The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 56 of 1,313
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1784 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
other boards and/or Departments of the United States Veterans'
Administration. Such statement of qualifications and supporting
certificates shall be filed with the Adjutant General fifteen
(15) days before said appointments are made, and the filing
thereof shall be a condition precedent to appointment.
"Section 3. The duties of the Veterans' State Service Officer
and the Assistant Veterans' State Service Officers of the State
of Texas shall be fo aid all residents of the State of Texas who
served in the military, naval or other armed forces or nurses'
corps, of the United States of America during any war or peacetime
enlistment, and/or widows and/or orphans, and/or dependents
in preparing, submitting and presenting any claim
against the United States, or any State, for compensation, hospitalization,
insurance or other aid or benefits to which they
may be entitled under existing laws of the United States, or any
State, or such laws as may hereafter be enacted, pertinent
thereto. It shall also be their duty to aid the United States
Government, or any State, to defeat all unjust claims of veterans
that may come to their attention. No fees, either directly
or indirectly for any service rendered by such Veterans' State
Service Officer or Assistant Veterans' State Service Officers,
shall be charged applicant, nor shall they permit the payment
of any fee by applicant to any third person for any services
that might be rendered by them.
"Section 4. The headquarters of the Veterans' State Service
Office shall be in Austin, Travis County, Texas. The home
stations of Assistant Veterans' State Service Officers shall be,
one at each regional office and/or combined facility of the
United States Veterans' Administration in Texas, and at such
places in the State of Texas as the Adjutant General shall
direct. Such officers shall travel on orders from the Adjutant
General and shall submit such reports in writing as may be
requiredby the AdjlutanLGeneral.
"Section 5. Said officers shallThav asea-ofl office and shall
be authorized to administer oaths in the proper performance of
their duties and such officers shall be given official entry into
the records of the eleemosynary and penal institutions of the
State of Texas under the rules and regulations of the Board of
----Control governing eleemosynary institutions and under the rules
regulations s of the Texas Prison Board governing the Texas
Prison-y , for the purpose of determining the status of
any person coind therein as regards to any benefit to which
such person may b-ntitled/"
SEC. 2. All laws afn arts of laws in conflict herewith are
SEC. 3. If any section, serce clau . .
SEC. 3. If any section ce, clause, or part of this Act
shall for any reason be held to be alid, ou o t
. 'valid, such decision shall not
affect the remaining portions of Act, and it is hereby
declared to be the intention of the Mlatur e
each sn ne e'tlature tco have passed
each sentence, section, clause, or part thekt irrespective of the
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31], book, 1939; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18824/m1/56/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .