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Statutes at Large Volume 71 (1957-1958) Table of Contents

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Volume 71:
Law/Proclamation Short Title Title Stat. citation
  Pub. Law 85-1
    S.J. Res. 1
  Joint resolution making Inauguration Day a legal holiday in the metropolitan area of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes – Jan. 11, 195771 Stat. 3
  Pub. Law 85-2
    S.J. Res. 2
  Joint resolution to extend the time for transmitting the economic report of the President for the first regular session of the Eighty-fifth Congress – Jan. 18, 195771 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 85-3
    H.R. 20
  An Act to amend Public Law 954, 84th Congress, approved August 3, 1956 – Jan. 25, 195771 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 85-4
    S. 637
  An Act to amend the Small Business Act of 1953 to increase the amount available thereunder for business loans – Feb. 11, 195771 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 85-5
    H.R. 3845
  An Act extending for one year the time in which the Boston National Historic Sites Commission shall complete its work – Feb. 19, 195771 Stat. 4
  Pub. Law 85-6
    H.R. 348
  An Act to amend section 12 of the Act approved February 22, 1880 (25 Stat. 676) relating to the admission into the Union of the States of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Washington, by providing for the use of public lands granted to the States therein for the purpose of construction, reconstruction, repair, renovation, furnishings, equipment, or other permanent improvement of public buildings at the capital of said States – Feb. 26, 195771 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 85-7
    H.J. Res. 117
  Joint resolution to promote peace and stability in the Middle East – Mar. 9, 195771 Stat. 5
  Pub. Law 85-8
    H.J. Res. 23
  Joint resolution to provide for the reappointment of Doctor Arthur H. Gonipton as Citizen Regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution – Mar. 14, 195771 Stat. 6
  Pub. Law 85-9
    H.J. Res. 202
  Joint resolution providing for the filling of a vacancy in the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, of the class other than Members of Congress – Mar. 14, 195771 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 85-10
    H.J. Res. 209
  Joint resolution to provide interim assistance, through the Federal National Mortgage Association, in relieving the shortage of funds for home loans, and for other purposes – Mar. 27, 195771 Stat. 7
  Pub. Law 85-11
    H.R. 4939
  An Act to authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain property of the United States located in Juneau, Alaska, known as the Juneau Sub-port of Embarkation, to the Territory of Alaska. – Mar. 28, 195771 Stat. 8
  Pub. Law 85-12
    H.R. 4090
  An Act to provide a 15 month extension of the existing corporate normal tax rate and of certain excise-tax rates. – Mar. 29, 195771 Stat. 9
  Pub. Law 85-13
    S. 323
  An Act to amend section 334 (e) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, relating to increased allotments for durum wheat. – Apr. 2, 195771 Stat. 10
  Pub. Law 85-14
    H.R. 5866
  An Act to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and for other purposes. – Apr. 12, 195771 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 85-15
    H.R. 6870
  An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, and for other purposes. – Apr. 16, 195771 Stat. 11
  Pub. Law 85-16
    H.R. 4271
  An Act to provide that the Delegate from Alaska in the House of Representatives of the United States shall be a member of the Alaska International Rail and Highway Commission. – Apr. 16, 195771 Stat. 14
  Pub. Law 85-17
    H.R. 5520
  An Act to amend the Second Liberty Bond Act to increase the maximum interest rate permitted on United States savings bonds. – Apr. 20, 195771 Stat. 15
  Pub. Law 85-18
    S.J. Res. 70
  Joint resolution requesting the President to proclaim the week April 28 to May 4, 1957, inclusive, as National Mental Health Week – Apr. 20, 195771 Stat. 15
  Pub. Law 85-19
    H.J. Res. 312
  Joint resolution making additional appropriations for the fiscal year 1957, and for other purposes – Apr. 20, 195771 Stat. 16
  Pub. Law 85-20
    H.J. Res. 279
  Joint resolution authorizing the procurement of an oil portrait and marble bust of the late Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson – Apr. 20, 195771 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 85-21
    S.J. Res. 72
  Joint resolution to implement further the Act of July 15, 1946, by approving the signature by the Secretary of the Treasury of an agreement amending the Anglo-American Financial Agreement of December 6, 1945 – Apr. 20, 195771 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 85-22
    H.J. Res. 126
  Joint resolution to permit articles imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the Washington State Sixth International Trade Fair, Seattle, Washington, to be admitted without payment of tariff, and for other purposes – Apr. 22, 195771 Stat. 17
  Pub. Law 85-23
    H.R. 6092
  An Act granting the consent and approval of Congress to the Merrimack River flood control compact. – Apr. 23, 195771 Stat. 18
  Pub. Law 85-24
    H.R. 71
  Joint resolution to prohibit the payment of pensions to persons confined in penal institutions for periods longer than sixty days – Apr. 25, 195771 Stat. 25
  Pub. Law 85-25
    H.R. 2367
  An Act to establish a deferred grazing program as parts of the relief available to drought stricken areas under Public Law 875, 81st Congress, and for other purposes. – Apr. 25, 195771 Stat. 26
  Pub. Law 85-26
    H.R. 3035
  An Act to provide a temporary extension of certain special provisions relating to State plans for aid to the blind. – Apr. 25, 195771 Stat. 27
  Pub. Law 85-27
    H.R. 4686
  An Act to continue until the close of June 30, 1958, the suspension of duties and import taxes on metal scrap, and for other purposes. – Apr. 25, 195771 Stat. 27
  Pub. Law 85-28
    S. 812
  An Act to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 with respect to price support for extra long staple cotton. – Apr. 25, 195771 Stat. 27
  Pub. Law 85-29
    H.R. 4803
  An Act to permit articles imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the Chicagoland Commerce and Industry Exposition, to be held at Chicago, Ill., to be admitted without payment of tariff, and for other purposes. – May 14, 195771 Stat. 28
  Pub. Law 85-30
    H.R. 6304
  An Act to extend for a period of two years the existing privilege of free importation of gifts from members of the Armed Forces of the United States on duty abroad – May 14, 195771 Stat. 29
  Pub. Law 85-31
    S. 998
  An Act to amend the act of August 4, 1953 (67 Stat. 41) and for other purposes. – May 16, 195771 Stat. 29
  Pub. Law 85-32
    S.J. Res. 22
  Joint resolution requesting the President to designate the third Friday of May of each year as National Defense Transportation Day – May 16, 195771 Stat. 30
  Pub. Law 85-33
    H.J. Res. 287
  Joint resolution permitting the Secretary of the Interior to continue to deliver water to lands in the Heart Mountain division, Shoshone Federal Reclamation project, Wyoming – May 16, 195771 Stat. 30
  Pub. Law 85-34
    H.R. 676
  An Act to authorize the city of Rack Hill, S. C., to acquire certain tribal lands on the Catawba Indian Reservation, S. C. – May 17, 195771 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 85-35
    H.R. 2401
  An Act to provide for the reconveyance of certain land to the city of Spearfish, S. Dak. – May 21, 195771 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 85-36
    S. 1442
  An Act to facilitate the regulation, control, and eradication of plant pests. – May 23, 195771 Stat. 31
  Pub. Law 85-37
    H.R. 4897
  An Act making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments and the Tax Court of the United States for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes.4856 4908 – May 27, 195771 Stat. 35
  Pub. Law 85-38
    H.R. 2781
  An Act to amend the act entitled ""An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to enlarge existing water supply facilities for the San Diego, Calif., area in order to insure the existence of an adequate water supply for naval installations and defense production plants in such area, approved October 11, 1951 – May 31, 195771 Stat. 41
  Pub. Law 85-39
    S. 358
  An Act to authorize the conveyance to the State of Wyoming of about 37.75 acres of land comprising a part of Francis E. Warren Air Force Base. – May 31, 195771 Stat. 42
  Pub. Law 85-40
    H.R. 5832
  An Act to increase the retired annuities of the civilian members of the teaching staffs of the United States Naval Academy and the United States Naval Postgraduate School. – May 31, 195771 Stat. 42
  Pub. Law 85-41
    S. 1274
  An Act to amend the act of March 3, 1911 (36 Stat. 1077), to remove restrictions on the use of a portion of the Springfield Confederate Cemetery, Springfield Mo., and for other purposes. – May 31, 195771 Stat. 43
  Pub. Law 85-42
    H.R. 1983
  An Act to provide for the conveyance of the reversionary interest of the United States in certain lands to the Clint Independent School District and the Fabens Independent School District in the State of Texas, or to either of them, and for other purposes – May 31, 195771 Stat. 43
