Independent Offices Appropriation Bill for 1941: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, Third Session, on the Independent Offices Appropriation Bill for 1941

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Page 524 - ... owned and operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States insofar as may be practicable, and (d) composed of the bestequipped, safest, and most suitable types of vessels, constructed in the United States and manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel.
Page 252 - An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by compelling common carriers engaged in interstate commerce to equip their locomotives with safe and suitable boilers and appurtenances thereto...
Page 881 - ... a penalty of five dollars shall be Imposed upon the contractor for each laborer or mechanic for every calendar day In which such employee Is required or permitted to labor more than eight hours upon said work without receiving compensation computed in accordance with this article, and all penalties thus Imposed shall be withheld for the use and benefit of the Government...
Page 882 - I, . . , certify that I am the Secretary of the corporation named as contractor herein; that who signed this contract on behalf of the contractor was then of said corporation; that said contract was duly signed for and in behalf of said corporation by authority of its governing body, and is within the scope of its corporate powers.
Page 878 - Into this day of , 19 by the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, hereinafter called the Government, represented by the contracting officer executing this contract, and...
Page 372 - ... as may be necessary for the execution of the functions vested...
Page 405 - In carrying out the provisions of this joint resolution the President may (a) authorize expenditures for contract stenographic reporting services; supplies and equipment; purchase and exchange of law books, books of reference, directories, periodicals, newspapers and press clippings; travel expenses, including the expense of attendance at meetings when specifically authorized; rental at the seat of government and elsewhere; purchase, operation, and maintenance of motor-propelled passengercarrying...
Page 879 - OFFICIALS NOT TO BENEFIT No member of or Delegate to Congress or Resident Commissioner shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract or to any benefit that may arise therefrom, but this provision shall not be construed to extend to this contract if made with a corporation for its general benefit. ARTICLE 9.
Page 524 - It is necessary for the national defense and development of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine (a) sufficient to carry its domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial portion of the waterborne export and import foreign commerce of the United States...
Page 31 - That not to exceed $200,000 of the appropriations contained in this Act for military activities shall be available for the payment of actual transportation expenses and not to exceed $10 per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses of persons serving while away from their homes, without other compensation from the United States, in an advisory capacity to the...

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