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886 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 702-704-OCT. 20 , 25, 1949 [CHAPTER 702] AN ACT [63 STAT. October 20, 1949 [H. R. 6213] To authorize reimbursement to the appropriations of the Bureau of Narcotics of [Public Law 365] moneys expended for the purchase of narcotics. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the BureauofNareotics. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of March 28, 1928, chapter 266 (45 Stat. 374; U. S. C., 1946 edition, title 31, sec. 529a), is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof a paragraph reading as follows: Reimbursement of "Moneys expended from appropriations of the Bureau of Narcotics, Treasury Department, for the purchase of narcotics, including marihuana, and subsequently recovered shall be reimbursed to the appropriation for enforcement of the narcotics and marihuana laws current at the time of the deposit." Approved October 20, 1949. [CHAPTER 703] AN ACT October 25, 1949 [S. 443] To authorize the construction and equipment of a radio laboratory building for [Public Law 366] the National Bureau of Standards, Department of Commerce. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the National Bureau of United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby Radios aboratory authorized to be constructed and equipped for the National Bureau of uilding. Standards a suitable radio laboratory building, together with neces- sary utilities and appurtenances thereto, under a limit of cost of Cost adjustment. $4,475,000: Provided,That such limit of cost may be exceeded or shall be reduced by an amount equal to the percentage increase or decrease, if any, in construction costs generally dating from March 1, 1948, as determined by the Federal Works Administrator. Acquisitionoflands, SEC. 2 . The Secretary of Commerce is authorized to acquire, by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise (including transfer with or without compensation from Federal agencies), such lands, estates in lands, and appurtenances thereto as may in his opinion be necessary or desirable for the construction of buildings to house activities of Selection ofsite. the National Bureau of Standards: Provided, That the site therefor shall be selected after consultation with the Director of the National Bureau of Standards. Appropriation an- SEC. 3 . There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Secre- horied. tary of Commerce, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provi- Transfer of funds. sions of this Act: Provided, That such sums so appropriated, except such part thereof as may be necessary for the incidental expenses of the Department of Commerce, shall be transferred to the Public Build- ings Administration in the Federal Works Agency. Approved October 25, 1949. [CHAPTER 704] AN ACT October 25, 1949 S. 9391 To remove certain lands from the operation of Public Law 545, Seventy-seventh [Public Law 367] Congress. Public lands with- drawn for mining pur- poses. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congressassem bled. That the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease for the exploitation of silica sand and other nonmetallic minerals, lands with- drawn by Executive Order Numbered 5105, dated May 3, 1929", Si bi et tl