Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 60 Part 1.djvu/660

This page needs to be proofread.


60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2n SESS.-CHS. 591-594-JULY 23, 24, 1946 633 SEC. 407. Wherever an appropriation for the fiscal year 1947 is made Purchse of auto- available for the purchase of passenger automobiles and such avail- Limitation repealed. ability is specifically limited to used or surplus vehicles, such limita- tion is hereby repealed. SEc. 408. This Act may be cited as the "Third Deficiency Appro- Short title priation Act, 1946". Approved July 23, 1946. [CHAPTER 592] JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the establishment of an international animal quarantine station on Swan Island, and to permit the entry therein of animals from any country and the subsequent importation of such animals into other parts of the United States, and for other purposes. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized, in his discretion, to establish and main- tain on Swan Island, either independently or in cooperation with other American Republics and with breeders' organizations and similar organizations and individuals within the United States, an international animal quarantine station, including the acquisition of sites by lease or otherwise, and the construction of temporary build- ing, improvements, and other facilities on such sites, and notwith- standing the provisions of any other law but subject to regulations prescribed hereunder by the Secretary of Agriculture to prevent the introduction into the United States of communicable diseases of animals, animals may be brought into said quarantine station from any country, including but not limited to those countries in which the Secretary of Agriculture determines that rinderpest and foot- and-mouth disease exist, and may be subsequently imported into other parts of the United States under said regulations. Approved July 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 593] AN ACT Authorizing the State of Indiana to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Wabash River at or near Montezuma, Indiana. 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 State of Indiana to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge and approaches thereto across the Wabash River, at a point suitable to the interests of navi- gation, at or near Montezuma, Indiana, in accordance with the pro- visions of an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters", approved March 23, 1906, and subject to the conditions contained in this Act. SEC. 2. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved July 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 594] AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Iowa State Highway Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge across the Des Moines River at or near the town of Eddyville, Iowa. 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 Iowa State Highway Commission, July 24, 1946 [H. J Res. 364] [Public Law 522] International ani- mal quarantine sta- tion, Swan Island. Ante, p. 617. July 24, 1946 [H. R. 60411 [Public Law 523] Bridge. Wabash River. 34 Stat. 84. 33 U. 8. C. I§491- 498. July 24, 1946 [H. R. 6081] [Pablic Law 561 Bridge. Des Mobaw River.