To Change the Name of the Department of the Interior and to Coordinate Certain Governmental Functions: Hearing Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session, on S. 2665, a Bill to Change the Name of the Department of the Interior, and to Coordinate Certain Governmental Functions. May 16, 1935

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Page 19 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 20 - An act to stop injury to the public grazing lands by preventing overgrazing and soil deterioration, to provide for their orderly use, improvement and development, to stabilize the livestock industry dependent upon the public range, and for other purposes," approved June 28, 1934, and may arrange with the proper officials of the United States for such exchange.
Page 2 - No suit, action, or other proceeding lawfully commenced by or against the head of any agency or other officer of the United States in his official capacity or in relation to the...
Page 4 - Washington there is comprehensive firsthand knowledge of the problems of the reserves acquired on the ground, where all problems relating to growth from the soil are already gathered, and where all the sciences auxiliary to forestry are at hand .for prompt and effective cooperation.
Page 2 - ... suit, action, or other proceeding to obtain a settlement of the questions involved may allow the same to be maintained by or against the head of the agency to whom the authority, powers, and duties are transferred.
Page 2 - ... make provision for the transfer of such unexpended balances of appropriations available for use in connection with the function or agency transferred...
Page 4 - I have repeatedly recommended, all the forest work of the Government should be concentrated in the Department of Agriculture, where the larger part of that work is already done, where practically all of the trained foresters of the Government are employed, where chiefly in Washington there is comprehensive...
Page 2 - ... agency or other officer of the United States to whom the authority, powers, and duties are transferred. (c) All laws relating to any agency or function transferred to, or consolidated with, any other agency or function under the provisions of this title, shall, insofar as such laws are not inapplicable, remain in full force and effect.
Page 3 - We must have, I assert with all possible emphasis, national planning in agriculture. We must not have, as now, the scattering of our efforts through the heterogeneous and disassociated activities of our governmental agencies dealing with the problem.
Page 2 - Congress while in session and shall not become effective until after the expiration of sixty calendar days after such transmission unless Congress shall by law provide for an earlier effective date of such Executive order...

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