Creation of a Reconstruction Finance Corporation: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Banking and Currency, United States Senate, Seventy-second Congress, First Session on S. 1, a Bill to Provide Emergency Financing Facilities for Banks and Other Financial Institutions and for Other Purposes. December 18, 19, 21, 22, 1931. Printed for the Use of the Committee on Banking and Currency
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency. Subcommittee on Senate Bill 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1932 - Administrative agencies - 229 pages
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Page 5 - If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this Act shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this Act, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
Page 3 - Any and all notes, debentures, bonds or other such obligations issued by the corporation shall be exempt both as to principal and Interest from all taxation (except surtaxes, estate, inheritance, and gift taxes) now or hereafter imposed by the United States, by any territory, dependency or possession thereof, or by any state, county, municipality or local taxing authority.
Page 2 - The Corporation shall be entitled to the free use of the United States mails in the same manner as the executive departments of the Government.
Page 2 - That the corporation shall be empowered and authorized to adopt, alter, and use a corporate seal; to make contracts; to purchase or lease and hold...
Page 2 - The board of directors of the corporation shall determine and prescribe the manner in which its obligations shall be incurred and its expenses allowed and paid.
Page 2 - SEC. 5. To aid in financing agriculture, commerce, and industry, including facilitating the exportation of agricultural and other products the corporation is authorized and empowered to make loans, upon such terms and conditions not inconsistent with this Act as it may determine...
Page 3 - The Corporation, including its franchise, its capital, reserves, and surplus, and its income shall be exempt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed by the United States, by any Territory, dependency, or possession thereof, or by any State, county, municipality, or local taxing authority...
Page 5 - Whoever makes any statement knowing it to be false, or whoever willfully overvalues any security, for the purpose of obtaining for himself or for any applicant any loan, or extension thereof by renewal, deferment of action, or otherwise, or the acceptance, release, or substitution of security therefor, or for the purpose of influencing in any way the action of the...