98 STAT. 3146
PUBLIC LAW 98-600—OCT. 30, 1984
"(d) The provisions of this section shall apply without regard to whether any election by the Department of Defense under section 121203) of this Act is then in effect.". (b) The table of contents for the Panama Canal Act of 1979 is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 1217 the following new item: "1217a. Quarters allowances.".
Effective date. 22 USC 3657a ^°^^-
SEC. 2. The amendments made by this Act shall take effect on October 1, 1984, and shall apply with respect to utility costs incurred, and rent payable for any period beginning, on or after that date. Approved October 30, 1984.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 6101: HOUSE REPORT No. 98-1077, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Merchant Marine and Fisheries). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): Oct. 1, considered and passed House. Oct. 5, considered and passed Senate.