To Amend the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, as Amended: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Seventy-sixth Congress, First Session, on S. 1516, a Bill to Amend Sections 704, 705, 706, and 707 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, as Amended. February 24 and 25, 1939

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Page 130 - If through any contract or understanding It is so arranged that the majority of the voting power may be exercised, directly or Indirectly, in behalf of any person who Is not a citizen of the United States...
Page 23 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW In compliance with paragraph 2a of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by the bill, as introduced, are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italics, existing law in which no change is proposed is shown in roman...
Page 130 - The controlling interest in a corporation shall not be deemed to be owned by citizens of the United States (a) if the title to a majority of the stock thereof is not vested in such citizens free from any trust or fiduciary obligation in favor of any person not a citizen of the United States...
Page 2 - ... and for other purposes, having considered the same, reports favorably thereon, with amendments and recommends that the bill as amended do pass.
Page 16 - ... that the nonarrival on time was due solely to delay in the mails for which the bidder was not responsible, such bid will be received and considered. No responsibility will attach to an officer for the premature opening of a bid not properly addressed and identified. Unless specifically authorized, telegraphic bids will not be considered, but modifications by telegraph of bids already submitted will be considered if received prior to the hour set for opening.
Page 130 - Whenever the board of directors of any irrigation district organized and existing under and pursuant to the laws of the State of California...
Page 16 - Bids received prior to the time of opening will be securely kept, unopened. The officer whose duty it is to open them will decide when the specified time has arrived, and no bid received thereafter will be considered, except that when a bid arrives by mail after the time fixed for opening, but before award is made, and it is shown to the satisfaction of the officer authorized to make the award that the nonarrival on time was due solely to delay in the mails for which the bidder was not responsible,...
Page 16 - States, the Government may make such disposition of the same as will accomplish the purpose for which submitted. Certified checks may be held uncollected at the bidder's risk. Certified checks, or the amount thereof, and...
Page 130 - ... any trust or fiduciary obligation in favor of any person not a citizen of tilt United States; or (b) if 75 per centum of the voting power in such corporation is not vested in citizens of the United States...
Page 23 - States, or transfer or place under foreign registry or flag, any vessel or any interest therein owned in whole or in part by a citizen of the United States and documented under the laws of the United States, or the last documentation of which was under the laws of the United States.

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