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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 190, 191-JULY 1, 1947 subsequently ordered for duty" as they appear in lines 21 and 22 of section 1 thereof, on page 593, volume 57, Statutes at Large, and insert in lieu thereof the words "United States, and from such points to current or new stations to which such personnel may be subsequently ordered for duty". (b) Strike out the words "or Government quarters for their depend- ents are available" as they appear in line 24 of section 1 thereof, on page 593, volume 57, Statutes at Large, and insert in lieu thereof the words "without regard to cost of transportation previously provided for dependents and household effects to such points". (c) Strike out the words "them, the wives of such personnel, or such other responsible persons" as they appear in line 7, section 2 thereof on page 594, volume 57, Statutes at Large, and insert in lieu thereof the words "them, or have been ordered to new duty stations at which their dependents are not restricted from joining them, or have con- tinued on current duty stations where restrictive conditions no longer prevail, the wives of such personnel, or such other responsible persons". SEC. 3. Section 1 of this Act shall be effective in all respects as pro- vided in section 2 of the Act of October 14 1942 (56 Stat. 786), and 50 U. S. 0. app. section 2 of this Act shall be effective in all respects as provided in section 6 of the Act of November 28, 1943 (57 Stat. 593), as amended. 0stt. . pp Approved July 1, 1947. §s f. [CHAPTER 191] AN ACT Relinquishing to the State of Illinois certain right, title, or interest of the United States of America, 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 purpose of enabling the State of Illinois to use the lands now occupied by the Illinois and Michigan Canal for highway, park, recreational, or any other public purposes, there is hereby relinquished to the State of Illinois all such right, title, and interest, if any, as the United States of America may have in and to any part of the land comprising the right-of-way of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, as the same was routed and constructed through the public lands of the United States of America in the counties of Cook, Will, Grundy, Du Page and La Salle, in the State of Illinois, pursuant to the provisions, insofar as applicable, of the Acts of March 30, 1822 (3 Stat. 659), March 2, 1827 (4 Stat. 234), and March 2, 1833 (4 Stat. 662), and in and to any part of the ninety feet of land on each side of the canal for the entire length thereof referred to in the Act of March 30, 1822 (3 Stat. 659); on condition, however, that if any of the lands with respect to which any right, title, or interest is hereby relinquished by the United States of America to the State of Illinois shall ever cease to be occupied and used for highway, park, recreational, or any other public purposes then, and in that event, all such right, title, and interest, if any, in or to the lands which have ceased to be so occupied and used shall there- upon revest in the United States of America. SEC. 2 . This Act shall affect only such right, title, and interest of the United States of America in and to the lands described in section 1 hereof as may have been retained by the United States of America, in fee simple, as a reversionary interest, or otherwise, under the Acts of March 30, 1822 (3 Stat. 659), March 2, 1827 (4 Stat. 234), and March 2, 1833 (4 Stat. 662), and as has not been disposed of, prior to the approval of this Act, by the United States of America. SEC. 3 . Provided that, to protect the rights of navigation in or over the lands comprising the right-of-way of the Illinois and Michigan July 1, 1947 [H. R. 1628] [Public Law 152] Illinois and Michi- gan Canal lands. Relinquishment to State of Illinois. Reversion to U. S. Rights, etc. , affect- ed. Protection of rights of navigation, etc. 237