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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 357-JULY 30, 1947 Construction, limi- tation on cost. Stabling. Vehicles. Publications. Sale of scrap or salvage material. Rep)rt of rocelpts and disbursements. Chemical agents, etc. Monroe Military Reservation, Virginia, for expenditure in the main- tenance, repair, and operation of wharves, roads, sewerage systems, and other utilities at said reservation shall be fixed by the Secretary of War during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, in proportion to the service rendered to such nonmilitary interests: Provided further, That no part of the funds herein appropriated shall be available for construction of a permanent nature of an additional building or an extension or addition to an existing building, the cost of which in any case exceeds $20,000: Provided further, That the monthly rental rate to be paid out of this appropriation for stabling any animal shall not exceed $15; In all, Engineer Service, Army, $320,739,000, to be accounted for as one fund. ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT ORDNANCE SERVICE AND SUPPLIES, ARMY For manufacture, procurement, storage, and issue, including research, planning, design, development, inspection, test, alteration, maintenance, repair, and handling of ordnance material, together with the machinery, supplies, and services necessary thereto; sup- plies and services in connection with the general work of the Ordnance Department, comprising police and office duties, rents, tolls, fuel, light, water, advertising, stationery, typewriting and computing machines, including their exchange, and furniture, tools, and instruments of service; instruction, training, and other incidental expenses of the ordnance service; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; ammunition for military salutes at Government establishments and institutions to which the issues of arms for salutes are authorized; services, material, tools, and appliances for operation of the testing machines and chemical laboratory in connection therewith; publi- cations for libraries of the Ordnance Department, including the Ordnance Office: Provided, That, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, not more than $25,000,000 of the amounts received by the War Department during the fiscal year 1948 as proceeds from the sale of scrap or salvage material shall be available for expenses of transportation, demilitarization, and other preparation for sale or salvage of military supplies, equipment, and mat6riel: Provided further,That a report of receipts and disbursements under this limi- tation shall be made quarterly to the Appropriation Committees of the Congress; $245,532,800, and in addition to this appropriation the Secretary may, prior to July 1, 1948, enter into contracts in an amount not in excess of $2,000,000. ROCK ISLAND BRIDGE, ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS For operating, repair, and preservation of Rock Island bridges and viaduct, and maintenance and repair of the arsenal street connecting the bridges, $44,000. CHEMICAL CORPS CHEMICAL SERVICE, ARMY For purchase, manufacture, and test of chemical agents and toxic substances, incendiary materials and munitions, gas masks, or other offensive or defensive materials or appliances required for chemical purposes, investigations, research, design, experimentation, and opera- tion, purchase of chemicals, special scientific and technical apparatus and instruments, including services connected therewith; construc- tion, maintenance, and repair of plants, buildings, and equipment, and the machinery therefor; receiving, storing, and issuing of supplies, 562 [61 STAT.