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garage rent, pay of operator, fuel, and lubricants on any one motorpropelled passenger-carrying vehicle used by the Department of Commerce shall not exceed one-third of the market price of a new vehicle of the same make or class, and in any case more than $500.

For all printing and binding for the Department of Commerce, including all of its bureaus, offices, institutions, and services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, except the Patent Office and the Bureau of the Census, $750,000: Provided, That an amount not to exceed $2,000 of this appropriation may be expended for salaries of persons detailed from the Government Printing Office for service as copy editors.

RADIO DIVISION

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Wireless communication laws: To enable the Secretary of Commerce to enforce the Acts of Congress “to require apparatus and operators for radio communication on certain ocean steamers and "to regulate radio communication” and carry out the provisions of the international radiotelegraphic convention, examine and settle international radio accounts, including personal services in the District of Columbia, and to employ such persons and means as may be necessary, traveling and subsistence expenses, purchase and exchange of instruments, technical books, tabulating, duplicating, and other office machinery and devices, rent and all other miscellaneous items, including rubber gloves, aprons, rubber boots, and necessary expenses not included in the foregoing, $646,700, of which amount not to exceed $80,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.

AIRCRAFT IN COMMERCE

Aircraft in commerce: To carry out the provisions of the Act approved May 20, 1926, entitled "An Act to encourage and regulate the use of aircraft in commerce, and for other purposes” (U. S. C., title 49, secs. 171-184), as amended by the Act approved February 28, 1929 (U. S. C., Supp. III, title 49, sec. 173d), including salary of Assistant Secretary of Commerce (provided for in the Act cited above), and other personal services in the District of Columbia (not to exceed $320,320) and elsewhere; rent in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; traveling expenses; contract stenographic reporting services; fees and mileage of witnesses; purchase of furniture and equipment; stationery and supplies, including medical supplies, typewriting, adding, and computing machines, accessories and repairs; purchase, including exchange, not to exceed $3,000; maintenance, operation, and repair of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles; purchase and replacement, including exchange, of airplanes (not to exceed $57,000); purchase of airplane motors, airplane and motor accessories, and spare parts; maintenance, operation, and repair of airplanes and airplane motors; purchase of special clothing, wearing apparel, and similar equipment for aviation purposes; purchase of books of reference and periodicals; newspapers, reports, documents, plans, specifications, maps, manuscripts, and all other publications; and all other necessary expenses not included in the foregoing, in all, $1,369,660.

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Air-navigation facilities: For the establishment and maintenance of aids to air navigation, including the equipment of additional airmail routes for day and night flying; the construction of necessary lighting, radio, and other signaling and communicating structures and apparatus; repairs, alterations, and all expenses of maintenance and operation; investigation, research, and experimentation to develop and improve aids to air navigation; for personal services in the District of Columbia (not to exceed $153,380) and elsewhere: purchase, maintenance, operation, and repair of motor-propelled, passenger-carrying vehicles, including their exchange; replacement

, including exchange, of not to exceed four airplanes, maintenance

, operation, and repair of airplanes, including accessories and spare parts and special clothing, wearing apparel, and suitable equipment for aviation purposes; and for the acquisition of the necessary sites by lease or grant, $8,992,640: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for any purpose not authorized by the Air Commerce Act of 1926.

Appropriations herein made for aircraft in commerce and air navigation facilities shall be available for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the promotion of civil aeronautics, and also expenses of illustrating the work of the Aeronautics Branch by showing of maps, charts, and graphs at such meetings, when incurred on the written authority of the Secretary of Commerce.

BUREAU OF FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC COMMERCE

Salaries : For the director and other personal services in the District of Columbia, $273,000.

For carrying out the provisions of the Act approved March 3. 1927 (U. S. C., Supp. III, title 15, secs. 197–197f), to establish in the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce of the Department of Commerce a Foreign Commerce Service of the United States, including personal services in the District of Columbia and else. where, the compensation of a clerk or clerks for each commercial atatché at the rate of not to exceed $3,000 per annum for each person so employed, rent outside the District of Columbia, telephone service, purchase of furniture and equipment, stationery and supplies, typewriting, adding, duplicating, and computing machines. accessories and repairs, law books, books of reference and periodicals, uniforms, maps, reports, documents, plans, specifications, manu scripts, newspapers (foreign and domestic) not exceeding $4,000, and all other publications, traveling expenses of officers and employees

, ice and drinking water for office purposes, and all other incidental expenses not included in the foregoing, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of Commerce, and under the following heads:

Promoting commerce in Europe and other areas: Investigations in Europe and other areas for the promotion and development of the foreign commerce of the United States, $909,400;

Promoting commerce in Latin America: Investigations in Latin America for the promotion and development of the foreign commerce of the United States, $528,700;

Promoting commerce in the Far East: Investigations in the Far East for the promotion and development of the foreign commerce of the United States, $420,260;

Promoting commerce in Africa : Investigations in Africa for the promotion and development of the foreign commerce of the United States, $105,940;

District and cooperative office service: For all expenses necessary to operate and maintain district and cooperative offices, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, rent outside of the Distirct of Columbia, traveling and subsistence expenses of officers and employees, purchase of furniture and equipment, stationery and supplies, typewriting, adding, and computing machines, accessories and repairs, purchase of maps, books of reference and periodicals, reports, documents, plans, specifications, manuscripts, not exceeding $1,200 for newspapers, both foreign and domestic, and all other publications necessary for the promotion of the commercial interests of the United States, and all other incidental expenses not included in the foregoing, $736,280: Provided, That the Secretary of Commerce may require as a condition for the opening of a new office or the continuation of an existing office that commercial organizations in the district affected provide suitable quarters without cost to the Government or at rentals at lower than prevailing rates. The Secretary may, at his discretion, refuse to open a new office or continue an existing office where such assistance from local commercial organizations is not provided;

