Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1977: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, Volume 5
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Dept. of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976
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Page 747 - The purpose of this study was to evaluate ways and means to provide reasonable insurance rates for shippers and vessels engaged in waterborne commerce on the Lakes-Seaway system during the winter months.
Page 160 - Federal lands, and to report the corrective action taken to prevent such explosion or spillage. The Deepwater Port Act of 1974 requires the Secretary, in cooperation with the Secretary of the Interior, to establish and enforce standards and regulations as may be necessary to assure the safe construction and operation of oil pipelines on the Outer Continental Shelf, and to review all laws and regulations relating to the construction, operation, and maintenance of pipelines on Federal lands and the...
Page 152 - Secretary on all legislative and non-legislative relationships, other than appropriation matters, between the Department and the Congress. He also has the responsibility to ensure a continuous departmental program for effective communication and coordination with other Federal agencies, as well as State and local governments in the development and promotion of departmental programs. This office has been designed to provide a single focal point for communication and coordination of national transportation...
Page 357 - Operating results and financial condition-services rendered are charged for at rates which return in full all operating expenses, including a normal reserve for accrued annual leave and depreciation of equipment. The fund is reimbursed in advance by the operating administrations and offices being served.
Page 626 - Sec. 308. None of the funds provided in this Act shall be available for administrative expenses in connection with commitments for grants for Urban Mass Transportation aggregating more than $900,000,000 in fiscal year 1972.
Page 807 - Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, I greatly appreciate the opportunity to appear before you...
Page 181 - Secretary broad responsibilities for the development and coordination of national transportation policies and programs. This appropriation finances those research activities and studies which directly support the Secretary's responsibilities and which can more effectively or appropriately be conducted in the Office of the Secretary than by the operating administrations within the Department. The program is carried out primarily through contracts with other Federal agencies, educational institutions,...
Page 673 - Tolls on merchant vessels, army and navy transports, colliers, tankers, hospital ships, supply ships, and yachts shall be based on net vessel-tons of one hundred cubic feet each of actual earning capacity determined in accordance with the rules for the measurement of vessels for the Panama Canal, and tolls on other floating craft shall be based on displacement tonnage.