33 U.S. Code § 719 - Omitted
Section, R.S. § 4679, provided that no additional salary should be allowed to any civil, military, or naval officer on account of his being employed in the Light-House Board, or being in any manner attached to the light-house service. The functions of the Light-House Board and all employees of or in the Light-House Board or the Light-House Establishment, except army and navy officers, were transferred to the Bureau of Lighthouses by act June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §§ 5, 6,36 Stat. 537. The Bureau of Lighthouses was transferred to and consolidated in the Coast Guard by Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, § 2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Act Aug. 5, 1939, ch. 477, 53 Stat. 1216, provided for the commissioning or enlistment in the Coast Guard of former employees of the Bureau of Lighthouses.