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27 Stat. 269.

(5) Upon proper showing, in its discretion, to discharge from Discharge from cus

tody. custody or guardianship any child committed to its care. SEC. 2. Any person who shall entice or attempt to entice, away

Enticing or harbor

ing children commitfrom any home or institution, any child legally committed to the ted to Board. Board of Public Welfare and placed by said Board in such home or institution, or any person who shall assist or attempt to assist any such child to leave without permission such home or institution, knowing such child to be an inmate of such institution or to have been placed in such home, or any person who shall harbor, conceal, or aid in harboring or concealing any such child who shall be absent without leave from a home or institution in which he has been placed by the Board of Public Welfare, shall, upon conviction thereof, be Penalty. deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall pay a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $100; and any policeman shall have power, and it is hereby made his duty, to take into custody any child, when without leave. in his power to do so, who shall be absent without leave from a home or institution in which he has been placed and return him thereto or to the Receiving Home. SEC. 3. Section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the

D. C. Code $3–117. care of dependent children in the District of Columbia and to create a Board of Children's Guardians”, approved July 26, 1892, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows:

“SEC. 6. The Board shall have full power (1) to accept for care, Authority of Board. custody, and guardianship dependent or neglected children whose custody or parental control has been transferred to the Board, and to provide for the care and support of such children during their minority or during the term of their commitment; (2) the Board Placing children in shall also have full power with respect to all children accepted by private families, etc. it for care to place them in private families either without expense or at a fixed rate of board, to place them in institutions willing to receive them either without expense or at a fixed rate of board; (3) to consent to the adoption of all children committed to its care whose parents have been permanently deprived of custody by court order." Sec. 4. Section 6 of the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the

D. C. Code $3-118. care of dependent children in the District of Columbia and to create a Board of Children's Guardians”, approved July 26, 1892, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 6. The antecedents, character, and condition of life of each Investigations and child received by the Board shall be investigated as fully as possible, and the facts learned entered in permanent records, in which shall also be noted the subsequent history of each child, so far as it can be ascertained. Such records shall be confidential but may be made available in the discretion of the Board. Provision shall be made for study of the physical and mental conditions of children received for care in order that care for each child may be planned to meet his particular physical and mental needs."

Approved, January 12, 1942.

Consent tion.

to adop

27 Stat. 269.

studies.

INDEX

A

Page Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938: Page

Amendments-
Able Seamen. See Seamen.

Loans by Commodity Credit Corpora-
Acadia National Park, Maine, appropria-

tion on
tion for---

346 Cotton, corn, wheat, rice, or to-
Accounting Office. See General Account-

bacco.

205, 860
ing Office.

Peanuts.

-- 91, 860
Adams, Alva B., payment to widow of..- 816 Marketing penalties-
Adams, Mass., flood-protection works au-

Cotton and rice...

205
thorized.---

640
Peanuts.---

90
Adams Act, appropriation to effect provi-

Marketing quotas
sions of...

412
Peanuts.--

88
Additional Urgent Deficiency Appropria-

Appropriation authorized...

91
tion Act, 1941. See Deficiency Appro-

Referendum.

89
priation Act, 1941, Additional Urgent.

Wheat and corn..

203
Adjusted Compensation Payment Act,

Farm marketing excess-
appropriation for administrative ex-

Corn -

204
penses---

562
Wheat.

204, 872
Adjusted-Service Bonds, adjustment of

Appropriation for-
certain losses in redemption of;

Effecting provisions of..

435
appropriation ---
262 Parity payments---

436, 437
Adjutant General's Department. See un Agricultural Adjustment Administration,
der War Department.

transfer of funds to certain Treasury
Admissions, tax on.

706, 710 Department appropriations ---- 215, 217
Advertising Expenditures, capitalization Agricultural Chemistry and Engineering,

of, in computing excess profits credit. 26 Bureau of. See under Agriculture,
Aerial Legal Experts, International Tech-

Department of.
nical Committee of, appropriation Agricultural Commodities, Surplus, ap-
for contribution.--
272 propriation for disposal of -

437
Aeronautical Charts, appropriation for Agricultural Economics, Bureau of. See
compilation.

284, 825 under Agriculture, Department of.
Aeronautics. See Civil Aeronautics.

