Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/390

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356 Peat, pp. 601, 966. 970. Travel allowances, etc. Amount immedi- ately available. Transersfrom other appropriations. Restriction. Provisos. Expert accountant travel allowances. Attendance at meet Ings. 39 Stat. 199. 32U.S.C. 22. Personnel travelin under orders, ei penses. Dependents, etc. PUBLIC LAWS--H. 343 -JUNE 13, 1940 TRAVEL OF THE ARMY For travel allowances and travel in kind, as authorized by law, for persons traveling in connection with the military activities of the War Department, including mileage, transportation, reimbursement of actual expenses, or per diem allowances, to officers and contract surgeons; transportation of troops; transportation, or reimbursement therefor, of nurses, enlisted men, recruits, recruiting parties, appli- cants for enlistment between places of acceptance for enlistment and recruiting stations, rejected applicants for enlistment, general pris- oners, cadets and accepted cadets from their homes to the Military Academy, discharged cadets, civilian employees, civilian witnesses before courts martial, and dependents of military personnel, includ- ing those of retired officers ordered to active duty and upon relief therefrom; travel pay to discharged military personnel; transporta- tion of discharged prisoners and persons discharged from Saint Eliz- abeths Hospital after transfer thereto from the military service, to their homes, or elsewhere as they may elect, the cost in each case not to be greater than to the place of last enlistment; monetary allow- ances for liquid coffee for troops traveling when supplied with cooked or travel rations; commutation of quarters and rations to enlisted men traveling on detached duty when it is impracticable to carry rations, and to applicants for enlistment and general prisoners travel- ing under orders; per diem allowances or actual cost of subsistence while in a travel status, to nurses, civilian employees, and civilian witnesses before courts martial, $7,004,916, of which amount $100,000 shall be available immediately, and such total amount may be increased, subject to the approval of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, by transfers from other appropriations for the Military Establishment of such amounts as may be required in addition to those herein pro- vided for travel in connection with development, procurement, pro- duction, maintenance, or construction activities; and, with such exception, no other appropriation in this Act shall be available for any expense for or incident to travel of personnel of the Regular Army or civilian employees under the War Department, except the appropriation "Contingencies of the Army" and the appropriations for Military Posts, the National Guard, the Organized Reserves, the Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Citizens' Military Training Camps, and the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice, and except as may be provided for in the appropriations "Special Field Exercises" and "Air Corps, Army": Provided, That hereafter the expert accountant, Inspector General's Department, shall be entitled to the same travel allowances as other employees of the War Department: - Provided further, That, in addition to the authority contained in section 67, National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, a total of not to exceed $2,500 of the appropriations available to the War Department chargeable with expenses of travel shall be available for expenses incident to attendance at meetings of technical, professional, scientific, and other similar organizations, when, in the judgment of the Secretary of War, such attendance would be of benefit in the conduct of the work of the War Department: Provided further, That appropriations available for travel of personnel of the Military Establishment or employees under the War Department which are current at the date of relief from duty station of such personnel traveling under orders shall be charged with all expenses properly chargeable to such appropriations in connection with the travel enjoined, including travel of dependents and transportation of authorized baggage and household effects of such personnel, regard- less of the dates of arrival at destination of the persons so traveling. [54 STAT.