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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 320-322 -JULY 25, 1947 SEC. 3 . In carrying out the provisions of this Act the Federal Works Administrator is authorized to utilize, and act through, any other Federal agency or any State or local government and he may utilize, without reimbursement therefor, such officers and employees of any such agency or State or local government as may be found necessary in carrying out the purposes of this Act. In order to facilitate carry- ing out the purposes of this Act, other Federal agencies shall cooperate with the Federal Works Agency and the War Assets Administration to the fullest extent consistent with the objective of this Act. SEC. 4. To carry out the provisions of this Act, including adminis- trative expenses in connection therewith, any funds available to the Federal Works Administrator or Agency for use in connection with the transfer of surplus or other excess property, under Public Law 697, Seventy-ninth Congress, are hereby made available; and for such purpose there is authorized to be appropriated such additional sums as may be necessary therefor. Approved July 25, 1947. [CHAPTER 321] AN ACT To amend Public Law 304, Seventy-seventh Congress. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Public Law 304, Seventy-seventh Congress, entitled "An Act to authorize trans- portation of employees of the United States on vessels of the Army transport service", approved November 21, 1941 (55 Stat. 775), is amended to read as follows: "That when, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, accommoda- tions are available, transportation on vessels or airplanes of Army transport agencies may be provided, without expense to the United States, to employees of the United States, residing in Alaska, who have been in such employment for a period of not less than two years, and to their families: Provided, That except in cases of dire emer- gency, such as sickness or death, the privilege herein granted shall be limited, as to each eligible individual, to one round trip between Alaska and the States during each two-year period from and after the passage of this Act: And provided further, That no such traffic by air shall be carried by the Army if such air traffic can be reasonably handled by a United States civil air carrier and the carriage of all such air traffic shall be terminated if the Civil Aeronautics Board certifies that in its opinion commercial services of United States civil air carriers adequate to handle such air traffic are in operation between Alaska and the continental United States." Approved July 25, 1947. [CHAPTER 322] AN ACT Authorizing the transfer to the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, by the War Assets Administration of a portion of Fort McIntosh at Laredo, Texas, and certain personal property in connection therewith, without exchange of funds or reimbursement. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative 8ofthe United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, is hereby authorized to accept by transfer without reimbursement or exchange of funds, and to assume permanent 423 Cooperation of Fed- eral agencies. Availability of funds. 60 Stat. 958. 42U. S.C.§§1572, 1574. Ante, p. 128; post, p. 453. Appropriation au- thorized. July 25, 1947 [H. R. 187] [Public Law 234] Alaska. 10U. S.C . §1371a. Transportation of U. S . employees on Army transports. Limitation. Air transportation. July 25, 1947 [H. R. 22251 (Public Law 2361 International Boundary and Water Commission. Transfer of property to U. S. Section.