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The Northwestern Branch, at Milwankee, Wis. (See also notes to 1972, ante.)
The Eastern Branch, at Togus, Me.
The Southern Branch, at Hampton, Va.
The Western Branch, at Leavenworth, Kans. (See also notes to 1972, ante.)
The Pacific Branch, at Santa Monica, Calif.
The Varion Branch, at Marion, Ind.
The Danville Branch, at Danville, NII.
The Mountain Branch, at Johnson City, Tenn.
Battle Mountain Sanitarium, liot Springs, S. Dak.
Act of June 12, 1917 (40 Stat. 140), provided as follows:

“ The Secretary of War is authorized and directed to report to Congress, not later than January first, nineteen hundred and eighteen, what branch or branches of the Na. tional Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, if any, can be discontinued without prejudice to the care of the persons entitled to admission to the home."

1998. Condemnation of sites for branches of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.—That the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize condemnation of land for sites of public buildings, and for other purposes," approved August first, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, shall be construed to apply to the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Act of July 19, 1897 (30 Stat. 121), making appropriations to supply deficiencies.

Act of Aug. 1, 1888, mentioned in this section, authorized the condemnation of land for sites for public buildings. See 1022, ante.

1999. Appropriations for constructing branches of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.--That appropriations made for the fiscal year nineteen hundred, or that may hereafter be made, for the construction of buildings at any of the branches of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers shall continue available until expended. Act of June 6, 1900 (31 Stat. 294), making appropriations to supply deficiencies.

Appropriations herein, or that may hereafter be made, for construction of buildings and appurtenances at any of the Branches of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, shall be available inmediately after the approval of the Act continuing the same. Act of March 3, 1903 (32 Stat. 1137), making appropriations for sundry civil expenses.

2000. Repairs at branches of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.*

Provided, That no part of the appropriation for repairs for any of the branch homes shall be used for the construction of any new building; Act of June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 902), making appropriations for sundry ciril expenses.

Similar provisions appear in previous appropriation acts.

2001. Loan to Medical Department of the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.--That jurisdiction and control over the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, located at Hampton, Virginia, be, and the same hereby is, transferred for the period of the war from the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers to the Secretary of War for use by the Medical Department of the Army for hospital purposes.

SEC. 2. That upon the close of the war or as soon thereafter as may be practicable, the Secretary of War shall cause said home to be vacated by the Medical Department of the Army, and thereupon jurisdiction and control over said home shall revert to said Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.

Sec. 3. That the various items of appropriations heretofore or hereafter made for the support, maintenance, and other necessary expenses of said Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, be, and they hereby are, made available for payment of the cost of the transfer of the members of said home to other branches of the national home, and for the transfer of any property found to be necessary to transfer therefrom to other branches of the national home and for the support of the branches to which said members are transferred to the extent of the allotments thereof made by the said board of managers in consideration of and in the amount of an extra expense incurred by reason of said transfers and for the retransfer from said branches to said Southern Branch of the persons and property transferred as aforesaid at such time as jurisdiction and control over said Southern Branch shall be reinvested in said board of managers in accordance with the provisions of section two of this Act. Act of Nov. 7, 1918 (40 Stat. 1042), making appropriations for 811ndry civil erpenses.

2002. Aid to State homes.-That all States or Territories which have established, or which shall hereafter establish, State homes for disabled soldiers and sailors of the United States who served in the Civil War or in any previous or subsequent war who are disabled by age, disease, or otherwise, and by reason of such disability are incapable of earning a living, provided such disability was not incurred in service against the United States, shall be paid for every such disabled soldier or sailor who may be admitted and cared for in such home at the rate of $120 per annum.

The number of such persons for whose care any State or Territory shall receive the said payment under this Act shall be ascertained by the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers under such regulations as it may prescribe, but the said State or Territorial homes shall be exclusively under the control of the respective State or Territorial authori. ties, and the board of managers shall not have nor assume any nranagement or control of said State or Territorial homes.

The board of managers of the national home shall, however, have power to have the said State or Territorial homes inspected at such times as it may consider necessary, and shall report the result of such inspections to Congress in its annual report: Prorided, That no State shall be paid a sum exceeding one-half the cest of maintenance of each soldier or sailor by such State: Prorided further, That one-half of any sum or sums retained by State homes on account of pensions received fronr inmates shall be deducted from the aid herein provided for. That no money shall be apportioned to any State or Territorial home that maintains a bar or canteen where intoxicating liquors are sold : Prorided further, That for any sum or sums collected in any manner from immates of such State or Territorial homes to be used for the support of said homes a like amount shall be deducted from the aid herein provided for, but this proviso shall not apply to any State or Territorial honre into which the wives or widow's of soldiers are admitted and maintained. Sec. 1, art of Aug. 27, 1888 (25 Stat. 450), as amended by act of Jan. 27, 1920 (11 Stut. 399).

State and Territorial homes for disabled soldiers and sailors: For continuing aid to State or Territorial homes for the support of disabled volunteer soldiers, in conformity with the Act approved August 27, 1888, as amended, including all classes of soldiers admissible to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, $900,000: Provided, That for any sum or sums collected in any manner from inmates of such State or Territorial homes to be used for the support of said homes a like amount shall be deducted from the aid herein provided for, but this proviso shall not apply to any State or Territorial home into which the wives or widows of soldiers are admitted and maintained. Act of Mar. 4, 1921 (41 Stat. 1396), making appropriations for sundry civil expenses.

