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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1sT SESS.-CH. 211 -JULY 9, 1947 279 [CHAPTER 211] AN ACT Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice and Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and Bouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, namely: July 9, 1947 [H. R. 3311] [Public Law 166] Departments of State, Justice and Commerce, and the Judiciary Appropria- tion Act, 1948. TITLE I-DEPARTMENT OF STATE Departmentof State Appropriation Act, 1948. DEPARTMENT SERVICE Ante, pp. 118, 187, 188, 245; post, pp. 361 , 575, 582, 608 , 609, 613, Salaries and expenses, Department of State: For necessary expenses, 622,623 613 including personal services in the District of Columbia; salary of the P o st, pp. 613, 622- Under Secretary of State, $12,000; employment of aliens and temporary employment of persons in the United States, without regard to civil service and classification laws (not to exceed $20,000); health service program as authorized by the Act of August 8, 1946 (Public Law 0U. s.. 03 so. 658); not to exceed $30,000 for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the work of the Department of State; purchase of uniforms for chauffeurs; purchase of fourteen passenger motor vehicles, including one at not to exceed $3,000; and dues for library membership in societies or associations which issue publications to members only, or at a price to members lower than to subscribers who are not members, newspapers, teletype rentals, and tolls (not to exceed tolls. pentlsand $65,000); rental of tie lines; stenographic reporting and translating services by contract and services for the analysis and tabulation of technical information and the preparation of special maps, globes, and 41 geographic aids by contract, all without regard to section 3709 of the 5 60 Stat. 1018 . Revised Statutes, as amended; expenses as authorized by title VII 22 Us..C . 8 1041- (except section 705), of the Foreign Service Act of 1946; acquisition, M04aterials etc for production and free distribution of informational materials for use in information program connection with the operation, independently or through individuals, outside I . . including aliens, or public or private agencies (foreign or domestic), ( and without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes of an infor- mation program outside of the continental United States, including the purchase of radio time (except that funds herein appropriated shall not be used to purchase more than 75 per centum of the effective daily broadcasting time from any person or corporation holding an inter- national short-wave broadcasting license from the Federal Communica- tions Commission without the consent of such licensee), and the purchase, rental, construction, improvement, maintenance, and opera- tion of facilities for radio transmission and reception; purchase and tationeto foreigngov- presentation of various objects of a cultural nature suitable for e"ments. presentation (through diplomatic and consular offices) to foreign governments, schools, or other cultural or patriotic organizations, the purchase, rental, distribution, and operation of motion-picture pro- jection equipment and supplies, including rental of halls, hire of motion-picture projector operators, and all other necessary services by contract or otherwise without regard to section 3709 of the Revised 41"v. c 5. Statutes; refund of fees erroneously charged and paid for the issue of paRfortf certain passports as authorized by law (22 U. S . C . 214a); not to exceed $40,000 44 Stat. 887 . for deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty mail of the Department of State as required by the Act of June 28, 1944; the 390Its.3 . i § 3210- examination of estimates of appropriations in the field; and mamte- 32 1h nance and operation of passport and despatch agencies established by