United States Government Manual

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - Executive departments

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Contents

Domestic Council
97
Energy Resources Council
103
Department of Commerce
142
Department of Defense
165
Department of the Air Force
177
Department of the Army
188
Department of the Navy
204
Department of Defense Agencies and Joint Service Schools
219
Department of Health Education and Welfare
241
Department of Housing and Urban Development
283
Department of the Interior
301
Department of Justice
331
Department of Labor
358
Department of State
379
Department of Transportation
403
Department of the Treasury
430
Agencies 456 ACTION
456
Administrative Conference of the United States
462
American Battle Monuments Commission
464
Appalachian Regional Commission
465
Board for International Broadcasting
468
Canal Zone Government
469
Civil Aeronautics Board
470
Commission on Civil Rights
473
Commission of Fine Arts
475
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
476
Community Services Administration
477
Consumer Product Safety Commission
479
District of Columbia
480
Energy Research and Development Administration
482
Environmental Protection Agency
487
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
492
ExportImport Bank of the United States
495
Farm Credit Administration
496
Federal Communications Commission
501
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
507
Federal Election Commission
511
Federal Energy Administration
512
Federal Home Loan Bank Board
519
Federal Maritime Commission
523
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
527
Federal Power Commission
529
Federal Reserve System
533
Federal Trade Commission
540
Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States
547
General Services Administration
548
Indian Claims Commission
565
National Transportation Safety Board
592
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
595
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
600
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
602
Panama Canal Company 604 Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation
604
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
606
Postal Rate Commission
609
Railroad Retirement Board
610
Renegotiation Board
613
Securities and Exchange Commission
615
Selective Service System
622
Small Business Administration
624
Tennessee Valley Authority
630
United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
634
United States Civil Service Commission
636
United States Information Agency
642
United States International Trade Commission
646
United States Postal Service
650
Veterans Administration
655
Guide to Boards Committees and Commissions
670
Quasioffical Agencies 675 National Academy of Sciences National Academy of EngineeringNational Research Council Institute of Medicine
675
National Railroad Passenger Corporation Amtrak
677
Smithsonian Institution
678
The American National Red Cross
695
Selected Multilateral International Organizations
698
Selected Bilateral Organizations
710
Abolished and Transferred Agencies and Functions
712
Commonly Used Abbreviations and Acronyms 812 Appendix C
807
Freedom of Information
812
Privacy Act of 1974
817
Appendix D
819
Standard Federal Regions 831 Federal Regional Councils
831
Federal Executive Boards
832
Standard Federal Regions
834
NAME INDEX
835
SUBJECT INDEX
861
AGENCY INDEX
873
Page
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JUDICIAL BRANCH
17
EXECUTIVE BRANCH
23
Departments
31
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
127
United States Information Agency
133
Quasiofficial Agencies
139
Office of Administration Executive Office of the President
145
Abolished and Transferred Agencies
155

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Page 16 - Section 2. The Congress and the several States shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Section 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of the several States as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress.
Page 19 - President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive department or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit within four days to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.
Page 9 - No person held to Service or Labour in one State, under the Laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in Consequence of any Law or Regulation therein, be discharged from such Service or Labour, but shall be delivered up on Claim of the Party to whom such Service or Labour may be due. Section 3. New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new State shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction of any other State; nor any State be formed by the Junction of two or more...
Page 9 - Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property belonging to the United States; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to Prejudice any Claims of the United States, or of any particular State. Section 4. The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of...
Page 10 - Senators. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every Year, and such Meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by Law appoint a different Day.
Page 16 - January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin.
Page 6 - States, and a Majority of all the States shall be necessary to a Choice. In every Case, after the Choice of the President, the Person having the greatest Number of Votes of the Electors shall be the Vice President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal Votes, the Senate shall chuse from them by Ballot the Vice President. The Congress may determine the Time of chusing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes ; which Day shall be the same throughout the United...
Page 8 - President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors. ARTICLE III Section 1. The judicial Power of the United States shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish. The Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good...
Page 794 - ... functions are channeled and determined, including the nature and requirements of all formal and informal procedures available; (C) rules of procedure, descriptions of forms available or the places at which forms may be obtained, and instructions as to the scope and contents of all papers, reports, or examinations; (D) substantive rules of general applicability adopted as authorized by law, and statements of general policy or interpretations of general applicability formulated and adopted by the...
Page 17 - Section 3 This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by conventions in the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress.

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