PUBLIC LAWS--CH. 681-OCT. 12, 1949 Restricton 14U.S.C.I§l10- lOh, 20b , 20c, 50, 181; Supp. II, i 180. Ante, p. 564. 62 Stat. 644. 14 U. S. C., Snpp. II, 180. Ante, p. 565. 61 Stat. 410. 14 U. S. C., Supp. nI,§ 6c (6), 20a-1 (7), 20a-2 (5). Ante, p. 565. 10 U. S. C., Supp. II, i 1033 -1035; 34 U.. C ., Supp. II, if 43m-43o. 42U..C. 201 note; Supp. II, i 201 at w. 62 Stat. 40. 42 n. S. C., Supp. II, §209 (d). 58 Stat. 686. 42 U. S. 0., Supp. II, 1210. reduction in the pay and allowances to which they would have been entitled either in their current enlistment or during any subsequent enlistment or after transfer to the Fleet Marine Corps Reserve or to the retired list. No former member of the band of the United States Marine Corps who has been heretofore retired or heretofore transferred to the Fleet Marine Corps Reserve shall suffer any reduc- tion in retirement or retainer pay to which he would otherwise have been entitled but for enactment of this Act. SAVING PROVISION RELATING TO FORMER LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE AND FORMER BUREAU OF MARINE INSPECTION PERSONNEL SEC. 518. Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to dimin- ish any of the rights, benefits, and privileges authorized and con- ferred- (1) by the Act of August 5, 1939 (53 Stat. 1216), as amended by the Act of June 24, 1948 (Public Law 761, Eightieth Congress), upon personnel of the former Lighthouse Service; and (2) by the Act of July 23, 1947 (61 Stat. 411), for personnel of the categories described in sections 3 (6), 5 (7), and 6 (5) of said Act, who were commissioned, appointed, or enlisted in the regular Coast Guard pursuant to said Acts of August 5, 1939, and July 23, 1947, respectively. SAVING PROVISION RELATING TO MEMBERS AND FORMER MEMBERS RECEIVING RETIREMENT PAY ON DATE OF ENACTMENT OF THIS ACT SEC. 519. Any member or former member of the uniformed services or any person entitled to the rights, benefits, and privileges of a member or former member of the uniformed services, including any person entitled to the benefits provided in the Act of May 7, 1948 (62 Stat. 211), who on the date of enactment of this Act, is receiving or is entitled to receive retired or retirement pay pursuant to any provision of law, shall, notwithstanding the provisions of this Act, be entitled to continue to receive or shall continue his entitlement to receive that retired or retirement pay which such member or former member is entitled to receive under any provision of law in effect on the day preceding date of enactment of this Act. SAVING PROVISION RELATING TO LAWS PROVIDING FOR PAY REPEALED BY THIS ACT SEC. 520. Any provision of law which, on the date of enactment of this Act, entitles any person to be retired, to receive pay, retired pay, retirement pay, or retainer pay, or other monetary benefit, and which is directly repealed, impliedly repealed, or amended by the provisions of this Act, shall, if the entitlement of such person to such retirement, pay, retired pay, retirement pay, retainer pay, or other monetary benefit is saved by the provisions of this Act, be continued in full force and effect for such entitlement and for such a time as such entitlement may exist. PROVISIONS OF TIE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT AMENDED AND REPEALED SEC. 521. The following sections, subsections, and other provisions of the Act of July 1, 1944 (ch. 373, 58 Stat. 682), as amended, are amended or repealed as hereinafter in this section indicated: (a) Wherever the words "pay and pay period" appear in subsection (d) of section 207, such words shall be deleted and the words "basic pay" shall be substituted in lieu thereof. (b) Subsections (b) and (d) of section 208 are repealed. Subsec- tions (c), (e), (f), (g), and (h) of said section are redesignated as 834 [63 STAT.