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(CHAPTER 737—20 SXsBION]

(H. R. 6527)

AN ACT To provide assistance to certain local school agencies overburdened with war

incurred, or postwar national-defense-incurred, enrollments. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Federal Works Administrator is authorized to make, in the same manner as heretoforo authorized, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, contributions for the operation and maintenance of school facilities to local school agencies requiring assistance that (a) are still overburdened with school enrollments caused by war activities and the transition from war to peacetime conditions and have received during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, Federal contributions administered by the Federal Works Administrator for the operation and maintenance of their school facilities, or (b) have become overburdened with defense-incurred school enrollments as the result of the reactivation or expansion of any defense establishment or the operation of any new defense establishment.

Seo. 2. In order to carry out this Act, including administrative expenses therefor, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for. the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, not to exceed the sum of $6,000,000.

Approved June 29, 1948.

(PUBLIC LAW 162—818T CONGRESS)
(CHAPTER 302—18T SESSION)

(H. J. Res. 228)

JOINT RESOLUTION Authorising an appropriation for the work of the President's Committee on

National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to effectuate the purposes of National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week and in order to enable the President to provide the President's Committee on National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week with adequate personnel to assist in its activities, and otherwise to provide the committee with the means of carrying out a program to promote the employment of physically handicapped persons, by creating Nationwide interest in the rehabilitation and employment of the handicapped and by obtaining and maintaining cooperation from all public and private groups in the field, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, not to exceed the sum of $75,000 to be expended in such manner and by such agencies as the President may direct, for the work of the President's Committee on National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week. Approved July 11, 1949.

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[PUBLIC LAW 306—818T CONGRESS)
(CHAPTER 582-18T SESSION)

(H. R. 3829)

AN ACT To provide assistance for local school agencies in providing educational oppor

tunities for children on Federal reservations or in defense areas, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to assist local school agencies

in providing educational opportunities for children residing (a) on Federal reservations or on other federally owned property, or (b) within the boundaries of local school agencies overburdened financially by defense-incurred school enrollments or reductions in the school revenues resulting from the acquisition or ownership of land by the United States, the General Services Administrator is authorized to make contributions to such local school agencies for the operation and maintenance of their school facilities as provided in this Act.

SEC. 2. The total contributions for any school year to any local school agency overburdened financially by a defense-incurred school enrollment or reductions in school revenues caused by the acquisition or ownership of land by the United States shall not exceed the actual deficit, as determined by said Administrator that without such contribution would be incurred in such school year by the local school agency in the operation and maintenance of its school facilities: Provided, however, That in determining such deficit the said Administrator shall take into consideration the total income of the local school agency actually available for the maintenance and operation of its school facilities in such school year and the total costs incurred by the local school agency in such school year for the maintenance and operation of its school facilities.

SEO. 3. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, $7,500,000 to carry out the purposes of this Act.

Sec. 4. In the administration of this Act, no department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States shall exercise any supervision, direction, or control over the personnel, curriculum, or program of instruction of any school, local school agency, or school system of any State.

Sec. 5. The said Administrator is authorized to prescribe such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act, and to make payments in advance, or in any other manner deemed necessary to accomplish the objectives of this Act.

Sec. 6. As used in this Act, the term “local school agency” means any public school district, county, city, town, political subdivision, public agency, or State agency operating and maintaining public school facilities; the term “State” means any State, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands. Approved September 10, 1949.

(PUBLIC LAW 203–818T CONGRESS)
(CHAPTER 385—18T SESSION)

(H. J. Res. 170)

JOINT RESOLUTION Designating June 14 of each year as Flag Day. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the 14th day of June of each year is hereby designated as “Flag Day", and the President of the United States is authorized and requested to issue annually a proclamation calling upon officials of the Government to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on such day, and urging the people to observe the day as the anniversary of the adoption on June 14, 1777, by the Continental Congress of the Stars and Stripes as the official Áag of the United States of America Approved August 3, 1949.

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(PUBLIC LAW 324–818T CONGRESS)
(CHAPTER 618-18t SERBION)

(H. R. 2437]

AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act to fix and regulate the salaries of teachers,

school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes”, approved July 7, 1947. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That article II of title I of the Act entitled “An Act to fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes”, approved July 7, 1947, be and the same hereby is amended by striking out the following words and figures.

“CLASS 13—PRINCIPALS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS WITH SIXTEEN OR MORE

ROOXS, AND PRINCIPALS IN AMERICANIZATION SCHOOLS "A basic salary of $4,300 per year, with an annual increase in salary of $100 for ten years, or until a maximum salary of $5,300 per year is reached." and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Lass 18-PRINCIPALS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND PRINCIPALS IN

AXERICANIZATION SCHOOLS “A basic salary of $4,300 per year, with an annual increase in salary of $100 for ten years, or until a maximum salary of $5,300 per year is reached.”

Sec. 2. Paragraph (ap) of section 6 of title III of said Act is hereby amended by inserting the following at the end of said paragraph: "No longevity increases for placement as provided in this paragraph shall be granted to any probationary or temporary teacher, librarian, research assistant, counselor, or instructor in the teachers colleges appointed after June 30, 1949, to group C in salary classes 1 to 8, inclusive, in article I of title I, unless credit for such increases is based upon approved teaching or other service rendered after the master's degree had been conferred upon the appointee: Provided, That this limitation on placement credit shall not apply to appointments made from current eligible lists effective on July 1, 1949."

Sec. 3. Section 6 of title III of said Act is further amended by inserting at the end thereof a new paragraph to be lettered “(ar) and to read as follows: "Every permanent and probationary teacher, librarian, research assistant, counselor, and instructor in thệ teachers colleges in the employ of the Board of Education on June 30, 1947, who either possessed a master's degree on June 30, 1947, or shall have received a master's degree during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and whose salary during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, was

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less than $3,500, shall be entitled to receive in lieu thereof a salary of $3,000 per annum plus longevity increases for placement in group C in salary classes 1 to 8, inclusive, in article I of title I, of $100 for each year of like service in the public schools of the District of Columbia acceptable to and approved by the Board of Education, including military leave and educational leave with part pay, subsequent to probationary appointment and prior to July 1, 1947, but for not more than the fifth year of such service, to be effective as of July 1, 1947, or on the first of the month immediately following the date on which the master's degree was conferred, whichever is later, and shall be entitled to receive annual increases thereafter in accordance with the provisions of sections 5 and 7 of this Act. The provisions of this paragraph shall not operate to reduce the amount of annual compensation of any teacher, librarian, research assistant, counselor, or instructor in the teachers colleges, below the amount of annual compensation received by him during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948.”

Seo. 4. (a). Paragraph (b) of section 21 of title V of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "After the effective date of this Act, the Act entitled 'An Act for the retirement of the public-school teachers in the District of Columbia', approved August 7, 1946, shall apply to permanent employees of the Board of Education whose salaries are fixed by this Act, and all references in said Act to the District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945, as amended, shall be interpreted to apply to this Act. Nothing in this subsection shall require the recomputation of the annuity of any person retired under the Act of August 7, 1946, prior to the effective date of this Act, or of any person retired prior to the effective date of the Act of August 7, 1946, whose annuity is computed in accordance with the provisions of that Act.”

(b) This section shall be effective as of July 1, 1947. Sec. 5. This Act except as otherwise provided herein shall become effective on July 1, 1948.

Approved October 6, 1949.

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