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(8. 3030] An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for tho further development of agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefits of the Act entitled 'An Act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts,' approved July 2, 1862, and all Acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Department of Agriculture," approved May 22, 1928.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions for payment of the installments of the appropriation authorized by the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the further development of agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefits of the Act entitled 'An Act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts,' approved July 2, 1862, and all acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Department of Agriculture," approved May 22, 1928 (Forty-fifth Statutes at Large, page 711), be made upon the assent of the governors of the several States, duly certified to the Secretary of the Treasury, is hereby extended until January 1, 1932.

Approvod, March 10, 1930.

(PUBLIC-No. 261-718T CONGRESS)

(H. R. 7390)

An Act To authorize the appointment of an Assistant Commissioner of Education in the Department of the Interior.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of tho United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be in the office of education of the Department of the Interior one Assistant Commissioner of Education, who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall be authorized to sign such letters, papers, and documents, and to perform such other duties as may be directed by the Commissioner of Education, and to act as commissioner in the absence of that officer, or in the case of a vacancy in the office of commissioner: Provided, That the assistant commissioner shall not aid, directly or indirectly, in promoting correspondence instruction by the bureau or its employees.

Approved, May 26, 1930.

(PUBLIC_No. 317—71st CONGRESS)

(H. R. 10175)

An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the promotion of vocational rehabilitation of persone disabled in industry or otherwise and their return to civil employment," approved June 2, 1920, as amended.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of tho United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first section of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the promotion of vocational rehabilitation of persons disabled in industry or other. wise and their return to civil employment," approved June 2, 1920, as amended (United States Code, title 29, sections 31 and 32), is hereby amended to read as follows:

“That in order to provide for the promotion of vocational rehabilitation of persons disabled in industry or otherwise and their placement in employment, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the use of the States, subject to the provisions of this Act, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, the sum of $1,000,000; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, the sum of $1,000,000; and for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933, the sum of $1,000,000. Said sums shall be allotted to the States in the proportion which their populations bear to the total population in the United States, not including Territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia, according to the last preceding United States Census: Provided, That the allotment of funds to any State shall not be less than a minimum of $10,000 for any fiscal year: Provided further, That such portions of the sums allotted that will not be used in any fiscal year may be allotted in that year proportionally to the States which are prepared through available State funds to use the additional Federal funds. And there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1931, June 30, 1932, and June 30, 1933, the sum of $97,000 or so much thereof as may be needed, which shall be used for the purpose of providing the minimum allotments to the States provided for in this section.

“All money expended under the provisions of this Act from appropriations authorized by section 1 shall be upon the condition (1) that for each dollar of Federal money expended there shall be expended in the State under the supervision and control of the State board at least an equal amount for the same purpose: Provided, That no portion of the appropriations authorized by this Act shall be used by any institution for handicapped persons except for vocational rehabilitation of such individuals entitled to the benefits of this Act as shall be determined by the Federal board; (2) that the State board shall annually submit to the Federal board for approval plans showing (a) the plan of administration and supervision of the work; (b) the qualifications of directors, supervisors, and other employees; and (c) the policies and methods of carrying on the work; (3) that the State board shall make an annual report to the Federal board on or before September 1 of each year on the work done in the State and on the receipts and expenditures of money under the provisions of this Act; (4) that no portion of any money authorized to be appropriated by this Act for the benefit of the States shall be applied, directly or indirectly, to the purchase, preservation, erection, or repair of any building or buildings or equipment, or for the purchase or rental of any lands; (5) that all vocational rehabilitation service given under the supervision and control of the State board shall be available, under such rules and regulations as the Federal board shall prescribe, to any civil employee of the United States disabled while in the performance of his duty.”

SEO. 2. Section 3 of such Act of June 2, 1920, as amended (United States Code, title 29, section 34), is amended to read as follows:

“ SEC. 3. That in order to secure the benefits of the appropriations authorized by section 1 any State shall, through the legislative authority thereof (1) accept the provisions of this Act; (2) empower and direct the board designated or created as the State board for vocational education to cooperate in the administration of the provisions of the Vocational Education Act, approved February 23, 1917 (United States Code, title 20, chapter 2), to cooperate as herein provided with the Federal Board for Vocational Education in the administration of the provisions of this Act; (3) in those States where a State workmen's compensation board, or other State board, department, or agency exists, charged with the administration of the State workmen's compensation or liability laws, the legislature shall provide that a plan of cooperation be formulated between such State board, department, or agency, and the State board charged with the administration of this Act, such plan to be effective when approved by the governor of the State; (4) provide for the supervision and support of the program of vocational rehabilitation to be provided by the State board in carrying out the provisions of this Act; (5) appoint as custodian for said appropriations its State treasurer, who shall receive and provide for the proper custody and disbursement of all money paid to the State from said appropriations: Provided, That any State which, prior to June 30, 1930, has accepted and otherwise complied with the provisions of the Act of June 2, 1920, as amended June 5, 1924, shall be deemed to have accepted and complied with the provisions of this amendment to said Act."

