National Science Foundation: Hearing ... 80th Congress, 2nd Session on H.R. 6007 and S. 2385, Bills to Promote the Progress of Science; to Advance the National Health, Prosperity, and Welfare; to Secure the National Defense, and for Other Purposes. June 1, 1948

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Page 53 - In support of this argument, taxpayers made reference to the reports of the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee...
Page 7 - ... (1) any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed, shall be appointed for the remainder of such term; and (2) the terms of office of the members first taking office after the date of the enactment of this Act...
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Page 10 - PROVISIONS SEC. 14. (a) The Director shall, in accordance with such policies as the Foundation shall from time to time prescribe, appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Such appointments shall be made and such compensation shall be fixed in accordance with the provisions of the civil-service laws and regulations and the Classification Act of 1923, as amended...
Page 105 - I am appearing as a member and representative of the committee on relationships of higher education to the Federal Government of the American Council on Education.
Page 1 - Foundation among other things (1) to develop and encourage the pursuit of a national policy for the promotion of basic research and education in the sciences...
Page 4 - ... without performance or other bonds, and without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41...
Page 2 - ... to foster the interchange of scientific information among scientists in the United States and foreign countries...
Page 1 - Council shall hold office for a term of six years, except that (1) any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term, and (2) the terms of the members first taking office shall expire, as designated by the President at the time of appointment...
Page 18 - US government agency whose mission is to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense.

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