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PUBLIC LAW 663-AUG. 26, 1954

Ante, p. 612.

67 Stat. 231. Ante, p. 643,

64 Stat. 873. 12 USC 1811.

Ante, p. 297.

Ante, p. 297.

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agency services performed on a contract or fee basis) in connection with the issuance and servicing of obligations as authorized by title II of the Housing Act of 1954. Office of the Administrator, public facility loans: Not to exceed $75,000 of funds in the revolving fund established pursuant to section 108 of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Liquidation Act, as amended (40 U.S.C. 459), shall be available for administrative expenses, but this amount shall be exclusive of payment for services and facilities of the Federal Reserve banks or any member thereof, the Federal home-loan banks, and any insured bank within the meaning of the Act creating the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Act of August 23, 1935, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 264) which has been designated by the Secretary of the Treasury as a depository of public money of the United States. Federal Housing Administration: The amount made available under this head in title II of the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1955 (Public Law 428), for administrative expenses, is increased from $5,150,000" to "$5,500,000" and the limitation on the amount available for expenses of travel is increased from "$175,000" to "$250,000": Provided, That the limitation under said head on the amount available for certain nonadministrative expenses of said Administration is increased from "$25,000,000" to "$26,250,000". Public Housing Administration: The amount made available under this head in title II of the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1955 (Public Law 428), for administrative expenses of the Public Housing Administration in carrying out duties imposed by law, is increased from "$6,950,000" to "$7,350,000"; and the limitation under said head on the amount available for expenses of travel is increased from "$500,000" to "$540,000". NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR

64 Stat. 149.

Ante, p. 92.

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61 Stat. 584. 31 USC 849.

60 Stat. 810. 63 Stat. 959. 5 USC 1105.

For necessary expenses to carry out the purposes of the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1861-1875), as they pertain to the United States program for the International Geophysical Year, $2,000,000, to remain available until expended. SAINT LAWRENCE SEAWAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation is hereby authorized to make such expenditures within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available to it and in accord with law, including not to exceed $250,000 for administrative expenses, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided in section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying out its authorized functions for the fiscal year 1955: Provided, That said funds shall be available for the acquisition of not to exceed two passenger motor vehicles from excesses reported by other agencies, or from forfeitures; for services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a), at rates for individuals not to exceed $100 per day; and the Administrator is authorized, subject to the procedures prescribed by section 505 of the Classification Act of 1949, to place not more than four positions in grades 16,17, or 18 of the General Schedule established by said Act, and such positions shall be in addition to the number authorized by said section.