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Chapter 322
July 21, 1945 [H.J. Res. 195] |  [Public Law 159] 59 Stat. 501

To provide for the observance and celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the treaty with the Indians of the Northest Territory, known as the Treaty of Greene Ville.
Section 2 | 3

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Chap. 322 Treaty of GreeneVille Celebration Commission.
Chap. 322 Composition.
Sec. 2 Purpose.
Sec. 2 7 Stat. 49.
Sec. 2 Cooperation with designated commission.
Sec. 3 Director, etc.
42 Stat. 1488.
5 U.S.C. § 661; Supp. IV, § 661 et seq.
Ante, p. 298 et seq.
Sec. 3 Expenditures.
Sec. 3 Termination.

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Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby established a commission to be known as the Treaty of Greene Ville Celebration Commission (hereinafter referred to as the "Commission") and to be composed of eight commissioners, as follows: The President of the United States; two Members of the Senate, one from each of the two major parties, to be appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate; two Members of the House of Representatives, one from each of the two major parties, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and three individuals from private life, to be appointed by the President of the United States. The commissioners shall serve without compensation and shall select a chairman from among their number.

SEC. 2.

It shall be the duty of the Commission to prepare and carry out a comprehensive plan for the observance and celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the signing on August 3, 1795, in what is now the State of Ohio, of the Treaty of Greene Ville by General Anthony Wayne and representatives of the Indians of the Northwest Territory. In the preparation of such plan, the Commission shall cooperate with the Treaty of Greene Ville Sesquicentennial Commission, Incorporated, in order that there may be proper coordination and correlation of plans for such observance and celebration.

SEC. 3.

(a) Without regard to the civil-service laws or theClassification Act of 1923, as amended, the Commission is authorized to appoint and prescribe the duties and fix the compensation of a director and such other employees as are necessary in the execution of its functions.

(b) The Commission may make such expenditures as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this joint resolution, including all necessary traveling expenses and subsistence expenses incurred by the commissioners. All expenditures of the Commission shall be allowed and paid upon presentation of itemized vouchers therefor, approved by the Chairman of the Commission.

(c) The Commission shall cease to exist within six months after the date of the expiration of the celebration.

Approved, July 21, 1945.

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