Red Cross in Aid of Land and Naval Forces: Hearing Before the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-eighth Congress, First Session on S. 676, a Bill to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Provide for the Use of the American National Red Cross in Aid of the Land and Naval Forces in Time of Actual Or Threatened War." May 4, 1943

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Page 1 - Section 1 of this act shall, while proceeding to their place of duty, while serving thereat, and while returning therefrom, be transported and subsisted at the cost and. charge of the United States as civilian employees employed with the said forces, and the Red Cross supplies that may be tendered as a gift and accepted for use in the sanitary service shall be transported at the cost and charge of the United States.
Page 5 - That whenever in time of war, or when war is imminent, the President may deem the cooperation and use of the American National Red Cross with the sanitary services of the land and naval forces to be necessary, he is authorized to accept the assistance tendered by the said Red Cross and to employ the same under the sanitary services of the Army and Navy in conformity with such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.
Page 1 - Cross in aid of the land and naval forces in time of actual or threatened war" Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Ctrngress assembled, That the Act of April 24, 1912 (37 Stat.
Page 4 - The CHAIRMAN. We will put that in the record at this point, if there is no objection. Captain WILKERSON.
Page 5 - ... and the Red Cross supplies that may be tendered as a gift and accepted for use by the land and naval forces shall be transported at the cost and charge of the United States.
Page 5 - President, the personnel entering upon the duty specified in section one of this Act shall, while proceeding to their place of duty, while serving thereat, and while returning therefrom, be transported and subsisted at the cost and charge of the United States as civilian employees employed with the said forces, and the...
Page 2 - The American National Red Cross having been authorized by the act of Congress approved April 24, 1912, to render aid to the land and naval forces in time of actual or threatened war...
Page 5 - An Act to provide for the use of the American National Red Cross in aid of the land and naval forces in time of actual or threatened war...
Page 4 - ... is to authorize the. payments heretofore made for personnel in work other than sanitary services, to clear the entire thing up, for subsistence, transportation and passport fee waivers. The CHAIRMAN. Do you have a copy of the House bill as amended? Captain WILKERSON. Yes, sir. The CHAIRMAN. Will...
Page 7 - ... of the United States and providing for the payment of the traveling expenses of Red Cross representatives doing active duty with the Army, and also eliminating the payment by these representatives of the Red Cross of visa fees. It is recommended by the War Department. Senator HILL. I have read the bill. So far as I am concerned, I am ready 'to vote now, and vote for the bill. The CHAIBMAN. All those in favor of reporting the bill signify by saying "aye.

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