Packers and Stockyards Act: Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Agriculture, Volumes 1-2

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Page 189 - Any officer or employee of the commission who shall make public any information obtained by the commission without its authority, unless directed by a court, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $5,000, or by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or by fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.
Page 132 - For the efficient execution of the provisions of this Act, and in order to provide information for the use of Congress...
Page 132 - 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, arid 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 132 - SEC. 203. (a) Whenever the Secretary has reason to believe that any packer has violated or is violating any provision of this title, he shall cause a complaint in writing to be served upon the packer, stating his charges in that respect, and requiring the packer to attend and testify at a hearing at a time and place designated therein, at least thirty days after the service of such complaint; and at such...
Page 136 - Under section 9 of the act a license can be suspended if the licensee fails to keep such accounts, records, and memoranda as fully and correctly disclose all transactions involved in his business including the true ownership of such business by stock-holding or otherwise.
Page 32 - Whenever the Secretary finds that the accounts, records, and memoranda of any such person do not fully and correctly disclose all transactions involved in his business, the Secretary may prescribe the manner and form in which such accounts, records, and memoranda shall be kept...
Page 132 - If, after such hearing, the Secretary finds that the packer has violated or is violating any provisions of this title covered by the charges, he shall make a report in writing in which he shall state his findings as to the facts, and shall issue and cause to be served on the packer an order requiring such packer to cease and desist from continuing such violation.
Page 132 - An act to create a federal trade commission, to define its powers and duties, and for other purposes,' approved September 26, 1914, are made applicable to the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of the Secretary...
Page 176 - ... employes, the name or names of such physicians at the date of employment of the same shall be filed with the board, together with a copy of the contract of such employment. If the contract of such physician or physicians is not in writing, then the same shall be reduced to writing and a copy thereof filed with the board. Such contract shall state fully the extent and scope of the employment and the compensation to be paid such physician or physicians. If the association or subscriber wilfully...
Page 136 - Secretary finds that the accounts, records, and memoranda of any such person do not fully and correctly disclose all transactions involved in his business the Secretary may prescribe the manner and form in which such accounts, records, and memoranda shall be kept, and thereafter any such person who fails to keep...

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