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[82 STAT. 1146]
[82 STAT. 1146]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968


59 Stat. 597. 69 Stat. 658.

PUBLIC LAW 90-583-OCT. 17, 1968

[82 STAT.

enactment of this paragraph, he may accept in payment for such stock, such amount not in excess of par as in his judgment and with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Treasury represents a fair value of such stock, or such retirement may be effected upon delivery to the Governor of an amount of United States Government bonds the market value of which on the date of transaction represents the fair value of the class A shares as determined by the Governor with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Treasury. "After all class A stock held by the Governor of the F a r m Credit Administration on behalf of the United States has been retired from all of the banks for cooperatives, and full private ownership has thus been achieved, short-term Federal investments in such class A stock to help one or several of the banks to meet emergency credit needs shall not be deemed to change this ownership status: Provided, however, That this sentence shall not alter the application of the Gt>vernment Corporation Control Act, as amended (31 U.S.C. 841-870), and section 36(a)(3) of the F a r m Credit Act of 1933, as amended (12 U.S.C. 11341(a)(3)) (relating to payment of a franchise tax to the United States if the bank has outstanding capital stock held by the United States)." Approved October 17, 1968.

Public Law 90-583 October 17, 1968 [S.2671]

Noxious plant control.

Appropriation authorization.

AN ACT To provide for the control of noxious plants on land under the control or jurisdiction of the Federal Government.

Be It enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United /States of America in Congress assembled, That the heads of Federal departments or agencies are authorized and directed to permit the commissioner of agriculture or other proper agency head of any State in which there is in effect a program for the control of noxious plants to enter upon any lands under their control or jurisdiction and destroy noxious plants growing on such land if— (1) such entry is in accordance with a program submitted to and approved by such department or agency: Provided, That no entry shall occur when the head of such Federal department or agency, or his designee, shall have certified that entry is inconsistent with national security; (2) the means by which noxious plants are destroyed are acceptable to the head of such department or agency; and (3) the same procedure required by the State program with respect to privately owned land has been followcKi. SEC. 2. Any State incurring expenses pursuant to section 1 of this Act upon presentation of an iteijiized account of such expenses shall be reimbursed by the head of the department or agency having control or jurisdiction of the land with respect to which such expenses were incurred: Provided, That such reimbursement shall be only to the extent that funds appropriated specifically to carry out the purjx)ses of this Act are available therefor during the fiscal year in which the expenses are incurred. SEC. 3. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to departments or agencies of the Federal Government such sums as the Congress may determine to be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act. Approved October 17, 1968.