Act 46, approved July 5, 1884, appropriated eight thousand dollars out of the general fund of 1884, and eight thousand dollars out of the general fund of 1885, or so much thereof as may be necessary to supply and keep supplied with substantial artificial limbs the citizens of this State who lost a limb or limbs in the military service of the Confederate States
Section 2 of this act provides that the list of those entitled to the benefits of the act, now on file in the adjutant-general
's office of this State, which may be amended by the adjutant-general
by adding the names of other soldiers upon proper proof furnished him, or by striking off the names of those who have died, or who may hereafter die, shall be his guide as to the number and kinds of artificial limbs to be supplied by the State
Section 3 of the same act authorizes the adjutant-general
of the State
, with the governor's approval, to contract for the manufacture of the artificial limbs required.
The remaining sections of Act 46 provide that the affidavits or certificates for relief, under this bill, be countersigned by the proper officer of the association of the Army of Northern Virginia or the association of the Army of Tennessee.
That those who received artificial limbs or the value of the same in warrants from the State
in 1880, are entitled to the benefits of this act in 1884, and those who were supplied in 1881 to the benefits of this act in 1885.
That all warrants issued under the same act are made receivable for any licenses or taxes due and payable to the general fund for the year in which they are issued.
|Appropriation for 1884||$8,000 00|
|Appropriation for 1885||8,000 00|
Act 115, approved July 8, 1886, directs that the unexpended balances, amounting to thirty-seven hundred and sixty-three dollars, be transferred to and re-appropriated out of the general fund of 1886, 1887 and 1888, to be paid out according to provisions and regulations of Act 46, as follows:
|For artificial limbs and repairs of same in 1886||$1,500 00|
|For artificial limbs and repairs of same in 1887||1,500 00|
|For artificial limbs and repairs of same in 1888||763 00|