61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 359-JULY 30, 1947 ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION For expenses necessary to carry out the purposes of the Atomic Energy Act of 1946, including personal services in the District of Columbia and employment of aliens; purchase of land and interests in land; services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 600); purchase of passenger motor vehicles, including two at not to exceed $2,500 each; purchase, maintenance, and operation of aircraft; printing and binding; health-service pro- gram as authorized by the Act of August 8, 1946 (Public Law 658); publication and dissemination of atomic information; not to exceed $100,000 for penalty mail costs as required by the Act of June 28, 1944; payment of claims determined and settled pursuant to part 2 of the Federal Tort Claims Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 601); and purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms; $175,000,000, of which amount there shall be available to the Commission for cancer research work such sums (not exceeding $5,000,000) as the Commission believes can be efficiently used without duplicating the cancer research work of other public and private agencies; and of which amount $200,000 may be expended for objects of a confidential nature and in any such case the certificate of the Commission as to the amount of the expenditure and that it is deemed inadvisable to specify the nature thereof shall be deemed a sufficient voucher for the sum therein expressed to have been expended; from which appro- priation transfers of sums may be made to other agencies of the Government for the performance of the work for which this appro- priation is made, and in such cases the sums so transferred may be merged with the appropriation to which transferred; and in addition to the amount herein provided, the Commission is authorized to con- tract for the purposes of this appropriation during the fiscal year in an amount not exceeding $250,000,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used after November 30, 1947, to pay the salary of any officer or employee (except such officers and employees whose compensation is fixed by law, and scientific and technical per- sonnel) whose position would be subject to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, if such Act were applicable to such position, at a rate in excess of the rate payable under such Act for positions of equivalent difficulty or responsibility. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION Salaries and expenses: For necessary expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia; not to exceed $10,000 for tem- porary services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 600); not to exceed $10,000 for medical examina- tions performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis; traveling expenses of examiners acting under the direction of the Commission, and expenses of examinations and investigations held in Washington and elsewhere; not to exceed $500 for payment in advance for library membership in societies whose publications are available to members only or to members at a price lower than to the general public; not to exceed $350,000 for printing and bind- ing; $12,000,000, of which not to exceed $56,000 shall be available for performing the duties imposed upon the Civil Service Commis- sion by the Act of July 19,1940 (54 Stat. 767); not to exceed $362,198 for deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty 589 60 Stat. 755 . 42U..c. §i1801- 1819. 60 Stat. 810. 5U.S. . . §a. 60 Stat. 903. 5U.S. . 150. 58 Stat. 394. 39U.S.C.§§321o- 321h. Ante, p. 450 . 60 Stat. 843 . 28 U.S. C. II921, 922. Commission for can- cer research. Objects of confiden- tial nature. Transfer of funds. Additional amount for contract. Salary restriction. 42 Stat. 1488 . 5U.a.C.i§61- 674. Post, p. 696. 60 Stat. 810 . 5U.S.C.IMa. Printing and bind- ing. 18 U.S. C.C 61ia, 61h, 61J, 611-61t.