Constitutional Amendments for Continuity of Representative Government During Emergency: Hearing, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H.J. Res. 29, H.J. Res. 74, H.J. Res. 91, and H.J. Res. 508. August 23, 1961
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Committee Serial No. 17. Considers legislation to amend the Constitution to provide for appointment of temporary members to the House during a national emergency.
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3 페이지 - by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States: "ARTICLE — ••SECTION 1.
18 페이지 - ... shall have the power and the immediate duty (1) to provide for prompt and temporary succession to the powers and duties of public offices, of whatever nature and whether filled by election or appointment, the incumbents of which may become unavailable for carrying on the powers and duties of such offices, and (2) to adopt such other measures as may be necessary and proper for insuring the continuity of governmental operations including but not limited to the financing thereof.
51 페이지 - US Senate, Washington, DC DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN : This is in reply to your request for a report on S. 1680. The bill would amend section 10...
42 페이지 - Receive and analyze reports of damage in sufficient volume and detail for identification of the type, magnitude, and effects of an attack. (3) Enable responsible officials to make and communicate valid decisions on the best course of survival or rehabilitation action to be taken, based on analyzed information and reports, preattack and postattack. (4) Enable officials to communicate promptly with the lower echelons and field forces of the government, and with the next higher State echelon. (5) Provide...
2 페이지 - ... the executive authority of each State shall have power to make temporary appointments to fill any vacancies, including those happening during such period, in the representation from his State in the House of Representatives. Any person temporarily appointed to fill any such vacancy shall serve until the people fill the vacancy by election as provided for by article I, section 2, of the Constitution.
15 페이지 - ... empower the Legislature to insure as far as possible the continuity of governmental operations throughout the State in periods of emergency brought on by enemy attack. It has no self-executing provisions; it requires legislative action. This amendment follows the form of the model amendment proposed by the Council of State Governments and the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization. Its purpose is to permit the Legislature to provide for continuity of government unimpaired by constitutional...
12 페이지 - With kindest personal regards and best wishes, I am, Sincerely yours, (Signed) TA THOMPSON, Member of Congress.
15 페이지 - ... the Vice President of the United States, Senators, Members of the House of Representatives, the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, the Speaker of the House of Representatives...
2 페이지 - Representatives which may exist at any time within ninety days after the issuance of such proclamation. Any person temporarily appointed to fill any such vacancy shall serve until the people fill the vacancy by election as provided for by article I, section 2, of the Constitution.
3 페이지 - JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Constitution to authorize Governors to fill temporary vacancies in the House of Representatives Resolved by the Senate and Souse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (tico-thirds of each House concurring therein).