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June 21, 1941, account for the major portion of this Estimates for the Division of Labor Standards total increase. The balance of the increase will provide funds $1,510,966, representing an increase of $404,966 for salfor additional personnel for the Service in Washington and aries and expenses. The increase includes $8,966 for profor naturalization work in the field, with necessary motions under the appropriation, “Salaries and expenses, expenses incident thereto, and statutory promotions for and $396,000 for expansion of the apprenticeship training immigrant inspectors.
program. The increase for penal and correctional institutions, For Commissioners of Conciliation, there is an increase amounting to $692,487, results principally from the ad- of $35,932 involving $8,397 under regular appropriation vance in commodity prices, which directly affect per capita for salaries and expenses, and $27,535 in the appropriation operating costs. Provision is also made for some addi- for conciliation services in situations involving employtional personnel and certain necessary repairs essential to ment in industries under the national defense program. the maintenance of the institutions.
The Division of Public Contracts shows an increase of The estimate for the Lands Division, which reflects an $85,305, including $5,305 for regular salaries and expenses, increase of $268,065, is predicated on full-year operation and $80,000 in the appropriation covering contracts during the fiscal year 1943 at the level made possible by involving national defense production. the regular appropriation for the fiscal year 1942 and the There is provided for the Bureau of Labor Statistics a appropriation supplemental thereto contained in the Third total of $1,950,021, including $1,112,803 for the regular Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1942. statistical work, and $837,218 for special studies under
The remainder of the increase will provide additional the national defense program. The increase of $32,213 personnel and operating expenses, as indicated in the esti- | under the regular salaries and expense appropriation promates for the offices of the Attorney General, the Solicitor vides, in addition to funds for promotions under Public General, the Assistant Solicitor General, the Criminal Law 200, $13,000 for three administrative positions. Division, the Claims Division, the Bureau of Prisons, the The increase of $549,238 in the national defense approCustoms Division, the Personnel Division, the Special priation, in addition to providing funds for continuing the National Defense Únit, and in contingent expenses, travel study of post-defense problems and occupational-outlook expenses, and printing and binding.
surveys, contemplates carrying on an appropriation basis Offsetting the gross increases indicated above are de- under the Department of Labor certain statistical studies creases amounting to $953,283 in the estimates for the required by national defense agencies and financed in Office of the Pardon Attorney, the Antitrust Division, 1942 through allotments or transfers from appropriations miscellaneous field salaries and expenses, district attorneys, made to the Office for Emergency Management. marshals, witnesses, and support of prisoners,
The estimates for the Children's Bureau aggregate
$12,301,699, of which $11,200,000 is for grants-in-aid to DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
States for maternal and child-health services, services for The estimates of the Department of Labor for the crippled children, and child-welfare services under title V fiscal year 1943 total $25,640,567, which, compared with
of the Social Security Act. The amount for grants repreappropriations for the fiscal year 1942, show a net increase
sents the total authorization and is the same as approof $1,308,827. This increase includes $180,634, repre- priated for 1942., An increase of $4,985 is provided for senting the net cost in 1943 of promotions under Public salaries, Children's Bureau, covering promotions under Law 200, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session.
Public Law 200, $34,951 additional for enforcement of the Under the heading "Office of the Secretary” the esti
child-labor provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act mates provide a total of $6,132,470, which includes in providing for 13 new positions and administrative proaddition to salaries in the Secretary's office proper, pro
motions. In the appropriation for administration of the rision for salaries and expenses, Office of the Solicitor, the
Social Security Act, as it pertains to the Children's Bureau, Division of Labor Standards, the Conciliation Service,
tbere is an increase of $43,483 which provides, in addition the Division of Public Contracts, liaison with the Inter
to funds for promotions, additional regional consultation
services in the field of maternal and child health and childnational Labor Organization, and expenses pertaining to the Department as a whole for contingencies, travel, and
welfare services, permitting the increase in the personnel printing and binding.
by eight professional and three clerical positions.
