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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 541-JULY 5, 1946 BUREAU OF FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC COMMERCE Departmental salaries and expenses: For personal services (not to exceed $4,500,000, $500,000 of which is to be used at the seat of government for aids and services to small business) and other neces- sary expenses of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce at the seat of government in performing the duties imposed by law or in pursuance of law, including the purchase of commercial and trade reports; employment of aliens; temporary employment of persons or organizations by contract or otherwise without regard to the civil service and classification laws (not exceeding $50,000); maintenance, operation, and repair of passenger automobiles; travel; newspapers (not exceeding $1,500), periodicals, and books of reference; and other contingent expenses in the District of Columbia; $4,900,000: Pro- vided, That expenses, except printing and binding, of field studies or surveys conducted by departmental personnel of the Bureau shall be payable from the amount herein appropriated. Field office service: For salaries, travel, and all other expenses necessary to operate and maintain regional, district, and cooperative branch offices for the collection and dissemination of information useful in the development and improvement of commerce throughout the United States and its possessions, including newspapers (not exceeding $1,000), periodicals, and books of reference, and not to exceed $90,000 for personal services in the District of Columbia, $4,750,000. Export control: For all expenses necessary, fiscal year 1947, to carry out the purposes of section 6 of the Act of July 2, 1940, as amended (56 Stat. 463), and as further amended (by Public Law 389 approved May 23, 1946), including personal services in the District of Colum- bia, travel, newspapers, periodicals, and books of reference, $500,000, of which not to exceed $57,000 shall be available for printing and binding, and not to exceed $21,000 may be transferred to the appro- priation "Penalty mail, Department of Commerce". The appropriations for the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Com- merce shall be available in an amount not to exceed $12,000 for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the promotion of foreign and domestic commerce, or either, and also expenses of illus- trating the work of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce by showing of maps, charts, and graphs at such meetings, when incurred on the written authority of the Secretary. 471 Aids to small busdi ness. Temporary employ. ment. Field studies or sur- veys. Pot, p. 916 . 54 Stat. 714. 50 U. 8. C., Supp. V, app. 1 701. Ante, p. 215 . Transfer of funds. Ante, p. 465 . Attendance at meet- ings. PATENT OFFICE Salaries: For personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, $5,620,000. Photolithographing: For producing copies of weekly issue of draw- ings of patents and designs; reproduction of copies of drawings and specifications of exhausted patents, designs, trade-marks, and other papers, such other papers when reproduced for sale to be sold at not less than cost plus 10 per centum; reproduction of foreign patent drawings; photo prints of pending application drawings; and photo- stat and photographic supplies and dry mounts, $660,000: Provided, That the headings of the drawings for patented cases may be mul- tigraphed in the Patent Office for the purpose of photolithography: Provided,That hereafter on July 1, 1946, and thereafter 25 cents per copy shall be charged for uncertified copies of specifications and drawings of patents, and 10 cents per copy for design patents and certificates of trade-mark registration. Miscellaneous expenses: For purchase and exchange of law, profes- sional, and other reference books and publications and scientific books; Multigraphing of headins. Copies of drawings, certificates, etc.