PUBLIC LAW 87-126-AUG. 3, 1961
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of $2,250,000, the balance of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1960, and $25,150,000, a part of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1961: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the rental, purchase, construction, or alteration of buildings and sites necessary for the storage and repair of equipment and supplies used for road construction and maintenance but the total cost of any such item under this authorization shall not exceed $15,000. PUBLIC LANDS HIGHWAYS (LIQUIDATION OF CONTRACT AUTHORIZATION)
For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out the provisions 72 Stat. 908.906. of title 23, United States Code, section 209, pursuant to the contract authorization granted by title 23, United States Code, section 203, to remain available until expended, $3,000,000, which sum is composed of $300,000, the balance of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1961, and $2,700,000, a part of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1962. GENERAL PROVISIONS
60 Stat. 810.
BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS
Not to exceed $10,000 may be expended during the current fiscal year for services of individuals employed pursuant to section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a), at rates in excess of $50 per diem. NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL SERVICES
31 Stat. 1449.
72 Stat. 1711.
For expenses necessary in performing the functions authorized by the Act of March 3, 1901, as amended (15 U.S.C. 27l-278e), including general administration; operation, maintenance, alteration, and protection of grounds and facilities; and improvement and construction of facilities as authorized by the Act of September 2, 1958 (15 U.S.C. .278d); $22,000,000, of which not to exceed $1,800,000 shall be available for payments to the "Working capital fund". National Bureau of Standards, for additional capital: Provided, That during the current fiscal year the maximum base rate of compensation for employees appointed pursuant to the Act of September 2, 1958 (15 U.S.C. 278e), shall be equivalent to the entrance rate of GS-12. RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL SERVICES (SPECIAL FOREIGN CURRENCY PROGRAM)
68 Stat. 455. 72 Stat. 275.
For purchase of foreign currencies which accrue under title I of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1704), for the purposes authorized by section io4(k) of that Act, to remain available until expended, $1,000,000, which shall be available to purchase currencies which the Treasury Department shall determine to be excess to the normal requirement of the United States. PLANT AND FACILITIES
72 Stat. 1711.
For expenses incurred, as authorized by section 1 of the Act of September 2, 1958 (15 U.S.C. 278c-278e), in the acquisition, construction, improvement, alteration, or emergency repair of buildings, grounds, and other facilities including a nuclear research reactor ana associated laboratories; a warehouse and an addition to the cryogenics laboratory and equipment for the main laboratory building, Boulder, Colorado; a standard frequency broadcast station (including land and