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H.R. 619 (84th): An Act to provide that all United States currency shall bear the inscription “In God We Trust.”

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 11, 1955 (Passed Congress).


290                                             PUBLIC LAW 139-JULY 11, 1955                    [69   STA T .


                             SEC. 12. I t is hereby declared to be the continuing sense of the Con-
                           gress that the Communist regime in China has not demonstrated its
                           willingness to fulfill the obligations contained in the Charter of the
                           United Nations and should not be recognized to represent China in the
                           United Nations.
                             Approved July 8, 1955.


                           Public Law 139                                                CHAPTER 302
   J u l y H , 1955                                            AN ACT
       [S. 727]            To adjust the salaries of judges of the Municipal Court of Appeals for the
                             District of Columbia, the salaries of the judges of the Municipal Court for the
                             District of Columbia, the salary of the judge of the District of Columbia Tax
                             Court, and the salary of the judge of the Juvenile Court of the District of
                             Columbia.

                              Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
  D. C. judges.            United States of America in Congress assembled^ That the fourth
  Salaries.
                           sentence of the sixth paragraph of section 6 of the Act entitled "An
                           Act to consolidate the Police Court of the District of Columbia and
                           the Municipal Court of the District of Columbia, to be known as
                           'The Municipal Court for the District of Columbia', to create 'The
                           Municipal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia', and for
  63 Stat. 483.            other purposes", approved April 1,1942, as amended (I). C. Code, sec.
                           11-771), is amended by striking out "$14,500" and inserting in lieu
                           thereof "$19,000", and by striking out "$14,000" and inserting in lieu
                           thereof "$18,500".
                              SEC. 2. The fourth sentence of section 2 of such Act of April 1,
  63 Stat. 482.            1942, as amended (D. C. Code, sec. 11-753), is amended by striking
                           out "$13,500" and inserting in lieu thereof "$18,000", and by striking
                           out "$13,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$17,500".
                              SEC. 3. The first sentence of the second paragraph of section 2 of
                           title I X of the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937, as amended
  66 Stat. 547.             (D. C. Code, sec. 47-2402), is amended by striking out "$13,000" and
                           inserting in lieu thereof "$17,500".
                              SEC. 4. The last sentence of section 19 of the Juvenile Court Act
  52 Stat. 601.            of the District of Columbia (D. C. Code, sec. 11-920) is amended
                           to read as follows: "The salary of the judge shall be $17,500 per
                           annum."
                              Approved July 11, 1955.


                           Public Law 140                                                CHAPTER 303
   T , , , ,occ                                                 AN ACT
   July 11, 1955
    [H. R. 619]            To provide that all United States currency shall bear the inscription "In God
                                                            We Trust".
                             Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
  I n s c r i p tion on    United States of America in Congress assembled, That at such time as
currency and c o i n s .
                           new dies for the printing of currency are adopted in connection with
                           the current program of the Treasury Department to increase the
                           capacity of presses utilized by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing,
                           the dies shall bear, at such place or places thereon as the Secretary
                           of the Treasury may determine to be appropriate, the inscription " I n
                           God We Trust", and thereafter this inscription shall appear on all
                           United States currency and coins.
                              Approved July 11, 1955,