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§ 20103. Administration of act

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 51 P.S. Military Affairs

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 51 P.S. Military Affairs (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 7. Korean Conflict Veterans' Compensation Act
51 P.S. § 20103
§ 20103. Administration of act
For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this act, the Adjutant General of the Commonwealth is charged with the administration thereof, and for that purpose, he shall prepare and distribute application blanks, investigate all claims and applications filed with him, and if satisfied of the proof of such claim or application, approve the same and direct payment thereof, and shall make any regulation necessary to the efficient administration of the provisions of this act.
The books, papers and records, together with the filing cases and equipment procured and used in the administration of this act, shall become a part of the permanent records of the office of Adjutant General.
All printing necessary to carry out the provisions of this act shall be done by the Bureau of Publications on the requisition of the Adjutant General to the Department of Property and Supplies.1
The Adjutant General may employ the necessary clerical help and fix their salaries and pay for postage and other expenses incurred in the administration of this act. In all appointments under this act, preference shall, so far as practicable, be given to veterans as defined in this act.
Employes of the Department of Military Affairs of this Commonwealth, whose specific duty is to aid and assist veterans and their widows, children and dependents in the prosecution of claims before the Veterans Administration or other branch of the Federal government, are hereby authorized and empowered to administer oaths and affirmations in all matters pertaining to and concerning such claims.

Credits

1957, July 8, P.L. 569, § 13.

Footnotes

Reference to “Department of Property and Supplies” deemed to be reference to Department of General Services, pursuant to 1975, July 22, P.L. 75, No. 45, § 21.
51 P.S. § 20103, PA ST 51 P.S. § 20103
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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