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79TH CONG. , 2 D SESS.-CH. 544-JULY 9, 1946 person making the affidavit has not contrary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike against the Government of the United States or the Government of the District of Columbia, is not a mem- ber of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States or the Government of the District of Columbia, or that such person does not advocate, and is not a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided further,That any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or the Government of the District of Columbia or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States or the Government of the District of Columbia, or who advocates, or who is a member of an organiza- tion that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence and accepts employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appropriation contained in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law. SEC. 4. Whenever in this Act an amount is specified within an appro- priation for particular purposes or object of expenditure, such amount, unless otherwise specified, shall be considered as the maximum amount which may be expended for said purpose or object rather than an amount set apart exclusively therefor. SEC. 5. The Commissioners are authorized, under available appro- priations in this Act, to contract for stenographic reporting services without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes. SEC. 6 Work performed for repairs and improvements under appro- priations contained in this Act may be by contract or otherwise, as determined by the Commissioners. SEC. 7. In purchasing motor-propelled or animal-drawn vehicles or tractors, or road, agricultural, manufacturing, or laboratory equip- ment, or boats, or parts, accessories, tires, or equipment thereof, the Commissioners or their duly authorized representatives may exchange or sell similar items and apply the exchange allowances or proceeds of sales in such cases in whole or in part payment therefor. SEC. 8 . Appropriations in this Act shall be available, when author- ized by the Commissioners, for allowances for privately owned auto- mobiles used for the performance of official duties at not to exceed $264 per annum for each automobile, unless otherwise therein specifi- cally provided. SEC. 9 . Appropriations in this Act shall be available for the pay- ment of dues and expenses of attendance at meetings of organizations concerned with the work of the District of Columbia Government, when authorized by the Commissioners. SEC. 10. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to sell United States securities now held for and on account of the general fund of the District of Columbia in such amounts as may be certified by the Commissioners as necessary and credit the proceeds of such sale to said general fund. SEC. 11. Unless otherwise specifically provided, no appropriation for the District of Columbia for the fiscal year 1947 shall be expended to purchase any motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicle (exclu- sive of busses, ambulances, and station wagons) at a cost, completely equipped for operation, and including the value of any vehicle exchanged, in excess of the maximum price therefor established by the Penalty. Maximum amount. Stenographic report- ing services. 41U.S.C. 5. Pot, p . 809. Repairs and im- provements. Exchange or sale o equipment. Allowances for pri- vately owned auto- mobiles. Attendance at mee- ings. Sale f U. ..sam- ties. Purchase of ve- hicles, restriction. 60 STAT.] 523