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come of said plants and facilities will be insufficient to pay the aforesaid accrued wage increases, the Secretary shall make a report to the President with respect thereto.

3. All federal agencies, including, but not limited to, the War Manpower Commission, the National Selective Service, the Department of Justice, and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, are directed to cooperate with the Secretary of War to the fullest extent possible in carrying out the purposes of this order. The Secretary of War may request other federal agencies, including those mentioned above, to assign personnel to assist him in the performance of his duties hereunder.

4. Possession, control, and operation of any plant or facility, taken under this or

der shall be terminated by the Secretary of War within sixty days after he determines that the productive efficiency of the plant or facility prevailing prior to the existing and threatened interruptions of operations, referred to in the recitals of this order, has been restored.

5. The words “plants and facilities of Montgomery Ward & Co., Incorporated”, whenever used in this order, shall be deemed to include, without limitation, any mail order house, warehouse, office, retail store, factory, or production or assembly unit, owned or operated by Montgomery Ward & Co., Incorporated, in the areas specified in this order.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT THE WHITE HOUSE,

December 27, 1944.

TITLE 4-ACCOUNTS AND BUDGET 1

Chapter 1-General Accounting Office...
Chapter II—Bureau of the Budget [Added]..

Part

12 250

CHAPTER I-GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE Part 12 Designations of employees to act as

or for the Comptroller General of
the United States. (Added]

PART 12-DESIGNATIONS OF EM-
PLOYEES TO ACT AS OR FOR THE
COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF THE
UNITED STATES (ADDED]
Sec.
12.1 Designations of employees to act as

Comptroller General. 122 Designations of employees to certify

copies of records, documents, etc. $ 12.1 Designations of employees to act_as Comptroller General. J. C. McFarland, the General Counsel of the General Accounting Office, is designated to act as Comptroller General of the United States during the absence or incapacity of the Comptroller General and the Assistant Comptroller General, or during a vacancy in both of such offices; also, Dudley W. Bagley, the Executive Officer of the General Accounting Office, is designated to act as Comptroller General of the United States during the absence or incapacity of the Comptroller General, the Assistant Comptroller General and the General Counsel. (58 Stat. 371)

(A.O. 33, June 29, 1944, 9 F.R. 9131]

$ 12.2 Designations of employees to certify copies of records, documents, etc.

(a) R. F. Martin, Chief Clerk of the General Accounting Office, is designated to certify, for the Comptroller General of the United States, copies of any books, records, papers, or documents, and transcripts from the books and proceedings of the General Accounting Office, as provided for by section 306 of the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921, 42 Stat. 24, 31 U.S.C. 46.

(b) E. C. Bohannon is designated as Acting Chief Clerk of the General ACcounting Office, to certify for the Comptroller General of the United States, copies of any books, records, papers, or documents, and transcripts from the books and proceedings of the General Accounting Office as provided for by section 306 of the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921, 42 Stat. 24, 31 U.S.C. 46. (Sec. 311 (e), 42 Stat. 25; 31 U.S.C. 52 (e)) (A.O. 35, July 26, 1944, 9 F.R. 9131, as amended by Supp. 1, Oct. 7, 1944, 9 F.R. 12237]

CODIFICATION: Paragraph (b) was added by Supplement 1, Oct. 7, 1944, 9 F.R. 12237.

CROSS REFERENCE: For conditions governing furnishing of copies of records, documents, etc., see $ 3.3 of this chapter.

* Formerly Title 4Accounts.

CHAPTER II–BUREAU OF THE BUDGET [ADDED]

PART 250_FELLOWSHIPS IN PUBLIC

ADMINISTRATION FOR REPRESENTATIVES FROM OTHER AMERICAN REPUBLICS

NOTE: Part 250 was revoked Nov. 8, 1944, 9 F.R. 14119, the subject matter being covered by Part 28 of Title 22. The text of Part 250, prior to its revocation, is set forth below. Sec. 250.1 Type of fellowship. 250.2 Qualifications. 250.3 Award of fellowships. 250.4 Allowances and expenses. 250.5 Progress reports. 250.6 Duration of fellowships. 250.7 Official notification,

AUTHORITY: $ $ 250.1 to 250.7, inclusive, issued under R.S. 161, 5 U.S.C. 22; sec. 1, 53 Stat. 1290, 22 U.S.C. 501; 42 Stat. 20, 31 U.S.C. 1 et seq.; 57 Stat. 281.

SOURCE: $ $ 250.1 to 250.7, inclusive, contained in Regulation, Director, March 2, 1944, 9 F.R. 4799.

$ 250.1 Type of fellowship. Fellowships shall be of the intern-training and training in research type, in the field of public administration, and may include advance university instruction in related subjects at colleges and universities, or in private institutions selected by the Bureau of the Budget, and practical training and observation in governmental Departments and agencies, under the direction of the Bureau of the Budget.

$ 250.2 Qualifications. Each applicant selected for a fellowship shall be:

(a) A citizen of an American republic other than the United States;

(b) In possession of a certificate of medical examination issued by a licensed physician within 60 days of the date of application, describing the applicant's physical condition and stating that he is free from any communicable disease, physical deformity, or disability that would interfere with the proper pursuit of studies, research, or any other activity or work incident to the fellowship;

(c) Able to speak, read, write and understand the English language;

(d) Of good moral character and possessing intellectual ability and suitable personal qualities;

(e) In possession of acceptable evidence that he has completed a standard four-year university or college course, or its equivalent, or that he has equivalent practical experience in the field of public administration

or management either in the administration of operating programs or in staff work, including budgeting, finance, personnel, procurement, planning, and related services; and

(1) An employee of the government by which nominated or attached to such government in a consultative capacity in any of the fields enumerated in paragraph (e) of this section.

