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. 586 Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. S. Gov- ernment. Affidavit. Penalty. Short title. July 20, 1946 [H. R . 6777] [Public Law 5619 Government Cor- porations Approprin- tlons Act, 1947. 48 Stat. 68 . 16 U. 5. C. d§831- 831dd; Supp. V, § 831 etseq. SEc. 301. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States 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 who advocates, or is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit has not contrary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike . against the Government of the United States, is not a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, 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: Providedfurther, That any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States 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 who advocates, or who is a member of an organization 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: Providedfurther, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law. SEC. 302. This Act may be cited as the "Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1947". Approved July 20, 1946. [CHAPTER 589] AN ACT Making appropriations for Government corporations and independent executive agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Americain Congress assembled, TITLE I That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, namely: TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTrHORrr For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Tennessee Val- ley Authority Act of 1933, as amended (16 U. S . C ., ch. 12A), including the construction of South Holston Dam and Watauga Dam; and the acquisition of necessary land, the clearing of such land, reloca- tion of highways, and the construction or purchase of transmission lines and other facilities, and all other necessary works authorized by such Act; purchase, hire, maintenance, repair, and operation of aircraft; rents in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; penalty mail (not to exceed $25,000); and all necessary salaries and expenses connected with the organization, operation, and investigations of the [60 STAT. PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 588, 589-JULY 20, 1946 TITLE III-GENERAL PROVISIONS