Consolidation of Veterans' Activities: Hearings ... Seventieth Congress, Second Session ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1929 - Veterans - 170 pages
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Page 1 - That all laws or parts of laws conflicting with the provisions of this act are to the extent of such conflict suspended while this act is in force.
Page 106 - ... of the Veterans' Administration, including the expenses of maintenance and operation of medical, hospital, and domiciliary services of the Veterans' Administration, in carrying out the duties, powers, and functions devolving upon it pursuant to the authority contained in the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President to consolidate and coordinate governmental activities affecting war veterans...
Page 15 - President is authorized to utilize, coordinate, or consolidate any executive or administrative commissions, bureaus, agencies, offices, or officers now existing by law, to transfer any duties or powers from one existing department, commission, bureau, agency, office, or officer to another, to transfer the personnel thereof or any part of it either by detail or assignment, together with the whole or any part of the records and public property belonging thereto.
Page 109 - No public money shall be expended upon any site or land purchased by the United States for the purposes...
Page 119 - Philippines, and who are disabled by disease, wounds or otherwise, and who have no adequate means of support...
Page 118 - Administration shall be subject to review, on appeal, by such administrator. "SEC. 3. All property the title of which now stands in the name of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers is hereby transferred to and the title thereof vested in the United States.
Page 117 - That one-half of any sum or sums retained by State homes on account of pensions received from inmates shall be deducted from the aid herein provided for.
Page 41 - ... .and shall make a fair and regular report of the same quarterly to the secretary of Congress or Board of War where a separate record shall be kept of the same. That it be recommended to the assemblies or legislative bodies of the several states, to cause payment to be made of all such half pay or other allowances as shall be adjudged due to the persons aforementioned, on account of the United States.