PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 780-OCT. 9 , 1910 411. .a.o. B. Federal office build- bngs. West central heat- ing plant. 44 Stat. 630. 49U.. 0.I341- 47. Oontracts. Navy Department Building. Ante, p. 599. 44 Stat. 630 . 40 U. . C. § 341- 347. Proiso. Contracts. General Accounting Office. 49 Stat. 600 . Provio. Availability. Acquisition of prop- erty. 44 Stat. 630 . 40 U. 8. 0. I341- 347. KatheriMneH.Clagett, and estate of Dr. John 0. Fitzpatrick. Payment to. Proew. I acomnpemnsaton cost of supervision of construction, and inspection, furniture, equip- ment, moving expenses, extension of steam and water mains and removal or diversion of such sewers and utilities as may be necessary, and all other expenses required solely for the purpose of carrying out said public-building projects; and such Administrator is authorized to direct the preparation of all sketches, estimates, plans, drawings, and specifi- cations, and to enter into all other contracts necessary for carrying out the purposes hereof- and he is further authorized, when deemed by him desirable and advantageous, to employ by contract or otherwise, temporary professional, technical, or nontechnical employees, firms, or corporations, to such extent as may be necessary to carry out the pur- poses hereof, without regard to civil service or classification laws, or section 3709 of the Revised Statutes: Sites and buildings, Federal office buildings (Numbered 2 and 3): For the acquisition of sites and the construction of two Federal office buildings for general use, on land in or near the District of Columbia, $6,400,000. Site and building, west central heating plant, Washington, Dis- trict of Columbia: For acquisition of site and construction of a central heating plant on a suitable site to be selected in the northwest section of the city of Washington, District of Columbia, within or outside the area prescribed by the Act of May 25, 1926, as amended authorizing the acquisition of certain lands within the District of Columbia, including facilities for fuel deliveries and storage, tunnel and steam lines and additional steam lines in existing tunnels, $1,500,000, within a total limit of cost of $3,900,000: Provided, That the contract or contracts for such project may be entered into without advertising. Navy Department Building, Washington, District of Columbia: For the construction of an additional wing on the Navy Department Building and an additional story on wing Number 1 thereof, under the provisions of the Public Buildings Act approved May 25, 1926, as amended, including administrative expenses in connection there- with, $590,000: Provided, That the contract or contracts for such project may be entered into without advertising. Site and building, General Accounting Office, Washington, District of Columbia: For acquisition of site and construction of a building for the General Accounting Office on land in square 518, in the Dis- trict of Columbia, within a total limit of cost of $9,850,000, in lieu of the extension and remodeling of the old Pension Office Building as authorized in the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act fiscal year 1935, approved August 12, 1935: Provided, That the balance of the appropriation of $2,000,000 appropriated by such Act shall remain available for the purposes of, and be chargeable against, this authorization. Acquisition of property in the District of Columbia: For the acqui- sition of property within the areas prescribed by the Act of May 25, 1926, as amended, authorizing the Federal Works Administrator to acquire certain lands within the District of Columbia, $322,000. GEORGE WASHINGTON BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION For ayment to Katherine II. Clagett and to the estate of Doctor John C. Fitzpatrick $2,700 and $6,666.66, respectively, for services rendered the George Washington Bicentennial Commission in con- nection with the compilation of the definitive writings of George Washington, $9,366.66: Provided,That the payment to the said Kath- erine H. Clagett shall be in full, complete, and final compensation of any and all claims arising out of services rendered to the George Washington Bicentennial Commission prior to June 30, 1940. 1036 [54 STAT.