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CURRENT AUTHORIZATIONS OUT OF POSTAL and utilities; one-time payments for improvements to FUND-Continued

leased buildings, installments on lease-purchase contracts,

and the acquisition and resale of sites to lessors under the TRANSPORTATION—Continued

commercial leasing program. The recoveries from the DATA RELATING TO FOREIGN AIRMAIL TRANSPORTATION 1

resale of such land shown under Advances and reimburse

ments are used for the purchase of additional sites for Payments to ? Average cost Ton- miles

resale. In addition to the recoveries, $9.5 million for site (thousands) (Thousands) (cents) acquisition is included in the appropriation request for 1960.

31,576 $15,784 49.99 1961.

1964. Increased rental costs result from (a) the acquisi35,768 21,497 60.10 1962. 40,101 23,885 59.56

tion of additional postal space, (b) increased rental rates, 1963 (estimate)

46,207 26,900 58.22 and (c) replacement of inadequate or substandard space 1964 (estimate)

51,974 29,901 57.53 in Government buildings. 1 Excludes military mail for which the Department is reimbursed. 2 Airmail by foreign-flag carriers excluded for years prior to 1961.


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of rental

obligations Interior Loading Open For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the opera June 30, 1960.

$48,026 44,380 2,239 44,075 tion of postal facilities, buildings, and field postal communication June 30, 1961.

56,322 48,203 2,686 55,959 service; uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by the Act of June 30, 1962.

67,401 52,598 3,277 70,958 September 1, 1954, as amended (5 U.S.C. 2131); procurement of June 30, 1963 (estimate)

77,250 57,032 3,720 79,472 stamps and accountable paper, and postal supplies; and storage of June 30, 1964 (estimate)

85,580 60,555 4,112 87,473 vehicles owned by, or under control of, units of the National Guard and departments and agencies of the Federal Government; [$167,

1 Does not include space for which payments are made to other Government

agencies in lieu of rent, or space rented fully equipped and maintained by lessor 000,000] $195,000,000. (5 U.S.C. 22a, 736–3, 87c, 150, 785, 836 at Providence, R.I. 840, 922, 944, 1133, 2131-2133, 2181-2185, 2301-2319, 3001-3014; 6 U.S.C. 14; 31 U.S.C. 22a, 82a-1, 82a-2; 39 U.S.C. 309, 501, 503, 2. Supplies and services. This activity, provides for 704, 2001-2009, 2101-2116, 2202, 2501-2506, 3105, 3301-3302, procurement of supplies and services for the postal field 3315, 3333, 3335, 3501-3502, 3511-3542, 3551-3576, 3581-3582, 5102, 6003; Post Office Department Appropriation Act, 1963.)

service, including postal supplies, stamps, and other

accountable paper; the rental of equipment; certain types Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

of contractual services; the warehousing and distribution

of all postal supplies and equipment; the manufacture, 1962

1964 storage, and repair of mail bags and other specialized mail actual estimate estimate

equipment items; and the costs of field personnel engaged Program by activities:

directly in these services. 1. Building occupancy (obligations)

106,094 115,769 136,900 (Funded operating costs) (96,898) (113,854) (125, 475)

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars) (Funded capital outlay)

(8,014) (1,720) (11,220) (Change in resources on order). (995) ( (-

1962 1963

1964 (Change in lease purchase liability to

actual estimate estimate be funded)

(187) (195) (205) 2. Supplies and services (obligations)

50,227 56,743 58, 100 11 Personnel compensation: (Funded operating costs). (46,001) (53,071) (54,100) Permanent positions...

7,001 7,660 7,962 (Funded capital outlay). (4,467) (3,000) (4,000) Other personnel compensation.

191 225

298 (Change in resources on order)

(-360) (672) (Change in inventory)-.

(119) (--
Total personnel compensation...

7,192 7,885 8,260 12 Personnel benefits...

556 592 620 Total program obligations156,321 172,512 | 195,000 21 Travel and transportation of persons.


45 (Total funded operating costs). (142,899) (166,925) (179,575) 22 Transportation of things.--

1,582 1,360 1,360 (Total funded capital outlay). (12,481) (4,720) (15,220) 23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

95,093 112, 108 123,042 (Total change in resources, etc., net) (941) (867) (205) 24 Printing and reproduction...

4,390 4,980 5,188 25 Other services. .

