Agriculture Conference and Farm Board Inquiry: Hearings Before ..., 72-1 ..., November 24 ... 28, 1931

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Page 395 - If any provision of this Act is declared unconstitutional or the applicability thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and the applicability of such provisions to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
Page 391 - ... than in the city of Washington, shall be allowed and paid on the presentation of itemized vouchers therefor approved by the chairman of the Commission.
Page 390 - No commissioner shall engage in any other business, vocation, or employment than that of serving as commissioner, nor shall any commissioner participate, directly or indirectly, in any stock-market operations or transactions of a character subject to regulation by the Commission pursuant to this title.
Page 389 - ... (c) Any member appointed to fill a vacancy in the board occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term.
Page 390 - Each commissioner shall receive an annual salary of $10,000. together with necessary traveling and subsistence expenses, or per diem allowance in lieu thereof, within the limitations prescribed by law, while away from the seat of government upon official business.
Page 159 - But there will be no meeting of the committee to-morrow. (Accordingly, at 12.30 orlock pm, a recess was taken until 2 o'clock pm of the same day.) AFTER RECESS The committee resumed at 2 o'clock pm, at the expiration of the recess.
Page 207 - ... It is true that the success of the strong induces imitation by the weak, and that incompetent persons bring themselves to ruin by undertaking to speculate in their turn. But legislatures and courts generally have recognized that the natural evolutions of a complex society are to be touched only with a very cautious hand, and that such coarse attempts at a remedy for the waste incident to every social function as a simple prohibition and laws to stop its being are harmful and vain.
Page 389 - In Interstate and foreign commerce, and to place agriculture on a basis of economic equality with other industries.
Page 389 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Declaration of policy SECTION 1.
Page 389 - By preventing inefficient and wasteful methods of distribution. (3) By encouraging the organization of producers into effective associations or corporations under their own control for greater unity of effort in marketing and by promoting the establishment and financing of a farm marketing system of producer-owned and producer-controlled cooperative associations and other agencies. (4) By aiding in preventing and controlling surpluses in any agricultural commodity, through orderly production and...

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