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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 139-MAY 24,1949 62 Stat. 689. 18 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 114. 62 Stat. 690. 18 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 155. 62 Stat. 697. 18 U. 8. C., Supp. II, § 244. 62 Stat. 697. 18 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 281. 62 Stat. 698. 18 U. S. C., Supp. II, §284. 62 Stat. 701. 18 U. 8. C., Supp. II, prec. §401. 62 Stat. 701. 18 U. S. C., Supp. 11, 402. 62 Stat. 719. 18 U. S. C., Supp. II, 591. 62 Stat. 723. 18 U. S. C., Supp. I, § 610. 62 Stat. 729. 18 U. S. C., Supp. n, I 657. requirements. In any criminal prosecution for violation of this sub- section and in any administrative proceeding for the suspension of the issuance of further permits- "(1) the condition of any vessel or conveyance, or the enclo- sures in which wild animals or birds are confined therein, upon its arrival in the United States, or any Territory or district thereof, shall constitute relevant evidence in determining whether the provisions of this subsection have been violated; and "(2) the presence in such vessel or conveyance at such time of a substantial ratio of dead, crippled, diseased, or starving wild animals or birds shall be deemed prima facie evidence of the viola- tion of the provisions of this subsection.". SEC. 3 . Section 114 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking out the word "main", preceding "or disfigure" in the first paragraph, and inserting in lieu thereof the word "maim". SEC. 4 . The first paragraph of section 155 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "Whoever, being a party in interest, whether as a debtor, creditor, receiver, trustee or representative of any of them, or attorney for any such party in interest, in any receivership, bankruptcy or reorganiza- tion proceeding in any United States court or under its supervision, enters into any agreement, express or implied, with another such party in interest or attorney for another such party in interest, for the pur- pose of fixing the fees or other compensation to be paid to any party in interest or to any attorney for any party in interest for services rendered in connection therewith, from the assets of the estate; or". SEC. 5 . Section 244 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking out the words "the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, or Marine Corps of the United States", and inserting in lieu thereof the words "any of the armed forces of the United States". SEC. 6. The second paragraph of section 281 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking out the words "Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard", and inserting in lieu thereof the words "armed forces". SEC. 7 . Section 284 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking out the symbol "(a)". SEC. 8 . (a) The caption of chapter 21 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking out the words "constituting crimes". (b) The analysis of said chapter 21 of such title 18, immediately preceding section 401 of such title, is amended by striking out the item "402. Criminal contempts.", and inserting in lieu thereof the follow- ing: "402. Contempts constituting crimes.". (c) The catchline to section 402 of such title 18 is amended to read as follows: "§ 402. Contempts constituting crimes". SEC. 9 . The first paragraph following the opening clause of section 591 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking out, after "special election,", the words "and, in the case of a Resident Com- missioner from the Philippine Islands, an election by the Philippine Legislature,". SEC. 10. The catchline of section 610 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting, immediately after the word "Contributions", the words "or expenditures". SEC. 11. Section 657 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the words "Farmers' Home Corporation" the follow- ing: ", the Secretary of Agriculture acting through the Farmers' Home Administration,". 90 [63 STAT.