4,289 4,270 4,552 Financing:

26 Supplies and materials.

33,992 39,367 40,508 Unobligated balance lapsing

32 Lands and structures.-

9,199 1,915 11,425 New authority. 159,000 172,512 195,000 Total obligations...

156,321 172,512



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This appropriation provides for expenses (other than personal services) of occupying postal facilities, for sup

PLANT AND EQUIPMENT plies and certain types of contractual services required

For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for modernizaby the postal service, and for field personnel assigned to tion and acquisition of equipment and facilities for postal purposes, the several field service organizations operated by the including not to exceed $2,000,000 for increases in prior year orders Bureau of Facilities.

placed with other Government agencies in addition to current in

creases in prior year orders or contracts made as a result of changes 1. Building occupancy.This activity provides for

in plans, ($120,000,000] $111,000,000: Provided, That the funds rental of postal facilities; costs of communications, fuel, herein appropriated shall be available for repair, alteration, and



improvement of the mail equipment shops at Washington, District and equipment in large postal facilities where justified by of Columbia, and for payment to the General Services Administra- mail volume. tion for the repair, alteration, preservation, renovation, improvement, and equipment of federally owned property used for postal

3. Vehicle program.- This activity provides for purpurposes, including improved lighting, color, and ventilation for chase of replacement motor vehicles and garage equipthe specialized conditions in space occupied for postal purposes. ment, additional vehicles and garage equipment required (5 U.S.C. 22a; 31 U.S.C. 22a; 39 U.S.C. 1, 301, 309, 501, 508, 2001, by growth of the service, and vehicles for the carrier 2003-2007, 2101, 2102-2116, 2202, 2507, 2569, 6003, 6009; Post Office Department Appropriation Act, 1963.)

mechanization program.

4. Other equipment. This activity provides for equipProgram and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

ment procured for the postal field service except major

mechanization, vehicles, and garage equipment. It in

1964 actual estimate estimate cludes building operation and maintenance equipment,

furniture and office equipment, mail and material handling Program by activities:

equipment, and equipment for the mail equipment shop 1. Federal buildings improvement (obliga

and mail bag repair units. tions) --

54,806 46,000 46,000 (Funded operating costs). (601) (600) (600)

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars) (Funded capital outlay).

(20,538) (55,947) (50,853) (Change in resources on order). (33,667)|(-10,547)|(-5,453) 2. Major mechanization projects (obligations). 5,354

estimate estimate 4,500 18,900 (Funded capital outlay)---

(9,440) (5,500)| (13,900) (Change in resources on order). (-4,086) (-1,000) (5,000) 22 Transportation of things..

2,966 3,669 3,643 3. Vehicle program (obligations) -12,724 18,500 18,500 31 Equipment...

41,541 49,331 61,357 (Funded capital outlay)-

(16,677) (14,500) (16,500)
32 Lands and structures.

54,806 46,000 46,000 (Change in resources on order)

(-3,953) (4,000) (2.000) 4. Other equipment (obligations)..

26,429 30,000 27,600
Total obligations...-

99,313 99,000 111,000 (Funded operating costs).

(4,119) (3,600) (4,200) (Funded capital outlay).

(21,112) (22,429) (28,400) (Change in resources on order).

(1,198) (3,971)|(-5,000) Total program obligations

Intragovernmental funds:

99,313 99,000 111,000 (Total funded operating costs). (4,720) (4,200) (4,800)

ADVANCES AND REIMBURSEMENTS (Total funded capital outlay) -

(67,767) (98,376)|(109,653) (Total change in resources, etc., net) (26,826)| (-3,576)|(-3,453)

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) Financing:


1964 Unobligated balance lapsing---5,687

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1962 actual




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Transferred to (-)-

"Operations" (75 Stat. 393).
"Facilities" (76 Stat. 310) -
"Research, development, and engineering”
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Program by activities:

1. Executive direction and administration...
2. Mail handling and window service:
(a) Sale of migratory bird stamps (De-

partment of the Interior).
(b) Alien registration (Department of

(c) Sale of savings bonds and stamps

(Treasury Department).--
(d) Sale of Coast Guard boat stamps

(Treasury Department).
(e) Services performed for contractors..

(f) Other
3. Vehicle service: Sale of vehicle supplies..
4. Foreign air transportation: Transporta-

tion of military mail (Defense Depart

5. Building Occupancy:

(a) Communications, fuel, and rents...

