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COMMITTEE ON MILITARY AFFAIRS
ROBERT R. REYNOLDS, North Carolina, Chairman ELBERT D. THOMAS, Utah
WARREN R. AUSTIN, Vermont EDWIN C. JOHNSON, Colorado
STYLES BRIDGES, New Hampshire LESTER HILL, Alabama
CHAN GURNEY, South Dakota SHERIDAN DOWNEY, California
RUFUS C. HOLMAN, Oregon ALBERT B. CHANDLER, Kentucky
CHAPMAN REVERCOMB, West Virginia HARRY S. TRUMAN, Missouri
GEORGE A. WILSON, Iowa
JOHN THOMAS, Idaho
MARGUERITE E. WATTS, Clerk
WAR CONTRACTS SUBCOMMITTEE
JAMES E. MURRAY, Montana, Chairman HARRY S. TRUMAN, Missouri
CHAPMAN REVERCOMB, West Virginia BERTRAM M. GROSS, Staff Director
LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL
DEAR SENATOR REYNOLDS : In view of the great wealth of recommendations that have been submitted to your War Contracts Subcommittee on the subject of surplus property legislation, and in view of the great demand for this material on the part of Members of Congress and the general public, I am hereby submitting to the committee a compilation of the various recommendations that we have received.
This summary includes the following material:
mobilization problems, April 4 through May 5, 1944. II. Special memorandum from Department of Justice on necessity
for legislation. III. Recommendations from Federal agencies.
(A) Tentative draft of bill submitted for discussion pur
poses by Will Clayton, Surplus Property Adminis
trator, on June 2, 1944. (B) General recommendations submitted in reply to request
from Senator Murray. IV. Federal agency reports on bills before subcommittee.
It is our hope that legislation on this subject can be reported to the full committee in time for formal action by both Houses of Congress before the end of this session. Sincerely,
JAMES E. MURRAY, Chairman, War Contracts Subcommittee.