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452 Navy D reimburser Commiss reimbursei Annual Congress. Automot Ante, p.' Transfer priations. Post, p. ( 52 Stat. 4 creditinm funds, etc. Delegatic thority. 31 U.S. ( Emergen ments. Payment PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 541-JULY 5, 1946 [60 STAT. miscellaneous expenses as may be necessary; $9,100,000: Provided, epartment That this appropriation shall be available for reimbursement of . appropriations for the Navy Department for materials, supplies, equipment, and services furnished by the Navy Department, including pay, subsistence, allowances, and transportation of enlisted men of the Navy and Marine Corps who may be assigned by the Secretary of the Navy, upon request of the Secretary of State, to embassies, legations, or consular offices of the United States located in foreign sary"te, countries: Provided further, That reimbursements incident to the maintenance of commissary service authorized under this head shall be credited to the appropriation for this purpose current at the time obligations are incurred or such amounts are received: Provided report to further, That a detailed report shall be made to Congress annually of the receipts and expenditures of said commissary service: Provided )ies. further, That passenger automobiles provided for under this head shall be purchased from surplus Government stock if suitable vehicles are available from this source: Provided further, That pursuant to r 9. section 204 of Public Law 334, Seventy-ninth Congress, automobiles in possession of the Foreign Service abroad may be exchanged or sold and the exchange allowances or proceeds of such sales applied to replacement of an equal number of automobiles of the same general type and class. of appro- Not to exceed 10 per centum of any of the foregoing appropriations under the caption "Foreign Service" may be transferred, with the approval of the Bureau of the Budget, to any other foregoing appro- priation or appropriations under such caption in the same fiscal year, but no appropriation shall be increased more than 10 per centum thereby: Provided, That all such transfers shall be set forth in the Budget for the subsequent fiscal year. s3. Foreign Service buildings fund: For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of the Act of May 25, 1938, entitled "An Act to provide additional funds for buildings for the use of the diplomatic 41- and consular establishments of the United States" (22 U. S. C. 295a), including the initial alterations, repair, and furnishing of buildings acquired under said Act, $1,000,000. Emergencies arising in the Diplomatic and Consular Service: To enable the Secretary of State to meet unforseen emergencies arising in the Diplomatic and Consular Service, to be expended pursuant to the requirement of section 291 of the Revised Statutes (31 U. S. C. 107), $9,000,000, of which not to exceed $25,000 shall, in the discretion of the Secretary of State, be available for personal services in the of re- District of Columbia: Provided, That all refunds, repayments, or other credits on account of funds disbursed under this head shall be credited to the appropriation for this purpose current at the time obligations are incurred or such amounts are received: Provided on of au- further, That the Secretary of State may delegate to subordinate C. 107. officials the authority vested in him by section 291 of the Revised Statutes pertaining to certification of expenditures. cy assign- American citizens holding positions in the Foreign Service of the United States and who on account of emergency conditions abroad are unable properly to serve the United States at their regular posts of duty may be assigned to the Department of State to perform temporary services in that Department or to be detailed for temporary services of comparable importance, difficulty, responsibility, and value in any other department or agency of the United States, in cases where there is found to be a need of services for the performance of which such ofsalaries. persons have the requisite qualifications. The salaries of such persons shall, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, continue to be paid during the periods of such assignments from the appropriations