Great Lakes Basin Compact: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on S. 1416 Granting the Consent and Approval of Congress to a Great Lakes Basin Compact, and for Related Purposes. March 26-27, 1958

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Considers legislation to approve the interstate Great Lakes Basin Compact to establish Great Lakes Commission for Great Lakes Basin resources development and utilization.

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Page 109 - All receipts and disbursements of funds handled by the commission shall be audited yearly by a qualified public accountant and the report of the audit shall be included in and become part of the annual report of the commission.
Page 95 - Irrespective of the civil service, personnel or other merit system laws of any of the party states, the executive director with the approval of the...
Page 110 - This compact shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purposes thereof. The provisions of this compact shall be severable and if any phrase, clause, sentence or provision of this compact is declared to be contrary to the constitution of any party state or of the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this compact and the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance...
Page 118 - FINANCE (a) The commission shall submit to the executive head or designated officer or officers of each party state a budget of its estimated...
Page 3 - Council shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government service are allowed expenses under section 5703 (b) of title 5 of the United States Code.
Page 82 - WITHDRAWAL. This compact shall continue in force and remain binding upon each party state until renounced by it. Renunciation of this compact must be preceded by sending three years...
Page 109 - Commission takes specific action setting aside such funds prior to incurring any obligation to be met in whole or in part in such manner. Except where the Commission makes use of funds available to it under Article...
Page 29 - ... the said Compact and all the powers necessary or incidental to the carrying out of said Compact in every particular.
Page 109 - ... (b) Each of the commission's budgets of estimated expenditures shall contain specific recommendations of the amount or amounts to be appropriated by each of the party states.

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