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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 1 ST SESS.-CH. 633 -AUG. 9, 1939 nance of storage space in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; payment of part-time or intermittent employment in the District of Columbia, or elsewhere, of such scientists and technicists as may be contracted for by the Secretary of the Treasury, in his discretion, at a rate of pay not exceeding $25 per diem for any person so employed; printing and binding; and traveling expenses; fiscal year 1940, to continue available until expended, $10,000,000: Provided, That when, in order to prevent deterioration, materials purchased with funds from this appropriation are issued to other departments and agencies of the Government, or sold, reimbursement therefor or the proceeds of such sale shall be credited to this appropriation. WAR DEPARTMENT MILITARY ACrivmas SALARIES, WAR DEPARTMENT Salaries, Office of Inspector General: For an additional amount for salaries, Ofice of the Inspector General, fiscal year 1940, $6,000. QUARTERMASTBR CORPS Military posts: For an additional amount for construction and installation of buildings, flying fields, and appurtenances thereto, including the same objects specified under this head in the Supple- mental Military Appropriation Act, 1940, $8,431,300, to remain available until June 30, 1941, and, in addition, the Quartermaster General, when authorized by the Secretary of War, may enter into contracts prior to July 1, 1940, for the same purposes, to an amount not in excess of $8,500,000, and his action in so doing shall be deemed a contractual obligation of the Federal Government for the payment of the cost thereof. Military posts: Not to exceed $300,000 of the amount of $689,500 appropriated in the Military Appropriation Act, 1940, for construc- tion of barracks and telephone construction at Fort Clayton, Pan- ama Canal Zone, is hereby made available for such construction at the Corozal General Depot, Panama Canal Zone, instead of at Fort Clayton as authorized by the Act of August 26, 1937 (50 Stat. 861). Acquisition of land for radiobeacons, Army: Not to exceed $3 000 of the unexpended balance of the appropriation under this head in the Military Appropriation Act, 1939, is hereby made available until expended for the acquisition of an addition to the site for the radio- beacon in the vicinity of Langley Field, Virginia, as authorized by the Act of August 12 1935 (49 Stat. 610). Acquisition of land, Republic of Panama: So much of the appro- priation for the acquisition of land in the Republic of Panama con- tained in the Supplemental Military Appropriation Act, 1940, and so much of the appropriation for Seacoast Defenses, Panama Canal, contained in the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1939, as may be required therefor, are hereby made available, in addition to the acquisition of fee simple title to lands, for leasehold or other interests therein, the temporary use thereof, or right per- taining thereto, without reference to section 3648, Revised Statutes (31 U. S. C., 529): Provided, That the Secretary of War is author- ized to accept donations of such land, temporary use thereof, or other interest therein, or right pertaining thereto. CORPS OF ENGINEERS Chorrera and Rio Hato Road, Republic of Panama: To enable the United States to cooperate with the Republic of Panama in connec- 1327 Proviso. Sale of materials, re- imbursement, etc. Office of Inspector General. Military posts, con- struction, etc. Ante, p. 994. Contracts. Corozal General De- pot, Canal Zone, con- struction, etc. Ante, p. 602. 50 Stat. 861. Acquilsltlon of land for radloheacons. Army. Langley Field, Va. 62 Stat. 652 . 49 Stat. 610 . 10 U. S. C., Sllpp. IV, §§ 1343a-1343d. Acquisition of land. Panama. Ante, p. 994. Ante, p. 644 . R. S. I 3648. 31U.S.C. 529. Proviso. Acceptance of dona- tions, etc. Chorrera and Rio Hato Road, Panama