PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 965,966-AUG. 14 , 1946 study of methods of abating and preventing pollution, including methods for the recovery of useful or marketable products and byproducts of wastes; and (3) the collation and distribution of data on the progress and results of such investigations for the use of Federal, State, municipal, and private agencies, individuals, organ- izations, or enterprises. thApropriation a "SEC. 6. There is authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act and regulations made pursuant thereto, including the construction of such facilities, buildings, and other improvements necessary for economical administration of areas made available to the Secretary of the Interior under this Act, and the employment in the city of Washington and elsewhere of such persons and means as the Secre- tary of the Interior may deem necessary for such purposes. Penalty. "SEC. 7. Any person who shall violate any rule or regulation promul- gated in accordance with this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both. "Wildlife"; "wild- "SEC. 8 . The terms 'wildlife' and 'wildlife resources' as used herein life resources." include birds, fishes, mammals, and all other classes of wild animals and all types of aquatic and land vegetation upon which wildlife is dependent. napplicability to "SEC. 9. The provisions of this Act shall not apply to the Tennessee Valley Authority." Approved August 14, 1946. August 14, 1946 [H. R. 6932] [Public Law 733] Agricultural reearch. 49 Stat. 436. 7U.S.C.427- 427g; Supp. V, 5 427d. 7U.S.C.§427. Declaration of policy. Research. [CHAPTER 966] AN ACT To provide for further research into basic laws and principles relating to agriculture and to improve and facilitate the marketing and distribution of agricultural products. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I Title I of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for research into basic laws and principles relating to agriculture and to provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension work and the more complete endowment and support of land-grant col- leges" approved June 29,1935 (the Bankhead-Jones Act), is amended as follows: (1) By substituting for section 1, title I, the following section: 'SECTION 1. It is hereby declared to be the policy of the Congress to promote the efficient production and utilization of products of the soil as essential to the health and welfare of our people and to promote a sound and prosperous agriculture and rural life as indispensable to the maintenance of maximum employment and national prosperity. It is also the intent of Congress to assure agriculture a position in research equal to that of industry which will aid in maintaining an equitable balance between agriculture and other sections of our economy. For the attainment of these objectives, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and directed to conduct and to stimulate research into the laws and principles underlying the basic problems of agriculture in its broadest aspects, including but not limited to: Research relating to the improvement of the quality of, and the develop- ment of new and improved methods of the production, marketing, 1082 [60 STAT.