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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 796, 797-AUG. 7 ,1946 SEC. 3. The Act entitled "An Act to extend the benefits of the United States Employees' Compensation Act to members of the Offi- cers' Reserve Corps and of the Enlisted Reserve Corps of the Army who are physically injured in line of duty while performing active duty or engaged in authorized training, and for other purposes", approved July 15, 1939 (U. S . C., 1940 edition, title 5, sec. 797), is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "SEC. 2 . As used in this Act, the term 'in time of peace' shall include that period after September 8, 1945 (the date of formal surrender by Japan), which is prior to the first day on which the United States is, by the action of the Congress or the President, or both, no longer engaged in any war in which the United States is engaged on the date of enactment of this section." Approved August 7, 1946. [CHAPTER 797] AN ACT To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act granting the consent of Congress to the State Highway Commission, Commonwealth of Kentucky, to construct, maintain, and operate a toll bridge across the Cumberland River at or near Burkesville, Cumberland County, Kentucky", approved May 18, 1928. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act approved May 18, 1928, as herein amended, and heretofore extended by an Act of Congress approved March 2, 1929, granting the con- sent of Congress to the State Highway Commission, Commonwealth of Kentucky, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge and approaches thereto across the Cumberland River, at or near Burkes- ville, Cumberland County, Kentucky, be, and is hereby, revived and reenacted: Provided, That this Act shall be null and void unless the actual construction of the bridge herein referred to be commenced within one year and completed within three years from the date of approval hereof. SEC. 2 . Section 2 of Public Law Numbered 436 of the Seventieth Congress, approved May 18, 1928, is amended to read as follows: "If tolls are charged for the use of such bridge, the rates 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 sink- ing 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 such bridge and its approaches, the expenditures 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. 893 53 Stat. 1042. "In time of peace." August 7,1946 [H .. 704] [Public Law 642] Bridge. Cumberland River. Extension of time. 45 Stat. 613, 1523. Time limitation. 45 Stat. 613 . Adjustment of toll rates. Record of costs, etc.