Capitol Architecture and Planning: Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Labor ... 89-2, on H.R. 16100, July 26, 27; August 4, 1966
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Seite 4 - Any vacancy in the Commission shall not affect its powers, but shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made.
Seite 4 - Commission. (3) While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Commission, members of the Commission shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government service are allowed expenses under section 5703 (b) of title 5 of the United States Code.
Seite 38 - The exterior walls of the west-central portion of the Capitol are distorted and cracked, and require corrective action for safety and durability. 12. Retention and repair of the existing walls as corrective action is not recommended as it would require the hazardous removal of much of the facing so as to allow installation of ties to the backup wall, or the installation of ties through the face joints with resulting disfiguration of the structure. There would still be walls and foundations of structurally...
Seite 84 - Capitol, extension of the Capitol project, in fulfillment of contract No. ACbr-540 of March 13, 1964, which included under paragraph 4, submission of a report of findings to the Architect of the Capitol upon completion of examinations, analyses, and studies, together with recommendations with respect...
Seite 60 - He is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He is a member of the National Academy of Design.
Seite 6 - ... branches of the Legislature. It was also desirable not to mar the harmony and beauty of the present structure, which, as a specimen of architecture, is so universally admired. Keeping these objects in view, I concluded to make the addition by wings, detached from the present building, yet connected with it by corridors.
Seite 19 - ... extraordinary circumstances affecting vital interests of the United States," the president could limit notification to the chairman and ranking minority members of the intelligence committees, the Speaker and minority leader of the House, and the majority and minority leaders of the Senate. If the president did not comply with the prior-notice requirement, he had to report the operation "in a timely fashion" and "provide a statement of the reasons for not giving prior notice.
Seite 3 - Act of 1966 is amended by striking out the first section and inserting in lieu thereof the following: TITLE I— MARINE RESOURCES AND ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT Short Title Section 1. This title may be cited as the "Marine Resources and Engineering Development Act of 1966." (b) Such Act is further amended by striking out "this Act...
Seite 87 - Retention of the wall as an interior wall of an extended building is recommended as the least hazardous and as causing the least interference with the occupancy of the present structure. A properly designed and constructed extension would also provide desirable lateral support for the West Central Portion of the Capitol.