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[75 Stat. 449]
[75 Stat. 449]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 87-195-SEPT. 4, 1961

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country program) with respect to which he has conducted or is conducting an inspection, audit or review provided he first has given written notice to the Secretary of State. Any such suspension shall remain effective until such program or part thereof is ordered resumed by the Inspector General, Foreign Assistance, or by the Secretary of State. This paragraph shall not apply to part II of this Act, and with respect to the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended, shall apply only to projects and operations admin- 7ulcfi6<)i'*note. istered by the Secretary of State. (7) Expenses of the Inspector General, Foreign Assistance, with specfoTG^ene"!!!"' respect to programs under part I or part II of this Act and the Peace Corps shall be charged to the appropriations made to carry out such programs, and with respect to programs under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended, shall be charged to funds available under the authority of this Act: Provided, That such appropriations shall not be charged with such expenses after the expiration of a thirty-five day period which begins on the date the General Accounting Office, or any committee of the Congress, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, charged with considering legislation, appropriations, or expenditures under the Act, has delivered to the Office of the Secretary of State a written request that it be furnished any document, paper, communication, audit, review, finding, recommendation, report, or other material which relates to the operation or activities of the Inspector General, Foreign Assistance, unless and until there has been furnished to the General Accounting Office, or to such committee, or subcommittee, as the case may be, (A) the document, paper, communication, audit, review, finding, recommendation, report, or other material so requested, or (B) a certification by the President personally that he has forbidden the furnishing thereof pursuant to such request and his reason for so doin^. The waiver authority in section 614(a) of this Act and the provisions of section 634(c) of this Act shall not apply to this subsection. Such expenses shall not exceed $2,000,000 in any fiscal year. The Inspector General, Foreign Assistance, may make expenditures (not in excess of $2,000 in any fiscal year) of a confidential nature when he finds that such expenditures are in aid of inspections, audits or reviews under this subsection. A certificate of the amount of each such expenditure, the nature of which it is considered inadvisable to specify, shall be made by the Inspector General, Foreign Assistance, and every such certificate shall be deemed a sufficient voucher for the amount therein specified. SEC. 625. EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONNEL.—(a) Any agency or officer

of the United States Government carrying out functions under this Act is authorized to employ such personnel as the President deems necessary to carry out the provisions and purposes of this Act. (b) Of the personnel employed in the United States to carry out art I or coordinate part I and part II, not to exceed seventy-six may e appointed, compensated, or removed without regard to the provisions of any law, oi whom not to exceed fifty-one may be compensated at rates higher than those provided for grade 15 of the general schedule established by the Classification Act of 1949, as amended (5 U.S.C. 1071 et seq.), and of these, not to exceed eight may be 63 Stat. 954. compensated at a rate m excess of the highest rate provided for grades of such general schedule but not in excess of $19,000 per year: Provided, That, under such regulations as the President shall prescribe, officers and employees of the United States Government who are appointed to any of the above positions may be entitled, upon removal from such position, to reinstatement to the position occupied at the time of appointment or to a position of comparable grade and

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