National Science Foundation: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First Session on H.R. 12, S. 247, and H.R. 359, Bills to Promote the Progress of Science; to Advance the National Health, Prosperity, and Welfare; to Secure the National Defense, and for Other Purposes

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Page 206 - To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense; and for other purposes.
Page 19 - If any provision of this Act, or the application of such provision to any . person or circumstance, shall be held invalid, the remainder of this Act, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby. SEC. 16. This Act may be cited as the "National Labor Relations Act.
Page 32 - 8) to maintain a register of scientific and technical personnel and in other ways provide a central clearinghouse for information covering all scientific and technical personnel in the United States, including its Territories and possessions.
Page 8 - ... to foster the interchange of scientific information among scientists in the United States and foreign countries...
Page 11 - 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 10 - ... consideration, without performance or other bonds, and without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41...
Page 203 - Director, as the case may be ; nor shall the Director or Deputy Director, except with the approval of the Board, hold any office in, or act in any capacity for, any organization, agency, or institution with which the Foundation makes any contract or other arrangement under this Act.
Page 8 - 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 173 - The greatest tyranny has the smallest beginnings. From precedents overlooked, from remonstrances despised, from grievances treated with ridicule, from powerless men oppressed with impunity, and overbearing men tolerated with complacence, springs the tyrannical usage which generations of wise and good men may hereafter perceive and lament and resist in vain.
Page 29 - ... to initiate and support basic scientific research in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, and other sciences, by making contracts or other arrangements (including grants, loans, and other forms of assistance) for the conduct of such basic scientific research and to appraise the impact of research upon industrial development and upon the general welfare...

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