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[78 STAT. 153]
[78 STAT. 153]
PUBLIC LAW 88-000—MMMM. DD, 1964

78 STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 88-277-MAR. 7, 1964

153

Information to " (h) Effective lH»^iniiiiiji; with the nominations foi- appointinejit to ^^^ (he Academy in the calejidar yeai- 19H4, the Secretary of the Air Force shall furnish to any Member of Conjj:ress, upon the written request of such.Xfember, the name of the Congressman or other nominating*: authority responsible for the iiomination of any named or identitied ]M.n'son for appointment to the Academy." 70A Stat. 564. (2) The t<ixt of section 9H4H is amended to read as follows: "If it is determined that, npon the admission of a new A l t e r n a t e s. Appointment. class to the Academy, the number of cadets at the Academy will be below the authorized number, the Secretary of the Air Force niAj fill the vacancies by jiominating additional cadets from qualified candidates designated as aUernates and from other qualified candidates who competed for ncmiination and are recommended and fomid ([ualified by the faculty. A t least three-fourths of those nominated muler this section shall be sele^'ted from qualified alternates nominated by the persons named in clauses (•2)-(H) of section 9342(a) of this title, and the remainder from qualified candidates holding competitive nominatiotis.under any other provision of law. An appointment under this section is an additional appointment and is not in place of an appointment otherwise authorized by law." SEC. 5. (a) Paragraph (2) of section 4348, paragraph (2) of section f)959, and paragraph (2) of section 9348 of title 10 of the United States Code are each amended by striking out "three" and inserting in lieu thereof "five". (b) The fourth sentence of section 182 of title 14 of the I 'nii^'il States Code is amended by striking out "four" and inserting in lieu theret»f 63 Stat. 508. "five". (c) The amendments made by this section shall apply only with Applicability. respect to cadets and midshipmen appointed to the service academies and the Coast Guard Academy after the date of enactment of this Act, and shall not affect the obligated period of service of any cadet or midshipman appointed to one of the service academies or the Coast Guard Academy on or before the date of enactment of this Act. Approved March 3, 1964.

Public Law 88-277 AN ACT To promote the orderly transfer of the executive power in connection with the expiration of the term of oflSee of a President and the inauguration of a new President.

March 7, 1964 [H. R. 4638]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may Tr^n^sitfon AC\ of be cited as the "Presidential Transition Act of 1963." 1963. PURPOSE o r T H I S ACT

SEC. 2. The Congress declares it to be the purpose of this Act to promote the orderly transfer of the executive power in connection with the expiration of the term of office of a President and the inauguration of a new President. The national interest requires that such transitions in the office of President be accomplished so as to assure continuity in the faithful execution of the laws and in the conduct of the affairs of the Federal Government, both domestic and foreign. Any disruption occasioned by the transfer of the executive power could produce results detrimental to the safety and well-being of the