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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 324-JULY 25, 1947 Ante, p. 244. 67 Stat. 374. 29 U. 8. 0. §§31-41. 68 Stat. 277. D. C. Code, Supp. V, §§ 32-751 to 32-765. "Penny milk" pro- gram. 42 Stat. 1488. 5U.S.C. 661c seq. "Victory" gardens. Collections from milk program. Visits to wards out- side D. C., Va., and Md. Agency services: For expenses necessary for certification of persons eligible for any public benefits which are or may become available as may be approved by the Commissioners, relief and rehabilitation for purposes of employment of indigent residents of the District of Columbia, to be expended under rules and regulations prescribed by the Commissioners; vocational rehabilitation of disabled residents of the District of Columbia in accordance with the provisions of the Act of July 6, 1943 (Public Law 113); aid to dependent children in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 14, 1944 (Public Law 340); assistance against old-age want, as authorized by law; aid for needy blind persons, as authorized by law; services for children in their own homes; distribution of surplus commodities and relief milk to public and charitable institutions; $62,000 for necessary expenses, including personal services without regard to the Classi- fication Act of 1923, as amended, for the carrying out, under regula- tions to be prescribed by the Commissioners of a "penny milk" program for the school children of the District, including the purchase and distribution of milk under agreement with the United States Depart- ment of Agriculture, and for the carrying out of a food-conservation program in the District of Columbia, including "Victory" gardens and the canning of the products thereof; maintenance pending transpor- tation, and transportation, of indigent nonresident persons; transpor- tation of other indigent persons, including veterans and their families; deportation of nonresident insane persons, as provided by law, includ- ing persons held in the psychopathic ward of the Gallinger Municipal Hospital; burial of indigent residents of the District of Columbia; for placing and visiting children; board and care of all children committed to the guardianship of the Board of Public Welfare by the courts of the District, including white girls committed to the National Training School for Girls and all children accepted by said Board for care as authorized by law; temporary care of children pending inves- tigation or while being transferred from place to place, with authority to pay for the care of children in institutions under sectarian controlS for continuous maintenance of foster homes for temporary or emer- gency board and care of nondelinquent children; care and maintenance of women and children under contracts to be made by the Board of Public Welfare and approved by the Commissioners with the Florence Crittenton Home, St. Ann's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital, the House of Mercy, and other institutions caring for unmarried mothers; and for burial of children dying while beneficiaries under this appropriation, including rental, repair, and upkeep of building; $3,110,400: Provided,That collections from the milk program shall be paid to the collector of taxes, District of Columbia, for deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the District, and that reimbursement for canning of "Victory" garden products shall be in kind and for the benefit of public-welfare institutions of the District of Columbia: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the purpose of visiting any ward of the Board of Public Welfare placed outside of the District of Columbia and the State of Virginia and Maryland, and a ward placed outside said District and the States of Virginia and Maryland shall be visited not less than once a year by a voluntary agent or correspondent of said Board, and said Board shall have power to discharge from guardian- ship any child committed to its care. Operating expenses, protective institutions: For expenses neces- sary for the operation of the Industrial Home School, the Industrial Home School for Colored Children, the National Training School for Girls, the Municipal Lodging House, the Home for the Aged and Infirm, the District Training School; Temporary Home for [61 STAT.