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[75 Stat. 751]
[75 Stat. 751]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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751

PUBLIC LAW 87-340-OCT. 3, 1961

Public Law 87-338 AN ACT To amend section 35 of title 18, United States Code.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 35 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

  • '§ 35. Imparting or conveying false information

" (a) Whoever imparts or conveys or causes to be imparted or conveyed false information, knowing the information to be false, concerning an attempt or alleged attempt being made or to be made, to do any act which would be a crime prohibited by this chapter or chapter 97 or chapter 111 of this title shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. "(b) Whoever willfully and maliciously, or with reckless disregard for the safety of human life, imparts or conveys or causes to be imparted or conveyed false information, knowing the information to be false, concerning an attempt or alleged attempt being made or to be made, to do any act which would be a crime prohibited by this chapter or chapter 97 or chapter 111 of this title—shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both." Approved October 3, 1961.

October 3, 1961 [H. R. 6834]

Crimes. F a l s e reports. 70 Stat. 540.

18 USC

2271.

1991.

Public Law 87-339 AN ACT To amend the Federal Employees' Compensation Act of 1960.

Be it ermcted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first proviso of section 104 of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act Amendments of 1960 (74 Stat. 906) is amended by adding immediately preceding the colon, the following: ", except that this section shall apply to employees of the government of the District of Columbia other than members of the police and fire departments who are pensioned or pensionable under the provisions of the Policemen and Firemen's Retirement and Disability Act". SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect October 1, 1960. Approved October 3, 1961.

October 3, 1961 [H. R, 8871]

D. C. Disability compensation increase for certain employees. 5 USC 790 note.

71 Stat. 391. D. C. C o d e 4521-4-535.

Public Law 87-340 AN ACT To disclaim interest in certain rights in certain lands in the State of Nevada.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States hereby disclaims any interest in lands which it may have, prior to the date of approval of this Act, acquired by virtue of chapter 103 Stat., Nevada 1887, or by any revisions and reenactment thereof. Approved October 3, 1961.

October 3, 1961 [S, 2272]

Nevada. Land disclaimer.