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1204 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 897, 898-OUT. 14, l»4U LO'* TALL. to carry out the provisions of this Act, including rules and regula- tions governing the statements required to be filed by this Act. Penalty provisions. SEC. 4 . Any violation of any of the provisions of this Act shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000 or by imprisonment for not more than five years, or both. Whoever in a statement filed pur- suant to section 2 willfully makes any false statement or willfully omits to state any fact which is required to be stated, or which is necessary to make the statements made not misleading, shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $2,000 or to imprison- ment for not more than five years, or both. Saving clause. SEC. 5. If any provision of this Act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid, the remainder of the Act, and the application of such provisions to other persons or cir- cumstances, shall not be affected thereby. Effective date. SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after the date of its enactment, except that prior to such ninetieth day the Attorney General may make, amend, or rescind such rules and regula- tions as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Approved, October 17, 1940. [CHAPTER 898] October 17, 1940 [H. R. 10322] [Public, No. 8711 D. C. Unemploy- ment Compensation Act, amendment. 49 Stat. 946. 8 D. C.Code, Supp. V, 5 311 (b) (4). Service performed in employ of U. S. Government. 53 Stat. 183. 26U. S.C. , Supp.V , 1600. Provisos. Contributions to State unemployment funds. Lack of certifica- tion by Social Secur- ity Board. 53 Stat. 185. 26 U.S. C. § 1603. AN ACT To amend further the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act, approved August 28, 1935, as amended, be, and is hereby further, amended as follows: Substitute the following paragraph (4) for the present paragraph (4) of section 1 (b): "(4) service performed in the employ of the United States Government or of an instrumentality of the United States which is (A) wholly owned by the United States or (B) exempt from the tax imposed by section 1600 of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States by virtue of any other provision of law: Provided, That, in the event that the Congress of the United States, on or before the date of the enactment of this Act, has permitted or in the event that the Congress of the United States shall permit States to require any instrumentalities of the United States (except such as are (A) wholly owned by the United States, or (B) exempt from the tax imposed by section 1600 of the Internal Revenue Code by virtue of any other provision of law), to make contributions to an unemployment fund under a State unemployment compensation law, then, to the extent so per- mitted by Congress, and from and after the date as of which such permission becomes effective, or January 1, 1940, whichever is the later, all of the provisions of this Act shall be applicable to such instrumentalities in the same manner, to the same extent, and on the same terms as to all other employees, individuals, and services: Provided further, That if the District of Columbia should not be certified by the Social Security Board under sec- tion 1603 of the Internal Revenue Code for any year, the pay- ments required of any instrumentality of the United States or its employees with respect to such year shall be refunded by the District Unemployment Compensation Board in accordance with the provisions of section 4 (f) of this Act." TXA C(^n or HA A m ~~1 1ar