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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 691-OCT. 14, 1949 Reports. 39 Stat. 742. 5U. S. C. §§751-793. Ante, p. 854 et seq. "United States. " the heads of the various departments and agencies are authorized and directed to develop, support, and foster organized safety pro- motion, and the President may also establish by Executive order a safety council composed of representatives of Government depart- ments and agencies to serve as an advisory body to the Administrator in furtherance of the safety program carried out by the Administrator pursuant to this section, and the President may undertake such other measures as he may deem proper to prevent injuries and accidents to persons covered by this Act. Departments and other agencies of the United States shall keep such records of injuries and accidents to persons covered by this Act, whether or not resulting in loss of time or the payment or furnishing of benefits, and make such statistical or other reports and upon such forms as the Administrator may by regulation prescribe." TITLE III-TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND EFFECTIVE DATE EXTENSION OF TIME LIMITATIONS SEC. 301. (a) Where an individual with respect to whose disability or death compensation is claimed under the Federal Employees' Com- pensation Act, as amended, was injured or died outside the United States on or after December 7, 1941, and before August 11, 1946, the time limitations of such Act with respect to the giving of notice of injury and the filing of a claim for compensation shall not begin to run until the date of enactment of this Act. (b) As used in this subsection, the term "United States" includes only the States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Canal Zone. COMPROMISE SETTLEMENTS-PRIVATE ACTS SEC. 302. The provisions of this Act shall not be construed to author- ize the payment of any compensation under the Federal Employees' 39 Stt.c751-793. Compensation Act in any case where, pursuant to private relief legis- Ante, p. 854 etsae. lation, a beneficiary of such legislation has accepted payment of a grant in satisfaction of the liability of the United States (or its cor- poration, agency, or other instrumentality) in such case, or where such liability has been compromised and settled, or other satisfaction received, as the result of any action sounding in tort or under maritime 6U.St.6C. 764. law, or where a lump sum has been received under section 14 of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act and the lump-sum award is not modified or set aside for other reasons. Ante, pp. 854, 861. Ate, p. 854 . Ante, pp. 855, 858, 859. EFFECTIVE OPERATION SEC. 303. (a) Except as otherwise provided by this section or in this Act, titles I and II of this Act shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act and be applicable to any injury or death occur- ring before or after such date. (b) The amendments made by section 101 of this Act to sections 2 and 8 of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act shall not apply to any period of disability commencing before the enactment of this Act. (c) The amendments made by sections 102, 103, 105, and 106 of this Act to sections 3, 4 (a), 6, 10, and 39 of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act shall be applicable to cases of injury or death oc- curring before enactment of this Act only with respect to any period beginning on or after the first day of the first calendar month follow- ing the enactment of this Act. 866 [63 STAT.