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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 541 -JULY 5, 1946 Transfer of surplus equipment from War and Navy Depart- ments. Limitation on ex- penditures. Washington Na- tional Airport. Ante, p. 172. Transfer of funds. Ante, p. 467. Ante, p. 465. Ante, pp. 170,172. Ante, pp . 172,173. Planning, research, etc. Transfer of funds. Ante, p. 467. Ante, p. 465. aircraft parts, including personal services in the District of Columbia, $1,593,000; and the War and Navy Departments are authorized to transfer to the Civil Aeronautics Administration aircraft (for replace- ment purposes only), aircraft engines, parts, and accessories, and hangar, line and shop equipment surplus to the needs of such Depart- ments, such transfer to be without charge therefor, and the appro- priation "Maintenance and Operation of Aircraft" is hereby made available for the costs of transportation and storage incident to the procurement and care of such items: Provided,That no funds in this paragraph shall be expended for the pay of any employee of the Civil Aeronautics Administration for the maintenance of more than one major parts warehouse, or for the repair or overhaul of aircraft when such repair or overhaul cannot be performed by the Civil Aeronautics Administration through exchange or substitution of parts or materials maintained by the Civil Aeronautics Administration, and the cost of labor, parts and materials not maintained in stock would be in excess of $200: Providedfurther, That all repair and overhaul of aircraft of the Civil Aeronautics Administration which cannot be performed within the foregoing limitation shall be done on contract after submission of bids. Maintenance and operation, Washington National Airport: For salaries and expenses incident to the care, operation, maintenance, and protection of the Washington National Airport, including the pur- chase (not to exceed two) operation, repair, and maintenance of passenger automobiles, and not to exceed $2,900 for the purchase, cleaning, and repair of uniforms, $750,000; and the War and Navy Departments are authorized to transfer to the Administrator without payment therefor a heavy duty fire-crash truck, crane, and such other equipment as is commonly used in ground operation at airports for use of the Washington National Airport. Preliminary planning and surveys, Federal Airport Act: For all expenses necessary for preliminary planning and surveys required for the initiation of the Federal-aid airport program as authorized in section 5 (a) of the Federal Airport Act, approved May 13, 1946 (Public Law 377), including personal services in the District of Columbia; the purchase (not to exceed nineteen), repair, and opera- tion of passenger automobiles; $2,975,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, of which amount not to exceed $15,000 may be transferred to the appropriation "Maintenance and operation of aircraft, Office of the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics", to provide for the maintenance and operation of aircraft, and $5,000 may be transferred to the appropriation "Printing and binding, Department of Commerce". Federal-aid airport program, Federal Airport Act: For carrying out the provisions of the Federal Airport Act of May 13, 1946 (except section 5 (a)), $45,000,000, to be available until June 30, 1953, of which $43,260,000 shall be for projects in the States in accordance with sections 5 (b) and 6 of said Act, and $1,740,000 shall be for projects in Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico in accordance with section 5 (c): Provided, That not to exceed $2,250,000 of the foregoing amounts shall be available for necessary planning, research, and administrative expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia; the purchase (not to exceed eighty-three), repair, and operation of passenger automobiles; of which $2,250,000 not to exceed $25,000 may be transferred to the appropriation "Maintenance and operation of aircraft, Office of Administrator of Civil Aeronautics", to provide for the maintenance and operation of aircraft, and $30,000 may be transferred to the appropriation "Printing and binding, Department of Commerce". 468 [60 STAT.