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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CHS. 347-349-JUNE 13, 1940 [CHAPTER 347] AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902 (32 Stat. 662), so as to provide uni- formity in the pay of all civilian employees of the Navy Department appointed for duty beyond the continental limits of the United States and in Alaska. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902 (32 Stat. 662), insofar as the provisions thereof are embodied in section 506 of title 34 of the United States Code, is hereby amended to read as follows: "The Secretary of the Navy, in his discretion, is authorized to pay all civilian employees appointed for duty beyond the continental limits of the United States, and in Alaska, from the date of their sailing from the United States until they report for duty to the officer under whom they are to serve, and while returning to the United States by the most direct route and with due expedition, com- pensation at a rate corresponding to their rate of pay while actually employed." Approved, June 13, 1940. [CHAPTER 348] June 13, 1940 [S. 3014] [Public, No. 615] Navy Department. Transit pay of cer- tain civilian employ- ees. AT A(?I' June 13, 1940 To amend the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Civilian Conservation Corps, [s 3042] and for other purposes", approved June 28, 1937, as amended. [Public, No. 616] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Civilian Conservation Corps, and for other purposes", approved June 28, 1937 (50 Stat. 319), as amended, is amended by adding to the end of said section the follow- ing: "Provided further, That such officers, agents, or employees paid from funds appropriated for or allocated to the Civilian Conservation Corps, as may be designated or approved for the purpose by the Director shall have the general powers of notaries public in the administration of oaths, the execution and acknowledgement of legal instruments, the attestation of documents, and all other forms of notarial acts determined to be necessary by the Director to prosecute effectively the operations of the Civilian Conservation Corps". Approved, June 13, 1940. [CHAPTER 349] AN ACT Civilian Conserva- tion Corps. 50 Stat. 320. 16 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 584d. Notaries public. June 13, 1940 Authorizing the sale of fuel, electric current, ice, and water at isolated naval [I. 3065] stations. [Public, No. 617] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy is authorized to sell, under such regulations as he may prescribe, and at such prices as he may deem reasonable, to private concerns or individuals doing business or residing at or in the imme- diate vicinity of isolated naval stations, such supplies of fuel, water, ice, and electric current as may be required to meet the necessities of, and as may not otherwise be locally obtainable by, such concerns or individuals. Approved, June 13, 1940. Sale of fuel, etc., at isolated naval sta- tions, authorized. 383