PUBLIC LAW 7 3 - J U N E 18, 1953 B U R E A U OF THE M I N T SALARIES A N D EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Bureau of the Mint, including arms and ammunition; purchase and maintenance of uniforms and accessories for guards; purchase of one passenger motor vehicle (for replacement o n l y); examination of estimates of appropriations in the field; and not to exceed $1,000 for the expenses of the annual assay commission; $4,700,000. COAST GUARD OPERATING EXPENSES
For necessary expenses for the operation and maintenance of the Coast Guard, not otherwise provided for, including services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a); purchase of not to exceed thirty-two passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; maintenance, operation, and repair of aircraft; recreation and welfare; and examination of estimates of appropriations in the field; $188,250,000: Provided, That the number of aircraft on hand at any one time shall not exceed one hundred and thirty-seven exclusive of planes and parts stored to meet future attrition: Provided further, That (a) the unobligated balance of appropriation to the Coast Guard for the fiscal year 1953 for "Operating expenses" shall be transferred on July 1, 1953, to the account established by the Surplus Fund-Certified Claims Act of 1949 for payment of certified claims; (b) amounts equal to the unliquidated obligations on July 1, 1953, against the appropriation "Operating expenses", fiscal year 1953, and the appropriation for "Operating expenses" for the fiscal year 1952 which was merged therewith pursuant to the Treasury Department Appropriation Act, 1953, shall be transferred to and merged with this appropriation, and such merged appropriation shall be available as one fund, except for accounting purposes of the Coast Guard, for the payment of obligations properly incurred against such prior year appropriations and against this appropriation, but on July 1, 1954, there shall be transferred from such merged appropriation to the appropriation for payment of certified claims (1) any remaining unexpended balance of the 1952 appropriation so transferred, and (2) any remaining unexpended balance of the 1953 appropriation so transferred whidi is in excess of the obligations then remaining unliquidated against such appropriation: Provided further, That except as otherwise authorized by the Act of September 30, 1950 (20 U.S.C. 236-244), this appropriation shall be available for expenses of primary and secondary schooling for dependents of Coast Guard personnel stationed outside the continental United States in amounts not exceeding an average of $250 per student, when it is determined by the Secretary that the schools, if any, available in the locality are unable to provide adequately for the education of such dependents, and the Coast Guard may provide for the transportation of said dependents between such schools and their places of residence when the schools are not accessible to such dependents by regular means of transportation. ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, A N D IMPROVEMENTS
For necessary expenses of acquisition, construction, rebuilding, and improvement of aids to navigation, shore facilities, vessels, and aircraft, including equipment related thereto; and services as authorized
60 Stat. 810.
Transfer of funds.
63 Stat. 407. 31 USC 712a note.
66 Stat. 291.
64 Stat. 1100.