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164 39 Stat. 949. 33 U.S.C. §1701-703. Fort Peck Dam, Mont. 52 Stat. 403. 16U.S.C.I§833- 833k. Federal water mains outside D. C. Restriction. PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 247-MAY 2, 1946 [60 STAT. the provisions of the Act approved March 1, 1917, as amended (33 U. S. C. 703, 704; 50 Stat. 849; 55 Stat. 638-651), $2,000,000. Power plant, Fort Peck Dam, Montana: For completing the con- struction of the hydroelectric power plant at Fort Peck Dam, Montana, as authorized by the Act approved May 18, 1938 (16 U. S . C . 833), to remain available until expended, $1,505,000. MISCELLANEOUS CIVIL WORKS Maintenance and operation, certain Federal water mains outside the District of Columbia: For the maintenance, operation, improvement, extension, and protection of Federal water lines located outside the District of Columbia required to serve nearby Government estab- lishments and facilities with water from the water supply system of the District of Columbia, including interconnections with other water systems for emergency use wherever located, to be immediately avail- able and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, $12,000. UNITED STATES SOLDIERS' HOME For maintenance and operation of the United States Soldiers' Home, to be paid from the Soldiers' Home permanent fund, $1,596,248: Provided, That $54,768 of such amount shall be immediately available: Provided further, That this appropriation shall not be available for the payment of hospitalization of members of the home in United States Army hospitals at rates in excess of those prescribed by the Secretary of War, upon the recommendation of the Board of Com- missioners of the home and the Surgeon General of the Army. THE PANAMA CANAL Maintenance, etc. For every expenditure requisite for and incident to the maintenance and operation, sanitation, and civil government of the Panama Canal and Canal Zone, and construction of additional facilities, including the following: Compensation of all officials and employees; foreign and domestic newspapers and periodicals; lawbooks; textbooks and books of reference; printing and binding, including printing of annual report; personal services in the District of Columbia, purchase (not to exceed twenty in the fiscal year 1947), maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying Damage claims. vehicles; claims for damages to vessels, cargo, crew, or passengers, as 48 U. C.. 1319. authorized by section 10 of title 2, Canal Zone Code, as amended (54 Stat. 387); claims for losses of or damages to property arising from the conduct of authorized business operations; claims for damages to property arising from the maintenance and operation, sanitation, and civil government of the Panama Canal, and construction of addi- tional facilities; acquisition of land and land under water, as author- 37 Stat. s 1301- ized in the Panama Canal Act; expenses incurred in assembling, 1387; SUpp. V, 306 assorting, storing, repairing, and selling material, machinery, and CtLC9 equipment heretofore or hereafter purchased or acquired for the con- struction of the Panama Canal which are unserviceable or no longer needed, to be reimbursed from the proceeds of such sale; expenses incident to conducting hearings and examining estimates for appro- Emergencies. priations on the Isthmus; expenses incident to any emergency arising because of calamity by flood, fire, pestilence, or like character not Travel expenses. foreseen or otherwise provided for herein; travel expenses when prescribed by the Governor of the Panama Canal to persons engaged in field work or traveling on official business; not to exceed $2,000 for travel and subsistence expenses of members of the police and fire forces