PUBLIC LAW 86-67-JUNE 29, 1957
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Construction, Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance: For an additional amount for "Construction, Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance" for construction of an office building and appurtenant facilities, including acquisition of land, $5,710,000, to be derived from the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund which, together with sums heretofore appropriated for these purposes, shall establish a limitation of cost of $31,080,000: Provided, That the established limit of cost may be exceeded or shall be reduced by an amount equal to the percentage increase or decrease, if any, in construction costs generally dating from October 1, 1956, as determined by the Administrator, General Services Administration, and the amount to be derived from the aforesaid trust fund shall be increased or decreased accordingly: Provided further, That the immediately preceding proviso shall be effective only if a contract for construction is executed on or before December 1, 1957. Grants to States for public assistance: For grants to States for oldage assistance, aid to dependent children, aid to the blind, and aid to the permanently and totally disabled, as authorized in titles I, IV, X, and X IV of the Social Security Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 70 Stat. 807. ^h. 7, subchs. I, IV, X, and X IV), $1,600,000,000, of which such amount as may be necessary shall be available for grants for any period in the prior fiscal year subsequent to March 31 of that year. Salaries and expenses. Bureau of Public Assistance: For expenses necessary for the Bureau of Public Assistance, $1,900,000. Salaries and expenses, Children's Bureau: For necessary expenses in 37 Stat. 79. carrying out the Act of April 9, 1912, as amended (42 U.S.C., ch. 6), 49 Stat. 629. ^ud title V of the Social Security Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. ch. 7, subch. V), including purchase of reports and material for the publications of the Children's Bureau and of reprints for distribution, $2,000,000: Provided, That no part of any appropriation contained in this title shall be used to promulgate or carry out any instructions, order, or regulation relating to the care of obstetrical cases which discriminate between persons licensed under State law to practice obstetrics: Provided further, That the foregoing proviso shall not be so construed as to prevent any patient from having the services of any ractitioner of her own choice, paid for out of this fund, so long as tate laws are complied with: Provided further, That any State plan which provides standards for professional obstetrical services in accordance with the laws of the State shall be approved. Grants to States for maternal and child welfare: For grants to States for maternal and child-health services, services for crippled children, and child-welfare services as authorized in title V, parts 1, 49 Stat. 629-633. g, and 3, of the Social Security Act, as amended (42 U. S. (J., ch. 7, subch. V), $41j500,000, of which $15,000,000 shall be available for services for crippled children, $16,500,000 for maternal and childhealth services, and $10,000,000 for child-welfare services: Provided, That any allotment to a State pursuant to section 502(b) or 512 (b) of 7oVVi4l'^°^' '^^' such Act shall not be included in computing for the purposes of subsections (a) and (b) of sections 504 and 514 of such Act an amount expended or estimated to be expended by the State: Provided further, That $1,000,000 of the amount available under section 502(b) of such Act shall be used only for special projects for mentally retarded children. Salaries and expenses, Office of the Commissioner: For expenses necessary for the Office of the Commissioner of Social Security, $300,000, together with not to exceed $240,000, to be transferred from the Federal old-age and survivors insurance trust fund.