Second Urgent Deficiency Appropriation Bill for 1947: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Eightieth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 3791, an Act Making Appropriations to Supply Urgent Deficiencies in Certain Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1947, and for Other Purposes. June 19, 1947

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Page 316 - The encouragement and development of an air transportation system properly adapted to the present and future needs of the foreign and domestic commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense...
Page 77 - The joint committee shall make continuing studies of the activities of the Atomic Energy Commission and of problems relating to the development, use, and control of atomic energy.
Page 74 - An Act to provide benefits for the injury, disability, death, or detention of employees of contractors with the United States and certain other persons or reimbursement therefor", approved December 2, 1942 (Public Law 784, Seventy-seventh Congress).
Page 125 - ... suit, action, or other proceeding to obtain a settlement of the questions involved, allow the same to be maintained by or against...
Page 124 - ... (b) Consolidate the functions vested in any executive agency; or (c) Abolish the whole or any part of any executive agency and/or the functions thereof; and (d) Designate and fix the name and functions of any consolidated activity or executive agency and the title, powers, and duties of its executive head; except that the President shall not have authority under this title to abolish or transfer an executive department and/or all the functions thereof.
Page 81 - The Commission shall keep the Joint Committee fully and currently informed with respect to all of the Commission's activities.
Page 316 - The regulation of air transportation in such manner as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of, assure the highest degree of safety in, and foster sound economic conditions in such transportation, and to improve the relations between, and coordinate transportation by air carriers...
Page 128 - COMPROMISES. (a) AUTHORIZATION. — The Commissioner, with the approval of the Secretary, or of the Under Secretary of the Treasury, or of an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, may compromise any civil or criminal case arising under the internal revenue laws prior to reference to the Department of Justice for prosecution or defense...
Page 124 - ... (4) to group, coordinate, and consolidate agencies and functions of the Government, as nearly as may be, according to major purposes ; (5) to reduce the number of agencies by consolidating those having similar functions under a single head, and to abolish such agencies or functions thereof as may not be necessary for the efficient conduct of the Government...
Page 199 - I think that we would be derelict in our duty if we did not furnish them with information as to the mail value the proposed line may have.

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