Second Supplemental Appropriation Bill, 1958: Hearings Before Subcommittees of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session

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Page 494 - ... the Contractor and the Contracting Officer may agree upon the whole or any part of the amount or amounts to be paid to the Contractor by reason of the total or partial termination of work pursuant to this clause, which amount or amounts may include a reasonable allowance for profit on work done: Provided, That such agreed amount or amounts...
Page 494 - Place no further orders or subcontracts for materials, services, or facilities except as may be necessary for completion of such portion of the work under the contract as...
Page 494 - TERMINATION FOR CONVENIENCE OF THE GOVERNMENT (a) The performance of work under this contract may be terminated by the Government in accordance with this clause in whole, or from time to time in part, whenever the contracting officer shall determine that such termination is in the best interest of the Government.
Page 206 - There is, of course, no more persuasive evidence of the purpose of a statute than the words by which the legislature undertook to give expression to its wishes. Often these words are sufficient in and of themselves to determine the purpose of the legislation. In such cases we have followed their plain meaning. When that meaning has led to absurd or futile results, however, this Court has looked beyond the words to...
Page 32 - Act, as amended, of $77 million for grants to States for old-age assistance, aid to dependent children, aid to the blind, and aid...
Page 44 - Congress approved an appropriation of $1,400 million for grants to States for old-age assistance, aid to dependent children, aid to the blind, and aid to the permanently and totally disabled under titles I, IV, X, and XIV, respectively, of the Social Security Act.
Page 494 - ... subcontract, have access to and the right to examine any directly pertinent books, documents, papers, and records of such subcontractor, involving transactions related to the subcontract. The term "subcontract...
Page 377 - Establishes a United Nations Command for an emergency international Force to secure and supervise the cessation of hostilities in accordance with all the terms of General Assembly resolution 997 (ES-I) of 2 November 1956; 2.
Page 135 - ... attacked, and to discuss their solution and their application to practical questions, and (3) to direct and conduct research and experiment in aeronautics...
Page 135 - Aeronautics to supervise and direct the scientific study of the problems of flight, with a view to their practical solution, and to determine the problems which should be experimentally attacked, and to discuss their solution and their application to practical questions.

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