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PUBLIC LAW 204—OCT. 24, 1951

[65 STAT.

shall be advanced two automatic grades or, if such employee has been advanced one automatic grade through the operation of such provisions, shall be advanced one automatic grade. For the purposes of this section, the assignment of any employee in grade 1 or 2 on the effective date of this Act to grade 1 as provided in section 14(b)(1) shall be considered as an advancement of two or one automatic grades, respectively. (b) Any advancement under subsection (a) of this section shall be effective as of the effective date of this Act and shall not be considered as a promotion for purposes of determining the date on which any employee is eligible for a promotion to the next higher grade. 59 Stat. 437. SEC. 5. (a) Section 8(a) of such Act of July 6, 1945, is amended to 39U. 8. C. §§56,858. read as follows: " (a) The salaries of postmasters and assistant postmasters at all classes of post offices and of officers and supervisory employees at post offices of the first class shall be annual salaries, to be fixed by the Postmaster General based upon gross postal receipts as shown in the quarterly returns of the respective post offices for the calendar year immediately preceding, at the following rates: Provided, That subnote ^' ^' ^' * ^^ section (c) of section 1001 of the Revenue Act of 1932 (47 Stat. 285), as amended, is hereby repealed retroactive to January 1, 1944, and thereafter the gross postal receipts shall be counted for the purpose of determining the class of the post office or the compensation or allowances of postmasters or other employees, whose compensation or allowances are based on the annual receipts of such offices: Provided further, That in fixing the salaries of the postmaster and supervisory employees in the post office at Washington, District of Columbia, the Postmaster General may, in his discretion, add not to exceed 75 per centum to the gross receipts of that office: 'POST OFFICES OF THE FIRST CLASS Per annum rates

Oross receipts

Postmaster

$13,770 13, 770 12,770 11,770 10,770

$80,000,000 and up.— $40,000,000 to $79,999,999.99 $20,000,000 to $39,999,999.99 $10,000,000 to $19,999,999.99 $7,000,000 to $9,999,999.99-

General superintendent Assistant of mails; postgeneral master superintendent of finance $8,470 8,470 7,970 7,070 6,870

$7,470 7,470 7,270 6,870 6,670

Assistant general superintendent of mails

$6,870 6,870 6,870 6,670 6,470

Assistant general superin- Superintendent tendents of finance

$6,870 6,870 6,870 6,670 6,470

$6,470 6,470 6,470 6,270 6,170

Per annum rates Senior assistant superintendents

Ciiief station examiner

$6,270 $80,000,000 and up— $40,000,000 to $79,999,999.99. 6,270 $20,000,000 to $39,999,999.99- 6,202 6,870 $10,000,000 to $19,999,999.99. $7,000,000 to $9,999,999.99.- 5,766

$5,470 5,470 8,470 5,370 5,370

Gross receipts

Assistant suAssistperin- Auditor ant autendditor ents $5,670 5,670 5,670 5,668 6,270

$6,170 6,170 5,984 4,970 4,870

$5,470 5,470 5,470 4,870 4,770

Station General Fore- Clerks in exam- foremen men charge iners

$5,170 6,170 6,170 4,970 4,970

$6,370 $4,806 6,3314,896 5,3314,896 5,114 4,896 6,005 4,896

$4,570 4,670 4,670 4,670 4,670