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65 STAT.

PUBLIC LAW 179—OCT. 18, 1951

431

installation, equipment, maintenance, repair, and operation of aircraft warning service systems, and their accessories, including purchase of lands and rights-of-way, acquisition of leaseholds and other interests therein, and temporary use thereof; $1,213,707,000. ALASKA COMMUNICATION

SYSTEM

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

For expenses necessary for the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the Alaska Communication System, including purchase (not to exceed one) and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $4,176,000, to remain available until the close of the fiscal year 1953, and in addition not to exceed 15 per centum of the current fiscal year receipts of the Alaska Communication System may be merged with and used for the purposes of this appropriation. CONSTRUCTION

For construction, installation, and equipment of temporary or permanent public works, including buildings, facilities, appurtenances and utilities, at stations of the Alaska Communication System, as authorized by Act of October 27, 1949 (Public Law 414), without regard to sections 1136 and 3734, Revised Statutes, as amended, including hire of passenger motor vehicles; $1,400,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That this appropriation shall not be available for construction of family quarters at (1) an average cost in excess of $24,000 for construction, including but not limited to, kitchen range, refrigerator, telephone, architectural and engineering services, and all contingencies; nor at (2) a cost per family unit in excess of $5,000, for site development and outside utilities, including architectural and engineering services therefor and all contingencies.

63 Stat. 934. 10 U.S.C. § 1339; 40 U.S.C. §§ 259, 267.

MEDICAL SERVICE MEDICAL A N D H O S P I T A L DEPARTMENT

For the manufacture and purchase of medical and hospital supplies for military posts, camps, hospitals, hospital ships and transports, and supplies required for mosquito destruction in and about military posts in the Canal Zone; operation of the Army Medical Library and Museum under the direct supervision of the Surgeon General; purchase of veterinary supplies and hire of veterinary surgeons; expenses of medical supply depots and maintenance of branch depots; medical care and treatment of patients when entitled thereto by law, regulation, or contract, including their care, treatment, and subsistence in private hospitals, whether on duty or on furlough or on leave of absence except when elective medical treatment has been obtained by such personnel in civilian hospitals or from civilian physicians or dentists; medical care and treatment of authorized personnel of any country whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States when such care and treatment cannot be obtained from medical units of their own country; care and treatment of epidemic and contagious diseases in the Army or at military posts or stations, including measures to prevent the spread thereof; pay of internes; pay of civilian physicians employed to examine physically applicants for enlistment and enlisted men and to render other professional services from time to time under proper authority; payment of express companies and local transfers employed directly by the Medical Service for the transportation of 76100 O - 52 (PT. I) - 30

Care and treatment of patients.

Epidemic and contagious diseases. Internes; civilian physicians.