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PUBLIC LAW 93-198-DEC. 24, 1973
questions involved, tiliall allow the same to be maintained, with such substitutions as to parties as are appropriate. (b) No administrative action or proceeding lawfully commenced shall abate solely by reason of the taking effect of any provision of this Act, but such action or proceeding shall be continued with such substitutions as to parties and officers or agencies as are appropriate. VACANCIES K E S n. T T X G FROM A l i O L I S H M E N T OF OFFICES OF COMMISSIONER A N D ASSISTANT TO THE COMMISSIONER
SEC. 716. Until the 1st day of July next after the first Mayor takes office under this Act no vacancy occurring in any District agency by reason of se(?tion 711, abolishing the offices of Commissioner of the District of Columbia and Assistant to the Commissioner, shall affect the power of the remaining members of such agency to exercise its functions; but such agency may take action only if a majority of the members holding office vote in favor of it. STATUS OF THE
20 Stat. 102.
80 Stat. 525. 5 USC 7321.
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SEC. 717. (a) All of the territory constituting the permanent seat of the Government of the United States shall continue to be designated as the District of Columbia. The District of Columbia shall remain and continue a body corporate, as provided in section 2 of the Revised Statutes relating to the District (D.C. Code, sec. 1-102). Said Corporation shall continue to be charged with all the duties, obligations, responsibilities, and liabilities, and to be vested with all of the powers, rights, i^rivileges, immunities, and assets, respectively, imposed upon and vested in said Corporation or the Commissioner. (b) No law or regulation which is in force on the effective date of title IV of this Act shall be deemed amended or repealed by this Act except to the extent specifically provided herein or to the extent that such law or regulation is inconsistent with this Act, but any such law or regulation may be amended or repealed by act or resolution as authorized in this Act, or by Act of Congress, except that, notwithstanding the provisions of section 752 of this Act, such authority to repeal shall not be construed as authorizing the Council to repeal or otherwise alter, by amendment or otherwise, any provision of subchapter III of chapter 73 of title 5, United States Code, in whole or in part. (c) Nothing contained in this section shall affect the boundary line between the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia as the same was established or may be subsequently established under the provisions of title I of the Act of October 31, 1945 (59 Stat. 552). C O X T I N U A T K ^ N OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURT SYSTEM
SEC. 718. (a) The District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and the District of Columbia Connnission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure shall continue as provided under the District of Columbia Court Reorganization Act of 1970 subiect to the provisions of part C of title IV of
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this Act and section 602(a)(4). (b) The term and qualifications of any judge of any District of Columbia court, and the term and qualifications of any member of the District of Columbia Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure appointed prior to the effective date of title IV of this Act shall not be affected by the provisions of part C of title IV of this Act. No provision of this Act shall be construed to extend the term of any such judge or member of such Commission. Judges of the