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892 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 795, 796-AUG. 7, 1946 [CHAPTER 795] August 7, 1946 [H. R . 7030] [Public Law 640] Bridge. Allegheny River. 34 Stat. 84 . 33U.S.C.§§491- 498. Adjustment of toll rates. Record of costs, etc. August 7, 1946 (1 . IR. 7039] [Public Law 641] [60 STAT. AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to con- struct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Allegheny River, between a point in or near the Borough of Tarentum, in the county of Allegheny, and a point near the boundary of the city of New Kensington and Lower Burrel Township in Westmoreland County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 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 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge and approaches thereto across the Allegheny River, at a point suitable to the interests of navi- gation, at or near the Borough of Tarentum, and in the county of Allegheny, and a point near the boundary of the city of New Ken- sington and Lower Burrel Township in Westmoreland County, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters", approved March 23, 1906, and subject to the conditions and limitations contained in this Act. SEC. 2 . If tolls are charged for the use of such bridge, the rates of toll shall be so adjusted as to provide a fund sufficient to pay the reasonable cost of maintaining, repairing, and operating the bridge and its approaches under economical management and to provide a sinking fund sufficient to amortize the cost of the bridge and its approaches, including reasonable interest and financing cost, as soon as possible under reasonable charges, but within a period of not to exceed twenty years from the completion thereof. After a sinking fund sufficient for such amortization shall have been so provided, such bridge shall thereafter be maintained and operated free of tolls. An accurate record of the costs of the bridge and its approaches, the expen- ditures for maintaining, repairing, and operating the same, and of the daily tolls collected, shall be kept and shall be available for the information of all persons interested. SEC. 3 . The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved August 7, 1946. [CHAPTER 796] AN ACT To further amend section 304 of the Naval Reserve Act of 1938, as amended, so as to grant certain benefits to navalpersonnel engaged in training duty prior to official termination of World War iI. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the ofIl98,aReserve Act United States of America in Congress assembled, Tllat section 304 of 52 tSt. 85C; the Naval Reserve Act of 1938, as amended, is hereby further amended 34 U. S. C. §855c; Supp. V, § 855c. as follows: Insert the following new proviso immediately before the final Benoeftctst dutym- proviso of the said section: "Provided further, That any member of etc. the Naval Reserve performing active duty with or without pay for periods of thirty days or less, training duty with or without pay, drills, equivalent instruction or duty, appropriate duty, or prescribed duty, or while performing authorized travel to or from such duties, prior to the official termination of World War II, shall be entitled to all the benefits provided by this section to members of the Naval Reserve in time of peace:". Efective date. SEC. 2. The amendment contained in section 1 shall be effective as of December 1, 1945.