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PUBLIC—No. 460—74TH CONGRESS)

(H. R. 8024)

AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to dispose of material no longer needed by the

Army. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized in his discretion to dispose of, without charge, except for costs of transportation handling and packing, to such schools as he may select, for use in courses of vocational training and instruction, such machinery, mechanical equipment, and tools as may be obsoleto or no longer needed by the Army. Approved, February 28, 1936.

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[PUBLIC—No. 673–74TH CONGRESS)

(H. R. 12120]

AN ACT To provido for the further development of vocational education in the several

States and Territories. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of providing for the further development of vocational education in the several States and Territories there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal ycar beginning July 1, 1937, and annually thereafter, the sum of $12,000,000: Provided, That the several States and Territories shall be required to match by State or local funds or both 50 per centum of the appropriations authorized under the provisions of this section until June 30, 1942, 60 per centum for the year ending June 30, 1943, 70 per centum for the year ending June 80, 1944, 80 per centum for the year ending June 30, 1945, 90 per centum for the year ending June 30, 1946, and annually thereafter 100 per centum of the appropriations authorized under the provisions of this section. One-third of this sum each year shall be allotted to the States and Territories in the proportion that their farm population bears to the total farm population of the United States and Territories, according to the United States census last preceding the end of the fiscal year in which any such allotment is made, and shall be used for the salaries and necessary travel expenses of teachers, supervisors, and directors of agricultural subjects in such States and Territories. One-third of the sum appropriated for each fiscal year shall be allotted to the States and Territories in the proportion that their rural population bears to the total rural population of the United States and Territories, according to the United States census last preceding the end of the fiscal year in which any such allotment is to be made, and shall be used for the salaries and travel expenses of teachers, supervisors, and directors of home-economics subjects in such States and Territories. One-third of the sum appropriated for each fiscal year shall be allotted to the States and Territories in the proportion that their nonfarm population bears to the total nonfarm population of the United States and Territories, according to the United States census last preceding the end of the fiscal year in which any such allotment is to be made, and shall be used for the salaries and necessary travel expenses of teachers, supervisors, and directory of trade and industrial subjects, in such States and Territories: Provided further, that the allotment of funds to any State or Territory for each of the three purposes enumerated in this section shall be not less than a minimum of $20,000 for any fiscal year, 50 per centum of which shall be matched by State or local funds or both, and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1937, and annually thereafter the sum of $170,000, or so much thereof as may be needed, which shall be used for the purpose of providing the minimum allotments to the States and Territories provided for in this section.

SEO. 2. In addition to the sum authorized to be appropriated by section 1 hereof, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, and required to be matched in the same proportions as such sum, the sum of $1,200,000, to be allotted to the States and Territories in the proportion that their total population bears to the total population of the United States and Territories, according to the United States census last preceding the end of the fiscal year in which any such allotment is made, and shall be used for the salaries and necessary travel expenses of teachers, supervisors, and directors of, and maintenance of teacher training in, distributive occupational subjects in such States and Territories: Provided, however, that the allotment of funds to any State or Territory for the purpose of this section shall be not less than a minimum of $10,000 for any fiscal year after July 1, 1937, and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1937, and annually thereafter the sum of $54,000, or so much thereof as may be needed, which shall be used for the purpose of providing the minimum allotments to the States and Territories provided for in this section.

Seo. 3. That for the purpose of cooperating with the States and Territories in preparing teachers, supervisors, and directors of agricultural, trade and industrial, and home-economics subjects there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the use of the several States and Territories for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1937, and annually thereafter the sum of $1,000,000. Said sum shall be allotted to the several States and Territories in the proportion which their population bears to the total population of the United States and Territories, according to the last preceding United States census: Provided, That the allotment of funds to any State or Territory shall be not less than a minimum of $10,000 for any fiscal year. And there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year beginning after the enactment of the Act and annually thereafter the sum of $54,000, or so much thereof as may be needed, which shall be used for the purpose of providing the minimum allotments to the States and Territories provided for in this section.

SEC. 4. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Office of Education, Department of the Interior, for vocational education, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1937, and annually thereafter the sum of $350,000, to be expended for the same purposes and in the same manner as provided in section 7 of the Act approved February 23, 1917, as amended October 6, 1917.

