61 STAT.] 80rH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 17, 18 -MAR . 11, 21, 1947 (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to amounts paid on or after the first day of the first month which begins more than twenty days after the date of the enactment of this Act for transportation on or after such first day. (c) Effective with respect to tickets sold or issued on or after the first day of the first month which begins more than twenty days after the date of the enactment of this Act, section 1806 of the Internal Revenue Code (relating to stamp tax on passage tickets) is hereby repealed. Approved March 11, 1947. [CHAPTER 18] AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to American Telephone and Telegraph Company an easement for communication purposes in certain lands situated in Virginia and Maryland. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Navy is hereby authorized to grant, subject to such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, to American Telephone and Telegraph Company of Virginia, a corporation, an easement for the installation, maintenance, operation, replacement, and removal of underground communication systems consisting of cables, wires, con- duits, manholes, drains and splicing boxes, surface testing terminals, repeaters, markers, and other appurtenances as the said corporation may from time to time require (a) upon, under, and across the follow- ing parcels of land within the boundaries of the United States Naval Proving Grounds, King George County, Virginia, the metes and bounds descriptions of which are on file in the Navy Department: (1) a strip of land sixteen and five-tenths feet in width and approximately five thousand six hundred and sixteen feet in length extending from the westerly boundary of said naval reser- vation to the Potomac River, north of and adjacent to United States Highway Numbered 301; (2) a strip of land sixteen and five-tenths feet in width and approximately four hundred and twenty feet in length connecting with the aforesaid strip of land and running northeasterly to the Potomac River; (3) a piece or parcel of land containing approximately one hundred sixteen and three hundred and seventy-five one-thou- sandths square feet for an auxiliary repeater station site; and (b) upon, under, and across the railroad right-of-way of the United States of America between Fredericksburg and Dahlgren King George County, Virginia, at station 1450 plus 57 of said railroad station system, the metes and bounds description of which is on file in the Navy Department. SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Navy is further authorized to grant, subject to such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, to American Telephone and Telegraph Company of Baltimore City, a corporation, an easement for the purposes contained in section 1 of this Act, upon, under, and across the railroad right-of-way of the United States of America between Indian Head and White Plains, Charles County, Maryland, at a point in said right-of-way two thousand four hundred and thirty-one feet distant along the railroad centerline from the point of switch with the main line of the Pope Creek Branch of the Baltimore and Washington Railroad, the metes and bounds descrip- tion of which is on file in the Navy Department. Approved March 21, 1947. 13 Applicability. Repeal. 53 Stat. 199. 26U. s. C. 1806. March 21, 1947 [S. 220] [Public Law 18] American Telephone and Telegraph Com- pany of Virginia. Conveyance. American Telephone and Telegraph Com- pany of Baltimore City. Conveyance.