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394 52 Stat. 65. 7U. . C., Supp. V, § 1373 (a). Failure to remedy violation, additional fine. Proviso. Maximum fine. Service of notice of violation. PUBLIC LAWS--CIS. 360 , 364 -JUNE 13, 14 , 1940 [54 STAT. SEC. 6 . That subsection (a) of section 373 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, is amended by striking out the period at the end of such subsection and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon and by adding the following: "and any tobacco ware- houseman or dealer who fails to remedy such violation by making a complete and accurate report or keeping a complete and accurate record as required by this subsection within fifteen days after notice to him of such violation shall be subject to an additional fine of $100 for each ten thousand pounds of tobacco, or fraction thereof, bought or sold by him after the date of such violation: Provided, That such fine shall not exceed $5,000; and notice of such violation shall be served upon the tobacco warehouseman or dealer by mailing the same to him by registered mail or by posting the same at any established place of business operated by him, or both." Approved, June 13, 1940. [CHAPTER 364] AN ACT June 14 1940 [H. R. 8026 To establish the composition of the United States Navy, to authorize the con- [Public, No. 629] struction of certain naval vessels, and for other purposes. Navy. Increase in author- ized composition in under-age vessels. 34 U. S. C., Supp. V, I§498-498k. Post, p . 779. Aircraft carriers. Cruisers. Submarines. Provisos. Variance of tonnage. Descriptive terms. Construction. 34 U. 8. C. §§494- 497; Supp. V, 1 496. Acquisition, etc., of naval airplanes and lighter-than-air craft. Post, pp . 400, 780. Acquisition, etc., of auxiliary vessels. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the author- ized composition of the United States Navy in under-age vessels as established by the Act of May 17, 1938 (52 Stat. 401), is hereby further increased by one hundred and sixty-seven thousand tons, as follows: (a) Aircraft carriers, seventy-nine thousand five hundred tons, making a total authorized under-age tonnage of two hundred and fifty-four thousand five hundred tons. (b) Cruisers, sixty-six thousand five hundred tons, making a total authorized under-age tonnage of four hundred and seventy-nine thousand and twenty-four tons. (c) Submarines, twenty-one thousand tons, making a total author- ized under-age tonnage of one hundred and two thousand nine hundred and fifty-six tons: Provided, That the foregoing total ton- nage for aircraft carriers, cruisers, and submarines may be varied by thirty-three thousand four hundred tons in the aggregate so long as the sum of the total tonnages of these classes as authorized herein is not exceeded: Provided further, That the terms used in this or any other Act to describe vessels of designated classes shall not be understood as limited or controlled by definitions contained in any treaty which is not now in force. SEC. 2. The President of the United States is hereby authorized to construct such vessels, including replacements authorized by the Act of March 27, 1934 (48 Stat. 503), as may be necessary to provide the total under-age composition authorized in section 1 of this Act. SEC. 3. The President of the United States is hereby authorized to acquire or construct naval airplanes, and lighter-than-air craft and spare parts and equipment, as may be necessary to provide and maintain the number of useful naval airplanes at a total of not more than four thousand five hundred, including five hundred airplanes for the Naval Reserve; and the number of useful nonrigid lighter- than-air craft at a total of not more than eighteen. SEC. 4 . The President of the United States is hereby further author- ized to acquire and convert or to undertake the construction of seventy-five thousand tons of auxiliary vessels of such size, type, and design as he may consider best suited for the purposes of national defense.