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61 STAT.] 80Tr CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 337-JULY 25, 1947 to the Bureau such sums as may be necessary therefor, which sums so transferred may be expended for the same objects and in the same manner as sums appropriated herein may be expended. The Federal Security Administrator may detail medical officers of the Public Health Service for cooperative health, safety, or sani- tation work with the Bureau of Mines, and the compensation and expenses of the officers so detailed may be paid from the applicable appropriations made herein for the Bureau of Mines. The Bureau of Mines is authorized, during the fiscal year 1948, to sell directly or through any Government agency, including cor- porations, any metal or mineral product that may be manufactured in pilot plants operated from funds appropriated to the Bureau of Mines, and the proceeds of such sales shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. The following appropriations herein made to the Bureau of Mines shall be available for the hire, maintenance, and operation of air- craft: "Operating rescue cars and stations and investigation of accidents'; "Investigation and development of domestic mineral deposits, except fuels"; and "Metallurgical research and pilot plants". The Department of Commerce is authorized to transfer to the Department of the Interior for the use of the Bureau of Mines, without compensation therefor, full jurisdiction, possession, and con- trol of the United States Weather Bureau Station at Mount Weather, in the counties of Loudoun and Clarke, State of Virginia, together with all buildings, improvements, furniture, and fixtures now in or upon the land. The Bureau of Mines is hereby authorized to acquire by transfer without exchange of funds, for three years, beginning July 1, 1947, from the War Department, the Navy Department, or the War Assets Administration, buildings, equipment, materials, and supplies of all kinds with an appraised value of not to exceed $3,000,000 from the surplus stores of these agencies, for use in performing its functions by the Bureau of Mines or by any office of the Bureau in the United States and Alaska: Provided, That the authorization in this para- graph for transfer of surplus property to the Bureau of Mines shall not be construed to deny to veterans the priority accorded to them in obtaining surplus property under Public Law 375, approved May 3, 1946. NATIONAL PARK SERVICE Salaries and expenses: For expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia, necessary for the general administration of the National Park Service, including $62,500 for printing and binding, $711,248. Regional offices: For expenses of regional offices, $659,407. National parks: For administration, protection, maintenance, and improvement of national parks, including necessary protection of the area of federally owned land in the custody of the National Park Service known as the Ocean Strip and Queets Corridor, adjacent to Olympic National Park, Washington, $3,500,000. National monument, historical, and military areas: For adminis- tration, protection, maintenance, improvement, and preservation of national monuments, historical parks, memorials, historic sites, mili- tary parks, battlefields, and cemeteries, including not exceeding $308 for right-of-way easements across privately owned railroad lands necessary for supplying water to the Statue of Liberty National Monument, and the maintenance of structures on the former Cape Hatteras Light Station Reservation within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recrional onal Area project, $1,496,000. 483 Detail of medical officers. Sale of mineral products. Aircraft. U. S.Weather Bureau Station, Mount Weather, Va. Acquisition of sur- plus property. 10 Stat. 16f- . 50 Ui. S(. . npp. s11621, 16222 ,1625, 1,27. Post, p. a1. Post, p. 621 .