Page images
PDF
EPUB

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND RELATED

AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS FOR 1957

HEARINGS

BEFORD A

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-FOURTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

SUBCOMMITTED ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

AND RELATED AGENCIES

PRINCE H. PRESTON, Georgia, Chairman
ALBERT THOMAS, Texas

CLIFF CLEVENGER, Ohio
JOHN J. ROONEY, New York

FRANK T. BOW, Ohio
SIDNEY R. YATES, Illinois

WALT HORAN, Washington
JOHN F. SHELLEY, California

EDWARD T. MILLER, Maryland
DANIEL J. FLOOD, Pennsylvania

Ross P. POPE, Staj Assistant to the Subcommittee

Printed for the use of the Committee on Appropriations

56-61603

[graphic]

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND RELATED

AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS FOR 1957

41.9. Cos'qonds. House.

HEARINGS

BEFORE A

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS

S.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-FOURTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

SC BCOMMITTEE ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

AND RELATED AGENCIES

PRINCE H. PRESTON, Georgia, Chairman
ALBERT THOMAS, Texas

CLIFF CLEVENGER, Ohio
JOHN J. ROONEY, New York

FRANK T. BOW, Ohio
SIDNEY R. YATES, Illinois

WALT HORAN, Washington
JOHN F. SHELLEY, California

EDWARD T. MILLER, Maryland
DANIEL J. FLOOD, Pennsylvania

Ross P. POPE, Staff Assistant to the Subcommittee

Printed for the use of the Committee on Appropriations

UNITED STATES

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1956

75136

[blocks in formation]

CLARENCE CANNON, Missouri, Chair man GEORG H. MAHON, Texas

JOHN TABER, New York HARRY R. SHEPPARD, California

RICHARD B. WIGGLESWORTH, Massachusetts ALBERT THOMAS, Texas

BEN F. JENSEN, Iowa MICHAEL J. KIRWAN, Ohio

H. CARL ANDERSEN, Minnesota W. F. NORRELL, Arkansas

WALT HORAN, Washington JAMIE L. WHITTEN, Mississippi

GORDON CANFIELD, New Jersey GEORGE W. ANDREWS, Alabama

IVOR D. FENTON, Pennsylvania JOHN J. ROONEY, New York

JOHN PHILLIPS, California J. VAUGHAN GARY, Virginia

ERRETT P. SCRIVNER, Kansas JOHN E. FOGARTY, Rhode Island

FREDERIC R. COUDERT, JR., New York ROBERT L. F. SIKES, Florida

CLIFF CLEVENGER, Ohio ANTONIO M. FERNANDEZ, New Mexico EARL WILSON, Indiana PRINCE H. PRESTON, Georgia

GLENN R. DAVIS, Wisconsin OTTO E, PASSMAN, Louisiana

BENJAMIN F. JAMES, Pennsylvania LOUIS C. RABAUT, Michigan

GERALD R. FORD, JR., Michigan SIDNEY R. YATES, Nlinois

EDWARD T. MILLER, Maryland FRED MARSHALL, Minnesota

CHARLES W. VURSELL, Illinois JOHN J. RILEY, South Carolina

T. MILLET HAND, New Jersey ALFRED D, SIEMINSKI, New Jersey

HAROLD C. OSTERTAG, New York
JOE L. EVINS, Tennessee

FRANK T. BOW, Ohio
HENDERSON LANHAM, Georgia
CHARLES B. DEANE, North Carolina
JOHN F. SHELLEY, California
EDWARD P. BOLAND, Massachusetts
DON MAGNUSON, Washington
WILLIAM H. NATCHER, Kentucky
DANIEL J. FLOOD, Pennsylvania
WINFIELD K. DENTON, Indiana
JAMES C. MURRAY, Mlinois

KENNETH SPRANKLE, Clerk and Staff Director

(II)

[subsumed][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small]

HON. SINCLAIR WEEKS, SECRETARY
WALTER WILLIAMS, UNDER SECRETARY
LOUIS S. ROTHSCHILD, UNDER SECRETARY FOR TRANSPORTATION
H. C. MCCLELLAN, ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL

AFFAIRS
FREDERICK H. MUELLER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DOMESTIC

AFFAIRS GEORGE T. MOORE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ADMINISTRATION HAROLD B. CORWIN, DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL OSCAR H. NIELSON, DEPARTMENTAL BUDGET OFFICER

Mr. Preston. Gentlemen; we will commence the hearings for the subcommittee dealing with the Department of Commerce and related agencies for the fiscal year 1957.

COMPARATIVE SUMMARY OF ESTIMATES AND APPROPRIATIONS

At the outset we will insert in the record pages 4, 5, and 6 of the committee print which gives a summary of the request for fiscal 1957.

(The pages referred to are as follows:)

TITLE I.- Department of Commerce

Fiscal year 1956

Budget estimates, 1957

compared with

Item

Budget estimates,

1957

Appropria
tions, 1956

Total (in-
cluding an-
ticipated pay
supplemen-
tal), 1956

Appropria-
tions, 1956

Total antici-
pated, 1956

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
(OFFICE OP THE SECRETARY)

Salaries and expenses.

$2, 172, 000

$2, 312, 500

$2,500,000

+$328,000

+$187, 500

CENSUS BUREAU

6, 900,000

7,328,000

7,620,000
2, 100,000
1,800,000

+720,000
+2, 100,000
+1,800,000

+292,000 +2,100,000 +1,800,000

Salaries and expenses.
Census of governments.
National housing inventory.
1958 censuses of business, trans-

portation, manufactures, and

mineral industries. Census of business, manufac

tures, and mineral industries.. Census of agriculture....

Total, Census Bureau..

+150,000

+150,000

150,000
(1)

4,000,000
5,500,000

4,360,000
5,500,000

- 4,000,000
-5, 500,000
-4, 730,000

-4, 360,000 -5,500,000

16, 400,000

17, 188,000

11, 670,000

-5, 518,000

See footnotes at end of table, p. 3.

(1)

« PreviousContinue »