PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 11 -MAR. 16, 1989 Salaries and ex- penses. Attendance at meet- ings. Witness fees, etc. 38 Stat. 722. 15U.S.C. 49. Provisos. Transfer of funds for scientific investiga- tions. Minor purchases. R. S. § 3709. 41U.S.C. 5. Printing and bind- ing. Losses due to foreign currency apprecia- tion. 48 Stat. 466. 5U.S.C.i118c; Supp. IV , § 118c. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION For five Commissioners, and for all other authorized expenditures of the Federal Trade Commission in performing the duties imposed by law or in pursuance of law, including secretary to the Commission and other personal services, contract stenographic reporting services; supplies and equipment, law books, books of reference, periodicals, garage rentals, traveling expenses, including not to exceed $900 for expenses of attendance, when specifically authorized by the Com- mission, at meetings concerned with the work of the Federal Trade Commission, for newspapers and press clippings not to exceed $600, foreign postage, and witness fees and mileage in accordance with sec- tion 9 of the Federal Trade Commission Act; $2,264,000: Provided, That not to exceed $20,000 of this amount shall be available for transfer to the Bureau of Standards of the Department of Commerce for scientific investigations required by said Commission in connec- tion with its enforcement of said Act: Provided further, That the Commission may procure supplies and services without regard to sec- tion 3709 of the Revised Statutes (41 U. S. C. 5) when the aggregate amount involved does not exceed $50. For all printing and binding for the Federal Trade Commission, $60,000. Total, Federal Trade Commission, $2,324,000. FOREIGN-SERVICE PAY ADJUSTMENT Foreign-service pay adjustment of officers and employees of the United States in foreign countries due to appreciation of foreign currencies: For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize annual appropriations to meet losses sustained by officers and employees of the United States in foreign countries due to appreciation of foreign currencies in their relation to the American dollar, and for other purposes", approved March 26, 1934, and for each and every object and purpose specified therein, $1,400,000, together with not to exceed $170,000 of the unex- pended balance of the appropriation for the fiscal year 1939. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE Salaries. Salaries: For Comptroller General Assistant Comptroller General, and other personal services in the District of Columbia and else- where, $4,954,600. Cpe tingent ex- Contingent expenses: For traveling expenses, materials, supplies, equipment, and services; rent of buildings and equipment; furnish- ing of heat and light; purchase and exchange of books, law books, books of reference, and periodicals, typewriters, calculating machines, and other office appliances, including their development, repairs, and maintenance, including one motor-propelled passenger-carrying PMnoropurchases. vehicle; and miscellaneous items $272,140: Provided,That section 3709 R. S. §3709. of the Revised Statutes (41 U. S . C . 5) shall not be construed to apply 41U.SC. 5. to any purchase or service rendered for the General Accounting Office when the aggregate amount involved does not exceed the sum of $50. Printing and bind- For all printing and binding for the General Accounting Office, including monthly and annual editions of selected decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, $79,800. Total, General Accounting Office, $5,306,540. 532 [53 STAT.