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80 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 113 -MAR. 28, 1946 [60 STAT. carried out under the authority of this section shall be evidenced in writing. Minorppurcses. SEC. 205. Section 3709, Revised Statutes (41 U. S . C . 5), shall not apply to any purchase by or service rendered to any executive depart- ment or independent establishment during the fiscal year 1947 when the aggregate amount involved does not exceed $100, but this section shall not be construed as affecting any provision of law authorizing purchases or services without regard to said section 3709 in amounts greater than $100. tzenship require- SEC. 206. Unless otherwise specified and until July 1, 1947, no part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be used to pay the compensation of any officer or employee of the Government of the United States (including any agency the majority of the stock of which is owned by the Government of the United States) whose post of duty is in continental United States unless such person (1) is a citizen of the United States, (2) is a person in the service of the United States on the date of enactment of this Act who, being eligible for citizenship, had filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States prior to such date, or (3) is a person who owes Af·id .it. allegiance to the United States: Provided, That for the purpose of this section, an affidavit signed by any such person shall be considered prima facie evidence that the requirements of this section with respect Penalty. to his status have been complied with: Provided further, That any person making a false affidavit shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Providedfurther, That the above penal clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other Recoupment. provisions of existing law: Providedfurther, That any payment made to any officer or employee contrary to the provisions of this section Exceptions. shall be recoverable in action by the Federal Government. This sec- tion shall not apply to citizens of the Commonwealth of the Philip- pines or to nationals of those countries allied with the United States in the prosecution of the war. Travei oi .'S. SEC. 207. Appropriations for the executive departments and inde- Per die!i '. hw- ances. pendent establishments for the fiscal year 1947 available for travel expenses shall be available for the payment of per diem allowances in lieu of subsistence expenses without regard to the Subsistence 44 Stat. .88. Expense Act of 1926, as amended (5 U. S . C . 821-833), to civilian 5 U.S. C ., Sutpp. V, s 23 . officers and employees of such departments and establishments while traveling on official business outside the continental limits of the United States and away from their designated posts of duty: Pro- vided, That the amount of such allowances shall be determined by the head of the department or independent establishment concerned or by such official as he may designate for the purpose, but shall in no case, notwithstanding any other provision of law, exceed the max- imnum established by regulations prescribed by the President for the War entdNavy locality in which the travel is performed: Provided further That the availability of appropriations of the War and Navy Departments Travel on vesses of with respect to the foregoing shall not be restricted thereby. u.s . registry. SEC. 208. The provision of law prescribing the use of vessels of 49StatU nited States registry by employees of the Government traveling 46 UtS. C. upp. overseas (46 U. S . C . 1241) shall not apply to such travel during V, 1241 note. the fiscal year 1947. Allowances for liv ing quarters. SEC. 209. Appropriations of the executive departments and inde- pendent establishments for the fiscal year 1947, available for expenses