Summary of Recommendations Submitted on Surplus Property Legislation: Report of the War Contracts Subcommittee to the Committee on Military Affairs, Pursuant to S. Res. 198, a Resolution to Investigate War Contracts, the Termination of War Contracts, and Related Problems. June 5, 1944

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Page 60 - If any provision of this Act, or the application of such provision to any . person or circumstance, shall be held invalid, the remainder of this Act, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby. SEC. 16. This Act may be cited as the "National Labor Relations Act.
Page 59 - PROVIDED further that the proceeds of any such transfer or disposition shall be applied in reduction of any payments to be made by the...
Page 60 - The authority conferred by this Act is in addition to any authority conferred by any other law and shall not be subject to the provisions of any law inconsistent herewith.
Page 60 - Act shall cease to be effective at the end of six months following the termination of hostilities in the present war, as proclaimed by the President, or...
Page 56 - Stat. 765) , is hereby amended to read as follows: " '(b) Subject only to subsection (c) of this section, any owning agency may dispose of — " ' (1) any property which is damaged or worn beyond economical repair; " '(2) any waste, salvage, scrap, or other similar items; " ' (3) any product of industrial, research, agricultural, or livestock operations, or of any public works construction or maintenance project, carried on by such agency; which does not consist of materials which are to be transferred...
Page 35 - ... of educational buildings would obviously duplicate the engineering and field staff of the Federal Works Agency dealing with other types of construction projects. While several of the statements made by the State school superintendents definitely indicated all educational needs should be handled by the United States Office of Education, the State departments of education, and the local departments of education, such a proposal is obviously so impracticable insofar as construction is concerned...
Page 58 - SBO. 14. (a) No Government agency shall dispose of any surplus Governmentowned plant for the production of synthetic rubber, or aluminum, which originally cost the Government $5,000,000 or more, except in accordance with this section or pursuant to an option therefor. (b) The Administrator may authorize any disposal agency to lease any such surplus plant for a term of not more than five years. (c) The Administrator shall prepare and submit to Congress a report as to each...
Page 57 - To afford smaller business concerns and agricultural enterprises generally an opportunity to acquire surplus property on equal terms with larger competitors, and to discourage sales to speculators, by assuring reasonable notice of such dispositions, by disposing of such property in appropriate quantities, by using commercial channels of distribution to the maximum extent consistent with efficient and economic distribution, by collaborating with Smaller War Plants Corporation, or by other appropriate...
Page 58 - As used in this section the term "antitrust laws" includes the Act of July 2, 1890 (ch. 647, 26 Stat. 209), as amended; the Act of October 15, 1914 (ch. 323, 38 Stat. 730), as amended; the Federal Trade Commission Act (38 Stat. 717), as amended; and sections 73 and 74 of the Act of August 27, 1894 (28 Stat.
Page 54 - ... to facilitate the transition of enterprises from wartime to peacetime production and of individuals from wartime to peacetime employment...

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