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selves and make such regulations as nearly uniform as possible so that all employees, temporary or permanent, in all departments and independent establishments shall receive like treatment as nearly as may be practicable: Provided, That heads of departments and independent establishments may appoint a subcommittee to draft such regulations. (Mar. 14, 1936, sec. 2, 49 Stat. 1161; 5 U. S. C., sec. 29a.)

30b. Same; leave differentials of employees outside continental United States not affected.—Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prevent the continuance of any existing leave differential now obtaining for the benefit of employees of the Federal Government stationed outside the continental limits of the United States. (Mar. 14, 1936, sec. 5, 49 Stat. 1161; 5 U. S. C., sec. 30c.)

300. Same; corporations included within provisions of act.--The em. ployees of any corporation created under authority of an Act of Congress which is either wholly controlled or wholly owned by the United States Government, whether or not the employees thereof are paid from funds appropriated by Congress, shall be included within the provisions of this Act. (Mar. 14, 1936, sec. 6, 49 Stat. 1161; 5 U. S. C., sec. 30d.)

30d. Same; regulations by President.—The leave of absence herein provided for shall be administered under such regulations as the President may prescribe, so as to obtain, so far as practicable, uniformity in the application of this Act. (Mar. 14, 1936, sec. 7, 49 Stat. 1162; 5 U. S. C., sec. 30e.)

30e. Annual and sick leave to be exclusive of Sundays, holidays, and all nonwork days established by law, Executive or administrative order.That the days of annual leave with pay provided for in the Act of March 14, 1936 (49 Stat. 1161), and the days of sick leave with pay provided for in the Act of March 14, 1936 (49 Stat. 1162), shall mean days upon which employees would otherwise work and receive pay, and shall be exclusive of Sundays which do not occur within a regular tour of duty, holidays, and all nonwork days established by Federal statute or by Executive or administrative order. (Mar. 14, 1936, 49 Stat. 1161, 1162; Mar. 2, 1940, 54 Stat. 38.)

63a. Holding other lucrative office.- No person who holds an office the salary or annual compensation attached to which amounts to the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars shall be appointed to or hold any other office to which compensation is attached unless specially authorized thereto by law; but this shall not apply to retired officers of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard whenever they may be elected to public office or whenever the President shall appoint them to office by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Retired enlisted men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard retired for any cause, and retired officers of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard who have been retired for injuries received in battle or for injuries or incapacity incurred in line of duty shall not, within the meaning of this section, be construed to hold or to have held an office during such retirement. (July 31, 1894, sec. 2, 28 Stat. 205; May 31, 1924, 43 Stat. 245; July 30, 1937, sec. 6, 50'Stat. 549; June 25, 1938, 52'Stat. 1194; 5'U. Š. C., sec. 62.)

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70a. Travel expenses of officers and employees; transportation in privately owned motorcycles or automobiles; payments on mileage basis.— That a civilian officer or employee engaged in necessary travel on official business away from his designated post of duty may be paid, in lieu of actual expenses of transportation, under regulations to be prescribed by the President, not to exceed 2 cents per mile for the use of a privately owned motorcycle or 5 cents per mìle for the use of a privately owned automobile for such transportation, whenever such mode of travel has been previously authorized and payment on such mileage basis is more economical and advantageous to the United States. (Feb. 14, 1931, 46 Stat. 1103; Mar. 3, 1933, sec. 10, 47 Stat. 1516; Apr. 25, 1940, 54 Stat. 167; 5 U.S. C., sec. 73a.)

84. Hõlidays allowed per diem employees. This statute was repealed paragraph No. 115–5 for text of repealing act.]

95. Oaths to expense accounts.-Postmasters, assistant postmasters, collectors of customs, collectors of internal revenue, chief clerks of the various executive departments, independent establishments, and other Government agencies, or of bureaus thereof, the superintendent, the acting superintendent, custodian, and principal clerks of the various national parks and other Government reservations, superintendent, acting superintendent, and principal clerks of the different Indian superintendencies or Indian agencies, chiefs of field parties, and any officer or employee of any executive department, independent establishment, or other Government agency, in the District of Columbia or elsewhere, who shall have been designated in writing for such purpose by the head of the department, establishinent, or agency concerned, are required, empowered, and authorized, when requested, to administer oaths, required by law or otherwise, to accounts for travel or other expenses against the United States, with like force and effect as officers having a seal; for such services when so rendered, or when rendered on demand by notaries public, who at the time are also salaried officers or employees of the United States, no charge shall be made; and no fee or money paid for the services herein described shall be paid or reimbursed by the United States. (Aug. 24, 1912, sec. 8, 37 Stat. 487; June 6, 1939, 53 Stat. 810; 5 U. S.C., sec. 97.)

