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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H.R. 10606

AN ACT TO EXTEND AND IMPROVE THE PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
AND CHILD WELFARE SERVICES PROGRAMS OF THE SOCIAL

SECURITY ACT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MAY 14, 15, 16, AND 17, 1962

Printed for the use of the Committee on Finance

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1962

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COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

HARRY FLOOD BYRD, Virginia, Chairman ROBERT 8. KERR, Oklahoma

JOHN J. WILLIAMS, Delaware RUSSELL B. LONG, Louisiana

FRANK CARLSON, Kansas GEORGE A. SMATHERS, Florida

WALLACE F. BENNETT, Utah CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico JOHN MARSHALL BUTLER, Maryland PAUL H. DOUGLAS, Dlinois

CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska
ALBERT GORE, Tennessee

THRUSTON B. MORTON, Kentucky
HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia
EUGENE J. MCCARTHY, Minnesota
VANCE HARTKE, Indiana
J. W. FULBRIGHT, Arkansas

ELIZABETH B. SPRING ER, Chief Clerk

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CONTENTS

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Brief summary of major provisions of and detailed comparison showing

changes made in existing law by H.R. 10606 (Public Welfare amend

ments of 1962) as passed by the House of Representatives.
Text of H.R. 10606....
Correspondence between Secretary Ribicoff and chairman.
Questions of chairman and replies of Secretary Ribicoff.

WITNESSES
Amend, Myles B., chairman, New York State Board of Social Welfare-
Baldwin, Hon. John F., a Representative in Congress from the State of

California.
Berryman, Macon M., Commissioner of Social Welfare of the Virgin Is-
lands of the United States

Introduction of Hon. Thomas H. Kuchel.
Number of persons aided.
Per person..

Public assistance expenditure of local and Federal funds, by years..
Besse, Kennard J., appearing on behalf of the Illinois State Chamber of

Commerce
Blackburn, Clark W., general director, Family Service Association of

America.
Chapman, Dr. W. Judd, vice president, American Optometric Association.
Cruickshank, Nelson H., director, department of social security, AFL-

CIO; accompanied by Leonard Lesser, director of social security activi-
ties, industrial union department, AFL-CIO; and Clinton Fair, de-

partment of legislation, AFL-CIO. Dryden, Dr. J. Spencer, president, Medical Society of the District of Co

lumbia, representing the American Medical Association..
Gallagher, Msgr. Raymond J., secretary, National Conference of Catholic
Charities ..

Membership list..
Gray, Welles A., representing the Council of State Chambers of Commerce.
Harper, Paul, appearing for the American Public Health Association..
Hecht, George J., chairman, American Parents Committee, Inc.

Proposed amendment.
Hofstetter, Dr. Henry W., director, Indiana Division of Optometry, repre-

senting the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry -
Horwitz, Julius, New York, N.Y.

Supplemental statement.-
Hotchkiss, Henry G., president of the Federation of Protestant Welfare
Agencies, Inc...
Member agencies.

Policy statement concerning public welfare.
Jessen, Mariana, executive director, national director for the Day Care of

Children, Inc.
Johnson, Cenoria D., Washington representative, National Urban League.
Kirton, Paul, Missouri Federation of the Blind.
Koch, Rev. Dr. Henry C., chairman, Commission of Social Issues and

Policies, Department of Social Welfare, National Council of the Churches
of Christ in the U.S.A.

Pronouncements..

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