Amending the Tennessee Valley Authority Act: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, First Session, on H. R. 4961 a Bill to Amend Section 9 (B) of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, as Amended by Section 14 of the Act of August 31, 1941
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941 - 133 pages
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Accounting Act Accounting Office action adjustment administrative advance agency amendment amount applicable appropriation approved Attorney audit Authority's bill Board Budget and Accounting CHAIRMAN charged claims clear committee Comptroller conclusion conduct conference Congress considered contracts Corporation counsel course Court created decision departments determine directed disbursing officer duties effect ELSTON establishment exceptions existing expenditures expenses fact Federal final Finance fiscal FITTS Fleet Corporation follows funds give Government House independent intended involved issue jurisdiction KILDAY legislation letter Loan matter mean ment necessary operations opinion Panama passed payment position practice present President procedure proposed provisions question reason record referred representatives request respect responsibility section 9 Senator settle settlement SPARKMAN Stat statement statute submitted supplied Tennessee Valley Authority things tion transactions Treasury United Valley Authority Act warrant WARREN YATES
Page 74 - I, therefore, suggest to the Congress legislation to create a Tennessee Valley Authority— a corporation clothed with the power of government but possessed of the flexibility and initiative of a private enterprise.
Page 6 - The balances certified by the Comptroller General shall be final and conclusive upon the executive branch of the Government.
Page 116 - Corporation is authorized to make such expenditures and to enter into such contracts, agreements, and arrangements, upon such terms and conditions and in such manner as it may deem necessary, including the final settlement of all claims and litigation by or against the Corporation ; and, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law governing the expenditure of public funds...
Page 119 - The Corporation shall be entitled to the free use of the United States mails in the same manner as the executive departments of the Government.
Page 73 - ... or (2) repair parts, accessories, supplemental equipment, or services are required for supplies or services previously furnished or contracted for; or (3) the aggregate amount involved in any purchase of supplies or procurement of services does not exceed $500; in which cases such purchases of supplies or procurement of services may be made in the open market in the manner common among businessmen.
Page 24 - Authority" (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation"). The board of directors first appointed shall be deemed the incorporators, and the incorporation shall be held to have been effected from the date of the first meeting of the board. This Act may be cited as the "Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933.
Page 81 - ... (c) The comptroller general shall specially report to Congress every expenditure or contract made by any department or establishment in any year in violation of law.
Page 23 - That for the purpose of maintaining and operating the properties now owned by the United States in the vicinity of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, in the interest of the national defense and for agricultural and industrial development, and to improve navigation in the Tennessee River and to control the destructive flood waters in the Tennessee River and Mississippi River Basins, there is hereby created a body corporate by the name of "The Tennessee Valley Authority" (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation").
Page 68 - He shall make report of each such audit in quadruplicate, one copy for the President of the United States, one for the chairman of the board, one for public inspection at the principal office of the Corporation, and the other to be retained by him for the uses of the Congress: Provided, That such report shall not be made...