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63 STAT.] 81ST. CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 506 -AUG. 24, 1949 SEC. 203. No part of the funds of, or available for expenditure by, any corporation or agency included in this title shall be used to pay the compensation of any employee engaged in personnel work in excess of the number that would be provided by a ratio of one such employee to one hundred and fifteen, or a part thereof, full-time, part-time, and intermittent employees of the agency concerned: Pro- vided, That for purposes of this section employees shall be considered as engaged in personnel work if they spend half-time or more in per- sonnel administration consisting of direction and administration of the personnel program; employment, placement, and separation; job evaluation and classification; employee relations and services; train- ing; committees of expert examiners and boards of civil-service examiners; wage administration; and processing, recording, and reporting. TITLE III-GENERAL PROVISIONS 661 Compensation of personnel employees. DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES Post, p. 662 . SEC. 301. Unless otherwise specifically provided, the maximum Motor vehicles. amount allowable during the current fiscal year, in accordance with section 16 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S. C. 78), for the pur- 60 Stat. C80. chase of any passenger motor vehicle (exclusive of busses, ambulances, and station wagons), is hereby fixed at $1,400. SEC. 302. Unless otherwise specified and during the current fiscal citizenship require- year, no part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be used to pay the compensation of any officer or employee of the Government of the United States (including any agency the majority of the stock of which is owned by the Government of the United States) whose post of duty is in continental United States unless such person (1) is a citizen of the United States, (2) is a person in the service of the United States on the date of enactment of this Act who, being eligible for citizenship, had filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States prior to such date, or (3) is a person who owes allegiance to the United States: Provided, ^idavit. That for the purpose of this section, an affidavit signed by any such person shall be considered prima facie evidence that the requirements of this section with respect to his status have been complied with: Provided further, That any person making a false affidavit shall be Penalty. guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $4,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penal clause shall be in addition to and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law: Provided Recoupment. further, That any payment made to any officer or employee contrary to the provisions of this section shall be recoverable in action by the Federal Government. This section shall not apply to citizens of the Nonapplicablity. Republic of the Philippines or to nationals of those countries allied with the United States in the prosecution of the war. SEC. 303. Appropriations of the executive departments and inde- inAowances or liv- pendent establishments for the current fiscal year, available for expenses of travel or for the expenses of the activity concerned, are hereby made available for living quarters allowances in accordance with the Act of June 26, 1930 (5 U. S. C. 118a), and regulations pre- 46tat. 818. scribed thereunder, and cost-of-living allowances similar to those allowed under section 901 (2) of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, in 60 tal c0lm accordance with and to the extent prescribed by regulations of the President, for all civilian officers and employees of the Government permanently stationed in foreign countries: Provided,That the avail- 6 Stat. 999. 22U.S.C.§801d ability of appropriations made to the Department of State for carry- se .: Supp. n, 81s5 ing out the provisions of the Foreign Service Act of 1946 shall not be te pp. , . affected hereby.