Pan America n Health Organization. Head q u a r t e r s site.
PUBLIC LAW 86-396-MAR. 28, 1960
ST A T
also serves as the regional organization of the World Health Organization; and Whereas the Government of the United States, at the X III Pan American Sanitary Conference in 1950, invited the Pan American Health Organization to make its permanent headquarters in the United States and offered a site for this purpose; and Whereas there are many advantages for locating the Organization headquarters in Washington, where it can continue to enjoy close and mutually profitable working relations with the United States Public Health Service and other governmental, academic, and research organizations: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary for the Administrator of General Services to acquire by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise, including any expenses of such acquisitions, the land in the northwest section of the District of Columbia, known as square 59, bounded on the north and south by Virginia Avenue and E Street, and on the east and west by Twenty-second and Twenty-third Streets, together with any building and improvements thereon. SEC, 2. The Administrator of General Services is hereby authorized to convey, without consideration, the property acquired under section 1 of this Act to the Pan American Health Organization, formerly known as the Pan American Sanitary Bureau and the Pan American Sanitary Organization, for use as a headquarters site, subject to the condition that the site development plan be coordinated with the National Capital Planning Commission. Approved March 28, 1960. Public Law 86-396
March 28, 1960 [S. 1712]
46 USC 526u. 54 Stat. 163.
AN ACT To extend the application of the Motorboat Act of 1940 to certain possessions of the United States.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (c) of section 6 of the Federal Boating Act of 1958, approved September 2, 1968 (72 Stat. 1754), is amended to read as follows: "(c) Such Act of April 25, 1940 (46 U.S.C. 526-526t), is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: " 'SEC. 22. (a) This Act shall ajpply to every motorboat or vessel on the navigable waters of the United States, Guam, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, and every motorboat or vessel owned in a State and using the high seas. " ' (b) As used in this Act— " 'The term "State" means a State of the United States, Guam, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia.' " Approved March 28, 1960.