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631 AMENDMENT TO CANAL ZONE CODE SBO. 24. Chapter 1 of title 2, Canal Zone Code, is amended by inserting the following new section after section 5: "5a. The militia of the Canal Zone shall be organized under such rules and regulations, not in conflict with the provisions of title 32, United States Code, as the President prescribes." AMENDMENT TO ACT OF J U N E 25, 1938, CH. 690 SEC. 25. Section 203 of the Act of June 25, 1938, ch. 690 (52 Stat. 1178), is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: "A fractional year of six months or more shall be considered a full year for the purposes of this section in computing basic pay. A person eligible to transfer to the Fleet Keserve under this section and under section 6330 of title 10, United States Code, may elect the section under which he is to be transferred." AMENDMENT TO ACT OF J U L Y 29, 1941, CH. 327 SEC. 26. Section 1 of the Act of July 29, 1941, ch. 327 (55 Stat. 607), is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: "If such a school is discontinued, the vessels shall be immediately returned to the United States. No person may be sentenced to or received at stich a school as a punishment, or commutation of punishment, for a crime." AMENDMENT TO ACT OF J U L Y 23, 1947, CH. 301 SEC. 27. Section 16 of the Act of July 23, 1947, ch. 301 (61 Stat. 413), as amended, is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 16. Notwithstanding the limitations contained in subsection (a) of section 435, and subsection (a) of section 436, of title 14, United States Code, the authority granted by those sections may be exercised until— "(1) such time as the Secretary of the Treasury determines that the number of officers holding permanent appointments on the active list of the Coast Guard is equal to 95 percent of the number of such officers authorized by law, exclusive of extra numbers; or "(2) January 1, 1957; whichever occurs earlier." AMENDMENTS TO ACT OF A U G U S T 1, 1947, C H. 433 SEC. 28. (a) Subsections (b) and (c) of section 1 of the Act of August 1, 1947, as amended (50 U.S.C. 158), are redesignated as subsections " (a) " and " (b) ", respectively. (b) Section 3 of the Act of August 1, 1947, as amended (50 U.S.C. 159), is amended by deleting the words "Secretary of Defense and the", "in the National Military Establishment and", "the Secretary or", and the word "respectively", wherever it appears. + 81913 O—56