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relations need not be purchased" and by inserting in the “provided” clause a comma after the phrase "additional amounts of sugar" and inserting immediately thereafter the phrase "including any amounts which would otherwise be purchased from any such country with which the United States is not in diplomatic relations,”; and by striking out the semicolon at the end of subparagraph (b) (2) (iii) and inserting "except that special consideration shall be given to countries of the Western Hemisphere and to those countries purchasing United States agricultural commodities;”.

Approved March 31, 1961.

Public Law 87-16

AN ACT
To amend section 510 of the Interstate Commerce Act so as to extend for

twenty-seven months the loan guaranty authority of the Interstate Commerce
Commission.

April 1, 1961 (H. R. 1163)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 510

Interstate Com

merce Act, amendof the Interstate Commerce Act (49 U.S.C. 1240) is amended by ment.

72 Stat, 570. striking out “March 31, 1961" and inserting in lieu thereof "June 30, 1963".

Approved April 1, 1961.

Public Law 87-17

AN ACT
To amend Public Law 86–272 relating to State taxation of interstate commerce.

April 7, 1961 (H. R. 4363)

Interstate com merce.

Taxation studies.

15 USC 381 note.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 201 of Public Law 86–272 (73 Stat. 556) is amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 201. The Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the United States Senate, acting separately or jointly, or both, or any duly authorized subcommittees thereof, shall make full and complete studies of all matters pertaining to the taxation of interstate commerce by the States, territories, and possessions of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any political or taxing subdivision of the foregoing."

Approved April 7, 1961.

Public Law 87-18

April 7, 1961

(s. 153)

AN ACT
To further amend the Reorganization Act of 1949, as amended, so that such

Act will apply to reorganization plans transmitted to the Congress at any time
before June 1, 1963.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (b) Reorganization

plans. of section 5 of the Reorganization Act of 1949 (63 Stat. 205; 5 U.S.C. Transmittal perl1332-3), as last amended by the Act of September 4, 1957' (71 Stat, od, extension, 611), is hereby further amended by striking out “June 1, 1959" and inserting in lieu thereof “June 1, 1963”.

Approved April 7, 1961.

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April 7, 1961 (H. R, 3980]

Public Law 87-19

AN ACT
To amend the transitional provisions of the Act approved September 6, 1958,

entitled “An Act to protect the public health by amending the Federal Food,
Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the use in food of additives which have
not been adequately tested to establish their safety", and for other purposes.

21 USC 348.

power.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Food Additives L'nited States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may visions Amendment be cited as the "Food Additives Transitional Provisions Amendment of 1961.

of 1961".

Sec. 2. Subsection (c) of section 6 of the Food Additives Amend21 USC 342 note. ment of 1958 (Public Law 85-929, 72 Stat. 1784, 1788) is amended by

inserting in such subsection, at the end thereof, the following:“Whenever the Secretary has, pursuant to clause (1) (B) of this subsection, extended the effective date of section 3 of this Act to March 5, 1961, or has on that date a request for such extension pending before him, with respect to any such particular use of a food additive, he may, notwithstanding the parenthetical time limitation in that clause, further extend such effective date, not beyond June 30, 1964, under the authority of that clause (but subject to clause (2)) with respect to such use of the additive (or a more limited specified use or uses thereof) if, in addition to making the findings required by clause (1) (B), he finds (i) that bona fide action to determine the applicability of such section 109 to such use or uses, or to develop the scientific data necessary for action under such section, was commenced by an interested person before March 6, 1960, and was thereafter pursued with reasonable diligence, and (ii) that in the Secretary's judgment such extension is consistent with the objective of carrying to completion

in good faith, as soon as reasonably practicable, the scientific investiTermination gations necessary as a basis for action under such section 409. The

