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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 725-727-SEPT. 24 , 1940 [CHAPTER 725] JOINT RESOLUTION September 24, 1940 [H. J. Res. 596] To authorize Commander Howard L. Vickery to hold the office of a member of [Pub. Res., No. 98] the United States Maritime Commission. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United coUmmission.'"'e States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstanding any Comdr. Howard L. provision of law contrary hereto or inconsistent herewith, Commander Vickery authorized to . ... .. holdoffceas member. Howard L. Vickery, bemg a commissioned officer on the active list, United States Navy, is authorized to hold the office of a member of the United States Maritime Commission without loss of or prejudice to his status as a commissioned officer on the active list of the United States Compensation. Navy, and if appointed to such civil office he shall receive, in addition to his pay and allowances as such commissioned officer, an amount equal to the difference between such pay and allowances as such commissioned officer and the salary prescribed by law for such civil office. Approved, September 24, 1940. [CHAPTER 726] September 24, 1940 [H. J. Res. 607] [Pub. Res., No. 99] Military Establish- ment. Additional appro- priations. Military posts. Ante, pp. 360, 704; post, p. 967. Acquisition of land. Ante, pp. 361 , 705. JOINT RESOLUTION Making additional appropriations for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appro- priated, for the Military Establishment for the fiscal year ending June 30 1941, namely: Military Posts: For construction and installation of buildings, flying fields, and appurtenances thereto, including the acquisition of land, rights appertaining thereto, leasehold and other interests therein, and temporary use thereof, without regard to the provisions of Sections 355, 1136, and 3648, Revised Statutes, as amended (10 U. S . C. 1339; 40 U. S . C.255; 31 U. S . C. 529), $329,519,902. Acquisition of Land: For acquisition of land, including rights per- taining thereto, leasehold and other interests therein, and temporary use thereof, without regard to the provisions of Sections 355, 1136, and 3648, Revised Statutes, as amended, (10 U. S. C. 1339; 40 U. S . C . 255; 31 U. S. C. 529), $8,744,000. Approved, September 24, 1940. [CHAPTER 727] AN ACT September 24, 1940 [H. R. o100o] To provide for the disposition of certain photographed records of the United States [Public, No. 788] Government, and for other purposes. Disposition of pho- tographed, etc. , U. S . records. Preservation, etc. , of photographs. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That whenever any agency of the United States Government shall have photographed or microphotographed all or any part of the records kept by or in the agency in a manner and on film that complies with the minimum standards of quality approved for permanent photographic records by the National Bureau of Standards, and whenever such photographs or microphotographs shall be placed in conveniently accessible files and provision made for preserving, examining, and using the same, the head of such agency may, with the approval of the Archivist of the United States, cause the original records from which the photographs or microphotographs have been made or any part thereof to be dis- [54 STAT.