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Text of Joint resolution designating the premises occupied by the Chief of Naval Operations as the official residence of the Vice President, ...

...the Vice President, effective upon the termination of service of the incumbent Chief of Naval Operations.

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 12, 1974. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 12, 1974 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

340                                               PUBLIC LAW 93-346-JULY 12, 1974                       [88 STAT.

                               Public Law 93-346
   July 12,1974                                             JOINT RESOLUTION
  [S. J . R e s . 202]
                               Designating the premises occupied by the Chief of Naval Operations as the
                                official residence of the Vice President, effective upon the termination of service
                                of the incumbent Chief of Naval Operations.
                                  Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  Vice P r e s i d e n t
of the United                  States of America in Congress assembled, That, effective upon termi-
States.                        nation of service by the incumbent in the office of Chief of Naval
  Official tempo-
rary r e s i d e n c e ,       Operations, Department of the Navy, the Government-owned house
designation.                   together with furnishings, associated grounds and related facilities
  3 u s e 111 n o t e .        which are and have been used as the residence of the Chief of Naval
                               Operations, shall thenceforth be available for, and shall be designated
                               as, the official temporary residence of the Vice President of the United
                               States.
   3 u s e 111 n o t e .          SEC. 2. As in the case of the White House, the official temporary
                               residence of the Vice President shall be adequately staffed and pro-
                               vided with such appropriate equipment, furnishings, dining facilities,
                               services, and other provisions as may be required, under the supervision
                               and direction of the Vice President, to enable him to perform and
                               discharge appropriately the duties, functions, and obligations associ-
                               ated with his high office.
  Staffing and
maintenance by                    SEC. 3. The Secretary of the Navy shall, subject to the supervision
Secretary of                   and control of the Vice President, provide for the staffing, care,
Navy.                          maintenance, repair, improvement, alteration, and furnishing of the
  3 u s e 111 n o t e .
                               official residence and grounds of the Vice President.
   Appropriation.                 SEC. 4. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as
   3 u s e 111 n o t e .
                               may be necessary from time to time to carry out the foregoing purpioses.
                               During any interim period until and before such funds are so appropri-
                               ated, the Department of the Navy shall make provision for staffing
                               and other appropriate services in connection with the official temporary
                               residence of the Vice President, subject to reimbursement therefor
                               Out of any contingency funds available to the Executive.
  e h i e f of N a v a l          SEC. 5. I t is the sense of Congress that living accommodations,
O p e r a t i o n s , living
accommodations.                generally equivalent to those available to the highest ranking officer
  3 u s e H I note.            on active duty in each of the other military services, should be provided
                               for the Chief of Naval Operations.
                                  Approved July 12, 1974.

                               Public Law 93-347
    July 1 2 , 1 9 7 4                                            AN ACT
      [S.3458]
                                   To continue domestic food assistance programs, and for other purposes.

                                 Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
   Food stamp and
s p e c i a l milk pro-        United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 4(a)
grams.                         of the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973, as amended
                               (87 Stat. 221, as amended, 7 U.S.C. 612c note), is amended to read as
                               follows:
  eommodity                      "SEC. 4. (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Sec-
distribution.
                               retary of Agriculture shall until July 1, 1975, (i) use funds available
                               under provisions of section 32 of Public Law 320, Seventy-fourth Con-
                               gress, as amended (7 U.S.C. 612c), and not otherwise expended or nec-
                               essary for such purposes to purchase, without regard to the provisions
                               of existing law governing the expenditure of public funds, agricul-
                               tural commodities and their products of the types customarily pur-
                               chased under section 32 (which may include seafood commodities and
                               their products) to maintain the traditional level of assistance for food
                               assistance programs as are authorized by law, including but not lim-