  Pub. Law 85-43
    H.R. 4285
  An Act to authorize the sale of degaussing equipment by the Department of the Navy to the owners or operators of privately owned merchant ships of United States registry. – May 31, 195771 Stat. 44
  Pub. Law 85-44
    H.R. 2797
  An Act to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of a military department to furnish stevedoring and terminal services and facilities to commercial steamship companies, and for other purposes. – June 1, 195771 Stat. 45
  Pub. Law 85-45
    H.R. 2018
  An Act to permit any State of the United States or any political subdivision of any such State to purchase from the District of Columbia Reformatory at Lorton, Va., gun mountings and carriages for guns for use at historic sites and for museum display purposes – June 1, 195771 Stat. 45
  Pub. Law 85-46
    H.R. 6454
  An Act to amend the act for the retirement of public school teachers in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes – June 4, 195771 Stat. 46
  Pub. Law 85-47
    H.R. 2146
  An Act to amend the Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956. – June 5, 195771 Stat. 48
  Pub. Law 85-48
    H.R. 5788
  An Act making appropriations for the Executive Office of the President and sundry general Government agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – June 5, 195771 Stat. 49
  Pub. Law 85-49
    H.R. 6871
  An Act making appropriations for the Departments of State and Justice, the judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – June 11, 195771 Stat. 55
  Pub. Law 85-50
    S. 1463
  An Act to amend the Medals of Honor Act to authorize awards for acts of heroism involving any motor vehicle – June 13, 195771 Stat. 69
  Pub. Law 85-51
    H.R. 5110
  An Act to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, and for other purposes. – June 13, 195771 Stat. 69
  Pub. Law 85-52
    H.R. 6700
  An Act making appropriations for the Department of Commerce and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – June 13, 195771 Stat. 70
  Pub. Law 85-53
    H.R. 7234
  An Act to fix the responsibilities of certifying officers and disbursing officer of the Library of Congress. – June 13, 195771 Stat. 81
  Pub. Law 85-54
    H.R. 790
  An Act to amend the Legislative Appropriation Act, 1955, with reference to official office expenses of Members of Congress – June 13, 195771 Stat. 82
  Pub. Law 85-55
    H.R. 4136
  An Act to extend the period within which Export Import Bank of Washington may make loans. – June 15, 195771 Stat. 82
  Pub. Law 85-56
    H.R. 53
  An Act to consolidate into one Act, and to simplify and make more uniform, the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration relating to compensation, pension, hospitalization, and burial benefits, and to consolidate into one Act the laws pertaining to the administration of the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration – June 17, 195771 Stat. 83
  Pub. Law 85-57
    H.R. 2493
  An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to permit the construction of a bridge and road across Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes. – June 17, 195771 Stat. 175
  Pub. Law 85-58
    H.R. 7221
  An Act making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, and for other purposes. – June 21, 195771 Stat. 176
  Pub. Law 85-59
    S. 1034
  An Act to authorize and direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey to the University of Missouri, for agricultural purposes, certain real property in Callaway County, Mo. – June 27, 195771 Stat. 190
  Pub. Law 85-60
    H.R. 185
  Joint resolution to implement the convention between the United States of America and Norway, which entered into force on November 9, 1948, for disposition of the claim against the Government of the United States of America asserted by the Government of Norway on behalf of Christoffer Hannevig – June 27, 195771 Stat. 191
  Pub. Law 85-61
    H.R. 6500
  An Act making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal yea; ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – June 27, 195771 Stat. 192
  Pub. Law 85-62
    H.R. 6548
  An Act to amend the Universal Military Training and Service Act, as amended, as regards persons in the medical, dental, and allied specialist categories. – June 27, 195771 Stat. 206
  Pub. Law 85-63
    H.R. 7143
  An Act to amend the act of August 3, 1950, as amended, to continue in effect the provisions relating to the authorized personnel strengths of the Armed Forces. – June 27, 195771 Stat. 208
  Pub. Law 85-64
    H.J. Res. 379
  Joint resolution making supplemental appropriations for the Post Office Department for the fiscal year 1958, and for other purposes – June 28, 195771 Stat. 208
  Pub. Law 85-65
    S. 601
  An Act relating to the charging of interest on deposits to the credit of the civil-service retirement and disability fund, and for other purposes. – June 29, 195771 Stat. 209
  Pub. Law 85-66
    S.J. Res. 66
  Joint resolution to provide an interim extension for the ""Voluntary Home Mortgage Credit Program – June 29, 195771 Stat. 209
  Pub. Law 85-67
    H.R. 6287
  An Act making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, and Health, Education, and Welfare, and related agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – June 29, 195771 Stat. 210
  Pub. Law 85-68
    H.R. 4748
  An Act to amend the Act of August 11, 1955, to extend the time during which annual assessment work on unpatented mining claims subject to that Act may be made. – June 29, 195771 Stat. 226
  Pub. Law 85-69
    H.R. 6070
  An Act making appropriations for sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, corporations, agencies, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – June 29, 195771 Stat. 227
  Pub. Law 85-70
    H.R. 3373
  An Act to amend the act of December 2, 1942, and the act of August 16, 1941, relating to injury, disability, and death resulting from war risk hazards and from employment, suffered by employees of contractors of the United States, and for other purposes. – June 29, 195771 Stat. 242
  Pub. Law 85-71
    H.R. 6523
  An Act to amend the Federal Employees Compensation Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries from war risk hazards or during detention by a hostile force or person. – June 29, 195771 Stat. 242
  Pub. Law 85-72
    H.R. 72
  An Act to amend the law with respect to the recoupment of funds expended in cooperation with the school board of Klamath County, Oregon, because of the attendance of Indian children, and for other purposes – June 29, 195771 Stat. 243
  Pub. Law 85-73
    H.R. 7835
  An Act to increase the authorization for appropriations for the Hospital Center and facilities in the District of Columbia and for other purposes. – June 29, 195771 Stat. 243
  Pub. Law 85-74
    H.R. 7954
  An Act relating to the exemption of furlough travel by service personnel from the tax on the transportation of persons. – June 29, 195771 Stat. 243
  Pub. Law 85-75
    H.R. 7599
  An Act making appropriations for the legislative branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – July 1, 195771 Stat. 244
  Pub. Law 85-76
    S. 768
  An Act to designate the east 14th Street highway bridge over the Potomac River at 14th Street in the District of Columbia as the Rochambeau Memorial Bridge. – July 1, 195771 Stat. 256
  Pub. Law 85-77
    H.R. 5189
  An Act making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – July 1, 195771 Stat. 257
  Pub. Law 85-78
    H.J. Res. 78
  Joint resolution making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1958, and for other purposes – July 1, 195771 Stat. 273
  Pub. Law 85-79
    S. 2243
  An Act to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and for other purposes. – July 3, 195771 Stat. 274
  Pub. Law 85-80
    S. 1264
  An Act to exempt from taxation certain property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States in the District of Columbia. – July 3, 195771 Stat. 275
  Pub. Law 85-81
    S. 1141
  An Act to authorize and direct the Administrator of General Services to donate to the Philippine Republic certain records captured from Insurrectos during 1899-1903. – July 3, 195771 Stat. 276
  Pub. Law 85-82
    S. 1576
  An Act to exempt the sale of materials for certain war memorials in the District of Columbia from the District of Columbia Sales Tax Act. – July 3, 195771 Stat. 276
  Pub. Law 85-83
    S. 1586
  An Act to eliminate the financial limitation on real and personal estate holdings of the American Historical Association and to exempt from taxation certain property of such association in the District of Columbia. – July 3, 195771 Stat. 276
  Pub. Law 85-84
    S. 1794
  An Act to amend section 6 of the act approved July 3, 1890 (26 Stat. 215), relating to the admission into the Union of the State of Idaho by providing for the use of public lands granted therein for the purpose of construction, reconstruction, repair,renovation, furnishings, equipment, or other permanent improvements of puhlic buildings at the capital – July 3, 195771 Stat. 277
  Pub. Law 85-85
    S. 1430
  An Act increasing the limit of cost fixed for construction and equipment of an additional office building for the United States Senate. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 277
