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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 591-JULY 23,1946 Subsidy payments. Maximum prices on agricultural commodi- ties. 56 stat. 27, 765. 50 U. S. C., Supp. V app §903 (a), (b), (c), 961-971. Post, pp. 664, 677. 56 Stat. 766. 50 U. s. C., Supp. V, app. J 963. Post, p. 677. Administration of oaths. Experience require- ment for designated personnel. Salary, etc., of per- sons fixing certain maximum prices. States Maritime Commission, such data and information as may be requested by them for use in the performance of their official duties: Providedfurther,That no part of this appropriation shall be available for making any subsidy payments: Providedfurther, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to enforce any maximum price or prices on any agricultural commodity or any commodity processed or manu- factured in whole or substantial part from any agricultural com- modity, including milk and its products and livestock, unless and until (1) the Secretary of Agriculture has determined and published for each agricultural commodity the prices specified in section 3 (a) of the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942, as amended by Public Law 729, approved October 2, 1942, as amended; (2) in case of a comparable price for such agricultural commodity, the Secretary of Agriculture has held public hearings and determined and published such comparable price in the manner prescribed by section 3 (b) of said Act as amended; and (3) the Secretary of Agriculture has determined after investigation and proclaimed that the maximum price or prices so established on any such agricultural commodity, including milk and its products and livestock, will reflect to the producer of such agricultural commodity a price in conformity with section 3 (c) of said Act as amended: Providedfurther, That such maximum price or prices shall conform in all respects to the provisions of section 3 of Public Law 729, approved October 2, 1942, as amended: Provided further, That any employee of the Office of Price Administration is authorized and empowered, when designated for the purpose by the head of the agency, to administer to or take from any person an oath, affirmation, or affidavit when such instrument is required in connection with the performance of the functions or activities of said Office: Providedfurther, That no part of this appropriation shall be directly or indirectly used for the payment of the salary or expenses of any person who directs the formulation of any price policy, maximum price, or price ceiling with respect to any article or commodity unless, in the judgment of the Administrator, such person shall be qualified by experience in business, industry, or commerce; but this limitation shall not apply to the Administrator or Acting Administrator as the case may be, in considering, adopting, signing, and promulgating price policies, maximum prices, or price ceilings formulated and prepared in compliance herewith: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or expenses of any person fixing maximum prices for different kinds, classes, or types of processed fruits and vegetables which are described in terms of specifications or standards, unless such specifications or standards were, prior to such order, in general use. INDEPENDENT OFFICES AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION American Battle Monuments Commission: The appropriation American Battle Monuments Commission in the Independent Offices Apropriation Act; 1947, is hereby made available for travel expenses Ante, pp. 62, 78. in the amount of $15,100, notwithstanding section 105 of said Act. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Salaries and expenses: For an additional amount, fiscal year 1947, for "Salaries and expenses", $325,000: Provided, That the limitation under this head in the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1947, on 610 [60 STAT. Ante, p. 65.