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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2D SESS. - CHS. 487-489-JUNE 25, 26, 1946 targets for the purposes set forth in section 1 of this joint resolution, is limited to thirty-three. The term "combatant vessels" for pur- poses of this section is defined as naval vessels of the following categories: Battleships, cruisers, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and submarines. SEC. 4. The Secretaries of War and of the Navy shall take such measures as they may deem necessary to safeguard the information, observations, findings, conclusions, and recommendations pertaining to and resulting from these tests and which are of a military nature as would normally be attached to any other vital military informa- tion or military secret. SEC. 4A. The President, in his discretion, may appoint an advisory board to cooperate with the Secretaries of War and of the Navy in the conduct of these tests, to undertake an independent study of the tests and to submit its observations, findings, conclusions, and recommendations to the Secretaries of War and of the Navy. This advisory board shall be composed of- (a) five civilians, one of whom shall be designated as chair- man of the advisory board; (b) three naval officers, at least one of whom shall be a naval aviator; and (c) three Army officers, at least one of whom shall be an Army aviator. SEC. 5. Such provisions of this joint resolution as relate to the employment of vessels of the Navy as targets shall terminate two years after the date of its enactment into law. Approved June 25, 1946. [CHAPTER 488] AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Mononga- hela River, at a point between the Boroughs of Elizabeth, in Elizabeth Town- ship, and West Elizabeth, in Jefferson Township, in the county of Allegheny, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress is hereby granted to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge, and approaches thereto, across the Monongahela River, at a point suitable to the in- terests of navigation, between the Boroughs of Elizabeth, in Elizabeth Township, and West Elizabeth, in Jefferson Township, in the county of Allegheny, and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in accord- ance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters", approved March 23, 1906. SEC. 2 . The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved June 25, 1946. [CHAPTER 489] 309 "Combatant ves- sels." Safeguarding of in- formation, etc. Advisory board. Termination of des- ignated provisions. June 25, 1946 [H. R . 5357] [Public Law 443] Bridge. Monongahela River. 34 Stat. 84. 33 U. S. C. i§491- 498. AIN A . June 26,1946 To modify the time limitations governing the award of certain military and naval IS.'1523 decorations for acts performed during the present war. [ubic Law 444 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the limitations prescribed by the Act of July 9, 1918 (40 Stat. 845, 871), and the Act of August 7, 1942 (56 Stat. 743, 744), with respect to the time within which the Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Issuance of Medal of Honor, etc. 10U..S . . 1401 et seq.; Supp. V, I 1412; 34 TU.. C., Supp. V, § 354-364 . A T Af-I'