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415 61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CHS. 0306 -308 --JULY 24, 1947 of cooperating with Independent School District Numbered 5, Cass County, Minnesota, at Walker, Minnesota, for the construction, exten- sion, equipment, and improvement of public-school facilities at Walker, Minnesota, as authorized by the Act of July 1,1940 (54 Stat. 707, 708): Provided, That the expenditure of the additional amount herein authorized to be appropriated shall be subject to the same terms, conditions, and requests contained in the Act of July 1, supra. Approved July 24, 1947. [CHAPTER 307] AN ACT To amend the Alaska game law. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the second paragraph of section 4 of the Alaska game law of January 13, 1925 (43 Stat. 739), as amended July 1, 1943 (57 Stat. 301), is further amended to read as follows: "Members of the Commission, other than the executive officer, each shall receive as compensation for his services a per diem of $10 while going to and from and while actually engaged in investigations, meetings, inquiries, and hearings of the Commission, but the total per diem compensation of all the Commissioners, taken together, shall not exceed the sum of $7,000 in any one fiscal year. In addition, each member of the Commission, including the executive officer, shall have reimbursed to him necessary traveling and subsistence expenses incurred or made in the discharge of his official duties. The per diem compensation and the traveling and subsistence expenses of the Com- missioners, other than the executive officer, shall be paid from the appropriations authorized by section 17 of this Act, and the salary and the traveling and subsistence expenses of the executive officer shall be paid from such appropriations for the work of the Fish and Wildlife Service in the Territory, including those provided for by this Act, as the Director may designate." SEC. 2. Any and all employment of members of the Commission to carry out the investigations, inquiries, and hearings referred to in section 4 of the Alaska game law prior to the enactment of this Act, and the payment of compensation to them for such services in addition to the payment of compensation for their services in attendance at meetings of the Commission, is hereby approved. Approved July 24, 1947. [CHAPTER 308] AN ACT To transfer the Panama Railroad pension fund to the civil service retirement and disability fund. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That beginning July 1, 1947, all officers and employees of the Panama Railroad Company not employed on the Isthmus of Panama and not within the operation of section 91 through section 107 of title 2 of the Canal Zone Code shall be included within the terms of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, unless excluded by Executive orders issued under the authority of said Act. SEC. 2 . The Panama Railroad Company shall cause to be trans- ferred to the Secretary of the Treasury for credit to the civil service retirement and disability fund an amount equal to the gross assets of July 24,1947 [H. R . 33431 [Public Law 224] 48 U. S.C. §210. Compensation of members of Commis- sion. Reimbursement of expenses. 57 Stat. 312. 48U.S. . § 204a. Salary, etc. , of ex- ecutive officer. 43 Stat. 740. 48 U. . C.O§. 2s- 211. July 24, 1947 [H. R. 35131 [Public Law 225] Panama Railroad pension fund. 48 Stat. 1122. 46 Stat. 468. 5U.S .C .§ 91et . Ante, p. 135; pott, p. 453. Transfer of funds.