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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CHS. 185, 186--MAY 7, 11, 1940

[CHAPTER 185]
JOINT RESOLUTION M ay 7, 19540
6, 1917, as amended, and for [s.. Res. 252]
To amend section 5 (b) of the Act of October
other purposes. [Pub. Res., No. 69]

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United


Trading with the
States of America in Congress assembled, That the first sentence of enemy Act, amend.
subdivision (b) of section 5 of the Act of October 6, 1917 (40 Stat. inent.
40 Stat. 415.
411), as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: 12 U.S. C. § 95a.
Regulation, etc., of
"During time of war or during any other period of national emer- foreign exchange, coin
gency declared by the, President, the President may, through any erports, property
transfers, etc.
agency that he may designate, or otherwise, investigate, regulate, or
prohibit, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, by
means of licenses or otherwise, any transactions in foreign exchange,
transfers of credit between or payments by or to banking institutions
as defined by the President, and export, hoarding, melting, or ear-
marking of gold or silver coin or bullion or currency, and any transfer,
withdrawal or exportation of, or dealing in, any evidences of indebted-
ness or evidences of ownership of property in which any foreign state
or a national or political subdivision thereof, as defined by the Presi-
dent, has any interest, by any person within the United States or any
place subject to the jurisdiction thereof; and the President may require Testimony,
etc.
books,

any person to furnish under oath, complete information relative to any


transaction referred to in this subdivision or to any property in which
any such foreign state, national or political subdivision has any inter-
est, including the production of any books of account, contracts, letters,
or other papers, in connection therewith in the custody or control of
such person, either before or after such transaction is completed.". Executive order,
SEC. 2. Executive Order Numbered 8389 of April 10, 1940, and the etc., confirmed.
regulations and general rulings issued thereunder by the Secretary
of the Treasury are hereby approved and confirmed.
Prior laws una-
SEC. 3. Nothing in this Joint Resolution shall be deemed to repeal fected.
or to modify in any manner any of the provisions of the Act of April 31 U. S. C. § 804a.
Ante, p. 4.
13, 1934, 48 Stat. 574 (the Johnson Act) or of the Neutrality Act of 22 U. S. C., Supp.
V, §§ 245-245j-19.
1939 (Public Resolution Numbered 54, Seventy-sixth Congress).
Approved, May 7, 1940.

[CHAPTER 1861
AN ACT
May 11, 1940
[S. 3098]
Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to accept on behalf of the United States [Public, No. 506]
a bequest of certain personal property of the late Dudley F. Wolfe.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the


United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- P r o p e r t y b e-
queathed by Dudley
tary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept on behalf F. Wolfe.
Acceptance.
of the United States the personal property bequeathed to the United
States Naval Academy by the terms of the will of the late Dudley F.
Wolfe.
Appropriation au-
SEC. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any thorized.
money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as
may be necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Act.
Approved, May 11, 1940.

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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 187, 188-MAY 11, 13, 1940 [54 STAT.

[CHAPTER 1871
JOINT RESOLUTION
[H.
MayJ. Res. 431
11, 1940
To extend to the 1940 New York World's Fair and the 1940 Golden Gate Inter-
[Pub. Res., No. 701 national Exposition the provisions according privileges under certain customs
and other laws to the expositions of 1939.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United


New York World's
Fair, 1040.
States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the joint resolution
Articles imported entitled "Joint resolution to permit articles imported from foreign
for exhibition, etc.
countries for the purpose of exhibition at the New York World's Fair,
1939, New York City, New York, to be admitted without payment of
50 Stat. 668. tariff, and for other purposes", approved August 16, 1937, as amended
and supplemented, is extended and made applicable to the New York
World's Fair, 1940, Incorporated.
Golden Gate Inter-
national Exposition.
(b) The joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution providing for the
Articles imported importation of articles free from tariff or customs duty for the purpose
for exhibition, etc.
of exhibition at the Golden Gate International Exposition to be held
at San Francisco, California, in 1939, and for other purposes",
50 Stat. 187. approved May 18, 1937, as amended and supplemented, is extended and
made applicable to the Golden Gate International Exposition to be
held at San Francisco, California, in 1940.
Protection of rights,
duration. (c) The six-month periods provided for in the joint resolutions
referred to in this section, with respect to articles heretofore or here-
after imported under such joint resolutions or under such joint reso-
lutions as amended and extended, shall begin to run from the close
of the respective expositions in 1940.
Distilled spirits,
etc., for consumption SEC. 2. The Act entitled "An Act relating to the importation of
on premises, and tour-
ist literature for free
distilled spirits for consumption at the New York World's Fair, 1939,
distribution. and the Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939, and to duties
on certain articles to be exhibited at the New York World's Fair,
53 Stat. 625, 1221.
1939", a pproved April 29, 1939, as amended, is extended and made
applicable to the New York World's Fair, 1940, Incorporated, and
the Golden Gate International Exposition to be held at San Francisco,
California, in 1940.
Approved, May 11, 1940.

[CHAPTER 188]
AN ACT
May 13, 1940
[H. R. 7806] To authorize the striking of an appropriate medal in commemoration of the
[Public, No. 507] three-hundredth anniversary of the establishment of Greenwich, Connecticut,
as a town.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the


Greenwich, Conn.,
300th anniversary of
United States of America in Congress assembled, That in com-
establishment. memoration of the three-hundredth anniversary of the establish-
Commemorative ment of Greenwich, Connecticut, as a town, and the granting of a
medals.
charter for such establishment, there shall be struck at a mint of the
United States to be designated by the Director of the Mint fifty
thousand commemorative medals of a special appropriate single
design, size, weight, and composition to be fixed by the Director of
the Mint with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury.
Delivery; payment.
SEC. 2. Such commemorative medals shall be delivered to the duly
authorized officers of Greenwich Tercentenary Committee upon pay-
ment to the Director of the Mint of an amount to be fixed by the
Director of the Mint not less than the estimated cost of manufacture,
including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, and overhead
Security for pay- expenses; and security satisfactory to the Director of the Mint shall
ment.
be furnished to inden _nify the United States for the full payment of
such cost.

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