Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/576

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 421 -JUNE 25, 1940 Marketing agree- Marketing agreements with respect to hog cholera virus and serum: ments, hog cholera vius and erum. The sum of $30,000 of the appropriation made by section 12 (a) 48 Stat. 3o. 7UtS.. 612; of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, approved May 12,1933, is hereby Supp. V, §612. made available during the fiscal year for which appropriations are herein made to carry into effect sections 56 to 60 inclusive, of the Act 49Stat.781. approved August 24, 1935 (7 U. S . C. 851-855), entitled "An Act 7suis s 0 ., upp. to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act, and for other purposes", including the employment of persons and means in the District of Columbia and elsewhere. In all, salaries and expenses, Bureau of Animal Industry, $12,449,440. ERADICATION OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH AND OTHER CONTAGIOUS DISEASES OF ANIMALS tiEomefrge^ adicta In case of an emergency arising out of the existence of foot-and- et. , diseases. mouth disease, rinderpest, contagious pleuropneumonia, or other con- tagious or infectious disease of animals which, in the opinion of the Secretary of Agriculture, threatens tie livestock industry of the unds avaiable. country, he may expend in the city of Washington or elsewhere any unexpended balances of appropriations heretofore made for this pur- Payment of claims. pose in the arrest and eradication of any such disease, including the payment of claims growing out of past and future purchases and destruction, in cooperation with the States, of animals affected by or exposed to, or of materials contaminated by or exposed to, any such disease, wherever found and irrespective of ownership, under like or substantially similar circumstances, when such owner has complied aropisor. with all lawful quarantine regulations: Provided, That the payment ments. o for animals hereafter purchased may be made on appraisement based on the meat, dairy, or breeding value, but in case of appraisement based on breeding value no appraisement of any animal shall exceed three times its meat or dairy value, and, except in case of an extraor- dinary emergency, to be determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, the payment by the United States Government for any animals shall Eraicationof Eur.o- not exceed one-half of any such appraisements: Provided further, That the sum of $5,000 of the unexpended balance of the appropria- 43Stat. 682. tion of $3,500,000 contained in the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1924, approved December 5, 1924, for the eradication of the foot-and-mouth disease and other contagious or infectious dis- eases of animals, is hereby made available during the fiscal year for which appropriations are herein made to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to control and eradicate the European fowl pest and similar diseases in poultry. iToperson.- Total, Bureau of Animal Industry, $12,449,440, of which amount not to exceed $685,702 may be expended for departmental personal services in the District of Columbia, and not to exceed $100,000 shall be available for the purchase of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles necessary in the conduct of field work out- side the District of Columbia. BUREAU OF DAIRY INDUSTRY SALARIES AND EXPENSES For carrying out the provisions of the Act approved May 29, 1924 (7 U S. C . 401-404), establishing a Bureau of Dairying, for salaries in the city of Washington and elsewhere, and for all other necessary expenses, as follows: 542 [54 STAT.