Navigation and Flood Control on the Columbia River and Its Tributaries: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of ..., 74-2 on S. 869 ..., S. 3330 ..., S. 4178 ..., S. 4566 ..., May 7, 8, 9, and 13, 1936
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Page 82 - Peck project), shall be completed, maintained, and operated under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 2 - The board shall without regard to the provisions of Civil Service laws applicable to officers and employees of the Uni'ted States, appoint such managers, assistant managers, officers, employees, attorneys, and agents, as are necessary for the transaction of its business, fix their compensation, define their duties, require bonds of such of them as the board may designate, and provide a system of organization to fix responsibility and promote efficiency.
Page 15 - That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named: ***** Sec.
Page 3 - Authority— a corporation clothed with the power of government but possessed of the flexibility and initiative of a private enterprise. It should be charged with the broadest duty of planning for the proper use, conservation and development of the natural resources of the Tennessee River drainage basin and its adjoining territory for the general social and economic welfare of the nation.
Page 3 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes...
Page 4 - Administrator, no political test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency.
Page 153 - The resolution of the legislature provided that "the said commission shall consist of 7 members, two of which shall be members of the senate, to be named by the president of the senate; 2 shall be members of the house of representatives, to be named by the speaker of the house ; and 3 representative citizens of the State, not members of the legislature, to be named by the Governor.
Page 13 - ... and thereupon the court shall cause all such creditors to be notified of the pendency of such petition and shall delay the hearing upon such petition for a reasonable time, to the end that parties in interest shall have an opportunity...
Page 12 - There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums of money as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act, not exceeding in the aggregate $165,000,000.
Page 5 - States, shall be final, and such findings shall thereafter be used in all allocation of value for the purpose of keeping the book value of said properties. In like manner, the cost and book value of any dams, steam plants, or other similar improvements hereafter constructed and turned over to...