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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 523, 524-DEC. 19, 23 , 1947 [CHAPTER 523] JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to publish the names and addresses of persons transacting business on the boards of trade, and the amounts of com- modities purchased or sold by them; to furnish to committees of Congress upon request and to make public any such information in his possession; and for other purposes. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8 of the Com- modity Exchange Act, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section or of any other law, the Secretary of Agriculture may, in his discretion, from time to time disclose and make public the names and addresses of all traders on the boards of trade on the commodity markets with respect to whom the Secretary has information, and any other information in the possession of the Department of Agriculture relating to the amount of commodities purchased or sold by each such trader; and when requested by any committee of either House of Congress, acting within the scope of its jurisdiction, shall furnish to such committee and make public the names and addresses of all traders on such boards of trade with respect to whom the Secretary has information, and any other information in the possession of the Department of Agriculture relating to the amounts of commodities purchased or sold by each such trader." Approved December 19, 1947. [CHAPTER 524] AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, 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 following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes, namely: LEGISLATIVE SENATE For payment, in equal portions, to Theodore G. Bilbo, Junior, son, and Jessie Forrest Bilbo, daughter, of Theodore G. Bilbo, late a Senator from the State of Mississippi, $12,500. SALARIES, MILEAGE, AND EXPENSES OF SENATORS For additional mileage of the President of the Senate and of Sen- ators, at the rate authorized by law, $51,000. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES For payment to Fannie H. Gifford, widow of Charles L. Gifford. late a Representative from the State of Massachusetts, $12,500. For payment to Nancy M. Springer, widow of Raymond S. Springer. late a Representative from the State of Indiana, $12,500. SALARIES, MILEAGE, AND EXPENSES OF MEMBERS For additional mileage of Members of the House of Representatives, Delegates from Territories, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, at the rate authorized by law, $171,000. 941 December 19,1947 [8. J . Res. 170] [Public Law 392] Commodity Ex- change Act, amend- ment. 42 Stat. 1003; 49 Stat. 1491 . 7U.S.C. 12. December 23, 1947 [H. R. 4748] [Public Law 393] Third Supplemen- tal Appropriation Act, 1948. Ante, p. 361. Antc, p. 364.