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All 68 Stat. 780.
29 USC 159.
29 USC 159.
29 USC 159.
"(1) a question of representation affecting commerce, within the meaning of section 9 (c) of such Act, shall be deemed to exist with respect to such bargaining unit; and
"(2) the National Labor Relations Board, upon petition of not less than 20 per centum of the employees in such bargaining unit or any person or persons acting in their behalf, shall under section 9 of such Act (notwithstanding any limitation of time contained therein) direct elections in such bargaining unit or any subdivision thereof (A) for the selection of a representative thereof for collective bargaining purposes, and (B) to determine whether the employees thereof desire to rescind any authority previously granted to such labor organization to enter into any agreement with their employer pursuant to section 8 (a) (3) (ii) of such Act.
"(j) When there is in effect a final order of the Board determining that any such employer is a Communist-infiltrated organization, such employer shall be ineligible to—
"(1) file any petition for an election under section 9 of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended (29 U. S. C. 157), or participate in any proceeding under such section; or
"(2) make or obtain any hearing upon any charge under section 10 of such Act (29 U. S. C. 160); or
"(3) exercise any other right or privilege or receive any other benefit, substantive or procedural, provided by such Act for employers."
SEC. 11. Subsections (a) and (b) of section 14 of such Act (50 U.S. C. 793) are amended by inserting in each such subsection, immediately after the words "section 13", a comma and the following: "or subsection (f) of section 13A,”.
SEC. 12. If any provision of this title or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the title, and the application of such provisions to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected thereby.
Chapter 1008 2d Session
All 68 Stat. 867.
To amend section 709 of title 18, United States Code, so as to protect the name of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from commercial exploitation.
Use of name.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 709 of Federal Bureau title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting immediately after of Investigathe eighth paragraph thereof a new paragraph as follows: "Whoever, except with the written permission of the Director of the 62 Stat. 733. Federal Bureau of Investigation, knowingly uses the words 'Federal Bureau of Investigation' or the initials F. B. I.', or any colorable imitation of such words or initials, in connection with any advertisement, circular, book, pamphlet or other publication, play, motion picture, broadcast, telecast, or other production, in a manner reasonably calculated to convey the impression that such advertisement, circular, book, pamphlet or other publication, play, motion picture, broadcast, telecast, or other production, is approved, endorsed, or authorized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation; or".
Approved August 27, 1954.
To amend section 2201 of title 28, United States Code, to extend the Federal
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first sen- Alaska. tence of section 2201 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by Federal Declarinserting after the words "any court in the United States" the words atory Judgments "and the District Court for the Territory of Alaska", so that the sentence will read as follows:
"S2201. Creation of remedy
"In a case of actual controversy within its jurisdiction, except with respect to Federal taxes, any court of the United States and the District Court for the Territory of Alaska, upon the filing of an appropriate pleading, may declare the rights and other legal relations of any interested party seeking such declaration, whether or not further relief is or could be sought."
Approved August 28, 1954.
To authorize and direct the investigation by the Attorney General of certain offenses, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwith- Attorney General standing any other provision of law, and without limiting the author- and FBI.
ity to investigate any matter which may have been or may hereafter Authority to inbe conferred upon them, or upon any other department or agency of vestigate certain the Government, the Attorney General and the Federal Bureau of Investigation shall have authority to investigate any violation of title 18. United States Code, involving Government officers and employees. 62 Stat. 683. Any information, allegation, or complaint received in any department or agency of the executive branch of the Government relating to said violations involving Government officers and employees shall be expeditiously reported to the Attorney General by the head of such department or agency, unless the responsibility to perform an investigation with respect thereto is specifically otherwise assigned by another provision of law, or unless the Attorney General otherwise directs
with respect, as to any department or agency of the Government, to 68 Stat. 998. any specified class of information, allegation, or complaint: Provided, 68 Stat. 999. That the provisions of this section shall not limit, in any way, the existing authority of the military departments to investigate persons or offenses over which the Armed Forces have jurisdiction under the Uni
form Code of Military Justice: Provided further, That the provisions 64 Stat. 107. of this section shall not limit, in any way, the primary authority of 50 USC 551-741. the Postmaster General to investigate postal offenses.
SEC. 2. Section 3056 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by 62 Stat. 818. striking out the following: "detect and arrest any person violating any laws of the United States directly concerning official matters administered by and under the direct control of the Treasury Department;".
Approved August 31, 1954.
Chapter 1214 - 2d Session
All 68 Stat. 1142.