  Pub. Law 85-86
    H.R. 3836
  An Act to repeal section 1157 of title 18 of the United States Code, as amended. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 277
  Pub. Law 85-87
    H.R. 3400
  An Act to provide full and fair disclosure of the character of charitable, benevolent, patriotic, or other solicitations in the District of Columbia; and for other purposes. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 278
  Pub. Law 85-88
    H.R. 3477
  An Act relating to moneys received from mineral lands in Alaska. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 282
  Pub. Law 85-89
    H.R. 3837
  An Act to amend the act of August 24, 1912, as amended, with reference to educational leave to employees of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 282
  Pub. Law 85-90
    H.R. 4945
  An Act to provide for the conveyance of certain real property in West Palm Beach, Fla., to the Port of Palm Beach District. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 283
  Pub. Law 85-91
    H.R. 6692
  An Act to authorize the transfer of the Coyote Valley Indian Rancheria to the Secretary of the Army, and for other purposes. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 283
  Pub. Law 85-92
    H.R. 7259
  An Act relating to marketing quotas and price supports for fire cured, dark air cured, and Virginia sun cured tobacco. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 284
  Pub. Law 85-93
    S. 1428
  An Act to authorize furniture and furnishings for the additional office building for the United Staten Senate. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 284
  Pub. Law 85-94
    H.R. 7249
  An Act to improve and extend, through reciprocal legislation, the enforcement of duties of support in the District of Columbia. – July 10, 195771 Stat. 285
  Pub. Law 85-95
    S. 1429
  An Act authorizing the enlargement and remodeling of Senators' suites and structural, mechanical, and other changes and improvements in the existing Senate Office Building, to provide improved accommodations for the United States Senate – July 10, 195771 Stat. 289
  Pub. Law 85-96
    H.J. Res. 172
  Joint resolution relating to the stockpile of extra long staple cotton under the Strategic and Critical Materials Stockpiling Act – July 10, 195771 Stat. 290
  Pub. Law 85-97
    S. 1396
  An Act to amend section 6 of the act approved July 10, 1890 (26 Stat. 222) relating to the admission into the Union of the State of Wyoming by providing for the use of public lands granted to said State for the purpose of construction, reconstruction, repair, renovation, furnishing, equipment, or other permanent improvement of public buildings at the capital of said State – July 11, 195771 Stat. 290
  Pub. Law 85-98
    S. 45
  An Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell to the village of Central, State of New Mexico, certain lands administered by him formerly part of the Fort Bayard Military Reservation, N. Mex. – July 11, 195771 Stat. 291
  Pub. Law 85-99
    S. 937
  An Act to amend section 4 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended. – July 11, 195771 Stat. 292
  Pub. Law 85-100
    S. 806
  An Act to authorize the Administrator of General Services to quitclaim all interest of the United States in and to a certain parcel of land in Indiana to the board of trustees for the Vincennes University, Vincennes, Ind. – July 11, 195771 Stat. 293
  Pub. Law 85-101
    S. 1412
  An Act to amend section 2 (b) of the Performance Rating Act of 1950, as amended. – July 11, 195771 Stat. 293
  Pub. Law 85-102
    S. 1806
  An Act to amend the Sockeye Salmon Fishery Act of 1947. – July 11, 195771 Stat. 293
  Pub. Law 85-103
    S. 886
  An Act to provide transportation on Canadian vessels between ports in southeastern Alaska, and between Hyder, Alaska, and other points in southeastern Alaska or the continental United States, either directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the transportation – July 11, 195771 Stat. 294
  Pub. Law 85-104
    H.R. 6659
  An Act to extend and amend laws relating- to the provision and improvement of housing, to improve the availability of mortgage credit, and for other purposes – July 12, 195771 Stat. 294
  Pub. Law 85-105
    S. 609
  An Act to amend the act of June 24, 1936, as amended (relating to the collection and publication of peanut statistics), to delete the requirement for reports from persons owning or operating peanut picking or threshing machines, and for other purposes. – July 17, 195771 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 85-106
    S. 1054
  An Act to extend the times for commencing and completing the construction of a toll bridge across the Rainy River at or near Baudette, Minn. – July 17, 195771 Stat. 306
  Pub. Law 85-107
    S. 1918
  An Act to amend Public Law 31, 84th Congress, 1st session, to increase the authorization for appropriation, to the Atomic Energy Commission for the construction of a modern office building in or near the District of Columbia to serve as its principal office – July 17, 195771 Stat. 307
  Pub. Law 85-108
    H.R. 5728
  An Act to clarify the general powers, increase the borrowing authority, and authorize the deferment of interest payments on borrowings, of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. – July 17, 195771 Stat. 307
  Pub. Law 85-109
    H.R. 6191
  An Act to amend title II of the Social Security Act, as amended, to extend the period during which an application for a disability determination is granted full retroactivity, and for other purposes. – July 17, 195771 Stat. 308
  Pub. Law 85-110
    H.R. 7238
  An Act to give States an option with respect to the basis for claiming Federal participation in vendor medical care payments for recipients of public assistance – July 17, 195771 Stat. 308
  Pub. Law 85-111
    H.R. 632
  An Act to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act, as amended – July 23, 195771 Stat. 309
  Pub. Law 85-112
    S. 977
  An Act to suspend and to modify the application, of the excess land provisions of the Federal reclamation laws to lands in the East Bench unit of the Missouri River Basin project. – July 24, 195771 Stat. 309
  Pub. Law 85-113
    S. 1361
  An Act to revive and reenact the act entitled ""An Act authorizing the Department of Highways of the State of Minnesota to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Pigeon River."" – July 24, 195771 Stat. 310
  Pub. Law 85-114
    S. 2212
  An Act to amend the North Pacific Fisheries Act of 1954. – July 24, 195771 Stat. 310
  Pub. Law 85-115
    S. 2250
  An Act to amend the act of August 5, 1955, authorizing the construction of two surveying ships for the Coast and Geodetic Survey, Department of Commerce, and for other purposes. – July 24, 195771 Stat. 311
  Pub. Law 85-116
    S. 2420
  An Act to extend the authority for the enlistment of aliens in the Regular Army, and for other purposes. – July 24, 195771 Stat. 311
  Pub. Law 85-117
    H.R. 7665
  An Act making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – Aug. 2, 195771 Stat. 312
  Pub. Law 85-118
    H.R. 7441
  An Act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Administration for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – Aug. 2, 195771 Stat. 329
  Pub. Law 85-119
    H.R. 192
  An Act to provide that members of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia may be removed for cause – Aug. 2, 195771 Stat. 340
  Pub. Law 85-120
    S. 2504
  An Act to amend and extend the Small Business Act of 1953, as amended. – Aug. 3, 195771 Stat. 341
  Pub. Law 85-121
    S. 2449
  An Act to extend the effectiveness of the Missing Persons Act, as extended, until April 1, 1958. – Aug. 7, 195771 Stat. 341
  Pub. Law 85-122
    S. 334
  An Act to amend section 27 of the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920, as amended (30 U. S. C. 184), in order to promote the development of phosphate on the public domain. – Aug. 13, 195771 Stat. 341
  Pub. Law 85-123
    H.R. 3071
  An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into and to execute amendatory contract with the Northport Irrigation District, Nebraska – Aug. 13, 195771 Stat. 342
  Pub. Law 85-124
    S. 943
  An Act to amend section 218 (a) of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, to require contract carriers by motor vehicle to file with the Interstate Commerce Commission their actual rates or charges for transportation services. – Aug. 13, 195771 Stat. 343
  Pub. Law 85-125
    S. 1063
  An Act vesting in the American Battle Monuments Commission the care and maintenance of the Surrender Tree site in Santiago, Cuba. – Aug. 13, 195771 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 85-126
    H.R. 4511
  An Act to declare a certain portion of Back Cove at Portland, Maine, to be nonnavigable water of the United States. – Aug. 13, 195771 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 85-127
    H.R. 6570
  An Act to amend the peanut marketing quota provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, and for other purposes. – Aug. 13, 195771 Stat. 344
  Pub. Law 85-128
    S. 1314
  An Act to extend the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, and for other purposes. – Aug. 13, 195771 Stat. 345
  Pub. Law 85-129
    H.R. 4932
