PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 361-JULY 30, 1947 Ante, p. 261 . 69 Stat. 662. 57 Stat. 205 . 57 Stat. 214 . Ante, p. 279. Ante, p. 280. 42 Stat. 1488 . U. a.c.i 661-674. Ante, p. 279. Ante, p. 281 . Ante, p. 280. REDUCTION IN APPROPRIATION The appropriation "Traveling expenses, Department of Labor, 1948", is hereby reduced by $360,000 and such amount shall be carried to the surplus fund and covered into the Treasury immediately upon the approval of this Act. NAVY DEPARTMENT OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY Damage claims: For the payment of claims for damage to or loss or destruction of property or personal injury or death adjusted and determined by the Secretary of the Navy under the provisions of the Act entitled An Act to provide the Navy with a system of laws for the settlement of claims uniform with that of the Army", approved December 28, 1945 (31 U. S . C . 223d), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 82 and House Document Numbered 350, Eightieth Congress, $59,494.56. Damage claims: For payment of claims for death or personal injury, under the provisions of Public Law 224, approved November 15, 1945 (59 Stat. 582), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 87 and House Document Numbered 349, Eightieth Congress, $1,321,019.10. BtUEAu OF SUPPLIES AND ACCOUNTS FUEL AND TRANSPORTATION, NAVY Fuel and transportation, Navy: For an additional amount, fiscal year 1944, for "Fuel and transportation, Navy", $730,000. CONTINGENT AND MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES, HYDROGRAPHIO OFFICE "Contingent and miscellaneous expenses, Hydrographic Office", fiscal year 1944, $63,507. DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT SERVICE Salaries and expenses, Department of State: The limitation of $20,000 contained in the Department of State Appropriation Act, 1948, for the employment of aliens and temporary employment of persons in the United States, without regard to civil service and clas- sification laws, is hereby increased to $40,000. North Atlantic fisheries: The appropriation "North Atlantic fish- eries", contained in the Department of State Appropriation Act, 1948, is hereby made available, on and after July 1, 1947, for personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere i temporary employment of persons without regard to the civil-service laws and the Classification Act of 1923, as amended; and attendance at meet- ings of organizations concerned with the activity for which this appropriation was made. FOREIGN SERviCEi Salaries and expenses, Foreign Service: There is hereby transferred the sum of $400,000 from the appropriation "Salaries and expenses, Department of State, 1948", and the sum of $100,000 from the appro- priation "Living and quarters allowances, Foreign Service, 1948", in all, $500,000, to the appropriation "Salaries and expenses, Foreign Service, 1948". 622 [61 STAT.