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(PUBLIC_No. 710/75TH CONGRESS)
instruction at professional educational institutions and schools maintained and
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President be, and he hereby is, authorized, in his discretion and under such regulations as he may prescribe by Executive order, to permit citizens of the American republics to receive instruction, with or without charge therefor, at professional educational institutions and schools maintained and administered by the Government of the United States or by departments or agencies thereof: Provided, That such citizens shall agree to comply with all regulations for the government of the institutions and schools at which they may be under instruction and to exert every effort to accomplish successfully the courses of instruction prescribed: And provided further, That the regulations prescribed by the President under the authority of this Act shall contain provisions limiting the admission of citizens of the American republics to primary schools maintained and administered by the Government of the United States so that there will under no cir. cumstances be any curtailment of the admission of citizens of the United States eligible to receive instruction therein and not more than one citizen of any American republic shall receive instruction at the same time in the United States Military Academy and not more than one in the United States Naval Academy.
Approved, June 24, 1938.
(PUBLIC—No. 750—75TH CONGRESS)
(H. R. 6471)
AN ACT To amend the laws relating to the distribution of public documents to depository
libraries. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 4 of the Act (34 Stat. 1014) approved March 1, 1907 (U. S. C., title 44, sec. 85), be, and is hereby, amended to read as follows:
“85. DISTRIBUTION OF COPIES OF PUBLICATIONS TO DESIGNATED DEPOSITORIES AND LIBRARIES; LAND-GRANT COLLEGES AS DEPOSITORIES.—Upon request of the Superintendent of Documents, the Public Printer is hereby authorized and directed to either increase or diminish the num. ber of copies of publications furnished for distribution, to designated depositories and State and Territorial libraries so that the number of copies delivered shall be equal to the number of libraries on the list: Provided, That the number thus delivered shall at no time exceed the number authorized under existing statute: Provided further, That the Public Printer shall furnish the necessary number of copies as above provided, of the Journals of the Senate and House of Representatives, of all publications, not confidential in character, printed upon the requisition of any Congressional committee, of all Senate and House public bills and resolutions, and of all reports on private bills, concurrent or simple resolutions. The allotment of copies furnished for distribution to libraries shall be increased or reduced, from time to time, as the redistricting of States or the rearrangement of depository lists under provisions of law shall demand, to such numbers as may be necessary to comply with the law. All land-grant colleges shall be constituted as depositories for public documents, subject to the provisions and limitations of the depository laws.
“Any provision contained in sections 54, 55, or 57 of the Printing Act of 1895 (28 Stat. 608, 609; U. S. C., title 44, secs. 131, 147, and 189, or any other Act), which may be inconsistent herewith, is hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency only." Approved, June 25, 1938.
(PUBLIC_No. 41—76TH CONGRESS)
AN ACT To provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension
work. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to further develop the cooperative extension system as inaugurated under the Act entitled "Ah Act to provide for cooperative agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefits of the Act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, and all Acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Departo ment of Agriculture", approved May 8, 1914 (U. S. C., title 7, secs. 341–348), there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the expenses of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics and the necessary printing and distribution of information in connection with the same, the sum of $300,000 annually. The sums appropriated pursuant to this Act shall be allotted by the Secretary of Agriculture to the several States in such amounts as he may deem necessary, and shall be paid to the several States in the same manner and subject to the same conditions and limitations as the initial payments of $10,000 to each State appropriated under the Act of May 8, 1914. The sums appropriated pursuant to this Act shall be in addition to and not in substitution for sums appropriated under such Act of May 8, 1914, as amended and supplemented, and sums otherwise appropriated for agricultural extension work. Approved, April 24, 1939.
(PUBLIC—No. 118—76TH CONGRESS)
(H. R. 5136]
AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide books for the adult blind", ap
proved March 3, 1931. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Act entitled “An Act to provide books for the adult blind", approved March 3, 1931, as amended (U. S. C., 1924 edition, Supp. ÍV, title 2, sec. 135a), is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "In the purchase of such books, the Librarian of Congress, without reference to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 41, sec. 5), shall give preference to non-profitmaking institutions or agencies whose activities are primarily concerned with the blind, in all cases where the prices or bids submitted by such institutions or agencies are, by said Librarian, under all the circumstances and needs involved, determined to be fair and reasonable.” Approved, June 7, 1939.
(PUBLIC-No. 422—76TH CONGRESS)
AN ACT To aid the States and Territories in making provisions for the retirement of
employees of the land-grant colleges. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, pursuant to the recognized obligations of governments to guarantee the social security of their employees and in order to provide for the retirement on an annuity, or otherwise, of all persons being paid salaries in whole or in part from grants of Federal funds to the several States and Territories pursuant to the terms of the Act approved July 2, 1862, for the endowment and support of colleges of agriculture and mechanic arts, and Acts supplementary thereto providing for instruction in agriculture and mechanic arts, for the establishment of agricultural experiment stations, and for cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, all States and Territories are hereafter authorized, notwithstanding any contrary provisions in said Acts, to withhold from expenditure, from Federal funds advanced under the terms of said Acts, amounts designated as employer contributions to be made by the States or Territories to retirement systems established in accordance with the laws of such States or Territories, or established by the governing boards of colleges of agriculture and mechanic arts in accordance with the authority vested in them, and to deposit such amounts to the credit of such retirement systems for subsequent disbursement in accordance with the terms of the retirement systems in effect in the respective States and Territories: Provided, that there shall not be deducted from Federal funds and deposited to the credit of retirement accounts as employer contributions, amounts in excess of 5 per centum of that portion of the salaries of employees paid from such Federal funds: Provided further, That, for the purpose of making deposits and contributions in retirement systems in favor of any employee, in no event shall the deductions from any Federal fund advanced pursuant to the foregoing Acts be in greater proportion to the total deductions for such employee than the salary received under such Federal funds bears to the total salary from Federal sources: Provided further, That the deposits and contributions from funds of Federal origin to any retirement system established by a State or a land-grant college must be at least equaled by the total contributions thereto on the part of the individuals concerned, the State, and the counties: And provided further, That no deductions for the foregoing purposes shall be made from Federal funds in support of employees appointed pursuant to the terms of the foregoing Acts, whose salaries are paid wholly by the States or Territories: Pro