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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 357-JULY 30, 1947 Department are inadequate, he is hereby authorized to procure services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 600), at rates not in excess of $50 per day for individuals, and to pay in connection therewith travel expenses of individuals, includ- ing actual transportation and per diem in lieu of subsistence while traveling from their homes or places of business to official duty station and return as may be authorized in travel orders or letters of appointment. SEC. 8. Section 3648, Revised Statutes (31 U. S. C. 529), shall not apply to payments made from appropriations contained in this Act in compliance with the laws of foreign countries or their ministerial regulations, to payments for rent in such countries for such periods as may be necessary to accord with local custom, or to payments made for tuition. SEC. 9. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act 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 who 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 member 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 organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: 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 Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government 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 emplovment the salary or wages for which aire paid from any appropriation in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon con- viction, 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. SEC. 10. No part of any money appropriated herein or included under any contract authority herein granted shall be expended for the payment of any commission on any land purchase contract in excess of 2 per centum of the purchase price. SEC. 11 . No part of any appropriation contained in this Act may be obligated for the construction of quarters, including heating and plumbing apparatus, wiring and fixtures, in continental United States, except in Alaska, for greater amounts per unit than follow: Permanent construction: For commissioned officer, $10,000. For commissioned warrant or warrant officer, $7,500. For enlisted man, $6,000. Temporary construction: For commissioned officer, $7,500. For commissioned warrant or warrant officer, $5,000. For enlisted man, $3,500. 571 60 Stat. 810. 5U.S. C.§55a. Advances of public moneys. Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. S. Gov- ernment. Affidavit. Penalty. Commissions on land purchase con- tracts. Construction of quarters, limitations