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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 914-916-NOV. 22 , 25 , 1940 52 Stat. 38. 7 U.S.C., Supp.V, § 1301 (a) (1). Base period. 52 Stat. 42. 7U.S.C., Supp.V, §1301 (b) (15). Proviso. Treatment of to- bacco types as "kind of tobacco." 52 Stat. 46 . 7 U.S.C., Supp.V, 51312. November 25 1940 [s. 1433] [Public, No. 877] Siuslaw National Forest, Oreg. Addition of certain lands to. 7 U.S. C., Supp. V §§ 1000-1029. 16U.S.C., ch.2; Supp. V, ch. 2. Special conveyance provisions not af- fected. Proviso. Certain lands not affected. November 25, 1940 [S. 3991] [Public, No. 878] New England hur- ricane damage project. Disposal of tools, etc. SEC. 3 . The last sentence of section 301 (a) (1) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: "The base period in case of all agricultural commodities except tobacco shall be the period August 1909 to July 1914. In the case of all kinds of tobacco except Burley and flue-cured such base period shall be the period August 1919 to July 1929, and, in the case of Burley and flue-cured tobacco, shall be the period August 1934 to July 1939; except that the August 1919-July 1929 base period shall be used in allocating any funds appropriated prior to September 1, 1940." SEC. 4. That section 301 (b) (15) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, is amended by striking out the period at the end of the last sentence thereof and adding a colon and the follow- ing: 'Provided, That any one or more of the types comprising any such kind of tobacco shall be treated as a 'kind of tobacco' for the purposes of this Act if the Secretary finds there is a difference in supply and demand conditions as among such types of tobacco which results in a difference in the adjustments needed in the marketings thereof in order to maintain supplies in line with demand." . SEC. 5 . That section 312 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, is amended by striking out subsection (b) thereof. Approved, November 22, 1940. [CHAPTER 915] AN ACT To add certain lands to the Siuslaw National Forest in the State of Oregon. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all lands con- veyed or relinquished to the United States, under the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933 (48 Stat. 195), the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, approved April 8, 1935 (49 Stat. 115), or the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, approved July 22, 1937 (50 Stat. 522) within the western Oregon land project, situated in Lane, Lincoln, Tillamook, and Yamhill Counties, Oregon, are hereby added to and made parts of the Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon, and shall hereafter be subject to the rules and regulations applicable to national-forest lands acquired under the Act of March 1, 1911 (36 Stat. 961) as amended, but special pro- visions included in conveyance of title to the United States, valid and subsisting at the date of this Act and thereafter legally main- tained shall not be affected by this Act: Provided, That this Act shall not afect any revested Oregon and California Railroad Grant Land, title to which has not passed out of the United States, or any public- domain land which is not embraced in relinquishments purchased under the Acts hereinbefore mentioned. Approved, November 25, 1940. [CHAPTER 916] AN ACT To authorize the disposal of tools and equipment on the New England hurricane damage project. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That upon comple- tion or discontinuance of the Federal Government's work in rehabili- tating and reestablishing forest-protection improvements and in the 1210 [54 STAT.