104. Copy for annual reports and accompanying documents to be furnished printer.—The appropriations made for printing and binding shall not be used for any annual report or the accompanying documents unless the manuscript and proof therefor is furnished to the Public Printer in the following manner: Manuscript of the documents accompanying such annual reports on or before the 1st day of November of each year; manuscript of the annual reports on or before the 15th day of November of each year; complete revised proofs of the accompanying documents on the 1st day of December of each year and of the annual reports on the 10th day of December of each year; and all of said annual reports and accompanying documents shall be printed, made public, and available for distribution not later than within the first five days after the assemblying of each regular session of Congress. The provisions of this section shall not apply to the annual reports of the Smithsonian Institution, the Commissioner of Patents, the Comptroller of the Currency, or the

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Secretary of the Treasury. (July 1, 1916, sec. 3, 39 Stat. 336; June 20, 1936, sec. 8, 49 Stat. 1550; 5 U. S. C., sec. 108.)

114a. Annual appropriation to sustain losses of United States employees in foreign countries due to appreciation of foreign currencies; change of effective date.—That there are authorized to be appropriated annually such sums as may be necessary to enable the President, in his discretion and under such regulations as he may prescribe and notwithstanding the provisions of any other Act and upon recommendation of the Director of the Budget, to meet losses sustained on and after July 1, 1933, by officers, enlisted men, and employees of the United States while in service in foreign countries due to the appreciation of foreign currencies in their relation to the American dollar, and to cover any deficiency in the accounts of the Treasurer of the United States, including interest, arising out of the arrangement approved by the President on July 27, 1933, for the conversion into foreign currencies of checks and drafts of officers, enlisted men, and employees for salaries and expenses: Provided, That such action as the President may take shall be binding upon all executive officers of the Government: Provided further, That no payments authorized by this Act shall be made to any officers, enlisted men, or employees for periods during which their checks or drafts were converted into foreign currencies under the arrangement hereinbefore referred to: Provided further, That allowances and expenditures pursuant to this Act shall not be subject to income taxes: Ānd provided further, That the Director of the Budget shall report all expenditures made for this purpose to Congress annually with the Budget estimates. (Mar. 26, 1934, 48 Stat. 466; Aug. 14, 1937, 50 Stat. 641; 5 U. S. C., sec. 118c.)

115-1. Renewals of oaths of office by employees of executive departments and independent establishments.—That civilian employees of the executive departments and independent establishments of the United States who, upon original appointment, have subscribed to the oath of office required by section 1757 of the Revised Statutes, shall not be required to renew the said oath because of any change in status so long as their services are continuous in the department or independent establishment in which employed, unless in the opinion of the head of the department or independent establishment the public interests require such renewal. (Aug. 14, 1937, 50 Stat. 640; Ő U. S. C., sec. 17b.)

115–2. Compensation due Government employees authorized to be withheld.--That hereafter, whenever upon the statement of the account of any disbursing officer of the United States in the General Accounting Office credit shall have been disallowed for any payment to any person in the executive branch of the Government, otherwise entitled to compensation from the United States or from any agency or instrumentality thereof, such compensation of the payee may be withheld until full reimbursement has been accomplished under such regulations as may be prescribed by the head of the department, branch, or independent establishment (including corporations) under which such payee is entitled to receive compensation: Provided, That nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to repeal or in any way modify existing laws relating to the collection of the indebtedness of accountable or disbursing officers. (May 26, 1936, 49 Stat. 1374; 5 U.S. C., sec. 46b; see pars. 47 and 79, Laws Applicable, 1935.)

115–3. Traveling expenses on inter-island steamships in Hawaii.Whenever by or under authority of law actual expenses for travel may be allowed to officers and employees of the United States, such allowance, in the case of travel after the date of the enactment of this Act (Revenue Act of 1938] on inter-island steamships in the Territory of Hawaii, shall not exceed the rate for accommodations on such steamships equivalent as nearly as may be to the lowest firstclass accommodations on transpacific steamships. The maximum fixed by this section shall be in lieu of the maximum fixed by section 10 of the Treasury and Post Office Appropriation Act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1934 (47 Stat. 1516). (May 28, 1938, title V, sec. 811, 52 Stat. 577; 5 U.S. C., sec. 73e.

