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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 171, 175-JUNE 3, 7 , 1949 58 Stat. 1129. 61 Stat. 659. 17 U. S. C., Supp. II, §22. 61 Stat. 659. 17 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 23. 61 Stat. 668. 17 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 215. 61 Stat. 652. 17 U. S. C., Supp. II, prec. i 1. June 7, 1949 IS. 900] [Public Law 85] Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act, amendments. 62 Stat. 1070. 15U. S . C., Supp. II, ! 714. 62 Stat. 1071. 15 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 714b (h). the extension of time within which to comply with conditions and formalities granted by Presidential proclamation, No. 2608, of March 14, 1944." SEC. 2. That section 22 of title 17, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "§ 22. AD INTERIM PROTECTION OF BOOK OR PERIODICAL PUBLISHED ABROAD. -In the case of a book or periodical first published abroad in the English language, the deposit in the Copyright Office, not later than six months after its publication abroad, of one complete copy of the foreign edition, with a request for the reservation of the copy- right and a statement of the name and nationality of the author and of the copyright proprietor and of the date of publication of the said book or periodical, shall secure to the author or proprietor an ad in- terim copyright therein, which shall have all the force and effect given to copyright by this title, and shall endure until the expiration of five years after the date of first publication abroad." SEC. 3. That section 23 of title 17, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "§ 23. SAME; EXTENSION TO FULL TERM. -W henever within the period of such ad interim protection an authorized edition of such books or periodicals shall be published within the United States, in accordance with the manufacturing provisions specified in section 16 of this title, and whenever the provisions of this title as to deposit of copies, registration, filing of affidavits, and the printing of the copy- right notice shall have been duly complied with, the copyright shall be extended to endure in such book or periodical for the term provided in this title." SEC. 4. That the second paragraph of section 215 of title 17, United States Code, is amended by striking out the period at the end thereof, inserting a colon in lieu thereof, and adding the following new provisions: "And provided further, That with respect to works of foreign origin, in lieu of payment of the copyright fee of $4 together with one copy of the work and application, the foreign author or proprietor may at any time within six months from the date of first publication abroad deposit in the Copyright Office an application for registration and two copies of the work which shall be accompanied by a catalog card in form and content satisfactory to the Register of Copyrights. SEC. 5 . The analysis of chapter 1 of said title 17, United States Code, is amended by striking out the item reading: "22. Ad interim protection of book published abroad.", and inserting in lieu thereof: "22. Ad interim protection of book or periodical published abroad." . Approved June 3, 1949. [CHAPTER 175] AN ACT To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the UnitedStates of America in Congress assembled, That section 2 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act (Public Law Numbered 806, Eightieth Congress) is amended by deleting the words "direction and control of its Board of Directors" at the end of the said section and substituting therefor the words "supervision and direction of the Secretary of Agriculture (hereinafter referred to as the 'Secretary') ". SEC. 2. Section 4 (h) of the said Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act is amended by deleting the second sentence thereof and inserting in its place the following: 'The Corporation shall have power 154 [63 STAT.