SEO. 5. The Secretary of the Treasury, through the Division of Disbursement of the Treasury Department, shall, upon the certification of the United States Commissioner of Education, pay, in equal semiannual payments, on the 1st day of July and' January of each year, to the custodian for vocational education of each Stato and Territory designated in the Act approved February 23, 1917, the moneys to which the State or Territory is entitled under the provisions of this Act.

Seo. 6. The appropriations made by this Act shall be in addition to, and shall be subject to the same conditions and limitations as, the appropriations made by the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the promotion of vocational education; to provide cooperation with the States in the promotion of such education in agriculture and in the trades and industries; to provide cooperation with the States in the preparation of teachers of vocational subjects; and to appropriate money and regulate its expenditures”, approved February 23, 1917, except that the appropriations made by this Act for home economics shall be subject to the conditions and limitations applicable to the appropriation for agricultural purposes under such Act of February 23, 1917, with the exception of that part of section 10 thereof which requires directed or supervised practice for at least six months per year; that such moneys as are provided by this Act for trade and industrial subjects, including public and other service occupations, may be expended for part-time classes operated for less than one hundred and forty-four hours per year; that the provisions of section 11 of the Act of February 23, 1917, requiring at least one-third of the sum appropriated to any State to be expended for part-time schools or classes shall be held to include any part-time day-school classes for workers fourteen years of age and over, and eveningschool classes for workers sixteen years of age and over; except that the appropriations made by this Act for distributive occupational subjects shall be limited to part-time and evening schools as provided in said Act of February 23, 1917, for trade, home economics, and industrial subjects and as qualified by the provisions of this section; and that the appropriations available under section 4 of this Act shall be available for expenses of attendance at meeting of educational associations and other organizations and for expenses of conferees called to meet in the District of Columbia or elsewhere, which, in the opinion of the Commissioner, are necessary for the efficient discharge of the provisions of this Act.

Sec. 6a. No part of the appropriations herein authorized shall be expended in industrial-plant training programs, except such industríal-plant training be bona fide vocational training, and not a device to utilize the services of vocational trainees for private profit.

Seo. 7. The appropriations authorized by this Act shall be in lieu thereof and not in addition to the appropriations authorized in sections 1 and 2 of Public Law Numbered 245, Seventy-third Congress, approved May 21, 1934.

Sec. 8. As used in this Act the term "States and Territories" means the several States, the Territories of Alaska and Hawaii, the Island of Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia

Approved, June 8, 1936.

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[PUBLIC—No. 725—74TH CONGRESS)

(S. 3784]

AN ACT To extend the benefits of the Adams Act, the Purnell Act, and the Capper

Ketcham Act to the Territory of Alaska, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following Acts, to wit, an Act entitled "An Act to provide for an increased annual appropriation for agriculture experiment stations and regulating the expenditure thereof”, approved March 10, 1906, and known as the Adams Act; an Act entitled “An Act to authorize the more complete endowment of agricultural experiment stations, and for other purposes", approved February 24, 1925, and known as the Purnell Act; and an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the further development of agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefit 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, and known as the Capper-Ketcham Act, be, and the same are hereby, extended to the Territory of Alaska.

Sec. 2. To carry into effect the above provisions for extending to the Territory of Alaska to the extent herein provided, the benefits of the said Adams Act and the said Purnell Act the following sums are hereby authorized to be appropriated: For the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937, $5,000; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, $7,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, $10,000; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, $12,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, $15,000; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, $17,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943, $20,000; for the fiscal

the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, $22,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, $27,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, $32,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, $37,500; and thereafter a sum equal to one-half of that provided for each State and Territory under the said Adams Act and the said Purnell Act: Provided, That no appropriations shall be made under this Act until annually estimated as to funds and amounts by the Secretary of Agriculture, the estimates to be based upon his determination of the ability of the Territory of Alaska to make effective use of the funds in maintaining agricultural experiment stations.

SEC. 3. To carry into effect the above provisions for extending to the Territory of Alaska, to the extent herein provided, the benefits of the said Capper-Ketcham Act the following sums are hereby authorized to be appropriated: For the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937, $2,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, $5,000; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, $7,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, * 8o in original

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