115–4. Allotment of pay by civilian officers and employees stationed abroad authorized.—That the heads of the executive departments and establishments of the United States, under such regulations as they may prescribe, be, and are hereby, authorized to permit civilian officers and employees, during such time as they may be assigned for duty outside the continental limits of the United States, to make allotments, in whole or in part, from their pay, for the support of their families or relatives, for their own savings, or for other similar purposes. (May 14, 1937, 50 Stat. 166; 5 U.S. C., sec. 750.

115–5. Holidays of employees by day, hour, or piece; pay.--That hereafter whenever regular employees of the Federal Government whose compensation is fixed at a rate per day, per hour, or on a piecework basis are relieved or prevented from working solely because of the occurrence of a holiday such as New Year's Day, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or any other day declared a holiday by Federal statute or Executive order, or any day on which the departments and establishments of the Government are closed by Executive order, they shall receive the same pay for such days as for other days on which an ordinary day's work is performed. (June 29, 1938, sec. 1, 52 Stat. 1246; 5 U. S. C., sec. 86a.)

The joint resolution of January 6, 1885 (U. S. C., title 5, sec. 86), and all other laws inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict. (June 29, 1938, sec. 2, 52 Stat. 1247; 5 U. S. C., sec. 86a note.)

115-6. Same; Armistice Day.—That the 11th day of November in each year, a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be hereafter celebrated and known as Armistice Day, is hereby made a legal public holiday to all intents and purposes and in the same manner as the 1st day of January, the 22d day of February, the 30th day of May, the 4th day of July, the first Monday of September, and Christmas Day are now made by law public holidays. (May 13, 1938, 52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. C., sec. 87a.)

115–7. Exchange of refrigerators, temperature control devices, watchmen's clocks, etc.—That any Government department is authorized to exchange used parts of mechanical refrigerators, hermetically sealed refrigerating units, temperature control devices, and watchmen's clocks as payment, in full or in part, for new or reconditioned parts to be used for the same purpose as those proposed to be exchanged. (Apr. 15, 1937, 50 Stat. 64; 5 U. S. C., sec. 118d.)

115-8. Detail of United States employees to Governments of American Republics, Philippines and Liberia authorized. That the President of the United States be, and hereby is, authorized, whenever he finds that the public interest renders such a course advisable, upon agreement with the government of any other American republic or the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippine Islands, or the Government of Liberia, if such government is desirous of obtaining the services of a person having special scientific or other technical or professional qualifications, other than those persons covered by the Act of May 19, 1926 (44 Stat. 565), as amended by the Act of May 14, 1935 (49 Stat. 218), from time to time to detail for temporary service of not exceeding one year at a time, under such government, any such person in the employ of the Government of the United States: Provided, That the President may, in extraordinary circumstances, extend the period of such detail for one or more additional periods of not to exceed six months each: Provided further, That while so detailed, such person shall be considered, for the purpose of preserving his rights and privileges as such, an officer or employee of the Government of the United States and of the department or agency from which detailed and shall continue to receive therefrom compensation, and he may receive additional compensation from the department or agency from which detailed not to exceed 50 per centum of the compensation he was receiving as an officer or employee of the United States at the time of detail, and shall receive from the United States reimbursement for travel expenses to and from the place of detail and monthly allowances determined by the President to be adequate for quarters and subsistence during the period of such detail. The additional compensation, travel expenses, and other allowances authorized by this Act to be paid to any such officer or employee shall be paid from any appropriations available for the payment of compensation and travel expenses of the officers and employees of the department or agency from which he is detailed : Provided, however, That if any government to which a detail is authorized by this Act shall express the desire to reimburse this Government in whole or in part for the expenses of such detail, the President is authorized, when he deems it in the public interest, to accept such reimbursement and the amount so received may be credited to (a) appropriations current at the time the expenses of such detail are to be or have been paid, (b) appropriations current at the time such amounts are received, or (c) in part as provided under (a) and in part as provided under (b) hereof; and such amount shall be available for the purposes of the appropriations to which credited: And provided further, That if any such government shall express the desire to provide advances of funds to be used by this Government, in whole or in part for the expenses of such detail, the President is authorized, when he deems it in the public interest, to accept such advances of funds, and the amounts so received may be established as a trust fund, to be available for the purpose and under the provisions of this Act until the termination of the detail; any unexpended balance of the trust fund to be returned to the foreign government making the advance. (May 25, 1938, 52 Stat. 442, as amended May 3, 1939, 53 Stat. 652, 5 U. S. C., sec. 118e.)

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