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214 PUBLIC LAWS--CHS. 183-18u--n 0 1947 ' Tuly 1, 1947 [61 STAT. when they are not collected or delivered by rural or star-route carriers. The rate of postage on postal cards (including the cost of manufacture) and private mailing or post cards (conforming to the conditions prescribed by the Act entitled "An Act to amend the postal laws 30Stat. 419. relating to use of postal cards", approved May 19, 1898 (U. S . C., 1940 edition, title 39, sec. 281) ), shall be 1 cent each. Fourth-class mail, SEC. 2. The increases in the rates of postage on mail matter of the fourth class, and the increases in the registry fees for registered mail, fees for obtaining receipts for registered mail, and fees for delivery of registered, insured, and collect-on-delivery mail to addressee only, or to addressee or order, prescribed by title IV of the Revenue Act of 1943 (58 Stat. 69, 70), as amended by the Act of September 17, 1944 39.Utes.C 245, (58 Stat. 732), entitled "An Act to fix the fees for domestic insured and collect-on-delivery mail, special-delivery service, and for other purposes", and by the Act of August 14, 1946 (Public Law 730, 9s s.s . 462a, Seventy-ninth Congress; second session), entitled "An Act to fix the I and notes. rate of postage on domestic air mail, and for other purposes", shall continue in full force and effect. Effective date. SC. 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 1947. Approved June 30, 1947. [CHAPTER 184] June 30,1947 [S. J . Res. 139] [Public Law 145] 56 Stat. 187, 463; 60 Stat. 345, 215. 50U.S.0.app. § 645, 701(d). Ante, p. 34; post,pp. 322, 323 , 946. Appropriation au- thorized. JOINT RESOLUTION To continue for a temporary period of fifteen days certain controls now exercised by the President under the Second War Powers Act, 1942, and under the Export Control Act. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1501 of the Second War Powers Act, 1942, as amended, is amended by striking out "June 30, 1947" and inserting in lieu thereof "July 15. 1947"; and section 6 (d) of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the strength- ening of the national defense", approved July 2, 1940, as amended, is amended by striking out "June 30, 1947" and inserting in lieu thereof "July 15, 1947". SEC. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this joint resolution. Approved June 30, 1947. [CHAPTER 185] July 1,1947 JOINT RESOLUTION [S. J. Res. 771 Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the Inter- [Public Law 146] national Refugee Organization and authorizing an appropriation therefor. International Refu- gee Organization. Acceptance of mem- bership for U. S . Reservation. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the Inter- national Refugee Organization (hereinafter referred to as the "Organization"), the constitution of which was approved in New York on December 15, 1946, by the General Assembly of the United Nations, and deposited in the archives of the United Nations: Provided, however, That this authority is granted and the approval of the Congress of the acceptance of membership of the United States in the International Refugee Organization is given upon condition and with the reservation that no agreement shall be concluded on behalf of the United States and no action shall be taken by any officer, agency, or any other person and acceptance of the constitution of the Organiza- tion by or on behalf of the Government of the United States shall r II