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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 58-61 -MAY 15, 1947 of the spouse in military service or that. in the absence of such a judg- ment or decree, such finding of good faith is made by the head of the department concerned or by such officer of the department concerned as he may designate for the purpose." Approved May 15, 1947. [CHAPTER 59] AN ACT To establish a Chief of Chaplains in the United States Navy, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be in the Bureau of Naval Personnel a Chief of Chaplains, designated by the Chief of Naval Personnel from among officers of the Chaplain Corps of the Regular Navy not below the rank of commander; and that such officer shall, while so serving, have the rank of rear admiral and shall receive the pay and allowances provided by law for rear admirals of the upper half. SEC. 2. The Act of December 22, 1944 (ch. 661, 58 Stat. 886), is hereby repealed. Approved May 15, 1947. [CHAPTER 60] AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act providing for the reorganization of the Navy Department, and for other purposes", approved June 20, 1940, to amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the President to appoint an Under Secretary of War during national emergencies, fixing the compensation of the Under Secretary of War, and authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe duties". approved December 16, 1940, as amended, 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 3 of the Act entitled "An Act providing for the reorganization of the Navy Department, and for other purposes", approved June 20, 1940 (54 Stat. 494), is amended by striking out from the first sentence thereof the following words: to serve dlring any national emergency declared by him to exist, including the ,resent lilited( eellleirely'". SEC. 2 . The Act entitled "An Act authorizing thte Plresident to appoint an Under Secretary of War during national emergencies. fix- ing the compensation of the Under Secretary of War. and authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe duties", approved December 16, 1940 (54 Stat. 1224), as amended, is amended as follows: (a) By striking from the title thereof the words: "during national emergencies"; (b) By striking the first sentence from the last paragraph of sec- tion 2 thereof. Approved May 15, 1947. [CHAPTER 61] AN ACT To amend the Act of July 20, 1942 (56 Stat. 662), relating to the acceptance of decorations, orders, medals, and emblems by officers and enlisted men of the armed forces of the United States tendered them by governments of cobellig- erent nations or other American Republics. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Act of July 20. 1942 (56 Stat. 662: 10 U. S . C . 1423a), be, and hereby is. amended to read as follows: 93 May 15, 1947 [I. I. . 135] [Public Law 56] Navy. Chief of Chaplains. Post, p. 880. Repeel. 34U.S.C . §91note. May 15, 1947 [11. R . 1369] [Public Law 57] Navy Department. Under Secretary. 5U.S(. 4211). War I ).lnrtfli,1t, I'l icr Secretary. 5 U', . C. §ISISa and note, 182. 58 Stnt. 807. 5U.S.C.6ISla tlote. May 15, 1947 [11. R. 13S1] [Public Law 5s; Members of armed for'es. Ackeptance of deco- rations from ctrtain foreign go crntnents. ost. pp. 453, 715.