District of Columbia Charter Act: Hearings Before the Committee on the District of Columbia, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session, on S. 669, a Bill to Provide an Elected Mayor, City Council, School Board, and Nonvoting Delegate to the House of Representatives for the District of Columbia, and for Other Purposes, February 3, 16, and 22, 1955

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Considers legislation to provide for an elected mayor, city council, school board, and nonvoting delegate to the House of Representatives for D.C.

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Page 64 - ... that any individual chosen to fill a vacancy shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of the member whom he shall succeed. The president shall designate one member to serve as chairman of the board. Any member of the board may be removed by the president, upon notice and hearing, for neglect of duty or malfeasance In office, but for no other cause.
Page 22 - Council is hereby exempted with respect to such appointment, from the operation of sections 281, 283, 284, and 1914 of title 18 of the United States Code, and section 190 of the Revised Statutes (5 USC 99) except as otherwise specified in paragraph (2) of this subsection.
Page 90 - We recommend likewise to Thy unbounded mercy all our brethren and fellow-citizens, throughout the United States, that they may be blessed in the knowledge, and sanctified in the observance of Thy most holy law ; that they may be preserved in union, and in that peace which the world cannot give ; and, after enjoying the blessings of this life, be admitted to those which are eternal.
Page 72 - An Act to provide a permanent system of highways in that part of the District of Columbia lying outside of cities...
Page 28 - If the conflicting acts are approved by the electors at the same referendum, the one receiving the greatest number of affirmative votes shall prevail to the extent of such conflict As used in this section, the word "Act" shall mean the complete Act, or any part or parts thereof, specified in the petition for referendum.
Page 70 - There are hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
Page 13 - District shall be and is hereby pledged for the payment of the principal of and the interest on all bonds and notes of the District hereafter issued pursuant to this title whether or not such pledge be stated in the bonds or notes or in the act authorizing the issuance thereof.
Page 15 - The financial transactions of all Government corporations shall be audited by the General Accounting Office in accordance with the principles and procedures applicable to commercial corporate transactions and under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Comptroller General of the United States. The audit shall be conducted at the place or places where the accounts of the respective corporations are normally kept.
Page 71 - ... but their successors shall be appointed for terms of five years each, except that any individual chosen to fill a vacancy shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of the member whom he shall succeed.
Page 15 - Corporation pertaining to its financial transactions and necessary to facilitate the audit, and they shall be afforded full facilities for verifying transactions with the balances or securities held by depositories, fiscal agents, and custodians.

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