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79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CH. 247-MAY 2, 1946 States Government or by any corporation or company whose stock is owned wholly or in part by the United States Government: Provided further, That the President may suspend from time to time in whole or in part compliance with this section in time of war or national emergency if he should deem such course to be in the public interest: Provided further, That the President may, if he finds it necessary because of a shortage of housing, suspend, for the fiscal year 1947, the application of those portions of this section which require the employment of citizens of the Republic of Panama or of the United States in skilled, technical, clerical, administrative, executive, or supervisory positions. SEC. 3 . No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Pro- eided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit does not advocate, and is not a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or vio- lence: Provided further, That any person who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence and accepts employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appro- priation in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provi- sions of existing law. SEC. 4. The Governor of the Panama Canal is hereby authorized to employ by contract or otherwise without regard to section 3709, Revised Statutes, and at such rates as he may determine, the services of architects, engineers, and other technical and professional per- sonnel, or firms or corporations thereof, as may be necessary. SEC. 5 . Appropriations for the Military Establishment and for civil functions administered by the War Department for the fiscal year 1947 may be used for carrying into effect the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the settlement of claims for damage to or loss or destruction of property or personal injury or death caused by mili- tary personnel or civilian employees, or otherwise incident to activi- ties, of the War Department or of the Army", approved July 3, 1943. SEC. 6. No part of the appropriation for the Garrison Reservoir herein contained may be expended for actual construction of the dam itself until the Secretary of War shall have selected and offered, through the Secretary of the Interior, to the Three Affiliated Tribes, land which the Secretary of the Interior approves as comparable in quality and sufficient in area to compensate the said tribes for the land on the Fort Berthold Reservation which shall be inundated by the construction of the Garrison Dam: Provided further, That said selection and offer by the Secretary of War and approval by the Secretary of the Interior shall be consummated before January 1, 1947, after which consummation actual construction of the dam itself may proceed: And provided further, That funds appropriated for the construction of said dam may be transferred to the Secretary of the Interior for use by him in acquiring title to the lands thus selected. SEC. 7 . This Act may be cited as the "War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1947". Approved May 2, 1946. Wartime or emer- gency suspension. Housing shortage. Persons advocating overthrow of U. S. Government. Affidavit. Penalty. Technical and pro- fessional personnel. 41U.S.C. 5. Post, p . 809. War Department and Army damage claims. 57 Stat. 372. 31 U. S. C., Supp. V. §§ 215-217 notes, 222a note, 222b note, 2.3h, 223c. I'ost, pp. 332, 8461, 817. Oarrison Reservoir, construction. Ante, p. 163. Time limit. Transfer offunds. Short title. 167 60 STAT.]