For the Establishment of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government: Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 775, a Bill for the Establishment of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government. June 25, 1947
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - 19 pages
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Page 3 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress to promote economy, efficiency, and improved service in the transaction of the public business...
Page 2 - The Commission shall have power to appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as it deems advisable, in accordance with the provisions of the civil service laws and the Classification Act of 1949, as amended.
Page 2 - Commission, may conduct hearings. (f) Members of Congress who are members of the Commission shall serve without compensation in addition to that received for their services as Members of Congress ; but they shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of the duties vested in the Commission.
Page 2 - The members from private life shall each receive $100 per diem when engaged in the actual performance of duties vested in the Commission, plus reimbursement for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of such duties.
Page 3 - POWERS OF THE COMMISSION SEC. 10. (a) HEARINGS AND SESSIONS. — The Commission or, on the authorization of the Commission, any subcommittee or member thereof, may, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, hold such hearings and sit and act at such times and places...
Page 1 - The Commission shall be composed of twelve members as follows: (1) Four appointed by the President of the United States, two from the executive branch of the Government and two from private life; (2) Four appointed by the President of the Senate, two from the Senate and two from private life; and (3) Four appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, two from the House of Representatives and two from private life.
Page 3 - The Commission is authorized to secure directly from any executive department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, independent establishment, or instrumentality information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics for the...
Page 1 - July 1953 to study and investigate the present organization and methods of operation of all departments, bureaus, agencies, boards, commissions, offices, independent establishments, and instrumentalities of the...