Nominations, June: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session ...
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Page 48 - ... particular matter in which, to his knowledge, he, his spouse, minor child, partner, organization in which he is serving as officer, director, trustee, partner or employee, or any person or organization with whom he is negotiating or has any arrangement concerning prospective employment, has a financial interest — "Shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.
Page 48 - Acts affecting a personal financial interest. (a) Except as permitted by subsection (b) hereof, whoever, being an officer or employee of the executive branch of the United States Government, of any independent agency of the United States, or of the District of Columbia, including a special Government employee, participates personally and substantially as a Government officer or employee, through decision, approval, disapproval, recommendation, the rendering of advice...
Page 26 - ... free" elector could be eliminated by legally binding each elector or by abolishing the office of elector and simply providing that electoral votes would be tabulated and counted. Mr. Chairman, we appreciate the opportunity to bring our views to this committee. I would like to ask your permission to submit for the record a draft resolution embodying our ideas as to how the proportional plan could work and a draft resolution embodying our ideas as to how the district plan could work. Thank you,...
Page 41 - If there is no further business to come before the committee, the committee stands adjourned.
Page 50 - However, the power of exemption may be exercised in this situation if the special Government employee renders advice of a general nature from which no preference or advantage over others might be gained by any particular person or organization.
Page 49 - Branch may not participate personally and substantially in a particular matter in which, to his knowledge, he, his spouse, minor children, or organization in which he is serving as an officer, director, trustee, partner, or employee has a financial interest, unless the officer or employee first obtains an appropriate exemption pursuant to 18 USC §208(b).
Page 48 - The maintenance of public confidence in Government clearly demands that an employee take no action which would constitute the use of his official position to advance his personal or private interests.
Page 24 - I would like to introduce Mr. Ted Linnert, director of the Engineering and Air Safety Department of the Air Line Pilots Association. Senator CANNON. The attachments will be made a part of the files and we will certainly give them full consideration. Earlier one of our witnesses testified concerning the area navigation system, that this might reduce the incidents of exposure.
Page 76 - Motor vehicle safety" means the performance of motor vehicles or motor vehicle equipment in such a manner that the public is protected against unreasonable risk of accidents occurring as a result of the design, construction or performance of motor vehicles and is also protected against unreasonable risk of death or injury to persons in the event accidents do occur, and includes nonoperational safety of such vehicles. (2) "Motor vehicle safety standards...