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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 615, 616 -AUG. 9, 1939 SEPARABILITY OF PROVISIONS Separability of pro- visions. Repeals. 37 Stat. 506; 39 Stat. 453; 44 Stat. 325. 7U. .C. §§111-116. Proiso. Designated notices to remain in effect. Effective date. SEC. 418. If any provision of this Act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of the Act, and the application of such provisions to other persons or cir- cumstances, shall not be affected thereby. REPEALS SEi. 419. The Importation of Adulterated Seeds Act, approved August 24, 1912, as amended August 11, 1916, and as amended April 26, 1926 (7 U. S . C., 111-116, inclusive), is hereby repealed on the one hundred and eightieth day after the passage of this Act: Pro- vided, however, That the notices with respect to imported alfalfa and red clover seed promulgated by the Secretary of Agriculture under the authority of the Importation of Adulterated Seeds Act, approved August 24, 1912, as amended (7 U. S. C ., 111-116, inclu- sive), and now in effect, shall remain with the same full force and effect as if promulgated under this Act. EFFECTIVE DATE SEC. 420. This Act shall take effect as follows: As to agricultural seeds, and the importation of vegetable seeds, on the one hundred and eightieth day after its enactment; as to vegetable seeds in inter- state commerce, one year after its enactment; and as to sections 401, 402, and 403, on the date of its enactment. Approved, August 9, 1939. [CHAPTER 616] AN APT August 9,1939 [H. R. 5836] To authorize the President to render closer and more effective the relationship [Public, No. 355] between the American republics. ii n fi ig te Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the American republics. United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to President author- ed toutilize Oovern- render closer and more effective the relationship between the Ameri- sent agencies In ef- r tingpurposesofdes can republics the President of the United States is hereby authorized, . n ated treaties, etc. subject to such appropriations as are made available for the purpose, to utilize the services of the departments, agencies, and independent establishments of the Government in carrying out the reciprocal undertakings and cooperative purposes enunciated in the treaties, resolutions, declarations, and recommendations signed by all of the twenty-one American republics at the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace held at Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1936, and at the Eighth International Conference of American States held at Lima, Peru, in 1938. Advisory commit SEC. 2. The President is authorized to create such advisory com- mittees as in his judgment may be of assistance in carrying out the undertakings of this Government under the treaties, resolutions, No salary, etc. declarations, and recommendations referred to, but no committee or member thereof shall be allowed any salary or other compensation Proiso. for services: Provided, however, That they may, within the limits Allowances. of appropriations made available therefor by the Congress, which appropriations are hereby authorized, be paid their actual transpor- tation expenses and not to exceed $10 per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses while away from their homes in attendance upon meetings within the United States under instructions from the Secretary of State. Approved, August 9, 1939. [53 STAT. 1290