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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 361-JULY 30, 1947 617 shall be available for apportionment for obligation prior to February 1, 1948, only if found necessary by the Bureau of the Budget for effective administration: Provided, That such sums shall be available for expenses necessary (including salaries of five Board members and a general counsel) in accordance with the provisions of the Labor- Management Relations Act, 1947 (Public Law 101), to perform the Ant, p. 136. functions vested in the National Labor Relations Board by said Act, and other law. OFFICE OF SELECTIVE SERVICE RECORDS Salaries and expenses: For expenses necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Office of Selective Service Records as authorized by the Act of March 31, 1947 (Public Law 26), including not to exceed Ante, pp . 31 108. $100,000 for printing and binding; personal services in the District of Columbia; contract stenographic reporting services; not to exceed $32,000 for deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty mail as required by the Act of June 28, 1944; and a health- 8st3.T 5 321- service program for employees as authorized by the Act of August 8, 321h. . Ante, p. 450. 1946 (Public Law 658), $4,250,000. 60 stat. 9W. 5U. .C.0 150. VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION Automobiles and other conveyances for disabled veterans: For Ant, p. 4. an additional amount for "Automobiles and other conveyances for disabled veterans", $5,000,000, to be available for the purposes specified under this head in the Act of August 8, 1946 (Public Law 663). 60 Stat. 252. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY Animal husbandry: For an additional amount for "Animal hus- Ant,. p . 531. bandry", $17,900. The appropriation, "Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth and Other Contagious Diseases of Animals", in the Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1948, is hereby amended to read as follows: .- Ant. p 245, 632. For expenses necessary, including personal services in the District of Columbia, in the arrest and eradication of foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, contagious pleuropneumonia, or other contagious or infec- tious diseases of animals, or European fowl pest and similar diseases in poultry, including the payment of claims growing out of past and future purchases and destruction of animals (including poultry) affected by or exposed to, or of materials contaminated by or exposed to, any such disease, wherever found and irrespective of ownership, under like or substantially similar circumstances, when such owner has complied with all lawful quarantine regulations; and for foot- and-mouth disease and rinderpest programs undertaken pursuant to the provisions of the Act of February 28, 1947 (Public Law 8, Eightieth Congress), and the Act of May 29, 1884, as amended (7 23Stat3. U. S. C., 391; 21 U. S . C., 111-122), including expenses in accordance with section 2 of said Public Law 8, $100,000, together with such sums Ante, p. (which may be transferred to and made a part of this appropriation) from other appropriations or funds available to the bureaus, corpora- tions, or agencies of the Department as the Secretary may deem neces- sary, to be available, only in an emergency which threatens the live- stock or poultry industry of the country: Provided, That, except for m^.iS. of OaspS payments made pursuant to said Public Law 8, the payment for such animals hereafter purchased may be made on appraisement based on the meat, egg-production, dairy, or breeding value, but in case of