Appropriation acts of previous years have contained a proviso to prevent aid to State homes where jotoxicants were sold.

CHAPTER 31.

CARE OF THE SICK AND INSANE.

Provision for medical treatment:

Soldiers, 2003.
Families of soldiers, 2004,

Contagious diseases, 2005.
Llospital care of soldiers :
At Hot Springs, Ark., 2006.

Rules for patients, 2007.
At Fort Bayard, N. Mex., 2008.

Rules for patients, 2009.
Jo hospitals of Public Health Service,

2010.
In private hospital, 2011,
Canal Zone garrisons, 2012.
Disabled soldiers, 2013.
In training camps, 2014.
Alions discharged from the Army, 2015.
Disabled veterans of cobelligerent na-

tions, 2016. Diet, 2017. Hospital supplies, etc., imported without

duty by American National Red Cross,

2018. Disposal of articles produced by patients,

2019. Artificial limbs and appliances : Supplied to disabled soldiers, 2020.

Veterans of Civil War, 2021. Transportation to have limbs fitted, 2022. Commutation, 2023.

Payments, 2024.
Surgical appliances, 2025.
Trusses :

Supplied to soldiers, 2026.
Application for, 2027.

Purchase, 2028.
Vocational rehabilitation :

Definitions, 2029.
Persons entitled to, 2030.

Patients in hospitals, 2031.
Training,

Courses, 2032.
Regulations, 2033.
Placement, when rehabilitated, 2034.
Cooperation with War Department,

2035.

Vocational rehabilitation-Continued.

Medical and surgical treatment, 2036.
Instruction without cost, 2037.
Maintenance of students, 2038.
Compensation during rehabilitation, 2039.
Reports, 2040.
Special fund, 2041.

Application, 2042.
St. Elizabeths Hospital for the Insane :

Established, 2043.
Site, 2044,
Officers, 2045.
Funds-

Appropriation, 2046.
Disbursement, 2047.

Pensions of patients, 2048.
Disposal of articles produced by patients,

2049.
Admission of patients

Requirements, 2050.
Members of Soldiers' Home, 2051.
Inmates of National Home for Dis.

abled Volunteer Soldiers, 2052.
Convicts, 2053.

Return to prison, 2054. Transfer of patients to other hospitals,

2055.
Hospital care of the insane :

In California, 2056.
In the Philippine Islands, 2057.
In Porto Rico, 2058.
Prisoners of war and interned aliens,

2059. Transfer of patients from military hos.

pitals to public hospitals, 2060. Interdepartmental Social Hygiene Board :

Established, 2061.
States assisted in care of venereal pa-

tients, 2062. Research, 2063.

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Act of June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 967-968), making appropriations for the support of the Army: Medical Department.

Similar provision appears in previous appropriation acts.
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2004. Medical treatment of the families of soldiers.- * * Provided, That the medical officers of the Army and contract surgeons shall whenever practicable attend the families of the officers and soldiers free of charge. Act of July 5, 188! (23 Stat. 112), making appropriations for the support of the Army: Medical Department.

2005. Prevention and treatment of contagious diseases. For supplies required for mosquito destruction in and about military posts in the Canal Zone,

for the proper care and treatment of epidemic and contagious diseases in the Armry or at military posts or stations, including measures to prevent the spread thereof,

Act of June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 967), making appropriations for the support of the Army: Medical Department.

Similar provisions appear in previous appropriation acts.
2006. Army and Navy hospital at Hot Springs, Ark.-

Army and Navy hospital at Hot Springs, Arkansas, which shall be erected by and under the direction of the Secretary of War, in accordance with plans and specifications to be prepared and submitted to the Secretary of War by the SurgeonsGeneral of the Army and Navy; which hospital, when in a condition to receive patients, shall be subject to such rules, regulations, and restrictions as shall be provided by the President of the United States: Provided further, That such hospital shall be erected on the Government reservation at or near Hot Springs, Arkansas. Act of June 30, 1882 (22 Stat. 121), making appropriations for the support of the Ariny.

The Army and Navy hospital at Hot Springs, Ark., was erected on a Government reservation, pursuant to this act. Provision for the supply of the Army and Navy at this hospital has been regularly included in appropriations for the Medical and Hospital Department in support of the Army acts. 2007. Rules for patients in the Army and Navy Hospital at Hot Springs, Ark.

Provided, That hereafter all persons admitted to treatment in the Army and Navy General Hospital at Hot Springs, Arkansas, shall, while patients in said hospital, be subject to the rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States;

Act of March 3, 1909 (35 Stat. 718), making appropriations for the support of the Army.

2008. Hospital at Fort Bayard, New Mexico.-- * * Provided further, That the hospital at Fort Bayard, New Mexico, for the treatment of tuberculosis, shall be opened to the treatment of the officers and men of the Navy and Marine Corps. Act of March 2, 1907 (34 Stat. 1172), making appropriations for the support of the Army.

2009. Rules for patients at Fort Bayard.-- * * Provided further, That all persons admitted to treatment in the general hospital at Fort Bayard, New Mexico, shall, while patients in said hospital, be subject to the rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States: of June 12, 1906 (34 Stut. 255), making appropriations for the support of the Army.

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