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|Chap. 691||Federal Employees' Compensation Act Amendments of 1949.|
|Sec. 108||39 Stat. 750.|
|Sec. 108||35 Stat. 51.|
|Sec. 108||Post, p. 864.|
|Sec. 108||Ante, p. 859.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Federal Employees' Compensation Act Amendments of 1949".
(a) Section 40 of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, as amended (5 U.S.C., 1946 edition, sec. 790), is further amended, by designating the paragraphs thereof, following the introductory phrase, as paragraphs "(a)", "(b)", "(c)", "(d)", "(e)", "(f)", "(g)", and "(h)", respectively.
(b) Paragraph (b) of such section, as so designated, defining the term "employee", is further amended to read as follows:
"(b) The term ‘employee' includes (1) all civil officers and employees of all branches of the Government of the United States (including officers and employees of instrumentalities of the United States wholly owned by the United States); (2) commissioned officers of the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service; (3) officers in the Reserve of the Public Health Service on active duty; (4) persons rendering personal services of a kind similar to those of civilian officers or employees of the United States to any department, independent establishment, or agency thereof (including instrumentalities of the United States wholly owned by it), without compensation or for nominal compensation, in any case in which acceptance or use of such services is authorized by an Act of Congress or in which provision is made by law for payment of the travel or other expenses of such person; and (5) persons, other than independent contractors and their employees, employed on the Menominee Indian Reservation in the State of Wisconsin, subsequent to September 7, 1916, in operations conducted pursuant to the Act entitled ‘An Act to authorize the cutting of timber, the manufacture and sale of lumber, and the preservation of the forests on the Menominee Indian Reservation in the State of Wisconsin', approved March 28, 1908, as amended, or any other Act relating to tribal timber and logging operations on the Menominee Reservation."
(c) Paragraph (c) of such section, as so designated, defining the term "commission", is further amended by inserting "former" after the words "to the" and by striking out the words "provided for in section 28".
(d) Paragraph (f) of such section, as so designated, defining the term "monthly pay", is further amended by inserting, immediately before the period, the following: "except when otherwise determined under section 6 (d) with respect to any period".
(e) Such section is further amended by adding thereto a new paragraph "(i)" reading as follows:
"(i) The term ‘Administrator' means the Federal Security Administrator."
Approved, October 14, 1949.