Hospital Building Program: Hearings, Sixty-ninth Congress, Second Session. (H.R. 15633) [January 7, 1927]
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Page 62 - That not to exceed 3 per centum of this sum shall be available for the employment in the District of Columbia and in the field of necessary technical and clerical assistants at the customary rates of compensation, exclusively to aid in the preparation of the plans and .specifications for the projects authorized herein and for the supervision of the execution thereof, and for traveling expenses, field office equipment, and supplies in connection therewith.
Page 1 - Bureau, subject to the approval of the President: Provided, however, That the Director, with the approval of the President, may utilize such suitable buildings, structures, and grounds, now owned by the United States, as may be available for the purposes aforesaid, and the President is hereby authorized, by Executive order, to transfer any such buildings, structures, and grounds to the United States Veterans' Bureau upon the request of the Director thereof.
Page 62 - ... shall be done in such manner as the President may determine, and he is authorized to require the architectural, engineering, constructing, or other forces of any of the departments of the Government to do or assist in such work, and to employ individuals and agencies not now connected with the Government, if in his opinion desirable, at such compensation as he may consider reasonable.
Page 1 - ... vehicles, livestock, furniture, equipment, and accessories ; and also to provide accommodations for officers, nurses, and attending personnel ; and also to provide proper and suitable recreational centers ; and the Director of the United States Veterans' Bureau is authorized to accept gifts or donations for any of the purposes named herein.
Page 1 - Government or on sites to be acquired by purchase, condemnation, gift, or otherwise, such hospitals and out-patient dispensary facilities, to include the necessary buildings and auxiliary structures, mechanical equipment, approach work, roads, and trackage facilities leading thereto ; vehicles...
Page 62 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Director of the United States Veterans...
Page 1 - An Act to authorize an appropriation to provide additional hospital, domiciliary, and outpatient dispensary facilities for persons entitled to hospitalization under the World War Veterans' Act, 1924, as amended, and for other purposes," approved [December 23, 1929 (46 Stat., p.
Page 62 - ... provide proper and suitable recreational centers ; and the Director of the United States Veterans' Bureau is authorized to accept gifts or donations for any of the purposes herein named.