Legislative Branch Appropriations for ...: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives

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Page 557 - Columbia; to investigate the needs of the several executive departments and independent establishments with respect to personnel, and to investigate duplication of statistical and other work and methods of business in the various branches of the Government service.
Page 90 - There shall be in the Department of the Treasury a bureau charged with the execution of all laws passed by Congress relating to the issue and regulation of...
Page 267 - ... during the preceding fiscal year; nor shall any person employed at a specific salary be hereafter transferred and hereafter paid from a lump-sum appropriation a rate of compensation greater than such specific salary, and the heads of departments shall cause this provision to be enforced : Provided...
Page 355 - The enactment of the national child-labor law prohibiting the employment of children under 14 years of age in mills, mines, and quarries must result in enforced idleness of hundreds of thousands of boys and girls and in unnecessary hardships to them and their parents unless there is found for them some form or forms of suitable employment economically profitable and at the same time educational. Results obtained...
Page 355 - ... proportion of urban population to rural population is increasing rapidly. Almost one-half of the children in the United States now live in cities, towns, and densely populated suburban communities. In some sections of the country a very large proportion of these children are the children of foreign-born parents. All this adds to the complexity and difficulty of the problems of city-school administration, especially in the larger cities. Many hundreds of requests for advice and information in...
Page 77 - SEC. 3. On and after August 1, 1944, no article or package of official matter, or number of articles or packages of official matter constituting in fact a single shipment, exceeding 4 pounds in weight shall be admitted to the mails under the penalty privilege...
Page 353 - An increase in the number of specialists and assistants in rural education and industrial education. The few specialists now employed in these subjects are wholly unable to do more than a small part of the work needed. States are asking for expert advice in regard to school legislation and the improvement of their school systems. States, counties, and local communities want comprehensive and detailed school surveys. There is need and demand for such general and authoritative studies of school...
Page 288 - Congress to make a partial exception in the case of the Bureau of Steam Engineering and the Bureau of Construction and Repair is equally plain in the language used in the later act — that of June 29, 1906.
Page 475 - ... alloys ; prevention of corrosion of metals and alloys; development of metal substitutes, as for platinum; behavior of bearing metals; preparation of metal specifications; investigation of new metallurgical processes and study of methods of conservation in metallurgical manufacture and products; investigation of materials used in the construction of rails, wheels, axles, and other railway equipment, and the cause of their failure ; including personal services in the District of Columbia and in...
Page 89 - The salaries and expenses of the Federal Farm Loan Board, and of farm loan registrars and examiners authorized under this section, shall be paid by the United States.

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