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STATUTES AT LARGE

CONTAINING THE

LAWS AND CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

ENACTED DURING THE FIRST SESSION OF THE

EIGHTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

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LIST OF PUBLIC LAWS

CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME

THE EIGHTY-FIFTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES

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FIRST SESSION, 1957
Public
Law

Date 85-1 Inauguration Day. JOINT RESOLUTION Making Inaugu

ration Day a legal holiday in the metropolitan area of the
District of Columbia, and for other purposes

Jan. 11, 1957... 85-2 Economic report. JOINT RESOLUTION To extend the

time for transmitting the economic report of the President

for the first regular session of the Eighty-fifth Congress... Jan. 18, 1957.-85-3 President's Advisory Commission on Presidential Office Space.

AN ACT To amend Public Law 954, Eighty-fourth
Congress, approved August 3, 1956..

Jan. 25, 1957... 85-4 Small Business Act of 1953, amendments. AN ACT To amend

the Small Business Act of 1953 to increase the amount
available thereunder for business loans...

Feb. 11, 1957.-. 85-5 Boston National Historic Sites Commission. AN ACT Ex

tending for one year the time in which the Boston National

Historic Sites Commission shall complete its work. Feb. 19, 1957... 85-6 North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington public

buildings land grants. AN ACT To amend section 12 of the
Act approved February 22, 1889 (25 Stat. 676) relating to
the admission into the Union of the States of North
Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Washington, by
providing for the use of public lands granted to the States
therein for the purpose of construction, reconstruction,
repair, renovation, furnishings, equipment, or other per-
manent improvement of public buildings at the capital of
said States

Feb. 26, 1957... 85-7 Middle East, economic and military cooperation. JOINT

RESOLUTION To promote peace and stability in the
Middle East..

Mar. 9, 1957... 85-8 Smithsonian Institution. JOINT RESOLUTION To pro

vide for the reappointment of Doctor Arthur H. Compton
as Citizen Regent of the Board of Regents of the Smith-
sonian Institution.---

Mar. 14, 1957.-85-9 Smithsonian Institution. JOINT RESOLUTION Providing

for the filling of a vacancy in the Board of Regents of the
Smithsonian Institution, of the class other than Members
of Congress

Mar. 14, 1957-.85–10 --- Federal National Mortgage Association. JOINT RESOLU

TION To provide interim assistance, through the Federal
National Mortgage Association, in relieving the shortage
of funds for home loans, and for other purposes :

Mar. 27, 1957--85-11 Alaska, conveyance of Juneau Subport of Embarkation. AN

ACT To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior
to convey certain property of the United States located in
Juneau, Alaska, known as the Juneau Subport of Embark-
ation, to the Territory of Alaska.

Mar. 28, 1957... 85-12 Tax Rate Extension Act of 1957. AN ACT To provide a

fifteen-month extension of the existing corporate normal-
tax rate and of certain excise-tax rates..

Mar. 29, 1957.-85-13 Durum wheat. AN ACT To amend section 334 (e) of the

Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, relating
to increased allotments for durum wheat.

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2, 1957... 85-14 --- Atomic energy cooperation with Berlin. AN ACT To amend

the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and for other
purposes.

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