J. MILLARD TAWES, GOVERNOR 291
and funds for any projects resulting from the report of the Corps
of Engineers; now therefore, be it
Resolved by the General Assembly of Maryland, That we urge the
Maryland Delegation in the Senate and House of Representatives of
the Congress to support the budgetary requests of the Corps of
Engineers for funds in the civil works appropriation bills for the
Potomac River Survey so that the survey is completed at the earliest
feasible date, without any unnecessary restrictions as to use in order
that a comprehensive plan of development of all the resources of
the River is prepared; and be it further
Resolved, That we urge our sister States in the Potomac River
Basin to seek the same cooperation from their Congressional repre-
sentatives, and we further urge the Governors of these States to
investigate plans for the development of local participation in
Potomac River projects; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislative Council is urged to reappoint the
Special Committee on the Potomac River so that it may continue its
work, and be it further
Resolved, That copies of this resolution be sent to Senators Beall
and Butler, and to Representatives Brewster, Fallon, Foley, Friedel,
Garmatz, Johnson and Lankford.
Approved March 1, 1960.
(Senate Joint Resolution 1)
Joint Resolution requesting the Governor to appoint a special com-
mission to study and report on the problems of illegitimacy among
the recipients of Public Welfare monies in the program for aid
to dependent children.
During the year 1959 the Budget and Finance Committee of the
Legislative Council held a number of hearings on the problems of
illegitimacy among recipients of Public Welfare monies in the pro-
gram for aid to dependent children.
Statistics on the subject were not readily available, and by the
time they were supplied by the State Department of Public Wel-
fare, no further time remained for the Committee to work on the
problem. In addition, of course, it is a problem representing most
difficult questions of sociology and public policy.
The Committee did ascertain the dimensions of the problem in
Maryland and learned from other states that it has received detailed
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