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[75 Stat. 627]
[75 Stat. 627]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-294-SEPT. 22, 1961

(c) The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) of this section shall apply with respect to service performed after the date of the enactment of this Act. I n the case of any individual who is enrolled as a volunteer or volunteer leader under section 16(a) of this Act, such amendments shall apply with respect to service performed on or after the effective date of such enrollment. Approved September 22, 1961. Public Law 87-294 AN ACT To amend the Act to promote the education of the blind, approved March 3, 1879, as amended, so as to authorize wider distribution of boolis and other special instruction materials for the blind, and to increase the appropriations authorized for this purpose, and to otherwise improve such Act.

Be it enacted by the SeiKtte and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first sentence of section 3 of the Act entitled "An Act to promote the education of the blind", approved March 3, 1879, as amended (20 U.S.C. 102), is amended to read as follows: "The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare is hereby authorized to pay over semiannually, to the trustees of the American Printing House for the Blind, located in Louisville, Kentucky, and chartered in 1858 by the Legislature of Kentucky, upon requisition of their president, countersigned by their treasurer, one-half of such annual appropriation upon the following conditions:". SEC. 2. The paragraph of such section 3 designated "Second." is amended to read as follows: "Second. No part of the appropriation shall be expended in the erection or leasing of buildings; but the trustees of the American Printing House for the Blind may use each year a reasonable sum of the annual appropriation for salaries and other expenses of experts and other staff to assist special committees which may be appointed in performance of their functions, and for expenses of such special committees." SEC. 3. The paragraph of such section 3 designated "Sixth." is amended to read as follows: "Sixth. The superintendent of each public institution for the education of the blind (or his designee) and the chief State school officer (or his designee), of each State and possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, shall each, ex officio, be a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Printing House for the Blind only for purposes of administering this Act." SEC. 4. The Act entitled "An Act providing additional aid for the American Printing House for the Blind", approved August 4, 1919, as amended (20 U.S.C. 101), is further amended by striking out "the sum not to exceed $400,000" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "such sum as the Congress may determine", and by inserting after "said Act" the following: ", under rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare,". SEC. 5. The amendments made by this Act shall be effective immediately after the date of its enactment. Approved September 22, 1961.

September 22, 1961 [H. R. 9030]

American Printing House for the Blind. 20 Stat. 468.

Buildings. Restriction.

Ex officio trustees.

Trust fund. 70 Stat. 939.