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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 62, 65 , 66 --MAR. 15, 18 , 1940 [54 STAT. Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company, contain- ing five thousand and five hundred and nine ten-thousandths of an acre, more or less; in consideration of the transfer to the United States by appropriate deed of conveyance by the Richmond, Fred- ericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company, free from all encum- brances, and without cost to the United States, all right, title, and interest of the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company, to the following parcels of land: Parcel 2. A strip of land along the west boundary of the Rich- mond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company right-of-way between the center line of the old channel of Chopawamsic Creek and the 1877 channel change, containing five and three one-hundredths acres, more or less; and Parcel 3. A strip of land between the west boundary of the Rich- mond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company and the 1877 channel of Chopawamsic Creek, containing nine and forty-eight one-hundredths acres, more or less. lAoniniti o Bd - SEO . 2. The Secretary of the Navy is further authorized to acquire on behalf of the United States by purchase, condemnation, or other- wise, all right, title, and interest in any remaining small areas adjoin- ing parcels 2 and 3 and the 1877 channel change of Chopawamsio Creek in order to adjust the boundary line of the Marine Corps Reservation. Rightreserved. SEF. 3 . The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved, March 15, 1940. [CHAPTER 65] AN ACT March 18, 1940 [S. 2284 To amend the Act of May 4, 1898 (30 Stat. 369), so as to authorize the President [Public, No. 440] to appoint one hundred acting assistant surgeons for temporary service. Medical Corps, Navy. 34U.S.C.j21. Additional acting assistant surgeons for temporary service. authorized. March 18,1940 [H. R. 7863] [Public, No. 441] Federal Commnni- cations Commission. Time extension for report. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of May 4, 1898, entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and for other purposes" (30 Stat. 369), is hereby amended so that the last paragraph of the appropriation for the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (30 Stat. 380), shall read as follows: "The President is hereby authorized to appoint for temporary service one hundred acting assistant surgeons, who shall have the rank and compensation of assistant surgeons". Approved, March 18, 1940. [CHAPTER 66] AN ACT To amend section 602 (e) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, relat- ing to a study of radio requirements for ships navigating the Great Lakes and inland waters of the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,That section 602 (e) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (50 Stat. 197; U. S. C., 1934 edition, Supp. IV, title 47, sec. 602), is hereby amended by striking out the words "not later than December 31, 1939", and inserting in lieu thereof the words "as soon as practicable but not later than January 1, 1941". Approved, March 18, 1940.