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PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971

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PUBLIC LAW 92-19-MAY 27, 1971

[85 STAT.

TITLE III GENERAL PROVISIONS

Personal service expenditures increases.

80 Stat. 471; 82 Stat. 997.

84 Stat. 195. 5 USC 5332 note. 84 Stat. 719. 39 USC prec. 101 note.

SEC. 301. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided therein. SEC. 302. Except where specifically increased or decreased elsewhere in this Act, the restrictions contained within appropriations, or provisions affecting appropriations or other funds, available during the fiscal year 1971, limiting the amounts which may be expended for personal services, or for purposes involving personal services, or amounts which may be transferred between appropriations or authorizations available for or involving such services, are hereby increased to the extent necessary to meet increased pay costs authorized by or pursuant to law. SEC. 303. Applicable appropriations or funds available for the fiscal year 1971 shall also be available for payment of fiscal year 1969 and fiscal year 1970 obligations for retroactive pay increases granted pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 5341. SEC. 304. Unobligated balances of appropriations available to the Department of Defense for operation and maintenance during the fiscal year 1969 and the fiscal year 1970, including amounts of such appropriations withdrawn to the Treasury, may be transferred between such appropriations in such amounts as may be necessary for payment of fiscal year 1969 and fiscal year 1970 obligations for retroactive pay increases granted pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 5341. SEC. 305. For the Post Office Department, any officer having administrative control of an appropriation, fund, limitation, or authorization properly chargeable with the costs in fiscal year 1971 of pay increases granted by or pursuant to the Federal Employees Salary Act of 1970 and the Postal Reorganization Act, is authorized to transfer thereto, from the unobligated balance of any other appropriation, fund, or authorization under his administrative control and expiring for obligation on June 30, 1971, such amounts as may be necessary for meeting such costs. Approved May 25, 1971.

Public Law 9 2 4 9 May 27, 1971 [S. 1181]

U.S. securities lost or stolen. Relief to owners. 50 Stat. 481.

AN ACT To remove certain limitations on the granting of relief to owners of lost or stolen bearer securities of the United States, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsections (a) - (d) of section 8 of the Government Losses in Shipment Act, as amended (31 U.S.C. 738a), are amended to read as follows: " (a) Under such regulations as he may deem necessary for the administration of this section, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to grant relief on account of the loss, theft, destruction, mutilation, or defacement of any security identified by number and description. " (b) A bond of indemnity shall be required as a condition of relief, whether before, at, or after maturity, on account of any security payable to bearer or so assigned as to become, in effect, payable to bearer