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PUBLIC LAW 96—JULY 31, 1951

eradicate the predatory sea lampreys of the Great Lakes", approved August 8, 1946, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: "The cost of the investigations and studies authorized in this section shall not exceed $359,000 for the first year, $216,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1951, and $500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952.". Approved July 30, 1951.

Public Law 95

60 Stat. 930. 16 U.S.C. §§ 921923.

CHAPTER 274

AN ACT To amend section 3 of an Act authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to settle claims and suits against the District of Columbia, approved February 11, 1929, 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 3 of the Act approved February 11, 1929, entitled "An Act authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to settle claims and suits against the District of Columbia" is amended by striking out of the

  • first sentence of said section the figures "$5,000" and substituting in

lieu thereof the figures "$10,000". SEC. 2. Add a new section to said Act to be numbered section 5 and to read as follows: "SEC. 5. That upon a report by the corporation counsel of the District of Columbia showing in detail the just and true amount and condition of any claim or suit which the District of Columbia may now or hereafter have against any person, firm, association, or corporation, and the terms upon which the same may be compromised, and stating that in his opinion a compromise of such claim or suit would be for the best interest of the District of Columbia, the Commissioners of the District of Columbia be, and they hereby are, authorized to compromise such claim or suit accordingly: Provided, however, That no claim or suit so compromised shall be reduced by an amount greater than $10,000: And provided further, That this section shall not apply to claims or suits for taxes or special assessments." Approved July 31, 1951.

Public Law 96

July 31, 1951 [S. 262]

District of Columbia. Settlement of claims and suits. 45 Stat. 1160. D. C. Code § 1-904.

CHAPTER 275

AN ACT To amend and extend the Defense Production Act of 1950 and the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Defense Production Act Amendments of 1951". TITLE I — AMENDMENTS TO D E F E N S E PKODUCTION ACT O F 1950

.July 31, 1951 [S. 1717]

Defense Production Act Amendments of 1951

04 Stat. 798. 60 U.S.C. § 2061.

PRIORITIES AND ALLOCATIONS

SEC. 101. (a) Section 101 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 IS amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "No restriction, quota, or other limitation shall be placed upon the quantity of livestock which may be slaughtered or handled by any processor,"

50 U.S.C. a p p. §2071.