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898 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 721, 722-OCT. 25, 1949 [63 STAT. Crediting of pro- ceeds. Restriction. Amending agree- ment. Conditions of amended agreement. Additional amend- ments or new agree- ments. October 25 1949 [S. 614) [Public Law 380] Hospital Survey and Construction Amendments of 1949. 60 Stat. 1042. 42U. .C. 291d. Post, p. 900. 60 Stat. 1045. 42 U. S. C., Supp. II, §291g. Post, p. 901. Ante, p. 289; post, p. 976. system to the commission under such terms and conditions and for such compensation as the Secretary and the commission shall deter- mine to be proper. Of the proceeds received for any such water so supplied, an amount representing the cost to the Government of supplying such water may be credited to the appropriation or appro- priations currently available for the supply of such water and any remaining balance shall be covered into the Treasury to the credit of miscellaneous receipts. No agreement or amendment of an agree- ment shall be entered into by the Secretary of the Navy under the authority of this section or section 3 of this Act until such time as the Secretary or a representative of the Secretary designated by him has consulted with the Armed Services Committees of the Senate and of the House of Representatives with respect to all details of such agree- ment or amendment of an agreement. SEC. 3. In order to safeguard the rights of the commission and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation pertinent to agreements here- tofore made by the commission in connection with the leasing of facilities for the distribution of water or in connection with the issuance of its bonds payable from the revenues from the sale of water, the commission and the Secretary of the Navy may, in lieu of can- celing the agreement of March 18, 1941, and entering into a new agreement as provided in sections (1) and (2) of this Act, amend the agreement of March 18, 1941, to accomplish the purposes of this Act: Provided, That the amended agreement shall provide for the same conditions as are imposed by clauses (1), (2), and (3) of sub- section (b) of section 1. From time to time, further amendments or new agreements regarding the water supply may be made, when deemed desirable by the Secretary and the commission, and that all other provisions of this Act shall be equally applicable in the event of amendment of the agreement of March 18, 1941, as in the event of its cancellation. Approved October 25, 1949. [CHAPTER 722] AN ACT To amend the Hospital Survey and Construction Act (title VI of the Public Health Service Act), to extend its duration and provide greater financial assistance in the construction of hospitals, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Hospital Survey and Construction Amendments of 1949". EXTENSION OF DURATION AND INCREASE IN AUTHORIZED APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 2 . (a) The first sentence of section 621 of the Public Health Service Act is amended to read as follows: "In order to assist the States in carrying out the purposes of section 601 (b), there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30. 1950, and for each of the five succeeding fiscal years, the sum of $150,000,000 for the construction of public and other nonprofit hos- pitals; and there are further authorized to be appropriated for such construction the sums provided in section 624." (b) The paragraph "Grants for hospital construction" under the heading "Public Health Service" in the Federal Security Agency Appropriation Act, 1950, is amended by striking out "$75,000,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$150,000,000'.