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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 544-547-JULY 9, 10 , 1946 Short title. Office of Price Administration, which amount shall be in addition to the amount required for transportation. SEC. 12. This Act may be cited as the "District of Columbia Appro- priation Act, 1947". Approved July 9, 1946. [CHAPTER 545] AN ACT July 9, 1946 [8.1578] To clarify the terms "compensation" and "pension" under laws administered by [Public Law 494] the Veterans' Administration. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That under laws administered by the Veterans' Administration monetary benefits, other than retirement pay, for service-connected disability or death shall be designated "compensation", and not "pension". 4 Stat. 626. SEC. 2 . Section 33 of Public Law Numbered 141, Seventy-third 38U..C. 0 Congress, is hereby repealed. Approved July 9, 1946. [CHAPTER 546] uly 0,1 AN ACT is. 18931 To amend the Act incorporating The American Legion so as to redefine eligibility [Public Law 495] for membership therein. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the The American Le- United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 5 of the on-U . s. c . 45; Act approved September 16, 1919 (41 Stat. 285; U. S. C. of 1940, Supp. nupp. V, &45. IV, title 36, sec. 43), entitled "An Act to incorporate The American Legion", as amended, is hereby further amended to read as follows: Persons eligible to "That no person shall be a member of this corporation unless he has mem berp. served in the naval or military services of the United States at some time during the period between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918, or during the period between December 7, 1941, and September 2, 1945, all dates inclusive, or who, being citizens of the United States at the time of enlistment, served in the military or naval services of any of the governments associated with the United States during either of said World Wars: Provided, however, That such person shall have an honorable discharge or separation from such service or continue to serve honorably after September 2,1945." Approved July 9, 1946. [CHAPTER 547] AN ACT July 10, 194 [s. 342! To amend section 5296 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, relating to the [Public Law 496] discharge of indigent convicts for nonpayment of fines. Federal prisoners. Inability to pay fine, etc. Application to com- misioner or warden. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 5296 of the Revised Statutes, as amended by section 4 of the Act entitled "An Act to amend certain laws governing Federal prisoners, and for other purposes", approved June 29, 1940 (54 Stat. 692; 18 U. S . C . 641), is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 5296. When a poor convict, sentenced by any court of the United States to be imprisoned and pay a fine, or fine and costs, or to pay a fine, has been confined in prison thirty days, solely for the non- payment of such fine, or fine and costs, such convict may make appli- cation in writing to the nearest commissioner of the United States court in the district where he is imprisoned or, if confined in a Federal penal institution, to the warden of such institution, setting forth his inability 524 [60 STAT.