District of Columbia Appropriation Bill for 1947: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-ninth Congress, Second Session, on the District of Columbia Appropriation Bill for 1947

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - 1096 sider

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Side 123 - For the purpose of promoting health, safety, morals, or the general welfare of the community, the legislative body of cities and incorporated villages is hereby empowered to regulate and restrict the height, number of stories, and size of buildings and other structures, the percentage of lot that may be occupied, the size of yards, courts, and other open spaces, the density of population, and the location and use of buildings, structures, and land for trade, industry, residence, or other purposes.
Side 58 - An act to provide compensation for disability or death resulting from injury to employees in certain employments in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
Side 208 - Salaries and expenses, National Archives, fiscal year 1945," shall be available for deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty mail as required by section 2 of the act of June 28, 1944...
Side 3 - To the extent to which Congress shall approve of said estimates, Congress shall appropriate the amount of fifty per centum thereof; and the remaining fifty per centum of such approved estimates shall be levied and assessed upon the taxable property and privileges in said District other than the property of the United States and of the District of Columbia.
Side 7 - Creek, to prevent pollution of Rock Creek and the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers, to preserve forests and natural scenery in and about Washington, and to provide for the comprehensive systematic, and continuous development of the park, parkway, and playground system of the National Capital...
Side 202 - We had 50,000 of those printed. Mr. COFFEE. I will say, for the benefit of the new members of the committee, that this is one of the best fire departments in the United States. Mr. PORTER. These men in the volunteer fire departments are a very fine group of men and they give their time and energy to that work and they help everybody in the neighborhood. Mr. HORAN. You have a high percentage of personal ownership of homes in the metropolitan area, and that always contributes to that. Mr. PORTER. That...
Side 468 - authorized to transfer to it any living specimens, either of animals or plants, now or hereafter in their charge to accept gifts for the park at their discretion, in the name of the United States, to make exchanges of specimens, and to administer the said Zoological Park for the advancement of science and the instruction and recreation of the people.
Side 468 - Park is hereby placed under the directions of the regents of the Smithsonian Institution, who are authorized to transfer to it any living specimens...
Side 299 - ... and shall be sufficient, when added to all other income and support available to the child, to provide such child with a reasonable subsistence compatible with decency and health, taking into consideration all needs essential to the well-being of the child.
Side 392 - $350,000" to "$450,000." Estimate submitted by the Budget $450,000 — allowed by House $350,000. The amount requested is the same as for 1938. This fund is used for the (1) resurfacing and repaving of existing paved streets, worn out through increased traffic conditions or other causes where the maintenance cost is excessive and the street is in such condition as to render it unfit for safe travel; (2) for surfacing older concrete streets that are badly cracked so as to provide a watertight cover...

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