Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 70A.djvu/657

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599 (4) the Army National Guard and its organization are properly uniformed, armed, and equipped and are being trained and instructed for active duty in the held, or for coast defense; and (5) Army National Guard records are being kept in accordance with this title. The Secretary of the Air Force has a similar duty with respect to the Air National Guard. (b) The reports of inspections under subsection (a) are the basis for determining whether the National Guard is entitled to the issue of military property as authorized under this title and to retain that property; and for determining which organizations and persons'constitute units and members of the National Guard. §106. Annual appropriations Sums will be appropriated annually, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the Army National Guard and the Air l5^ational Guard, including the issue of arms, ordnance stores, quartermaster stores, camp equipage, and other military supplies, and for the payment of other expenses authorized by law. § 107. Apportionment of appropriations (a) Appropriations for the Army National Guard under section 106 of this title shall be apportioned among the States and Territories, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, and the District of Columbia under equitable procedures to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Army and in direct ratio to the respective actual strengths in enlisted members of the active Army National Guard in those jurisdictions on the date of apportionment. Appropriations for the Air National Guard under section 106 of this title shall be apportioned among the States and Territories, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, and the District of Columbia under equitable procedures to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Air Force and in direct ratio to the respective actual strengths in enlisted members of the active Air National Guard in those jurisdictions on the date of apportionment. (b) Under such regulations as the Secretary concerned may prescribe, apportioned appropriations are available for— (1) the necessary expenses of members of a regular or reserve component of the Army or the Air Force traveling on duty in connection with the National Guard; (2) the necessary expenses of officers of the Regular Army or the Regular Air Force on duty in the National Guard Bureau or with the Army General Staff or the Air Staff, traveling to and from annual conventions of the National Guard Association of the United States or the Adjutants General Association; (3) the transportation of supplies furnished to the National Guard as permanent equipment; (4) the office rent and necessary office expenses of officers of a regular or reserve component of the Army or the Air Force on duty with the National Guard; (5) the expenses of the National Guard Bureau, including clerical services; 81913 O—56^

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