Disaster Relief Act of 1965: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Flood Control of the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session, on S. 1861 and Related Bills

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Page 116 - Such loans shall bear interest at a rate not less than (i) a rate determined by the Secretary of the Treasury taking into consideration the current average market yield on outstanding marketable obligations of the United States with remaining periods to maturity comparable to the average maturities of such loans, adjusted to the nearest one-eighth of 1 per centum, plus (ii) an allowance adequate in the judgment of the administering agency to cover administrative costs and probable losses under the...
Page 135 - An eligible project is any project of an eligible applicant for flood control, navigation, irrigation, reclamation, public power, sewage treatment, water treatment, watershed development, or airport construction...
Page 108 - Spellman, we want to thank you and the other distinguished members of this Subcommittee for the opportunity to appear again and to restate our opposition to certain changes proposed in the Federal Wage System.
Page 117 - Secretary determines to be reasonable, taking into account the range of interest rates prevailing in the private market for similar loans and the risks assumed by the United States.
Page 159 - The Chief of the Weather Bureau, under the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture, on and after July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, shall have charge of the forecasting of weather, the issue of storm warnings, the display of weather and flood signals for the benefit of agriculture, commerce, and navigation, the gauging and reporting of rivers, the maintenance and operation of seacoast...
Page 132 - Congress to provide an orderly and continuing means of assistance by the Federal Government to States and local governments in carrying out their responsibilities to alleviate suffering and damage resulting from major disasters, to repair essential public facilities in major disasters, and to foster the development of such State and local organizations and plans to cope with major disasters as may be necessary.
Page 150 - To continue and carry on a system of national and international relief in time of peace and apply the same in mitigating the sufferings caused by pestilence, famine, fire, floods and other great national calamities, and to devise and carry on measures for preventing the same.
Page 151 - Cross in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the Office of Emergency Planning and the American National Red Cross. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to limit or in any way affect the responsibilities of the American National Red Cross. 1710.15 Minimum State and local expenditures. (a) Federal assistance under Public Law 875...
Page 98 - Development shall undertake an immediate study of alternative programs which could be established to help provide financial assistance to those suffering property losses in flood and other natural disasters, including alternative methods of Federal disaster insurance, as well as the existing flood insurance...
Page 151 - Cross, but nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to limit or in any way affect the responsibilities of the American National Red Cross under the Act approved January 5, 1905 (33 Stat.

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