For the Women's Bureau, an increase of $3,625 is proIn the Office of the Secretary proper, an increase of $24,125 is provided involving $17,760 for 12 new positions
vided for promotions under Public Law 200. in the Publications and Supplies Division and other sec
Under the Wage and Hour Division there is a net intions of the office, including 2 positions transferred from
crease of $73,457 involving an increase of $93,957 in the ihe Wage and Hour Division, and $6,365 for promotions appropriation for salaries for promotions under Public under Public Law 200. There
are decreases of $10,650 Law 200, and a decrease of $20,500 for miscellaneous exand $26,000, respectively, for contingent expenses and
penses. printing and binding, and an increase of $2,385 for travel
NAVY DEPARTMENT In the Office of the Solicitor, the estimates carry an The naval estimates for the fiscal year 1943, exclusive increase of $50,812 for salaries and expenses; $19,612 for of trust funds and contract authorizations, aggregate two additional legal positions and for promotions under $5,932,746,768. The estimates provide for the liquidaPublic Law 200; and a new appropriation of $31,200 for tion of existing contract authorizations and for personnel, Lecessary legal work in connection with determination of supplies, and material required to carry on expanded prevailing wages under the Davis-Bacon Act covering operations for the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard defense construction.
during the fiscal year 1943.
The estimates are allocated to Bureaus and activities national Boundary Commission, United States and as follows:
Mexico, to provide largely for operation and maintenance Office of the Secretary
$13, 729, 478
of the Mesilla Valley Division of the Rio Grande CanalizaBureau of Navigation..
73, 244, 560 tion project; and $1,119,200 for Cooperation With the Bureau of Ships.
330, 404, 935 American Republics to provide for rubber investigations Bureau of Ordnance.
511, 635, 413 Bureau of Supplies and Accounts.
and surveys of other noncompetitive plant resources, the
868, 798, 933 Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
19, 971, 470 development of vital statistics of the Western Hemisphere, Bureau of Yards and Docks, including public
radiosonde observation stations in Mexico, investigation works.
238, 774, 165 of strategic and deficient minerals, translating and Bureau of Aeronautics.
707, 091, 470 Marine Corps..
161, 633, 610
disseminating Government publications to the other Coast Guard.
100, 038, 230
American Republics, and travel grants for students, Increase and replacement of naval vessels. 2, 890, 660, 385 professors, and educational and artistic leaders who are Naval Emergency Fund..
10, 000, 000 citizens of the United States and the other American Departmental salaries and contingent expenses. 6, 764, 119
Republics. The principal items of decrease are $17,920 Total.--
5, 932, 746, 768
in contributions to international organizations located in
Axis-controlled areas from whom satisfactory reports of Under the existing emergency legislation, the amounts provided for departmental salaries and expenses may be activity are not being received; $11,600 for special and
technical investigations by the International Joint Comsupplemented to whatever extent deemed necessary by the use of field appropriations.
mission in the use of boundary waters between the United
States and Canada; and $57,500 in appropriations for The total receipts under trust accounts for 1943 are
various international commissions, conferences, and misestimated at $4,924,000.
cellaneous items, which will not be required for the fiscal DEPARTMENT OF STATE
The expenditures from trust accounts for the fiscal year The estimates of the Department of State for the fiscal 1943 are estimated at $2,820,980, an increase of $4,100 year 1943, exclusive of construction projects and trust over the fiscal year 1942. accounts, amount to $26,159,480, à net increase of $3,229,798 over the comparable appropriations for the
TREASURY DEPARTMENT fiscal year 1942. This net increase is made up as follows: $1,497,095 for the Office of the Secretary of State; $600,000 Executive Order 8929 of November 1, 1941, transferred for national defense activities; $54,700 for the Foreign the Coast Guard from the Treasury Department to the Service; and $1,078,003 for international obligations, com Navy Department and, therefore, the estimates for the missions, bureaus, etc.
Coast Guard have been included in the Navy Department The net increase of $1,497,095 in the estimates for the chapter of the Budget. Office of the Secretary of State consists of $1,433,740 for The Division of Printing has been abolished and the bulk personal services, $13,400 for contingent expenses, $49,100 of its personnel and duties has been transferred to the for printing and binding, $655 for passport agencies, and Procurement Division, but five employees were transferred $200 for collecting and editing official papers of territories to the Office of the Chief Clerk, four to the Bureau of of the United States.
