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H.R. 11438 (94th): An Act to amend title 5, United States Code, to grant court leave to Federal employees when called as witnesses in certain judicial proceedings, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 15, 1976 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 94-310—JUNE 5, 1976                                   90 STAT. 687

Public Law 94-310
94th Congress
                                  An Act
To amend title 5, United States Code, to grant court leave to Federal employees    June 15, 1976
  when called as witnesses in certain judicial proceedings, and for other pur-      [H.R. 11438]
  poses.

   Be it enacted hy the Senate and Rouse of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 6322                 Federal
(a) (2) of title 5, United States Code, relating to leave for witness             employees.
service, is amended to read as follows:                                           Court leave.
        "(2) other than as provided in subsection (b) of this section, as
     a witness on behalf of any party in connection with any judicial
     proceeding to which the United States, the District of Columbia,
     or a State or local government is a party;".
   SEC. 2. Section 6(b) (2) of the Act entitled "An Act to amend title 5,
United States Code, to revise, clarify, and extend the provisions
relating to court leave for employees of the United States and the
District of Columbia", approved December 19, 1970 (2 U.S.C. 130b
 (b) (2)), is amended to read as follows:
        "(2) other than as provided in subsection (c) of this section,
     as a witness on behalf of any party in connection with any judicial
     proceeding to which the United States, the District of Columbia,
     or a State or local government is a party;".
   SEC. 3. (a) Subsection (g) of section 8906 of title 5, United States
Code, is amended by striking out the period at the end thereof and
inserting in lieu thereof the following: "and which may be made
available until expended.".
   (b) Section 10 of the Retired Federal Employees Health Benefits
Act of 1960 (74 Stat. 849) is amended by striking out the period at
the end thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "and which
may be made available until expended.".
   SEC. 4. The amendments made by this Act shall take effect on                   Effective date.
October 1, 1976, or on the date of the enactment of this Act, which-              2 u s e 130b note.
ever date is later.
   Approved June 15, 1976.
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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
HOUSE REPORT No. 94-814 (Comm. on Post Office and Civil Service).
SENATE REPORT No. 94-830 (Comm. on Post Office and Civil Service).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 122 (1976):
     Feb. 17, considered and passed House.
     May 19, considered and passed Senate, amended.
     June 3, House concurred in Senate amendment.

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