Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/1068

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 780-OCT. 9 , 1940 Equipment. Proviso. Provisions goi ing title and use. Engineering com of college grade. Provisos. Eligibility for fu Limitation on penditure. Vocational cour for designated n and nonrural you Vocational coin for young people e ployed on N. Y. work projects. Regulations. Administrative e penses. Provisos. Transfer of funds. Minor purchases. (2) For the purchase, rental, or other acquisition of new or used equipment when needed by agencies in providing courses pursuant to a plan approved under (1) of this heading when such acquisitions are in accord with detailed proposals submitted by such agencies and approved by the Commissioner, $8,000,000: Provided, That the pro- posals approved by the Commissioner shall include provisions govern- mg the holding of title to and the use of the equipment to be acquired. r (3) For the cost of short engineering courses of college grade, pro- vided by engineering schools or by universities of which the engineer- ing school is a part, pursuant to plans submitted by them and approved by the Commissioner which plans shall be for courses designed to meet the shortage of engineers with specialized training in fields nds essential to the national defense, $9,000,000: Provided, That only engi- neering schools which operate under charters which exempt their edu- cational property from taxation shall be eligible to receive these funds: e- Provided further That not to exceed 20 per centum of the amount allotted to any school shall be allotted to it for expenditure for pur- chase or rental of additional equipment and leasing of additional space found by the Commissioner necessary for carrying out its approved plan. rss (4) For the cost, including the necessary equipment and supplies, Lth. of vocational courses and related or other necessary instruction pro- vided by such agencies for out-of-school rural youth who have attained the age of seventeen and who file a registration card with a public employment office and for nonrural youth who otherwise meet the above requirements whose training is not feasible under subdivisions (1) and (3) hereof, such courses and instruction to be provided pur- suant to plans submitted by such agencies and approved by the Commissioner, $10,000,000. ms (5) For the cost of vocational courses and related or other neces- A. sary instruction provided by such agencies for young people employed on work projects of the National Youth Administration, such courses and instruction to be provided pursuant to plans submitted by such agencies and approved by the Commissioner, $7,500,000: Provided, That the amount allotted to any agency shall be available for expen- diture for purchase or rental of additional equipment and rental of additional space found by the Commissioner to be necessary for carry- ing out the approved plan. The Commissioner shall carry out the purposes of these appro- priations under regulations promulgated by him and approved by the President, and there shall be available out of these appropriations an amount determined by the Federal Security Administrator not exceeding 1 per centum of each such appropriation for expenses of administration to enable the Commissioner most efficiently to carry out the purposes of the several appropriations, the total sum to be available for general administration expenses, including printig and binding, equipment and supplies (including purchase of aterials and equipment necessary for visual education), traveling expenses, includ- ing not to exceed $5,000 for expenses of persons (other than Federal employees) requested to attend conferences held in the District of Columbia and elsewhere whose travel is approved at the direction of the Commissioner, salaries for personal services, and rents, in the District of Columbia and elsewhere: Provided, That the Federal Security Administrator may transfer out of the sum available for administration expenses not exceeding $37,500 to the office of the Administrator for use in carrying out the purposes of these appropria- tions: Providedfurther, That section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (41 U. S. C. 5) shall not be construed to apply to any purchase with these funds when the aggregate amount involved in such purchase does not [54 STAT.