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Citation of title.

PUBLIC LAW 7 4 - J U N E 20, 1953

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master General, for expenses of attendance at meetings of technical, scientific, professional, or other similar organizations concerned with the function or activity for which the appropriation concerned is made. SEC. 205. This title may be cited as the "Post Office Department Appropriation Act, 1954". TITLE III—GENERAL PROVISIONS

Strikes or overt h r o w of Government.

Affidavit.

Penalty.

Short title.

SEC. 301. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit has not contrary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike against the Government of the United States, is not a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or that such person does not advocate, and is not a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided further, That any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or who IS a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence and accepts employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appropriation or fund contained in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided fv/rther, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law. SEC. 302. This Act may be cited as the "Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1954". Approved June 18, 1953. ,, . Public Law 74

June 20, 1953 [H. R. 3795]

CHAPTER 146

AN ACT To adjust the salaries of officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force, the United States Park Police, the White House Police, and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the lumbfaPoiice ^ United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may Firemen's Salary be cited as the "District of Columbia Police and Firemen's Salary Act of 1953.

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TITLE I—METROPOLITAN POLICE FORCE B a s i c salaries. O f f i c e r s and members.

SEC. 101. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) or (c), the annual basic salaries of the officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force shall be at the rates set forth in the following table: