6 58 Stat. 287, 291, 295. 38 U. S. C., Supp. V, 1 701 (f), note fell. § 735, §§ 694-694e, 96- 696m. Post, p. 934. PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 22 , 28, 30 -FEB . 14, 18, 1946 [60 STAT. $500,000,000 for the fiscal year 1946 for the payment of benefits to or on behalf of veterans as authorized by titles II, III, and V, of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, to remain available until expended. Approved February 14, 1946. [CHAPTER 28] . TOTNT RRROT.TTTTON February 18, 1946 [8. J . Res. 105] To provide for proceeding with certain rivers and harbors projects heretofore [Public Law 300] authorized to be prosecuted after the termination of the war. Rivers and harbors projects. 59 Stat, 1. February 18, 1948 [H. R . 5158] [Public Law 301] First Supplemental Surplus Appropri- ation Rescission Act, 1946. 59 Stat. 416. 59 Stat. 473. Post, p. 221 . Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the construction, repair, and preserva- tion of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes", approved March 2, 1945 (Public Law 14, Seventy-ninth Congress), is amended by striking out the following: "That no project herein authorized shall be appropriated for or constructed until six months after the termination of the present wars in which the United States is engaged unless the construction of such project has been recommended by an authorized defense agency and approved by the President as being necessary or desirable in the interest of the national defense and security, and the President has notified the Congress to that effect: Provided further,". Approved February 18, 1946. [CHAPTER 30] AN ACT Reducing certain appropriations and contract authorizations available for the fiscal year 1946, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the appropria- tions and contractual authorizations of the departments and agencies available in the fiscal year 1946, and prior year unreverted appropria- tions, are hereby reduced in the sums hereinafter set forth, such sums to be carried to the surplus fund and covered into the Treasury imme- diately upon the approval of this Act: TITLE I-EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT, INDEPENDENT OFFICES, AND EXECUTIVE DEPART- MENTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Foreign Economic Administration: Salaries and expenses, $3,884,400, and limitations under this head are hereby decreased as follows: (1) Travel within conti- nental United States from "$234,000" to "$180,000", (2) reim- bursement to employees for emergency or extraordinary expenses from "$75,000" to "$47,500", and (3) expenses of a confidential character from "$1,2000,000" to "$100,000". Penalty mail costs, $12,440. National War Labor Board: Salaries and expenses, $1,566,500.