PUBLIC LAW 623-JUNE 27, 1956
55a); reimbursement of the Civil Service Commission for full field eo Stat. 8io. investigations of employees occupying positions of critical importance from the standpoint of national security; expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with civil defense functions; reimbursement of the General Services Administration for security guard services; not to exceed $6,000 for the purchase of newspapers, periodicals, and teletype news services; and not to exceed $6,000 for emergency and extraordinary expenses to be expended under the direction of the Administrator for such purposes as he deems proper, and his determination thereon shall be final and conclusive; $15,560,000. Federal contributions: For financial contributions to the States, not otherwise provided for, pursuant to subsection (i) of section 201 of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, as amended, to be equally matched ^jli " ^ ^ ^^^' with State funds, $17,000,000, to remain available until June 30, 1958. Emergency supplies and equipment: For procurement of reserve stocks of emergency civil defense materials as authorized by subsection (h) of section 201 of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, as ^isi, " ^ ^ ^^^' amended, and for procurement of radiological instruments and detection devices by the Federal Civil Defense Administrator and for distribution of such instruments and devices to the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Territories and possessions of the United States, by loan or grant, for training and educational purposes, under such terms and conditions as the Administrator shall prescribe, $47,000,000. Surveys, plans, and research: For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for studies and research to develop measures and plans for evacuation, shelter, and the protection of life and property, as authorized by section 201(d) of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 2281, " ^ ^ ^^^* 1950, as amended, including services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a), $10,000,000, to remain ^o Stat. sio. available until expended. Salaries and expenses, Civil defense functions of Federal agencies: For necessary expenses to enable departments and agencies to discharge civil defense responsibilities delegated under the authority of section 201(b) of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, as amended, 22I1. ^^^ ^^^' including expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the purposes of this appropriation, and the purchase of materials and supplies necessary thereto, $4,000,000. No part of any appropriation in this Act shall be available for the warehouses, construction of warehouses or for the lease of warehouse space in any building which is to be constructed specifically for the use of the Federal Civil Defense Administration.
FUNDS APPEOPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT DISASTER R E L I E F
For expenses necessary to carry out the purposes of the Act of September 30, 1950 (Public Law 875), as amended, authorizing assist- 5^*2%1s'c*\'^8*s & • ance to States and local governments in major disasters, $6,000,000, isssg. to remain available until expended. FEDERAL C O M M U N I C A T I O N S COMMISSION Salaries and expenses: For necessary expenses in performing the duties of the Commission as authorized by law, including newspapers (not to exceed $175), land and structures (not to exceed $4,200), special counsel fees, improvement and care of grounds and repairs to