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PUBLIC LAW 90-367-JUNE 29, 1968

SEC. 104. Appropriations made and authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall cover all obligations or expenditures incurred for any project or activity during the period for which funds or authority for such project or activity are available under this joint resolution. SEC. 105. Expenditures made pursuant to this joint resolution shall be charged to the applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization whenever a bill in which such applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization is contained is enacted into law. SEC. 106. No appropriation or fund made available or authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall be used to initiate or resume any project or activity which was not being conducted during the fiscal year 1968. Approved June 29, 1968.

Public Law 90-367 AN ACT To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend certain benefits to former employees of county committees established pursuant to section 8(b) of the Soil Conservation and Domes.tic Allotment Act, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America In Congress assembled. That section 5334 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "'(f) An employee of a county committee established pursuant to section 8(b) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act (16 U.S.C. 590h(b)) may upon appointment to a position under the Department of Agriculture, subject to this subchapter, have his initial rate of basic pay fixed at the minimum rate of the appropriate grade, or at any step of such ^rade that does not exceed the highest previous rate of basic pay received by him during service with such county committee." SEC. 2. (a) Subchapter I of chapter 63 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "§ 6312. Accrual and accumulation for former ASCS county office employees "Service rendered as an employee of a county committee established pursuant to section 8(b) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act (16 U.S.C. 590h(b)), or of a committee or an association of producers described in section 10(b) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of May 12, 1933 (48 Stat. 37), shall be included in determining years of service for the purpose of section 6303(a) of this title in the case of any officer or employee in or under the Department of Agriculture. The provisions of section 6308 of this title for transfer of annual and sick leave between leave systems shall apply to the leave system established for such employees." (b) The analysis of chapter 63 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding the following new item immediately after item 6311: "6312. Accrual and accumulation for former ASCS county oflSce employees."

June 29, 1968 [S.1028]

Former ASCS employees. E x t e n s i o n of benefits. 80 Stat. 468. 52 Stat. 31,; 81 Stat. 6 3 3.

Leave. 80 Stat. 517. 5 USC 63016311.

49 Stat. 767; 61 Stat. 709. 7 USC 610.