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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

912 Enll st ed men and officers.

C o m p e n s ation fixing, e t c.

63 Stat. 166. Travel expenses.

P o s i t i o n s exempt. 63 Stat. 954.

68 Stat. 10 14.

PUBLIC LAW 86-770-SEPT. 13, 1960

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" (c) The enlisted men and officers of the uniformed services may be appoiiited and compensated for service in temporary enumerator positions for the enumeration of personnel of the uniformed services. " (d) The Secretary may fix compensation on a piece-price basis without limitation as to the amount earned per diem, and payments may be made to enumerators for the use of private automobiles on official business without regard to section 4 of the Travel Expense Act of 1949, as amended (5 U.S.C. 837), but at rates not in excess of the rates provided by that Act. "(e) The Secretary may authorize the expenditure of necessary sums for travel expenses of persons selected for appointment for attendance at training courses held by the Department of Commerce with respect to any of the work provided for by law." SEC. 4. Section 202 of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended (5 U.S.C. 1082), is further amended by adding the following paragraph: "(35) Temporary positions in the Bureau of the Census established under section 23 of title 13, United States Code, and enumerator positions in the Bureau of the Census." Approved September 13, 1960. Public Law 86-770

September 13. 1960 [H. R. 5396]

C o u r t s, transfer of c a s e s. 62 Stat. 937. District court.

Court of C l a i m s.

AN ACT To amend title 28 of the United States Code to provide for transfer of cases between the district courts and the Court of Claims 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 1406 of title 28 of the United States Code is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(c) If a case within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Claims is filed in a district court, the district court shall, if it be in the interest of justice, transfer such case to the Court of Claims, where the case shall proceed as if it had been filed in the Court of Claims on the date it was filed in the district court." SEC. 2. (a) Chapter 91 of title 28 of the United States Code is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "§ 1506. Transfer to cure defect of jurisdiction. "If a case within the exclusive jurisdiction of the district courts is filed in the Court of Claims, the Court of Claims shall, if it be in the interest of justice, transfer such case to any district court in which it could have been brought at the time such case was filed, where the case shall proceed as if it had been filed in the district court on the date it was filed in the Court of Claims." (b) The analysis of chapter 91 of title 28 of the United States Code is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "Sec. 1506. Transfer to cure defect of jurisdiction."

SEC. 3. The first sentence of section 2 of the Act of March 9, 1920 (title 46. U.S.C. 742), is amended to read as follows: Maritime claims. " I n cases whcre if such vessel were privately owned or operated, or if such cargo were privately owned or possessed, or if a private erson or property were involved, a proceeding in admiralty could e maintained, any appropriate nonjury proceeding in personam may be brought against the United States or against any corporation mentioned in section 1 of this Act." 41 Stat. 525.

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