World War Veterans' Legislation: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the Hospital Building Program, House of Representatives, Seventieth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 5604
United States. Congress. House. Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation. Subcommittee on Hospitals, United States. Congress. House. Subcommittee on the hospital building program
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1928 - Military hospitals - 329 pages
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Page 264 - Treasury as ex officio members, and of the Surgeon General of the Army, the Surgeon General of the Navy, and the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service...
Page 118 - ... to veterans of any war, military occupation, or military expedition since 1897, not dishonorably discharged, without regard to the nature or origin of their disabilities: Provided, That preference to admission to any government hospital for hospitalization under the provisions of this subdivision shall be given to those veterans who are financially unable to pay for hospitalization and their necessary traveling expenses...
Page 9 - That not to exceed 3 per centum of this sum shall be available for the employment in the District of Columbia and in the field of necessary technical and clerical assistants at the customary rates of compensation, exclusively to aid in the preparation of the plans and specifications for the projects authorized herein and for the supervision of the execution thereof, and for traveling expenses, field-office equipment, and supplies in connection therewith.
Page 90 - ... include the necessary buildings and auxiliary structures, mechanical equipment, approach work, roads, and trackage facilities leading thereto; vehicles, livestock, furniture, equipment, and accessories; and also to provide accommodations for officers, nurses, and attending personnel; and also to provide proper and suitable recreational centers; and the Director of the United States Veterans' Bureau is authorized to accept gifts or donations for any of the purposes named herein.
Page 22 - Hereafter the following persons only shall be entitled to the benefits of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, and may be admitted thereto upon the order of a member of the board of managers, namely: All honorably discharged officers, soldiers, and sailors who served in the regular...
Page 71 - That all hospital facilities under the control and jurisdiction of the bureau shall be available for every honorably discharged veteran of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Boxer rebellion, or the World War suffering from neuropsychiatric or tubercular ailments and diseases paralysis agitans, encephalitis lethargica...
Page 91 - ... or hereafter constructed shall be done in such manner as the President may determine, and he is authorized to require the architectural engineering, constructing, or other forces of any of the departments of the Government to do or assist in such work, and to employ individuals and agencies not now connected with the Government, if in his opinion desirable, at such compensation as he may consider reasonable.
Page 49 - November 1, 1921, for the purpose of coordinating the hospital activities of the Medical Department of the Army, the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery of the Navy, the United States Public Health Service, the United States Veterans
Page 90 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Director of the United States Veterans...