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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 119-MAY 10, 1939 Traveling expenses. Attendance at meet- ings. Salaries. Topographic sur- veys. Provisos. Cooperation with States. Limitation on amount. Geologic surveys. Mineral resources of Alaska. Gaging streams; in- vestigations, etc. Post, p. 1317. Services in the Dis- trict. Provisos. Cooperation with States. Limitation on amount. Classification of lands as to mineral character, etc. Printing and bind- ing, etc. Survey is authorized to exchange unserviceable and worn out passen- ger-carrying and freight-carrying vehicles as part payment for new freight-carrying vehicles, and including not to exceed $3,000 for necessary traveling expenses of the Director and members of the Geological Survey acting under his direction, for attendance upon meetings of technical, professional, and scientific societies when required in connection with the authorized work of the Geological Survey, to be expended under the regulations from time to time prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, and under the following heads: Salaries: For the Director of the Geological Survey and other personal services in the District of Columbia, $150,000; Topographic surveys: For topographic surveys in various portions of the United States, $725,000, of which amount not to exceed $250,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended in cooperation with States or municipalities except upon the basis of the State or municipality bearing all of the expense incident thereto in excess of such an amount as is necessary for the Geological Survey to perform its share of standard topographic surveys, such share of the Geological Survey in no case exceeding 50 per centum of the cost of the survey: Provided further, That $280,500 of this amount shall be available only for such cooperation with States or municipalities; Geologic surveys: For geologic surveys in the various portions of the United States and chemical and physical researches relative thereto, $500,000, of which not to exceed $300,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; Mineral resources of Alaska: For continuation of the investigation of the mineral resources of Alaska, $60,000, to be available immedi- ately, of which amount not to exceed $25,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; Gaging streams: For gaging streams and determining the water supply of the United States, the investigation of underground cur- rents and artesian wells, and the preparation of reports upon the best methods of utilizing the water resources, $1,118,000, of which amount not to exceed $140,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided, That no part of this appro- priation shall be expended in cooperation with States or municipal- ities except upon the basis of the State or municipality bearing all of the expense incident thereto in excess of such an amount as is neces- sary for the Geological Survey to perform its share of general water resource investigations, such share of the Geological Survey in no case exceeding 50 per centum of the cost of the investigation: Pro- vided further, That $900,000 of this amount shall be available only for such cooperation with States or municipalities; Classification of lands: For the examination and classification of lands with respect to mineral character and water resources as required by the public-land laws and for related administrative oper- ations; for the preparation and publication of mineral-land classifi- cation and water-resources maps and reports; for engineering supervision of power permits and grants under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior; and for performance of work of the Federal Power Commission, $105,000, of which amount not to exceed $60,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia; Printing and binding, and so forth: For printing and binding, $125,000; for preparation of illustrations, $25,000; and for engravin and printing geologic and topographic maps, $170,000; in all, $320,000; [53 STAT.