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[75 Stat. 714]
[75 Stat. 714]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961


PUBLIC LAW 87-328-SEPT. 27, 1961

[75 S ¥ A T.

(c) Nothing contained in the Compact shall be deemed to restrict the executive powers of the President in the event of a national emergency. (d) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 2, section 2.2 of the Compact, the member of the Commission appointed by the President of the United States and his alternate shall serve at the pleasure of the President. (e) Nothing contained in the Compact shall be construed as impairing or in any manner affecting the applicability to all Federal funds budgeted and appropriated for use by the Commission, or such authority over budgetary and appropriation matters as the President and Congress may have with respect to agencies in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. (f) Except to the same extent that state bonds are or may continue to De free or exempt from Federal taxation under the internal revenue laws of the United States, nothing contained in the Compact shall be construed as freeing or exempting from internal revenue taxation in any manner whatsoever any bonds issued by the Commission, their transfer, or the income therefrom (including any profits made on the sale thereon). (g) Nothing contained in the Compact shall be construed to obligate the United States legally or morally to pay the principal or interest on any bonds issued by the Delaware River Basin Commission. (h] Notwithstanding the provisions of section 11.5 or any other provision of the Compact, the furnishing of technical services to the Commission by agencies of the executive branch of the Government of the United States is pledged only to the extent that the respective agencies shall from time to time agree thereto or to the extent that the President may from time to time direct such agencies to perform such services for the Commission. Nothing in the Compact shall be deemed to require the United States to furnish administrative services or facilities for carrying out functions of the Commission except to the extent that the President may direct. (i) All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors in the construction, alteration or repair, including painting and decorating, of projects, buildings and works which are undertaken by the Commission or are financially assisted by it, shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality so determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act, as amended (40 U.S.C. 276a276a-5), and every such employee shall receive compensation at a rate not less than one and one-half times his basic rate of pay for all hours worked in any workweek in excess of eight hours in any workday or forty hours in any workweek, as the case may be. A provision stating the minimum wages thus determined and the requirement that overtime be paid as above provided shall be set out in each project advertisement for bids and in each bid proposal form and shall be made a part of the contract covering the project. The Secretary of Labor shall have, with respect to the administration and enforcement of the labor standards specified in this provision, the supervisory, investigatory ajid other authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (15 F.R. 3176, 64 Stat. 1267, 5 U.S.C. 133Z-15, and section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934, as amended (48 Stat. 948, as amended; 40 U.S.C. 276(c-)).