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[54 STAT. Restrictiononuseof No part of the appropriations made in this Act shall be available funds for pensioners, etc. ' for pay, allowances, or traveling or other expenses of any officer or enlisted man of the National Guard who may be drawing a pension, disability allowance, disability compensation, or retired pay (where retirement has been made on account of physical disability or age) Prori o. from the Government of the United States: Provided, That nothing sion. in this provision shall be so construed as to prevent the application of funds herein contained to the pay, allowances, or traveling expenses of any officer or enlisted man of the National Guard who may surren- der said pension, disability allowance, disability compensation, or retired pay for the period of his service in the National Guard: Pro- status of adjutants vided fwrther, That adjutants general who may be drawing such general. emoluments may be continued in a federally recognized status without pay under this Act. ARMS, UNIFORMS, EQUIPMENT, AND SO FORTH, FOR FIELD SERVICE, NATIONAL GUARD Procurement of To procure by purchase or manufacture and issue from time to arms and equipment. time to the National Guard, upon requisition of the Governors of the several States and Territories or the commanding general, National Guard of the District of Columbia, such military equip- ment and stores of all kinds and reserve supply thereof as are neces- sary to arm, uniform, and equip for field service the National Guard of the several States, Territories, and the District of Columbia, Motortrucks, etc. including animals, motortrucks, motorcycles, field ambulances, and station wagons and to repair such of the afore-mentioned articles of equipage and military stores as are or may become damaged when, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of War, such repair may be determined to be an economical measure and as necessary for Aountin their proper preservation and use, $40,369,301, and all of the sums appropriated in this Act on account of the National Guard shall be Amount Immediate- accounted for as one fund, and of the total of all sums appropriated lyavailable. in this Act on account of the National Guard, $1,500,000 shall be Spritions or available immediately: Provided, That specifications for motor vehi- Specifications for motor vehicles. cles, which shall be so drawn as to admit of competition, shall to the extent otherwise practicable conform with the requirements of Replacement of the National Guard: Provided further, That the value of issues made surveypto any State, Territory, or the District of Columbia to replace prop- 39. tat. 7. erty surveyed in accordance with section 87, National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, shall not be charged to the apportion- 39 Stat. 199. ments required by section 67 of that Act, but no such replacement 32U.s. C.. issue shall be made in excess of receipts theretofore collected and covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts pursuant to said 48 stat. 1227 . section 87, as amended, and section 4 (a) and (b) (22) of the Perma- 31 U.S. . 725c. nent Appropriation Repeal Act of June 26, 1934: Provided further, ssuance of Aremy That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to issue from surplus etc. stores and material on hand and purchased for the United States Army such articles of clothing and equipment and field artillery, engineer, and signal material and ammunition as may be needed by the National Guard organized under the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act for making further and more effectual provision 39 stat.n. for the national defense, and for other purposes", approved June 3, Accountig. 1916 (32 U. S. C. 21), as amended. This issue shall be made without charge against National Guard appropriations except for actual expenses incident to such issue. Mounted conis and No appropriation contained in this Act shall be available for any striction. expense for or on account of a larger number of mounted units and wagon companies of the National Guard than were in existence on PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 343 -JUNE 13, 1940 372