Reorganization of the Executive Departments: Hearings Before the Joint Committee on Government Organization, Congress of the United States, Appointed Pursuant to Public Resolution No. 4, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, Having Under Consideration Senate Document No. 8, the Message of the President Transmitting the Report of the President's Committee on Administrative Management in the Government of the United States. February 16, 17, 18, 24; March 8, 9, 11, 19, 29, 31, and April 1, 27, and 29, 1937
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 - Administrative agencies - 414 pages
Considers (65) S. 3771, (72) H.R. 11267, (72) H.R. 13520, (73) H.R. 2820, (74) H.R. 12624.
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Accounting Office action activities administrative administrative officers agency appointed appropriations Attorney audit auditor authority bill Board branch BROWNLOW Buck Budget Bureau BYRNES carried CHAIRMAN claims Commission committee Comptroller Congress Corporation course decision Department detail determine division duties effective efficiency established examination executive exercise existing expenditures fact Federal final fiscal functions funds give Government Governor GULICK head House independent Institution joint legislative matter mean ment MERIAM necessary operation opinion organization particular passed personnel position preaudit present President procedure proposed question recommendations record reference reorganization Representative COCHRAN Representative GIFFORD Representative TABER Representative VINSON respect responsible Secretary SELKO Senator BARKLEY Senator BYRD settlement spending statement suggest thing tion transfer Treasury Treasury Department understand United
Page 397 - The board of directors of the Corporation shall determine and prescribe the manner in which its obligations shall be incurred and its expenses allowed and paid.
Page 30 - The said Secretary shall cause a seal of office to be made for the said Department of such device as the President shall approve, and judicial notice shall be taken of the said seal.
Page 162 - ... and/or the functions thereof is necessary to accomplish any of the purposes set forth in section 401 of this title, he may by Executive order — " (a) Transfer the whole or any part of any executive agency and/or the functions thereof to the jurisdiction and control of any other executive agency; " (b) Consolidate the functions vested in any executive agency ; or "(c) Abolish the whole or any part of any executive agency and/or the functions thereof...
Page 37 - The expenses of the committee under this section, which shall not exceed $65,000 in any fiscal year, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the House of Representatives upon vouchers signed by the Chairman or Vice Chairman.
Page 39 - That there shall be at the seat of government an executive department to be known as the Department of Commerce and Labor, and a Secretary of Commerce and Labor, who shall be the head thereof...
Page 160 - ... suit, action, or other proceeding to obtain a settlement of the questions involved, allow the same to be maintained by or against...
Page 156 - Government, including the Department of State, the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Justice, the Department of the...
Page 36 - Vacancies in the membership of the joint committee shall not affect the power of the remaining members to execute the functions of the joint committee, and shall be filled in the same manner as in the case of the original selection. The joint committee shall select a chairman and a vice chairman from among Its members.