Civil Functions, Volume 2

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Page 203 - President, or by his authority, removable at his pleasure, and the compensation of 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...
Page 545 - 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 486 - SEC. 3. That hereafter no money appropriated under authority of this 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 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...
Page 109 - California, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the plans contained in House Document Numbered 630, Seventy-sixth Congress, third session, with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers...
Page 319 - Congress authorized the construction of a 3 mile southwest extension of the seawall at Galveston by the United States contingent upon Galveston County complying with the terms of said act. Shortly after this authorization by Congress the Korean war began, and a Presidential order was Issued that funds would be allotted only for projects carrying...
Page 41 - STATEMENT OF WILLIAM J. CUNNINGHAM Mr. CUNNINGHAM. Thank you, sir. Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the Committee: I consider it an honor and a privilege to appear here today in order to testify on behalf of the Freedom Academy bill. My name is William J. Cunningham, and I am a high school teacher from Naples, Florida. I am here, not as an expert on any of the numerous facets of the cold war, but as a private American citizen who is vitally concerned about the...
Page 73 - This project met the rigid test applied in 1950 under Public Law 759. 81st Congress. I would like to quote the pertinent sentence from General Pike's statement at the time the program was announced. "It has been screened to include the projects which, as directed by the President, directly contribute to national defense or to civilian requirements essential to the changed international situation, and it complies in all aspects with the criteria directed by the Congress.
Page 140 - Location: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Merced Counties. Description: Levee construction on San Joaquin River below mouth of Merced River, along the lower portion of Tuolumne and Stanislaus Rivers and through the upper delta. Federal authorization: Public Law No. 534, 78th Congress, 2d session.
Page 77 - ... Engineers, the State, and the city to provide protection against the floodwaters. It is estimated that more than $2 million has been expended for these measures in the last 25 years. In 1927, North Adams built a $45,000 wall to protect one of our city streets and the residents on this street — 1 1 years later, in the flood of 1938, this investment was lost to a raging and violent north branch of the river.
Page 143 - That the following works of improvement of rivers and harbors and other waterways for navigation, flood control, and other purposes are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and supervision of the Chief of Engineers...

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