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60 STAT.] 79Tu CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 6, 22 -FEB. 12 , 14 , 1946 [CHAPTER 6] AN ACT To provide for the payment on a commuted basis of the costs of transportation of dependents of certain persons entitled to such transportation, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) section 12 of the Missing Persons Act (Act of March 7, 1942; 56 Stat. 143, 146), as amended (50 App. U. S . C. 1012), is hereby further amended by inserting before the period at the end thereof the following: ": Provided further, That in lieu of transportation authorized by this section for dependents, the head of the department concerned may authorize the payment in money of amounts equal to such com- mercial transportation costs for the whole or such part of travel for which transportation in kind is not furnished, when such travel shall have been completed". (b) This amendment shall take effect as of September 8, 1939. SEC. 2. (a) The first section of the Act of October 14, 1942 (56 Stat. 786; 50 App. U. S. C . 831), is hereby amended by inserting before the period at the end of such section the following: ": Pro- vided further, That in lieu of transportation authorized by this section for dependents, the Secretary of the Navy may authorize the payment in money of amounts equal to such commercial transporta- tion costs for the whole or such part of travel for which transpor- tation in kind is not furnished, when such travel shall have been completed". (b) This amendment shall take effect as of October 1, 1940. SEC. 3. (a) The Act of November 28, 1943 (57 Stat. 593; 50 App. U. S . C. 833a), is hereby amended by inserting the following new section and by renumbering the present section 5 as section 6: "SEC. 5 . In lieu of transportation authorized by this Act for dependents, the Secretary of the Navy may authorize the payment in money of amounts equal to such commercial transportation costs for the whole or such part of travel for which transportation in kind is not furnished, when such travel shall have been completed." (b) This amendment shall take effect as of December 7, 1941. SEC. 4. Section 4 of the Act of June 5, 1942 (56 Stat. 314, 315; 50 App. U. S. C . 763, 764), is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (d) the following subsection (e): "(e) In lieu of transportation authorized by subsections 3 (b), 3 (c), 4 (a), 4 (b), and 4 (c) of this Act for dependents, the Secre- tary of War may authorize the payment in money of amounts equal to such commercial transportation costs for the whole or such part of travel for which transportation in kind is not furnished, when such travel shall have been completed: Provided, That the provisions of this subsection shall be applicable to travel performed by depend- ents on and after the respective effective dates of the afore-mentioned subsections.' Approved February 12, 1946. [CHAPTER 22] JOINT RESOLUTION Making an additional appropriation for the fiscal year 1946 for readjustment benefits, Veterans' Administration. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That there is hereby appro- priated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, February 12, 1946 [S. 1631] [Public Law 298] Transportation for dependents. Payment in money. 50U. .C., Supp. V, app. § 1012. Personnel reported dead, etc. 50U. S . C., Supp. V, app. i 831. Navy personnel under secret orders. 50U.S. C., Supp. V, app. S§ 833a-833e. Navy personnel as- signed to new stations. o0U. S .C ., Supp. V, app. § 714. Certain civilnn and military personnel. 5 U. S. C. Supp.V, app. § 763 (b), (c). February 14, 1946 [H. J. Res. 316] [Public Law 299] Veterans. Readjustment bene- fits, appropriation.