634 Q2) Mexican border service medal; (13) Victory medal and clasps; and (14) fourragere as an individual decoration. (b) tjnder regulations prescribed by the Secretary, any medal or other device issued under subsection (a) that is lost, destroyed, or becomes unfit for use, without fault or neglect of the owaer, may be replaced at cost. Howevfer, if the owner is a member of the Army or the Air Force, the medal or device may be replaced withcut charge. (c) The Secretary may spend, from any appropriation for the support of the Army, amounts necessary to provide medals and devices under this section. (d) If a person dies before a medal or device is presented to him under subsection (a), it may be presented to his family.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE FROM MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY SEC. 34. Under conditions prescribed by the Secretary of Commerce, the Superintendent of the United States Merchai:^t Marine Academy may confer the degree of bachelor of science upon graduates of the Academy. DEGREES FOR PERSONS WHO GRADUATED BEFORE ACCREDITING OF SERVICE ACADEMIES SEC. 35. Under conditions prescribed by the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, or the Secretary of Commerce, as the case may be, the Superintendent of the United States Military Academy, the Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, or the Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, respectively, may confer the degree of bachelor of science upon living graduates of that Academy who were graduated before the date of accrediting of that Academy and who have met the requirements of that Academy for that degree. PAYMENT O F OFFICERS OF CORPS OF ENGINEERS SEC. 36. Regular officers of the Corps of Engineers of the Army, and reserve officers of the Army who are assigned to the Corps of Engineers, who are employed primarily on duty connected with nonmilitary public works prosecuted under the direction of the Chief of Engineers, including river and harbor improvements, flood control, and other such works, shall, while so employed, be paid their pay and allowances from the appropriation for the works upon which they are employed. NITRATE PLANTS SEC. 37. (a) The President of the United States may make, or cause to be made, such investigation as in his judgment is necessary to determine the best, cheapest, and most available means for the production of nitrates and other products for munitions of war and useful in the manufacture of fertilizers and other useful products by Avater power or any other power as in his judgment is the best and