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PART 4-FELLOWSHIPS IN GEODETIC
SURVEYING, MAP AND CHART PRODUCTION AND HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING FOR CITIZENS FROM OTHER AMERICAN REPUBLICS (ADDED)
AUTHORITY: $$ 4.1 to 4.7, inclusive, issued under R.S. 161, 5 U.S.C. 22, 32 Stat. 826, 829, 5 U.S.C. 591, 596, 599; 53 Stat. 1290, 22 U.S.C. 501, 502, 57 Stat. 281.
SOURCE: $$ 4.1 to 4.7, inclusive, contained in Regulations, Director, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, June 9, 1944, 9 F.R. 6984.
§ 4.1 Type of fellowship. Fellowships shall be of the interne-training type and may include instruction and practical training in one or more of the following branches of surveying or chart production:
(a) Geodetic surveying. Triangulation, base measuring, astronomic observation and leveling; and related office practices.
(b) Chart production Planning and administration of chart production programs; basic cartographic procedures; preparation and use of fundamental field data; elements of map projection; and methods of reproduction of maps and charts.
(c) Hydrographic surveying. Hydrographic surveying and mapping practices, including training in tide and current surveys, magnetic work, assembling and processing field data as necessary for chart and map compilation.
Fellows may be assigned for study and training in the headquarters offices of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey in Washington, D. C., and in the offices of other governmental offices and agencies engaged in related work, and may also be afforded opportunities for practical training and experience with field parties of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey operating in the United States, its Territories or Possessions.
§ 4.2 Qualifications. Each applicant selected for a fellowship shall be:
(a) A bona fide citizen of one of the American republics other than the United States;
(b) In possession of a certificate of medical examination issued by a licensed physician within 60 days of the date of application, describing the applicant's physical condition and stating that he is free from any communicable disease or disability that would interfere with the proper pursuit of studies or training, or the performance of any activity incident to his fellowship;
(c) Able to speak, read, write and understand the English language;
(d) Of good moral character and possess intellectual ability and suitable personal qualities;
(e) In possession of an official statement or transcript of studies showing that he has the requisite experience and has successfully completed the minimum educational requirement corresponding to the field of studies in which application for a fellowship is made, as follows:
(1) Geodetic surveying. A standard four-year course (or the equivalent) in civil engineering at a recognized institution of learning, which included a course in surveying (or a special branch thereof); or in lieu of such civil engineering course, practical field experience of a responsible nature (in surveying) for an equal length of time;
(2) Map and chart production. A standard four-year course (or the equivalent) in civil engineering at a recognized institution of learning, which included a course in surveying (or a special branch thereof); or in lieu of such civil engineering course, practical field experience of a responsible nature in surveying for an equal length of time; or ten years of practical experience in the graphic arts, at least three years of which shall have been in the reproduction of maps or charts.
(3) Hydrographic surveying. (i) At least five years of service with the governmental agency of his country (of which he shall be a responsible staff member or technician at the time of the award of fellowship) which is engaged in substantially the same work performed by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey; and (ii) some familiarity with modern hydrographic methods and practices.
$ 4.3 Award of fellowships. Fellowships shall be awarded by the Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State. Applications shall be transmitted to the Secretary of State by the government of the American republic of which the applicant is a citizen through the American diplomatic mission accredited to that government.
§ 4.4 Allowances and expenses. An applicant awarded a fellowship may be entitled to any or all of the following:
(a) Monthly allowances. Monthly allowances for quarters and subsistence during the entire period spent in the United States, or its Territories or Possessions, in pursuance of a fellowship, beginning on the date of arrival at his initial headquarters and ending on the date of departure for his home, at the following rates: (1) Not exceeding $180 per month while under assignment to headquarters in'a Department or agency of the Federal Government in a city of more than 100,000 population, or not exceeding $150 per month while under such assignment in a city of less than 100,000 population; and (2) not exceeding $120 per month while under assignment to receive training as a member of a field party of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.
(b) Transportation expenses. Transportation expenses from the home of the applicant (or place in which appointment is accepted) to the place or places in the United States, its Territories or Possessions, where studies and training are to be pursued, and return to the home of the applicant (or point of departure), including travel via Washington, D. C., en route to the place of studies or training and from the place of studies or training to Washington, D. C., and return to that place, if necessary, for consultation with reference to the fellowship, and between places of studies and training in the United States, its Territories or Possessions, in accordance with the Standardized Government Travel Regulations and the Act of June 3, 1926, as amended, in which connection claim for reimbursement may be made only for items in the following schedule and contingent upon prior authorization:
(1) Rail fare. First-class fare. If travel is performed on an extra-fare train, expenses in excess of the first-class fare must be borne by the traveler. No receipts are necessary. (Government transportation requests are to be used, if practicable, within the United States.)
(2) Pullman fare. Lower berth or parlor car seat. No receipts are necessary if Government transportation requests are used. If purchased with cash the Pullman stub must be attached to the reimbursement voucher.
(3) Steamer fare. Not exceeding the lowest minimum first-class fare of the ship on which travel is performed. American vessels must be used if available (section 901 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, 49 Stat. 2015). (This requirement has been suspended with respect to appropriations for the fiscal year 1944 by section 302 of Public Law 216, 78th Congress, approved December 23, 1943.) No receipts are necessary.
(4) Airplane fare. Transportation by air will be allowed regardless of the cost when authorized by the Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. When air travel has not been specifically authorized, the traveler may proceed by air with the understanding that he may claim reimbursement therefor only in an amount not exceeding what it would have cost had the travel been performed by public conveyance over land or water. No receipts are necessary.
