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Session 1 (1947)

Chapter 1 Joint Resolution Relating to officers and employees of the Senate and House of Representatives. Jan. 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 2 Joint Resolution Extending for fifteen months the period of time during which alcohol plants are permitted to produce sugars or syrups simultaneously with the production of alcohol. Feb. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 3 Joint Resolution Relating to the salaries of certain Senate employees. Feb. 19, 1947 PDF
Chapter 4 Joint Resolution Providing for a more effective staff organization for standing committees of the Senate. Feb. 19, 1947 PDF
Chapter 5 An Act To amend the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended. Feb. 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 6 Joint Resolution To continue the authority of the Maritime Commission to operate vessels until July 1, 1947. Feb. 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 7 Joint Resolution Granting, in the case of income, estate, and gift taxes, deductions for contributions to the United Nations. Feb. 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 8 An Act To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with the Government of Mexico in the control and eradication of foot-and mouth disease and rinderpest. Feb. 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 9 Joint Resolution To amend the Act of August 9, 1946 (Public Law 711, Seventy-ninth Congress), for the purpose of allowing the Philadelphia National Shrines Park Commission additional time in which to prepare and to submit its report to the Congress. Mar. 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 10 Joint Resolution To authorize the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District, Arizona, to drill, equip, and acquire wells for use on the San Carlos irrigation project. Mar. 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 11 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the city of Los Angeles, California, an easement for construction and operation of a storm drain in and under certain Government-owned lands situated in that city.  Mar. 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 12 Joint Resolution To authorize the United States Maritime Commission to make provision for certain ocean transportation service to and from Alaska until July 1, 1948, and for other purposes. Mar. 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 13 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Central of Georgia Railway Company an easement for railway purposes in certain Government-owned lands situated in Bibb County, Georgia. Mar. 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 14 An Act To authorize the payment of $425.88 by the United States to the Government of Switzerland. Mar. 10, 1947 PDF
Chapter 15 An Act To amend the Federal Firearms Act. Mar. 10, 1947 PDF
Chapter 16 An Act To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of June 25, 1938, as amended, by providing for the certification of batches of drugs composed wholly or partly of any kind of streptomycin, or any derivative thereof, and for other purposes. Mar. 10, 1947 PDF
Chapter 17 An Act To continue in effect certain war excise tax rates, and for other purposes. Mar. 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 18 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to American Telephone and Telegraph Company an easement for communication purposes in certain lands situated in Virginia and Maryland. Mar. 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 19 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant and convey to the Virginia Electric and Power Company a perpetual easement in two strips of land comprising portions of the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, and for other purposes. Mar. 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 20 An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes. Mar. 22, 1947 PDF
Chapter 21 An Act To provide for payment and settlement of mileage and other travel allowance accounts of military personnel. Mar. 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 22 Joint Resolution Making an appropriation for expenses incident to the control and eradication of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest. Mar. 27, 1947 PDF
Chapter 23 Joint Resolution Amending the Settlement of Mexican Claims Act of 1942 to provide for the consideration of any claim decided by the General Claims Commission in which the United States filed a petition for rehearing. Mar. 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 24 Joint Resolution To strengthen the common defense by maintaining an adequate domestic rubber-producing industry. Mar. 29, 1947 PDF
Chapter 25 Joint Resolution Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes. Mar. 29, 1947 PDF
Chapter 26 An Act To establish an Office of Selective Service Records to liquidate the Selective Service System following the termination of its functions on March 31, 1947, and to preserve and service the Selective Service records, and for other purposes. Mar. 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 27 Joint Resolution Authorizing the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard to waive compliance with the navigation and vessel-inspection laws administered by the Coast Guard. Mar. 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 28 An Act To provide for the suspension of navigation and vessel inspection laws, as applied to vessels operated by the War Department, upon the termination of title V, Second War Powers Act, 1942, as amended.  Mar. 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 29 An Act To extend certain powers of the President under title III of the Second War Powers Act. Mar. 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 30 Joint Resolution To extend the powers and authorities under certain statutes with respect to the distribution and pricing of sugar, and for other purposes. Mar. 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 31 An Act To authorize the Secretary of War to lend War Department equipment and provide services to the Boy Scouts of America in connection with the World Jamboree of Boy Scouts to be held in France, 1947; and to authorize the Commissioner of Internal Revenue to provide exemption from transportation tax; and further to authorize the Secretary of State to issue passports to bona fide Scouts and Scouters without fee for the application or the issuance of said passports.  Apr. 14, 1947 PDF
Chapter 32 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant to the city of San Diego a right-of-way over land owned by the United States within the limits of Camp Gillespie, San Diego County, California. Apr. 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 33 An Act To authorize the furnishing of steam from the central heating plant to the property of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and for other purposes. Apr. 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 34 An Act To amend existing law to provide privilege of renewing expiring five-year level-premium-term policies for another five-year period.  Apr. 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 35 An Act To provide for the promotion of substitute employees in the postal service, and for other purposes. Apr. 15, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 38 An Act To establish a permanent Nurse Corps of the Army and the Navy and to establish a Women's Medical Specialist Corps in the Army.  Apr. 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 39 An Act To amend section 3 of the Act of July 24, 1946 (Public Law 534, Seventy-ninth Congress). Apr. 16, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 41 An Act To establish the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park to erect a monument in memory of Theodore Roosevelt in the village of Medora, North Dakota; and for other purposes.  Apr. 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 42 An Act To extend the time within which the municipality of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, may consummate the purchase of the Coast Guard site (commonly known as the Base Six property) which is located at Fort Lauderdale. Apr. 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 43 An Act To provide for a six months' extension and final liquidation of the farm labor supply program, and for other purposes. Apr. 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 44 An Act To amend the Federal Reserve Act, and for other purposes. Apr. 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 45 An Act To suspend certain import taxes on copper. Apr. 29, 1947 PDF
Chapter 46 Joint Resolution To restore the name of Hoover Dam. Apr. 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 47 An Act To provide for annual and sick leave for rural letter carriers. Apr. 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 48 An Act Authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to establish daylight saving time in the District of Columbia during 1947. Apr. 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 49 An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes. May 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 50 An Act To amend the Act of January 5, 1905, to incorporate the American National Red Cross. May 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 51 Joint Resolution To permit United States common communications carriers to accord free communication privileges to official participants in the world telecommunications conferences to be held in the United States in 1947. May 13, 1947 PDF
Chapter 52 An Act To relieve employers from certain liabilities and punishments under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, the Walsh-Healey Act, and the Bacon-Davis Act, and for other purposes. May 14, 1947 PDF
Chapter 53 Joint Resolution To correct an error in the Act approved August 10, 1946 (Public Law 720, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session), relating to the composition of the Naval Reserve. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 54 An Act To authorize the sale of certain public land in Alaska to Victory Bible Camp Ground, Incorporated. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 55 An Act Providing for the appointment of a United States commissioner for the Big Bend National Park in the State of Texas, and for other purposes. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 56 An Act To authorize the juvenile court of the District of Columbia in proper cases to waive jurisdiction in capital offenses and offenses punishable by life imprisonment. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 57 An Act To provide that the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia shall alone appoint the United States commissioner for the Shenandoah National Park. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 58 An Act To amend further the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, as amended. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 59 An Act To establish a Chief of Chaplains in the United States Navy, and for other purposes. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 60 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act providing for the reorganization of the Navy Department, and for other purposes", approved June 20, 1940, to amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the President to appoint an Under Secretary of War during national emergencies, fixing the compensation of the Under Secretary of War, and authorizing the Secretary of War to prescribe duties". approved December 16, 1940, as amended, and for other purposes. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 61 An Act To amend the Act of July 20, 1942 (56 Stat. 662), relating to the acceptance of decorations, orders, medals, and emblems by officers and enlisted men of the armed forces of the United States tendered them by governments of cobelligerent nations or other American Republics. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 62 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the administration of the Washington National Airport, and for other purposes", approved June 29, 1940. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 63 An Act Authorizing and directing the removal of stone piers in West Executive Avenue between the grounds of the White House and the Department of State Building. May 15, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 67 An Act To amend the Act approved December 28, 1945 (59 Stat. 663), entitled "An Act to provide for the appointment of additional commissioned officers in the Regular Army, and for other purposes", as amended by the Act of August 8, 1946 (Public Law 670, Seventy-ninth Congress). May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 68 An Act To amend the Act of August 29, 1916 (39 Stat. 556), as amended, so as to increase the total authorized number of commissioned officers of the active list of the Corps of Civil Engineers of the Navy.
May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 69 An Act To authorize the construction of experimental submarines, and for other purposes. May 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 70 An Act To include civilian officers and employees of the United States Naval Government of Guam among those persons who are entitled to the benefits of Public Law 490 of the Seventy-seventh Congress, approved March 7, 1942 (56 Stat. 143), as amended, and for other purposes. May 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 71 An Act To relieve collectors of customs of liability for failure to collect certain special tonnage duties and light money, and for other purposes. May 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 72 An Act To amend section 327 (h) of the Nationality Act of 1940. May 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 73 An Act To authorize additional allowances of good time and the payment of compensation to prison inmates performing exceptionally meritorious or outstanding services.  May 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 74 An Act Granting the consent of Congress for the construction of a dam across Dan River in North  Carolina. May 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 75 An Act To change the name of the Lugert-Altus irrigation project in the State of Oklahoma to the W. C. Austin project. May 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 76 An Act Providing for the conveyance to the town of Marblehead, in the State of Massachusetts, of Marblehead Military Reservation for public use. May 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 77 Joint Resolution To correct technical errors in the Act approved August 13, 1946 (Public Law 729, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session). May 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 78 An Act To limit the time within which the General Accounting Office shall make final settlement of the monthly or quarterly accounts of fiscal officers, and for other purposes. May 19, 1947 PDF
Chapter 79 An Act Authorizing the reduction of certain accrued interest charges payable by the Farmers' Irrigation District, North Platte project. May 19, 1947 PDF
Chapter 80 An Act To authorize the segregation and expenditure of trust funds held in joint ownership
by the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes of the Wind River Reservation.
May 19, 1947 PDF
Chapter 81 An Act To provide for assistance to Greece and Turkey. May 22, 1947 PDF
Chapter 82 An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes. May 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 83 An Act To amend section 35 of the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920 (41 Stat. 437; 30 U. S. C., sec. 191), as amended. May 27, 1947 PDF
Chapter 84 An Act Authorizing the erection and operation of a memorial museum and shop on the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho.
May 27, 1947 PDF
Chapter 85 An Act To amend the Locomotive Inspection Act of February 17, 1911, as amended. May 27, 1947 PDF
Chapter 86 An Act To provide for the acquisition of a site and for preparation of plans and specifications for a courthouse to accommodate the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia. May 29, 1947 PDF
Chapter 87 An Act To amend the Nationality Act of 1940 so as to permit naturalization proceedings to be had at places other than in the office of the clerk or in open court in the case of sick or physically disabled individuals. May 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 88 An Act To amend an Act of September 27, 1944, relating to credit for military or naval service in connection with certain homestead entries. May 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 89 An Act To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to grant easements in lands belonging to the United States under his supervision and control, and for other purposes. May 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 90 Joint Resolution Providing for relief assistance to the people of countries devastated by war. May 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 91 An Act To amend section 502 (a) of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes".  May 31, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 97 Joint Resolution Limiting the application of provisions of Federal law to counsel employed under S. Res. 46. June 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 98 To amend section 3539 of the Revised Statutes, relating to taking trial pieces of coins.  June 5, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 100 An Act To authorize the exchange of lands acquired by the United States for the Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, Oregon, for the purpose of consolidating holdings therein, and for other purposes. June 9, 1947 PDF
Chapter 101 An Act To provide for the reincorporation of Export-Import Bank of Washington and for other purposes. June 9, 1947 PDF
Chapter 102 An Act To authorize an adequate White House Police force. June 9, 1947 PDF
Chapter 103 Joint Resolution Authorizing the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to continue and establish offices in the territory of the Republic of the Philippines. June 14, 1947 PDF
Chapter 104 An Act To amend sections 3533 and 3536 of the Revised Statutes with respect to deviations in standard of ingots and weight of silver coins. June 14, 1947 PDF
Chapter 105 An Act To extend until June 30, 1949, the period of time during which persons may serve in certain executive departments and agencies without being prohibited from acting as counsel, agent, or attorney for prosecuting claims against the United States by reason of having so served. June 14, 1947 PDF
Chapter 106 An Act To extend for one year certain provisions of section 100 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, relating to the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to enter into leases for periods not exceeding five years.
June 14, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 108 Joint Resolution To prepare a revised edition of the Annotated Constitution of the United States of America as published in 1938 as Senate Document 232 of the Seventy-fourth Congress. June 17, 1947 PDF
Chapter 109 An Act To amend section 17 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, so as to increase the pay of cadets and midshipmen at the service academies, and for other purposes. June 20, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 111 An Act To make criminally liable persons who negligently allow prisoners in their custody to escape. June 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 112 An Act To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, so as to extend the benefits of such Act to the Official Reporters of Debates in the Senate and persons employed by them in connection with the performance of their duties as such reporters. June 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 113 An Act To grant to the Arthur Alexander Post Numbered 68, The American Legion, of Belzoni, Mississippi, all of the reversionary interest reserved to the United States in lands conveyed to said post pursuant to Act of Congress approved June 29, 1938. June 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 114 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes", approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, and for other purposes. June 21, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 120 An Act To amend the National Labor Relations Act, to provide additional facilities for the mediation of labor disputes affecting commerce, to equalize legal responsibilities of labor organizations and employers, and for other purposes. June 23, 1947 PDF
Chapter 121 An Act To provide for emergency flood-control work made necessary by recent floods, and for other purposes. June 23, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 124 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for a permanent Census Office", JS. 6141 approved March 6, 1902 as amended (the collection and publication of statistical information by the Bureau of the Census). June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 125 An Act To regulate the marketing of economic poisons and devices, and for other purposes. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 126 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands within the Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee, and for other purposes. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 127 An Act To authorize the patenting of certain public lands to the State of Montana or to the Board of County Commissioners of Hill County, Montana, for public-park purposes. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 128 An Act To provide for the addition of certain surplus Government lands to the Otter Creek Recreational Demonstration Area, in the State of Kentucky. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 129 An Act To grant a certain water right and a certain parcel of land in Clark County, Nevada, to the city of Las Vegas, Nevada.
June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 130 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with the Mancos Water Conservancy District increasing the reimbursable construction cost obligation of the district to the United States for construction of the Mancos project and extending the repayment period. June 25, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 141 An Act To provide for the protection of forests against destructive insects and diseases, and for other purposes.  June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 142 Joint Resolution Authorizing the erection on public grounds in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, of a memorial to the dead of the First Infantry Division, United States Forces, World War II. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 143 Joint Resolution To extend the time for the release, free of estate and gift tax, of certain powers, and for other purposes. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 144 An Act To amend section 115 of the Internal Revenue Code in respect of distributions by personal holding companies. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 145 An Act To authorize payment of allowances to three inspectors of the Metropolitan Police force for the use of their privately owned motor vehicles, and for other purposes. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 146 An Act To amend paragraph 8 of part VII, Veterans Regulation Numbered I (a), as amended, to authorize an appropriation of $3,000,000 as a revolving fund in lieu of $1,500,000 now authorized, and for other purposes. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 147 An Act To amend further section 4 of the Public Debt Act of 1941, as amended, and clarify its application, and for other purposes.
