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61 STAT.] 80rT CONG., 1ST SESS. -CHS. 231, 234, 235-JULY 11, 1947 Federal governments and other dignitaries and eminent persons visiting in or returning to the District of Columbia; and the certificate of the Commissioners shall be sufficient voucher for the expenditure of appropriations made pursuant to this Act. Approved July 11, 1947. [CHAPTER 234] AN ACT To reimburse certain Navy personnel and former Navy personnel for money stolen or obtained through false pretenses from them while they were on duty at the United States naval training station, Farragut, Idaho. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to certain Navy person- nel and former Navy personnel, such sum or sums, amounting in the aggregate to not to exceed $2,017, as may be certified by the Secretary of the Navy to be required to reimburse them for losses they sustained as a result of certain sums of money having been stolen or obtained by false pretenses from them, without fault or negligence on their part, while they were on duty as members of Company 956-43 at the naval training station, Farragut, Idaho, in the months of November and December 1943: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the con- trary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved July 11, 1947. [CHAPTER 235] AN ACT 315 July 11,947 [S. 665] [Public Law 181] Navy personnel and former Navy person- nel. Reimbursement. July l, 1947 To provide for the construction, extension, and improvement of public-school IPS8"I buildings in Owyhee, Nevada. Il'ublic Law 1821 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representativec of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of not to exceed $300,000 for the construction, extension, improvement, and equip- ment of school buildings in Owyhee, Nevada: Provided, That plans and specifications for the construction, extension, and improvement of the said school buildings shall be furnished by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs: And provided further, That the said school build- ings so constructed, extended, and improved shall be the property of the United States and shall be turned over to the Owyhee Public School District under the provisions of the Act of April 16, 1934 (48 Stat. 596), as amended by the Act of June 4, 1936 (49 Stat. 1458), and shall be made available to all Indian children of the said district on the same terms, except as to the payment of tuition, as to other children of said school district. Approved July 11, 1947. Owyhee, Nov. Appropriation au- thorized for construc- tion, etc., of schools. Plans, etc. 25 U.. .C. § 452- 455.