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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 512-514-JUNE 28, 1946 Ante, pp. 326, 331, 325. Repeal. Release of penalty, etc Separability clause. those subdivisions and paragraphs as they will be amended when sections 6, 16, and 17 of this amendatory Act become effective, and section 4 of this amendatory Act becomes fully effective. SEC. 19. a . All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with any provi- sions of this amendatoryAct are hereby repealed. b. Nothing herein contained shall have the effect to release or extin- guish any penalty, forfeiture, or liability incurred under any Act or Acts of which this Act is amendatory. c. If any provision of this amendatory Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of this amendatory Act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this amendatory Act are declared to be severable. d. Section and subdivision headings shall not be taken to govern or limit the scope of the sections or subdivisions to which they relate. Approved June 28, 1946. [CHAPTER 513] e 2,146 AN ACT 'June28, 1946 [H. R. 4433] To provide for the conveyance to the State of Alabama for use as a public park of [Public Law 466] the military reservation known as Fort Morgan. Alabama. Conveyance. Oondition. June 28, 1946 [H. R . 6454] [Public Law 4i6] Settlement of dam- age claims. 59 Stat. 225. 31 U. S. C., Supp. V, 223b. Pon, p. 847. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled That, subject to condition hereinafter specified, the Secretary of the Navy is authorized and directed to donate and convey to the State of Alabama all the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the military reservation known as Fort Morgan, situated in Baldwin County, Alabama, containing four hundred and eight and ninety-two one- hundredths acres, more or less, and shown on map numbered 6559-110, entitled "Fort Morgan, Alabama, Reservation Map", dated June 1914, revised to February 7, 1936, on file in the office of the Quartermaster General, Washington, District of Columbia (A. G. 600.93 (2-18-36)). The conveyance executed by the Secretary of the Navy shall contain the express condition that if the State of Alabama shall at any time cease to use such property as a public park for public recreation, or shall alienate or attempt to alienate such property, title thereto shall revert to the United States. The said conveyance shall also contain the further express condition that at any time during any future national emergency the Navy or War Department may reoccupy the property, such occupancy to be without cost to the United States. Approved June 28, 1946. [CHAPTER 514] AN ACT To amend the Act approved July 3, 1943, entitled "An Act to provide for the settlement of claims for damage to or loss or destruction of property or personal injury or death caused by military personnel or civilian employees, or otherwise incident to activities, of the War Department or of the Army". Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Act of July 3, 1943 (57 Stat. 372; 31 U.S.C . 223b), as amended by the Act of May 29, 1945 (Public Law 67, Seventy-ninth Congress), be, and it is hereby, further amended by striking out the figures and words "$500, or in time of war not in excess of" as they appear in the first sentence thereof, and by striking out the figures and words "$500, 332 [60 STAT.