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[81 STAT. 607]
[81 STAT. 607]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

81

STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 90-202-DEC. 15, 1967

607

any activity or industry "affecting commerce" within the meaning of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959. 29 USC'lof" (i) The term "State" includes a State of the United States, the Dis- note. trict of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Wake Island, the Canal Zone, and Outer Continental Shelf lands defined in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. LIMITATION

SEC. 12. The prohibitions in this Act shall be limited to individuals who are at least forty years of age but less than sixty-five years of age. ANNUAL REPORT

SEC. 13. The Secretary shall submit annually in January a report ^J^^^°^ *° ^°"" to the Congress covering his activities for the preceding year and in- gress. cluding such information, data, and recommendations for further legislation in connection with the matters covered by this Act as he may find advisable. Such report shall contain an evaluation and appraisal by the Secretary of the effect of the minimum and maximum ages established by this Act, together with his recommendations to the Congress. I n making such evaluation and appraisal, the Secretary shall take into consideration any changes which may have occurred in the general age level of the population, the effect of the Act upon workers not covered by its provisions, and such other factors as he may deem pertinent. FEDERAL-STATE RELATIONSHIP

SEC. 14. (a) Nothing in this Act shall affect the jurisdiction of any agency of any State performing like functions with regard to discriminatory employment practices on account of age except that upon commencement of action under this Act such action shall supersede any State action. (b) I n the case of an alleged unlawful practice occurring in a State which has a law prohibiting discrimination in employment because of age and establishing or authorizing a State authority to grant or seek relief from such discriminatory practice, no suit may be brought under section 7 of this Act before the expiration of sixty days after proceedings have been commenced under the State law, unless such proceedings have been earlier terminated: Provided, That such sixtyday period shall be extended to one hundred and twenty days during the first year after the effective date of such State law. If any requirement for the commencement of such proceedings is imposed by a State authority other than a requirement of the filing of a written and signed statement of the facts upon which the proceeding is based, the proceeding shall be deemed to have been commenced for the purposes of this subsection at the time such statement is sent by registered mail to the appropriate State authority. EFFECTIVE DAI B

SEC. 15. This Act shall become effective one hundred and eighty days after enactment, except (a) that the Secretary of Labor may extend the delay in effective date of any provision of this Act up to an additional ninety days thereafter if he finds that such time is necessary in permitting adjustments to the provisions hereof, and 85-622 0-68—41