  An Act to amend the act of July 11, 1947, to increase the maximum rate of compensation which the director of the Metropolitan Police Force Band may be paid. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 345
  Pub. Law 85-130
    S. 2217
  An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Army to sell certain lands at the McNary Lock and Dam project, Oregon and Washington, to the port of Walla Walla, Wash. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 346
  Pub. Law 85-131
    H.J. Res. 345
  Joint resolution authorizing the erection on public grounds in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, of a memorial to the dead of the Second Infantry Division, United States Forces, World War II and the Korean conflict – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 346
  Pub. Law 85-132
    S. 469
  An Act to authorize the United States to defray the cost of assisting the Klamath Tribe of Indians to prepare for termination of Federal supervision, to defer sales of tribal property, and for other purposes – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 347
  Pub. Law 85-133
    S. 1856
  An Act to provide for the development and modernization of the national system of navigation and traffic control facilities to serve present and future needs of civil and military aviation, and for other purposes. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 349
  Pub. Law 85-134
    H.J. Res. 426
  Joint resolution amending a joint resolution making temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 1958, and for other purposes – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 351
  Pub. Law 85-135
    S. 1492
  An Act increasing penalties for violation of certain safety and other statutes administered by the Interstate Commerce Commission. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 352
  Pub. Law 85-136
    S. 1884
  An Act to amend section 505 of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 352
  Pub. Law 85-137
    H.R. 5953
  An Act to provide for the construction of sewer and water facilities for the Elko Indian colony, Nevada. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 353
  Pub. Law 85-138
    H.R. 3077
  An Act that the lake created by the Jim Woodruff Dam on the Apalachicola River located at the confluence of the Flint and Chattahoochee Rivers be known as Lake Seminole. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 353
  Pub. Law 85-139
    S. 1773
  An Act to validate a certain conveyance heretofore made by Central Pacific Railway Co., a corporation, and its lessee, Southern Pacific Co., a corporation, to the State of Nevada, involving certain portions of right-of-way in the city of Reno, county of Washoe, State of Nevada, acquired by the Central Pacific Railway Company under the Act of Congress approved July 1, 1862 (12 Stat. L. 489), as amended by the Act of Congress approved July 2, 1864 (13 Stat. L. 356) – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 354
  Pub. Law 85-140
    H.R. 1942
  An Act for the relief of the Sergeant Bluff Consolidated School District – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 355
  Pub. Law 85-141
    S. 2130
  An Act to amend further the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, and for other purposes. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 355
  Pub. Law 85-142
    S. 236
  An Act to amend section 6 of the Act of June 20, 1918, as amended, relating to the retirement pay of certain members of the former Lighthouse Service. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 365
  Pub. Law 85-143
    S. 1941
  An Act to authorize the payment by the Bureau of Public Roads of transportation and subsistence costs to temporary employees on direct Federal highway protects. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 366
  Pub. Law 85-144
    S. 1489
  An Act to amend title 14, United States Code, entitled ""Coast Guard,"" with respect to warrant officers rank on retirement, and for other purposes. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 366
  Pub. Law 85-145
    H.J. Res. 342
  Joint resolution granting the consent of Congress to an agreement or compact between the State of New York and the Government of Canada providing for the continued existence of the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, and for other purposes – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 367
  Pub. Law 85-146
    H.R. 3996
  An Act to authorize the utilization of a limited amount of storage space in Lake Texoma for the purpose of water supply for the city of Sherman, Tex. – Aug. 14, 195771 Stat. 368
  Pub. Law 85-147
    H.R. 7813
  An Act to organize and microfilm the papers of Presidents of the United States in the collections of the Library of Congress. – Aug. 16, 195771 Stat. 368
  Pub. Law 85-148
    H.R. 988
  An Act to amend the act of March 4, 1933, to extend by 10 years the period prescribed for determining the rates of toll to be charged for use of the bridge across the Missouri River near Rulo, Nebr. – Aug. 16, 195771 Stat. 368
  Pub. Law 85-149
    S. 1446
  An Act to amend title 14, United States Code, so as to provide for retirement of certain former members of the Coast Guard Reserve. – Aug. 16, 195771 Stat. 369
  Pub. Law 85-150
    H.R. 3775
  An Act to amend section 20b of the Interstate Commerce Act in order to require the Interstate Commerce Commission to consider, in stock modification plans, the assents of controlled or controlling stockholders, and for other purposes. – Aug. 16, 195771 Stat. 369
  Pub. Law 85-151
    H.R. 8053
  An Act to authorize funds available for construction of Indian health facilities to be used to assist in the construction of community hospitals which will serve Indians and non-Indians. – Aug. 16, 195771 Stat. 370
  Pub. Law 85-152
    S. 42
  An Act to provide for the construction by the Secretary of the Interior of the San Angelo Federal reclamation project, Texas, and for other purposes. – Aug. 16, 195771 Stat. 372
  Pub. Law 85-153
    H.R. 3473
  An Act to authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to sell public lands in the State of California – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 374
  Pub. Law 85-154
    H.R. 4830
  An Act to authorize revision of the tribal roll of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, North Carolina, and for other purposes. – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 374
  Pub. Law 85-155
    H.R. 2460
  An Act to improve the career opportunities of nurses and medical specialists of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 375
  Pub. Law 85-156
    H.R. 5492
  An Act to amend the act of August 31, 1954 (68 Stat. 1044) to extend the time during which the Secretary of the Interior may enter into amendatory repayment contracts under the Federal reclamation laws, and for other purposes. – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 390
  Pub. Law 85-157
    H.R. 6517
  An Act to provide for the retirement of officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force, the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, the United States Park Police force, the White House Police force, and of certain officers and members of the United S – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 391
  Pub. Law 85-158
    H.J. Res. 275
  Joint resolution transferring to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico certain archives and records in possession of the National Archives – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 400
  Pub. Law 85-159
    H.R. 8643
  An Act to authorize the construction of certain works of improvement in the Niagara River for power, and for other purposes. – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 401
  Pub. Law 85-160
    H.R. 5679
  An Act to authorize amendment of the irrigation repayment contract of December 28, 1950, between the United States and the Mirage Flats Irrigation District, Nebraska. – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 402
  Pub. Law 85-161
    H.R. 7540
  An Act to amend Public Law 815, 81st Congress, relating to school construction in federally affected areas, to make its provisions applicable to Wake Island. – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 403
  Pub. Law 85-162
    H.R. 8996
  An Act to authorize appropriations for the Atomic Energy Commission In accordance with section 261 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and for other purposes. – Aug. 21, 195771 Stat. 403
  Pub. Law 85-163
    S. 1384
  An Act to revise the definition of contract carrier by motor vehicle as set forth in section 203 (a) (15) of the Interstate Commerce Act, and for other purposes. – Aug. 22, 195771 Stat. 411
  Pub. Law 85-164
    H.R. 1058
  An Act to preserve the key deer and other wildlife resources in the Florida Keys by the establishment of a National Key Deer Refuge in the State of Florida – Aug. 22, 195771 Stat. 412
  Pub. Law 85-165
    H.R. 232
  An Act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to the readjustment of tax in the case of certain amounts received for breach of contract, and to restrict the issuance of certificates for rapid amortization of emergency facilities – Aug. 26, 195771 Stat. 413
  Pub. Law 85-166
    H.R. 4520
  An Act to amend section 401 (e) of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 in order to authorize permanent certification for certain air carriers operating between the United States and Alaska. – Aug. 26, 195771 Stat. 415
