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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON EXPENDITURES IN THE
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EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H. Res. 301

AUGUST 2, 3, AND 4, 1949

Printed for the use of the
Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments

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COMMITTEE ON EXPENDITURES IN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS

WILLIAM L. DAWSON, Illinois, Chairman CHET HOLIFIELD, California

CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan HENDERSON LANHAM, Georgia

ROBERT F. RICH, Pennsylvania PORTER HARDY, JR., Virginia

R. WALTER RIEHLMAN, New York
FRANK M. KARSTEN, Missouri

RALPH HARVEY, Indiana
JOHN W. McCORMACK, Massachusetts CHARLES A. HALLECK, Indiana
HERBERT C. BONNER, North Carolina WILLIAM L. PFEIFFER, New York
GEORGE G. SADOWSKI, Michigan

HAROLD O. LOVRE, South Dakota
WALTER B. HUBER, Ohio
JOHN A. BLATNIK, Minnesota
HAROLD D. DONOHUE, Massachusetts
EARL T. WAGNER, Ohio
WILLIAM P. BOLTON, Maryland
M. G. BURNSIDE, West Virginia
RICHARD BOLLING, Missouri
ANTHONY F. TAURIELLO, New York
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, JR., New York

CHRISTINE RAY DAVIS, Clerk

Thomas A. KENNEDY, General Counsel
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CONTENTS

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House Resolution 301...

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting Reorganiza-

tion Plan No. 2 of 1949, transferring the Bureau of Employment Security,

now in the Federal Security Agency, to the Department of Labor and

vesting in the Secretary of Labor the functions of the Federal Security

Administrator.--

1

Statement of

Hoffman, Hon. Clare E., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Michigan ---

4

Ketchum, Omar, director, legislative service, Veterans of Foreign

Wars, Washington, D. C.

121

Krawczyk, B. A., attorney and supervisor of the compensation de-

partment, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co., Milwaukee, Wis.,

appearing on behalf of Wisconsin Manufacturers' Association,

Wisconsin State Chamber of Commerce, and Milwaukee Associ-

ation of Commerce..

87

Lawton, Frederick J., Assistant Director, Bureau of the Budget-

112

Rowe, James, Jr., member of the Commission on Organization of the

Executive Branch of the Government...

123

Schmidt, Emerson P., secretary, committee on social security, Cham-
ber of Commerce of the United States...

16,41
Tobin, Hon. Maurice J., Secretary of Labor; and Robert C. Goodwin,

Director, Bureau of Employment Security-
Telegrams, letters, statements, etc., submitted for the record by-

Argo,' R. K., Birmingham, Ala., United States Chamber of Com-
merce, statement..

162

Atkinson, Herschel, chairman, social security committee, Council of

State Chambers of Commerce, statement.-

-- 129, 151

Bolling, Hon. Richard, a Representative in Congress from the State
of Missouri:
Excerpts from the Task Force Report on Public Welfare-

36

Carreiro, Francis J., chairman, State Advisory Council Division of

Employment Security, Boston, Mass., telegram to Hon. William

L. Dawson, August 3, 1949..

133

Committee on industrial problems and relations of the Chamber of

Commerce of the State of New York, statement-

183

Cruikshank, Nelson, director, social insurance activities, American

Federation of Labor, letter to Hon. William L. Dawson, August 4,

1949.-

140

England, Antonio, director, Massachusetts Division of Employment

Security, Department of Labor and Industries, Boston, Mass.,

telegram to Hon. William L. Dawson, August 3, 1949.-

133

Ewing, Oscar R., Administrator, Federal Security Agency, letter to

Hon. William L. Dawson, August 3, 1949.-

136

Findley, A. R., vice president of Wieboldt Stores, Inc., Chicago, Ill.,

statement-

175

Goodwin, Robert C., Director, Bureau of Employment Security, Social

Security Administration, Federal Security Agency, statement - 149

Gray, Herman A., New York University, statement

157

Green, William, president, American Federation of Labor, telegram to
Hon. William L. Dawson, August 4, 1949---

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Telegrams, letters, statements, etc.--Continued

Gumb, Irving T., executive vice president, New Jersey State Chamber

of Commerce, statement-

Hatton, Robert E., Louisville, Ky., chairman, Kentucky Unemploy-

ment Insurance Advisory Council, statement.-
Hoffman, Hon. Clare E., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Michigan, letter to Hon. William L. Dawson, August 3,

1949.-
Hoover, Hon. Herbert, Chairman, Commission on Organization of the
Executive Branch of the Government:

Telegram to Hon. Chet Holifield...
Telegram to Committee on Expenditures in the Executive

Departments

Horton, Dwight, member, Texas Employment Commission, state-

ment-

Illinois Manufacturers' Association, statement

Kennedy, Thomas A., general counsel, House Committee on Expendi-

tures in the Executive Departments, letter to Hon. Neil J. Linehan,

July 29, 1949.-

Kerr, Paul W., Elkhart, Ind., president, Henry Weis Manufacturing

Co.; director, Indiana State Chamber of Commerce, statement..

Krawczyk, B. A., attorney and supervisor, compensation department,

Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co., excerpts from a joint statement

of the officers of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. before the

House Committee on Education and Labor, February 24, 1947.---

Lane, Hon. William Preston, Jr., Governor, State of Maryland, letter

to Hon. Edward A. Garmatz, August 2, 1949.-

Linehan, Hon. Neil J., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Illinois, letter to Hon. William L. Dawson, August 5, 1949

Lyon, A. E., executive secretary, Railway Labor Executives' Associa-

tion, Washington, D. C., telegram to Hon. William L. Dawson,

August 4, 1949.-

Mackey, Walter J., on behalf of the Ohio Manufacturers' Association,

Columbus, Ohio, statement--

Mahaney, William H., chairman, Maryland Employment Security

Board, telegram to Hon. Edward A. Garmatz..

Markle, 'Harry C., executive director, Michigan Unemployment

Compensation Commission, telegram to Hon. William L. Dawson,

August 4, 1949.---

Miley, Thomas Jefferson, executive vice president, Commerce and In-

dustry Association ot New York, Inc., letter to Hon. William L.

Dawson, August 3, 1949.--

Mitchell, Hon. Hugh B., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Washington, statement.-

Patty, Kenneth C., assistant attorney general of Virginia, statement..

Sattler, Charles, labor commissioner of West Virginia and president

of the International Association of Governmental Labor Officials,

statement.-

Schmidt, Emerson P., Chamber of Commerce of the United States,

telegram to Hon. William L. Dawson, August 3, 1949.-

Sifton, Paul, Congress of Industrial Organizations, statement.

Smith, John Lewis, vice chairman, National Economic Commission,

the American Legion, statement-

Smith, Raymond C., Michigan Manufacturers' Unemployment Com-

pensation Bureau, Inc., statement.

Taylor, Frank J., president, American Merchant Marine Institute,

Inc., letter to Hon. William L. Dawson, August 3, 1949.

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