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65 STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 45—JUNE 2, 1951

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appropriation to the President for Emergencies (National Defense) shall be reimbursed from funds contained herein for allocations made therefrom to any agency of the Government for carrying out the provisions of the Defense Production Act of 1950 after March 31, 1951: sou's cf^sup iv Prc>w</e<:i?/wrAer, That the aggregate of borrowings from the Treas- app.§206i. " ury pursuant to section 304(b) of the Defense Production Act of ap^p.T209f w""^"^^' 1950 which may be outstanding at any one time is increased from "$600,000,000" to "$1,600,000,000": Provided further, That any appropriation to any department, agency, or corporation, in the executive branch of the Government, for salaries and expenses, shall be available for the discharge of responsibilities, relating to the national defense, assigned to such department, agency, or corporation by or pursuant to law and transfers may be made between appropriations or allocations within any such department, agency, or corporation as may be necessary to carry out this proviso, and no allocation shall be made to any agency which can perform such defense activities as may have been or hereafter be assigned to such agency which can be performed by its regular personnel by use of the foregoing authority to realign its regular programs. INDEPENDENT OFFICES FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE AnMiNisntATioN OPERATIONS

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in carrying out the provisions of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950 (Public Law 920, 81st Congress), including purchase (not to exceed five) and hire ^u.1:cfsup.iv, of passenger motor vehicles; services as authorized by section 15 of the 5 2251 note. Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a); reimbursement of the Civil Service Commission for full field investigations of employees occupying positions of critical importance from the standpoint of national security; and expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with civil defense functions; $1,750,000: Provided, That $110,000 shall be available for providing civil defense communications systems pursuant to subsection (c) of section 201 of said Act. 5 lm\l)^" ^^' ^^' FEDERAL C O N T R I B U T I O N S

For financial contributions to the States pursuant to subsection (i) of section 201 of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, $25,000,000, to be equally matched with State funds, of which $20,(X)0,0q0 shall be for medical supplies and equipment and $5,000,000 for training and education, to remain available to June 30, 1952. CIVIL D E F E N S E P R O C U R E M E N T F U N D

For working capital for the "Civil defense procurement fund", which is hereby established for the purpose of financing the procurement, by the Administrator, of materials or organizational equipment for which financial contributions to the States are otherwise authorized to be made on a matching basis by subsection (i) of section 201 of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, $5,000,000. Said fund shall be charged with the purchase price of said materials or equipment, and shall be paid therefor in advance, or by reimbursement, in equal amounts from (1) applicable appropriations and (2) funds provided by the States. Such materials or organizational equipment may be delivered to any State, and the Federal share of the purchase price of materials or organizational equipment so delivered shall be in lieu of equivalent financial contributions therefor.