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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 113- -MAR. 28, 1946 For all printing and binding for the General Accounting Office, including monthly and annual editions of selected decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, $300,000. INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION General expenses: For expenses necessary in performing the func- tions vested by law in the Commission (49 U. S. C . 1-24, 301-327, 901-923, 1001-1022), except those otherwise specifically provided for in this Act, and for general administration, including one chief counsel, one director of finance, one director of motor transport, and one director of traffic, at $10,000 each per annum; not to exceed $50,000 for the employment of special counsel; traveling expenses; contract steno- graphic reporting services; personal services in the District of Colum- bia; procurement and exchange of books, reports, newspapers (not to exceed $200), and periodicals; and purchase (not to exceed thirty- seven used or surplus), maintenance, repair, and operation of pas- senger automobiles; $8,075,000: Provided, That Joint Board mem- bers may use Government transportation requests when traveling in connection with their duties as such: Provided further, That not to exceed $5,000 may be used for the purchase of evidence in connection with investigations of apparent violations of part II of the Inter- state Commerce Act. Railroad safety: For expenses necessary in performing functions authorized by law (45 U. S . C . 1-15,17-21,35-46, 61-64; 49 U. S . C . 26) to insure a maximum of safety in the operation of railroads, including authority to investigate, test experimentally, and report on the use and need of any appliances or systems intended to promote the safety of railway operation, including those pertaining to block-signal and train-control systems, as authorized by the joint resolution approved June 30, 1906, and the Sundry Civil Act of May 27, 1908 (45 U. S. C. 35-37), and to require carriers by railroad subject to the Act to install automatic train-stop or train-control devices as prescribed by the Commission (49 U. S . C . 26), including the employment of inspectors, necessary engineers, personal services in the District of Columbia, and travel expenses, $812,000. Locomotive inspection: For expenses necessary in the enforcement of the Act of February 17, 1911, entitled "An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by compelling com- non carriers engaged in interstate commerce to equip their locomo- tives with safe and suitable boilers and appurtenances thereto", as amended (45 U. S. C . 22-34), including travel expenses and personal services in the District of Columbia, $535,000. Printing and binding: For all printing and binding for the Inter- state Commerce Commission, including not to exceed $17,000 to print and furnish to the States, at cost, blank annual report forms of common carriers, and the receipts from such sales shall be credited to this appropriation, $175,000. Penalty mail costs: For deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty mail of the Interstate Commerce Commission as required by section 2 of the Act of June 28, 1944 (Public Law 364), $24,000. 71 49 U. S. C., Supp. V, chs. 1, 8, 12, 13. Ante, p. 21. Government trans- portation requests. 54 Stat. 919. 49U. S.0. §301; Supp. V, § 301 t seq. 34 Stat. 838; 35 Stat. 325. 41 Stat. 498 36 Stat. 913 . 45 U. S. C., Supp. V, 125. 58 Btat. 394. 39 U. S. C., Supp. V, §321d. NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS P, p. 613 . For necessary salaries and expenses of the National Advisory Com- mittee for Aeronautics, including contracts for personal services in the making of special investigations and reports; traveling expenses of members and employees, including the cost of a compartment or Salaries and a- penses.