60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 610 -612 -JULY 24, 1946 [CHAPTER 610] AN ACT 659 July 24, 1946 To authorize school districts in Alaska to issue bonds for school construction, [H. . 580] and for other purposes. [Public Law 538] 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 May 31, 1938 (52 Stat. 589; 48 U. S . C., sec. 315 and the following), entitled "An Act to authorize public utility districts in the Territory of Alaska to incur bonded indebtedness, and for other purposes", is hereby amended to read: "That public utility and school districts in the Territory of Alaska, organized or which may be organ- ized under the laws of the Territory, are hereby authorized to con- struct, improve, extend, better, repair, reconstruct, acquire, and oper- ate any and all types of public utilities and improvements, school buildings and facilities connected therewith, respectively under and in accordance with and to the full extent provided by the laws of said Territory relating to public utility and school districts in said Terri- tory, and to incur bonded indebtedness and to issue negotiable bonds for any or all of said purposes: Provided, however, That no public utility or school district shall incur bonded indebtedness or issue its negotiable bonds under this Act to an amount which shall exceed 10 per centum of the aggregate value of the real and personal property within such district subject to taxation by such district." SEC. 2. Section 2 of the above entitled Act is hereby amended by inserting after the words "public utility" the words "or school". Approved July 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 611] AN ACT Relating to mail service on Lake Winnepesaukee, New Hampshire. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby repealed the proviso (39 U. S . C . 208) appearing in the first section of the Act of February 28, 1919 (40 Stat. 1189, 1194), entitled "An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Depart- ment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, and for other purposes", providing as follows: "Provided, That hereafter the compensation for the carrier of mail on Lake Winnepesaukee from the post office at Laconia, New Hampshire, who furnishes his own equipment, shall be $1,800 per annum." Approved July 24, 1946. Alaska. Issuance of bonds for school construc- tion, etc. Limitation. 52 Stat. 589. 48U.S. a. § 315a. July 24, 1946 [H. R . 5820] [Public Law 539] Repeal. [CHAPTER 612] AN ACT July 24, 1946 To include the heads of executive departments and independent agencies within [H. B. 5831] the purview of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930. [Public Law M0] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 3 (a) of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, is amended by striking out the words "and heads of executive depart- ments". SEC. 2. This Act shall be effective, with respect to any head of a department, at the beginning of his first pay period commencing in the second month following the month in which this Act is enacted. As used in this section the term "department" means any department, independent establishment, or agency (including corporations) in the executive branch of the Government. Approved July 24, 1946. 56 Stat. 147. 5U.S.C., Supp.V, 1693. Post, p. 850. Effective date. "Department."