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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , IsT SESS.-CHS. 77 , 84-APR . 20, 24, 1939 [CHAPTER 77] JOINT RESOLUTION To authorize the painting of the signing of the Constitution for placement in the H.A Res. 22]1 Capitol Building. [Pub. Res., No. 11] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a commission con- capitol Building. sisting of the Vice President of the United States, the Speaker of ofPanstitutioogniag the House of Representatives, and the Architect of the Capitol be, thorizedforplacement and is hereby, created and authorized and directed to employ an Post, p. 981. artist to paint upon canvas (approximately twenty feet by thirty feet in size), at a price not exceeding $30,000, a painting of the scene Pricelimitation. at the signing of the Constitution. The said painting shall be subject to the approval of the Joint Committee on the Library, and, when so approved, shall be mounted in a space in the Capitol Building to be selected by the commission. The commission shall consult the Commission of Fine Arts and any suggestion for such suitable paint- ing by any artist shall be considered by the Commission. Approved, April 20, 1939. [CHAPTER 84] AN ACT ANACT April24, 1939 To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the grading and classification of clerks in [H. R. 36551 the Foreign Service of the United States of America, and providing compensa- [Public, No. 40] tien therefor", approved February 23, 1931. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act Gradigngeandcla entitled "An Act for the grading and classification of clerks in the sinistonofclerks. Foreign Service of the United States of America, and providing 22ss. c. 7 1-231; compensation therefor", approved February 23, 1931, be, and the Sup. IV , §4. same is hereby, amended as follows: Section 3 of said Act is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 3 . That the Secretary of State is hereby authorized, at posts sation authoriedPto where in his judgment it is required by the public interests for the meet excessive costs of purpose of meeting the unusual or excessive costs of living ascer- livingt certain posts. tained by him to exist, to grant compensation to clerks assigned there in addition to the basic rates herein specified, and also to other employees in the Foreign Service of the United States who are American citizens in addition to the basic rates of their salaries as fixed by the Secretary of State, within such appropriations as Congress may make for such purpose: Provided, however, That all roiso. such additional compensation with the reasons therefor shall be Report to Congress. reported to Congress with the annual Budget." SEC. 2. Section 10 of said Act is amended to read as follows: 46Stat.1207. "SEC. 10. (a) That the officers in the Foreign Service shall here- Classification, sal- after be graded and classified as follows, with the salaries of each riesetc. fofficers" class herein affixed thereto, except as increases in salaries are authorized in section 33 of this Act, but not exceeding in number for each class a proportion of the total number of officers in the service represented in the following percentage limitations: "Ambassadors and Ministers as now or hereafter provided; Ambasadors and Foreign Service officers as follows: Class 1, 6 per centum, $9,000 to Foreign Service of- $10,000; class 2, 7 per centum, $8,000 to $8,900; class 3, 8 per centum, fce r . $7,000 to $7,900; class 4, 9 per centum, $6,000 to $6,900; class 5, 10 per centum, $5,000 to $5,900; class 6, 14 per centum, $4,500 to $4,900; class 7, $4,000 to $4,400; class 8, $3,500 to $3,900; unclassified, $2,500 to $3,400: Provided, That as many Foreign Service officers above PrAifo class 6 as may be required for the purpose of inspection may be ofinspection. detailed by the Secretary of State for that purpose. 583