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PUBLIC LAW 86-718-SEPT. 6, 1960

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Public Law 86-718 September 6. 1960 [H. R. 12530]

J o h n H. K e r r Reservoir, V a. N. C. Amendment of leases.

68 Stat. 1266.

AN ACT To authorize adjustment, in the public interest, of rentals under leases entered into for the provision of commercial recreational facilities at the John H. Kerr Reservoir, Virginia-iNorth Carolina.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Chief of Engineers, under the supervision of the Secretary of the Army, is authorized to amend any lease providing for the construction, maintenance, and operation of commercial recreational facilities at the John H. Kerr Reservoir, Virginia-North Carolina, entered into before November 1, 1956, under section 4 of the Act of December 22, 1944, as amended (16 U.S.C. 460d), so as to provide for adjustment, either by increase or decrease, from time to time during the term of such lease of the amount of rental or other consideration payable to the United States under such lease, when and as he determines such ad][ustment to be necessary or advisable in the public interest. No adjustment shall be made under authority of this Act so as to increase or decrease the amount of rental or other consideration payable under such lease for any period prior to the date of such adjustment. Approved September 6, 1960.

Public Law 86-719 September 7, 1960 [S. J. R e s. 170]

U. S. C i t i z e ns Commission on NATO.

C o n f e r e n c e s in NATO countries.

JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the participation in an international convention of representative citizens from the North Atlantic Treaty nations to examine how greater political and economic cooperation among their peoples may be promoted, to provide for the appointment of United States delegates to such convention, and for other purposes.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives acting jointly are hereby authorized, after consultation with the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives to appoint a United States Citizens Commission on NATO, hereafter referred to as the Commission. Said Commission shall consist of not to exceed twenty United States citizens, not more than one-half of whom may be from any one political party, and who shall be appointed from private life. (b) Vacancies in the Commission shall not affect its powers. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as in the case of the original selection. The Commission shall elect a chairman and a vice chairman from among its members. SEC. 2. (a) I t shall be the duty of such Commission to endeavor to arrange for and to participate in such meetings and conferences with similar citizens commissions in the NATO countries as it may deem necessary in order to explore means by which greater cooperation and unity of purpose may be developed to the end that democratic freedom may be promoted by economic and political means. (b) The United States Citizens Commission on N A TO is not in any way to speak for or to represent the United States Government.