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PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-464-AUG. 8, 1968

[82 STAT.

Public Law 90-464 August 8, 1968 [H.R. 18188]

Department of 1 ransportation

Appropriation Act, 1969.

AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the following •'.

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suHis are appropriated, out ot any money m the Ireasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of Transportation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, and for other purposes, namely: TITLE I DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICE OF THE S E C R E I A R Y SALARIES AND EXPENSES

81 Stat. 206.

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $24,500 for allocation within the Department for official reception and representation expenses as the Secretary may determine; $9,800,000: Provided, That whenever the Secretary determines that staff functions being performed elsewhere in the Department €Ould be performed more economically and effectively by ttie Office of the Secretary, he may, during the fiscal year 1969, transfer such functions to the Office of the Secretary. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH

Ante, p. 126-

For necessary expenses for conducting transportation research activities, including the collection of national transportation statistics, $6,000,000, of which $1,600,000 shall be available only for the study of the existing motor vehicle accident compensation system authorized in Public Law 90-313, to remain available until expended. COAST GUARD OPERATING EXPENSES

80 Stat. 416.

76 Stat. 461.

For necessary expenses for the operation and maintenance of the Coast Guard, not otherwise provided for, including hire of passenger motor vehicles; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; purchase of not to exceed sixteen passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; maintenance, operation, and repair of aircraft; recreation and welfare; and uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); $362,000,000: Provided, That the number of aircraft on hand at any one time shall not exceed one hundred and ninety exclusive of planes and parts stored to meet future attrition: Provided further, That, without regard to any provisions of law or Executive order prescribing minimum flight requirements. Coast Guard r e f l a t i o n s which establish proficiency standards and maximum and minimum flying hours for this purpose may provide for the payment of flight pay ^^ ^^le Tatcs prescribed in section 301 of title 37, United States Code, to certain members of the Coast Guard otherwise entitled to receive flight pay during the current fiscal year (1) who have held aeronautical ratings or designations for not less than fifteen years, or (2) whose particular assignment outside the United States or in Alaska, makes it impractical to participate in regular aerial flights: Provided further,