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ACTS APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT Week Ending

December 26, 1980

Approved December 22, 1980

H.R. 2170............Public Law 96-559

An act to provide for the reimbursement of legal expenses incurred by the city of Fairfax with respect to a 1971 entry and search by employees of the Federal Government.

H.R. 5487............Public Law 96-560

An act to designate certain National Forest System lands in the States of Colorado, South Dakota, Missouri, South Carolina, and Louisiana for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.

S. 2163...............Public Law 96-561

An act to provide for the conservation and enhancement of the salmon and steelhead resources of the United States, assistance to treaty and nontreaty harvesters of those resources, and for other purposes.

S. 1824..............Public Law 96-562

An act to designate the "John D. Larkins, Jr., Federal Building."

H.J. Res. 615..........Public Law 96-563

A joint resolution providing for appointment of David C. Acheson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

S. 2227..............Public Law 96-564

An act to grant the consent of the United States to the Red River Compact among the States of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

H.R. 7217.............Public Law 96-565

An act to establish the Kalaupapa National Historical Park in the the State of Hawaii, and for other purposes.

H.J. Res. 642..........Public Law 96-566

A joint resolution providing for convening of the first regular session of the Ninety-seventh Congress on January 5, 1981, and for other purposes.

H.R. 7865............ Public Law 96-567

Nuclear Safety Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1980.

S. 3027...............Public Law 96-568

Disaster Relief Act Amendments of 1980.

S. 2726..............Public Law 96-569

Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1981.

H.R. 2111............Public Law 96-570

An act to extend the service area for the Sacramento Valley Canals, Central Valley project, California, and for other purposes.

S. 1784...............Public Law 96-571

Alaska Federal-Civilian Energy Efficiency Swap Act of 1980.

S. 1148..............Public Law 96-572

An act to reauthorize title I of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act, and for other purposes.

S. 2189.............. Public Law 96-573

Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act.

H.R. 999..............Public Law 96-574

An act to amend the Plant Variety Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 2321 et seq.) to clarify its provisions, and for other purposes.

H.R. 4941............Public Law 96-575

An act to name a dam and reservoir on the San Gabriel River, Texas, as the "North San Gabriel Dam" and "Lake Georgetown", respectively.

H.R. 8345.............Public Law 96-576

An act to name the United States Customs House in Ogdensburg, New York, the "Robert C. McEwen United States Dustoms House".

H.J. Res. 337..........Public Law 96-577

A joint resolution designating February 11, 1981, "National Inventors' Day".

Approved December 23, 1980

H.R. 7709...........Public Law 96-578

An act to amend the Tariff Schedules of the United States to increase the quantity of cigarettes that may be accorded duty-free treatment if acquired in the insular possessions and entered by returning United States residents.

Approved December 23—Continued

H.R. 7626.............Public Law 96-579

Military Pay and Allowances Benefits Act of 1980.

S. 3096...............Public Law 96-580

An act to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the acquisition of certain lands in Douglas County, Wisconsin.

S. 1985...............Public Law 96-581

An act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain lands in the State of Arizona, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain interests in lands in the State of Arizona, to amend the Act of March 14, 1978 (92 Seat. 154), and for other purposes.

H.R. 8195.............Public Law 96-582

An act to amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to extend certain cost-of-living increases.

H.R. 6796.............Public Law 96-583

An act to amend and extend title VII of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act.

H.R. 7682............Public Law 96-584

An act to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide greater flexibility for the Armed Forces in ordering Reserves to active duty, and for other purposes.

H.R. 7814.............Public Law 96-585

An act to designate certain lands of the Fire Island National Seashore as the "Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness", and for other purposes.

H.R. 7306.............Public Law 96-586

An act to provide for the orderly disposal of certain Federal lands in Nevada and for the acquisition of certain other lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin, and for other purposes.

S. 1142...............Public Law 96-587

An act authorizing appropriations to the Secretary of the Interior for services necessary to the nonperforming arts functions of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and for other purposes.

Approved December 24, 1980

S. 3212............Public Law 96-588

An act to designate the "Thomas J. McIntyre Federal Building".

H.R. 5043............Public Law 96-589

Bankruptcy Tax Act of 1980.

S. 3261...............Public Law 96-590

An act to amend section 222 of the Communications Act of 1934 in order to include Hawaii in the same category as other States for the purposes of such section.

H.R. 6671............Public Law 96-591

Inland Navigational Rules Act of 1980.

S. 1465 .............. Public Law 96-592

Farm Credit Act Amendments of 1980.

H.R. 4774............ Public Law 96-'593

An act to amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide that any employee who is a member of a religion or sect historically holding conscientious objection to joining or financially supporting a labor organization shall not be required to do so.

H.R. 1196............Public Law 96-594

An act to revise and improve the laws relating to the documentation of vessels, and for other purposes.

H.R. 4968.............Public Law 96-595

An act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to net operating loss carryovers of taxpayers who cease to be real estate investment trusts, to increase interest rates on certain United States retirement bonds, and for other purposes.

H.R. 5391............Public Law 96-596

An act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to the determination of second tier taxes, and for other purposes.

H.R. 8444.............Public Law 96-597

An act to authorize appropriations for certain insular areas of the United States, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3317.............Public Law 96-598

An act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to excise tax refunds in the case of certain uses of tread rubber, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3637............. Public Law 96-599

International Coffee Agreement Act of 1980.

H.R. 7694.............Public Law 96-600

An act to authorize the Secretary of Defense to provide civilian career employees of the Department of Defense who are residents of Guam, the Virgin Islands, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico the same relative rotation rights as apply to other career employees, to authorize the Delegates in Congress from Guam and the Virgin Islands to have two appointments at a time, rather than one appointment, to each of the service academies, and to authorize the establishment of a National Guard of Guam.

H.R. 5505............Public Law 96-601

An act to simplify certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, and for other purposes.

Jimmy Carter, ACTS APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT Week Ending Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/250843

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