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H.J.Res. 465 (86th): Joint resolution approving certain additional powers conferred upon the Bi-State Development Agency by the States of Missouri and Illinois

The text of the resolution below is as of Sep 21, 1959 (Passed Congress).


582                                        PUBLIC LAW 86-303-SEPT. 21, 1959                [73   ST A T .

                             SEC. 2. The consent of Congress granted pursuant to this joint
                          resolution is subject to the following conditions or requirements:
                              (a) The right to alter, amend, or repeal this joint resolution is
                          hereby expressly reserved.
                              (b) Any long-range plan, when adopted by concurrent legislation of
                          the compacting statis, shall be submitted to Congress for its consent
                          before such long-range plan becomes effective.
                              (c) Any concurrent legislation enacted by the compacting states
                          amending or supplementing this compact shall be submitted to Con-
                          gress for its consent before such legislation becomes effective, except
                          that this subsection shall not apply to article 4.6 of this compact.
                             (d) The New York-New Jersey Transportation Agency Compact
  R e p o r t s to Con-
gress.                    shall submit to Congress the same periodic reports it is required to
                          make to the governors and legislatures of the compacting states, pur-
                          suant to and under tlie same conditions of section 3.8 of the compact.
                              (e) The right is hereby reserved to the Congress to require the dis-
                          closure and furnishing of such information or data as is deemed
                          appropriate by the Congress. Congress shall have access to all books,
                          records or papers of the New York-New Jersey Transportation Agency
                          as well as the ri^ht of inspection of any facility being used or under
                          the control of said Agency.
                              (f) Nothing contained in this joint resolution or the Compact set
                          out herein shall be construed as impairing or in any manner affecting
                          any right or jurisdiction of any department, agency, bureau or other
                          office of the United States Government having regulatory or adminis-
                          trative powers over or concerning interstate or foreign commerce.
                              Approved September 2 1 , 1959.


                          Public Law 86-303
September 2 1 , 1959                                 JOINT RESOLUTION
  [H. J. Res. 465]        Approvin? certain additional powers conferred upon tlie Bi-State Development
                                          Agency by the States of Missouri and Illinois.

                          Whereas the Congress in consenting to the compact between Missouri
                             and Illinois creating the Bi-State Development Agency and the
                             Bi-State Metropolitan District in Public Law 743, Eighty-first
   64 Stat. 568.             Congress, approved August 31, 1950, provided that no power or
                            powers shall be exercised by the Bi-State Agency under that cer-
                            tain portion of article I I I of such compact which reads:
                                  "8. To exercise such additional powers as shall be conferred
                               on it by the legislature of either state concurred in by the legis-
                               lature of the other or by Act of Congress."
                             unless and until such power or powers shall have been conferred
                             upon the Bi-State Agency by the legislature of one of the States to
                            the compact and concurred in by the legislature of the other and
                            shall have been approved by an Act of Congress; and
                          Whereas such States have now enacted certain legislation in order
                             to confer certain additional powers on such Bi-State Development
                             Agency: Now, therefore, be it
                             Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  B i - S t a t e De-
velopment Agency,         States of America in Congress assembled^ That the Congress hereby
Mo .-111.                 approves the additional powers conferred on the Bi-State Develop-
  Additional pow-
ers.                      ment Agency by senate bill numbered 364, Daws of Illinois 1953;
                          senate bill numbered 97, Laws of Illinois 1959; senate bill numbered
                          11, Laws of Missouri 1957, second extra session; and senate bill num-
                          bered 25, Laws of Missouri 1959.

73 S T A T . ] PUBLIC LAW 86-306-SEPT. 21, 1959 583 SEC. 2. The provisions of Public Law 743, Eighty-first Congress, approved August 31, 1950 (64 Stat. 568), shall apply to the additional powers approved under this joint resolution to the same extent as if such additional powers were conferred under the provisions of the compact consented to in such public law. SEO. 3. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this joint resolution is expressly reserved. SEO. 4. The right is hereby reserved to the Congress and to its data. F urn i s. h ing of standing committees to require the disclosure and furnishing of such information or data by the Bi-State Development Agency as is deemed appropriate by the Congress or any such committee. Approved September 2 1 , 1959. Public Law 86-304 JOINT RESOLUTION September 21, 195S Designating the 17th day of December 1959 as "Wright Brothers Day". [H. J. Res. 513] Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled., That the I7th day of Decem- Day." "Wright Brothers ber 1959 is hereby designated as "Wright Brothers Day", in commemo- Proclamation au- ration of the first successful flights in a heavier-than-air, mechanically thorization. propelled airplane, which were made by Orville and Wilbur Wright on December 17,1903, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation inviting the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved September 2 1 , 1959. Public Law 86-305 JOINT RESOLUTION September 21, 1959 Establishing that the second regular session of the Eighty-sixth Congress con- [H. J. Res. 531] vene at noon on Wednesday, .January 6, 1960. Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assemhled., That the second regular 86th Congress. Second session. session of the Eighty-sixth Congress shall begin at noon on Wednes- day, January 6,1960. Approved September 2 1 , 1959. Public Law 86-306 AN A C T September 21, 1959 To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act with respect to the crediting of ["• ^- ^^^^ service of United States commissioners for purposes of such Act. Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assemhled., That section 3(i) u. s. c o m m i s - sioners. of the Civil Service Retirement Act (5 U.S.C. 2253 (i)) is amended— Service credit. (1) by striking out in the first sentence thereof "on the basis 70 Stat. 746. of one three-hundred-and-thirteenth of a year for each day on which such United States Commissioner renders service in such capacity" and inserting in lieu thereof "on the basis of one three- hundred-and-thirteenth of a year for each day prior to J u l y 1, 1945, and one two-hundred-and-sixtieth of a year for each day