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[84 STAT. 1618]
[84 STAT. 1618]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1970

PUBLIC LAW 91-596-DEC. 29, 1970

1618 Ante, p. 198-1.

80 Stat. 416. Contract authorization.

Compensation; travel e x p e n s e s.

Appropriation. Termination.

[84 STAT.

pay rates, but at rates not in excess of the maximum rate for GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of such title, and (2) procure temporary and intermittent services to the same extent as is authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code. (g) The Workmen's Compensation Commission is authorized to enter into contracts with Federal or State agencies, private firms, institutions, and individuals for the conduct of research or surveys, the preparation of reports, and other activities necessary to the discharge of its duties. (h) Members of the Workmen's Compensation Commission shall receive compensation for each day they are engaged in the performance of their duties as members of the Workmen's Compensation Commission at the daily rate prescribed for GS-18 under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code, and shall be entitled to reimbursement for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties as members of the Workmen's Compensation Commission. (i) There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. (j) On the ninetieth day after the date of submission of its final report to the President, the Workmen's Compensation Commission shall cease to exist. E C O N O M I C ASSISTANCE TO S M A L L B U S I N E S S E S

Post,

p. 1633.

Post,

p. 1634.

79 Stat. 556. 42 USC 3142.

SEC. 28. (a) Section 7(b) of the Small Business Act, as amended, is amended— (1) by striking out the period at the end of "paragraph (5) " and inserting in lieu thereof "; and"; and (2) by adding after paragraph (5) a new paragraph as follows: "(6) to make such loans (either directly or in cooperation with banks or other lending institutions through agreements to participate on an immediate or deferred basis) as the Administration may determine to be necessary or appropriate to assist any small business concern in effecting additions to or alterations in the equipment, facilities, or methods of operation of such business in order to comply with the applicable standards promulgated pursuant to section 6 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 or standards adopted by a State pursuant to a plan approved under section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, if the Administration determines that such concern is likely to suffer substantial economic injury without assistance under this paragraph." (b) The third sentence of section 7(b) of he Small Business Act, as amended, is amended by striking out "or (5) " after "paragraph (3) " and inserting a comma followed by "(5) or (6)". (c) Section 4(c)(1) of the Small Business Act, as amended, is amended by inserting "7(b)(6)," after "7(b)(5),". (d) Loans may also be made or guaranteed for the purposes set forth in section 7(b)(6) of the Small Business Act, as amended, pursuant to the provisions of section 202 of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, as amended. ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT SECRETARY O F LABOR

75 Stat. 338.

SEC. 29. (a) Section 2 of the Act of April 17, 1946 (60 Stat. 91) as amended (29 U.S.C. 553) is amended by—