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No. 10: Increases the House appropriation for "Foreign Service buildings fund” by $800,000, as proposed by the Senate.

No. 11: Appropriates for “Rent, heat, fuel, and light” for the Foreign Service, $1,587,709, instead of $1,567,332, as proposed by the House, and $1,607,709, as proposed by the Senate.

No. 16: Strikes out the proviso proposed by the Senate relative to use of funds for investigation of Federal judges.

Nos. 117, 118, 119, 120, and 121: Relating to commissioned officers, Coast and Geodetic Survey: Provides for seven additional officers with relative rank of lieutenant (junior grade) instead of one additional with relative rank of commander, three additional with relative rank of lieutenant commander, and three additional with relative rank of lieutenant, as proposed by the Senate.

No. 147: Changes language, striking out “Expenses of regulating immigration,” as contained in the House bill, and inserting in lieu thereof “Salaries and expenses, Bureau of Immigration,” as proposed by the Senate.

Milton W. SHREVE,
GEORGE HOLDEN TINKHAM,
ERNEST R. ACKERMAN,
ROBERT L. BACON,
W. B. OLIVER,
ANTHONY J. GRIFFIN,
Managers on the part of the House.
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(PUBLIC-No. 719-71st CONGRESS)

(H. R. 16110) An Act Making appropriations for the Departments of State and Justice and for the Judiciary, and for the Departments of Commerce and Labor, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Departments of State and Justice and for the Judiciary, and for the Departments of Commerce and Labor, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, namely:

TITLE I-DEPARTMENT OF STATE

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE

Salaries: For Secretary of State, $15,000; Undersecretary of State, $10,000; and other personal services in the District of Columbia, including temporary employees, and not to exceed $6,500 for employees engaged on piecework at rates to be fixed by the Secretary of State, $1,960,588; in all, $1,985,588: Provided, That in expending appropriations or portions of appropriations, contained in this Act, for the payment for personal services in the District of Columbia in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, with the exception of the four Assistant Secretaries of State, the Assistant to the Attorney General and six Assistant Attorneys General, the Assistant Secretaries of Commerce, the Assistant Secretary and the Second Assistant Secretary of Labor, the average of the salaries of the total number of persons under any grade in any bureau, office, or other appropriation unit shall not at any time exceed the average of the compensation rates specified for the grade by such Act, as amended, and in grades in which only one position is allocated the salary of such position shall not exceed the average of the compensation rates for the grade, except that in unusually meritorious cases of one position in a grade advances may be made to rates higher than the average of the compensation rates of the grade, but not more often than once in any fiscal year, and then only to the next higher rate: Provided, That this restriction shall not apply (1) to grades 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the clerical-mechanical service, or (2) to require the reduction in salary of any person whose compensation was fixed as of July 1, 1924, in accordance with the rules of section 6 of such Act, (3) to require the reduction in salary of any person who is transferred from one position to another position in the same or different grade in the same or a different bureau, office, or other appropriation unit, or (4) to prevent the payment of a salary under any grade at a rate higher than the maximum rate of the grade when such higher rate is permitted by the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, and is specifically authorized by other law.

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, DEPARTMENT OF STATE

For contingent and miscellaneous expenses, including stationery, furniture, fixtures, typewriters, exchange of same, repairs and material for repairs; books, maps, and periodicals, domestic and foreign, and when authorized by the Secretary of State for dues for library membership in societies or associations which issue publications to members only or at a price to members lower than to subscribers who are not members, not exceeding $15,880; newspapers not exceeding $1,500; maintenance, repair, and storage of motorpropelled vehicles, to be used only for official purposes; automobile mail wagons, including storage, repair, and exchange of same; street-car fare not exceeding $150; refund of fees erroneously charged and paid for the issue of passports to persons who are exempted from the payment of such fee by section 1 of the Act making appropriations for the Diplomatic and Consular Service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1921, approved June 4, 1920 (U.S.C., Supp. III, title 22, sec. 214a); the examination of estimates of appropriations in the field; and other miscellaneous items not included in the foregoing, $137,500.

PRINTING AND BINDING

For all printing and binding in the Department of State, including all of its bureaus, offices, institutions, and services located in Wash ington, District of Columbia, and elsewhere, $285,000.

PASSPORT AGENCIES

For salaries and expenses of maintenance, traveling expenses not to exceed $1,000, and rent outside the District of Columbia, for passport agencies at New York City, New York; San Francisco, California; Chicago, Illinois; Seattle, Washington; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Boston, Massachusetts, $79,030.

COLLECTING AND EDITING OFFICIAL PAPERS OF TERRITORIES OF THE UNITED

STATES

For the expenses of collecting, editing, copying, and arranging for publication the official papers of the Territories of the United States, including personal services in the District of Columbia and else where, printing and binding, and contingent and traveling expenses, as provided by the Act approved February 28, 1929, $15,000, together with the unexpended balance of the appropriation made for this purpose for the fiscal year 1931.

FOREIGN INTERCOURSE

AMBASSADORS AND MINISTERS

Ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Spain, and Turkey, at $17,500 each, $245,000

For ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Belgium and

envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to Luxemburg, $17,500;

Envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary to China and the Netherlands, at $12,000 each, $24,000;

Envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary to Albania, Austria, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Dominion of Canada, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Irish Free State, Liberia, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Persia, Portugal, Rumania, Salvador, Siam, Union of South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay, and Venezuela, at $10,000 each; to the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, $10,000; and to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuana, $10,000; in all, $360,000;

Agent and consul general at Tangier, $7,500; Provided, That no salary herein appropriated shall be paid to any official receiving any other salary from the United States Government;

Total, ambassadors and ministers, $654,000.

For salaries of Foreign Service officers or vice consuls while acting as chargés d'affaires ad interim or while in charge of a consulate general or consulate during the absence of the principal officer, $30,000.

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For the employment of necessary clerks at the embassies and legations, including salary during transit to and from homes in the United States upon beginning and after termination of services, $482,350.

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, FOREIGN MISSIONS To enable the President to provide at the public expense all such stationery, blanks, record and other books, seals, presses, flags, and signs as he shall think necessary for the several embassies and legations in the transaction of their business, and also for repairs including minor alterations, repairs, supervision, preservation, and maintenance of Government-owned diplomatic properties in foreign countries, and properties acquired under the Act approved May 7, 1926, as amended (U. S. C., Supp. III, title 22, secs. 291, 296), and including also custodial service, water, materials, supplies, tools, seeds, plants, shrubs, and similar objects; newspapers (foreign and domestic), postage, telegrams, advertising, ice, and drinking water for office purposes, hire of motor-propelled or horse-drawn passengercarrying vehicles, and purchase, maintenance, operation, and hire of other passenger-carrying vehicles, uniforms, furniture, household furniture and furnishings, except as provided by the Act of May 7, 1926, as amended, for Government-owned or rented buildings when in the judgment of the Secretary of State it would be in the public interest to do so, not to exceed $50,000, typewriters and exchange of same, messenger service, purchase of launch for embassy at Constantinople not exceeding $15,000, and operation, maintenance, and rental of launch for embassy at Constantinople not exceeding $3,500, compensation of kavasses, guards, dragomans, porters, interpreters, translators, and supervisors of construction, compensation of agents and employees of and rent and other expenses for dispatch agencies

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