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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 4 7 2 - M A Y U, 1960

concerning completion of plans and cost estimates and determination of feasibility, rather than with requirements, standards, or procedures concerning such matters set forth m this or other Acts; and such funds may also he used without regard to the provisions of section 901(b) of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, as amended (46 U.S.C. 1241), whenever the President determines that such provisions cannot be fully satisfied without seriously impeding or preventing accomplishment of such purposes: Provided, That compensating allowances are made in the administration of other programs to the same or other areas to which the requirements of saia section 901(b) are applicable." (f) Amend section 405, which relates to migrants, refugees, and escapees, as follows: (1) I n subsection (c), which relates to contributions to the program of the United Nations High Commissioner for Kefugees, strike out 1960" and "$1,100,000" and substitute "1961" and "$1,300,000", respectively. (2) I n subsection (d), which relates to the continuation of activities undertaken for selected escapees, strike out "1960" and "$5,200,000" and substitute "1961" and ^'$3,500,000", respectively. (g) I n section 406, which relates to children's welfare, strike out "1960" and substitute "1961". (h) Amend section 407, which relates to Palestine refugees in the Near East, to read as follows: " SEC. 407. PALESTINE REFUGEES I N THE NEAR EAST.—There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the President for the fiscal year 1961 not to exceed $16,500,000 to be used to make contributions to the United Nations Relief and "Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. In determining whether or not to continue furnishing assistance for Palestine refugees in the Near East, the President shall take into account whether Israel and the Arab host governments are taking steps toward the resettlement and repatriation of such refugees. I t is the sense of the Congress that the earliest possible rectification should be made of the Palestine refugee rolls in order to assure that only bona fide refugees whose need and eligibility for relief have been certified shall receive aid from the Agency and that the President in determining whether or not to make United States contributions to the Agency should take into consideration the extent and success of efforts by the Agency and the host governments to rectify such relief rolls. The President shall include in his recommendations to the Congress for fiscal year 1962 programs under this Act a report concerning the progress made toward the rectification of the relief rolls as well as toward the repatriation and resettlement of the refugees by the governments directly concerned. Whenever the President shall determine that it would more effectively contribute to the relief, repatriation, and resettlement of Palestine refugees in the Near East he may expend any part of the funds made available pursuant to this section through any other agency he may designate." (i) Section 409, which relates to ocean freight charges, is amended as follows: (1) I n subsection (a), after "such nations and areas" insert ", or, in the case of such nations and areas which are landlocked, transportation charges from the United States ports to designated points of entry in such nations and areas,", (2) I n subsection (c), strike out "1960" and "$2,300,000" and substitute "1961" and "$2,000,000", respectively. (j) Amend section 411, which relates to administrative and other expenses, as follows:


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