Defense and Supplemental Appropriation Bill: 1941, Hearings ... 77th Congress, 1st Session, Making Appropriations to Carry Out an Act to Promote the Defense of Th United States (H.R. 1776 -P.L. #11) Approved March 11, 1941

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Page 2 - Congress, or both, any defense article for the government of any country whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States.
Page 44 - The terms and conditions upon which any such foreign government receives any aid authorized under subsection (2) shall be those which the President deems satisfactory, and the benefit to the United States may be payment or repayment in kind or property, or any other direct or indirect benefit which the President deems satisfactory.
Page 28 - Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, the President may, from time to time, when he deems it in the interest of national defense, authorize the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, or the head of any other department or agency of the Government...
Page 3 - ... those whom, in our own self-defense, we are determined thus to aid. The great problem of democracy is to organize and to use its strength with sufficient speed and completeness. The proposed legislation is an essential measure for that purpose. This bill will make it possible for us to allocate our resources in ways best calculated to provide for the security of this Nation and of this continent in the complex and many-sided conditions of danger with which we are and are likely to be confronted....
Page 13 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I have a couple of questions that I would like to ask Dr.
Page 60 - Agricultural, industrial, and other commodities and articles, $1,350,000,000. (b) For testing, inspecting, proving, repairing, outfitting, reconditioning, or otherwise placing in good working order any defense articles for the government of any country whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States, including services and expenses in connection therewith, $200,000,000.
Page 1 - March 12, 1941. Hon. SAM RAYBURN, Speaker, House of Representatives, Washington, DC MY DEAR MR. SPEAKER: This Nation has felt that it was imperative to the security of America that we encourage the democracies' heroic resistance to aggressions, by not only maintaining but also increasing the flow of material assistance from this country. Therefore, the Congress has enacted and I have signed HR 1776. Through this legislation our country has determined to do its full part in creating an adequate arsenal...
Page 2 - HULL, SECRETARY OF STATE Mr. Secretary Hull, the committee is very happy to have you here today, sir, and we will be very glad to have you make such statement as you feel appropriate to be made upon this occasion. GENERAL STATEMENT Secretary HULL.
Page 56 - ... (1) Ordnance and ordnance stores, supplies, spare parts, and materials, including armor and ammunition and components thereof, $1,190,000,000.
Page 42 - The Secretaries of War and of the Navy are hereby authorized to purchase arms, ammunition, and implements of war produced within the jurisdiction of any American republic if such arms, ammunition, or implements of war cannot be produced in the United States.

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