Scientific and Technical Mobilization: Hearing[s] Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 702, a Bill to Mobilize the Scientific and Technical Resources of the Nation, to Establish an Office of Scientific and Technical Mobilization, and for Other Purposes

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Página 120 - ... Administrator: (a) To take and keep a census of scientific and technical facilities, requirements, and personnel in the United States and its possessions and to provide archives for all scientific and technical material coming into the possession of the Government or any agency or department thereof. (b) To formulate and promote projects and programs for the development and use of scientific and technical facilities and personnel and, when necessary, to initiate and carry out such projects. (c)...
Página 136 - ... compensation as the Administrator shall determine, which compensation shall be payable to the Office. (1) To establish a system of merit awards to be granted to any agency, establishment, or person making any outstanding scientific or technical contribution to the national defense or the general welfare. (m) To make, amend, and rescind appropriate rules and regulations to carry out the purposes of this Act and all the powers and duties vested in the Office, which rules and regulations shall have...
Página 148 - ... necessary, Swedish cooperation, would have to confront the reality of price dictation in this field. The price variations from country to country were utterly irrational, based, it seemed to Hedberg, upon the simple precept of charging whatever the traffic would bear. The price in 1928 for a 25-watt lamp was 37 cents in Sweden, 30 cents in Holland and Germany, 27 cents in Denmark, as low as 18 cents in Hungary, and 52 cents in England.
Página 144 - ... advancement, and development of rural electrification in the United States of America, its territories and possessions, for the primary and mutual benefit of the patrons of the association and their patrons as ultimate consumers.
Página 190 - Commission has determined that there is such a critical shortage in a scientific or specialized field, the Director of Selective Service may authorize the appointment of a National Committee in that field, to assist the Selective Service System by reviewing affidavits for occupational classification.
Página 107 - ... additional Government ships for operation in this trade. Two such vessels were sold by the Commission for operation in the intercoastal trade a few months ago at a price less than $9 a dead-weight ton. Obviously, no prudent owner would build new cargo ships for this trade at today's cost of construction if it is going to be the policy of the Government to add to the already overtonnaged condition in the trade by such sales as those referred to. However. I am glad to say that the policy of the...
Página 179 - ... to promote interest in scientific and technical education, and to provide for all qualified persons the means of scientific and technical training and employment; (9) to provide guidance in scientific and technical matters to the President, the Congress, and all Federal, State, and local government agencies and establishments, and to contribute guidance and, in all proper cases, financial and other assistance to solution of the technical and scientific problems...
Página 196 - The committee will now stand adjourned subject to the call of the chairman. (Whereupon, at 11 o'clock am, the committee adjourned to meet at the call of the chairman.) INVESTIGATION OF HON.
Página 121 - ... technical material coming into the possession of the Government or any agency or department thereof. (b) To formulate and promote projects and programs for the development and use of scientific and technical facilities and personnel and, when necessary, to initiate and carry out such projects. (c) To foster and develop scientific and technical methods, to promote their application in the national welfare, either within the Office or by other auspices, public or private, and to promote and provide...
Página 148 - As a result, all manufacturers' agreements for the regulation of markets and the control of prices were declared illegal and undertakings were demanded that they should not be repeated. Sales contracts fixing retail prices were also declared contrary to law. Thus, drastic changes were made necessary in the lamp industry. Companies working under GEC license were dissolved and their manufacture then taken over by the GEC Sales policy was altered so that the manufacturer sold direct to the ultimate...

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