June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 148 An Act To authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Paonia Federal reclamation project, Colorado. June 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 149 An Act To authorize the Secretary of War to permit the delivery of water from the District of Columbia and Arlington County water systems to the Falls Church or other water systems in the metropolitan area of the District of Columbia in Virginia. June 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 150 An Act To admit the American-owned ferry Crosline to American registry and to permit its use in coastwise trade. June 26, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 152 An Act To amend section 2 (a) of the National Housing Act, as amended. June 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 153 An Act To declare the policy of the United States with respect to the allocation of costs of construction of the Coachella Division of the All-American Canal irrigation project, California. June 26, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 156 An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes. June 27, 1947 PDF
Chapter 157 An Act To continue a system of nurseries and nursery schools for the day care of school age and under-school-age children in the District of Columbia through June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. June 27, 1947 PDF
Chapter 158 An Act Authorizing certain agreements with respect to rights in helium-bearing gas lands in the Navajo Indian Reservation, New Mexico, and for other purposes.  June 27, 1947 PDF
Chapter 159 Joint Resolution To strengthen the common defense and to meet industrial needs for tin by providing for the maintenance of a domestic tin-smelting industry.
June 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 160 An Act To extend the period of validity of the Act to facilitate the admission into the United States of the alien fiancées or fiancés of members of the armed forces of the United States. June 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 161 An Act To continue temporary authority of the Maritime Commission until March 1, 1948. June 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 162 An Act To stimulate volunteer enlistments in the Regular Military Establishment of the United States. June 28, 1947 PDF
Chapter 163 An Act Relative to maximum rents on housing accommodations; to repeal certain provisions of Public Law 388, Seventy-ninth Congress, and for other purposes. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 164 An Act To continue the Commodity Credit Corporation as an agency of the United States until June 30, 1948. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 165 An Act To extend until July 1, 1949, the period during which income from agricultural labor and nursing services may be disregarded by the States in making old-age assistance payments without prejudicing their rights to grants-in-aid under the Social Security Act. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 166 Joint Resolution To extend the succession, lending powers, and the functions of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 167 Joint Resolution To recognize uncompensated services rendered the Nation under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, and for other purposes. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 168 An Act To permit certain naval personnel to count all active service rendered under temporary appointment as warrant or commissioned officers in the United States Navy and the United States Naval Reserve, or in the United States Marine Corps and the United States Marine Corps Reserve, for purposes of promotion to commissioned warrant officer in the United States Navy or the United States Marine Corps, respectively. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 169 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant to the county of Pittsburg, Oklahoma, a perpetual easement for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a public highway over a portion of the United States naval ammunition depot, McAlester, Oklahoma. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 170 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the designation of Army mail clerks and assistant Army mail clerks", approved August 21, 1941 (55 Stat. 656), and for other purposes. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 171 An Act To authorize patenting of certain lands to Public Hospital District Numbered 2, Clallam County, Washington, for hospital purposes. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 172 An Act To provide funds for cooperation with the school board of the Moclips-Aloha District for the construction and equipment of a new school building in the town of Moclips, Grays Harbor County, Washington, to be available to both Indian and non-Indian children. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 173 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to grant to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, State of Maryland, a permanent easement for the purpose of installing, maintaining, and servicing a subterranean water main in, on, and across the land of the United States Coast Guard station called "Lazaretto depot", Baltimore, Maryland. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 174 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, State of Maryland, a permanent easement for the purpose of installing, maintaining, and servicing two subterranean water mains in, on, and across the land of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 175 An Act To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the Eighty-first National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, August 10 to 14, 1947. June 30, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 181 An Act Providing for the suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the Territory of Alaska. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 182 An Act To amend the Bankruptcy Act with respect to qualifications of part-time referees in bankruptcy. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 183 Joint Resolution To provide for permanent rates of postage on mail matter of the first class, and for other purposes. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 184 Joint Resolution To continue for a temporary period of fifteen days certain controls now exercised by the President under the Second War Powers Act, 1942, and under the Export Control Act. June 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 185 Joint Resolution Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the International Refugee Organization and authorizing an appropriation therefor. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 186 An Act Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 187 An Act To preserve historic graveyards in abandoned military posts. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 188 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the management and operation of naval plantations, outside the continental United States", approved June 28, 1944. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 189 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to appoint, for supply duty only, officers of the line of the Marine Corps, and for other purposes. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 190 An Act To amend the Acts of October 14,1942 (56 Stat. 786), as amended, and November 28, 1943 (57 Stat. 593), as amended, so as to authorize transportation of dependents and household effects of personnel of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard to overseas bases. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 191 An Act Relinquishing to the State of Illinois certain right, title, or interest of the United States of America, and for other purposes. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 192 An Act To amend existing laws relating to military leave of certain employees of the United States or of the District of Columbia so as to equalize rights to leave of absence and reemployment for such employees who are members of the Enlisted or Officers' Reserve Corps, the National Guard or the Naval Reserve, and for other purposes. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 193 An Act To provide seniority benefits for certain officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force and of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia who are veterans of World War II and lost opportunity for promotion by reason of their service in the armed forces of the United States. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 194 An Act To correct an error in section 342 (b) (8) of the Nationality Act of 1940, as amended. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 195 Joint Resolution To grant authority for the erection of a permanent building for the American National Red Cross, District of Columbia Chapter, Washington, District of Columbia. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 196 Joint Resolution Authorizing the erection in the District of Columbia of a memorial to the Marine Corps dead of all wars. July 1, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 202 An Act To further amend section 10 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, so as to provide for the clothing allowance of enlisted men of the Army, Marine Corps, and Marine Corps Reserve. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 203 An Act To authorize the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to pay certain expenses incident to training, attendance, and participation of personnel of the Army of the United States and of the naval service, respectively, in the Seventh Winter Sports Olympic Games and the Fourteenth Olympic Games and for future Olympic games. July 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 204 An Act To authorize the transfer to the Panama Canal of property which is surplus to the needs of the War Department or Navy Department. July 2, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 206 An Act Making appropriations to meet emergencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 3, 1947 PDF
Chapter 207 An Act For the establishment of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government. July 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 208 An Act To fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. July 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 209 Joint Resolution To enable the President to utilize the appropriations for United States participation in the work of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration for meeting administrative expenses of United States Government agencies in connection with United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration liquidation. July 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 210 An Act Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 211 An Act Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice and Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 9, 1947 PDF
Chapter 212 An Act To authorize the transfer of the Joseph Conrad to the Marine Historical Association of Mystic, Connecticut, for museum and youth-training purposes. July 9, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 219 An Act To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide annuities for investigatory personnel of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who have rendered at least twenty years of service. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 220 An Act To authorize the preparation of preliminary plans and estimates of cost for an additional office building for the use of the United States Senate. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 221 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to define the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use thereof, and for other purposes", approved July 31, 1946.  July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 222 An Act To establish a procedure for facilitating the payment of certain Government checks, and for other purposes. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 223 An Act To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell certain lands in Alaska to the city of Sitka, Alaska.  July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 224 An Act To transfer Blair County, Pennsylvania, from the middle judicial district of Pennsylvania to the western judicial district of Pennsylvania. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 225 An Act To amend the Act of June 14, 1938, so as to authorize the Cairo Bridge Commission to issue its refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding the outstanding bonds issued by the commission to pay the cost of a certain toll bridge at or near Cairo, Illinois. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 226 An Act To authorize the establishment of a band in the Metropolitan Police force. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 227 An Act To authorize the preparation of preliminary plans and estimates of cost of for the erection of an addition or extension to the House Office Buildings and the remodeling of the fifth floor of the Old House Office Building. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 228 An Act To amend the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, with respect to abandonment of condemnation proceedings. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 229 An Act To amend the Act of July 24, 1941 (55 Stat. 603), as amended, so as to authorize naval retiring boards to consider the eases of certain officers, and for other purposes.  July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 230 An Act To make it unlawful in the District of Columbia to corruptly influence participants or officials in contests of skill, speed, strength, or endurance, and to provide a penalty therefor. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 231 An Act To authorize funds for ceremonies in the District of Columbia. July 11, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 234 An Act To reimburse certain Navy personnel and former Navy personnel for money stolen or obtained through false pretenses from them while they were on duty at the United States naval training station, Farragut, Idaho. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 235 An Act To provide for the construction, extension, and improvement of public-school buildings in Owyhee, Nevada. July 11, 1947 PDF
Chapter 236 An Act Declaring Kenduskeag Stream, Penobscot County, Maine, to be a nonnavigable waterway. July 11, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 244 Joint Resolution Consenting to an interstate oil compact to conserve oil and gas. July 12, 1947 PDF
Chapter 245 An Act To amend section 3179 (b) of the Internal Revenue Code. July 14, 1947 PDF
Chapter 246 An Act To amend sections 2801 (e) (4), 3043 (a) 3044 (b), and 3045 of the Internal Revenue Code. July 14, 1947 PDF
Chapter 247 An Act To amend section 2801 (e) of the Internal Revenue Code. July 14, 1947 PDF
Chapter 248 An Act To extend certain powers of the President under title III of the Second War Powers Act and the Export Control Act, and for other purposes. July 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 249 An Act To allow to a successor railroad corporation the benefits of certain carry-overs of a predecessor corporation for the purposes of certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. July 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 250 An Act To authorize the issuance of certain public-improvement bonds by the Territory of Hawaii.  July 15, 1947 PDF
Chapter 251 An Act To provide for the appointment of one additional Assistant Secretary of Commerce, and for other purposes. July 15, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 255 An Act To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to sell certain property occupied by the Weather Bureau at East Lansing, Michigan, and to obtain other quarters for the said Bureau in the State of Michigan. July 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 256 An Act To repeal the Post Roads Act of 1866, as amended, and for other purposes. July 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 257 Joint Resolution Authorizing the erection in the District of Columbia of a memorial to Andrew  W. Mellon. July 16, 1947 PDF
Chapter 258 An Act To provide revenue for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.  July 16, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 261 Joint Resolution Making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1948. July 17, 1947 PDF
Chapter 262 An Act Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 17, 1947 PDF
Chapter 263 An Act To reorganize the system of parole of prisoners convicted in the District of Columbia. July 17, 1947 PDF
Chapter 264 An Act To provide for the performance of the duties of the office of President in case of the removal, resignation, death, or inability both of the President and Vice President. July 18, 1947 PDF
Chapter 265 An Act To enable the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii to authorize the city and county of Honolulu, a municipal corporation, to issue sewer bonds. July 18, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 267 An Act To authorize the official reporters of the municipal court for the District of Columbia to collect fees for transcripts, and for other purposes. July 18, 1947 PDF
Chapter 268 An Act Making appropriations for the Navy Department and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 18, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 270 Joint Resolution To provide for the appropriate commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the seat of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia. July 18, 1947 PDF
Chapter 271 Joint Resolution Authorizing the President to approve the trusteeship agreement for the Territory of the Pacific Islands. July 18, 1947 PDF
Chapter 272 An Act To credit active service in the military or naval forces of the United States in determining eligibility for and the amount of benefits from the policemen and firemen's relief fund, District of Columbia. July 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 273 An Act To authorize the Director of the United States Geological Survey to produce and sell copies of aerial or other photographs and mosaics, and photographic or photostatic reproductions of records, on a reimbursement of appropriations basis. July 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 274 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the city of Macon, Georgia, and Bibb County, Georgia, an easement for public road and utility purposes in certain Government-owned lands situated in Bibb County, Georgia, and for other purposes. July 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 275 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the city of Long Beach, California, for street purposes an easement in certain lands within the Navy housing project at Long Beach, California. July 21, 1947 PDF
Chapter 276 An Act To authorize the construction of a chapel at the Coast Guard Academy, and to authorize the acceptance of private contributions to assist in defraying the cost of construction thereof.  July 21, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 286 An Act To provide basic authority for the performance of certain functions and activities of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and for other purposes. July 22, 1947 PDF
Chapter 287 An Act To provide compensation to persons performing the duties of postmasters at post offices of the fourth class during annual and sick leave of the postmasters. July 22, 1947 PDF
Chapter 288 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Territory of Hawaii an easement for public highway and utility purposes in certain parcels of land in the district of Ewa, Territory of Hawaii. July 22, 1947 PDF
Chapter 289 An Act To amend the Act approved December 28, 1945 (Public Law 271, Seventy-ninth Congress), entitled "An Act to expedite the admission to the United States of alien spouses and alien minor children of citizen members of the United States armed forces". July 22, 1947 PDF
Chapter 290 An Act To create an Academic Advisory Board for the United States Merchant Marine Academy. July 22, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 296 An Act To amend section 7 of an Act making appropriations to provide for the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, and for other purposes, approved July 1, 1902. July 22, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 298 An Act To incorporate the AMVETS, American Veterans of World War II. July 23, 1947 PDF
Chapter 299 An Act To authorize the inclusion within the Angostura unit of the Missouri Basin project of certain lands owned by the United States. July 23, 1947 PDF
Chapter 300 An Act To provide secretaries for circuit and district judges.  July 23, 1947 PDF
Chapter 301 An Act To integrate certain personnel of the former Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation and the Bureau of Customs into the Regular Coast Guard, to establish the permanent commissioned personnel strength of the Coast Guard, and for other purposes. July 23, 1947 PDF
Chapter 302 An Act To extend temporarily the time for filing applications for patents and for taking action in the United States Patent Office with respect thereto. July 23, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 304 An Act To amend the Act approved May 7, 1934, granting citizenship to the Metlakahtla Indians of Alaska. July 23, 1947 PDF
Chapter 305 An Act To authorize the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska to provide for the exercise of zoning power in town sites on the public lands of the United States. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 306 An Act For expenditure of funds for cooperating with the public-school board at Walker, Minnesota, for the extension of public-school facilities to be available to all Indian children in the district. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 307 An Act To amend the Alaska game law. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 308 An Act To transfer the Panama Railroad pension fund to the civil service retirement and disability fund. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 309 An Act To amend section 1602 of the Federal Unemployment Tax Act. July 24, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 311 An Act To amend the Act of February 12, 1925, and for other purposes. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 312 An Act Authorizing a per capita payment of $50 each to the members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians from the proceeds of the sale of timber and lumber on the Red Lake Reservation. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 313 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act providing for the transfer of the duties authorized and authority conferred by law upon the board of road commissioners in the Territory of Alaska to the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes", approved June 30, 1932. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 314 An Act To declare the ownership of the timber on the allotments on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, and to authorize the sale thereof. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 315 An Act To provide additional funds for cooperation with public-school districts (organized and unorganized) in Mahnomen, Itasca, Pine, Becker, and Cass Counties, Minnesota, in the construction, improvement, and extension of school facilities to be available to both Indian and white children. July 24, 1947 PDF
Chapter 316 An Act Granting the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact relating  to the better utilization of the fisheries (marine, shell, and anadromous) of the Pacific coast and creating the Pacific Marine Fisheries Commission. July 24, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 320 An Act To make surplus property available for the alleviation of damage caused by flood or other catastrophe. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 321 An Act To amend Public Law 304, Seventy-seventh Congress. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 322 An Act Authorizing the transfer to the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, by the War Assets Administration of a portion of Fort McIntosh at Laredo, Texas, and certain personal property in connection therewith, without exchange of funds or reimbursement. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 323 An Act To amend section 12 of the Naval Aviation Cadet Act of 1942, as amended, and to amend section 2 of the Act of June 16, 1936, as amended, so as to authorize lump-sum payments under the said Acts to the survivors of deceased officers without administration of estates. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 324 An Act Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 25, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 326 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to express the intent of the Congress with reference to the regulation of the business of insurance", approved March 9, 1945 (59 Stat. 33). July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 327 Joint Resolution To terminate certain emergency and war powers. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 328 An Act To authorize the payment of certain sums to jobbers in connection with their logging of timber for the Menominee Indians on the Menominee Reservation during the logging season 1934-1935, and for other purposes. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 329 An Act To amend Public Law 301, Seventy-ninth Congress, approved February 18, 1946, so as to extend the benefits of the Missing Persons Act, approved March 7, 1942 (56 Stat. 143), as amended, to certain members of the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 330 An Act To provide a central authority for standardizing geographic names for the purpose of eliminating duplication in standardizing such names among the Federal departments, and for other purposes. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 331 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Director of the Census to collect and publish statistics of cottonseed and cottonseed products, and for other purposes", approved August 7, 1916. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 332 An Act To confer upon the Governor of Alaska the power to pardon and remit fines and forfeitures for offenses against laws of the Territory of Alaska. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 333 An Act To amend the Natural Gas Act approved June 21, 1938, as amended. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 334 An Act To enable the Osage Tribal Council to determine the bonus value of tracts offered for lease for oil, gas, and other mining purposes, Osage Mineral Reservation, Oklahoma. July 25, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 337 An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 25, 1947 PDF
Chapter 338 An Act Authorizing the Comptroller General of the United States to allow credits to and relieve certain disbursing and certifying officers of the War and Navy Departments in the settlement of certain accounts.
