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264 PUBLIC LAWS--CH. 210-JULY 8, 1947 [61 STAT. and the making of contracts by the United States, approved June 49 tat. 2038. 30, 1936 (41 U. S . C. 38), and the functions under the Fair Labor 52Stato. 1060. Standards Act transferred under and pursuant to Reorganization 219. Plan Numbered 2 of 1946, including stenographic reporting services Ante, p . 87. so stat. 1095. by contract as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 5 U.s. C . 133y-16 (Public Law 600), and reimbursement to State, Federal, and local note. 60 Stat. 810. agencies and their employees for services rendered, $309,000. Attendance at con- The appropriation in this title for traveling expenses shall be avail- ferences. able for expenses of attendance of cooperating officials and consultants at conferences concerned with the work of the Wage and Hour Division when called by the Division with the written approval of the Secretary of Labor, and shall be available in an amount not to exceed $5,250 for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the work of the Wage and Hour Division when incurred on the written authority of the Secretary of Labor. Transfer of funds. In order that the Secretary may effectuate necessary reorganizations within the Department and field, he may transfer to the appropriations under this title from funds appropriated, other than grants to States for public employment offices, such sums as necessary, but not to exceed 2 per centum of the total funds appropriated: Provided, That such transfer or transfers shall not be used for the purpose of creating new functions within the Department, or for the continuation of any function which the Congress in its final report recommends be discon- tinued: Providedfurther, That no appropriation item shall be reduced more than 5 per centum by such transfer. citation of title. This title may be cited as the "Department of Labor Appropriation Act, 1948". Federal Security Agency Appropria- tion Act, 1948. Ante, pp. 118, 184, 187, 188 , 245; post, pp. 361, 437, 615, 942. 41 Stat. 272 . TITLE II-FEDERAL SECURITY AGENCY AMERICAN PBINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND Education of the blind: For carrying out the Act of August 4, 1919, as amended (20 U. S . C. 101), $115,000. BUREAU OF EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION Salaries and expenses: For necessary administrative expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia; temporary 6otat. 81o. services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 U.S .0. . (Public Law 600), but, in the case of stenographic reporting services on a fee basis, without regard to the limitation on rates in such section and, in the case of other services, at rates not in excess of $35 per diem for individuals; purchase of five passenger motor vehicles; and not to exceed $41 000 for the Employees' Compensation Board of Appeals; 41 u..s. Co. $1,316,200: Provided,That section 3709, Revised Statutes, as amended shall not apply to any purchase or service outside continental United States when the aggregate amount involved does not exceed $500. Employees' compensation fund: For the payment of compensation and other benefits and expenses (except administrative expenses) authorized by law and accruing during the current or any prior fiscal year, including payments to other Federal agencies for medical and hospital services pursuant to agreement approved by the Bureau of Employees' Compensation; the advancement of costs for enforcement Rehabilitation ex- of recoveries in third-party cases; rehabilitation expenses, including fees or other payments to other agencies of the United States and public or private agencies, including individuals, for services or facilities rendered or furnished pursuant to agreement approved by Medical services, the Bureau; the furnishing of medical and hospital services and . supplies, treatment, and funeral and burial expenses, including trans- portation and other expenses incidental to such services. treatment,