Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 1||Work relief and relief.
Additional appropriation for fiscal year 1939.
52 Stat. 809.
15 U. S. C., Supp. IV, ch. 16 (note).
Post, p. 578.
52 Stat. 813.
|Sec. 2||Aliens, restriction on employment.|
|Sec. 2||Provisos. Affidavit as to U.S. citizenship.|
|Sec. 2||Preferences in employment.|
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to continue to provide work relief on useful public projects, and relief, as authorized in the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1938, and subject to all of the provisions of such Act, there is hereby appropriated to the Works Progress Administration, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $725,000,000, which amount shall be added to the $1,425,000,000 appropriated to that Administration in section 1, subsection 1, of such Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1938 and shall proportionately increase the amounts specified in limitations (1), (2), and (3), of (d) of subsection (1) of section 1 of such Act:...
Section 11 of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1938 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 11. No alien shall be given employment or continued in employment on any project prosecuted under the appropriations contained in the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1938 or this joint resolution: Provided, That no part of the money herein appropriated shall be available to pay any person thirty days after the approval of this joint resolution who does not make affidavit as to United States citizenship, such affidavit to be considered prima facie evidence of such citizenship: Provided further, That preference in employment on such projects shall be given in the following order: (1) Veterans of the World War and the Spanish-American War and veterans of any campaign or expedition in which the United States has been engaged (as determined on the basis of the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration) who are in need and are American citizens: (2) other American citizens, Indians and other persons owing allegiance to the United States who are in need."
Approved, Feb. 4, 1939