Secretary may at any time terminate an extension so granted if he finds that it should not have been granted, or that by reason of a change in circumstances the basis for such extension no longer exists, or that there has been a failure to comply with a requirement for submission of progress reports or with other conditions attached to such

extension." plant regulators,

Sec. 3. Paragraph (b) of section 3 of the Nematocide, Plant Regu

Jator, Defoliant, and Desiccant Amendment of 1959 (Public Law 7 USC 135 note. 85-139, 73 Stat. 286, 288) is amended by inserting in such paragraph,

ilt the end thereof, the following: “Whenever the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare has, pursuant to clause (1) of this paragraph (b), prescribed an additional period expiring on March 5, 1961, or has on that date a request for such extension pending before him, with respect to any such particular use of a nematocide, plant regulator, de foliant, or desiccant, he may, not withstanding the provision to the contrary in such clause (1), further extend the expiration date, not beyond June 30, 1964, applicable under such clause (1) (but subject to clause (2)) with respect to such use of such substance (or a more limited specified use or uses thereof), if, in addition to making the findings required by clause (1), he finds (A) that bona fide action to determine the applicability of such section 408 to such use or uses, or to develop the scientific data necessary for action under such section, was commenced by an interested person before March 6, 1960, and was thereafter pursued with reasonable diligence, and (B) that in the Secretary's judgment such extension is consistent with the objective of carrying to completion in good faith, as soon as reasonably practicable, the scientific investigations necessary as a basis for

Nematocides,

etc.

68 Stat. 511. 21 USC 346a.

power.

action under such section 408. The Secretary may at any time termi- Termination nate an extension so granted if he finds that it should not have been granted, or that by reason of a change in circumstances the basis for such extension no longer exists, or that there has been a failure to comply with a requirement for submission of progress reports or with other conditions attached to such extension."

Approved April 7, 1961.

Public Law 87-20

JOINT RESOLUTION
To designate the first day of May of each year as Law Day, U.S.A.

April 7, 1961 (H. J. Res. 32)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first day of May

Law Day, U.S.A. of each year is hereby designated as Law Day, U.S.A. It is set aside as a special day of celebration by the American people in appreciation of their liberties and the reaffirmation of their loyalty to the United States of America ; of their rededication to the ideals of equality and justice under law in their relations with each other as well as with other nations; and for the cultivation of that respect for law that is so vital to the democratic way of life. The President of the United States is authorized and requested to Proclamation au

thorized issue a proclamation calling upon all public officials to display the flag of the United States on all government buildings on such day and inviting the people of the United States to observe such day with suitable ceremonies and other appropriate ways, through public bodies and private organizations as well as in schools and other suitable places.

Approved April 7, 1961.

Public Law 87-21

AN ACT
To provide for the striking of medals in commemoration of the two hundred and

fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Mobile, Alabama.

April 24, 1961

{S. 900]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in commemo

Mobile, Ala.

Two hundred and ration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the founding of fiftieth anniversary, Mobile, Alabama (which anniversary will be celebrated in 1961),

the medals. Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to strike and furnish to the Mobile Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Corporation not more than five thousand medals, one and five-sixteenths inches in diameter, of bronze or silver or both, with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions to be determined by the Mobile Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Corporation subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury. The medals shall be made and delivered at such times as may be required by the Corporation, in quantities of not less than two thousand, but no medals shall be made after December 31, 1961. The medals shall be considered to be national medals within the meaning of section 3551 of the Revised Statutes.

Sec. 2. (a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall cause such medals to be struck and furnished at not less than the estimated cost of manufacture; including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, and over

31 USC 368.

Cost.

Duplicates.

head expenses; and security satisfactory to the Director of the Mint shall be furnished to indemnify the United States for the full payment of such cost.

(b) Upon authorization from the Mobile Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Corporation, the Secretary of the Treasury shall cause duplicates of such medal to be coined and sold, under such regulations as he may prescribe, at a price sufficient to cover the cost thereof (including labor).

Approved April 24, 1961.

April 24, 1961

(S. 278)

Public Law 87-22

AN ACT
To amend title II of the Vocational Education Act of 1946, relating to practical

nurse training, and for other purposes.

1961.

70 Stat, 925.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the The Practical United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be Extension Act of cited as “The Practical Nurse Training Extension Act of 1961".

