To Amend Tennessee Valley Authority Act: Hearing, Seventy-seventh Congress, Second Session on S. 2361, March 16-19, 1942

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Page 306 - In the appointment of officials and the selection of employees for said Corporation, and in the promotion of any such employees or officials, no political test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency.
Page 149 - It is clear that the Muscle Shoals development is but a small part of the potential public usefulness of the entire Tennessee River. Such use, if envisioned in its entirety, transcends mere power development: it enters the wide fields of flood control, soil erosion, afforestation, elimination from agricultural use of marginal lands, and distribution and diversification of industry.
Page 72 - Corporation is authorized to make such expenditures and to enter into such contracts, agreements, and arrangements, upon such terms and conditions and in such manner as it...
Page 183 - Corporation; and, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law governing the expenditure of public funds, the General Accounting Office, in the settlement of the accounts of the...
Page 1 - by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That...
Page 149 - I, therefore, suggest to the Congress legislation to create a Tennessee Valley Authority— a corporation clothed with the power of government but possessed of the flexibility and initiative of a private enterprise.
Page 88 - Stat. 592), the First Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1936, approved June 22, 1936, the Treasury Department Appropriation Act, 1937, approved June 23, 1936, and the Treasury Department Appropriation Act, 1938.
Page 150 - ... test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency. Any member of said board who is found by the President of the United States...
Page 88 - Stat. 1060). the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1935, approved August 12, 1935 (49 Stat.
Page 147 - Flood protection, watershed development, recovery of the cost of improvements through utilization of power are likewise parts of commerce control.

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