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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 268, 270-JULY 18, 1947 Bureau of Supplies and Accounts: Ante, p. 79. "Pay and Subsistence of Naval Personnel, 1946", $50,000,000; 5 Stat. s8. "Transportation and Recruiting of Naval Personnel, 1946", $10,000,000; Ante,p .79. "Maintenance, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, 1946", $6,000,000; 60 Stat.488 "Maintenance, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, 1947", $10,000,000; Ante, p .79. "Transportation of Things, Navy, 1946", $25,000,000; 69 Stat. 210. "Fuel, Navy, 1946", $10,000,000. Ante,p. 7 . Bureau of Medicine and Surgery: "Medical Department, Navy, 1946", $2,000,000. Bureau of Yards and Docks: 69 stat. 211. "Maintenance, Bureau of Yards and Docks, 1946", $3,000,000; 60 tat. 48 . "Maintenance, Bureau of Yards and Docks, 1947", $3,000,000. Bureau of Aeronautics: Ante, p. 79. "Aviation, Navy, 1946", $65,000,000; 60 stat. 491. "Aviation, Navy 1947", $10,000,000. Ante, p.8s. Marine Corps: "General Expenses, Marine Corps, 1946", $20,000,000. In all, $403,575,000. obligatiie ove r No person shall be held liable for an overobligation of any above- listed appropriation when such overobligation occurs as a result of the approval of this Act. Such overobligations shall be reduced in such a manner and at such a rate as to assure no overexpenditure. Short title. SEC. 202. This Act may be cited as the "Navy Department Appro- priation Act, 1948". Approved July 18, 1947. [CHAPTER 270] July is, 1947 JOINT RESOLUTION IS. J . Res. 129] To provide for the appropriate commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth uicL anniversary of the establishment of the seat of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia. commemoration of Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United etablishment ofseat States of America in Congress assembled, That, to provide for the of Federal Govern- . ment in D. c. appropriate commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anni- versary of the establishment of the seat of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia in the year 1800, there is herebyvestablished a commission to be known as the National Capital Sesqui-Centennial commissioers. Commission (hereinafter referred to as the "Commission") and to be composed of fifteen Commissioners, as follows: The President of the United States, who shall be ex officio Chairman; the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representa- tives, ex officio; three Senators to be appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate and three Representatives to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; three residents of the District of Columbia to be appointed by the President after receiving the recommendations of the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia; and three prominent citizens residents in the District of Columbia at large to be appointed by the President. The Commis- sioners, with the approval of the Chairman, shall select an Executive Vice Chairman from among their number. tPreparationofpica SEO. 2 . It shall be the duty of the Commission, after promulgating to the American people an address relative to the reason of its creation and of its purpose, to prepare a plan or plans and a program for the signalizing the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the establish- ment of the seat of the Federal Government in the District of Colum- bia; to give due and proper consideration to any plan which may be [61 STAT.