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PUBLIC LAW 92-124-AUG. 16, 1971
(5) the Summer Institute of Linguistics has more than two thousand five hundred members now working in more tlian five hundred minority language groups in twenty-three foreign countries with the cooperation of the governments and institutions of higher learning in these countries; (6) the cultural, economic, social, and political, and educational significance of these efforts has brought commendations from many foreign governments; (7) the Summer Institute of Linguistics and other concerned organizations have called for the beginning of work in the remaining over two thousand minority language groups yet without even an alphabet; and (8) these organizations, through modern science and technology, are continuing the task of freeing all the various minority groups from linguistic isolation, and they deserve our encouragement. SEC. 2. I n recognition of the international effort to provide written languages for minority language groups, the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation designating 1971 as the "Year of World Minority Language Groups", and inviting foreign governments, the governments of our States and communities, and all peoples to observe the year with appropriate scientific and educational activities. Approved August 16, 1971. Public Law 92-124 AN ACT August 16, 1971 To ameiul the Act of July 11, 1947. to authorize menihers of the District of [ H. R. 2596] Columbia Fire Department, the United States P a r k Police force, and the Executive Protective Service, to participate in the Metropolitan I'olice Department Band, and for other purposes.
Be it inuieted by the Senate and Houm of UepreHentatlve^ of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act ^-c. entitled "'An Act to authorize the establishment of a band in the PoHce°DepL^"ment Metropolitan Police force", approved July 11, 1947, is amended as Band, followsKJJlOWfe.
other forces, participation.
(1) The second sentence ot the first section of such Act (D.C. Code, sec. 4-18'2) is amended to read as follows: "The Commis- ^i ^t^'* ^n. sioner is authorized in his discretion to detail officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force and the District of Columbia FireDepartment to participate in the activities of such band." The first sentence of such section is amended by striking out "Commissioners" and inserting in lieu thereof "(Commissioner"'. The third sentence of such section is amended by striking out "Commissioners are" and inserting in lieu thereof "(Commissioner is". (2) Such Act is amended by inserting immediately after the first section the following new section: S E C 2. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized in his discretion to detail officers and members of the United States Park Police force to participate in the activities of the band established by this Act, and the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized in his discretion to detail officers and members of the Executive Protective Service to participate in the activities of such band." (3) Section.5 of such Act is repealed and section 4 of such Act Repeal, (I).(\ Code, sec. 4-184) (relating to an authorization of appro- ^i stat, 3ii; priations) is redesignated as section 5. ^^ ^'^*' ^^^' Approved August 16, 1971.