Legislative Branch Appropriations for ...: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives

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Page 310 - That the heads of executive departments and other Government establishments are authorized to prescribe per diem rates of allowance not exceeding $4 in lieu of subsistence to persons engaged in field work or traveling on official business outside of the District of Columbia and away from their designated posts of duty when not otherwise fixed by law.
Page 649 - GOVERNOR'S OFFICE Mr. TAYLOR. The next item is : For contingent expenses, to be expended by the Governor for stationery, postage, and Incidentals, $1,000; private secretary to the Governor, $3,100; temporary clerk hire, $500; for traveling expenses of the Governor while absent from the capital on official business, $1,250; in all, $5,850.
Page 388 - June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, shall not exceed ten thousand dollars; and that the Secretary of War shall each year, in the annual estimates, report to Congress the number of persons so employed, their duties, and the amount paid to each.
Page 604 - For investigating the question of public use or sale of inventions for two years or more prior to filing applications for patents...
Page 388 - And the services of skilled draftsmen, civil engineers, and such other services as the Secretary of War may deem necessary, may be employed only in the office of the Chief of Engineers to carry into effect the various appropriations for rivers and harbors...
Page 399 - ... for the benefit of the people, and not for the benefit of the officer, that removal is proper.
Page 9 - I go to work knowing my child is somewhere safe from 8 o'clock in the morning until 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
Page 586 - For purchase, repair, and exchange of adding machines, addressing machines, typewriters, check-signing machines, and other labor-saving devices, furniture, filing cabinets, and postage on foreign mail, $6,000.
Page 19 - ... directory, stationery, mail and delivery service, and all incidental expenses in connection with the custody, care, and maintenance of said building and grounds, $14,000. For furniture, including partitions, screens, shelving, and electrical work pertaining thereto, including not exceeding $7,000 for the extension and completion of the steel stack for storage of catalogue cards in the card section, $17,000. Provisions in "An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government...
Page 207 - For the purchase or exchange of professional and scientific books, law and medical books, and books to complete broken sets, periodicals, directories, and other books of reference relating to the business of the department...

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