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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 359-JULY 30, 1947 expenses of attendance at meetings of organizations concerned with the work of the agency: Providedfurther,That on or before November 1, 1947, the Philippine Alien Property Administrator shall make a report to the Appropriations Committees of the Senate and the House of Representatives giving detailed information on all administrative and nonadministrative expenses incurred during the fiscal year 1947, in connection with the activities of the Philippine Alien Property Administration. WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION Salaries and expenses: There is hereby appropriated from the special fund account in the Treasury as provided for in the First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1946, not to exceed $257,149,270 for the fiscal year 1948 for necessary expenses of the War Assets Adminis- tration established by Executive Order 9689; for allocation or reimbursement by the War Assets Administrator to Government agencies designated by the Administrator as disposal agencies by or pursuant to the Surplus Property Act of 1944, and for payment to Government agencies designated by the Administrator for rendering special services in connection with the disposal of surplus property, in such amounts as shall be approved by the Bureau of the Budget; and for allocation or reimbursement to owning agencies for the care and handling (including pay and allowances and subsistence of mili- tary and naval personnel) of surplus property subsequent to the filing of a declaration of surplus covering such property with a disposal agency designated by the Administrator, or, if the Administrator prescribes procedures whereby declarations of surplus are made at approximately the time of disposal or removal, subsequent to notice by the owning agency to the disposal agency that property has been determined to be surplus and is subject to such procedures, such funds to be available for personal services in the District of Columbia; fees and mileage of witnesses at rates provided by law for witnesses attend- ing in the United States courts (28 U. S. C. 600c); payment of claims pursuant to part 2 of the Federal Tort Claims Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 601); services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 600), and other special services and reports by contract without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended; for a health service program as authorized by Public Law 658, approved August 8, 1946 (not to exceed $154,000) acceptance and utilization of voluntary and uncompensated services; printing and binding; expenses of attendance at meetings of organi- zations concerned with the work of the Administration; procurement in the field of supplies, equipment, reports, and services in connection with the care, handling, and disposition of surplus property without regard to the provisions of section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, upon determination by the Administrator or by any official designated by him for this purpose that such method of procurement is necessary; purchase and procurement of reports of experts or consultants or organizations thereof; advertising, including radio time; purchase of passenger motor vehicles; maintenance, opera- tion, and repair of aircraft in the Territories and possessions in con- nection with disposal activities and, in the continental limits of the United States in connection with the disposition of aircraft and air- ports; acquisition of buildings, lands, leaseholds, and other interests therein, and temporary use thereof for the care, handling, and dis- position of surplus property; payments to States or political sub- divisions thereof of sums in lieu of and equivalent to taxes accruing against real property declared surplus to the Administration by Gov- ernment corporations; advance of funds to Administration cashiers 587 Report to Congress. Ante, p. 422 . 59 Stat. 632. 3 CFR, 1946 Supp. , p. 93. 58 Stat. 765. §§ 1611-1646. Post, p. 678. 60 Stat. 843. 28 U. 8.C. §§921, 922. Is) Stat. 810. I6U. .. .. M. 41U.s.. I. . n6Stat. g03 . 5U.8.0.I1t0. 41U. 8. s . a 6. Acquisition ofbuild- ings, etc.