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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 220, 230 -JULY 11, 1947 "(d) An officer of the retired list of the Regular Navy or Marine Corps who incurs physical disability while serving on active duty in the same rank as that held by him on the retired list shall, if not otherwise entitled thereto, receive 75 per centum of the active-duty pay to which he was entitled while serving in that rank". SEC. 2. Subsection 8 (e) of the Act of July 24, 1941 (55 Stat. 604; 34 U. S . C. 350g (e)), as amended, is hereby further amended by striking out the words 'the next" as they appear in line 4 thereof and substituting therefor the word "such". SEC. 3. Subsection 8 (g) of the Act of July 24, 1941 (55 Stat. 605; 34 U. S . C . 350g (g)), is hereby amended to read as follows: "(g) The provisions of this section shall not apply in any case if the proceedings of the naval retiring board be commenced subsequent to a date one year after the termination of the temporary appointment or release from active duty of the individual concerned, whichever may occur later, except in the case of an individual whose temporary appointment shall have been terminated prior to the date of enactment of this amendment, or who, prior to such date, shall have been released from active duty". SEC. 4. This Act shall become effective as of August 10, 1946, and no back pay for any period prior thereto shall accrue to any person by reason of enactment of this Act. Approved July 11, 1947. [CHAPTER 230] AN ACT To make it unlawful in the District of Columbia to corruptly influence participants or officials in contests of skill, speed, strength, or endurance, and to provide a penalty therefor. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subchapter 5 of chapter 19 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof a new section to read as follows: "SEC. 869e. CORRUPT INFLUENCE IN CONNECTION WITH ATHLETIC CONTESTS. -(a) It shall be unlawful to pay or give, or to agree to pay or give, or to promise or offer, any valuable thing to any individual- "(1) with intent to influence such individual to lose or cause to be lost, or to attempt to lose or cause to be lost, or to limit or attempt to limit his or his team's margin of victory or score in, any professional or amateur athletic contest in which such individual is or may be a contestant or participant; or "(2) with intent to influence such individual, in the case of any professional or amateur athletic contest in connection with which such individual (as a manager, coach, owner, second, jockey, trainer, handler, groom, or otherwise) has or will have any duty or responsibility with respect to a contestant, partici- pant, or team who or which is engaging or may engage therein, to cause or attempt to cause (A) the loss of such athletic contest by such contestant, participant, or team; or (B) the margin of victory or score of such contestant, participant, or team to be limited; or "(3) with intent to influence such individual, in the case of any professional or amateur athletic contest in connection with which such individual is to be or may be a referee, judge, umpire, lines- man, starter, timekeeper, or other similar official, to cause or 313 Proceedings ofnaval retiring board. Time limitation. Effective date. July 11, 1947 [H. R. 3515] [Public Law 179] D. C. Code, amend- ment. 31 Stat. 1330; 35 Stat. 671. 1). C. Code §§ 22- 1501 to 22-1512. Unlawful acts.