Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/74

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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 38, 39-MAR . 4, 1940 Proportion of Fed- eral advances in em- ployee retirement sys- tems. State, etc., match- ing of funds of Fed- eral origin. Salaries paid wholly by States, etc. Employees subject to U. S. Civil Service Retirement Act. 41 Stat. 614. 5U. .S .C§ 691-738; Bnupp. V, i§ 693-736b. as employer contributions, amounts in excess of 5 per centum of that portion of the salaries of employees paid from such Federal funds: Provided further, That, for the purpose of making deposits and contributions in retirement systems in favor of any employee, in no event shall the deductions from any Federal fund advanced pur- suant to the foregoing Acts be in greater proportion to the total deductions for such employee than the salary received under such Federal funds bears to the total salary from Federal sources: Pro- vided further, That the deposits and contributions from funds of Federal origin to any retirement system established by a State or a land-grant college must be at least equaled by the total contributions thereto on the part of the individuals concerned, the State, and the counties: Andl provided further, That no deductions for the fore- going purposes shall be made from Federal funds in support of employees appointed pursuant to the terms of the foregoing Acts, whose salaries are paid wholly by the States or Territories: Pro- vided further, That the provisions of this Act shall not apply to any employee paid in whole or in part from Federal funds who may be subject to the United States Civil Service Retirement Act, as amended. Approved, March 4, 1940. [CHAPTER 39] AN ACT March 4, 1940 IM . 161]9 To extend until March 4, 1944, the time during which petitions may be filed by [Public, No. 423] farmers under section 75 of the Bankruptcy Act. Bankruptcy Act of 1898, amendments. 47 Stat. 1471. 11 U.S. C. § 203(c); Supp. V, §203 (c). Insolvency petition, time limitation for filing. Schedules to accom- pany. 47 Stat. 1473. 11 U.S. C. § 203(r); Supp. V, § 203 (r). "Farmer" con- stmed. BRlmoa Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 75 (c) of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a uniform system of bank- ruptcy throughout the United States", approved July 1, 1898, as amended, is amended to read as follows: "(c) At any time prior to March 4, 1944, a petition may be filed by any farmer, stating that the farmer is insolvent or unable to meet his debts as they mature, and that it is desirable to effect a composi- tion or an extension of time to pay his debts. The petition or answer of the farmer shall be accompanied by his schedules. The petition and answer shall be filed with the court, but shall, on request of the farmer or creditor, be received by the conciliation commissioner for the county in which the farmer resides and promptly transmitted by him to the clerk of the court for filing. If any such petition is filed, an order of adjudication shall not be entered except as provided hereinafter in this section." SEC. 2 . Section 75 (r) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "(r) For the purposes of this section and section 4 (b) the term 'farmer' includes not only an individual who is primarily bona fide personally engaged in producing products of the soil, but also any individual who is primarily bona fide personally engaged in dairy farming, the production of poultry or livestock, or the production of poultry products or livestock products in their unmanufactured state, or the principal part of whose income is derived from any one or more of the foregoing operations, and includes the personal repre- sentative of a deceased farmer; and a farmer shall be deemed a resident of any county in which such operations occur." Approved, March 4, 1940. 40 [54 STAT.