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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., IST SESS.-CHS. 198, 199, 203-JUNE 13, 1949 parts shall be paid into the reclamation fund and credit therefor shall e given to the organization representing the water users of the Yuma auxiliary project toward the construction costs assumed by it pursuant to such contract. SEC. 8. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums thAprriation au- as may be required for the purposes of this Act. Approved June 13, 1949. [CHAPTER 199] AN ACT To repeal that part of section 3 of the Act of June 24, 1926 (44 Stat. 767), as amended, and that part of section 13a of the Act of June 3, 1916 (39 Stat. 166), as amended, relating to the percentage, in time of peace, of enlisted personnel employed in aviation tactical units of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Corps, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That paragraph 8 of section 3 of the Act of June 24, 1926 (44 Stat. 767), as amended by the Act of June 30, 1932 (ch. 326, 47 Stat. 451), and so much of section 13a of the Act of June 3, 1916' (39 Stat. 166), as amended by the Act of July 2, 1926 (44 Stat. 781), reading "On and after July 1, 1929, and in time of peace, not less than 20 per centum of the total number of pilots employed in tactical units of the Air Corps shall be enlisted men, except when the Secretary of War shall determine that it is impractical to secure that number of enlisted pilots.", are hereby repealed. SEC. 2. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the status of enlisted personnel of the armed services, including the reserve com- ponents thereof, designated as aviation or enlisted pilots or engaged in training relating to or leading to such designation. SEC. 3. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the eligi- bility of enlisted men of the Regular Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or the reserve components thereof, for designation as aviation cadets: Provided,That, except in time of war or emergency hereafter declared by the Congress, at least 20 per centum of the total number of aviation cadets designated by the Navy and the Air Force, respec- tively, during each fiscal year after the date of enactment of this Act shall be designated from among those enlisted men of the Regular Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps eligible and qualified for such designation: And provided further,That such designations shall be with the consent of such enlisted men. Approved June 13, 1949. [CHAPTER 203] AN ACT Relating to the pay and allowances of officers of the Naval Establishment appointed to permanent grades. Be it enacted by the Senate and Bouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That permanent appointments issued after August 7, 1947, to officers of the Navy, Marine Corps, and reserve components thereof, incident to the transi- tion from temporary to permanent grades, shall in no case be effective for pay purposes prior to August 7, 1947, irrespective of the date of rank assigned for precedence purposes and notwithstanding the pro- visions of section 312 of the Naval Reserve Act of 1938, as amended, and the provisions of the Act of March 4, 1913 (37 Stat. 892,34 U. S . C . 870). Approved June 13, 1949. June 13, 1949 1[. 1270] [Public Law 103] Enlisted personnel in aviation tactical units. 34U. .0.§735, par. 8. 41 Stat. 768. 10 U. S.. 291f. Status. Eligibility for des- ignation as aviation cadets. June 13, 1949 [S. 779] [Public Law 104] Naval Establish- ment. Pay and allowances of certain officers. 52 Stat. 1183 . 34U. S. C. §865k. 175