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925,000

NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS

CONSTRUCTION OF LABORATORIES

For an additional amount for “Construction of laboratories”,
$1,400,000, to remain available until expended; and the amount of
the contract authorization granted under this head in the Department

1,400,000
of Commerce Appropriation Act, 1951, is reduced from "$5,675,000" to “$3,915,000”: Provided, That the General Services Administrator is authorized to provide for use by the Department of Commerce, without reimbursement, of not to exceed 100,000 square feet of floor space (to be designated by the Secretary of the Navy) of the former United States Naval Hospital, Corona, California, as a guided-missiles laboratory, and thereafter $1,540,000 of the amounts appropriated under this head shall be available for (1) such modifications, improvements, and equipment of existing buildings and facilities at said location, as are necessary to permit their use for a guided-missiles laboratory (which shall be in lieu of the new construction authorized for such purpose by Public Law 386, approved October 25, 1949), and (2) other administrative expenses necessary for the establishment of said laboratory, including moving expenses, travel, and transportation of dependents and household effects : Provided further, That with the exception of the establishment and operation of a cafeteria, no community or recreational facilities shall be established or operated by the Department of Commerce in connection with said activities except as may be specifically authorized by law.

MARITIME ACTIVITIES

SHIP CONSTRUCTION

The first proviso in the paragraph under the head “United States Maritime Commission, ship construction" in the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1951, is hereby amended by striking out “December 31, 1950” and inserting in lieu thereof “June 30, 1951".

Appropriations and contract authority made available to the United States Maritime Commission for ship construction in the fiscal years 1950 and 1951, and in addition thereto $224,000,000 in contract author- $224,000,000 ity, the totals of which, including not to exceed $500,000 which may (contract be transferred to the appropriation “Salaries and expenses” for neces- authorization) sary administrative costs without regard to limitations thereon in said appropriations, and including not to exceed $15,000,000 for the construction, activation, acquisition, and expansion of plants or facilities, on land whether owned by the Government or otherwise owned, shall be available, without regard to the provisions of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 with respect to essential trade routes, for construction of such additional dry-cargo vessels as the Secretary of Commerce, with the approval of the President, shall find necessary for national security: Provided, That such additional vessels shall not be subject to the first proviso under the head “New ship construction” in the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1950, or the last proviso under the head “Ship construction” in the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1951.

For the payment of obligations incurred on or after July 1, 1946, including obligations authorized herein, for ship construction, reconditioning and betterments, pursuant to the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, and to the authority granted under the head “United States Maritime Commission” in the several appropriation Acts for the fiscal years 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, and 1951, the unexpended balance of funds heretofore appropriated for the liquidation of such obligations may be consolidated and may, in total, be available for the liquidation of such obligations.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES
Limitations under the head “Salaries and expenses,” United States
Maritime Commission, in the Independent Offices Appropriation Act,
1951, are amended as follows: "Maintenance of shipyard facilities"

is increased from "$452,000” to “$483,000”, and “Maintenance and operation of terminals” 'is decreased from "$765,000" to "$734,000”. [Total, Department of Commerce, $11,325,000.]

Total, Departments of Justice and Commerce (chapter II)---

$14,725, 000

CHAPTER III

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, Division OF DISBURSEMENT
For an additional amount for "Salaries and expenses, Division of
Disbursement”, $300,000.------

300,000

225,000

BUREAU OF CUSTOMS
For an additional amount for “Salaries and expenses”, $225,000----

SECRET SERVICE DIVISION
For an additional amount for “Salaries and expenses, Secret Service
Division”, $82,000: Provided, That appropriations granted under this
head for the fiscal year 1951 shall also be available for the protection
of the vice president.

82, 000

49,000

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, WHITE HOUSE POLICE For an additional amount for “Salaries and expenses, White House Police", $49,000; and appropriations granted under this head for the fiscal year 1951 shall be available for employment of additional personnel without regard to the limitation contained in section 2 of the Act of August 15, 1950 (Public Law 693).

[Total, Secret Service Division, $131,000.]

