Description: TO PASS H. R. 8250, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
Bill summary: Authorizes the Commissioner of the District of Columbia to carry out the following programs and activities of the Government of the District of Columbia: (1) payment of funeral and burial services of indigent residents of the District; (2) cash payments to needy patients in hospitals operated by or under contract with the District; (3) payment for the care of indigent persons in hospitals under sectarian and nonsectarian control; (4) payment of benefits to workers in District facilities; (5)
payment for fire prevention and fire protection services to District Government institutions located outside the District; (6) expenditure of funds for the prevention and detection of crime by the Chief of Police; (7) payment of expenses of officers and members of the Metropolitan Police Department for attending pistol matches; (8) payment of rewards for information leading to the apprehension of criminal fugitives; (9) payment of a modest sum to prisoners released from a penal or correctional institution; (10) establishment of a Construction Services Working Fund; (11) payment of expenses related to snow and ice removal; (12) funding of grade-cross elimination projects; (13) matching funds for purchase of civil defense equipment and supplies; (14) payment for acquisition of land for the Washington aqueduct; (15) payment of administrative expenses of workmen's compensation law; (16) driver education programs; (17) furnishing of subsistence supplies and transportation for handicapped children attending special education classes; (18) compensation of personnel employed in the summer school program of the public school system; and (19) study of adequacy of service and of the need for regulation of the taxicab industry in the District.
Authorizes appropriations to carry out the purposes of this Act.
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Bill titles: A bill to authorize certain programs and activities of the Government of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 119-89, p. H4564;
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