  Pub. Law 85-167
    H.R. 8090
  An Act making appropriations for civil functions administered by the Department of the Army and certain agencies of the Department of the Interior, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – Aug. 26, 195771 Stat. 416
  Pub. Law 85-168
    H.R. 52
  An Act to provide increases in service-connected disability compensation and to Increase dependency allowances – Aug. 27, 195771 Stat. 424
  Pub. Law 85-169
    S. 620
  An Act to transfer ownership to Allegany County, Md., of a bridge loaned to such county by the Bureau of Public Roads. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 425
  Pub. Law 85-170
    H.R. 9131
  An Act making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 426
  Pub. Law 85-171
    H.R. 1953
  An Act to provide that checks for benefits provided by laws administered by the Administrator of Veterans Affairs may be forwarded to the addressee in certain cases – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 440
  Pub. Law 85-172
    S. 1747
  An Act to provide for the compulsory inspection by the United States Department of Agriculture of poultry and poultry products. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 441
  Pub. Law 85-173
    S. 1113
  An Act to provide for the conveyance of certain lands of the United States to the city of Gloucester, Mass. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 449
  Pub. Law 85-174
    H.R. 2237
  An Act authorizing the transfer of certain property of the Veterans Administration (in Johnson City, Tenn.) to Johnson City National Farm Loan Association and the East Tennessee Production Credit Association, local units of the Farm Credit Administration. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 450
  Pub. Law 85-175
    H.R. 9379
  An Act to making appropriations for the Atomic Energy Commission for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 450
  Pub. Law 85-176
    S. 1383
  An Act amending section 410 of the Interstate Commerce Act to change the requirements for obtaining a freight forwarder permit. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 452
  Pub. Law 85-177
    H.R. 8992
  An Act to provide for the appointment of representatives of the United States in the organs of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and to make other provisions with respect to the participation of the United States in that Agency, and for other purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 453
  Pub. Law 85-178
    S. 1823
  An Act to authorize the conveyance of Bunker Hill Island in Lake Cumberland near Burnside, Ky., to the Commonwealth of Kentucky for public park purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 456
  Pub. Law 85-179
    S. 538
  An Act to amend Public Law 298, 84th Congress, relating to the Corregidor-Bataan Memorial Commission, and for other purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 457
  Pub. Law 85-180
    H.R. 8079
  An Act to amend the act of June 20, 1910, by deleting therefrom certain provisions relating to the establishment, deposit, and investment of funds derived from land grants to the States of New Mexico and Arizona – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 457
  Pub. Law 85-181
    H.R. 787
  An Act to authorize the exchange of certain lands between the United States of America and the State of California – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 458
  Pub. Law 85-182
    H.R. 8531
  An Act to provide an interim system for appointment of cadets to the United States Air Force Academy for an additional period of four years – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 463
  Pub. Law 85-183
    S. 1799
  An Act to facilitate the payment of Government checks, and for other purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 464
  Pub. Law 85-184
    S. 1556
  An Act granting the consent of Congress to the States of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a compact relating to their interest in, and the apportionment of, the waters of the Little Missouri and its tributaries as they affect such States, and for related purposes – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 466
  Pub. Law 85-185
    S. 319
  An Act to provide for the conveyance to the State of Maine of certain lands located in such State. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 467
  Pub. Law 85-186
    H.R. 7051
  An Act to stimulate industrial development near Indian reservations. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 468
  Pub. Law 85-187
    H.R. 3246
  An Act to authorize the exchange of lands at the United States Naval Station, San Juan, P. R., between the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the United States of America. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 469
  Pub. Law 85-188
    H.R. 993
  An Act to provide for the conveyance of certain land by the United States to the Cape Flattery School District in the State of Washington – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 470
  Pub. Law 85-189
    S. 919
  An Act to provide that certain employees in the Postal Field Service assigned to road duty, and rural carriers, shall receive the benefit of holidays created by Executive order, memorandum, or other administrative action by the President. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 470
  Pub. Law 85-190
    H.R. 3025
  An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to surrender and convey to the city of New York certain rights of access in and to Marshall, John, and Little Streets adjacent to the New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, N. Y., and for other purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 471
  Pub. Law 85-191
    S. 534
  An Act to amend section 702 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, in order to authorize the construction, reconditioning, or remodeling of vessels under the provisions of such section in shipyards in the continental United States. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 471
  Pub. Law 85-192
    S. 1417
  An Act relating to the affairs of the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 471
  Pub. Law 85-193
    S. 556
  An Act to provide for the conveyance of certain real property of the United States situated in Clark County, Nev., to the State of Nevada for the use of the Nevada State Board of Fish and Game Commissioners. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 472
  Pub. Law 85-194
    H.R. 5757
  An Act to increase the maximum amount payable by the Veterans Administration for mailing or shipping charges of personal property left by any deceased veteran on Veterans Administration property. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 472
  Pub. Law 85-195
    H.R. 6521
  An Act to repeal section 3 of the act of June 30, 1945 (59 Stat. 265). – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 472
  Pub. Law 85-196
    H.R. 6080
  An Act to provide for the conveyance of certain property of the United States in Gulfport, Miss., to the Gulfport Municipal Separate School District. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 473
  Pub. Law 85-197
    H.R. 9188
  An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to transfer to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts certain lands and improvements comprising the Castle Island Terminal Facility at South Boston in exchange for certain other lands. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 473
  Pub. Law 85-198
    S. 1971
  An Act to amend sections 4 (a) and 7 (a) of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 473
  Pub. Law 85-199
    H.R. 7467
  An Act to amend the act of March 3, 1901, with respect to the citizenship and residence qualifications or the directors of trustees of certain companies in the District of Columbia. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 474
  Pub. Law 85-200
    H.R. 8076
  An Act to provide for the termination of the Veterans Education Appeals Board established to review certain determinations and actions of the Administrator of Veterans Affairs in connection with education and training for World War II veterans. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 474
  Pub. Law 85-201
    H.R. 8929
  An Act to amend the act of August 2, 1935, as amended, to permit the disposal of lands and interests in lands by the Secretary of State to aliens. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 475
  Pub. Law 85-202
    H.R. 3819
  An Act to amend section 331 of title 28, United States Code, to provide representation of district judges on the Judicial Conference of the United States. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 476
  Pub. Law 85-203
    S. 959
  An Act to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed or food on the farm, and for other purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 477
  Pub. Law 85-204
    H.R. 2816
  An Act to provide for the conveyance of Esler Field, La., to the parish of Rapides in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 478
  Pub. Law 85-205
    S. 999
  An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to the State of North Dakota for the use and benefit of the North Dakota State School of Science. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 479
