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B. TEXT OF PUBLIC LAW 89-348

Public Law 89-348

89th Congr
November, 1965

An Act

To discontinue or modify certain reporting requirements_vil law,"

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the following Govern 100 reporting requirements, which relate to the submission of certain agencies. reports to Congress or other Government authority, are hereby Reporting repealed, as follows:

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REPORTS UNDER EACH EXECUTIVE AGENCY

(1) The annual report to Congress of the administrative adjustment of tort claims of $2,500 or less, stating the name of each claimant, the amount claimed, the amount awarded, and a brief description of the claim (28 U.S.C. 2673).

REPORTS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

(4) The annual report to Congress of activities relating to the Puerto Rico hurricane relief loans (45 Stat. 1067; 70 Stat. 525).

(5) The report of the estimates of national farm housing needs and of progress made toward meeting such needs (63 Stat. 435; 42 U.S.C. 1476(b)).

REPORTS UNDER TWO OR MORE EXECUTIVE AGENCIES

(2) The semiannual report to the Congress of purchases and contracts with respect to experimental, developmental, or research work with the name of each contractor, the amount of the contract, and description of the work required (63 Stat. 355; 41 U.S.C. 252 (c)).

(3) The quarterly reports to Congress by the Department of the Treasury, Housing and Home Finance Agency, General Services Administration, and the annual report to the President and to Congress by the Small Business Administration of progress in liquidating the assets and winding up the affairs of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation as required by section 106(b) of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Liquidation Act (67 Stat. 231; 15 U.S.C. 609, note), by Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1957, and by Public Law 87- 71 Stat. 647. 305, section 5(a) (75 Stat. 666; 15 U.S.C. 639 (a)).

15 USC 601 note.

REPORTS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

(6) The quarterly report of contracts entered into, proposed contracts, and general progress with respect to aviation war risk insurance activities (72 Stat. 805; 49 U.S.C. 1539).

(7) The quarterly report of contracts entered into, proposed contracts, and general progress with respect to war risk insurance activities under the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (04 Stat. 7; 46 U.S.C. 1291).

(8) The annual report of the names of contractors and subcontractors for scientific equipment used for communication and navigation and of the names of persons entering to contracts or other arrangements by the terms of which the Ued States undertakes to pay only for national-defense features, together with the applicable contracts and amounts (49 Stat. 1555; 46 C.S.C. 1155

(9) The annual report covering each case and the s therefor in which an exception is made to the prohibition against payment of an operating-diferential subsidy for the operation of a vese beyond its economic life (49 Stat. 2003; 46 U.S.C. 1175 (b)).

requirem., eliminatior.

62 Stat. 983.

75 Stat. 188.

52 Stat. 950.

66 Stat. 764,

70A Stat. 452.

36 USC 1058.

72 Stat. 1442; 76 Stat, 508.

44 Stat. 1444..

74 Stat. 682.

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REPORTS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

(10) The annual report to Congress by the Secretary of the N, of all vessels used for experi.... purposes which have been strickel. from the Naval Vessel Register (10 U.S.C. 7806(b)).

(1.) The requirement that the Secretary of the Navy shall communicate to Congress all or a portion of the annual report submitted to the Secretary by the Naval Sea Cadet Corps with respect to its proceedings and activities (76 Stat. 534).

(12) The requirement that the Secretary of Defense or the Seca tary of the Treasury, as the case may be, shall report to the C... mittees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives the details of the proposed participation by members of the Arme! Forces under his jurisdiction in international amateur sports compe tition (10 U.S.C. 717(b)).

REPORTS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

(13) The annual report to the appropriate committees of Congress on the use of the separate fund created for the promotion of the free flow of domestically produced fishery products (68 Stat. 376; 15 U.S.C. 713c-3(f)).

(14) The annual report to the Congress ving detailed informat tion with respect to the establishment of fish restoration and mai ment projects and expenditures therefor (64 Stat. 434; 16 CS.C.77

REPORTS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

(15) The annual report of the Secretary of Labor to Congress of the administration of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act including a detailed statement of receipts and experditures from the funds established by the Act (44 Stať. 444; 33 U.S.C. 943).

(16) The annual report to Congress by the Secretary of Labor of the work of the Bureau of Employees Compensation including a detailed statement of appropriations and expenditures and a detailed statement showing receipts of and expenditures from the employees' compensation fund (39 Stat. 749: 5 U.S.C. 784).

REPORTS UNDER THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT

(17) The inclusion in the annual report of operations of the postal savings system of the names of post offices receiving deposits, the number of depositors in each and the amount on deposit (39 U.S.C. 5205).

(18) The inclusion in the annual report to the President by the Postmaster General of activities with respect to the Postal Modernization Fund (39 U.S.C. 2332).

REPORTS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

(19) e report to the Congress by the President with respect to operations under the Lend-Lease Act (55 Stat. 32; 22 U.S.C. 414(b)). (20) The report to the Congress by the President not less than e each year on the activities of the International Atomic Energy Agency and on the participation of the United States therein (71 Stat. 453: 22 U.S.C. 2022).

(21) The annual report to Congress by the National Commission on Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Cooperation and the Secreary of State of the receipts and expenditures of funds and bequests

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received and disbursed in connection with the United Nations Eduentional, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (72 Stat. 278; 22 U.S. 1 287q).

