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610 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 360, 361-JULY 30, 1947 [61 STAT. [CHAPTER 360] July 30,1947 AN ACT r[. r. 3961] To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to Spanish-American War [Public Law 270] and Civil War veterans and their dependents. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the AmericanSwar.Panh United States of America in Congress assembled That all monthly ates openson. rates of pension payable to veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection, and dependents of such veterans which are payable under laws reenacted by the Act of August 13, 1935 (49 Stat. 614; 38 U. S. C. 368, 369), or under Acts amendatory or supplemental to such laws, are hereby increased by 20 per centum. Effective date. The increases provided by this section shall be effective from the first day of the second calendar month following the date of enact- ment of this Act. veterans of Civil SEC. 2 . That all monthly rates of pension payable to veterans of War. Rates of pension. the Civil War and dependents of such veterans which are payable under any laws administered by the Veterans' Administration are hereby increased by 20 per centum. Effective date. The increases provided by this section shall be effective from the first day of the second calendar month following the date of enact- ment of this Act. Approved July 30, 1947. [CHAPTER 361] July 30,1947 AN ACT [H. p . lL42] Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and [Public Law 271] for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the The Supplementl United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following Appropriation Act, 1948. sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other- 245A,36 08,l,;' p8, wise appropriated, to supply supplemental appropriations for the pp. 60o703 91. fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes, namely: LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SENATE Pot, p. . OFFICE OF TIIE S ERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER For an amount necessary to increase basic salaries in the Senate Press Gallery, beginning July 1, 1947, as follows: Superintendent from $3,820 to $4,320; one assistant superintendent from $3,200 to $3,600; one assistant superintendent from $2,100 to $2,400; two mes- sengers for service to press correspondents from $1,620 each to $1,920 AnSp. S2. each; in all, $2,485; and the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1948 hereby is amended accordingly. For an amount necessary to increase the basic salary of one clerk from $3,300 to $3,480 beginning July 1, 1947, $250; and the Legis- Ante, p36 lative Branch Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1948 hereby is amended accordingly. OFFICES OF THE SECRETARIES FOR THE MAJORITr AND THE MINORrrI For an amount necessary to increase basic salaries, beginning July 1, 1947, as follows: Clerks, one to the secretary for the majority and one to the secretary for the minority, from $2,640 each to $2,820 each; Ank,p.3. in all, $500; and the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1948 hereby is amended accordingly.