Internal Revenue and one to the Coast Guard. The entire The $600,000 net increase in national defense activities appropriation for printing and binding is being adminisis to provide funds for an increased number of specialists tered by the Procurement Division, and the stationery and technical assistants in the Foreign Service necessary in appropriation has been divided among those bureaus and connection with emergency problems caused by the war. offices whose appropriations are available for other than
The net increase of $54,700 for the Foreign Service con personal services. The small balance of the stationery sists of increases in certain appropriations amounting to appropriation remaining for the benefit of those bureaus $114,200, which amount is offset by decreases in other whose appropriations are available for personal services appropriations amounting to $59,500. The principal items only is being administered by the Procurement Division. of increase are $66,100 for automatic promotions of Exclusive of trust funds, the Budget estimates for the Foreign Service officers as authorized by law; $30,000 for Treasury Department, fiscal year 1943, provide for direct promotions of Foreign Service clerks; $9,000 to adjust appropriations totaling $2,499,697,801, an increase of salaries of certain miscellaneous employees more nearly in $390,222,836 over the comparable figure for 1942. The line with local wage standards; and $9, 100 for the Foreign reappropriation of an unobligated balance is contemplated Service retirement and disability appropriated fund. The for 1943 in the amount of $8,829,376 which is a decrease of principal items of decrease are $38,000 and $13,000 for $29,730,000 from 1942. The total of the direct approprioffice and living quarters allowances and representation ations plus reappropriations available for 1943 represents allowances, respectively. These decreases are made pos- therefore, an increase of $360,492,836 over the amount sible largely because several embassies and a large num available for the fiscal year 1942. The principal items of ber of consulates in Axis-controlled countries have been increase and decrease are accounted for as follows: closed.
Annual appropriations.—The total of the 1943 annua The net increase of $1,078,003 in international obliga-appropriation estimates for the Treasury Department i tions, commissions, bureaus, etc., is composed of increases $216,675,094, or $41,405,032 less than the comparabl in certain appropriations amounting to $1,165,023, offset total for the fiscal year 1942.
total for the fiscal year 1942. This net decrease result : by decreases in other appropriations amounting to $87,020. chiefly from nonrecurring items of $36,400,000 for pay The principal items of increase are $41,800 for the Inter ments to Federal Land Banks and the Federal Far
Mortgage Corporation on account of reduction in the and covered into the Treasury; and $31,303 for withininterest rate on mortgages, $6,005,000 for administrative grade promotions. costs in the Treasury Department growing out of the The total of the annual appropriation estimates for the work relief and relief program, and $800,000 for reim- Bureau of the Public Debt is $3,953,063, or an increase bursement to carriers of deficits incurred while the rail- of $430,248 over 1942. An increase of $227,550 is recomroads were under the control of the Government during mended for additional personnel in the Bureau of the the first World War. Offsetting these decreases are a Public Debt to handle the anticipated increased volume number of relatively small items of increase, including a of work in connection with the redemption of currency total of $1,723,991 for within-grade promotions.
and defense savings bonds; an increase of $181,638 is The principal items of increase and decrease by bureaus required for the purchase of distinctive paper for United and offices are as follows:
States currency; and $21,060 for within-grade promotions. The estimates of the Office of the Secretary of the Treas- The annual estimates for the Office of the Treasurer of ury for 1943 total $5,283,805, a net decrease of $35,959,270. the United States for 1943 amount to $1,838,150, which The decreases consist of $36,400,000 in the amounts for is a decrease of $206,685. This net decrease results from payment to the Federal Land Banks and the Federal nonrecurring items of $350,000 for administrative exFarm Mortgage Corporation, $800,000 for reimbursement penses, emergency relief, and $11,700 on account of work to carriers of deficits during Federal control, and $26,640 which will be financed with transferred funds in 1943 in the appropriation for the immediate office of the Secre- instead of from regular appropriations. These decreases tary. These decreases are offset in part by an increase of are offset in part by increases of $135,000 for additional $1,265,075, including $18,150 for within-grade promotions, personnel required for the clearance of checks, the handin the appropriation for Foreign Exchange Control, and ling of collections and the redemption of defense savings an increase of $2,295 for within-grade promotions in the bonds, $2,040 for reallocations, and $17,140 for withinOffice of the Secretary.
