Progress Report, 1940-1941: National Resource Planning Board

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941 - 81 pages
 

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Page 7 - ... of workers who arrived to construct them and who will be needed to operate the new establishments. There have been shortages of housing, insufficient sanitary and health facilities, overcrowding of transportation services, and inadequate recreational facilities. In fact, this .shortage of essential public facilities has handicapped our rearmament effort in some areas. "The Government has already embarked on a defense housing program, but that is not enough. We must do more to obtain the most...
Page 77 - NATIONAL RESOURCES PLANNING BOARD FREDERIC A. DELANO, Chairman CHARLES E. MERRIAM GEORGE F. YANTIS ADVISORS HENRY S. DENNISON BEARDSLEY RUML DIRECTOR CHARLES W. ELIOT, 2d ASSISTANT DIRECTORS THOMAS C.
Page 3 - Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the "board") shall be composed of three members, to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. In appointing the members of the board, the President shall designate the chairman.
Page 19 - In time of war or threatened war the President may certify to the Commission that it is essential to the national defense and security that certain traffic shall have preference or priority in transportation, and the Commission shall, under the power herein conferred, direct that such preference or priority be afforded.
Page 19 - Commission; (b) to make such just and reasonable directions with respect to car service without regard to the ownership as between carriers of locomotives, cars, and other vehicles, during such emergency as in its opinion will best promote the service in the interest of the public and the commerce of the people...
Page 36 - ... shall be submitted to the board and to the Director of the Bureau of the Budget. The Director of the Bureau of the Budget shall report to the President from time to time consolidated plans and estimates. (e) Each construction agency shall keep its six-year plan up to date by an annual revision of the plans and estimates for the unexpired years and by annually extending the plan and estimates for an additional year.
Page 77 - Rev. Francis J. Haas, Dean, School of Social Science, the Catholic University of America; Fred K. Hoehler, Executive Director, American Public Welfare Association; Katherine F. Lenroot, Chief, Children's Bureau, United States Department of Labor; Mary E.
Page 19 - Whenever the Commission is of opinion that shortage of equipment, congestion of traffic, or other emergency requiring immediate action exists in any section of the country, the Commission shall have, and it is hereby given, authority, either upon complaint or upon its own initiative without complaint, at once, if it so orders, without answer or other formal pleading by the interested carrier or carriers, and with or without notice, hearing...
Page 3 - SECTION 9. There is hereby appropriated to the National Resources Planning Board, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, $750,000. Such sum shall be available for administrative expenses in carrying out the functions heretofore vested in the National Resources Committee, and such functions are authorized to be carried out until June 30, 1940. On and after July 1, 1939, and until June 30, 1940, said Board shall be composed of three members...

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