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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1 ST SESS.-CHS. 77, 78-APR. 19, 1949 (c) Section 117 of such Act is hereby further amended by adding a new subsection to read as follows: "(e) Whenever the Administrator shall determine that shipping capacity available to Italy is inadequate for such emigration from Italy as may be desirable to further the purposes of this title, the Administrator shall request the United States Maritime Commission to make available to Italy vessels capable of engaging in such service for the purpose of transporting emigrants from Italy to destinations other than the United States, and shall specify the terms and condi- tions under which such vessels shall thus be made available, and the United States Maritime Commission thereupon shall, notwithstand- ing any other provisions of law and without reimbursement by the Administrator, make such vessels available to Italy in accordance with such terms and conditions: Provided, That the total number of such vessels made available for such purpose shall not at any one time exceed ten: Provided further, That title to each such vessel owned by the United States Government shall remain in the United States: And provided further, That the terms and conditions under which such vessels are made available to Italy shall obligate Italy to return the vessels forthwith upon demand of the President, and in any event not later than June 30, 1952." SEC. 11 . The second sentence of section 118 of such Act is amended by inserting before the period at the end thereof "or (3) the provision of such assistance would be inconsistent with the obligations of the United States under the Charter of the United Nations to refrain from giving assistance to any State against which the United Nations is taking preventative or enforcement action". SEC. 12. An amount, equal to any balance, unobligated as of April 2, 1949, or subsequently released from obligation, of funds appropri- ated by Public Law 793, approved June 28, 1948, for the purposes of the China Aid Act of 1948 is hereby made available to the President for obligation through February 15, 1950, for assistance in areas in China which he may deem to be not under Communist domination, to be furnished in such manner and on such terms and conditions as he may determine. Approved April 19, 1949. [CHAPTER 78] AN ACT For the relief of the county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, the sum of $29,147.50, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for damages sus- tained by the county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, by a fire which com- pletely destroyed a building known as Agricultural Hall, located in South Park, county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, on February 16, 1944, while being occupied, used, and exclusively under the control of the War Department: Provided,That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved April 19, 1949. 55 62 Stat. 153. 22 U. S. 0., Supp. II, § 1515. Use of U. S . vessels by Italy. Restrictions. 62 Stat. 154. 22 U. S. 0., Supp. II, § 1516. Aid to certain areas of China. Post. p . 711. 62 Stat. 1054 . 62 Stat. 158. 22U. ... , Supp. II, §§ 1541-1546. April 19, 1949 [H. R. 19s9] [Public Law 48] Allegheny County, Pa.