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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 361-JULY 30, 1947 Treasury for cost of penalty mail: Provided,That the Office of Scien- tific Research and Development or the agency designated to accomplish the liquidation thereof may exercise, in connection with said liqui- dation, the authority with respect to the disposal of property contained in the appropriation of the Office of Scientific Research and Develop- ment for the fiscal year 1947, $90,000. ASSISTANCE TO GREECE AND TURKEY Assistance to Greece and Turkey: To enable the President to carry out the provisions of the Act of May 22, 1947 (Public Law 75), $400,000,000, which shall be available for personal services without regard to section 607 of the Federal Employees Pay Act of 1945, as amended by section 14 of the Federal Employees Pay Act of 1946, and including not to exceed $4,500,000 for administrative expenses, of which not to exceed $300,000 shall be available for expenditure in the District of Columbia. DEFENSE AID, LIQUIDATION LEND-LEASE PROGRAM For the liquidation by the Treasury Department in the fiscal year 1948 of activities under the Act to promote the defense of the United States, approved March 11, 1941, $500,000: Provided, That the fore- going amount shall be available for expenditure in connection with shipment of commodities contracted for prior to January 1, 1947 (but not heretofore shipped), for the account of only Australia, Bel- gium, Guatemala, China, France, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Peru, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. RELIEF ASSISTANCE TO WAR-DEVASTATED COUNTRIES Relief assistance to war-devastated countries: To enable the Presi- dent to carry out the provisions of the joint resolution providing for relief assistance to countries devastated by war, approved May 31, 1947 (Public Law 84), $332,000,000: Provided, That not to exceed $600,000 shall be available for the administrative expenses of the Department of State incident to the foregoing, to be allocated to and consolidated with such appropriations of the Department of State as the Secretary of State may determine: Provided further, That (except from funds allocated therefrom by the President as contribu- tions to the International Children's Emergency Fund of the United Nations under the provisions of said Public Law 84) no relief assistance shall be provided under this appropriation to the people of any country unless the government of such country has given assurance satisfactory to the President that (a) the supplies trans- ferred or otherwise made available pursuant to this appropriation, as well as similar supplies produced locally or imported from outside sources, will be distributed among the people of such country without discrimination as to race, creed, or political belief; (b) representatives of the Government of the United States and of the press and radio of the United States will be permitted to observe freely and to report fully regarding the distribution and utilization of such supplies; (c) full and continuous publicity will be given within such country as to the purpose, source, character, scope, amounts and progress of the United States relief program carried on therein pursuant to this appropriation; (d) if food, medical supplies, fertilizer, or seed is transferred or otherwise made available to such country pursuant to this appropriation, no articles of the same character will be exported or removed from such country while need therefor for relief purposes 613 Disposal of property. 60 Stat. 606. Ante, p. 103. 59 Stat. 304. 5U.. C. §947. 60 Stat. 219. 5U.S.C. 947(g). 55 Stat. 31 . 22U.S.C.§§411- 419. Ante, p. 450 Ante, pp . 125, 279; post, pp. 942, 948. Administrative ex- penses. Conditions for relief assistance. Supra.