Code of the District of Columbia

§ 10–603. Public buildings — Loans for construction authorized; projects enumerated.

The Mayor of the District of Columbia is hereby authorized to borrow for the District of Columbia from the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works created by the National Industrial Recovery Act (which, for the purposes of §§ 10-603 to 10-606, shall be construed to include any agency created or designated by the President for similar purposes under the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935); and said Administration is authorized to lend to said Mayor the sum of $10,750,000, or any part thereof, out of funds authorized by law for said Administration, for the acquisition, purchase, construction, establishment, and development of a tuberculosis hospital, a sewage-disposal plant, an extension of or addition to Gallinger Municipal Hospital, a jail or other enclosure for prisoners at Lorton, Virginia, and a building or buildings for the Police Court, the Municipal Court, the Recorder of Deeds, and the Juvenile Court, or any of them, said court buildings to be located on such portions or parts of Judiciary Square, or the area bounded by 4th and 5th Streets, D and G Streets, Northwest, as shall be approved by said Mayor, and the National Capital Planning Commission, or any one or more of said projects as the said Mayor may determine; and to advance to the Children’s Hospital of the District of Columbia in compensation for clinical examination of tubercular children, the sum of $100,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for alterations and enlargement of building, equipment, and accessories.