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[Act No. 750, (1903-05-16)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l86c3)
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[ Act No. 750, May 16, 1903 ]

AN ACT RATIFYING THE ACTION OF THE CIVIL GOVERNOR OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS IN DIRECTING THE INSULAR PURCHASING AGENT TO FURNISH TO THE SUFFERING INHABITANTS OF THE TOWN OF MARIQUINA, IN THE PROVINCE OF RIZAL, RENDERED HOMELESS BY THE BURNING OF A LARGE PART OF THAT TOWN ON THE TWENTY-SIXTH DAY OF APRIL, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THREE, TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND POUNDS OF RICE, TWO THOUSAND POUNDS OF FISH, AND ONE HUNDRED TENTS.

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:

SECTION 1. Whereas, by order of the Civil Governor of the Philippine Islands, the Insular Purchasing Agent has furnished gratuitously, through the supervisor of the Province of Rizal, twenty-five thousand pounds of rice, two thousand pounds of fish, and one hundred tents, to relieve the people of the town of Mariquina who were rendered homeless by the binning of a large part of that town on the twenty-sixth day of April, nineteen hundred and three:

Therefore, the action of the Civil Governor of the Philippine Islands in ordering the distribution of these supplies is hereby confirmed and ratified.

SEC. 2. There is hereby appropriated from the fund of three million dollars, m money of the United States, voted by the Congress of the United States by Act approved the third day of March, nineteen hundred and three, out of funds not otherwise appropriated from that fund, a sum sufficient to pay the Insular Purchasing Agent for the supplies thus furnished, in the same manner and at the same prices as if they had been lawfully furnished to one of the Bureaus or provinces of the Philippine Government.

SEC. 3. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two of "An Act prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, May 16, 1903.

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