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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 733, 734-OCT. 26, 1949 Subsistence supplies for resale. Report to Congress. Messing facilities. Report to Congress. Reimbursement. Motion-picture equipment, etc. Living and working accommodations. October 26, 1949 [H. R . 2186] [Public Law 391] U. S ., Canada, and Alaska. Railroad location survey. supplies are not available and upon request of the service con- cerned), and their dependents, in Alaska and other points outside the continental United States, free emergency medical services by contract or otherwise and free emergency medical supplies, where in the judgment of the Secretary furnishing of such supplies and services is necessary; (b) when deemed necessary by the Secretary of Commerce, purchasing, transporting, storing, and distributing food and other subsistence supplies for resale to employees of the Department of Commerce and other Federal agencies (including Army, Navy, and Air Force personnel where Army, Navy, or Air Force facili- ties or supplies are not available and upon request of the service concerned), and their dependents, in Alaska and other points outside the continental United States at a reasonable value as determined by the Secretary of Commerce, the proceeds from such resales to be credited to the appropriation from which the expend- iture was made: Provided,That a report of such transactions shall be made to Congress annually showing the total expenditures made for such supplies and the total proceeds from such resales; (c) when deemed necessaryby the Secretary of Commerce, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of messing facilities, by contract or otherwise, in Alaska and other points outside the continental United States where suitable family facilities are not available, such service to be furnished to employees of the Depart- ment of Commerce and other Federal agencies (including Army, Navy, and Air Force personnel where Army, Navy, or Air Force facilities are not available and upon request of the service con- cerned), and their dependents, in accordance with regulations established by the Secretary of Commerce, and at a reasonable value determined in accordance therewith, the proceeds from the furnishing of such services to be credited to the appropriation from which the expenditures are made: Provided,That a report of such transactions shall be made to Congress annually showing the total expenditures made for such services and the total pro- ceeds therefrom; (d) reimbursement, under regulations prescribed by the Sec- retary, of officers and employees in or under the Department of Commerce, for food, clothing, medicines, and other supplies fur- nished by them in emergencies for the temporary relief of dis- tressed persons in remote localities; (e) providing motion-picture equipment and film for recre- ation of crews of vessels of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, for recreation of employees in remote localities where such facilities are not available, and for training purposes; (f) erecting, altering, repairing, equipping, furnishing, and maintaining, by contract or otherwise, such living and working quarters and facilities as may be necessary to carry out its author- ized work at remote localities not on foreign soil where such living and working accommodations are not otherwise available. Approved October 26, 1949. [CHAPTER 734] AN ACT Providing for a location survey for a railroad connecting the existing railroad system serving the United States and Canada and terminating at Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, with the railroad system serving Alaska and terminating at Fairbanks, Alaska. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President 908 [63 STAT.