Aid to Fine Arts: Hearing Before the Select Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H. R. 4172, H. R. 4174, and Related Bills to Aid the Fine Arts in the United States. Hearing Held in Washington, D. C., May 15, 1961
United States. Congress. House. Education and Labor, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Select Subcommittee on Education
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - 364 pages
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Page 286 - to promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing, for a limited time, to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries.
Page 2 - ... (2) during the period of such appointment, [and the further period of two years after the termination thereof, ] to the prosecution or participation in the prosecution, by any person so appointed, of any claim against the Government involving any matter...
Page 9 - ... for such fiscal control and fund accounting procedures as may be necessary to assure proper disbursement of and accounting for Federal funds paid to the State...
Page 3 - For the purposes of this act, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $3,300,000,000.
Page 9 - Department and prior to audit or settlement by the General Accounting Office, pay in accordance with such certification.
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