980 LAWS OF MARYLAND. [CH. 567
(8) Health, hospitals, and sanitation facilities.
(10) Educational facilities.
(11) Recreational areas and facilities.
(13) Civil liberties, including but without limitation,
the protection thereof, maintenance of law and order, and
measures to guard against sabotage and subversive activi-
(14) Civil defense, including police mobilization, co-
ordination for fire protection, and disaster relief.
(15) Any other type of activity directly or indirectly
related to defense.
(f) To create committees, either within or without
its membership, to aid it in the discharge of its powers
(g) To require and direct the cooperation and assist-
ance of State and local governmental agencies and officials.
(h) To make full investigation as to all questions
directly or indirectly relating to the powers or duties
vested in it by this Act, or by any other law.
(i) To do all acts and things, not inconsistent with.
law, for the furtherance of defense activities.
130-E. In order to avoid duplication of services and
facilities the Council and the district councils of defense
established under the authority of this Act are
(a) directed to utilize the services and facilities of
existing officers, offices, departments, commissions, boards,
bureaus, institutions and other agencies of the State and
of the political subdivisions thereof, and
(b) all such officers and agencies shall cooperate with
and extend their services and facilities to the Council and
to the district councils of defense and shall give them such
information as they shall request.
130-F. In cooperation with local officials, the Council
is authorized to establish district councils of defense in
critical areas of the State of especial importance in defense
activities. Such district councils shall act as coordinating
agencies under the supervision and direction of the Council,
and in cooperation with local governmental agencies.
130-G. The ordinary expenses of the Council and of
any district council established by it, including the salary
of the Executive Director and all other personnel, and
office supplies, rent and equipment, shall be paid from such
sum or sums as may be appropriated, subject to approval
of the Board of Public Works.