Sunset, Sunrise, and Related Measures: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the Legislative Process of the Committee on Rules, House of Representatives Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session ...

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Page 634 - It is the declared policy of the Congress that the Government should aid, counsel, assist, and protect insofar as is possible the interests of small business concerns in order to preserve free competitive enterprise...
Page 689 - tax expenditures" means those revenue losses attributable to provisions of the Federal tax laws which allow a special exclusion, exemption, or deduction from gross income or which provide a special credit, a preferential rate of tax, or a deferral of tax liability; and the term "tax expenditures budget" means an enumeration of such tax expenditures.
Page 286 - House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House.
Page 67 - To balance a large state or society, whether monarchical or republican, on general laws, is a work of so great difficulty, that no human genius, however comprehensive, is able, by the mere dint of reason and reflection, to effect it. The judgments of many must unite in this work: experience must guide their labour: time must bring it to perfection: and the feeling of inconveniences must correct the mistakes, which they inevitably fall into, in their first trials and experiments.
Page 151 - Program means an organized set of activities directed toward a common purpose, objective, or goal undertaken or proposed by an agency in order to carry out responsibilities assigned to it.
Page 172 - Government activities at all levels with a view to determining its economy and efficiency; "(3) evaluating the effects of laws enacted to reorganize the legislative and executive branches of the Government; "(4) studying intergovernmental relationships between the United States and the States and municipalities and between the United States and international organizations of which the United States is a member.
Page 637 - ... a statement as to the prevalence of the acts or practices treated by the rule; (B) a statement as to the manner and context in which such acts or practices are unfair or deceptive; and (C) a statement as to the economic effect of the rule, taking into account the effect on small business and consumers.
Page 67 - To balance a large state or society (says he), whether monarchical or republican, on general laws, is a work of so great difficulty, that no human genius, however comprehensive, is able, by the mere dint of reason and reflection, to effect it. The judgments of many must unite in the work ; experience must guide their labor; time must bring it to perfection and the feeling of inconveniences must correct the mistakes which they inevitably fall into in their first trials and experiments.
Page 945 - good" policy is typically that various analysts find themselves directly agreeing on a policy (without their agreeing that it is the most appropriate means to an agreed objective).
Page 365 - Act of 1971, the Tax Reduction Act of 1975, and the Tax Reform Act of 1976...

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