PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 543 - -JULY 8, 1946 professional, scientific, and other organizations, when, in the judg- ment of the Secretary, such attendance would be of benefit in the conduct of the work of the Marine Corps; additional compensation for enlisted personnel of the Marine Corps qualified as experts, sharp- shooters, marksmen, aircraft machine gunners, or regularly detailed as gun captains, gun pointers, messmen; interest on deposits by enlisted personnel; post-exchange debts of deserters, and of personnel discharged or sentenced to terms of imprisonment while in debt to the United States, under such rules as the Secretary may prescribe; author- ized travel allowance of discharged enlisted personnel; prizes for excellence in gunnery exercises, target practices, and communication competitions; pay of enlisted personnel designated as Navy mail clerks and assistant Navy mail clerks both afloat and ashore; and for gratuities to enlisted personnel discharged not under honorable condi- tions-pay and allowances, $159,285,610; allowance for lodging and subsistence, $7,209,390; in all, $166,495,000; Enisted persoenel For pay and allowances prescribed by law of enlisted personnel on ir the retired list not on active duty, $1,650,000; Marine orps Re- For pay and allowances of personnel of the Marine Corps Reserve as prescribed by law, $5,963,000; Mileage, etc. For mileage, actual and necessary expenses, and per diem in lieu of subsistence as authorized by law to officers traveling under orders without troops, $2,210,000; In all, $227,994,000, and the money herein specifically appropriated for pay of the Marine Corps shall be disbursed and accounted for in accordance with existing law and shall constitute one fund. PAY OF CIVIL FORCE, MARINE CORPS Pay of civil force: For personal services at the seat of government, as follows: Offices of the Commandant of the Marine Corps and the Director of Personnel, Marine Corps, $1,239,500; Office of the Paymaster General of the Marine Corps, $325,500; Office of the Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps, $706,000; in all, $2,271,000. GENERAL EXPENSES, MARINE CORPS General expenses, Marine Corps: For all necessary expenses for the authorized work of the Marine Corps, other than as appropriated for under the headings of pay and salaries, as follows: For provisions, subsistence, board, and lodging of enlisted per- sonnel, recruits and recruiting parties, and applicants for enlistment; cash allowance for lodging and subsistence to enlisted personnel travel- ing on duty; ice, ice machines and their maintenance. $23,630,000; For clothing for enlisted personnel and for civilian clothing, includ- ing an overcoat when necessary, the cost of all not to exceed $30 per person to enlisted personnel given discharges for bad conduct, unde- sirability, unsuitability, or inaptitude, $15,725,000; For fuel, heat, light, and power, including sales to officers, $3,000,000; For military supplies and equipment, including their purchase, repair, preservation, and handling; recreational, school, educational, library, musical, amusement, field sport and gymnasium supplies, equipment, services, and incidental expenses; purchase and marking of prizes for excellence in gunnery and rifle practice, good-conduct badges, medals, and buttons awarded to officers and enlisted personnel by the Government for conspicuous, gallant, and special service; rental and maintenance of target ranges and entrance fees for com- petitions; $17,425,000; 492 [60 STAT.