Agricultural Experiment Stations, appro-
Aeronautics, Bureau of. See under Navy

priation for payments to States, etc. 411
Department.

Agricultural Extension Work, appropria-
Aeronautics, National Advisory Committee

tion for payments to States, etc---- 413
for, appropriation for---- 114, 546, 748, 822 Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act,
Afghanistan, appropriation for minister to. 267 funds available for effecting provisions
Africa, Convention Relating to Liquor

of

436
Traffic in, appropriation for contribu Agricultural Marketing Service.
tion.----

272 under Agriculture, Department of.
Agrarian Claims Commission, United Agriculture, Department of. See also
States and Mexico, appropriation for

Farmers.
contribution.--

562 Agricultural land resources, conserva-
Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933, com-

tion and use of ----

850
pensating taxes collected pursuant to,

Agricultural Marketing Service-
carrying of certain, to surplus fund of

Apples, estimates of production to be
Treasury-

186

confined to commercial crop---- 430

See

I

824

Agriculture, Department of_Continued. Page | Agriculture, Department of—Continued. Page
Agricultural Marketing Service-Con.

Appropriation for—Continued.
Cotton acreage, restriction on use of

Forest Service-------- 67, 421, 550, 749, 832
funds for report on.---

430 Acquisition of lands for national
Inspection certificates, receipt in

forests

424
court as prima facie evidence---- 431 Forest-fire cooperation...

424
Samples, etc., sale authorized.---

431 Home Economics, Bureau of.- 433, 750, 832
Agricultural research, allotments to

Information, Office of ---- 410, 831
States, etc., for.

412 International Production Control
American Republics, cooperation with,

Committees.

438
transfer of funds from Department

Judgments..

76, 567
of State ---
277 Library--

411, 831
Animal Industry, Bureau of —

Loans, grants, and rural rehabilita-
Cattle tick eradication, limitation on

tion.-

440, 551
purchase of animals and mate-

Miscellaneous expenses..

409
rials.

417 Orchard rehabilitation loans_
Destroyed animals, indemnity for... 416 Parity payments---

436, 437
Foot-and-mouth disease eradication,

Plant Industry, Bureau of.---- 419, 749, 832
purchase of animals, basis of ap-

Printing and binding---

410
praisements

418 Rural Electrification Administra-
Appropriation for

tion --

441, 551
Agricultural Chemistry and Engineer-

Rural rehabilitation...

440, 551
ing, Bureau of ---- 425, 749, 832 Salaries ---

408, 831
Agricultural Economics, Bureau of. 414, 831 Secretary, Office of ---- 408, 550, 749, 831
Agricultural land resources, conserva-

Dehydration investigations, emer-
tion and use of..

435
gency -

749
Agricultural Marketing Service---- 430, Farm labor statistics, collection,

550, 832
etc., of...

749
American Republics, cooperation

Salaries..

408, 831
with.--
415 Soil Conservation Service----

433
Animal Industry, Bureau of -- 415, 749, 832 Solicitor, Office of...

410, 831
Audited claims.--
77, 84, 569, 573 Special Research Fund.

413, 831
Beltsville Research Center --- 442, 750, 832 Sugar Act of 1937.---

438
Commodity Credit Corporation.--- 201, Surplus commodities, disposal of... 437

437, 550 Surplus Marketing Administration--- 856
Commodity Exchange Act, enforce-

Emergency supplies for Territories
ment of..

433, 832
and possessions.

856
Contingent expenses.-

409 Territories and possessions, emer-
Dairy Industry, Bureau of ------ 418, 832

gency supplies for ---

856
Damage claims ---

75, 566 Water conservation and utilization
Entomology and Plant Quarantine,

projects

201, 750
Bureau of ------- -67, 426, 750, 832 Water facilities, arid and semiarid
Experiment Stations, Office of --- 411, 831

areas.

441
Extension Service.--

413, 831

Watersheds, soil-erosion prevention,
Exhibits, motion pictures, etc.. 414

etc., authorized.

