63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 506 -AUG. 24, 1949 SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Salaries and expenses, Smithsonian Institution: For all necessary expenses for the preservation, exhibition, and increase of collections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government and from other sources; for the system of international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries; for anthropological researches among the American Indians and the natives of Hawaii and the excavation and preservation of archeological remains; for mainte- nance of the Astrophysical Observatory and making necessary obser- vations in high altitudes; for the administration of the National Col- lection of Fine Arts; for the administration, and for the construc- tion and maintenance, of laboratory and other facilities on Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone, under the provisions of the Act of July 2, 1940, as amended by the provisions of Reorganization Plan Num- bered 3 of 1946; for the maintenance and administration of a national air museum as authorized by the Act of August 12, 1946 (20 U. S. C. 77); including personal services in the District of Columbia and not to exceed $35,000 for services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S . C . 55a); traveling expenses; payment of claims pursuant to section 403 of the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U. S . C . 2672); printing and binding, including printing the report of the American Historical Association; purchase, repair, and clean- ing of uniforms for guards and elevator conductors; repairs and alterations of buildings and approaches; and preparation of manu- scripts, drawings, and illustrations for publications- $2,300,000. Salaries and expenses, National Gallery of Art: For the upkeep and operation of the National Gallery of Art, the protection and care of the works of art therein, and administrative expenses incident thereto, as authorized by the Act of March 24, 1937 (50 Stat. 51), as amended by the public resolution of April 13, 1939 (Public Reso- lution 9, Seventy-sixth Congress), including personal services in the District of Columbia; health-service program as authorized by law (5 U. S. C. 150); payment of claims pursuant to section 403 of the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U. S . C . 2672); services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S . C . 55a); traveling expenses; not to exceed $250 for payment in advance when authorized by the treasurer of the Gallery for membership in library, museum, and art associations or societies whose publications or services are available to members only, or to members at a price lower than to the general public; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards and elevator operators- printing and binding; purchase or rental of devices and services for protecting buildings and contents thereof, and maintenance and repair of buildings, approaches, and grounds; $1,087,700: Provided, That section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, or the Classification Act of 1923 as amended, shall not apply to the resto- ration and repair of works of art for the National Gallery of Art, the cost of which shall not exceed $15,000. TARIFF COMMISSION Salaries and expenses: For necessary expenses of the Tariff Com- mission, including personal services in the District of Columbia, print- ing and binding, subscriptions to newspapers not to exceed $250 health-service program as authorized by law (5 U. S. C . 150), and contract stenographic reporting services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S . C. 55a), $1,237,500: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay the salary of 649 Astrophysical Ob- servatory. Ante, p. 623. National Collection of Fine Arts. 64 Stat. 724. 48U.S.C.II1381- 1387; Supp. II , 9 1381 note. 60 Stat. 1101 . 5 U. S. c. §133y-16 note. 60 Stat. 997. 20U.S. . §§ 77-77d. 60 Stat. 810. 60 Stat. 843; 62 Stat. 1008. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, § 2672. Ante, pp. 62,106. 20U. S. c . II 71-75. 53 Stat. 577. 20U.S.C.§74. 60 Stat. 903. 60 Stat. 843; 62 Stat. 1008. 28 U. S. C., Supp. 11, 9 2672. Ante, pp. 62, 106. 60 Stat. 810. 41 U.S.C. 5. Ante, p. 403. 42 Stat. 1488. 5 U.S . C . §§661-674; Supp. II, 662 seq. Post, p. 972. 60 Stat. 9. 60 Stat. 810. Salary of Commis- sioners.