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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 728, 729, 735-AUG. 1 , 2, 1946 United States Government life (converted) insurance under the pro- visions of sections 19 and 500 of the World War Veterans' Act, 1924, as amended." SEc. 15. The World War Veterans' Act, 1924, as amended, is hereby amended by adding thereto a new section 313, to read as follows: "SEC. 313. Whenever benefits under the total disability provision authorized by section 311 become, or have become, payable because of total disability of the insured as a result of disease or injury traceable to the extra hazard of the military or naval service, as such hazard may be determined by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs, the liability shall be borne by the United States, and the Administrator is hereby authorized and directed to transfer from the military and naval insurance appropriation to the United States Government life insurance fund from time to time any amounts which become or have become payable to the insured on account of such total disability, and to transfer from the United States Govern- ment life insurance fund to the military and naval insurance appro- priation the amount of the reserve held on account of the total disability benefit. When a person receiving such payments on account of total disability recovers from such disability, and is then entitled to continued protection under the total disability provision, the Administrator is hereby authorized and directed to transfer to the United States Government life insurance fund a sum sufficient to set up the then required reserve on such total disability benefit." SEC. 16. This Act may be cited as the "Insurance Act of 1946". Approved August 1, 1946. [CHAPTER 729] AN ACT To establish the Office of Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby established in the Department of State for a period of two years following the enactment and approval of this legislation by the President, the Office of Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, which shall be filled by appointment by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs shall receive compensation at the rate of $10,000 a year and shall perform such duties as may be prescribed by the Secretary of State. The Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs shall serve subject to the direction of the Secretary of State and the Under Secretary of State. Approved August 1, 1946. [CHAPTER 735] AN ACT To make it a criminal offense for certain escaped convicts to travel from one State to another. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the UnitedStates of America in Congress assembled,That the Act entitled "An Act making it unlawful for any person to flee from one State to another for the purpose of avoiding prosecution or the giving of testi- mony in certain cases", approved May 18,1934 (48 Stat. 782; 18 U. S. C . 408e), be, and it hereby is, amended to read as follows: "That it shall be unlawful for any person to move or travel in inter- state or foreign commerce from any State, Territory, or possession of 789 43 Stat. 612, 628. 38 U. S. C. §§445, 551. 43 Stat. 607. 38U.S.C.§421; Supp. V, § 434 et seq. Ante, p. 526. Transfer of funds. 45 Stat. 970. 38U. S. C.§ 512b. Short tite. August 1, 1946 [H. R. 6646] [Public Law 590] Department of State. Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs. August 2,1946 [S. 496] (Public Law 591] Fugitive Felon Act, amendment.