63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 341343---JULY 16, 18 , 1949 within each grade their names shall appear in the order of their precedence determined by the total amount of service creditable to them for promotion purposes under existing law and in cases of an equal amount of such service, the officer with the greatest amount of continuous commissioned service on the active list of the Regular Army shall have precedence, and, in cases where this is the same, precedence shall be in accordance with permanent seniority standing as estab- lished at time of original appointment in the Regular Army, and in cases not covered by the foregoing, precedence shall be established by the Secretary of the Army: Provided, That in rearranging the officers on the promotion list as provided in this Act no officer who has once failed of selection for promotion under the provisions of any section of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 shall have his name advanced above that of any other officer who was considered at the same time and selected for promotion to the grade involved. Approved July 16, 1949. [CHAPTER 342] JOINT RESOLUTION Extending section 1302 (a) of the Social Security Act, as amended, until June 30, 1950. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1302 (a) of the Social Security Act is amended by striking out "1949" and insert- ing in lieu thereof "1950". SEC. 2. Section 1302 (c) of the Social Security Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(c) The term 'Federal maritime service' means service performed prior to July 1, 1949, which is determined to be employment pursuant to section 209 (o)." SEC. 3. Section 1302 (d) of the Social Security Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(d) The te-m 'Federal maritime wages' means remuneration deter- mined pursuant to section 209 (o) to be remuneration for service referred to in section 209 (o) (1) which was performed prior to July 1, 1949." Approved July 16, 1949. [CHAPTER 343] AN ACT To make effective in the District Court for the Territory of Alaska rules pro- mulgated by the Supreme Court of the United States governing pleading, practice, and procedure in the district courts of the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a new section be inserted in the Act entitled "An Act making further provision for a civil government for Alaska, and for other purposes", approved June 6, 1900 (31 Stat. 321), as amended, immediately following section 5 of title I thereof, to read as follows: "5a. That the rules heretofore or hereafter promulgated and made effective by the Supreme Court of the United States under authority of title 28, United States Code, section 2072, or under authority of any other statute, regulating the forms of process, writs, and motions, and the pleadings, practice, and procedure, in actions of a civil nature in the district courts of the United States, and regulating appeals there- from, shall apply to the District Court for the Territory of Alaska and to appeals therefrom." 445 61 Stat. 795. 34 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 3a note. July 16, 1949 [H. J . Res. 287] [Public Law 1741 Social Security Act, amendments. 60 Stat. 983. 42 U.S. 0. 1332. 57 Stat. 47 . 42U. 8.C. §409(o). July 18,1949 [8. 70] [Public Law 175] Alaska. District Court. 48U.S .. 103. 62 Stat. 961. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 2072. Ante, p . 104; post, p. 446.