VETERANS' TRUST FUND (EXCERPT)
Act 9 of 1946 (1st Ex. Sess.)
35.604 Board of trustees; powers and duties.
The board of trustees shall be a policy-making body, on the state level, and shall have the following powers and duties:
(a) To determine the purposes for which available moneys in the trust fund in excess of $50,000,000 are to be allocated to the several veterans' county and district committees;
(b) To allocate part or all of available moneys in the trust fund in excess of $50,000,000 to the several veterans' county and district committees, and to disburse said allocations from time to time on the basis of need;
(c) To prescribe rules governing the granting of assistance to Michigan veterans, their unremarried widows and dependents on the basis of need, including the prescribing of the necessary forms and the making of necessary reports and accounting; for the purposes of the administration of this act dependents shall be considered to be any persons legally entitled to look to the veteran for his or her support;
(d) To collect data and information as to the facilities and services available to Michigan veterans and disseminate the same to veterans' organizations and individual veterans: Provided, however, That in no event shall more than $5,000.00 be expended for this purpose in any 1 year;
(e) To do all acts necessary in carrying out the provisions of this act;
(f) To receive and accept gifts and donations of property, real or personal, and shall hold, use and apply the property so received for purposes set forth in the instrument of gift and in accordance with the provisions of such instrument and subject to the conditions and limitations, if any, therein expressed, if the purposes limited by such gifts are within the purposes of this act;
(g) To submit to the governor a quarterly fiscal report and an annual report of operations and such other reports as may be requested by the governor covering the activities of the board;
(h) The Michigan veterans' trust fund board of trustees shall not be empowered to file application for or to prosecute the claim of any individual for any benefit accruing to such individual under the laws administered by the United States veterans' administration.
History: 1946, 1st Ex. Sess., Act 9, Imd. Eff. Feb. 25, 1946
CL 1948, 35.604
Am. 1949, Act 306, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949
Popular Name: Veterans' Trust Fund Act
Admin Rule: R 35.1 et seq.; R 35.621 et seq.; R 35.631 et seq.; and R 35.651 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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