PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 394, 401-AUG. 4, 5 , 1949 each child under the age of eighteen years in an amount not exceeding essation of pay. $25 per month: Provided, That such payments or any right thereto ments shall cease upon death or remarriage of the widow: Providedfurther, That any benefits to a child or children shall cease upon (1) attaining the age of eighteen years, (2) marriage, or (3) death: And provided further, That no widow, child, or children of any deceased member of the said Police Department or Fire Department resulting from any marriage contracted subsequent to the date of retirement of such member shall be entitled to any relief under the provisions of this Act." SEC. 2. The fifth paragraph of section 12 of the Act of September 39 Stat. 719 . 1, 1916 (D. C. Code, 1940 edition, sec. 4-509), is amended to read as Funeral expenses. follows: "The Commissioners of the District of Columbia are author- ized to pay from the said policemen and firemen's relief fund, District of Columbia, a sum not exceeding $250 in any one case to defray the funeral expenses of any deceased member of the Police Department or the Fire Department of said District dying while in the service thereof." Widows and chi- SEC. 3. All widows and children of deceased members of the Police n receiving relief. Department or of the Fire Department of the District of Columbia receiving relief under the provisions of section 12 of the Act of D.c. Code i s o41, Congress, approved September 1, 1916 (39 Stat. 718), as amended, 4-503 , 4 -506 to 4-510 , 4-512 to 4-514 . ' shall be entitled to receive relief to the same extent and in the same Ante,p .665. manner as is provided by the fourth paragraph of said section as amended by the first section of this Act: Provided, That no relief ,shall be increased or allowed under the authority of this section for any period prior to the effective date of this Act: Provided further, That any child or children who had attained the age of sixteen years and whose benefits were terminated shall be entitled to receive relief as provided by the fourth paragraph of said section 12, as amended by the first section of this Act, until the attainment of eighteen years of age. SEC. 4. Section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act to fix the salaries of officers and members of the Metropolitan Police Force and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia", approved July 1, 1930 DStC. Code § 4 (39 Stat. 839), be, and the same hereby is, amended by striking out 503, -504. therefrom the figures "31/2" and substituting in lieu thereof the figure 4451. Effective date. SEC. 5. This Act shall take effect on the first day of the second month following the date of approval of this Act. Approved August 4, 1949. [CHAPTER 401] August 5, 1949 AN ACT [H. R . 24171 To authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to operate and maintain a certain IPublic Law 209] tract of land at Valparaiso, Florida, near Eglin Air Force Base, as a recreational facility. Valparaiso, Fla. Recreational facility. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstand- ing any other provision of law, the Secretary of the Air Force, upon acceptance of title to the tract of land comprising the Valparaiso Golf Course of Valparaiso, Florida, near Eglin Air Force Base, for the Government of the United States, is hereby authorized to operate and maintain said tract of land as a recreational facility, in accordance with existing regulations governing the operation and maintenance of recreational facilities by the Government for military personnel. Approved August 5, 1949. 566 [63 STAT.