PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 279, 280-JUNE 29, 1949 Investment in U. S. securities. Funds for personal services; printing and binding. Stenographic re- porting service. 60 Stat. 810. Short title. SEC. 9. The Commissioners are hereby authorized in their discre- tion to invest and reinvest at any time in United States Government securities, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, any part of the general fund, highway fund, water fund, or trust funds, of the District of Columbia, not needed to meet current expenses dur- ing the fiscal year, to deposit the interest accruing from such invest- ments to the credit of the fund from which the investment was made, and the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to sell or exchange such securities for other Government securities, and deposit the pro- ceeds to the credit of the appropriate fund. SEC. 10. Appropriations for necessary expenses shall be available for personal services and printing and binding and, when authorized by the Commissioners or by the purchasing officer and the auditor, acting for the Commissioners, printing and binding may be performed by the District of Columbia Division of Printing and Publications without reference to fiscal-year limitations. SEC. 11. Appropriations in this Act shall be available, when author- ized by the Commissioners, for stenographic reporting service as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S . C . 55a). SEC. 12 . This Act may be cited as the "District of Columbia Appro- priation Act of 1950". Approved June 29, 1949. [CHAPTER 280] ANA(T June 29, 1949 . [H. R . 3997] Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year [Public Law 146] ending June 30, 1950, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I Department of Agri- culture Appropriation Act, 1950. That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of Agri- culture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, namely: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OFFICE OF TIlE SECRETARY SALARIES AND EXPENSES For personal services in the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture, hereafter in this Act referred to as the Secretary, in the District of Columbia, and elsewhere, and other necessary expenses, including the purchase of one passenger motor vehicle for replacement only; travel expenses, including examination of estimates for appropriations in the field; stationery, supplies, materials, and equipment; freight, express, and drayage charges; advertising, communication service, postage, washing towels, repairs and alterations, and other miscel- laneous supplies and expenses not otherwise provided for and neces- sary for the practical and efficient work of the Department of Agriculture, hereafter in this Act referred to as the Department, $2,143,300, together with such amounts from other appropriations or authorizations as are provided in the schedules in the Budget for the current fiscal year for such services and expenses, which several amounts or portions thereof as may be determined by the Secretary not exceeding a total of $109,280, shall be transferred to and made a 324 [63 STAT.