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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 42 , 43 -APR . 5, 1939 [CHAPTER 42] AN ACfT 571 April 5, 1939 To amend Public Law Numbered 111, Sixty-sixth Congress, entitled "An Act [. 1130] for the retirement of public-school teachers in the District of Columbia." [Public, No. 26] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 10 of the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of public-school teachers in the District of Columbia", approved January 15, 1920, as amended, is further amended to read as follows: "That every teacher from whose salary retirement deductions are made in accordance with this Act shall be required to designate in writing a beneficiary or beneficiaries to whomn the amount of his deduc- tions, together with interest then credited thereon, shall be payable in the event of the death of such teacher. "SEC. 2 . In the event of death of any such teacher the order of precedence of payments shall be as follows: First, to the beneficiary, or beneficiaries, designated in writing by the teacher and recorded on his or her individual account; second, if there be no such beneficiary or beneficiaries designated, then to the duly appointed executor, or administrator, of the estate; third, if there be no such beneficiary, or if an executor or administrator be not appointed within six months after the death of such teacher, payment shall be made into the reg- istry of the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia." Approved, April 5, 1939. [CHAPTER 43] AN ACT To amend section 9, article V, of an Act known as "An Act to amend the Act entitled 'An Act to fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia', approved June 20, 1906, as amended, and for other purposes." Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 9, article V, of an Act known as "An Act to amend the Act entitled 'An Act to fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, school officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Colum- bia', approved June 20, 1906, as amended, and for other purposes", approved June 4, 1924, be amended to read as follows: "SEc. 9. That every teacher in the service on July 1, 1924, except as herein otherwise provided, and every teacher thereafter appointed, shall be assigned to group A of the class to which eligible or to group C of class 2 and shall be promoted to group D of class 2 or group B of any class on the basis of such evidence of superior teach- ing and of increased professional attainments as the Board of Educa- tion may prescribe: Provided, That teachers receiving salaries in group B of class 6 on June 30, 1924, and teachers receiving salaries in group A of class 6 who on June 30, 1924, are on the eligible list for promotion to group B of class 6, shall be assigned to group B of class 3 on July 1, 1924, without further examination or additional qualifications: Provided further, That no person who has not received for at least one year the maximum salary of group A in any class or group C of class 2 shall be eligible for promotion to group B of any class or group D of class 2: And provided further, That the number of group B and group D salaries shall be divided propor- tionately between the teachers in the white schools and the teachers in the colored schools on the basis of the enrollment of pupils in the respective white and colored schools." Approved, April 5, 1939. 9 8907°-39--P 2 5 District of Colum- bia. Retirement of pub- lic-school teachers. 41 Stat. 389. 7D.C.Code§70. Designation of bene- ficiary to whom de- ductions payable in event of death. Order of precedence of payments. April 5, 1939 [S. 1295] [Public, No. 26] District of Colum- bia. I'ubllc schools. 43 Stat. 373. 7D.C.Code 38. Assignments a n d promotions on basis of superior teaching, etc. Provisos. Assignment of eli- gibles to group B of class 3 without exam- ination. Restriction on pro- motions to groun B, and group D of class 2. Proportionate divi- sion of group B and D salaries.