National Housing Act: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, Seventy-third Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 9620, a Bill to Improve Nation-wide Housing Standards, Provide Employment, and Stimulate Industry; to Improve Conditions with Respect to Home-mortgage Financing, to Prevent Speculative Excesses in New-mortgage Investment, and to Eliminate the Necessity for Costly Second-mortgage Financing, by Creating a System of Mutual Mortgage Insurance and by Making Provision for the Organization of Additional Institutions to Handle Home Financing; to Promote Thrift and Protect Savings; to Amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act; to Amend the Federal Reserve Act; and for Other Purposes. May 18, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, June 1, 2, 4, 1934

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Page 122 - That the management of the Corporation shall be vested in a board of directors, consisting of...
Page 235 - There is hereby created a body corporate to be known as the Environmental Financing Authority, which shall have succession until dissolved by Act of Congress.
Page 364 - The Corporation shall be entitled to the free use of the United States mails for its official business in the same manner as the executive departments of the Government, and shall determine its necessary expenditures under this act and the manner in which they shall be incurred, allowed, and paid, without regard to the provisions of any other law governing the expenditure of public funds.
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Page 317 - SEC. 12. There is hereby created a Federal Advisory Council, which shall consist of as many members as there are Federal reserve districts each Federal reserve bank by its board of directors shall annually select from its own Federal reserve district one member of said council, who shall receive such compensation and allowances as may be fixed by his board of directors subject to the approval of the Federal Reserve Board.
Page 17 - ... regulations made by the Corporation, before paying dividends to its insured members; but such regulations shall require the building up of reserves to 5 per centum of all insured accounts within a reasonable period, not exceeding twenty...
Page 363 - Any and all notes, debentures, bonds or other such obligations issued by the corporation shall be exempt both as to principal and Interest from all taxation (except surtaxes, estate, inheritance, and gift taxes) now or hereafter imposed by the United States, by any territory, dependency or possession thereof, or by any state, county, municipality or local taxing authority.
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