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9 Sept. 30, 1949 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 588, 5 8 9 - t. , 1949 Oct. 1 , 1949 October 1, 1949 [H. R. 3851] [Public Law 311] Surplus airport property. 61 Stat. 678. 50 U. S. C., Supp. II, app. § 1622 (g) (2) (A). Ante, p. 399. Removal of restric- tion. Supra. Issuance of release, etc. Enforcement of terms, etc. 58 Stat. 766. 60 U. S. C., app. §§ 1611-1646; Supp. II, §1612et seq. Ante, p. 399; supra. Correction, etc. , of instrumentofdisposal. Release from terms, etc., of disposal. of such retirement, but the total reduction shall in no case be more than 25 per centum of such life annuity. The annuity of such widow or widower shall begin on the first day of the month in which the death of the officer or employee occurs or the first day of the month following the widow's or widower's attainment of age fifty, whichever is the later, and such annuity or any right thereto shall terminate upon his or her death or remarriage." Approved September 30, 1949. [CHAPTER 589] AN ACT To amend Public Law 289, Eightieth Congress, with respect to surplus airport property and to provide for the transfer of compliance functions with relation to such property. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 13 (g) (2) (A) of the Surplus Property Act of 1944, as amended, is further amended by striking out the following: "Provided, That no structures disposed of hereunder shall be used as an industrial plant, factory, or similar facility within the meaning of section 23 of this Act, unless the public agency receiving title to such structures shall pay to the United States such sum as the Administrator shall deter- mine to be a fair consideration for the removal of the restrictions imposed by this proviso". SEC. 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the restriction against use of structures for industrial purposes, as contained in any deed or instrument of disposal pursuant to section 13 (g) (2) (A) of the Surplus Property Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 765), as amended by the Act of July 30, 1947 (61 Stat. 678), shall, from and after the effective date of this Act, be deemed extinguished and of no force and effect. The Administrator of Civil Aeronautics is hereby author- ized to issue such instruments of release or correction, as may be necessary to effect removal of record of such restriction from any of such deeds or other instruments of disposal, without monetary con- sideration to the United States. SEC. 3. The Administrator of Civil Aeronautics shall have the sole responsibility for determining and enforcing compliance with the terms, conditions, reservations, and restrictions contained in any instrument of disposal by which surplus property is or has been transferred to States and their political subdivisions, municipalities, and tax-supported institutions pursuant to the Surplus Property Act of 1944, for use in the development, improvement, operation, or main- tenance of a public airport or to provide sources of revenue from nonaviation businesses at a public airport (including property trans- ferred for any such use pursuant to such act prior to July 30, 1947), and the Administrator is authorized to reform, correct, or amend any instrument of disposal by which such property was conveyed by the issuance of a corrective2 reformative, or amendatory instrument where such action is determined by him to be necessary to correct such instrument or to conform the transfer to the requirements of applicable law. SEC. 4. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Adminis- trator of Civil Aeronautics is further authorized, without monetary consideration to the United States, to grant releases from any of the terms, conditions, reservations, and restrictions contained in, and to convey, quitclaim, or release any right or interest reserved to the United States by, any such instrument of disposal, if he determines that the property transferred by such instrument no longer serves the 700 [63 STAT.