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PUBLIC LAW 73-JUNE 18, 1953
ST A T.
by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a); $2,500,000, to remain available until expended. RETIRED P A Y
For retired pay, including the payment of obligations therefor incurred during prior fiscal years, $18,600,000. RESERVE TRAINING
For all necessary expenses for the Coast Guard Reserve, as authorized by law (14 U.S.C. 751-762; 37 U.S.C. 231-319), including expenses for regular personnel, or reserve personnel while on active duty, engaged primarily in administration of the reserve program; and the maintenance, operation, and repair of aircraft; $2,500,000: Provided, That (a) the unobligated balance of appropriation to the Coast Guard for the fiscal year 1953 for "Reserve training" shall be transferred on July 1, 1953, to the account established by the Surplus 63 Stat. 4 0 7. 31 USC 7 1 2 a Fund-Certified Claims Act of 1949 for payment of certified claims; note. (b) amounts equal to the unliquidated obligations on July 1, 1953, against the appropriation "Reserve training", fiscal year 1953, and the appropriation "Reserve training", fiscal year 1952 which was merged therewith pursuant to the Treasury Department Appropriation Act, 66 Stat. 292. 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 '. r 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 unex. ' s.; pended balance of the 1953 appropriation so transferred which is in excess of the obligations then remaining unliquidated against such appropriation. Citation of title. SEC. 102. TMs title may be cited as the "Treasury Department Appropriation Act, 1954". 63 Stat. 5 5 1, 8 0 4.
P o s t Office Department ^propriation Act, 1954.
64 Stat. 4 6 1.
TITLE II—POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT For administration and operation of the Post Office Department and the postal service, there is hereby appropriated the aggregate amount of postal revenues for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1954, as authorized by law (39 U.S.C. 786, 794a), together with an amount from any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, equal to the difference between such revenues and the total of the appropriations hereinafter specified and the sum needed may be advanced to the Post Office Department upon requisition of the Postmaster General, for the following purposes, namely: GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
60 Stat. 810.
For expenses necessary for general administration of the postal service, operation of the inspection service, and the conduct of a research and development program, including services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a); at least $250,000 to be available exclusively for procurement by contract of things and services related to design, development, and construction of equipment used in postal operations, and for contracts for management studies; rewards for information and services concerning violations of postal laws and regulations, current and prior fiscal years, in