Ports and Waterways: A National Review of Devlopment, Construction and Transport Facilities as Related to Transportation by Water, Rail and Road, Volume 1,Masalah 4

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Halaman 181 - ... approved September 7, 1916, as amended, shall extend to persons given employment under the provisions of this Act. SEC. 4. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Act, the Corporation — (a) Shall have succession in its corporate name. (b) May sue and be sued in its corporate name. (c) May adopt and use a corporate seal, which shall be judicially noticed.
Halaman 186 - People, of what Nation, Condition, or Quality soever, Barratry of the Master and Mariners, and of all other Perils, Losses, and Misfortunes that have or shall come to the Hurt, Detriment, or Damage of the said Goods and Merchandises and Ship, &c., or any part thereof...
Halaman 180 - Act, 1916," as now or hereafter amended, in the same manner and to the same extent as if such transportation facilities were privately owned and operated; and all such vessels while operated and employed solely as merchant vessels shall be subject to all other laws, regulations, and liabilities governing merchant vessels, whether the United States is interested therein as owner, in whole or in part.
Halaman 181 - The board shall without regard to the provisions of Civil Service laws applicable to officers and employees of the United States, appoint such managers, assistant managers, officers, employees, attorneys, and agents, as are necessary for the transaction of its business, fix their compensation, define their duties, require bonds of such of them as the board may designate, and provide a system of organization to fix responsibility and promote efficiency.
Halaman 180 - Receipts for payments by the United States for or on account of such stock shall be issued by the corporation to the Secretary of the Treasury and shall be evidence of the stock ownership of the United States.
Halaman 181 - The enforceable claims of or against the Secretary of War, or the inland and coastwise waterways service, in respect of the operation, construction, or acquisition of any such transportation facilities, shall become the claims of or against, and may be enforced by or against, the corporation. (e) The Secretary of War shall adjust and appraise the value, at the time of transfer, of all assets transferred to the corporation...
Halaman 181 - Section 6. (a) The Secretary of War shall transfer to the corporation all assets transferred to. or acquired, constructed, .or operated by, or under the direction of the Secretary of War, or which revert to the United States, under section 201 of the Transportation Act, 1920, as amended...
Halaman 180 - Any individual appointed from civil life shall, during his term of office as chairman, receive a salary not to exceed $10,000 a year to be fixed by the Secretary of War. The Secretary of War may delegate to the chairman any of the functions vested in the Secretary by this Act. (d) The board shall meet for organization purposes when and where called by the Secretary of War, and thereafter at such times and places as the Secretary deems necessary. The board shall consider matters submitted to it by...
Halaman 180 - That for the purpose of carrying on the operations of the Government-owned inland, canal, and coastwise waterways system to the point where the system can be transferred to private operation to the best advantage of the Government, of carrying out the mandates of Congress prescribed in section 201 of the Transportation Act, 1920, as amended, and of carrying out the policy enunciated by Congress in the first paragraph of section 500 of such Act...
Halaman 180 - A vacancy in membership of the committee shall not affect the powers of the remaining members to execute the functions of the committee, and shall be filled in the same manner as the original selection.

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