PUBLIC LAWS--CH. 530-JULY 1, 1946 Motor vehicles: For maintaining, exchanging, and equipping motor vehicles for carrying the mails and for official use of the offices of the Secretary and Sergeant at Arms, $8,760. Miscellaneous items: For miscellaneous items, exclusive of labor, $401,762. Packing boxes: For packing boxes, $3,000. Postage stamps: For office of Secretary, $350; office of Sergeant at Arms, $150; in all, $500. Air-mail and special-delivery stamps: For air-mail and special- delivery stamps for Senators and the President of the Senate as authorized by law, $10,249.66 . tatsefactuale iat, The Committee on Appropriations, authorized by Senate Resolu- tion Numbered 193, agreed to October 14, 1943, to employ expert and clerical assistance for the purpose of obtaining and laying factual data and information before the committee for its consideration in the discharge of its functions, hereby is authorized to expend from the contingent fund of the Senate, during the fiscal year 1947, $50,000 in pursuance of the purposes set forth in said resolution: Provided, Appropiesriat'onf That whenever any person has left or leaves any civilian position in certain employees. any department or agency in the executive branch of the Government in order to accept employment by the Senate Committee on Appro- priations, he shall be carried on the rolls of such committee and shall be solely employed by such committee, and responsible only to it; but he shall be entitled upon making application to the Civil Service Commission within thirty days after the termination of his employment by such committee (unless such employment is termi- nated for cause) to be restored to a position in the same or any other department or agency where an opening exists, comparable to the position which, according to the records of the department or agency which he left to accept employment by the Senate Com- mittee on Appropriations or in the judgment of the Civil Service Commission, such person would be occupying if he had remained in the employ of such department or agency during the time he was employed by such committee; and such person shall be restored to such position with the same seniority, status, and pay as if he had remained in the employ of the department or agency which he left, during such time. This section shall not be construed to require any person to be restored to a position in any department or agency after the expiration of the time for which he was appointed to the position which he left to accept employment by such committee. There shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate, in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate, toll charges on not to exceed fifty strictly official long-distance telephone calls aggregating per month for each Senator not more than two hundred and fifty minutes, to and from Washington, District of Columbia. Long-ist"a tle There shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate, in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate, toll charges on strictly official long-distance telephone calls originating and terminating outside of Washington, District of Columbia, not to exceed $450 per year for each Senator, payable semiannually. There shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate charges on official Government business paid and collect telegrams when so designated in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate. 392 [60 STAT.