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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 236, 237-JUNE 21, 1939 [CHAPTER 236] AN ACT [53 STAT. June 21,1939 [H. . 4940] To authorize the furnishing of steam from the Central Heating Plant to the [Public, No. 148] District of Columbia. District of Colum- bia. Central Heating Plant, furnishing of steam to certain build- ings to be erected, au- thorized. Prolsos. Payment. Connections with Government mains. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior, through the National Park Service, be, and he is hereby, authorized to furnish steam from the Central Heating Plant to such buildings as may be erected by the District of Columbia on the property in the District of Columbia bounded by C Street, Third Street, Indiana Avenue, D Street, and John Marshall Place Northwest, and known as square 533; on the property bounded by C Street, John Marshall Place, Louisiana Avenue, and Sixth Street Northwest, and known as square 490; on the property bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, John Marshall Place, C Street, and Sixth Street Northwest, and known as square 491; and on the property bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, Third Street, C Street, and John Marshall Place Northwest, and known as reservation 10: Provided That the District of Columbia agrees to pay for the steam furnished at reasonable rates, not less than cost, as may be determined by the Secretary of the Interior: And provided further, That the District of Columbia agrees to provide all necessary connections with the Government mains at its own expense, and in a manner satisfactory to the Secretary of the Interior. Approved, June 21, 1939. [CHAPTER 237] JOINT RESOLUTION June 21, 1939 [H. J. Res. 180] To provide that the United States extend to foreign governments invitations to [Pub. Res., No. 23] participate in the Seventh International Congress for the Rheumatic Diseases to be held in the United States during the calendar year 1940, and to authorize an appropriation to assist in meeting the expenses of the session. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United ioeenth Interns- States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is tional congress for the Rheumatic Dis- hereby authorized and requested to invite foreign governments to par- President requested ticipate in the Seventh International Congress for the Rheumatic to inviteparticipation Diseases to be held in New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsyl- ments. vania, and Boston, Massachusetts, probably from May 26 to June 1, inclusive, 1940, under the auspices of the Ligue Internationale contre le Rhumatisme (the International League Against Rheumatism). thAporoP"r't au' SEC. 2. The sum of $5,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the expenses of organiz- ing, holding, and publishing the proceedings of the Seventh Inter- Personal services. national Congress for the Rheumatic Diseases, including expenditures for personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere with- 57 . . C. II W66-out regard to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, communica- 73c. tion services stenographic and other services by contract if deemed RS. 3709 necessary without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 41, sec. 5); travel expenses, local transportation, hire of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, rent in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, printing and binding, entertainment, official cards, purchase of newspapers and periodicals, necessary books and documents, stationery, membership badges, such expenses as may be actually and necessarily incurred by the Government of the United States by reason of observance of appropriate courtesies in connection therewith, and such other expenses as may be authorized by the Secretary of State. Approved, June 21, 1939. 852