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PUBLIC LAWS-OHS. 756-758-AUG. 2 , 1946 56 stat. 3 p. SEC. 204. Section 12 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942 is 37 U. S. C., Snpp. V, § 112. amended by inserting between the fourth and fifth paragraphs thereof the following new paragraph: Money allowance "iUnder regulations prescribed by the head of the department con- p cerned, (1) officers entitled to transportation (as distinguished from mileage) and enlisted personnel of any of the services mentioned in the title of this Act may be paid, in advance or otherwise, a money allowance of 3 cents per mile in lieu of transportation, regardless of pliWints for en - the mode of travel; (2) applicants for enlistment (including rejected applicants) in such services may be furnished or reimbursed for transportation and subsistence incident to recruitment of such per- Isne patients. sonnel; and (3) insane patients may be furnished transportation and subsistence from military hospitals to other hospitals or their homes." 37SUt. 36:, iupp. SEC. 205. (a) Section 12 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942 is V,a112. amended by inserting between the fifth and sixth paragraphs thereof the following new paragraph: sehold effects, et "Upon changes of station, members of the services mentioned in the title of this Act shall be entitled to transportation (including packing, crating, drayage, temporary storage, and unpacking) of baggage and household goods and effects, or reimbursement therefor, as authorized by regulations prescribed by the heads of the department concerned, which shall be uniform for the services mentioned and shall be approved by the President. Such transportation may be by rail, water, or van, without regard to comparative costs." 567ta. 3, snpp. (b) The fifth paragraph of section 12 of the Pay Readjustment V,§112. Act of 1942 is amended by striking out the following proviso: "Pro- vided further,That the personnel of all the services mentioned in the title of this Act shall have the benefit of all existing laws applying to the Army and Marine Corps for the transportation of household effects :". Approved August 2, 1946. August 2 1946 [S. 2310] [Public Law 605] Bridge. Mississippi River. 53 Stat. 747; 54 Stat. 222; 5 Stat. 590; 58 Stat. 11; 69 Stat. 467. August 2, 1946 [S.23w69]1 [Public Law 606] [CHAPTER 757] AN ACT To further extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Friar Point, Mississippi, and Helena, Arkansas. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the times for commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Friar Point, Mississippi, and Helena, Arkansas, authorized to be built by the Arkansas-Mississippi Bridge Commission and its successors and assigns by an Act of Congress, approved May 17, 1939, heretofore extended by Acts of Congress, approved May 27, 1940, and July 14, 1941, and revived and reenacted by Acts of Congress, approved February 12,1944, and July 14,1945, are hereby further extended one and three years, respectively, from the date of approval of this Act. SEC. 2 . The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved August 2, 1946. [CHAPTER 758] AN ACT To close the Office of the Recorder of Deeds on Saturdays. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstand- ing the provisions of any other Act, the Office of the Recorder of 860 [60 STAT.