PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 548 , 550 -AUG. 7, 1939 Expenditures sub- ject to approval of Secretary of State. Delegation of au- thority. Limitation. Audit of accounts, etc. Exhibits by Gov- ernment agencies. R.S. i3709. 41U.S.C.§5. Acceptance of con- tributions of mate- rials. Return or disposal at close of exhibition. Payment of desig- nated expenses from appropriation herein authorized. Report to Congress. the Treasury of the United States. All expenditures shall be sub- ject to the approval of the Secretary of State and payable upon his certification: Providedfurther, That he is authorized in his discre- tion to delegate this authority to the commissioner or such other officer as he may deem advisable. Such expenditures shall not be subject to the provisions of any law regulating or limiting expendi- ture of public money other than this resolution, but this provision shall not be construed to waive the submission of accounts and vouch- ers to the General Accounting Office for audit, or permit any indebt- edness to be incurred in excess of the amount authorized to be appropriated. SEc. 5. The heads of the various executive departments and inde- pendent offices and establishments of the Government are authorized and directed to assist the Secretary of State, or such other officers of the Government as may be designated or appointed by the Secretary of State, to assemble the exhibit, in the procurement, installation, and display of an exhibit, or exhibits; to lend such materials, articles, manuscripts, documents, papers, specimens, and exhibits as the Sec- retary of State shall deem to be in the interest of the United States in carrying out the purposes of this resolution; and to contract for such labor or other services as may be requested by the Secretary of State, without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (U. S . C., title 41, sec. 5). SEC. 6. The commissioner or officer in charge of the preparation of the exhibit, with the approval of the Secretary of State, may receive from any source contributions of material to aid in carrying out the general purposes of this resolution, and at the close of the exhibition or when the connection of the Government of the United States therewith ceases shall, under the direction of the Secretary of State, return the articles so contributed to the source from which they came, or dispose of them, or such portion thereof as may be unused, and account therefor. SEO. 7. Any expenses incident to the restoration of any of the property assembled under the provisions of this resolution, to such a condition which will permit its use at subsequent exhibitions or cele- brations, and for the continued employment of personnel necessary to close out the fiscal and other records and to prepare the reports, may be paid from the appropriation authorized herein. SEO. 8 . It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to transmit to the Congress within six months after the close of the exhibition a detailed statement of all expenditures, together with such other reports as may be deemed proper, which reports shall be prepared and arranged with a view to concise statement and convenient reference. Approved, August 7, 1939. [CHAPTER 550] August 7, 1989 [H. R. 2642] [Public, No. 323] Alaska Railroad Re- tirement Act, amend- ments. 49 Stat. 2023 . 5 U.S. C., Supp.IV , § 745j (c). Annuitant dying be- fore receiving amount to his credit. AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of employees of the Alaska Railroad, Territory of Alaska, who are citizens of the United States", approved June 29, 1936, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (c) of section 11 of the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of employees of the Alaska Railroad, Territory of Alaska, who are citi- zens of the United States", approved June 29, 1936, is amended to read as follows: "(c) In case an annuitant shall die without having received in annuities purchased by the employee's contributions as provided in 1250 [53 STAT.