The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29] Page: 50 of 2,086
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40 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
to use not to exceed three per cent (3%) or so much thereof
as may be necessary, of the proceeds of the Texas Relief Bonds,
Second Series, for the hospitalization of indigent tubercular
patients in recognized established tuberculosis sanatoria (other
than in the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium) within this State;
provided that the applications and requirements for admission
and treatment to such sanatoria shall conform to the rules and
regulation at present established by law for admission to the
State Sanatorium, save and except that the prohibition against
negro patients shall not apply to this Act; and the Superintendent
of the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium, subject to the
approval of the State Board of Control, is authorized, empowered
and directed to select and designate such sanatoria
for the treatment of such patients, and to enter into contracts
with such sanatoria for the case of such patients; provided further
the amount authorized to be expended for services, including
board, laundry, room, medicines and medical attention, shall
not exceed the sum of Three Dollars ($3.00) per day per patient.
Provided further that of the funds herein allocated there
is appropriated the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00),
or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended under
the direction of the Superintendent for an assistant or assistants
and clerical help and to pay office and traveling expenses
necessary for the purpose of carrying this Act into effect.
SEC. 18. The Relief Commission is hereby directed to promulgate
rules and regulations for the purchase of supplies for
relief and requirement for bids on same.
SEC. 19. None of the funds herein appropriated nor any of
the funds arising from the sale of the bonds shall be used to
pay the salary of any employe of the Texas Relief Commission
who is related by blood or marriage within the second degree
to the head of any department of the State Government, or to
any member of the Legislature, or to any member of the Texas
Relief Commission, and no person so related shall be employed
by the Texas Relief Commission.
SEC. 20. Any person or persons, charged with the duty or
responsibility of administering, disbursing, auditing, or otherwise
handling the relief funds provided for in this Act, and
who shall knowingly misappropriate any such relief funds, or
who shall knowingly make a false report concerning same, or
-who shall unlawfully distribute or expend any of the funds
provided for in this Act, shall be deemed guilty of a felony,
and shall, upon conviction thereof, be confined in the State
Penitentiary for a term of not less than one (1) year nor more
than five (5) years.
SEC. 21. Any person or persons, who shall knowingly make
any false statement or misrepresentation in order to procure
any sum or sums of money or other relief provided by law shall
be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction,
be punished by a fine of not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) nor
more than Fifty Dollars ($50.00), or be confined in the County
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29], book, 1935; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17292/m1/50/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .