Merchant Marine Omnibus Bill: Hearings Before the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 7424
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942 - Sailors - 34 pages
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Page 1 - Atomic Energy Act of 1954'." SEC. 2.— a. Section 1 (d) of the Act of December 29, 1950 (64 Stat. 1129), is amended by inserting before the period at the end thereof a semicolon and the following: "when such order was entered by the Atomic Energy Commission, 'agency
Page 7 - States, it is hereby ordered as follows: 1. There is hereby established in the Office for Emergency Management of the Executive Office of the President the Office of Alien Property Custodian, at the head of which shall be an Alien Property Custodian appointed by the President.
Page 2 - ... or taking of title or possession, a suit in admiralty according to the principles of libels in rem against the fund, which shall proceed and be heard and determined according to the principles of law and to the rules of practice obtaining in like cases...
Page 9 - This section shall remain in force until six months after the termination of the present war or until such earlier time as the Congress by concurrent resolution or the President may designate...
Page 1 - American vessel. Any claim referred to in clause (2) or (3) hereof shall, If administratively disallowed in whole or in part, be enforced pursuant to the provisions of the Suits in Admiralty Act, notwithstanding the vessel on which the seaman Is employed is not a merchant vessel within the meaning of such Act. * • *. When used in this subsection the term "administratively disallowed...
Page 2 - Act, but the repeal of existing laws or modifications thereof embraced in this Act shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil cause before...
Page 10 - We have been advised by the Bureau of the Budget that it has no objection to the submission of this report from the standpoint of the administration's program.
Page 31 - ... and not only provides that the judgments against the corporations, as well as those against the United States, shall be paid out of money in the Treasury, but repeals the inconsistent provisions of all other acts. In view of these provisions of the act we cannot doubt that it was intended to furnish the exclusive remedy in admiralty against the United States and the corporations on all maritime causes of action arising out of the possession or operation of merchant vessels.
Page 3 - June 30, 1944, or on such earlier date as the Congress by concurrent resolution, or the President by proclamation, may prescribe. SEC. 7. (a) Section 1 (b) of the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942 is hereby amended by striking out "June 30, 1943" and substituting "June 30, 1944.