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398 July 21, 1947 [S. 924] [Public Law 205] Policemen and fire- men's relief fund, D.C . Credit for service in armed forces. July 21, 1947 [H. R. 2573] [Public Law 206] Geological Survey. Sale of photographs, mosaics, etc. PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 272, 273-JULY 21, 1947 [CHAPTER 272] AN ACT [61 STAT. To credit active service in the military or naval forces of the United States in determining eligibility for and the amount of benefits from the policemen and firemen's relief fund, District of Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in determining eligibility for and the amount of benefits from the policemen and fire- men's relief fund, District of Columbia, each member of the Metro- politan Police Department of the District of Columbia, the United States Park Police force, the White House Police force, the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, and each member of the United States Secret Service who has actively performed duties other than clerical for ten years or more directly related to the protection of the President, who shall have left active employment in any such department, force, or service to perform active service in the military or naval forces of the United States, shall be credited with all periods of honorable active military or naval service performed on or after September 16,1940, and prior to the termination of the war as declared by Presidential proclamation or concurrent resolution of the Congress. Approved July 21, 1947. [CHAPTER 273] AN ACT To authorize the Director of the United States Geological Survey to produce and sell copies of aerial or other photographs and mosaics, and photographic or photostatic reproductions of records, on a reimbursement of appropriations basis. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the Act approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stat. 945, 989; 43 U. S. C., sec. 45), reading "The Director of the Geological Survey shall hereafter furnish to any person, concern, or institution, in the interest of education and the dissemination of knowledge, that shall pay in advance the whole cost of material and services thereof, copies of any photographs or lantern slides in the possession of the United States Geological Survey; and the moneys received by the Director for the same shall be deposited in the United States Treasury" is hereby amended to read as follows: "The Director of the United States Geological Survey hereafter may produce and sell on a reimbursable basis to interested persons, concerns, and institutions, copies of aerial or other photographs and mosaics that have been obtained in connection with the authorized work of the United States Geological Survey and photographic or photostatic reproductions of records in the official custody of the Director at such prices (not less than the estimated cost of furnishing such copies or reproductions) as the Director, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, may determine, the money received from such sales to be deposited in the Treasury to the credit of the appropriation then current and chargeable for the cost of furnishing copies or reproductions as herein authorized." Approved July 21, 1947.