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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 32, 33, 36, 37-MAR . 24, 28, 29, 1949 [63 STAT. for additional traveling and living expenses while on duty, such allow- ance to be in addition to the pay and allowance to which they would be entitled while serving their permanent station. Approved March 24, 1949. [CHAPTER 33] JOTNTT RTS inT.TTTTTN' March 24,1949 . . .- [S. J. Res. 36] For the authorization of a special contribution by the United States for the relief [Public Law 25] of Palestine refugees. Palestine refugees. Appropriation au- thorized. Pet, p. 232 . Advances by RFC. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby author- ized to be appropriated to the President, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, not to exceed $16,000,000 as a special contribution by the United States to the United Nations for the purposes set forth in the resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations of November 19, 1948, providing for the relief of Palestine refugees. SEC. 2 . Notwithstanding the provision of any other law, the Recon- struction Finance Corporation is authorized and directed, until such time as an appropriation shall be made pursuant to section 1, to make advances to the President, not to exceed in the aggregate $8,000,000, to carry out the provisions of this joint resolution. From appropria- tions authorized under section 1, there shall be repaid to the Recon- struction Finance Corporation, without interest, the advances made by it under authority contained herein. No interest shall be charged on advances made by the Treasury to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in implementation of this section. Approved March 24, 1949. [CHAPTER 36] March 28, 1949 [8. J.Res. 62] [Public Law 26] Canadian vessels. Transportation iron ore. 46 U.S . C.C 883; Supp. II, § 883 note. JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize vessels of Canadian registry to transport iron ore between United States ports on the Great Lakes during the period from March 15 to December 15, 1949, inclusive. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding the provisions of section 27 of the Act of Congress approved June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 999), as amended by Act of Congress approved April 11, 1935 (49 Stat. 154), and by Act of Congress approved July 2, 1935 (49 Stat. 442), or the provisions of any other Act of Congress or regulation, vessels of Canadian registry shall be permitted to trans- port iron ore between United States ports on the Great Lakes during the period from March 15 to December 15, 1949, inclusive. Approved March 28, 1949. [CHAPTER 37] March 29,1949 AN ACT [s. 271] To provide for the appointment of an additional district judge for the middle [Public Law 27] district of Georgia. Georgia. Additional district judge. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States\of America in Congress assembled, That the President is authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, one additional district judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. When a vacancy shall occur in the office of the existing district judge for said district such vacancy shall not be filled. Approved March 29, 1949. 16