACT To amend section

353 (b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.---86 Work relief. JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize an appro

priation for work relief in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.87 Merchant marine, reemployment rights. AN ACT To provide

reemployment rights for persons who leave their positions to

serve in the merchant marine, and for other purposes 88 Bridge, Mississippi River. AN ACT To extend the times for

commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across

the Mississippi River at or near Memphis, Tennessee-
89 War Labor Disputes Act. AN ACT Relating to the use and

operation by the United States of certain plants, mines, and
facilities in the prosecution of the war, and preventing strikes,

lock-outs, and stoppages of production, and for other purposes 90 --- Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1944. AN ACŤ Making

appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent
executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the

fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes -
91 Emergency Farm Mortgage Act of 1933, amendment. AN ACT TO

amend section 32 of the Emergency Farm Mortgage Act of

1933, as amended.--
92 Naval Appropriation Act, 1944. AN ACT Making appropriations

for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1944, and additional appropriations
therefor for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1942, and June
30, 1943, and for other

purposes.
93 Naval Academy, instruction. AN ACT To amend the Act en-

titled “An Act authorizing a reduction in the course of instruc-
tion at the Naval Academy”, approved June 3, 1941 (55 Stat.

238)
94 --- Interdepartmental procurement. AN ACT To amend section 7 (c)

of the Act of May 21, 1920 (41 Stat. 613), as amended by

section 601 of the Act of June 30, 1932 (47 Stat. 417) -
95 Midshipmen of Naval Reserve, allowances. AN ACT To amend

the first paragraph of section 10 of the Pay Readjustment Act
of 1942 to provide for allowances to midshipmen of the Naval
Reserve for quarters and subsistence when not furnished in
kind..

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Data 96 Legislative and Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1944. AN ACT

Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch and for the
Judiciary for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other
purposes---

June 28, 1943.-97 Radio operators aboard ship. AN ACT To extend the effective

date of the Act of December 17, 1941, relating to additional
safeguards to the radio communications service of ships of the
United States.

June 28, 1943..98

Anchorage, Alaska. AN ACT To authorize the incorporated

city of Anchorage, Alaska, to purchase and improve the elec-
tric light and power system of the Anchorage Light and Power
Company, Incorporated, an Alaska corporation, and for such
purpose to issue bonds in the sum of not to exceed $1,250,000
in excess of present statutory debt limits

June 28, 1943.-99 American National Red Cross. AN ACT To amend an Act

entitled “An Act to provide for the use of the American
National Red Cross in aid of the land and naval forces in
time of actual or threatened war.

June 29, 1943.-100 Indiana-Kentucky boundary line. JOINT RESOLUTION Giv

ing the consent of the Congress to an agreement between the
State of Indiana and the Commonwealth of Kentucky estab-

lishing a boundary between said State and said Commonwealth. June 29, 1943... 101

Army officers, disability benefits. AN ACT To equalize certain
disability benefits for Army officers -

June 29, 1943.-102 --- Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1944.

AN ACT Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post
Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944,
and for other purposes.

June 30, 1943... 103

Interstate petroleum pipe lines. AN ACT To amend the Act

entitled "An Act to facilitate the construction, extension, or
completion of interstate petroleum pipe lines related to na-
tional defense, and to promote interstate commerce”, approved
July 30, 1941.

June 30, 1943.-104 Requisitioning of property for national defense. AN ACT To

amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President of
the United States to requisition property required for the
defense of the United States”, approved October 16, 1941, to
continue it in effect.--

June 30, 1943--105 Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce Appropriation Act,

1944. AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments
of State, Justice, and Commerce, for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1944, and for other purposes.

July 106 Alaska Game Law. AN ACT To revise the Alaska Game Law July

1, 1943--107 District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1944. 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,
1944, and for other purposes

July

1, 1943.-108 Military Appropriation Act, 1944. AN ACT Making appropri

ations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1944, and for other purposes -

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1, 1943.-109

Bridge, Missouri River. AN ACT To revive and reenact the

Act entitled “An Act granting the consent of Congress to the
State of North Dakota to construct, maintain, and operate a
free highway bridge across the Missouri River at or near Gar-
rison, North Dakota”, approved February 10, 1932.-

July 1, 1943---
110 Women's Army Corps. AN ACT To establish a Women's Army
Corps for service in the Army of the United States.

July 1, 1943... 111 Horse meat. AN ACT Relating to the sale of horse meat or food products thereof in the District of Columbia

July 3, 1943.-.. 112 War Department or Army, claims. AN ACT To provide for the

settlement of claims for damage to or loss or destruction of
property or personal injury or death caused by military per-
sonnel or civilian employees, or otherwise incident to activi-
ties, of the War Department or of the Army

July 3, 1943.-113 Vocational Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1943. AN ACT

To amend the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the pro-
motion of vocational rehabilitation of persons disabled in
industry or otherwise and their return to civil employment”,

approved June 2, 1920, as amended, and for other purposes. July 6, 1943.-. 114 Army, warrant officers. AN ACT To adjust the pay status of

warrant officers temporarily commissioned in the Army of
the United States.---

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