Removal of Restriction on Use of Laid-up Fleet: Hearings...on H.J. Res. 519...April 24, 1940

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1940 - 226 pages
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Page 196 - It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each...
Page 57 - That it is necessary for the national defense and for the proper growth of its foreign and domestic commerce...
Page 39 - Commission shall determine after proper hearing of all parties that the service already provided by vessels of United States registry in such service, route, or line is inadequate, and that in the accomplishment of the purposes and policy of this Act additional vessels, should be operated thereon...
Page 57 - It is necessary for the national defense and development of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine (a) sufficient to carry its domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial portion of the waterborne export and import foreign commerce of the United States...
Page 199 - Whenever the President shall proclaim that the security of the national defense makes it advisable or during any national emergency declared by proclamation of the President...
Page 127 - We are enclosing a copy of a resolution adopted at last week's meeting of the board of directors of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce.
Page 199 - Commission 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 73 - ... together with his military rank, if any, and the capacity in which he signs the paper. Such signature constitutes a certificate that the statements made therein are true and correct to the best of the knowledge, information, and belief of the person signing the paper, and that the paper is filed in good faith and not for purposes of unnecessary delay.
Page 8 - I would like to have it incorporated in the record. The CHAIRMAN. Without objection, it is so ordered.
Page 103 - ... capable of serving as a naval and military auxiliary in time of war or national emergency...

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