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[75 Stat. 795]
[75 Stat. 795]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-369--OCT. 4, 1961

TITLE IV — P O S I T I O N S I N TO P SALAKY L E V E L S I N THE POSTAL F I E L D SERVICE I N C R E A S E I N N U M B E R OF A U T H O R I Z E D TO P SALARY LEVEL P O S I T I O N S THE POSTAL F I E L D SERVICE

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SEC. 401. Section 3301 of title 39, United States Code, relating to the maximum number of positions authorized at any one time for salary levels 17, 18, 19, and 20 in the postal field service, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "In addition to the number of positions prescribed by subparagraphs (2) to (5), inclusive, of this section, the Postmaster General is authorized to assign a total of not more than forty positions among salary levels 17, 18,19, and 20 as he may determine.". Approved October 4, 1961.

74 Stat, 609. 39 USC 3301.

Public Law 87-368 AN ACT

To amend section 1073 of title 18, United States Code, the Fugitive Felon Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1073 of title 18 of the United States Code is amended to read as follows: "Whoever moves or travels in interstate or foreign commerce with intent either (1) to avoid prosecution, or custody or confinement after conviction, under the laws of the place from which he flees, for a crime, or an attempt to commit a crime, punishable by death or which is a felony under the laws of the place from which the fugitive flees, or which, in the case of New Jersey, is a high misdemeanor under the laws of said State, or (2) to avoid giving testimony in any criminal proceedings in such place in which the commission of an offense punishable by death or which is a felony under the laws of such place, or which in the case of New Jersey, is a high misdemeanor under the laws of said State, is charged, shall be fined not more than $.5,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both." Violations of this section may be prosecuted only in the Federal judicial district in which the original crime was alleged to have been committed, or in which the person was held in custody or confinement and only upon formal approval in writing by the Attorney'General or an Assistant Attorney General of the United States, which function of approving prosecutions may not be delegated." Approved October 4, 1961.

October 4, 1961

[H. R. 468] Crimes Fugitive s from justice. 62 Stat. 755.

P u b l i c Law 87-369 AN ACT To repeal section 791 of title 18 of the United States C6de so as to extend the application of chapter 37 of title 18, relating to espionage and censorship.

October 4, 1961 [H. R. 2730]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 791 Espionage and of title 18, United States Code, is repealed. '^^62^ sm!^736. SEC. 2. The analysis of chapter 37 of such title is amended by deleting the following: "791. Scope of chapter."

Approved October 4, 1961.