Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 62 Part 1.djvu/343

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8(rTH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 400-JUNE 3, 1948 United States to indemnify the owners and operators of said radio stations and facilities from such funds as may be hereafter appro- priated for the purpose against loss or damage on account of injury to persons or property arising from such use of said radio stations and facilities: Provided further, That in the acquisition of lease-hold interests payments may be made in advance for the entire term or any part thereof: Providedfurther, That $3,000,000 of this appropriation shall be available, without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, exclusively for the purchase, construction, and improvement of buildings and facilities, purchase and installation of necessary equipment for radio transmission and reception, and the acquisition of land and interest in land outside the continental United States by purchase, lease, rental, or otherwise, without regard to section 355 of the Revised Statutes, but title to any land so acquired shall be approved by the Secretary of State; and, in addition, the Department of State is hereby authorized to enter into contracts for the purposes specified in this proviso, and under the same conditions, in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000: Providedfurther, That funds herein appro- priated shall not be used to purchase more than 75 per centum of the effective daily broadcasting time from any person or corporation holding an international short-wave broadcasting license from the Federal Communications Commission without the consent of such licensee: Provided further, That funds appropriated herein shall be available for payment to private organizations abroad in pursuance of contracts entered into for the processing and distribution of motion-picture films. Cooperation with the American Republics: For expenses necessary to enable the Secretary of State to meet the obligations of the United States under the Convention for the Promotion of Inter-American Cultural Relations between the United States and the other American Republics, signed at Buenos Aires, December 23, 1936, and to carry out the purposes of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President to render closer and more effective the relationship between the American Republics", approved August 9, 1939 (22 U. S. C. 501), and to supple- ment appropriations available for carrying out other provisions of law authorizing related activities, including the establishment and operation of agricultural and other experiment and demonstration sta- tions in other American countries, on land acquired by gift or lease for the duration of the experiments and demonstrations, and construction of necessary buildings thereon; such expenses to include personal serv- ices in the District of Columbia; not to exceed $150,000 for printing and binding; temporary services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S. C. 55a); not to exceed $5,000 for enter- tainment; not to exceed $5,000 for expenses of attendance at meetings or conventions of societies and associations concerned with the further- ance of the purposes hereof; and, under such regulations as the Secre- tary of State may prescribe, tuition, compensation, allowances and enrollment, laboratory, insurance, and other fees incident to training, including traveling expenses in the United States and abroad in accord- ance with the Standardized Government Travel Regulations and the Act of June 3, 1926, as amended, of educational, professional, and artistic leaders, and professors, students, internes, and persons possess- ing special scientific or other technical qualifications, who are citizens of the United States or the other American Republics; and the actual expenses of preparing and transporting to their former homes the remains of such persons, not United States Government employees, who may die while away from their homes under the authority of this appropriation: Provided, That the Secretary of State is authorized under such regulations as he may adopt, to pay the actual transporta- Indemnification of owners and operators. Construction, etc., of buildings. 41U. S.C . 5. Acquisition of land. 40U.S. . § 255. Restriction on pur- chase of broadcasting time. Processing and dis- tribution of motion- picture films. 61 Stat. 178. 53 Stat. 1290. Experiment and demonstration stations. Printing and bind. ing. 60 Stat. 810 . Traveling expenses. 44 Stat. 688 . 5U.S.C.§821. Transportation of remains. Transportation ex- penses. 313 62 STAT.]