PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 268-JULY 18, 1947 60 Stat. 854. 6 U.S. C. § 421d. 42 U. 8. 0. §§1501- 1605,1521-1524 . Restriction. FUEL, NAVY For fuel, water, and other utilities for submarine bases and naval vessels, including expenses of storage and handling; removal of fuel refuse from ships and maintenance and general operation of fleet fueling facilities; $54,000,000. BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT For equipment, supplies, maintenance, and operation of Medical Department activities ashore and afloat, and compensation of employ- ees; tolls and ferriage; necessary instruction of personnel, including equipment; issuance of medical bulletins and information; laundry supplies and services; care of the dead as authorized by law, including transportation; purchase of technical books and periodicals; optical supplies for naval personnel under regulations prescribed by the Secre- tary; and other necessary expenses, including care, maintenance and treatment of patients in naval and other hospitals, as provided by regulation; $37,500,000. BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS MAINTENANCE, BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS For the pay of employees in the field service, materials, supplies, and facilities necessary for the operation and general maintenance of activities and properties under the cognizance of the Bureau of Yards and Docks; contribution to the support of schools as authorized by sec- tion 13 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 604); $128,650,000; for expenses of operation and maintenance of housing projects main- tained and operated as such by the Navy Department and developed under the provisions of the Acts of June 28, 1940 (54 Stat. 676); Sep- tember 9, 1940 (54 Stat. 872); October 14, 1940 (54 Stat. 1125); March 1, 1941 (55 Stat. 14); May 24, 1941 (55 Stat. 197); and December 17, 1941 (55 Stat. 810), including utilities, roads, walks, and accessories, and expenses found necessary in the disposition of any such property or the removal of temporary housing, $3,800,000; in all, $132,450,000: Provided,That none of these funds shall be used to pay for the main- tenance or operation of any defense housing unit for any civilian employees of the Navy Department unless the rental rate charged for the civilian occupancy of any such defense housing unit shall be at the rate prescribed by law or in pursuance of law for housing of sim- ilar character and size in the general geographical area where such defense housing may be located. BUREAU OF AERONAUTICS AVIATION, NAVY For new construction and procurement of aircraft and equipment, spare parts and accessories, including expansions of and facilities in public or private plants, and for the employment of group IVb per- sonnel in the Bureau of Aeronautics necessary for the purposes of this item of appropriation, $90,000,000; for replacement of navigational and radio equipment for aircraft in service, aerological, photographic, and miscellaneous equipment, including repairs thereto, $18,000,000; for maintenance, repair, and operation of aircraft, aircraft factory, air stations, testing laboratories, fleet and all other aviation activities, technical books and periodicals for use in the Bureau of Aeronautics )388 [61 STAT.