  Pub. Law 85-206
    H.R. 8005
  An Act to provide for the conveyance of interests of the United States in and to fissionable materials in certain tracts of land situated in Cook County, Illinois, and in Buffalo County, Nebraska – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 480
  Pub. Law 85-207
    S. 1631
  An Act to amend certain sections of title 13 of the United States Code, entitled ""Census."" – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 481
  Pub. Law 85-208
    H.R. 7914
  An Act to amend the Career Compensation Act of 1949 to provide incentive pay for human test subjects. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 484
  Pub. Law 85-209
    H.R. 3658
  An Act to liberalize certain criteria for determining eligibility of widows for benefits. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 485
  Pub. Law 85-210
    S. 1866
  An Act to amend the act entitled ""An Act to require the inspection and certification of certain vessels carrying passengers,"" approved May 10, 1956, in order to provide adequate time for the formulation and consideration of rules and regulations to be prescribed under such Act – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 486
  Pub. Law 85-211
    H.R. 5924
  An Act relating to the International Convention To Facilitate the Importation of Commercial Samples and Advertising Matter. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 486
  Pub. Law 85-212
    H.R. 8705
  An Act to permit articles imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the St. Lawrence seaway celebration, to be held at Chicago, Ill., to be admitted without payment of tariff, and for other purposes. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 487
  Pub. Law 85-213
    H.R. 8429
  An Act to amend the Vocational Rehabilitation Act. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 488
  Pub. Law 85-214
    S. 364
  An Act for the relief of the village of Wauneta, Nebr. – Aug. 28, 195771 Stat. 489
  Pub. Law 85-215
    H.R. 7697
  An Act to provide additional facilities necessary for the administration and training of units of the reserve components of the Armed Forces of the United States. – Aug. 29, 195771 Stat. 489
  Pub. Law 85-216
    H.J. Res. 354
  Joint resolution to authorize the designation of October 19, 1957, as National Olympic Day – Aug. 29, 195771 Stat. 490
  Pub. Law 85-217
    H.R. 5807
  An Act to amend further and make permanent the Missing Persons Act, as amended. – Aug. 29, 195771 Stat. 491
  Pub. Law 85-218
    S.J. Res. 96
  Joint resolution to authorize establishment of the United States ship Enterprise (CV-6) in the Nation's Capital as a memorial museum – Aug. 29, 195771 Stat. 494
  Pub. Law 85-219
    H.R. 3818
  An Act to provide for the maintenance of a roster of retired judges available for special judicial duty and for their assignment to such duty by the Chief Justice of the United States. – Aug. 29, 195771 Stat. 495
  Pub. Law 85-220
    H.R. 6952
  An Act to authorize the transfer of naval vessels to friendly foreign countries. – Aug. 29, 195771 Stat. 495
  Pub. Law 85-221
    H.R. 6363
  An Act to amend the act of May 24, 1928, providing for a bridge across Bear Creek at or near Lovel Point, Baltimore County, Md., to provide for the construction of another bridge, and for other purposes. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 496
  Pub. Law 85-222
    S. 2431
  An Act granting the consent of Congress to the Klamath River Basin Compact between the States of California and Oregon, and for related purposes. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 497
  Pub. Law 85-223
    H.R. 6709
  An Act to implement a treaty and agreement with the Republic of Panama, and for other purposes – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 509
  Pub. Law 85-224
    H.R. 8126
  An Act to amend section 16 (c) of the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 510
  Pub. Law 85-225
    H.R. 7864
  An Act to amend the act of May 4, 1956 (70 Stat. 130), relating to the establishment of public recreational facilities in Alaska. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 510
  Pub. Law 85-226
    H.R. 8755
  An Act to amend title II of, the Social Security Act to permit any instrumentality of two or more States to obtain social security coverage under its agreement separately for those of its employees who are covered by a retirement system and who desire such coverage, to include Alabama, Georgia, New York, and Tennessee among the States which may obtain social security coverage for policemen and firemen in positions covered by a retirement system on the same basis as other State and local employees, and to extend the period during which State agreements for social security coverage of State and local employees may be made retroactive – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 511
  Pub. Law 85-227
    H.R. 8753
  An Act to amend title II of the Social Security Act to include California, Connecticut, Minnesota, and Rhode Island among the States which are permitted to divide their retirement systems into two parts so as to obtain social security coverage, under State agreement, for only those State and local employees who desire such coverage – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 512
  Pub. Law 85-228
    H.J. Res. 408
  Joint resolution authorizing the President to invite the States of the Union and foreign countries to participate in the Saint Lawrence Seaway Celebration to be held in Chicago, Illinois, from January 1, 1959, to December 31, 1959 – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 512
  Pub. Law 85-229
    H.R. 8821
  An Act to amend title II of the Social Security Act to facilitate the provision of social security coverage for State and local employees under certain retirement systems. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 513
  Pub. Law 85-230
    H.R. 2580
  An Act to increase the storage capacity of the Whitney Dam and Reservoir and to make available 50,000 acre feet of water from the reservoir for domestic and individual use. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 513
  Pub. Law 85-231
    H.R. 7458
  An Act to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, to restrict its application in certain overseas areas, and for otlier purposes – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 514
  Pub. Law 85-232
    H.J. Res. 370
  Joint resolution to extend the time limit for the Secretary of Commerce to sell certain war-built vessels for utilization on essential trade routes 3 and 4 – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 514
  Pub. Law 85-233
    H.R. 8646
  An Act to amend the Alaska Public Works Act (63 Stat. 627, 48 U. S. C. 486 and the following) to clarify the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to convey federally owned land utilized in the furnishing of public works. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 515
  Pub. Law 85-234
    S. 2460
  An Act to authorize the transfer of certain housing projects to the city of Decatur, Ill., or to the Decatur Housing Authority. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 515
  Pub. Law 85-235
    H.R. 2842
  An Act to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for the temporary free importation of certain tanning extracts, and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to suspend temporarily the tax on the processing of coconut oil – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 516
  Pub. Law 85-236
    H.R. 4098
  An Act to provide for the conveyance to the State of California a portion of the property known as Veterans Administration Center Reservation, Los Angeles, Calif., to be used for National Guard purposes. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 516
  Pub. Law 85-237
    H.R. 5894
  An Act to amend the laws relating to the endorsement of masters on vessel documents and to provide certain additional penalties for failure to exhibit vessel documents or other papers when required by enforcement officers – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 517
  Pub. Law 85-238
    H.R. 1944
  An Act to amend title II of the Social Security Act so as to make inapplicable, in the case of the survivors of certain members of the Armed Forces, the provisions which presently prevent the payment of benefits to aliens who are outside the United States – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 518
  Pub. Law 85-239
    H.R. 8892
  An Act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to extend the time within which a minister may elect coverage as a self employed individual for social security purposes and to permit such a minister to include, for social security purposes, the value of meals and lodging furnished him for the convenience of his employer and the rental value of the parsonage furnished to him, and for other purposes. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 521
  Pub. Law 85-240
    S. 1574
  An Act to provide for the disposal of certain Federal property in the Coulee Dam and Grand Coulee areas, to provide assistance in the establishment of a municipality incorporated under the laws of Washington, and for other purposes. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 524
