Rural Delivery Service ...: Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department, House of Representatives, on House Resolution No. 109 to Investigate the Post Office Department. February 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, and 23, 1912

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - Rural free delivery - 280 pages
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Page 136 - ... for personally answering the same in writing, and affidavits in support thereof; but no examination of witnesses nor any trial or hearing shall be required except in the discretion of the officer making the removal...
Page 124 - No person In the executive civil service shall use his official authority or Influence for the purpose of interfering with an election or affecting the result thereof. Persons who by the provisions of these rules are In the competitive classified service, while retaining the right to vote as they please and to express privately their opinions on all political subjects, shall take no active part in political management or In political campaigns.
Page 256 - That from and after the first day of July, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and of each year thereafter, the Secretary of the Treasury shall cause all unexpended balances of appropriations which shall have remained upon the books of the Treasury for two fiscal years to be carried to the surplus fund and covered into the Treasury...
Page 255 - Department shall receive and examine all accounts of salaries and incidental expenses of the office of the Postmaster General and of all bureaus and offices under his direction, all postal and money-order accounts of postmasters, all accounts relating to the transportation of the mails, and to all other business within the jurisdiction of the Post Office Department...
Page 133 - Postmaster-General is hereby authorized to pay, in his discretion, rewards to postal employees whose inventions are adopted for use in the postal service, and for that purpose the sum of $10,000 is hereby appropriated.
Page 133 - Postmaster-General to pay the sum of one thousand dollars, which shall be exempt from payment of debts of the deceased, to the legal representatives of any railway postal clerk or substitute railway postal clerk who shall be killed while on duty, or who, being injured while on duty, shall die within one year thereafter as the result of such injury, one hundred thousand dollars.
Page 109 - All officers and employees of the United States of every description, serving in or under any of the Executive Departments or independent Government establishments, and whether so serving in or out of Washington, are hereby forbidden, either directly or indirectly, individually or through associations, to solicit an increase of pay or to influence or attempt to influence in their own interest any other legislation whatever, either before Congress or its committees, or...
Page 135 - A person in the competitive service whose removal is proposed shall be furnished with a statement of reasons and be allowed a reasonable time for personally answering such reasons in writing; but no examination of witnesses nor any trial or hearing shall be required except in the discretion of the officer making the removal. Copy of such reasons, and answer, and of the order of removal shall be made a part of the records of the proper department or office, and the Commission shall upon its request...
Page 255 - ... He receives and accepts, with the written consent of the Postmaster General, offers of compromise under sections 295 and 409, Revised Statutes. He is required to submit to the Secretary of the Treasury quarterly statements of postal receipts and expenditures, and to report to the Postmaster General the financial condition of the Post Office Department at the close of each fiscal year.
Page 135 - The Commission shall have no jurisdiction to review the findings of a removing officer upon the reasons and answer provided for in section 1 of this rule, nor shall the Commission have authority to investigate any removal or reduction, unless it is alleged, with offer of proof, that the procedure required by section 1 of this rule has not been followed, or that the removal was made for political or religious reasons.

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