United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Contents

Disposition of records in War Department 2834 Disposition of records in Interior Department 2835 Disposition of records in Federal Works Agency ...
Pension to Ella B Crider
Ordering National Guard etc into active military service 2848 Consideration of res re ordering National Guard etc to active duty 2849 Maintenance ...
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Ordering National Guard etc into active military service 2848 Consideration of res re ordering National Guard etc to active duty 2849 Maintenance ...
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Acquisition of land along Mount Vernon Memorial Highway 2858 Disposition of records in Interior Department 2859 Disposition of records in Nav...
Acquisition of land along Mount Vernon Memorial Highway 2858 Disposition of records in Interior Department 2859 Disposition of records in Nav...
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Residence requirements for certain postmasters
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Court of Claims to hear claims of Miami Indians of Indiana 2874 Ordering reserve components of Army etc into active service 2875 Consideration ...
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Court of Claims to hear claims of Miami Indians of Indiana 2874 Ordering reserve components of Army etc into active service 2875 Consideration ...
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Relief of Mary Pruett Townsend mother of Charles L Pruett 2881 Secretary of Navy to accept certain lands in National City Calif 2882 Increasing nu...
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Repeal sec 4588 and 4591 R S rel to seamens protection certificates 2884 Consideration of H R 7236 for adjustment of tort claims against U S 2885 ...
Acquisition by Railroad Retirement Board of certain data 2890 Relief of Moses Limon and Ida Julia Limon 2891 Relief of Dr Michel Konne and Pau...
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Relief of Mary Pruett Townsend mother of Charles L Pruett 2881 Secretary of Navy to accept certain lands in National City Calif 2882 Increasing nu...
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Disposition of records by Agriculture Department 2900 Six months pay to Lillian M Reymonda mother of Earl M Reymonda 2901 Making provisio...
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Requesting information rel to consular offices in Germany Japan etc 2905 Consideration of bill for compulsory military training and service 2906 Re...
Relief of Howard R M Browne 2908 Court of Claims to hear claim of Velie Motors Corporation

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Page 3 - It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers...
Page 2 - Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers or of like kind of property, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line, in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
Page 18 - ... over the route or routes or within the territory for which application is made and has so operated since that time...
Page 3 - States and the duly authorized officials thereof; and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions; -- all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this Act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
Page 50 - Nothing in this part shall apply to the transportation by a water carrier of commodities in bulk when the cargo space of the vessel in which such commodities are transported is being used for the carrying of not more than three such commodities.
Page 13 - ... affecting such rate, fare, or charge or the value of the service thereunder, is or will be unjust or unreasonable, or unjustly discriminatory or unduly preferential or unduly prejudicial...
Page 6 - Hon. ELMER THOMAS, Chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate. MY DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN: Further reference is made to your letter of February 3, 1941, acknowledged February 5, requesting a report on the bill S.
Page 21 - The Commission shall, as soon as practicable, prescribe, for carriers subject to this Act, the classes of property for which depreciation charges may properly be included under operating expenses, and the percentages of depreciation which shall be charged with respect to each of such classes of property, classifying the carriers as it may deem proper for this purpose.
Page 7 - States, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with amendments and recommend that the bill as amended do pass. The amendments are as follows : Page 2.

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