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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 541-JULY 5, 1946 further, That the unexpended balance of the amount appropriated for Arctic weather stations under authority of said Act for the fiscal year 1946 is hereby merged with this appropriation and con- tinued available for the purposes thereof until June 30, 1947. Maintenance and operation of meteorological facilities (Executive Order 9709): For all necessary expenses of maintenance and opera- tion of meteorological facilities, by contract or otherwise, in foreign countries and in Territories and possessions of the United States, in accordance with Executive Order 9709, dated March 29, 1946, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, $1,750,000 of which not to exceed $40,000 may be expended for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia. Extra compensation at not to exceed $5 per day may be paid to employees of other Government agencies in Alaska, and in other Territorial possessions for taking and transmitting meteorological observations for the Weather Bureau. During the fiscal year 1947 the Secretary of Commerce may delegate his authority to subordinate officials of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, the Weather Bureau, and the Civil Aeronautics Administration, to authorize payment of expenses of travel and transportation of house- hold goods of officers and employees on change of official station and the payment of expenses of transportation of the immediate families of such officers and employees: Provided, That in no case shall such authority be delegated to any official below the level of the heads of regional or field offices. The appropriations "Maintenance and operation of air-navigation facilities', Office of Administrator of Civil Aeronautics; "Salaries and expenses", Civil Aeronautics Board; and "Salaries and expenses", Weather Bureau, shall be available, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary, for furnishing to employees of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, the Civil Aeronautics Board, and the Weather Bureau in Alaska free emergency medical services by contract or otherwise and medical supplies, and for the purchase, transportation, and storage of food and other subsistence supplies for resale to such employees, the proceeds from such resales to be credited to the appropriation from which the expenditure for such supplies was made and a report shall be made to Congress annually showing the expenditures made for such supplies and the proceeds from such resales; and appropri- ations of the Civil Aeronautics Administration and the Weather Bureau, available for travel, shall be available for the travel expenses of appointees of said agencies from the point of engagement in the United States to their posts of duty at any point outside the continental limits of the United States or in Alaska; and appropriations of the Civil Aeronautics Administration and the Weather Bureau shall be available in an amount not to exceed $20,000 for furnishing food clothing, medicines, and other supplies for the temporary relief of distressed persons in remote localities, reimbursement for such relief to be in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary. This title may be cited as the "Department of Commerce Appropria- tion Act, 1947". TITLE IV-THE JUDICIARY UNITED STATES SUPREME COUBT Salaries: For the Chief Justice and eight Associate Justices; Reporter of the Court; and all other officers and employees, whose compensation shall be fixed by the Court, except as otherwise provided by law, and who may be employed and assigned by the Chief Justice to any office or work of the Court, $598,590. 475 11F.R. 3389. Extra compensa- tion, Alaska, etc. Delegation of au- thority. Free emergency medical services, etc., Alaska. Credit of proceeds fom resales. Report to Congress. Relief of distressed persons. Citation of title. Judiciary Appropri- ation Act, 1947. Post, p. 624. Pot, p. 624 .