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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 404, 405-JULY 30, 31, 1947 [61 STAT. a reasonable share of the cost of maintaining and operating the landing area, commensurate with the use made by it. releas'e of . S. "(G) Any public agency accepting a conveyance or transfer of surplus property under the provisions of this subsection shall release the United States from any and all liability it may be under for restoration or other damages under any lease or other agreement cover- ing the use by the United States of any airport, or part thereof, owned, controlled, or operated by the public agency upon which, adjacent to which, or in connection with which, the surplus property was located or used: Provided, That no such release shall be construed as depriving the public agency of any right it may otherwise have to receive reim- 49 SU.. c.' 1116. bursement under section 17 of the Federal Airport Act for the neces- sary rehabilitation or repair of public airports heretofore or hereafter substantially damaged by any Federal agency. Reversion to U.S. "(H) In the event that any of the terms, conditions, reservations, and restrictions upon or subject to which the property is disposed of is not met, observed, or complied with, all of the property so disposed of or any portion thereof, shall, at the option of the United States. revert to the United States in its then existing condition. Omission or incu- "(3) In making any disposition of surplus property under this sub- section (g), the disposal agency is authorized, upon the request of the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics, the Secretary of War, or the Secretary of the Navy, to omit from the instruments of disposal any of the terms, conditions, reservations, and restrictions required by paragraph (2) hereof, and to include any additional terms, conditions, reservations, and restrictions, if the Administrator of Civil Aero- nautics, the Secretary of War, or the Secretary of the Navy determines that such omission or inclusion is necessary to protect or advance the interests of the United States in civil aviation or for national defense. AResponsibiity of "(4) The Administrator of Civil Aeronautics shall have the sole Aeronautics. responsibility for determining and enforcing compliance with the terms, conditions, reservations, and restrictions upon or subject to which surplus property is disposed of pursuant to this subsection. "(5) All surplus property within the purview of this subsection which is not disposed of pursuant hereto shall be disposed of as pro- vided elsewhere in this Act or other applicable Federal Statute. "(6) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (f) of this 58 Stat. 774. section and subsection (e) of section 18, the disposal of surplus prop- 1 1627 (e). erty under this subsection, which is determined by the Administrator to be available for the purposes enumerated in this subsection, shall be given priority immediately following transfers to other Government U.a . C.770 app. agencies under section 12.' 11621. Approved July 30, 1947. [CHAPTER 405] July 31, 1947 AN ACT IS.338l To amend the Plant Quarantine Act approved August 20, 1912, as amended, by [Public Law 290] adding a new proviso to section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representaties of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Plant 37Sta 315. Quarantine Act approved August 20, 1912, as amended, be amended . by substituting a colon for the period at the end of section 1 and by adding thereto a new proviso as follows: tEcntry "nd provided further,That the Secretary of Agriculture is author- countries. ized to limit entry of nursery stock from foreign countries under such rules and regulations as he may deem necessary, including the 680