To prohibit payment of annuities to officers and employees of the United States convicted of certain offenses, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall not Federal embe paid to any person convicted prior to, on, or after the date of ployees. enactment of this Act of any of the following offenses described in Denial of anthis section, or to the survivor or beneficiary of such person so con- nuities after victed, for any period subsequent to the date of such conviction or viction. the date of enactment of this Act, whichever is later, any annuity or retired pay on the basis of the service of such person as an officer or employee of the Government:
(1) Any offense defined in section 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 62 stat. 683. 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, or 223 of chapter 11 (relating to bribery and graft), section 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, or 287 of chapter 15 (relating to claims and services in matters affecting government), section 434, 435, 436, 441, 442, or 443 of chapter 23 (relating to contracts), chapter 37 (relating to espionage and censorship), section 1700, 1702, 1703, 1704, 1705, 1706, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1711, or 1712 of chapter 83 (relating to offenses involving the postal service), chapter 105 (relating to sabotage), or chapter 115 (relating to treason, sedition, and subversive activities) of title 18 of the United States Code or in section 10 or 16 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1946 (42 U. S. C., secs. 1810 and 1816);
(2) Any offense (not including any offense within the purview of section 18 of title 18 of the United States Code) which is a felony under the laws of the United States or of the District of Columbia (A) committed in the exercise of his authority, influence, power, or privileges as an officer or employee of the Government, or (B) committed after the termination of his service as an officer or employee of the Government but directly involving, directly resulting from, or directly relating to, the improper exercise of his authority, influence, power, or privileges during any period of his service as such an officer or employee;
(3) Perjury committed under the laws of the United States or of the District of Columbia (A) in falsely denying the commission of an act which constitutes any of the offenses described in paragraph (1) or (2) of this section, (B) in falsely testifying before any Federal grand jury or court of the United States with respect to his service as an officer or employee of the Government, or (C) in falsely testifying before any congressional committee in connection with any matter under inquiry before such congressional committee; or subornation of perjury committed in connection with the false denial or false testimony of another person as specified in this paragraph;
(4) Any offense defined in section 833, 861, or 862 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1325, 1830; D. C. Code, 1951 edition, sers. 22-1201, 22–701, 22–703); or in the second paragraph under the subheading “FOR EXECUTIVE OFFICE" under the caption "GENERAL EXPENSES" in the first section of the Act entitled “An Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other purposes", approved July 1, 1902 (32 Stat. 591; D. C. Code, 1951 edition. sec. 22-702).
SEC. 2. (a) There shall not be paid to any person who has failed or refused, or fails or refuses, prior to, on, or after the date of enact ment of this Act, upon the ground of self-incrimination, to appear,
60 Stat. 766,
773; ante, p. 919.
Refusal to testify, etc.
All 68 Stat. 1143.
ments or cooealment.
Return of oontributions.
64 Stat. 214. 5 USC 724(e). Restoration upon pardon.
testify, or produce any book, paper, record, or other document, with. respect to his service as an officer or employee of the Government or with respect to any relationship which he has had or has with a foreign government, in any proceeding before a Federal grand jury, court of the United States, or congressional committee, or to the survivor or beneficiary of such person, for any period subsequent to the date of such failure or refusal of such person or the date of enactment of this Act, whichever is later, any annuity or retired pay on the basis of the service of such person as an officer or employee of the Government.
(b) There shall not be paid to any person who, prior to, on, or after the date of enactment of this Act, knowingly and willfully has made or makes any false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation, or who, prior to, on, or after such date, has concealed or conceals any material fact, with respect to his
(1) past or present membership in, affiliation or association with, or support of the Communist Party, or any chapter, branch, or subdivision thereof, in or outside the United States, or any other organization, party, or group advocating (A) the overthrow, by force, violence, or other unconstitutional means, of the Government of the United States, (B) the establishment in the United States of a Communist totalitarian dictatorship, or (C) the right to strike against the Government of the United States;
(2) conviction of any offense described in the first section of this Act; or
(3) failure or refusal to appear, testify, or produce any book, paper, record, or other document as specified in subsection (a) of this section,
for any period subsequent to the date of enactment of this Act or the date on which any such statement, representation, or concealment of fact is made or occurs, whichever is later, in connection with his application for an office or position in or under the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the Government of the United States or the government of the District of Columbia, or to the survivor or beneficiary of such person, any annuity or retired pay on the basis of the service of such person as an officer or employee of the Government.
SEC. 3. Any amounts contributed by any such person toward the annuity the benefits of which are denied under this Act, less any sums previously refunded or paid as annuity benefits, shall be returned to such person, upon appropriate application therefor, with interest to the date of his conviction of any offense described in the first section of this Act or of the commission by him of any violation of section 2 of this Act, as the case may be, or the date of enactment of this Act, whichever is later, at such rates as may be provided in the case of refunds under the law, regulation, or agreement under which the annuity is payable, or if no such rates are so provided at the rate of 4 per centum per annum to December 31, 1947, and 3 per centum per annum thereafter, compounded on December 31 of each year. Such person shall not be required to repay any annuity properly received by him which is in excess of the amount of his own contributions with interest. In the event a person entitled to a refund under this section dies prior to the making of such refund, the refund shall be made to such person or persons as may be provided in the case of refunds under the law, regulation, or agreement under which the annuity the benefits of which are denied under this Act is payable or, if no such provision is made, in the order of preference prescribed in section 12 (e) of the Civil Service Retirement Act of 1930, as amended.
SEC. 4. The right to receive an annuity or retired pay shall be deemed restored to any person convicted, prior to, on, or after the