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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 532-534 -JULY 1, 2 , 1946 Repeal. 50 Stat. 659; 54 Stat. 670; 56 Stat. 377. 11 U. S. C., Supp. V, §404. evidences of indebtedness covered by the plan, whether such partial completion or execution of such plan of composition occurred before or after the filing of said petition, shall not be construed as limiting or prohibiting the effect of this title, and the written consent of the holders of any securities outstanding as the result of any such partial completion or execution of any plan of composition shall be included as consenting creditors to such plan of composition in determining the percentage of securities affected by such plan of composition." SEC. 2. Section 84 of chapter IX of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States", approved July 1, 1898, as amended by the Acts of August 16, 1937, June 28, 1940, and June 22, 1942, is hereby repealed. Approved July 1, 1946. [CHAPTER 533] AN ACT July 2, 1946 ' [H. R. 2543] To require weekly newspapers enjoying mailing privileges to make sworn state- [Public Law 482] ments with respect to their circulation. 37 Stat. 53. July 2, 946 [H. R. 3517] [Public Law 483] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the second paragraph of section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropria- tions for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes", approved August 24, 1912, as amended (U. S . C ., 1940 edi- tion, title 39, secs. 233-234), is amended by inserting after "daily" the words "and weekly", "semiweekly", and "triweekly". Approved July 2, 1946. [CHAPTER 534] AN ACT To authorize the admission into the United States of persons of races indigenous to India, and persons of races indigenous to the Philippine Islands, to make them racially eligible for naturalization, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Nationality Act of United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 303 of the Nationality Act of 1940, as amended (54 Stat. 1140; 57 Stat. 601; 8 U. S . C ., Supp. 703), be amended to read as follows: raEisiilty for natu- "SEC. 303 (a) The right to become a naturalized citizen under the provisions of this Act shall extend only to- "(1) white persons, persons of African nativity or descent, and persons who are descendants of races indigenous to the continents of North or South America or adjacent islands and Filipino persons or persons of Filipino descent; "(2) persons who possess, either singly or in combination, a preponderance of blood of one or more of the classes specified in clause (1); "(3) Chinese persons and persons of Chinese descent, and persons of races indigenous to India; and "(4) persons who possess, either singly or in combination, a preponderance of blood of one or more of the classes specified in clause (3) or, either singly or in combination, as much as one-half blood of those classes and some additional blood of one of the classes specified in clause (1). "(b) Nothing in the preceding subsection shall prevent the naturali- zation of former citizens of the United States who are otherwise 54 stat.1146. eligible to naturalization under the provisions of section 317." 8 U.S. C. §717. 416 [60 STAT.