54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CHS. 898, 899, 903-OCT. 17, 21, 1940 SEC. 2 . This Act shall be effective as of January 1, 1940: Provided, however, That any employer required to make retroactive payment of any contributions shall be given thirty days from the enactment of this Act within which to make such retroactive payments without incurring any penalty for the late payment of such contributions and all interest charges shall commence one month from the date of the enactment of this Act. Approved, October 17, 1940. [CHAPTER 899] AN ACT To provide for an extension of the conditions under which a money allowance for quarters may be paid to certain non-commissioned officers of the Army of the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatves of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That each enlisted man of the first, second, or third grade of the Army of the United States in the active military service of the United States, having a dependent as defined in sections 8 and 8a, title 37, United States Code, shall, under such regulations as the President may prescribe, be entitled to receive, for any period during which public quarters are not provided and available for his dependent, the money allow- ance for quarters authorized by law to be granted to each enlisted man not furnished quarters in kind. Approved, October 17, 1940. [CHAPTER 903] AN ACT Establishing overtime rates for compensation for employees of the field services of the War Department, and the field services of the Panama Canal, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstand- ing the provisions of any other law, compensation for employment in excess of forty hours in any administrative workweek computed at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate is hereby authorized to be paid at such places and to such monthly, per diem, hourly, and piecework employees of the field services of the War Department and the field services of the Panama Canal whose wages are set by wage boards or other wage fixing authorities, and also to professional and subprofessional employees, and to blueprinters, photostat and rotaprint operators, inspectors, storekeepers, tool- keepers, and shop superintendents of the CAF service, as defined by the Classification Act of March 4, 1923 (42 Stat. 1488; 5 U. S . C . ch. 13), as amended, as shall be designated from time to time by the Secretary of War or the Governor of the Panama Canal, as the case may he, and the Secretary of War and the Governor of the Panama Canal are authorized to prescribe for their respective services, regula- tiols for overtime employment for said employees or any of them: Provided, That in determining the overtime compensation of the foregoing per annum Government employees the pay for one day shall be considered to be one three-hundred-and-sixtieth of their respective per annum salaries. SEC. 2. The provisions of this Act shall be effective during the national emergency declared by the President on September 8, 1939, to exist, and shall terminate June 30, 1942, unless the Congress shall otherwise provide. Approved, October 21, 1940. 1205 Effective date. Proviso. Retroactive pay- ment of contributions. October 17, 1940 [H. R. 10527] [Public, No. 872] Army. Certain noncommis- sioned officers; money allowance for quarters. 42 Stat. 627; 45 Stat. 1254. October 21, 1940 [S. 4208] [Public, No. 873] War Department and Panama Canal. Overtime compen- sation for designated employees. 5U..0.0. 661- 674; Supp. V, §§ 673, 673c. Regulations. Proviso. Computation. Duration of pro- visions; termination.