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PUBLIC LAW 1 3 0 - J U L Y 17, 1953

(a) By deleting the words "Secretary of W a r or the Secretary of the Navy", and the words "Secretary of W a r and the Secretary of the Navy" wherever they appear therein and inserting in lieu thereof the words "appropriate Secretary"; (b) By deleting the words "in the military or naval service" wherever they appear therein and inserting in lieu thereof the words "in the military service"; (c) By deleting the words "War or Navy Department" wherever they appear therein and inserting in lieu thereof the words "military department concerned"; (d) By deleting the words "be, and they are hereby, severally" in section 4 and inserting in lieu thereof the word "is"; and (e) By renumbering section 5 as "SEC. 6" and inserting immediately after section 4 a new section 5 as follows: "oEC. 5. For the purposes of this Act, in any case where the date of death is established or determined under the Missing Persons Act, as amended, the date of death is the date of receipt by the head of the department concerned of evidence that the person is dead, or the date the finding of death is made under section 5 of that Act, as amended." SEC. 2. This amendatory Act is effective June 25, 1950. Approved July 17, 1953. Public Law 130

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10 USC 491d; 34 u s e 285f. Date of death. 56 Stat. 143; 58 Stat. 679. 50 USC app. 1001 note. Effective date.

221

AN ACT To provide certain construction and other authority for the military departments in time of war or national emergency.

July 17. 1953 [S.1995]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assemdled, That the Secretaries Armedt Forces. n Cons ructio of the Army, Navy, and Air Force are respectively authorized, during authority. the national emergency proclaimed by the President on December 16, 1950, and for six months thereafter, or until July 1, 1954, or until such 64 Stat. A454. date as may be specified by a concurrent resolution of the Congress, whichever is the earliest, to provide for the acquisition, construction, establishment, expansion, rehabilitation, conversion, and installation, on land or at plants privately or publicly owned, of such industrialtype plants, buildings, facilities, equipment, machine tools, utilities, and appurtenances or interest therein, including the necessary land therefor by purchase, donation, lease, condemnation, or otherwise (without regard to sections 1136, 3648, and 3734 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, and prior to approval of title to the underlying land 10 XJSC 1339; 31 by the Attorney General), as may be necessary for defense production 259, 267.' or mobilization reserve purposes, and to provide for the maintenance, storage and operation thereof and of those established pursuant to the provision of the Act of July 2, 1940 (54 Stat. 712), as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 773, 1171 (a)), and the Act of December 17, 1942 (56 56 Stat. 317. Stat. 1053), as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 1201), either by means of Government personnel or qualified commercial manufacturers under contract with the Government: Provided, That as soon as practicable prior to the submission of a budgetary request to the Congress for the purchase of equipment or machine tools pursuant to this section, the Secretary of Defense shall inform the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and of the House of Representatives in detail with respect to the proposed program therefor. When the Secretary concerned deems it necessary in the interest of the national defense, he may lease any such plants, buildings, facilities, equipment, utilities,