The Bureau of Pensions: Its History, Activities and Organization

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Johns Hopkins Press, 1923 - Administrative agencies - 111 pages

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Page 85 - An Act for the retirement of employees in the classified civil service, and for other purposes," approved May 22, 1920, and Acts amendatory thereof (38 U.
Page 20 - ... without means of support other than her daily labor, and an actual net income not exceeding $250 per year...
Page 48 - They permit the directing personnel to see at a glance the organization and personnel at their disposition. They establish definitely the line of administrative authority and enable each employee to know his place in the system. They furnish the essential basis for making plans for determining costs by organization division and subdivision. They afford the data for a consideration of the problem of classifying and standardizing personnel and compensation. Collectively, they make it possible to determine...
Page 7 - the age of 62 years and over shall be considered a permanent specific disability within the meaning of the pension laws.
Page 87 - Congress has adopted no uniform plan of appropriation for the several services and that the latter employ no uniform plan in respect to the recording and reporting of their receipts and expenditures, it is impossible to present data of this character according to any standard scheme of presentation. In the case of some services the administrative reports contain tables showing financial conditions and operations of the service in considerable detail; in other financial data are almost wholly lacking.
Page 21 - APPROVED MARCH 4, 1917. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the widow of any officer or enlisted man who served ninety days or more in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps of the United States during the War with Spain, the Chinese Boxer rebellion, or the Philippine insurrection, between April 21, 1898, and July 4, 1902...
Page 6 - ... shall have lost an arm at or above the elbow or a leg at or above the knee, or been totally disabled in the same...

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