(5) Taxicab fare. At the beginning and termination of the journey and at all points where a change of conveyance is necessary while in a direct travel status. No receipts are necessary.
(6) Excess baggage charges. For personal effects (not household furniture) which are not carried free by the transportation company. Receipts are necessary and they should indicate that the traveler has availed himself of the free allowance, if such an allowance is . granted.
(7) Drayage or transfer of baggage. For the hauling of personal effects from home to the station or dock, et cetera. Receipts are not necessary but should be submitted if possible. Charges by
1 In all cases, round trip tickets must be purchased if possible. In the event that the return portion of the ticket cannot be used, it should be returned to the coast and Geodetic Survey.
porters for handling the bags or baggage will not be allowed.
(8) Rental of steamer rug and steamer chair. Receipts are necessary. Charges for rental of steamer cushions will not be allowed.
(9) Tips and gratuitous fees. Will not be reimbursed.
(c) Per diem. Per diem in lieu of subsistence while in travel status proceeding from, and to, his home at the following rates: $6.00 over land and by air in and outside of the United States, and $4.00 aboard vessels outside of the United States. No per diem will be allowed concurrently with monthly allowances, but per diem may be substituted therefor at the rate of $6.00 per day for any period of authorized travel.
§ 4.5 Duration of fellowships. Fellowships may be awarded for periods varying in accordance with the field of studies in which application for a fellowship is made; as follows:
(a) Geodetic surveying. Not exceeding eight months of actual study and training.
(b) Map and chart production. Not exceeding six months of actual study and training.
(c) Hydrographic surveying. Not exceeding three months of actual study and training. Fellowships may be extended for not exceeding the same periods in the manner prescribed under $ 4.3 and subject to the availability of appropriations. Fellowships may be cancelled for cause by the Director of the United States Coast and
Geodetic Survey, with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State.
§ 4.6 Progress reports. Progress reports indicating experience and giving general impressions shall be submitted by each fellow at such intervals as the Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey may determine. At the conclusion of the fellowship a general report shall be submitted.
$ 4.7 Official notification. Each applicant selected for a fellowship by the Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and approved by the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State, shall be notified of his award through diplomatic channels. The notification shall name the field of study in which the award is made, describe the program of studies and training, and state the duration of the fellowship and the allowances authorized: Provided, however, That the Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey may subsequently amend the program of study and training and the duration of the fellowship if in his opinion such action would be in the interest of obtaining a program better suited to the needs and capabilities of the fellow than that prescribed in the notification. The amount originally authorized for monthly allowances and other expenses may also be amended, if necessary, with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State.
Subtitle B-Regulations Relating to Commerce
CHAPTER I-BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Part 30 Foreign trade statistics. [Amended)
Part 40 Fellowships in vital statistics.
PART 30_FOREIGN TRADE STA
Sec. 30.7 Shipper's export declaration s.
(Amended] 30.13 Dates of importation and exportation.
30.30 Manifests of vessels; shipper's export
declarations; clearance. (Revised) 30.40 Penalty for failure to file shipper's ex
port declarations for exports by rail. (Revised ]
Before clearance shall be granted to any vessel bound to a foreign place or noncontiguous territory of the United States, the master shall file a manifest with the Collector of Customs on Customs Form 1374 of all cargo on board his vessel. There shall also be filed with the Collector declarations of the owners, shippers, or consignors of the cargo shipped by thein, specifying the kinds, quantities, values, and the place to which ultimately destined. These declarations will be made in triplicate on Commerce Form 7525 in accordance with the instructions printed thereon, and the original copy of every declaration shall be verified by oath before a customs officer, notary public or other authorized person. The oath is not required on shipper's export declarations covering shipments made between the United States and its territories and possessions. (Paragraph (a) amended Feb. 7, 1944, 9 F.R. 1565)
$ 30.7 Shipper's export declarations.
(c) The original shipper's export declarations for shipments by vessel to foreign ports must be verified by oath before a notary public, customs officer, or other person authorized to administer oaths. The oath is not required on shipper's export declarations covering shipments made between the United States and its territories and possessions. The oath is also not required on shipper's export declarations covering shipments made by rail, vehicle, ferry or aircraft. [Paragraph (c) amended Feb. 7, 1944,
9 F.R. 1565]
$ 30.13 Dates of importation and exportation. For statistical purposes the date of entry will be regarded as the date of importation; and the date of clearance, or the date of departure if later, will be regarded as the date of exportation. (R.S. 161, 32 Stat. 826; 5 U.S.C. 22, 601)
(Order 291, Foreign Commerce Statistical Decision 49, Feb. 25, 1944, 9 F.R. 2304]
EXPORT PROCEDURE $ 30.30 Manifests of vessels; shipper's export declarations; clearance. (a)
§ 30.40 Penalty for failure to file shipper's export declarations for exp rts by rail. The agent or employee of any railway or transportation company who shall transport any commodities into a foreign country by rail before delivering to the Collector of Customs the shipper's export declarations covering the commodities transported as required by law shall be liable to a penalty of $50 for each offense. (R.S. 161, 32 Stat. 826; 5 U.S.C. 22, 601) [Order 293, Foreign Commerce Statistical Decision 47, Feb. 26, 1944, 9 F.R. 2325] PART 40_ FELLOWSHIPS IN VITAL
STATISTICS [ADDED] Sec. 40.1 Type of fellowship. 40.2 Qualifications. 40.3 Award of fellowships. 40.4 Allowances and expenses. 40.5 Progress reports.
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