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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 617, 642, 643-JULY 24, 25, 1946 [CHAPTER 617] JOINT RESOLUTION Relating to peanut marketing quotas under the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstanding the provisions of sections 357-359, inclusive, of the Agricultural Adjust- ment Act of 1938, as amended (U. S . C ., 1940 edition, Supp. IV, title 7, secs. 1357 to 1359, inclusive), and in view of the critical shortage of high protein foods and feeds, and fats and oils, peanut marketing quotas shall not be proclaimed with respect to the crop of peanuts produced in the calendar year 1947, and no National, State, or farm acreage allotments for peanuts for the 1947 crop shall be established. Approved July 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 642] AN ACT To extend the period within which the Secretary of Agriculture may carry out the purposes of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act by making payments to agricultural producers. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8 (a), as amended, of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act (U. S. C., 1940 edition, Supp. IV, title 16, sec. 590h (a)) is amended (a) by striking out "January 1, 1947" wherever appearing therein and inserting in lieu thereof "January 1, 1949", and (b) striking out "December 31, 1946" and inserting in lieu thereof "December 31, 1948". Approved July 25, 1946. [CHAPTER 643] AN ACT For the acquisition of buildings and grounds in foreign countries for the use of the Government of the United States of America. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United State of America in Congress assembled, That for the pur- pose of further carrying into effect the provisions of the Foreign Service Buildings Act of May 7, 1926, as amended (22 U. S. C. 291- 297), there is authorized to be appropriated in addition to the amount authorized by such Act, and the Act of May 25, 1938, an amount not to exceed $125,000,000, of which $110,000,000 shall be available exclu- sively for payments representing the value, in whole or in part, of property or credits of whatever nature acquired through lend-lease settlements, the disposal of surplus property abroad, or otherwise, and held abroad by the Government or owing the Government by any foreign government or by any person or organization residing or situated abroad, which property or credits may be used by the Depart- ment of State for sites,buildings, equipment, construction, and lease- holds; such payments to be made to the agency of the United States administering the property or credits and be treated by such agency as though made by the foreign government, person, or organization concerned. Sums appropriated pursuant to this Act shall be avail- able for the purposes and subject to the conditions and limitations of the above Acts, except that there shall be no limitation on the amount to be appropriated in any one year and that expenditures for furnishings shall not be subject to the provisions of section 3709 of the Revised Statutes. Approved July 25, 1946. 663 July 24, 1946 [H. J. Res. 359] IPublic Law 545] Peanut marketing quotas. 55 Stat. 88. 7U.S.C., Supp.V, §§1357-1359. Post, p. 705. July 25, 1946 [H. R . 6459] [Public Law 546] 55 Stat. 860 . 16 U.S. C., Snpp. V, i 590h (a). July 25, 1946 [H. R. 66271 [Public Law 5471 Foreign Servbe Buildings Act, 1926. Additional appro- priation authorized. 44 Stat. 403; 52 Stat. 441. 22U.. C.1292et

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