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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 233, 240 -APR . 26 , 27,1946 Commission. Functions. Utilization of Fed- eral agencies. fitting and appropriate observance of the two-hundredth anniversary of its founding. SEa. 2 . There is hereby established a commission to be known as the United States Princeton University Bicentennial Commission (hereinafter referred to as the "Commission") to be composed of fifteen Commissioners, as follows: The President of the United States and four persons to be appointed by him, the President of the Senate and four Members of the Senate to be appointed by the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and four Members of the House to be appointed by the Speaker. Any vacancies occurring in the membership of the Commission shall be filled in the same manner in which original appointments to such Commission are made. SEC. 3 . The Commission, on behalf of the United States, shall cooperate with the representatives of Princeton University, the State of New Jersey, and the Borough of Princeton, New Jersey, in the appropriate observance of such anniversary, and shall extend appro- priate courtesies to the delegates of foreign universities and other foreign learned bodies or individuals, attending the celebrations as guests of Princeton University. The Commission is authorized in performing its functions under this section to utilize the services and facilities of the various agencies and instrumentalities of the United States, with the consent of such agencies and instrumentalities. SEC. 4. The members of the Commission shall serve without compen- sation. They shall select a chairman and a secretary from among their number, but the President of the United States shall be designated as the honorary chairman of the Commission. Approved April 26, 1946. [CHAPTER 240] April 27, 1946 [H. R . 4896] [Public Law 368] Transportation of certain military and naval personnel. Dependents. Payment In lieu of transportation. AN ACT To provide for payment of travel allowances and transportation and for trans- portation of dependents of members of the military and naval forces, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any member of the military or naval forces who is hereafter separated from active service under conditions other than honorable may be furnished transportation in kind at Government expense from the place of separation from active service to the place at which he entered upon active service or home of record: Provided, That no transportation will be furnished under this section to any person who is in confine- ment pursuant to sentence of a civil court at the time of separation from active service. SEC. 2. In lieu of transportation for dependents of personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, or of any of the components thereof authorized under any provision of law, payment at the rate of 4 cents per mile for dependents twelve years of age and over, and 2 cents per mile for dependents under twelve years of age to include dependents five years of age and over, may be made for land travel when such travel shall have been completed: Pro- vided, That prior to July 1, 1946, such payments may be made, under such conditions as the Secretary of War or the Secretary of the Navy, respectively, may prescribe, in advance of actual travel by dependents otherwise entitled to transportation. No payment will be made for dependents less than five years of age. Reimbursement is author- ized in the manner prescribed in this section, for travel performed, 126 [60 STAT.