July 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 339 An Act To extend provisions of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act and the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act to the Virgin Islands. July 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 340 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to defer the collection of certain irrigation construction charges against lands under the Flathead Indian irrigation project. July 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 341 Joint Resolution To provide for the appointment of Robert V. Fleming as a member of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. July 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 342 An Act To amend the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act with respect to contribution rates after termination of military service. July 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 343 An Act To promote the national security by providing for a Secretary of Defense; for a National Military Establishment; for a Department of the Army, a Department of the Navy, and a Department of the Air Force; and for the coordination of the activities of the National Military Establishment with other departments and agencies of the Government concerned with the national security.
July 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 344 An Act To amend the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946 to provide that bonds issued under such Act shall be redeemable at any time after September 1, 1947, to permit settlement and compensation under such Act to be made in cash, and for other purposes. July 26, 1947 PDF
Chapter 345 An Act To provide for the protection, preservation, and extension of the sockeye salmon fishery of the Fraser River system, and for other purposes. July 29, 1947 PDF
Chapter 346 An Act Making supplemental appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 29, 1947 PDF
Chapter 347 An Act To authorize the creation of a game refuge in the Francis Marion National Forest in the State of South Carolina. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 348 An Act To regulate the interstate transportation of black bass and other game fish, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 349 An Act To authorize the issuance of a special series of commemorative stamps in honor  of Gold Star Mothers. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 350 An Act To transfer jurisdiction of certain lands comprising a portion of Acadia National Park, Maine, from the Department of the Interior to the Department of the Navy, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 351 An Act To provide for the addition of certain reverted Oregon and California Railroad grant lands to the Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 352 An Act To amend section 10 of the Federal Reserve Act, as amended, and for other purposes.  July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 353 An Act To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide for the return of the amount of deductions from the compensation of any employee who is separated from the service or transferred to a position not within the purview of such Act before completing ten years of service. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 354 An Act To amend section 1 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 497, 5 U. S. C., sec. 488), fixing the price of copies of records furnished by the Department of the Interior. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 355 An Act To amend the Act of July 6, 1945, relating to the classification and compensation of employees of the postal service, so as to provide proper recompense in the form of compensatory time for overtime performed by supervisors. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 356 An Act Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 357 An Act Making appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 358 An Act Making appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 359 An Act Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 360 An Act To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to Spanish-American War and Civil War veterans and their dependents. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 361 An Act Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 382 An Act To relocate the boundaries and reduce the area of the Gila Federal reclamation project, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 383 An Act To amend section 2455 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, to increase the size of isolated or disconnected tracts or parcels of the public domain which may be sold, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 384 An Act To amend section 12 of the Immigration Act of 1917. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 385 An Act To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the National Convention of The American Legion to be held in New York, New York, August 28 to 31, 1947 and the National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, September 4 to 9, 1947. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 386 An Act To transfer part of block 14 and the school building thereon of Petersburg town site, Alaska, used for school purposes, to the town of Petersburg, Alaska. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 387 An Act To permit vessels of Canadian registry to transport certain merchandise between Hyder, Alaska, and points in the continental United States. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 388 An Act To codify and enact into positive law, title 1 of the United States Code, entitled "General Provisions". July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 389 An Act To codify and enact into positive law title 4 of the United States Code, entitled "Flag and seal, Seat of Government, and the States". July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 390 An Act To codify and enact into positive law title 6 of the United States Code, entitled "Official and Penal Bonds". July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 391 An Act To codify and enact into positive law title 17 of the United States Code, entitled "Copyrights". July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 392 An Act To codify and enact into positive law, title 9 of the United States Code, entitled "Arbitration".  July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 393 An Act To amend the Act of April 14, 1930, to provide increased retired pay for certain members of the former Life Saving Service. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 394 An Act To permit the Secretary of the Navy and the Secretary of War to supply utilities and related services to welfare activities, and persons whose businesses or residences are in the immediate vicinity of naval or military activities and require utilities or related services not otherwise obtainable locally, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 395 An Act Granting the consent of Congress to Pennsylvania Power & Light Company to construct, maintain, and operate a dam in the Susquehanna River. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 396 An Act To ratify and confirm Act 10 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 1947, extending the time within which revenue bonds may be issued and delivered under chapter 118, Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1945. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 397 An Act To provide for the establishment of a temporary Congressional Aviation Policy Board.  July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 398 An Act To authorize the Veterans' Administration to acquire certain land as a site for the proposed Veterans' Administration facility at Clarksburg, West Virginia, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 404 An Act To expedite the disposition of Government surplus airports, airport facilities, and equipment and to assure their disposition in such manner as will best encourage and foster the development of civilian aviation and preserve for national defense purposes a strong, efficient, and properly maintained Nationwide system of public airports, and for other purposes. July 30, 1947 PDF
Chapter 405 An Act To amend the Plant Quarantine Act approved August 20, 1912, as amended, by adding a new proviso to section 1. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 406 An Act To provide for the disposal of materials on the public lands of the United States. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 407 An Act Granting the consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact relating to control and reduction of pollution in the waters of the New England States. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 408 Joint Resolution Amending Public Law 27, Eightieth Congress. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 409 An Act For the relief of Willie P. Goodwin, J. M. Thorud, and W. H. Stokley.  July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 410 An Act To amend the Act of April 21, 1932 (47 Stat. 88), entitled "An Act to provide for the leasing of the segregated coal and asphalt deposits of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indian Nations, in Oklahoma, and for an extension of time within which purchasers of such deposits may complete payments". July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 411 An Act Making appropriations for civil functions administered by the War Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 412 An Act To amend title I of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for research into basic laws and principles relating to agriculture and to provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension work and the more complete endowment and support of land-grant colleges", approved June 29, 1935 (the Bankhead-Jones Act). July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 413 An Act Providing for the disposition of farm labor camps to public or semipublic agencies or nonprofit associations of farmers. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 414 An Act Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. July 31, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 417 An Act To provide that the Canadian-built dredge Ajax and certain other dredging equipment owned by a United States corporation be documented under the laws of the United States.
July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 418 An Act To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 so as to permit loans, capital grants, or annual contributions for low-rent-housing and slum-clearance projects where construction costs exceed present cost limitations upon condition that local housing agencies pay the difference between cost limitations and the actual construction costs. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 419 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to establish a postgraduate school at Monterey, California. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 420 An Act To establish the United States Naval Postgraduate School, and for other purposes. July 31, 1947 PDF
Chapter 421 An Act To provide for the loan or gift of obsolete ordnance to State homes for former members of the armed forces. July 31, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 425 An Act To amend the provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act relating to marketing agreements and orders. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 426 An Act To provide appropriate lapel buttons for widows, parents, and next of kin of members of the armed forces who lost their lives in the armed services of the United States in World War II. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 427 An Act To amend section 16 of chapter V of the Act of June 19, 1934, entitled "An Act to regulate the business of life insurance in the District of Columbia." Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 428 An Act To amend section 7 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902, as amended. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 429 An Act To extend for three months the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act, approved December 2, 1941, as amended. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 430 An Act To amend section 251 of the Internal Revenue Code. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 431 An Act To amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act, and for other purposes. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 432 An Act Relating to the sale of the Mission Point Lighthouse Reservation, Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 433 An Act To authorize the creation of additional positions in the professional and scientific service in the War and Navy Departments. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 434 An Act To amend section 1 of the Act of July 20, 1942 (56 Stat. 662), as amended, relating to the acceptance of decorations, orders, medals, and emblems by officers and enlisted men of the armed forces of the United States tendered them by governments of cobelligerent nations, neutral nations, or other American Republics.  Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 435 Joint Resolution To amend paragraph 1772 of the Tariff Act of 1930.
Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 436 An Act To amend section 200 of Public Law 844, Seventy-fourth Congress, June 29, 1936, to permit recognition of officers and enlisted men retired from the military and naval forces of the United States as representatives of certain organizations in the presentation of claims to the Veterans' Administration. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 437 An Act To extend the period for providing assistance for certain war-incurred school enrollments. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 438 An Act To provide for the orderly transaction of the public business in the event of the death, resignation, or separation from office of regional disbursing officers of the Treasury Department.  Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 439 An Act To authorize conversions of certain naval vessels. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 440 An Act To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 441 An Act To authorize relief of accountable officers of the Government, and for other purposes. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 442 An Act To amend the District of Columbia rent control law so as to provide that schools and universities may recover possession of housing accommodations in certain cases. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 445 An Act To amend the peanut marketing quota provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 446 An Act To amend the Federal Tort Claims Act. Aug. 1, 1947 PDF
Chapter 447 An Act To amend section 14 of the Veterans' Preference Act of June 27, 1944 (58 Stat 387). Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 448 An Act Relating to the sale of Paxon Field, Duval County, Florida. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 449 Joint Resolution To establish a commission to formulate plans for the erection, in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, of a Marine Corps memorial.  Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 450 Joint Resolution Relating to safety in bituminous-coal and lignite mines of the United States.  Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 451 An Act To provide for the exploration, investigation, development, and maintenance of the fishing resources and development of the high seas fishing industry of the Territories and island possessions of the United States in the tropical and subtropical Pacific Ocean and intervening seas, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 452 An Act To exclude certain interns, student nurses, and other student-employees of hospitals of the Federal Government from the Classification Act and other laws relating to compensation and benefits of Federal employees, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 453 An Act To extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a toll bridge across the Rio Grande, at or near Rio Grande City, Texas. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 454 An Act Authorizing an appropriation for the construction, extension, and improvement of a State tuberculosis sanatorium at Galen, Montana, to provide facilities for the treatment of tuberculous Indians in Montana. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 455 An Act For the relief of G. F. Allen, former Chief Disbursing Officer, Treasury Department, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 456 An Act To authorize the Recorder of Deeds of the District of Columbia to purchase machines for the recording of deeds, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 457 An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to the surviving members of the Laguna Band of Mission Indians of California. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 458 An Act Relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 459 An Act To revise the Medical Department of the Army and the Medical Department of the Navy, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 460 An Act To increase the minimum allowance payable for rehabilitation in certain service- connected cases. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 461 An Act To add certain lands to the Modoc National Forest, California. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 462 An Act To authorize the city of Pierre, South Dakota, to transfer Farm Island to the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 463 An Act Authorizing the construction of flood-control works on the Little Sioux River and its tributaries in Iowa. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 467 An Act To provide for the utilization of surplus War Department-owned military real property as national cemeteries, when feasible. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 468 An Act Authorizing the conveyance to the State of Delaware of a portion of Pea Patch Island. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 469 An Act To amend section 4 of the Act entitled "An Act to control the possession, sale, transfer, and use of pistols and other dangerous weapons in the District of Columbia, to provide penalties, to prescribe rules of evidence, and for other purposes", approved July 8, 1932 (sec. 22, 3204 D. C. Code, 1940 edition). Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 470 An Act To amend section 107 of title 2 of the Canal Zone Code, approved June 19, 1934. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 471 An Act To amend section 1003 (b) of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 472 An Act To establish a program for the rehabilitation of alcoholics, promote temperance, and provide for the medical and scientific treatment of persons found to be alcoholics by the courts of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 473 An Act To extend second-class mailing privileges to bulletins issued by State conservation and fish and game agencies or departments. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 474 An Act To enable Osage Indians who served in World War II to obtain loans under the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 475 An Act To amend the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, approved August 9, 1946 (Public Law 704, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session, 60 Stat. 963), and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 476 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of public school teachers in the District of Columbia", approved August 7, 1946. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 477 An Act To authorize the Federal Works Administrator to grant and convey to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, a certain parcel of land of the United States in Norristown Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of erecting an additional annex to the present courthouse. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 478 An Act To authorize certain expenditures from the appropriation of Saint Elizabeth Hospital, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 479 An Act To authorize the Treasury Department and the United States Government Printing Office to furnish, or to procure and furnish, administrative materials, supplies, and equipment to public international organizations on a reimbursable basis. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 480 An Act Granting the consent of Congress to a compact or agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey concerning the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 481 An Act To provide an extension of time for claiming credit or refund with respect to war losses. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 482 Joint Resolution Authorizing the President to bring into effect an agreement between the United States and the United Nations for the purpose of establishing the permanent headquarters of the United Nations in the United States and authorizing the taking of measures necessary to facilitate compliance with the provisions of such agreement, and for other purposes. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 483 Joint Resolution Fixing the date of meeting of the second regular session of the Eightieth Congress. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
Chapter 484 Joint Resolution Providing for the representation of the Government and people of the United States in the observance of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the city of Reading, Pennsylvania. Aug. 4, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 488 An Act To provide support for wool, and for other purposes. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 489 An Act To provide for the transfer of certain lands to the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 490 An Act To amend the Organic Act of Puerto Rico. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 492 An Act To provide for the cancellation of the capital stock of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the refund of moneys received for such stock, and for other purposes. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 493 An Act To authorize leases of real or personal property by the War and Navy Departments, and for other purposes. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 494 An Act To provide additional inducements to physicians, surgeons, and dentists to make a career of the United States military, naval, and public health services, and for other purposes. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 495 An Act To amend the National Housing Act, as amended. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 496 An Act Relating to the income-tax liability of members of the armed forces dying in the service. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 497 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the evacuation and return of the remains of certain persons who died and are buried outside the continental limits of the United States", approved May 16, 1946, in order to provide for the shipment of the remains of World War II dead to the homeland of the deceased or of next of kin, to provide for the disposition of group and mass burials, to provide for the burial of unknown American World War II dead in United States military cemeteries to be established overseas, to authorize the Secretary of War to acquire land overseas and to establish United States military cemeteries thereon, and for other purposes. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 498 An Act To provide for the reincorporation of The Institute of Inter-American Affairs, and for other purposes. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
