Department of Urban Affairs and Housing: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H.R. 6433, a Bill to Establish a Department of Urban Affairs and Housing, and for Other Purposes ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - 241 pages

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Page 218 - House is in session, has recessed, or has adjourned, to hold such hearings, and to require, by subpena or otherwise, the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence, memorandums, papers, and documents as it deems necessary.
Page 91 - There is hereby established at the seat of Government of the United States a Department of Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 224 - SECTION 1. There is hereby established a commission to be known as the Commission on Political Activity of Government Personnel (In this Act referred to as the "Commission").
Page 225 - The provisions of sections 102 to 104, inclusive, of the Revised Statutes of the United States (2 USC 192-194) , shall apply In the case of any failure of any witness to comply with any subpena or to testify when summoned under authority of this section.
Page 217 - Any vacancy in the Commission shall not affect its powers, but shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made.
Page 218 - Each member of the Commission shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of duties vested in the Commission. (d) The Commission may appoint and fix the compensation of such employees as it deems advisable without regard to the provisions of the civil service laws and the Classification Actof 1949, as amended.
Page 3 - Congress that if any provisions of this Act, or the application thereof to any persons or circumstances, shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this Act or its application to other persons and circumstances...
Page 236 - Secretary) , who shall be appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall receive compensation at the rate now or hereafter prescribed by law for the heads of executive departments.
Page 5 - The Secretary may delegate any of his functions, powers, and duties to such officers and employees of the Department as he may designate, may authorize such successive redelegations of such functions, powers, and duties as he may deem desirable, and may make such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out his functions, powers, and duties.
Page vi - The Congress hereby declares that the general welfare and security of the Nation and the health and living standards of its people require housing production and related community development sufficient to remedy the serious housing shortage, the elimination of substandard and other inadequate housing...

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