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[80 STAT. 811]
[80 STAT. 811]
PUBLIC LAW 89-000—MMMM. DD, 1966

80 STAT. ]

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PUBLIC LAW 89-590-SEPT. 19, 1966

centage equal to the percentage of such increase under section 18 of the Civil Service Retirement Act, as amended." (b) The increases in compensation authorized by the amendment made by this section shall be retroactive to December 1, 1965. Approved September 19, 1966.

79 Stat. 8 40. 5 USC 2268.

Public Law 89-588 AN ACT

September 19, 1966

To repeal certain provisions of the Act of January 21, 1929 (45 Stat 1091), as amended.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress ossemMed^ That sections 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 of the Act of January 21, 1929 (45 Stat. 1091), as amended, are hereby repealed. Approved September 19, 1966.

Alaska. Agriculture College and School of Mines.

Public Law 89-589 ,AN ACT To amend section 502 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, relating to construction differential subsidies.

September 19, 1966

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Vessels. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proviso in Construction the second sentence of subsection (b) of section 502 of the Merchant subsidy, extenMarine'Act, 1936, as amended (46 tj.S.C. 1152(b)), is amended by ^ion. striking out "June 30, 1966"', and inserting in lieu thereof "June 30, 7/stat°*5i9^°°' 1968. Approved September 19, 1966. Public Law 89-590 AN ACT

September 19, 1966

To amend section 2241 of title 28, United States Code, with respect to the jurisdiction and venue of applications for writs of habeas corpus by persons in custody under judgments and sentences of State courts.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2241 ^^- Courts, of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting therein at the jurisdrc^uon°I^T' end thereof an additional subsection reading as follows: venue. " (d) Where an application for a writ of habeas corpus is made ^^ ^*°'* ^^^' by a person in custody under the judgment and sentence of a State court of a State which contains two or more Federal judicial districts, the application may be filed in the district court for the district wherein such person is in custody or in the district court for the district within which the State court was held which convicted and sentenced him and each of such district courts shall have concurrent jurisdiction to entertain the application. The district court for the district wherein such an application is filed in the exercise of its discretion and in furtherance of justice may transfer the application to the other district court for hearing and determination." Approved September 19, 1966.