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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 916, 917-AUG. 8, 1946 Naval petroleum re- serves. Ante. p . 952. Repeals. 30 U. S. C., Supp. V, §226b. Prior rights, etc. August 8, 1946 [S. 2085] [Public Law 697] Educational facili- ties for veterans. Ante, p. 85 . 59 Stat. 674. 42 U. S. C., Supp. V, §1572 (b). 58 Stat. 287. 38 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 701, note foll. §735. Ante, p. 934. Supra. Ante, p. 85. 59 Stat. 260 . 42 U. S. C., Supp. V, §§ 1571-1573. Ante, p. 85; supra. Use or reuse of structures, etc. SEC. 13. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting existing leases within the borders of the naval petroleum reserves, or agree- ments concerning operations thereunder or in relation thereto, but the Secretary of the Navy is hereby authorized, with the consent of the President, to enter into agreements such as those provided for in section 17 (b) of the Act of February 25, 1920, as amended by this Act, which agreements shall not, unless expressed therein, operate to extend the term of any lease affected thereby. SEC. 14. The Act of July 8, 1940 (54 Stat. 742; 30 U. S. C., sec. 226a); section 1 of the Act of July 29, 1942 (56 Stat. 726; 30 U. S . C ., sec. 226b), as amended; and section 2 of the Act of August 21, 1935 (49 Stat. 679; 30 U. . C., sec. 223a), are hereby repealed. SEC. 15. No repeal or amendment made by this Act shall affect any right acquired under the law as it existed prior to such repeal or amendment, and such right shall be governed by the law in effect at the time of its acquisition; but any person holding a lease on the effective date of this Act may, by filing a statement to that effect, elect to have his lease governed by the applicable provisions of this Act instead of by the law in effect prior thereto. Approved August 8, 1946. [CHAPTER 917] AN ACT To amend title V of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with the national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940, as amended, to authorize the Federal Works Administrator to provide needed educational facilities, other than housing, to educational institutions furnishing courses of training or education to persons under title II of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) subsection (a) of section 502 of the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provi- sion of housing in connection with the national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940, as amended, is amended by striking out "this title V," and inserting in lieu thereof "sections 501, 502, and 503 of this title,". (b) Subsection (b) of section 502 of such Act, as amended, is amended by inserting after the word "institutions" the words "or for members of faculties (including the families of such members) of educational institutions furnishing education and training to veterans under title II of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended,". (c) Subsection (c) of such section is amended by inserting after the word "institutions" the words "or for members of faculties (includ- ing the families of such members) of educational institutions fur- nishing education and training to veterans under title II of the Service- men's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended". (d) Subsection (e) of section 502 of such Act, as amended, is amended by striking out "title V," and inserting in lieu thereof section,". SEC. 2 . Title V of such Act, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "SEC. 504. (a) At any educational institution including any educa- tional facility operated by the Indian Service where the Commissioner of Education shall find that there exists or impends an acute shortage of educational facilities, other than housing, required for persons engaged in the pursuit of courses of training or education under title 958 [60 STAT.