Post Office Appropriation Bill, 1926: Hearings Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations Consisting of Messrs. Martin B. Madden (Chairman), William S. Vare, Walter W. Magee, Maurice H. Thatcher, Joseph W. Byrns (Tenn.), and James A. Gallivan in Charge of Post Office Appropriation Bill for 1926. Sixty-eighth Congress, Second Session. November 14, 1924
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - 264 pages
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Page 100 - Railroad companies whose railroads were constructed in whole or in part by a land grant made by Congress, on the condition that the mails should be transported over their roads at such price as Congress should by law direct, shall receive only eighty per centum of the compensation otherwise authorized by this act.
Page 100 - ... depots. The amount to be paid therefor shall be measured by the amount paid by the railroad to contractors, plus 3 percent; and where the service is performed by agents or employees of the railroad...
Page 104 - General on or before July 1 of each year showing the rate of payment for the ensuing year, and the amounts specified in such contracts plus 3 per cent shall be accepted as the basis of payment by the Postmaster General heretofore prescribed.
Page 150 - General, when any damage is done to person or property by or through the operation of the Post Office Department in any branch of its service, and such damage is found upon investigation to be a proper charge...
Page 101 - ... conversant with the facts, and such verified statement shall compute the pro rata payment of the agent or employee performing the service, based on the time actually consumed, and the...
Page 101 - ... the payment shall be for the value of the pro rata time of such railway agents or employees while engaged in rendering the service, including cost of vehicular service that may be necessary, with the addition of 3 percent.
Page 101 - Department on or before July 1 of each year showing the rate of payment for the ensuing year, and the amounts specified In such contracts, plus 3 percent, shall be accepted as the basis of payment by the Department heretofore described.