Department of Agriculture Appropriations for 1952: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-second Congress, First Session, Parties 1 à 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 - 1392 pages

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Page 135 - 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 95 - October 1 6, 1933, under the laws of the State of Delaware, as an agency of the United States.
Page 778 - Is hereby declared to be the policy of the Congress that adequate telephone service be made generally available in rural areas through the improvement and expansion of existing telephone facilities and the construction and operation of such additional facilities as are required to assure the availability of adequate telephone service to the widest practicable number of rural users of such service.
Page 95 - ... board consists of six members (in addition to the Secretary of Agriculture), who are appointed by the President of the United States by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. In addition to the board of directors, the CCC has a five-member advisory board, the members of which are appointed by the President of the United States.
Page 596 - A stock, preferred as to assets in the event of liquidation, may be issued only to the Governor of the Farm Credit Administration on behalf of the United States and represents the investment of the United States in such bank.
Page 525 - Agreement are to assure supplies of wheat to importing countries and markets for wheat to exporting countries at equitable and stable prices.
Page 313 - Federal meat inspection laws to assure production of disease-free, clean, and wholesome meat and meat products for both civilian and military use and for foreign commerce. This is accomplished by supervising slaughtering and meat processing operations at meat packing plants, application of controls over imported meats to assure the same protection as in the case of meats produced domestically, and supervision of a system of certifying meats for export to keep foreign markets open to American meats.
Page 491 - This program is approved pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of Agriculture under sections 7 to 17, inclusive, of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended.
Page 12 - Congress should direct the responsible Federal agencies to submit new proposals for water resources development to Congress only in the form of basin programs which deal with entire basins as units and which take into account all relevant purposes in water and land development.
Page 661 - The development of a better understanding of, and more effective participation in community, State, National and international affairs to the end that constructive policies may be determined.

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