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79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 113 -MAR . 2S, 1946 of travel are hereby made available (1) for allowances for living and quarters in accordance with Standardized Regulations prescribed by the President for civilian officers and employees of the Government temporarily stationed in foreign countries, (2) for living quarters allowances in accordance with the Act of June 26, 1930 (5 U. S . C . 118a), and regulations prescribed thereunder, and (3) cost of living allowances in accordance with the Act of February 23, 1931, as amended (22 U. S . C. 12), and regulations prescribed thereunder, for all civilian officers and employees of the Government perma- nently stationed in foreign countries: Provided,That the availability of appropriations of the Departments of War and Navy and of the Department of State under the caption "Foreign Service shall not be affected hereby. SEc. 210. No part of any appropriation for the fiscal year 1947 con- tained in this or any other Act shall be paid to any person for the filling of any position for which he or she has been nominated after the Senate has voted not to approve of the nomination of said person. SEC. 211 . The funds appropriated in the appropriation Acts for the fiscal year 1947 of the services mentioned in the title of the Act of June 16, 1942 (56 Stat. 359), shall be available for, and the heads of the executive departments concerned are authorized to prescribe, per diem rates of allowance, at rates not to exceed $7 per day, in lieu of subsistence to officers traveling on official business and away from their designated posts of duty, including such per diem allowances for travel without regard to repeated travel between two or more places in the same vicinity, and to members of the services concerned (including officers, warrant officers, contract surgeons, enlisted per- sonnel, aviation cadets, and members of the Nurse Corps) when traveling by air under competent orders and on duty without troops; and for the payment in advance, or otherwise, of money allowances in lieu of transportation, at the rate of 3 cents per mile to enlisted men, regardless of the mode of travel. SEC. 212. No part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be used to pay in excess of $2 per volume for the current and future volumes of the United States Code Annotated or in excess of $3.25 per volume for the current or future volumes of the Lifetime Federal Digest. SEC. 213. In order to enable persons who have served ninety days or more in the land or naval forces during the present war, and who have satisfactorily completed their period of active military or naval service, to obtain materials required for the construction, alteration, or repair of dwelling houses to be occupied by them, any department or agency of the Government, in allocating or granting priorities with respect to any materials, shall give to such persons a preference over all other users of such materials (except to the extent such materials are needed by such other users to meet actual military needs), without requiring any showing of hardship or other necessity for the construc- tion, alteration, or repair of such dwelling houses. SEc. 214. This Act may be cited as the "Independent Offices Appro- priation Act, 1947". Approved March 28, 1946. 81 46 Stat. 818. 46 Stat. 1207. Post, p. 1038. Senate disapproval of nomination, effect. Per diem rates of allowance. 37 U. S. C., Supp. V, §§ 101-120. Ante, p. 20; post, pp. 343, 858 et seq., 868. U. S . Code Anno- tated; Lifetime Fed- eral Digest. Veterans' priorities respecting bullding materials. Short title. 80634°-47-PT . I--- 60 STAT.]