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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CHS. 771, 772-OCT. 27, 1949 TITLE IV GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 401. To accomplish the above-authorized construction the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force, under the direction of the Secretary of Defense, are authorized to acquire lands and rights pertaining thereto, or other interests therein, including the temporary use thereof, by donation, purchase, exchange of Government-owned lands, or otherwise, without regard to section 3648, Revised Statutes, as amended. SEC. 402. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appro- priated, such sums of money as may be necessary for the purposes of this Act. SEC. 403. The approximate cost of each project enumerated and authorized by titles I, II, and III of this Act may, in the discretion of the Secretary concerned, be varied upward 5 per centum. SEC. 404. No family quarters shall be constructed under the authority of this Act which are in excess of a net floor area of one thousand and eighty square feet per unit. SEC. 405. Appropriations made to carry out the purposes of this Act shall be available for expenses incident to construction, including administration, overhead planning and surveys, and shall be available until expended when specifically provided in the appropriation Act. SEC. 406. Any projects authorized herein may be prosecuted under direct appropriations, or authority to enter into contracts in lieu of such appropriations. Approved October 27, 1949. [CHAPTER 772] AN ACT To give effect to the International Wheat Agreement signed by the United States and other countries relating to the stabilization of supplies and prices in the international wheat market. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act shall be known as the "International Wheat Agreement Act of 1949". SEC. 2. The President is hereby authorized, acting through the Com- modity Credit Corporation, to make available or cause to be made available, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, such quantities of wheat and wheat-flour and at such prices as are necessary to exercise the rights, obtain the benefits, and fulfill the obligations of the United States under the International Wheat Agreement of 1949 signed by Australia, Canada, France, the United States, and Uruguay, and certain wheat importing countries (hereinafter called "Interna- tional Wheat Agreement"). Nothing herein shall be construed to preclude the Secretary of Agriculture, in carrying out programs to encourage the exportation of agricultural commodities and products thereof pursuant to section 32 of Public Law 320, Seventy-fourth Congress, as amended, from utilizing funds available for such pro- grams in such manner as, either separately or jointly with the Com- modity Credit Corporation, to exercise the rights, obtain the benefits, and fulfill all or any part of the obligations of the United States under the International Wheat Agreement or to preclude the Commodity Credit Corporation in otherwise carrying out wheat and wheat-flour export programs as authorized by law. Nothing contained herein shall limit the duty of the Commodity Credit Corporation to the 81989 0 -O--PT.


60 945 Acquisition of land. 31U.S. . §529. Appropriation au- thorized. Post, pp. 979, 980. Approximate cost. Ante, pp. 943. 944. Family quarters. Availability of ap- propriations. October 27, 1949 [H. R . 6305] [Public Law 4211 International Wheat Agreement Act of 1949. Wheat and wheat- flour. Export programs. 49 Stat. 774. 7U.S.C.§612c; Supp. II, 5 612c. Post, p. 1057 .