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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 870-AUG. 8 , 1946 this Act shall not in any case continue for more than thirty days after the date of approval of this Act. AUDITED CLAIMS SEC. 204. For the payment of claims certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 18 Stat. 110 . 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S . C. 713), and under appropria- tions heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1944 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 23 Stat. 24. 1884 (5 U. S . C . 266), as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 728, Seventy-ninth Congress, there is appropriated the sum of $504,495.10, together with such additional sum due to increases in rates of exchange as may be necessary to pay claims in the foreign currency and interest as specified in certain of the settlements of the General Accounting Office, to be disbursed and accounted for as a single fund, and $1,728.43 payable from postal revenues; in all, $506,223.53. SEC. 205. For the payment of claims allowed by the General Accounting Office pursuant to the Act entitled "An Act granting travel pay and other allowances to certain soldiers of the War with Spain and the Philippine Insurrection who were discharged in the Philippine 10U. .C., upp. Islands", approved December 5, 1945 (Public Act Numbered 247, V, §§ 86f-866j. Seventy-ninth Congress), and which have been certified to the Seventy- 23 Stat. 254. ninth Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S . C . 266), under the War Department in House Document Numbered 724, $30,591.32. TITLE III-GENERAL PROVISIONS Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against SEC. 301. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall thoradvoating ovr- be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who engages in a ment. strike against the Government of the United States or who is a mem- ber of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advo- cates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the over- throw of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Affidavit. Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit has not con- trary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike against the Government of the United States, is not a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or that such person does not advo- cate, and is not a member of an organization that advocates, the over- throw of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Penalty. Providedfurther, That any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organiza- tion of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Gov- ernment of the United States by force or violence and accepts employ- ment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appropriation in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law. AnU, p. 7. SEC. 302. Section 2 (a) of the Act of June 11, 1946 (Public Law 404, Seventy-ninth Congress), is amended by striking out the period at the 918 [60 STAT.