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PUBLIC LAW 90-618-OCT. 22, 1968
Public Law 90-617 AN ACT To amend >4eftion 2 of the Act of June 30, 1954, as amended, providing for the continuance of civil government for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Reprefientatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That section 2 of the Act of June 30, 1954 (68 Stat. 330), as amended, is amended by deleting -'and $35,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1968 and 1969," and inserting in lieu thereof a comma and the following: "for fiscal year 1969, $5,000,000 in addition to the sums heretofore appropriated, for fiscal year 1970, $50,000,000 and for fiscal year 1971, $50,000,000". SEC. 2. The Act of June 30, 1954 (68 Stat. 330), as amended, is amended by adding a new section 3 as follows: "SEC. 3. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as the Secretary of the Interior may find necessary, but not to exceed $10,000,000 for any one year, to alleviate suft'ering and damage resulting from major disasters that occur in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. Such sums shall be in addition to those authorized in section 2 of this Act and shall not be subject to the limitations imposed by section 2 of this Act. The Secretary of the Interior shall determine whether or not a major disaster has occurred in accordance with the principles and policies of section 2 of the Act of September 30, 1950 (64 Stat. 1109), as amended (42 U.S.C. 1855a)."
October 21, 1968 [S. 3207]
Pacific Trust Territory, civil government. Appropriation. 81 Stat. IS. 48 USC 1681 note.
76 Stat. 111.
Approved October 21, 1968. Public Law 90-618 AN ACT
October 22, 1968
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for better control of the interstate traffic in firearms.
[H. R. 17735]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assenwled, That this Act may be cited as the "Gun Control Act of 1968".
TITLE I — S T A T E F I R E A R M S CONTROL A S S I S T A N C E PURPOSE
SEC. 101. The Congress hereby declares that the purpose of this title is to provide support to Federal, State, and local law enforcement officials in their fight against crime and violence, and it is not the purpose of this title to place any undue or unnecessary Federal restrictions or burdens on law-abiding citizens with respect to the acquisi-