Hearings, June 18-19, 23, 30, and July 1, 1941

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Page 8 - Congress, or both, any defense article for the government of any country whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States.
Page 8 - Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, the President may, from time to time, when he deems it in the interest of national defense, authorize the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, or the head of any other department or agency of the Government...
Page 9 - The terms and conditions upon which any such foreign government receives any aid authorized under subsection (a) shall be those which the President deems satisfactory, and the benefit to the United States may be payment or repayment In kind or property, or any other direct or indirect benefit which the President deems satisfactory.
Page 7 - ... any individual, firm, company, association, or corporation, or organized manufacturing industry, or the responsible head or heads thereof, failing to comply with the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than three years and a fine not exceeding $50,000.
Page 6 - The President, in time of war or when war is imminent, is empowered, through the head of any department of the government, in addition to the present authorized methods of purchase or procurement, to place an order with any individual, firm, association, company, corporation, or organized manufacturing industry...
Page 107 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Lnited States of America in Congress assembled, That...
Page 1 - Commerce to requisition or purchase any vessel or other watercraft owned by citizens of the United States or under construction within the United States. or for any period during such emergency, to requisition or charter the use of any such property.
Page 9 - There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions and accomplish the purposes of this Act.
Page 90 - The President may, from time to time, promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary and proper to carry out any of the provisions of this Act; and he may exercise any power or authority conferred on him by this Act through such department, agency, or officer as he shall direct.
Page 21 - That the President is authorized, from time to time, to requisition foods, feeds, fuels, and other supplies necessary to the support of the Army or the maintenance of the Navy, or any other public use connected with the common defense...