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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CH. 445 -JUNE 22, 1946 the appropriation "Conservation and use of agricultural land re- sources" may be used for the maintenance, repair, and operation of one passenger-carrying vehicle in the District of Columbia. SEC. 4 . Provisions of law prohibiting or restricting the employment of aliens shall not apply to (1) the temporary employment of transla- tors when competent citizen translators are not available; (2) employ- ment in cases of emergency of persons in the field service of the Depart- ment for periods of not more than sixty days; (3) employment on the emergency rubber project; (4) employment by the Rural Electrifica- tion Administration of not to exceed twenty junior engineer trainees who are citizens of other American republics; and (5) employment under the appropriation for the Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations. SEC. 5. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit has not contrary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike against the Government of the United States, is not a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or that such person 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 violence: Provided further, That such administra- tive or supervisory employees of the Department as may be desig- nated for the purpose by the Secretary are hereby authorized to administer the oaths to persons making affidavits required by this section, and they shall charge no fee for so doing: Provided further That any person who engaged in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Govern- ment employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or 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 appropriation contained 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 e in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law: Provided further, That nothing in this section shall be construed to require an affidavit from any person employed for less than sixty days for sudden emergency work involving the loss of human life or destruction of property, and payment of salary or wages may be made to such persons from applicable appropriations for services rendered in such emergency without execution of the affidavit contemplated by this section. SEC. 6 . Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to alter, or modify in any manner whatsoever, the aggregate maximum per- sonnel ceilings established by section 14 (a) of the Federal Employees' Pay Act of 1946 (Public Law No. 390) nor to authorize the compen- sation of a greater aggregate number than the number provided for in the aforesaid Act. In the case of any activity whose personnel may be increased in consequence of appropriations contained in this Act, the Director of the Bureau of the Budget shall recommend and 297 Ante, p. 288. Employment of aliens. Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. S. Gov- ernment. Affidavit. Administration of oaths. Penalty. Emergency work. Personnel ceilings. Ante, p. 219.