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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 506 -AUG. 24, 1949 $104,000,000 of the funds and contract authority made available for new ship construction, including reconditioning and betterment, in the Supplemental Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1949, shall continue to be available until December 31, 1949; Maintenance of shipyard facilities, $425,000; Operation of warehouses, $480,000; Operating-differential subsidies, $18,218,382: Provided, That to the extent that the operating-differential subsidy accrual (computed on the basis of parity) is represented on the operator's books by a contin- gent accounts receivable item against the Commission as a partial or complete offset to the recapture accrual, the operator (1) shall be excused from making deposits in the Special Reserve Fund and, (2) as to the amount of such earnings the deposit of which is so excused, shall be entitled to the same tax treatment as though it had been deposited in said Special Reserve Fund. To the extent that any amount paid to the operator by the Commission reduces the balance in the operator's contingent receivable account against the Commission, such amount, unless it is forthwith deposited in the fund, shall be considered as withdrawn under section 607 (h) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended; Reserve fleet expense, $7,134,800; Maintenance and operation of terminals, $510,850; Miscellaneous expenses, including payment of claims pursuant to section 403 of the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U. S . C . 2672), $420,000, of which $250,000 shall be available exclusively for liquidation of liens or claims which may take precedence over the Government's preferred mortgage on vessels. Maritime training: For training personnel for the manning of the merchant marine (including operation of training stations at Kings Point, New York; Sheepshead Bay, New York; Pass Christian, Mississippi; Saint Petersburg, Florida; Alameda, California, and the United States Maritime Service Institute), including not to exceed $3,065,000 for personal services (exclusive of pay of cadet midshipmen and other trainees) in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; printing and binding; health-service program as author- ized by law (5 U. S . C . 150); not to exceed $2,500 for contingencies for the Superintendent, United States Merchant Marine Academy, to be expended in his discretion; and not to exceed $100,000 for transfer to applicable appropriations of the Public Health Service for services rendered the Commission, $6,586,000, including the pay of cadet mid- shipmen and other trainees. State marine schools: To reimburse the State of California, $50,000; the State of Maine, $50,000; the State of Massachusetts, $50,000; and the State of New York, $50,000; for expenses incurred in the mainte- nance and support of marine schools in such States as provided in the Act authorizing the establishment of marine schools, and so forth, approved March 4, 1911, as amended (34 U. S. C . 1121-1123); and for the maintenance and repair of vessels loaned by the United States to the said States for use in connection with such State marine schools, $170,000; in all, $370,000. War Shipping Administration liquidation: Not to exceed $15,000,000 of the unexpended balance of the appropriation to the Secretary of the Treasury in the Second Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1948, for liquidation of obligations found by the General Accounting Office to have been properly incurred against funds of the War Shipping Administration prior to January 1, 1947, is hereby continued available during the current fiscal year. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Commission is authorized to furnish utilities and services and make necessary 651 62 Stat. 1198. 62 Stat. 961. 46U.S .C. 1177 (h). 60 Stat. 843; 62 Stat. 1008. 28 U. S. C., Supp. II, 12672. Ante, pp. 62, 106. 60 Stat. 93. 36 Stat. 1353 . Poad, p . 978. 61 Stat. 697. Furnishing utilities, etc.