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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 209, 210-JUNE 19, 1939 June 19, 1939 [8. 1031] [Public, No. 131] Penal Code, amend- ment. 49 Stat. 381 . 18 U. S. C., Supp. IV, i 393. Interstate, etc., commerce in wild animals, birds, etc. Marking require- ments. Prorwo. Migratory birds, shipments under any convention to which U. S. is a party. Furs, hides, or skins of wild animals, mark- ing of packages, etc., containing. June 19, 1939 [S. 2154] [Public, No. 132] Indians. 4 Stat. 738; 18 Stat. 177. 25U. .S. . § 68,87. Purchases from, by Government employ- ees authorized. Pro/isos. Restriction on re- sale, etc. Benefits to Gov- ernment employees ol Indian blood. [CHAPTER 209] AN ACT To amend section 243 of the Penal Code of the United States, as amended by the Act of June 15, 1935 (49 Stat. 378), relating to the marking of packages con- taining wild animals and birds.and parts thereof. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 243 of the Act of March 4, 1909, entitled "An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States", as amended by section 201 of the Act of June 15, 1935 (49 Stat. 378), is hereby amended so as to read as follows: "SEC. 243. All packages or containers in which wild animals or birds, or the dead bodies or parts thereof (except furs, hides, or skins of such animals, for which provision is hereinafter made), or the eggs of such birds are shipped, transported, carried, brought or conveyed, by any means whatever from one State, Territory, or the District of Columbia to, into, or through another State, Territory, or the District of Columbia, or to a foreign country, shall be plainly and clearly marked, labeled, or tagged on the outside thereof with the names and addresses of the shipper and consignee and with an accurate state- ment showing by number and kind the contents thereof: Provided, That packages or containers in which migratory birds included in any convention to which the United States is a party, or the dead bodies or parts thereof or eggs of such birds, are shipped, transported, carried, brought, or conveyed, as aforesaid, shall be marked labeled, or tagged as prescribed in any such convention or law or regulation thereunder. "All packages or containers in which the furs, hides, or skins of wild animals are shipped, transported, carried, brought, or conveyed by any means whatever, from one State, Territory, or the District of Columbia to, into, or through another State, Territory, or the District of Columbia, or to a foreign country shall be plainly and clearly marked, labeled, or tagged on the outside thereof with the names and addresses of the shipper and consignee." Approved, June 19, 1939. [CHAPTER 210] AN ACT To modify the provisions of section 14 of the Act of June 30, 1834, and section 10 of the Act of June 22, 1874, relating to the Indians. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That anything contained in section 14 of the Act of June 30, 1834 (4 Stat. 738), or in section 10 of the Act of June 22, 1874 (18 Stat. 177), now sections 68 and 87, respectively, title 25, United States Code, to the contrary notwithstanding, employees of the United States Govern- ment, including those in the Indian Service, may, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe, be permitted to purchase from any Indian or Indian organization any arts and crafts or any other product, service, or commodity, pro- duced, rendered, owned, controlled, or furnished by any Indian or Indian organization: Provided, however, That no employee of the United States Government shall be permitted to make any such purchases for the purpose of engaging directly or indirectly in the commercial selling, reselling, trading, or bartering of said pur- chases by the said employee: Provided further, That nothing con- tained in the Acts of Congress above referred to shall be construed as preventing Indian employees of the United States Government, 840 [53 STAT.