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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CH. 529-JULY 1, 1946 exceed $4,000,000 shall be available in the fiscal year 1947 for operation and maintenance of the Bonneville transmission system, marketing of electric power and energy, and administrative expenses connected therewith, including $24,750 for personal serv- ices in the District of Columbia. UNITED STATES HIGH COMMISSIONER TO THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS The appropriations contained in the Interior Department Appro- priation Act, 1946, for the United States High Commissioner to the Philippine Islands are hereby continued available during the fiscal year 1947 for the maintenance of the office as provided therein until the President shall have proclaimed the independence of the Philippines, as provided by the Act of Congress of March 24, 1934, as amended (48 U. S. C ., 1232), and for the necessary expenses of liquidation of the office and payment of outstanding obligations: Provided, That from the funds herein made available an amount not to exceed $10,000 shall be available for expenditure in the dis- cretion of the High Commissioner or any representative who may be designated by the President to liquidate the affairs of the office of the High Commissioner for maintenance of his household and such other purposes as he may deem proper. GRAZING SERVICE Salaries and expenses: For carrying out the provisions of the Act of June 28, 1934, as amended (43 U. S. C. 8A), including examination and classification of lands with respect to grazing or agricultural utility, preparation of land classification maps and reports, fire prevention and the suppression or emergency prevention of fires on or threatening lands under the jurisdiction of the Grazing Service, contract stenographic reporting services, traveling and other neces- sary expenses, personal services in the District of Columbia, purchase (not to exceed five), operation, and maintenance of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and printing and binding, $514,500; for payment of a salary of $5 per diem while actually employed and for the payment of necessary travel expenses, exclusive of subsistence, of members of advisory committees of local stockmen, $35,500, in all, $550,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for expenses of warehouse maintenance and the procurement, care, and handling of supplies, materials, and equipment stored therein for distribution to projects under the supervision of the Grazing Service, the cost of such supplies and materials or the value of such equipment (including the cost of transportation and handling) to be reimbursed, to the appropriation for "Salaries and expenses, Grazing Service", current at the time additional supplies, materials, or equipment are procured, from the appropriations chargeable with the cost or value of such supplies, materials, or equipment: Provided further, That $125,000 of this appropriation shall be available only for the payment to employees for accumulated or accrued annual leave due upon their separation from Government service. Fire fighting: For fighting fires on or threatening lands under Grazing Service administration, $40,000, which amount shall also be available for meeting obligations of the preceding fiscal year. Range improvements: For construction, purchase, and mainte- nance of range improvements within grazing districts, pursuant to the provisions of sections 10 and 11 of the Act of June 28, 1934, as amended (43 U. S . C . 8A), and not including contributions under section 9 of the Act of June 28, 1934, $205,000: Provided, That 351 Transmission sys- tem. 59 Stat. 318. 48 Stat. 456. 48U. 8.C. Si1232- 1247; Supp. V, § 1232 et seq. Ante, p. 168. 48 Stat. 1269. 43 U. S. C. f§316- 315o-1 . Advisory committees of local stockmen. Warehouse mainte- nance, etc. Reimbursement. Payment for leave. 48 Stat. 1273. 43 U. . 0.0. 315, 3153, 315h. Limitation.