Appointments and Dismissals in the Civil Service: Hearings Before a Select Committee on Investigation of Illegal Appointments and Dismissals in the Civil Service, United States Senate, Seventieth Congress, First and Second Sessions, Pursuant to S. Res. 154, a Resolution to Investigate Illegal Appointments and Dismissals in the Civil Service Since July 1, 1919. June 15, 1928, to February 25, 1929

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Page 287 - ... and of the order of removal shall be made a part of the records of the proper department or office...
Page 12 - States in the departments and offices to which any such rules may relate to aid, in all proper ways, in carrying said rules, and any modifications thereof, into effect. SECOND. And, among other things, said rules shall provide and declare, as nearly as the conditions of good administration will warrant...
Page 176 - The terms of office of all successors shall expire three years after the expiration of the terms for which their predecessors were appointed; but any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of his predecessor. Vacancies in the Board shall not impair the powers nor affect the duties of the Board nor of the remaining members of the Board.
Page 99 - SEC. 2. When used in this Act — The terms "department and establishment" and "department or establishment" mean any executive department, independent commission, board, bureau, office, agency, or other establishment of the Government, including the municipal government of the District of Columbia, but do not include the Legislative Branch of the Government or the Supreme Court of the United States; The term "the Budget...
Page 231 - Third, appointments to the public service aforesaid in the departments at Washington shall be apportioned among the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia upon the basis of population as ascertained at the last preceding census.
Page 12 - Fifth, that no person in the public service is for that reason under any obligation to contribute to any political fund, or to render any political service, and that he will not be removed or otherwise prejudiced for refusing to do so.
Page 176 - Each member shall hold office for a term of three years, except that any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term, and...
Page 176 - A majority of the members in office shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the business of the board.
Page 42 - That hereafter in making appointments to clerical and other positions in the executive branch of the Government in the District of Columbia or elsewhere preference shall be given to honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, and marines, and widows of such, and to the wives of injured soldiers, sailors, and marines, who themselves are not qualified, but whose wives are qualified, to hold such positions: Provided further.
Page 12 - Sixth, that no person in said service has any right to use his official authority or influence to coerce the political action of any person or body.

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