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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 186-JULY 1, 1947 for telephone service in public buildings under his administration by means of telephone switchboards or equivalent telephone switching equipment jointly serving in each case two or more governmental activities, where he determines that joint service is economical and in the interest of the Government, and to secure reimbursement for the cost of such joint service from available appropriations for tele- phone expenses of the bureaus and offices receiving the same. Furniture, carpets, and safes, public buildings: For the procure- ment, including transportation, of furniture, carpets, safes, safe and vault protective devices, and repairs of same, for use in public build- ings which are now, or may hereafter be, operated by the Post Office Department, $750,000: Provided, That excepting expenditures for labor for or incidental to the moving of equipment from or into public buildings, the foregoing appropriation shall not be used for personal services except for work done under contract or for temporary job labor under exigency and not exceeding at one time the sum of $100 at any one building: Providedfurther, That all furniture now owned by the United States in other public buildings or in buildings rented by the United States shall be used, so far as practicable, whether or not it corresponds with the present regulation plan of furniture. Deficiency in postal revenues: If the revenues of the Post Office Department shall be insufficient to meet the appropriations made under title II of this Act, a sum equal to such deficiency in the revenues of such Department is hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply such deficiency in the revenues of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and the sum needed may be advanced to the Post Office Department upon requisition of the Postmaster General. During the fiscal year 1948, the Postmaster General shall make quarterly reports to the Senate and House Committees on Appropria- tions, showing for each quarter the amount paid from each appropria- tion for overtime, the number of employees receiving such overtime, and the number of hours of overtime worked by such employees, together with a statement as to the necessity for such overtime work. This title may be cited as the "Post Office Department Appropriation Act, 1948". TITLE III-GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 301. 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 overthrow 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 organization of Govern- ment 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 overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided fur- ther, That any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Govern- ment 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 Government of the 233 Personal services, limitation. Use of present furni- ture. Deficiency appro- priation. Reports to Con- gress. Citation of title. Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. 8 . Govern. mont. Affidavit. Penalty.