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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 359-JULY 30, 1947 Positions formerly held by employees who entered armed forces. Attendance at meet- ings. Accounting sys- tems. Ante, p. 683 . SEC. 107. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be available to pay the salary of any person filling a position, other than a temporary position, formerly held by an employee who has left to enter the armed forces of the United States and has satis- factorily completed his period of active military or naval service and has within ninety days after his release from such service or from hospitalization continuing after discharge for a period of not more than one year made application for restoration to his former position and has been certified by the Civil Service Commission as still qualified to perform the duties of his former position and has not been restored thereto. SEC. 108. Appropriations contained in this Act, available for expenses of travel, shall be available, when specifically authorized by the head of the activity or establishment concerned, for expenses of attendance at meetings of organizations concerned with the function or activity for which the appropriation concerned is made. SEC. 109. No part of any appropriation or fund contained in this Act shall be available for installing or maintaining systems for administrative appropriation, fund or inventory accounting except such systems as are prescribed or approved by the Comptroller General: Provided, That all agencies for whose activities provision is made in this Act shall hereafter maintain fiscal accounting control of all inventories of supplies, materials or equipment which may be owned by or be in the custody of such agencies. TITLE II-GENERAL PROVISIONS Motor vehicles. SEC. 201. Unless otherwise specifically provided, the maximum amount allowable, in accordance with section 16 of the Act of August 60 Stat. 810. 8 2 1946 (Public Law 600), for the purchase of any passenger motor 5U. s. C.i§ 77, 78.L vehicle (exclusive of busses, ambulances, and station wagons), is hereby fixed at $1,300. itzenship requre- SEC. 202. Unless otherwise specified and until July 1, 1948, no part Ante, p. 374 . of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be used to pay the compensation of any officer or employee of the Government of the United States (including any agency the majority of the stock of which is owned by the Government of the United States) whose post of duty is in continental United States unless such person (1) is a citizen of the United States, (2) is a person in the service of the United States on the date of enactment of this Act who, being eligible for citizenship, had filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States prior to such date, or (3) is a person who owes Affidavit. allegiance to the United States: Provided, That for the purpose of this section, an affidavit signed by any such person shall be considered prima facie evidence that the requirements of this section with respect enaty. to his status have been complied with: Provided further, That any person making a false affidavit 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: Providedfurther, That the above penal clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other Recoverblepay- provisions of existing law: Providedfurther, That any payment made to any officer or employee contrary to the provisions of this section Nonapplicability. shall be recoverable in action by the Federal Government. This section shall not apply to citizens of the Republic of the Philippines or to nationals of those countries allied with the United States in the prosecution of the war. raveloutside S. SEC 203. Appropriations for the executive departments and inde- ances. pendent establishments for the fiscal year 1948 available for travel 608 [61 STAT.