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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 139-MAY 24, 1949 immediately after the word "deputy" near the beginning of the first sentence of such section, the word "clerk", and inserting in lieu thereof the word "clerks". SEC. 138. The first paragraph of section 229 of the Act approved March 3, 1901 (ch. 854, 31 Stat. 1226; D. C. Code, 1940 edition, sec. 11-206), as amended, is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 229. REPORTER. -The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is authorized to appoint a reporter, who shall serve during the pleasure of the court and whose duty shall be to report, edit, and publish, in form to be prescribed by the court, its opinions." . SEC. 139. Section 1062 of the Act approved March 3, 1901 (ch. 854, 31 Stat. 1357; D. C. Code, 1940 edition, sec. 14 -204), as amended, which was repealed by section 39 of the Act approved June 25, 1948 (ch. 646, 62 Stat. 992), is hereby reenacted and amended to read as follows: "When a commission is issued or notice given to take the testimony of any witness found within the District of Columbia, to be used in an action pending in any court of a State, Territory or Possession or place under the jurisdiction of the United States, such testimony may be taken by leave of a judge of the United States District court in like manner and with like effect as other depositions are taken in United States district courts.". SEC. 140. Section 1109 of the Act approved March 3, 1901 (ch. 854, 31 Stat. 1363; D. C . Code, 1940 edition, sec. 11-1502) is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 1109. ATTORNEYS, SOLICITORS, AND PRocTORS.- Attorney's, solicitor's and proctor's docket fees may be taxed in the amounts fixed by title 28, United States Code, section 1923.". SEC. 141. (a) The "Schedule of Laws Repealed", immediately fol- lowing section 39 of the Act of June 25,1948 (chapter 646,62 Stat. 992), is hereby amended as follows: (1) in the "Section" column relating to the Act of April 19, 1920, chapter 153, 41 Stat 556 (D. C. Code, 1940 ed., sec. 11 -314), insert "1 (only that part which amends section 67 of the Act of March 3, 1901, ch. 854)"; (2) in the "Chapter" column of the second item listed under "1899__Mar. 3", strike out "42.7" and insert "427"; (3) in the "Page" column relating to the Act of May 27, 1908, chapter 205, section 3, strike out "06" and insert "406"; (4) in the "U. S . Code" section column, contaiining section references correspond- ing to stipulated sections of the Act of March 3, 1911, chapter 231, 36 Statutes at Large, strike out "28," which immediately follows "227,", and insert "228,"; (5) in the "Date" column relating to the Act of 1930, chapter 184, Title II (part), strike out "Apr. 1$" and in- sert "Apr. 18", and, in the "Page" column of the same item, strike out "88" and insert "188"; (6) in the "U. S . Code" title column correspond- ing to the Act of April 19, 1930, chapter 200, insert "16", and, in the "U. S. Code" section column of the same item, strike out "395a, 395b, 395e, 395f, 395g, 385h, 3951i, 385" and insert "395a, 395b, 395e, 395f, 395g, 395h, 395i, 395j"; (7) immediately preceding, and on the same line with the date, "May 8", presently listed in such schedule under the Acts for the year, 1938, insert "1939-", so that such item and the three items following immediately thereunder, will correctly fall under the year, 1939; and (8) in the "Section" column relating to the Act of July 31, 1946, chapter 704, strike out the superior number "51a" which now follows "1 (part)", and insert in lieu thereof "51". (b) The amendments made by subsection (a) of this section shall be deemed to be in effect as of September 1, 1948. 109 Testimony of wit- nesses inD. C. 62 Stat. 966. 28 U. 8. C., Supp. II, § 1923. Effective date.