Surplus Property Act of 1944. Hearings ... on H.R. 5125 ... Aug. 7-9, 1944, Volumes 7-13

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Page 165 - 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 28 - THEREFORE, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States...
Page 52 - No, sir; we would have no objection to including the professions. (Thereupon the committee took a recess until 2 pm) AFTERNOON SESSION The committee reassembled, pursuant to the taking of recess, at 2 pm, Hon.
Page 1 - 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 46 - 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 * * *
Page 134 - ... (r) to dispose of surplus property as promptly as feasible without fostering monopoly or restraint of trade, or unduly disturbing the economy, or encouraging hoarding of such property, and to facilitate prompt redistribution of such property to consumers...
Page 174 - Act of 1923, as amended, and may, without regard to the provisions of the civil-service laws and the Classification Act...
Page 74 - ... cost, and location of the property and setting forth other descriptive information relative to the use of the property ; (B) Outlining the economic problems that may be created by disposition of the property; * (C) Setting forth a plan or program for the care and handling, disposition, and use of the property consistent with the policies and objectives set forth in this Act. (b) In the event that it is not possible within such period to prepare and submit a complete report to the Congress as...