Consolidation of Government Agencies for the Benefit of Disabled Ex-service Men: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H.R. 3

Front Cover

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 128 - ... made jointly by the Surgeon General, the Surgeon General of the Army, and the Surgeon General of the Navy, and approved by the Administrator, and licenses for new products may be Issued only upon a showing that they meet such standards.
Page 41 - Act shall be suspended until such refusal or obstruction ceases. No compensation shall be payable while such refusal or obstruction continues, and the period of such refusal or obstruction shall be deducted from the period for which compensation is payable to him.
Page 42 - The Program was initiated in 1948 by the Secretary of the Treasury, the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, and the Comptroller General, and...
Page 129 - January 1, 1916, so as to deprive employees therein of the additional compensation allowed civilian employees under the provisions of section 6 of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1922, if otherwise entitled thereto.
Page 130 - Service Administration a director general, who shall be responsible to the President for all the activities now authorized by law in the three agencies transferred ; that he shall utilize all possible governmental agencies for the hospitalization and medical care of the disabled veterans of the World War, maintaining a strict inspection service thereof, and wherever and whenever the governmental facilities prove inadequate shall have full authority to secure the facilities necessary either by allotment...
Page 29 - Soldiers, in such a way as will best serve the present emergency, taking into consideration the future services to be rendered the veterans of the World War, including the beneficiaries under this Act.
Page 44 - It cannot be too strongly emphasized that the present deplorable failure on the part of the Government to properly care for the disabled veterans is due in large part to an imperfect organization of governmental effort.
Page 129 - A bill physically consolidating and placing under one assistant secretary of a department the Bureau of War Risk insurance, the Rehabilitation Division of the Federal Board for Vocational Education and the. United States Public Health Service.
Page 43 - Three distinct and separate governmental agencies without a common authority were created for and are now engaged in executing the laws for the relief of the disabled, namely, the Bureau of War Risk Insurance, the Rehabilitation Division of the Federal Board for Vocational Education and the United States Public Health Service. The result is that the ex-service person finds it extremely difficult to obtain the prompt, generous, and sympathetic treatment which the Congress and the country intended...
Page 8 - ... satisfactory medical care and treatment, including supplies, for the said beneficiaries. 2. Personnel. (a). Such regular and reserve commissioned officers of the United States Public Health Service concerned in or with the activities to be assumed and administered by the Bureau of War Risk Insurance are hereby detailed and assigned for duty to and shall be under the direction and subject to the orders of the Director of the Bureau of War Risk Insurance. Such officers shall be immediately notified...

Bibliographic information