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53 STAT.] 76 TH CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 119-MAY 10, 1939 Annual contributions: For the payment of annual contributions to public housing agencies in accordance with section 10 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (50 Stat. 888), as amended by the United States Housing Act Amendments of 1938 (52 Stat. 820), $5,000,000. GENERAL LAND OFFICE SALARIES For Commissioner of the General Land Office and other personal services in the District of Columbia, $787,000, including $25,000 for temporary employees and, including one clerk, who shall be desig- nated by the President, to sign land patents. Transcribing records: For special personal services in the District of Columbia to transcribe worn and defaced records of the General Land Office, $10,000. Binding records: For personal services in the District of Columbia, purchase and maintenance of equipment, and all other expenses requi- site for and incidental to the establishment, operation, and main- tenance of a branch of the Government Printing Office in the Interior Building, to bind, rebind, and repair books of record in the General Land Office, to be expended under the supervision of the Public Printer, $10,000. GENERAL EXPENSES For traveling expenses of officers and employees, including employ- ment of stenographers and other assistants when necessary, for sepa- rate maps of public-land States and Alaska; for the reproduction by photolithography or otherwise of official plats of surveys; for expenses of restoration to the public domain of lands in forest reserves and of lands temporarily withdrawn for forest-reserve pur- poses; and for expenses of hearings or other proceedings held by order of the General Land Office to determine the character of lands, whether alleged fraudulent entries are of that character or have been made in compliance with the law, and of hearings in disbarment pro- ceedings, $15,000. Surveying public lands: For surveys and resurveys of public lands, examination of surveys heretofore made and reported to be defective or fraudulent, inspecting mineral deposits, coal fields, and timber districts, making fragmentary surveys, and such other surveys or examinations as may be required for identification of lands for pur- poses of evidence in any suit or proceeding in behalf of the United States, under the supervision of the Commissioner of the General Land Office and direction of the Secretary of the Interior, $1,000,000, including not to exceed $5,000 for the purchase, exchange, operation, and maintenance of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles: Provided, That not to exceed $5,000 of this appropriation may be expended for salaries of employees of the field surveying service tem- porarily detailed to the General Land Office: Provided further, That not to exceed $10,000 of this appropriation may be used for the survey, classification, and sale of the lands and timber of the so-called Oregon and California Railroad lands and the Coos Bay Wagon Road lands: Provided further, That this appropriation may be expended for surveys made under the supervision of the Commis- sioner of the General Land Office, but when expended for surveys that would not otherwise be chargeable hereto it shall be reimbursed from the applicable appropriation, fund, or special deposit. Registers: For salaries and commissions of registers of district land offices, $78,000. 691 Annual contribu- tions in assistance of low rentals. 50 Stat. 891; 52 Stat. 820. 42 U. S. C., Supp. IV, § 1410. Salaries. Temporary employ- ees. Clerk to sign land patents. Transcribing rec- ords. Binding records. Establishment, etc. , of branch of Govern- ment Printing Office. Traveling expenses, maps, etc. Restoration of lands to public domain. Hearings. Disbarment p r o- ceedings. Surveying public lands. Vehicles. Provisos. Temporarily de- tailed employees. Oregon and Califor- nia Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road lands. Surveys. Regters.