User Taxes for the Inland Waterways of the United States: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session ... July 21 and 22, 1977
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - 445 halaman
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Halaman 245 - is between the delegation of power to make the law, which necessarily involves a discretion as to what it shall be, and conferring authority or discretion as to its execution, to be exercised under and in pursuance of the law. The first cannot be done ; to the latter no valid objection can be made.
Halaman 416 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Halaman 256 - Congress — but the power to adopt regulations to carry into effect the will of Congress as expressed by the statute. A regulation which does not do this, but operates to create a rule out of harmony with the statute, is a mere nullity.
Halaman 419 - ... who are the consumers of transportation. The League has frequently presented its views to Congress on proposed transportation legislation. Over the years the League has also actively participated before the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Civil Aeronautics Board, the Federal Maritime Commission, and the Federal Courts in major litigation affecting transportation.
Halaman 166 - I ask unanimous consent that the text of the bill be printed in the RECORD. There being no objection, the bill was ordered to be printed in the RECORD, as follows: S.
Halaman 235 - The navigability of the New river is, of course, a factual question but to call it a fact cannot obscure the diverse elements that enter into the application of the legal tests as to navigability. We are dealing here with the sovereign powers of the Union, the nation's right that its waterways be utilized for the interests of the commerce of the whole country.
Halaman 172 - For the purposes of this section — " (1) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die ; and "(2) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of any period of time in which Congress is in continuous session.
Halaman 223 - The question is not what power the federal government ought to have, but what powers in fact have been given by the people. It hardly seems necessary to reiterate that ours is a dual form of government ; that in every state there are two governments ; the state and the United States. Each state has all governmental powers save such as the people, by their Constitution, have conferred upon the United States, denied to the...
Halaman 85 - There is established in the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the 'Deep Seabed Revenue Sharing Trust Fund...