Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 62 Part 1.djvu/345

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80TH CONG., 2D SESS.- CH. 400-JUNE 3, 1948 said title III, $2,449,000; in all, $21,373,000, to be available on July 1, 1948, and to remain available until June 30, 1950, and, in addition, the Public Roads Administration, Federal Works Agency, is authorized to enter into contracts for the purposes of section 302 (a) of the Act in an amount not to exceed $14,000,000, and the Philippine War Dam- age Commission is authorized to incur obligations for the payment of claims for compensation under section 304 of the Act in an amount not exceeding $12,400,000: Provided, That this appropriation and the appropriation under this head in the Department of State Appropria- tion Act, 1948, together with the limitations included in said appro- priations, shall be consolidated with the appropriation and limitations under this head in the Third Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1946: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for engaging in any phase of activity or for undertaking any phase of activity authorized by the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946 that would result in obligating the Government of the United States in any sense or respect to the future payment of amounts in excess of the amounts authorized to be appropriated in such Act, nor shall any part of this appropriation be available for expanding any public works project authorized by law to be replaced or rehabilitated beyond such as may be justified by sound engineering practice and which can be accomplished within the amount authorized to be appropriated: Pro- vided further, That the total amount that may be obligated for the entire accomplishment of section 307 (a) of title III of such Act shall not exceed $8,000,000: Providedfurther, That this appropriation shall be available to make contracts with nonprofit institutions in the United States and the Philippines in connection with training programs: Providedfurther, That sums from the foregoing applicable appropria- tions may be transferred directly to and merged with the appropria- tions contemplated in section 306 (b) of the Act to reimburse said latter appropriations for expenditures therefrom for the purpose hereof: Provided further, That the construction of diplomatic and consular establishments of the United States in the Philippine Islands shall be without regard to the proviso contained in title 22 of the United States Code, section 295a: Provided further, That the Secretary of State, or such official as he may designate, is authorized to transfer from any of the foregoing amounts to any department or independent establishment of the Government for participation in the foregoing programs, sums for expenditure by such department or establishment for the purposes hereof, and sums so transferred shall be available for expenditure in accordance with the provisions hereof and, to the extent determined by the Secretary of State, in accordance with the law governing expenditures of the department or establishment to which transferred: Providedfurther, That transfers of funds to participat- ing agencies for the programs set forth in sections 302 to 305 of the Act shall be approved by the President prior to such transfer. GENERAL PROVISIONS-DEPARTMENT OF STATE SEC. 102. Contracts entered into in foreign countries involving expenditures from any of the appropriations under this title shall not be subject to the provisions of section 3741 of the Revised Statutes (41 U. S. C. 22). SEC. 103. The provision of law prescribing the use of vessels of United States registry by any officer or employee of the United States (46 U. S . C. 1241) shall not apply to any travel or transportation of effects payable from funds appropriated, allocated, or transferred to the Secretary of State or the Department of State. SEC. 104. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 6 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 555), or the provisions of any other law, 60 Stat. 137. § 1786-1791. Post, p. 1225. 60 Stat. 135 . § 1782 (a). 60 Stat. 136. § 1784. 61 Stat. 287. 60 Stat. 621. Restriction. 60 Stat. 128. § 1751-1806 . Post, p . 1224. 60 Stat. 137. § 1787 (a). Contracts with non- profit institutions. 60 Stat. 137. 1786 (b). Construction of dip- lomatic, etc., establish- ments. 22 U.S. C., Supp. I. 295a note. 52 Stat. 441. Transfer of funds. 60 Stat. 135 . 9§ 1782-1785. Post, p. 1224. Contracts in foreign countries. Transportation of effects. 49 Stat. 2015. 46 U.S. C ., Supp. I, § 1241 note. Termination of employment. U. S. C. I652 Po, p. 354. 62 S rAT.] 315