2 edition of Civil rights responsibilities of the Federal Power Commission found in the catalog.
Civil rights responsibilities of the Federal Power Commission
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 4.
At head of title: Committee print.
|LC Classifications||KF32 .J8666 1972a|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 11 p.|
|Number of Pages||11|
|LC Control Number||72603255|
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House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 4.]. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is a bipartisan, independent commission of the United States federal government, created inthat is charged with the responsibility for investigating, reporting on, and making recommendations concerning civil rights issues in the United States.
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. d, all statutory authority for the commission terminated on Septem Get this from a library. Responsibilities of the Federal Power Commission in the area of civil rights: hearings before the Civil Rights Oversight Subcommittee (Subcommittee no.
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The Federal Power Commission (FPC) was an independent commission of the United States government, originally organized on Jwith five members nominated by the president and confirmed by the FPC was originally created in by the Federal Water Power Act, which provided for the licensing by the FPC of hydroelectric projects on the land or navigable water owned Agency executive: Charles B.
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A commission is created and established to be known as the Federal Power Commission (hereinafter referred to as the “commission”) which shall be composed of five commissioners who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, one of whom shall be designated by the President as chairman and shall be the principal executive officer of the commission.The Constitution Act, assigns powers to the provincial and federal governments.
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