Department of Agriculture Appropriations for 1965: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-eighth Congress, Second Session, Parts 4-6

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Page 378 - That no part of the funds appropriated or made available under this Act shall be used, (1) to influence the vote in any referendum; (2) to influence agricultural legislation except as permitted in 18 USC 1913 ; or (3) for salaries or other expenses of members of county and community committees established pursuant to section 8(b) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, for engaging in any activities other than advisory and supervisory duties and delegated program functions...
Page 1 - Electric and telephone construction loans are self-liquidating within a period not to exceed 35 years at 2 percent interest. Loans for wiring premises and the acquisition and installation of electrical and plumbing appliances and equipment including electrically powered machinery are also made at 2 percent interest but for shorter periods.
Page 124 - ... except data and information which would separately disclose the business transactions of any person and trade secrets or names of customers...
Page 25 - ... for the purpose of financing the wiring of premises and the acquisition and installation of electrical and plumbing appliances and equipment shall not exceed two-thirds of the assured life thereof and not more than five years.
Page 16 - Territories, and subdivisions and agencies thereof, municipalities, peoples' utility districts and cooperative, nonprofit, or limit-dividend associations organized under the laws of any State or Territory of the United States, for the purpose of financing the construction and operation of generating plants, electric transmission and distribution lines or systems for the furnishing of electric energy to persons in rural areas who are not receiving central station service, ..." Section 5 of the Act...
Page 233 - Hearings are held in connection with prescribing of new regulations and orders, and on disciplinary complaints filed by the Department, or on petitions filed by private parties asking relief from some action of the Department. The Judicial Officer renders final administrative decisions in regulatory proceedings, and is responsible for preparing "Agriculture Decisions", a monthly publication containing decisions in connection with all quasi- Judicial functions and administrative hearings of the Department.
Page 377 - USC 1431), or purchased under section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935 (7 USC 612c...
Page 124 - (6) to communicate to the proper committee or officer of any contract market and to publish, notwithstanding the provisions of section 8 of this Act, the full facts concerning any transaction or market operation, including the names of parties thereto, which in the judgment of the Secretary of Agriculture disrupts or tends to disrupt any market or is otherwise harmful or against the best interests of producers and consumers.
Page 374 - ... business associations engaged in the marketing of agricultural commodities or purchasing of farm production supplies or both, and of State cooperative councils. The membership includes a large number of the major federated and regional farmer cooperatives of the country. The organizations making up the council are owned and controlled by farmers as the off-farm departments of their overall farm business operations.
Page 16 - rural area" shall be deemed to mean any area of the United States not included within the boundaries of any city, village, or borough having a population in excess of...

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