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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 1sT SESS.--CHS. 39, 40 -APR . 5, 1939 SEC. 4 . That research assistants shall be classified as teachers for pay-roll purposes and for retirement purposes. SEC. 5 . Appointments, assignments, and transfers authorized in this Act shall be made in accordance with the Act approved June 20, 1906, as amended (Public, Numbered 254). SEC. 6 . This Act shall take effect on July 1, 1939. Approved, April 5, 1939. [CHAPTER 40] AN ACT To provide alternative methods of enforcement of orders, rules, and regulations of the Joint Board and of the Public Utilities Commission of the District of Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That prosecution for violation of any rule, order, or regulation made, adopted, or approved by the Public Utilities Commission under authority of section 8 of the Act approved March 4, 1913 (37 U. S . Stat. L. 974), or amendments thereto, or section 6 (e) of the Traffic Acts, as amended February 27, 1931 (46 U. S . Stat. L. 1424), or section 7 of the Act approved July 1, 1902 (32 U. S . Stat. L. 590), as amended by the Act approved July 1, 1932 (47 U. S . Stat. L. 550), or by the Joint Board under authority of section 6 (e) of the said Traffic Acts, as amended February 27, 1931, or section 7 of said Act approved July 1, 1902, as amended by said Act approved July 1, 1932, shall be on information in the Police Court of the District of Columbia, in the name of the District of Columbia, by the corporation counsel or any of his assistants. Any person, corporation, or public utility violating any such rule, order, or regulation shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $200: Provided, That the provisions of this Act shall not be construed to apply to rules, orders, or regulations adopted or promulgated by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia which are not specifically required to be referred to the Joint Board or subject to the approval of such board: Provided further That with respect to orders, rules, or regulations made or adopted by the Public Utilities Commission under authority of sec- tion 8 of the said Act approved March 4, 1913, this section shall be construed to apply only to such orders, rules, or regulations as are subject to the penalties specifically provided in paragraph 85 of that Act. SEC. 2. The provisions of section 1 of this Act and of paragraph 85 of section 8 of the said Act approved March 4, 1913, so far as they relate to the orders, rules, and regulations of the Public Utilities Commission, shall be construed as prescribing alternative methods of enforcement of the orders, rules, or regulations of the Commission, and any order, rule, or regulation adopted by the Public Utilities Commission which is required to be referred to or is subject to the approval of the Joint Board may be enforced either as provided by paragraph 85 of section 8 of the Act approved March 4, 1913, or as provided in section 1 of this Act. Approved, April 5, 1939. 569 Classification for pay-roll and retire- ment purposes. Manner of making appointments, assign- ments, etc. 34 Stat. 316. Effective date. April 6, 1939 [S. 1126] [Public, No. 23] District of Colum- bia. Joint Board and Public Utilities Com- mission. Alternative methods of enforcement of or- ders, rules, and regula- tions of. 37 Stat. 974. 46 Stat. 1426. 32 Stat. 622. 47 Stat. 550. Penalty for viola- tion. Provisos. Exception. Limitations as to orders, etc., of Public Utilities Commission. 37 Stat. 992. 26D.C.Code§110. Construction ofpro- visions. 37 Stat. 992. 26 D. C. Code §110.