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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 678-OCT. 12, 1949 [CHAPTER 678] October 12, 1949 ACT [H. R. 6022] To increase the rates of compensation of certain employees of the Department of [Public Law 349] Medicine and Surgery of the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Veterans Adminis- United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 3 of the Act of January 3, 1946, as amended (Public Law 293, Seventy- 38 .S.C.I 15b . ninth Congress, 59 Stat. 675; 38 U. S. C . 15), is amended as follows: Office of hief Med- (1) Subsection (a) is amended to read as follows: "The office of the Chief Medical Director shall consist of the Chief Medical Director, one Deputy Chief Medical Director, not to exceed eight Assistant Chief Medical Directors, and such other personnel and employees as may be authorized by this Act." (2) Subsection (b) is amended by striking out the figures "$12,000" and substituting therefor "$16,000". icalD iector.M (3) Subsection (c) is amended to read as follows: "The Deputy Chief Medical Director shall be the principal assistant of the Chief Medical Director. He shall be a qualified doctor of medicine, appointed by the Administrator. During the period of his service as such, the Deputy Chief Medical Director shall be paid a salary of $15,000 a year." (4) Subsection (d) is amended to read as follows: edssistant hief iEach Assistant Chief Medical Director shall be appointed by the Administrator upon the recommendation of the Chief Medical Director and shall be paid a salary of $13,000 minimum to $14,000 maximum: Provided, That one Assistant Chief Medical Director shall be a qualified doctor of dental surgery who shall be directly responsible to the Chief Medical Director for the operations of the Dental Service. Not to exceed twenty directors of service or chiefs of division, designated by the Chief Medical Director, shall, within the limitations otherwise prescribed in this Act, be paid a salary of $11,500 minimum to $12,500 maximum." (5) Subsection (e) is amended by striking out the figures "$8,000" and substituting therefor "$10,000", and striking out the figures "$7,000" and substituting therefor "$8,800". (6) Subsection (f) is amended by striking out the figures "$6,000" and substituting therefor "$8,800". 38 .S.tat. 7 16f (a). SEC. 2 . Section 7 (a) of said Act of January 3, 1946, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: "The grades and per annum full-pay ranges for positions provided 38SU.. c.5c (a). in subsection (a) of section 4 of this Act shall be as follows: " M ED ICAL SERVICE "Chief grade, $10,000 minimum to $11,000 maximum. "Senior grade, $8,800 minimum to $9,800 maximum. "ntermediate grade, $7,600 minimum to $8,600 maximum. "Full grade, $6,400 minimum to $7,400 maximum. "Associate grade, $5,400 minimum to $6,400 maximum. "Junior grade, $5,000 minimum to $5,750 maximum. "DENTAL SEBVICE "Chief grade, $10,000 minimum to $11,000 maximum "Senior grade, $8,800 minimum to $9,800 maximum. "Intermediate grade, $7,600 minimum to $8,600 maximum. "Fullgrade, $6,400 minimum to $7,400 maximum. "Associate grade, $5,400 minimum to $6,400 maximum "Junior grade, $5,000 minimum to $5,750 maximum. 764 [63 STAT.