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LIST OF PUBLIC LAWS Public Law 240 --- Menominee Indian Mills. AN ACT To authorize the payment of certain sums to jobbers in connection with their logging of timber for the Menominee Indians on the Menominee Reser- vation during the logging season 1934-1935, and for other purposes ----------------------- 241 _-_ Missing Persons Act, 1942, extension to certain Philippineforces. AN ACT To amend Public Law 301, Seventy-ninth Congress, approved February 18, 1946, so as to extend the benefits of the Missing Persons Act, approved March 7, 1942 (56 Stat. 143), as amended, to certain members of the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philip- pines------------------------------------------ - 242 _-- Geographicnames, standardization. AN ACT To provide a cen- tral authority for standardizing geographic names for the pur- pose of eliminating duplication in standardizing such names among the Federal departments, and for other purposes - -- - 243 --- Cottonseed statistics. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Director of the Census to collect and pub- lish statistics of cottonseed and cottonseed products, and for other purposes", approved August 7, 1916 _-- __- --_ __- --- 244 -- _ Alaska, pardons,etc. AN ACT To confer upon the Governor of Alaska the power to pardon and remit fines and forfeitures for offenses against laws of the Territory of Alaska ------- __--- 245 --- Natural Gas Act, 1938, amendment. AN ACT To amend the Natural Gas Act approved June 21, 1938, as amended ------ 246 __- Osage Indians, Okla. AN ACT To enable the Osage Tribal Council to determine the bonus value of tracts offered for lease for oil, gas, and other mining purposes, Osage Mineral Reservation, Oklahoma------ _ - - -- - - - - - - -_ _


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247 --- Interior DepartmentAppropriationAct, 1948. AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes-- __ _ __ _ - 248 - - War and Navy Departments, relief of disbursing officers. AN ACT Authorizing the Comptroller General of the United States to allow credits to and relieve certain disbursing and certifying officers of the War and Navy Departments in the settlement of certain accounts .. ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- --- --.-- -- __ 249 -- _ Virgin Islands. AN ACT To extend provisions of the Bank- head-Jones Farm Tenant Act and the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act to the Virgin Islands----------- .__ 250 __- Flathead Indian irrigation project. AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to defer the collection of certain irrigation construction charges against lands under the Flat- head Indian irrigation project---------. . .. .- --- ____. _____ 251 _--Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents. JOINT RESOLU- TION To provide for the appointment of Robert V. Fleming as a member of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution 252 _--D. C . Unemployment Compensation Act, amendment. AN ACT To amend the District of Columbia Unemployment Com- pensation Act with respect to contribution rates after termina- tion of military service --------. . ........... __.___.___- 253 --- National Security Act of 1947. AN ACT To promote the na- tional security by providing for a Secretary of Defense; for a National Military Establishment; for a Department of the Army, a Department of the Navy, and a Department of the Air Force; and for the coordination of the activities of the National Military Establishment with other departments and agencies of the Government concerned with the national security


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___________________________ 254 -_- Armed Forces Leave Act, 1946, amendment. AN ACT To amend the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946 to provide that bonds issued under such Act shall be redeemable at any time after September 1, 1947, to permit settlement and compensation under such Act to be made in cash, and for other purposes -- 255 _--Sockeye Salmon Fishery Act of 1947. AN ACT To provide for the protection, preservation, and extension of the sockeye salmon fishery of the Fraser River system, and for other purposes --------------------------- 256 _--The Supplemental Government Corporations Appropriation Act, 1948. AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes_ Date July 25, 1947__ July 25, 1947__ July 25, 1947__ July 25, 1947-- _ July 25, 1947_ July 25, 1947-- July 25, 1947-- July 25, 1947-- July 26, 1947__ July 26, 1947- _- July 26, 1947-- July 26, 1947-- July 26, 1947-_ - July 26, 1947__ July 26, 1947___ July 29, 1947_- XVl. XVIII Page 455 455 456 457 459 459 459 460 493 493 494 494 494 495 510 511 July 29, 1947_- - 514