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Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/631

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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 359-JULY 30, 1947 Total, Veterans' Administration, $6,964,457,080: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for hospitalization or examination of any persons except beneficiaries entitled under the laws bestowing such benefits to veterans, unless reimbursement of cost is made to the appropriation at such rates as may be fixed by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs. INDEPENDENT OFFICES--GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 102. During the fiscal year ending June 30 1948, the salaries of the Commissioners of the United States Tariff Commission and of the United States Maritime Commission, with the exception of the Chairman, shall be at the rate of $10,000 each per annum. SEC. 103. 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 advo- cates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided further, 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 employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appropriation contained in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Priid d further, That the above penal clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law. SEC. 104. No part of any appropriation or authorization in this Act shall be used to pay any part of the salary or expenses of any person whose salary or expenses are prohibited from being paid from any appropriation or authorization in any other Act; but this pro- hibition shall be effective only during the period for which such prohibition in such other Act is effective. SEC. 105. Where appropriations in this Act are expendable for travel expenses of employees and no specific limitation has been placed thereon, the expenditures for such travel expenses may not exceed the amount set forth therefor in the budget estimates submitted for the appropriations. SEC. 106. Where appropriations in this Act are expendable for the purchase of newspapers and periodicals and no specific limitation has been placed thereon, the expenditures therefor under each such appropriation may not exceed the amount of $50: Provided, That this limitation shall not apply to the purchase of scientific, technical, trade, or traffic periodicals necessary in connection with the performance of the authorized functions of the agencies for which funds are herein provided. 607 Salaries of Commis- sioners. Persons engaging, etc., in strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. S. Govern- ment. Affidavit. Penalty. l'rynlent of salaries, etc., restrictiou. Travel expenses. Purchase of news- papers and periodi- cals.