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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 777 -OCT. 9 , 1940 Fire prevention. SE. 2. (a) Such provision to guard against and extinguish fire shall be made on every vessel which is subject to the provisions of subsection (4), (5), or (6) of Section 1 of this Act, or of any other section of title 52 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (sections 4399 to 4500, inclusive), or Acts amendatory or supplementary thereto, as shall be prescribed by the Board of Supervising Inspectors and approved by the Secretary of Commerce. Lifeboats, etc. - (b) Nothing herein contained shall prohibit the use by any vessel ing combustible of motorboats, launches, or lifeboats equipped with engines using an inflammable or combustible fuel, nor shall anything herein contained prohibit such motorboats, launches, or lifeboats from carrying such crrying of fuel for inflammable or combustible fuel in their tanks: Provided, That no ifeboats, etc. such inflammable or combustible fuel for the engines of such motor- boats, launches, or lifeboats shall be carried except as may be pre- scribed by regulations of the Board of Supervising Inspectors with Use of lifeboats, the approval of the Secretary of Commerce: Provided further, That the use of such lifeboats shall be under such regulations as shall be prescribed by the Board of Supervising Inspectors with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce. s.s 4417amend- SEC. 3. Section 4417a of the Revised Statutes (U. S . C., 1934 edi- 49 tat. 1889. tion, title 46, Supp. V, sec. 391a) is hereby amended by deleting from paragraph 2 thereof the following proviso: "Provided, That the pro- visions of this section shall not apply to common carriers engaged in interstate or foreign commerce which transport such liquid cargo by water insofar only as such common carriers are subject to the regula- tions formulated by the Interstate Commerce Commission under the provisions of section 233 of the Act of March 4, 1909 (ch. 321, 35 Stat. 1135), as amended (18 U. S. C. 383)"; and by amending the second Pe, o. proviso in paragraph 4 thereof to read as follows: "And provided hibitd materials.. further, That no permit shall be issued under the provisions of this section authorizing the presence on board any vessel of any of the 4U.. . f465. materials expressly prohibited from being thereon by subsection (3) of section 4472 of the Revised Statutes, as amended". R.8 .§ 4424, amend- SEC. 4. Section 4424 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (U. S . C ., men t 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 402), is amended by deleting the words "or whenever any passenger steam vessel receives or carries any gun- powder on board, not having a certificate authorizing the same, placed and kept as required, or shall carry any gunpowder at a place or in a manner not authorized by such certificate. e.t. 4457, mend- SEC. 5. Section 4457 of the Revised Statutes (U. S . C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 414) is amended by deleting the words "certificates authorizing gunpowder to be carried as freight by any steamer carrying passengers, and of". arimenal Codes SEC. 6 . Sections 232, 233a 234, and 235 of the Criminal Code, as 358tat. 113 113. amended (U. S . C., 1934 edition, title 18, sees. 382 to 385, inclusive), are amended: (a) By striking out "vessel" and "vessels" wherever appearing in sections 232, 234, and 235; (b) By striking out "or water" where first appearing in section 233; and (c) By striking out "or water" where last appearing in section 235. Repeals. SEC. 7 . Sections 4278, 4279, and 4280 of the Revised Statutes (U. S . C., 1934 edition, title 46, secs. 172, 173, 174); section 4288 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (U. S. C ., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. '8tt.8. 175); the Act of August 26, 1935 (U. S . C., 1934 edition, title 46 Supp. V, sees. 178, 179); sections 4422, as amended, 4473, 4475, and 4476 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sees. 401, 466, 468, and 469) arhre hereby repealed F1 ' SBo. 8 . There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums of money as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. [54 STAT.