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[75 Stat. 380]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-144-AUG. 17, 1961

Foreign quarters.

66 Stat. 622.

Furnishings.

Uniforms.

68 Stat. 1114. P r o m o t i o n of rifle practice.

Legislative liaison activities.

Civil A i r riers.

Motor hire.

car-

vehicle

Travel e x p e n s e s.

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Post Office Department for payment of costs of commercial air transportation of military mail between the United States and foreign countries. SEC. 626. Appropriations of the Department of Defense available for the payment of rental allowances shall be available for the leasing of quarters in foreign countries constructed under the authority of section 302 of Public Law 534, approved July 14, 1952, for assignment as public quarters to military personnel of the Department of Defense. SEC. 627. Appropriations contained in this Act shall be available for the purchase of household furnishings and automobiles from military and civilian personnel on duty outside the continental United States, for the purpose of resale at cost to incoming personnel, and for providing furnishings, without charge, in other than public quarters occupied by military or civilian personnel of the Department of Defense on duty outside the continental United States or in Alaska, upon a determination, under regulations approved by the Secretary of Defense, that such action is advantageous to the Government. SEC. 628. During the current fiscal year appropriations available to the Department of Defense for pay of civilian employees shall be available for uniforms, or allowances therefor, as authorized by the Act of September 1, 1954, as amended (5 U.S.C. 2131). SEC. 629. During the current fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense shall, upon requisition of the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice, and without reimbursement, transfer from agencies of the Department of Defense to the Board ammunition from stock or which has been procured for the purpose in such amounts as he may determine. Such appropriations of the Department of Defense available for obligation during the current fiscal year as may be designated by the Secretary of Defense shall be available for the travel expenses of military and naval personnel, including the reserve components, and members of the Roserve Officers' Training Corps attending regional, national, or international rifle matches. SEC. 630. Funds provided in this Act for congressional liaison activities of the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense shall not exceed $950,000: Provided, That this amount shall be available for apportionment to the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense as determined by the Secretary of Defense. SEC. 631. Of the funds made available by this Act for the services of the Military Air Transport Service, $80,000,000 shall be available only for procurement of commercial air transportation service from carriers participating in the Civil Reserve Air Fleet program; and the Secretary of Defense shall utilize the services of such carriers which qualify as small businesses to the fullest extent found practicable: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense shall specify in such procurement, performance characteristics for aircraft to be used based upon modern aircraft operated by the civil airfleet. SEC. 632. Not to exceed $12,000,000 of the funds m§,de available in this Act for the purpose shall be available for the 'hire of motor vehicles: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense, under circumstances where the immediate movement of persons is imperative, may, if he deems it to be in the national interest, hire motor vehicles for such purpose without regard to this limitation. SEC. 633. Not less than $7,500,000 of the funds made available in this Act for travel expenses in connection with temporary duty and