Chapter 499 Joint Resolution To provide for returns of Italian property in the United States, and for other purposes. Aug. 5, 1947 PDF
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Chapter 502 An Act To increase the number of authorized aviation stations operated by the Coast Guard, and for other purposes. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 503 An Act To amend section 5 of Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, and for other purposes. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 504 An Act To define the functions and duties of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and for other purposes. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 505 An Act To amend Public Law 88, Seventy-ninth Congress, approved June 23, 1945. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 506 An Act To change the order of priority for payment out of the German special deposit account, and for other purposes. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 507 An Act To amend the Taylor Grazing Act of June 28, 1934 (48 Stat. 1269), as amended June 26, 1936 (49 Stat. 1976). Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 508 An Act Relating to institutional on-farm training for veterans. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 509 An Act To extend the time within which applications may be made to the Railroad Retirement Board for certain refunds from the Unemployment Trust Fund. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 510 An Act To amend the Federal Insurance Contributions Act with respect to rates of tax on employers and employees, and for other purposes. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 511 An Act To carry into effect certain parts relating to patents of the treaties of peace with Italy Bulgaria, Hungary, and Rumania, ratified by the Senate on June 5, 1947, and for other purposes. Aug. 6, 1947 PDF
Chapter 512 An Act To provide for the promotion and elimination of officers of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps, and for other purposes. Aug. 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 513 An Act To promote the mining of coal, phosphate, sodium, potassium, oil, oil shale, gas, and sulfur on lands acquired by the United States. Aug. 7, 1947 PDF
Chapter 514 An Act To amend section 26, title I, chapter 1, of the Act entitled "An Act making further provision for a civil government for Alaska, and for other purposes", approved June 6, 1900 (31 Stat. 321), as amended by the Act of May 31, 1938 (52 Stat. 588). Aug. 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 515 An Act To terminate certain tax provisions before the end of World War II. Aug. 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 516 Joint Resolution To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell timber within the Tongans National Forest. Aug. 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 517 Joint Resolution To authorize the temporary continuation of regulation of consumer credit.  Aug. 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 518 An Act To amend sections 1802 (a), 1802 (b), and 3481 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code. Aug. 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 519 An Act  To regulate commerce among the several States, with the Territories and possessions of the United States, and with foreign countries; to protect the welfare of consumers of sugars and of those engaged in the domestic sugar-producing industry; to promote the export trade of the United States; and for other purposes. Aug. 8, 1947 PDF
Chapter 520 An Act To promote world peace and the general welfare, national interest, and foreign policy of the United States by providing aid to certain foreign countries.  Dec. 17, 1947 PDF
Chapter 521 An Act To authorize an appropriation for the immediate relief of the Navajo and Hopi Indians, and for other purposes. Dec. 19, 1947 PDF
Chapter 522 An Act To amend the Act of July 7 1947 so as to authorize the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government to procure the temporary or intermittent services of experts or consultants or organizations thereof. Dec. 19, 1947 PDF
Chapter 523 Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to publish the names and addresses of persons transacting business on the boards of trade, and the amounts of commodities purchased or sold by them; to furnish to committees of Congress upon request and to make public any such information in his possession; and for other purposes. Dec. 19, 1947 PDF
Chapter 524 An Act Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. Dec. 23, 1947 PDF
Chapter 525 An Act To amend the National Housing Act, as amended. Dec. 27, 1947 PDF
Chapter 526 Joint Resolution To aid in the stabilization of commodity prices, to aid in further stabilizing the economy of the United States, and for other purposes. Dec. 30, 1947 PDF

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Session 2 (1948)

Chapter 1 An Act To extend veterans' preference benefits to widowed mothers of certain ex-servicemen and ex-servicewomen. Jan. 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 2 An Act To amend section 3 of the Flood Control Act approved August 28, 1937, and for other purposes. Jan. 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 3 An Act To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to veterans of Indian wars and the dependents of such veterans. Jan. 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 4 Private Law 
Chapter 5 Private Law 
Chapter 6 Private Law 
Chapter 7 Private Law 
Chapter 8 Private Law 
Chapter 9 Private Law 
Chapter 10 Private Law 
Chapter 11 Private Law 
Chapter 12 Private Law 
Chapter 13 Private Law 
Chapter 14 Private Law 
Chapter 15 Private Law 
Chapter 16 An Act To amend the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946, as amended.
Jan. 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 17 An Act To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act so as to make such Act applicable to the officers and employees of the National Library for the Blind.  Jan. 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 18 Private Law 
Chapter 19 Private Law 
Chapter 20 Private Law 
Chapter 21 Private Law 
Chapter 22 Private Law 
Chapter 23 Private Law 
Chapter 24 Private Law 
Chapter 25 Private Law 
Chapter 26 Private Law 
Chapter 27 Private Law 
Chapter 28 Private Law 
Chapter 29 Private Law 
Chapter 30 Private Law 
Chapter 31 Private Law 
Chapter 32 Private Law 
Chapter 33 Private Law 
Chapter 34 Private Law 
Chapter 35 An Act To amend section 2 of the Act prescribing regulations for the Soldiers' Home located at Washington, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes, approved March 3, 1883 (22 Stat. 564). Jan. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 36 An Act To promote the better understanding of the United States among the peoples of the world and to strengthen cooperative international relations. Jan. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 37 Private Law 
Chapter 38 Joint Resolution Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the South Pacific Commission and authorizing an appropriation therefor. Jan. 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 39 Private Law 
Chapter 40 Private Law 
Chapter 41 An Act Relating to the exchange of certain private and Federal properties within Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania, and for other purposes. Jan. 31, 1948 PDF
Chapter 42 Joint Resolution To change the date for filing the report of the Joint Committee on the Economic Report. Jan. 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 43 Private Law 
Chapter 44 An Act To authorize the filing of actions in State courts to quiet title to lands described in a treaty between the United States and the Delaware Indians, dated October 3, 1818. Feb. 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 45 An Act To empower the Secretary of the Interior to grant rights-of-way for various purposes across lands of individual Indians or Indian tribes, communities, bands or nations. Feb. 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 46 An Act To provide for the granting of certificates of competency to certain members of the Osage Indian Tribe in Oklahoma, and for other purposes. Feb. 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 47 Private Law 
Chapter 48 An Act To amend the Act of June 28, 1935, entitled "An Act to authorize participation by the United States in the Interparliamentary Union". Feb. 6, 1948 PDF
Chapter 49 Private Law 
Chapter 50 Private Law 
Chapter 51 An Act Making it a petty offense to enter any national-forest land while it is closed to the public. Feb. 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 52 An Act To provide increased subsistence allowance to veterans pursuing certain courses under the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, and for other purposes. Feb. 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 53 An Act To amend section 30 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (U. S. C., title 2, sec. 25). Feb. 15, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 56 Private Law 
Chapter 57 Private Law 
Chapter 58 Private Law 
Chapter 59 Private Law 
Chapter 60 Private Law 
Chapter 61 Private Law 
Chapter 62 Private Law 
Chapter 63 Private Law 
Chapter 64 Private Law 
Chapter 65 An Act To facilitate procurement of supplies and services by the Departments of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, the Coast Guard, and the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, and for other purposes. Feb. 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 66 An Act To amend section 1, and provisions (6), (7), and (8) of section 3, and provision (3) of section 4 of chapter V of the Act of June 19, 1934, entitled "An Act to regulate the business of life insurance in the District of Columbia", and to add sections 5a, 5b, and 5c thereto. Feb. 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 67 An Act To provide for the free importation of synthetic-rubber scrap. Feb. 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 68 An Act Authorizing the sale of undisposed of lots in Michel addition to the town of Poison, Montana. Feb. 25, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 70 Private Law 
Chapter 71 Private Law 
Chapter 72 An Act To permit the issuance of unrestricted deeds for town-site lands held by Alaska natives, and for other purposes. Feb. 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 73 An Act To authorize the sale of certain lands of the L'Anse Band of Chippewa Indians, Michigan. Feb. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 74 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to dispose of certain lands heretofore acquired for the Albuquerque Indian School, New Mexico. Feb. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 75 An Act To transfer certain transmission lines, substations, appurtenances, and equipment in connection with the sale and disposition of electric energy generated at the Fort Peck project, Montana, and for other purposes. Feb. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 76 An Act To amend an Act to authorize the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to make certain disposition of condemned ordnance, guns, projectiles, and other condemned material in their respective Departments. Feb. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 77 An Act To continue for a temporary period certain provisions of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947. Feb. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 78 Joint Resolution To continue until March 1, 1949, the authority of the Maritime Commission to sell, charter, and operate vessels, and for other purposes. Feb. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 79 Private Law 
Chapter 80 Private Law 
Chapter 81 Private Law 
Chapter 82 An Act Providing for the per capita payment of certain moneys appropriated in settlement of certain claims of the Indians of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Feb. 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 83 An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act in regard to certain matters of personnel and administration, and for other purposes. Feb. 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 84 An Act To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended. Feb. 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 85 An Act To continue for a temporary period certain powers, authority, and discretion conferred on the President by the Second Decontrol Act of 1947. Feb. 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 86 Private Law 
Chapter 87 Private Law 
Chapter 88 Private Law 
Chapter 89 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a National Archives of the United States Government, and for other purposes." Mar. 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 90 An Act To amend subsection 602 (d) (5) of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended, to extend for two years the time within which eligible persons may apply for gratuitous insurance benefits. Mar. 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 91 An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. Mar. 3, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 93 Private Law 
Chapter 94 Private Law 
Chapter 95 Private Law 
Chapter 96 Private Law 
Chapter 97 Joint Resolution Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the Caribbean Commission and authorizing an appropriation therefor. Mar. 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 98 An Act Making certain changes in the organization of the Navy Department, and for other purposes. Mar. 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 99 An Act To amend the Act of December 3, 1945, so as to extend the exemption of Navy or Coast Guard vessels of special construction from the requirements as to the number, position, range, or arc of visibility of lights, and for other purposes. Mar. 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 100 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to prepare plans and estimates for a sewage-disposal system to serve the Yorktown area of the Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia, and for other purposes. Mar. 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 101 Joint Resolution To provide for the designation of the Park River dam and reservoir project in Walsh County, North Dakota, as the Homme Reservoir and Dam.  Mar. 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 102 Private Law 
Chapter 103 An Act To repeal the laws relating to the length of tours of duty of officers and enlisted men of the Army at certain foreign stations.  Mar. 8, 1948 PDF
Chapter 104 An Act To authorize the carrying of Civil War battle streamers with regimental colors. Mar. 8, 1948 PDF
Chapter 105 An Act To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving overseas in the armed forces of the United States during the Second World War. Mar. 9, 1948 PDF
Chapter 106 Private Law 
Chapter 107 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Air Force, or the Secretary of the Treasury to accept and use gifts, devises, and bequests for schools, hospitals, libraries, cemeteries, and other institutions under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, or the Department of the Treasury respectively, and for other purposes. Mar. 11, 1948 PDF
Chapter 108 An Act To define the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, and for other purposes. Mar. 11, 1948 PDF
Chapter 109 An Act To authorize the establishment of the De Soto National Memorial, in the State of Florida, and for other purposes. Mar. 11, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 112 Private Law 
Chapter 113 Private Law 
Chapter 114 Private Law 
Chapter 115 An Act To provide for the preservation of the frigate Constellation and to authorize the disposition of certain replaced parts of such vessel as souvenirs, and for other purposes. Mar. 13, 1948 PDF
Chapter 116 Private Law 
Chapter 117 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the construction and operation of demonstration plants to produce synthetic liquid fuels from coal, oil shale, agricultural and forestry products, and other substances, in order to aid the prosecution of the war, to conserve and increase the oil resources of the Nation, and for other purposes", approved April 5, 1944 (58 Stat. 190). Mar. 15, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 119 Private Law 
Chapter 120 An Act To give to members of the Crow Tribe the power to manage and assume charge of their restricted lands, for their own use or for lease purposes, while such lands remain under trust patents. Mar. 15, 1948 PDF
Chapter 121 An Act To Relating to the compensation of commissioners for the Territory of Alaska. Mar. 15, 1948 PDF
Chapter 122 Private Law 
Chapter 123 Private Law 
Chapter 124 Private Law 
Chapter 125 Private Law 
Chapter 126 Private Law 
Chapter 127 Private Law 
Chapter 128 Private Law 
Chapter 129 Private Law 
Chapter 130 Private Law 
Chapter 131 Private Law 
Chapter 132 Private Law 
Chapter 133 An Act Relating to the acquisition by the United States of State-owned lands within Glacier National Park, in the State of Montana, and for other purposes. Mar. 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 134 Private Law 
Chapter 135 Private Law 
Chapter 136 An Act To authorize the United States Park Police to make arrests within Federal reservations in the environs of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Mar. 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 137 Private Law 
Chapter 138 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to regulate navigation on the Great Lakes and their connecting and tributary waters", approved February 8, 1895. Mar. 18, 1948 PDF
Chapter 139 An Act To add certain public and other lands to the Shasta National Forest, California. Mar. 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 140 Private Law 
Chapter 141 An Act To extend the period of validity of the Act to facilitate the admission into the United States of the alien fiancées or fianc6s of members of the armed forces of the United States. Mar. 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 142 An Act To authorize payment to certain enrolled members of the Seminole Tribe of Indians under Act of July 2, 1942 (Public, Numbered 645, Seventy-seventh Congress). Mar. 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 143 An Act To provide for selection of superintendents of national cemeteries from meritorious and trustworthy members of the armed forces who have been disabled in line of duty for active field service. Mar. 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 144 Joint Resolution To authorize vessels of Canadian registry to transport iron ore between United States ports on the Great Lakes during 1948.  Mar. 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 145 Private Law 
Chapter 146 An Act To provide for the establishment and operation of a research laboratory in the North Dakota lignite-consuming region for investigation of the mining, preparation, and utilization of lignite, for the development of new uses and markets, for improvement of health and safety in mining; and for a comprehensive study of the possibilities for increased utilization of the lignite resources of the region to aid in the solution of its economic problems and to make its natural and human resources of maximum usefulness in the reconversion period and time of peace. Mar. 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 147 An Act To provide for the acquisition of a site for a new Federal Building in Huntington, West Virginia, adjoining existing Federal buildings there, as an economy measure, before land values have increased as a result of improvements. Mar. 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 148 An Act To authorize the purchase of a new post-office site at Omaha, Nebraska. Mar. 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 149 An Act To provide for the acquisition of a site and preparation of plans and specifications for a new postal building and for remodeling of the existing main post-office building in Portland, Oregon, and for other purposes. Mar. 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 150 An Act To ratify the administrative promotions of employees on military furlough from the field postal service, in certain cases, and for related purposes.  Mar. 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 151 Joint Resolution To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one-hundredth anniversary of the creation of the Territory of Minnesota. Mar. 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 152 Private Law 
Chapter 153 Private Law 
Chapter 154 Private Law 
Chapter 155 Private Law 
Chapter 156 Private Law 
Chapter 157 An Act To provide for inactive duty training pay for the Organized Reserve Corps, to provide uniform standards for inactive duty training pay for all Reserve components of the armed forces, and for other purposes. Mar. 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 158 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Imperial Palace, Dramatic Order Knights of Khorasan", to increase the amount of property which the corporation may hold from $100,000 to $5,000,000. Mar. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 159 An Act To provide a means for the orderly continuation and completion of the Deer Creek and aqueduct divisions of the Provo River project, Utah. Mar. 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 160 An Act To provide for the general welfare and advancement of the Klamath Indians in Oregon. Mar. 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 161 An Act To extend certain provisions of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, to provide for the termination of controls on maximum rents in areas and on housing accommodations where conditions justifying such controls no longer exist, and for other purposes.
