PUBLIC LAW 8 7 - 2 9 0 - S E P T. 22, 1961 OFFICE
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SALARIES A N D E X P E N S E S
For expenses necessary for the Office of the Secretary, $2,382,000, together with not to exceed $352,000 to be transferred from the Federal old-age and survivors insurance trust fund. SALARIES A N D E X P E N S E S, OFFICE
OF F I E L D
For expenses necessary for the Office of Field Administration, $3,265,000, together with not to exceed $1,247,000 to be transferred from the Federal old-age and survivors insurance trust fund and not to exceed $38,000 to be transferred from the Operating fund. Bureau of Federal Credit Unions. S U R P L U S PROPERTY U T I L I Z A T I O N
63 Stat. 385. 40 USC 4i84.
For expenses necessarv for carrying out the provisions of subsections 203 (j), (k), (n), and (o), of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, relating to disposal of real and personal excess property for educational purposes, civil defense purposes, and protection of public health, $862,000. SALARIES A N D E X P E N S E S, OFFICE OF THE GENERAL C O U N S E L
For expenses necessary for the Office of the General Counsel, $713,000, together with not to exceed $29,000 to be transferred from the appropriation "Salaries and expenses, certification, inspection, and other services", and not to exceed $667,000 to be transferred from the Federal old-age and survivors insurance trust fund. GENERAL PROVISIONS W i t h h o l d i n g of funds. Restriction.
Motor v e h i c l e transfers. Research grants.
Entert a i n m e n t expenses.
Health r e s e a r c h grants.
SEC. 202. None of the funds appropriated by this title to the Social Security Administration for grants-in-aid of State agencies to cover, in whole or in part, the cost of operation of said agencies, including the salaries and expenses of officers and employees of said agencies, shall be withheld irom the said agencies of any States which have established by legislative enactment and have in operation a merit system and classification and compensation plan covering the selection, tenure in office, and compensation of their employees, because of any disapproval of their personnel or the manner of their selection by the agencies of the said States, or the rates of pay of said officers or ernployees. SEC. 203. The Secretary is authorized to make such transfers of motor vehicles, between bureaus and offices, without transfer of funds, as may be required in carrying out the operations of the Department. SEC. 204. None of the funds provided herein shall be used to pay any recipient of a grant for the conduct of a research project an amount for indirect expenses in connection with such project in excess of 15 per centum of the direct costs. SEC. 205. The Secretary is authorized to make available not to exceed $1,000 from funds available for salaries and expenses under this title for entertainment, not otherwise provided for, of officials, visiting scientists, and other experts of other countries. SEC. 206. Appropriations to the Public Health Service available for research grants pursuant to the Public Health Service Act shall also be available, on the same terms and conditions as apply to non-Federal