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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 419, 422-JUNE 18, 19, 1946 Securities and Exchange Commission under the provisions of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. SEC. 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 216 of title 29 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia, Potomac Electric Power Company, with the approval of the Public Utilities Commis- sion of the District of Columbia, may acquire the capital stock of Braddock Light and Power Company, Incorporated, if authorized so to do by the Securities and Exchange Commission under the pro- visions of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, and, after such acquisition, may hold the same and, from time to time, acquire additional shares thereof. SEC. 3 . The inhibitions and restrictions contained in section 502 of title 43 of the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia be, and the same are hereby, removed so far, and only so far, as they affect the acquisition and ownership of any stock or bonds lawfully owned by Washington Railway and Electric Company by any corporation law- fully holding the stock of Washington Railway and Electric Company at the time of any such acquisition, provided such acquisition is pur- suant to an order of the Securities and Exchange Commission under the provisions of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. SEC. 4. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved to the Congress. Nothing contained in this Act shall affect the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission for the District of Columbia, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or any agency or officer of the United States; nor shall anything herein be construed as approving or disapproving or prejudging any action taken by either Commission or any agency or officer of the United States; nor shall anything contained herein be construed as a prejudgment to the issues raised by the United States in United States against Public Utilities Commission for the District of Columbia (now pending a decision in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, case numbered 8995). Approved June 18, 1946. [CHAPTER 422] AN ACT To amend section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to fix the salaries of officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force the United States Park Police force, and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia", approved May 27, 1924. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to fix the salaries of officers and members of the Metropolitan Police force, the United States Park Police force, and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia", approved May 27, 1924, as reads: "members of said force detailed to detective headquarters in the prevention and detection of crime shall each receive extra compensation of $600 per annum; members of said force who may be mounted on bicycles shall receive an extra com- pensation of $70 per annum; members of said force detailed for spe- cial service in the various precincts in the prevention and detection of crime shall each receive an extra compensation of $240 per annum; and members detailed to motorcycle service shall each receive an extra compensation of $120 per annum." be, and the same hereby is, amended to read as follows: "members of said force assigned to detective headquarters in the prevention and detection of crime shall have their basic salaries increased by $600 per annum; members of said force who may be mounted on bicycles shall have their basic salaries increased by $70 per annum; members of said force assigned 261 49 Stat. 803 . 15U.S.C. 79-79z- 6. Potomac Electric Power Company. Acquisition of cer- tain capital stock. 31 Stat. 1286. Supra. Acquisition and ownership of certain stock or bonds. 37 Stat. 1006. Supra. Rights reserved. June 19, 1946 [H. R . S060] [Public Law 417] District of Colum- bia. Salaries of police- men. Post, p. 480. 43 Stat. 174. D. C. Code §4-108; Supp. V, § 4-108 note. Increase in basic salaries.