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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., I1T SESS.-CH. 680 -OCT. 12, 1949 southwestern power area comprising the States of Arkansas and Louisiana, that part of the States of Kansas and Missouri lying south of the Missouri River Basin and east of the ninety-eighth meridian, and that part of the States of Texas and Oklahoma lying east of the ninety-ninth meridian and north of the San Antonio River Basin, including the construction and acquisition of transmission lines, sub- stations, and related facilities; operation and maintenance of power transmission facilities; marketing of electric power and energy; not to exceed $15,000 for personal services in the District of Columbia; purchase (not to exceed sixteen, of which two shall be for replace- ment only) and hire of passenger motor vehicles; printing and bind- ing; and services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S. C . 55a); to remain available until expended, $4,000,000, of which not to exceed $525,000 shall be available in the current fiscal year for operation and maintenance of power transmission facilities, marketing of electric power and energy, and administrative expenses connected therewith; and in addition, the Secretary is authorized to incur obligations and enter into contracts for materials, equipment, and services for the construction of power transmission facilities in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000. The unexpended balance of funds appropriated in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1947, for "Construction, Southwestern Power Administration", shall remain available for expenditure during the current fiscal year for payment of obligations incurred under con- tracts executed on or before June 30,1948. Continuing fund, power transmission facilities: All receipts from the transmission and sale of electric power and energy under the pro- visions of section 5 of the Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944 (16 U. S . C. 825s), generated or purchased in the southwestern power area, shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States as mis- cellaneous receipts, except that the Treasury shall set up and main- tain from such receipts a continuing fund of $300,000, including the sum of $100,000 in the continuing fund established under the Admin- istrator of the Southwestern Power Administration in the First Sup- plemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1944 (57 Stat. 621), which shall be transferred to the fund hereby established; and said fund of $300,000 shall be placed to the credit of the Secretary and shall be subject to check by him to defray emergency expenses neces- sary to insure continuity of electric service and continuous operation of the facilities, and to cover all costs in connection with the pur- chase of electric power and energy and rentals for the use of facilities for the transmission and distribution of electric power and energy to public bodies, cooperatives, and privately owned companies. COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS For expenses made necessary by the Act establishing a Commission of Fine Arts (40 U. S. C . 104), including personal services in the District of Columbia, hire of passenger motor vehicles, printing and binding and payment of actual traveling expenses of the members and secretary of the Commission in attending meetings and committee meetings of the Commission either within or outside of the District of Columbia, to be disbursed on vouchers approved by the Commission, $12,000. BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION Construction, operation, and maintenance, Bonneville power trans- mission system: To enable the Bonneville Power Administrator to 767 60 stat. 810. 60 Stat. 384. 58 Stat. 890. Transfer of funds. 36 Stat. 371.