Enforcement of China Trade Act: To carry out the provisions of the Act entitled “ China Trade Act, 1922” (U. S. C., title 15, secs. 141-162), including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, traveling and subsistence expenses of officers and employees, purchase of furniture and equipment, stationery and supplies, typewriting, adding and computing machines, accessories and repairs, purchase of books of reference and periodicals, reports, documents, plans, specifications, maps, manuscripts, and all other publications; rent outside the District of Columbia; ice and drinking water for office purposes, and all necessary expenses not included in the foregoing, $30,800: Provided, That-payment in advance for telephone and other similar services under this appropriation is hereby authorized ;

Export industries: To enable the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to investigate and report on domestic as well as foreign problems relating to the production, distribution, and marketing, in so far as they relate to the important export industries of the United States, including personal services in the District of Columbia, traveling and subsistence expenses of officers and employees, purchase of furniture and equipment, stationery and supplies, typewriting, adding, and computing machines, accessories and repairs, books of reference and periodicals, reports, documents, plans, specifications, manuscripts, and all other publications, rent outside of the District of Columbia, ice and drinking water for office purposes, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith, $1,013,131;

Domestic commerce and raw-materials investigations: For all expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, purchase of books of reference and periodicals, furniture and equipment, stationery and supplies, typewriting, adding, and computing machines, accessories and repairs, medical supplies and first-aid outfits, reports, documents, plans, specifications, manuscripts, maps, and all other publications, rent outside of the District of Columbia, traveling and subsistence expenses of officers and employees, and all other incidental expenses not included in the foregoing, to enable the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to collect and compile information regarding the disposition and handling of raw materials and manufactures within the United States; and to investigate the conditions of production and marketing of foreign raw materials essential for American industries $518,220;

Customs statistics : For all expenses necessary for the operation of the section of customs statistics transferred to the Department of Commerce from the Treasury Department by the Act approved January 5, 1923 (U. S. C., title 15, sec. 194), including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; rent of or purchase of tabulating, punching, sorting, and other mechanical laborsaving machinery or devices, including adding, typewriting, billing, computing, mimeographing, multigraphing, photostat, and other duplicating machines and devices, including their exchange and repair; telegraph and telephone service; subsistence and traveling expenses of officers and employees while traveling on official business; freight, express, drayage; tabulating cards, stationery, and miscellaneous office supplies; books of reference and periodicals; furniture and equipment; ice, water, heat, light, and power; street-car fare; and all other necessary and incidental expenses not included in the foregoing, $387,592;

Lists of foreign buyers: For all necessary expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, purchase of furniture and equipment, stationery and supplies, typewriting, adding, and computing machines, accessories and repairs, lists of foreign buyers, books of reference, periodicals, reports, documents, plans, specifications, rent outside of the District of Columbia, traveling and subsistence expenses of officers and employees, and all other incidental expenses not included in the foregoing, to enable the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to collect and compile lists of foreign buyers, $78,200: Provided, That the Secretary of Commerce may make such charges as he deems reasonable for lists of foreign buyers, special statistical services, special commodity news bulletins, and World Trade Directory Reports, and the amounts collected therefrom shall be deposited in the Treasury as “ Miscellaneous receipts ";

Investigation of foreign trade restrictions: For all necessary expenses, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, purchase of furniture and equipment, stationery and supplies, typewriting, adding, and computing machines, accessories and repairs, books of reference and periodicals, reports, documents, plans, specifications, manuscripts, and all other publications, rent outside of the District of Columbia, traveling and subsistence expenses of officers and employees, and all other incidental expenses not included in the foregoing, to enable the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to collect and compile information regarding the restrictions and regulations of trade imposed by foreign countries, $62,599;

Transportation of families and effects of officers and employees: To pay the itemized and verified statements of the actual and necessary expenses of transportation and subsistence, under such regulations as the Secretary of Commerce may prescribe, of families and effects of officers and employees of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce in going to and returning from their posts, or when traveling under the order of the Secretary of Commerce, and also for defraying the expenses of preparing and transporting the remains of officers and employees of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce who may die abroad or in transit, while in the discharge of their official duties, to their former homes in this country, or to a place not more distant for interment, and for the ordinary expenses of such interment, $60,000;

To enable the Secretary of Commerce, under such regulations as he may prescribe, in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to amend the Act entitled 'An Act to establish in the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce of the Department of Commerce, a Foreign Commerce Service of the United States, and for other purposes, approved March 3, 1927," approved April 12, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 163), to furnish the officers in the Foreign Commerce Service of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce stationed in a foreign country, without cost to them and within the limits of this appropriation, allowances for living quarters, heat, and light, notwithstanding the provisions of section 1765 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 5, sec. 70), $210,000;

Employees of the bureau may be paid in lieu of all transportation expenses not to exceed 7 cents per mile for the use of their own automobiles when used for necessary travel on official business;

Appropriations herein made for the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce shall be available for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the promotion of foreign and domestic commerce, or either, and also expenses of illustrating the work of the bureau by showing of maps, charts, and graphs at such meetings, when incurred on the written authority of the Secretary of Commerce;

The purchase of supplies and equipment or the procurement of services for the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, in foreign countries, may be made in open market without compliance with section 3709 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (T. S. C., title 41, sec. 5), in the manner common among business men, when the aggregate amount of the purchase or the service does not exceed $100 in any instance;

Total, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, $5,334,122, of which amount not to exceed $2,055,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.

BUREAU OF THE CENSUS

For salaries and necessary expenses for preparing for taking, compiling, and publishing the Fifteenth Census of the United States and for carrying on during the decennial census period all other work authorized and directed by law (Act June 18, 1929, 46 Stat.,

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