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[75 Stat. 382]
[75 Stat. 382]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961


Short title.

PUBLIC LAW 87-146-AlJG. 17, 1961



islands (known as Texas Towers) located off the coast of the United States on the outer continental shelf are hereby validated. Any such member or former member who has made repayment to the United States of any amount so paid to him as additional pay for foreign duty is entitled to have refunded to him the amount repaid. (b) The Comptroller General of the United States, or his designee, shall relieve disbursing officers, including special disbursing agents, of the United States from accountability or responsibility for any payments described in the first paragraph of this Section, and shall allow credits in the settlement of the accounts of those officers or agents for payments which are found to be free from fraud and collusion. (c) Appropriations available to the United States Air Force for the pay and allowances of enlisted personnel shall be available for payments under this Section. SEC. 640. This Act may be cited as the "Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 1962". Approved August 17, 1961.

Public Law 87-145 August 17, 1961 [H. R. 4323]

Uniformed' services. Uiving duty, s p e c i a l pay. 63 Stat. 810.

37 USC 235.

T e c h n i c a l amendments.

AN ACT To amend the Career Compensation Act of 1949 with respect to special pay for diving duty, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 205 of the Career Compensation Act of 1949, as amended (37 U.S.C. 236), is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 205. (a) Members of the uniformed services entitled to receive basic pay and assigned by competent orders to the duty of diving shall be entitled to receive, in addition to basic pay, special pay at a rate not to exceed $110 per month for periods during which diving duty is actually performed, under such regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary concerned. " (b) No member of the uniformed services shall be entitled to receive the special pay authorized pursuant to this section in addition to incentive pay authorized pursuant to section 204 of this Act. "(c) The President may, in time of war, suspend the payment of diving-duty pay." SEC. 2. Section 204(a) of the Career Compensation Act of 1949, as amended (37 U.S.C. 235 (a)), is further amended— (1) by striking out clauses (8), (9), and (12), and the word "and" at the end of clause (12); (2) by redesignating clauses (10), (11), and (13) as " (8) ", " (9) ", and " ( 1 0) ", respectively; and (3) by adding the word "and" after the semicolon at the end of clause (9). SEC. 3. Section 204(c) of the Career Compensation Act of 1949, as amended (37 U.S.C. 235 (c)), is further amended by striking out " ( 1 3) " and inserting " ( 1 0) " in lieu thereof. Approved August 17, 1961.