60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 589-JULY 20, 1946 in the suburban resettlement projects known as Greenbelt, Greendale, and Greenhills, pursuant to the provisions of section 5 of the Emer- gency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935 (49 Stat. 115), including temporary employment of persons or organizations, by contract or otherwise without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes and the civil-service and classification laws, for making surveys, plans, and plats, and expenses of additions, alterations, and improvements to streets and utilities. Defense Homes Corporation: Provided,That not to exceed $98,400 shall be available for administrative expenses, which shall be on an accrual basis and which expenses may include temporary employment of persons or organizations, by contract or otherwise, for legal or other special services, without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes and the civil-service and classification laws; reimbursement for the cost of ferry fares and bridge, road, and tunnel tolls; an allowance of not to exceed 3 cents per mile for official travel in privately owned automobiles by employees within the limits of their official stations; and reimbursement at not to exceed 5 cents per mile to personnel serving without compensation from the United States for expenses of travel performed by them in privately owned automobiles away from their official stations: Provided further, That such administrative expenses shall be exclusive of interest paid, depreciation, properly capitalized expenditures, repayment of loans, property operating expenses (including project inventory) charges to surplus and operat- ing reserve, and cost of sales of commodities, services, and property. DEPARTMENT oF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation: Nothing in this Act shall be so construed as to prevent the Commodity Credit Corporation from carrying out any activity or any program authorized by law: Pro- vided, That not to exceed $8,760,000 shall be available for adminis- trative expenses of the Corporation, including not to exceed $400 for periodicals, maps, and newspapers, and not to exceed $30,000 for penalty mail: Provided further, That all necessary expenses (includ- ing legal and special services performed on a contract or fee basis, but not including other personal services) in connection with the acquisition, operation, maintenance, improvement, or disposition of any real or personal property belonging to the Corporation or in which it has an interest, including expenses of collections of pledged collateral, shall be considered as nonadministrative expenses for the purposes hereof: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Treas- ury is hereby authorized and directed to discharge $921,456,561 of the indebtedness of the Commodity Credit Corporation to the Secre- tary of the Treasury by canceling notes in such amount issued by the Corporation to the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to section 4 of the Act of March 8, 1938, as amended (15 U. S. C. 713a-4). Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation: Provided, That funds acquired by the Corporation as an agency of the United States, other than funds transferred pursuant to the Act of June 28, 1937 (50 Stat. 323), shall remain available to the Secretary of Agriculture for the purpose of liquidation and dissolution of the Corporation: Provided further, That all administrative duties shall be performed by the Commodity Credit Corporation and paid for within the limitation on administrative expenses of the Commodity Credit Corporation without reimbursement therefor. Federal Farm Mortgage Corporation: Provided,That not to exceed $3,750,000 shall be available for administrative expenses of the Cor- poration, including employment on a contract or fee basis of persons, 80634--47-PT. I -38 593 49 Stat. 118. 41U.S.C.§ . Post, p . 809. 41U.S.0. §5. Post, p . 809. Travel expense. Interest, deprecia- tion, etc. Nonadministrative expenses. Cancellation of notes. 52 Stat. 108 . 15 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 713a-4. Liquidation and dissolution. 15 U. 8. C. 713c; Supp. V, §713c.