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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 870-AUG. 8, 1946 TITLE 1-GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS LEGISLATIrE SENATE To enable the Secretary of the Senate to make the additional dis- bursements and to perform the additional duties and functions required of his office by reason of the enactment of the Legislative Reorgan- ization Act of 1946, fiscal year 1947, $173,667; and he is hereby author- ized, subject to the approval of the chairman of the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate (Committee on Rules and Administration, if and when elected), to allocate neces- sary portions of the said sum to the various Senate appropriations and to make transfers between same, including those contained in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1947 and those provided for in the said Reorganization Act: Provided, however, That the positions and funds now allocated to any Senator or to any standing committee chairman shall be continued until March 31, 1947, unless otherwise directed by the Senator or the chairman. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS TO SENATORS For compensation of an administrative assistant to each Senator, to be appointed by him, at a base salary of not to exceed $8,000 per year, to assist him in carrying out his departmental business and other duties, fiscal year 1947, $384,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be available at the beginning of the Eightieth Congress. SENATE POLICY COMM1'TEE For maintenance of a staff for a majority policy committee and a minority policy committee in the Senate, consisting of seven mem- bers each, for the formulation of over-all legislative policy of the respective parties, the members of such staffs to assist in study, analysis and research on problems involved in policy determinations, and to be appointed, and their compensation fixed, by the policy committee concerned, at rates not to exceed $8,000 per annum in any case, $15,000 for each such committee, in all, fiscal year 1947, $30,000, to be available at the beginning of the Eightieth Congress. CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE SENATE For purchase, exchange, driving, maintenance, and operation of two automobiles, one for the majority leader of the Senate and one for the minority leader of the Senate, fiscal year 1947, $13,000. For an additional amount for expenses of inquiries and investiga- tions ordered by the Senate, including compensation to stenographers of committees, at such rate as may be fixed by the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate, but not exceeding 25 cents per hundred words, fiscal year 1947, $150,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended for per diem and subsistence expenses except in accordance with the provisions of the Subsistence Expense Act of 1926, approved June 3,1926, as amended. Ante, p. 812. Ante, p. 388. Ante, p. 391. 44 Stat. 688. 6U. 8.0.I. 821-823, 824-833; Supp.V , § 823. OFFICE OF SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER For an amount necessary to increase salaries in the Senate Press ARte, p. 39 . Gallery, beginning July 1, 1946, as follows: Superintendent from $3,660 to $3,820; one assistant superintendent from $3,000 to $3,200;