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[75 Stat. 634]
[75 Stat. 634]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961


PUBLIC LAW 87-297-SEPT. 26, 1961

[75 STAT.

(k) methods for the maintenance of peace and security during different stages of arms control and disarmament; (1) the scientific, economic, political, legal, social, psychological, military, and technological factors related to the prevention of war with a view to a better understanding of how the basic structure of a lasting peace may be established; (m) such related problems as the Director may determine to be in need of research, development, or study in order to carry out the provisions of this Act. PATENTS

SEC. 32. All research within the United States contracted for, sponsored, cosponsored, or authorized under authority of this Act, shall be provided for in such manner that all information as to uses, products, processes, patents, and other developments resulting from such research developed by Government expenditure will (with such exceptions and limitations, if any, as the Director may find to be necessary in the public interest) be available to the general public. This subsection shall not be so construed as to deprive the owner of any background patent relating thereto of such rights as he may have thereunder. POLICY FORMULATION"

SEC. 33. The Director is authorized and directed to prepare for the President, the Secretary of State, and the heads of such other Government agencies, as the President may determine, recommendations concerning United States arms control and disarmament policy: Provided, however. That no action shall be taken under this or any other law (hat will obligate the United States to disarm or to reduce or to limit the Armed Forces or armaments of the United States, except pursuant use prec. title i.'to the treaty making power of the President under the Constitution or unless authorized by further affirmative legislation by the Congress of the United States. NEGOTIATIONS AND RELATED FUNCTIONS

SEC. 34. Under the direction of the Secretary of State— (a) the Director, for the purpose of conducting negotiations concerning arms control and disarmament or for the purpose of exercising any other authority given him by this Act, may (1) consult and communicate with or direct the consultation and communication with representatives of other nations or of international organizations and (2) communicate in the name of the Secretary with diplomatic representatives of the United States in this country and abroad. (b) the Director shall perform functions pursuant to section Vv^s^c^\33z-is ^(^) ^^ Reorganization Plan 8 of 1953 with respect to providing note. to the United States Information Agency official United States positions and policy on arms control and disarmament matters for dissemination abroad. (c) the Director is authorized (1) to formulate plans and make preparations for the establishment, operation, and funding of inspection and control systems which may become part of the United States arms control and disarmament activities, and (2) as authorized by law, to put into effect, direct, or otherwise assume United States responsibility for such systems.