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Veterans' Service Bureau.

passage of this Act until December 31, 1927, and two years thereafter. The term of office of Assistant Director shall continue for a period of two years only, at the end of which time said office of Assistant Director is then abolished, except the Assistant Director may be sooner discharged by the Director if in his opinion an Assistant is no longer needed or the Assistant is incompetent, but in no event shall the office of Assistant Director be continued for a longer period.than 2 years.

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Sec. 3. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Section 3 of said Act be amended by striking the whole thereof and substituting therefor the following which shall be the wording of said Section 3 as amended: Sec. 3 to be “Section 3. Be it further enacted by the authority read. aforesaid, That the duties of said director shall be to Duties. disseminate information to veterans of the War with Spain, the World War, and to veterans of any war, military occupation, or military expedition since 1897, their dependents and beneficiaries, as to their rights and benefits under Federal legislation or legislation of this or any other State heretofore or hereafter enacted; to assist said veterans, their dependents, and beneficiaries in the preparation and prosecution of claims before the appropriate governmental departments; to report all evidences of fraud, deceit, and unworthy claims coming or brought to his attention to the department concerned; to report all evidences of incompetency, dishonesty, and neglect of duty of and by employees of any governmental department to the proper authority; and generally to do and perform all things possible for the interest and protection of the worthy veteran; and to co-operate with the Georgia Departments, The United Spanish War Veterans, the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans of the World War, the American Red Cross, and all other agencies to these ends."

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Section 4 of said Act be amended by striking

Veterans' Service Bureau.

Sec. 4 to be read.

the whole thereof and substituting therefor the followingwhich shall be the wording of said Section 4 as amended: “Section 4. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the salary of said director shall be thirty-six hundred dollars per annum, effective August 20, 1925, and the salary of said assistant director shall be twentyfour hundred dollars per annum.'

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Sec. 5 to be read.

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Section 5. Be it further enacted by the authority afore-
said, That Section 5 of said Act be amended by striking
the whole thereof and substituting therefor the follow-
ing, which shall be the wording of said Section as amend-
ed: “Sec. 5. Be it further enacted by the authority
aforesaid, That in addition to the appropriations for
salaries and expenses made by the General Appropria-
tion Act for the fiscal years 1926 and 1927, Section 25,
Subsection 1, the following sums are hereby appropri-
ated:
(a) To provide for deficiency to pay salaries

and expenses of said bureau from Au-
gust 20, 1925, to December 31, 1925, or

so much thereof as may be necessary . . $1,950.00
(b) For salary of director from August 20,
1925 to December 31, 1927...

2,838.71 For salary of assistant director from

April 1, 1926 to December 31, 1927.... 4,200.00 (c) For traveling expenses of said director and assistant..

1,000.00

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Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act be and they are hereby repealed.

Approved April 10, 1926.

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Appling Commissioners; Amending Act.

PART II.

TITLE I.–COUNTY MATTERS

ACTS

Appling Commissioners; Amending Act.
Lamar Tax-Collector and Receiver.

APPLING COMMISSIONERS; AMENDING ACT.

No. 5, FIRST SESSION.

An Act to amend an Act approved July 29, 1915, and

an amendment thereto approved August 15, 1922, to create a Board of Commissioners of Roads and Revenues for the County of Appling, State of Georgia, prescribe their powers and duties, to fix their compensation, and for other purposes.

and 1922

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, and it is hereby enacted by author- Acts of 1915 ity of same, That the above described and entitled act amended. and amendment thereto, being an act and an amendment thereto to create a Board of Commissioners of Roads and Revenues for the County of Appling, State of Georgia, be and the same is hereby amended by striking from Section 14 of said amendment approved August 15, 1922, and beginning on the fifth line of said Section 14 after the word “year," the following words: “Nor shall said County Commissioners of Roads and Revenues of said County levy at any time any additional tax to pay any future bonded indebtedness not to pay

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