The text of the bill below is as of Jun 19, 1962 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).
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76 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 87-490-JUNE 19, 1962 105 Public Law 87-490 AN ACT J u n e 19, 1962 To amend the Bretton Woods Agreements Act to authorize the United States to [H. R. 10162] participate in loans to the International Monetary Fund to strengthen the international monetary system. Be it endcted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled^ That the Bretton Bretton Woods Agreements Act, Woods Agreements Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 286—286k-l), is amendment. amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sections: 59 Stat. 512; 73 Stat. 80. "SEC. 17. (a) I n order to carry out the purposes of the decision of January 5, 1962, of the Executive Directors of the International Monetary Fund, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to make loans, not to exceed $2,000,000,000 outstanding at any one time, to the F u n d under article V I I , section 2 ( i ) , of the Articles of Agreement of the Fund. Any loan under the authority granted in this subsection shall be made with due regard to the present and prospective balance of payments and reserve position of the United States. (b) F o r the purpose of making loans to the International Mone- Appropriation. tary Fund pursuant to this section, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated $2,000,000,000, to remain available until expended to meet calls by the International Monetary Fund. Any payments made to the United States by the International Monetary Fund as a repay- ment on account of the principal of a loan made under this section shall continue to be available for loans to the International Monetary Fund. "(c) Payments of interest and charges to the United States on account of any loan to the International Monetary Fund shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. I n addition to the amount authorized in subsection ( b ) , there is hereby authorized to be appropriated such amounts as may be necessary for the payment of charges in connection w^ith any purchases of currencies or gold by the United States from the International Monetary Fund. "SEC. 18. Any purchases of currencies or gold by the United States Currencies or from the International Monetary Fund may be transferred to and gold p u r c h a s e s , transfer. administered by the fund established by section 10 of the Gold Reserve Act of 1934, as amended (31 U.S.C. 822a), for use in accordance with 48 Stat. 3 4 1 . the provisions of that section. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to utilize the resources of that fund for the purpose of any repayments in connection with such transactions." SEC. 2. The last sentence of section 7(c) of the Bretton Woods Special n o t e s . 59 Stat. 514. Agreements Act (22 U.S.C. 286e) is amended to read as follows: "The face amount of special notes issued to the Fund under the authority of this subsection and outstanding at any one time shall not exceed in the aggregate the amount of the subscription of the United States actually paid to the Fund and the dollar equivalent of currencies and gold which the United States shall have purchased from the F u n d in accordance with the Articles of Agreement, and the face amount of such notes issued to the Bank and outstanding at any one time shall not exceed in the aggregate the amount of the subscription of the United States actually paid to the Bank under article I I , section 7 ( i ) , of the Articles of Agreement of the Bank." Approved June 19, 1962.