Disposal of Nevius Tract: Creating a National Monument Commission : Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Grounds of the Committee on Public Works, Eighty-second Congress, First and Second Sessions, on H.R. 1901, to Provide for the Disposal of the Nevius Tract at Public Sale [and] H.R. 5176, to Create a National Monument Commission and for Other Purposes, August 15, 21, 1951, and February 26 and 29, 1952

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Page 26 - ... or otherwise, the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, and documents, to administer such oaths, to take such testimony, to procure such printing and binding, and to make such expenditures as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report such hearings shall not be in excess of 25 cents per hundred words.
Page 1 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS, Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:07 am, in room 2167, Rayburn Building, Hon.
Page 25 - •Sec. 2. It shall be the function of said Commission to secure plans and designs for a useful monument to the Nation symbolizing to the United States and the world, the Ideals of a democracy as embodied In the five freedoms, speech, religion, press, assembly, and petition, sanctified by the Bill of Rights adopted by Congress In 1789 and later ratified by the States. Such plans...
Page 37 - Columbia, the National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and the Commission of Fine Arts, the next important phase of this new bridge project is the structural character of the bridge itself.
Page 25 - That there is hereby created a National Monument Commission. Said Commission shall be composed of four Senators from the Senate of the United States to be appointed bv the Vice President of the United States, four Representatives of the House of Representatives of the United States 'to be appointed by the Speaker of that House, and four eminent citizens of the United States to be appointed by the President of the United States. The Commission shall be bipartisan and the terms of the first Commissioners...
Page 26 - Council appointed under paragraph (8) of section 201 (a) shall receive $100 per diem when engaged in the performance of the duties of the Council. All members of the Council shall receive reimbursement for necessary traveling and subsistence expenses incurred by them in the performance of the duties of the Council.
Page 25 - States but the development and administration thereof shall be under such local authority as shall be approved by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission and in accordance with regulations approved by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
Page 60 - I think that is all, Mr. Chairman, unless there are further questions.
Page 36 - Commission of 12 members, 4 appointed by the President of the Senate, 4 by the Speaker of the House, 4 by the President.

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