Foreign Intercourse of the United States: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 9937 and H.R. 10213 Relative to the Foreign Intercourse of the United States. January 18, 20, and 21, 1922

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Page 37 - The laws relating to seamen on foreign voyages shall apply to seamen on vessels going from the United States and its possessions aforesaid to said Islands, the customs officers there being for this purpose substituted for consular officers in foreign ports. The...
Page 1 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate...
Page 6 - Hereafter the Executive shall not extend or accept any invitation to participate in any international congress, conference, or like event without first having specific authority of law to do so.
Page 5 - The Supreme Court shall consist of four Justices, to be chosen in districts by the electors thereof, who shall be citizens of the United States, and who shall have resided in the State at least three years next preceding their election, and after their election to reside in their respective districts. The number of Justices and districts may be increased, but shall not exceed five, until the white population of the State shall amount to one hundred thousand...
Page 7 - ... acquisition of land and buildings in Paris, France, to be used as the American embassy, fixed at $150,000 by an Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the Diplomatic and Consular Service for the fiscal year ending June 30. 1922," approved March 2, 1921, is hereby increased to $300,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, and an additional appropriation of $150,000 for this purpose is hereby authorized. Sec. 24. That there is authorized to be appropriated, as a matter of grace and...
Page 12 - You have already provided at the bottom of page 1 and at the top of page '2, that ministers shall be divided into twoclasses, the $12,000 class and the $10,000 class.
Page 29 - States; and every seaman being a foreigner, shall, after his declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States, and after he shall have served...
Page 4 - All appointments of Foreign Service officers shall be by commission to a class and not by commission to any particular post, and such officers shall be assigned to posts and may be transferred from one post to another by order of the President as the interests of the service may require: Provided, That the classification of secretaries in the Diplomatic Service and of consular officers is hereby abolished...
Page 29 - ... a citizen of the United States for the purpose of serving on board any such merchant or fishing vessel of the United States, anything to the contrary in any Act of Congress notwithstanding; but such seaman shall, for all purposes of protection as an American citizen, be deemed such after the filing of his declaration of intention to become such citizen : Provided, That nothing contained in this Act shall be taken or construed to repeal or modify any portion of the Act approved March fourth, nineteen...
Page 6 - State may prescribe, of diplomatic and consular officers and clerks in embassies, legations, and consulates in going to and returning from their posts, or when traveling under orders of the Secretary of State, at the rate of not exceeding ten cents per mile, but not including any expense incurred in connection with leaves of absence, $125,000.

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