Second Deficiency Appropriation Bill for 1949: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First Session ...

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Page 222 - No contract or purchase on behalf of the United States shall be made unless the same is authorized by law or is under an appropriation adequate to its fulfillment, except in the War and Navy Departments, for clothing, subsistence, forage, fuel, quarters, or transportation, which, however, shall not exceed the necessities of the current year.
Page 212 - Treasury to continue to receive, examine, and consider the justice and validity of all claims under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of said section that may be brought before them within a period of five years.
Page 382 - FEDERAL HOSPITAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND "SEC. 1817. (a) There is hereby created on the books of the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the 'Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund' (hereinafter in this section referred to as the 'Trust Fund').
Page 442 - That no new project or new division of a project shall be approved for construction or estimates submitted therefor by the Secretary until information in detail shall be secured by him concerning the water supply, the engineering features, the cost of construction, land prices and the probable cost of development, and he shall have made a finding in writing that it is feasible...
Page 268 - The good sought in unconstitutional legislation is an insidious feature, because it leads citizens and legislators of good purpose to promote it without thought of the serious breach it will make in the ark of our covenant or the harm which will come from breaking down recognized standards. In the maintenance of local self-government, on the one hand, and the national power on the other, our country has been able to endure and prosper for near a century and a half.
Page 256 - Dakota, and there engaged in the practice of law as a member of the firm of Horner & Stewart until 1905.
Page 436 - There are hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be required to carry out the purposes of this Act. SEC. 14. As used in this Act: The terms "Colorado River Basin,
Page 522 - Witnesses who attend at points so far removed from their respective residences as to prohibit return thereto from day to day shall be entitled to...
Page 335 - Columbia, the National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and the Commission of Fine Arts, the next important phase of this new bridge project is the structural character of the bridge itself.
Page 259 - Dams, now under construction, will provide, a nine-foot channel in the said river and maintain a water supply for the same, from Knoxville to its mouth, and will best serve to promote navigation on the Tennessee River and its tributaries and control destructive flood waters in the Tennessee and Mississippi River drainage basins...

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