  Pub. Law 85-241
    H.R. 8240
  An Act to authorize certain construction at military installations, and for other purposes. – Aug. 30, 195771 Stat. 531
  Pub. Law 85-242
    S. 2603
  An Act to amend the act entitled ""An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes;"" approved June 3, 1896. – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 559
  Pub. Law 85-243
    H.J. Res. 313
  Joint resolution designating the week of November 22-28, 1957, as National Farm-City Week – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 559
  Pub. Law 85-244
    H.R. 6508
  An Act to modify the Code of Law for the District of Columbia to provide for a uniform succession of real and personal property in case of intestacy, to abolish dower and courtesy, and to grant unto a surviving spouse a statutory share in the others real estate owned at time of death, and for other purposes – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 560
  Pub. Law 85-245
    S. 268
  An Act to provide that the United States shall return to the former owners certain mineral interests in lands acquired for the Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid, and Grenada Reservoirs, Mississippi – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 563
  Pub. Law 85-246
    S. 939
  An Act to amend section 22 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended. – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 564
  Pub. Law 85-247
    H.J. Res. 404
  Joint resolution providing for the recognition and endorsement of the second World Metal lurgical Congress – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 565
  Pub. Law 85-248
    H.R. 7384
  An Act for the relief of the town of Medicine Lake, Mont. – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 565
  Pub. Law 85-249
    H.R. 9023
  An Act to amend the act of October 31, 1949, to extend until June 30, 1960, the authority of the Surgeon General to make certain payments to Bernalillo County, N. Mex., for furnishing hospital care to certain Indians. – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 566
  Pub. Law 85-250
    H.R. 6456
  An Act to amend section 304 (d) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, with respect to the disposition of certain imported articles which have been seized and condemned. – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 567
  Pub. Law 85-251
    H.R. 1214
  An Act to authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving overseas in the Armed Forces of the United States during the Korean conflict – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 567
  Pub. Law 85-252
    H.J. Res. 230
  Joint resolution to suspend the application of certain Federal laws with respect to personnel employed by the House Committee on Ways and Means in connection with the investigations ordered by H. Res. 104, Eighty-fifth Congress – Aug. 31, 195771 Stat. 567
  Pub. Law 85-253
    H.R. 3377
  An Act to promote the national defense by authorizing the construction of aeronautical research facilities and the acquisition of land by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics necessary to the effective prosecution of aeronautical research. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 568
  Pub. Law 85-254
    S. 2438
  An Act to amend the District of Columbia Business Corporation Act. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 569
  Pub. Law 85-255
    H.R. 293
  An Act to authorize settlement for certain inequitable losses in pay sustained by officers of the commissioned services under the emergency economy legislation, and for other purposes – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 575
  Pub. Law 85-256
    H.R. 7383
  An Act to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and for other purposes. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 576
  Pub. Law 85-257
    H.R. 38
  An Act to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for the temporary free importation of casein – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 579
  Pub. Law 85-258
    H.R. 499
  An Act to direct the Secretary of the Navy or his designee to convey a two thousand four hundred seventy-seven and forty-three one-hundredths acre tract of land, avigation, and sewer easements in Tarrant and Wise Counties, Texas, situated about twenty miles northwest of the city of Fort Worth, Texas, to the State of Texas – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 580
  Pub. Law 85-259
    H.R. 3367
  An Act to amend section 1867 of title 28 of the United States Code to authorize the use of certified mail in summoning jurors. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 583
  Pub. Law 85-260
    H.R. 4609
  An Act to further amend the act entitled ""An Act to authorize the conveyance of a portion of the United States military reservation at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., to the State of New York for use as a maritime school, and for other purposes,"" approved September 5, 1950, as amended – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 584
  Pub. Law 85-261
    H.R. 110
  An Act to amend section 372 of title 28, United States Code – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 586
  Pub. Law 85-262
    H.J. Res. 351
  Joint resolution to establish a Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 587
  Pub. Law 85-263
    H.R. 896
  An Act to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to furnish heraldic services – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 589
  Pub. Law 85-264
    S. 1482
  An Act to amend certain provisions of the Columbia Basin Project Act, and for other purposes. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 590
  Pub. Law 85-265
    H.R. 3940
  An Act to grant certain lands to the Territory of Alaska. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 591
  Pub. Law 85-266
    H.R. 8030
  An Act to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 with respect to acreage history. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 592
  Pub. Law 85-267
    H.R. 8679
  An Act to provide a one-year extension of the programs of financial assistance in the construction of schools in areas affected by Federal activities under the provisions of Public Law 815, Eighty-first Congress – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 593
  Pub. Law 85-268
    H.R. 4193
  An Act to amend section 1716 of title 18, United States Code, so as to conform to the act of July 14, 1956 (70 Stat. 538-540). – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 594
  Pub. Law 85-269
    S. 2377
  An Act to amend chapter 223, title 18, United States Code, to provide for the production of statements and reports of witnesses. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 595
  Pub. Law 85-270
    H.R. 4144
  An Act to provide that the commanding general of the militia of the District of Columbia shall hold the rank of brigadier general or major general – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 596
  Pub. Law 85-271
    H.R. 6562
  An Act relating to the north half section 33, township 28 south, range 56 east, Copper River meridian, Alaska. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 596
  Pub. Law 85-272
    H.R. 3028
  An Act to provide for the relief of certain female members of the Air Force, and for other purposes. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 597
  Pub. Law 85-273
    H.R. 6258
  An Act to amend the act entitled ""An Act to provide additional revenue for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes,"" approved August 17, 1937, as amended. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 598
  Pub. Law 85-274
    H.R. 5810
  An Act to provide reimbursement to the tribal council of the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in accordance with the act of September 3, 1954. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 598
  Pub. Law 85-275
    H.R. 5811
  An Act to amend subdivision b of section 14 Discharges when granted of the Bankruptcy Act, as amended, and subdivision b of section 58 Notices the Bankruptcy Act, as amended. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 599
  Pub. Law 85-276
    H.R. 4191
  An Act to amend section 633 of title 28, United States Code, prescribing fees of United States commissioners. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 600
  Pub. Law 85-277
    S. 2500
  An Act to make uniform the termination date for the use of official franks by former Members of Congress, and for other purposes. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 600
  Pub. Law 85-278
    H.R. 8508
  An Act to provide that there shall be two county committees elected under the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act for certain counties. – Sep. 2, 195771 Stat. 601
  Pub. Law 85-279
    H.R. 9302
  An Act Making appropriations for Mutual Security for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes – Sep. 3, 195771 Stat. 601
  Pub. Law 85-280
    S. 1645
  An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant easements in certain lands to the city of Las Vegas, Nev., for road-widening purposes. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 604
  Pub. Law 85-281
    H.R. 8256
