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60 STAT.] 79Tr CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 588-JULY 20, 1946 administrative work of the Post Office Department in the District of Columbia. Transportation of equipment and supplies: For the transportation and delivery of equipment, materials, and supplies for the Post Office Department and Postal Service by freight, express, or motor trans- portation, and other incidental expenses, $520,000. PUBLIC BUILDINGS, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION Operating force: For compensation to employees in the custodial service, $37,110,000. Operating supplies, public buildings: For all necessary miscellane- ous articles, services and supplies, including transportation thereof, required for the operation of completed and occupied public buildings and grounds operated by the Post Office Department, accident pre- vention, $6,723,750: Provided,That the foregoing appropriation shall Personal services not be available for personal services except for work done by contract, or for temporary job labor under exigency not exceeding at one time the sum of $250 at any one building: Providedfurther, That the Post- Telephone service. master General is authorized to contract for telephone service in public buildings under his administration by means of telephone switchboards or equivalent telephone switching equipment jointly serving in each case two or more governmental activities, where he determines that joint service is economical and in the interest of the Government, and to secure reimbursement for the cost of such joint service from avail- able appropriations for telephone expenses of the bureaus and offices receiving the same. Furniture, carpets, and safes, public buildings: For the procurement, including transportation, of furniture, carpets, safes, safe and vault protective devices, and repairs of same, for use in public buildings which are now, or may hereafter be, operated by the Post Office Depart- ment, $818,000: Provided, That excepting expenditures for labor for onal services, or incidental to the moving of equipment from or into public build- ings, the foregoing appropriation shall not be used for personal serv- ices except for work done under contract or for temporary job labor under exigency and not exceeding at one time the sum of $100 at any one building: Provided further, That all furniture now owned by nlitu pre s e n .t the United States in other public buildings or in buildings rented by the United States shall be used, so far as practicable, whether or not it corresponds with the present regulation plan of furniture. During the fiscal year 1947, the Postmaster General shall make Rports to Con' quarterly reports to the Senate and House Committees on Appropria- tions, showing for each quarter the amount paid from each appropria- tion for overtime, the number of employees receiving such overtime, and the number of hours of overtime worked by such employees, together with a statement as to the necessity for such overtime work. Deficiency in postal revenues: If the revenues of the Post Office prieion appro Department shall be insufficient to meet the appropriations made under title II of this Act, a sum equal to such deficiency in the revenues of such Department is hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply such deficiency in the revenues of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and the sum needed may be advanced to the Post Office Department upon requisition of the Postmaster General. This title may be cited as the "Post Office Department Appropria- Citation of tit. tion Act, 1947". 585