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PUBLIC LAWS--CHS. 936, 937, 943-AUG. 9 , 1946 Application for re- employment. 54 Stat. 890. 50U.S.0.app. 308(b)(A); Supp. V , 308(b)(A). Auust 9,1946 is.2306] [Public Law 710] Fort Benning, Ga. Easement. August 9, 1946 [H. R. 2851] [Public Law 711] Philadelphia. service: Provided, That, in the case of any such former member who has been discharged from or relieved from active duty in the Women's Army Corps prior to the effective date of this subsection, application for reemployment may be made at any time within ninety days after such effective date. The provisions of section 8 (b) (A) of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, shall be applicable to any such former member without regard to whether the position which she held shall have been covered into the classified civil service during the period of her military service or during the period of her service in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps." Approved August 9, 1946. [CHAPTER 937] AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to grant Georgia Power Company a one- hundred-foot perpetual easement across certain land in the State of Alabama constituting a portion of the military reservation designated as Fort Benning, Georgia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered, under such terms and conditions as he may deem advisable, to grant to the Georgia Power Company, its successors and/or assigns for transmission-line purposes, a one-hundred-foot perpetual easement over. across, in, and upon certain land in the State of Alabama constituting a portion of the military reservation designated as Fort Benning, Georgia. Approved August 9, 1946. [CHAPTER 943] AN ACT To provide for investigating the matter of the establishment of a national park in the old part of the city of Philadelphia, for the purpose of conserving the historical objects and buildings therein. Whereas thousands of residents of the city of Philadelphia, compris- ing part of the Third Congressional District of Pennsylvania, have petitioned their representatives in the Congress of the United States upon the matters more fully hereinafter set forth; and Whereas the petition of the residents of the city of Philadelphia calls attention to the existence of many shrines hallowed in American history, as well as several modern buildings owned by the Federal Government, in the area of the city of Philadelphia, beginning at the southeast corner of Sixth Street and Chestnut Street and pro- ceeding southwardly to the northeast corner of Sixth Street and Walnut Street; thence proceeding eastwardly to the northwest corner of Fifth Street and Walnut Street, thence proceeding north- wardly to a point on the west side of Fifth Street which would be made by extending the north line of Sansom Street to the east side of Fifth Street; thence proceeding eastwardly along the north line of the said Sansom Street to a point in the east side of Fourth Street which would be made by extending the north line of the said Sansom Street to the east side of the said Fourth Street; thence southwardly to the northeast corner of Harmony and Fourth Streets; thence eastwardly to the northwest corner of Harmony and Third Streets; thence northwardly to a point at which a line extended perpendicularly from the east side of Third Street would meet the angle created by the lines forming the northeast corner of Third and Dock Streets; thence eastwardly along the northerly line 972 [60 STAT.