Treasury and Post Office Departments Appropriation Bill, 1949, Hearings Before the Subcommittee of ... , 80-2 on H.R. 5770

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Page 131 - No suit, action, or other proceeding lawfully commenced by or against the head of any agency or other officer of the United States, in his official capacity or in relation to the discharge of his official duties, shall abate by reason of the taking effect of...
Page 321 - ... (d) Competition to the extent necessary to assure the sound development of an air-transportation system properly adapted to the needs of the foreign and domestic commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense; (e) The regulation of air commerce in such manner as to best promote its development and safety; and (f) The encouragement and development of civil aeronautics.
Page 135 - When used in this title, the term 'executive agency' means any commission, independent establishment, board, bureau, division, service, or office in the executive branch of the Government and, except as provided in section 403, includes the executive departments.
Page 130 - Government to the fullest extent practicable ; (4) to group, coordinate, and consolidate agencies and functions of the Government, as nearly as may be, according to major purposes ; (5) to reduce the number of agencies by consolidating those having similar functions under a single head, and to abolish such agencies or functions thereof as may not be necessary for the efficient conduct of the Government; and (6) to eliminate overlapping and duplication of effort...
Page 128 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the Departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 134 - Government of the United States, and of defending claims and demands against the Government, and of supervising the work of United States attorneys, marshals, and clerks in connection therewith, now exercised by any agency or officer, are transferred to the Department of Justice. "As to any case referred to the Department of Justice...
Page 128 - Washington, to standardize such supplies, eliminating all unnecessary grades and varieties, and to solicit bids based upon formulas and specifications drawn up by such experts in the service of the Government as the committee may see fit to call upon, who shall render whatever assistance they may require...
Page 130 - Act, and in effect at the time of the transfer, shall continue in effect to the same extent as If such transfer had not occurred, until modified, superseded, or repealed.
Page 197 - ... the need of each such air carrier for compensation for the transportation of mail sufficient to insure the performance of such service, and, together with all other revenue of the air carrier, to enable such air carrier under honest, economical, and efficient management, to maintain and continue the development of air transportation to the extent and of the character and quality required for the commerce of the United States, the Postal Service, and the national defense.
Page 130 - Government; (3 ) to increase the efficiency of the operations of the Government to the fullest extent practicable...

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