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[76 Stat. 892]
[76 Stat. 892]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1962

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PUBLIC L/VW 87-794-OCT. 11, 1962

[76 STAT.

served as an officer, attorney, agent, or employee occupying a position or engaging in activities which the Secretary of Commerce shall have determined involve discretion with respect to the provision of such financial assistance. SEC. 319. PENALTIES. Whoever makes a false statement of a material fact knowing it to be false, or knowingly fails to disclose a material fact, or whoever willfully overvalues any security, for the purpose of influencing in any way the action of the Secretary of Commerce under this chapter, or for the purpose of obtaining money, property, or anything of value under this chapter, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned for not more than two years, or both. SEC. 320. SUITS. I n providing technical and financial assistance under sections 313 and 314, the Secretary of Commerce may sue and be sued in any court of record of a State having general jurisdiction or in any United States district court, and jurisdiction is conferred upon such district court to determine such controversies without regard to the amount in controversy; but no attachment, injunction, garnishment, or other similar process, mesne or final, shall be issued against him or his property. Nothing in this section shall be construed to except the activities pursuant to sections 313 and 314 from the application of sections 62 Stat. 910, 507(b) and 2679 of title 28 of the United States Code, and of section 984; 75 Stat. 539. gg^ ^f ^^^ Reviscd Statutes (5 U.S.C. sec. 316). CHAPTER 3—ASSISTANCE TO WORKERS SEC. 321. AUTHORITY. The Secretary of Labor shall determine whether applicants are entitled to receive assistance under this chapter and shall pay or provide such assistance to applicants who are so entitled. Subchapter A—Trade Readjustment Allowances SEC. 322. QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS. (a) Payment of a trade readjustment allowance shall be made to an adversely affected worker who applies for such allowance for any Aveek of unemployment which begins after the 30th day after the date of the enactment of this Act and after the date determined under section 302(d), subject to the requirements of subsections (b) and (c). (b) Total or partial separation shall have occurred— (1) after the date of the enactment of this Act, and after the date determined under section 302(d), and (2) before the expiration of the 2-year period beginning on the day on which the most recent determination under section 302(d) was made, and before the termination date (if any) specified under section 302(e). (c) Such worker shall have had— (1) in the 156 weeks immediately preceding such total or partial separation, at least 78 weeks of employment at wages of $15 or more a week, and (2) in the 52 weeks immediately preceding such total or partial separation, at least 26 weeks of employment at wages of $15 or more a week in a firm or firms with respect to which a determination of unemployment or underemployment under section 302 has been made, or if data with respect to weeks of employment are not available, equivalent amounts of employmen,!^ computed under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Labor. f^j^y 9/ ^ct- p; ^