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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 252 , 253 , 257-MAY 14, 15, - 1946 Nebraska, on April 6, 1944, and September 15, 1944: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved May 14, 1946. [CHAPTER 253] [CHAPTER 253JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, until July 1, 1946. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 16 (b) of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, is amended by striking out "May 15, 1946" and inserting "July 1, 1946". SEC. 2 . Section 5 (e) of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(3) After May 14, 1946, no individual who has a child or children shall be inducted without his consent for training and service under this Act. As used in this paragraph the term 'child' includes a child legally adopted, a stepchild, a foster child, and a person who is supported in good faith by the individual in a relationship similar to that of a parent and child but such term does not include any person eighteen years of age or over unless such person is physically or mentally handicapped." SEC. 3. So much of the first sentence of section 3 (a) of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, as precedes the first proviso is amended to read as follows: "SEc. 3. (a) Except as otherwise provided in this Act, every male citizen of the United States, and every other male person residing in the United States, who is between the ages of twenty and thirty, at the time fixed for his registration, or who attains the age of twenty after having been required to register pursuant to section 2 of this Act, shall be liable for training and service in the land or naval forces of the United States." Approved May 14, 1946, 8 P. M . [CHAPTER 257] AN ACT To exempt from taxation certain property of the Disabled American Veterans in the District of Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the property situated in square 153 in the city of Washington, District of Colum- bia, described as lot 132, owned, occupied, and used by the Disabled American Veterans, is hereby exempt from all taxation so long as the same is so owned and occupied, and not used for commercial purposes subject to the provisions of sections 2, 3, and 5 of the Act entitled "An Act to define the real property exempt from taxation in the District of Columbia", approved December 24, 1942. Approved May 15, 1946. 181 May 14, 1946 [S. J. Res. 159] [Public Law 379] 54 Stat. 897. 0 U. S. C., Supp. V, app. § 316 (b). Post, p . 342. 54 Stat. 888 . 50 U. S. C., Supp. V, app. 305 (e). Post, p . 342. Exemption from in- duction. "Chi l d." 54 Stat. 885. 50U.S . C., Supp.V , app. § 303 (a). Post, p. 341 . Persons liable for training and service. 54 Stat. 885. 50 U. S . C., Supp.V, app. i 302. May 15, 1946 [S. 1961] [Public Law 380] 56 Stat. 1091. D. C . Code, Supp. V, I§ 47-801b, 47- 801c, 47-801e.