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FEDERAL PROPERT AU OF 1949

MAY 23
HEARINGS

Ald

BEFORE A

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
COMMITTEE ON EXPENDITURES IN THE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H. R. 2781

A BILL TO REORGANIZE AND SIMPLIFY THE
PROCUREMENT, UTILIZATION, AND DIS-
POSAL OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY,

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MARCH 24, 25, 31, APRIL 8, 12, AND 14, 1949

Printed for the use of the
Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments

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COMMITTEE ON EXPENDITURES IN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS

WILLIAM L. DAWSON, Illinois, Chairman
CHET HOLIFIELD, California

CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan
HENDERSON LANHAM, Georgia

ROBERT F. RICH, Pennsylvania
PORTER HARDY, JR., Virginia

R. WALTER RIEHLMAN, New York
FRANK M. KARSTEN, Missouri

RALPH HARVEY, Indiana
JOHN W. MCCORMACK, Massachusetts CHARLES A. HALLECK, Indiana
HERBERT C. BONNER, North Carolina WILLIAM L. PFEIFFER, New York
GEORGE G. SADOWSKI, Michigan

HAROLD 0. LOYRE, South Dakotą
WALTER B. HUBER, Ohio
JOHN A. BLATNIK, Minnesota
HAROLD D. DONOHUE, Massachusetts
EARL T. WAGNER, Ohio
ROBERT L. COFFEY, JR., Pennsylvania
WILLIAM P. BOLTON, Maryland
M. G. BURNSIDE, West Virginia
RICHARD BOLLING, Missouri
ANTHONY F. TAURIELLO,, New York
LOUIS B. HELLER, New York

CHRISTINE RAY DAVIS, Clerk

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE REORGANIZATION SUBCOMMITTEE

CHET HOLIFIELD, California, Chairman
JOHN A. BLATNIK, Minnesota

CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan
M. G. BURNSIDE, West Virginia

RALPH HARVEY, Indiana
RICHARD BOLLING, Missouri
LOUIS B. HELLER, New York

DOROTHY MORRISON, Çlerk

CONTENTS

Page

H. R. 2781.

1

Public Law 584, the Fulbright Act----

213

Statement of-

Anderson, Gilbert, Division of Exchange of Persons, State Department. 86

Anderson, Hon. Jack Z., a Representative in Congress from the State

of California.

175

Brown, Hon. Clarence J., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Ohio---

103

Bryan, Belton 0., assistant legal adviser, State Department.

75

Carpenter, Donald F., Chairman, Munitions Board, Washington, D. C-- 130

Crow, William C., Director of Marketing Facilities Branch, Depart-

ment of Agriculture, Washington, D. C----

70

Elliott, Maxwell H., general counsel, Federal Works Agency--

41

Fleming, Phillip B., Administrator, Federal Works Agency; and Max-

well H. Elliott, general counsel, Federal Works Agency-

12

Gray, Hon. Gordon, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Washington,

D. C.-

131, 161

Harding, Byron, chief counsel, Bureau of Federal Supply; Harry

Kurth, Assistant Director, Bureau of Federal Supply; and Willis

S. MacLeod, Deputy Director in charge of Standards Blancs, Bureau

of Federal Supply-

55, 201

Joss, John H., general counsel, War Assets Administration.

62

King, Leland W., chief, Foreign Buildings Division----

83

MacLeod, Willis S., Deputy Director, Standards Branch, Bureau of

Federal Supply

193, 201

Manasco, Hon. Carter, member of the Commission on Organization of

the Executive Branch of the Government.

145

Moore, William H., in behalf of National Committee of State Educa-
tional Agencies for Surplus Property -

96

Murphy, Francis T., Deputy Foreign Liquidation Commissioner.-

80

Niederlehner, Leonard, counsel for the Munitions Board..

60, 96

Reid, James L., cochairman, legislative committee of the national com-

mittee, State Educational Agencies for Surplus Property, Washing-

ton, D. C.--

142

Ring, Rear Adm. Morton L., Vice Cirief, Office of Naval Material, Navy

Department-

1881

Scammahorn, James, Assistant Director of Finance, Department of

Agriculture

63

Ward, Ray, administrative analyst, Bureau of the Budget-

95, 208
Weitzel, Frank H., assistant to the Comptroller General..

95
right, William D., Chief, Division of Central Services.-

86

Letters, memorandums, and statements submitted for the record by—

Anderson, Hon. Jack Z., a Representative in Congress from the State

of California, statement.--

181

Brannan, Charles F., Secretary of Agriculture, letter to Hon Chet
Holifield, March 25, 1949_

89

Bryan, Belton 0., assistant legal adviser, State Department, state-

ment..

78,94

Elliott, Maxwell H., Federal Works Agency, statement, Federal Prop-

erty Act, H. R. 2781, section-by-section analysis.

Forrestal, James, memorandum to Secretary of the Army, Secretary of

the Navy, and Secretary of the Air Force, May 12, 1948_

245

Gray, Gordon, Assistant Secretary of the Army, statement-

139, 173

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