INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. VI, Laws     (Compiled from February 10, 1939 to January 13, 1971)

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1939.
Chap. 29  | Chap. 1 | Chap. 10 | Chap. 11 | Chap. 17 | Chap. 18 | Chap. 20 | Chap. 21 | Chap. 22 | Chap. 107 | Chap. 119 | Chap. 154 | Chap. 156 | Chap. 185 | Chap. 203 | Chap. 208 | Chap. 210 | Chap. 235 | Chap. 248 | Chap. 252 | Chap. 253 | Chap. 254 | Chap. 272 | Chap. 384 | Chap. 387 | Chap. 431 | Chap. 440 | Chap. 483 | Chap. 519 | Chap. 552 | Chap. 607 | Chap. 633 | Chap. 634 | Chap. 662 | Chap. 687 | Chap. 695

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Chapter 11
March 16, 1939 [H. R. 3743] | [Public, No. 8] 53 Stat. 524

AN ACT
Making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes.

Margin Notes
Chap. 11 Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1940.
Chap. 11 539
Chap. 11 Administrative expenses.
Chap. 11 Ethnological researches.
Chap. 11 Astrophysical Observatory.
Chap. 11 National Collection of Fine Arts.
Chap. 11 540

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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 Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, namely:

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For expenses of the general administrative office; for the system of international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries; for continuing ethnological researches among the American Indians and the natives of Hawaii and the excavation and preservation of archeologic remains; for maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory, including assistants, and making necessary observations in high altitudes; for cases, furniture, fixtures, and appliances required for the exhibition and safekeeping of collections; and for administration of the National Collection of Fine Arts; including personal services, purchase of books of reference and periodicals, traveling expenses, uniforms for guards, supplies and equipment, preparation of manuscripts, drawings, and illustrations, supplying of heating, lighting, electrical, telegraphic, and telephone service, repairs and alterations of buildings, shops, sheds, and approaches, and other necessary expenses, $356,620.

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Approved March 16, 1939.


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