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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 720-SEPT. 16, 1940 d I E e e e e VC Senate approval of department or agency of the United States: Provided further, lesignated appoint- te appoint- That any person so appointed, assigned or detailed to a position the compensation in respect of which is at a rate in excess of $5,000 per annum shall be appointed, assigned or detailed by and with the Other employees. advice and consent of the Senate: Provided further, That the President may appoint necessary clerical and stenographic employ- 42 tat . 1488. ees for local boards and fix their compensation without regard Supp. V , §§673, 673c' to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, and without regard to the provisions of civil-service laws. Utilization of Gov- (4) to utilize the services of any or all departments and any and emment, etc., agen- ines. all officers or agents of the United States and to accept the services of all officers and agents of the several States, Territories, and the District of Columbia and subdivisions thereof in the execution of this Act; and Printing, binding, (5) to purchase such printing, binding, and blankbook work from public, commercial, or private printing establishments or binderies upon orders placed by the Public Printer or upon waivers issued in accordance with section 12 of the Printing Act approved January 12, 1895, as amended by the Act of July 4U. . c., supp. 8, 1935 (49 Stat. 475), and to obtain by purchase, loan, or gift such equipment and supplies for the Selective Service System as he may deem necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act, with or without advertising or formal contract; and Parole. (6) to prescribe eligibility, rules, and regulations governing the parole for service in the land or naval forces, or for any other special service established pursuant to this Act, of any person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this Act. Delegation of au- (b) The President is further authorized, under such rules and reg- ort. ulations as he may prescribe, to delegate and provide for the delega- tion of any authority vested in him under this Act to such officers, agents, or persons as he may designate or appoint for such purpose or as may be designated or appointed for such purpose pursuant to such rules and regulations as he may prescribe. Voluntary services. (c) In the administration of this Act voluntary services may be Penalty envelopes accepted. Correspondence necessary in the execution of this Act may be carried in official penalty envelopes. Fiscal, dislursing, (d) The Chief of Finance, United States Army is hereby desig- nated, empowered, and directed to act as the fiscal, disbursing, and accounting agent of the Director of Selective Service in carrying out the provisions of this Act. enalprovisions. SEC. 11 . Any person charged as herein provided with the duty of carrying out any of the provisions of this Act, or the rules or regula- tions made or directions given thereunder, who shall knowingly fail or neglect to perform such duty, and any person charged with such duty, or having and exercising any authority under said Act, rules, regula- tions, or directions who shal knowingly make, or be a party to the making of any false, improper, or incorrect registration, classification, physical or mental examination, deferment, induction, enrollment, or muster, and any person who shall knowingly make, or be a party to the making of any false statement or certificate as to the fitness or unfitness or liability or nonliability of himself or any other person for service under the provisions of this Act, or rules, regulations, or direc- tions made pursuant thereto, or who otherwise evades registration or service in the land or naval forces or any of the requirements of this Act, or who knowingly counsels, aids, or abets another to evade regis- tration or service in the land or naval forces or any of the requirements of this Act, or of said rules, regulations, or directions, or who in any manner shall knowingly fail or neglect to perform any duty required ti 894 [54 STAT. a: