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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 356-JULY 30, 1947 41 Sta. 26 7. of August 20 1912, as amended, and for inspection and certification of plants and plant products to meet the sanitary requirements of foreign countries, as authorized in section 102 of the Organic Act of 58 Stat.73. 1944 (7 U.S. C. 147a), $2,000,000. CONTROL OF EMERGENCY OUTBREAKS OF INSECTS AND PLANT DISEASES For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the joint reso- lution approved May 9, 1938 (7 U. S. C . 148-148e), including the operation and maintenance of airplanes and the purchase of not to with exceed three, and surveys and control operations in Canada in coop- eration with the Canadian Government or local Canadian authorities, and the employment of Canadian citizens, $2,050,000. BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY SALARIES AND EXPENSES 12 Stat. 387. Transfer of real property. 62 Stat. 37. Storage building. For expenses necessary for investigations, experiments, and demon- strations hereinafter authorized, including not to exceed $237,746 for personal services in the District of Columbia, as follows: Agricultural chemical investigations: For conducting the investi- gations contemplated by the Act of May 15, 1862 (5 U. S . C. 511, 512), relating to the application of chemistry to agriculture; for the biologi- cal, chemical, physical, microscopical, and technological investigation of foods, feeds, drugs, plant and animal products, and substances used in the manufacture thereof; for investigations of the physiological effects and for the pharmacological testing of such products and of insecticides; for the investigation and development of methods for the manufacture of sugars, sugar sirups, and starches and the utiliza- tion of new agricultural materials for such purposes; and for the technological investigation of the utilization of fruits and vegetables and for frozen pack investigations; $511,500, and there shall be trans- ferred to the Bureau of Agricultural and Industrial Chemistry, from Government surplus without compensation therefor, a certain parcel of real property of approximately one acre (consisting of lots 37 and 38 of Deal and Kreiser Subdivision, and lots 24 and 25 of tract 728 in the city of Pasadena, California), valued at approximately $15,800. Naval-stores investigations: For the investigation of naval stores (turpentine and rosin) and their components; the investigation and experimental demonstration of improved equipment, methods, or processes of preparing naval stores; and the weighing, storing, han- dling, transportation, and utilization of naval stores, $152,550. Regional research laboratories: For continuing the researches established under the provisions of section 202 (a) to 202 (e), inclusive, of title II of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 (7 U. S. C. 1292), including research on food products of farm com- modities, $5,000,000, including not to exceed $30,000 for the construc- tion of a commodity and equipment storage building at the Western Regional Research Laboratory located at Albany, California. BUREAU OF HUMAN N'UTRITION AND HOME ECONonoIC Salaries and expenses: For necessary expenses, including not to exceed $305,000 for personal services in the District of Columbia, for conducting investigations of the relative utility and economy of agri- cultural products for food, clothing, and other uses in the home, with special suggestions of plans and methods for the more effective utiliza- tion of such products for these purposes, and such economic investiga- tions, including housing and household buying, as have for their pur- pose the improvement of the rural home, and for disseminating useful information on this subject, $800,000. 52 Stat. 344. [61 STAT.