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[85 STAT. 164]
[85 STAT. 164]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971

164 Acreage allotment. 55 Stat. 88; 65 Stat. 30. 7 USC 1358.

PUBLIC LAW 92-63-AUG. 4, 1971

[85 STAT.

SEC. 2. Section 358(d) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, is amended by changing the first sentence thereof to read as follows: "The Secretary shall provide for the apportionment of the State acreage allotment for any State^ less the acreage to be allotted to new farms under subsection (f) of this section, through local committees among farms on which peanuts were grown in any of the three years immediately preceding the year for which such allotment is determined." SEC. 3. Section 358(f) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, is amended to read as follows: "Not more than 1 per centum of the State acreage allotment shall be apportioned among farms in the State on which peanuts are to be produced during the calendar year for which the allotment is made but on which peanuts were not produced during any one of the past three years, on the basis of the following: Past peanut-producing experience by the producers; land, labor, and equipment available for the production of peanuts; crop-rotation practices; and soil and other physical factors affecting the production of peanuts." Approved August 3, 1971.

Public Law 92-63 August 4, 1971 [S. 699]

V e s s e l Bridgeto-Bridge Radiotelephone Act.



To require a radiotelephone on certain vessels while navigating upon specified waters of the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Radiotelephone Act". SEC. 2. I t is the purpose of this Act to provide a positive means whereby the operators of approaching vessels can communicate their intentions to one another through voice radio, located convenient to the operator's navigation station. To effectively accomplish this, there is need for a specific frequency or frequencies dedicated to the exchange of navigational information, on navigable waters of the United States. SEC. 3. For the purpose of this Act— (1) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating; (2) "power-driven vessel" means any vessel propelled by machinery; and (3) "towing vessel" means any commercial vessel engaged in towing another vessel astern, alongside, or by pushing ahead. SEC. 4. (a) Except as provided in section 7 of this Act— (1) every power-driven vessel of three hundred gross tons and upward while navigating; (2) every vessel of one hundred gross tons and upward carrying one or more passengers for hire while navigating; (3) every towing vessel of twenty-six feet or over in length while navigating; and (4) every dredge and floating plant engaged in or near a channel or fairway in operations likely to restrict or affect navigation of other vessels— shall have a radiotelephone capable of operation from its navigational bridge or, in the case of a dredge, from its main control station and capable of transmitting and receiving on the frequency or frequencies within the 156-162 Mega-Hertz band using the classes of emissions