PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 530-JULY 1, 1946 and equipment pertaining thereto, including procuring fertilizers, soils, tools, trees, shrubs, plants, and seeds; materials and miscella- neous supplies, including rubber boots and aprons when required for use by employees in connection with their work; not to exceed $25 for emergency medical supplies; disposition of waste; traveling expenses of the Director and his assistants, not to exceed $250; streetcar fares, not exceeding $25; not to exceed $45 for deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty mail as required 58 stat. 34. by n2/ T 39 U.st C. , Supp. by section 2 of the Act of June 28, 1944 (Public Law 364); office V, 321d. equipment and contingent expenses; the prevention and eradication of insect and other pests and plant diseases by purchase of materials, and procurement of personal services by contract without regard to the provisions of any other Act; repair, maintenance, operation, purchase, and exchange of motortrucks, and maintenance, repair, and operation of a passenger motor vehicle; purchase of botanical books, periodicals, and books of reference, not to exceed $100; repairs and improvements to director's residence; and all other necessary expenses; all under the direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, $20,000. Distribution of No part of the appropriations contained in this Act for the uy so Botanic Garden shall be used for the distribution, by congressional allotment, of trees, plants, shrubs, or other nursery stock. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Salaries, Library, proper: For the Librarian, the Librarian Emer- itus, Chief Assistant Librarian, and other personal services, including special and temporary services and extra special services of regular employees (not exceeding $5,000) at rates to be fixed by Librarian, $2,100,000, of which $57,000 shall be immediately available. COPRITOHT OFFICE Salaries: For the Register of Copyrights, assistant register, and other personal services, $526,925. Post, p. 838. Digests of public general bills. LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE SERVICE Salaries: To enable the Librarian of Congress to employ competent persons to gather. classify, and make available, in translations, indexes, digests, compilations, and bulletins, and otherwise, data for or bearing upon legislation, and to render such data servicable to Congress, and committees and Members thereof, and for printing and binding the digests of public general bills, miscellaneous printing, supplies and materials, and including not to exceed $20,000 for employees engaged on piece work and work by the day or hour at rates to be fixed by the Librarian, $425,000, of which $5,700 shall be immediately available: Provided, That not more than $25,000 of this sum shall be used for preparation and reproduction of copies of the Digest of General Public Bills. DISTRIBUTIO OF PRINTED CABDS Salaries and expenses: For the distribution of printed cards and other publications of the Library, including personal services, freight charges (not exceeding $500), expressage, postage, traveling expenses connected with such distribution, expenses of attendance at meetings when incurred on the written authority and direction of the Librarian, and including not to exceed $30,000 for employees engaged in piece work and work by the day or hour and for extra special services of regular employees at rates to be fixed by the Librarian; in all, $314,300. 402 [60 STAT.