May 31, 1944
H. R. 4710
Public Law 322

[CHAPTER 218]

AN ACT

Authorizing the acquisition and conversion or construction of certain landing craft and district craft for the United States Navy, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy is hereby authorized to undertake the acquisition and conversion or construction of one million tons of landing craft and district craft, or such portion thereof, as may be directed by the President, such landing craft and district craft to be of such size, type, and design as he may consider best suited for the prosecution of the war, such craft to be in addition to those heretofore authorized.

Sec. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated such sums as may be necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Act.

Approved May 31, 1944.