Surplus Property Act of 1944: Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Department, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 5125, a Bill to Provide for the Disposal of Surplus Government Property and Plants, August 7,8, and 9, 1944
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Page 8 - Act, or the application of such provision to any . person or circumstance, shall be held invalid, the remainder of this Act, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby. SEC. 16. This Act may be cited as the "National Labor Relations Act.
Page 175 - I should like to have the committee's view, so we will go into executive session. (Thereupon, the committee proceeded to the consideration of executive business, after which it adjourned...
Page 34 - THEREFORE, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States...
Page 58 - AFTERNOON SESSION (The committee reassembled, pursuant to the taking of recess, at 2 pm, Hon.
Page 2 - contractor inventory" means (1) any property related to a terminated contract of any type with a Government agency or to a subcontract thereunder; and (2) any property acquired under a contract pursuant to the terms of which title is vested in the Government, and in excess of the amounts needed to complete performance thereunder; and (3) any property which the Government is obligated to take over under any type of contract as a result of any change in the specifications or plans thereunder. (g) The...
Page 5 - ... (p) to foster the development of new independent enterprise; (q) to prevent insofar as possible unusual and excessive profits being made out of surplus property; (r) to dispose of surplus property as promptly as feasible without fostering monopoly or restraint of trade...
Page 7 - The authority conferred by this Act is in addition to any authority conferred by any other law and shall not be subject to the provisions of any law inconsistent herewith.
Page 52 - Market value is the highest price estimated in terms of money which the land will bring if exposed for sale in the open market, with a reasonable time allowed to find a purchaser, buying with full knowledge of all the uses and purposes to which it is adapted, and for which it is capable of being used" * * * "the highest sum which the property is worth to persons generally * * *