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79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 247-MAY 2, 1946 burial plats owned by the United States in Confederate Cemetery at North Alton, the Confederate Cemetery, Camp Chase, at Columbus, the Confederate Cemetery at Point Lookout, and the Confederate Cemetery at Rock Island; and for care and maintenance of graves used by the Army for burials in commercial cemeteries, $2,433,000: Provided,That no railroad shall be permitted upon any right-of-way which may have been acquired by the United States leading to a national cemetery, or to encroach upon any roads or walks constructed thereon and maintained by the United States: Providedfurther, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for repairing any roadway not owned by the United States within the corporate limits of any city, town, or village. SIGNAL CORPS ALASKA COMMUNICATION SYSTEM Alaska Communication System: For operation, maintenance, and improvement of the Alaska Communication System, including travel allowances and travel in kind as authorized by law, and operation and maintenance of passenger-carrying vehicles, $543,000, to be derived from the receipts of the Alaska Communication System which have been covered into the Treasury of the United States, and to remain available until the close of the fiscal year 1948: Provided That the Secretary of War shall report to Congress the extent and cost of any extensions and betterments which may be effected under this appropriation. CORPS OF ENGINEERS RIVERS AND HARBORS AND FLOOD CONTROL To be immediately available and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engi- neers, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the services of such additional technical and clerical personnel as the Secretary of War may deem necessary may be employed only in the Office of the Chief of Engineers, to carry into effect the various appropriations for rivers and harbors and flood control, surveys and preparation for and the consideration of river and harbor and 'flood control estimates and bills, to be paid from such appropriations: Provided further, That the expenditures on this account for the fiscal year 1947 shall not exceed $1,000,000, and the Secretary of War shall each year, in the Budget, report to Congress the number of persons so employed, their duties, and the amount paid to each: Provided further, That no appropriation under the Corps of Engi- neers for the fiscal year 1947 shall be available for any expenses incident to operating any power-driven boat or vessel on other than Government business: RIVERS AND HARBORS Maintenance and improvement of existing river and harbor works: For the preservation and maintenance of existing river and harbor works, and for the prosecution of such projects heretofore authorized as may be most desirable in the interests of commerce and navigation; for survey of northern and northwestern lakes and other boundary and connecting waters as heretofore authorized, including the prep- aration, correction, printing, and issuing of charts and bulletins and the investigation of lake levels; for prevention of obstructive and 80634°-47-PT . --- 11 Commercial ceme- teries. Encroachment by railroad. Roadway repairs. Post, p. 917 . Report to Congress. Post, pp . 634, 6411 Additional person- nel. Limitation on ex- penditures. Report to Congress. Power-driven boats. Maintenance, etc. Post, p. 634 . 161 60 STAT.]