F i l i n g of protests. 49 Stat. 15 18.
Rules and regulations.
PUBLIC LAW 87-347-OCT. 3, 1961
ST A T.
to prevent any common carrier by water which is a party to a conference agreement approved pursuant to section 15 of this Act, or any other person subject to this Act, or any receiver, trustee, lessee, agent, or employee of such carrier or person, or any other person authorized by such carrier to receive information, from giving information to the conference or any person, firm, corporation, or agency designated by the conference, or to prevent the conference or its designee from soliciting or receiving information for the purpose of determining whether a shipper or consignee has breached an agreement with the conference or its member lines or of determining whether a member of the conference has breached the conference agreement, or for the purpose of compiling statistics of cargo movement, but the use of such information for any other purpose prohibited by this Act or any other Act shall be unlawful." SEC. 6. Section 16 First, Shipping Act, 1916 (39 Stat. 734; 46 U.S.C. 815), is hereby amended by deleting the period at the end thereof and adding the following: ": Provided, That within thirty days after enactment of this Act, or within thirty days after the effective date or the filing with the Commission, whichever is later, of any conference freight rate, rule, or regulation in the foreign commerce of the United States, the Governor of any State, Commonwealth, or possession of the United States may file a protest with the Commission upon the ground that the rate, rule, or regulation unjustly discriminates against that State, Commonwealth, or possession of the United States, in which case the Commission shall issue an order to the conference to show cause why the rate, rule, or regulation should not be set aside. Within one hundred and eighty days from the date of the issuance of such order, the Commission shall determine whether or not such rate, rule, or regulation is unjustly discriminatory and issue a final order either dismissing the protest, or setting aside the rate, rule, or regulation." SEC. 7. The Shipping Act, 1916, is hereby amended by inserting a new section 43 reading as follows: "SEC. 43. The Commission shall make such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act." Approved October 3, 1961. Public Law 87-347
October 3, 1961 [H. R. 84]
L e a d and z i n c mining. Stabilization.
AN ACT To stabilize the mining of lead and zinc by small domestic producers on public, Indian, and other lands, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to establish and maintain a program of stabilization payments to small domestic producers of lead and zinc ores and concentrates in order to stabilize the mining of lead and zinc by small domestic producers on public, Indian, and other lands as provided in this Act. SEC. 2. (a) Subject to the limitations of this Act, the Secretary shall make stabilization payments to small domestic producers upon presentation of evidence satisfactory to him of their status as such producers and of the sale by ihani of newly mined ores, or concentrates produced therefrom, as provided in this Act. Payments shall be made only with respect to the metal content as determined by assay. (b) Such payments shall be made to small domestic producers of lead as long as the market price for common lead at New York, New