Date when resolution becomes effective to govern.notwithstanding any provision in any Act of Congress or joint resolution providing any other mode of determining the date of such termination. And any Act of Congress, or any provision of any such Act, that by its terms is in force only during the existence of a state of war, or during such state of war and a limited period of time thereafter, shall be construed and administered as if such war between the Governments and people aforesaid terminated on the date when this resolution becomes effective, any provision of such law to the contrary notwithstanding; Legislation excepted.excepting, however, from the operation and effect of this resolution the following Acts and proclamations to, wit: District of Columbia Rents.Title 2 of the Act entitled “The Food Control and District of Columbia Rents Act,” approved October 22, 1919 Ante, p. 297.(Forty-first Statutes, page 297), the Act known as the Trading with the Enemy. Vol. 40, p. 411.Trading with the Enemy Act, approved October 6, 1917 (Fortieth Statutes, page 411), and all amendments thereto, and the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Liberty bond Acts, etc. Vol. 40, pp. 35, 288, 503, 844, 965, 1309.Liberty Bond Acts, the Supplement to the Second Liberty Bond Act, and the Victory Liberty Loan Act; titles 1 and 3 of the War Finance Corporation Act (Fortieth Statutes, page 506) as amended by the Act approved War Finance Corporation. Vol. 40, pp. 506, 1313. Ante, p. 1084.March 3, 1919 (Fortieth Statutes, page 1313), and Public Resolution Numbered 55, Sixty-sixth Congress, entitled “Joint resolution directing the War Finance Corporation to take certain action for the relief of the present depression in the agricultural sections of the country, and for other purposes,” passed January 4, 1921; also the Proclamations issued thereunder.proclamations issued under the authority conferred by the Acts herein excepted from the effect and operation of this resolution: Provisos. Status of deserters unchanged.Provided, however, That nothing herein contained shall be construed as effective to terminate the military status of any person now in desertion from the military or naval service of the United States, nor to terminate the liability to prosecution and punishment under the Violators of selective service law. Vol. 40, p. 76.selective service law, approved May 18, 1917 (Fortieth Statutes, page 76), of any person who failed to comply with the provisions of said Act, or of Acts amendatory thereof: Amendment to Espionage Act. Punishing obstructions to sale of bonds, to enlistments, etc., repealed. Vol. 40, p. 553, repealed.Provided further, That the Act entitled “An Act to amend section 3, title 1, of the Act entitled 'An Act to punish acts of interference with foreign relations, the neutrality, and the foreign commerce of the United States, to punish espionage, and better to enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and for other purposes,' approved June 15, 1917 (Fortieth Statutes, page 217), and for other purposes,” approved May 16, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes, page 553), be, and the same is hereby, repealed, and that said Former provision revived. Vol. 40, p. 219.section 3 of said Act approved June 15, 1917, is hereby revived and restored with the same force and effect as originally enacted.
No exemption from prosecution for prior violations.Nothing herein contained shall be held to exempt from prosecution or to relieve from punishment any offense heretofore committed in violation of any Act hereby repealed or which may be committed while it remains in force as herein provided.
Approved, March 3, 1921.
[Pub. Res., No. 65.]
Preamble. Fourteenth Census.Whereas it appears that in making an enumeration of persons in the Army and Navy for the Fourteenth Decennial Census, in the judgment of the Director of the Census it was impracticable to do otherwise than, with the official sanction of the Army and Navy, employ officers and enlisted men of the Army and Navy as enumerators, and that such officers and enlisted men were duly employed to make the enumeration and were promised