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PUBLIC LAW 91-180-DEC. 30, 1969

(b) The analysis of chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, is J^ ^^^ ^'^^^ amended by inserting immediately below "643. Applications."

the following: "644. Authorization of appropriations.".

Approved December 30, 1969.

Public Law 91-179 AN ACT To amend section 1401a(b) of title 10, United States Code, relating to adjustments of retired pay to reflect changes in Consumer Price Index.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the second Re'tired'°a"^' sentence of section 1401a (b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended adjustmenu^^' to read as follows: "If the Secretary determines that, for three con- 81 Stat. 652. secutive months, the amount of the increase is at least 3 per centum over the base index, the retired pay and retainer pay of members and former members of the armed forces who become entitled to that pay before the first day of the third calendar month beginning after the end of those three months shall, except as provided in subsection (c), be increased, effective on that day, by the per centum obtained by adding 1 per centum and the highest per centum of increase in the index during those months, adjusted to the nearest one-tenth of 1 per centum." SEC. 2. The provisions of this Act become effective on October 31, Effective date. 1969. Approved December 30, 1969.

Public Law 91-180 AN ACT To continue for two additional years the duty-free status of certain gifts by members of the Armed Forces serving in combat zones.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Amenca in Congress assembled, That (a) item 915.25 of the appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States (19 U.S.C. 1202) is amended by striking out "On or before 12/31/69" and inserting in lieu thereof "On or before 12/31/71". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after January 1, 1970. Approved December 30, 1969.

December 30, 1969

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Armed Fore e s. Gifts, duty free status. 80 Stat. 7 1; 81 Stat. 776.