Open main menu

Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/582

This page needs to be proofread.

PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 357-JULY 30, 1947 Post, p. 702. 56 Stat. 214 . Charges against other appropria- tions. Transfer of vessels. Telegraph, etc. , sys- tems. Vehicles. Telephone appara- tus. on active duty, including travel allowances of attendants accompany- ing remains, communication service, transportation of remains, and acquisition by lease or otherwise of temporary burial sites; $83,299,300; Horses, draft and pack animals: For the purchase of draft and pack animals and horses within limits as to age, sex, and size to be prescribed by the Secretary of War for remounts for officers entitled to public mounts, for the United States Military Academy, and for such organizations and members of the military service as may be required to be mounted, and for expenses incident to such purchases, $33,400; In all, Quartermaster Service, Army, $699,646,960, to be disbursed and accounted for as one fund. TRANSPORTATION CORPS TRANSPORTATION SERVICE, ARMY For expenses necessary for the transportation of Army supplies, equipment, funds of the Army, including packing, crating, and unpacking; maintenance and operation of transportation facilities and installations, including the purchase, construction, alteration, operation, lease, repair, development, and maintenance of and research in transportation equipment, including boats, vessels, motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles and railroad equipment; personal services in the District of Columbia; procurement of supplies and equipment; printing and binding; communication service; maps; wharfage, tolls, ferriage, drayage and cartage; premiums and indemnification for risks insured pursuant to the Act of April 11, 1942 (46 U. S . C. 112 8-11 2 8g); conducting instruction in Army transportation activi- ties; transportation on Army vessels of privately owned automobiles of Army personnel upon change of station; $374,055,100: Provided, That during the fiscal year 1948 the cost of transportation from point of origin to the first point of storage or consumption of supplies, equipment, and material in connection with the manufacturing and purchasing activities of the Quartermaster Corps may be charged to the appropriations from which such supplies, equipment, and material are procured: Provided further, That vessels under the jurisdiction of the Maritime Commission, the War Department, or the Navy Department, may be transferred or otherwise made available without reimbursement to any of such agencies upon the request of the head of one agency and the approval of the agency having jurisdiction of the vessels concerned. SIGNAL CORPS SIGNAL SERVICE OF TIIE ARMY Purchase, equipment, operation, and repair of military telegraph, telephone, radio, cable, and signaling systems; signal equipment and stores, heliographs, signal lanterns, flags, and other necessary instru- ments; wind vanes; barometers, anemometers, thermometers, and other meteorological instruments; photographic and cinematographic work performed for the Army by the Signal Corps; motorcycles, motor-driven and other vehicles for technical and official purposes in connection with the construction, operation, and maintenance of com- munication or signaling systems, and supplies for their operation and maintenance; maps for use of the Signal Corps and in the office of the Chief Signal Officer; telephone apparatus, including rental and pay- ment for commercial, exchange, message, trunk-line, long-distance, and leased-line telephone service at or connecting any post, camp, can- [61 STAT.