876 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 717-SEPT. 9 , 1940 [54 STAT. may surrender such pension, disability allowance, disability compensa- tion, or retired pay for the period of his active duty in the Navy or Marine Corps". Ante, p. 272; post, p. BUREAU OF SHIPS 972. Maintenance2 Bureau of Ships: For the same objects specified under the appropriations or portions of appropriations transferred to and Ante, p. 493 consolidated under this head in accordance with section 1 (h) of the Act approved June 20,1940 (Public, Numbered 644, Seventy-sixth Con- gress), $35,000,000, and, in addition, the Secretary of the Navy may enter into contracts prior to July 1, 1941, to an amount not in excess of $26,230,000, for the purposes for which this appropriation is available. Ante, p. 273. BUREATI OF ORDNANCE Ordnance and ordnance stores, Navy, $67,293,000, and, in addition, the Secretary of the Navy is authorized, prior to July 1, 1941, to enter into contracts to an amount not in excess of $15,000,000 for the purposes for which this appropriation is available. Ante, p. 274. BUREAU OF SUPPLIES AND ACCOUNTS Maintenance, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, $500,000. Ante, p. 278. BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY Medical Department, $1,350,000. Ante, p. 279 . MAINTENANCE, BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS Maintenance. For maintenance, Bureau of Yards and Docks, including the pur- chase of twelve motor busses at a cost not to exceed $4,500 each, proiso. $2,000,000: Provided, That the limitation fixed in the Naval Appro- ticrease o im- priation Act for the fiscal year 1941, approved June 11,1940, for expend- Ante, p. 280 . itures for the maintenance, operation, and repair of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and so forth, is increased during the fiscal year 1941 from $100,000 to $110,000. Ante, p . 279. BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS PUBLIC WORKS, BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS Public wors,etc. Toward the following public works and public utilities projects, including the purchase of necessary land, at a cost not to exceed the amount stated for each project, respectively, $48,315,000, which amount, together with unexpended balances of appropriations herein and here- tofore made under this head, shall be disbursed and accounted for in accordance with existing law and shall constitute one fund: Boston, Mass. Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts: Light shop activities building and accessories, $750,000; improvement of power plant, $174,000; improvement of distributing systems, $565,000. Charleston, s. c. Navy Yard, Charleston, South Carolina: Outside power connection to public utility company, $50,000; services to fitting-out pier, $35,000; miscellaneous shipbuilding facilities, $465,000. Mare Island, Calif. Navy Yard, Mare Island, California: Galvanizing shop building and accessories, $150,000; additional fitting-out crane on quaywall, $150,000. Ne YorkNY Navy Yard, New York, New York: Weight-handling and trans- portation equipment, $200,000; improvement of power plant, $190,000; improvement of services to shipbuilding area, $450,000; boiler and com- pressor building and accessories, $100,000.