Reorganization of the Government Agencies: Hearings Before the Select Committee on Government Organization, United States Senate, Appointed Pursuant to Senate Resolution No. 69, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 2700, a Bill to Provide for Reorganizing Agencies of the Government, Extending the Classified Civil Service, Establishing a General Auditing Office and a Department of Welfare, and for Other Purposes. August 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9. 10, 11, 12, 1937
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Page 198 - This report shall contain such information and data collected by the Commission as may be considered of value in the determination of questions connected with the regulation of commerce, together with such recommendations as to additional legislation relating thereto as the Commission may deem necessary; and the names and compensation of the persons employed by said Commission.
Page 286 - All claims and demands whatever by the Government of the United States or against it, and all accounts whatever in which the Government of the United States is concerned, either as debtor or creditor, shall be settled and adjusted in the General Accounting Office.
Page 229 - The Commission is also authorized to avail itself of the cooperation, services, records, and facilities of such State authorities in the enforcement of any provision of this Act.
Page 425 - to provide for the better organization of the Treasury, and for the collection, safe-keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue...
Page 195 - The commission is to be non-partisan; and it must, from the very nature of its duties, act with entire impartiality. It is charged with the enforcement of no policy except the policy of the law. Its duties are neither political nor executive, but predominantly quasi-judicial and quasi-legislative. Like the Interstate Commerce Commission, its members are called upon to exercise the trained judgment of a body of experts " appointed by law and informed by experience.
Page 416 - March next, all claims and demands whatever, by the United States or against them, and all accounts whatever, in which the United States are concerned, either as debtors or as creditors, shall be settled and adjusted in the Treasury Department.
Page 171 - service employee" means guards, watchmen, and any person engaged in a recognized trade or craft, or other skilled mechanical craft, or In unskilled, semiskilled, or skilled manual labor occupations; and any other employee Including a foreman or supervisor in a position having trade, craft, or laboring experience as the paramount requirement; and shall include all such persons regardless of any contractual relationship that may be...
Page 120 - Interior transferred from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior by Reorg.
Page 124 - Washington it has been proposed to transfer the Forest Service from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior...
Page 171 - Government property, or work which is subordinate incidental, or preparatory to work of a professional, scientific, or technical character, the President, upon a finding that the characteristics and working conditions of such offices or positions render them substantially the same as comparable offices or positions in the District of Columbia included within the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, may by Executive order extend the provisions of such...