Title
Appropriating the Sum of P39,000 for Public Hospitals in the Department of Mindanao and Sulu
Reference
Act No. 2663
Date
1916-06-19

June 19, 1916

ACT NO. 2663

AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF THIRTY-NINE THOUSAND PESOS FOR PUBLIC HOSPITALS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF MINDANAO AND SULU, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty-nine thousand pesos for the following purposes of the public health service, except as otherwise stated, in the Department of Mindanao and Sulu:

For combating epidemic diseases
P6,000.00
For the construction and equipment of an operating room
and the screening of windows of wards in the Lanao
Public Hospital
4,000.00
For completing the construction and equipment of a hospital
for contagious diseases at Zamboanga
13,000.00
For completing the construction and equipment of the
Cotabato Public Hospital
6,000.00
For the necessary repair of the public building in which Dr.
Jose Rizal was for a time confined at Dapitan and the
equipment of a suitable portion thereof as a public
dispensary and ward for the extension of medical and
surgical relief to the public, the institution to be known
as "Rizal Memorial Hospital"
5,000.00
For continuing the work of improvement of the Rizal
Memorial Park at Dapitan
5,000.00
Total
39,000.00
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SECTION 2. The sums above appropriated shall be available for their respective purposes until expended and upon the completion of the projects stated balances remaining shall be covered back into the Insular Treasury to the account of unappropriated funds.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, June 19, 1916.