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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 725-AUG. 1 , 1946 t) p) the activities, related to vocational education in agriculture, of the Future Farmers of America and the New Farmers of America, to be apportioned for expenditure in the several States and Territories in the proportion that their farm population bears to the total farm population of the States and Territories, according to the last preceding United States census; Home economicr "(2) $8,000,000 for vocational education in home economics, to be apportioned for expenditure in the several States and Territories in the proportion that their rural population bears to the total rural population of the States and Territories, according to the last preceding United States census; ryades and d"(3) $8,000,000 for vocational education in trades and indus- try, to be apportioned for expenditure in the several States and Territories in the proportion that their nonfarm population bears to the total nonfarm population of the States and Terri- tories, according to the last preceding United States census; Dstributve occnu "(4) $2,500,000 for vocational education in distributive occu- pations, to be apportioned for expenditure in the several States and Territories in the proportion that their total population bears to the total population of the States and Territories, according to the last preceding United States census; Use of ftmds. "(b) The funds appropriated under authority of paragraphs (1) to (4), inclusive, of subsection (a) of this section may be used for assisting the several States and Territories, for the purposes therein specified, in the maintenance of adequate programs of administration, supervision, and teacher-training; for salaries and necessary travel expenses of teachers, teacher-trainers, vocational counselors, super- visors and directors of vocational education and vocational guidance; for securing necessary educational information and data as a basis for the proper development of programs of vocational education and vocational guidance; for training and work-experience training pro- grams for out-of-school youths; for training programs for appren- tices; for purchase or rent of equipment and supplies for vocational tate plan. instruction: Provided, That all expenditures for the purposes as set forth in this section shall be made in accordance with the State plan for vocational education. Funds available. U"() Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), the amount to be available for expenditure in any State or Territory shall be not less, for any fiscal year, than $40,000 each for vocational education in agriculture, in home economics, and in trades and industry; $15,000 Annual appropria for vocational education in distributive occupations and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1946, and annually thereafter, such additional sums as may be needed for the purpose of providing such minimum amounts. "EQUIB 2MKENMB AS TO MATCHING OF YNDS "SEC. 4 . The several States and Territories, in order to receive the benefits of this Act, shall be required to match by State and local funds or both 100 per centum of the appropriations made under authority of section 3. "MAKING OF PAYmENTS "SEO. 5. The Secretary of the Treasury, through the Fiscal Service of the Treasury Department, shall, upon the certification of the United States Commissioner of Education, pay, in equal semiannual pay- ments, on the first day of July and January of each year, to the cus- todian for vocational education of each State and Territory designated oStat. V -i in the Smith-Hughes Vocational Education Act, the moneys to which -a s. the State or Territory is entitled under the provisions of this Act. tU 16 776 [60 STAT.