PUBLIC LAW 93-368-AUG. 7, 1974
Public Law 93-368 August 7, 1974 [H. R. 8217]
Vessels. Foreign r e p a i r s, duty exemption. Unemployment and s o c i a l s e curity b e n e f i t s. 19 USC 257 note.
26 USC 3304 note. 42 USC 1105 42 USC 1103 42 USC 1383
AN ACT To exempt from duty certain equipment and repairs for vessels operated by or for any agency of the United States where the entries were made in connection with vessels arriving before January 5, 1971, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 3114 and 3115 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (19 U.S.C. 257 and 258) shall not apply to entries made in connection with arrivals before January 5, 1971, of vessels owned by the United States, or bareboat chartered to the United States, and operated by or for the account of any department or agency of the United States. SEC. 2. On or after the date of the enactment of this Act, no department or agency of the United States shall be entitled to a refund of any duties paid before January 5, 1971, by any department or agency of the United States under section 3114 of the Revised Statutes of the United States. SEC. 3. The last sentence of section 203(e)(2) of the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 (as added by section 20 of Public Law 93-233 and amended by section 2 of Public Law 93-256 and by section 2 of Public Law 93-329) is amended by striking out "August 1, 1974" and inserting in lieu thereof "April 30, 1975". SEC. 4. (a) The second sentence of section 204(b) of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1971 is amended to read as follows: "Amounts appropriated as repayable advances and paid to the States under section 203 shall be repaid, without interest, as provided in section 905(d) of the Social Security Act." (b) Section 903(b) of the Social Security Act is amended by striking out paragraph (3). SEC. 5. Section 1631 of the Social Security Act is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: REIMBURSEMENT
"Benefits. 42 USC 1382e. 87 Stat. 155, 957.
TO STATES FOR I N T E R I M ASSISTANCE
" (g)(1) Notwithstanding subsection (d)(1) and subsection (b) as it relates to the payment of less than the correct amount of benefits, the Secretary may, upon written authorization by an individual, withhold benefits due with respect to that individual and may pay to a State (or a political subdivision thereof if agreed to by the Secretary and the State) from the benefits withheld an amount sufficient to reimburse the State (or political subdivision) for interim assistance furnished on behalf of the individual by the State (or political subdivision). " (2) For purposes of this subsection, the term 'benefits' with respect to any individual means supplemental security income benefits under this title, and any State supplementary payments under section 1616 or under section 212 of Public Law 93-66 which the Secretary makes on behalf of a State (or political subdivision thereof), that the Secretary has determined to be due with respect to the individual at the time the Secretary makes the first payment of benefits. A cash advance made pursuant to subsection (a)(4)(A) shall not be considered as the first payment of benefits for purposes of the preceding sentence.