636 (3) an Army field clerk; and (4) a field clerk, Army Quartermaster Corps. AVAILABILITY OF CERTAIN MILITARY APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 40. Moneys appropriated to the Departments of the Army, Navy, or Air Force for procurement of technical military equipment and supplies, the construction of public works, and for research and development, including moneys appropriated to the Department of the Navy for the procurement, construction, and re^search and development of guided missiles, remain available until spent unless otherwise provided in the appropriation act concerned. INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS FOR CERTAIN RESERVES SEC. 41. Each person who was a reserve officer on July 9, 1952, and who did not hold an appointment for an indefinite term on that date, shall be given an appointment for an indefinite term in place of the appointment he then held, if after written notification by competent authority before July 2, 1953, the officer agrees in writing to have that appointment continued for an indefinite term. In the event such officer does not agree in writing, the term of his current appointment shall not be changed by this section. P H I L I P P I N E SCOUTS SEC. 42. The President is authorized to form the Philippine Scouts into such branches and tactical units as he may deem expedient, within the limit of strength prescribed by law, organized similarly ta those of the Regular Army.
REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS OF FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION SEC. 43. (a) The Administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration, or his designee, must come to an agreement with the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives before entering into any of the following transactions b j or for the use of that administration: (1) An acquisition of fee title to any real property, if the estimated price is more than $25,000. (2) A lease of any real property to the United States, if the estimated annual rental is more than $25,000. (3) A lease of real property owned by the United States, if the estimated annual rental is more than $25,000. (4) A transfer of real property owned by the United States to another Federal agency or to a State, if the estimated value is more than $25,000. (5) A report of excess real property owned by the United States to a disposal agency, if the estimated value is more than $25,000.