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PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-108-JULY 26, 1961

STAT.]

Public Law 87-107

221 July 26. 1961

JOINT RESOLUTION [it j. R.,. 392] To amend the joint resolution of March 25, 1953, relating to electrical and mechanical office equipment for the use of Members, officers, and committees of the House of Representatives to provide that Members having constituencies of five hundred thousand shall be entitled to an additional $500 worth of equipment; to increase the number of electric typewriters which may be furnished Members; and for other purposes.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (b) of the Home of R«Pfirst section of the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution to 'Ttc^tt'i c ai authorize the Clerk of the House of Representatives to furnish certain equipment for electrical or mechanical office equipment for the use of Members, >*•«**•«'•• officers, and committees of the House of Representatives", approved March 25, 1953, as amended (2 U.S.C. 112a-(b)), is amended by strik- ^° Stat. 30. ing out "$2,500." and inserting in lieu thereof "$2,500, except that in the case of any Member the population of whose constituency is five hundred thousand or more as estimated by the Bureau of the Census, the value of such equipment shall not exceed $3,000 at any one time." SEC. 2. Section 2 of the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution ^^•/,*'"**' typeto authorize the Clerk of the House of Representatives to furnish *" certain electrical or mechanical office equipment for the use of Members, officers, and committees of the House of Representatives", approved March 25, 1953, as amended (2 U.S.C. 112a-l), is amended '« Stat. 31. by striking out "two electric typewriters." and inserting in lieu thereof "three electric typewriters, except that in the case 01 a Member the population of whose constituency is five hundred thousand or more as estimated by the Bureau of the Census, the Clerk shall furnish for use in the office of such Member not to exceed four electric typewriters." Approved July 26, 1961. Public Law 87-108 AN ACT To repeal the provisions of section 5 of the Act of July 28, 1916, as amendeil, relating to the furnishing of information to the Postmaster General by the Interstate Commerce Commission with respect to revenue received by railroads from express companies for the transportation of express matter.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby Poatai service. repealed that portion of section 5 of the Act of July 28, 1916 (39 rev^«!^ *"*"*"' Stat. 428), which reads as follows: "The Postmaster General shall, in formation by from time to time, request information from the Interstate Commerce '•^•^• Commission as to the revenue received by railroad companies from express companies for services rendered in the transportation of express matter, and may, in his discretion, arrange for the transpoitation of mail matter other than of the first class at rates not exceeding those so ascertained and reported to him, and it shall be the duty of the railroad companies to carry such mail matter at such rates fixed by the Postmaster General." Approved July 26, 1961.