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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 465, 469, 472-JUNE 24, 25 , 1946 [60 STAT. [CHAPTER 468] June 24, 1946 [8. 1336] [Public Law 436] North Dakota. Transfer of real and personal property. Rural rehabilita- tion. June 24, 1946 [S. J. Res. 162] [Public Law 437] 59 Stat. 555. 26 U. S. C., Supp. V, 13126 (a). June 25, 1946 [S. 1857] [Public Law 438] Department of the Interior. Hire of boats, ve- hicles, etc. Post, p. 385. Damages to private property. Post, p. 350 . AN ACT To transfer certain real and personal property in Ward County, North Dakota, to the State of North Dakota acting by and through the Industrial Commission of North Dakota. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon the written consent of the majority of directors of North Dakota Rural Rehabilitation Corporation, the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized and directed to transfer and to cause to be transferred forthwith to the State of North Dakota, acting by and through the Industrial Commission of North Dakota, all right, title, claim, and estate in and to all real and personal property in Ward County, North Dakota, known as the Burlington farmstead and coal-mine project, and which said properties were transferred by North Dakota Rural Rehabilitation Corporation, in trust to the United States of America acting by and through the Secretary of Agriculture, by transfer agreement dated June 25, 1937, and which said properties have been subject to administration by the Secretary as trustee under such agreement. Such transfer by the Secretary of Agriculture shall be subject to any legal rights existing by virtue of any lease or other agreement by the Secretary, his successors or representatives as such trustee, to use such properties or any proceeds received there- from wholly for rural rehabilitation. SEC. 2. The transfer of the real and personal property under this Act is hereby found to be in the general interest of rural rehabilita- tion and particularly in the rehabilitation of disabled veterans of the United States, and dependent members of their families, resident in North Dakota, and shall not be deemed to impose any liability upon the Secretary of Agriculture with respect to his obligations under such agreement of transfer of June 25, 1937. Approved June 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 469] JOINT RESOLUTION Extending for seven months the period of time during which alcohol plants are permitted to produce sugars or sirups simultaneously with the production of alcohol. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 3126 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code (relating to emergency production of sugars and sirups in industrial alcohol plants) is amended by striking out "July 1, 1946," and inserting in lieu thereof "February 1, 1947, Approved June 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 472] AN ACT To authorize the availability for certain necessary administrative expenses of appropriations for the Department of the Interior. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That appropria- tions for field work of the Department of the Interior shall be avail- able for the hire, with or without personal services, of boats, work animals, and animal-drawn and motor-propelled vehicles and equipment. SEC. 2. Appropriations for contingent expenses of the Department of the Interior shall be available, to the extent specified therein, for the payment of damages to private property (not to exceed $500 in 306