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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.- CH. 333--JUNE 12, 1940 SEC. 2. That the services of draftsmen, assistant engineers, levelers, transitmen, rodmen, chainmen, computers, copyists, overseers, and inspectors temporarily required in connection with sewer, water, street, street-cleaning, or road work, or construction and repair of buildings and bridges, or any general or special engineering or con- struction work authorized by appropriations may be employed exclu- sively to carry into effect said appropriations when specifically and in writing ordered by the Commissioners, and all such necessary expenditures for the proper execution of said work shall be paid from and equitably charged against the sums appropriated for said work; and the Commissioners in their Budget estimates shall report the number of such employees performing such services, and their work, and the sums paid to each, and out of what appropriation: Provided, That the expenditures hereunder shall not exceed $42,000 during the fiscal year 1941: Provided further, That excluding inspec- tors in the sewer department, one inspector in the electrical depart- ment, and one inspector in the repair shop, no person shal be employed in pursuance of the authority contained in this paragraph for a longer period than nine months in the aggregate during the fiscal year. Appropriations in this Act shall be available for payment by the District of Columbia of its contributions as an employer, in accord- ance with the provisions of the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act (49 Stat. 946). The Commissioners, or their duly designated representatives, are further authorized to employ temporarily such laborers, skilled laborers, drivers, hostlers, and mechanics as may be required exclusively in connection with sewer, water, street, and road work, and street cleaning, or the construction and repair of buildings, and bridges, furniture and equipments, and any general or special engineering or construction or repair work, and to incur all necessary engineering and other expenses, exclusive of personal services, incidental to carrying on such work and necessary for the proper execution thereof, said laborers, skilled laborers, drivers, hostlers, and mechanics to be employed to perform such work as may not be required by law to be done under contract, and to pay for such services and expenses from the appropriations under which such services are rendered and expenses incurred. SEC. 3 . That all horses, harness, horse-drawn vehicles necessary for use in connection with construction and supervision of sewer, street, street lighting, road work, and street-cleaning work, including main- tenance of said horses and harness, and maintenance and repair of said vehicles, and purchase of all necessary articles and supplies in connec- tion therewith, or on construction and repair of buildings and bridges, or any general or special engineering or construction work authorized by appropriations, may be purchased, hired, and maintained, and motortrucks may be hired exclusively to carry into effect said appro- priations, when specifically and in writing ordered by the Commis. sioners; and all such expenditures necessary for the proper execution of said work, exclusive of personal services, shall be paid from and equitably charged against the sums appropriated for said work; and the Commissioners in the Budget estimates shall report the number of horses, vehicles, and harness purchased, and horses and vehicles hired, and the sums paid for same, and out of what appropriation; and all horses owned or maintained by the District shall, so far as may be practicable, be provided for in stables owned or operated by said District: Provided, That such horses, horse-drawn vehicles, and carts as may be temporarily needed for hauling and excavating material in connection with works authorized by appropriations may 341 Temporary services of draftsmen, etc. Prockos. Limitation. Maximum period of employment. D. O. Unemploy- ment Compensation Act, contributions. 8 D. C. Code, Supp. V, §§ 311-335. Temporary labor, etc. Horses, wagons, etc. Pro*o. Temporary employ- ment.