Mar. 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 162 An Act To facilitate the use and occupancy of national-forest lands, and for other purposes.  Mar. 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 163 An Act To extend for a temporary period the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act. Mar. 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 164 An Act To increase the equipment maintenance of rural carriers 1 cent per mile per day traveled by each rural carrier for a period of two years, and for other purposes. Mar. 31, 1948 PDF
Chapter 165 An Act To provide for a temporary extension of the National Housing Act, as amended. Mar. 31, 1948 PDF
Chapter 166 An Act To strengthen national security and the common defense by providing for the maintenance of an adequate domestic rubber-producing industry, and for other purposes. Mar. 31, 1948 PDF
Chapter 167 Joint Resolution Making appropriations for foreign aid, welfare of Indians, and refunding internal-revenue collections. Mar. 31, 1948 PDF
Chapter 168 An Act To reduce individual income tax payments, and for other purposes. Apr. 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 169 An Act To promote world peace and the general welfare, national interest, and foreign policy of the United States through economic, financial, and other measures necessary to the maintenance of conditions abroad in which free institutions may survive and consistent with the maintenance of the strength and stability of the United States. Apr. 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 170 An Act To provide basic authority for certain administrative expenditures for the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes. Apr. 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 171 An Act To extend the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to establish and continue offices in the territory of the Republic of the Philippines. Apr. 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 172 Private Law 
Chapter 173 An Act To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 with reference to platinum foxes, and platinum fox furs, and for other purposes. Apr. 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 174 Private Law 
Chapter 175 Private Law 
Chapter 176 Private Law 
Chapter 177 An Act To exempt Hawaii and Alaska from the requirements of the Act of April 29, 1902, relating to the procurement of statistics of trade between the United States and its noncontiguous territory. Apr. 7, 1948 PDF
Chapter 178 Private Law 
Chapter 179 An Act To reopen the reverted Oregon and California Railroad and reconvened Coos Bay Wagon Road grant lands to exploration, location, entry, and disposition under the general mining laws. Apr. 8, 1948 PDF
Chapter 180 An Act To amend the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, and for other purposes. Apr. 9, 1948 PDF
Chapter 181 An Act To authorize the Houston Council, Navy League of the United States, to construct a reflecting pool at the United States naval hospital, Houston, Texas. Apr. 9, 1948 PDF
Chapter 182 Private Law 
Chapter 183 An Act To authorize the States of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Washington to lease their State lands for production of minerals, including leases for exploration for oil, gas, and other hydrocarbons and the extraction thereof, for such terms of years and on such conditions as may be from time to time provided by the legislatures of the respective States. Apr. 13, 1948 PDF
Chapter 184 Private Law 
Chapter 185 An Act Authorizing an appropriation for the construction, extension, and improvement of a high-school building near Roosevelt, Utah, for the district embracing the east portion of Duchesne County and the west portion of Uintah County. Apr. 15, 1948 PDF
Chapter 186 An Act Relating to the construction and disposition of the San Jacinto-San Vicente aqueduct. Apr. 15, 1948 PDF
Chapter 187 An Act To provide additional time to the city of Newark, New Jersey, for paying certain installments on the purchase price of the Port Newark Army Base, and for other purposes. Apr. 15, 1948 PDF
Chapter 188 An Act To amend the Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, to make it applicable to the Canal Zone, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands. Apr. 15, 1948 PDF
Chapter 189 Private Law 
Chapter 190 Private Law 
Chapter 191 An Act To authorize the construction of a chapel and a library at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York, and to authorize the acceptance of private contributions to assist in defraying the cost of construction thereof. Apr. 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 192 An Act To extend the provisions of the Federal Airport Act to the Virgin Islands. Apr. 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 193 Private Law 
Chapter 194 Private Law 
Chapter 195 Private Law 
Chapter 196 Private Law 
Chapter 197 Private Law 
Chapter 198 Private Law 
Chapter 199 Private Law 
Chapter 200 Private Law 
Chapter 201 Private Law 
Chapter 202 Private Law 
Chapter 203 Private Law 
Chapter 204 Private Law 
Chapter 205 Private Law 
Chapter 206 Private Law 
Chapter 207 Private Law 
Chapter 208 Private Law 
Chapter 209 Private Law 
Chapter 210 Private Law 
Chapter 211 Private Law 
Chapter 212 Private Law 
Chapter 213 Private Law 
Chapter 214 Private Law 
Chapter 215 An Act To amend section 7 of the District of Columbia Traffic Act, 1925, as amended, to provide for learners' permits, and for other purposes. Apr. 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 216 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the practice of the healing art to protect the public health in the District of Columbia", approved February 27, 1929, as amended. Apr. 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 217 An Act To provide that compensation of members of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of the District of Columbia shall be fixed in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, as amended. Apr. 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 218 An Act To amend paragraph 1629 of the Tariff Act of 1930 so as to provide for the free importation of exposed X-ray film. Apr. 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 219 An Act Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes.
Apr. 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 220 Private Law 
Chapter 221 Private Law 
Chapter 222 An Act To exclude certain vendors of newspapers or magazines from certain provisions of the Social Security Act and Internal Revenue Code.  Apr. 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 223 An Act To provide that appointments of United States commissioners for the Isle Royale, Hawaii, Mammoth Cave, and Olympic National Parks shall be made by the United States district courts without the recommendation and approval of the Secretary of the Interior. Apr. 21, 1948 PDF
Chapter 224 An Act To transfer the Remount Service from the Department of the Army to the Department of Agriculture. Apr. 21, 1948 PDF
Chapter 225 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States", approved July 1, 1898, and Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto. Apr. 21, 1948 PDF
Chapter 226 Private Law 
Chapter 227 Private Law 
Chapter 228 Private Law 
Chapter 229 An Act To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct research on foot-and-mouth disease and other diseases of animals and to amend the Act of May 29, 1884 (23 Stat. 31), as amended, by adding another section. Apr. 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 230 An Act To authorize transfer of surplus real property to the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior for consolidation of Federal holdings within areas administered by the National Park Service. Apr. 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 231 An Act To provide for the commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the establishment of the Department of the Navy. Apr. 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 232 An Act To provide for the conveyance to the State of Maryland, for the use of the University of Maryland, of the northern portion of a parcel of land previously constituting a part of the campus of the university and previously conveyed by the State of Maryland to the United States for the use of the Bureau of Mines. Apr. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 233 Private Law 
Chapter 234 Private Law 
Chapter 235 An Act To prohibit the operation of gambling ships, and for other purposes. Apr. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 236 An Act To amend title 17 of the United States Code entitled "Copyrights." Apr. 27, 1948 PDF
Chapter 237 An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to pay salaries and expenses of the chairman, secretary, and clerk of the Fort Peck General Council, members of the Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board, and other committees appointed by said Fort Peck General Council, and official delegates of the Fort Peck Tribes. Apr. 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 238 An Act To authorize the sale of certain public lands in San Juan County, Utah, to the Southwest Indian Mission, Incorporated. Apr. 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 239 Joint Resolution To establish the Fort Sumter National Monument in the State of South Carolina. Apr. 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 240 Private Law 
Chapter 241 An Act To amend the Act of August 13, 1940 (54 Stat. 784), so as to extend the jurisdiction of the United States District Court, Territory of Hawaii, over Canton and Enderbury Islands. Apr. 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 242 An Act To authorize the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia to establish daylight saving time in the District.  Apr. 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 243 An Act To amend and extend the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act, approved December 2, 1941, as amended.  Apr. 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 244 An Act Providing for payment of $50 to each enrolled member of the Mescalero Apache Indian Tribe from funds standing to their credit in the Treasury of the United States. Apr. 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 245 Private Law 
Chapter 246 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide revenue for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved July 16, 1947. May 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 247 An Act To amend paragraph 1803 (2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, relating to firewood and other woods. May 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 248 Private Law 
Chapter 249 Private Law 
Chapter 250 Private Law 
Chapter 251 Private Law 
Chapter 252 Private Law 
Chapter 253 Private Law 
Chapter 254 An Act To authorize the payment of certain claims for medical treatment of persons in the naval service; to repeal section 1586 of the Revised Statutes; and for other purposes. May 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 255 An Act To provide additional subsistence allowances and to raise the ceilings on wages and allowances pertaining to certain veterans. May 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 256 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to provide salvage facilities, and for other purposes. May 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 257 An Act To amend sections 212 (b) and 231 (d) of the Internal Revenue Code. May 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 258 Joint Resolution To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp in honor of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma. May 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 259 Private Law 
Chapter 260 Private Law 
Chapter 261 Private Law 
Chapter 262 Private Law 
Chapter 263 Private Law 
Chapter 264 Private Law 
Chapter 265 Private Law 
Chapter 266 An Act To authorize loans for Indians, and for other purposes. May 7, 1948 PDF
Chapter 267 An Act To equalize retirement benefits among members of the Nurse Corps of the Army and the Navy, and for other purposes. May 7, 1948 PDF
Chapter 268 Private Law 
Chapter 269 An Act To amend section 40 of the Shipping Act, 1916 (39 Stat. 728), as amended. May 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 270 An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. May 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 271 Private Law 
Chapter 272 Private Law 
Chapter 273 Private Law 
Chapter 274 Private Law 
Chapter 275 An Act To extend the time for completing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. May 11, 1948 PDF
Chapter 276 An Act To authorize the expenditure of income from Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, for training of Federal prisoners. May 11, 1948 PDF
Chapter 277 Joint Resolution To authorize the Postmaster General to withhold the awarding of star-route contracts for a period of sixty days. May 11, 1948 PDF
Chapter 278 Private Law 
Chapter 279 Private Law 
Chapter 280 Private Law 
Chapter 281 Private Law 
Chapter 282 Private Law 
Chapter 283 Private Law 
Chapter 284 An Act To validate payments heretofore made by disbursing officers of the United States Government covering cost of shipment of household effects of civilian employees, and for other purposes. May 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 285 An Act To authorize a bridge, roads and approaches, supports and bents, or other structures, across, over, or upon lands of the United States within the limits of the Colonial National Historical Park at or near Yorktown, Virginia. May 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 286 An Act To provide for the licensing of marine radiotelegraph operators as ship radio officers, and for other purposes.  May 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 287 Private Law 
Chapter 288 Private Law 
Chapter 289 An Act To establish eligibility for burial in national cemeteries, and for other purposes. May 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 290 An Act To authorize the construction of a courthouse to accommodate the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 291 Private Law 
Chapter 292 An Act To amend the Act entitled "Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act", approved July 19, 1940. May 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 293 An Act To authorize the sale of individual Indian lands acquired under the Act of June 18, 1934, and under the Act of June 26, 1936. May 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 294 Private Law 
Chapter 295 Private Law 
Chapter 296 Private Law 
Chapter 297 Private Law 
Chapter 298 An Act To establish the methods of advancement for post-office employees (rural carriers) in the field service.  May 18, 1948 PDF
Chapter 299 An Act To increase temporarily the amount of Federal aid to State or Territorial homes for the support of disabled soldiers and sailors of the United States. May 18, 1948 PDF
Chapter 300 An Act To authorize the attendance of the United States Marine Band at the Eightysecond National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 26 to 30, 1948. May 18, 1948 PDF
Chapter 301 Private Law 
Chapter 302 An Act To authorize the Federal Works Administrator to construct a building for the General Accounting Office on square 518 in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 18, 1948 PDF
Chapter 303 An Act For the acquisition and maintenance of wildlife management and control areas in the State of California, and for other purposes. May 18, 1948 PDF
Chapter 304 Private Law 
Chapter 305 An Act To amend the Act of July 23, 1947 (61 Stat. 409) (Public Law Numbered 219 of the Eightieth Congress). May 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 306 Private Law 
Chapter 307 Private Law 
Chapter 308 Private Law 
Chapter 309 An Act For the relief of Jeffersonville Flood Control District, Jeffersonville, Indiana, a municipal corporation.
May 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 310 An Act Authorizing the transfer of certain real property for wildlife, or other purposes. May 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 311 An Act To amend the Immigration Act of 1924, as amended. May 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 312 An Act To extend the time within which application for the benefits of the Mustering-Out Payment Act of 1944 may be made by veterans discharged from the armed forces before the effective date of such Act. May 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 313 An Act To permit the temporary free importation of racing shells, and increasing the amount of exemptions allowed for personal purchases abroad.
May 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 314 Private Law 
Chapter 315 Private Law 
Chapter 316 Private Law 
Chapter 317 Private Law 
Chapter 318 Private Law 
Chapter 319 Private Law 
Chapter 320 Private Law 
Chapter 321 Private Law 
Chapter 322 Private Law 
Chapter 323 Private Law 
Chapter 324 An Act To provide for regulation of certain insurance rates in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 325 An Act To authorize the sale of certain individual Indian land on the Flathead Reservation to the State of Montana.  May 20, 1948 PDF
Chapter 326 An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands in South Dakota for municipal or public purposes. May 20, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 328 An Act Relating to the rules for the prevention of collisions on certain inland waters of the United States and on the western rivers, and for other purposes. May 21, 1948 PDF
Chapter 329 An Act Authorizing an appropriation for investigating the oyster beds damaged or destroyed by the intrusion of fresh water and the blockage of natural passages west of the Mississippi River in the vicinity of Lake Merchant and Bayou Severin, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, and by the opening of the Bonnet Care Spillway, and for other purposes. May 21, 1948 PDF
Chapter 330 An Act Granting the consent of Congress to Carolina Power and Light Company to construct, maintain, and operate a dam in the Lumber River. May 21, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 333 An Act Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes.  May 21, 1948 PDF
Chapter 334 An Act To amend the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, as amended, and for other purposes.
