PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 227-JUNE 20, 1949 under section 607, title VI, chapter 212 of the Act of June 30, 1945, 59 Stat. 304 . as amended (5 U. S . C. 947 (b)). aEntry o .ertain SEC. 8 . Whenever the Director, the Attorney General, and the Com- missioner of Immigration shall determine that the entry of a particular alien into the United States for permanent residence is in the interest of national security or essential to the furtherance of the national intelligence mission, such alien and his immediate family shall be given entry into the United States for permanent residence without regard to their inadmissibility under the immigration or any other laws and regulations, or to the failure to comply with such laws and beimitationon nm- regulations pertaining to admissibility: Provided, That the number of aliens and members of their immediate families entering the United States under the authority of this section shall in no case exceed one hundred persons in any one fiscal year. Professional and scdificpersonnel.d SEC. 9. The Director is authorized to establish and fix the compensa- tion for not more than three positions in the professional and scientific field, within the Agency, each such position being established to effec- tuate those scientific intelligence functions relating to national security, which require the services of specially qualified scientific or profes- Compensation. sional personnel: Provided, That the rates of compensation for posi- tions established pursuant to the provisions of this section shall not be less than $10,000 per annum nor more than $15,000 per annum, and shall be subject to the approval of the Civil Service Commission. APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 10. (a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, sums made available to the Agency by appropriation or otherwise may be expended for purposes necessary to carry out its functions, includ- ing- (1) personal services, including personal services without regard to limitations on types of persons to be employed, and rent at the seat of government and elsewhere; health-service program as authorized by law (5 U. S . C . 150); rental of news-reporting services; purchase or rental and operation of photographic, repro- duction, cryptographic, duplication and printing machines, equip- ment and devices, and radio-receiving and radio-sending equip- ment and devices, including telegraph and teletype equipment; purchase, maintenance, operation, repair, and hire of passenger motor vehicles, and aircraft, and vessels of all kinds; subject to policies established by the Director, transportation of officers and employees of the Agency in Government-owned automotive equip- ment between their domiciles and places of employment, where such personnel are engaged in work which makes such transporta- tion necessary, and transportation in such equipment, to and from school, of children of Agency personnel who have quarters for themselves and their families at isolated stations outside the con- tinental United States where adequate public or private trans- portation is not available; printing and binding; purchase, main- tenance, and cleaning of firearms, including purchase, storage, and maintenance of ammunition; subject to policies established by the Director, expenses of travel in connection with, and expenses incident to attendance at meetings of professional, technical, scientific, and other similar organizations when such attendance would be a benefit in the conduct of the work of the Agency; association and library dues; payment of premiums or costs of surety bonds for officers or employees without regard to the pro- visions of 61 Stat. 646; 6 U. S . C. 14; payment of claims pursuant to 28 U. S. C .; acquisition of necessary land and the clearing of such land; construction of buildings and facilities without regard to 36 Stat. 699; 40 U. S . C . 259, 267; repair, rental, operation, and 60 Stat. OQ3. U. S. C., Supp. 11, i14 . 212 [63 STAT.