(2) The annual report by the Secretary of State to the Co. and to the President on the condition of the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund and of estimates of appropriations necessary to continue the system in effect (60 Stat. 1024; 22 U.S.C. 1102).

REPORT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

(23) The annual report to Congress by the Secretary of the Treas ry on the financial condition of the Postal Modernization Fund U.S.C. 2234).

SEC. 2. The following reporting requirements, which relate to the submission of certain reports to Congress or other Government authority, are hereby modified as follows:

(1) From quarterly to annual submission to Congress by the Secretary of Commerce of a report with respect to all activities or transactions under the Merchant Ship Sales Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 50; 50 U.S.C. App. 1746).

(2) Beginning January 1, 1967, from semiannual to annual submission to the President and to Congress by the Secretary of Commerce of a report with respect to activities under the International Travel Act of 1961 (75 Stat. 130; 22 U.S.C. 2125).

(3) From quarterly to annual submission to Congress by the Secretary of the Air Force of a report of the number of officers in the executive part of the Department of the Air Force and the justification therefor (10 U.S.C. 8031 (c)).

(4) From quarterly to semiannual submission to the Senate and the House of Representatives by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare of a report with respect to personal property donations to State surplus property agencies and real property disposals to public health and educational institutions (66 Stat. 593; 40 U.S.C. 451(0)).

(5) From semiannual submission through the President to annual submission to Congress by the Secretary of the Interior of a report of the operations of programs to stimulate exploration for minerals within the United States, its territories and possessions together with recommendations regarding the need for such programs (72 Stat. 701; 30 U.S.C. 645).

(6) Beginning January 1, 1967, from semiannual to annual submission to the Congress by the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States of a report concerning its operations under the War Claims Act of 1948 (62 Stat. 1246; 50 U.S.C. App. 2008).

(7) From semiannual to annual submission to the Congress by the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States of a report concerning its operations under the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949 (64 Stat. 13; 22 U.S.C. 1622 (c)).

(8) From semiannual to annual submission to the Congress by the President of a report of each transaction entered into by any agency of the United States Government pursuant to section 302 or 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended, together with the basis for determining the probabic ultimate net cost to the United States thereunder (64 Stat. 789; 74 Stat. 262; 50 U.S.C. App. 2004 (b)).

(9) From semiannual to annual submission to the Congress by the Export-Import Bank of Washington of a report concerning its operations under the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 (59 Stat. 529; 12 U.S.C. 635g).

74 Stat. 500. Reporting: requirementet, modification.

70A Stat. 490.

69 Stat. 64, 430.

65 Stat. 134.

79 STAT. 1213

75 Stat. 667.

69 Stat. 583.

(10) From qaz.orly to annual submision to the Congress by the Attorney General of a report concerning cere da voluntary agreements and programs pursant to section 708(e) of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (64 Stat. is, as amended: 50 U.S.C. App. 2158).

(11) From quarterly to annual submission to the Congress by the Chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission of a report pursuant to section_710(b) (7) of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (64 Stat. 819, as amended; 50 U.S.C. App. 2100). Approved November 8, 1965.

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IX. PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION ACT

(78 Stat. 153)

This act was the result of the enactment of H.R. 4638, 88th Congress. It was approved on March 7, 1964, as Public Law 277, 88th Congress. The text of the act appears in volume 78, Statutes at Large, pages 153-156. Its provisions are codified as 3 U.S.C. 102 note.

A. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF PUBLIC LAW 277, 88TH CONGRESS

1. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD REFERENCES TO DEBATES, ETC.
(Page citations are to vol. 109, Congressional Record)

H.R. 4638: Mr. Fascell; March 7, 1963 (Government Operations). Reported in House with amendment May 15, 1963 (H. Rept. 301), 8623. Made special order July 25, 1963 (H. Res. 454), 13338, 13341. Debated, amended, and passed House July 25, 1963, 13346. Referred to Senate Committee on Government Operations, July 29, 1963, 13503. Reported in Senate August 23, 1963 (S. Rept. 448), 15704. Amended and passed Senate October 17, 1963, 19737. House disagreed to Senate amendments and asked for conference October 31, 1963, 20732. Conferees appointed October 31, 1963, 20732.

(Page citations are to vol. 110, Congressional Record)

Senate insisted on its amendments and agreed to a conference February 2, 1964, 2129. Conferees appointed February 2, 1964, 2129. Change of conferees in House, February 19, 1964, 3170. Conference report submitted in House and agreed to February 25, 1964 (H. Rept. 1148), 3539. Conference report submitted in Senate and agreed to February 24, 1964, 3396. Examined and signed February 26, 1964, 3677, 3679. Presented to the President February 27, 1964, 3942. Approved March 7, 1964 (Public Law 277), 4681.

2. SERIAL NUMBERS TO BOUND VOLUMES OF CONGRESSIONAL REPORTS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 277, 88TH CONGRESS

House Report 301, 88th Congress, 12541.

Senate Report 448, 88th Congress, 12534.

House Report 1148 (conference), 88th Congress, 12619-12621.

3. CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 277,
88TH CONGRESS

House Committee on Government Operations, 88th Congress, on H.R. 4638: The Presidential Transition Act of 1963, April 24, 1963.

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