63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 275-JUNE 29, 1949 BUREAU OF EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION Salaries and expenses: For necessary administrative expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia; services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S. C. 55a); and not to exceed $46,000 for the Employees' Compensation Board of Appeals; $1,466,000, together with not to exceed $115,000 to be derived from the War Claims Fund created by section 13 (a) of the War Claims Act of 1948 (Public Law 896, approved July 3, 1948): Pro- vided, That section 3709, Revised Statutes, as amended, shall not apply to any purchase or service outside continental United States when the aggregate amount involved does not exceed $500. Employees' compensation fund: For the payment of compensation and other benefits and expenses (except administrative expenses) authorized by law and accruing during the current or any prior fiscal year, including payments to other Federal agencies for medical and hospital services pursuant to agreement approved by the Bureau of Employees' Compensation; continuation of payment of benefits as provided for under the head "Civilian War Benefits" in the Federal Security Agency Appropriation Act, 1947; the advancement of costs for enforcement of recoveries in third-party cases; the furnishing of medical and hospital services and supplies, treatment, and funeral and burial expenses, including transportation and other expenses inci- dental to such services, treatment, and burial, for such enrollees of the Civilian Conservation Corps as were certified by the Director of such Corps as receiving hospital services and treatment at Govern- ment expense on June 30, 1943, and who are not otherwise entitled thereto as civilian employees of the United States, and the limitations and authority of the Act of September 7, 1916, as amended (5 U. S . C. 796), shall apply in providing such services, treatment, and expenses in such cases; $13,000,000, together with not to exceed $10,000,000 to be derived from the War Claims Fund created by section 13 (a) of the War Claims Act of 1948 (Public Law 896) and to be available for pay- ments pursuant to sections 4 (c) and 5 (f) of such Act, which amounts may be accounted for as one fund. COLUMBIA INSTITUTION FOR THIE DEAF Salaries and expenses: For the partial support of Columbia Insti- tution for the Deaf, including personal services and miscellaneous expenses, and repairs and improvements, $315,300. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTIRTION Salaries and expenses: For necessary expenses for carrying out the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended (21 U. S . C . 301- 392); the Tea Importation Act, as amended (21 U. S . C . 41-50); the Import Milk Act (21 U. S . C . 141 -149); the Federal Caustic Poison Act (15 U. S . C . 401-411); and the Filled Milk Act, as amended (21 U. S . C . 61-64) ; including personal services in the District of Colum- bia; purchase of not to exceed twenty-five passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S . C. 55a); reporting and illustrating the results of investigations; purchase of chemicals, apparatus, and scien- tific equipment; not to exceed $2,000 for payment in advance for special tests and analyses by contract without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes; and not to exceed $1,000 for payment of fees, travel, and per diem in connection with studies of new developments pertinent to food and drug enforcement operations; $4,802,500. Salaries and expenses, certification and inspection services: For 285 Post, p. 976. 60 Stat. 810. 62 Stat. 1247. 50 U. S. C., Supp. II, app. 2012 (a). 41U.S. . 5. Post, p . 403. Post, p . 976. Medical services, etc. 60 Stat. 696. 39 Stat. 742. 62 Stat. 1247, 1242, 1243. 50U.S. ., Supp. 11, app. §§2012 (a), 2003 (c), 2004 (f). 62 Stat. 1040. 21 U. S. C., Supp. n, § 331,334,352 ,357. Post, pp. 409, 882. 29 Stat. 604; 44 Stat. 1101,1406; 42 Stat. 1486. 60 Stat. 810. 41 .S.C. 5. Post, p. 403 .