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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 882-884 -AUG. 8,1946 August 8, 1946 IS. 2256] [Public Law 676] Coast Guard. Discharge, etc., of former personnel. 38 U. S. C., Supp. V, 693h. August 8, 1946 [S. 2318] [Public Law 676] 16U.S.o. 756. 16U.S.0. 767. Use of State facil- ties and services. Ante, p. 809. Title, etc. August 8,1946 [8. 2401] [Public Law 677] Navy. [CHAPTER 882] AN ACT To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 301 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 286) is amended by changing the period at the end of the section to a colon and by adding the following: "And provided further, That the authority conferred upon the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy by this section shall vest in and be exercised by the Secretary of the Treasury, at such times as the Coast Guard is operating under the Treasury Department, with respect to the discharge or dismissal of former personnel of the Coast Guard, and that the findings of boards established pursuant to such authority shall be final subject only to review by the Secretary of the Treasury." Approved August 8, 1946. [CHAPTER 883] AN ACT To amend the Act of May 11, 1938, for the conservation of the Fishery Resources of the Columbia River, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2 of the Act of May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 345), entitled "An Act to provide for the conservation of the fishery resources of the Columbia Rivers estab- lishment, operation, and maintenance of one or more stations in Ore- gon, Washington, and Idaho, and for the conduct of necessary investi- gations, surveys, stream improvements, and stocking operations for these purposes", is amended by deleting therefrom the comma after the word "construct" as it appears therein and inserting in lieu thereof the word "and" and by deleting the words "and maintain". SEc. 2 . Section 3 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "In carrying out the authorizations and duties imposed by section 2 of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to utilize the facilities and services of the agencies of the States of Oregon Wash- ington and Idaho responsible for the conservation of the ish and wildlife resources in such States, under the terms of agreements entered into between the United States and these States without regard to the provisions of section-3709 of the Revised Statutes, and funds appropriated to carry out the purposes of this Act may be expended for the construction of facilities on and the improvement of lands not owned or controlled by the United States: Provided, That the appropriate agency of the State wherein such construction or improve- ment is to be carned on first shall have obtained without cost to the United States the necessary title to, interest therein, rights-of-way over, or licenses covering the use of such lands." Approved August 8, 1946. [CHAPTER 884] AN ACT To amend the Act of May 4, 1898 (30 Stat. 369), as amended, to authorize the President to appoint two hundred and fifty acting assistant surgeons for tem- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of May 4, 1898, entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval 932 [60 STAT.