< 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