Department of Agriculture Appropriations for 1954: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, First Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1953
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Page 124 - 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 218 - That there shall be at the seat of Government a Department of Labor the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with labor, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and especially upon its relation to capital, the hours of labor, the earnings of laboring men and women, and the means of promoting their material, social, intellectual and moral prosperity.
Page 396 - If the next Congress shall not direct such sum to be paid it shall be covered into the Treasury.
Page 395 - States commissioner of agriculture to furnish forms, as far as practicable, for the tabulation of results of investigation or experiments; to indicate, from time to time, such lines of inquiry as to him shall seem most important; and in general, to furnish such advice and assistance as will be"st promote the purposes of this act.
Page 396 - SEC. 4. That on or before the first day of July in each year, after the passage of this act, the Secretary of the Interior shall ascertain and certify to the Secretary of the Treasury as to each State and Territory whether it is entitled to receive its share of the annual appropriation...
Page 399 - Secretary shall prescribe the form of the annual financial statement required under the above acts, ascertain whether the expenditures are in accordance with their provisions...
Page 403 - urban" comprised all territory, persons, and housing units in incorporated places of 2,500 or more persons, and in areas (usually minor civil divisions) classified as urban under special rules relating to population size and density. The...
Page 396 - If the Secretary of the Interior shall withhold a certificate from any State or Territory of its appropriation the facts and reasons therefor shall be reported to the President, and the amount involved shall be kept separate in the Treasury until the close of the next Congress, in order that the State or Territory may, if it should so desire, appeal to Congress from the determination of the Secretary of the Interior.
Page 395 - It shall be the duty of each of said stations, annually, on or before the first day of February, to make to the governor of the State or Territory in which it is located a full and detailed report of its operations, including a statement of receipts and expenditures, a copy of which report shall be sent to each of said stations, to the said Commissioner of Agriculture, and to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
Page 82 - ... peacetime, such as the commissary. In peacetime you have a hard job of finding something for the military to do. Could General Moore put in the record the number of activities the services have been required to quit doing for themselves in the name of not competing with business? That is an old story. I would like to have it in the record at this point. It is my observation that most of that pressure from American business, was not to keep you from taking their business but they want to make...