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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 787-OCT. 29, 1949 Report to Congress. Purchase of materi- als for public use, etc. 41 U. . C. i. 10a, 10b. Short title. Ante, p. 979. 68 Stat. 649. 41 U.S . C . §§101-125; Supp. II, §102 et seq. Ante, p . 231. Ante, p. 36. Ante, pp. 987, 988, 1003, 1013. A report of all activities under this section shall be prepared and transmitted to the Congress as soon as practicable after June 30, 1950. SEC. 633 . In order to clarify the original intent of Congress, here- after, section 2 and that part of section 3 (a) preceding the words "Provided however," of title III of the Act of March 3, 1933 (47 Stat. 1520), shall be regarded as requiring the purchase, for public use within the United States, of articles, materials, or supplies manu- factured in the United States in sufficient and reasonably available commercial quantities and of a satisfactory quality, unless the head of the department or independent establishment concerned shall deter- mine their purchase to be inconsistent with the public interest or their cost to be unreasonable. SEC. 634. This Act may be cited as the "National Military Estab- lishment Appropriation Act, 1950". TITLE VII REDUCTION IN APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 701. Amounts available from appropriations and other funds, and contract authority, are hereby reduced in the sums hereinafter set forth, such sums (except contract authority) to be carried to the sur- plus fund and covered into the Treasury immediately upon the appro- val of this Act, except as otherwise indicated: DEPARTMENPT OF THE NAVY Repair facilities, Navy, $21,448,439; Naval procurement fund, $150,000,000 to be derived from amounts advanced to such fund for the purpose of settlement of war contracts under the Contract Settlement Act of 1944. TREASUnY DEPARTMENT Strategic and critical materials (unfinanced contract authority), $100,000,000. (Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1949; Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Act, 1950.) SEC. 702. The amounts to be obligated or expended from certain appropriation items contained in titles II, III, IV, and V of this Act shall not exceed the following: DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY Pay of the Army-------- -------------- Welfare of enlisted men-----_____

Subsistence of the Army-------------------------- Regular supplies of the Army------________________ Clothing and equipage-------------------------- Incidental expenses of the Army----------------- Transportation Corps: Transportation service-__--- Signal Corps: Signal service of the Army -- _____-- Medical Department: Medical and Hospital Depart- ment____________________ -- Engineer service--------------------------- Barracks and quarters----------------------- Military construction

Training and operation------------------------_ Maintenance and operation, United States Military Academy------------------------- $1,440,778,178 6. 566, 688 242, 372, 534 109, 254, 420 175,097,252 99, 586, 215 305, 602, 009 197,062,137 65, 048, 856 116,702, 830 184,976,037 85, 177,044 3, 814,243 5,964, 533 1024 [63 STAT.