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PUBLIC LAWS--OH. 804-AUG. 7 , 1946 Government rec- ords. 44 U. S. C., Supp. V, §§ 366-380. Gifts, etc., to spon- sors or donors. Rules and regula- tions. Transferof trophies, etc., to Treasury De- partment. Sale or donation. Binoculars. Transmittal of in- formation to Congress. Monument Associations, post of the Grand Army of the Republic, posts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, posts of The American Legion, and other recognized war veteran associa- tions, State museums, libraries, historical societies, and museums operated and maintained for educational purposes only, whose charter denies them the right to operate for profit, and posts of the Sons of Veterans Reserve, educational institutions whose graduates or students fought in World War I or World War II, captured, con- demned, or obsolete ordnance, guns, projectiles, books, manuscripts, works of art, drawings, plans, models, and other condemned or obso- lete material, trophies, and flags, and other material of historic inter- est which may not be needed in the service of the Navy Department: Provided, That the material authorized by this section to be loaned or given by the Secretary of the Navy shall not include any records of the Federal Government as defined in the Act approved July 7, 1943 (57 Stat. 380; 44 U. S. C. 366). SEC. 3. The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to loan or give to any individual who sponsored a ship or vessel, the name plate or any small article of a negligible or sentimental value, from that ship or vessel and any person, State, group, or organization named in section 2 of this Act who donated any article, material, or equipment includ- ing donations of silver service, may receive such articles, equipment, or material at the discretion of the Secretary of the Navy. The loans or gifts described in sections 2 and 3 of this Act shall be made sub- ject to such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy and the Government shall be at no expense in connec- tion with any such loan or gift. SEC. 4. The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to transfer, without reimbursement, such devices and trophies as he may in his discretion determine, to the Secretary of the Treasury for the promotion of the sale of war or victory bonds, and to any other Government agency for scientific, experimental, monumental, or display purposes. The Sec- retary of the Treasury is authorized to sell or donate such war devices and trophies for the promotion of the sale of war or victory bonds. SEC. 5 . Any person who gave or loaned binoculars to the United States or to the United States Navy in order that such binoculars might be used in the naval service during World War II and to whom the binoculars given or loaned cannot be returned, shall be entitled to receive from the Secretary of the Navy binoculars similar in type to the binoculars given or loaned. SEC. 6. No transfer, loan, or gift authorized by section 1 or 2 of this Act shall take effect until information of the proposal to make such transfer, loan, or gift has been transmitted to the Congress. The transfers authorized by section 1 of this Act shall take effect upon the expiration of the first period of sixty calendar days of continuous session of the Congress following the date on which information of the proposal to make such transfer is transmitted to the Congress; but only if, between the date of transmittal and the expiration of such sixty-day period there has not been passed by the two Houses a concurrent resolution stating in substance that the Congress does not favor the proposed transfer. The loans and gifts authorized by section 2 of this Act shall take effect upon the expiration of the first period of thirty calendar days of continuous session of the Congress following the date on which information of the proposal to make such loan or gift is transmitted to the Congress; but only if, between the date of transmittal and the expiration of such thirty-day period, there has not been passed by the two Houses a concurrent resolution stating in substance that the Congress does not favor the proposed loan or gift. Approved August 7, 1946. 898 [60 STAT.