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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 530, 531-JULY 1, 1946 Capitol Police. Standards required. Details for duty on Capitol Grounds. Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. S. Gov- ernment. Affidavit. Penalty. Short title. July 1, 1946 [S.2341] [Public Law 480] 48 Stat. 1248. 12 U. S. C., Supp. V, 1709 (a). herein, shall be the permanent law with respect thereto; and the authority for any position specifically established by such Act which is not specifically appropriated for herein shall cease to exist. SEC. 106. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be paid as compensation to any person appointed after June 30, 1935, as an officer or member of the Capitol Police who does not meet the standards to be prescribed for such appointees by the Capitol Police Board: Provided,That the Capitol Police Board is hereby authorized to detail police from the House Office, Senate Office, and Capitol Buildings for police duty on the Capitol Grounds. SEC. 107. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit has not contrary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike against the Government of the United States, is not a member of an organization of Govern- ment employees that asserts the right to strike against the Gov- ernment of the United States, or that such person does not advocate, and is not a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Pro- vided further, That any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organi- zation of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence and accepts employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appropriation contained in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law. SEa. 108. This Act may be cited as the "Legislative Branch Appro- priation Act, 1947". Approved July 1, 1946. [CHAPTER 531] AN ACT To amend the National Housing Act, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembed, That section 203 (a) of the National Housing Act, as amended, is hereby amended by striking out the second and third provisos and by striking out the colon at the end of the first proviso and inserting in lieu thereof a period. Approved July 1, 1946. 408 [60 STAT.