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per diem in lieu of subsistence at place of employment), of persons employed intermittently away from their homes or regular places of business as consultants and receiving compensation on a per diem when actually employed basis.
[(b)] Sec. 202. Whenever sums are set apart from the [foregoing] appropriations (for the constituent agencies under the Office for Emergency Management] in this Act for special projects (classified in the estimates submitted to Congress as or under "Other contractual services") expenditures may be made therefrom for traveling expenses, printing and binding, and purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles without regard to the limitations specified for such objects under the respective heads, but within such amounts as the Director of the Bureau of the Budget may approve therefor and such Director shall report to Congress each such limitation determined by him: Provided, · That such limitations shall not apply where the special projects are performed by non-Government agencies.
[(c) There may be transferred from the appropriations for such constituent agencies to other Government agencies sums for the performance of work or services for the transferring agency but unless otherwise authorized by law, no other agency of the Government shall perform work or render services for any of the constituent agencics, whether or not the performance of such work or services involves the transfer of funds or reimbursement of appropriations, unless authority therefor hy the Bureau of the Budget shall have been obtained in advance.] Sec. 203. With the prior approval of the Bureau of the Budget and under authority of section 601 of the Act of June 30, 1932, as amended (31 U.S. C. 686), orders for work or services to be performed by other agencies of the Government may be placed by any of the agencies whose appropriations are contained in this Act, but no agency shall perform work or render services with or without reimbursement (including the detail or loan of personnel) for any of the agencies whose appropriations are contained in this Act except in pursuance of orders so approved or under specific authority of other la'p. This provision shall not apply to the Office of Strategic Services.
[(d)] SEC. 204. The foregoing [general provisions (a), (b), and (c)] sections 201, 202, and 203 shall have no application to appropriations for the War Shipping Administration or to appropriations for Defense Aid.
SEC. 205. For the purposes of section 303 of the First Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1944, and any similar general provision for the fiscal year 1945, persons serving the Government at $1 per annum shall be considered as serving without compensation.
Sec.  206. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit does not advocate, and is not a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided further, That any person who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence and accepts employment the salary or wages for which are paid from any appropriation contained in this Act shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, That the above penalty clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law.
[Sec. 202. The appropriations and authority with respect to appropriations contained herein for the fiscal year 1944 shall be available from and including July 1, 1943, for the purposes respectively provided in such appropriations and authority. All obligations incurred during the period between June 30, 1943, and the date of the enactment of this Act in anticipation of such appropriations and authority are hereby ratified and confirmed if in accordance with the terms thereof.]
Sec. 207. Whenever the Civil Service Commission shall find that within the Federal service in the District of Columbia basic daily or hourly pay rates, fixed by wage boards or similar administrative authority serving the same purpose, for mechanical crafts and trades and laborer positions are higher than rates for such positions authorized by the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, to such an extent as to cause undesirable competition for such services between units of the Government in the District of Columbia, said Commission is authorized to adjust from time to time and without regard to said Act the pay rates of such positions subject to the Classification Act to the extent necessary to prevent such competition. This authority shall cease siz months after the termination of the present hostilities, at which time the adjusted rates shall revert to those prescribed by the Classification Act.
ESTIMATE OF APPROPRIATION FOR NATIONAL WAR LABOR BOARD OF THE OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
THE BUDGET FOR THE NATIONAL WAR LABOR BOARD OF THE OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1945 CONTAINING ESTIMATES OF APPROPRIATIONS AMOUNTING TO $15,596,000
MARCH 10, 1944.-Referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to
THE WHITE HOUSE,
Washington, March 9, 1944. The SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith for the consideration of Congress the budget for the National War Labor Board of the Office for Emergency Management for the fiscal year 1945 containing estimates of appropriation amounting to $15,596,000 and proposed provisions affecting said estimates.
The letter of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget in connection with this budget is transmitted herewith. Respectfully,
TRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT.
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT,
BUREAU OF THE BUDGET,
Washington, D. C., March 1, 1944. The PRESIDENT,
The White House. Sir: I have the honor to submit for your consideration the budget for the National War Labor Board of the Office for Emergency Management for the fiscal year 1945 containing estimates of appropriation amounting to $15,596,000. The details of these estimates and proposed provisions are transmitted herewith. I recommend that the budget be transmitted to Congress. Very respectfully,
HAROLD D. SMITH, Director of the Bureau of the Budget.