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tiality for rehabilitation. Need for public aid of persons who qualify under this section will be established when it has been determined through personal investigation that their material and credit resources are inadequate to meet accepted subsistence requirements, to maintain health and prevent human suffering.* [Par. 2a, A.O. 92, rev. 2, Aug. 14, 1936, 1 F.R. 1124]
*8$ 321.1 to 321.5, inclusive, issued under the authority contained in the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act in effect at the time of issuance, sec. 6, 49 Stat. 118, 49 Stat. 1609, sec. 2 (a), 50 Stat. 354; 15 U.S.C., Sup., 728. The authority delegated to the President by these statutes has been redelegated by him in the Executive orders listed in note to 8 301.1.
321.2 Policy with respect to grants. It is the policy of the Farm Security Administration to make grants to all persons eligible under $ 321.1, within the limit of funds available, until need for such public aid has ended. In addition to persons eligible for direct relief under ‘his subpart, supplementary grants may be made to: (a) emergency rural rehabilitation loan cases and emergency corporation loan cases in need of such aid; (b) standard rural rehabilitation cases and standard corporation' cases in an amount not to exceed total subsistence needs in instances where rehabilitation can be accomplished only by advances in excess of the borrower's ability to repay as revealed in the Farm Management Plan; and (c) standard rural rehabilitation cases and standard corporation cases to enable them to meet unforeseen and extraordinary emergencies not anticipated in the Farm Management Plans accepted by the Farm Security Administration as a basis for loans, provided such grants are consistent with the purpose of Administration Order 92 (Revision 2), August 14, 1936, and are within the limitations of the authorities set forth in Administration Order 92 (Revision 2), August 14, 1936.
Need for public aid in the form of a grant (direct relief) must be determined upon the basis of personal interview with the proposed recipient and the preparation of a deficiency budget which will supplement available income, or other resources contributing to the family subsistence, with a monthly amount sufficient to maintain the recipient's standard of living at a level adequate to meet accepted subsistence requirements and to maintain health.* [Par. 2b, A.O. 92,
, rev. 2, Aug. 14, 1936, 1 F.R. 1124]
321.3 Purpose for which grants may be made. Grants may be made under this subpart to persons who qualify under § 321.i to meet emergency needs for food, fuel, clothing, shelter, indispensable medical services and other essential subsistence goods or services.* [Par. 3, A.O. 92, rev. 2, Aug. 14, 1936, 1 F.R. 1124]
321.4 Policies applicable to the extension of medical aid to clients. It is the policy of the Farm Security Administration to provide emergency cases with indispensable medical services, as authorized in § 321.3, through grants in cooperation with individual physicians or the county medical society. This policy will be carried out in such a manner as to protect the Farm Security Administration from abuses that will result from having extensive medical, surgical, and dental services paid for by the Farm Security Administration.
*For statutory citation, see note to 8 321.1.
Such extensive services would not be consistent with the purpose of the emergency grant program. In other words, it would not be reasonable to have an accumulation of long-standing physical defects or ailments corrected at public expense while receiving emergency grants. On the other hand, when clients are beset by acute illness, broken limbs, toothache or are in need of obstetrical care, and so forth, they should not be permitted to suffer for want of indispensable medical, surgical or dental aid. State and local health authorities will be consulted when arrangements for medical care are under consideration.
When illness and accident necessitate medical and surgical aid entailing considerable expense, local private and public agencies should be requested to cooperate in meeting the problem. Arrangements should be made and an understanding reached with physicians, surgeons and dentists for special rates to emergency grant cases. When a schedule of charges for medical and dental services for relief clients, has been agreed upon between the medical profession and relief agencies, such charges will not be exceeded for services to grant recipients. When situations arise wherein it is impossible to enlist local co-operation and there is an apparent disposition to force the Farm Security Administration to carry the whole load and meet all costs at regular commercial rates, any arrangements contemplated will be submitted to the Administrator for approval.* [Par. 4, A.O. 92, rev. 2, Aug. 14, 1936, 1 F.R. 1124]
321.5 Resettlement Information Service. In order to prevent the aimless migration from drought areas of farm families who feel that there is no hope for successful operation of their farms and to provide such families with information as to conditions and alternative opportunities in other areas, there is established herewith, as a function of the Rural Rehabilitation Division, a Resettlement Information Service. This Service will provide farmers with information as to (a) types of farming in other areas; (b) problem areas where closer settlement is inadvisable; (c) capital required to become established in areas suitable for closer settlement; (d) employment opportunities available in other areas; and (e) soil types, natural cover, climate and other physical data in other areas.
This Service will be maintained strictly as an information service. No attempt will be made to advise farmers to remain where they are or to move to other areas.* [Pars. 1, 2b, A.O. 191, Aug. 13, 1936) AGRICULTURAL ENTRIES ON MINERAL LANDS: See Public Lands, 43
CFR Part 102.
*For statutory citation, see note to § 321.1.