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79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 744-AUG. 2 ,1946 or of any passenger motor vehicle or aircraft leased by the Government, for other than official purposes or otherwise vio- lates the provisions of this paragraph shall be suspended from duty by the head of the department concerned, without com- pensation, for not less than one month, and shall be suspended for a longer period or summarily removed from office if circum- stances warrant. The limitations of this paragraph shall not apply to any motor vehicles or aircraft for official use of the President, the heads of the executive departments enumerated in 5 U. S. C. 1, ambassadors, ministers, charges d'affaires, and other principal diplomatic and consular officials. "(d) In the budgets for the fiscal year 1948 and subsequent fiscal years there shall be submitted in detail estimates for such necessary appropriations as are intended to be used for purchase or hire of passenger motor vehicles or for purchase, maintenance, or operation of aircraft, specifying the sums required, the public purposes for which said conveyances are intended, the number of currently owned conveyances to be continued in use, and the officials or employees by whom all of such conveyances are to be used. "(e) The acquisition of aircraft or passenger motor vehicles by any agency by transfer from another department of the Government shall be considered as a purchase within the meaning hereof." (b) The second paragraph of section 3 of the Act of March 18, 1904 (33 Stat. 142; 5 U. S . C . 77), is hereby repealed. Section 4 of the Act of February 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 687; 5 U. S. C. 77), is hereby amended to read as follows: "All motor vehicles acquired and used for official purposes of the departmental service in the District of Columbia shall have con- spicuously imprinted thereon at all times the full name of the executive department or other branch of the public service to which the same belong and in the service of which the same are used." SEC. 17 . (a) The following statutes or parts of statutes are hereby repealed: Sections 1779 and 192, as amended, of the Revised Statutes (5 U. S. C. 102); The Act of January 21,1881 (44 U. S . C . 323); Section 3 of the Act of March 15, 1898 (31 U. S. C. 678). (b) That portion of the Act of July 31, 1876, (44 U. S. C. 321; 19 Stat. 105), reading as follows: "and in no case of advertisement for contracts for the public service shall the same be published in any newspaper published and printed in the District of Columbia unless the supplies or labor covered by such advertisement are to be fur- nished or performed in said District of Columbia" is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof "or in the adjoining counties of Maryland or Virginia". (c) That portion of the Act of June 23, 1906 (3 U. S. C. 43) read- ing as follows: "not exceeding $25,000 per annum" is hereby amended to read, "not exceeding $40,000 per annum". SEC. 18. The word "department" as used in this Act shall be con- strued to include independent establishments, other agencies, wholly owned Government corporations (the transactions of which corpora- tions shall be subject to the authorizations and limitations of this Act, except that section 9 shall apply to their administrative trans- actions only), and the government of the District of Columbia, but shall not include the Senate, House of Representatives, or office of the Architect of the Capitol, or the officers or employees thereof. The words "continental United States" as used herein shall be con- strued to mean the forty-eight States and the District of Columbia. The word "Government' shall be construed to include the government Nonapplicabiity. Budget eestimate .Acquisition by transfer. Repeal. Imprint of depart- mentname on vehicle Repeals. 21 Sta' . 317. 30 Stat. 316 . Ad(vertisl ent for cont rcts. President's travel. ing expenses. 34 Stat. 454 . "Department." Ante, p. 80i. "Continental United States." "Oovernm it." 60 STAT.] 811