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ATION BILL, 1959

SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION BILL, 1959

made in connection therewith, the
orted into the United States in such
itional security, he shall take sok
mports of such article to a level tha:

The training will involve the use of security information. It wi therefore, to obtain full-field investigations for each individual s investigations should be started immediately. The estimate cont 50 security checks at $370 each ; total $18,500.

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tion from the Director, Office of De blished a special Cabinet Committee f crude oil imports. The Committ ate, Treasury, Labor, Commerce, 25

Committee, the President, on July 22 cogram be instituted and administerul

ADDITIONAL POBITIONS Chairman HAYDEN. As I understand the justifications, funds are for the following:

1. Three new positions and related expenses for the " of oil and gas activities,” $35,000; and

2. Security investigations for 50 members of the Nati executive reserve.

Am I correct about this?
Captain CARSON. Yes, sir; that is correct.

Chairman HAYDEN. The regular act includes $525,000
of Oil and Gas, which is $25,000 less than the original buc
Had you received the full estimate of $550,000, which
by the Senate, would you need this additional $35,000 ?

i threat to our petroleum industry :
further than that because our safety-
n growth and progress to higher stand
eans more energy, and energy meet
me, perhaps, our most elementary 2011

d in regard to national security is oment's notice. This means note ag capacity and distribution facilita overwhelming demands upon the extent

ential to national-and world

ist bloc.

of petroleum security in the futures
he industry in finding new oil. dit
š reassuring.
been adding to the national storebro
During 1957, a total of about 24 buz!
liscovered. This was under our domeny

it cannot be turned on and off like a wale
oration plays a vital role in our nation
maintained constantly.
concern at the present moment, and

ported crude oil presents-at least ten
cial. Whether this price advantage WOL

became a captive market of other la serious debate. This matter of Cret, Em e when the Nation is undergoing a gente

VOLUNTARY OIL IMPORT PROGRAM Captain CARSON. We would need at least $10,000 of it. is for the administration of the voluntary oil import pr is not included as part of the original budget of the Offi Gas. That was an additional workload imposed by th Special Cabinet Committee on Oil Import Program.

Chairman HAYDEN. Is there anything you want to put in regard to it?

Captain CARSON. Yes, sir; here I have a very brief state
Chairman HAYDEN. We will put that in the record.
(The statement referred to follows:)

The supplemental request of $53,500 involves two functions. administration of the President's voluntary oil import pro second is the national-defense executive reserve. The estimate for the administration of the import program and $18,500 fo reserve.

The President, on July 29, 1957, approved the report of a Speci mittee appointed by him to investigate crude oil imports. Th mended that a voluntary oil import program be set up for the pui crude oil imports into this country. The President, on July 2 rected that the Secretary of the Interior put into effect as soon a: recommendations contained in the report.

The budget requirements for the administration of the vi port program were not known when the 1959 budget estimates we the estimate of $35,000 would permit the continuation of the admi program at about the same level as during the past fiscal ye past fiscal year the program was financed by not filling vacai occurred. These vacancies, however, must now be filled, in oro ward studies related to foreign petroleum supply. These studie performed by an industry committee, but the studies must no by Government personnel.

Plans for a national defense executive reserve for oil and gas most completed and recruitment and selection should start im plan has been developed in accordance with section 710 (e) of duction Act of 1950, as amended, and Executive Order No. 10660 15, 1956. The estimate, as mentioned above, contains $18,500 to full field investigations for individuals selected to serve in the executive reserve. Much of the work involves security inform quires the individual to have a security clearance in accordanci

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roblems of the day, everyone agrees to

domestic petroleum industry. We 228
is necessary to supplement domestice

of striking a reasonable balance 520
2 will not be impaired.
cegimentation, with their inevitable 2TE
ce fixing. the Committee adopted a per
individual approach. With a fer els

conformed with the President's Cauze
sis which has been commendatory.
s accomplished much in the past feil.
foreseeable future. It has been proje

year 1960. This estimate contains the
unts for other objects. The program
gh savings in positions held vacant H
the current year to perform a function 10
stry committee.

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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS

UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H. R. 13450

AN ACT MAKING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR
THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1959, AND

FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Printed for the use of the Committee on Appropriations

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1958

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COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS

CARL HAYDEN, Arizona, Chairman RICHARD B. RUSSELL, Georgia

STYLES BRIDGES, New Hampshire DENNIS CHAVEZ, New Mexico

LEVERETT SALTONSTALL, Massachusetts ALLEN J. ELLENDER, Louisiana

MILTON R. YOUNG, North Dakota LISTER HILL, Alabama

WILLIAM F. KNOWLAND, California JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas

EDWARD J. THYE, Minnesota A. WILLIS ROBERTSON, Virginia

KARL E. MUNDT, South Dakota WARREN G. MAGNUSON, Washington

MARGARET CHASE SMITH, Maine SPESSARD L. HOLLAND, Florida

HENRY C. DWORSHAK, Idaho JOHN STENNIS, Mississippi

EVERETT MCKINLEY DIRKSEN, Illinois LYNDON B. JOHNSON, Texas

CHARLES E, POTTER, Michigan
JOHN O. PASTORE, Rhode Island

IRVING M. IVES, New York
EVERARD H. SMITH, Clerk

II

THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION BILL, 1959

TUESDAY, JULY 22, 1958

UNITED STATES SENATE,
PUBLIC WORKS SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS,

Washington, D. C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 2 p. m., in room F-82, the Capitol, Hon. Lister Hill, chairman of the subcommittee, presiding.

Present: Senators Hill, Ellender, Robertson, Anderson, and Saltonstall. Also present: Senators Dworshak and Barrett.

ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION

OPERATING EXPENSES STATEMENTS OF JOHN F. FLOBERG, HAROLD S. VANCE AND

JOHN S. GRAHAM, COMMISSIONERS; PAUL F. FOSTER, GENERAL MANAGER; A. A. WELLS, ACTING GENERAL COUNSEL; DON S. BURROWS, CONTROLLER; J. C. JOHNSON, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF RAW MATERIALS; E. J. BLOCH, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF PRODUCTION; BRIG. GEN. A. D. STARBIRD, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF MILITARY APPLICATION; W. K. DAVIS, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF REACTOR DEVELOPMENT; DR. J. H. WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF RESEARCH; DR. C. L. DUNHAM, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE; DR. A. J. VANDER WEYDEN, ACTING DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS; E. R. GARDNER, DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF SPECIAL PROJECTS; 0. S. SMITH, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL; M. SALISBURY, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF INFORMATION SERVICES; J. A. DERRY, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SUPPLY; F. K. PITTMAN, DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT; F. J. MCCARTHY, Jr., ASSISTANT CONTROLLER FOR BUDGETS; AND J. A. MILLER, DEPUTY ASSISTANT CONTROLLER FOR BUDGETS

OPENING STATEMENT By Chairman Senator Hill. The committee will be in order.

This year the appropriations for the Atomic Energy Commission are contained in the supplemental appropriation bill for 1959. The bill was reported last Friday and is presently being considered by the House. We are therefore hearing from you gentlemen of the Atomic Energy Commission on the basis of the bill as reported to the House. If any changes are made in the bill on the floor of the House, you will supplement your request in statements accordingly. If you see fit to make some change in your statements, we will have you do so.

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