grade promotions. A net decrease of $37,120 is recommended for the Divi- The total annual estimates of the Bureau of Internal sion of Research and Statistics. The discontinuance of Revenue for 1943 are $141,413,940, which represents a net certain statistics on foreign purchases makes possible a decrease of $956,931. Decreases of $3,000,000 for refundnonrecurring item of $50,000, which is offset in part by ing internal-revenue collections, $600,000 in the salaries the allowance of $10,000 on account of additional work and expenses appropriation for refunding processing and and $4,925 for within-grade promotions.
related taxes, and $1,350 for payment to Alaska for Appropriation estimates for the Office of the Chief Clerk additional income tax of railroads, total $3,601,350. amount to $505,410, which is a net decrease from the 1942 These decreases are offset in part by increases of $2,040,872 total of $49,210. This net decrease results from a decrease required for the collection of additional taxes imposed by in the appropriation for contingent expenses of $66,430
the Revenue Act of 1941, and $603,547 for within-grade and an increase in the chief clerk's salary appropriation of promotions. For the fiscal year 1943 no provision is made $17,220. No new positions have been allowed in the for the collection of the use tax on motor vehicles and Office of the Chief Clerk, but the increase for personnel boats. results from the transfer of four telephone operators to The estimate for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing the Bureau of Internal Revenue, the transfer of a total for the fiscal year 1943 of $10,327,168 shows an increase of 16 employees from the Bureau of the Public Debt and of $273,668 over 1942. After making allowance for nonthe Division of Printing to the Office of the Chief Clerk, recurring items totaling $1,007,266, the amount recomand the allowance of $3,100 for within-grade promotions. mended for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing includes The reduction of $66,430 for contingent expenses consists increases of $1,269,566 for the production of increased of nonrecu rring items totaliug $41,012 and a further net quantities of currency, revenue stamps, bonds, notes, decrease of $25,418 which will reduce the amount that checks, etc., and $11,368 for within-grade promotions. would be expended otherwise for the purchase of equip- The appropriation estimates of the Secret Service Diviment.
sion for 1943 total $1,348,663, which is a net decrease of The estimates for the Bureau of Accounts total $3,258,- $122,585. The nonrecurring item of $130,000 for ad016, or a net reduction of $2,704,887 below the 1942 ministrative expenses, emergency relief, is offset in part amount. Appropriations totaling $3,125,000 for admin- by the allowance of $7,415 for within-grade promotions. istrative expenses, emergency relief, Bureau of Accounts, The estimates for the Bureau of the Mint for 1943 and Division of Disbursement are nonrecurring in 1943, amount to $4,073,470, which is an increase of $550,795. and other decreases proposed by the Department are This net increase represents the difference between non$5,000, under recoinage of minor coins, $75,000 under recurring items totaling $426,986 and increases totaling recoinage of silver coins, and $16,000 in the Division of $977,781. The increases consist of $889,086 to provide Disbursement by reason of the transfer of the Coast Guard for a substantial increase in the coinage program, $70,000 to the Navy.
for the purchase of a few necessary items of mint maPartially offsetting these decreases are increases of: chinery, $1,100 for the Office of the Director, $800 for the $250,000 to make effective Executive Order No. 8512 production of a medal which was authorized by Congress, which prescribes requirements with respect to budgetary and $16,795 for within-grade promotions. administration and fiscal reporting, and Reorganization The estimates for the Procurement Division for 1943 Plan III which established the Fiscal Service in the amount to $1,316,197, which is a reduction of $2,632,098 Treasury Department; $13,430 for contingent expenses, below 1942. This net reduction is due to nonrecurring which amount is nonrecurring in the appropriation items of $2,400,000 for administrative expenses, emergency "Contingent Expenses, Treasury Department"'; $2,080 relief, $128,052 in the salaries and expenses item, and for additional clerks; $2,600 for reallocations; $900 for $127,500 under printing and binding. These decreases stationery; $100,000 for the transportation of mutilated are offset in part by increases of $12,524 for additional Cnited States paper currency to Washington for redemp- personnel, $4,000 for stationery supplies, and $6,930 for tion; $15,000 for refund of moneys erroneously received within-grade promotions.
