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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , IST SESS.-CHS. 667, 682, 684 -AUG. 10 , 11 , 1939 [CHAPTER 6671 JOINT RESOLUTION August 10, 1939 To provide funds for the maintenance and operation of the Administrative Office [H. J. Res. 3811 of the United States Courts for the fiscal year 1940. [Pub. Res., No. 501 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the appropriations "Miscellaneous Salaries, United States Courts, 1940", and "Miscel- laneous Expenses, United States Courts, 1940", are hereby made available to the Supreme Court of the United States in such amounts as may be determined necessary by said Court, not to exceed in the aggregate $150,000, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the administration of the United States courts, and for other purposes". Approved, August 10, 1939. [CHAPTER 682] AN ACT To admit the American-owned barges Prari and Palpa to American registry and to permit their use in coastwise trade. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwith- standing the provisions of section 27 of the Act of June 5, 1920, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, Supp. IV, title 46, sec. 883), the barges Prari and Palpa, owned by the Southern Banana Corpora- tion, a Delaware corporation, shall be admitted to American registry, and shall be entitled to engage in the coastwise trade and to transport merchandise between points in the United States, including Districts, Territories, and possessions thereof embraced within the coastwise laws. Approved, August 10, 1939. [CHAPTER 684] AN ACT AN ACT To allow the Home Owners' Loan Corporation to extend the period of amortiza- tion of home loans from fifteen to twenty-five years. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the fourth sentence of section 4 (d) of the Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, as amended, is amended by striking out before the semicolon the words "fifteen years" and substituting therefor the words "twenty- five years". (b) That the sixth sentence of section 4 (d) of the Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, as amended, is further amended to read as follows: "The Corporation may at any time grant an extension of time to any home owner for the payment of any installment of principal or interest owed by him to the Corporation or may at any time during the existence of the mortgage grant an extension and revision of its terms to provide for the amortization by means of monthly pay- ment sufficient to retire the interest and principal within a period not to exceed twenty-five years from the date of its execution if in the judgment of the Corporation the circumstances of the home owner and the condition of the security justify such extension or revision." Approved, August 11, 1939. U. S . Courts, Ad- ministrative Office. Appropriations made available for maintenance and op- eration. Ante, p. 906. Ante, p . 1223. August 10, 1939 [H. R. 6664] [Public, No. 380] Barges "Prari" and "Palpa. " Admittance of, to American registry, etc. 49 Stat. 442. 46 U. S. C., Supp. IV, §883. August 11, 1939 Is. 6281 [Public, No. 3811 Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, amend- ments. 48 Stat. 130 . 12 U.s. C . 1463(d); Supp. IV , 1463 (d). Amortization period forloans. extension. Time extension for payment of install- ments. Other adjustments. 98907--39-PT 2---57 1403