Hearings Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations, Consisting of Messrs. Bingham, Littauer, Brick, Livingston, and Burleson, in Charge of the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Appropriation Bill for 1907

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Página 316 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Página 343 - ... unless such employment is authorized and payment therefor specifically provided in the law granting the appropriation, and then only for services actually rendered in connection with and for the purposes of the appropriation from which payment is made, and at the rate of compensation usual and proper for such services.
Página 317 - When immediate delivery or performance is required by the public exigency the articles or service required may be procured by open purchase or contract at the places and in the manner in which such articles are usually bought and sold, or such services engaged, between individuals.
Página 544 - Mails has charge of all foreign postal arrangements ( except those relating to the money-order system), including the preparation of postal con•ventions and the regulations for their execution, as well as the consideration of questions arising under them; and conducts the correspondence relative thereto both with foreign Governments and private citizens. It also has the supervision of the ocean mail steamship service in all its details, including the settlement of the accounts with steamship companies...
Página 398 - June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, shall not exceed eighty thousand dollars; and that the Secretary of War shall each year, in the annual estimates, report to Congress the number of persons so employed and the amount paid to each.
Página 184 - States with the Treasurer of the United States, the Comptroller of the Currency...
Página 290 - For contingent expenses of the Bureau of the Mint, to be expended under the direction of the director...
Página 692 - I am very much obliged, and with the indulgence of the committee, if there are no further questions, we are much obliged to you, Mr.
Página 37 - Stat. 546.) §140. Employees; fitness. All persons employed in and about said Library of Congress under the Librarian shall be appointed solely with reference to their fitness for their particular duties.
Página 315 - And the services of skilled draftsmen, civil engineers, and such other services as the Secretary of War may deem necessary, may be employed only in the office of the Chief of Engineers to carry into effect the various appropriations for rivers and harbors...

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