53 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 1sT SESS.--CH. 115 --MAY 6, 1939 of the Destruction Committee, and including the Commissioner of the Public Debt and other personal services in the District of Colum- bia, $2,348,000: Provided, That the amount to be expended for per- sonal services in the District of Columbia shall not exceed $2,319,500. Expenses of loans: The indefinite appropriation "Expenses of loans, Act of September 24, 1917, as amended and extended" (31 U. S. C. 760, 761), shall not be used during the fiscal year 1940 to supplement the appropriation herein made for the current work of the Public Debt Service, and the amount obligated under such indefi- nite appropriation during such fiscal year shall not exceed $3,595,000. Distinctive paper for United States securities: For distinctive paper for United States currency and Federal Reserve bank currency, including transportation of paper, traveling, mill, and other neces- sary expenses, and salaries of employees and allowance, in lieu of expenses, of officer or officers detailed from the Treasury Department, not exceeding $50 per month each when actually on duty; in all, $851,470: Provided, That in order to foster competition in the manu- facture of distinctive paper for United States securities, the Secre- tary of the Treasury is authorized, in his discretion, to split the award for such paper for the fiscal year 1940 between the two bidders whose prices per pound are the lowest received after advertisement. DIVISION OF APPOINTMENTS Salaries: For the Chief of the Division, and other personal services in the District of Columbia, $44,700. BUREAU OF CUSTOMS Salaries and expenses: For collecting the revenue from customs, for the detection and prevention of frauds upon the customs revenue, and not to exceed $100,000 for the securing of evidence of violations of the customs laws; for expenses of transportation and transfer of customs receipts from points where there are no Government deposi- tories; not to exceed $84,500 for allowances for living quarters, includ- ing heat, fuel, and light, as authorized by the Act approved June 26, 1930 (5 U. S . C . 118a), but not to exceed $1,700 for any one person; not to exceed $500 for subscriptions to newspapers; not to exceed $2,000 for improving, repairing, maintaining cr preserving buildings, inspection stations, office quarters, including living quarters for officers, sheds, and sites along the Canadian and Mexican borders acquired under authority of the Act of June 26, 1930 (19 U. S. C . 68); and including the purchase (not to exceed $87,500), exchange, main- tenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles when necessary for official use in field work; $21,204,600, of which such amount as may be necessary shall be available for the pay- ment of extra compensation earned by customs officers or employees for overtime services, at the expense of the parties in interest. in accordance with the provisions of section 5 of the Act approved February 13, 1911, as amended by the Act approved February 7, 1920, and section 451 of the Tariff Act, 1930 (19 U. S . C . 261, 267, and 1451): Provided, That the receipts from such parties in interest for such overtime services shall be deposited as a refund to the appropriation from which such overtime compensation is paid, in accordance with the provisions of section 524 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U. S. C. 1524); for the cost of seizure, storage, and disposi- tion of any merchandise, vehicle and team, automobile, boat, air or water craft, or any other conveyance seized under the provisions of the customs laws, for the purchase of arms, ammunition, and accesso- 659 Personal services. Proviso. Limitation. Expenses of loans, restriction. 31U. S.C. §§760, 761. Distinctive paper for U. S . securities. Proviso. Division of award. Salaries. Salaries and ex- penses. Transfer of receipts from points lacking Government deposi- tories. Living quarters. 46 Stat. 818. 6 U.S.C. I llsa. Quarters along bor- ders. 46 Stat. 817. 19U. S.C. 68 . Vehicles. Overtime service at expense of parties in interest. 36 Stat. 901; 41 Stat. 402; 46 Stat. 715. 19 U.S. C.C. 261, 267, 1451; Supp. IV, §1451. Provios. Deposit of receipts as refund to appropri- ation. 46 Stat. 741. 19U.S.C.§1524; Supp. IV , §1464. Cost of seizure, etc., under customs laws.