A Bill to Amend the Organic Act of Puerto Rico: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Territories and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 1407, a Bill to Amend the Act Entitled "An Act to Provide a Civil Government for Puerto Rico and for Other Purposes," Approved March 2, 1917, as Amended, and Known as the Organic Act of Puerto Rico. Washington, D.C., November 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, and December 1, 1943


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Página 47 - That all persons shall before conviction be bailable by sufficient sureties, except for capital offenses when the proof is evident or the presumption great.
Página 585 - He shall keep the general accounts of the Government and preserve the vouchers pertaining thereto. It shall be the duty of the Auditor General to bring to the attention of the proper administrative officer expenditures of funds or property which, in his opinion, are irregular, unnecessary, excessive, or extravagant.
Página 426 - President an auditor, who shall examine, audit, and settle all accounts pertaining to the revenues and receipts from whatever source of the Philippine government and of the provincial and municipal governments of the Philippines, including trust funds and funds derived from bond issues...
Página 149 - The first is freedom of speech and expression everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way — everywhere in the world. The third is freedom from want — which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants — everywhere in the world.
Página 47 - That no law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the Government for redress of grievances.
Página 47 - That no law shall be enacted in Porto Rico which shall deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, or deny to any person therein the equal protection of the laws. That in all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to have the assistance of counsel for his defense...
Página 80 - If any bill presented to the Governor contain several items of appropriation of money, he may object to one or more of such items while approving of the other portion of the bill.
Página 415 - President can be ascertained, and may veto any legislation enacted as hereinafter provided. He shall commission all officers that he may be authorized to appoint.
Página 59 - If any bill shall not be returned by the governor within ten days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, it shall be a law in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the legislature by adjournment prevents its return, in which case it shall be a law if signed by the governor within thirty days after receipt by him; otherwise it shall not be a law.
Página 48 - No money shall be paid out of the Treasury except in pursuance of an appropriation made by law.

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