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PUBLIC LAW 202—OCT. 24, 1951

case shall any such rate be increased by less than $300 per annum or by more than $800 per annum. (b) Section 8(d) of Public Law 293, Seventy-ninth Congress, as 38 U.S.C. § 15g. amended, is amended by striking out "$12,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$12,800". SEC. 5. (a) The rates of basic compensation provided by sections 412 and 415 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended, are hereby 60 Stat. 1003. 22 increased by 10 per centum, except that in no case shall any such rate be 870 U.S.C. §§ 867, increased by less than $300 per annum, or by more than $800 per annum. Report to congres(b) The Bureau of the Budget and the Civil Service Commission sional committees. are authorized and directed to transmit to the Post Office and Civil Service Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives on or before April 1, 1952, a report on pay and personnel practices being followed in overseas areas by all departments and agencies of the Federal Government, including the Foreign Service of the State Department. SEC. 6. (a) This Act shall become effective as of the first day of Effective date. the first pay period which began after June 30, 1951. Retroa (b) Retroactive compensation or salary shall be paid under this pensation.c t i v e comAct only in the case of an individual in the service of the United States (including service in the Armed Forces of the United States) or of the municipal government of the District of Columbia on the date of enactment of this Act, except that such retroactive compensation or salary shall be paid a retired officer or employee for services rendered during the period beginning with the first day of the first pay period which began after June 30, 1951, and ending with the date of his retirement. Approved October 24, 1951. P u b l i c Law 202



JOINT RESOLUTION Making appropriations for rehabilitation of flood-stricken areas for the fiscal year 1952, and for other purposes.

October 24, 1951 [ H. J. Res. 341]

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby appro- ^^^^^^^^ priated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, the following sums:



Conservation and use of agricultural land resources: For an additional amount, $16,480,000 including the furnishing of services, materials, and payments for conservation and land restoration measures, to enable the Secretary to carry out flood assistance and rehabilitation in agricultural areas, damaged by excessive rains, runoff, and floodwaters, designated by the Secretary of Agriculture as disaster areas under Public Law 38, approved April 6, 1949: Provided, That this appropriation may be expended without regard to the adjustments required under section 8(e) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act (16 U.S.C. 590h) and may be distributed among States without regard to other provisions of law: Provided further. That the administrative expense limitations provided under this appropriation item in the Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1952, may be increased by not more than $1,780,000, of which not more than $180,000 may be made available to State Extension Services to provide

63 Stat. 43. 12 U.S.C. §§ 1148a1—1148a-3. 52 Stat. 34.

Ante, p. 236.