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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 434 -437-AUG. 1, 1947 1 Stat. 15. Wearing of decora- tions. forces, hereby expressly granting the consent of Congress required for this purpose by clause 8 of section 9, article I, of the Constitution: Provided, That any such officer or enlisted man or any such former officer or former enlisted man holding any office of profit or trust under the United States is hereby authorized to wear any decoration, order, medal, or emblem accepted pursuant to authority contained in this Act, or heretofore accepted by such persons from the government of a cobelligerent nation, neutral nation, or of an American Republic." Approved August 1, 1947. [CHAPTER 435] August 1, 1947 [H. J . Res. 238] [Public Law 315] 46 Stat. 681. 19U.S.C.§1201, par. 1772 . August 1, 1947 [H. R. 3546] [Public Law 316] 49 Stat. 2031 . 38 U.S.C. 101 . Presentation of claims to Veterans' Administration. 35 Stat. 1107, 1109. A t 1,1947 [H. I . 3682] [Public Law 317] Contributions for operation, etc., of school facilities. JOINT RESOLUTION To amend paragraph 1772 of the Tariff Act of 1930. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That paragraph 1772 of the Tariff Act of 1930 is hereby amended to read as follows: "PAR. 1772 . Standard newsprint paper. For the purposes of this paragraph (but only until July 1, 1948, in the case of paper in rolls of less than 15 inches in width) paper which is in rolls not less than 9 inches in width shall be deemed to be standard newsprint paper insofar as width of rolls is concerned." Approved August 1, 1947. [CHAPTER 436] AN ACT To amend section 200 of Public Law 844, Seventy-fourth Congress, June 29, 1936, to permit recognition of officers and enlisted men retired from the military and naval forces of the United States as representatives of certain organizations in the presentation of claims to the Veterans' Administration. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 200 of Public Law 844, Seventy-fourth Congress, approved June 29, 1936, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "Retired officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard of the United States, while not on active duty, shall not by reason of their status as such be subject to the provisions of sections 109 and 113 of the Criminal Code (18 U. S . C. 198 and 203) and section 190 of the Revised Statutes (5 U. S . C . 99) in the presenta- tion of claims under statutes administered by the Veterans' Adminis- tration as accredited representatives of an organization specified in or recognized under this section." Approved August 1, 1947. [CHAPTER 437] AN ACT To extend the period for providing assistance for certain war-incurred school enrollments. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to enable authorities which are still overburdened with war-incurred school enrollments to meet their needs during the transition from war to peacetime conditions, the Federal Works Administrator is author- ized to continue to make during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, contributions for the operation and maintenance of school facilities 716 [61 STAT.