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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 506-AUG. 24 , 1949 49 Stat. 1987. 46 U.S. C. §1116. 61 Stat. 603. 49 Stat. 2002. 46U. S. C . §1173(a). 60 Stat. 903. 60 Stat. 810. 38 U. S. C. note toll. §7:), p. 4276. 25 Stat. 450 . 24 U. 8. C., Supp. II, § 134. Visual education information. Public relations work. Construction, etc., restrictions. repairs in connection with any lease, contract, or occupancy involving Government property under control of the Commission, and payments received by the Commission for utilities, services, and repairs so furnished or made shall be credited to the appropriation charged with the cost thereof: Provided, That rental payments under any such lease, contract, or occupancy on account of items other than such utilities, services, or repairs shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. The United States Maritime Commission shall not incur any obli- gations during the current fiscal year from the construction fund established by the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, or otherwise, in excess of the appropriations and limitations contained in this Act: Provided, That nothing contained herein and in the Independent Offices Appro- priation Act, 1948, shall be construed to affect the authority of the Commission pursuant to the provisions of section 603 (a) of the Mer- chant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, (1) to grant operating differen- tial subsidies on a long-term basis and (2) to obligate the United States to make future payments in accordance with the terms of such operat- ing-differential subsidy contracts, and all receipts which otherwise would be deposited to the credit of said fund shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION Administration, medical, hospital, and domiciliary services: For necessary expenses of the Veterans' Administration, including main- tenance and operation of medical, hospital, and domiciliary services, in carrying out the functions pursuant to all laws for which the Administration is charged with administering, including personal services in the District of Columbia; health-service program as authorized by law (5 U. S. C. 150); purchase of one hundred and thirty-one passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S . C. 55a); maintenance and operation of farms; recreational articles and facilities at institutions maintained by the Veterans' Administration; expenses incidental to securing employment for war veterans; funeral, burial, and other expenses incidental thereto for beneficiaries of the Veterans' Administration except burial awards authorized by Vet- erans' Administration Regulation Numbered 9 (a), as amended; aid to State or Territorial homes in conformity with the Act approved August 27, 1888, as amenled (24 U. S. C . 134), for the support of veterans eligible for admission to Veterans' Administration facilities for hospital or domicilary care; not to exceed $5,600 for newspapers and periodicals; and not to exceed $56.800 for the preparation, ship- ment, installation, and display of exhibits, photographic displays, moving pictures, and other visual educational information and descrip- tive material, including the purchase or rental of equipment; $855,000,000, from which allotments and transfers may be made to the Federal Security Agency (Public Health Service), the Army, Navy, and Interior Departments, for disbursement by them under the vari- ous headings of their applicable appropriations, of such amounts as are necessary for the care and treatment of beneficiaries of the Vet- erans' Administration: Provided,That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay in excess of one hundred persons engaged in public relations work: Provided further, That no part of this appro- priation shall be expended for the purchase of any site for or toward the construction of any new hospital or home, or for the purchase of any hospital or home; and not more than $3,254,900 of this appropri- ation may be used to repair, alter, improve, or provide facilities in 652 [63 STAT.