Foreign Service of the United States: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 17 and H.R. 6357 (H.R. 6357 Reported Favorably) for the Reorganization and Improvement of the Foreign Service of the United States, and for Other Purposes. January 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18, 1924

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Page 100 - This Commission to continue in force during the pleasure of the President of the United States, for the time being.
Page 219 - States, and countersigns and affixes such seal to all executive proclamations, to various commissions, and to warrants for the extradition of fugitives from justice. He is regarded as the first in rank among the members of the Cabinet. He is also the custodian of the treaties made with foreign States, and of the laws of the United States.
Page 48 - That the expenses of transportation and subsistence of such officers and their immediate families, in traveling from their posts to their homes in the United States and return, shall be paid under the same rules and regulations applicable in the case of officers going to and returning from their posts...
Page 2 - FUND (g) The Secretary of the Treasury is directed to invest from time to time in interest-bearing securities of the United States such portions of the Foreign Service retirement and disability fund...
Page 139 - ... the committee adjourned to meet again at the call of the chairman.) HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, Saturday, May 1, 1926.
Page 218 - The Secretary of State is charged, under the direction of the President, with the duties appertaining to correspondence with the public ministers and the consuls of the United States, and with the representatives of foreign powers accredited to the United States; and to negotiations of whatever character relating to the foreign affairs of the United States.
Page 34 - ... (k) The President is authorized from time to time to establish, by Executive order, a list of places which by reason of climatic or other extreme conditions are to be classed as unhealthful posts...
Page 5 - An Act for the retirement of employees in the classified civil service, and for other purposes," approved May 22, 1920, and Acts amendatory thereof (38 U.
Page 2 - Treasury is directed on the date on which this Act takes effect to cause such deductions to be made and the sums transferred on the books of the Treasury Department to the credit of the Foreign Service retirement and disability fund...
Page 6 - State or as clerk in a mission or consulate prior to appointment as a Foreign Service officer may be included in the period of service, in which case the officer shall pay into the Foreign Service retirement and disability fund a special contribution equal to 5 per centum of his annual salary for each year of such employment, with interest thereon to date of payment compounded annually at 4 per centum, provided that such special contribution shall be subject to the limitations established by subdivision...

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