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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 414-JULY 31, 1947 Transfer of funds. Report to Congress. Ante, p. 231. Ante, pp. 231, 232. Ante, p. 232. Waiver or modifica- tion of apportion- ments. Ante, p. 225. Ante, pp. 225, 226. Study of adminis- trative, management, etc., policies. Ante, p. 226 . Ante, p. 227. estimates for the fiscal year 1948, the apportionment for any quarter of any such appropriation may be increased by not to exceed 4 per centum thereof, by transfer from the apportionment of such appro- priation for any other quarter: Provided further, That there may be transferred from any of the foregoing appropriations (but no such appropriation shall be reduced by more than 5 per centum by such transfers) to any other such appropriation such amounts as may be approved by the Bureau of the Budget: Provided further, That the Bureau of the Budget shall immediately report any such transfers with reasons therefor to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate; OFFICE OF THE THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL "Manufacture and distribution of stamps and stamped paper", $2,000,000; "Indemnities, domestic mail", $1,221,000; "Unpaid money orders more than one year old", $400,000; OFFICE OF TEE FOURTH ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL "Equipment shops, Washington, District of Columbia", $3,500,000; "Rent, light, power fuel, and water", $650,000; "Vehicle service", $2,000,000; "Transportation of equipment and supplies", $100,000; PUBLIC BUILDINGS, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION "Operating supplies, public buildings", $100,000. Nothing herein shall be so construed as to limit the authority of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget to waive or modify apportion- ments as provided in section 3679, Revised Statutes, as amended (31 U. S. C. 665). TREASURY DEPARTMENT COAST GUARD Salaries and expenses, Coast Guard: For an additional amount, fiscal year 1948, for "Salaries and expenses, Coast Guard", $6,050,000; and the limitations thereunder (Public Law 147, approved July 1, 1947) are hereby increased as follows: For "Pay and allowances" from "$72,000,000" to "$76,836,000", and for recreation, amusement, and so forth, from "$50,000" to "$54,000": Provided, That not to exceed $100,000 of the appropriation for "General expenses, Coast Guard, 1948", shall be available for defraying, on a contract basis or otherwise, the expenses of a study of the administrative, management, and fiscal policies and affairs of the Coast Guard, such study to be made by such persons or organizations, as may be designated by the Secretary of the Treasury and the chairmen of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The appropriation "Acquisition of vessels and shore facilities, Coast Guard", is hereby reduced by $9,309270, such sum to be carried to the surplus fund and covered into the Treasury immediately upon the approval of this Act. WAR DEPARTMENT REMOUNT SERVICE, QUARTERMASTER CORPS For the operation and maintenance of the Army Remount Service, including the subsistence and care of riding and draft animals and for other purposes as specified in the Military Appropriation Act, 1948, under the heading Quartermaster Corps, Quartermaster Service, 702 [61 STAT.