651
Farm Credit Administration..

White-pine blister rust control.--- 429, 832
443

Appropriations-
Crop production and harvesting
loans

444

Availability of certain, from July 1,

1941.-
Federal Farm Mortgage Corpora-

576
tion.---

442
444

Interchange of
Central storehouse, use of.-----

410
Salaries and expenses..

443

Citizenship requirements, employees.- 445
Farm forestry, cooperative.---

441

Commodity Credit Corporation-
Farm labor statistics, collection, etc.,

Assets, determination of value--- 498
of ---

749
Extension to June 30, 1943.--

498
Farm Tenant Act--

438

Nonbasic agricultural commodities,
Federal Crop Insurance Act------ 438, 750

expansion of production; main-
Foreign Agricultural Relations, Office

tenance of price---

498
of .----

415, 831
Obligations, authorized

aggregate
Forest roads and trails.---

425
amount.

498

Agriculture, Department of Continued.
Cotton prices, prediction by employees,

restriction.-
Cotton samples, analyses and tests.---
Eden project, Wyo., acceptance of re-

conveyance of certain lands in ---
Emergency Relief Appropriation Act,

1942, allocation of funds-
Entomology and Plant Quarantine, Bu-

reau of-
Barberry eradication, State, etc., co-

operation. -
Indemnity for destroyed property,

restriction -
Buildings, limitation on cost...
Citrus canker eradication, restriction

on payment of indemnity for de-

stroyed property ---
Dutch elm disease eradication, State,

etc., cooperation ---
Indemnity for destroyed property,

restriction
Exports, certification of, disposition

of receipts from.--.
Foreign plant quarantines, disposi-

tion of receipts from operations..
Phony peach and peach mosaic eradi-

cation, restriction on payment of
indemnity for destroyed prop-

erty--
Sweetpotato weevil control, State

cooperation in ---
Indemnity for destroyed property,

restriction ---
Travel expenses, investigations in

Europe, funds available --
Expenditures, etc., report of, in Budget-
Farm Credit Administration-
Examination of banks, etc., assess-

ment for expenses.
Federal credit unions, examination,

etc., reimbursement for use of

privately owned automobiles ---
Liability of employees for fraud of

borrowers.--
Transfer of funds to certain Treasury

Department appropriations ----
Farm Security Administration, develop-

ment of farm units on public lands
under reclamation projects, time

extension ----
Federal Crop Insurance Act. See sep-

arate title.
Federal Farm Mortgage Corporation-
Payments to, on account of reductions

in interest rate on mortgages ---
Transfer of funds to certain Treasury

Department appropriations --
Flood control, transfer of funds from

War Department for surveys in
connection with.---

Page | Agriculture, Department of Continued. Page

Forest roads and trails, limitation on
409
cost of buildings.---

425
131 Forest Service
Buildings, limitation on cost...

421
263 Direct purchases authorized..

422
Equipment-
400 Reimbursement for use on work of
other agencies, etc.----

422
Rent to non-Federal agencies--- 422

Schools and roads, basis of expendi-
428

tures for, from sales of forest
products ----

423
428 Warehouse maintenance, etc., funds
427
available for --

421
Landlords, payments to, for participa-

tion in agricultural conservation
427
programs.

850
Farms acquired under national-de-
427

fense program, payments for loss
of crops----

850
427 Lands, options to purchase.

408
Living quarters abroad, use of funds for. 408
429 Advance payments authorized.-----

409
Microfilm, etc., reproductions author-
429
ized.--

550
National-defense program, farms ac-

quired under, payments for loss
of crops----

850
428

Nurseries, use of certain funds for estab-
lishment of, restriction ----

441
427

Nursery stock, availability of funds for
procurement of..-----

441
427 Overthrow of U. S. Government, re-

striction on employment of persons
428 advocating-----

445
410 Emergency employees, waiver of affi-
davit---

550
Parity payments-
444 Adjustment of

436
Funds available for..

436, 437
Restriction.-

436, 437
444 Plant Industry, Bureau of, limitation

on cost of buildings erected.-- 419
444 Reconstruction Finance Corporation, ad-

vances for rural rehabilitation loans. 440
217 Research, agricultural, allotments to
States, etc., for.----

412
Rural Electrification Administration,

allotment of funds authorized ---- 442
206 Salary restriction.----

408
Seeds, fertilizers, etc., purchases and
grants of ----

435
Soil conservation materials or services,
advance payments----

257
213 Soil Conservation Service

Buildings-
217

Construction on other than Gov-

ernment-owned land, restric-
tion.--

434
193
Cost limitation..--

433

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