Title 44 U.S.C.--review: Hearings Held Before the Subcommittee on Procurement and Printing of the Committee on House Administration, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session, May 23, 24, and June 28, 29, 1989, Washington, DC.

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Page 7 - A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Page 63 - Printing shall have power to adopt such measures as may be deemed necessary to remedy any neglect or delay in the execution of the public printing...
Page 62 - While the Constitution diffuses power the better to secure liberty, it also contemplates that practice will integrate the dispersed powers into a workable government. It enjoins upon its branches separateness but interdependence, autonomy but reciprocity.
Page 31 - Government publication" as used in this Act and the amendments made by it means informational matter which is published as an individual document at Government expense, or as required by law.
Page 1 - I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education.
Page 16 - Government publications, except those determined by their issuing components to be required for official use only or for strictly administrative or operational purposes which have no public interest or educational value and publications classified for reasons of national security, shall be made available to depository libraries through the facilities of the Superintendent of Documents for public information.
Page 66 - House are, in law and fact, an exercise of legislative power depends not on their form but upon "whether they contain matter which is properly to be regarded as legislative in its character and effect.
Page 61 - House took action that had the purpose and effect of altering the legal rights, duties and relations of persons, including the Attorney General, Executive Branch officials and Chadha, all outside the legislative branch.
Page 66 - The essentials of the legislative function are the determination of the legislative policy and its formulation and promulgation as a defined and binding rule of conduct...
Page 176 - Chairman, that concludes my prepared statement. I would be happy to answer any questions you or members of the Subcommittee may have.

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