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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 91, 97, 98, 100 May 31, 1947 June 4, 5, 9, 1947 of amounts equal to actual expenditures made by them prior to April 1, 1947, for costs of site acquisition and preparation, or installation of streets and utility mains, with respect to suspended units referred to in the proviso in clause (1) above. Approved May 31, 1947. [CHAPTER 97] JOINT RESOLUTION June 4, 1947 Limiting the application of provisions of Federal law to counsel employed under IS. J. Res. 107] S. Res. 46. [Public Law 86] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That nothing in section 109 or section 113 of the Criminal Code (U. S . C., 1940 edition, title 18, sees. 198 and 203), or in section 361, section 365, or section 366 of the Revised Statutes (U. S . C., 1940 edition, title 5, secs. 306, 314, and 315), or in any other provision of Federal law imposing restrictions, requirements, or penalties in relation to the employment of persons, the performance of services, or the payment or receipt of compen- sation in connection with any claim, proceeding, or matter involving the United States, shall apply with respect to counsel to the special committee of the Senate serving under the provisions of S. Res. 46, Eightieth Congress, first session, adopted January 22, 1947: Provided, however, That nothing contained herein shall be deemed to limit, cur- tail, or augment any existing authority in such committee or its coun- sel to initiate, prosecute, maintain, defend, or otherwise dispose of any claim, action, proceeding, or matter, civil or criminal, on behalf of the United States. Approved June 4, 1947. [CHAPTER 98] 35 Stat. 1107, 1109. AN At1L June 5, 1947 To amend section 3539 of the Revised Statutes, relating to taking trial pieces [S. 565 of coins. [Public Law 87] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 3539 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (U. S . C., title 31, sec. 352), is amended by striking out the word "two" wherever it appears therein and inserting in lieu thereof the word "ten". Approved June 5, 1947. [CHAPTER 100] AN ACT To authorize the exchange of lands acquired by the United States for the Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, Oregon, for the purpose of consoli- dating holdings therein, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the pur- pose of consolidating Federal holdings of lands acquired for the Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, in the State of Oregon, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to exchange any such lands for other lands of approximately equal value when in his opinion such action is in the interest of the United States, the title to any lands acquired hereunder to be satisfactory to the Attorney General. Upon the vesting of title thereto in the United States, any lands acquired pursuant to this authorization shall become a part of the Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, and shall be sub- ject to the laws applicable thereto. 95347°-48 --pt. 1-9 June 9,1947 [S. 583] [Public Law 88] Silver Creek rec- restional demonstra- tion project. Exchange of lands. Post, p. 19. 129 A1AT Aorm