Sugar Legislation Hearings Before ...: 66-1 on S. 3284, December 15, 1919

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1919 - 35 pages
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Page 4 - An Act to provide further for the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of food products and fuel...
Page 17 - That the President is authorized, from time to time, to requisition foods, feeds, fuels, and other supplies necessary to the support of the Army or the maintenance of the Navy, or any other public use connected with the common defense...
Page 17 - To requisition and take over for use or operation by the Government any factory, or any part thereof...
Page 4 - December 31, 1920, notwithstanding the provisions of section 24 of said Act: Provided, That the provisions of this Act shall expire as to the domestic product June 30, 1920 : And provided further, That the zone system of sale and distribution of sugars heretofore established by the said United States Sugar Equalization Board shall be abolished and shall not be reestablished or maintained, and that sugars shall be permitted to be sold and to circulate freely in every portion of the United States.
Page 17 - That, from time to time, whenever the President shall find it essential to license the importation, manufacture, storage, mining, or distribution of any necessaries, in order to carry into effect any of the purposes of this Act, and shall publicly so announce, no person shall, after a date fixed in the announcement, engage in or carry on any such business specified in the announcement of importation, manufacture, storage, mining, or distribution of any necessaries...
Page 4 - Delaware, and to vote or use the stock in such corporation held by him for the benefit of the United' States, or otherwise exercise his control over the corporation and its directors, in such a manner as to authorize and require them to adopt and carry out until December 31, 1920, plans and methods of securing, if found necessary for the public good, an adequate supply and an equitable distribution of sugar at a fair and reasonable price to the people of the United States.
Page 17 - The President Is authorized to prescribe such regulations as he may deem essential for carrying out the purposes of this section, including the operation of any such factory, mine, or plant, or part thereof, the purchase, sale...

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