the jurisdiction of the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada, including the purchase for replacement only of two Transfer of funds passenger automobiles; and the Secretary of State is authorized to transfer to any department or independent establishment of the Gov- ernment with the consent of the head thereof, any part of this amount for direct expenditure by such department or establishment for the InteCrntionalBoud- purposes set forth in this clause, $124,487; for the International s. and Canada'and Boundary Commission, United States and Canada and Alaska, under Alaska. the terms of the treaty between the United States and Great Britain in respect to Canada, signed February 24, 1925 (44 Stat. 2102), includ- ing the completion of such remaining work as may be required under the award of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal and existing treaties between the United States and Great Britain; commutation of sub- sistence to employees while on field duty not to exceed $4 per day each, but not to exceed $3 per day each when a member of a field party and subsisting in camp; hire of freight and passenger motor vehicles from temporary field employees; and for payment for timber necessarily International Fish- cut in keeping the boundary line clear, $58,853; for the share of the ries ommission. United States of the expenses of the International Fisheries Com- mission under the convention between the United States and Canada, International acific concluded January 29, 1937 (50 Stat. 1351), $31,500; for the share of Commiseon. the United States of the expenses of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission, under the convention between the United States and Canada, concluded May 26, 1930 (50 Stat. 1355), $103,100, in all, $355,500, to be disbursed under the direction of the Secretary of State: Advance offunds. Provided, That sums appropriated for the United States share of the expenses of the International Fisheries Commission and of the Inter- national Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission may, except for the expenses of the members, be advanced to the respective Commissions for the expenses of said Commissions. Ante p. . International information and educational activities: For expenses necessary to enable the Department of State to carry out international information and educational activities as authorized by the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (Public Ante, p.8. Law 402, approved January 27, 1948), and to administer the program authorized by section 32 (b) (2) of the Surplus Property Act of 1944, 60 stat.754. as amended (50 U. S. C . app. 1641 (b)), including personal services in the District of Columbia; employment, without regard to the civil- service and classification laws, of persons on a temporary basis (not to exceed $50,000) and aliens within the United States; salaries, expenses, and allowances of personnel and dependents as authorized tat.99b9 . y the Foreign Service Act of 1946 (22 U. S. C. 801-1158), except 1022 Sc. C 104 1 - title VII and title VIII; expenses of attendance at meetings con- cerned with activities provided for under this appropriation (not to exceed $6,000); printing and binding; hire of passenger motor vehicles; services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 60 Stat. 810 . 1946 (5 U. S . C. 55a); radio activities and acquisition and production of motion pictures and visual materials and purchase or rental of technical equipment and facilities therefor, narration and script- writing, by contract or otherwise, acquisition of printed materials, purchase of objects for presentation to foreign governments, schools, or organizations, and information and educational activities outside 41 U.S. C. 5. the continental United States, all without regard to section 3709 of Transferof funds. the Revised Statutes; $27,000,000, of which not to exceed $2,500,000 may be transferred to other appropriations of the Department of wave rado tations State: Provided,That, notwithstanding the provisions of section 3679 of the Revised Statutes (31 U. S . C. 665), the Department of State is authorized in making contracts for the use of the international short-wave radio stations and facilities, to agree on behalf of the 312 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 400 -JUNE 3, 1948 [62 STAT.