PUBLIC LAW 723-AUG. 31, 1954 TRANSITION PROVISIONS
SEC. 2. (a) As used in this section, unless the context clearly requires otherwise— (1) "old law" means the unemployment compensation law prior to its amendment by this Act; (2) "new law-' means the unemployment compensation law as amended by this Act; and (3) "effective date" means the date upon which the new law becomes effective. (b) The benefit rights of any individual having a benefit year current on or after the effective date shall be redetermined and benefits for calendar weeks ending subsequent to the effective date shall be paid in accordance with the new law: Provided, That no claimant shall have his benefits reduced or denied by redetermination resulting from the application of this provision. All initial and continued claims for benefits for weeks occurring within a benefit year which commences on or after the effective date shall be computed and paid in accordance with the new law. EFFECTIVE DATE
SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect on January 1, 1955. Approved August 31, 1954. Public Law 722
JOINT RESOLUTION To approve the conveyance by the Tennessee Valley Authority of certain publicuse terminal properties now owned by the United States.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled., That the Congress, pursuant to section 4(k)(b) of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933, as amended (55 Stat. 599-600; 16 U.S.C. 831c (k)(b)), hereby approves the conveyance by the Tennessee Valley Authority in the name of the United States, by deed, lease, or otherwise, for the purposes of said section 4(k)(b) and on the basis of the fair sale or rental value determined by the Tennessee Valley Authority, of the public-use terminal properties now owned by the United States and in the custody of the Tennessee Valley Authority at Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Harriman, Tennessee, and Decatur and Gunterville, Alabama. Approved August 31, 1954. Public Law 723
August 31, 1954 pS.J. R e s. 170]
JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the President to proclaim the week of November 28, 1954, through December 4, 1954, as "National Salvation Army Week".
AVhereas in October of 1879 a lone woman Salvation Army officer. Lieutenant Eliza Shirley, encouraged the formation of an official party, comprising seven women officers and Commissioner George Scott Railton, to extend the work of the Salvation Army in the United States; and Whereas today the Salvation Army has grown into a huge operation with its three thousand nine hundred and ninety-six officers
August 31, 1954 [S.J. R e s. 173]