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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 86-412-APR. 8, 1960

Advances,

Restrictions.

Street lighting.

P a s s e n g er vehicles.

60 Stat. 810.

Snow removal.

R e n t a l of ters.

quar-

58 Stat. 532. Uniforms.

D. C. Code 471910. Restriction. 70 Stat. 78. D. C. Code 471586J, 68 Stat. 3 9 3. D.C. Code 9-501.

[74 S T A T,

SEC. 7. The disbursing officials designated by the Commissioners are authorized to advance to such officials as may be approved by the Commissioners such amounts and for such purposes as the Commissioners may determine. SEC. 8. Appropriations in this Act shall not be used for or in connection with the preparation, issuance, publication, or enforcement of any regulation or order of the Public Utilities Commission requiring the installation of meters in taxicabs, or for or in connection with the licensing of any vehicle to be operated as a taxicab except for operation in accordance with such system of uniform zones and rates and regulations applicable thereto as shall have been prescribed by the Public Utilities Commission. SEC. 9. Appropriations in this Act shall not be available for the payment of rates for electric current for street lighting in excess of 2 cents per kilowatt-hour for current consumed. SEC. 10. All motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles (including watercraft) owned by the District of Columbia shall be operated and utilized in conformity with section 16 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 77, 78), and shall be under the direction and control of the Commissioners, who may from time to time alter or change the assignment for use thereof, or direct the alteration of interchangeable use of any of the same by officers and employees of the District, except as otherwise provided in this Act. "Official purposes" shall not apply to the Commissioners of the District of Columbia or in cases of officers and employees the character of whose duties makes such transportation necessary, but only as to such latter cases when the same is approved by the Commissioners. No motor vehicles shall be transferred from the Police or Fire Departments to any other branch of the government of the District of Columbia. SEC. 11. Appropriations contained in this Act for the Department of Highways and Traffic and the Department of Sanitary Engineering shall be available for snow and ice control work when ordered by the Commissioners in writing. SEC. 12. Appropriations in this Act shall be available when authorized by the Commissioners, for the rental of quarters without reference to section 6 of the District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1945. SEC. 13. Appropriations in this Act shall be available for the furnishing of uniforms when authorized by the Commissioners. SEC. 14. There are hereby appropriated from the applicable funds of the District of Columbia such sums as may be necessary for making refunds and for the payment of judgments which have been entered against the government of the District of Columbia, including refunds authorized by section 10 of the Act approved April 23, 1924 (43 Stat. 108): Provided, That nothing contained in this section shall be construed as modifying or affecting the provisions of paragraph 3, subsection (c) of section 11 of title X II of the District of Columbia Income and Franchise Tax Act of 1947, as amended. SEC. 15. Section 5 of the District of Columbia Appropriation Act, ] 955, is amended to read as follows: "Hereafter work performed for repairs and improvements may be by contract or otherwise, except for amounts exceeding $5,000 which shall be determined by the Commissioners; and the Commissioners are authorized to establish a working fund for such purposes without fiscal year limitation, said fund to be reimbursed for repairs and improvements performed under that fund from funds available for these purposes, and payments are authorized to be made to said fund in advance if required by the