PUBLIC LAW 88-612-OCT. 2, 1964
Public Law 88-612 October 2, 1964
[H.J. Res. 793] Authorizing the United Spanish War Veterans to erect a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs. United Spanish War Veterans. Memorial.
Selection of site.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the United Spanish W a r Veterans are authorized to erect a memorial on public grounds in the District of Columbia, or its environs, in honor and commemoration of the men who served in the war with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, and the China Relief Expedition (18981902). SEC. 2. (a) The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to select, with the approval of the National Commission of Fine Arts and the National Capital Planning Commission, a suitable site on public grounds in the District of Columbia, or its environs, upon which may be erected the memorial authorized in the first section or this Act: Provided, That if the site selected is on public grounds belonging to or under the jurisdiction of the government of the District of Columbia, the approval of the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia shall also be obtained. (b) The design and plans for such memorial shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, the National Commission of Fine Arts, and the National Capital Planning Commission, and the United States or the District of Columbia shall be put to no expense in the erection thereof. SEC. 3. The authority conferred pursuant to this joint resolution shall lapse unless (1) the erection of such memorial is commenced within five years from the date of enactment of this joint resolution, and (2) prior to its commencement funds are certified available in an amount sufficient, in the judgment of the Secretary of the Interior, to insure completion of the memorial. SEC. 4. The maintenance and care of the memorial erected under the provisions of this Act shall be the responsibility of the Secretary of the Interior. Approved October 2, 1964. Public Law 88-613
October 2, 1964 [H. R. 11626]
Armed Forces. Cyprus and Panama evacuations of dependents.
To authorize the payment of expenses incident to the evacuation of dependents of military personnel from Panama and Cyprus. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, payments are authorized from current appropriations in consideration of extraordinary expenses incurred by reason of the evacuation from Panama and Cyprus to the United States in January 1964, and February 1964, of approximately two thousand dependents of military personnel. Payment in each case shall not exceed that amount which would be payable by law and regulation to a civilian employee under similar circumstances, and the total amount of payments shall not exceed $500,000. Approved October 2, 1964.