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Amendment numbered 19:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 19, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $2,294,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

The committee of conference report in disagreement amendments numbered 4 and 20.

WILLIAM H. NATCHER,

CLARENCE CANNON,
JOHN J. RHODES,
JOHN TABER,

Managers on the Part of the House.
JOHN O. PASTORE,
CARL HAYDEN,
ESTES KEFAUVER,

J. ALLEN FREAR, Jr.,
ALAN BIBLE,

MILTON R. YOUNG,

ROMAN L. HRUSKA,

J. GLENN BEALL,

Managers on the Part of the Senate.

STATEMENT OF THE MANAGERS ON THE PART OF THE HOUSE

The managers on the part of the House at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 5676) making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960, and for other purposes, submit the following statement in explanation of the effect of the action agreed upon and recommended in the accompanying conference report as to each of such amendments, namely:

FEDERAL PAYMENT TO THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Amendment No 1: Appropriates $25,000,000 as proposed by the House instead of $27,133,000 as proposed by the Senate.

Amendment Nos. 2 and 3: Authorize a total of $34,300,000 to be borrowed from the Federal Treasury as proposed by the Senate. instead of $33,800,000 as proposed by the House of which $20,000,000 is for the general fund as proposed by the Senate instead of $19,500,000 as proposed by the House.

OPERATING EXPENSES

Amendment No. 4-Executive Office: Reported in disagreement. Amendment No. 5-Executive Office: Appropriates $590,000 instead of $576,000 as proposed by the House and $605,000 as proposed by the Senate. The increase allowed will provide $10,000 for a study of the downtown business area and $5,000 for expenses related to the White House Conference on Children and Youth.

Amendment No. 6-Department of General Administration: Appropriates $5,119,000 instead of $5,010,000 as proposed by the House and $5,229,000 as proposed by the Senate. The increase will provide $19,000 for three wine tax auditors and $90,000 for payments of unemployment compensation.

Amendment No. 7-Office of Corporation Counsel: Appropriates $755,000 instead of $740,000 as proposed by the House and $770,000 as proposed by the Senate. The additional attorney allowed by the Senate has been denied.

Amendment No. 8-Regulatory agencies: Appropriates $1,570,500 instead of $1,564,000 as proposed by the House and $1,577,000 as proposed by the Senate.

Amendment No. 9-Public schools: Authorizes $517,000 for expenses of vocational education as proposed by the Senate instead of $484,000 as proposed by the House.

Amendment No. 10-Public schools: Inserts language proposed by the Senate authorizing the District school system to participate in the benefits of the National Defense Education Act.

Amendment No. 11-Public schools: Appropriates $46,882,000 instead of $46,685,000 as proposed by the House and $46,886,000 as proposed by the Senate.

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Amendment No. 12-Public schools: Increases the limitation on the amount that may be spent for services of experts and consultants to $6,000 instead of $5,500 as proposed by the House and $7,000 as proposed by the Senate.

Amendment No. 13-Recreation Department: Appropriates $2,647,100 instead of $2,625,000 as proposed by the House and $2,669,200 as proposed by the Senate.

Fire Department: The committee of conference is agreed that the Police and Fire Departments, when in nced of the services of a psychiatrist, should utilize the services of those available at the District of Columbia General Hospital.

Amendment No. 14-Office of Civil Defense: Appropriates $60,000 as proposed by the House instead of $85,000 as proposed by the Senate. Amendment No. 15-Courts: Appropriates $5,396,000 as proposed by the House instead of $5,405,525 as proposed by the Senate.

Amendment No. 16-Department of Public Health: Restores House limitation on automobile allowances of dairy farm inspectors amended to provide an annual limit of $1,250.

Amendment No. 17-Department of Public Health: Appropriates $34,883,076 instead of $34,829,112 as proposed by the House and $34,936,076 as proposed by the Senate. The increase will provide $40,000 for the mental health activity, $10,464 for the medical charities program, and $3,500 for the pound."

Amendment No. 18-Department of Public Welfare: Appropriates $17,370,000 instead of $17,292,000 as proposed by the House and $17,453,201 as proposed by the Senate. The increase allowed will provide $20,000 for the public assistance activity, $25,000 for the board and care of children, $23,000 for Junior Village, and $10,000 for Children's Center.

Amendment No. 19-Department of Licenses and Inspections: Appropriates $2,294,000 instead of $2,274,000 as proposed by the House and $2,314,000 as proposed by the Senate.

Amendment No. 20-Personal services, wage scale employees: Reported in disagreement.

CAPITAL OUTLAY

Amendment No. 21-Public building construction: Inserts language proposed by the Senate relating to the construction of a warehouse. Amendment No. 22-Public building construction: Authorizes $243,200 for purchase of equipment for new school buildings as proposed by the Senate instead of $226,200 as proposed by the House. Amendment Nos. 23 and 24-Public building construction: Appropriate $13,866,400 for construction of public buildings as proposed by the Senate instead of $11,822,000 as proposed by the House and provide that $4,889,000 shall not become available for expenditure until July 1, 1960, as proposed by the Senate instead of $3,422,000 as proposed by the House.

Amendment No. 25-Public building construction: Authorizes $905,800 for construction services as proposed by the Senate instead of $931,000 as proposed by the House.

Amendment No. 26-Department of Sanitary Engineering: Provides that $2,500,000 shall not become available for expenditure until July 1,

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1960, as proposed by the Senate instead of $1,000,000 as proposed by the House.

Amendment Nos. 27 and 28-Motor Vehicle Parking Agency: Delete language proposed by the Senate relating to a survey of parking conditions in the District of Columbia and appropriate $125,000 as proposed by the House instead of $175,000 as proposed by the Senate. The conferees feel that District officials should, within existing funds, develop whatever plans they deem desirable for parking facilities and the elimination of traffic congestion and be in a position to discuss. the matter in connection with the 1961 budget presentation.

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86TH CONGRESS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

1st Session

{ No. 641

REPORT

AMENDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT

JULY 9, 1959.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed

Mr. MCMILLAN, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, submitted the following

REPORT

[To accompany S. 660]

The Committee on the District of Columbia, to whom was referred the bill (S. 660) to amend the District of Columbia Business Corporation Act, having considered the same, report favorably thereon without amendment and recommend that the bill (S. 660) do pass.

The purpose of this bill is to amend the District of Columbia Business Corporation Act, approved June 8, 1954, to make the specific changes which are enumerated below:

Section 1 of the bill amends section 11 of the act to provide a procedure for resignation by registered agents of domestic corporations. Section 2 amends section 14 of the act to add to the permissible variations between different series of shares of the same class. It authorizes variations in the time of payment and the dates from which dividends on cumulative stock shall be accumulative, and in the extent of other participation rights, if any; also, in the right to vote with holders of shares of any other series or class, and the right to vote as a class, either generally or as a condition to specified corporate action.

Section 3 amends section 20 of the act by adding a provision to relieve a corporation of the necessity of printing on a stock certificate a summary or full statement of (a) limitations and restrictions upon transferability or (b) the designations, preferences, limitations, etc., relating to shares covered by the certificate, but provides that a statement shall be printed on each stock certificate that a summary or full statement of such restrictions will be furnished upon request of the shareholder.

Section 4 amends section 22 of the act to provide a method for establishing that shares of a corporation which have been issued for more than 12 years are fully paid and nonassessable.

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