Navigation and Flood Control on the Columbia River and Its Tributaries: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, Second Session, on S. 869, a Bill to Improve the Navigability of the Columbia River and Its Tributaries, to Provide for the Flood Control of the Columbia River and Its Tributaries, to Provide for Reforestation and the Use of Marginal Lands in the Columbia River Basin, to Provide for the Agricultural and Industrial Development of the Columbia River Basin, to Provide for the Irrigation of Lands in the Columbia River Basin, to Provide for the Development of Electrical Power in the Columbia River Basin, and for Other Purposes; S. 3330, a Bill to Authorize Completion, Maintenance, and Operation of Certain Facilities for Navigation on the Columbia River, and for Other Purposes; S. 4178, a Bill to Authorize Completion, Maintenance, and Operation of Certain Facilities for Navigation on the Columbia River, and for Other Purposes; and S. 4566, a Bill to Authorize Completion, Maintenance, and Operation of Certain Facilities for Navigation on the Columbia River, and for Other Purposes; May 7, 8, 9, and 13, 1936
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Halaman 84 - Peck project), shall be completed, maintained, and operated under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Halaman 15 - That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named: ***** Sec.
Halaman 2 - The board shall without regard to the provisions of Civil Service laws applicable to officers and employees of the Uni'ted 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 3 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes...
Halaman 3 - Authority— a corporation clothed with the power of government but possessed of the flexibility and initiative of a private enterprise. It should be charged with the broadest duty of planning for the proper use, conservation and development of the natural resources of the Tennessee River drainage basin and its adjoining territory for the general social and economic welfare of the nation.
Halaman 4 - Administrator, no political test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency.
Halaman 13 - ... and thereupon the court shall cause all such creditors to be notified of the pendency of such petition and shall delay the hearing upon such petition for a reasonable time, to the end that parties in interest shall have an opportunity...
Halaman 6 - ... per centum per annum. Said bonds shall be issued and sold in amounts and prices approved by the Secretary of the Treasury, but all such bonds as may be so issued and sold shall have equal rank. None of said bonds shall be sold below par, and no fee, commission, or compensation whatever shall be paid to any person, firm, or corporation for handling, negotiating the sale, or selling the said bonds. All of such bonds so issued and sold shall have all the rights and privileges accorded by law to...
Halaman 159 - The resolution of the legislature provided that "the said commission shall consist of 7 members, two of which shall be • members of the senate, to be named by the president of the senate; 2 shall be members of the house of representatives, to be named by the speaker of the house ; and 3 representative citizens of the State, not members of the legislature, to be named by the Governor.
Halaman 5 - States, shall be final, and such findings shall thereafter be used in all allocation of value for the purpose of keeping the book value of said properties. In like manner, the cost and book value of any dams, steam plants, or other similar improvements hereafter constructed and turned over to...