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the reports made by the State boards on the administration of this Act by each State and the expenditure of the money allotted to each State."

Sec. 4. Section 6 of such Act of June 2, 1920, as amended (U. S. C., title 29, sec. 39), is amended as follows:

Sec. 6. That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Federal Board for Vocational Education the sum of $80,000 annually for a period of four years, commencing July 1, 1933, for the purpose of making studies, investigations, and reports regarding the vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons and their placements in suitable or gainful occupations, and for the administrative expenses of said board incident to performing the duties imposed by this Act, including salaries of such assistants, experts, clerks, and other employees, in the District of Columbia or elsewhere as the board may deem necessary, actual traveling and other necessary expenses incurred by the members of the board and by its employees, under its orders, including attendance at meetings of educational associations and other organizations, rent and equipment of offices in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, purchase of books of reference, law books, and periodicals, stationery, typewriters and exchange thereof, miscellaneous supplies, postage on foreign mail, printing and binding to be done at the Government Printing Office, and all other necessary expenses.

Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 1933.
Approved, June 30, 1932.

(PUBLIC_No. 245—73D CONGRESS)

(H.R. 7059)

AN ACT To provide for the further development of vocational education in the several

States and Territories. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of providing for the further development of vocational education in the several States and Territories there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1935, the sum of $3,000,000; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936, the sum of $3,000,000; and for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937, the sum of $3,000,000. One third of this sum each year shall be allotted to the States and Territories in the proportion that their farm population bears to the total farm population of the United States, exclusive of the insular possessions, according to the United States census last preceding the end of the fiscal year in which any such allotment is to be made, and shall be used for the salaries of teachers, supervisors, and directors of agricultural subjects in such States and Territories. One third of the

sum appropriated for each fiscal year shall be allotted to the States and Territories in the proportion that their rural population bears to the total rural population of the United States, exclusive of the insular possessions, according to the United States census last preceding the end of the fiscal year in which any such allotment is to be made, and shall be used for the salaries of teachers, supervisors, and directors of home-economics subjects in such States and Territories. One third of the sum appropriated for each fiscal year shall be allotted to the States and Territories in the proportion that their nonfarm population bears to the total nonfarm population of the United States, exclusive of the insular possessions, according to the United States census last preceding the end of the fiscal year in which any such allotment is to be made, and shall be used for the salaries of teachers, supervisors, and directors of trade and industrial-education subjects in such States and Territories: Provided, That the allotment of funds to any State or Territory for each of the three purposes enumerated in this section shall be not less than a minimum of $5,000 for any fiscal year, and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1935; June 30, 1936; and June 30, 1937, the sum of $84,603, or so much thereof as may be needed, which shall be used for the purpose of providing the minimum allotments to the States and Territories provided for in this section.

Sec. 2. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of the Interior, Office of Education, for vocational education, for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1935, June 30, 1936, and June 30, 1937, the sum of $100,000, to be expended for the same purposes and in the same manner as provided in section 7 of the Act approved February 23, 1917, as amended October 6, 1917.

Seo. 3. The Secretary of the Treasury, upon the certification of the United States Commissioner of Education, shall pay, in equal semiannual payments, on the 1st day of July and January of each year, to the custodian of each State as designated in the Act approved February 23, 1917, the moneys to which it is entitled under the provisions of this Act.

SEO. 4. The appropriations made by this Act shall be in addition to, and shall be subject to the same conditions and limitations as, the appropriations made by the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the promotion of vocational education; to provide cooperation with the States in the promotion of such education in agriculture and in the trades and industries; to provide cooperation with the States in the preparation of teachers of vocational subjects; and to appropriate money and regulate its expenditures", approved February 23, 1917, except that the appropriations made by this Act for home economics shall be subject to the conditions and limitations applicable to the appropriation for agricultural purposes under such Act of February 23, 1917, with the exception of that part of section 10 thereof which requires directed or supervised practice for at least six months per year; that such moneys as are provided by this Act for trade and industrial subjects may be expended for part-time classes operated for less than one hundred and forty-four hours per year; and that the appropriations available under section 2 of this Act shall be available for expenses of attendance at meetings of educational associations and other organizations, which, in the opinion of the Commissioner, are necessary for the efficient discharge of the provisions of this Act.

Approved, May 21, 1934.

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PUBLIC-No. 139–74TH CONGRESS)

(H. R. 6371)

AN ACT To authorize an increase in the annual appropriation for books for the adult

blind.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1, as amended, of the Act entitled “Ăn Act to provide books for the aduit blind ”, approved March 3, 1931 (U. S. C., Supp. VII, title 2, sec. 135a), is amended (1) by striking out “ $100,000 " and inserting in lieu thereof “$175,000", and (2) by inserting before the period at the end thereof a colon and the following: “ Provided, That of said annual appropriation of $175,000, not exceeding $100,000 thereof shall be expended for books in raised characters, and not exceeding $75,000 thereof shall be expended for sound-reproduction records."

SEC. 2. This Act shall be applicable with respect to the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936, and for each fiscal year thereafter.

Approved, June 14, 1935.

(PUBLIC_No. 158–74TH CONGRESS)

(S. 1180)

AN ACT To amend section 4865 of the Revised Statutes, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the number of beneficiaries from the several States and Territories authorized by section 4865 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, for admission to the collegiate department of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf, be, and it hereby is, increased from one hundred and twentyfive to one hundred and forty-five. Approved, June 24, 1935.

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(PUBLIC—No. 182–74TH CONGRESS)

(H. R 7160)

AN ACT To provide for research into basic laws and principles relating to agriculture and

to provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension work and the more complete endowment and support of land-grant colleges.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE I

SECTION 1. The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and directed to conduct research into laws and principles underlying basic problems of agriculture in its broadest aspects; research relating to the improvement of the quality of, and the development of new and improved methods of production of, distribution of, and new and extended uses and markets for, agricultural commodities and byproducts and manufactures thereof; and research relating to the conservation, development, and use of land and water resources for agricultural purposes. Research authorized under this section shall be in addition to research provided for under existing law (but both activities shall be coordinated so far as practicable) and shall be conducted by such agencies of the Department of Agriculture as the Secretary may designate or establish.

Sec. 2. The Secretary is also authorized and directed to encourage research similar to that authorized under section 1 to be conducted by agricultural experiment stations established or which may hereafter be established in pursuance of the Act of March 2, 1887, providing for experiment stations, as amended and supplemented, by the allotment and payment as provided in section 5 to Puerto Rico and the States and Territories for the use of such experiment stations of sums appropriated therefor pursuant to this title.

Sec. 3. For the purposes of this title there is authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appro priated, the sum of $1,000,000 for the fiscal year beginning after the date of the enactment of this title, and for each of the four fiscal years thereafter $1,000,000 more than the amount authorized for the preceding fiscal year, and $5,000,000 for each fiscal year thereafter. Moneys appropriated in pursuance of this title shall also be available for the purchase and rental of land and the construction of buildings necessary for conducting research provided for in this title, for the equipment and maintenance of such buildings, and for printing and disseminating the results of research. Sums appropriated in pursuance of this title shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, appropriations for research or other activities of the Department of Agriculture and sums appropriated or otherwise made available for agricultural experiment stations.

Sec. 4. Forty per centum of the sums appropriated for any fiscal year under section 3 shall be available for the purposes of section 1:

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