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[75 Stat. 188]
[75 Stat. 188]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

188 "Domestic farm labor.»»

42 USC 1471 et


R e s e a r c h and technical studies.

42 USC 1471.

42 USC 1483.

42 USC 1478.

PUBLIC LAW 87-70-JUNE 30, 1961



"(3) the term 'domestic farm labor' means citizens of the United States who receive a substantial portion (as determined by the Secretary) of their income as laborers on farms situated in the United States." (b) Title V of such Act is further amended— (1) by inserting in section 506(a) "and section 514," immediately after "501 to 504, inclusive^" each place it appears; and (2) by striking out "under this title" ui section 507 and inserting in lieu thereof "under sections 501 to 504, inclusive". (c) The first paragraph of section 24 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 371) IS amended by inserting after "the Act of August 28, 1937, as amended" the following: ", or title V of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended". SEC. 805. (a) Section 506 of the Housing Act of 1949 is amended— (1^ by striking out the last sentence of subsection (a); (2) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (e); and (3) by inserting after subsection (a) the following new subsections: "(b) The Secretary is further authorized to conduct research and technical studies including the development, demonstration, and promotion of construction of adequate farm dwellings and other buildings for the purpose of stimulating construction, improving the architectural design and utility of such dwelling and buildings, and utilizing new and native materials, economies in materials and construction methods, and new methods of production, distribution, assembly, and construction, with a view to reducing the cost of farm dwellings and buildings and adapting and developing fixtures and appurtenances for more efficient and economical farm use. "(c) The Secretary is further authorized to carry out a program of research, study, and analysis of farm housing in the United States to develop data and information on— " (1) the adequacy of existing farm housing; u^f' (2) the nature and extent of- current and prospective needs for farm housing, including needs for financing and for improved design, utility, and comfort, and the best methods of satisfying such needs; "(3) problems faced by farmers and other persons eligible under section 501 in purchasing, constructing, improving, altering, repairing, and replacing farm housing; "(4) the interrelation of farm housing problems and the problems of housing in urban and suburban areas; and " (5) any other matters bearing upon the provision of adequate farm housing. "(d) To the extent determined by him to be advisable, the Secretary may carry out the research and study programs authorized by subsections (D) and (c) through grants made by him on such terms, conditions, and standards as he may prescribe to land-grant colleges established pursuant to the Act of July 2, 1862 (7 U.S.C. 301-308) or through such other agencies as he may select." (b) Section 513 of such Act is amended by striking out "and (c)'* and inserting in lieu thereof the following:" (c) not to exceed $250,000 per year for research and study programs pursuant to subsections (b), (c), and (d) of section 506 during the period beginning July 1, 1961, and ending June 30, 1965; and (d)". SEC. 806. (a) Section 508 of the Housing Act of 1949 is amended by striking out "of $5 per day" in subsection (a) and inserting in lieu thereof "determined by the Secretary".