Open main menu

Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/247

This page needs to be proofread.

61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 186-JULY 1, 1947 BUREAU OF THE MINT Office of the Director: For personal services in the District of Columbia and for assay laboratory chemicals, fuel, materials, balances, weights, specimens of coins, ores, and travel and other expenses incident to the examination of mints, visiting mints for the purpose of super- intending the annual settlement, and for the collection of statistics relative to the annual production and consumption of the precious metals in the United States, $185,000. Transportation of bullion and coin: For transportation of bullion and coin, between mints, assay offices, and bullion depositories, $22,500, including compensation of temporary employees and other necessary expenses. Mints and assay offices: For necessary expenses at the mints at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; San Francisco, California; and Denver, Colorado; the assay offices at New York, New York; and Seattle, Wash- ington, and the bullion depositories at Fort Knox, Kentucky; and West Point, New York, and for carrying out the provisions of the Gold Reserve Act of 1934 and the Silver Purchase Act of 1934, includ- ing new machinery and repairs, arms and ammunition, purchase and maintenance of uniforms and accessories for guards, protective devices, and their maintenance, training of employees in use of fire arms and protective devices, purchase of a station wagon, cases and enameling for medals manufactured, net wastage in melting and refining and in coining departments, loss on sale of sweeps arising from the treatment of bullion and the manufacture of coins, not to exceed $1,000 for the expenses of the annual assay commission, and not exceeding $1,000 for the acquisition, at the dollar face amount or otherwise, of specimen and rare coins, including United States and foreign gold coins and pieces of gold used as, or in lieu of, money, and ores, for addition to the Government's collection of such coins, pieces, and ores; $6,250,000. Printing and binding: For printing and binding for the Bureau of the Mint, $10,000. BUREAU OF FEDERAL SUPPLY Salaries and expenses: For necessary expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia and in the field service, office supplies and materials, stationery, fuel, light, electric current, and other expenses for carrying into etfect regulations governing the pro- curement, warehousing, and distribution by the Bureau of Federal Supply of the Treasury Department of property, equipment, stores, and supplies in the District of Columbia and in the field, $1,310,000: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to transfer to this appropriation from any appropriations or funds available to the several departments and establishments of the Government such amounts as may be approved by the Bureau of the Budget, not to exceed the sum of (a) the amount of the annual com- pensation of employees who mav be transferred or detailed to the Bureau of Federal Supply, respectively, from any such department or establishment, where the transfer or detail of such employee is incident to a transfer of a function or functions to that Bureau and (b) such amount as the Bureau of the Budget may determine to be necessary for expenses other than personal services incident to the proper carry- ing out of functions so transferred: Providedfurther, That when there has been or shall be transferred from any agency of the Government to the Bureau of Federal Supply any function of warehousing, and the agency from which such function is being transferred is authorized at the time of such transfer to perform functions of procurement, ware- housing, or distribution of property, equipment, stores, or supplies for non-Federal agencies the Bureau of Federal Supply is authorized to 223 48 Stat. 337, 1178. 31U.S.C.§§440. 448. Annual assay com- mission. Post, p. 624 . Transfer of funds. Continuance of warehousingfunetions for non-Federal agen- cies.