Public Works Appropriations for 1959: Hearings ... 85th Congress, 2d Session

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Page 517 - The decision of the Secretary or his duly authorized representative for the determination of such appeals shall be final and conclusive unless determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to have been fraudulent, or capricious, or arbitrary, or so grossly erroneous as necessarily to imply bad faith, or not supported by substantial evidence.
Page 512 - America, hereinafter called the Government, represented by the contracting officer executing this contract, and...
Page 130 - The resolution will be inserted in the record at this point. (The resolution referred to is as follows:) [HJ Res.
Page 539 - Floodway substantially In accordance with the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers in House Document No.
Page 578 - The Joint Executive Committee for the Improvement and Development of the Philadelphia Port...
Page 517 - Except as otherwise provided in this contract, any dispute concerning a question of fact arising under this contract which is not disposed of by agreement shall be decided by the Contracting Officer, who shall reduce his decision to writing and mail or otherwise furnish a copy thereof to the Contractor.
Page 591 - The Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to cause preliminary examinations and surveys for flood control and allied purposes, including channel and major drainage improvements and floods aggravated by or due to wind or tidal effects, to be made under the...
Page 517 - ... if no such appeal is taken, the decision of the Contracting Officer shall be final and conclusive.
Page 516 - The Contractor warrants that no person or selling agency has been employed or retained to solicit or secure this contract, upon an agreement or understanding for a commission, percentage, brokerage, or contingent fee, excepting bona fide employees or bona fide established commercial or selling agencies maintained by the Contractor for the purpose of securing business.
Page 596 - This case comes within the principle that the destruction of privately owned land by flooding is "a taking" to the extent of the destruction caused. The decisions in Pumpelly v. Green Bay Co., 13 Wall. 166; United States v. Lynah, supra; United States v.

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