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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 530-JULY 1, 1946 397 required, at the rate of not to exceed $145 per month each, $1,740; laborer, $1,260; in all, $84,680. Motor vehicles: For the purchase, exchange, maintenance, and repair of motor vehicles for carrying the mails, $2,200. OFFICIAL REPORTERS OF DEBATES Salaries: Seven official reporters of the proceedings and debates of the House, at $7,500 each; clerk, $4,000; assistant clerk, $3,200; six expert transcribers, at $2,000 each; in all, $71,700. OFFICIAL REPORTERS TO COMMIITEES Salaries: Six reporters to committees, at $7,500 each- clerk, $3,360; six expert transcribers, at $2,000 each; in all $60,360: Provided, That Transcripts of hear- any sums received from the sale of copies of transcripts of hearings of committees reported by such reporters shall be covered into the Treasury as "Miscellaneous receipts". Whenever the words "during the session" occur in the foregoing siODuring th e se . paragraphs they shall be construed to mean the one hundred and eighty-one days from January 1 to June 30, 1947, inclusive. CLERK HIRE, MEMBERS AND DELEGATES For clerk hire necessarily employed by each Member and Delegate, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, in the discharge of his official and representative duties, as authorized by law, $4,161,000. CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE HOUSE Furniture: For furniture and materials for repairs of the same, including labor, tools, and machinery for furniture repair shops, $100,000, of which $50,000 shall be immediately available. Packing boxes: For packing boxes, $5,000: Provided,That no part of this appropriation shall be used to furnish a packing box to any Representative, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner for any session of Congress unless request therefor has been made not later than thirty days after the sine die adjournment of any such session. Miscellaneous items: For miscellaneous items, exclusive of salaries unless specifically ordered by the House of Representatives, including the sum of $27,500 for payment to the Architect of the Capitol in accordance with section 208 of the Act approved October 9, 1940 5stat. 10 . (Public Act 812, Seventy-sixth Congress), and materials for folding, $186,000, of which $100,000 shall be immediately available: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay the salaries Retriction. of three additional laborers authorized in section 2 of House Reso- lution Numbered 385 of the Seventy-eighth Congress adopted Decem- ber 17, 1943. Reporting hearings: For stenographic reports of hearings of com- mittees other than special and select committees, $27,500. Special and select committees: For expenses of special and select committees authorized by the House, $400,000. Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation: For payment of one-half of the salaries and other expenses of the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation as authorized by law, $50,000. Funeral expenses: No part of the appropriations contained in this title for the contingent expenses of the House of Representatives shall be used to defray the expenses of any committee consisting of more than six persons (not more than four from the House and not more than two from the Senate), nor to defray the expenses of any