Agricultural Adjustment Relief Plan: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Seventy-second Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 13991, and Act to Aid Agriculture and Relieve the Existing National Economic Emergency. January 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, February 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6, 1933

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Page 9 - An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States...
Page 381 - We have established, we think, beyond cavil that there can be no lawful tax which is not laid for a public purpose. It may not be easy to draw the line in all cases so as to decide what is a public purpose in this sense and what is not. It is undoubtedly the duty of the legislature which imposes or authorizes municipalities to impose a tax to see that it is not to be used for purposes of private interest instead of a public...
Page 381 - Maryland, that the power to tax is the power to destroy. A striking instance of the truth of the proposition is seen in the fact that the existing tax of...
Page 1 - ... the orderly exchange of commodities, and has seriously impaired the agricultural assets supporting the national credit structure, it is hereby declared that these conditions in the basic industry of agriculture have affected transactions in agricultural commodities with a national public interest, have burdened and obstructed the normal currents of commerce in such commodities, and render imperative the immediate enactment of title I of this Act.
Page 217 - Provided, That if any country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government imposes a duty on any article specified in this paragraph, when imported from the United States, in excess of the duty herein provided, there shall be imposed upon such article, when imported either directly or indirectly from such country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government...
Page 218 - The tax on the articles described in this paragraph shall apply only with respect to the importation of such articles, and shall not be imposed upon any such article If during the preceding calendar year the exports of the articles described in this...
Page 7 - All provisions of law (including penalties) applicable in respect of the taxes imposed by section 600 of the Revenue Act of 1926 shall, in so far as not inconsistent with this section, be applicable in respect to the taxes imposed by this section.
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Page 381 - To lay with one hand the power of the government on the property of the citizen, and with the other to bestow it upon favored individuals to aid private enterprise and build up private fortunes, is none the less a robbery because it is done under the forms of law and is called taxation.
Page 218 - ... when imported for fluxing purposes, shall be admitted free of said tax in an aggregate amount of not to exceed in any one year 15,000 tons of copper content. All articles dutiable under theTariff Act of 1930, not provided for heretofore in this paragraph, in which copper (including copper in alloys) is the component material of chief value, 3 cents per pound.

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