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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 296-JULY 22, 1947 [CHAPTER 296] July 22, 1947 [H. R. 1448] [Public Law 215] District of Colt bia. Issuance, etc., certain licenses. 32 Stat. 623; 47 St 550. D.C.Code§ 2302. Operation of bi ness in building c taining living qu ters, etc. 56 Stat. 1083 . D.C. Code 5-: to 5-323 . 47 Stat. 551. D. C. Code I. 2304. Payment of fee each business, etc. Validity of license Restriction. 47 Stat. 555. D.C. CodeI54 2328 to 47-2330. Classification buildings containir living quarters, etc. AN ACT To amend section 7 of an Act making appropriations to provide for the govern- ment of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, and for other purposes, approved July 1, 1902. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the un m United States of America in Congress assembled, That paragraph of numbered 2 of section 7 of the Act approved July 1, 1902, entitled "An Act making appropriations to provide for the government of tat. the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, and 47- for other purposes", as amended by an Act approved July 1, 1932, is further amended to read as follows: -n: "PAR. 2. No license shall be issued to any person for the operation of Wr- a business in any building or part thereof containing living or lodging quarters of any description required to be licensed under authority of this Act, nor for any place of public assembly required to be licensed as hereinafter provided, nor for any other building or place mentioned in an Act entitled 'An Act to provide for means of egress for buildings in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes', 317 approved December 24, 1942, required to be licensed as hereinafter provided or required to be licensed in any other Act of Congress, until the Director of Inspection, the Chief Engineer of the Fire Department, and any other official of the District of Columbia who shall be designated by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, have certified in writing to the Commissioners of the District of Columbia or their designated agent that the applicant for license has, as to such building or place, complied with all laws enacted and regulations made and promulgated for the protection of life and property." SEC. 2 . Paragraph numbered 4 of said section of said Act, as amended, is further amended by inserting after the words "without the payment of a separate fee or tax for each" the words "and if a business is conducted in more than one building a separate license shall be required for the business in each building:, so that the paragraph as amended shall read: for "PAR. 4 . When more than one business, trade, profession, or calling for which a license is prescribed in this section shall be carried on by the same person, the license fee or tax shall be paid for each such business, trade, profession, or calling, except where otherwise specifi- cally provided in this section: Provided, That licenses issued under any of the provisions of this section shall be good only for the location designated thereon, except in the case of licenses issued under this section for businesses and callings which in their nature are carried on at large and not at a fixed place of business, and no license shall be issued for more than one place of business, profession, or calling, without the payment of a separate fee or tax for each, and if a business is conducted in more than one building a separate license shall be required for the business in each building: Provided further, That no person holding a license under the terms of this section shall willfully suffer or allow any other person chargeable with a separate license to operate under his license. 47- SEC. 3. Strike out paragraphs numbered 28, 29, and 30 of said section of said Act, as amended, and in lieu thereof add a new para- graph to be numbered 28 and to read as follows: of "PAR. 28. The Commissioners of the District of Columbia are authorized and empowered to classify, according to use, method of operation, and size, buildings containing living or lodging quarters of every description, to require licenses for the business operated in 402 [61 STAT.