- Appropriating the Sum of P100,000 for the Relief and Rehabilitation of Indigent Sufferers from Typhoons, Floods, or Other Public Calamities
- Commonwealth Act No. 13
December 31, 1935
COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 13
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS FOR THE RELIEF AND REHABILITATION OF INDIGENT SUFFERERS FROM TYPHOONS, FLOODS, OR OTHER PUBLIC CALAMITIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
SECTION 1. The sum of one hundred thousand pesos, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Philippine Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the relief and rehabilitation of indigent sufferers from typhoons, floods, or other public calamities of nineteen hundred and thirty-five and thereafter, and, in the discretion of the President of the Philippines, for the repairs or reconstruction of public school buildings which have been or may be damaged or destroyed by said public calamities: Provided, however, That not more than thirty thousand pesos may be spent for relief and rehabilitation of indigent sufferers for the causes above mentioned occurring during the year nineteen hundred and thirty-five. DEcTIS
SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Public Works and Communications, and the Commissioner of Health and Public Welfare, acting as a Board of Relief, shall investigate and report without delay to the President of the Philippines the extent of the damage caused by any of said public calamities and shall recommend and set up the necessary organization for relief, and, in view of such recommendations, the President of the Philippines shall cause the release of any amount of the funds herein appropriated.
SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on its approval.
Approved, December 31, 1935.