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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 479, 480-AUG. 4, 1947 [CHAPTER 479] August 4, 1947 [H. R . 4010] [Public Law 354] International Or- ganizations Procure- ment Act of 1947. "International or- ganization. " 22U.S.C.§288 note. "A dministrative supplies. " Furnishing of ad- ministrative supplies. Crediting of reim- bursement. AN ACT To authorize the Treasury Department and the United States Government Printing Office to furnish, or to procure and furnish, administrative materials, supplies, and equipment to public international organizations on a reimbursable basis. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "International Organizations Procurement Act of 1947". SEC. 2 . When used in this Act- (1) The term "international organization" means any public inter- national organization having its headquarters in the United States and entitled to enjoy, in whole or in part, the privileges, exemptions, and immunities authorized by and in accordance with the International Organizations Immunities Act (59 Stat. 669). (2) The term "administrative supplies" means materials, supplies, and equipment used in housekeeping, maintenance, and office oper- ations. SEC. 3 . Until July 1, 1948, the Treasury Department and the United States Government Printing Office may upon the request of any inter- national organization and upon its agreement to pay the costs and expenses thereof by advancement of funds or by reimbursement, or by both, furnish, or procure and furnish, to such international organiza- tion administrative supplies: Provided,That to the extent found by the Treasury Department or the United States Government Printing Office, respectively, to be necessary and appropriate in order to protect the interests of the United States Government in having access to sufficient supplies for its own needs, such international organization shall be required to indicate its needs and the intended use of such administrative supplies before they shall be furnished, or procured and furnished, to such international organization: Providedfurther, That when reimbursement is made, it shall be credited either to the appropriation, fund, or account utilized in incurring the obligation, or to the appropriate appropriation, fund, or account which is current at the time of such reimbursement. Approved August 4, 1947. [CHAPTER 480] Augupst 4, 1947 [i. R. 41401] [Public Law 355] Compact between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission. Operation, etc., of bridges free of tolls. AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to a compact or agreement between the Com- monwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey concerning the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress is hereby given to the compact or agreement set forth below, and to each and every term and provision thereof: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to affect, impair, or diminished any right, power, or jurisdiction of the United States or of any court, department board, bureau, officer, or official of the United States, over or in regard to any navigable waters, or any commerce between the States or with foreign countries, or any bridge, railroad, highway, pier, wharf, or other facility or improvement, or any other person, matter, or thing, forming the subject matter of the aforesaid compact or agreement or otherwise affected by the terms thereof: And provided further, That after the costs of the bridges in a single project have been amortized, such bridges shall thereafter be main- tained and operated free of tolls. 752 [61 STAT.