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PUBLIC LAW 90-258-FEB. 19, 1968

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calendar year 1967 the amendments made by section 203 shall not be applicable to an employee whose compensation with respect to that base year was not less than $750 but less than $1,000; further, as to such an employee, the amendments made by section 202(a)(3) shall not be applicable with respect to days of unemployment and days of sickness m registration periods in the benefit year beginning July 1, 1968. The amendments made by section 202(a)(3) shall otherwise be effective with respect to days of unemployment and days of sickness in registration periods beginning on or after July 1, 1968. The amendments made by sections 202(b)(2)(i) through (vi) shall be effective to provide the beginning of extended benefit penoas on or after July 1, 1968. The amendments made by section 202(b)(2) (vii) through (ix) shall be effective to provide lor the early beginning of a benefit year on or after July 1^ 1967. The amendment made by section 204 (a) shall be effective with respect to calendar days in benefit years beginning after June 30, 1968, and the amendment made by section 204(b) shall be effective with respect to voluntary leaving of work (within the meaning of section 4(a-2)(i) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act) after the enactment date of this Act. Approved February 15, 1968.

Public Law 90-258 February 19, 1968 [H. R. 13094]

Commodity Exchange Act, amendment. 49 Stat. 1491. Definitions.

Trading limits.

AN ACT To amend the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2(a) of the Commodity Exchange Act (42 Stat. 998), as amended (7 U.S.C. 2), is amended as follows: (a) By adding a comma after the word "soybeans" in the third sentence of the section and deleting the phrase "and soybean meal" in such sentence and substituting therefor the phrase "soybean meal, livestock, and livestock products"; (b) By changing the eleventh sentence defining "floor broker" to read as follows: "The words 'floor broker' shall mean any person who, in or surrounding any 'pit', 'ring', 'post', or other place provided by a contract market for the meeting of persons similarly engaged, shall purchase or sell for any other person any commodity for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market."; and (c) By substituting a comma for the period at the end of the last sentence of the section and adding thereafter the following: "or an official or employee of each of the executive departments concerned, designated by the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Attorney General, respectively; and the Secretary of Agriculture or his designee shall serve as Chairman," SEC. 2. Section 4 a (l) of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 6 a (l)), is amended by deleting the second and third sentences thereof and substituting the following: "For the purpose of diminishing, eliminating, or preventing such burden, the commission shall, from time to time, after due notice and opportunity for hearing, by order, proclaim and fix such limits on the amounts of trading which may be done or positions which may be held by any person under contracts of sale of such commodity for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market as the commission finds are necessary to diminish, eliminate, or prevent such burden. I n determining whether any person has exceeded such limits, the positions held and trading done by any persons directly or indirectly controlled by such person