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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CHS. 663, 664-AUG. 13, 1940 [CHAPTER 663] AN ACT To provide for the operation of the recreational facilities within the Chopawam- sic recreational demonstration project near Dumfries, Virginia, by the Secretary of the Interior through the National Park Service, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That hereafter the lands comprising the Chopawamsic recreational demonstration project transferred to the Secretary of the Interior by Executive Order Num- bered 7496, dated November 14, 1936, shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the National Park Service as part of the park system of the National Capital and its environs. SEC. 2. The Director of the National Park Service, under the direc- tion of the Secretary of the Interior, is authorized- (a) To prescribe and collect fees and charges for such recreational and other facilities, conveniences, and services as may be furnished by the National Park Service for the accommodation of the public within the said area. (b) To enter into a contract or contracts with any reliable person, organization, or corporation, without advertising and without secur- ing competitive bids for the operation or performance of any such recreational or other facilities, conveniences, and services within the said area. All revenues collected by the National Park Service, pursuant to the authority of this section, shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of miscellaneous receipts. SEO. 3. The director of the National Park Service, under the direc- tion of the Secretary of the Interior, is authorized to exercise and perform with respect to the said area all the powers and duties that are conferred and imposed upon him by law in relation to the con- struction, maintenance, care, custody, policing, upkeep, and repair of the public buildings and parks in the District of Columbia. Approved, August 13, 1940. [CHAPTER 664] AN ACT To provide for more uniform coverage of certain persons employed in coal-mining operations with respect to insurance benefits provided for by certain Federal Acts, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 (a) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, section 1 (a) of the Car- riers Taxing Act of 1937, section 1532 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code, and section 1 (a) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act are amended, effective in the case of each such Act as of the date of its enactment, by adding at the end of each such section the following new sentence: "The term 'employer' shall not include any company by reason of its being engaged in the mining of coal, the supplying of coal to an employer where delivery is not beyond the mine tipple, and the operation of equipment or facilities therefor, or in any of such activities." SEC. 2 . Section 1 (a) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1935 and paragraph First of section 1 of the Railway Labor Act, as amended, are amended, effective in the case of each such Act as of the date of its enactment, by adding at the end of each such section and paragraph the following new sentence: "The term 'carrier' shall not include any company by reason of its being engaged in the min- ing of coal, the supplying of coal to a carrier where delivery is 193470°-41 -PT. --- 50 785 August 13,1940 IS. 2493] [Public, No. 763] Chopawamsic rec- reational demonstra- tion project. Administration through National Park Service. Fees. Contracts for opera- tion of facilities, etc. Revenues. Powers and duties of director, National Park Service. August 13, 1940 [I. 4070] [Public, No. 764] Coal-mining em- ployoas. Exemption from cer- tain laws. 50 Stat. 307, 435: 53 Stat. 181; 52 Stat. 1094. 45 U. . C., Supp.V, 228a (a), 261 (a); 26 U. 8. C., Supp. V , §1532(a); 45U. S. C., Supp. V , 351 (a). Limitation on term "employer." 49 Stat. 967; 50 Stat. 307. 45 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 22a (m). 44 Stat. 577. 45U. S.C. 151. Limitation on term "car rier."