PUBLIC LAW 135—AUG. 31, 1951
for the construction, alteration, and repair of buildings and improvements: Provided, however, That unless otherwise provided, the cost of constructing any one building (excepting headhouses connecting greenhouses and experimental farm houses) shall not exceed $5,000, the total amount for construction of buildings costing more than $2,500 each shall be within the limits of the estimates submitted and approved therefor, and the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed $2,500 or 2 per centum of the cost of the building as certified by the Research Administrator, whichever is greater, except for the alteration of one building at Greenfield, Massachusetts, at a cost not to exceed $7,500: Provided further. That not to exceed 7 per centum of the funds of any research appropriation of the Agricultural Research Administration, including the appropriation for the Office of the Administrator, may be transferred by the Administrator, with the approval of the Secretary, to any other such research appropriation in order to provide for a more effective research program: Provided, however, That no appropriation may be increased more than 7 per centum by such transfers.
RESEARCH ON ACJRICULTURAL PROBLEMS OF ALASKA
For expenses necessary to enable the Secretary to conduct research into the basic agricultural needs and problems of the Territory of Alaska, through such agencies of the Department as he may designate, independently or in cooperation with appropriate agencies of the Territory of Alaska, $250,000. O m C E OF E X P E R I M E N T STATIONS
Payments to States, Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico For payments to the States, Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico to be paid quarterly in advance where applicable, to carry into effect the provisions of the following Acts relating to agricultural experiment stations: Hatch, Adams, Purnell, Bankhead-Jones, and related Acts: Hatch Act, the Act approved March 2, 1887 (7 U.S.C. 362, 363, 365, 368, 377-379), $720,000; Adams Act, the Act approved March 16, 1906 24 Stat. 44o. (7 U.S.C. 369), $720,000; Purnell Act, the Act approved February sStates. 24, 1925 (7 U.S.C. 361, 366, 370, 371, 373-376, 380, 382), $2,880,000; "'^s^-^^• «7°Bankhead-Jones Act, title I of the Act approved June 29, 1935 (7 U.S.C. 427-427g), sections 3 and 5, $2,863,708, and sections 9 and 11 of said Act as added by the Act of August 14, 1946 (7 U.S.C. 427h, 427j), including administration by the Office of Experiment ^^a Stat. 4.36; 6o Stat. ^^ Stations in the United States Department of Agriculture, $5,000,000, no part of which latter amount shall be used for beginning construction of any building costing in excess of $15,000, except that a poultry breeding house may be constructed at Purdue University at a cost t« this appropriation of not to exceed $29,000; Hawaii, the Act approved May 16, 1928 (7 U.S.C. 386-386b), extending the benefits of certain 45 Stat. 57i. Acts of Congress to the Territory of Hawaii, $90,000; Alaska, the Act approved February 23, 1929 (7 U.S.C. 386c), extending the benefits 45 Stat. 1256. of the Hatch Act to the Territory of Alaska, $15,000, and the provisions of section 2 of the Act approved June 20, 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 369a, Public Law 739, approved August 29, 1950), extend- staJfe^!"^" '^'*' ^* ing the benefits of the Adams and Purnell Acts to the Territory of Alaska, $50,000; Puerto Rico, the Act approved March 4, 1931, as amended (7 U.S.C. 386d-386f), extending the benefits of certain 46stat.i52o. Acts of Congress to Puerto Rico, $90,000; in all, payments to States, Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico, $12,428,708.