PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 82 --MAY 26, 1947 60 Stat. 594. 60 Stat. 160 . 60 Stat. 35, 203, 216, 480. 716, 717, 749, 752. 39U.S.C.§§856a, 862a, 862b , 867a, 877, 878;5U. S. C. § 645a, 645b, 672b-673, 902 et seq.;28U.S.C.§55, 213, 241, 296, 301, 324, 597-597c. Ante, p. 40; post, p. 727. 60 Stat. 587. Restriction on funds for personal services. Exception. Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. 8. Gov- ernment. Affidavit. Inter-American Educational Foundation, Inc.: "Administrative expenses" (increase of $15,000 in the limitation upon the amount of the corporate funds which may be used for administrative expenses). WAR DEPARTMENT Civil functions of the War Department: Quartermaster Corps: "Cemeterial expenses", $48,000; Signal Corps: "Alaska Communication System", $53,000; The Panama Canal: "Civil government", $357,000. SEC. 201. The restrictions contained within appropriations or affect- ing appropriations or other funds, available during the fiscal year 1947, limiting the amounts which may be expended for personal services or for other purposes involving personal services, or amounts which may be transferred between appropriations or authorizations, are hereby waived to the extent necessary to meet increased pay costs authorized by the Acts of March 6, 1946 (Public Law 317), May 21, 1946 (Public Law 386), May 24, 1946 (Public Law 390), July 5 1946 (Public Law 491), July 31, 1946 (Public Laws 567, 568, and 5i7), and August 1, 1946 (Public Law 582), and other legislation enacted during or applicable to the fiscal year 1947 authorizing increased pay for civilian employees of the Government. TITLE III-REDUCTIONS IN APPROPRIATION The amount made available to the Federal Public Housing Authority for "Annual contributions, fiscal year, 1947", is hereby reduced in the amount of $2,500,000, such amount to be carried to the surplus fund and covered into the Treasury immediately upon the approval of this Act. TITLE IV-GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 400. No appropriation or fund made available by this or any other appropriation Act to the executive departments and establish- ments, including corporations, for personal services shall be available to pay any increased cost resulting from the allocation or reallocation hereafter of a position to a higher grade, or resulting from the creation of a new position, if such increased cost would result in an increase in the total obligations on an annual basis under such appropriation or fund: Provided, That this prohibition shall not apply to the initial creation of positions to carry out new programs or functions for which specific appropriations are made available. SEC. 401. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or is a member of an organization that advocates, the over- throw of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit has not contrary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike against the Government of the United States, is not a member of an organiza- tion of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or that such person does not advocate, and is not a member of an organization that advocates, the [61 STAT.