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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

98 STAT. 1975

(f) The first sentence of section 602(c)(2) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "In the case of any such Act transmitted by the Chairman with respect to any Act codified in title 22, 23, or 24 of the District of Columbia Code, such act shall take effect at the end of the 60-day period beginning on the day such act is transmitted by the Chairman to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate unless, during such 60-day period, there has been enacted into law a joint resolution disapproving such act. In any case in which any such joint resolution disapproving such an act has, within such 60-day period, passed both Houses of Congress and has been transmitted to the President, such resolution, upon becoming law subsequent to the expiration of such 60-day period shall be deemed to have repealed such act, as of the date such resolution becomes law.". (g) The second sentence of section 602(c)(2) is amended to read as follows: "The provisions of section 604, relating to an expedited procedure for consideration of joint resolutions, shall apply to a joint resolution disapproving such Act as specified in this paragraph.". (h) Section 604(b) of such Act is amended by deleting "concurrent" and inserting in lieu thereof "joint". (i) Subsections (b) and (c) of section 740 of such Act are amended by deleting in each such subsection the words "adoption of a resolution by either the Senate or the House of Representatives" and inserting in lieu thereof "enactment into law of a joint resolution by the Congress". (j) Section 740(d) of such Act is amended by deleting "approve a concurrent" and inserting in lieu thereof "enact into law a joint". (k) The amendments made by the preceding subsections of this section shall not be applicable with respect to any law, which was passed by the Council of the District of Columbia prior to the date of the enactment of this Act, and such laws are hereby deemed valid, in accordance with the provisions thereof notwithstanding such amendments. Any previous Act of the Council of the District of Columbia which has been disapproved by the Congress pursuant to section 602(c)(1) or section 602(c)(2) is hereby deemed null and void. (1) Part F of title VII of such Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section:

Congress. 87 Stat. 813.

87 Stat. 816. 87 Stat. 830.

SEVERABILITY

"SEC. 762. If any particular provision of this Act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of this Act and the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.". (m) Section 164(a)(3) of the District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act is amended to read as follows: "(3)(A) The Congress may reject any filing under this section within thirty days of such filing by enacting into law a joint resolution stating that the Congress has determined— "(i) that such filing is incomplete for purposes of this part, or "(ii) that there is any material qualification by an accountant or actuary contained in an opinion submitted pursuant to section 162(a)(3)(A) or section 162(a)(4)(B). "(B) If the Congress rejects a filing under subparagraph (A) and if either a revised filing is not submitted within forty-five days after the enactment under subparagraph (A) rejecting the initial filing or such revised filing is rejected by the Congress by enactment into law

93 Stat. 891. Congress.

93 Stat. 885. Congress.