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[75 Stat. 681]
[75 Stat. 681]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75 S T A T. ]

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PUBLIC LAW 87-319-SEPT. 26, 1961

Public Law 87-317 AN ACT To amend section 4126 of title 18, United States Code, with respect to compensation to prison inmates for injuries incurred in the course of employment.

Be it emwted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first sentence of the third paragraph of section 4126 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the words "or in any work activity in connection with the maintenance or operation of the institution where confined." Approved September 26, 1961.

September 26, 1961 [H. R. 7358]

Federal prison inmates. C o mpe n 8 a tion for injuries. 62 Stat. 85 2.

Public Law 87-318 AN ACT

To prohibit the examination in District of Columbia courts of any minister of religion in connection with any communication made to him in his professional (rapacity, without the consent of the party to such communication.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That no priest, clergyman, rabbi, or other duly licensed, ordained, or consecrated minister of any religion authorized to perform a marriage ceremony in the District of Columbia or duly accredited practitioner of Christian Science shall be examined in any civil or criminal proceedings in the courts of the District of Columbia— (1) with respect to any confession, or communication, made to him, in his professional capacitor in the course of discipline enjoined by the church or other religious body to which he belongs, without the consent of the person making such confession or communication, or (2) with respect to any communication made to him, in his professional capacity in the course of giving religious or spiritual advice, without the consent of the person seeking such advice, or (3) with respect to any communication made to him, in his professional capacity, by either spouse, in connection with any effort to reconcile estranged spouses, without the consent of the spouse making the communication. Approved September 26, 1961.

September 26. 1961

[H. R. 5486]

D. c. Clergy. PrivUeged munication.

Public Law 87-319 JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing the President to issue annually a proclamation designating the third week in March as National Poison Prevention Week, in order to aid in bringing to the American people the dangers of accidental poisoning.

Resolved by the Senate and HOUJSB of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is hereby authorized and requested to issue annually a proclamation designating the third week in March as National Poison Prevention WeeK, to aid in encouraging the American people to learn of the dangers of accidertal poisoning and to take such preventive measures as are warranted by the seriousness of the danger. Approved September 26, 1961. 64207 0-62—46

September 26, 1961 [H. J. R e s. 358]

National P o i s o » Prevention Week. Proclamation authorized.