$ 250.3 Award of fellowships. Fellowships shall be awarded by the Director of the Bureau of the Budget with the approval of the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State. Each application shall be transmitted to the Secretary of State by the government of the American republic of which the applicant is a citizen through the American diplomatic mission accredited to that government.

$ 250.4 Allowances and expenses. An applicant awarded a fellowship may be granted any or all of the following, upon recommendation of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget:

(a) Monthly allowances. Monthly allowances for quarters and subsistence during the entire period spent in the United States, or its Territories or possessions, in pursuance of a fellowship, beginning on the date of arrival at his initial headquarters and ending on the date of departure for his home, as follows: (1) Not exceeding $180 per month while under assignment to headquarters in a Department or agency of the Federal or a local government, or a private institution (other than a university or college) in a city of more than 100,000 population; or not exceeding $150 per month while under such assignment in a city of less than 100,000 population; and (2) not exceeding $135 per month while under assignment to receive training at colleges or universities and residing in quarters usually occupied by students in attendance thereat or in similar quarters, irrespective of the population of the city wherein the institution is located.

(b) Transportation expenses. Transportation expenses from the home of the applicant (or place in which appointment is accepted) to the place or places in the United States, its Territories, or possessions, where the studies and research are to be pursued, and return to the home of the applicant (or point of departure), including travel via Washington, D. C., en route to the place of study or research, and from the place of study or research to Washington, D. C., and return to that place, if necessary, for consultation with reference to the fellowship, and between places of study and research in the United States, its Territories or possessions, in accordance with the Standardized Government Travel Regulations and the Act of June 3, 1926, as amended, in which connection claim for reimbursement may be made only for items in the following schedule and contingent upon prior authorization:

(1) Rail fare:' First-class fare. If travel is performed on an extra-fare train, expenses in excess of the first-class fare must be borne by the traveler. No receipts are necessary. (Government transportation requests are to be used, if practicable, within the United States.)

(2) Pullman fare: Lower berth or parlor car seat. No receipts are necessary if Government transportation requests are used. II purchased with cash the Pullman stub must be attached to the reimbursement voucher.

(3) Steamer fare:: Not exceeding the lowest minimum first-class fare of the ship on which travel is performed. American vessels must be used if available (section 901 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, 49 Stat. 2015. This provision has been suspended with regard to appropriations for fiscal year 1944 according to sec. 302, 58 Stat. 611.) No receipts are necessary.

(4) Airplane fare:1 Transportation by air will be allowed regardless of the cost when authorized by the Director of the Bureau of the Budget. When air travel has not been specifically authorized, the traveler may proceed by air with the understanding that he may claim reimbursement therefor only in an amount not exceeding what it would have cost had the travel been performed by public conveyance over land or water. No receipts are necessary.

(5) Taxicab: At the beginning and termination of the journey and at all points where & change of conveyance is necessary while in a direct travel status. No receipts are necessary.

(6) Excess baggage charges: For personal effects (not household furniture) which are not carried free by the transportation company. Receipts are necessary and they should indicate that the traveler has availed himself of the free allowance, if such an allowance is granted.

(7) Drayage or transfer of baggage: For the hauling of personal effects from home to the station or dock, et cetera. Receipts are not necessary but should be submitted where possible. Charges by porters for handling bags or baggage will not be allowed.

(8) Rental of steamer rug and steamer chair: Receipts are necessary. Charges for rental of steamer cushions will not be allowed.

(9) Tips and gratuitous fees: Will not be allowed.

(c) Per diem. Per diem in lieu of subsistence while in travel status proceeding from, and to, his home at the following rates: $6.00 over land and by air in and outside of the United States, and $4.00 aboard vessels outside of the United States. No per diem will be allowed concurrently with monthly allowances, but per diem may be substituted therefor at the rate of $6.00 per day for any period of authorized travel.

(d) Other expenses. Enrollment fees, tuition, medical and infirmary fees, laboratory fees, cost of textbooks and rental of equipment, payable to the institution, person, firm or corporation that may have rendered the services or furnished the supplies, upon prior authorization of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget. Such expenses may be billed directly to the Bureau of the Budget, and shall bear the signature of the fellow receiving the services or using the supplies. However, should that procedure not be practicable, the fellow may pay the bill, if authorized to do so, and render an appropriate account to the Bureau of the Budget.

$ 250.5 Progress reports. Applicants awarded fellowships under these regulations shall submit written reports of progress in studies and research at such intervals as the Director of the Bureau of the Budget may direct.

$ 250.6 Duration of fellowships. Fellowships may be awarded for periods not exceeding twelve months of actual study and research, and may be extended for not exceeding the same periods in the manner prescribed under $250.3 and subject to the availability of appropriations. Fellowships may be cancelled for cause by the Director of the Bureau of the Budget with the approval of the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State.

$ 250.7 Official notification. Each applicant selected by the Bureau of the Budget and approved by the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State, shall be notified of his award through diplomatic channels. The notification shall state the duration and type of fellowship and the allowances authorized: Provided, however, That the Director of the Bureau of the Budget may subsequently amend the course of studies and duration of the fellowship if in his opinion such action would be in the interest of obtaining better instruction, or research better suited to the needs and capabilities of the fellow than those prescribed in the notification. The amount originally authorized for monthly allowances and other expenses may also be amended, if necessary, with the approval of the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State.

* In all cases round trip tickets must be purchased if possible. In the event the return portion of the ticket cannot be used, it should be returned to the Bureau of the Budget for refund.

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