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[71 Stat. 236] [71 Stat. 236]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1957
5 USC 2131. 25 Stat. 450.
38 USC ch. 12A.
43stat. 125.128. 3lusc*7oi%94694n, ch. 12A. 38 us^'9^^1-984. 3°8 USC'^ro3i note,
PUBLIC LAW 85-69-JUNE 29, 1957
[71 S T A T.
Inpatient care: For expenses necessary for the maintenance and operation of hospitals and domiciliary facilities and for the care and treatment of beneficiaries of the Veterans Administration in facilities not under the jurisdiction of the Veterans Administration as authorized by law, including the furnishing of recreational articles and facilities; maintenance and operation of farms; repairing, altering, improving or providing facilities in the several hospitals and homes under the jurisdiction of the Veterans Administration, not otherwise provided for, either by contract, or by the hire of temporary employees and purchase of materials; purchase of fifty passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; not to exceed $366,500 for expenses of travel of employees; uniforms or allowances therefor as authorized by the Act of September 1, 1954 (68 Stat. 1114), as amended; and aid to State or Territorial homes in conformity with the Act approved August 27, 1888, as amended (24 U.S.C. 134) for the support of veterans eligible for admission to Veterans Administration facilities for hospital or domiciliary care; $708,656,000, including the sum of $6,656,000 for reimbursable services performed for other Government agencies and individuals: Provided, That allotments and transfers may be made from this appropriation to the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (Public Health Service), the Army, Navy, and Air Force Departments, for disbursement by them under the various headings of their applicable appropriations, of such amounts as are necessary for the care and treatment of beneficiaries of the Veterans Administration: Provided further, That the foregoing appropriation is predicated on furnishing inpatient care and treatment to an average of 140,800 beneficiaries during the fiscal year 1958 including members in State or Territorial homes, and if a lesser number is experienced such appropriation shall be expended only in proportion to the average number of beneficiaries furnished such care and treatment. Outpatient care: For expenses necessary for furnishing outpatient care to beneficiaries of the Veterans Administration, as authorized by law; uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law; and not to exceed $206,400 for expenses of travel of employees; $79,000,000. Maintenance and operation of supply depots: For expenses necessary for maintenance and operation of supply depots, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law, and not to exceed $5,400 for expenses of travel of employees, $1,790,000. Compensation and pensions: For the payment of compensation, pensions, gratuities, and allowances (including burial awards authorized by Veterans Regulation Numbered 9 (a), as amended, and subsistence allowances authorized by part VII of Veterans Regulation 1 (a) as amended), authorized under any Act of Congress, or regulation of the President based thereon, including emergency officers' retirement pay and annuities, the administration of which is now or may hereafter be placed in the Veterans Administration, and for the payment of adjusted-service credits as provided in sections 401 and 601 of the Act of May 19, 1924, as amended (38 U.S.C. 631 and 661), $2,826,250,000, to remain available until expended. Readjustment benefits: For the payment of benefits to or on behalf °^ veterans as authorized by titles II, III, and V, of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended, and title II of the Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952, as amended, and for supplies, equipment, and tuition authorized by part. VII and payments authorized by part IX of Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended, and for benefits authorized by the W a r Orphans' Educational Assistance Act of 1956, $784,047,000, to remain available until expended.