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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 280 , 281-JUNE 29, 1949 strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence and accepts employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appro- priation or fund contained in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law: Provided further, That nothing in this section shall be construed to require an affidavit from any person employed for less than sixty days for sudden emergency work involving the loss of human life or destruction of property, the payment of salary or wages may be made to such persons from applicable appropriations for services rendered in such emergency without execution of the affidavit contemplated by this section. SEC. 306. Limitations on amounts to be expended for personal serv- ices under appropriations in this Act shall not apply to lump-sum leave payments pursuant to the Act of December 21, 1944 (5 U. S . C . 61b-e). SEo. 307. Funds available to the Department of Agriculture may be used for printing and binding. SEC. 308. This Act may be cited as the "Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1950". Approved June 29, 1949. [CHAPTER 281] JOINT RESOLUTION To continue the authority of the Maritime Commission to sell, charter, and oper- ate vessels, and for other purposes. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representativesof the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution to continue until June 30, 1949, the author- ity of the Maritime Commission to sell, charter, and operate vessels, and for other purposes", approved February 28, 1949 (Public Law 12, Eighty-first Congress), is amended by striking out the date "June 30, 1949" wherever it appears therein and inserting in lieu thereof the date "June 30, 1950": Provided, That hereafter no sale of a vessel by the Maritime Commission shall be completed until its ballast and equipment shall have been inventoried and their value taken into consideration by the Commission in determining the selling price. SEC. 2. Any charter (except one in respect of a passenger vessel) in effect at the time of the enactment of this joint resolution shall be terminated by the Commission at the earliest date permitted under the terms thereof after June 30, 1949, unless the charterer enters into an agreement with the Commission that each vessel delivered or retained under such charter shall not be redelivered to the Commission, at the option of the charterer, within less than six months for liner services, except United States continental coastwise and intercoastal services and services between continental United States ports and Alaska, or four months for bulk services and United States continental coastwise and intercoastal services and services between continental United States ports and Alaska, or for the remainder of the period ending June 30, 1950, if such period is less than said periods of six or four months, respectively. No charter (except one in respect of a passenger vessel) shall be made by the Commission under authority of this joint resolution or after the date of enactment thereof unless the charterer enters into an agreement with the Commission that each vessel delivered or retained under the terms of such charter shall not be redelivered to the Commission, at the option of the charterer, within 349 Emergency work. Lump-sum leave payments. 58 Stat. 845 . Printing and bind- ing. Short title. June 29, 1949 [H. J. Res. 235] [Public Law 147] Maritime Commis- sion. Ante, p. 9. Sale of vessel. Termination of charter. Charter periods.