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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 275-JUNE 29, 1949 recommendations of the National Advisory Cancer Council, to approve applications for research and training grants, including grants for drawing plans, erection of buildings, and acquisition of land therefor, not to exceed a total of $6,000,000 for periods beyond the current fiscal year, and such grants shall, if approved during the current fiscal year, constitute a contractual obligation of the Federal Government. National Heart Institute: For expenses necessary to carry out the purposes of the National Heart Act, including grants-in-aid for draw- ing plans, erection of buildings, and acquisition of land therefor and the purchase of not to exceed three passenger motor vehicles, of which one shall be for replacement only, $10,725,000; and, in addition to the amount appropriated herein, the Surgeon General is authorized, upon the recommendations of the National Advisory Heart Council, to approve applications for research and training grants, including grants for drawing plans, erection of buildings, and acquisition of land therefor, not to exceed a total of $5,350,000, for periods beyond the current fiscal year, and such grants shall, if approved during the current fiscal year, constitute a contractual obligation of the Federal Government. Dental health activities: For expenses not otherwise provided for, necessary to enable the Surgeon General to carry out the purposes of the Act with respect to dental diseases and conditions, including the purchase of one passenger motor vehicle, $1,780,000. Construction of research facilities: For construction of research facilities, to be transferred (except such part as may be necessary for incidental expenses of the Public Health Service) to the Public Buildings Administration, Federal Works Agency, and to remain available until expended, as follows: For payment of obligations incurred under authority heretofore granted to enter into contracts for construction of a combined hospital and research building, as authorized under this head in the Federal Security Agency Appropriation Act, 1949, $13,100,000; and, in addition, contracts may be entered into in an amount not to exceed $8,200,000 for continuing such construction. For construction of auxiliary service area structures to provide for supply, storage, animal breeding and housing, incinerator, mainte- nance and fabrication shops, laundry and dry cleaning, underground storage for chemicals and other combustibles, including necessary distribution facilities and roads and walks, and for procurement and installation of a linear accelerator and cage sterilizing equipment, $3,900,000; and, in addition, contracts may be entered into in an amount not to exceed $4,700,000 toward completion of such construc- tion and procurement at a cost not to exceed $8,600,000: Provided, That the limitations on contract authority and total cost may be exceeded or shall be reduced by an amount equal to the total percentage increase or decrease, if any, in construction costs generally dating from August 1, 1948, as determined by the Federal Works Admin- istrator. Research facilities, National Institute of Dental Research: For the preparation of plans and specifications for suitable and adequate build- ings and facilities for the use of the National Institute of Dental Research, as authorized by section 5 of the National Dental Research Act, approved June 24, 1948 (Public Law 755, Eightieth Congress), $100,000, to remain available until expended, which amount, except such part as may be necessary for incidental expenses for the Public Health Service, shall be transferred to the Federal Works Agency for the performance of the work for which the appropriation is made. Commissioned officers, pay, and so forth: For pay, uniforms and subsistence allowances, increased allowances for foreign service and commutation of quarters for not to exceed one thousand four hundred 291 62 Stat. 464. 42 U. S. C., Supp. II, §287 note. Research and train- ing grants. 62 Stat. 402. Limitations on con- tract authority and total cost. 62 Stat. 601. 42 U. S. C., Supp. II, §288 note.