Agricultural Department Appropriation Bill for 1940: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, First Session, on the Agricultural Department Appropriation Bill for 1940

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1939 - 1732 pages
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Page 79 - Act, as amended, and in grades in which only one position is allocated the salary of such position shall not exceed the average of the compensation rates for the grade, except that in unusually meritorious cases of one position in a grade advances may be made to rates higher than the average of the compensation rates of the grade but not more often than once in any fiscal year and then only to the next higher rate...
Page 196 - For farmers' cooperative demonstration work, including special suggestions of plans and methods for more effective dissemination of the results of the work of the Department of Agriculture and the agricultural experiment stations and of improved methods of agricultural practice, at farmers...
Page 2 - Administrator may, without regard to the civil service laws or the Classification Act of 1923, as amended...
Page 79 - That not to exceed $55,000 of the appropriations available for salaries and expenses of officers and employees 'of. .the Department of Agriculture permanently stationed in foreign countries may be used for payment of allowances for living quarters, including heat, fuel, and light, as authorized by the "Apt .approved June 26, 1930 (USC, Supp.
Page 79 - Provided further, That no part of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be used for the payment of any officer or employee of the Department of Agriculture who, as such officer or employee, or on behalf of the Department or any division, commission, or bureau thereof, issues, or causes to be issued, any prediction, oral or written, or forecast...
Page 79 - ... as of July 1, 1924, in accordance with the rules of section 6 of such act, (3) to require the reduction in salary of any person who Is transferred from one position to another position...
Page 116 - Secretary; and the payment of dues, when authorized by the Secretary, for library membership in societies or associations which issue publications to members only or at a price to members lower than to subscribers who are not members.
Page 455 - Section 202 (a)-(e) of this act reads as follows: "(a) The Secretary is hereby authorized and directed to establish, equip, and maintain four regional research laboratories, one in each major farm producing area, and, at such laboratories, to conduct researches into and to develop new scientific, chemical, and technical uses and new and extended markets and outlets for farm commodities and products and byproducts thereof.
Page 79 - Secretary the average of the salaries of the total number of persons under any grade in any bureau, office, or other appropriation unit shall not at any time exceed the average of the compensation rates specified for the grade by such act...
Page 109 - ... programs of the Department and cooperating agencies, and are extensively used for program planning by the Extension Service, State planning boards, State colleges...

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