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Effective date.

PUBLIC L,AW 4 1 3 - J U N E 18, 1954

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of the lands involved in the proposed exchange are first determined by appraisals to be made by three competent appraisers to be appointed by the Governor of the Territory of Hawaii showing that the lands belonging to Richard Smart are of equal or greater value than the public lands above mentioned. SEC. 5. The lands received by the Territory hereunder shall have the same status and be subject to the same laws as the lands transferred and conveyed in exchange for them. SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect on and after the date of its approval. Approved June 18, 1954.

Public Law 413

CHAPTER 317

June 18, 1954 [H. R. 2849]

AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the transfer of land from the War Department to the Territory of Hawaii", approved June 19, 1936.

49 Stat. 1535.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assemMed^ That the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the transfer of land from the W a r Department to the Territory of Hawaii" approved June 19, 1936, is amended by substituting for the word "park" where the same appears in the last line but one thereof the word "port". Approved June 18, 1954. • Public Law 414

June 18, 1954 [H. R. 5913]

CHAPTER 318

AN ACT To simplify the handling of postage on newspapers and periodicals.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provision of section 25 (20 Stat. 361, as amended; 39 U.S.C. 286), requiring the manual affixing of postage stamps to certain types of publications with second-class entry be amended by striking the following words: "by stamps affixed". SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect thirty days after enactment. Approved June 18, 1954. P u b l i c Law 415 June 18, 1954 [H. R. 5831]

Hawaiian Homes Commission. E x c h ang e of lands. 48 USC 698.

CHAPTER 319

AN ACT To enable the Hawaiian Homes Commission of the Territory of Hawaii to exchange available lands as designated by the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, for other publicly owned lands.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assemhied. That section 204 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, as amended, be further amended by amending Public Law 297, Eighty-third Congress, second session (68 Stat. 16,17) to read as follows: "(4) The Commission may, with the approval of the Governor and the Secretary of the Interior, in order to consolidate its holdings or to better effectuate the purposes of this Act, exchange the title to available lands for land, publicly owned, of an equal value. All land so acquired by the Commission shall assume the status of available lands as though the same were originally designated as such under section