Sec. 2. Section 201 of the Vocational Education Act of 1946 (20 U.S.C. lõaa) is amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 201. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, and for each of the next eight fiscal years a sum not to exceed $5,000,000, for grants to States with State plans for practical nurse training approved pursuant to section 203."

Sec. 3. Section 202 of the Vocational Education Act of 1946 (20 U.S.C. 15bb) is amended

(1) by striking out the title of such section and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “GRANTS TO STATES FOR PRACTICAL NURSE TRAINING”;

(2) by striking out “and” after "title I” in the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof a comma, and by inserting after" (20

U.S.C. 31-33)” a comma and "and the Act of August 1, 1956 70 Stat. 909.

(20 U.S.C. 34)";

(3) by inserting "or Guam” after "Virgin Islands” in the second sentence; and

(4) by striking out “three fiscal years” in the last sentence and inserting in lieu thereof “seven fiscal years”. SEC. 4. Subsection (a) of section 203 of the Vocational Education Act of 1946 (20 U.S.C. 15cc (a)) is amended

(1) by striking out the part of the first sentence preceding clause (1) and inserting in sieu thereof “To be approvable under this title, a State plan for practical nurse training shall—"; and

(2) by striking out the part of clause (3) preceding “practical. nurse training and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“(3) show the plans, policies, and methods to be followed in providing": Sec. 5. Section 210(e) of the Vocational Education Act of 1946 (20 U.S.C. 15jj (e)) is amended to read as follows:

"(e) The term “State includes the Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto

Rico, and the District of Columbia.” Effective date.

Sec. 6. The amendments made by this Act shall become effective July 1, 1961.

Approved April 24, 1961.

Public Law 87-23

AN ACT
To authorize the payment of per diem to members of the Indian Arts and Crafts

Board at the same rate that is authorized for other persons serving the Federal
Government without compensation.

April 24, 1961

(S. 1297)

Indian Arts and Crafts Board.

Per diem pay

25 USC 305.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Act of August 27, 1935 (49 Stat. 891), is amended by changing the proviso in the last sentence to read as follows: “Provided, That each ments, Commissioner shall be paid per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses at a rate that does not exceed the rate authorized by the Act of August 2, 1946 (60 Stat. 808), as heretofore or hereafter amended (5 U.S.C. 73b-2), to be paid to persons serving without compensation. "

Sec. 2. The limitation on the payment of per diem in lieu of subsist- Repeal. ence to members of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board that is contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1940 (53 Stat. 685, 699), is repealed.

Approved April 24, 1961.

25 USC 305c-1.

Public Law 87-24

AN ACT
To authorize the use of funds arising from a judgment in favor of the Nez Perce

Tribe of Indians, and for other purposes.

April 24, 1961

(S. 1295)

Indians.
Nez Perce Tribe,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the funds on deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Nez funds. Perce Tribe that were appropriated to pay a judgment by the Indian Claims Commission in docket 175-A, and the funds that may be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Nez Perce Tribe to pay any judgments arising out of proceedings presently pending before the Indian Claims Commission in dockets 175 and 180-A, and the interest thereon, after payment of attorney fees and expenses shall be divided by. crediting 86.5854 per centum of such funds to the account of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho and 13.4146 per centum to the account of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. These funds may thereafter be advanced or expended for any purpose that is authorized by the respective tribal governing bodies and approved by the Secretary of the Interior. Any part of such funds that may be distributed per capita to the members of the tribes shall not be subject to Federal or State income tax.

SEC. 2. The credit to the account of the Confederated Tribes of the Deposit of funds. Colville Reservation authorized by this Act, insofar as the judgment in docket 175-A is concerned, shall not be made until the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation submit to the Secretary of the Interior assurances satisfactory to him that the Confederated Tribes have agreed that any judgment against the United States that has been or may be recovered by one or more of the constituent groups thereof, including the judgment in docket 181, will be deposited to the credit of the Confederated Tribes. The credit to the account of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho authorized by this Act, insofar as the judgment in docket 175-A is concerned, shall not be made until the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho submits to the Secretary of the Interior assurances

Conditions.

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