60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 704-706-JULY 31, 1946 Virgin Islands, and Alaska exercising Federal Jurisdiction, at the rate of $15,000 per year. To the chief justice of the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia at the rate of $15,500 per year. To each of the judges of the United States Customs Court at the rate of $15,000 per year. To each of the Judges of The Tax Court of the United States at the rate of $15,000 per year. That all of said salaries shall be paid in monthly installments. SEC. 2. It is authorized that there be appropriated annually such sums as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Approved July 31, 1946. [CHAPTER 705] AN ACT To authorize increases in the salary rates of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia whose pay is fixed and regulated by the District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 1946, all employees of the Board of Edu- cation whose salaries are fixed and regulated by the District of Colum- bia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945, as amended, except the Superin- tendent of Schools, shall receive, in addition to the compensation already provided for under such Act, as amended, additional com- pensation at the rate of $450 per annum. SEC. 2. There is authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the District of Columbia not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act, and any appropriations for the public schools of the District of Columbia for personal services are hereby made available for the payment of the increased salaries authorized by this Act. SEC. 3. The Board of Education is hereby directed to make a study of the pay scales and classifications of the employees of the said Board whose salaries are fixed and determined by the District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945, as amended, for the purpose of determining what salary and classification adjustments, if any, may be necessary or desirable, and to make a report, including its findings and recommendations, to the respective chairmen of the Senate and House District Committees not later than February 1, 1947. SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect as of July 1, 1946. Approved July 31, 1946. [CHAPTER 706] AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct the Lewiston Orchards project, Idaho, in accordance with the Federal reclamation laws. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the pur- poses of irrigating lands and for purposes incidental thereto, there is hereby authorized to be constructed, operated, and maintained the Lewiston Orchards project, Idaho, substantially in accordance with the recommendations of the regional director of the Bureau of Recla- mation, region numbered I, in his report dated December 3, 1945, Appropriation au- thorized. July 31, 1946 [S. 2352] [Public Law 568] Board of Education employees, D. C. Additional compen- sation. 59 Stat. 488. D. C . Code, Supp. V, §§ 31-638 to 31-6e8. Appropriation au- thorized. Study of pay scales and classifications. Supra. Report to Congress. Effective date. July 31, 1946 [S. 2372] [Public Law W9] Lewiston Orchards project, Idaho.