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PUBLIC LAW 141—SEPT. 13, 1951

7 U.S.C.§1101note. Termination lowers.

of

7 U.S.C. §§ 11311137. Internal Revenue Code, amendment. 53 Stat. 429. 26 U.S.C.§3508and note. Effective date.

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SEC. 6. Section 411 of such Act is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 411. The powers vested in the Secretary under this Act shall terminate on December 31, 1956, except that the Secretary shall have power to make payments under title III under programs applicable to the crop year 1956 and previous crop years." SEC. 6. Section 3508 of the Internal Revenue Code (relating to termination of taxes) is amended by striking out " June 30, 1953" wherever appearing therein and inserting in lieu thereof "June 30, 1957". SEC. 7. The amendments herein shall become effective January 1, 1953, except that sections 1 through 4 hereof shall be effective for purposes of the determinations and regulations required for the calendar year 1953. Approved September 1, 1951.

Public Law 141

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380

AN ACT September 13, 1951 [S. 15]

G2 Stat. 694. Acceptance or solicitation to obtain appointive public oflBce.

To amend section 215 of title 18 of the United States Code. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 215 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended by adding the following neAV paragraph: 'Whoever solicits or receives any thing of value in consideration of aiding a person to obtain employment under the United States either by referring his name to an executive department or agency of the United States or by requiring the payment of a fee because such person has secured such employment shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. This section shall not apply to such services rendered by an employment agency pursuant to the written request of an executive department or agency of the United States." Approved September 13, 1951.

Public Law 142 September 13, 1961 [H. R. 319]

Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, amendment. 58 Stat. 292. 38 U.S.C. { 694c.

CHAPTER 381

AN ACT To amend title III of the Servicemeu s Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, by providing for treble damage actions. Be it enacted by the Senate amd House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That title III of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, is amended by inserting after section 503 the following new section: "RECOVEBY OF DAMAGES

38 U.S.C. 694c.

"SEC. 503A. Whoever knowingly makes, effects, or participates in a sale of any property to a veteran for a consideration in excess of the reasonable value of such property as determined by proper appraisal made by an appraiser designated by the Administrator, shall, if the veteran pays for such property in whole or in part with the proceeds of a loan guaranteed by the Veterans' Administration under section §S 694a - 501, 502, or 503 of this title, be liable for three times the amount of such excess consideration irrespective of whether such person has received any part thereof.