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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1 ST SESS.-CH. 411 -JULY 31, 1947 Confederate Cemetery, Camp Chase, at Columbus, the Confederate Cemetery at Point Lookout, and the Confederate Cemetery at Rock Island; and for maintenance of graves used by the Army for burials in commercial cemeteries; $4,190,387: Provided, That no railroad shall be permitted upon any right-of-way which may have been acquired by the United States leading to a national cemetery, or to encroach upon any roads or walks constructed thereon and maintained by the United States: Provided further, That no part of this appropri- ation shall be used for repairing any roadway not owned by the United States within the corporate limits of any city, town, or village: Pro- vided further, That upon completion of repairs to the approach road to the Natchez, Mississippi, National Cemetery, provided for in this Act, the Secretary of War is authorized to convey title thereto to the State of Mississippi or any county, municipality, or proper agency thereof in accordance with the provisions of section 1 of the War Department Civil Appropriation Act, 1942 (55 Stat. 191). CEMETERIAL EXPENSES, NO YEAR Cemeterial expenses (Act of May 16, 1946): For all expenses neces- sary, not otherwise provided for, to enable the Secretary of War to carry out his responsibilities in connection with the evacuation and return to their homeland of the remains of members of the armed forces and certain citizens'and employees of the United States as authorized by the Act of May 16, 1946, Public Law Numbered 383, including burial expenses or payment of allowances in lieu thereof; personal services at the seat of government and elsewhere; construc- tion of buildings and facilities; acquisition of real estate or interests therein; purchase, operation, maintenance, and repair of passenger automobiles; printing and binding; settlement of claims incident to and resulting from activities pursuant to said Act in accordance with the Act approved July 3, 1943 (31 U. S . C. 223b); and communication and other services and supplies at the seat of government or elsewhere; $60,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary of War is authorized to furnish, without reimbursement, supplies and equipment in excess of the needs of the Military Estab- lishment and to make available existing facilities of the Military Establishment to the fullest extent possible for the accompllislllllnt of the objects provided for herein: Provided further, That expendi- tures from this appropriation may be made when necessary to carry out its purpose without regard to sections 355, 1136, 3648, 3709, and 3734, Revised Statutes, as amended, or civil-service and classification laws. SIGNAL CORPS ALASKA COMMUNICATION SYSTEM Alaska Communication System: For expenses necessary for the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the Alaska Communica- tion System, including purchase of two passenger motor vehicles. $1,804,000, to remain available until the close of the fiscal year 1949. CORPS OF ENGINEERS RIVERS AND HARBORS AND FLOOD CONTROL To be immediately available and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the services of such additional technical and clerical personnel as the Secretary of War may deem necessary may be employed only in the Office of the 687 Commercial ceme- teries. Encroachment by railroad. Roadway repairs. Conveyance of title. 24 U. S. C. S289. Ante, p. 71; post, p. 779. 60 Stat. 182 . 50U. .C. app. 5§ 1811-1816. Supra. 57 Stat. 372 . 31U.S.C.Si215- 217 notes, 223b, 223c. 50U.S.C.i17.;10 U.S.C.§1339;31 U. .C.i529;41U. S.C.C 5;40U.S.C. § 259, 217. Additional person- nel.