Status and Progress of Lease-purchase Program: Hearings Before a Subcommittee, Eighty-fifth Congress, First Session. February 19-20, 27, 1957

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Page 29 - ... be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the...
Page 29 - The Secretary of Labor shall have, with respect to the labor standards specified in this paragraph, the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (15 'FR 3176; 64 Stat. 1267), and section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934, as amended (40 USC 276c).
Page 29 - Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution or school system...
Page 28 - Any and all notes, debentures, bonds or other such obligations issued by the corporation shall be exempt both as to principal and Interest from all taxation (except surtaxes, estate, inheritance, and gift taxes) now or hereafter imposed by the United States, by any territory, dependency or possession thereof, or by any state, county, municipality or local taxing authority.
Page 26 - local educational agency" means a board of education or other legally constituted local school authority having administrative control and direction of free public education in a county, township, Independent, or other school district located within a State. Such term Includes any State agency which directly operates and maintains facilities for providing free public education. (B) For purposes of title II, the term "local educational agency...
Page 29 - USC 276a-276a-5), and every such employee shall receive compensation at a rate not less than one and one-half times his basic rate of pay for all hours worked in any workweek in excess of eight hours in any workday or forty hours in the workweek, as the case may be.
Page 42 - ... 1-30.701 General. The Assignment of Claims Act of 1940, as amended, 54 Stat. 1029, 65 Stat. 41 (31 USC 203, 41 USC 15), hereafter referred to in this Subpart 1-30.7 as the Act, permits the assignment to a bank, trust company, or other financing institution, including any Federal lending agency of moneys due or to become due from the United States under a contract providing for payments aggregating $1,000 or more, provided the conditions specified in the Act, as set forth in 1-30.702, are met....
Page 30 - TAKING EFFECT OF REORGANIZATIONS SEC. 6. (a) Except as may be otherwise provided pursuant to subsection (c) of this section, the provisions of the reorganization plan shall take effect upon the expiration of the first period of sixty calendar days, of continuous session of the Congress, following the date on which the plan is transmitted to it...
Page 132 - We must move forward In some areas of investment while we hold back in others. For example, the needs for schools, highways, and homes are so urgent that I am proposing to move ahead with programs to help our States, cities, and people undertake such construction at a prudent rate. However, in view of the present active competition for labor, materials, and equipment, I am not recommending some other desirable construction projects, and I have asked the head of each — He is asking the head of each...
Page 61 - It is the purpose of this title to supplement existing provisions of law for the leasing of space for postal purposes by providing authorization for the acquisition by the Postmaster General of such space through the execution of lease-purchase and other agreements under which the United States will obtain immediate use of such space and will make periodic payments...

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