May 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 335 An Act To promote the national defense by increasing the membership of the National  Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, and for other purposes. May 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 336 An Act To amend the General Bridge Act of 1946. May 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 337 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to grant to the East Bay Municipal Utility District, an agency of the State of California, an easement for the construction and operation of a water main in and under certain Government owned lands comprising a part of the United States naval air station, Alameda, California. May 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 338 An Act To amend the immigration laws to deny admission to the United States of aliens who may be coming here for the purpose of engaging in activities which will endanger the public safety of the United States.  May 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 339 An Act Directing the Secretary of the Interior to sell and lease certain houses, apartments, and lands in Boulder City, Nevada. May 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 340 An Act To provide for adjustment of irrigation charges on the Flathead Indian irrigation project, Montana, and for other purposes.  May 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 341 An Act Authorizing the execution of an amendatory repayment contract with the Northport Irrigation District, and for other purposes. May 25, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 348 An Act Authorizing and directing the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior to undertake certain studies of the soft-shell and hard-shell clams. May 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 349 An Act To establish Civil Air Patrol as a civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force and to authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to extend aid to Civil Air Patrol in the fulfillment of its objectives, and for other purposes. May 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 350 Joint Resolution Requesting the President to issue a proclamation designating Memorial Day, 1948, as a day for a Nation-wide prayer for peace. May 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 351 An Act To amend section 24 of the Federal Power Act so as to provide that the States may apply for reservation of portions of power sites released for entry, location, or selection to the States for highway purposes.
May 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 352 An Act To provide for furnishing transportation for certain Government and other personnel, and for other purposes.
May 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 353 An Act Authorizing the head of the department or agency using the public domain for national defense purposes to compensate holders of grazing permits and licenses for losses sustained by reason of such use of public lands for national defense purposes. May 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 354 An Act To authorize the construction, protection, operation, and maintenance of public airports in the Territory of Alaska.  May 28, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 356 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to promote the mining of potash on the public domain", approved February 7, 1927, so as to provide for the disposition of the rentals and royalties from leases issued or renewed under the Act entitled "An Act to authorize exploration for and disposition of potassium", approved October 2, 1917. June 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 357 An Act To amend the Acts authorizing the courses of instruction at the United States Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy to be given to a limited number of persons from the American Republics so as to permit such courses of instruction to be given to Canadians.
June 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 358 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Army to exchange certain property with the city of Kearney, Nebraska.  June 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 359 An Act To authorize the Federal Works Administrator or officials of the Federal Works Agency duly authorized by him to appoint special policemen for duty upon Federal property under the jurisdiction of the Federal Works Agency, and for other purposes. June 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 360 An Act To amend the Nationality Act of 1940.
June 1, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 362 An Act To transfer lot 1 in block 115, city of Fairbanks, Alaska, to the city of Fairbanks, Alaska. June 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 363 An Act To amend the fourth paragraph of section 4, chapter 1, title I, of the Act entitled "An Act making further provision for a civil government for Alaska, and for other purposes", approved June 6, 1900 (31 Stat. 322; 48 U. S. C. sec. 101), as amended.
June 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 364 An Act To provide for the distribution among the States of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming of the receipts of the Colorado River Development Fund for use in the fiscal years 1949 to 1955, inclusive, on a basis which is as nearly equal as practicable and to make available other funds for the investigation and construction of projects in any of the States of the Colorado River Basin in addition to appropriations for said purposes from the Colorado River Development Fund.
June 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 365 An Act To amend the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920, to permit the exercise of certain options on or before August 8, 1950. June 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 366 Joint Resolution To provide for the quartering, in certain public buildings in the District of Columbia, of troops participating in the inaugural ceremonies of 1949.
June 1, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 373 An Act To provide basic authority for certain functions and activities of the Weather Bureau, and for other purposes. June 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 374 Joint Resolution To provide for the maintenance of public order and the protection of life and property in connection with the Presidential inaugural ceremonies of 1949.
June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 375 An Act For the relief of the Harbor Boat Building Company; the Wilmington Welding and Boiler Works; and B & R Machine Works, of Los Angeles, California.
June 3, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 379 An Act To amend the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920, and the Potassium Act of February 7, 1927, in order to promote the development of certain minerals on the public domain; and for other purposes.
June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 380 An Act To provide for the acquisition of the hospital at Camp White, Medford, Oregon, and Schick General Hospital, Clinton, Iowa, for use as domiciliary facilities by the Veterans' Administration. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 381 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Postmaster General to contract for certain powerboat service in Alaska, and for other purposes", approved August 10, 1939 (53 Stat. 1338).  June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 382 An Act To reduce in area the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Essex County, Massachusetts, and for other purposes. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 383 An Act Granting the consent of Congress to the States of Idaho and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a compact for the division of the waters of the Snake River and its tributaries originating in either of the two States and flowing into the other. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 384 An Act To amend section 203 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, designating certain public lands as available home lands.  June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 385 An Act To ratify sections 1 and 2 of Joint Resolution 7 enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii in its regular session of 1947. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 386 An Act To amend section 20 (12) of the Interstate Commerce Act, with respect to recourse, by an initial or delivering carrier, against the carrier on whose line loss of, or damage or injury to, property is sustained, on account of expense incurred in defending actions at law. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 387 An Act To approve Act Numbered 74 of the Session Laws of 1947 of the Territory of Hawaii, entitled "An act relating to revenue bonds of the Territory of Hawaii", and Act Numbered 95 of the Session Laws of 1947 of the Territory of Hawaii, entitled "An act relating to Territorial and county public improvements and the financing thereof by the issuance of revenue bonds".
June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 388 An Act To ratify Act 237 of the Session Laws of Hawaii 1947. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 389 An Act To authorize payments to the public school district or districts serving the Fort Peck project, Montana, for the education of dependents of persons engaged on that project. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 390 An Act To provide for the distribution, promotion, separation, and retirement of commissioned officers of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and for other purposes.
June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 391 An Act To provide for the conveyance of certain land to the State of Oklahoma for the use and benefit of the Northeastern State College at Tahlequah, Oklahoma. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 392 An Act To eliminate the requirement of oaths in certain land matters, and for other purposes. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 393 An Act To provide for the addition of certain surplus Government lands to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area project, and for other purposes. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 394 An Act To allow service credit for certain enlisted men of the Coast Guard who acted as policemen and guards at the Ivigtut Cryolite Mine, Greenland, during 1940 and 1941. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 395 An Act To amend the Act of July 23, 1947 (61 Stat. 409) (Public Law Numbered 219 of the Eightieth Congress). June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 396 An Act To amend section 9 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 512). June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 397 An Act To amend section 203 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, designating certain public lands as available home lands. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 398 An Act To confirm and ratify Act 205 of the session laws of 1947 of the Territory of Hawaii, relating to the issuance of public-improvement bonds. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 399 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to allow credit in connection with certain homestead entries for military or naval service rendered during World War II." June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 400 An Act Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 401 An Act To authorize the conveyance to States, or political subdivisions, of roads leading to certain historical areas administered by the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 402 An Act To amend the Act of May 16, 1946 (Public Law 383, Seventy-ninth Congress), as amended, to provide increased allowances for the escorts of repatriated war dead. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 403 An Act Relating to the issuance of reentry permits to certain aliens. June 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 404 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation of the District of Columbia", approved January 6, 1893, as amended. June 3, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 415 An Act Authorizing modifications in the repayment contracts with the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation District Numbered 1 and the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation District Numbered 2. June 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 416 An Act To authorize the State of Minnesota to condemn lands owned by the United States in the county of Cass, State of Minnesota, for fish propagation, and for other purposes. June 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 417 An Act To provide adequate school facilities within Yellowstone National Park, and for other purposes. June 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 418 An Act To establish a District of Columbia Armory Board, and for other purposes. June 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 419 An Act To continue for a temporary period certain powers, authority, and discretion conferred on the President by the Second Decontrol Act of 1947, and for other purposes. June 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 420 An Act To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp series in honor of volunteer firemen. June 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 421 Joint Resolution To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of Fort Kearney in the State of Nebraska. June 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 422 Joint Resolution To authorize the issuance of a stamp commemorative of the golden anniversary of the consolidation of the Boroughs of Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond, which boroughs now comprise New York City. June 4, 1948 PDF
Chapter 423 An Act Relating to the meat-inspection service of the Department of Agriculture. June 5, 1948 PDF
Chapter 424 An Act To amend section 10 of the Act establishing a National Archives of the United States Government. June 8, 1948 PDF
Chapter 425 An Act To amend paragraph 813 of the Tariff Act of 1930.  June 8, 1948 PDF
Chapter 426 An Act To continue until the close of June 30, 1949, the present suspension of import duties on scrap iron, scrap steel, and nonferrous metal scrap. June 8, 1948 PDF
Chapter 427 Joint Resolution To permit articles imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the International Industrial Exposition, Incorporated, Atlantic City, New Jersey, to be admitted without payment of tariff, and for other purposes.
June 8, 1948 PDF
Chapter 428 An Act To provide for the treatment of sexual psychopaths in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. June 9, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 433 An Act To amend section 13 of the Surplus Property Act of 1944, as amended, to provide for the disposition of surplus real property to States, political subdivisions, and municipalities for use as public parks, recreational areas, and historic monument sites, and for other purposes. June 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 434 An Act To amend the Civil Service Act to remove certain discrimination with respect to the appointment of persons having any physical handicap to positions in the classified civil service. June 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 435 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to have made by the Public Roads Administration and the National Park Service a joint reconnaissance survey of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal between Great Falls, Maryland, and Cumberland, Maryland, and to report to the Congress upon the advisability and practicability of constructing thereon a parkway, and for other purposes. June 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 436 An Act To provide for the disposal of surplus sand at Fort Story, Virginia. June 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 437 An Act To amend the Act of April 25, 1947, relating to the establishment of the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, and for other purposes. June 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 438 Joint Resolution To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one hundredth anniversary of the poultry industry in the United States. June 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 439 Joint Resolution To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the American Turners Society in the United States. June 10, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 447 An Act To provide for payment of salaries covering periods of separation from the Government service in the case of persons improperly removed from such service. June 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 448 Joint Resolution To amend section 303 of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes". June 11, 1948 PDF
Chapter 449 An Act To establish the Women's Army Corps in the Regular Army, to authorize the enlistment and appointment of women in the Regular Air Force, Regular Navy and Marine Corps and in the Reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, and for other purposes. June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 450 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force to proceed with construction at military installations, and for other purposes. June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 451 An Act To authorize the payment of a lump sum, in the amount of $85,000, to the village of Highland Falls, New York, as a contribution toward the cost of construction of a water-filtration plant, and for other purposes. June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 452 An Act To remove the statutory limit of appropriation expenditures for repairs or changes to a vessel of the Navy. June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 453 An Act To authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance, under Federal reclamation laws, of the Kennewick division of the Yakima project, Washington. June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 454 An Act To amend paragraph 1772 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.  June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 455 An Act To add certain lands to the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, in the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes.  June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 456 An Act To amend an Act of Congress approved February 9, 1881, which granted a right-of-way for railroad purposes through certain lands of the United States in Richmond County, New York. June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 457 An Act To amend section 303 (e) of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended. June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 458 An Act To withdraw certain land as available land within the meaning of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 (42 Stat. 108), as amended, and to restore it to its previous status under the control of the Territory of Hawaii. June 12, 1948 PDF
Chapter 459 Joint Resolution To extend the time for the release, free of estate and gift tax, of powers of appointment, and for other purposes. June 12, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 462 Joint Resolution Providing for appropriate observance of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of Washington and Lee University.
June 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 463 An Act To provide a method of paying certain unsettled claims for damages sustained as a result of the explosions at Port Chicago, California, on July 17, 1944, in the amounts found to be due by the Secretary of the Navy.
