Rent Control Legislation: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Banking and Currency, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, First Session, on S. 434, S. 600 and S. 888, Bills Pertaining to Rent Control Legislation. March 3-4, 7-10, and 11, 1949

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Page 6 - transacts business, and process in such cases may be served in any district wherein the defendant resides or transacts business or wherever the defendant may be found. Any such court shall advance on the docket and expedite the disposition of any criminal or other proceedings brought before it under this section. No costs shall
Page 14 - not more than $5,0000 or to imprisonment for not more than one year, or to both such fine and imprisonment. Whenever the Housing Expediter has reason to believe that any person is liable for punishment under this subsection, he may certify the facts to the Attorney General, who may, in his discretion, cause appropriate proceedings to he brought.
Page 19 - Control, no political test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency. (d) The principal office of the Administrator shall be in the District of
Page 15 - under this section shall be paid the same fees and mileage as are paid witnesses in the district courts of the United States. "(k) In case of contumacy by, or refusal to obey a subpena served upon, any person
Page 502 - The conditions upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance, which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime and the punishment of his guilt. It is proper to take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties. We hold this prudent jealousy to be the first duty of citizens. "The
Page 16 - such provision to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act, and the applicability of such provision to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected thereby. SEC. 304. This Act shall become effective on the first day of the first calendar month following the month in which it is enacted. [S. 888, 81st Cong., 1st
Page 15 - to the return date specified in the subpena issued with respect thereto, such person. either has furnished the Housing .Expediter with a copy of such documents (certified by such person under oath to be a true and correct copy), or has entered into a stipulation with the Housing Expediter as to the information contained in such documents.
Page 8 - 1034 edition, title 28. sec. 347). The Supreme Court shall advance on the docket and expedite the disposition of all causes filed therein pursuant to this subsection. The Emergency Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court upon review of Judgments and orders of the Emergency Court of Appeals, shall have exclusive jurisdiction to determine the
Page 23 - of this Act, he may make application to any Federal, State, or Territorial court of competent jurisdiction, for an order enjoining such act or practice, or for an order enforcing compliance with such provision, and upon a showing by the Administrator that such person
Page 5 - or is about to engage in any such acts or practices a permanent or temporary injunction, restraining order, or other order shall be granted without bond. entry false in any material respect in any document or report required to be kept or filed under this Act, shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a tine of not more than

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