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24 Veterans. 66 Stat. 306. 50 U S C app. 1884.

61 Stat. 198. 50 USC a p p. 1894. 63 Stat. 22.

Termination. 66 Stat. 306. 50 USC app. 1894.

66 Stat. 307.

66 Stat. 307. Critical defense housing area. 65 Stat. 145. 50 USC a p p. 1894.

PUBLIC LAW 23-APR. 30, 1953

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SEC. 2. Section 4 of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, is amended— (a) by striking out "1953" in subsection (e) of said section and inserting in lieu thereof "1954-'; and (b) by inserting after the words "veterans of World W a r II " wherever they appear in said section the words "and of the Korean conflict". SEC. 3. Paragraph (5) of subsection (b) of section 204 of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, is repealed. SEC. 4. Paragraph (1) of subsection (e) of section 204 of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, is amended by striking out "(whether or not under Federal rent control)" in the first sentence, and by striking out the second sentence. SEC. 5. (a) Subsection (f) of section 204 of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(5)(A) Notwithstanding any provision of paragraph (1) of this subsection— " (i) the provisions of this title shall cease to be in effect at the close of July 31, 1953, in the areas described in subparagraph (1)(B) and (C) of this subsection in which maximum rents were in effect on April 30, 1953; and "(ii) the provisions of this title shall cease to be in effect at the close of April 30, 1954, in any area which has been or is certified under subsection (1) of this section as a critical defense housing area. " (B) Any such area which was certified as a critical defense housing area prior to the date of enactment of the Housing and Rent Act of 1953 shall be reviewed by the President in the light of the new criteria applicable to critical defense housing areas and shall be continued under control after such review (which must be concluded by July 31, 1953), only if, after such review and prior to such date, the President determines that such area meets the requirements for certification under section 201(1) as amended by such Act, and publishes in the Federal Register notice that such determination has been made." (b) Paragraph (3) of subsection (f) of section 204 of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, is amended by striking out "(1)"' and inserting in lieu thereof " (5)". (c) Paragraph (4) of subsection (f) of section 204 of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, is amended by striking out "(1) or (3) " and inserting in lieu thereof " (3) or (5)". SEC. 6. The second sentence of subsection (1) of section 204 of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, is amended by striking out "without exception" and inserting in lieu thereof "except housing accommodations the construction of which was completed on or after February 1, 1947, or which are additional housing accommodations created by conversion on or after February 1, 1947". The fourth sentence of such subsection is amended by striking out "subsection (e) or (j) " where it appears in the matter preceding the colon and inserting in lieu thereof "subsection (c), (e), or (j)". The last sentence of such subsection is amended to read as follows: "No area shall be certified as a critical defense housing area under the authority granted in this subsection unless all the following conditions exist in such