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1090 Orders, rules, etc. Special fund. Ante, p . 597. Designated author- ity, etc., of Board not impaired. 49 Stat. 967; 50 Stat. 307; 52 Stat. 1094. 45 U. . C., Supp. V, § 215-228r, 351- 367. October 9, 1940 [H. J . Res. 4671 [Pub. Res., No. 1031 Inaugural admission tickets. Payments for, tax free. 53 Stat. 189. 26 U.S . C., Supp.V, (1700. October 10, 1940 [H. R . 103391 [Public, No. 829] National defense. Requisition, etc. , of certain articles and materials. Ante, p. 714. PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 797, 798, 836-OCT. 9 , 10, 1940 [54 STAT. SEC. 5 . The Board is hereby authorized to promulgate such orders, rules, and regulations as in its judgment are necessary or proper to carry out the purposes of this joint resolution. All powers and remedies including legal processes available to the Board under the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 for the administration of said Act shall be similarly available to the Board for the carrying out of this joint resolution. SEC. 6 . In order to carry out the purposes of this joint resolution, there shall be set aside on July 1, 1940, in a special fund $9,000,000 of the amount appropriated to the Railroad Retirement Account by the Railroad Retirement Board Appropriation Act, 1941, such fund to remain available until June 30, 1943, for expenditure in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of this joint resolution. Any unob- ligated balance on June 30, 1943, in the special fund hereby established shall revert to the Railroad Retirement Account. SEc. 7. No provision of this joint resolution shall be construed in any manner to limit or impair any authority, power, or discretion con- ferred upon or vested in the Board by the Railroad Retirement Act of 1935, the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, or the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. Approved, October 9, 1940. [CHAPTER 798] JOINT RESOLUTION To exempt from the tax on admissions amounts paid for admission tickets sold by authority of the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies on the occasion of the inauguration of the President-elect in January 1941. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all amounts paid for admission tickets sold by authority of the Committee on Inau- gural Ceremonies on the occasion of the inauguration of the Presi- dent-elect in January 1941, said committee to be appointed with the approval of the President-elect, shall be exempt from the tax on admissions imposed by section 1700 of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, all the net proceeds from the sale of said tickets to be donated by the said committee to charity. Approved, October 9, 1940. [CHAPTER 8361 AN ACT To authorize the President to requisition certain articles and materials for the use of the United States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That whenever the President determines that it is necessary in the interest of national defense to requisition and take over for the use or operation by the United States or in its interest any military or naval equipment or munitions, or component parts thereof, or machinery, tools, or mate- rials, or supplies necessary for the manufacture, servicing, or opera- tion thereof, ordered, manufactured, procured, or possessed for export purposes, the exportation of which has been denied in accordance with the provisions of section 6 of the Act approved July 2, 1940 (Public, Numbered 703, Seventy-sixth Congress), he is hereby authorized and empowered to requisition and take over for the said use or operation by the United States, or in its interest, any of the foregoing articles or materials, and to sell or otherwise dispose of any such articles or