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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, 5 5 or of installing, maintaining, or repairing apparatus, equip6 ment, fixtures, appliances, or wiring, using or conducting
7 electric current.
(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).
SEC. 105. (a) Notwithstanding anything to the con12
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, 16
or revoke, for such cause as may be set forth in such regula
tions, any of the licenses authorized by any of the said Acts
(b) The authority vested in the District by subsection
(a) shall be exercised by it with respect to the following
21 Acts of Congress:
(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).
(2) An Act to amend the Act for the regulation of the practice of dentistry in the District of Columbia, and
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).
(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, seos. 2-401 through 2-411).
(4) An Act to regulate the practice of podiatry in the 12 District of Columbia, approved May 23, 1918 (40 Stat. 13560), 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
SEC. 201. The purview of the Act entitled "An Act 24 to authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia
to fix certain licensing and registration fees”, approved June
1 5, 1953 (67 Stat. 43; D.C. Code, secs. 1-252 and 1-253),
2 is amended to read as follows:
"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 6 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 Açt, 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
such amount as is determined by the Council, in its dis
cretion, as being reasonable, in consideration of the interest
of the public and the persons required to pay the fee, and 22
in consideration of the approximate cost of administering 23 each such Act."
SEC. 202. Any judicial or administrative proceeding 25 initiated prior to the effective date of this Act under any Act
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.
SEC. 203. This Act shall become effective on the first
8 day of the first month which begins at least thirty days after
9 its approval.
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
To authorize the Government of the District of Columbia to fix
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa
2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
3 That the District of Columbia Council is authorized and em
4 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: 7 (1) Section 2 of the Act entitled “An Act to regulate 8 the erection, hanging, placing, painting, display, and mainte9 nance 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).