PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 262-JULY 17, 1947 APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE For salaries and expenses, studies and examinations of executive agencies, by the Committee on Appropriations, to be expended in 2 Us.t)S.C. accordance with section 202 (b) of the Legislative Reorganization Act, 1946, $150,000. CLERK HIRE, MEMBERS AND DELEGATES For clerk hire necessarily employed by each Member and Delegate, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, in the discharge of his official and representative duties, $5,915,000, as authorized by law, including increased and additional compensation provided by 59Stat. 25;60 tat. the "Federal Employees Pay Act of 1945", as amended by the 5 U.. c . 901 et "Federal Employees Pay Act of 1946". $Peost, p. 7'27. st, . m CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE HOUSE Furniture: For furniture and materials for repairs of the same, including labor, tools, and machinery for furniture repair shops, and for the purchase of packing boxes, $100,000. Miscellaneous items: For miscellaneous items, exclusive of salaries unless specifically ordered by the House of Representatives, including the sum of $27,500 for payment to the Architect of the Capitol in 4stat. 10. accordance with section 208 of the Act approved October 9, 1940 (Public Law 812); the sum of $1,200 for the exchange, operation, maintenance and repair of the Clerk's motor vehicles; the sum of $500 for the exchange, operation, maintenance, and repair of the folding room motor truck; the sum of $2,200 for the purchase, exchange, maintenance, operation, and repair of the post-office motor vehicles for carrying the mails; the sum of $600 for hire of automobile for the Sergeant at Arms, and materials for folding; in all, $165,000: Restrictiom Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay the salaries of three additional laborers authorized in section 2 of the House Resolution Numbered 385, adopted December 17, 1943. Reporting hearings: For stenographic reports of hearings of committees other than special and select committees, $65,000. Po, p.e . Special and select committees: For salaries and expenses of special and select committees authorized by the House, $500,000. Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation: For the payment of the salaries and other expenses of the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation, $185,000. Office of the Coordinator of Information: For salaries and other expenses of the Office of the Coordinator of Information, $60,000. Telegraph and telephone: For telegraph and telephone service, exclusive of personal services, $400,000. Stationery: For a stationery allowance of $500 for each Repre- sentative, Delegate, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, for the second session of the Eightieth Congress, and for stationery for the use of the committees, departments, and officers of the House (not to exceed $8,000), $227,000, to remain available until expended. There is hereby established a revolving fund for the purpose of administering the funds appropriated for stationery allowances to each Representative, Delegate, the Resident Commis- sioner from Puerto Rico; and stationery for use of the committees, departments, and officers of the House. All moneys hereafter received by the stationery room of the House of Representatives from the sale of stationery supplies and other equipment shall be deposited in the revolving fund and shall be available for disbursement from the fund in the same manner as other sums that may be appropriated by the Congress for this purpose. The unexpended balance of all moneys [61 STAT.