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PUBLIC LAW 90-612-OCT. 21, 1968

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Public Law 90-612 October 21, 1968 [H. R. 3593]

Veterans. Nursing home care in Alaska and Hawaii. 78 Stat. 500.

72 Stat. 1141.

Termination of authority.

79 Stat. 1034. 41 USC 351. 80 Stat. 838. 29 USC 206. Federal employe e s, limitation. Exception. Ante, p. 270.

AN ACT To amend title 38 of the United States Code to provide nursing home care and contract hospitalization for certain veterans living in Alaska and Hawaii, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America In Congress assembled. That subsection (a) of section 620 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "Any veteran who is furnished care by the Administrator in a hospital in Alaska or Hawaii may be furnished nursing home care under the provisions of this section even if such hospital is not under the direct and exclusive jurisdiction of the Administrator.". SEC._2. Clause (iii) of section 601(4)(C) of title 38, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(iii) for veterans of any war in a State, Territory, Commonwealth, or possession of the United States not contiguous to the forty-eight contiguous States, except that the annually determined average hospital patient load per thousand veteran population hospitalized at Veterans' Administration expense in Government and private facilities in each such noncontiguous State may not exceed the average patient load per thousand veteran population hospitalized by the Veterans' Administration within the fortyeight contiguous States; but authority under this clause (iii) shall expire on December 31, 1978." SEC. 3. Section 620 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(c) I n applying the provisions of section 2(b)(1) of the Service Contract Act of 1965 with respect to any contract entered into under this section to provide nursing home care of veterans, the payment of wages not less than those specified in section 6(b) of the F a i r Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, shall be deemed to constitute compliance with such provisions." SEC. 4. (a) The provisions of section 201 of the Revenue and Expenditure Control Act of 1968 shall not apply to employees of the Veterans' Administration in any month in which the number of such employees does not exceed the number of employees employed by such Administration on June 30, 1966. , (b) I n any month in which section 201 of the Revenue and Expenditure Control Act of 1968 does not apply to the Veterans' Administration by reason of the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, the employees of the Veterans' Administration shall not be taken into account in applying the provisions of such section 201 to other departments and agencies of the executive branch. Approved October 21, 1968.

Public Law 90-613 October 21, 1968

[H. R. 8364]

Allen Park, Mich. Land conveyance.

AN

ACT

To amend the joint resolution of March 24, 1937, to provide for the termination of the interest of the United States in certain real property in Allen Park, Michigan.

Be It enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the joint resolution of March 24, 1937 (50 Stat. 54), is amended by adding at the end the following new section: " S E C 2. (a) Subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of this