Permanent Appropriations.—The estimates for per to reduced requirements, of $6,100,040 for maintenance manent appropriations for 1943 total $2,283,022,707, of river and harbor improvements, and of $1,033,626 for which is an increase of $431,627,868. This increase
cemeterial expenses. consists of $425,000,000 for interest on the public debt, The amount included for the Panama Canal, $78,314,$1,601,673 for debt retirement, and $5,026,195 for ex 375, is an increase of $18,350,049 over the amount appropenses of loans under the Bureau of the Public Debt. priated in 1942. This deviation consists of increases of The latter amount is required chiefly in connection with $21,894,800 for the construction of additional facilities; the sale of defense savings bonds and for the Defense $206,216 for the civil government; $21,777 for sanitation; Savings Staff engaged in promoting the sale of these bonds. and of a decrease of $3,772,744 in the requirements for
Trust Accounts.-The estimates of appropriations for maintenance and operation. trust accounts for 1943 total $3,044,921,652, an increase Trust accounts. --The amount included for trust acof $804,027,064. This increase includes $513,285,983 counts, $3,160,346, reflects a net decrease in 1943 of for payments from the Federal old-age and survivors $2,349,230 'due principally to a reduction in funds adinsurance trust fund, $290,733,481 for the investment and vanced for flood control. payments from the unemployment trust fund, $5,000 for the payment of unclaimed moneys, and $2,600 to cover
Post OFFICE DEPARTMENT the increased cost of services performed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue for the benefit of the Government of The Post Office Department estimates are included as Puerto Rico.
an Annexed Budget, since the excess of expenditures over WAR DEPARTMENT
the postal revenues is paid from the general fund of the
Treasury, and only the excess is carried to Statement Military activities.-For liquidation of obligations ac No. 2 of the Budget for 1943 and to the General Budget cruing under prior contract authorizations and for operat- Summary and supporting schedules. ing and maintenance expenses of the Military Establish It is estimated that the postal revenues for the fiscal ment, on a prewar basis, the Budget for the fiscal year year 1943 will amount to $907,000,000. The estimates of 1943 provides for appropriations totaling $6,378,801,675, appropriations included in the Annexed Budget aggregate exclusive of trust funds. No new contract authoriza $906,151,991, which indicates a surplus of $848,009. tions are provided, the estimates having been prepared The details concerning the estimates for the Post Office on a cash basis. Conditions having greatly changed Department will be found in the summary tables and since these estimates were prepared they will have to be explanatory statement under the Annexed Budget. materially supplemented as the fiscal year 1943 progresses. Departmental activities. The estimates of appropria
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA tions for departmental salaries, contingent expenses, and printing and binding total $9,290,072, but provision is The estimates of appropriations for the District of made for supplementing the amounts for these purposes Columbia for the fiscal year 1943, together with priorby allotments from field appropriations for military year appropriations, are to be found in an Annexed Budget. activities to meet additional needs.
The net expenditures, to the extent that they affect the Civil activities.—There is included a total of $39,095,590 general fund of the Treasury, are carried to the General for the civil activities of the War Department (exclusive Budget Summary and supporting schedules. The approof the Panama Canal, items under the General Public priation requirements for 1943, insofar as they constitute Works Program, and trust accounts) which is a net de a charge upon the United States Treasury, are estimated crease of $7,127,920 from the amount appropriated in at $6,000,000, the same amount appropriated for 1942. 1942. This net decrease is the result of an increase of the details of the requirements of the District of Colum$5,746 for Alaska Communications System necessitated bia are to be found in the summary and supporting largely to handle increased traffic, and of decreases, due schedules of the Annexed Budget.