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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 595-597-OCT. 5, 1949 48 Stat. 1297. October 5, 1949 [H. R. 540] [Public Law 314] Navy and Marine Corps. Terminal leave pay for certain officers. 60 Stat. 963. 37 U.S .C. § 32-37; Supp. II, §i 32-38. Appropriation authorized. October 5, 1949 [H. R . 2015] [Public Law 3151 Grand Rapids, Minn. Conveyance. 36 Stat. 962. the tract of land conditionally granted to the county of Los Angeles, State of California, under the Act entitled "An Act to convey certain land in the county of Los Angeles, State of California", approved March 24, 1933, as amended, such portion being more particularly described as follows: "The north ten feet of lot 4 of tract numbered 949, in the city of Arcadia, county of Los Angeles, State of California, as shown on the map recorded in Book 17, page 13 of Maps, in the office of the recorder of the county of Los Angeles." Approved October 5, 1949. [CHAPTER 596] AN ACT To provide terminal leave pay for certain officers of the Navy and Marine 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 any officer who (1) was separated from the Naval or Marine Corps Reserve after September 8, 1939, for the purpose of accepting a commission in the Regular Navy or Marine Corps; (2) was deprived of leave credit solely because of its having been accumulated prior to his so accepting a commission in the Regular Navy or Marine Corps; and (3) was on active duty on September 1, 1946, shall have such leave remain to his credit to the same extent as if he had not been so separated from such Reserve. Leave restored pursuant to this Act, which accrued prior to September 1, 1946, shall be treated as having been to his credit on August 31, 1946, and shall be settled and compensated for in the manner prescribed by the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, as amended, if application therefor is made within one year after the effective date of this Act. SEC. 2. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Approved October 5, 1949. [CHAPTER 597] AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey and exchange certain lands and improvements in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, for lands in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, with the approval of the National Forest Reservation Commission as provided by sections 6 and 7 of the Act of March 1, 1911, as amended (16 U. S . C. 515, 516), and insofar as applicable, in accordance with the provisions of said Act, the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to accept on behalf of the United States title to any lands in the State of Minnesota, within the boundaries of the Chippewa National Forest, and in exchange therefor to transfer and convey all or part of the structures and improvements situated on those certain tracts and parcels of land in Grand Rapids, county of Itasca, State of Minnesota, and more particularly described in a deed from the village of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, to the United States, dated November 3, 1938, and recorded in the office of the register of deeds, Itasca County, Minnesota, in book 148 of deeds, at page 264. Lands so accepted by the Secretary of Agriculture shall be of a value not less than the value of the improvements transferred and conveyed in exchange therefor and, upon acceptance, shall become parts of the 702 [63 STAT.