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[75 Stat. 664]
[75 Stat. 664]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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Coordination o f procedures.

Issuance of regulations.

Alio t m e n t s o f pay.

Funds reimbursable.

Repeals.

U. S. Geological Survey.

R e c l a m a t i on Service.

PUBLIC LAW 8 7 - 3 0 4 - S E P T. 26, 1961

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to make allotments and assignments of amomits out of his compensation for such purpose as such department head deems appropriate. SEC. 6. (a) To the extent practicable in the public interest, the President shall coordinate the policies and procedures of the respective departments in the executive branch under this Act. (b) The President, with respect to the executive branch, and the head of the department concerned, with respect to the appropriate department outside the executive branch, shall prescribe and issue, or provide for the formulation and issuance of, such regulations as are necessary and appropriate to carry out the provisions, accomplish the purposes, and govern the administration, of this Act. Such regulations shall be issued on or before the ninetieth day following the date of enactment of this Act and shall become effective on the ninetieth day following the date of issuance. (c) The head of each department in the executive branch is authorized to prescribe and issue such regulations (not inconsistent with the regulations of the President issued under subsection (b) of this section) as are necessary and appropriate to carry out the functions of such department head under this Act. SEC. 7. Notwithstanding any provision of this Act or the repeal or amendment thereby of any provision of law, and until such time as regulations prescribed by or under authority of the President are issued under section 6(b) of this Act and become effective, allotments and assignments of pay of employees in the executive branch may be made in accordance with such provisions of law so amended or repealed and the regulations issued thereunder; and such regulations may be amended or revoked in accordance with such provisions of law. SEC. 8. Funds available to each department for payment of compensation, allowances, and differentials to or for the accounts of civilian officers and employees of such department also shall be available for payment of compensation, allowances, and differentials to or for the accounts of employees of any other department in accordance with this Act and on a reimbursable basis. SEC. 9. (a) The following provisions of law are hereby repealed: (1) The Joint Resolution entitled "Joint Resolution authorizing assignment of pay of teachers and other employees of the Bureau of Education in Alaska", approved March 21, 1906 (34 Stat. 824;48 U.S.C.l7l); (2) The paragraph in the first section of the Act of June 30, 1906, under the heading "Under the Department of the Interior", under the subheading "United States Geological Survey", and under the caption "Scientific Assistants of the Geological Survey" (34 Stat. 727; 43 U.S.C. 35), which reads as follows: "The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to permit scientific and other employees of the United States Geological Survey, employed in the field, to make assignments of their pay, under such regulations as he may prescribe, during such time as they may be in the employ of the United States Geological Survey. And the Secretary of the Interior is further authorized, in his discretion, under such regulations as he may prescribe, to reimburse the scientific and other employees for expenses incurred by them in the discharge of their duties in the field and paid from their personal funds."; (3) That part of the first section of the Act of May 27, 1908, under the heading "Under the Department of the Interior", under the subheading "United States Geological Survey", and under the caption "For General Expenses of the Geological Survey" (35 Stat. 350; 43 U.S.C. 382), which reads as follows: "The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to permit the employees of the Reclamation Service, while employed in the field, to