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1189 63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CHS. 623 -625 --OCT. 6 , 1949 provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved October 6, 1949. [CHAPTER 624] AN ACT For the relief of Alfred Baumgarts. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Am erica in Congress assembled, That in the adminis- tration of the immigration and naturalization laws the Attorney General be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to record the lawful admission for permanent residence of Alfred Baumgarts as of February 24, 1949, at the port of New York, New York, the date on which he entered the United States. SEC. 2. Upon the enactment of this Act the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the quota for Latvia of the first year that such quota number is available. Approved October 6, 1949. [CHAPTER 6251 AN ACT To authorize the President to appoint Paul A. Smith as representative of the United States to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization without affecting his status and perquisites as a commissioned officer of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Be it enacted by the Senate and bHouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congressassembled, That, notwithstand- ing the existing provisions of law or any rules or regulations issued thereunder, the President is authorized to appoint Paul A. Smith, a commissioned officer in the Coast and Geodetic Survey, as represen- tative of the United States to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization, and his appointment to, acceptance, and service as such representative shall in no way affect any status, office, rank, or grade he may occupy or hold in the Coast and Geodetic Survey of the United States or any emolument, perquisite, right, privilege, eligibility for promotion or retirement, or other benefits incident to or arising out of any such status, office, rank, or grade: Provided, That during the time he holds the office of representative of the United States to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization he shall have the rank of rear admiral (lower half) of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and shall in lieu of his pay as a commissioned officer in the Coast and Geodetic Survey receive such compensation and allowances as the Secretary of State shall prescribe payable from appropriations made by law for the Department of State: Provided further, That so long as he remains representative of the United States to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization he shall retain his permanent rank and grade or such rank and grade to which he may be promoted by reason of his position on the lineal list of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. SEC. 2 . In the performance of his duties as representative of the United States to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization he shall be subject to no supervision, control, restriction, or prohibition other than would be operative with respect to him if he were in no way connected with the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Approved October 6, 1949. October 6, 1949 [H. R. 3413] [Private Law 296] Alfred Baumgarts. Quota deduction. October 6,1949 [H. R. 4829] [Private Law 297] Paul A. Smith. Designated appoint- ment authorized. Rank, compensa- tion and allowanes.