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ACTS

PASSED BY

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

STATE OF LOUISIANA

AT THE

REGULAR SESSION

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BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE

ON THE

TENTH DAY OF MAY, 1920

l'UBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE STATE

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PASSED BY

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

STATE OF LOUISIANA

AT THE

REGULAR SESSION OF 1920

ACT NO. 1.

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 4.

By Mr. Clinton. Whereas large sections of the State of Louisiana, notably in the Parishes of Avoyelles, Catahoula and Concordia, are now and have for some time been overflowed from the excessive floods in the Black River ;

And whereas this condition is causing some considerable distress among the small farmers living in those sections, i And whereas the people in the flooded area have appealed to the Governor of this State and to the Congress of the United States for assistance,

And whereas it will be necessary that some assistance be extended to them to assist them in raising food crops and forage after the overflow;

Therefore, be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Louislana, the House of Representatives concurring, that the Governor Governor authorof the State be and he is hereby authorized to use and spend, in ized to use balance his discretion, the unexpended balance of the appropriation made State

Defense for the State Council of Defense, or as much thereof as may be Decessary, to extend to the people of the flooded sections such sections of State. assistance as he, in his wisdom, may deem necessary and expedient.

HEWITT BOUANCILAUD,
Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.

R. F. WALKER,

Speaker of the House of Representatives. pproved: May 25, 1920.

JXO. M. PARKER,

Governor of the State of Louisiana, true copy: JAMES J. BAILEY,

Secretary of State.

Council of to

assist in flooded

people

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