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FORCIBLY RESISTING THE COMMISSION OR ITS

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REPRESENTATIVES

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SEC. 14. The provisions of section 111, title 18, United

4 States Code, shall apply to officers, agents, and employees

5 of the Commission in the performance of their official duties.

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SEC. 15. If any provision of this Act or the application 8 of such provision to any person or circumstance shall be

9 held invalid, the remainder of this Act or the application of

10 such provision to persons or circumstances other than those

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to which it is held invalid shall not be affected thereby.

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SEC. 16. This Act shall become effective sixty days

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after enactment, except that subsections 7 (c) to (1), inclusive, and section 8 shall become effective six months

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88TH CONGRESS

1st SESSION

S. 1211

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 28, 1963 Mr. Case (for himself Mr. Beall, Mr. Fong, Mr. Javits, Mr. KEATING, Mr.

KUCHEL, and Mr. Scott) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

A BILL

To establish a Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity

to encourage and enforce a policy of equal employment opportunity in Federal employment, in employment under Government contracts, and in employment in programs supported or in facilities constructed by Federal grants-in-aid,

and for other purposes. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa

2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That this Act may be cited as the "Federal Equal Employ

4 ment Opportunity Act of 1963”.

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SEC. 101. There is hereby established a Commission to

5 be known as the Commission on Equal Employment Oppor

6 tunity (hereafter in this Act referred to as the “Commis

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SEC. 102. The Commission shall be composed of,

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(1) the Vice President of the United States, who

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(2) the Secretary of Labor, who shall serve as Vice

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(3) not to exceed nine additional members who

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shall be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the

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17 Not less than one-half of the members appointed under para

18 graph (3) shall be appointed from private life.

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SEC. 103. (a) The Chairman shall preside at meetings 21 of the Commission. The Vice Chairman shall have general 22 supervision and direction of the work of the Commission and 23 of the execution and implementation of the policies adopted

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1 by the Commission and of its orders and recommendations

2 made pursuant thereto.

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(b) A quorum of the Commission shall consist of a

4 majority of the members serving at any time. 5 (c) The Commission shall meet upon the call of the

6 Chairman and at such other times as may be provided by 7 its rules and regulations.

(a) The Commission shall adopt such rules and regulations as it determines necessary to govern its proceedings.

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(e) Each member of the Commission who is an officer

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or employee of the Government in addition to serving as a

12 member of the Commission shall serve without additional

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compensation. Each member of the Commission appointed

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from private life shall receive $75 a day when engaged in

15 the performance of his duties as a member of the Commis

16 sion. Each member of the Commission shall be reimbursed

17 for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred

18 by him in the performance of his duties as a member of the

19 Commission.

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(f) Service of an individual as a member of the Com

21 mission shall not be considered as service bringing such indi

22 vidual within the provisions of sections 281, 283, 284, 434,

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1 or 1914 of title 18 of the United States Code, or section

2 190 of the Revised Statutes (5 U.S.C. 99).

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SEC. 104. It shall be the duty of the Commission

(1) to encourage and enforce a policy of equal opportunity for employment in the civilian service of the

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Government and of equal opportunity for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, including all reserve components thereof; of equal opportunity for employment under Government contracts; and of equal opportunity for employment in programs supported or in facilities constructed, in whole or in part, by grants

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in-aid made by the Government;

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(2) to encourage and enforce a policy of equal opportunity in the availability of, and the administration of, all training programs and recruitment and placement services provided by the Government or provided with

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funds or services furnished, in whole or in part, by

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(3) to encourage and enforce a policy of equal opportunity for membership in, and participation in the

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activities of, labor organizations, insofar as such member

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ship or participation affects equal opportunity for em

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ployment, and terms and conditions of employment with

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