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[85 STAT. 342]
[85 STAT. 342]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971



Effective date.

PUBLIC LAW 92-122-AUG. 16, 1971

[85 STAT.

SEC. 2. The Commissioner shall prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. SEC. 3. There are authorized to be appropriated from revenues of the United States such sums as may be necessary to reimburse the District of Columbia, on a monthly basis, for payments made under this Act from revenues of the District of Columbia in the case of retired officers or members of the United States Park Police force, the Executive Protective Service, or the United States Secret Service. SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect on the first day of the first month which begins more than thirty days after the date of enactment of this Act. Approved August 16, 1971.

Public Law 92-122 August 16, 1971 [H. R. 7586]

Cabinet Committee on Opport u n i t i e s for Spanish-Speaking People. Appropriation extension. 83 Stat. 840.

AN ACT To amend the Act of December 80, 1969, establishing the Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish-Speaking People, to authorize appropriations for two additional years. Be it enacted by the Senate (ind House of Representatives of the United States of American in Congress assembled, That section 10 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish the Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish-Speaking People, and for other purposes", approved December 30, 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4310), is amended by striking out "and 1971"' and inserting in lieu thereof ", 1971, 1972, and 1973". Approved August 16, 1971.

Public Law 92-123 August 16, 1971 [S. J. R e s. 105]

Year of World Minority Language Groups Designation authorization.


Authorizing the President to issue a proclamation designating;; 1971 as the "Year of World Minority Language Groups". Resolred by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Vnited i<,tates of America in Congress assembled. That the Congress finds and ^jp^,j^^,gg^j^.^^_

(1) there are more than two thousand minority language groups of one hundred and sixty million people, most of whom live in remote areas of the world in cultural isolation without books or even an alphabet; (2) it has been shown that these people are gifted individuals whose human resources the world is denied; (3) the translation of literacy materials and teachings of moral and spiritual significance into minority languages, which requires that an alphabet be produced and a thorough grammatical analysis of the languages be undertaken, results in an expansion of literacy and an improvement of the cultural bases of the language groups affected; (4) such organizations as the Summer Institute of Linguistics composed of linguistic scholars trained at the Universities of Oklahoma, North Dakota, Washington, Michigan, Indiana, California, Pennsylvania, Texas, and elsewhere have undertaken the task of bringing literacy to sxich groups;