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PUBLIC LAW 90-268-MAR. 16, 1968

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which, in the judgment of the Board of Directors of the Bank, are less developed." (c) By changing in section 2(c) of that Act, "$2,000,000,000" to read 7/513^128^ "$3,500,000,000". 12 USC 635. (d) By changing the last sentence in section 3(d) of that Act to trfveT^x"en"es' read: "Members, not otherwise in the regular full-time employ of the '^eastauTvT.^' United States, may be compensated at rates not exceeding the per diem 12 USC essa. equivalent of the rate for grade 18 of the General Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5332) for each day spent in travel or attendance at meetings of the Committee, and while so serving away from their homes or regular places of business, they may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5, United States Code, for individuals in the Government service ^° ^*^*' '*^-*' employed intermittently." (e) By changing, in section 7 of that Act, "$9,000,000,000" to read ^2 USC ease. "$13,500,000,000". (f) By changing, in section 8 of that Act, "June 30, 1968" to read ^^ use easf. "June 30, 1973". Approved March 13, 1968.

Public Law 90-268 AN ACT To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, with respect to the development of cargo container vessels, and for other purposes.

March 16, 1968 ^^- 2419]

Be it enacted by the Senate and Hoicse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assetnJiled, That sectLon 212 of. "^^'"fo^T' Marine the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 U.S.C. 1122) is amended by (1) mem ""'" " striking out "and" at the end of clause (d), (2) striking out the period "^^ Stat. 1990. at the end of clause (e) and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon and "and", (3) redesignating clause (f) as clause (g), and (4) inserting before such clause a new clause as follows: " (f) To study means and methods of encouraging the development and implementation of new concepts for the carriage of cargo in the domestic and foreign commerce of the United States, and to study the economic and technological aspects of the use of cargo containers as a method of carrying out the declaration of policy set forth in title I of this Act, and in carrying out the provisions of this clause and such policy the United States shall not give preference as between carriers upon the basis of length, height, or width of cargo containers or length, height, or width of cargo container cells and this requirement shall be applicable to all existing container vessels and any container vessel to be constructed or rebuilt." SEC. 2. Section 303(a) of the Act of June 30, 1949 (41 U.S.C. 253 (a)), as amended, is amended by adding a new sentence as follows: " ^t^V/^^' "No advertisement or invitation to bid for the carriage of Government property in other than Government-owned cargo containers shall specify carriage of such property in cargo containers of any stated length, height, or width." SEC. 3. Section 2305(a) of title 10 of the United States Code is 7OA Stat. 130. amended by adding a new sentence as follows: 'TCxcept in a case where the Secretary of Defense determines that military requirements necessitate specification of container sizes, no advertisement or invitation to bid for the carriage of Government property in other than Government-owned cargo containers shall speciiy carriage of such property in cargo containers of any stated length, height, or width."