Reorganization of the Government Agencies: Hearings Before ..., Appointed Pursuant to Senate Resolution No. 69, 75-1 on S. 2700 ..., August 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 1937
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Page 188 - This report shall contain such information and data collected by the Commission as may be considered of value in the determination of questions connected with the regulation of commerce, together with such recommendations as to additional legislation relating thereto as the Commission may deem necessary; and the names and compensation of the persons employed by said Commission.
Page 276 - All claims and demands whatever by the Government of the United States or against it, and all accounts whatever in which the Government of the United States is concerned, either as debtor or creditor, shall be settled and adjusted in the General Accounting Office.
Page 219 - The Commission is also authorized to avail itself of the cooperation, services, records, and facilities of such State authorities in the enforcement of any provision of this Act.
Page 415 - An act to provide for the better organization of the treasury, and for the collection, safe-keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue...
Page 185 - The commission is to be non-partisan; and it must, from the very nature of its duties, act with entire impartiality. It is charged with the enforcement of no policy except the policy of the law. Its duties are neither political nor executive, but predominantly quasi-judicial and quasi-legislative. Like the Interstate Commerce Commission, its members are called upon to exercise the trained judgment of a body of experts " appointed by law and informed by experience.
Page 431 - The persons, therefore, to whose immediate management these different matters are committed, ought to be considered as the assistants or deputies of the chief magistrate ; and on this account, they ought to derive their offices from his appointment, at least from his nomination, and ought to be subject to his superintendence.
Page 110 - Interior transferred from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior by Reorg.
Page 114 - Washington it has been proposed to transfer the Forest Service from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior...
Page 438 - General, or any of his assistants or employees, when duly authorized by him, shall, for the purpose of securing such information, have access to and the right to examine any books, documents, papers, or records of any such department or establishment.
Page 188 - The inquiry of a board of the character of the Interstate Commerce Commission should not be too narrowly constrained by technical rules as to the admissibility of proof. Its function is largely one of investigation and it should not be hampered in making inquiry pertaining to interstate commerce by those narrow rules which prevail in trials at common law where a strict correspondence is required between allegation and proof.