Hearings on the Proposed Reorganization of the Navy Department Before the Committee on Naval Affairs of the House of Representatives [December 16, 1909 to February 17, 1910]

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - 825 pages

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Page 798 - Navy ; and, under his superintendence discharges all the ministerial duties of that office relative to the procurement of naval stores and materials, and the construction, armament, equipment, and employment, of vessels of war, as well as other matters connected with the Naval Establishment of the United States.
Page 96 - That there shall be at the seat of government an executive department to be known as the Department of Commerce and Labor, and a Secretary of Commerce and Labor, who shall be the head thereof...
Page 788 - ... and lamps and their appendages for general use on board ship for illuminating purposes: and oil and candles used in connection therewith; bunting and other materials for making and repairing flags of all kinds; for all permanent galley fittings and...
Page 801 - ... regulations, and instructions, with the approval of the President, in reference to matters connected with the naval establishment, is subject to the condition, necessarily implied, that they must be consistent with the statutes which have been enacted by Congress in reference to the Navy. He may, with the approval of the President, establish regulations in execution of, or supplementary to, but not in conflict with, the statutes defining his powers or conferring rights upon others.
Page 100 - ... pass upon the competency, from a professional standpoint, of all men in the Hospital Corps for enlistment and promotion by means of examinations conducted under its supervision, or under forms prescribed by it...
Page 10 - Government, except those for sundry civil expenses, shall be prepared and submitted each year according to the order and arrangement of the appropriation acts for the year preceding. And any changes in such order and arrangement, and transfers of salaries from one office or bureau to anotl^r office or bureau, or the consolidation of offices or bureaus desired by the head of any executive department may be submitted by note in the estimates.
Page 801 - ... under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy, and their orders shall be considered as emanating from him, and shall have full force and effect as such.
Page 105 - It shall consider the number and types of ships proper to constitute the fleet, the number and rank of officers, and the number and ratings of enlisted men required to man them, and shall advise the Secretary of the Navy respecting the estimates therefor (including such increase as may be requisite) to be submitted annually to Congress.
Page 96 - The Assistant Secretary of the Navy performs such duties in the Navy Department as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy or required by law.
Page 792 - The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery shall have charge of the upkeep and operation of all hospitals and of the force employed there; it shall advise with respect to all questions connected with hygiene and sanitation affecting the service, and to this end shall have opportunity for necessary inspection; it shall provide for physical examinations; it shall pass upon the competency, from a professional standpoint, of all men in the Hospital Corps for enlistment...

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