Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/907

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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CH. 717-SEPT. 9 , 1940 873 MILITARY POSTS Ante, p. 360. Construction of buildings, utilities, and appurtenances at military Construction. posts: For construction and installation of buildings, flying fields, and appurtenances thereto, $201,109,030, of which $128,107,115 shall be for emergency construction, and, in addition, the Quartermaster General, when authorized by the Secretary of War, may enter into contracts prior to July 1, 1941, to an amount not in excess of $14,000,000, for the purposes for which this appropriation is avail- able: Provided,That of the foregoing cash appropriation and contract Provmo. authorization $3,000,000 in cash and $2,000,000 in contract authoriza- gas for a viati on tion shall be available for storage for aviation gasoline at various locations: Provided further, That all construction for the Military Construction prior Establishment which has been authorized, or may be authorized prior to July 1, 1942, may be prosecuted prior to the approval by the Attor- ney General of title to the lands upon which such construction is to be placed, to such extent as may be deemed necessary or advantageous by the Secretary of War: Provided further, That the Secretary of waive r of perorm- ofance, ete., bonds in War may, with respect to contracts for public works for the Military desigated contracts. Establishment entered into upon a cost-plus-a-fixed-fee basis out of Potp.967. funds appropriated for the fiscal year 1941, or authorized to be entered into prior to July 1, 1941, waive the requirements as to performance and payment bonds of the Act approved August 24, 1935 (49 Stat. 793; 4oUs.. C. , Supp. V, 40 J. S . C . 270a): Providedfurther, That the fixed fee to be paid the Limitation on fixed contractor as a result of any such public works contract hereafter e 'Post,p.97. entered into shall not exceed 6 per centum of the estimated cost of the contract, exclusive of the fee, as determined by the Secretary of War. Acquisition of land: For the acquisition of land for military pur- Acquisition ofland. poses, $7,600,885. Ant, p.361 . SIGNAL CORPS Ant, p.33. Signal Service of the Army: For Signal Service of the Army, $60,646,752, and, in addition, the Chief Signal Officer, when author- ized by the Secretary of War, may enter into contracts prior to July 1, 1941, to an amount not in excess of $45,600,000, for the purposes for which this appropriation is available. Am CORPS Ante p. 364. Air Corps, Army: For Air Corps, Army, $520,802,304, and, in addition, the Chief of the Air Corps, when authorized by the Secre- tary of War, may enter into contracts prior to July 1, 1941, to an amount not in excess of $1,002,600,000, for the purposes for which this appropriation is available. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT Ante, p. 3W6. Medical and Hospital Department, Army: For Medical and Hos- pital Department, Army, $11,701,039, and, in addition, the Surgeon General, when authorized by the Secretary of War, may enter into contracts prior to July 1, 1941, to an amount not in excess of $3,900,000, for the purposes for which this appropriation is available. CORPS OF ENGINEERS Ante, p. 367. Engineer Service, Army: For Engineer Service, Army, $17,796,200, and, n addition, the Chief of Engineers, when authorized by the Secretary of War, may enter into contracts prior to July 1, 1941, to an amount not in excess of $24,500,000, for the purposes for which this appropriation is available.