Sec. 3. Section 4 of such Act of June 2, 1920, as amended (United States Code, title 29, section 35), is amended to read as follows:

“ Sec. 4. That the Federal Board for Vocational Education shall have power to cooperate with State boards in carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act, and is hereby authorized to make and establish such rules and regulations as may be necessary or appropriate to carry into effect the provisions of this Act in order to provide for the vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons and their placement in employment; and to cooperate, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, with such public and private agencies as it may deem advisable. It shall be the duty of said board (i) to examine plans submitted by the State boards and approve the same if believed to be feasible and found to be in conformity with the provisions and purposes of this Act; (2) to ascertain anually whether the several States are using or are prepared to use the money received by them in accordance with the provisions of this

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Act; (3) to certify on or before the 1st day of January of each year to the Secretary of the Treasury each State which has accepted the provisions of this Act and complied therewith, together with the amount which each State is entitled to receive under the provisions of this Act;, (4) to deduct from the next succeeding allotment to any State whenever any portion of the fund annually allotted has not been expended for the purpose provided for in this Act as a sum equal to such portion; (5) to withhold the allotment of moneys to any State whenever it shall be determined that moneys allotted are not being expended for the purposes and conditions of this Act; and (6) to require the replacemnt by withholding subsequent allotments of any portion of the moneys received by the custodian of any State under this Act that by any action or contingency is diminished or lost: Provided, That if any allotment is withheld from any State the State board of such State may appeal to the Congress of the United States; and if the Congress shall not, within one year from the time of said appeal, direct such sum to be paid, it shall be covered into the Treasury.

Sec. 4. Section 6 of said Act of June 2, 1920, as amended (United States Code, title 29, section 39), is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 6. That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Federal Board for Vocational Education the sum of $80,000 annually for a period of three years, commencing July 1, 1930, for the purpose of making studies, investigations, and reports regarding the vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons and their place ments in suitable or gainful occupations, and for the administrative expenses of said board incident to performing the duties imposed by this Act, including salaries of such assistants, experts, clerks, and other employees, in the District of Columbia or elsewhere as the board may deem necessary, actual traveling and other necessary expenses incurred by the members of the board and by its employees, under its orders, including attendance at meetings of educational associations and other organizations, rent and equipment of offices in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, purchase of books of reference, law books, and periodicals, stationery, typewriters and exchange thereof, miscellaneous supplies, postage on foreign mail, printing and binding to be done at the Governmental Printing Office, and all other necessary expenses.

“A full report of all expenses under this section, including names of all employees and salaries paid them, traveling expenses and other expenses incured by each and every employee and by members of the board, shall be submitted annually to Congress by the board.”

Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 1930.
Approved, June 9, 1930.

(PUBLIONo. 791-718T CONGRESS)

(8. 6139) An Act To extend the provisions of certain law relating to vocational education and civilian rehabilitation to Porto Rico.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Onited States of America in Congress assembled, That Porto Rico shall be entitled to share in the benefits of the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the promotion of vocational education; to provide for cooperation with the States in the promotion of such education in agriculture and the trades and industries; to provide for cooperation with the States in the preparation of teachers of vocational subjects; and to appropriate money and regulate its expenditure," approved February 23, 1917, and any Act amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto, upon the same terms and conditions as any of the several States.' There is authorized to be appropriated, out of any money, in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, and annually thereafter, the sum of $105,000, to be available for allotment under such Act to the island of Porto Rico: Provided, That of the sum authorized to be appropriated for the pur. poses of this Act, the sum of $30,000, if expended, shall be expended for the salaries of teachers of agricultural subjects; the sum of $30,000, if expended, shall be expended for the salaries of teachers of home-economics subjects; the sum of $30,000, if expended, shall be expended for the salaries of teachers of trade and industrial subjects; and the sum of $15,000, if expended, shall be expended for the maintenance of teacher training, including supervision.

Sec. 2. Porto Rico shall be entitled to share in the benefits of the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the promotion of vocational rehabilitation of persons disabled in industry or otherwise and their return to civil employment,” approved June 2, 1920, and any Act amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto, upon the same terms and conditions as any of the several States. There is authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated,

the sum of $15,000 annually for a period of two years, commencing July 1, 1931, to be available for allotment under such Act to the island of Porto Rico. Approved, March 3, 1931.

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