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[75 Stat. 622]
[75 Stat. 622]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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60 Stat. 999.

PUBLIC LAW 87-293-SEPT. 22, 1961

[75 S T A T.

(4) purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles: Provided, That, except as may otherwise be provided in an appropriation or other Act, passenger motor vehicles for administrative purposes abroad may be purchased for replacement only, and such vehicles may be exchanged or sold and replaced by an equal number of such vehicles, and the cost, including exchange allowance, of each such replacement shall not exceed $2,500 in the case of an automobile for any Peace Corps country representative appointed under section 7(e): Provided further, That passenger motor vehicles may be purchased for use in the United States only as may be specifically provided in an appropriation or other Act; (5) entertainment (not to exceed $5,000 in any fiscal year except as may otherwise be provided in an appropriation or other Act); (6) exchange of funds without regard to section 3561 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 543) and loss by exchange; (7) expenditures (not to exceed $5,000 in any fiscal year except as may be otherwise provided in an appropriation or other Act) not otherwise authorized by law to meet unforeseen emergencies or contingencies arising in the Peace Corps: Provided, That a certificate of the amount only of each such expenditure and that such expenditure was necessary to meet an unforeseen emergency or contingency, made by the Director of the Peace Corps or his designee, shall be deemed a sufficient voucher for the amount therein specified; (8) insurance of official motor vehicles acquired for use abroad; (9) rent or lease abroad for not to exceed five years of offices, health facilities, buildings, grounds, and living quarters, and payments therefor in advance; maintenance, furnishings, necessary repairs, improvements, and alterations to properties owned or rented by the United States Government or made available for its use abroad; and costs of fuel, water, and utilities for such properties; (10) expenses of preparing and transporting to their former homes, or, with respect to foreign participants engaged in activities under this Act, to their former homes or places of burial, and of care and disposition of, the remains of persons or members of the families of persons who may die while such persons are away from their homes participating in activities under this Act; (11) use in accordance with authorities of the Foreign Service ^ ^ t of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 801 et seq.), not otherwise provided for; and (12) ice and drinking water for use abroad. APPOINTMENT OF PERSONS SERVING U N D E R PRIOR L A W

26 F.R. 1789.

SEC. 16. (a) Under such terms and conditions as the President may prescribe, volunteer personnel who on the effective date of this Act have been engaged by contract by, or pursuant to agreement with, the Peace Corps agency established within the Department of State pursuant to Executive Order Numbered 10924, dated March 1, 1961, may be enrolled as volunteers or volunteer leaders under this Act. Such enrollment may be made effective, for any or all purposes, as of a date prior to the effective date of this Act but not earlier than the date of commencement of training of the person in question. All allowances and termination payments similar to those authorized by this Act received by any such person or by members of his family or payable with respect to any period between the effective date and the actual date of such enrollment shall be deemed for all purposes to have been received or to be payable under the appropriate provision of this Act.