H. R. 4305
Public Law 93]
To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the diamond anniversary convention of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held at Columbus, Ohio, September 14 to 19, inclusive, 1941.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the President is authorized to permit the band of the United States Marine Corps to attend and give concerts at the diamond anniversary convention of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held at Columbus, Ohio, from September 14 to 19, inclusive, 1941.
Sec. 2. For the purpose of defraying the expenses of such band in attending and giving concerts at such convention, there is authorized to be appropriated the sum of $6,491.50, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to carry out the provisions of this Act: Provided, That in addition to transportation and Pullman accommodations the leaders and members of the Marine Band be allowed not to exceed $5 per day each for additional living expenses while on duty, and that the payment of such expenses shall be in addition to the pay and allowances to which they would be entitled while serving at their permanent station.
Approved, June 3, 1941.