Ventura River Project, California: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation ... Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session on H.R 3488, to Authorize the Secretary of the Interior to Construct, Operate, and Maintain the Ventura River Reclamation Project, California. June 21, 1955
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - 54 pages
Considers (84) H.R. 3427, (84) H.R. 3488.
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Page 169 - ... in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and thereupon to the extent of the amount so paid the Secretary of the Treasury shall succeed to all the rights of the holders of such bonds.
Page 170 - The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to purchase any notes and other obligations to be issued hereunder and for such purpose he is authorized to use as a public debt transaction the proceeds from the sale of any securities issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act...
Page 41 - The Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation of the Senate Committee on Interior and...
Page 197 - Nor is the concept of the general welfare static. Needs that were narrow or parochial a century ago may be interwoven in our day with the wellbeing of the nation. What is critical or urgent changes with the times.
Page 171 - In the appointment of officials and the selection of employees for said Corporation, and in the promotion of any such employees or officials, no political test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but. all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency.
Page 126 - Thus the power of Congress to promote the general welfare through large-scale projects for reclamation, irrigation, or other internal improvement, is now as clear and ample as its power to accomplish the same results indirectly through resort to strained interpretation of the power over navigation.
Page 165 - ... determine the character of and the necessity for its obligations and expenditures, and the manner in which they shall be incurred, allowed and paid...
Page 113 - Mr. Chairman. I would like to yield the balance of my time to my colleague, Mr.
Page 169 - States, and such guaranty shall be expressed on the face thereof, and such bonds shall be lawful investments, and may be accepted as security, for all fiduciary, trust, and public funds, the investment or deposit of which shall be under the authority or control of the United States or any officer or officers thereof.