PUBLIC LAW 85-81-JULY 3, 1957
ST A T,
Public Law 85-81 Jvily 3, 1957 [S. 114 1]
Philippine R e public. Transfer of records.
AN ACT To authorize and direct the Administrator of General Services to donate to the I'hilippine Republic certain records captured from insnrrectos during 1891)1903.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Administrator of General Services is authorized and directed to transfer to the Government of the Republic of the Pliilippines, without compensation, the records captured by United States forces from the Philippine insurgents during the period 1899-ID08 and now maintained as part of record group 94 in the National Archives of the United States. SEC. 2. Before effecting such transfer, the Administrator of General Services shall cause to be made a microfilm copy of each document contained in such records which the Secretary of State or his desiojnated representative shall select for preservation in the National Archives of the United States. SEC. 3. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Administrator of General Services such sum, not exceeding $35,000, as may be required to cover the costs of microfilming records and transporting the originals thereof to Manila in conformity with the provisions of this Act. Approved July 3, 1957.
Public Law 85-82 July 3, 1957 [S. 1576]
War memorials, D. C. S a l e s tax exemption.
AN ACT To exempt the sale of materials for certain war memorials in the District of Columbia from the District of Columbia Sales Tax Act.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 128 of the District of Columbia Sales Tax Act, as amended (63 Stat. 112; D. C. Code 47-2605) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: " (r) Sales of material to be incorporated permanently in any war memorial authorized by Congress to be erected on public grounds of the United States." SEC. 2. The amendment made by the first section of this Act shall be effective only with respect to sales taking place on and after January 1, 1957. Approved July 3, 1957. Public Law 85-83
July 3, 1957 [S. 1586]
America n Hist o r i c a l Association, D. C. 36 USC 20.
AN ACT To eliminate the financial limitation on real and personal estate holdings of the American Historical Association and to exempt from taxation certain property of such association in the District of Columbia.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the American Historical Association", approved January 4, 1889 (25 Stat. 640), is amended by striking out 111 the second sentence thereof "only as may be necessary to its lawful ends to an amount not exceeding five hundred thousand dollars" and inserting in lieu thereof: "as may be necessary to its lawful ends".