Compensation of military and war relief personnel--Maximum indebtedness.
Legislature shall be authorized to provide by law for compensating honorably discharged
soldiers, sailors, marines, and others, who have served with the armed forces of the United
States, or who have engaged in war relief work in the World's War, or other wars of the United
States, including former American citizens, who served in allied armies against the central
powers in the World's War and who have been honorably discharged and repatriated; such
compensation not to exceed the sum of fifteen dollars per month for the period of such service.
For this purpose the Legislature may use the credit of the state, and any indebtedness created for
this purpose shall not be a part of the indebtedness authorized or limited by other provisions of
the Constitution; provided, that the amount of all indebtedness created by the state for the
purposes specified in this section shall not exceed six million dollars.
History: Section proposed by SL 1920 (SS), ch 36, adopted Nov., 1920.