Independent Federal Maritime Administration: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Merchant Marine...89-2, on H.R. 11355, 11356, 11364, 11416, 11419, 11549, 11696, 11704, 11820, 11826, 16263, July 20, 21, 28, 29, 1966
1966 - 226 pages
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Page 206 - it is necessary for the national defense and development of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine (a) sufficient to carry its domestic water-borne commerce and a substantial portion of the water-borne export and import foreign commerce of the United States...
Page 4 - ... the date of the taking effect of this Act, the term of each to be designated by the President, but their successors shall be appointed for terms of seven years, except that any person chosen to fill a vacancy shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of the commissioner whom he shall succeed.
Page 3 - Two of the members in office shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the business of the Board.
Page 3 - So much of the personnel, property, records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds employed, used, held, available, or to be made available in connection with the functions transferred to the...
Page 50 - ... owned and operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States insofar as may be practicable, and (d) composed of the best-equipped, safest, and most suitable types of vessels, constructed in the United States and manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel. It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to foster the development and encourage the maintenance of such a merchant marine.
Page 50 - ... capable of serving as a naval and military auxiliary in time of war or national emergency...
Page 2 - That upon the expiration of his term of office a commissioner shall continue to serve until his successor shall have been appointed and shall have qualified.
Page 6 - Chairman, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Washington, DC DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN : This is in further reply to your requests for the views of this Department concerning HR 3507 and HR 4415, bills to extend, accelerate, and strengthen air pollution prevention and control programs.
Page 4 - President, the Administrator shall be responsible for the exercise of all powers and the discharge of all duties of the Administration, and shall have authority and control over all personnel and activities, thereof.