The Problem of a National Budget
D. Appleton, 1918 - 219 páginas
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accounts action activities actual administrative adoption affairs allotment appropriation bills appropriations attempt authority basis bills body branch budget budgetary budgetary system Bureau carried changes character charge chief Commission committee conduct Congress consideration considered constitutional corporations corresponding definite departments desirable detail determine difficulty direct distinct documents duties effect efficiency essential established estimates executive exercise existing expenditures expenses fact final formulation functions funds give given heads House important increase Institute legislative manner matters means ment methods national government necessary needs officers operations organization particular performance political position possible practice prepared present President principle problem procedure proper proposed question reform regarding relations represent respect responsibility result revenues scheme secured showing statement submitted taken tion Treasury United voted whole
Página 181 - President to give, from time to time, to the Congress information of the state of the Union, and to recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient...
Página 190 - Any Commissioner may be removed by the President for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office.
Página 190 - ... but their successors shall be appointed for terms of five years each, except that any individual chosen to fill a vacancy shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of the member whom he shall succeed. The president shall designate one member to serve as chairman of the board. Any member of the board may be removed by the president, upon notice and hearing, for neglect of duty or malfeasance In office, but for no other cause.
Página 181 - No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time.
Página 191 - All of the expenses of the Commission, including all necessary expenses for transportation incurred by the Commissioners or by their employees under their orders, in making any investigation, or upon official business in any other places than in the city of Washington, shall be allowed and paid on the presentation of itemized vouchers therefor approved by the Commission.
Página 191 - ... all employees of the commission shall be appointed from lists of eligibles to be supplied by the Civil Service Commission and in accordance with the civil-service law.
Página 137 - Congress how in his judgment the estimated appropriations could with least injury to the public service be reduced so as to bring the appropriations within the estimated revenues, or, if such reduction be not in his judgment practicable without undue injury to the public service, that he may recommend to Congress such loans or new taxes as may be necessary to cover the deficiency.
Página v - Institute recognizes to be the task of those who are charged with the responsibility of legislation and administration ; but it seeks to assist, by scientific study and research, in laying a solid foundation of information and experience upon which such reforms may be successfully built. While some of the Institute's studies find application only in the form of practical cooperation with the administrative officers directly concerned, many are of interest to other administrators and of general educational...
Página 132 - That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to digest, prepare and lay before Congress at the commencement of every session, a report on the subject of finance, containing estimates of the public revenue and public expenditures...