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65 STAT.]

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PUBLIC LAW 253—NOV. 1, 1951

responsibilities relating to the national defense assigned to such department, agency, or corporation by or pursuant to law. SEC. 1313. None of the funds provided by this Act shall be used to pay employees at a rate in excess of that paid for comparable work under the regular appropriations provided to the Departments concerned in the regular 1952 appropriation Acts. SEC. 1314. Any funds provided by this Act shall not be available for the compensation of persons performing domestic information functions or related supporting functions in excess of 50 per centum of the amount provided herein. SEC. 1315. (a) No part of the money appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, by this or any other Act to the Department of Labor or the Federal Security Agency which is in excess of 75 per centum of the amount required to pay the compensation of all persons the aggregate budget estimates for personal services submitted to the Congress for the fiscal year 1952 contemplated would be employed by such Department or such agency, respectively, during such fiscal year in the performance of— (1) functions performed by a person designated as an information specialist, information and editorial specialist, publications and information coordinator, press relations officer or counsel, photographer, radio expert, television expert, motion-picture expert, or publicity expert, or designated by a similar title, or (2) functions performed by persons who assist persons performing the functions described in (1) in drafting, preparing, editing, typing, duplicating, or disseminating public information publications or releases, radio or television scripts, magazine articles, photographs, motion pictures, and similar material, shall be q-vailable to pay the compensation of persons performing the functions'described in (1) or (2): Provided, That this section shall not apply to personnel engaged in the preparation or distribution of technical, scientific, or research publications, the reporting or dissemination of the results of research or investigations, the publishing of information or other work required by law to carry out the duties of such Department or Agency other than work intended for press, radio and television services, and popular publications. (b) No provision in any Act appropriating funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, shall be deemed to limit the amount of any appropriation made to any Department, agency, or corporation which may be used to compensate persons engaged in the performance of functions described in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a) of this section, if the aggregate number of persons employed during such fiscal year by such Department, agency, or corporation in the performance of such functions does not exceed four at any time, nor shall any such provision in this or any other Act limit appropriations which may be used to compensate persons in the Office of Defense Mobilization who are engaged in informing the public about the progress and purposes of the defense mobilization program, or persons in the agencies assigned functions under the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended, who are engaged in informing consumers, agriculture, business and labor, about rules, regulations, and orders, issued by such agencies under the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended. SEC. 1316. This Act may be cited as the "Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1952". Approved November 1, 1951.

Domestic information functions.

Labor Department; Federal S e c u r i t y Agency. informational and editorial functions.

Nonapplicability.

64 Stat. 798. 50 U.S.C. app. I 2061. Short title.