PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 343 -JUNE 13, 1940 Combat airplanes. Waiving of limita- tion. 53 Stat. 555 . 10 U. S. 0., Supp. V, § 292b. Restriction on use of fundsfor Orissy Field, Oalif. Sums available for incurred obligations. 49 Stat. 133 , 1290; 50 Stat. 455 . Post, pp. 602, 873, 969. Post, pp. 378, 602 , 60. 873. 969. Supplies, eto. Care, etc.. n pri- vate hospitals Provso. If on furlough, etc. Epidemic and con- tagious diseases. Insane FIHpino sol- diers. 35 Stat. 122. Pay ofnurses, ooks, and other civilians. Civilian physicians. Army and Navy Hospital. Hot Springs, Ark. amount of $123,741,994 not less than $82,661,994 shall be applied to the procurement of combat airplanes and their equipment and acces- sories and $3,919,718 shall be available immediately: Provided further, That this appropriation may be expended without reference to the limitation contained in section 1 of the Act approved April 3, 1939 (Public, Numbered 18, Seventy-sixth Congress), as to the num- ber of airplanes to be procured and maintained: Provided further, That no part of this or any other appropriation contained in this Act shall be available for any expense incident to the use of Crissy Field, California, as an air station: Provided further, That the sum of $60,775 of the appropriation for Air Corps, Army, fiscal year 1936 the sum of $30,000 of the appropriation for Air Corps, Army, fiscal year 1937, and the sum of $1,884,031 of the appropriation for Air Corps, Army, fiscal year 1938, shall remain available until June 30, 1941, for the payment of obligations incurred under contracts executed prior to July 1, 1938. MEDICAL DEPARTMlENT ARMY MEDIOAL AND HOSPITAL DEPARTMENT For the manufacture and purchase of medical and hospital supplies, including disinfectants, for military posts, camps, hospitals, hospital ships and transports, for laundry work for enlisted men and Army nurses while patients in a hospital, and supplies required for mosquito destruction in and about military posts in the Canal Zone; for the purchase of veterinary supplies and hire of veterinary surgeons; for expenses of medical supply depots; for medical care and treatment of patients, including supernumeraries, not otherwise provided for, including care and subsistence in private hospitals of officers, enlisted men, and civilian employees of the Army, of applicants for enlist- ment, and of prisoners of war and other persons in military custody or confinement, when entitled thereto by law, regulation, or contract: Provided,That this shall not apply to officers and enlisted men who are treated in private hospitals or by civilian physicians while on furloughs or leaves of absence in excess of twenty-four hours; for the proper care and treatment of epidemic and contagious diseases in the Army or at military posts or stations, including measures to pre- vent the spread thereof, and the payment of reasonable damages not otherwise provided for for bedding and clothing injured or destroyed in such prevention; for the care of insane Filipino soldiers in con- formity with the Act of Congress approved May 11, 1908 (24 U. S . C . 198); for the pay of male and female nurses, not including the Army Nurse Corps, and of cooks and other civilians employed for the proper care of sick officers and soldiers, under such regulations fixing their number, qualifications, assignments, pay, and allowances as shall have been or shall be prescribed by the Secretary of War; for the pay of civilian physicians employed to examine physically applicants for enlistment and enlisted men and to render other professional services from time to time under proper authority; for the pay of other employees of the Medical Department; for the payment of express companies and local transfers employed directly by the Medical Department for the transportation of medical and hospital supplies, including bidders' samples and water for analysis; for supplies for use in teaching the art of cooking to the enlisted force of the Medical Department; for the supply of Army and Navy Hospital at Hot Springs, Arkansas; for advertising, laundry, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses of the Medical Department, $6,875,978. 366 [54 STAT.