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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 352-354- -JULY 20, 1949 the enactment of this Act), on account of the failure of said employer to pay an employee compensation for any period of overtime work performed prior to the date of enactment of this Act, if the compen- sation paid prior to such date for such work was at least equal to the compensation which would have been payable for such work had the amendment made by section 1 of this Act been in effect at the time of such payment. Approved July 20, 1949. [CHAPTER 353] AN ACT To establish the Medal for Humane Action for award to persons serving in or with the armed forces of the United States participating in the current military effort to supply necessities of life to the people of Berlin, Germany. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby created a medal to be known as the Medal for Humane Action, with suitable appurtenances and devices, which the President, under such rules and regulations as he shall prescribe, may award to any person who while serving in or with the armed forces of the United States at any time during the period commencing with and terminating on such appropriate dates as the President may determine shall have distinguished himself by meritorious participation in the humane military effort to supply necessities of life to the people of Berlin, Germany. SEC. 2. No more than one Medal for Humane Action shall be issued to any one person. SEC. 3. Any individual who shall have qualified for an award under this Act who shall have died before the making thereof may never- theless be granted such award posthumously, in which event the award shall be presented to such representative of the deceased as the President may designate. Approved July 20, 1949. [CHAPTER 354] AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30,1950, 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 other- wise appropriated, for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, namely: TITLE I-DEPARTMENT OF STATE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Department of State not otherwise provided for, including personal services in the District of Columbia; salary of the Under Secretary of State, $12,000; expenses authorized by the Foreign Service Act of 1946 (22 U. S . C . 801-1158) not other- wise provided for; expenses of the National Commission on Edu- cational, Scientific, and Cultural Cooperation as authorized by sections 3, 5, and 6 of the Act of July 30, 1946 (22 U. S. C. 287o, 287q, 287r); expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with activities provided for under this appropriation; purchase (two for Chiefs of 447 Ante, p. 446 . July 20, 1949 [H. R. 2737] [Public Law 178] Medal for Humane Action. July 20, 1949 Ill.. it. 4 ll [Public Law 17}J Departments of State, Justice, Com- merce, and the Judi- ciary Appropriation Act, 1950. Department of State Appropriation Act, 1950. Ante, p. 404. 60 Stat. 999 . 22 U. 8. C., Supp. II, § 815 e»teq. Ante, p. 111 . 60 Stat. 713, 714. 22 U. 8. C., supp. I, I 287r note.