June 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 464 An Act To amend sections 207, 213 215, 216, 220, 222, and 225, of title 2 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, as amended. June 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 465 An Act Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, and related independent agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes. June 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 466 An Act Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes.  June 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 467 An Act Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes.  June 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 468 Joint Resolution To maintain the status quo in respect of certain employment taxes and social security benefits pending action by Congress on extended social-security coverage. June 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 469 Joint Resolution Providing for membership and participation by the United States in the World Health Organization and authorizing an appropriation therefor. June 14, 1948 PDF
Chapter 470 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct the Preston Bench project, Idaho, in accordance with the Federal reclamation laws. June 15, 1948 PDF
Chapter 471 An Act To provide for the protection of potato and tomato production from the golden nematode, and for other purposes. June 15, 1948 PDF
Chapter 472 An Act Making supplemental appropriations for the Federal Security Agency for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 473 An Act To encourage the development of an international air-transportation system adapted to the needs of the foreign commerce of the United States, of the postal service, and of the national defense, and for other purposes. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 474 Joint Resolution To authorize the issuance of a stamp commemorative of William Allen White, whose literary genius made such a great contribution in the field of American literature. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 475 An Act To provide for the construction of shore protective works at the town of Nome, Alaska. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 476 An Act To authorize the revision of the boundaries of the Caribou National Forest in the State of Idaho. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 477 An Act Authorizing additional research and investigation into problems and methods relating to the eradication of cattle grubs, and for other purposes. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 478 An Act To aid the associations, groups, organizations, and institutions encouraging participation of the youth of the country in athletic and sports programs by making surplus athletic equipment available to such associations, groups, organizations, and institutions, and for other purposes. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 479 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to proceed with the construction of certain public works, and for other purposes. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 480 An Act Supplementing the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the State of Maryland, by and through its State Roads Commission or the successors of said commission to construct, maintain, and operate certain bridges across streams, rivers, and navigable waters which are wholly or partly within the State", approved April 7, 1938. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 481 An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to support research and training in diseases of the heart and circulation, and to aid the States in the development of community programs for the control of these diseases, and for other purposes.  June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 482 An Act To amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended, by limiting the liability of certain persons not in possession of aircraft.  June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 483 An Act To provide safety in aviation and to direct a study of the causes and characteristics of thunderstorms and other atmospheric disturbances. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 484 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Mystic River Bridge Authority, an instrumentality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, an easement for the construction and operation of bridge approaches over and across lands comprising a part of the United States Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Massachusetts. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 485 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Commonwealth of Virginia a right-of-way for public-highway purposes in certain lands at Pungo, Virginia. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 486 An Act To amend Public Law Numbered 432, Seventy-sixth Congress, to include an allowance of expenses incurred by Veterans' Administration beneficiaries and their attendants in authorized travel for vocational-rehabilitation purposes. June 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 487 An Act To extend for one year certain provisions of section 100 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, relating to the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to enter into leases for periods not exceeding five years. June 16, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 491 An Act To amend the Interstate Commerce Act with respect to certain agreements between carriers. June 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 492 An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Army to have prepared a replica of the Dade Monument for presentation to the State of Florida. June 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 493 An Act To amend section 3 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 554), as amended, so as to provide reimbursement to the Post Office Department by the Navy Department for shortages in postal accounts occurring while commissioned officers of the Navy and Marine Corps are designated custodians of postal effects. June 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 494 An Act Providing for the suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the United States. June 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 495 An Act To provide for the conveyance to Pinellas County, State of Florida, of certain public lands herein described. June 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 496 An Act To revise the method of issuing patents for public lands.  June 17, 1948 PDF
Chapter 497 An Act To amend certain provisions of law relating to the naval service so as to authorize the delegation to the Secretary of the Navy of certain discretionary powers vested in the President of the United States. June 17, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 500 An Act To provide for the carrying of mail on star routes, and for other purposes.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 501 An Act To further amend the thirteenth paragraph of section 127a of the National Defense Act, as amended. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 502 An Act To provide for the collection and publication of statistical information by the Bureau of the Census. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 503 An Act To amend section 35 of chapter III of the Act of June 19, 1934, entitled "An Act to regulate the business of life insurance in the District of Columbia", as amended, and to repeal section 36 of said chapter III of said Act, as amended, so as to permit certain additional investments. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 504 An Act To authorize a mileage allowance of 7 cents per mile for United States marshals and their deputies for travel on official business.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 505 An Act To credit certain service performed by employees of the postal service who are transferred from one position to another within the service for purposes of determining eligibility for promotion.  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 506 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the training of officers for the naval service, and for other purposes", approved August 13, 1946, as amended. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 507 An Act To amend sections 1301 and 1303 of the Code of Law for the District of Columbia, relating to liability for causing death by wrongful act. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 508 An Act To amend sections 235 and 327 of the Code of Laws for the District of Columbia. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 509 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to make provision for the care and treatment of members of the National Guard, Organized Reserves, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, and Citizens' Military Training Camps who are injured or contract diseases while engaged in military training, and for other purposes", approved June 15, 1936, as amended, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 510 An Act To authorize credit in certain accounts of United States property and disbursing [Public Law 6791 officers under the War Department, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 511 An Act To provide for retention in the service of certain disabled Army and Air Force  personnel, and for other purposes.  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 512 An Act To amend the Act of Congress entitled "An Act to credit certain service performed by members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service prior to reaching eighteen years of age for the purpose of computing longevity pay, or for other pay purposes", approved March 6, 1946.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 513 An Act To transfer certain lands at Camp Phillips, Kansas, to the Department of the Army.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 514 An Act To repeal section 1 of the Act of April 20, 1874, prescribing regulations governing inquiries to be made in connection with disbursements made by disbursing officers of the Army (18 Stat. 33; 10 U. S. C. 174).  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 515 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to reclassify the salaries of postmasters, officers, and employees of the postal service; to establish uniform procedures for computing compensation; and for other purposes", approved July 6, 1945, so as to provide promotions for temporary employees of the custodial service. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 516 An Act To restore certain lands to the town site of Wadsworth, Nevada. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 517 An Act To convey certain land to the city of Pierre, South Dakota.  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 518 An Act To increase the maximum travel allowance for railway postal clerks and substitute railway postal clerks. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 519 An Act To authorize the Army and Navy Union, United States of America, Department of Illinois, to construct a recreational park on the grounds of the United States naval hospital, United States naval training center, Great Lakes, Illinois. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 520 An Act To amend the Lanham Act so as to permit the sale of certain permanent war housing thereunder to veterans at a purchase price not in excess of the cost of construction. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 521 An Act To authorize the President, in his discretion, to permit the stoppage of work on certain combatant vessels. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 522 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the recording and releasing of liens by entries on certificates of title for motor vehicles and trailers, and for other purposes", approved July 2, 1940, as amended. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 523 An Act To amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended, to make further provision for the recording of title to, interests in, and encumbrances upon certain aircraft, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 524 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force to return certain lands situated in Puerto Rico, in accordance with the terms of the conveyances to the United States Government, and final judgments in certain condemnation proceedings. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 525 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a lien for moneys due hospitals for services rendered in cases caused by negligence or fault of others and providing for the recording and enforcing of such liens", approved June 30, 1939. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 526 An Act For the extension of admiralty jurisdiction. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 527 An Act To amend the Act of May 29, 1944, providing for the recognition of the services of the civilian officials and employees, citizens of the United States, engaged in and about the construction of the Panama Canal. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 528 An Act To amend the Act of March 10, 1934, entitled "An Act to promote the conservation of wildlife, fish, and game, and for other purposes", as amended by the Act approved August 14, 1946. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 529 An Act To extend the authorized maturity date of certain bridge revenue bonds to be issued in connection with the refunding of the acquisition cost of the bridge across the Missouri River at Rulo, Nebraska. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 530 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to classify the officers and members of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved June 20, 1906, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 531 An Act To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Army to transfer to the Territory of Alaska the title to the Army vessel Hygiene. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 532 An Act To increase the size of the Arkansas-Mississippi Bridge Commission, and for other purposes.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 533 An Act To authorize assistance to certain veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing which they require by reason of the nature of their service-connected disabilities. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 534 An Act To authorize the conveyance by the Secretary of the Interior to the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company, of certain lands lying in the bed of Roaches Run, Arlington County, Virginia, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 535 An Act To enlarge the Gettysburg National Cemetery. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 536 An Act To transfer Pelican Rock in Crescent City Harbor, Del Norte County, California, to that county. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 537 An Act To amend section 1700 (a) (1) of the Internal Revenue Code so as to exempt hospitalized servicemen and veterans from the admissions tax when admitted free.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 538 An Act To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 539 An Act To authorize Commodity Credit Corporation to make adjustment payments to certain producers of raw cane sugar in Puerto Rico and Hawaii. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 540 An Act To prevent retroactive checkage of retired pay in the cases of certain enlisted men and warrant officers appointed or advanced to commissioned rank or grade under the Act of July 24, 1941 (55 Stat. 603), as amended, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 541 An Act To amend further the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, as amended, to permit certain payments to be made to surviving brothers and sisters, and nieces and nephews, of deceased members and former members of the armed forces. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 542 An Act To continue a system of nurseries and nursery schools for the day care of school age and under-school-age children of the District of Columbia. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 543 An Act Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (exclusive of the Farm Credit Administration) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 544 An Act To extend the provisions of title VI of the Public Health Service Act to the Virgin Islands. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 545 An Act To repeal an Act approved August 24, 1894, entitled "An Act to authorize the purchasers of the property and franchises of the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company to organize a corporation, and to confer upon the same all the powers, privileges, and franchises vested in that company", and all Acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 546 An Act To provide for the establishment of the Fort Vancouver National Monument, in the State of Washington, to include the site of the old Hudson's Bay Company stockade, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 547 An Act To amend section 202 of title II of the Army-Navy Medical Services Corps Act of 1947, as amended, to remove the present restriction on appointments to the Navy Medical Service Corps.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 548 An Act To provide for the acquisition of lands for grazing and related purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 549 An Act To permit the landing of halibut by Canadian fishing vessels to Alaskan ports, and for other purposes.
June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 550 An Act To transfer certain land in Langlade County, Wisconsin, to the United States Forest Service.  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 551 An Act To amend title I of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, as amended, so as to increase the interest rate on title I loans, to provide for the redemption of nondelinquent insured mortgages, to authorize advances for the preservation and protection of the insured loan security, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 552 An Act To authorize the extension of leases of certain land in the Territory of Hawaii.  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 553 An Act To authorize the establishment of internships in the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the Veterans' Administration.  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 554 An Act To amend the provisions of title VI of the Public Health Service Act relating to standards of maintenance and operation for hospitals receiving aid under that title. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 555 An Act Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes.  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 556 An Act To provide for the temporary free importation of lead.  June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 557 An Act To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to transfer a portion of the Veterans' Administration center at Los Angeles, California, to the State of California for the use of the University of California. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 558 An Act Making supplemental appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 559 An Act To amend the District of Columbia Motor Vehicle Parking Facility Act of 1942, approved February 16, 1942. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 560 An Act To aid in the development of improved prosthetic appliances, and for other purposes. June 19, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 575 Private Law 
Chapter 576 Private Law 
Chapter 577 Private Law 
Chapter 578 Private Law 
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Chapter 580 Private Law 
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Chapter 587 Private Law 
Chapter 588 Private Law 
Chapter 589 An Act To confer jurisdiction upon the District Court of the United States for the Middle District of Georgia to hear, determine, and render judgment on the claims of the owners of the fee-simple titles and leasehold interests in lands leased to the United States by the city of Macon, Georgia, for use as a part of the site of Camp Wheeler, Georgia. June 19, 1948 PDF
Chapter 590 An Act To provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp in commemoration of the dedication of the Palomar Mountain Observatory.  June 21, 1948 PDF
Chapter 591 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands in the State of Montana to School District 55, Roosevelt County, Montana. June 21, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 593 An Act To safeguard and consolidate certain areas of exceptional public value within the Superior National Forest, State of Minnesota, and for other purposes. June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 594 An Act To establish the Saratoga National Historical Park, in the State of New York, from the lands that have been acquired by the Federal Government for that purpose pursuant to the Act of June 1, 1938 (52 Stat. 608), and for other purposes. June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 595 An Act To provide for the suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held by location in the Territory of Alaska. June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 596 An Act To authorize the transfer of certain Federal lands within the Chopawamsic Park to the Secretary of the Navy, the addition of lands surplus to the Department of the Army to this park, the acquisition of additional lands needed to round out the boundaries of this park, to change the name of said park to Prince William Forest Park, and for other purposes. June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 597 An Act To provide for the voluntary admission and treatment of mental patients at Saint Elizabeth Hospital. June 22, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 600 An Act To authorize the Coast Guard to operate and maintain ocean stations. June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 601 An Act To preserve seniority rights of ten-point preference eligible in the postal service transferring from the position of letter carrier to clerk or from the position of clerk to letter carrier. June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 602 An Act Relating to the compensation of certain railway postal clerks.
June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 603 Private Law 
Chapter 604 An Act To amend section 19 of the Veterans' Preference Act of June 27, 1944 (58 Stat. 387), and for other purposes. June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 605 An Act To amend section 19 of the Veterans' Preference Act of June 27, 1944 (58 Stat. 387), and for other purposes.
June 22, 1948 PDF
Chapter 606 Private Law 
Chapter 607 An Act Requiring all mails consigned to an airport from a post office or branch, or from an airport to a post office or branch, within a radius of thirty-five miles of a city in which there has been established a Government-owned vehicle service to be delivered by Government-owned motor vehicles. June 23, 1948 PDF
Chapter 608 An Act To amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, as amended, and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, as amended, and for other purposes.  June 23, 1948 PDF
Chapter 609 An Act To amend section 1064 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Code of Law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, relating to admissibility of testimony by a party to a transaction when the other party is incapable of testifying. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 610 An Act Relating to salaries of certain officers and employees of the United States and certain officers and employees of Puerto Rico.  June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 611 An Act To permit, subject to certain conditions, mining locations under the mining laws of the United States within that portion of the Harney National Forest, designated as a game sanctuary, and for other purposes.  June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 612 An Act To amend Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), parts I and II, as amended, to establish a presumption of service connection for chronic and tropical diseases. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 613 An Act To amend sections 301 (k) and 304 (a) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 614 An Act To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for the free importation of limestone to be used in the manufacture of fertilizer. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 615 An Act To confer jurisdiction over the Fort Des Moines Veterans' Village upon the State of Iowa. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 616 An Act To authorize the course of instruction at the United States Naval Academy to be given to not exceeding four persons at a time from the Republic of the Philippines. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 617 An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Navy and the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 618 Joint Resolution Providing for the ratification by Congress of a contract for the purchase of certain lands and mineral deposits by the United States from the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians. June 24, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 621 An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for, foster, and aid in coordinating research relating to dental diseases and conditions, and for other purposes. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 622 An Act To amend the Interstate Commerce Act so as to permit the issuance of free passes to time inspectors of carriers subject to part I of such Act. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 623 An Act To increase certain benefits payable under the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.  June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 624 An Act To amend the Act of August 1, 1947, to clarify the position of the Secretary of the Air Force with respect to such Act, and to authorize the Secretary of Defense to establish six additional positions in the professional and scientific service, and for other purposes.  June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 625 An Act To provide for the common defense by increasing the strength of the armed forces of the United States, including the reserve components thereof, and for other purposes. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 626 An Act To authorize the Federal Works Administrator to lease for commercial purposes certain space in the building located at 811 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, commonly known as the Lafayette Building. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 627 An Act To further perfect the consolidation of the Lighthouse Service with the Coast Guard. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 628 An Act To provide pensions for certain widows of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 629 An Act To authorize the attendance of the United States Marine Corps Band at the national assembly of the Marine Corps League to be held at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 22 to September 25, inclusive, 1948. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 630 An Act To provide for the addition of certain surplus Government lands to the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, in the States of Georgia and Tennessee, and for other purposes. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 631 An Act To amend section 3 of the Standard Time Act of March 19, 1918, as amended, relating to the placing of a certain portion of the State of Idaho in the third time zone. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 632 An Act Making appropriations for military functions administered by the National Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes. June 24, 1948 PDF
Chapter 633 An Act To continue the authorization for the appointment of two additional Assistant Secretaries of State. June 24, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 636 An Act To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, to provide annuities for certain surviving spouses of annuitants retired prior to April 1, 1948. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 637 Joint Resolution Permitting the free entry of certain articles imported to promote international good will, and for other purposes. June 25, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 640 Private Law 
Chapter 641 Private Law 
Chapter 642 Private Law 
Chapter 643 An Act To ratify and confirm amendments to certain contracts for the furnishing of petroleum products to the United States. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 644 An Act To codify and enact into law Title 3 of the United States Code, entitled "The President". June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 645 An Act To revise, codify, and enact into positive law, Title 18 of the United States Code, entitled "Crimes and Criminal Procedure". June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 646 An Act To revise, codify, and enact into law title 28 of the United States Code entitled "Judicial Code and Judiciary".  June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 647 An Act To authorize for a limited period of time the admission into the United States of certain European displaced persons for permanent residence, and for other purposes.  June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 648 An Act To provide for the administration of military justice within the United States Air Force, and for other purposes. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 649 An Act To amend the Organic Act of Puerto Rico. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 650 An Act To fix the rank of the Assistant to the Chief of Engineers in charge of river and harbor and flood-control improvements. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 651 Joint Resolution To increase the sum authorized to be appropriated for the presentation to Eire of a statue of Commodore John Barry. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 652 An Act Relating to the payment of fees, expenses, and costs of jurors.  June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 653 An Act To amend section 2 of an Act, entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a probation system in the United States courts, except in the District of Columbia", approved March 4, 1925, as amended (18 U. S. C. 725). June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 654 An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to permit certain expenditures, and for other purposes. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 655 An Act Making appropriations for civil functions administered by the Department of the Army for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes.  June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 656 An Act To amend section 332 (a) of the Nationality Act of 1940. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 657 An Act To amend the Act of June 19, 1934, providing for the establishment of the National Archives, so as to provide that certain fees collected by the Archivist shall be available for disbursement in the interest of the National Archives. June 25, 1948 PDF
Chapter 658 An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. June 25, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 663 Private Law 
Chapter 664 Private Law 
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Chapter 666 Private Law 
Chapter 667 Private Law 
Chapter 668 Private Law 
Chapter 669 Private Law 
Chapter 670 Private Law 
Chapter 671 Private Law 
Chapter 672 An Act To authorize the Coast Guard to establish, maintain, and operate aids to navigation. June 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 673 An Act To  amend section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act to amend the laws relating to navigation, and for other purposes." June 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 674 An Act To provide for the acceptance on behalf of the United States of a statue of  General Jose Gervasio Artigas, and for other purposes. June 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 675 Joint Resolution Authorizing the printing and binding of Cannon's Procedure in the House of Representatives and providing that the same shall be subject to copyright by the author. June 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 676 An Act To authorize an emergency fund for the Bureau of Reclamation to assure the continuous operation of its irrigation and power systems. June 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 677 An Act To authorize the permanent appointment in the Regular Army of one officer in the grade of general and to authorize the permanent appointment in the Regular Air Force of one officer in the grade of general, and for other purposes. June 26, 1948 PDF
Chapter 678 An Act To extend the authority of the President under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes.  June 26, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 682 Private Law 
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Chapter 685 An Act Making appropriations for foreign aid, and for other purposes.  June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 686 Joint Resolution Providing for participation by the Government of the United States in the Pan American Railway Congress, and authorizing an appropriation therefor. June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 687 An Act To provide for the establishment of the Independence National Historical Park, and for other purposes. June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 688 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purpose", approved October 14, 1940, as amended. June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 689 An Act To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to convey a certain tract of land in the State of Arkansas to Washington County, Arkansas.
