To Authorize the Use for War Purposes of Silver Held Or Owned by the United States: Hearing[s] Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Banking and Currency, United States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 2768, Volume 1

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Page 1 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law...
Page 3 - ... shall show the date thereof, the name of the seller, the amount of the sale, and the matter or thing to which it refers.
Page 3 - ... shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall pay a fine of not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars or be imprisoned not more than six months, or both, at the discretion of the court...
Page 2 - the proportion of silver to gold in the monetary stocks of the United States should be increased, with the ultimate objective of having and maintaining, one-fourth of the monetary value of such stocks in silver.
Page 4 - ... whether made upon or shown by the books of the association, company, or corporation, or by any assignment in blank, or by any delivery, or by any paper or agreement or memorandum or other evidence of transfer...
Page 4 - States" means the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Territory of Alaska; the term "person" means an individual, partnership, association, or corporation...
Page 3 - ... shall be forfeited to the United States, and may be seized and condemned by like proceedings as those provided by law for the forfeiture, seizure and condemnation of property imported into the United States contrary to law.
Page 2 - Whoever willfully violates any of the provisions of this subdivision or of any license, order, rule or regulation Issued thereunder, shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $10,000 or, if a natural person, may be imprisoned for not more than ten years, or both; and any officer, director, or agent of any corporation who knowingly participates in such violation may be punished by a like fine, imprisonment, or both. As used in this subdivision the term "person...
Page 2 - All coins and currencies of the United States (including Federal Reserve notes and circulating notes of Federal Reserve banks and national banking associations) heretofore or hereafter coined or issued, shall be legal tender for all debts, public and private, public charges, taxes, duties, and dues...
Page 58 - Congress, or both, any defense article for the government of any country whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States.

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