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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 964-AUG. 14 , 1946 [60 STAT. by the Secretary in fulfilling such obligations and commitments sub- ject to the limitations set forth in the Acts appropriating or authoriz- ing such funds. su^'idatisonoflabcr (d) All labor supply centers, labor homes, labor camps, and facili- .n?, p. s69. ties formerly under the supervision or administration of the Farm Security Administration and originally transferred or made available to the War Food Administrator for use in the farm labor supply program pursuant to Public Law 45, Seventy-eighth Congress, .app. Cii,snop approved April 29, 1943 (57 Stat. 70), and all similar labor centers, homes, camps, and facilities constructed or acquired by the War Food Administrator or the Department of Agriculture pursuant to sub- sequent similar laws or otherwise, shall be liquidated as provided in this Act and the proceeds paid to the Treasurer of the United States as each such center, home, camp, or facility is no longer needed in the farm labor supply program originally initiated pursuant to Public Law 45, or until six months after the termination of the present hostilities as determined by concurrent resolution of the Congress, ization of peror by the President, whichever is the earlier. sntztioe of per (e) Any of the personnel that is being utilized on the effective date of this Act for the performance of functions, powers, or duties abol- ished or transferred by this Act, including, but not limited to those related to emergency crop and feed loans, shall be utilized by the 0Stat. 22. Secretary of Agriculture in the performance of his duties and func- 7U. s. c.§l0 tions under this Act and the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, as 1029; Supp. V, §101 amended, to the extent that he determines that such personnel are et seq. Infra;post, pp. 1071, qualified and necessary therefor. L 2 q uiidati on of (f) The Secretary of Agriculture shall liquidate, as expeditiously trusts. as possible, trusts under the transfer agreements with the various State Rural Rehabilitation Corporations and is authorized and directed to negotiate with responsible officials to that end. Maximum delay in (g) With the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture, the con- etc. summation of the transfer of any function, power, duty, asset, or liability transferred by this Act may be delayed not in excess of ninety days after the effective date of this Act, during which time such function, power, or duty, and any function, power, or duty abol- ished by this Act, may be administered by such agency as the Secretary may designate and in accordance with such rules and regulations as the Secretary may prescribe. Such rules and regulations shall, how- ever, conform as nearly as may be practicable to the provisions of this Act, the several appropriation Acts which are involved, or the Bank- PM head-Jones Farm Tenant Act, as amended, whichever is appropriate. AMENDMENT TO TITLE IV OF THE BANKIIEAD-JONES FARM TENANT ACT 70 Stt. s27, 125. SEC. 3 . The following sections of title IV of the Bankhead-Jones 7U.S.C.881014- 029, 1010-1013; Supp. Farm Tenant Act, as amended, except insofar as they affect title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, as amended, are hereby amended to read as follows: "SEc. 41. For the purposes of this Act, the Secretary shall have the power to- Appointment of ex- th\to, pe ntment of ex- (a) Appoint (without regard to the civil-service laws or the 42 tats. 1488 . Classification Act of 1923, as amended) such experts as may be neces- 5U. S .C. §§ 661-674; Supp.V, § 661 e eq. sary in carrying out the provisions of this Act: Provided That the Ant, pp . 216,21. Administrator of the Farmers' Home Administration shall be ap. alary limitation. pointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The salary of none of such experts or the Administrator shall exceed $10,000 per annum. The Secretary shall also have the power to appoint, subject to the provisions of the civil-service laws, such other officers and employees as may be necessary and fix their com- 1064