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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 189, 190-JULY 1, 1947 law. He shall be carried in the grade or rank from which appointed. Appointment of SE. 4. When a vacancy shall exist in the office of Quartermaster eraster Gen- General of the Marine Corps, the President may appoint to such office, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, an officer of the Marine Corps on the active list assigned to supply duty only of the rank of brigadier general, who shall hold office as such quartermaster general for a period of four years, unless sooner relieved. DeStal of offers to SEa. 5. In such numbers as may be required to meet the needs of the service officers of the line may be detailed for duty in the Supply Department for a period of four years unless sooner relieved. Repeals. SEC. 6. The following laws and parts of laws are hereby repealed: (a) Act of August 29, 1916 (39 Stat. 609; 34 U. S. C. 625). Act of August 29,1916 (39 Stat. 610; 34U. S . C . 633). 48tat. 812, 813. (b) Sections 3, 11, and 14 of the Act of May 29, 1934 (48 Stat. 811; 34 U. S. C. 625a, 667c, 667f). (c) Act of July 28,1937 (50 Stat. 537; 34 U.S .C. 632a). (d) Act of March 24,1944 (58 Stat. 121; 34 U. S . C . 625b). SEc. 7. Al other laws or parts of laws inconsistent with the provi- sions of this Act are hereby amended accordingly. Approved July 1, 1947. July 1, 1947 [H. R. 1376] [Public Law 1511 Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Travel under secret or confidential orders. 50U.S.C.app. § 831-833. Transportation of dependents and house- hold effects. 50..8. . app. i S33a- . [CHAPTER 190] AN ACT To amend the Acts of October 14, 1942 (56 Stat. 786), as amended, and November 28, 1943 (57 Stat. 593), as amended, so as to authorize transportation of depend- ents and household effects of personnel of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard to overseas bases. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the transportation of dependents and household effects of personnel of the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Coast and Geodetic Survey, incident to secret or confi- dential orders, and for other purposes , approved October 14, 1942 (56 Stat. 786), as amended, is hereby further amended as follows: (a) Strike out the words "points to new stations in the United States to which such personnel may be subsequently ordered for duty, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Navy may prescribe: Provided, That the wives of" as they appear in lines 13, 14, and 15 thereof, on page 786, volume 56, Statutes at Large, and insert in lieu thereof the words "points to current or new stations to which such personnel may be subsequently ordered for duty, at which restrictive conditions no longer prevail, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Navy may prescribe, and without regard to cost of transpor- tation previously provided for dependents and household effects to such points: Provided,That the wives of". (b) Strike out the words "personnel concerned have been so ordered shall constitute authority" as they appear in line 26 thereof, on page 786, volume 56, Statutes at Large, and insert in lieu thereof the words "personnel concerned have been so ordered, or that they have been ordered to new duty stations or continued on current duty stations where their dependents are not restricted from joining them, shall constitute authority". SEC. 2 . The Act entitled "An Act to authorize the transportation of dependents and household effects of personnel of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard under certain conditions, and for other pur- poses", approved November 28, 1943 (57 Stat. 593), as amended, is hereby further amended as follows: (a) Strike out the words "United States, and from such points to new stations in the United States to which such personnel may be [61 STAT.