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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 512-AUG. 7 , 1947 855 regularly commission therein officers of the staff corps concerned hold- ing permanent appointments as such in the Regular Navy in grades above commissioned warrant officer, who are serving in that grade under temporary appointments or who are on the promotion list for temporary appointment therein when the line running mates of such officers are permanently appointed in such grade pursuant to the pro- visions of paragraph (2) of this subsection, and in the event that any such officer has a running mate who does not hold a permanent appoint- ment in the line of the Regular Navy in grades above commissioned warrant officer, he may be so permanently appointed to and regularly commissioned in such grade when the senior of those line officers hold- ing permanent appointments in the Regular Navy in such grade junior to his running mate is permanently appointed to such grade: Pro- vided, That such officers when so appointed shall be deemed for all purposes to have been so appointed simultaneously with their line running mates and their commissions shall bear date of rank accord- ingly: Provided further, That in cases where the eligibility of an officer of a staff corps for permanent appointment in any grade in the Regular Navy is dependent upon the eligibility for permanent appointment to such grade of a line officer other than his running mate, such officer of the staff corps, when permanently appointed, shall receive a commission with the same date of rank in such grade as that of such line officer: Provided further, That should the line running mate of an officer on the promotion list not be on the promo- tion list such officer shall be appointed to the grade for which selected and be assigned a line running mate and date of rank therein, in the manner prescribed in this section for a temporary promotion: Pro- vided further, That nothing contained in this subsection shall operate Restriction. to increase the allowed number of captains in the Medical Service Corps or the allowed number of commanders or lieutenant command- ers in the Nurse Corps, as determined pursuant to section 203 of this Ante p.816 . title: And provided further, That all such appointments shall be made by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (5)The President is authorized to permanently appoint to a grade Nav Reserve. in the line of the Naval Reserve and regularly commission therein, officers of the Naval Reserve, holding permanent appointments above the grade of commissioned warrant officer therein, on active duty who are serving in that grade under temporary appointments or who are on the promotion list for temporary appointment therein when the officer next senior to each such officer, in the line is permanently appointed in such grade pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (2) of this subsection: Provided, That such officers when so appointed shall be deemed for all purposes to have been so appointed simultane- ously with such next senior officer, and their commissions shall bear date of rank accordingly. (6) Each officer in any staff corps of the Naval Reserve holding a permanent appointment above the grade of commissioned warrant officer therein, who has a permanently appointed line officer of the Regular Navy as his running mate in a grade to which he is tem- porarily appointed pursuant to this title, may be permanently appointed to and regularly commissioned in such grade in the Naval Reserve when his running mate is so permanently appointed to such grade in the Regular Navy; and each officer in any staff corps of the Naval Reserve holding a permanent appointment above the grade of commissioned warrant officer therein who has a running mate in a grade to which he is temporarily appointed pursuant to this title other than a permanently appointed line officer of the Regular Navy, may be permanently appointed to and regularly commissioned in such grade in the Naval Reserve when the senior of those permanently