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61 STAT.] 8rH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CHS. 428, 429-AUG. 1 , 1947 conduct the examination of applicants for a license hereinbefore pro- vided; the appointment of each such person shall be for a period of one year unless sooner terminated by the Commissioners for cause; such appointees, except the Health Officer or person designated by him, shall be entitled to a per diem of $10 for each day they are actu- ally engaged in discharging their duties pursuant to this paragraph. "(3) To issue licenses without examination to persons licensed by other Territories and States upon the same terms and conditions as such States and Territories issue licenses without examination to persons licensed by the District of Columbia. "(4) To prescribe the terms, conditions, and license fee, not to exceed $10 per annum, under which apprenticeship shall be served. "(5) To employ, and provide for necessary travel, in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, such additional em- ployees as may be necessary and to make such expenditures as may be necessary for the proper enforcement of the provisions of this para- graph and the rules and regulations promulgated by authority thereof. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Dis- trict of Columbia not otherwise appropriated, funds to carry out the provisions of this paragraph. "(6) To promulgate and enforce, and from time to time to alter, such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the provisions of this paragraph, as they deem necessary, for the proper execution and enforcement of the provisions of this paragraph. "(7) To designate as their agent, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this paragraph, the Health Officer of the District of Columbia. "(e) The provisions of paragraph numbered 1 of this section rela- tive to the assignment or transfer of a license and the provisions of paragraph numbered 7 of this section relative to the definition of the word 'person' shall not apply to licenses issued under the provisions of this paragraph. The word 'person' as used in this paragraph shall be construed to mean a natural person only, and licenses issued under the provisions of this paragraph shall not be assignable or transferable. "(f) As used in this paragraph the term 'undertaker' includes i funeral director, mortician, embalnlerl, anti any person who perforlms services with respect to the care and preparation of dead human bodies for burial or cremation." Approved August 1, 1947. [CHAPTER 429] AN ACT To extend for three months the provisions of the District of Columbia Emergency Rent Act, approved December 2, 1941, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 (b) of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate rents in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes", approved December 2, 1941. as amended (D. C. Code, 1940 edition, sec. 45-1601), is hereby amended by striking out "December 31, 1947" and inserting in lieu thereof "March 31, 1948". Approved August 1, 1947. 713 Issuance of licenses without examination. 42 Stat. 1488. 6U. S. . §§661-674. Appropriations au- thorized. Rules and regula- tions. Designation of agent. Nonapplicability. "Person." "Undertaker." August 1, 1947 [H. R . 3131] [Public Law 309] Pot, p. 721. 55 Stat. 788 . D. C. Code, Supp. V, 45-1601.