Investigation of Feasibility and Desirability of Fixing Railroad Rates on the Basis of Zones: Hearing Before a Subcommittee...on S.J. Res. 58...June 16, 1939

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Page 8 - The Corporation shall be entitled to the free use of the United States mails for its official business in the same manner as the executive departments of the Government, and shall determine its necessary expenditures under this Act and the manner in which they shall be incurred, allowed, and paid, without regard to the provisions of any other law governing the expenditure of public funds.
Page 8 - Payment for the $825,000,000 balance of such capital stock shall be subject to call at any time in whole or in part by the Board of Directors of the Bank.
Page 7 - That every person or corporation, whether carrier or shipper, or any receiver, trustee, lessee, agent or person acting for or employed by a carrier or shipper, or other person, who shall knowingly violate or fail to observe any of the provisions of this act, or shall knowingly interfere with or impede the possession, use. operation or control of any railroad property, railroad or transportation system hitherto or hereafter taken over by the president, or shall knowingly violate any of the provisions...
Page 8 - The Corporation shall issue to the Secretary of the Treasury receipts for payments by him for or on account of such stock, and such receipts shall be evidence of the stock ownership of the United States.
Page 8 - Act, shall have succession, until dissolved in accordance with this or any other Act of Congress ; shall have power to sue and be sued in any court, to adopt and use a corporate seal, to make contracts...
Page 8 - ... of the United States. In order to enable the Secretary of the Treasury to make such payments when called, the Reconstruction Finance Corporation is authorized and directed to allocate and make available to the Secretary of the Treasury the sum of $200,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary...
Page 2 - That the Interstate Commerce Commission is authorized and directed to make a thorough investigation of the rate structure of common carriers subject to the interstate commerce act, in order to determine to what extent and in what manner existing rates and charges may be unjust, unreasonable, unjustly discriminatory, or unduly preferential, thereby imposing undue burdens, or giving undue...
Page 8 - Treasury to make such payments when called, the Reconstruction Finance Corporation is hereby authorized and directed to make available to the Secretary of the Treasury the sum of $500,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary ; and for such purpose the amount of the notes, bonds, debentures, or other obligations which the Reconstruction Finance Corporation is authorized and empowered under the Reconstruction Finance Corporation Act, section 9 thereof, as amended, to have outstanding at any...
Page 8 - ... (b) The Commission is authorized to appoint, without regard to the Civil Service Act, rules, and regulations, an Executive Director and such other officers, employees, or agents as may be necessary for the performance of its duties under this Act. The Commission may receive assistance from other Federal departments and agencies in carrying out the purposes of this Act. The Commission may delegate such powers or duties as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act.
Page 2 - SEC. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $25,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to carry out the provisions of section 1 of this act. SEC. 3. The land acquired under section 1 of this act shall be under the jurisdiction and control of the Secretary of War, and there is authorized to be appropriated for the maintenance of such monument and...

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