Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/431

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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CH. 365-JUNE 15, 1940 constructed within the jurisdiction of any such government, and to export for the use of any such government coast defense and anti- aircraft mat6riel and ammunition therefor, and vessels of war and their armament and equipment involving such information: Pro- vided, That any information thus communicated or transmitted or involved in any such arms, ammunition, implements of war, or equip- ment when exported shall cease to be considered restricted after one year from the date that such communication or transmission has been authorized or such exportation made. SEC. 3 . All contracts or agreements made by the Secretary of War or the Secretary of the Navy for the sale to the government of any American republic of any of the arms, ammunition, or implements of war, the sale of which is authorized by this joint resolution, shall contain a clause by which the purchaser undertakes not to dispose of such arms, ammunition, or implements of war, or any plans, specifi- cations, or information pertaining thereto, by gift, sale, or any mode of transfer in such manner that such arms, ammunition, implements of war, or plans, specifications, or information pertaining thereto, may become a part of the armament of any state other than an American republic. SEC. 4 . The Secretary of War or the Secretary of the Navy, as the case may be, shall, when any arms, ammunition, implements of war, or equipment are exported pursuant to the provisions of this joint resolution, immediately inform the Secretary of State, Chair- man of the National Munitions Control Board, of the quantities, character, value, terms of sale, and destination of the arms, ammu- nition, implements of war, or equipment so exported. Such informa- tion shall be included in the annual report of the Board. SEC. 5. (a) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions and accomplish the purposes of this joint resolution. (b) All moneys which may be received from the government of any American republic, in payment for any article delivered or service rendered in compliance with the provisions of this joint resolution, shall revert to the respective appropriation or appropria- tions out of which funds were expended in carrying out the transac- tion for which money is received, and such moneys shall be available for expenditure for the purpose for which such expended funds were appropriated by law, during the fiscal year in which such funds are received and the ensuing fiscal year. SEC. 6. The Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy shall in all contracts or agreements for the sale of such materiel fully protect the rights of all citizens of the United States who have patent rights in and to any such materiel which is hereby authorized to be sold and the funds collected for royalties on such patents shall be paid to the owners and holders of such patents. SEC. 7. The Secretaries of War and of the Navy are hereby author- ized to purchase arms, ammunition, and implements of war produced within the jurisdiction of any American republic if such arms, ammunition, or implements of war cannot be produced in the United States. Approved, June 15, 1940. 397 PrTibo. Cessation of restric- tion. Contract require- ment on disposition of arms, etc. Export data to Na- tional Munitions Control Board. Appropriations au- thorized. Disposition of pay- ments. Protection of pntent rightsof U. . citizens. Purchase of certain arms, etc., from Amer- ican republics.