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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CH. 672-JULY 26, 1946 interned or stranded, and returned to the United States, or who have been evacuated from any area under the direction of the civil or mili- tary authorities of the United States, and (b) for temporary aid to and the return of civilians evacuated from the Philippine Islands or Hawaii to the United States under the direction of the civil or military authorities of the United States during the period from December 7, 1941, to September 15, 1945, $4,750,000, which amount may be expended by advances or grants of funds or otherwise, to such Federal or other agencies as the Administrator may designate. In order that the Administrator may effectuate reorganization plans submitted and approved pursuant to the Reorganization Act of 1939, he may transfer to the foregoing appropriations under this title from funds available for administrative expenses of the constituent units of the Federal Security Agency such sums as represent a consolidation in the Office of the Administrator of any of the administrative functions of said constituent units: Provided, That no such transfer of funds shall be made unless the consolidation of administrative functions will result in a reduction of administrative salary and other expenses and such reduction is accompanied by savings in funds appropriated to the Federal Security Agency, which savings shall not be expended for any other purpose but shall be impounded and returned to the Treasury. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to transfer to the con- stituent organizations of the Federal Security Agency from appropria- tions for traveling expenses and printing and binding, Federal Security Agency, such amounts as the Administrator may request; amounts so transferred shall be set up on the books of the Treasury under suitable titles and shall be available for the same purposes and subject to the same limitations as the appropriations from which transferred: Provided,That balances of any amounts so transferred, or any part of such balances shall, upon request of the Administrator, be retransferred to the appropriations for traveling expenses and printing and binding, Federal Security Agency. This title may be cited as the "Federal Security Agency Appropria- tion Act, 1947". TITLE III-EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION COMMISSION Salaries and expenses: For all necessary administrative expenses of the United States Employees' Compensation Commission, includ- ing personal services and rent in the District of Columbia; lawbooks, books of reference, periodicals; fees and mileage of witnesses, includ- ing experts; contract stenographic reporting services; maintenance and repair of passenger automobiles; printing and binding, not to exceed $25,000; and not to exceed $15 000 for deposit in the general fund of the Treasurv for cost of penalty mail as required by section 2 of the Act of June 28, 1944; $1,500,000: Provided, That section 3709, Revised Statutes, shall not apply to any purchase or service outside continental United States when the aggregate amount involved does not exceed $500. Employees' compensation fund: For the payment of compensation and other benefits and expenses (except administrative expenses authorized by law and accruing during the fiscal year 1947 or in any prior fiscal year), including payments to other Federal agencies for medical and hospital services pursuant to agreement approved by the Commission; the advancement of costs for enforcement of recov- eries in third-party cases; rehabilitation expenses, including fees or other payments to other agencies of the United States and public or 697 Transfer of funds. 53 Stat. 561, 1423; 54 Stat. 1231 . 5U.S. C. 1133-133t note; Supp. V, §133t. Post,p. 1040. Transfer of funds. Citation of title. Employees' Oom- pensation Commis- sion Appropriation Act, 1947. 58 stat. 394. 39 U. 8. C., Supp. V, § 321d. 41U.S. . I5. Podt, p.809.