P U B L I C LAW 11-MAR. 14, 1955
60 Stat. 850.
SEC. 4. (a) Section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, as amended, is amended to read as follows: " (a) The compensation of Senators, Representatives in Congress, Delegates from the Territories, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico shall be at the rate of $22,500 per annum each; and the compensation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall be at the rate of $35,000 per annum." (b) Section 601(b) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, as amended (relative to expense allowances of Members of Congress), is hereby repealed. (c) Section 104 of title 3 of the United States Code (relating to the compensation of the Vice President) is amended by striking out "$30,000" and substituting therefor "$35,000". SEC. 5. The provisions of this Act shall take elfect on March 1, 1955. Approved March 2, 1955.
Repeal. 2 USC 31a.
63 Stat. 4.
Public Law 10 JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the National Housing Act, as amended.
Resolved ly the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 217 of the National Housing Act, as amended, is hereby amended by striking out "$1,500,000,000, except that with the approval of the President such aggregate amount may be increased by not to exceed $500,000,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$3,500,000,000". Approved March 11, 1955. Public Law 11
2 USC 31.
March 11, 1955 [S. J. R e s. 42]
F H A mortgage insurance. 68 Stat. 596. 12 USC 1715h.
AN ACT To authorize personnel of the Armed Forces to train for, attend, and participate in the Second Pan-American Games, the Seventh Olympic Winter Games, Games of the XVI Olympiad, future Pan-American Games and Olympic Games, and certain other international amateur sports competitions, and for other purposes.
March 14, 1955 [S. 829]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of July p^lcipation**in 1, 1947 (Public Law 159, Eightieth Congress; 61 Stat. 243), is hereby oj;ympic Games, amended to read as follows: "That as used in this Act, the term etc. 'Secretary' means the Secretary of Defense, and, with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a part of the Navy, the Secretary of the Treasury, as the case may be. "SEC. 2. (a) The Secretary concerned is authorized (1) to permit personnel of the Armed Forces to train for, attend, and participate in the Second Pan-American Games, the Seventh Olympic Winter Games, the Games of the X VI Olympiad, future Pan-American Games and Olympic Games, and (2) subject to the limitation contained in subsection (b) herein, to permit personnel of the Armed Forces to train for, attend, and participate in other international amateur sports competition not specified in (1) above, if the Secretary of State determines that the interests of the United States will be served by participation therein. Report " (b) The Secretary of Defense shall, not later than thirty days prior gress. to C o nto the commitment of personnel pursuant to the authority contained in subsection (a)(2) hereof, furnish to the Committees on Armed