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1 classes of any such license and the fixing of the license fee 2 for each such class of license, (3) prescribe new or different 3 grounds, or restate or redefine retained grounds, for the sus4 pension or revocation of any such license, (4) prescribe 5 new or different procedures, or restate or redefine retained

6 procedures, for the granting, renewal, denial, suspension, 7 or revocation of any such license, and (5) eliminate such 8 licensing qualifications, such grounds for suspension or re

9 vocation of licenses, or such procedures which the Council 10 determines are no longer necessary or desirable for the

11 granting, renewal, denial, suspension, or revocation of such

12 licenses as are now required by such Acts or parts of Acts.

13 The Council is also authorized to make regulations. (1)

14 establishing the periods for which licenses are to be valid, 15 and the beginning and ending dates of any such period, 16 which

may be for one year or for more or less than one year, 17 (2) prescribing requirements for the periodic renewals of 18 licenses, (3) prorating the fees charged for licenses, and

(4) fixing penalties of a fine not exceeding $300 or impris20 onment for not exceeding ninety days, or both such fine 21 and imprisonment, for the violation of such regulations, in22

cluding, without limitation, any violation of a provision prohibiting a person from falsely holding himself out, in

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any manner, as being either qualified or duly licensed under

25 the authority of regulations adopted by the Council pursuant

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1 to the provisions of this Act. No regulation made pursuant 2 to this Act shall be effective, unless, prior to its adoption, a 3 public hearing is held thereon.

(b) The authority vested in the Council by this section 5 shall be supplemental to, and shall, to the extent set forth 6 in regulations adopted by the Council, supersede the au7 thority vested in it by the Acts or parts of Acts specified

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8 in section 104 as any of the said Acts or parts of Acts may

9 have been modified by Reorganization Plan Number 5 of

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10 1952 (66 Stat. 824) or Reorganization Plan Number 3 of

1967 (81 Stat. 948). Except to the extent that any require12 ment or provision of or in any of the said Acts or parts of 13 Acts is changed or eliminated by the Council or is restated

or redefined by it pursuant to authority contained in this 15 section, each of the said Acts or part of an Act shall

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16 continue in full force and effect.

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Sec. 104. 'The Acts or parts of Acts with respect to

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18 which the Council is empowered to take the action author19 ized by section 103 are the following:

(1) An Act to regulate the practice of the healing art to protect the public health in the District of Columbia, 22 approved February 27, 1929 (45 Stat. 1326), as amended 23 (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 1).

(2) An Act to amend the Act for the regulation of 25 the practice of dentistry in the District of Columbia, and

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1 for the protection of the people from empiricism in relation 2 thereto, approved June 6, 1892, and Acts amendatory 3 thereof, approved July 2, 1940 (54 Stat. 716), as

4 amended (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 3). 5 (3) An Act to define the term of "registered nurse" 6 and to provide for the registration of nurses in the District 7 of Columbia, approved February 9, 1907 (34 Stat. 887), 8 as amended (D.C. Code, secs. 2–401 through 411).

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(4) The District of Columbia Practical Nurses' Licens

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ing Act, approved September 6, 1960 (74 Stat. 803; D.C.

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Code, secs. 2-421 through 440). 12

(5) The Physical Therapists Practice Act, approved 13

September 22, 1961 (75 Stat. 578; D.C. Code, secs. 2-451 14 through 472). 15

(6) An Act to regulate the practice of optometry in 16 the District of Columbia, approved May 28, 1924 (43 Stat.

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(7) An Act to regulate the practice of pharmacy and the sale of poisons in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes, approved May 7, 1906 (34 Stat. 175), as amended (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 6).

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(8) An Act to regulate the practice of podiatry in the District of Columbia, approved May 23, 1918 (40 Stat.

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560), as amended (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 7).

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1. (9) An Act to regulate the practice of veterinary 2 medicine in the District of Columbia, approved February

3 1, 1907 (34 Stat. 870), as amended (D.C. Code, title 2,

4 ch. 8).

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(10) An Act to provide for regulation of the profes6 sional practice of certified public accountants in the District 7 of Columbia, including the examination, licensure, registra

8 tion of certified public accountants, and for other purposes,

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approved September 16, 1966 (80 Stat. 785; D.C. Code,

10 title 2, ch. 9).

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(11) An Act to provide for the examination and reg

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istration of architects and to regulate the practice of archi

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tecture in the District of Columbia, approved December 13; 14 1924 (43 Stat. 713), as amended (D.C. Code, title 2, ch.

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(12). The District of Columbia Barber Act, approved June 7, 1938 (52 Stat. 620), as amended (D.C. Code, title

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(13) An Act to regulate boxing contests and exhibitions

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in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes, approved

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December 20, 1944 (58 Stat. 823), as amended (D.C.

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(14) An Act to provide for the examination and licens

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ing of those engaging in the practice of cosmetology in the

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District of Columbia, approved June 7, 1938 (52 Stat. 611;

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(15) An Act to regulate plumbing and gas fitting in

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the District of Columbia, approved June 18, 1898 (30 Stat.

3 477), as amended (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 14).

4 (16) An Act to regulate steam engineering in the Dis5 trict of Columbia, approved February 28, 1887 (24 Stat.

6 247), as amended (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 15). 7 (17) The Professional Engineers' Registration Act, 8 approved September 19, 1950 (64 Stat. 845), as amended

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9 (D.C. Code, title 2, ch. 18).

10 (18) An Act to define, regulate, and license real estate 11 brokers, business chance brokers, and real estate salesmen;

12 to create a Real Estate Commission in the District of Colum

13 bia; to protect the public against fraud in real estate trans14 actions, and for other purposes, approved August 25, 1937

15 (50 Stat. 787), as amended (D.C. Code, title 45, ch. 14). 16 (19) Paragraph 44A of section 7 of the Act approved 17 July 1, 1902, as added by the Act approved August 1, 1947 18 (61 Stat. 711; D.C. Code, sec. 47-2344a), relating to the 19 licensing of undertakers. 20

(20) Subsection (b) of the first section of the Act 21 entitled "An Act to grant additional powers to the Com22 missioners of the District of Columbia, and for other pur

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poses”, approved December 20, 1944 (58 Stat. 819, 820),

as amended (D.C. Code, sec. 1-244 (b)), relating to the 25 bonding of persons, firms, and corporations, other than util

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