To Provide for the Aquisition by the U.S. of Private Property Needed for the National Security and Defence: Hearings ... on H.R. 11136 ... Apr. 26, 1918

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1918 - 14 pages
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Page 4 - No land shall be purchased on account of the United States, except under a law authorizing such purchase.
Page 5 - ... That hereafter the Secretary of War may cause proceedings to be instituted in the name of the United States, in any court having jurisdiction of such proceedings for the acquirement by condemnation of any land, temporary use thereof or other interest therein, or right pertaining thereto, needed for the site, location, construction, or prosecution of works for fortifications, coast defenses, military training camps...
Page 5 - Joint resolution authorizing the President to take over for the United States the possession and title of any vessel within its jurisdiction, which at the time of coming therein was owned in whole or in part by any corporation, citizen, or subject of any nation with which the United States may be at war, or was under register of any such nation, and for other purposes,
Page 6 - That the President is authorized, from time to time, to requisition foods, feeds, fuels, and other supplies necessary to the support of the Army or the maintenance of the Navy, or any other public use connected with the common defense...
Page 9 - President and shall be entitled to sue the United States to recover such further sum as, added to said...
Page 5 - Government, in addition to the present authorized methods of purchase or procurement, is hereby authorized to take immediate possession of any such plant or plants, and through the appropriate branch, bureau, or department of the' Army or Navy to manufacture therein such product or material as may be required...
Page 6 - When an order is placed with a manufacturer under section 120 of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916 (39 Stat.
Page 5 - ... (a) To purchase, lease, requisition, including the requisition of the temporary use of, or acquire by condemnation or otherwise any improved or unimproved land or any interest therein suitable for the construction thereon of houses for the use of employees and the families of employees of shipyards in which ships are being constructed for the United States. (b) To construct on such land for the use of such employees and their families houses and all other necessary or convenient facilities, upon...
Page 6 - Pr¿dent be, an(1 hereby is, authorized either directly or through such executive department or agency as he may designate, to take over for and on behalf of the United States, the possession and use or ownership of any and all personal: property and such use of, or such...
Page 7 - By requisition — that is what I speak of. Col. GILBERT. Not unless you had some special act. There is this food. feed, and fuel act, which allows you to take temporary use and lease for storage of whatever you may take under that act — food, feed, and fuel. Mr. WHALEY. No; it must come under the urgent-deficiency bill. You take, down in my State, 2.000 acres for a remount station, storage facilities, and embarkation; they took that recently.

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