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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 20 SESS.-CH. 964-AUG. 14 , 1946 fine of not more than $2,000 or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or both. "(b) Whoever, being employed in any capacity by the Secretary, (1) embezzles, abstracts, purloins or willfully misapplies any moneys, funds, securities or other things of value, whether belonging to the Secretary or pledged or otherwise entrusted to him; or (2) with intent to defraud the Secretary, or any body politic or other corporation, or any individual, or to deceive any officer, auditor or examiner of the Secretary, makes any false entry in any book, report or statement of, or to, the Secretary, or draws any order, or issues, puts forth or assigns any note or other obligation or draft, mortgage, judgment or decree thereof; or (3) with intent to defraud the Secretary, participates or shares in or receives directly or indirectly any money, profit, property or benefits through any transaction, loan, commission, contract or any other act of the Secretary shall, upon conviction thereof, be pun- ished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or by imprisonment for not more than five years, or both. "(c) Whoever willfully shall conceal, remove, dispose of, or convert to his own use or that of another, any property mortgaged or pledged to, or held by, the Secretary as seourity for any obligation, shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $2,000 or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or both. "(d) Whoever conspires with another to accomplish any of the acts made unlawful by the preceding provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof be subject to the same fine or imprisonment, or both, as is applicable in the case of conviction for doing such unlawful act. "PEES AND COMMISSIONS PROIBITED "SEC. 53. No officer, attorney, or other employee of the Secretary shall, directly or indirectly, be the beneficiary of or receive any fee, commission, gift, or other consideration for or in connection with any transaction or business under this Act other than such salary, fee, or other compensation as he may receive as such officer, attorney, or employee. No member of a county committee established under sec- tion 42 shall knowingly make or join in making any certification pro- hibited by section 2 (c). Any person violating any provision of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $2,000 or imprisonment for not more than two years, or both. 'EXTENSION OF TERRITORIES "SEc. 54. The provisions of this Act shall extend to the Territories of Alaska and Hawaii and to Puerto Rico. In the case of Alaska and Puerto Rico, the term 'county' as used in this Act shall be deemed synonymous with Territory, or any subdivision thereof as may be designated by the Secretary, and payments under section 33 of this Act shall be made to the Governor of the Territory or to the fiscal agent of such subdivision. SEPARABILUTY "SEC. 55 . If any provision of this Act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid, the remainder of the Act, and the application of such provision to other persons or circum- stances, shal not be affected thereby." SEC. 4. Title II of the Bainhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: Embezzlement, etc. Removal, etc. , of property held as security. Conspiracy. Ante, p. 1068. . Pod, p. 1074. "County." 50 Stat. 52 . 7 U.S. C. 1012. 50 Stat. 62t 7U. . o.. 007- lOOQ.