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Record #:
17618
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Surplus food, which the Department of Agriculture could not sell, was siphoned into a federally controlled surplus food program that had a hierarchy of distribution; first the school lunch program, then eligible citizens, and lastly to foreign nations. As of October 1960, no county in the state participated but arrangements for such a program were being established between the State Board of Public Welfare and the Department of Agriculture.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 27 Issue 2, Oct 1960, p10-18, il
Record #:
17671
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The 1961 General Assembly passed Resolution Number 66 which created a Commission to Study Public Welfare Programs. Governor Sanford chose the seven members for this committee to complete a one year survey of the state's welfare program. After reviewing, the committee recommended 26 areas of improvement including 13 legislative actions necessary to update the contemporary welfare system.
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Record #:
17690
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Resident voted on two state constitutional amendments on January 14, 1964. The first concerning legislative representation failed but the second dealt with married women's right to property and passed. The amendment gives a married woman the right to convey her property without the consent of her husband.
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Record #:
17826
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New provisions were made in domestic relations legislation in the 1955 North Carolina General Assembly. Bills concerning adoption, child custody, divorce, and guardianship were discussed, with some defeats and some successes.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 21 Issue 9, June 1955, p30-33, bibl
Record #:
17824
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North Carolina 1955 General Assembly faced a number of changes in bills related to mental health, persons with tuberculosis, and provisions for obtaining vital statistics.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 21 Issue 9, June 1955, p27-29, 34
Record #:
17825
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Public welfare laws in the 1955 North Carolina General Assembly were concentrated on legislation concerning child welfare and public assistance to dependent children.
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Record #:
17929
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One of the most voluminous bills to be passed by the 1957 North Carolina General Assembly completely rewrote the public health laws of North Carolina, some of which were dated from the 1700s. Some of the major changes involved administration, the development of health departments, immunization, infectious and venereal disease, mosquito control, and sanitation districts to name a few.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p46-48, 57
Record #:
17931
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The field of domestic relations occupied a great deal of legislation in the 1957 North Carolina General Assembly. Many bills concerning adoption, custody, and divorce were brought for consideration.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p51-52, 56-57
Record #:
17930
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Although there was little public welfare legislation to discuss in the 1957 North Carolina General Assembly, bills relating to eugenics and sterilization were a hot topic.
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Record #:
17970
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The 1957 North Carolina General Assembly provided for a commission on the study of operations and licensing of nursing homes, convalescent homes, boarding homes, and homes for aged in North Carolina. The Commission made recommendations for the administration, licensing, and public health measures taken in these institutions.
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Record #:
17977
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Domestic relations bills in the 1959 North Carolina General Assembly focused on the logistics of divorce in the state.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 25 Issue 9, June 1959, p59-61