Independent Offices Appropriation Bill for 1939: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, Second Session on the Independent Offices Appropriation Bill for 1939

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Page 666 - Section 3709 of the Revised Statutes of the United States shall not be construed to apply to any purchase or service rendered for the Board when the aggregate amount involved does not exceed the sum of $25.
Page 500 - That the commission shall also have power — (a) To gather and compile information concerning, . and to investigate from time to time the organization, business, conduct, practices, and management of any corporation engaged in commerce, excepting banks and common carriers subject to the Act to regulate commerce, and its relation to other corporations and to individuals, associations, and partnerships.
Page 674 - January 1, 1938: (1) To require by order, after notice and opportunity for hearing, that each registered holding company, and each subsidiary company thereof, shall take such action as the Commission shall find necessary to limit the operations of the holding-company system of which such company is a part to a single integrated public-utility system, and to such other businesses as are reasonably incidental, or economically necessary or appropriate to the operations of such Integrated public-utility...
Page 699 - The term manipulative, deceptive, or other fraudulent device or contrivance, as used in section 15(c)(l) of the Act, is hereby defined to include any untrue statement of a material fact and any omission to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements made, in the light of the circumstances under which they are made, not misleading, which statement or omission is made with knowledge or reasonable grounds to believe that it is untrue or misleading. (c) The scope of this section shall...
Page 74 - Purchases, conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Home Economics, in cooperation with the National Resources Committee, the Central Statistical Board, and the Works Progress Administration.
Page 701 - It shall be Unlawful for any broker or dealer, directly or indirectly, by the use of any means or instrumentality of interstate commerce, or of the mails, or of any facility of any national securities exchange, to use or employ, in connection with the purchase or sale of any security otherwise than on a national securities exchange, any act, practice, or course of business defined by the Commission to be included within the term "n inipulative, deceptive, or other fraudulent device or contrivance",...
Page 241 - Section 13 of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended by the Transportation Act of 1920...
Page 315 - Preservation of collections: For continuing preservation, exhibition, and increase of collections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government, and from other sources, including personal services, traveling expenses, purchasing and supplying uniforms to guards and elevator conductors postage stamps and foreign postal cards and all other necessary expenses...
Page 731 - This tripartite controversy presents n bitter contest between the American Federation of Labor and the Committee for Industrial Organization, each labor organization seeking recognition as the sole and exclusive bargaining representative of the same group of employees.
Page 699 - manipulative, deceptive, or other fraudulent device or contrivance," as used in section 15 (c) (1) of the Act, is hereby defined to include any act, practice, or course of business which operates or would operate as a fraud or deceit upon any person. (b) The term "manipulative, deceptive, or other fraudulent device or contrivance...

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