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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CHS. 337, 339-JUNE 12, 1940 SEC. 3. (a) All laws covering the inspection of passenger vessels in effect on the date of enactment of this Act are hereby made applicable to all vessels or other floating equipment used by or in connection with any civilian nautical school, whether such vessels or other float- ing equipment are being navigated or not, to such extent and upon such conditions as may be required by regulations prescribed by the Board of Supervising Inspectors, with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce. (b) The Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation is author- ized and directed, through such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Commerce may approve, to prescribe minimum standards for the size, ventilation, plumbing, and sanitation of quarters assigned to members of the crew, passengers, cadets, students, instructors or any other persons at any time quartered on board any vessel used by or in connection with any civilian nautical school. (c) No certificate of inspection shall be issued to any such vessel until and unless a board of local inspectors has found such vessel to be in compliance with all the requirements of this section and the regulations issued thereunder. Such certificates shall be subject to revocation in the manner prescribed by section 4453 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 46, sec. 435). (d) On and after ninety days from the date of enactment of this Act, it shall be unlawful for any vessel to which the Act applies to be used by or in connection with any civilian nautical school unless it is in possession of a valid, unexpired certificate of inspection, or a valid, unexpired temporary certificate of inspection. (e) In case of the violation of this section or of any of the regula- tions issued thereunder by any vessel, or any owner or officer thereof such vessel, owner, or officer shall be fined not more than $1,000, and such owner or officer may be imprisoned for not more than one year, or subjected to both fine and imprisonment. Should the owner of such vessel be a corporation, organization, or association, each officer or director participating in the violation shall be liable to the penalty hereinabove prescribed. SEC. 4 . The provisions of section 3 of this Act shall not apply to vessels of the Navy or the Coast Guard used by or in connection with civilian nautical schools. Approved, June 12, 1940. [CHAPTER 339]N ACT AN ACT To amend sections 798 and 800 of the Code of Law for the District of Columbia, relating to murder in the first degree. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 798 and 800 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a Code of Law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1189), be amended to read as follows: "SEC. 798. MmUDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE. -Whoever, being of sound memory and discretion, kills another purposely, either of deliberate and premeditated malice or by means of poison, or in perpetrating or attempting to perpetrate any offense punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary, or without purpose so to do kills another i perpetrating or in attempting to perpetrate any arson, as defined in section 820 or 821 of this Code, rape, mayhem, robbery, or kid- napping, or in perpetrating or in attempting to perpetrate any housebreaking while armed with or using a dangerous weapon, is guilty of murder in the first degree. 347 Inspection of ves- sels. Standards for size, etc., of quarters. Certificate of in- spection, requirement. Revocation. Possession of cer- tificates by vessels. Penalty provisions. Vessels of Navy or Coast Guard ex- cepted. June 12, 1940 [8.18l [Public, No. 907] District of Colum- bia Code, amend- ment. 6D.C.Codei§21, 23. Murder, first de- gree.