Under § 1, chapter 162, Laws of 1965, Ex. Sess., the legislature has vested the state superintendent of public instruction with the discretionary authority to accelerate, upon petition of a school district, the distribution to it of appropriated state funds not to exceed five percent of the total amount to become due and apportionable to the petitioning district during its fiscal year, if he finds: (1) The emergency situation described in the petition of the district warrants such an advance distribution; and (2) funds are available with which to make the advance distribution.
A city or town may, in a proper case (see in this connection AGO 61-62 No. 71) expend city funds to defend the acts of one or more of its officers in a civil action brought against them for a cause arising out of the performance of their official duties.
In order to qualify for the six months full salary benefit provided in Rem. Rev. Stat. Supp. § 9565, a temporarily disabled "prior fireman" must be so disabled as to require nursing and medical care.