8OTH CONG., 2D SESS.- CH. 400-JUNE 3, 1948 the maintenance and operation of aircraft, and $18,000 may be trans- ferred to the appropriation "Printing and binding, Department of Commerce": Provided further, That the appropriation under this head for the fiscal year 1948 is hereby merged with this appropriation. CIVIL AERONAUTICS BOARD Civil Aeronautics Board, salaries and expenses: For necessary expenses of the Civil Aeronautics Board, including personal services in the District of Columbia; contract stenographic reporting services; employment of temporary guards on a contract or fee basis without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended; salaries and traveling expenses of employees detailed to attend courses of training conducted by the Government or industries serving aviation; expenses of examination of estimates of appropriations in the field; not to exceed $12,500 for deposit in the Treasury for penalty mail (39 U. S . C . 321d); purchase (not to exceed five, of which four shall be for replacement only) and hire of passenger motor vehicles, and purchase of one and hire, operation, maintenance, and repair of aircraft; $3,400,000: Provided,That hereafter the salary of the Chair- man of the Board shall be at the rate of $12,000 per annum and the salaries of the other members of the Board shall be at the rate of $11,500 per annum. Printing and binding: For printing and binding, $50,000. Ante, p. 321. 61 Stat. 297. 41U.S.C. 6. 58 Stat. 394. Post, p. 104g . Salary of Chairman. COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY Salaries and expenses, departmental: For expenses necessary to carry out in the District of Columbia the provisions of the Act of August 6, 1947 (Public Law 373), including the purchase of maps 61 ta t 7 and nautical and aeronautical charts; maintenance of an instrument i 883a-s88s shop and procurement or exchange of metal working and woodwork- ing supplies and equipment; motion-picture equipment; chart paper, drafting, photographic, photolithographic, and printing supplies and equipment; instruments (except surveying instruments) ; and station- ery for field use; $3,400,000, of which not to exceed $3,100,000 shall be available for personal services. Salaries and expenses, field: For expenses necessary to carry out in the field the provisions of the Act of August 6, 1947 (Public Law 373), 3t7C including the operation and maintenance of ships and other field units; i e83a-S3i replacement of observatories and auxiliary buildings where necessary; purchase of plans and specifications of vessels; lease of sites where necessary and the erection of temporary magnetic and seismological buildings; construction of magnetic and seismological observatory and auxiliary buildings at Fairbanks, Alaska; operation, maintenance, and repair of an airplane for photographic surveys; packing, crating, and transporting personal household effects of commissioned officers when transferred from one official station to another, and of commis- sioned officers who die on active duty, and funeral expenses of commis- sioned officers, as authorized by law; and extra compensation at not Bombers, to exceed $15 per month to each member of the crew of a vessel when er assigned duties as bomber or fathometer reader, and at not to exceed Empioye $1 per day for each station to employees of other Federal agencies while agence observing tides or currents or tending seismographs; $5,600,000. Pay, commissioned officers: For pay and allowances prescribed by law for not to exceed one hundred and seventy-one commissioned officers on the active list and of officers retired in accordance with existing law, including payment of six months' death gratuity as Death" authorized by law, $1,255,000. The foregoing appropriations for the Coast and Geodetic Survey Vehid. 87. )., Supp. I, L S7. ., Supp. I, ts. or fathom- es oth 62 STAT.] 325 Utat.