Reorganization Plans Nos. 1, 2 and 3 of 1946: Hearings ... Seventy-ninth Congress, Second Session, on H. Con. Res. 151, H. Con. Res. 154, H. Con. Res. 155, June 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, and 13, 1946

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Page 28 - As an exercise of the rule-making power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they shall be considered as part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to...
Page 14 - Prepared by the President and transmitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives in Congress assembled, April 24, 1958, pursuant to the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1949, approved June 20, 1949, as amended CIVILIAN MOBILIZATION SECTION 1.
Page 25 - Government to the fullest extent practicable ; (4) to group, coordinate, and consolidate agencies and functions of the Government, as nearly as may be, according to major purposes ; (5) to reduce the number of agencies by consolidating those having similar functions under a single head, and to abolish such agencies of functions thereof as may not be necessary for the efficient conduct of the Government ; and (6) to eliminate overlapping and duplication of effort.
Page 29 - ... shall be referred to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be.
Page 299 - The authority of Congress, in creating quasi-legislative or quasi-judicial agencies, to require them to act in discharge of their duties independently of executive control cannot well be doubted; and that authority includes, as an appropriate incident, power to fix the period during which they shall continue in office, and to forbid their removal except for cause in the meantime.
Page 270 - Bureau shall investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people...
Page 2 - Now therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States, including title I of the First War Powers Act, 1941 (55 Stat. 838), and as President of the United States, it is hereby...
Page 27 - The reorganizations specified in the plan shall take effect in accordance with the plan upon the expiration of the first period of sixty calendar days, of continuous session of the Congress, following the date on which the plan is transmitted to it...
Page 27 - Congress sine die; but (2) in the computation of the sixty-day period there shall be excluded the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain.
Page 28 - House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House.

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