< Back to H.J.Res. 283 (86th Congress, 1959–1960)

Text of Joint resolution to authorize participation by the United States in parliamentary conferences with Mexico

This resolution was enacted on April 9, 1960. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 9, 1960 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

40                                           PUBLIC LAW 86-420-APR. 9, 1960                              [74 ST A T .

                         Public Law 86-420
   April 9. I960                                     J^^NT RESOLUTION
 [H. J. Res. 283]        TQ. authorize participation by the F n i t e d States in p a r l i a m e n t a r y conferences
                                                          w i t h Mexico.

                            Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  Mexico-U. S. In-
terparliam e n t a r y   States of America in Congress assembled^ That not to exceed twenty-
group.                   four Member's of Congress shall be appointed to meet jointly and at
                         least annually with representatives of the Chamber of Deputies and
                         Chamber of Senators of the Mexican Congress for discussion of com-
                         mon problems in the interests of relations between the United States
                         and Mexico. Of the Members of the Congress to be appointed for
                         the purposes of this resolution (hereinafter designated as the United
                         States group) half shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House
                         from Members of the House (not less than four of whom shall be
                         from the Foreign Affairs Committee), and half shall be appointed
                         by the President of the Senate from Members of the Senate (not
                         less than four of whom shall be from the Foreign Relations Com-
                         mittee) . Such appointments shall be for the period of each meeting
                         of the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary group except for
                         the four members of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and the four
                         members of the Foreign Relations Committee, whose appointments
                         shall be for the duration of each Congress.
  Appropriation.            SEC. 2. An appropriation of $30,000 annually is authorized, $15,000
                         of which shall be for the House delegation and $15,000 for the Senate
                         delegation, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to assist in meeting
                         the expenses of the United States group of the Mexico-United States
                         Interparliamentary group for each fiscal year for which an appro-
                         priation is made, the House and Senate portions of such appropriation
                         to be disbursed on vouchers to be approved by the Chairman of the
                         House delegation and the Chairman of the Senate delegation,
                         respectively.
  Report t o Con-           SEC. 3. T h e United States group of the Mexico-United States
gresB.
                         Interparliamentary group shall submit to the Congress a report for
                         each fiscal year for which an appropriation is made including its
                         expenditures under such appropriation.
                            SEC. 4. The certificate of the Chairman of the House delegation or
                         the Senate delegation of the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary
                         group shall hereafter be final and conclusive upon the accounting
                         officers in the auditing of the accounts of the United States group of
                         the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary group.
                           Approved April 9, 1960.


                         Public Law 86-421
   A M a ,o.n                                                       AN A C T
   April 9, 1960
   [H. R. 6329]          'Y() convey certain land in McKinley County, New Mexico, to the Xavajo Tribe
                                                           of Indians.
                           Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
  Navajo Indians.        United States of America in Congress assembled^ That in order that
  Conveyance.
                         the Navajo Indian Tribe might enjoy the continued use of lands
                         described in section 2 hereof upon which they have expended consider-
                         able funds in improvements and in order that they might construct
                         further extensive community improvements and facilities, all of the
                         right, title, and interest of the United States in the lands described