Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 72 Part 1.djvu/219
[72 Stat. 179] [72 Stat. 179]
PUBLIC LAW 85-000—MMMM. DD, 1958
PUBLIC LAW 86-445-JUNE 4, 1958
SEC. 2. Section 22 of the Organic Act of Guam (64 Stat. 384, 389; 48 U.S.C. 1424) is further amended by inserting at the end of subsection (a) thereof the following additional paragraph: Appelate "Appeals to the District Court of Guam shall be heard and deter- s i o n. mined by an appellate division of the court consisting of three judges, of whom two shall constitute a quorum. The judge appointed for the court by the President shall be the presiding judge of the appellate division and shall preside therein unless disqualified or otherwise unable to act. The other judges who are to sit in the appellate division at any session shall be designated by the presiding judge from among the judges assigned to the court irom time to time pursuant to section 24(a) of this Act. The concurrence of two judges shall be necessary to any decision by the District Court of Guam on the merits of an appeal but the presiding judge alone may make any appropriate orders with respect to an appeal prior to the hearing and determination thereof on the merits and may dismiss an appeal for want of jurisdiction or failure to take or prosecute it in accordance with the applicable law or rules of procedure." SEC. 3. Subsection (a) of section 24 of the Organic Act of Guam (64 Stat. 384,390; 48 U.S.C. 1424b), as amended, is further amended as follows: "(a) The President shall, by and with the advice and consent of Judge.i n t Appo the Senate, appoint a judge for the District Court of Guam who shall etc hold office for the term of eight years and until his successor is chosen and qualified unless sooner removed by the President for cause. The judge shall receive a salary payable by the United States which shall be at the rate prescribed for judges of the United States district courts. "The Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit of the United States may assign a judge of the Island Court of Guam or a judge of the High Court of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands or a circuit or district judge of the ninth circuit, or the Chief Justice of the United States may assign any other United States circuit or district judge with the consent of the judge so assigned and of the chief judge of his circuit, to serve temporarily as a judge in the District Court of Guam whenever it is made to appear that such an assignment is necessary for the proper dispatch of the business of the court." Approved June 4, 1958.
Public Law 85-445 JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the President to proclaim annually the week which includes July 4 as "National Safe Boating Week".
Whereas our people in increasing numbers are taking part in boating activities on the waters of our Nation, with more than twenty million expected to participate during 1968; and Whereas safety is essential for the full enjoyment of boating; and Whereas many lives can be spared and injuries and property damage avoided by safe boating practices; and Whereas it is proper and fitting that national attention should be focused on the need for safe boating practices: Therefore be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,^ That the President of the United States is authorized and requested to proclaim annually the week which includes July 4 as "National Safe Boating Week". Approved June 4, 1958.
June 4. 1958 [H. J. R e «. 378]