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1 ity companies, engaged in the business of plumbing or gas 2 fitting, or of installing, maintaining, or repairing heating, 3 ventilation, air conditioning, or mechanical refrigerating 4 apparatus, equipment, appliances, systems or parts thereof, or of installing, maintaining, or repairing apparatus, equip6 ment, fixtures, appliances, or wiring, using or conducting 7 electric current.

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(21) An Act to regulate the practice of psychology 9 in the District of Columbia, approved January 8, 1971 (84 10 Stat. 1955; Public Law 91-657).

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SEC. 105. (a) Notwithstanding anything to the con12 trary in any Act or part of an Act specified in subsection (b) 13 of this section, the Commissioner of the District of Columbia 14 is authorized, in accordance with regulations issued by the 15 Council under the authority of this Act, to deny, suspend, or revoke, for such cause as may be set forth in such regula17 tions, any of the licenses authorized by any of the said Acts or parts of Acts to be issued.

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(b) The authority vested in the District by subsection 20 (a) shall be exercised by it with respect to the following

21 Acts of Congress:

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(1) An Act to regulate the practice of the healing art

to protect the public health in the District of Columbia,

approved February 27, 1929 (45 Stat. 1326), as amended (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 1).

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(2) An Act to amend the Act for the regulation of

the practice of dentistry in the District of Columbia, and

3 for the protection of the people from empiricism in relation 4 thereto, approved June 6, 1892, and Acts amendatory 5 thereof, approved July 2, 1940 (54 Stat. 716), as amended 6 (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 3).

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(3) An Act to define the term of "registered nurse" 8 and to provide for the registration of nurses in the District 9 of Columbia, approved February 9, 1907 (34 Stat. 887), 10 as amended (D.C. Code, secs. 2-401 through 2-411).

11 (4) An Act to regulate the practice of podiatry in the 12 District of Columbia, approved May 23, 1918 (40 Stat. 13 560), as amended (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 7).

14 SEC. 106. All prosecutions for violations of any of the 15 Acts or parts of Acts specified in section 104, except the 16 Act approved February 27, 1929 (D.C. Code, title 2, 17 ch. 1), and of regulations made by the Commissioner 18 pursuant to this Act, shall be conducted in the name of 19 the District of Columbia by the Corporation Counsel or 20 any of his assistants.

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TITLE II-AMENDMENTS OF EXISTING LAW,

AND EFFECTIVE DATE

SEC. 201. The purview of the Act entitled "An Act

24 to authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia

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to fix certain licensing and registration fees", approved June

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1 5, 1953 (67 Stat. 43; D.C. Code, secs. 1-252 and 1-253),

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"That the District of Columbia Council may, from time 4 to time, after public hearing, increase, decrease, or abolish

5 the fees authorized to be charged by each of the Acts or

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parts of Acts listed in section 104 of the District of Columbia 7 Licensing Procedures Act, or authorized by this section, 8 and in addition to or in lieu of such fees, from time to time 9 to establish fees for services or functions performed by or 10 required of the District of Columbia under the authority 11 of regulations adopted by the Council pursuant to the District 12 of Columbia Licensing Procedures Act, or for services or 13 functions performed by or required of the District of Colum14 bia under existing law and for which no fee is prescribed 15 by law, with any such fee, as so increased, decreased, 16 established, or added, to be in an amount which, taken 17 with the other fees or charges imposed under the authority 18 contained in each such Act or part of Act, will result in 19 such amount as is determined by the Council, in its dis20 cretion, as being reasonable, in consideration of the interest

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of the public and the persons required to pay the fee, and in consideration of the approximate cost of administering

each such Act."

SEC. 202. Any judicial or administrative proceeding 25 initiated prior to the effective date of this Act under any Act

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1 or part of Act specified in section 104 of the District of 2 Columbia Licensing Procedures Act, or under regulations 3 made pursuant to any of the said Acts or part of Act, shall 4 proceed to its conclusion without regard to the provisions of 5 this Act or of any regulations made pursuant to the authority 6 contained in this Act.

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SEC. 203. This Act shall become effective on the first

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92D CONGRESS 1ST SESSION

S. 1338

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

MARCH 23, 1971

Mr. EAGLETON (by request) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia

A BILL

To authorize the Government of the District of Columbia to fix

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certain fees.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That the District of Columbia Council is authorized and em4 powered to fix, from time to time, in accordance with section 5 2 of this Act, the fees authorized to be charged by the 6 following Acts or parts of Acts:

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(1) Section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate 8 the erection, hanging, placing, painting, display, and maintenance of outdoor signs and other forms of exterior advertising

10 within the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1931

11 (46 Stat. 1486; D.C. Code, sec. 1-232).

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