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S. 2455 (91st): An Act to authorize appropriations for the Civil Rights Commission and for other purposes


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 25, 1970 (Passed Congress).


1356                                PUBLIC LAW 91-521-NOV. 25, 1970                 [84 STAT.

                 on Wolfe Island and also a bridge and approaches thereto, from the
                 westerly side of Wolfe Island across the westerly or Canadian channel
                 of the Saint Lawrence Eiver to a point at or near Kingston, in the
                 Province of Ontario, Canada, and to collect tolls for the use thereof,
                so far as the United States has jurisdiction over the waters of the
                 Saint Lawrence River, in accordance with the provisions of the Act
                entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges across navi-
  34 Stat. 84.  gable waters,'- approved March 23, 1906, and subject to the approval
  33 u s e 491.
                of the proper authorities in Canada.
                   SEC. 2. The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority, its successor and
                assigns, is hereby authorized to enter into contracts and other agree-
                ments, with the appropriate governmental authorities in Canada, nec-
                essary or incidental to the construction, maintenance, and operation of
                its facilities.
  C ommencement    SEC. 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 6 of the Act of
and completion,
time limit.     March 23, 1906 (33 U.S.C. 496), this Act shall be null and void unless
                the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority, its successors or assigns, shall
                commence construction of the bridge referred to in the first section of
                this Act within three years and shall complete the construction of said
                additional bridge within eight years "from the date of enactment of
                this Act.
  Tolls.           SEC. 4. The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority, its successors and
                assigns, is hereby authorized to fix and charge tolls for transit over
                such bridge and in accordance with any laws of the State of New York
                or the United States applicable thereto, and the rates of tolls so fixed
                shall be the legal rates until changed by the Secretary of Transporta-
                tion under the authority contained in the Act of March 23, 1906.
                   SEC. 5. The enactment of this Act shall not be construed a;s repealing
                or amending the provisions of an Act entitled "An Act authorizing
                the New York Development Association, Incorporated, its successors
                and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the
                Saint Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, New York" approved
                March 4, 1929.
                   SEC. 6. The bonds or notes issued by the Thousand Islands Bridge
                Authority to finance the facilities authorized pursuant to this Act
                shall be deemed to be obligations issued by a political subdivision of
                the State of New York.
                   SEC. 7. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby
                expressly reserved.
                   Approved November 2 , 1970.


                   Public Law 91-521
                                                     AN A P T
November25, 1970                                      ^  ^^
       [s. 2455]   To authorize appropriations for the Civil Rights Commission, and. for other
                                                    purposes.
                   Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
 Civil Rights    United States of America in Congress assemhled^
Commission.
                   SECTION 1. Subsection (a) of section 103 of the Civil Rights Act of
 78 Stat. 250.   1957 (71 Stat. 635; 42 U.S.C. 1975b(a)), as amended, is further
 Compensation.
                 amended as follows: Strike "$75" and insert in lieu thereof "$100".
                   SEC. 2. Subsection (a) of section 105 of the Civil Rights Act of 1957
                 (71 Stat. 636; 42 U.S.C. 1975d(a)), as amended, is further amended
                 as follows: Strike "$75" and insert in lieu thereof "$100".
 Appropriations.   SEC. 3. Section 106 of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 (71 Stat. 636; 42
 81 Stat. 582.   U.S.C. 1975e), as amended, is further amended to read as follows:

84 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-522-NOV. 25, 1970 1357 "SEC. 106. For the purjjoses of carrying out this Act, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30,1970, the sum of $3,400,000, and for each fiscal year thereafter until January 31,1973, the sum of $3,400,000." SEC. 4. Subsection (e) of section 102 of the Civil Eights Act of 1957 Defamatory re- (71 Stat. 634, as amended, 78 Stat. 249) is amended by inserting the port, answer. 42 u s e 197Sa. following after the last period: "If a report of the Commission tends to defame, degrade or incriminate any person, then the report shall be delivered to such person thirty days before the report shall be made public in order that such person may make a timely answer to the report. Each person so defamed, degraded or incriminated in such Filing. report may file with the Commission a verified answer to the report not later than twenty days after service of the report upon him. Upon a showing of good cause, the Commission may grant the person an extension of time within which to file such answer. Each answer shall plainly and concisely state the facts and law constituting the person's reply or defense to the charges or allegations contained in the report. Such answer shall be published as an appendix to the report. The right to answer within these time limitations and to have the answer annexed to the Commission report shall be limited only by the Commission's power to except from the answer such matter as it determines has been inserted scandalously, prejudiciously or unnecessarily." Approv^ed November 25, 1970. Public Law 91-522 AN ACT November25, 1970 To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1033, as amended, and reenacted [H.R. 13978] and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1937, as amended, to author- ize marketing research and promotion projects including paid advertising for almonds. Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the Z/nited States of Arnenca in Congress assembled,, That section (8) (c) Almonds. Marketing orders, (6) (I) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933, as amended, and paid advertising. reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1937, 68 Stat. 906; is further amended as follows by— Ante, p. 827. 7 u s e 608c. (1) inserting "almonds," before the word "cherries"; (2) inserting before the colon at the end of the first proviso the following: "and with respect to almonds may provide for crediting the pro rata expense assessment obligations of a handler with all or any j)ortion of his direct expenditures for such marketing pro- motion including paid advertising as may be authorized by the order"; and (3) amending the second proviso to read as follows: " : Pro- Ante, p. 333» vided further^1 That the inclusion in a Federal marketing order of provisions for research and marketing promotion, including paid advertising, shall not be deemed to preclude, preempt or supersede any such provisions in any State program covering the same commodity." Approved November 25, 1970.