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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 1BT SESS.-CH. 227-JUNE 20, 1939 [CHAPTER 227] AN ACT To amend the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, approved June 25, 1938. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the second paragraph of subsection (d) of section 1 of the Railroad Unemploy- ment Insurance Act, approved June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1094), is hereby amended by inserting "(e)" at the beginning thereof, and by changing the period at the end thereof to a colon and adding the following: "Provided further, That an individual not a citizen or resident of the United States shall not be deemed to be in the service of an employer when rendering service outside the United States to an employer who is required under the laws applicable in the place where the service is rendered to employ therein, in whole or in part, citizens or residents thereof." SEC. 2 . Subsection (e) of section 1 of said Act is hereby amended by striking out "(e)" at the beginning thereof and substituting "(f)" therefor. SEC. 3 . Subsection (f) of section 1 of said Act is hereby stricken out. SEC. 4 . Subsection (h) of section 1 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(h) The term 'half-month' means such period of any fifteen con- secutive days as the Board may by regulation prescribe." SEC. 5 . Subsection (i) of section 1 of said Act is hereby amended by striking out the comma following the word "money". SEC. 6 . Subsection (k) of section 1 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(k) Subject to the provisions of section 4 of this Act, a day of unemployment, with respect to any employee, means a calendar day on which he is able to work and is available for work and with respect to which (i) no remuneration is payable to him, and (ii) he has, in accordance with such regulations as the Board may prescribe, regis- tered at an employment office: Provided,however, That, with respect to any employee whose normal work shift includes a part of each of two consecutive calendar days, the term 'calendar day', as heretofore used in this subsection, shall mean such equivalent period of twenty- four hours as the Board may by regulation prescribe." SEC. 7 . The first paragraph of subsection (a) of section 2 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "SEC. 2 . (a) A qualified employee shall be paid benefits for each day of unemployment in excess of seven during any half-month which begins after June 30 1939." SEC. 8. Subsection (d) o section 2 of said Act is hereby stricken out. SEC. 9. Subsections (e), (f), and (g) of section 2 of said Act are hereby amended by striking out the designations "(e)", "(f)", and "(g)" and substituting therefor "(d)", "(e)", and "(f) ", respectively; and said subsection (g) is further amended by striking out from the last sentence thereof the words "subsections (a) and", and substitut- ing therefor the word "subsection". SEC. 10. Subsection (b) of section 3 of said Act is hereby amended by striking out the words "fifteen consecutive days of unemployment, or two half-months", by inserting in place thereof the words "one half-month", and by striking out the words "each of". June 20, 1939 [H. R. 5474] [Public, No. 141] Railroad Unem- ployment Insurance Act, amendments. 52 Stat. 1094. 45 U. S. C., Supp. IV, ch. 11. Exclusion of certain service rendered out- side United States. Textual changes. Subsection stricken out. "Half-month" de- fined. "Compensation." A day of unemploy- ment, definition. Post, p. 846. Proviso. Where nomlal shift includes parts of two consecutive calendar dlys. 52 Stat. 1096. 45 U. S. C., Supp. IV, § 352 (a). Qualified employ- ees. Subsection stricken out. Textual changes. Waiting period. 52 Stat. 1097. 45 U. S. C., Supp. IV, 353 . 845