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61 STAT.] 80rH CONG., IST SESS. - CHS. 104-106,108-JUNE 14, 17, 1947 SEC. 2. Section 3536 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (U. S . C ., title 31, sec. 349), is amended to read as follows: "In adjusting the weight of silver coins the following deviations shall not be exceeded in any single piece: In the dollar, six grains; in the half-dollar, four grains; in the quarter-dollar, three grains; and in the dime, one and one-half grains." Approved June 14, 1947. [CHAPTER 105] AN ACT To extend until June 30, 1949, the period of time during which persons may serve in certain executive departments and agencies without being prohibited from acting as counsel, agent, or attorney for prosecuting claims against the United States by reason of having so served. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (j) of the Renegotiation Act (50 U. S . C., Supp. V, App., sec. 1191 (j)) is amended to read as follows: "(j) Nothing in sections 109 and 113 of the Criminal Code (U. S. C., title 18, sees. 198 and 203) or in section 190 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C ., title 5, sec. 99) shall be deemed to prevent any person by reason of service in a department or the Board during the period (or a part thereof) beginning May 27, 1940, and ending on June 30, 1949, from acting as counsel, agent, or attorney for prosecuting any claim against the United States: Provided,That such person shall not prose- cute any claim against the United States (1) involving any subject matter directly connected with which such person was so employed, or (2) during the period such person is engaged in employment in a department." Approved June 14, 1947. [CHAPTER 106] AN ACT To extend for one year certain provisions of section 100 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, relating to the authority of the Ad- ministrator of Veterans' Affairs to enter into leases for periods not exceeding five years. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the second paragraph of section 100 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended (38 U. S. C. 693), is hereby amended by deleting "June 30, 1947" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "June 30, 1948". Approved June 14, 1947. [CHAPTER 108] JOINT RESOLUTION To prepare a revised edition of the Annotated Constitution of the United States of America as published in 1938 as Senate Document 232 of the Seventy-fourth Congress. Whereas the Annotated Constitution of the United States of America published in 1938 as Senate Document 232, Seventy-fourth Con- gress, has served a very useful purpose by supplying essential infor- mation in one volume and at a very reasonable price; and Whereas Senate Document 232 is no longer available at the Govern- ment Printing Office; and 133 June 14, 1947 [S. 1073] [Public Law 93] 56 Stat. 985. Prosecution of claims against U. S . June 14, 1947 [S. 1135] [Public Law 94] 60 Stat. 299 . June 17,1947 [8. J. Res. 691 [Public Law 95] Annotated Consti- tution of the United States of America.