  An Act to amend the District of Columbia Income and Franchise Tax Act of 1947, as amended, to exclude social security benefits and to provide additional exemptions for age and blindness, and to exempt from personal property taxation in the District of Columbia boats used solely for pleasure purposes, and for other purposes – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 605
  Pub. Law 85-282
    H.R. 580
  An Act to authorize the exchange of certain land in the State of Missouri – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 607
  Pub. Law 85-283
    S. 1996
  An Act to approve the contract negotiated with the Casper-Alcova Irrigation District, to authorize its execution, and for other purposes – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 608
  Pub. Law 85-284
    H.R. 7096
  An Act to amend paragraph 1684 of the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to istle or Tampico fiber, to admit free of duty a beta-ray spectrometer for use at Stanford University, Stanford, California, and for other purposes – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 609
  Pub. Law 85-285
    H.R. 8918
  An Act to further amend the act of August 7, 1946 (60 Stat. 896), as amended by the act of October 25, 1951 (65 Stat. 657), to provide for the exchange of lands of the United States as a site for the new Sibley Memorial Hospital, to provide for the transfer of the property of the Hahnemann Hospital of the District of Columbia, formerly the National Homeopathic Association, a corporation organized under the laws of the District of Columbia, to the Lucy Webb Hayes National Training School for Deaconesses and Missionaries, including Sibley Memorial Hospital, a corporation organized under the laws of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 610
  Pub. Law 85-286
    S. 1791
  An Act to further amend the Reorganization Act of 1949, as amended, so that such act will apply to reorganization plans transmitted to the Congress at any time before June 1, 1959. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 611
  Pub. Law 85-287
    H.R. 8994
  An Act to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, to increase the salaries of certain executives of the Atomic Energy Commission, and for other purposes. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 612
  Pub. Law 85-288
    H.R. 7972
  An Act to provide for the conveyance to the city of Warner Robins, Georgia, of certain lands and any improvements located thereon in such city – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 613
  Pub. Law 85-289
    H.R. 9406
  An Act to amend the act of June 23, 1949, as amended, to provide that telephone and telegraph service furnished Members of the House of Representatives shall be computed on a biennial rather than an annual basis. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 614
  Pub. Law 85-290
    H.J. Res. 453
  Joint resolution establishlng that the second regular session of the 85th Congress convene at noon on Tuesday, January 7, 1958 – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 614
  Pub. Law 85-291
    S. 807
  An Act for the relief of Jackson School Township, Ind. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 615
  Pub. Law 85-292
    H.R. 230
  An Act to require the Secretary of the Army to convey to the county of Los Angeles, Calif., all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to certain portions of a tract of land heretofore conditionally conveyed to such county – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 615
  Pub. Law 85-293
    H.R. 7636
  An Act to provide for the conveyance to the State of Florida of a certain tract of land in such State owned by the United States. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 616
  Pub. Law 85-294
    S. 1520
  An Act to amend An Act entitled ""An Act to provide for the disposal of federally owned property at obsolescent canalized waterways"", and for other purposes. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 616
  Pub. Law 85-295
    H.R. 7671
  An Act to amend section 116 of chapter 10 of the Federal Bankruptcy Act, to make certain equipment trust provisions applicable to aircraft and aircraft equipment of air carriers. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 617
  Pub. Law 85-296
    H.R. 9280
  An Act to facilitate the conduct of fishing operations in the Territory of Alaska, to promote the conservation of fishery resources thereof, and for other purposes. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 617
  Pub. Law 85-297
    S.J. Res. 18
  Joint resolution authorize and request the President to issue a proclamation in connection with the centennial of the birth of Theodore Roosevelt – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 617
  Pub. Law 85-298
    H.R. 2136
  An Act to amend section 124 (c) of title 28 of the United States Code so as to transfer Shelby County from the Beaumont to the Tyler division of the eastern district of Texas. – Sep. 4, 195771 Stat. 618
  Pub. Law 85-299
    H.R. 3370
  An Act to amend section 1871 of title 28, United States Code, to increase the mileage and subsistence allowances of grand and petit jurors. – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 618
  Pub. Law 85-300
    H.R. 1937
  An Act to authorize the construction, maintenance, and operation by the Armory Board of the District of Columbia of a stadium in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 619
  Pub. Law 85-301
    H.R. 9282
  An Act to provide additional office space in home districts of Congressmen, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners. – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 85-302
    H.R. 7964
  An Act to remove the limitation on the use of certain real property heretofore conveyed to the city of Austin, Tex., by the United States. – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 622
  Pub. Law 85-303
    H.R. 6760
  An Act to grant to the Territory of Alaska title to certain lands beneath tidal waters, and for other purposes. – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 623
  Pub. Law 85-304
    H.R. 8928
  An Act to amend the act of June 9, 1880, entitled ""An Act to grant to the corporate authorities of the city of Council Bluffs, in the State of Iowa, for public uses, a certain lake or bayou situated near said city."" – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 625
  Pub. Law 85-305
    H.J. Res. 253
  Joint resolution to establish a commission to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the Civil War, and for other purposes – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 626
  Pub. Law 85-306
    H.R. 7536
  An Act to amend the act of January 12, 1951, as amended to continue in effect the provisions of title II of the First War Powers Act, 1941. – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 628
  Pub. Law 85-307
    S. 2229
  An Act to provide for Government guarantee of private loans to certain air carriers for purchase of modern aircraft and equipment, to foster the development and use of modern transport aircraft by such carriers, and for other purposes – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 629
  Pub. Law 85-308
    S. 2434
  An Act to amend the act entitled ""An Act to provide books for the adult blind."" – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 630
  Pub. Law 85-309
    H.R. 3625
  An Act to amend section 214 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, to prevent the use of arbitrary stock par values to evade Interstate Commerce Commission jurisdiction. – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 631
  Pub. Law 85-310
    S. 2413
  An Act to clarify the authority of the President to fill the judgeship for the district of South Dakota authorized by the act of February 10, 1954, and to repeal the prohibition contained in such act against filling the next vacancy occurring in the office of district judge for such district – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 631
  Pub. Law 85-311
    S. 2080
  An Act relating to the computation of annual income for the purpose of payment of death benefits to parents or pension for non-service-connected disability or death in certain cases. – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 85-312
    H.R. 2486
  An Act to authorize Commodity Credit Corporation to grant relief with respect to claims arising out of deliveries of eligible surplus feed grains in ineligible dates in connection with purchase orders under its emergency feed program. – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 632
  Pub. Law 85-313
    H.R. 277
  An Act to amend title 17 of the United States Code entitled ""Copyrights"" to provide for a statute of limitations with respect to civil actions – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 633
  Pub. Law 85-314
    H.R. 7900
  An Act to permit the Secretary of Agriculture to sell to individuals land in Ottawa County, Michigan, which was acquired pursuant to the provisions of title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act – Sep. 7, 195771 Stat. 633
  Pub. Law 85-315
    H.R. 6127
  An Act to provide means of further securing and protecting the civil rights of persons within the jurisdiction of the United States. – Sep. 9, 195771 Stat. 634
  Pres. Proc. 3197   An Act to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes. – Aug. 29, 195771 Stat. 639