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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CH. 356-JULY 30, 1947 authorized in title II of this Act for such fiscal year) shall be avail- able for the payment of claims pursuant to part 2 of the Federal Tort Claims Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 601). SEC. 7 . No part of any appropriation contained in this title shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit has not contrary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike against the Government of the United States, is not a mem- ber of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or that such person does not advocate, and is not a member of an organiza- tion that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided further, That such adminis- trative or supervisory employees of the Department as may be desig- nated for the purpose by the Secretary are hereby authorized to administer the oaths to persons making affidavits required by this section, and they shall charge no fee for so doing: Providedfurther, That any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Govern- ment employees that asserts the right to strike against the Govern- ment of the United States, or who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence and accepts employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appropriation contained in this title shall be guilty of a felony and, upon convic- tion, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law: Provided further That nothing in this section shall be construed to require an affidavit from any person employed for less than sixty days for sudden emergency work involving the loss of human life or destruction of prol)erty, and pay- ment of salary or wages may be made to such persons from applicable appropriations for services rendered in such emergency without execution of the affidavit contemplated by this section. SEC. 8. Limitations on amounts to be expended for personal services under appropriations in this Act shall not apply tolump-sum leave payments pursuant to the Act of December 21, 1944 (Public Law 525) : Provided,That in expending the appropriation herein for "In- spection and quarantine, Bureau of Animal Industry," service shall be maintained at all stockyards having such service during the last quarter of the fiscal year 1947. SEC. 9. This Act may be cited as the "Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1948'. TITLE II-GOVERNMENT CORPORATIONS SEC. 201. The following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation for the current fiscal year, namely: Operating expenses: For operating and administrative expenses, $5,000,000, including not to exceed $700 for newspapers. Subscriptions to capital stock, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation: To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to subscribe and pay for 549 Infra. 60 Stat. 843. 28U.S.C.§§921, 922. Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. 8. Gov- ernment. Affidavit. Administration of oaths. Penalty. Emergency work. Lump-sum leave payments. 58 Stat. 845 . 5U.S.C. §§61b- 61e. Short title. Post, p. 574 . Federal Crop Insur- ance Corp.