(b) Land acquisition.
6. Supplies and services.-
7. Plant and equipment: Sale of equipment

and vehicles..
8. Research, development, and engineering:

Services performed for contractors..
9. Fines and penalties..

Total obligations...

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This appropriation provides funds to alter and improve Federal buildings used for postal purposes; for procurement of equipment used in post offices and other field installations, including installation of major mail-processing machines; and for procurement of vehicles and garage equipment for the Post Office Department vehicle fleet. The program and financing schedule shows, in addition to obligations, the extent to which yearly costs are expected to be incurred with the corresponding increase or decrease in the amount of assets on order.

1. Federal buildings improvement. This activity provides for modernizing and extending Government-owned buildings to make them adequate and efficient for postal purposes. Air-conditioning projects, heating plant improvements, and the purchase of additional land adjacent to Federal buildings are included in this activity.

2. Major mechanization projects.---This activity provides for installation of major mail-processing machinery

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Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) Continued

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General and special funds:

SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Department of State, not otherwise provided for, including expenses authorized by the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 801-1158), not otherwise provided for; expenses necessary to meet the responsibilities and obligations of the United States in Germany (including those arising under the supreme authority assumed by the United States on June 5, 1945, and under contractual arrangements with the Federal Republic of Germany); salary of the United States member of the Board for the Validation of German Bonds in the United States at the rate of $17,100 per annum; [expenses of the National Commission on Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Cooperation as authorized by sections 3, 5, and 6 of the Act of July 30, 1946 (22 U.S.C. 2870, 287q, 287r);] purchase (not to exceed [sixteen] fifteen, of which four are for replacement only) or hire of passenger motor vehicles; printing and binding outside the continental United States without regard to section 11 of the Act of March 1, 1919 (44 U.S.C. 111); services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a); purchase of uniforms; payment of tort claims, in the manner authorized in the first paragraph of section 2672, as amended, of title 28 of the United States Code when such claims arise in foreign countries and payment of meritorious claims as authorized by section 2(b) of the Act of August 1, 1956, as amended (5 U.S.C. 170g); dues for library membership in organizations which issue publications to members only, or to members at a price lower than to others; employment of aliens by contract for services abroad; refund of fees erroneously charged and paid for passports; radio communications; payment in advance for subscriptions to commercial information, telephone and similar services abroad; care and transportation of prisoners and persons declared insane; expenses, as authorized by law (18 U.S.C. 3192), of bringing to the United States from foreign countries persons charged with crime; and procurement by contract or otherwise, of services, supplies, and facilities, as follows: (1) translating, (2) analysis and tabulation of technical information, and (3) preparation of special maps, globes, and geographic aids; [$141,210,000] $162,800,000, of which not less than $12,000,000 shall be used to purchase foreign currencies or credits owed to or owned by the Treasury of the United States: Provided, That passenger motor vehicles in possession of the Foreign Service abroad may be replaced in accordance with section 7 of the Act of August 1, 1956 (70 Stat. 891), and the cost, including the exchange allowance, of each such replacement shall not exceed $3,800 in the case of the chief of mission automobile at each diplomatic mission (except that [eight] ten such vehicles may be purchased at not to exceed $7,800 each) and $1,500 in the case of all other such vehicles except station wagons. (Department of State Appropriation Act, 1963.)

Note.- Includes $154 thousand for activities previously funded from reimbursements to this appropriation and excludes $631 thousand for activities transferred in the estimates to "Mutual educational and cultural exchange activities." The amounts obligated in 1962 and 1963 are shown in the schedule as comparative transfers.

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

-73,614 -76,824-80,552 -408 -428 -448





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1 Reimbursements from non-Federal sources are derived from payments for cablegrams and telephone service involved in procuring information for corporations, hrms, and individuals (5 U.S.C. !69), from sales of personal property (40 U.S.C. 481(c)), from refunds of terminal leave payments (5 U.S.C. 61(b)), and from recoveries of jury service fees (5 U.S.C. 30p).

The program described below is financed by this appropriation and by reimbursements from other agencies, which are provided with most of their administrative services overseas by the Department of State, and from non-Federal sources, as follows (in thousands of dollars):

1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate United States Information Agency - 14,327 14,680 15.382 Foreign assistance activities.

18,317 17,939 18,940 Other accounts.

40,939 44,204 46,229 Non-Federal sources.