June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 690 An Act To authorize the Secretary of State to perform certain consular-type functions within the United States and its Territories and possessions. June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 691 An Act Authorizing the Hidalgo Bridge Company, its heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a railroad toll bridge across the Rio Grande, at or near Hidalgo, Texas. June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 692 An Act To amend section 11 of an Act entitled "An Act to regulate barbers in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes". June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 693 An Act To amend the Act of July 30, 1947, permitting vessels of Canadian registry to transport certain merchandise between Hyder, Alaska, and points in the continental United States. June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 694 An Act To provide further benefits for certain employees of the United States who are veterans of World War II and lost opportunity for probational civil-service appointments by reason of their service in the armed forces of the United States, and who, due to service-connected disabilities, are unable to perform the duties of the positions for which examinations were taken. June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 695 An Act To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to convey certain land in Tennessee to the city of Johnson City. June 28, 1948 PDF
Chapter 696 An Act To amend the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 (Public Law 381, Eightieth Congress), and for other purposes. June 28, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 699 Private Law 
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Chapter 701 Private Law 
Chapter 702 Private Law 
Chapter 703 An Act To amend section 502 (a) of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 704 An Act To provide a Federal charter for the Commodity Credit Corporation.  June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 705 An Act To authorize the issuance of a stamp commemorative of the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the city of Alexandria, Virginia. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 706 An Act To amend the Canal Zone Code for the purpose of incorporating the Panama Railroad Company. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 707 Joint Resolution To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the eighty-fifth anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 708 An Act To provide for the elimination of Regular Army and Regular Air Force officers and for the retirement of officers, warrant officers, and enlisted men of the Regular Army and the Regular Air Force, and to provide retirement benefits for members of the Reserve components of the Army of the United States, the Air Force of the United States, United States Navy and Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 709 An Act To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps in honor and commemoration of Miona Michael, originator of Flanders Field memorial poppy idea. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 710 Joint Resolution Authorizing the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the fiftieth anniversary of the organization of the Rough Riders (First Volunteer United States Cavalry) of the Spanish-American War. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 711 An Act To transfer administration of the Federal Credit Union Act to the Federal Security Agency. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 712 Joint Resolution To change the name of the Potholes Dam in the Columbia Basin project to O'Sullivan Dam. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 713 An Act To provide for the training of air-traffic control-tower operators. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 714 An Act To provide for a Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy and for a Board of Visitors to the United States Military Academy, and for other purposes. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 715 An Act Relating to the arming of American vessels.  June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 716 An Act To prohibit the importation of foreign wild animals and birds under conditions other than humane, and for other purposes. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 717 An Act  To provide for an air parcel post service, and for other purposes. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 718 An Act  To provide a revolving fund for the purchase of agricultural commodities and raw materials to be processed in occupied areas and sold. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 719 An Act Authorizing the extension of the functions and duties of Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, to military disciplinary barracks. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 720 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey a certain parcel of land in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, to the University of Minnesota. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 721 An Act To authorize the transfer of horses and equipment owned by the United States Army to the New Mexico Military Institute, a State institution, and for other purposes. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 722 An Act To extend for two years the authority to provide for the maintenance of a domestic tin smelting industry. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 723 An Act To amend the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, as amended. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 724 Joint Resolution To authorize and direct the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to investigate and study certain matters relating to parking lots in the District of Columbia.  June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 725 Joint Resolution Correcting Act establishing the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, as amended. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 726 Joint Resolution Providing an extension of time for claiming credit or refund with respect to war losses. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 727 An Act To amend section 13 (a) of the Surplus Property Act of 1944, as amended. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 728 An Act  To amend section 624 of the Public Health Service Act so as to provide a minimum allotment of $100,000 to each State for the construction of hospitals. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 729 An Act To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to convey to the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming, for public-park and golf-course purposes, certain land situated within the boundaries of the Veterans' Administration center at Cheyenne, Wyoming. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 730 An Act To provide for the extension and improvement of post-office facilities at Los Angeles, California, and for other purposes. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 731 An Act To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain land to the State of Oklahoma. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 732 An Act To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 733 An Act To authorize appropriations for the Bureau of Reclamation for payments to school districts on certain projects during their construction status. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 734 An Act To amend the Act of July 6, 1945 (Public Law 134). June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 735 An Act To amend section 7 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations to provide for the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902, as amended. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 736 An Act To amend subsection 602 (f) of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended, to authorize renewal of level premium term insurance for a second five-year period, and for other purposes. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 737 An Act To provide assistance to certain local school agencies overburdened with war incurred, or postwar national-defense-incurred, enrollments. June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 738 An Act To amend the Federal Airport Act. June 29, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 749 Private Law 
Chapter 750 Private Law 
Chapter 751 Private Law 
Chapter 752 Private Law 
Chapter 753 Private Law 
Chapter 754 An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes.
June 29, 1948 PDF
Chapter 755 Joint Resolution Requesting the President to proclaim February 1 as National Freedom Day. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 756 Joint Resolution Providing for acceptance by the United States of America of the Constitution of the International Labor Organization Instrument of Amendment, and further authorizing an appropriation for payment of the United States share of the expenses of membership and for expenses of participation by the United States. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 757 An Act Consenting to an interstate boundary compact by and between the States of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 758 An Act To provide for water pollution control activities in the Public Health Service of the Federal Security Agency and in the Federal Works Agency, and for other purposes. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 759 An Act To confer jurisdiction on the State of Iowa over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 760 An Act Validating certain conveyances of the Oregon Short Line Railroad Company and the Union Pacific Railroad Company and waiving, relinquishing, and disclaiming all title and all right of reverter and forfeiture of the United States of America to the lands described in said conveyances. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 761 An Act To provide for certain administrative expenses in the Post Office Department, including detainment of pneumatic-tube systems, and for other purposes. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 762 An Act To terminate the retirement system of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and to transfer that retirement fund to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 763 An Act To include as allowable service under the Act of July 6, 1945, service performed in the military forces and on war transfer by employees in the field service of the Post Office Department. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 764 An Act To amend section 11 of the Act approved June 5, 1942 (56 Stat. 317), relating to Mammoth Cave National Park in the State of Kentucky, and for other purposes. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 765 An Act To amend the Act approved May 18, 1928 (45 Stat. 602), as amended, to revise the roll of the Indians of California provided therein.  June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 766 An Act To delay the liquidation of mineral interests reserved to the United States as required by the Farmers' Home Administration Act of 1946, and for other purposes. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 767 An Act To promote the interests of the Fort Hall Indian Irrigation project, Idaho, and for other purposes. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 768 An Act To continue the Virgin Islands Company as an agency of the United States. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 769 An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue patents for lands held under color of title. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 770 An Act To make imported beer and other similar imported fermented liquors subject to the internal-revenue tax on fermented liquor. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 771 An Act Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control, and for other purposes.  June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 772 An Act To amend and supplement section 2 of the Act approved August 30, 1935, relating to the construction and financing of toll bridges over the Delaware River by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 773 An Act Making appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 774 An Act To amend section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for insanity proceedings in the District of Columbia", approved August 9, 1939. June 30, 1948 PDF
Chapter 775 An Act Making supplemental appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes. June 30, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 783 An Act To amend subsection (c) of section 19 of the Immigration Act of 1917, as amended, and for other purposes. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 784 An Act To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, and for other purposes.  July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 785 An Act To assist by grants-in-aid the Republic of the Philippines in providing medical care and treatment for certain veterans. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 786 Joint Resolution To continue until March 1, 1949, the authority of the United States Maritime Commission to make provision for certain ocean transportation service to, from, and within Alaska. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 787 An Act To authorize an increase in the annual appropriation for the maintenance and operation of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 788 An Act To increase the rates of service-connected death compensation payable to certain widows, children, and dependent parents of persons who served in the active military or naval service, and for other purposes. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 789 Joint Resolution to the marital deduction, for estate-tax purposes, in the case of life insurance or annuity payments.
July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 790 An Act To provide for sale to the Crow Tribe of interests in the estates of deceased Crow Indian allottees, and to provide for the sale of certain lands to the Board of County Commissioners of Comanche County, Oklahoma, and for other purposes. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 791 An Act To provide for the procurement and supply of Government headstones or markers for unmarked graves of members of the armed forces dying in the service or after honorable discharge therefrom, and other persons, and for other purposes. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 792 An Act To amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 by redefining certain powers of the Administrator, by authorizing delegation of certain powers by the Civil Aeronautics Board to the Administrator, and for other purposes. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 793 An Act Authorizing a per capita payment of $50 each to the members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians from the proceeds of the sale of timber and lumber on the Red Lake Reservation. July 1, 1948 PDF
Chapter 794 An Act To amend the Trading With the Enemy Act.  July 1, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 798 An Act To extend the time for commencing the construction of a toll bridge across the Rio Grande at or near Rio Grande City, Texas.  July 2, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 801 Private Law 
Chapter 802 Private Law 
Chapter 803 Private Law 
Chapter 804 An Act To provide that the rates of compensation for disabilities incurred in active military or naval service other than in a period of war service shall be equal to 80 per centum of the rates payable for similar disabilities incurred during active service in time of war.  July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 805 An Act To provide increases of compensation for certain veterans with service-connected disabilities who have dependents.  July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 806 An Act To provide for the establishment of the Pensacola National Monument. July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 807 An Act To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide annuities for certain Federal employees who have rendered at least twenty years' service in the investigation, apprehension. or detention of persons suspected or convicted of offenses against the United States. July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 808 An Act To create a commission to hear and determine the claims of certain motor carriers. July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 809 An Act To confer jurisdiction on the State of New York with respect to offenses committed on Indian reservations within such State.
July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 810 An Act To amend the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946 in connection with the training of Filipinos as provided for in title III. July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 811 An Act To promote the common defense by providing for the retention and maintenance of a national reserve of industrial productive capacity, and for other purposes.  July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 812 An Act Providing for the more expeditious determination of certain claims filed by Ute Indians.
July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 813 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Army to sell and convey to Okaloosa County, State of Florida, all the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a portion of Santa Rosa Island, Florida, and for other purposes. July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 814 An Act To authorize the Attorney General to adjudicate certain claims resulting from evacuation of certain persons of Japanese ancestry under military orders.
July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 815 An Act Authorizing the conveyance of certain lands in Park County, Wyoming, to the State of Wyoming.  July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 816 An Act To amend the Veterans' Preference Act of 1944 to extend the benefits of such Act to certain mothers of veterans.  July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 817 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy and the Secretary of the Air Force to donate excess and surplus property for educational purposes. July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 818 An Act To provide for making available the Government-owned alcohol plants at Muscatine, Iowa, Kansas City, Missouri, and Omaha, Nebraska, for the production of products from agricultural commodities in the furtherance of authorized programs of the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.  July 2, 1948 PDF
Chapter 819 An Act To authorize an exchange of lands and interests therein between the city of San Diego, California, and the United States, and for other purposes. July 2, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 822 An Act To provide for the payment of revenues from certain lands into the tribal funds of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, and for other purposes.  July 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 823 An Act To provide assistance in the recruitment and distribution of farm labor for the increased production, harvesting, and preparation for market of agricultural commodities to meet domestic needs and foreign commitment.  July 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 824 Joint Resolution To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of Juliette Low, founder and organizer of Girl Scouting in the United States of America. July 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 825 An Act To amend section 5, Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, and for other purposes. July 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 826 An Act To amend the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended; to create a commission to make an inquiry and report with respect to war claims; and to provide for relief for internees in certain cases.  July 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 827 An Act To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to stabilize prices of agricultural commodities; to amend section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, reenacted by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937; and for other purposes.
July 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 828 An Act To provide for extension of the terms of office of the present members of the Atomic Energy Commission.  July 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 829 An Act To permit refund or credit to brewers of taxes paid on beer lost in bottling operations.  July 3, 1948 PDF
Chapter 830 An Act To provide for permanent postal rates and to provide pay increases for Government employees.
July 3, 1948 PDF
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Chapter 832 An Act To amend the National Housing Act, as amended, and for other purposes. Aug. 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 833 Joint Resolution To provide for an extension of time within which the Joint Committee on Labor-Management Relations shall make its final report. Aug. 10, 1948 PDF
Chapter 834 Joint Resolution To authorize the President, following appropriation of the necessary funds by the Congress, to bring into effect on the part of the United States the loan agreement of the United States of America and the United Nations signed at Lake Success, New York, March 23, 1948.
Aug. 11, 1948 PDF
Chapter 835 Joint Resolution Making appropriations for the Housing and Home Finance Agency and the Veterans' Administration.
Aug. 13, 1948 PDF
Chapter 836 Joint Resolution To aid in protecting the Nation's economy against inflationary pressures.  Aug. 16, 1948 PDF
Chapter 837 Joint Resolution To extend for sixty days the time within which the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government may make a report of its findings and recommendations, and for other purposes. Dec. 31, 1948 PDF

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