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307 61 STAT.] ruH COONG., 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 212, 219, 220-JULY 9, 11, 1947 Mystic, Connecticut, the Joseph Conrad for use by the Marine Histor- ical Association of Mystic, Connecticut, as a museum and for youth- training purposes to be in large part devoted to creating interest in the merchant marine and maritime matters. The transfer of said ship to carry a provision that in the event the Maritime Commission should need the ship for training purposes, then it shall be transferred to the Maritime Commission. The Maritime Commission is also author- ized to place in the museum pictures, relics, flags, displays, and docu- ments, for the purpose of creating interest in the American merchant marine and maritime matters. In the event the Marine Historical Association of Mystic, Connecticut, should fail to accept under this Act, the Maritime Commission is authorized to give and deliver the said ship to the city of Saint Petersburg, Florida, for museum and youth-training purposes. Approved July 9, 1947. [CHAPTER 219] AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide annuities for investigatory personnel of the Federal Bureau of Investi- gation who have rendered at least twenty years of service. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 (b) of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(i) Any special agent, special agent in charge, inspector, Assistant Director, assistant to the Director, Associate Director, or the Director, who is at least fifty years of age and who has rendered twenty years of service or more as a special agent, or as aforesaid above, in the Federal Bureau of Investigation may, on his own application and with the consent of the Attorney General, retire from the service and such annuity of such employee shall be equal to 2 per centum of his average basic salary for the five years next preceding the date of his retire- ment, multiplied by the number of years of service, not exceeding thirty years." Approved July 11, 1947. [CHAPTER 220] AN ACT To authorize the preparation of preliminary plans and estimates of cost for an additional office building for the use of the United States Senate. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the Architect of the Capitol, subject to the direction and supervision of the Senate Office Building Commission created by the Sundry Civil Appro- priation Act of April 28, 1904 (33 Stat. 481), the membership of which is hereby increased from three to five members, to be appointed by the President of the Senate, is authorized and directed to prepare preliminary plans and estimates of cost for an additional office building for the use of the United States Senate. SEC. 2. The Architect of the Capitol is authorized to make such expenditures as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act, and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for such purpose the sum of $25,000. Approved July 11, 1947. July 11, 1947 [S. 715] [Public Law 168] 56 Stat. 14 . 5U.S.C.§691(b). Retirement of spe- cial agents, etc., of FBI. Annuity. July 11, 1947 [s. 723] [Public Law 169] U. S. Senate. Plans, etc., for ad- ditional office build- ing. Increase in member- ship of Commission. Appropriation au- thorized. Post, p. 612 .