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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., IST SESS.-CHS. 288 -290-JULY 22, 1947 [CHAPTER 288] AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Territory of Hawaii an easement for public highway and utility purposes in certain parcels of land in the district of Ewa, Territory of Hawaii. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, authorized to convey to the Territory of Hawaii a perpetual easement for public highway and utility pur- poses in, over, under, and across twenty-eight parcels of land, contain- ing thirteen and eighty-eight one-thousandths acres of land, situated in the vicinity of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in the district of Ewa, island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, the metes and bounds description of which are on file in the Navy Department. Approved July 22, 1947. [CHAPTER 289] AN ACT To amend the Act approved December 28, 1945 (Public Law 271, Seventy-ninth Congress), entitled "An Act to expedite the admission to the United States of alien spouses and alien minor children of citizen members of the United States armed forces". Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act approved December 28, 1945 (Public Law 271, Seventy-ninth Congress, ch. 591, first session) (59 Stat. 659; 8 U. S . C. 232-236), is amended by adding a new section thereto, to be known as section 6, and to read as follows: "SEC. 6. The alien spouse of an American citizen by a marriage occurring before thirty days after the enactment of this Act, shall not be considered as inadmissible because of race, if otherwise admissible under this Act." Approved July 22, 1947. [CHAPTER 2901 AN ACT To create an Academic Advisory Board for the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States Maritime Commission is authorized to appoint an Academic Advisory Board of the United States Merchant Marine Academy which shall consist of not to exceed seven persons of distinction in the field of education who shall serve without pay. The members of the Board shall visit the United States Merchant Marine Academy at least once during the academic year for the purpose of examining the course of instruction and advising the superintendent relative thereto. The expenses of the Board while engaged in these duties, including the expense of travel, shall be defrayed under Government travel regulations from any appropriation for the authorized work of the Maritime Commission. Approved July 22, 1947. July 22, 1947 [H. R . 3053] [Public Law 212] Hawaii. Conveyance. July 22,1947 [H. R . 31491 [Public Law 213] Alien spouse of American citizen. July 22, 147 I 1. it. 361721 [Public Law 214] Merchant Marine Academy. Academic Advisory Board. Expenses. 95347--48- -pt. 1- - -26 401