Operation of Vending Stands for the Blind in Federal Buildings: Hearing...87-2...June 26, 1962

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Seite 1 - Including travel time, and allow them, while away from their homes or regular places of business, travel expenses (including per diem in lieu of subsistence) as authorized by section 5 of such Act (5 USC 73b-2) for persons in the Government service employed intermittently, while so employed: Provided, however, That contracts for such employment may be renewed annually...
Seite 1 - Although representatives of the Bureau of the Budget and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare were sympathetic, they seemed to be saying this bill would lead nowhere.
Seite 24 - Again, Mr. Chairman, I would like to thank you for the privilege of appearing before your committee to testify in support of this important national program. Mr. NATCHER. Mr. Gordon, we want to thank you for an excellent statement and say to you that we appreciate the fact that you traveled here from your home in Kansas to present your views to us at this time. We certainly appreciate it. Mr.
Seite 2 - That for the purpose of providing blind persons with remunerative employment, enlarging the economic opportunities of the blind, and stimulating the blind to greater efforts in striving to make themselves self-supporting...
Seite 8 - In authorizing the operation of vending stands on Federal property, preference shall be given, so far as feasible, to blind persons licensed by a State agency as provided in this...
Seite 13 - However, the Foundation, being at the same organizational level as other agencies, cannot satisfactorily coordinate Federal science policies or evaluate programs of other agencies. Science policies, transcending agency lines, need to be coordinated and shaped at the level of the Executive Office of the President drawing upon many resources both within and outside of Government. Similarly, staff efforts at that higher level are required for the evaluation of Government programs In science and technology.
Seite 1 - Commission is authorized to establish such committees and delegate such authority to them as may be necessary to carry out its functions. Each member of the Commission, including the Chairman, shall have equal responsibility and authority in all decisions and actions of the Commission, shall have full access to all information necessary to the performance of their functions, and shall have one vote. Action of the Commission shall be determined by a majority...
Seite 2 - Act : and the head of each department or agency in control of the maintenance, operation, and protection of Federal property...
Seite 11 - ... the government employees who work in those buildings and to people who visit them. If the RandolphSheppard Vending Stand Act did not exist, there would still be similar concessions in government buildings because there is a genuine need for them. But they would be operated by nonhandicapped persons; and the great value of this program for blind persons, whose opportunities for gainful employment are much more limited, would have been lost. At the end of fiscal 1970, there were 3,352 licensed...

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