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CLXXXII CODIFICATION OF INTERNAL REVENUE LAWS remission or mitigation of any forfeiture; and for reimbursement of other agencies as hereafter provided. The costs of hauling, transporting, towing, and storage of such property shall be paid by the agency which has seized such property or to which it has been abandoned; and, if such property is later deliv- ered to another agency for official use under sections 302, 303, or 304 of this title, the latter shall make reimbursement for all such costs incurred prior to the date of delivery to it of such property. (U. S. C ., Title 40, § 304 (j).) SE. 306. Retention or delivery of forfeited or abandoned property under this title shall be regarded as the sale thereof for the purpose of laws provid- ing for informer's fees or remission or mitigation of any forfeiture. Any prop- erty so acquired when no longer needed for official use shall be disposed of in the same manner as other surplus property. (U. S. C ., Title 40, § 304 (k).) SEC. 307. The Director is authorized, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, (1) to require any agency, from time to time, to make a report of all property abandoned to it or seized and the disposal thereof, and (2) to make such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this title. (U. S . C., Title 40, § 304 (1).) SEO. 308. (a) The Act entitled "An Act relating to the use or disposal of vessels or vehicles forfeited' to the United States for violation of the customs laws or the National Prohibition Act, and for other purposes" (43 Stat. 1116), approved March 3, 1925, as amended, is hereby repealed. (b) Nothing contained in this title shall be construed as repealing any other laws relating to the disposition of forfeited or abandoned property, except such provisions of such laws as are directly in conflict with any provisions of this title. (c) The following classes of property shall not be subject to allocation under sections 302, 303, or 304 of this title, but shall be disposed of in the manner otherwise provided by law: (1) arms or munitions of war included in section 4 of title VI of the Act entitled "An Act to punish acts of interference with the foreign relations, the neutrality, and the foreign commerce of the United States, to punish espionage, and better to enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and for other purposes" (40 Stat. 223), approved June 15, 1917, as amended; (2) narcotic drugs, as defined in the Narcotic Drug Import and Export Act; (3) firearms, as defined in the National Firearms Act; and (4) such other classes or kinds of property as the Director, with the ap- proval of the Secretary of the Treasury, may deem in the public interest, and may by rules and regulations provide. (U. S . C., Title 40, § 304 (m).) TITLE 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH UNEMPLOYMENT TBUST FUND (a) There is hereby established in the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the "unemployment trust fund", hereinafter in this title called the "fund". The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to receive and hold in the fund all moneys deposited therein by a State agency from a State unemployment fund, or by the Railroad Retirement Board to the credit of the railroad unemployment Insurance account. Such deposit may be made directly with the Secretary of the Treasury or with any Federal Reserve bank or member bank of the Federal Reserve System designated by him for such purpose. (b) It shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to invest such portion of the Fund as is not, in his judgment, required to meet current with- drawals. Such investment may be made only in interest bearing obligations of the United States or in obligations guaranteed as to both principal and in- terest by the United States. For such purpose such obligations may be acquired (1) on original issue at par, or (2) by purchase of outstanding obligations at the market price. The purposes for which obligations of the United States may be issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended, are hereby extended to authorize the issuance at par of special obligations exclusively to the Fund. Such special obligations shall bear interest at a rate equal to the average rate of interest, computed as of the end of the calendar month next preceding the date of such issue, borne by all interest-bearing obligations of the United States then forming part of the public debt; except that where such average rate is not a multiple of one-eight of 1 per centum, the rate of interest of such special obligations shall be the multiple of one-eighth of 1 per centum next lower than such average rate. Obligations other than such special obligations may be acquired for the Fund only on such terms as to provide an investment yield not less than the yield which would be required in the case of special obligations if issued to the Fund upon the date of such acquisition. (c) Any obligations acquired by the Fund (except special obligations Issued exclusively to the Fund) may be sold at the market price, and such special obligations may be redeemed at par plus accrued interest.