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67 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 6-MAR. 10, 1953

tion 2(a) of the National Housing Act, as amended, is hereby amended ^J^^ home repair to reaa as follows: "The aggregate amount of all loans, advances of 48 *Stat. 12 4 6, credit, and obligations purchased, exclusive of financing charges, with *^2 USC?1'703(a). respecif to which insurance may be heretofore or hereafter granted under this section and outstanding at any one time shall not exceed $1,750,000,000." SEC. 2. Prior to June 30, 1954, the Federal Housing Commissionei- Treas^ufy^"**"* *° shall pay out of the capital account of the Title I Insurance Fund to the Secretary of the Treasury the a m o ^ t of $8,333,313.65 which constitutes the Government investment in the capital account of the Title I Insurance Fund. The amount payable hereunder shall be paid in the discretion of the Commissioner either in one lump sum or in installments except that the first payment shall be made on July 1, 1953. Approved March 10, 1953. Public Law 6

CHAPTER 6 AN ACT

To aineud the Act of June 28,19-1!), as amended, to remove the moiitMy limitations on official long-distance telephone calls and official telegrams of Members of the House of Representatives without affecting the annual limitati<m on such telephone calls and telegrams.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representativen of the United States of America in Congress asstmhled^ That the first two Hections of the Act entitled "An Act relating to telephone and telegraph service and clerk hire for Members of the House of Representatives, approved June 23, 1949, as amended, are amended to read as follows: "That in the case of each Member of the House of Representatives, there shall be paid from the contingent fund of the House of Representatives, in accordance M ith rules and regulations prescribed by the Committee on House Administration and subject to the limitations provided in section 2, the following charges: " (1) toll charges on strictly official long-distance telephone calls made by or on behalf of the Meml>er within the United States, its Territories or possessions; and "(2) charges on strictly official telegrams sent by or on behalf of the Member within the United States, its Territories or possessions. "SEC. 2. In the case of any Member of the House of Representatives other than the Speaker, the majority leader, the minority leader, the majority whip, and the minority AA'hip, there shall be paid under the first section of this Act— " (1) toll charges on strictly official long-distance telephone calls made by or on behalf of the Member, aggregating not more than 1,800 minutes-during any year, except that if a Member is elected for a portion of a term, the aggregate number of minutes with respect to which toll charges may be paid under the first section shall be reduced, with respect to the year in which he commences his service, to a number which is the same percentage of 1,800 as the number of days of his servicein such year is of the total number of days in such year; and "(2) charges on strictly official telegrams sent by or on behalf of the Member, aggregating not more than 12,000 words during any year, except that if a Member is elected for a portion of a term, the aggregate mtmber of words with respect to which charges may be paid under the first section shall be leduced, with respect

March 10, 1953 CH.R. 2230]

House of Representatives. Tel epbone and t e l e g r ^ h service. 63 Stat. 264. 2 USC 46f, 46g.

L i m i t a t i o n on charges.