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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 221, 222-JULY 11, 1947 July 11, 1947 [S. 9801 [Public Law 170] U. S. Capitol Grounds. 60 Stat. 720. 40 U.S. C. § 212b(b). Promulgation of reg- ulations. 60 Stat. 720. 40 U.S. C. 212b(c). Publication of regu- lations. [C-IAPTER 221] AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to define the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use thereof, and for other purposes", approved July 31, 1946. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 14 (b) of the Act entitled "An Act to define the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use thereof, and for other pur- poses", approved July 31, 1946 (60 Stat. 718), is hereby amended to read as follows: "(b) Regulations authorized to be promulgated under this section shall be promulgated by the Capitol Police Board and such regula- tions may be amended from time to time by the Capitol Police Board whenever it shall deem it necessary: Provided, That until such regulations are promulgated and become effective, the traffic regulations of the District of Columbia shall be applicable to the United States Capitol Grounds." SEC. 2. Section 14 (c) of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(c) All regulations promulgated under the authority of this section shall, when adopted by the Capitol Police Board, be printed in one or more of the daily newspapers published in the District of Columbia, and shall not become effective until the expiration of ten days after the date of such publication, except that whenever the Capitol Police Board deems it advisable to make effective imme- diately any regulation relating to parking, diverting of vehicular traffic, or the closing of streets to such traffic, the regulation shall be effective immediately upon placing at the point where it is to be in force conspicuous signs containing a notice of the regulation. Any expenses incurred under this subsection shall be payable from the appropriation 'Uniforms and Equipment, Capitol Police'." Approved July 11, 1947. [CHAPTER 222] AM A/T July 11, 1947 S. 131 61 ] To establish a procedure for facilitating the payment of certain Government checks, [Public Law 171] and for other purposes. Payment of certain Government checks, etc. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, with the exception of checks issued on account of public-debt obligations and transactions regarding the administration of banking and currency laws, the amounts of all original and substitute checks drawn on the Treasurer of the United States, including those drawn by wholly owned and mixed-ownership Government corporations, or drawn by authorized officers of the United States on designated depositaries, which have not been paid prior to the close of the fiscal year next following the fiscal year in which the checks were issued, shall be transferred from the account of the drawer or the account then avail- able for the payment thereof to a special-deposit account or accounts on the books of the Treasurer of the United States. (b) With the exception of checks issued on account of public-debt obligations and transactions regarding the administration of banking and currency laws, any original or any substitute checks heretofore or hereafter drawn on the Treasurer of the United States, including those drawn by wholly owned and mixed-ownership Government corpora- tions, or drawn by authorized officers of the United States on designated depositaries which have not been paid prior to the close of the fiscal 308 [61 STAT.