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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 445-JUNE 22, 1946 49 Stat. 774. 7U.S.C., Supp.V, S 612 note. Ante, p. 288 . Limitation. Ante, pp. 230, 233. 55 Stat. 131. 7U.S. C ., Supp.V, §473d. 50 U.S . C.,Supp.V, app. 1§601. 901 notes. 3C FR, Cum. Supp., p. 1273. 58 Stat. 742. 5U.S .C.. Supp.V , §§574, 541b. Adjustment Act, and for other purposes", approved August 24, 1935 (7 U. S . C. 612 (c)), and subject to all provisions of law relating to the expenditure of funds appropriated by such section 32, there is hereby reappropriated for the fiscal year 1947 the unobligated balances of the funds made available for the purposes of such section 32 for the fiscal years 1944, 1945, and 1946, less $42,500,000, which is appropriated herein for "Conservation and use of agricultural land resources". Such sums shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, other appro- priations made by or for the purposes of such section 32: Provided, That not exceeding $75,000,000 of the funds appropriated by and pur- suant to such section 32 may also be used during the fiscal year 1947, without regard to the 25 per centum limitation contained in said section 32, to carry out the purposes and provisions of the National School Lunch Act, approved June 4, 1946 (Public Law 396), such amount to be exclusive of funds expended in accordance with the last sentence of section 9 of the National School Lunch Act. MARMING SERVICES For the employment of such persons and means in the city of Washington and elsewhere (including not to exceed $2,434,764 for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia) as may be necessary in conducting investigations, experiments, and demonstra- tions, as follows: Market news service: For collecting, publishing, and distributing, by telegraph, mail, or otherwise, timely information on the market supply and demand, commercial movement, location, disposition, quality, condition, and market prices of livestock, meats, fish, and animal products, dairy and poultry products, fruits and vegetables, peanuts and their products, grain, hay, feeds, cottonseed, and seeds, and other agricultural products, $1,320,972. Market inspection of farm products: For enabling the Secretary to investigate and certify, in one or more jurisdictions, to shippers and other interested parties the class, quality, and condition of cotton, tobacco, fruits, and vegetables, whether raw, dried, canned, or other- wise processed, poultry, butter, hay, and other perishable farm prod- ucts when offered for interstate shipment or when received at such important central markets as the Secretary may from time to time designate, or at points which may be conveniently reached therefrom under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, including pay- ment of such fees as will be reasonable and as nearly as may be to cover the cost for the service rendered, $536,000. Marketing farm products: For acquiring and diffusing among the people of the United States useful information relative to the needed supplies, standardization, classification, grading, preparation for market, handling, transportation, storage, and marketing of farm and food products, including the demonstration and promotion of the use of uniform standards of classification of American farm and food products throughout the world for making analyses of cotton fiber as provided by the Act of April 7, 1941 (7 U. S . C. 473d), and for expenses necessary to enable the Secretary to perform functions vested in him by Executive Orders 9280, 9310, 9322, 9328, 9334, and 9577, including not to exceed $10,000 for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706 (a), and not to exceed $20,000 for transpor- tation, per diem, and other necessary expenses pursuant to section 706 (b) of the Organic Act of 1944 (5 U. S . C . 541b, 574); printing and binding; the purchase of books of reference, periodicals, and not to exceed $150 for newspapers; and operation and maintenance of one passenger automobile in the District of Columbia; $2,251,500, of [60 STAT. 290