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[69 Stat. 192]
[69 Stat. 192]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1955

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PUBLIC LAW 110-JUNE 29, 1955

Public Law 110 June 29, 1955 [H. R. 6499]

General Government Matters Appropriation Act, 1956.

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CHAPTER 226

AN ACT Making appropriations for the Executive Office of the President and sundry general Government agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956, 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 sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Executive Office of the President and sundry general Government agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956, namely: TITLE I EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT COMPENSATION OF THE PRESIDENT

63 Stat. 4.

For compensation of the President, including an expense allowance at the rate of $50,000 per annum, as authorized by the Act of January 19, 1949 (3 U. S. G 102), $150,000. THE W H I T E HOUSE OFFICE

60 Stat. 810.

Salaries and expenses: For expenses necessary for The White House Office, including not to exceed $215,000 for services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a), at such per diem rates for individuals as the President may specify, and other personal services without regard to the provisions of law regulating the employment and compensation of persons in the Government service; newspapers, periodicals, teletype news service, and travel and official entertainment expenses of the President, to be accounted for solely on his certificate; $1,882,500. SPECIAL PROJECTS

For expenses necessary to provide staff assistance for the President in connection with special projects, to be expended in his discretion and without regard to such provisions of law regarding the expenditure of Government funds or the compensation and employment of persons in the Government service as he may specify, $1,250,000: Provided, That not to exceed 10 percent of this appropriation may be used to reimburse the appropriation for "Salaries and expenses". The White House Office, for administrative services. EXECUTIVE MANSION AND GROUNDS

For the care, maintenance, repair and alteration, refurnishing, improvement, heating and lighting, including electric power and fixtures, of the Executive Mansion and the Executive Mansion grounds and traveling expenses, to be expended as the President may determine, notwithstanding the provisions of this or any other Act, $366,200. BUREAU OF THE BUDGET

Salaries and expenses: For expenses necessary for the Bureau of the Budget, including newspapers and periodicals (not exceeding $200); teletype news service (not exceeding $900); not to exceed $70,000 for expenses of travel; and not to exceed $20,000 for services