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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 541 -JULY 5, 1946 charter of vessels, purchase of books, periodicals, furniture, and scien- tific instruments, contingent expenses, rent, and such other expenses in the United States and elsewhere as the Secretary of State may deem proper, to be disbursed under the direction of the Secretary of State, $30,000, to be available immediately: Provided, That not to exceed $750 may be expended by the Commissioners in attending meetings of the Commission. International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission: For the share of the United States of the expenses of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission, under the convention between the United States and Canada, concluded May 26, 1930; including personal services; traveling expenses; purchase, maintenance, repair, and opera- tion of not to exceed four motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles; charter of vessels; purchase of books, periodicals furniture, and scien- tific instruments; contingent expenses; rent; and such other expenses in the United States and elsewhere as the Secretary of State may deem proper, including the reimbursement of other appropriations from which payments may have been made for any of the purposes herein specified, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State, $40,000, to be available immediately. Cooperation with the American Republics: For all expenses neces- sary to enable the Secretary of State to meet the obligations of the United States under the Convention for the Promotion of Inter- American Cultural Relations between the United States and the other American Republics, signed at Buenos Aires, December 23, 1936, and to carry out the purposes of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President to render closer and more effective the rela- tionship between the American Republics", approved August 9, 1939, and to supplement appropriations available for carrying out other provisions of law authorizing related activities, including the estab- lishment and operation of agricultural and other experiment and demonstration stations in other American countries, on land acquired by gift or lease for the duration of the experiments and demonstra- tions, and construction of necessary buildings thereon; such expenses to include personal services in the District of Columbia; not to exceed $150,000 for printing and binding; stenographic reporting, translat- ing and other services by contract, without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (41 U. S . C. 5); not to exceed $15,000 for entertainment; not to exceed $5,000 for expenses of attendance at meetings or conventions of societies and associations concerned with the furtherance of the purposes hereof; and, under such regulations as the Secretary of State may prescribe, tuition, compensation, allow- ances and enrollment, laboratory, insurance, and other fees incident to training, including traveling expenses in the United States and abroad in accordance with the Standardized Government Travel Regulations and the Act of June 3, 1926, as amended, of educational, professional, and artistic leaders, and professors, students, internes, and persons possessing special scientific or other technical qualifica- tions, who are citizens of the United States or the other American Republics: Provided, That the Secretary of State is authorized under such regulations as he may adopt, to pay the actual transportation expenses and not to exceed $10 per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses, of citizens of the other American Republics while traveling in the Western Hemisphere, without regard to the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, and to make advances of funds notwithstanding section 3648 of the Revised Statutes; traveling expenses of members of advisory committees in accordance with section 2 of said Act of August 9, 1939 (22 U. S . C. 249a); purchase (not to exceed six passenger automobiles), hire, mainte- 457 50 Stat. 1355 . Reimbursement of other appropriations. 51 Stat. 178 . 53 Stat. 1290. 22U.S.C.5§501, 502. Experiment and demonstration sta- tions. Printing and bind- ing. Poat, p. 8&' . Traveling expenses 44 Stat. 688. 5U.S.C.§821; Supp. V, , 823. Transportation ex- penses. 31U.S.C .§529. Post, p. 809. 53 Stat. 1290. 22U. S.C. j502