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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CHS. 460, 461-AUG. 4,1947 739 [CHAPTER 460] AN ACT August 4, 1947 To increase the minimum allowance payable for rehabilitation in certain service- H. R. 3308f connected cases. [Public Law 338] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Americain Congress assembled, That, effective on the first day of the first calendar month subsequent to the date of enactment of this Act, paragraph 3 of part VII of Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended, is amended to read as follows: "3. While pursuing training prescribed herein, and for two months after his employability is determined, each veteran shall be paid the amount of subsistence allowance specified in paragraph 6 of part VIII of Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended: Provided, That the minimum payment of such allowance, plus any compensa- tion or other benefit shall be (A) where the service-connected dis- ability is rated less than 30 per centum, for a person without a depend- ent, $105 per month; and for a person with a dependent, $115, plus the following amounts for additional dependents: (1) $10 for one child and $7 additional for each additional child, and (2) $15 for a dependent parent; (B) where the service-connected disability is rated 30 per centum or more, for a person without a dependent, $115 per month; and for a person with a dependent, $135, plus the following amounts for additional dependents: (1) $20 for one child and $15 additional for each additional child, and (2) $15 for a dependent parent: Provided further, That the rates set out herein shall not be subject to the increases authorized by Public Law Numbered 312, Seventy-eighth Congress, approved May 27, 1944: And provided fur- ther, That when the course of vocational rehabilitation furnished to any person as herein provided consists of training on the job by an employer, such employer shall be required to submit monthly to the Administrator a statement in writing showing any wage, compensa- tion, or other income paid by him to such person during the month, directly or indirectly, and based upon such written statements, the Administrator is authorized to reduce the subsistence allowance of such person to an amount considered equitable and just." Approved August 4, 1947. [CHAPTER 461] AN ACT To add certain lands to the Modoc National Forest, California. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the boundaries of the Modoc National Forest are hereby extended to include the following-described lands and, subject to valid and existing claims, all lands of the United States within said area which heretofore were not parts of said national forest are hereby made parts thereof and hereafter shall be subject to all laws and regulations applicable thereto: Provided, That nothing herein shall be construed as prohibiting the location and entry under the mining laws of the United States, and the rules and regulations applying thereto, of any of the public-domain lands hereby added to said national forest or of any land within said area hereafter acquired through exchange under the provisions of the Act of March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. 465), as amended: Rehabilitation of veterans. 57 Stat. 43 . 38 U. S. C. note fol. §739. Subsistence allow- ance. 58 Stat. 289. 38 U.S. C . note foll. §739. Minimum pay- ment. Restriction. 58 Stat. 229. 38U. S .C. §471a-1 , 504 and notes, 507b. Monthly statement by employer. Reduction of allow- anle. August 4. 1947 IHI. R . 3.3.1 I Public Law 33Y9] Modoc National Forest. Addition of certain lands. 16U.S. . §§ 485, 486.