Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/917

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This page needs to be proofread.


54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CH. 717-SEPT. 9 , 1940 Armor, armament, and ammunition: Toward the armor, armament, and ammunition for vessels hereinbefore described under the head of "Construction and machinery", to remain available until expended, $90,000,000, including $68,000,000 for the necessary machine tools, equipment, land, and facilities for existing or additional naval estab- lishments or private plants for the production of armor, armament, and ammunition, and, in addition, the Secretary of the Navy may enter into contracts not to exceed $47,000,000 for the same purposes. The first paragraph of section 2 (b) and subdivision (1) of such section 2 (b) of the Act approved June 28, 1940 (Public, Numbered 671, Seventy-sixth Congress), are hereby amended to read as follows: "(b) After the date of approval of the Second Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1941, no contract shall be made for the construction or manufacture of any complete naval vessel or any portion thereof, under the provisions of this section or otherwise, unless the contractor agrees, for the purposes of section 3 of the Act of March 27, 1934 (48 Stat. 505; 34 U. S . C . 496), as amended- "(1) to pay into the Treasury profit in excess of 8 per centum (in lieu of the 10 per centum specified in such section 3) of the total contract prices of such contracts within the scope of this subsection as are completed by the particular contracting party within the income taxable year;". There may be detailed to the Bureau of Navigation not to exceed at any one time twenty-five enlisted men of the Navy in lieu of the seven enlisted men as authorized by the Naval Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1941, and to the Bureau of Operations not to exceed at any one time twelve enlisted men of the Navy in addition to those detailed to Naval Communications and the Office of Naval Intelligence. NAVY DEPARTMENT Salaries: For compensation for personal services in the District of Columbia, as follows: Office of the Secretary of the Navy, $20,000. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, $20,000. Office of the Director of Naval Communications, $10,080. Contingent expenses, $50,000. Printing and binding, $50,000. SEC. 201. To the President for allocation to the War Department and the Navy Department for the acquisition of necessary land and the construction of housing units, including necessary utilities, roads, walks, and accessories, at locations on or near Military or Naval Estab- lishments, now in existence or to be built, or near privately owned industrial plants engaged in military or naval activities, which for the purposes of this Act shall be construed to include activities of the Maritime Commission, where the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, or the Chairman of the Maritime Commission shall cer- tify that such housing is important for purposes under their respec- tive jurisdiction and necessary to the national defense program, $100,000,000: Provided, That the average unit cost of such housing projects, including acquisitions of land and the installation of neces- sary utilities, roads, walks, accessories and collateral expenses shall not be in excess of $3,500: Provided further, That in carrying out the purposes of this section the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy may utilize such other agencies of the United States as they may determine upon: Provided further, That the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy, at their discretion, are hereby author- ized to rent such housing units, upon completion, to enlisted men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps with families, to field employees of 883 Armor, armament, and ammunition. Ante. p. 677; post, p. 1003. Contract agree- ment. 34U. .C., Supp.V, 1496. Post, p. 1003. Profit in excess of 8 per centum, disposi- tion. Details to desig- nated Bureaus. Ante, p. 287. Ante, p. 288. Ante, p. 289. Ante, p. 290. Allocations to War and Navy Depart- ments for construction of housing units, etc. Ante, p. 881; post. pp. 1115, 1125. Provisos. Limitation on aver- age unit cost. Utilization of other U. S. agencies. Rentals to enlisted men, etc.