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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., IST SESS.-CHS. 25 , 26- -MAR. 29, 31 , 1947 "National Capital Parks", $87,600; "National Capital Park and Planning Commission", $4,700; "National Zoological Park", $39,100. DIVISION OF EXPENSES The sums appropriated in this Act for the District of Columbia shall, unless otherwise specifically provided, be paid out of the general fund of the District of Columbia, as defined in the District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1947. SEC. 2. The restrictions contained within appropriations or affect- ing appropriations or other funds, available during the fiscal year 1947, limiting the amounts which may be expended for personal serv- ices or for other purposes involving personal services, or amounts which may be transferred between appropriations or authorizations, are hereby waived with respect to the foregoing items to the extent necessary to meet increased pay costs authorized by the Acts of March 6, 1946 (Public Law 317), May 21, 1946 (Public Law 386), May 24, 1946 (Public Law 390), July 5, 1946 (Public Law 491), July 31, 1946 (Public Laws 567, 568, and 577), and August 1, 1946 (Public Law 582), and other legislation enacted during or applicable to the fiscal year 1947 authorizing increased pay for civilian employees of the Government. Approved March 29, 1947. [CHAPTER 26] AN ACT To establish an Office of Selective Service Records to liquidate the Selective Service System following the termination of its functions on March 31, 1947, and to preserve and service the Selective Service records, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby established an Office of Selective Service Records, to be headed by a Director who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and shall receive compensation at the rate of $10,000 per year. SEC. 2 . The functions, duties, and responsibilties of the Office of Selective Service Records shall be (a) to liquidate the Selective Service System, which liquidation shall be completed as rapidly as possible after March 31, 1947, but in any event not later than March 31, 1948, except as herein provided; (b) to preserve and service the records of Selective Service; and (c) to perform such other duties relating to the preservation of records, knowledge, and methods of Selective Service, not inconsistent with law. SEC. 3 . The unexpended balances of funds available to the Selective Service System are hereby made available to the Office of Selective Service Records for the purposes of this Act and such additional appropriations as are necessary therefor are hereby authorized. SEC. 4 . All property, records, and personnel of the Selective Service System are hereby transferred to the Office of Selective Service Rec- ords and authority is hereby granted to the Director of the Office of Selective Service Records to transfer, without reimbursement, and with the approval of the War Assets Administration, to the National Guard in the several States, the District of Columbia, and Territories and possessions of the United States, or to the Organized Reserves of the armed forces, surplus property of the Selective Service System. 31 District of Colum- bia. 60 Stat. 501. Waiver of restric- tions. 60 Stat. 35, 203, 216, 480, 716, 717, 719, 752, 39U.S.C.§§856a, 862a, 862b , 867a, 877, 878;6U.S.C.§§645a. 645b, 902 et seq.: 28 U. S. C. §§ 5. 213, 241, 296, 301, 324. Post, pp. 40, 727. March 31, 1947 [S. 918] [Public Law 261 Office of Selec:tve Service Recorls. Director; coilllnels- tion. Functions, etc., of Olllt' . Liquidaltila of Se. lectihe Setrvie' Svs- temi. Availability of funds. Appropriations au- thorized. Post, pp. 105, 617. Transfer of proper- ty, etc.