449 Total reimbursable obligations.... 73,991 77,252 81,000

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1. Executive direction and policy formulation. The 2,023 Secretary is assisted in the formulation of policy and 1.994 direction of the Department's activities by the appro

priate staff officers, specialized offices, and functional 14,491

bureaus of the Department. The major item of increase 162,800 is for greater depth and enlarged responsibilities in in

telligence and research activities.


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258 4,243

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2. Conduct of diplomatic and consular relations with

Direct obligations--Continued
24 Printing and reproduction..

971 887 1,111 foreign countries. This includes representation of the 25 Other services..

4,797 4,257 5,171 United States and its citizens abroad, political and eco

Services of other agencies.

474 346 426 nomic negotiations and reporting, consular operations,

26 Supplies and materials.

2,438 2,394 2,698 31 Equipment

2,133 2,707 and overseas administrative services.

Major items of
41 Grants, subsidies, and contributions..


76 increase are the establishment of new posts, intensifica

3 42 Insurance claims and indemnities..


3 tion of efforts to expand U.S. exports, selected staffing

Total direct obligationsincreases, and more adequate provision for non-salary

136,219 144,449 162,800 expenses. A continued rise in travel abroad is antici

Reimbursable obligations: pated in 1964 as reflected in the following annual number 11 Personnel compensation..

37.815 40,066 of passports applied for in the United States:

12 Personnel benefits...

5,302 5,593
21 Travel and transportation of persons.

6,128 7,170
22 Transportation of things...

5.277 4,500

23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

845,856 866,112
977,300 1,100,000
24 Printing and reproduction...

198 254
25 Other services..

4,568 4,180 3. Conduct of diplomatic relations with international Services of other agencies.

109 43 organizations.-In collaboration with other Government 26 Supplies and materials.

3,122 3,297 agencies, U.S. policy is developed and coordinated on

31 Equipment...

2,303 2,350

130 41 Grants, subsidies, and contributions.

141 political and security issues and in such specialized fields



42 Insurance claims and indemnities.. as world health, education, labor, and refugee activities. The major item of increase is for a more thorough review

Total reimbursable obligations.

73,991 77,252 and evaluation of the programs and personnel administration of international organizations.

Total obligations...

210,210 221,701 4. Domestic public information and liaison.---This program provides for informing the American public on

Personnel Summary international policies and also keeping the Department informed on American attitudes relative to foreign policy Total number of permanent positions .

22,006 22,306 and issues. The increase is to meet the demands of the

Full-time equivalent of other positions.

297 294 public for information on our foreign policy and relations

Average number of all employees.

21,952 22,272

Number of employees at end of year. with other countries.

21,891 22,505 Average GS grade

7.9 7.9 5. Central program services.-These provide personnel Average GS salary

$6,943 $7,417 and physical security measures, translating and inter Average grade and salary established by the preting services, direction and administration of the

Foreign Service Act of 1946 (22 U.S.C. Foreign Service Institute, and coordination of govern


Average grade: mental foreign reporting requirements. The increase is Foreign Service officer.

4.6 4.6 4.6 mainly for the expansion of functional and language and Foreign Service reserve officer

4.6 4.6 4.6 area training programs.

Foreign Service staff.

7.6 7.6 7.6 6. Administrative and staff activities.- This includes

Average salary:

Foreign Service officer-normal domestic administrative activities and the admin

Foreign Service reserve officer

$10,575 $11,488 $11,598 istration of a global communications system for all civilian

Foreign Service staff.

$10,493 $11,307 $11,476 activities of the Government, including services for other

Average salary of ungraded positions..

$5,655 $6,031 Average salary in foreign countries (local rates)

$5,311 $5,530 agencies on a reimbursable basis. The major items of


$2,182 increase are for an information retrieval program involving the operation of a computer index and establishment of a

Proposed for separate transmittal:
special purpose computer file to support policy planning
and decision-making, and for additional equipment.
A supplemental appropriation is anticipated for 1963.

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)
Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

1962 1963


actual estimate estimate estimate


359 22,935 23, 101

7.9 $7,550

$6,161 $5,674 $2,280


1962 actual

1963 estimate


Program by activities:
2. Conduct of diplomatic and consular rela-

tions with foreign countries.
5. Central program services.

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Under existing legislation, 1963.-This proposed supplemental appropriation is for expenses related to international developments which could not be foreseen when the budget estimates were prepared.

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