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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 270, 271-JULY 18, 1947 submitted to it; to take such steps as may be necessary in the coordi- nation and correlation of plans prepared by State commissions or by bodies created under appointment by the governors of the respec- tive States and Territories or by representative civic bodies; and, if the participation of other nations in the commemoration be deemed advisable, to communicate with the governments of such nations. SEC. 3. When the Commission shall have approved of any plan of commemoration, then it shall submit such plan, insofar as it may relate to the fine arts, to the Commission of Fine Arts for its approval, and, insofar as it may relate to the plan of the National Capital and its history, to the National Capital Park and Planning Commission and the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia for their joint approval, and in accordance with statutory requirements. SEC. 4. The Commission, after selecting an Executive Vice Chair- man from among its members, may employ a director and a secretary and such other assistants as may be needed to organize and perform the necessary technical and clerical work connected with the Com- mission's duties and may also engage the services of expert advisers without regard to civil-service laws and the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, and may fix their compensation within the amounts appro- priated for such purposes. SEC. 5. The Commissioners shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be paid actual and necessary traveling, hotel, and other expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties, out of the amounts appropriated therefor. SEC. 6. The Commission shall, on or before the 2d day of January 1948, make a report to the Congress, in order that further enabling legislation may be enacted. SEC. 7. The Commission shall expire December 31, 1952. Approved July 18, 1947. [CHAPTER 271] 397 Submission of plan for approval. Employment of per- sonnel. 42 Stat. 1488. U. S.C. §§661-674. Compensation. Report to Congress. JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President to approve the trusteeship agreement for the Territory of the Pacific Islands. Whereas the United States submitted to the Security Council of the United Nations for its approval in accordance with article 83 of the Charter of the United Nations a proposed trusteeship agreement for the Pacific islands formerly mandated to Japan under which the United States would be prepared to administer those islands under trusteeship in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations; and Whereas the Security Council on April 2,1947, approved unanimously the trusteeship agreement with amendments acceptable to the United States; and Whereas the said agreement, having been approved by the Security Council, will come into force upon approval by the Government of the United States after due constitutional process: Therefore be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representativesof the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is hereby authorized to approve, on behalf of the United States, the trusteeship agreement between the United States of America and the Security Council of the United Nations for the former Japanese mandated islands (to be known as the Territory of the Pacific Islands) which was approved by the Security Council at the seat of the United Nations, Lake Success, Nassau County, New York, on April 2, 1947. Approved July 18, 1947. July 18, 1947 [H. J.Res.a31 [Public Law l04 59 Stat. 100. 59 Stat. 101S. Trusteeship age ment for Territory d Pacific Islands.