War Department Civil Functions Appropriation Bill for 1938: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on the War Department Civil Functions Appropriation Bill for 1938

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 - 378 pages

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Page 71 - Act shall be expended on the construction of any project until States, political subdivisions thereof or other responsible local agencies have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War...
Page 71 - Army that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project, except as otherwise provided herein; (b) hold and save the United States free from damages due to the construction works; (c) maintain and operate all the works after completion in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army...
Page 129 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, shall extend to persons given employment under the provisions of this Act.
Page 267 - That the following works of improvement of rivers, harbors,and other waterways are hereby adopted and authorized, to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of War and supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 267 - The following works of improvement for the benefit of navigation and the control of destructive floodwaters and other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 58 - That it is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to assist in the construction where Federal interests are involved, but not the maintenance, of works for the improvement and protection of the beaches along the shores of the United States, and to prevent erosion due to the action of waves, tides.
Page 189 - For the maintenance of the office of the United States High Commissioner to the Philippine Islands as authorized by subsection 4 of section 7 of the Act approved March 24, 1934 (48 Stat.
Page 244 - The River and Harbor Act of July 25, 1912, appropriated $5,000 for an investigation to determine whether a series of impounding reservoirs at the headwaters of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers and their tributaries was needed and practicable to provide sufficient waters for navigation purposes. The report of this investigation was published as House Document 1289, Sixty-second Congress, third session.
Page 59 - States, and to prevent erosion due to the action of waves, tides, and currents, with the purpose of preventing damage to property along the shores of the United States, and promoting and encouraging the healthful recreation of the people. As used in this Act, the word "beaches...
Page 127 - ... such persons shall be fixed by the President, or by his authority, until such time as Congress may by law regulate the same, but salaries or compensation fixed...

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