COAST GUARD

18, 600,000

OPERATING EXPENSES For an additional anount for "Operating expenses”, $18,600,000; and appropriations made under this head for the fiscal year 1951 shall be available for the purchase of seventy-four additional passenger motor vehicles: Provided, That limitations under this head in the Treasury Department Appropriation Act, 1951, are increased as follows: Number of aircraft on hand, from "one hundred and ten” to."one hundred and thirteen”; number of enlisted men detailed for duty at Coast Guard Headquarters, from “thirty" to "fifty-five”; and the amount that may be expended for recreation, amusement, comfort, and contentment of enlisted personnel of the Coast Guard, from “$190,000” to “$250,000”.

ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND IMPROVEMENTS For an additional amount for “Acquisition, construction, and improvements”, $7,900,000, to remain available until expended----

7,900,000

RETIRED PAY

Appropriations made under this head for the fiscal year 1951 shall be available for the payment of obligations incurred during prior fiscal years for retired pay. [Total, Coast Guard, $26,500,000.]

Total, Treasury Department (chapter III)---

27, 156, 000

CHAPTER IV
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

GRANTS TO STATES FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND

EMPLOYMENT SERVICE ADMINISTRATION

Appropriations made under this head for the fiscal year 1951 shall be available for grants to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in accordance with the Act of June 6, 1933, as amended by the Act of September 8, 1950 (Public Law 775): Provided, That in lieu of grants for the purpose of securing office facilities and equipment, the Secretary of Labor may transfer to the Puerto Rico Employment Service any Veterans Employment Service office fåcilities and properties within Puerto Rico, including records, files, and office equipment.

FEDERAL SECURITY AGENCY

OFFICE OF EDUCATION
PROMOTION AND FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Appropriations made under this head for the fiscal year 1951 shall be available for carrying out the provisions of the Act of March 18, 1950 (Public Law 462).

F'UBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
Grants for hospital construction: For an additional amount for
construction grants under part C, title VI, of the Public Health Service
Act, as amended, $10,000,000.-----

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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

$10,000,000

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, BUREAU OF OLD-AGE AND SURVIVORS INSURANCE

The amount authorized to be expended from the Federal old-age and survivors insurance trust fund for “Salaries and expenses, Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance," by the Federal Security Agency Appropriation Act, 1951, as amended by the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1951, is increased from “$53,988,000” to “$56,988,000"-----

s 3,000,000

1 (trust funds) NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD

175,000

ARBITRATION AND EMERGENCY BOARDS
For an additional amount for “Arbitration and emergency boards,"
$175,000.-

Total, Department of Labor, Federal Security Agency, and -
National Mediation Board (chapter IV)---------

CHAPTER V
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

10, 175,000

SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION

CONSTRUCTION

For construction and acquisition of transmission lines, substations, and appurtenant facilities, and for administrative expenses connected

therewith, in carrying out the provisions of section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U. S. C. 825s), as applied to the southeastern power area, including purchase (not to exceed five) and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $1,850,000, to remain available until expended

$1,850,000

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION

CONSTRUCTION
For an additional amount for “Construction”, $1,450,000, to remain

1, 450,000 available until expended. Total, Department of the Interior (chapter V)---

3,300,000 CHAPTER VI INDEPENDENT OFFICES

ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION For an additional amount, $1,065,000,000, and appropriations made 1,065, 000,000 under this head for the fiscal year 1951 shall be available for the purchase of not to exceed five hundred passenger motor vehicles, including replacements.

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL MATERIALS
For an additional amount for “Salaries and expenses”, $3,250,000;
Materials Stock Piling Act of July 23, 1946 (50 U.S. C. '98),
$1,834,911,000 ----

- 1,834, 911, 000

NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS

3, 250,000

SALARIES AND EXPENSES For a nadditional amount for “Salaries and expenses”, $3,250,000; and the limitation imposed by section 103 of the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1951, on the amount available for travel expenses under this head, is increased from "$260,000” to “$300,000”.

CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT For an additional amount for “Salaries and expenses”, $3,250,000; $1,818,000, to remain available until June 30, 1952.

[Total, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, $5,068,000.]

1, 818,000

OFFICE OF THE HOUSING EXPEDITER

1, 200,000

SALARIES AND EXPENSES For an additional amount for "Salaries and expenses”, $1,200,000; and the last proviso under this head in the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1951, is amended to read as follows: "Provided further, That no part of this appropriation may be used to pay compensation of any employee in a grade higher than the grade of such employee on May 22, 1950, except when such employee is required to fill a bona fide vacancy occurring in such higher grade."

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