PUBLIC LAW 87-126-AUG. 3, 1961
MARITIME ACTIVITIES SHIP CONSTRUCTION
For construction-differential subsidy and cost of national-defense features incident to construction of ships for operation in foreign commerce (46 U.S.C. 1152, 1154); for construction-differential sub- sttl^fs. ^^^^ " sidy and cost of national-defense features incident to the reconstruction and reconditioning of ships under title V of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended (46 U.S.C. 1154); and for acquisition of used ships pursuant to section 510 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended (46 U.S.C. 1160); $98,000,000, to remain available until stit.^so/'"* " expended: Provided, That transfers may be made to the appropriation for the current fiscal year for "Salaries and expenses" for administrative and warehouse expenses (not to exceed $3,150,000) and for reserve fleet expenses (not to exceed $500,000), and any such transfers shall be without regard to the limitations under that appropriation on the amounts available for such expenses. OPERATING-DIFFERENTIAL SUBSIDIES (LIQUIDATION OF CONTRACT AUTHORIZATION)
For the payment of obligations incurred for operating-differential subsidies granted on or after January 1, 1947, as authorized by the Merchant Marine Actj 1936, as amended, and in appropriations heretofore made to the United States Maritime Commission, $182,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That no contracts shall be executed during the current fiscal year by the Federal Maritime Board which will obligate the Government to pay operating-differential subsidy on more than two thousand four hundred voyages in any one calendar year, including voyages covered by contracts in effect at the beginning of the current fiscal year.
46 USC 1245.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
For expenses necessary for research, development, fabrication, and test operation of experimental facilities and equipment; studies to improve water transportation systems; and supporting services related to nuclear ship operation; $6,500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That transfers may be made to the appropriation for the current fiscal year for "Salaries and expenses" for administrative expenses (not to exceed $600,000), and any such transfers shall be without regard to the limitation under that appropriation on the amount available for such expenses: Provided further, That the unexpended balances as of June 30, 1961, available for research and development under appropriations heretofore granted under the head
- Ship construction" shall be merged with this appropriation.
SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For expenses necessary for carrying into effect the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, and other laws administered by the Federal Maritime Board and the Maritime Administration, $15,600,000, within limitations as follows: Administrative expenses, including not to exceed $1,125 for entertainment of officials of other countries when specifically authorized by the Maritime Administrator, and not to exceed $1,250 for representation allowances, $9,300,000; Maintenance of shipyard facilities and operation of warehouses, $1,000,000; Reserve fleet expenses, $5,300,000.
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