Incorporation of Panama Railroad Co. Hearing on S. 2002 and S. 2747. May 19 and 25, 1948

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Page 51 - States in collecting debts from bankrupt, insolvent, or decedents' estates; to determine the character of and the necessity for its obligations and expenditures, and the manner in which they shall be incurred, allowed, and paid...
Page 31 - In the appointment of officials and the selection of employees for said Corporation, and in the promotion of any such employees or officials, 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 2 - ... to adopt, amend, and repeal bylaws governing the conduct of its business and the performance of the powers and duties granted to or imposed upon it by law...
Page 2 - The director shall be appointed by and hold office at the pleasure of the governor, and shall receive a salary of five thousand dollars per annum.
Page 23 - President is authorized thereafter to complete, govern, and operate the Panama Canal and govern the Canal Zone, or cause them to be completed, governed, and operated, through a governor of the Panama Canal and such other persons as he may deem competent to discharge the various duties connected with the completion, care, maintenance, sanitation, operation, government, and protection of the canal and Canal Zone.
Page 2 - That the management of the Corporation shall be vested in a board of directors, consisting of...
Page 6 - War, may be paid by the corporation a reasonable per diem compensation for attending meetings of the board and for time spent on special service of the corporation, and their traveling expenses to and from such meetings, or when assigned to such special service.
Page 30 - Act of 1923, as amended, and may, without regard to the provisions of the civilservice laws and the Classification Act of 1923, as amended...
Page 9 - The Republic of Panama grants to the United States all rights which it now has or hereafter may acquire to the property of the New Panama Canal Company and the Panama Railroad Company as a result of the transfer of sovereignty from the Republic of Colombia to the Republic of Panama over the Isthmus of Panama and...
Page 50 - States to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

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