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822 Conference commit tee. Point of order against designated restriction, PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 753-AUG. 2 , 1946 [60 STAT. specified in the following table opposite the name of the committee is being considered by the Committee on Appropriations: Name of Committee Purpose of Appropriation Committee on Agriculture and For- For the Department of Agriculture. estry. Committee on Civil Service----------- For the Post Office Department. Committee on Armed Services--------- For the Department of War; for the Department of the Navy. Committee on the District of Columbia_ For the District of Columbia. Committee on Public Works---------- For Rivers and Harbors. Committee on Foreign Relations-----. For the Diplomatic and Consular Service. "(b) At least one member of each committee enumerated in sub- paragraph (a), to be selected by his or their respective committees, shall be a member of any conference committee appointed to confer with the House upon the annual appropriation bill making appropria- tions for the purposes specified in the foregoing table opposite the name of his or their respective committee. "7. When a point of order is made against any restriction on the expenditure of funds appropriated in a general appropriation bill on the ground that the restriction violates this rule, the rule shall be construed strictly and, in case of doubt, in favor of the point of order." PART 2--RuELE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SEC. 121 . (a) Rule X of the Rules of the House of Representatives is amended to read as follows: "RULE X "STANDING COMMITTEES "(a) There shall be elected by the House, at the commencement of each Congress, the following standing committees: "1. Committee on Agriculture, to consist of twenty-seven Members. "2. Committee on Appropriations, to consist of forty-three Members. "3. Committee on Armed Services, to consist of thirty-three Members. "4. Committee on Banking and Currency, to consist of twenty-seven Members. "5. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, to consist of twenty-five Members. "6. Committee on the District of Columbia, to consist of twenty- five Members. "7. Committee on Education and Labor, to consist of twenty-five Members. "8. Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, to consist of twenty-five Members. "9. Committee on Foreign Affairs, to consist of twenty-five Mem- bers. "10. Committee on House Administration, to consist of twenty-five Members. "11. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to consist of twenty-seven Members. "12. Committee on the Judiciary, to consist of twenty-seven Mem- bers. "13. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, to consist of twenty-five Members.