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PUBLIC LAW 66—JUNE 30, 1951

Public Law 66

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June 30, 1951

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To continue until the close of June 30, 1952, the suspension of duties and import taxes on metal scrap, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2 of ^ %%]^: § 3425 the Act of September 30, 1950 ( P u b l i c Law 869, Eighty-first Congress, °°*^ch. 1119, second session), is hereby amended by striking out "June 30, 1951" and inserting in lieu thereof "June 30, 1952". Approved June 30, 1951.

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To make certain revisions in titles I through IV of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947, as amended, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the A^^mT^^amend! United States of America in Congress assembled. That the Officer ments. ' Personnel Act of 1947, as amended, is further amended by— 34 ^u^*s*.^^6^^§ 3a (^) Deleting in sections 116 and 214 the last sentence thereof and note, 3b note.' Substituting therefor the following sentence: "Except when suspended Po(rt, p. 109. under the provisions of section 426(c), the remaining provisions of this title shall be effective during any period in which title III of this Act is not in effect." 34u!*s.'cf§3cnote. (b) Amending section 301 to read as follows: "SEC. 301. The authority granted by this title and all provisions thereof shall be effective during any period when the total number of line officers serving on active duty exceeds the number of line officers holding permanent appointments in the grade of ensign and above on the active list of the Regular Navy: Provided, That with respect to provisions relating to officers serving in grades of lieutenant (junior grade) and lieutenant, the President during any period that he determines the needs of the service so require may suspend the operation of any or all such provisions of this title." 34U**s'.c!^'§5a(g). (^) Deleting in the last sentence of subsection (g) of section 303 the word "annual" and changing the period at the end of the said sentence to a colon and adding the following new proviso: •Provided further, That, notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection relating to the authorized number of officers in grade, in order to make adjustments for the number of officers in the Naval Reserve who may be ordered to active duty in any grade pursuant to this Act or to other provisions of law, the authorized number of officers in each grade concerned may be temporarily exceeded by such number of officers ordered to active duty in such grade until the next succeeding computation authorized by this subsection shall be made." (d) Amending subsections (g) and (h) of section 303 by deleting where appearing the words "as of January 1 of each year" and substituting in lieu thereof the words "at such times that the needs of the service require but not less than once annually". 61 stat^s^. ^ ^^^^ (g) Changing the period at the end of subsection (n) of section 304 (n). ' ' ' to a colon and adding the following proviso: Provided, That the President, during any period that he determines the needs of the service so require, may suspend the operation of this subsection." (f) Inserting in the first sentence of paragraph (1) of subsection 34u*^sc^§306(a) (^) ^^ section 305 after the word "senior" the words "in permanent (1).

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