1136 Vietnamese forces, e t c., support.
Report to Congress.
Working capital funds. 76 Stat. 521.
Payments prohibited to convicted rioters.
Loans and grants, prohibition.
Federal employees limitation exception. Ante, p. 270.
Ante, p. 270.
PUBLIC LAW 90-580-OCT. 17, 1968
SEC. 537. (a) Appropriations available to the Department of Defense during the current jfiscal year shall be available for their stated purposes to support: (1) Vietnamese and other free world forces in Vietnam; (2) local forces in Laos and Thailand; and for related costs, on such terms and conditions as the Secretary of Defense may determine. (b) Within thirty days after the end of each quarter, the Secretary of Defense shall render to Congress a report with respect to the estimated value by purpose, by country, of support furnished from such appropriations. SEC. 538. (a) During the current fiscal year, cash balances in working capital funds of the Department of Defense established pursuant to section 2208 of title 10, United States Code, may be maintained in only such amounts as are necessary at any time for cash disbursements to be made from such funds: Provided, That transfers may b© made between such funds in such amounts as may be determined by the Secretary of Defense, with the approval of the Bureau of the Budget. SEC. 539. No part of the funds appropriated under this Act shall be used to pay salaries of any Federal employee who is convicted in any Federal, State, or local court of competent jurisdiction, of inciting, promoting, or carrying on a riot, or any group activity resulting in material damage to property or injury to persons, found to be in violation of Federal, State, or local laws designed to protect persons or property in the community concerned. SEC. 540. No part of the funds appropriated under this Act shall be used to provide a loan, guarantee of a loan or a grant to any applicant who has been convicted by any court of general jurisdiction of any crime which involves the use of or the assistance to others in the use of force, trespass or the seizure of property under control of an institution of higher education to prevent officials or students at such an institution from engaging in their duties or pursuing their studies. SEC. 541. Effective on the date of enactment of this Act— (1) The provisions of section 201 of the Revenue and Expenditure Control Act of 1968 shall not apply with respect to those employees of the Department of Defense in positions established after June 30, 1966, in support of Southeast Asia operations and scheduled for abolition on termination of those operations: Provided, That this paragraph shall apply to not more than one hundred and fifty thousand of such employees: Provided further, That this paragraph shall apply only to those employees stationed in the Southeast Asia Theater of Operations. (2) I n applying the provisions of such section to the departments and agencies in the executive branch those employees (not exceeding one hundred and fifty thousand) covered by (1) above shall not be taken into account. (3) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 201(a) of the Revenue and Expenditure Control Act of 1968, employment in temporary and part-time positions in the Department of Defense may be programed on an annual basis in an average number not exceeding the average number of such employees during 1967. SEC. 542. This Act may be cited as the "Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 1969". Approved October 17, 1968.