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61 STAT.] SOrH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 70-73-MAY 16, 1947 of Guam under the provisions and the authority of Public Law 490 of the Seventy-seventh Congress approved March 7, 1942 (56 Stat. 143), as heretofore and herein amended. Approved May 16, 1947. [CHAPTER 71] AN ACT To relieve collectors of customs of liability for failure to collect certain special tonnage duties and light money, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That no collector of customs shall be held liable to the United States for his failure to col- lect special tonnage duties provided for in the first sentence of section 4219 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (U. S. C., 1940 edition, title 46, sec. 121), nor for his failure in connection therewith to collect light money provided for in section 4225 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (U. S . C ., 1940 edition, title 46, section 128), in connection with the entry from a foreign port of any foreign vessel prior to October 1, 1940; nor shall any such vessel hereafter be held liable for the payment of any such special tonnage duties or light money in connection with any entry prior to October 1, 1940. Approved May 16, 1947. [CHAPTER 72] AN ACT To amend section 327 (h) of the Nationality Act of 1940. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That title I, sub- chapter III, section 327, subsection (h), of the Act of October 14, 1940 (54 Stat. 1151; 8 U. S. C. 727 (h)), be and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows: "SEC. 327. (h) The officers in charge of property owned or leased by the Government are authorized, upon the recommendation of the Attorney General, to provide quarters, without payment of rent, in any building occupied by the Service, for a photographic studio, oper- ated by welfare organizations without profit and solely for the benefit of persons seeking to comply with requirements under the immigra- tion and nationality laws. Such studio shall be under the supervision of the Commissioner." Approved May 16, 1947. [CHAPTER 73] AN ACT To authorize additional allowances of good time and the payment of compen- sation to prison inmates performing exceptionally meritorious or outstanding services. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the discre- tion of the Attorney General and under rules and regulations pro- mulgated by him- (a) the additional deductions from sentences of prisoners employed in industries or camps authorized by section 8 of the Act of May 27, 1930 (46 Stat. 391; 18 U. S. C. 744h), may be 85347°--48-pt. 1 -7 97 50U.S.C.app. 5 1001-1017. Post, p. 453 . May 16, 1947 [S. 132] [Public Law 65] Collection of special tonnage duties and light money. May 16, 1947 [S. 460] [Public Law 66] Photographic studio. May 16, 1947 is. 534] [Public Law 67] Prison inmates. Additional deduc- tions from sentences.