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[85 STAT. 319]
[85 STAT. 319]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971

85 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 92-94-AUG. 11, 1971

SEC. 13. Such provisions, privileges, and prerogatives as have been granted heretofore to other national veterans' organizations by virtue of their being incorporated by Congress are hereby granted and accrue to the Paralyzed Veterans of America. SEC. 14. (a) No part of the income or assets of the corporation shall inure to any member, director, officer, or employee of the corporation or be distributable to any person during the life of the corporation or upon its dissolution or final liquidation. Nothing in this subsection, however, shall be construed to prevent the payment of reasonable compensation to officers and employees of the corporation or to prevent their reimbursement for actual necessary expenses in amounts approved by the corporation's board of directors. (b) The corporation shall not make loans to its members, officers, directors, or employees. Any director who votes for or assents to the making of such a loan, and any officer who participates in the making of such a loan, shall be jointly and severally liable to the corporation for the amount of such loan until the repayment thereof. SEC. 15. The corporation shall be liable for the acts of its officers and agents when acting within the scope of their authority. SEC. 16. The provisions of sections 2 and 3 of the Act of August 30, 1964 (36 U.S.C. 1102, 1103), entitled "An Act to provide for audit of accounts of private corporations established under Federal law" shall apply with respect to the corporation. SEC. IT. The rig'ht to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved August 11, 1971.

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Liability.

78 Stat. 636.

Public Law 92-94 AN ACT To amend section 8 of the Act approved March 4, 1913 (37 Stat. 974), a s amended, to standardize procedures for the testing of utility m e t e r s; to add a penalty provision in order to enable certification under section 5(a) of the N a t u r a l Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968, and to authorize cooperative action with State and Federal regulatory bodies on m a t t e r s of joint interest.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Awjerica in Congress assembled, That section 8 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and for other purposes", approved March 4, 1913 (37 Stat. 974, as amended; D.C. Code, sec. 43-101 et seq.), is amended as follows: (a) The first two paragraphs of paragraph 57 (D.C. Code, sec. 43-603) are amended to read as follows: "57. That the commission shall appoint inspectors of gas meters, whose duty it shall be, when required by the commission, to inspect, examine, and ascertain the accuracy of gas meters used or intended to be used for measuring and ascertaining the quantity of gas furnished for light, heat, or power by any person or corporation to or for the use of any person or corporation. "No corporation or person shall furnish, set, or put in use any gas meter which shall not have been inspected and proved for accuracy, or any meter the type of which shall not have been approved by the commission or by an inspector of the commission." (b) Paragraph 85 (D.C. Code, sec. 43-906) is amended by adding the following new paragraphs: "Any person who \nolates any regulation issued by the commission goveruing safety of pipeline facilities and the transportation of gas,

August 11, 1971 [H. R. 2591]

D.C. P u b l i c utllltie

Gas meter ins p e c to r s, duties

Penalty.