Establish Regulatory Control Over Weights and Measuring Devices, Hearings ..., on H.R. 7208, Jan 23, 1928, Volume 66

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Considers (70) H.R. 7208.
 

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Page 63 - States a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each violation, which shall accrue to the United States and may be recovered in a civil action brought by the United States.
Page 2 - When construing and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer, agent, or other person acting for or employed by any...
Page 4 - Columbia shall present satisfactory evidence of any such violation, to cause appropriate proceedings to be commenced and prosecuted in the proper courts of the United States, without delay, for the enforcement of the penalties as in such case herein provided. SEC. 6. That the term "drug...
Page 29 - District, or possession, or department, agency or political subdivision thereof, or any person; and shall have the power to appoint, remove, and fix the compensation of such officers and employees, not in conflict with existing law, and make such expenditures for rent outside the District of Columbia, printing, telegrams, telephones...
Page 5 - ... for any cause to the custody of the Secretary of the Treasury, when demanded, for the purpose of excluding them from the country. or for any other purpose, said consignee shall forfeit the full amount of the bond : And provided further.
Page 80 - Congress shall have the power to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures...
Page 92 - That the tables in the schedule hereto annexed shall be recognized, in the construction of contracts, and in all legal proceedings, as establishing, in terms of the weights and measures now in use in the United States, the equivalents of tbe weights and measures expressed therein in terms of the metric system...
Page 63 - ... and shall have the power to appoint, remove, and fix the compensation of such officers and employees, not in conflict with existing law, and make such expenditures for rent outside the District of Columbia, printing, telegrams, telephones, law books...
Page 95 - ... the office of weights and measures, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, will in the future regard the international prototype meter and kilogram as fundamental standards...
Page 1 - ... to regulate and control the manufacture, sale, and use of weights and measures and weighing and measuring devices for use or used in trade or commerce, and for other purposes.

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